Our Top Picks for January in Edinburgh

Our Top Picks for January in Edinburgh

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It’s the end of the festive season in Edinburgh but there is still plenty to do in the city this month! Here are our top three picks for January:

Say It Ain’t Sew

Is picking up a new skill your New Year’s Resolution? Cabaret Voltaire are offering free sewing classes every Tuesday, giving you the chance to get crafty for free!

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Date: Every Tuesday until 28 February 2017
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Price: Free
Place: Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh Old Town

Jack Whitehall: At Large

This January, popular English comedian and actor Jack Whitehall will perform at the Playhouse. Beat the January blues and go and see him for some guaranteed laughs!

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Date: 11 January 2017 to 12 January 2017
Time: 8pm
Price: from £30
Place: Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh New Town

Wonderland

Wonderland is a musical inspired by the famous story of Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Lose yourself in this inspirational adaptation of a timeless tale.

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Date: 20 January 2017 to 28 January 2017
Time: 7.30pm / matinee 2.30pm Wed & Sat
Price: From £21.40
Place: Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh New Town

Lose yourself in magic at MagicFest’s Christmas Special

Lose yourself in magic at MagicFest’s Christmas Special

From the creators of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival, MagicFest: Christmas Special will take place for the first time between 27th and 30th December 2016 at George Square Theatre. It is a unique opportunity to discover or re-discover magic with astonishing magicians such as Kevin Quantum, Florian Sainvet, Drew McAdam, Matthew J Dowden or Lewis Barlow. They will keep you busy for four days with mesmerizing cutting-edge illusions, mythical sleight-of-hand magic and fascinating edge-of-your-seat levitation. It’s a must-see event!

Here are the artists that will showcase their magic at the festival:

Kevin Quantum is a magician who trained in Las Vegas with notorious stars. His shows are usually connected with modern technology and visual magic.

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Florian Sainvet is a French sleight of hand magician who was one of the finalists in the World Magic Championship last year, as well as in “France’s Got Talent”.

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Drew McAdam is well-known for his mind-boggling performances. He has also really talented with telepathy.

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Matthew J Dowden is known as the Dean Martin of magic. His shows are inspired by Hollywood and the classic art of magic.

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Lewis Barlow is said to be one of the Scotland’s best illusionists.

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Further information:

Tickets:

Tickets are on sale now at www.magicfest.co.uk

By Phone – 0131 226 0006

In person – Fringe Box Office, 180 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QS

£18/£16 conc/£14 child

Dates & Venue:

Tuesday 27th – Friday 30th December

Shows at 2pm and 7pm – 2hrs with interval

George Square Theatre, University of Edinburgh, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9L

 

January Open Evenings – Free Lessons in English, French, German, Italian, Polish and More!

January Open Evenings – Free Lessons in English, French, German, Italian, Polish and More!

Are you thinking of learning a language in the New Year?

Visit us on one of our Open Evenings and try a class for yourself! Our new term for evening courses will begin from 16th January 2016. Before the term begins we invite you to come and try a 30-minute mini-lesson at our language centre. If your language or level doesn’t appear on the list, feel free to come along to chat with a teacher and have a look around!

Monday 9th September 6.00pm – 8.00pm (English Lessons Only)

18.00 – 18.30

  • General English (Pre-Intermediate)
  • General English (Advanced)
  • Business English (Intermediate)
  • FCE Exam Preparation (Intermediate)
  • Gaelic (Beginner)

19.00 – 19.30

  • General English (Intermediate)
  • Business English (Advanced)
  • FCE Exam Preparation
  • CAE Exam Preparation

Reserve your place on one of our mini lessons here!

Tuesday 10th January 6.00pm – 8.00pm (Other Languages Only)

18.00 – 18.30

  • Mandarin Chinese (Beginner)
  • German (Beginner)
  • Italian (Beginner)
  • Japanese (Beginner)
  • Spanish (Beginner)

19.00 – 19.30

  • Arabic (Beginner)
  • French (Beginner)
  • Polish (Beginner)
  • Russian (Beginner)
  • Swedish (Beginner)

Reserve your place on one of our mini lessons here!

Evening English Course Schedule from 16th January 2017!

Evening English Course Schedule from 16th January 2017!

Our new evening term will begin from 16th January 2017! If you cannot see your course level on the list please get in touch with us.

General
English
Business
English
IELTS
Preparation
CAE
Preparation
Pre-Intermediate
Intermediate Tuesdays &
Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
Tuesdays &
Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
(Upper)
Mondays &
Wednesdays
18.30 – 20.00
Advanced Mondays &
Wednesdays
18.30 – 20.00

Try a free 30-minute mini-lesson on Monday 9th December – book your place here!

World Languages – Evening Course Schedule from 16th January 2017!

World Languages – Evening Course Schedule from 16th January 2017!

Our new evening term will begin from 16th January 2017! If you cannot see your language or level on the list please get in touch with us.

Arabic Chinese
(Mandarin)
Dutch French Gaelic
Beginner Tuesdays
18.30 – 20.00
 Mondays
18.30 – 20.00
TBC  Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
Wednesdays
18.30 – 20.00
Post-Beginner Mondays
18.30 – 20.00
Pre-Intermediate
Intermediate

 

German Greek Italian Japanese Polish
Beginner Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
Wednesdays
18.30 – 20.00
Mondays
18.30 – 20.00
Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
Post-Beginner  Mondays
18.30 – 20.00
Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
Tuesdays
18.30 – 20.00
Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
Wednesdays
18.30 – 20.00
Pre-Intermediate Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
 Mondays
18.30 – 20.00
 Wednesdays
18.30 – 20.00
 Tuesdays
18.30 – 20.00
Intermediate  Tuesdays
18.30 – 20.00

 

Portuguese
(European)
Portuguese
(Brazilian)
Russian Spanish Swedish
Beginner Wednesdays
18.30 – 20.00
TBC Mondays
18.30 – 20.00
Wednesdays
18.30 – 20.00
Thursdays
18.30 – 20.00
Post-Beginner Tuesdays
18.30 – 20.00
 Mondays
18.30 – 20.00
Mondays
18.30 – 20.00
Tuesdays
18.30 – 20.00
Pre-Intermediate
Intermediate

Try a free 30-minute mini-lesson on Tuesday 10th January 2017 – book your place here!

Special Offer – 10% Off and NO Booking Fee Until the End of 2016!

Special Offer – 10% Off and NO Booking Fee Until the End of 2016!

It’s not too late to improve your English in 2016 – book our General English Half Day group course and get 10% off with no booking fee until the end of December!

Experience Edinburgh’s famous winter festivities and practise your English for less this season. With bustling Christmas markets, spectacular light shows and a whole host of city-wide events, now is the perfect time to visit. Take advantage of our offer before the end of the year and enjoy Edinburgh’s infamous seasonal celebrations.

Terms & conditions

  1. Minimum 20 private or group English lessons per week
  2. The course must take place between now and 23rd December 2016
  3. Offer valid on tuition only
  4. Minimum booking of 1 week and maximum of 8 weeks applies
  5. Minimum level A2 applies
  6. Our usual terms & conditions apply

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