Make Your Own Kelpie….and bring it to life in a story. Craft event for ages 7-11. 2-3pm, Central Children’s Library, George IV Bridge.
Edinburgh Book Fringe 2014: Sally Heathcote, Suffragette. Costa award winners (Dotter of her Father’s Eyes) Mary and Bryan Talbot and acclaimed illustrator Kate Charlesworth discuss their new graphic novel, a gripping inside story of the campaign for votes for women. ‘A tale of loyalty, love and courage set against a vividly realised backdrop of Edwardian Britain, it follows the fortunes of a maid-of-all-work swept up in the feminist militancy of the era.’ 1pm, Word Power Books, 43-45 West Nicolson Street. All welcome! Admission free – donations also welcome!
Lunchtime Concert: Julian Layn (Switzerland), piano. 12.15pm, St Giles Cathedral, High Street. Free.
Lunchtime concert: The City of Edinburgh Music School 1.10-1.50pm, St Mary’s Cathedral, Palmerston Place. Free: retiring collection.
Pop 3D: 3D Printing Workshop. Come and join an interactive workshop using simple apps to download and create 3D objects that will be printed. 1-5pm, Edinburgh College of Art, Main Building, Lauriston Place. Free but places are limited and must be booked via eventbrite. Part of ECA Masters Festival.
Holly Webb at Morningside Library: reading, signing and craft session with children’s writer Holly Webb, author of The Secret Puppy, Alone in the Night, and many others. Event hosted by The Edinburgh Bookshop for ages 7-12 (approx.) 2pm Morningside Library, Morningside Road. Places are limited so must be booked by calling 0131 447 1917 or emailing email@example.com
Edinburgh Napier University Campus Tours: come along to view the fantastic facilities and meet some Student Ambassadors. The tours will run simultaneously at all three campuses, starting at 2pm at each of Merchiston (10 Colinton Road), Craiglockhart (Glenlockhart Road) and Sighthill (Sighthill Court) Campuses. Tours are free but fill up fast, so reserve your place here.
Free Fringe Music at The National Museum of Scotland. Today: Zi Lan Liao, Chinese harp. 2-2.40pm, National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street.