February 11, 2017 10am – 4:15pm at St Cuthbert’s Church, Edinburgh. Experience a day singing with world renowned choral composer and conductor, Bob Chilcott. Bob, a patron of Waverley Care, brings infectious enthusiasm to Edinburgh as he runs another of his immensely popular workshop days. "A contemporary hero of British choral music" --the Observer.
February 11, 2016, 10pm-2am, at 48 Below, 48 Broughton St, Edinburgh. Second Saturday of the month Bears' event with chill out drinks, a chance to cruise and mingle. The BearScots team will be there to give you a warm and friendly welcome. Next dates in 2017: March 11th, April 8th, May 13th, June 10th, July 8th.
June 14-25, 2017 (TBC) annual festival, based at the Edinburgh Filmhouse, Lothian Road. Premieres, special events & parties; titles brand new to the festival circuit stand beside works with serious acclaim already at other festivals world-wide. See online for more 2017 details, and all about this past 2016 festival.
Early July, 2017 (TBC). Annual parade. March goes along Royal Mile, past the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood House, up Abbeymount, along Royal Terrace, and up Leith Walk; speeches, entertainment and parties in the bars. See their facebook page and website below, for more details.
July 14-23, 2017. Since 1978 bringing major international names from the worlds of classic and swing jazz. Emphasis on musical excellence over the "star system" / championing spontaneous creativity, on the spot in Edinburgh with an on-going commitment to supporting Scottish musicians' creative ideas, and links with international musicians.
August 4-28, 2017. An unforgettable three weeks each year, with the very best in international opera, music, theatre, dance & visual arts.
August 4-28, 2017, three weeks in Scotland’s capital city, thousands of performers, multitude of stages, shows for every taste. Big names to unknown artists; includes theater, comedy, dance, physical theatre, musicals, operas, music, exhibitions and other events.
October 12-15, 2017 (TBC), annual BearScotFest extravaganza of parties, Bears in the Caves, Bears Naked, Bears at the Circus, Teddy Bears' Picnic, Wet Fur, brunches and more. Also members' trips across Scotland and UK weekends. Bar events, brunch, Steamworks sauna afternoons. BearScots summer BBQ. See website for details.