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 hands moving together

10 May, 2024 – 16 August, 2024 / Online via Teams

Health at Hand; Free Wellbeing Sessions for NHS Lothian Staff

We are delighted to be offering another block of free online wellbeing sessions for NHS Lothian staff in partnership with […]

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31 May, 2024 – 29 August, 2024 / Tonic Gallery, Anne Ferguson Building, link corridor, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU

Kintsugi People

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of mending broken pottery with a lacquer dusted with precious metals, such as gold or […]

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16 April, 2024 – 31 October, 2024 / Tonic Gallery, The Royal Hospital for Children & Young People/ Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Dott Corridor, Ground floor 50 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Musings

NHS Lothian Charity’s Tonic Arts Programme are delighted to present an exciting new exhibition from two artists, Joanna Blémont and […]

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30 May, 2024 – 6 November, 2024 / Tonic Gallery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SA

What does Art look like?

Explore the vibrant world of artistic expression from NHS Lothian Charity’s Tonic Arts Art Collection. This collection, with over 2,500 […]

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Three portraits of Scottish LGBTI+ elders hung on a wall

14 December, 2023 – 25 June, 2024 / Tonic Gallery, Anne Ferguson Building, link corridor, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU

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 – 25 July, 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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Panel from Astley Ainslie Outdoor Havens Exhibition

1 October, 2023 – 31 July, 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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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

Forth Flora © Lorna Fraser, photo by Shannon Tofts

11 June, 2024 – 12 June, 2024 / Online via teams

Enhancing Environments – Tonic Arts Network Event

Sign up for our next Tonic Arts network event to find out more about how staff can engage with, and […]

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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 *This event is now closed.* We were delighted to […]

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

19 March, 2024 – 20 March, 2024 / Online via Teams

Tonic Arts Network Event

Sign up for our next Tonic Arts Network Event to find out more about how you can engage with, and […]

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