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Diary 2020

Marise Gaughan
Marise Gaughan

Diary Listing of Events

2020 events are being put in place right now so look out for new listings coming soon. For now here are a few to whet your appetite.

Friday 13 March

7.30 Irish Set Dancing: Free Taster Session. Quaker MeetingHouse, Victoria Terrace. Please book a place on 0790 020 6933.

8.30 Comedy: The Stand Friday Show hosted by Raymond Mearns, with Dublin-based Marise Gaughan and headliner John LynnStand Comedy Club, York Place. Doors 6.30. 

9.00 Music Session: Traditional Scottish/Irish music with the Sessioneers!
Sandy Bell's, Forrest Road.

Saturday 14 March

3.00 World Music Session: With Irishman Sean Paul Newman. Lots of Irish music and song! Dalriada Bar, 77 Promenade, Portobello

8.30 Comedy: Comedy night at the Dalriada Bar'4 stand up comedians, including Dublin-based Michael Redmond and Patrick Monahan. 77 Promenade, Portobello—the bar on the beach!     

8.30 Comedy: The Stand Saturday Show hosted by Raymond Mearns, with Dublin-based Marise Gaughan and headliner John LynnStand Comedy Club, York Place. Doors 6.30.   


Sunday 15 March

3.00 Pageant Day: A great family day out! Parade on Portobello Promenade with Pipe Band, Irish Dancers, Stilt Walkers and more! Other activities on the day include Face-Painting, Genealogy, Puppet Show and special food. Dalriada Bar, 77 Promenade, Portobello.

3.00 The Now Famous Sunday Afternoon Session: with Sean Paul Newman. Lots of Irish music! Dalriada Bar, 77 Promenade, Portobello     

Tuesday 17 March

12.30 Special Mass for St Patrick’s Day. St Patrick’s RC Church, Cowgate.

2.00 Cafe Ceilidh: Join Scots Music Group for an afternoon of traditional songs, music, poems and stories celebrating Ireland's patron Saint. Free entry. StorytellingCentre, High Street.

6.00 Family Ceilidh: St Patrick's Day Ceilidh, suitable for all ages, with a buffet, ceilidh dancing, fiddle music and Irish Dance display. 
Lauriston Hall, Lauriston Street. Enquiries to Anne on 07910 874204. Tickets £7 adult, £5 children.

Wednesday 18 March

7.00 Talk: ‘Living in an Armed Patriarchy’ Author Lynda Walker from Belfast Trades Council, speaks on her new book, on community life in Belfast from 1960s to early 1980s. AugustineCentre, 41 George IV Bridge.

7.30 Concert: Legends of Irish music and song 'The Fureys' are appearing at The Brunton Hall in Musselburgh. A night not to be missed! Tickets from £22. Brunton Hall, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh.

8.00 Edinburgh Folk Club: St Patrick’s Night with Ellen and Kevin Mitchell. Derry-born Kevin and Ellen from Glasgow sings traditional songs. Ukrainian Community Centre, 14 Royal Terrace.

Thursday 19 March 

8.30 Comedy: The Stand Thursday Show hosted by NORTHERN IRISH COMEDIAN WITH A BEARD Martin Mor. Stand Comedy Club, York Place. Doors 6.30.

Friday 20 March

7.30 Irish Set Dancing: Free Taster Session. Quaker MeetingHouse, Victoria Terrace. Book a place on 0790 020 6933.

8.30 Comedy: The Stand Friday Show hosted by NORTHERN IRISH COMEDIAN WITH A BEARD Martin Mor.  Stand Comedy Club, York Place. Doors 6.30.  

9.00 Music Session: Traditional Scottish/Irish music with the Sessioneers!
Sandy Bell's, Forrest Road.

Saturday 21 March

7.00 St Patrick’s Day Charity Ball with live music, food and drink! Sheraton Grand Hotel, Lothian Road. http://www.stpatricksdayball.org/

8.30 Comedy: Stand Saturday Show hosted by NORTHERN IRISH COMEDIAN WITH A BEARD Martin Mor. Stand Comedy Club, York Place. Doors 6.30.

Saturday 28 March

6.00 Irish Dance & Music Spectacular: ‘Decadence - An indulgent celebration of ten years of our full-house Irish music and dance concert’ with SiamsoirIrishDancers. Jam House, Queen Street.