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Popular Events in Edinburgh

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Potter Tours

Potter Tours

Walk in the footsteps of JK Rowling in these magical Harry Potter tours!
Edinburgh Food Festival 2017

Edinburgh Food Festival 2017

Celebrate all things great in FOOD & DRINK at the Edinburgh Food Festival 2017!
Activity Area

Activity Area

Come and have fun in the City Art Centre gallery activity area with lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
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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!

There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood

24 Jul 2017
Daniel Day Lewis stars in this story of family, religion, greed and oil.
Summer School Time!

Summer School Time!

24 Jul 2017 - 04 Aug 2017
Edinburgh West
Learn loads with specialist training and have a great time at the MGA Academy of Performing Arts Summer School.
Bright Club

Bright Club

25 Jul 2017
Check out Bright Club, smart stand-up from the academic community, at The Stand Comedy Club on 25th July!

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!

Scotlands Gardens: Edinburgh & Lothians

Scotlands Gardens: Edinburgh & Lothians

01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Explore large and small gardens of horticultural interest throughout Scotland thanks to Scotland's Gardens!
Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh Art Festival

27 Jul 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK's largest annual festival of visual art.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

04 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks.

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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!

Girls Night Oot

Girls Night Oot

28 Jul 2017
Join the girls on a hen night that you won’t forget with a smash hit retro soundtrack at Edinburgh Playhouse.
Joe McElderry - Gloria

Joe McElderry - Gloria

29 Jul 2017
Join Joe McElderry and his friends for a night of smash hit songs from theatre & film at Edinburgh Playhouse!
Traverse Festival 2017 - Adam

Traverse Festival 2017 - Adam

30 Jul 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
If you are born in a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice.

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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...

Summer School Time!

Summer School Time!

24 Jul 2017 - 04 Aug 2017
Edinburgh West
Learn loads with specialist training and have a great time at the MGA Academy of Performing Arts Summer School.
Boogie Beat at Joy Tots!

Boogie Beat at Joy Tots!

24 Jul 2017
Leith
Boogie Beat classes are coming to Joy Tots cafe with Singing, dancing, story telling and much more!
Boredom Busting Chocolate Making, Crafting and Play

Boredom Busting Chocolate Making, Crafting and Play

24 Jul 2017
Keep the kids out of mischief with Getting Gooey boredom busting chocolate making, crafting and play summer workshops.

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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!

Edinburgh Folk Club

Edinburgh Folk Club

26 Jul 2017
Come along to Edinburgh Folk Club's regular weekly show on Wednesday evenings at Summerhall.
Playtime with Tom Gibbs

Playtime with Tom Gibbs

27 Jul 2017
Tom Gibbs returns to Horace Silver's music for this intimate gig with Playtime's superb regular team at The Outhouse.
The Quo Experience ’Live’ at Howden Park Centre

The Quo Experience ’Live’ at Howden Park Centre

28 Jul 2017
Experience the sounds and looks of one of the UK's biggest bands with The Quo Experience at the Howden Park Centre.

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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!

Rags to Ritches Creative Workshop

Rags to Ritches Creative Workshop

08 Sep 2017
Come along to a unique and fun workshop with Artisan Stitch creating your own unique fabrics from scraps.
Dressmaking - Make an A-line Skirt

Dressmaking - Make an A-line Skirt

04 Aug 2017
Improve your sewing skills and learn how to make an A-line skirt in this workshop with Artisan Stitch on 4th August.
Splitscreen @EdFringe

Splitscreen @EdFringe

12 Aug 2017 - 17 Aug 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
HeadThirst Theatre presents its debut production: Splitscreen, an absurdist parody of the hit TV show, Gogglebox.
Race The Runway

Race The Runway

30 Aug 2017
Edinburgh West
Speed fiends, race 1800m down Edinburgh Airport’s second runway and raise funds for Beatson Cancer Charity.
Putting the ’f’ in Chemistry: Molecular exploration through the footnotes of the periodic table and our nuclear waste legacy

Putting the ’f’ in Chemistry: Molecular exploration through the footnotes of the periodic table and our nuclear waste legacy

18 Sep 2017
This lecture will explore what chemistry can teach us about the complicated but important metals in the f-block.
California v Oregon Wine Tasting

California v Oregon Wine Tasting

14 Sep 2017
Sample white & red fine wines at this California v Oregon Wine Tasting event with Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown.

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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!

Projekt 42

Projekt 42 is a community gym & wellness centre in Leith, Edinburgh, focusing on strengthening the connection between mental health and physical fitness...

Be Experimental Tots Science Labs Edinburgh

A child’s natural curiosity and ability to ask questions make them perfect budding scientists and at Be Experimental we believe it’s important to...

Clown Around

Clownaround is Edinburgh's leading activity centre and children's party place!A family run venue where Julie and her team welcome you all year round for...

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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!

The Sutton Gallery

The Sutton Gallery is based on Dundas Street in Edinburgh's New Town gallery district, specialising in modern British and European art at affordable prices...

Gallery 23

We aim to foster new connections by bringing together the artist and the viewer in a diverse new environment.Our mission is to develop an understanding...

Gravity Trampoline Park

Experience the latest craze at Fountain Park Edinburgh's biggest & best trampoline park.At A GlanceOpen Jump - jump, fly, flip, dodge & dunkGravity Rocks...

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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.

Browns Brasserie & Bar Edinburgh

Browns, Edinburgh is on George Street, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the centre of the elegant 18th century new town.The stylish building nestles among...

The Arches Edinburgh

The Arches on East Market Street are a meticulous conversion of 19 historic stone arches first built in 1825.Truly something different they feature artisan...

jeelie piece

we are an independent café and community art space in tollcross, edinburgh run by mother and daughter vivian and kate macdonald.at jeelie piece, we believe...

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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!

Lily Luna

At the end of the summer of 2012 we opened our jewellery boutique "Lily Luna" on a quiet but pretty street in the heart of Edinburgh.Our key team members...

CrossEyes Edinburgh

CrossEyes sees the world differently. Sure, we keep an eye on fashion and trends but we actually design all our glasses ourselves. That’s because we...

American Golf Edinburgh

Europe's largest golf retailer.We stock a full range of golf equipment for golfers of all levels, including irons, drivers, putters, package sets, balls...

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Latest Edinburgh News

Support from Edinburgh Playhouse for Scottish charity is a smash hit

Support from Edinburgh Playhouse for Scottish charity is a smash hit

The Edinburgh Playhouse and its audiences raise over £80,000 across two decades of support for children’s charity CHAS.

Race down the runway at Edinburgh Airport for charity

Race down the runway at Edinburgh Airport for charity

Beatson Cancer Charity, has announced the launch of its inaugural, full-throttle fundraising event – Race the Runway.

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