2019 Events

What's on in 2019

The 2019 switch on event will be held on Thursday 28th November 5:15pm-7pm with an extended concert from young members of the community until 8pm.

Listings can be subject to change. Please check with the relevant organiser for updates.


2019 Sponsors


* Friday 8th November 2019 - Christmas Lino Printing Workshop

7pm Honeypot Creative Cafe

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* Thursday 14th November 2019 - Christmas Shopping Evening

4:30pm-8:30pm Hawes Pier - Maid of The Forth, RNLI Queenferry Shop, Honeypot Creative Cafe, Skullduggery, Caledonia Scotia Kiltmakers, The Bikers Cove and Forth Bridges Tours

Hawes Shopping Nights

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* Saturday 16th November 2019 - The Terrace Christmas Open Day

10am-2pm The Terrace

The Terrace

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* Wednesday 20th November 2019 - Furoshiki Giftwrap Workshop

7:30pm Honeypot Creative Cafe

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* Friday 22nd November 2019 - Ceramic Christmas Tree Painting

7pm Honeypot Creative Cafe

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* Saturday 23rd November 2019 - Dalmeny Church Centre Christmas Fair

10am-3pm Dalmeny Church Hall.Arts, crafts, homemade jams, and lots of other goodies. Mince pies and refreshments served on the day. Entry £2.50

Dalmeny Church Fair

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* Thursday 28th November 2019 - Christmas Shopping Evening

4:30pm-8:30pm Hawes Pier - Maid of The Forth, RNLI Queenferry Shop, Honeypot Creative Cafe, Skullduggery, Caledonia Scotia Kiltmakers, The Bikers Cove and Forth Bridges Tours


* Thursday 28th November 2019 - Christmas in Queensferry Switch On Stage Event

5:15-7pm. Extended show until 8pm.

Swich On Event

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Swich On Programme

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* Friday 29th November 2019 - Christmas in Queensferry Quiz Night

7:30pm, Queensferry Bowling Club

ChiQ Quiz Night

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* Friday 29th November 2019 to Sunday 1st Dec - Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair

10am-4:30pm Shop until your heart is content at our annual Christmas Shopping Fair, featuring over 60 stands offering a wide range of high quality and unusual gifts for Christmas.Soak in the wonderful festive atmosphere and enjoy a variety of festive entertainment.

Hopetoun Shopping

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* Various dates from 30th Nov to 24th Dec - Conifox Christmas Experience

Don't forget we also have our Breakfast with Santa! To find out more or book please call the Bistro on 0131 333 1444

Conifox Christmas Experience

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* Saturday 30th November 2019 - QHS Christmas Market

10am-1pm Queensferry High School.Local popular annual indoor Christmas Market with over 30 local traders selling their goods, there will be something for everyone. This event offers you a warm festive welcome.Free Parking

QHS Market

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* Saturday 30th November 2019 - Dalmeny Primary School Christmas Fair

10am-12noon Dalmeny Primary.

Dalmeny Primary


* Saturday 30th November 2019 - Queensferry Parish Church Winter Fayre

10am-12noon Queensferry Parish Church Centre

QPChurch Fayre


* Tues 3rd December to Thurs 5th December 2019 - Christmas Wreath Workshops

7pm -9:30pm Honeypot Creative Cafe. Bring a friend (or make a new one) and come and create your own wreath in time for the festive season with a variety of materials. We supply the pine wreath and all the decorations and ribbons - you simply decorate to your own taste.


* Tues 3rd December to Sat 7th December 2019 - Pantostein by FDMP

7:15pm South Queensferry Scout Hall. Forth Dimension Musical Productions are proud to present: "Pantostein". Follow Boris and Bertha as they investigate creepy goings on in Cemeteria, a mountain top village in the heart of Transylvania, where dark secrets and mad scientists dwell side by side. Get your tickets here.

Pantostein

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* Thursday 5th December - Rosebery Playgroup Christmas Fair

10am-12noon Rosebery Hall

Entry will be £2 per adult and includes a tea/coffee and a mince pie (children are free). As well as a range of excellent stalls, there will be a tombola bottle stall and plenty of home baking. We might even get a visit from the big man himself! Hope to see some of you there!

P.s. if you'd like to run a stall at the fair, let us know. The cost will be £15, and will go towards the playgroup's costs.


* Thursday 5th December 2019 - Festive Ferry Late Night Shopping on the High St

Festive Ferry


* Friday 6th December 2019 - Echline Primary School Christmas Fair

1:30-3:30pm.

Echline Primary Fair


* Friday 6th December 2019 - Queensferry Primary School Christmas Fayre

6pm - 8pm.

Queensferry Primary Fair


* Saturday 7th December 2019 - Hogwarts at Christmas

6:30pm-8:30pm Honeypot Creative Cafe. Lets celebrate christmas Harry potter style, by creating your very own hogwarts in the snow.We will be using a acrylic paints and a special dry brushing technique to decorate your castle, then adding a dusting of snow or glitter (or possibly both).You will go home with your own hogwarts castle at christmas, a perfect decoration to have out for any Harry Potter fan at Christmas time. Snacks and a drink will also be provided, and dressing up as your favourite harry potter character is encouraged. Price per head £26


* December 2019 - Sanctuary at Christmas

Sanctuary at Christmas

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* Monday 9th December 2019 - Evening Christmas Event at Toddlers

7:30pm -9:30pm. See South Queensferry Baby and Toddler Group for details.


* December 2019 - Santa's Sleigh Visits

Santa will be visiting streets and static locations in Queensferry and Dalmeny. His first outing will be to the Queensferry Christmas lights switch on Thursday 28 November.The outline dates for Santa’s Sleigh visits....

Sleigh 2019

  • Thursday 12 December - Tour 1 starts 5pm - Dalmeny, Ashburnham, etc.
  • Friday 13 December - Tour 2 starts 5pm - Rosebery Avenue, Burgess Road, etc.
  • Saturday 14 December - Static at Craigie's farm shop, West Craigie Farm. 10am-4pm.
  • Sunday 15 December - Static at New Hopetoun garden centre. 10am-4pm.
  • Monday 16 December - Tour 3 starts 5pm - Plewlandcroft, Springfield, etc.
  • Saturday 21 December - Static at Scotmid 10am-4pm then on to Tour 4 - Scotstoun, Ferrymuir, Varneys, Stewart Terr, High St & pubs.
  • Sunday 22 December - Static at Tesco 10am-4pm then on to Tour 5 - Echline area, Stoneyflatts, Longcrook, etc.
  • Follow the tracker below

Santa Sleigh

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* Thursday 12th December 2019 - Christmas Shopping Evening

4:30pm-8:30pm Hawes Pier - Maid of The Forth, RNLI Queenferry Shop, Honeypot Creative Cafe, Skullduggery, Caledonia Scotia Kiltmakers, The Bikers Cove and Forth Bridges Tours


* Thursday 12th December 2019 - Christmas Wreath Workshop

6:30pm-8:30pm Harbour Lane Studio. Have you ever fancied making your own Christmas wreath? Louise, Edinburgh-based floral designer of Birch & Bloom is back this year to teach you how to create a beautiful, traditional mossed wreath.Choose from a selection of natural materials including dried hydrangea, seed heads, berries and seasonal foliage. Louise will demonstrate the art of mossing a wire frame and wiring foliage and beautiful extras of your choice onto the frame to create your own personal masterpiece.Everything you need will be provided but feel free to bring some of your own foraged goodies to make your wreath stand out from the rest!


* Fri 13th December 2019 - Christmas Concert by Recitals for Wrigglers

11am-11:35am at Queensferry Parish Church. A festive concert for babies and toddlers including the story of the Elves and the Shoemaker.

Tickets here


* Friday 13th December 2019 - Carols, Curry & Beer Queensferry Parish Church

Carol singing as you’ve never experienced before, with great musicians, curry and beer tasting. Doors open at 7.30pm for mince pies and mulled wine.All profits going to Queensferry Churches Care in the Community.

QCCC Carols

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* Fri 13th & Saturday 14th December 2019 - Blossom Flowers Wreath Workshop

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Blossom Flowers

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* Sun 15th December 2019 - Christmas Concert

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Christmas Concert

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* Friday 20th December 2019 - Hawthorn Bank Walled Garden Community Carol Sing

6:30pm Hawthorn Bank Walled Garden. Come and sing your favourite carols by candlelight supported by The Ferry Blend Choir. Mulled Wine and mince pies. Bring a torch or candle, song sheets provided.

Hawthorn Bank Carol Singing

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* 21st - 24th December 2019 - Conifox Breakfast with Santa

Conifox Breafast with Santa


* 31st December 2019 - Antico Hogmanay Party

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* 1st January 2020 - Loony Dook

Parade starts Hawes Promenade 2:15pm, Boathouse steps approx 2:30pm

Hawthorn Bank Carol Singing

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All information correct at time of publication. Please check with the relevant organiser prior to booking, travelling or making any arrangements.