What’s On In Edinburgh – March 2019
Happy March! It’s hard to believe we’re already heading into the third month of the year but we’re so excited for everything to come – especially spring! We’ve already seen the snowdrops and crocuses starting to come up in Edinburgh – a happy reminder that longer, warmer days are on the way. However, should those wintery days still make the occasional visit this March, take a look at our 6 Warm Places for Cold Days blog post, with some great ideas on where to go to keep warm.
March is the month of Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day, and we’re thrilled to be celebrating all of the inspiring women in our lives. There are plenty of women-centered events happening in Edinburgh this month, from storytelling to tribute concerts. For expectant mothers, the Bonnie Bairn Fair is taking place on the 10th, to help support you through the different stages of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.
Of course, March also brings with it St Patrick’s Day and there are plenty of fun activities to help you celebrate. Edinburgh’s Festival of Ireland will be taking place from the 15th – 23rd as well as other storytelling and musical events, comedy nights and more.
For those who are fond of knitting, the Edinburgh Yarn Festival will bring together vendors, crafters and friends for a weekend of yarn inspired activities from the 21st – 23rd. The BP Portrait Award exhibition finishes on the 10th in the Portrait Gallery, so it’s your last chance to catch this captivating showcase – and it’s well worth the visit.
Continue reading to find out what’s on in Edinburgh – March.
Culture & Arts
|Storytelling True Facts: Iconic Women||5th March||Scottish Storytelling Centre|
|International Women’s Day Annual Lectures||8th March||University of Edinburgh|
|BP Portrait Award||Until 10th March||Scottish National Portrait Gallery|
|Edinburgh’s Festival of Ireland||15 – 23rd March||Various Locations|
|19th March||Scottish Storytelling Centre|
|Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists||10 Nov – 12 May||The Writers’ Museum|
|17 Nov – 2 June||Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two)|
Music, Theatre & Comedy
|The Queen’s Hall|
|Russian State Ballet of Siberia Presents: Giselle||7th March||Edinburgh Playhouse|
|8-9th March||Edinburgh Playhouse|
|15th March||Usher Hall|
|Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat||19-23rd March||Edinburgh Playhouse|
|Respect – The Aretha Franklin Songbook||24th March||Edinburgh Playhouse|
Workshops, Sport & Special Events
|2 – 3rd March||Edinburgh Corn Exchange|
|Meadows Marathon||3rd March||The Meadows|
|Six Nations Rugby – Scotland vs Wales||9th March||BT Murrayfield|
|Bonnie Bairn Fair||10th March||Edinburgh Corn Exchange|
|Until 11th March||Royal Botanic Gardens|
|21 – 23rd March||Edinburgh Corn Exchange|
There’s no shortage of things to do this month!
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