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The Ice Adventure: A Journey Through Frozen Scotland

The Ice Adventure: A Journey Through Frozen Scotland

Edinburgh's Christmas - Come along and be astounded by the lifelike ice sculptures in the Ice Adventure.
Christmas at the Botanics 2017

Christmas at the Botanics 2017

Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
La Clique Noël

La Clique Noël

Multi-award winning La Clique returns home to Edinburgh with a special seasonal edition of the show; La Clique Noël.
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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!

Get on the Bus

Get on the Bus

20 Nov 2017
Come along to a free screening of the 1996 film 'Get on the Bus' at Grassmarket Picture House on 20th November.
Speak Out Beginner Italian Class

Speak Out Beginner Italian Class

20 Nov 2017
Speak Italian with confidence on this new 10 week beginner Italian class starting on 20th November at Speak Out Languages.
Soundhouse at The Traverse: Molsky’s Mountain Drifters

Soundhouse at The Traverse: Molsky’s Mountain Drifters

20 Nov 2017
Soundhouse presents: Molsky’s Mountain Drifters at Traverse Cafe Bar on Monday 20th November.

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!
Edinburghs Christmas

Edinburghs Christmas

17 Nov 2017 - 07 Jan 2018
A spectacular, six-week season of festive entertainment in the heart of the city from 17th November - 7th January.
Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films & Documentaries

Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films & Documentaries

24 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
The Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films & Documentaries returns on 24th to 26th November.

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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!

Class Act

Class Act

22 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
See exciting new work from the Traverse’s next generation of playwrights – the Class Act 2017 graduates!
The Crucible

The Crucible

22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
Leitheatre present Arthur Miller's classic, the Crucible with a modern twist, at Church Hill Theatre in November.
Tango Moderno

Tango Moderno

23 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
The hot new stage spectacular from tango superstars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace comes to the Playhouse.

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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...

Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

20 Nov 2017
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh Gang Show

Edinburgh Gang Show

21 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
The Edinburgh Gang Show returns to the King’s Theatre for another spectacular week from 21st November.
Class Act

Class Act

22 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
See exciting new work from the Traverse’s next generation of playwrights – the Class Act 2017 graduates!

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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!

Soundhouse at The Traverse: Molsky’s Mountain Drifters

Soundhouse at The Traverse: Molsky’s Mountain Drifters

20 Nov 2017
Soundhouse presents: Molsky’s Mountain Drifters at Traverse Cafe Bar on Monday 20th November.
The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy

22 Nov 2017
The Divine Comedy will play the Usher Hall, Edinburgh on Wednesday 22nd November as part of their UK tour.
Restless Love featuring Meow Meow

Restless Love featuring Meow Meow

22 Nov 2017
A darkly captivating production, Restless Love is performed by Hebrides Ensemble led by cabaret diva Meow Meow.

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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!

West Linton Xmas Lights Market and December Market

West Linton Xmas Lights Market and December Market

30 Nov 2017
West Linton
West Linton Market is hosting an evening market to coincide with the switching-on of the local Christmas lights on Thursday November 30th.
Elvis: Young and Beautiful at Frankensteins Edinburgh

Elvis: Young and Beautiful at Frankensteins Edinburgh

11 Dec 2017 - 13 Dec 2017
Voted one of the best 10 shows to see at the fringe by the Scotsman, Oliver Harris returns as the young Elvis at Frankensteins in December.
Enter The Dragon

Enter The Dragon

23 Nov 2017
This week sees the long-awaited reappearance of Comedy at Dragonfly when Enter The Dragon Comedy Club returns on 23rd November!
The Edinburgh Singers: Christmas at Greyfriars

The Edinburgh Singers: Christmas at Greyfriars

09 Dec 2017
The Edinburgh Singers present a choral celebration of Christmas in the historic Greyfriars Kirk on Saturday 9th December.
EUSOG Presents: Oliver!

EUSOG Presents: Oliver!

28 Nov 2017 - 02 Dec 2017
EUSOG is proud to present their 2017 November show, Oliver! The Musical at Pleasance Theatre.
All Things Praise: From Sin to Salvation in the Time of Advent

All Things Praise: From Sin to Salvation in the Time of Advent

02 Dec 2017
Stockbridge and Canonmills
Voces Inauditae is pleased to present their Christmastime concert, "All Things Praise: From Sin to Salvation in St. Vincent's Chapel, Stockbridge.

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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!

Leith Franklin Academical Cricket Club

Leith Franklin Academicals Beige Cricket Club was formed as Leith Franklin in 1852, we play at Leith Links and have a bar, tea ladies, and a lot of fun...

Physio Led Pilates

Physio Led Pilates are pleased to advise that they are now running a total 21 morning and evening Pilates classes every week across Central Scotland....

Monkey Drama Edinburgh

Monkey Drama classes are themed weekly drama classes, full of adventure, imagination, story, role play, lots of drama, lots of props and lots and lots...

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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!

Burns Unbroke

Burns Unbroke is a new contemporary multi-arts festival offering diverse creative responses to Burns. Featured are over 30 visual artists, an Alternative...

Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films & Documentaries

The Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films & Documentaries returns this November (24th-26th Nov. 2017).It is the largest festival of Indian cinema in Scotland...

Historic Edinburgh Tours Ltd

There’s nothing quite like a bit of local knowledge to give you an even better understanding of a city and your guide has that in abundance. Robert...

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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.

Leaf & Bean Cafe

Leaf & Bean Café is an independent family run Café, Boutique and Activity Centre in the heart of Morningside. A vibrant, friendly place for people to...

Ryries

Ryries is a little changed Edwardian public house which occupies a very prominent position at the junction of Dalry Road, Haymarket Terrace and Morrison...

CC Blooms

Buzzing, unpretentious gay club over two levels with bars, dancefloor and regular cabaret nights.CC Blooms is a stylish bar by day and a classy club by...

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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!

Calumet Photographic

Calumet Edinburgh is your destination for photographic equipment and accessories. Benefit from our team’s knowledge and experience and receive independent...

CT Shirts Edinburgh

Charles Tyrwhitt originated in 1986 and was established by Nicholas Charles Tyrwhitt Wheeler because he thought he could make better shirts than anybody...

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...

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Latest Edinburgh News

Exclusive Rehearsal Imagery for Traverse Theatre Alternative Christmas Production, How to Disappear

Exclusive Rehearsal Imagery for Traverse Theatre Alternative Christmas Production, How to Disappear

The Traverse Theatre is excited to share exclusive rehearsal imagery of December’s production of How to Disappear.

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra needs you to Ring and Record Scotlands Church Bells

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra needs you to Ring and Record Scotlands Church Bells

Scottish composer Martin Suckling is on a mission to collect as many sound samples of bells from across Scotland as possible.

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