The May Events Guide

This weekend I was joined by new friend of the show Sandy McGhie from Edinburgh events website to highlight what you should have in your diary this May. For full details of all listed visit

Adam Holmes and The Embers

Tuesday the 5th 7pm to 10pm

The Mash House

£: Tickets £13.20


Painting Postcards

Saturday the 9th 9.30pm to 4pm

Workshop when students will work out in the landscape using oil paint to make a variety of postcard size paintings with Leith based artist Jemma Derbyshire.

£: £55.00 for a day’s tuition


First Offence Comedy

Wednesday the 13th 8pm to 10pm

Some great circuit comedians doing some of their new material.

£: £1 - On The Door


Vintage Kilo Sale Out Of The Blue

Saturday the 16th 11am to 4pm

A collaboration between Europe’s largest vintage wholesaler and Britain’s biggest vintage fair.

£: Tickets £13.20


Eric Thomas Lunchtime Lute Recital

Monday the 18th 1pm to 1.40pm

A lute recital in Rosslyn Chapel, also a talk about the music of the period and spe- cifically to do with The Chapel.

£9 entry to The Chapel including recital


Derren Brown: Miracle

Wednesday the 20th 7.30pm to 10.10pm

At The Playhouse. The multi-award winning acknowledged master of psychologi-

cal illusion is back on tour with a brand new one-man show!

£: Tickets - £30.75 - £51.75



Friday the 22nd 8pm to 10pm

Voodoo Rooms

Post Punk Krautrock! Electronic synth/guitar and drums.

£: Tickets £7.25 - link on 7ahead


Boot Led Zeppelin (Tribute)

Saturday the 23rd 7pm to 11pm

Liquid Room

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s legendary shows at Earls Court in May 1975, Boot Led Zeppelin are putting on a very special show.

£: Tickets are £16.75

Towel Day

Monday the 25th 7pm to 9pm

Sofi’s Bar Leith

Towel Day is celebrated every year on 25 May as a tribute to the author Douglas Adams by his fans. On this day, fans carry a towel with them, as described in Ad- ams’The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, to demonstrate their appreciation for the books and the author.

£: Free


Ceilidh with Portobello Ceilidh Band

Saturday the 30th 7.30pm to midnight

St. Bride’s Community Centre, charity night in aid of the Scots Music Group.

£: Entry is £10 - on The Door