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Upcoming events

See our city and its most famous buildings in a new way, and meet the experts that make all the difference. We host events for our members throughout the year, and you’ll find information on the latest one here.

Christmas at the Tron


Join us for a festive evening with drinks, nibbles and entertainment to thank our supporters and celebrate a busy year.

Tickets via Eventbrite.

Previous events

Training session on fire


Join us on 2 November 2018 for a CPD training session all about stonework. There is a discount for members.

More information available here.

The true cost of the New Town

Edinburgh and the Slave Trade


Join us on Thursday 25 October for a groundbreaking new lecture to celebrate Black History Month. Human rights activist and Professor Emeritus in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University, Sir Geoff Palmer O.B.E. will expose Edinburgh’s long and profitable relationship with slavery. Please note that all tickets are sold out for this event.

Find out more on our blog.

Gardens walking tours


Join us on the July 5 and the September 13 for our special guided tours of the enchanting gardens of the Old and New Towns. Our guides will lead you off the beaten track to discover some of the less well-known gardens of the World Heritage site, which are part of our UNESCO World Heritage inscription. You’ll also hear about some of the people and stories associated with these special places.

Each event will finish with a garden party drinks reception, a perfect way to end an Edinburgh summer’s evening.

Tickets are available here.

Training session on stonework


Join us on 19 June 2018 for a CPD training session all about stonework. There is a discount for members.

More information available here.

“It’s our heritage, too” workshop


World Heritage skills workshop for 16-24 year-olds living in Edinburgh

As part of Scotland’s 2018 Year of Youth, Edinburgh World Heritage will be running a workshop to share important heritage-related skills with young people from all backgrounds.

If you are aged between 16 to 24, and live in the Edinburgh area, you are invited to join us for a fun skills workshop where you will learn about world heritage storytelling, multi-media digital production and traditional building skills such as stonemasonry with our team of experts.

Places are limited, so please apply soon, as we will allocate spaces on a first-come-first-served basis.

Walpole Hall, Chester St
Edinburgh EH3 7EN
Monday 16th April, 10AM-5PM

“It’s our heritage, too” evening event


Our city’s heritage through the eyes of young people

As part of Scotland’s 2018 Year of Young People, and to celebrate World Heritage Day, a group of young people from Edinburgh would like to share with you their vision for our World Heritage Site.

During the event, our young ambassadors will

  • Tell you stories about the World Heritage Site
  • Show a series of short films they have produced specially for the day
  • Share their hopes and aspirations for the future

After the event there will be a reception where you will be able to meet our ambassadors as well as special guests from the heritage world.

Reed Concert Hall, Bristo Square
Edinburgh EH8 9AG
Wednesday 18th April, 6-8PM