Art Maker: January. If you are aged 4-12, join the Art Maker Club and make your own masterpieces with artists Tessa Asquith-Lamb and Louise Fraser. 2-4pm, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Belford Road. Free: no booking required. Supported by the Friends of the National Galleries of Scotland.
Edinburgh Living History and World War One: against the backdrop of the gallery’s iconic World War One paintings, meet some Edinburgh locals from 1916. They will be discussing the war, its progress, how their lives have been changed by it and how it has affected Edinburgh as a city. Come and eavesdrop on their conversations! The Living History team are award-winning performers. 2pm or 3pm, City Art Centre, 2 Market Street. Free: no booking required.
The Thrive Archive – Live Art Project: Away Being. A premier musical performance of Coming Home (composer Mike Vass) by Edinburgh Youth Gathering Band, with projections by Mettje Hunneman and contributed artworks, as part of curator and artist Jan Bee Brown’s Thrive Archive. Come along, get involved and contribute your own ideas about home, family and community, and in particular ‘what makes Scotland feel so homely’, to this heart-warming project. 2-4pm, St Margaret’s House, 151 London Road. Free: all welcome.
Fellowship Lunch for Malawi: food and friendship to raise money for a good cause – this month, the church’s partners in Malawi. 12 noon-1.30pm, Undercroft Cafe, St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, 13 George Street. £3 minimum suggested donation. All welcome.
Whisky Galore! (U) The classic 1949 film, based on Compton McKenzie’s story of a ship that runs aground carrying 50,000 cases of whisky, and of the fictional Todday islanders’ attempts to salvage and hang on to the cargo. 1pm, Filmhouse, Lothian Road. Book online or call the box office on 0131 228 2688. Part of the Filmhouse’s Scotland Galore! season.
St Giles’ At Six: Danny Miller and Alison Miller – violin music for two violins and piano by Telemann, Stamitz, Bach and Bartok. 6pm, St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile. Free admission: retiring collection.