Events

Create, collaborate, stay connected. Our innovative events programme offers the perfect platform for connection and exchange through a varied range of events. From our regular Talking Heads and Creative & Corporate Love gatherings to speed networking and one-off forums with our International partners, there’s something to suit everyone. Pop along today and leave feeling inspired and connected.


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Wednesday
23 January 2019
13:00 - 16:30

A Guide to Tax for Arts & Heritage Organisations [ Edinburgh ]

Arts & Business Scotland, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ

Are you looking for guidance on tax matters for your arts or heritage organisation? Join Arts & Business Scotland's seminar in Edinburgh on 23 January. Led by Kirsty Murray (Tax Director) and Scott Craig (VAT Partner) from Scott-Moncrieff the session will explore issues including the tax status of grant income, box office arrangements, room hires, memberships, fundraising and sponsorship.

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Sunday
3 February 2019
13:00 - 10:00

International Physical Theatre Workshop

International Physical Theatre Workshop January 3 - 9, 2019 Retzhof Castle - Austria International Physical Theatre workshop is specifically designed to prepare participants for a professional practice, both within the educational context and within the professional development of performers. Primarily aimed at high-level dancers, choreographers, directors and actors who wish to extend their knowledge and skills through a practical research of: how to tell story through dance and movement, performance and acting; how to be choreographer, coach, director of movement and dance; how to create ensemble and professional performance in a limited rehearsal time and many more. Practical sessions are designed to enhance understanding of performance making and rehearsal processes, and skills in pedagogy. This workshop is a simple way that can help you formulate your personal unique approach to work with actors and dancers, through the intensive practical training based on the Ostrenko Brothers Method of performer's physical training and rehearsal. Students may expect to encounter the techniques of such outstanding figures as V. Meyerhold, M. Chekhov, K. Stanislavski which got incorporated into the method by Ostrenko. The course is taught by the experienced professional practitioners, experts in performing arts pedagogy, actors’ training, theatre directing and movement research in intercultural groups and projects. More Details: http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab

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Sunday
3 February 2019
14:00 - 16:00

Designer Date: DC Thomson's Leon Strachan

1 Riverside Esplanade, Dundee, DD1 4EZ

Since graduating from Bash Street School with a First in mischief-making (Ed: actually, it was Dundee College with a diploma in Graphic Design), Dundee’s Leon Strachan masterminded a succession of multi-genre magazine launches, before being conscripted to reimagine a national treasure. Learn how he was tasked with transforming the design aesthetic of the world’s longest-running comic, so that it reflected an enormous multi-media brand revitalisation in 2016, resulting in astonishing market-bucking sales growth and a slap up feed of industry awards. Discover the cheeky secrets behind over 25 years in the international magazine industry from Dennis & Gnasher’s favourite designer! This monthly series, co-designed with our Young People’s Collective, is a chance to chat with a practicing designer and ask the ‘need to know’ questions Tickets cost £5

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Sunday
3 February 2019
09.00 - 17.00

Multi-sector Market visit to Italy [ Milan and Turin, 3-7 February 2019 ]

Explore opportunities for your business on this five-day multi-sector market visit to Milan and Turin. Registration is now open for support to join our Scottish delegation. For more information and to book your place, please follow the link below >>>

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Tuesday
5 February 2019
18:00 - 19:45

Dyslexia Scotland [ Drop In for Dyslexic Adults (Edinburgh) ]

Central Library (Board Room) 7-9 George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EG

Come along and learn more about dyslexia and our adult networks, pick up some of our leaflets, or chat with our friendly volunteers and staff. There is no need to book to attend this drop in, just come along anytime between 6pm and 7:45pm. You are welcome to bring a friend or family member with you. If you have any questions, please contact Helen Fleming at helen@dyslexiascotland.org.uk or call 01786 44 66 50.

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Tuesday
5 February 2019
10:00 - 14:00

Creating, Prototyping fast [ 3D modelling for 3D printing ]

Barclay’s Eagle Lab, Codebase, 38 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 9DZ

On this new short 4 hour course you will enjoy discovering and exploring the creative potential of 3D modelling and 3D printing* for generating early concept models to test viability. Anarkik3D Design is used on this course. It is a remarkable award-winning 3D modelling system for creative people, designers and makers who want to access 3D digital technologies. It is great for creatives who find CAD programmes too cumbersome and prescriptive for their way of working, great for anyone who struggles with using standard Computer Aided Design Programmes (CAD) such as Rhino. Class outcomes: info on digital designing, 3D printing technologies speeding up prototyping, accessing 3D printing services and next stage. Potential: a 3D printable model. Fee: £53 (+VAT). All essential software & equipment provided. 6 places only. Info/booking: http://anarkik3d.co.uk/product/4-hour-course-3d-modelling-for-3d-printing/ * To maximise design time on this short course we recommend if new to 3D printing signing up for a free induction into 3D printing at Barclays Eagle Lab in Edinburgh on 23rd January, 11 am to 12.30 pm. Please contact hannah.cameron@barclays.com

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Tuesday
5 February 2019
08:30 - 10:30

Creative Circles [ February ]

Codebase, 38 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 9SJ

Creative Circles is a casual monthly meetup for creatives, techies & maker folk, pop along for a cuppa, share ideas and advice, make new connections and find your next collaborator. Drop-in anytime between 8.30 - 10.30am. *Lovely CodeBase are offering Creative Circles attendees FREE Hotdesking for the day after the event. ***In the spirit of environmental friendliness, do bring along your own keep cup or mug if you can!

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Wednesday
6 February 2019
17:30 - 19:00

Exhibition Preview with Orla Kiely

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Join celebrated designer Orla Kiely for an exclusive preview of her much anticipated exhibition, A life in Pattern, before it opens to the general public. Inspired by the upbeat exuberance of the 1960s, a love of Irish and Scandinavian architecture and mid-century design, Kiely will share insight with guests into how she created one of the most popular brands of the 21st century. This is a limited ticket event, which includes drinks and nibbles. Tickets cost £30 (+ booking fee) This is a limited ticket event where guests will also have exclusive access to the new exhibition before it opens to the general public. Orla Kiely will also be available to sign copies of her book A Life in Pattern afterwards, books can be pre-ordered with your Evenbrite ticket or bought in our store. Tickets cost £25 (+ booking fee)

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Thursday
7 February 2019
18:00 - 21:00

LWD Edinburgh and CodeClan Present: Code & Cabernet

Join Ladies Wine Design Edinburgh and CodeClan for an evening of code and Cabernet!* We'll be learning the basics of HTML and CSS and delving into all things 'code'. Want to get started on building your own website? Maybe you work with developers and want to know a little more about their world? Whether you're just starting out or already know a little and want a refresher, all ladies welcome! Please bring along a laptop (if you have one - please let us know if you don't), we'll provide the wine! *White, red and soft drinks will be available This event is part of the Ladies Wine Design event calendar and so is only open to women. Our meetings are inclusive and supportive spaces for all women (trans, intersex and cis) and all nonbinary, agender and gender variant people. Self-definition is at the sole discretion of that individual. If you choose to come to our events it's because you feel that you are included by our gender inclusion policy, and therefore you are more than welcome. If you have any queries regarding our gender inclusion policy, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with LWD Edinburgh

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Thursday
7 February 2019
13:00 - 16:30

Beyond the GDPR - How to Market and Fundraise Lawfully [ Edinburgh ]

Arts & Business Scotland, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ

What will GDPR mean for cultural organisations going forward? As the dust settles and as a new law, the ePrivacy Regulation is pending, this training day will be an opportunity to reflect on marketing and fundraising activities in a post-GDPR world. With ample opportunities to discuss the approach your organisation took and is now taking and to find out what the legal position is and is likely to be going forward. Book now for this new post- GDPR training event.

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Tuesday
26 February 2019
10:30 - 16:30

Sponsorship: Developing Creative Partnerships [ Edinburgh ]

Arts & Business Scotland, 1st Floor Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5EZ

Arts & Business Scotland's "Sponsorship: Developing creative partnerships" workshop is a how-to guide that will take you through the key steps to sponsorship, from attracting a business to nurturing and developing long lasting partnerships. If you have little experience or just want a refresher on this area of fundraising, then this seminar is aimed to help you on your journey to sponsorship success.

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Wednesday
27 February 2019
10:30 - 16:30

Telling It Like It Is - Effective Copywriting [ Edinburgh ]

Arts & Business Scotland, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ

Arts & Business Scotland's "Telling It Like It Is - Effective Copywriting" training session in Edinburgh on 27 February is aimed at anyone looking to improve their copywriting skills to support their fundraising activities. Offering a combination of project-based, hands-on writing exercises with tips, techniques and critical theory, the session explores the five stages of the copywriting process. While the training provides a specific focus on writing a case for support, the resulting learning can be applied to all kinds of fundraising communications.

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Thursday
7 March 2019
09:00 - 15:00

32nd Euro Congress on Cancer Science & Therapy

Barcelona, Spain

Conference Series LLC LTD is overwhelmed to announce the commencement of its “32nd Euro Congress on Cancer Science and Therapy” on March 07-08, 2019 at Barcelona, Spain. The conference is CME & CPD Accredited. As the theme of the conference “Enlightening latest advancements in cancer diagnosis and therapy”, the major discussion topics will be based on Cancer Basic & Applied Researches, Cancer Biology, Organ Specific Cancers, Advances in cancer therapies, Tumor Immunology, Cancer Diagnosis and screening, Cancer Metabolomics, Cancer Nanotechnology, Tumor Virology and Novel Treatment Procedures. Cancer Science 2019 is the primary event that brings together a unique and international experts, researchers and decision makers both from academia and industry across the world to exchange their knowledge, expertise and research innovations in the arena of cancer treatment.

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Friday
8 March 2019
09:30 - 13:30

Business Gateway [ International Womens Day ]

City Chambers, Edinburgh 253 High Street Edinburgh EH1 1YJ

It was recently estimated that if women in Scotland started businesses at the same rate as men, they would plough an additional £7.6bn into the Scottish Economy. Business Gateway recognise the huge contribution Women make to our Economy and invite you to a morning to hear inspiring women share their business journey and their expertise.

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Monday
11 March 2019
10:00 - 17:00

Catalysis Conferences

London

EuroSciCon is hosting “2nd International Conference on Modern Catalysis & Kinetics” by March 11-12, 2019 at London, UK Website: https://catalysis-kinetics.euroscicon.com/ Catalysis Conferences, Kinetics Conferences

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Saturday
18 May 2019
10:00 - 16:30

Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT

This Saturday workshop is a rare opportunity to spend time on the weaving floor of Dovecot Tapestry Studio. Founded over 100 years ago, Dovecot has created some of the most high profile tapestries of the past decade in collaboration with outstanding international artists. Now you can become part of the wonderful Dovecot atmosphere during this one-day weaving experience. Aimed at absolute beginners, the workshop introduces the traditional materials of a cotton warp and wool weft as well as the basic skills involved in creating a woven tapestry, highlighting a range of weaving techniques. You will receive expert tuition from professional weaver Fiona Hutchison and at the end of the day you are invited to sit back and admire your hard work with a glass of Dovecot fizz.

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Thursday
22 August 2019
09:00 - 18:00

13th World Biomarkers and Clinical Research Conference

40 Bloomsbury Way Lower Ground Floor WC1A 2SE

Advancements in Biomarkers 2019 brings an opportunity to discuss and learn about the advancements in biomarker studies that access together a unique and international experts, scientists and decision makers both from academia and industry across the world to exchange their knowledge, research innovations & expertise in the arena of Biomarkers. It includes Keynote presentations, Poster presentations, Oral presentations (Speaker forum and Young research forum).

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