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Popular Events in Edinburgh

You'll find the most popular Edinburgh events on the website right now, right here!

Miss Saigon

When: 17 January 2018 - 17 February 2018
Miss Saigon
The West End smash-hit musical, Miss Saigon, is coming to Edinburgh Festival Theatre January 2018.  Read more »

St Patrick’s Festival - 2018

When: 16 March 2018 - 19 March 2018
St Patrick’s Festival - 2018
It's that time of year again and no one does a St Patrick's Festival quite like Edinburgh Cowgate.   Read more »

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

When: 19 January 2018 - 29 April 2018
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The world-renowned exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, returns to the National Museum of Scotland.  Read more »
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Featured Events in Edinburgh

There are thousands of events being held in Edinburgh every month, here we've handpicked a few you should definitely pay attention to!

Catriona Morison Sings in Edinburgh

When: 19 Jan 2018
Catriona Morison Sings in Edinburgh
Catriona Morison, winner of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World and The Song Prize 2017, sings at The Queen's Hall on 19th January.  Read more »

Bassline & Garage takeover Edinburgh with DJ Q + more

When: 19 Jan 2018
Bassline & Garage takeover Edinburgh with DJ Q + more
Powered by the Electrikal Sound System, Bassline & Garage with DJ Q takeover La Belle Angele on 19th January!   Read more »

Edinburgh University Vintage January Sale!

When: 19 Jan 2018
Edinburgh University Vintage January Sale!
Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair is delighted to bring a huge student sale to Potterow Dome on Friday 19th January!  Read more »

Featured Festivals in Edinburgh

From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held throughout the year in Edinburgh!

Burns Unbroke

25 Jan 2018 - 10 Mar 2018
Burns Unbroke
Burns Unbroke is a new contemporary multi-arts festival offering diverse creative responses to Burns.  Read more »

Red, Red Rose Street

25 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018
Red, Red Rose Street
Red Red Rose Street returns for 2018 with a festival of Burns’ music and words running from 25th - 27th January.  Read more »

manipulate Festival

26 Jan 2018 - 03 Feb 2018
manipulate Festival
manipulate, produced by Puppet Animation Scotland is Scotland's Festival of visual theatre, puppetry and animation.  Read more »

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Upcoming Theatre Events in Edinburgh

Whether you prefer comedy or musicals, ballet or opera, our Edinburgh theatre listings will have something to suit everyone!

The New Jersey Boys

When: 19 Jan 2018
The New Jersey Boys
If you are a fan of the West End show The Jersey Boys, then don’t miss your chance to see where it all began with 'The New Jersey Boys'.   Read more »

Dear Esther Live

When: 20 Jan 2018
Dear Esther Live
Acclaimed videogame Dear Esther comes to the Usher Hall on 20th January in a live performance never seen before.  Read more »

The Lover

When: 20 Jan 2018 - 03 Feb 2018
The Lover
Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre brings The Lover, an exotic tale of remembered passion, to the Lyceum.  Read more »

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Upcoming Family & Kids Events in Edinburgh

Don't be stuck for things to do with the kids in Edinburgh! We have something for everyone and every pocket...

The New Jersey Boys

When: 19 Jan 2018
The New Jersey Boys
If you are a fan of the West End show The Jersey Boys, then don’t miss your chance to see where it all began with 'The New Jersey Boys'.   Read more »

Gallery Tours

When: 19 Jan 2018
Gallery Tours
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.  Read more »

Riddle’s Court Wedding Open Day

When: 20 Jan 2018
Riddle’s Court Wedding Open Day
Recently engaged couples are being invited to come and explore the beautiful historic Riddles Court at its first wedding open day on January 20th.   Read more »

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Upcoming Music Events in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is renowned for it's live music scene, with a variety of venues catering for small intimate gigs to huge arenas hosting the biggest names!

Catriona Morison Sings in Edinburgh

When: 19 Jan 2018
Catriona Morison Sings in Edinburgh
Catriona Morison, winner of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World and The Song Prize 2017, sings at The Queen's Hall on 19th January.  Read more »

Unity Presents DJ Kenny Ken

When: 20 Jan 2018
Unity Presents DJ Kenny Ken
Kicking off the year in style, Unity proudly presents - DJ Kenny Ken at La Belle Angele on 20th January!  Read more »

Joshua Bell’s Four Seasons with Academy of St Martin in the Fields

When: 21 Jan 2018
Joshua Bell’s Four Seasons with Academy of St Martin in the Fields
A special afternoon of music-making as Joshua Bell leads the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in Vivaldi’s well-loved Four Seasons at the Usher Hall.  Read more »

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New Events in Edinburgh

You'll find all the latest Edinburgh events that have been added to the website right here!

Rich Hall’s Hoedown

When: 23 Feb 2018
Rich Hall’s Hoedown
Catch Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show when it comes to The Queen's Hall on 23rd February!  Read more »

Winterplay

When: 10 Feb 2018 - 11 Feb 2018
Winterplay
Winterplay is a weekend mini-festival of chamber music for all ages at The Queen's Hall 10th & 11th February.   Read more »

Varsity Vocals ICCA UK Edinburgh Quarter Final

When: 03 Feb 2018
Varsity Vocals ICCA UK Edinburgh Quarter Final
In this Quarter-Final, audiences will see 8 of the finest university a cappella groups that Scotland and the North of England has to offer.  Read more »

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Latest Edinburgh News

Motown the Musical

Motown the Musical

The Scottish premiere of Motown The Musical comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse 20 November 2018, running until the 8 December 2018.

Help Musicians Scotland reveal series of Launch Events spanning the country

Help Musicians Scotland reveal series of Launch Events spanning the country

BBC, Music Glue, Idlewild and Scott Hutchinson of Frightened Rabbit all help to celebrate the HMScotland launch through ROOTED IN SCOTLAND.

Activities in Edinburgh

Step away from the TV remote, choose one or more from our activities selection, and get out of the house to discover new skills, sports and more!

Wild For Dance: Social Ballroom Dance Classes for beginners

Wild For Dance: Social Ballroom Dance Classes for beginners

Tuesdays (starting 6 Feb) | 20:20 - 21:20 | £5pp Nu Moves Dance Studios, Livingston (EH54 8GZ) Our social ballroom classes are perfect if you've never...
Joy Tots

Joy Tots

Joy Tots is a haven for Mums, Dads and carers to be able to watch their little ones play, create and just be, without judgement. With a cosy café space...
Sacred Heart Centre

Sacred Heart Centre

Edinburgh's Largest Yoga Studio offering over 50 classes per week. There is a class for everyone at Sacred Heart Center: Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Sivananda,...

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Attractions in Edinburgh

Edinburgh and the surrounding areas have a great mix of sightseeing attractions. If you are looking for a fun family day out or a trip with friends, then look no further!

Audacious Women Festival

Audacious Women Festival

The Audacious Women Festival is your chance to break down personal, political or institutional barriers, and to celebrate audacious women everywhere....
Battlezone Edinburgh

Battlezone Edinburgh

Our Edinburgh site is based in South Queensferry, ideal for anyone in the Fife, Livingston, Dunfermine and Glasgow area. It is excellently situated for...
Jupiter Artland

Jupiter Artland

Set within the picturesque 80 acre estate of Bonnington House, Jupiter Artland is the brainchild of Nicky and Robert Wilson.Jupiter Artland is a garden...

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Eating & Drinking in Edinburgh

Eating out in Edinburgh is a joy, with a range of restaurants and cafes on offer and there's a wide selection of places to enjoy a quiet pint or a cheeky cocktail.

The Village

The Village

The Village is a very friendly Leith pub with a warm and welcoming style. Art, events and theme nights you should check out!We have a large selection...
Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen Edinburgh

Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen Edinburgh

Bringing our very best bites and delicious beers to Edinburgh's West End.Based on Lothian Road, the Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen offers relaxed drinking...
Lollipops Club

Lollipops Club

Wednesdays just got a sugary makeover!Round off your midweek in sweet style with drinks from £1, FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHT! and even more lollipops you could...

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Shopping in Edinburgh

If you've got a hankering for some retail therapy, Edinburgh with its diverse range of unique and independent shops is the place to be!

Lighthouse Bookshop

Lighthouse Bookshop

An independent general bookshop in Edinburgh – left leaning and politically engaged, a shelter for bibliophiles, an oasis for curious minds and a platform...
American Golf Braidhills Golf Range

American Golf Braidhills Golf Range

Europe's largest golf retailer. We have over 120 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland, and we're still growing! Either visit one of our stores, or...
Luxury Lighting Boutique

Luxury Lighting Boutique

Luxury Lighting Boutique in Edinburgh are one of the UK's leading luxury and designer stores. We're considered to be Edinburgh's original crystal chandelier...

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