This is Supermarionation Weekender: a programme of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s classic TV shows to coincide with the release of the new documentary Filmed in Supermarionation. Includes Thunderbirds, Stingray and Captain Scarlet. 12 noon (4 hour programme), Cameo Cinema, 38 Home Street, Tollcross. For tickets see cinema website.
GENERATION Tours at the Academy Building: free, discussion-led tours of the exhibition, focusing on key themes and artists. 11-11.45am or 1-1.45pm, Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound. Free and unticketed.
Portrait Detectives! Collect your kit, follow clues and solve a mystery from history! For ages 4-12. 2-4pm, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street. Free, no booking required. Supported by the Friends of NGS.
Lego Swap Shop 7: come and swap your minifigures – it’s going to be awesome! 3pm, Waterstones Cameron Toll, Lady Road. More information on 0131 666 1866.
Octob-aargh! Museum Treasure Maps: create your own pirate treasure map featuring some of your favourite objects in the museum. 12 noon-4pm (drop-in), Grand Gallery Level One, National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street.
Magic C-aaargh-pet! Pirate and treasure themed story activity sessions on the museum’s magic carpet. For under-5s and their parents/carers. 11-11.25am, National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street. Limited places: sign up ten minutes before at the Lighthouse Lens in the Grand Gallery, Level One.
Seed Gathering Sunday: if you enjoyed the seed swap run by Gorgie City Farm and Edinburgh Garden Partners in February, why not go along today for some more seed gathering? 1-4pm, Gorgie City Farm, Gorgie Road.
St Giles at Six: Huw Morgan (trumpet) and Simon Smith (piano) play Vivaldi/Bach Concerto in D Major (BWV 972), Georges Enescu Legende (1906), Thorvold Hansen Sonata for Trumpet and Piano in E-flat Major Op 18, Valentin Silvestrov Classical Sonata (1963, rev 1974) – piano solo, and FJ Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major (Hob Vlle:1) 6pm, St Giles Cathedral, Royal Mile. Free: retiring collection.
A Spiritual Banquet: an open worship service led by a variety of speakers who use different spiritual practices to enrich their own mental health. Come and hear about the power of mindfulness, mandala, prayer, artwork and creative writing to empower and improve wellbeing. 11am-12 noon, Augustine United Church, George IV Bridge. Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival.