out of the blue flea market

Out of the Blue Flea Market: over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, jewellery, small furniture, music, books, bric a brac and more. Coffee, cake and lunch available to purchase from the Drill Hall Arts Cafe. 10am-3pm, Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street.

Stegasaurus by J Crozier, one of the 2013 winners in the over-21 section
Stegasaurus by J Crozier, one of the 2013 winners in the over-21 section


National Museum of Scotland Christmas Art Competition: be inspired by the objects in the museum and get drawing! A popular annual event for all ages and abilities – basic materials and lots of encouragement provided! 10.30am-4.30pm (drop-in), National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street. Also at same times on Sunday 28th, Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th December 2014.

Afternoon Jazz with the Mellotones Trio: hot swinging jazz from Alan Anderson (piano), Jimmy Taylor (bass/vocals) and Bob Stewart (drums). 3-5.30pm, The Jazz Bar, Chambers Street. Free.

Fergus McCreadie: solo jazz piano from the exceptionally talented, Dollar-based, 16 year old, who has already won the Scottish Young Jazz Musician Under-17s award – twice! 5.45-6.45pm, The Jazz Bar, Chambers Street. Free.

St John’s Day Mass: 5.15pm, Old St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 39 Jeffrey Street.

Edinburgh Leisure facilities are mostly open today, but with special timetables – see the guide here. Note: Dalry, Kirkliston, Meggetland, Queensferry, Saughton and all Sports Pitches remain closed today and right through until 4th January 2015.

santa at swimming pool