Tonic Arts London Symphony Orchestra performance at Royal Edinburgh Hospital Summer Fling

Our Events

Discover how arts supports the health and wellbeing of NHS Lothian staff, patients and visitors through a diverse creative programme.

Over the year we run a number of Tonic Arts events looking at how we creatively enhances the healthcare environment and ways you can get involved.

See our upcoming events below or visit NHS Lothian Charity’s What’s On pages for full details of all the events taking place across the Charity.

Current Events

Two NHS Lothian staff laughing sitting on a bench in Belhaven Hospital Community Garden

14 May, 2024 / The Broch, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Place, Edinburgh EH10 5HF

Working together to improve health and wellbeing in NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian Charity: Green Health and Tonic Arts Network Event 2024 We are delighted to invite members of our Green […]

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Two hands moving together

22 March, 2024 – 19 April, 2024 / Online via Teams

Health at Hand; Free Wellbeing Sessions for NHS Lothian Staff

**Block 2 of these sessions will finish on 19 April. We are currently scheduling a third block and look forward […]

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Little Astronaut stood in from of a red building by Jolanta Pakla-Plebankiewicz

6 October, 2023 – 9 April, 2024 / Tonic Gallery at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

New Foto Photography Exhibition

New Foto is an exhibition that has been developed for the gallery at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh by our […]

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Three portraits of Scottish LGBTI+ elders hung on a wall

14 December, 2023 – 25 June, 2024 / Tonic Gallery at the Western General Hospital

Portraits of an LGBTI+ Generation

Our Portraits of an LGBTI+ Generation exhibition, in partnership with National Theatre of Scotland, shares a series of portraits of […]

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An archive image showing people curling at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital

12 September, 2023 – 29 May, 2024 / Tonic Gallery One at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital

Your Place For Greenspace

The grounds and gardens of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital have always been important to patient recovery and wellbeing. So much […]

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Havens project, installation image

16 November, 2023 – 16 April, 2024 / The Tonic Gallery at St John’s Hospital, Livingston

Havens, the Story so Far

Since autumn 2022, we have been visiting NHS Lothian sites across the region and discovering the interesting and sometimes surprising […]

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Panel from Astley Ainslie Outdoor Havens Exhibition

1 October, 2023 – 30 April, 2024 / Astley Ainslie Hospital

Havens, Outdoor Exhibition

Dotted across campus, you will find the work of artists Craig Easton and Lottie Davies as part of NHS Lothian […]

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Spilt Milk artwork called Leaving for Party. Watercolour painting of a child in a red coat and tights leaning over the side of the sofa

18 October, 2023 – 29 April, 2024 / Tonic Gallery at the Western General Hospital

Formula for Care

Our Formula For Care exhibition is a series of work by ten artist members of Spilt Milk Gallery. The artworks […]

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Saudade © Katherina Axemo, exhibited as part of the Leaves exhibition

9 October, 2023 – 29 August, 2024 / Astley Ainslie Hospital Smart Centre, Edinburgh

By Leaves We Live

Tonic Arts, in partnership with Studies in Photography, is delighted to bring this thought-provoking exhibition to the hospital community. Curated […]

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Previous Events

29 November, 2023 / Online

Tonic Arts Network Event

Join us to discover more about our Tonic Arts programme and how you can be involved. Date: Wednesday, 29 NovemberTime: […]

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