The city of festivals is continuing to impress us with many more events to enjoy in October. Here is just a snippet of what is on offer!
The Big Draw is held in 15 countries across the world and here in Edinburgh we’ll be celebrating in a few locations. On 9 October come join other drawers at the Gallery of Modern Art for an afternoon of free, artist-led activities and to help celebrate the Gallery’s 50th Anniversary. From 12 October to 2 November join in The Big Draw at The Palace of Holyrood House from 11am – 3pm daily or at The Queen’s Gallery (also located at The Palace of Holyrood House) from 2 – 4pm daily where Leonardo Da Vinci’s world is brought to life through a variety of interactive activities.
Are you interested in hearing some traditional and contemporary storytelling? Enjoy the many events on offer at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival which runs from 19 October to 27 October. This year’s theme is Once Upon a Journey. Listeners will take a journey with nomads, explorers, pilgrims and voyagers as you hear stories that tell of geography, fiction and landscapes of the heart. This year’s storytelling festival will celebrate myths and legends carried throughout time and space.
The Scottish Mental Health Festival which runs until 24 October explores the link between creativity and the mind.
It wouldn’t be October without some ghostly going-ons to celebrate Halloween! Come join in the freakish fun from 26 October to 2 November at a variety of events held in Edinburgh.
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