The Edinburgh Reporter Scottish National Portrait Gallery 95Storytelling: Right Royal Adventures. Join storyteller Anna Lehr in the magnificent Great Hall and hear all about the daring deeds and amazing adventures of some of the royal portraits. For ages 7+. 2pm or 2.45pm or 3.30pm (30 minute sessions), Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street. Free and unticketed.

SEEP II: Mirrors and Mires – Open Mic with Open Barbers (featuring Liz Cronin), part of Cachin Cachan Cachunga!’s exhibition at Patriothall. Haircuts 12 noon-6pm; open mic 6-8pm, Patriothall Gallery, 1 Patriothall (off Hamilton Place), Stockbridge. Haircuts – pay on arrival; open mic £3/£2. More information here.

GENERATION tours at the Royal Scottish Academy: free, discussion-led tours of the exhibition, focusing on key themes and artists. 11-11.45am or 1-1.45pm, Royal Scottish Academy, National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound . Free and unticketed.

WHALE Market Fairs Sept 2014-Feb 2015WHALE Arts Market Fair: stalls include arts, crafts, bric a brac, gifts, accessories and designer wear. 1.30-4.30pm, WHALE Arts Centre, 30 Westburn Grove. Free entry and the chance to win prizes!

Danish Film Club at The Outhouse: some of the best Danish cinema shown for free in this monthly screening. For over 18s only. This month Applause. 7pm, The Outhouse (upstairs), 12a Broughton Street Lane. More information here.

St Giles’ at Six: Cantica Alba – Northern Lights. Edinburgh-based vocal ensemble Cantica Alba, directed by Michael Harris, present a programme of music from Britain and the Baltic. Byrd, Macmillan, Chilcott, Jaako Mantyjarvi and Urmas Sisask. 6pm,  St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile. Free: retiring collection.

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