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Popular Events in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2017 at a new location in Sighthill Park from 30th June until 9th July.
Grassmarket Unplugged

Grassmarket Unplugged

The Grassmarket stage will be coming out over summer to showcase the best local acoustic musicians.
The Royal Highland Show 2017

The Royal Highland Show 2017

The Royal Highland Show 2017 takes place 22nd - 25th June at the Royal Highland Centre.
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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!

EIFF: Play: Shaun of the Dead

EIFF: Play: Shaun of the Dead

22 Jun 2017
EIFF: Play: Watch Shaun of the Dead then party into the undead hours post-screening at The Biscuit Factory.
Paramore

Paramore

22 Jun 2017
Multi million selling three-piece, Paramore, visit Usher Hall for an intimate gig, on 22nd June!
The Royal Highland Show 2017

The Royal Highland Show 2017

22 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
The Royal Highland Show 2017 takes place 22nd - 25th June at the Royal Highland Centre.

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 International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival

21 Jun 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned for discovering & promoting the very best in international cinema.
Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Edinburgh International Magic Festival

30 Jun 2017 - 08 Jul 2017
Edinburgh International Magic Festival is an annual arts festival and is the UK’s largest magic event.

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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!

Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday

Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday

24 Jun 2017
Sarah and Duck's Big Top Birthday will take you and your children on a magical adventure at Howden Park Centre.
David Stone ‘‘Frexit’’

David Stone ‘‘Frexit’’

01 Jul 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
Award-winning French magician David Stone brings a mix of elegance and craziness to Summerhall.
R Paul Wilson ‘‘Scams and Fantasies’’

R Paul Wilson ‘‘Scams and Fantasies’’

01 Jul 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
In this show, R. Paul Wilson shares his most cherished secrets and miracles to reveal a hidden world of magic.

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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 Royal Highland Show 2017

The Royal Highland Show 2017

22 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
The Royal Highland Show 2017 takes place 22nd - 25th June at the Royal Highland Centre.
Lidl Football Zone at Royal Highland Show

Lidl Football Zone at Royal Highland Show

22 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
The SFA & Lidl are on lookout for young footballers when they bring ‘Lidl Football Zones’ to the Royal Highland Show
It’s Alive

It’s Alive

22 Jun 2017 - 18 Sep 2017
This summer, the Museum of Childhood hosts a marvellous cast of clockwork characters.

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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!

Paramore

Paramore

22 Jun 2017
Multi million selling three-piece, Paramore, visit Usher Hall for an intimate gig, on 22nd June!
EIFF: Electric Contact: A Tribute to Tom McGrath

EIFF: Electric Contact: A Tribute to Tom McGrath

23 Jun 2017
Tommy Smith will lead the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra in a musical tribute to Tom McGrath at the Queen's Hall.
Grassmarket Unplugged

Grassmarket Unplugged

24 Jun 2017
The Grassmarket stage will be coming out over summer to showcase the best local acoustic musicians.

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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!

Migrant Sisters

Migrant Sisters

07 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Heading to the Fringe? Take in Migrant Sisters, a debut play from the brand new Sisters Theatre Company.
Edinburgh International Book Festival - Afternoon Tea with.....

Edinburgh International Book Festival - Afternoon Tea with.....

12 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Listen to a fabulous selection of Authors and tuck into a classic British afternoon tea, what more could you want?
St Michael and All Saints 150th Anniversary High Mass

St Michael and All Saints 150th Anniversary High Mass

25 Jun 2017
St Michael’s and All Saints’ would love you to join them in their 150th Anniversary High Mass followed by lunch.
SRPS Railtours Steam Special - Fife Coast to Scottish Borders

SRPS Railtours Steam Special - Fife Coast to Scottish Borders

06 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
Step back in time and travel by steam train along the new Borders Railway this August to Galashiels and Tweedbank.
Edinburgh International Book Festival - Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series

Edinburgh International Book Festival - Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series

12 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Check out the Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series events that are on each day of the festival.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Writing the City

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Writing the City

12 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
Edinburgh New Town
New Towns - we look back at the past, consider what it takes to make a town work and ask what the next 70 years holds.

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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!

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...

David Lloyd Edinburgh Corstorphine

David Lloyd Edinburgh Corstorphine is a unique gym and club tucked away in Gyle Park, just off Glasgow Road. As you come in through Reception, take a...

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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!

George Square Gardens

George Square is a city square in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is in the south of the city centre, adjacent to the Meadows. It was laid out in 1766 outside...

LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Edinburgh & Lothians

Festival Fortnight is an exciting mix of sport, cultural, academic and recreational events and activities co-ordinated by LEAP Sports Scotland. The festival...

Upright Gallery

Upright Gallery is a small independent gallery run by graphic designer Ian Farmer. It is situated between Bruntsfield and Tollcross overlooking the Links...

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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.

Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh

Brazilian bar-restaurant with stone walls, booth seating and Latin dance evenings with live music.

Subway Cowgate

An independent nightclub in the heart of the old town.

OX184

Under the shadow of Edinburgh's South Bridge is OX184 a bar and late night and live music venue; renowned for its wood-fired grill, craft beer and whisky...

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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!

Zuri

Our Frendly Beauty services including: Nails, Demaplaning, Massage, Shellac, HDbrows, Spray Tan, Facials, Body and Eye Treatments.

Golden Hare Books

The Golden Hare was started by Mark Jones, a museum curator and art historian, with the initial plan of calling a children’s bookshop ‘The Golden...

Hamleys Edinburgh

Toys, the magical reaction that toys create and the world of imagination that toys promote, are at the centre of all that we do. Today, with over 255...

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Latest Edinburgh News

Summer at Loch Lomond Shores

Summer at Loch Lomond Shores

Final preparations for summer are well underway at Loch Lomond Shores!

Live life adventurously this Summer at Go Ape!

Live life adventurously this Summer at Go Ape!

Go Ape Tree Top Adventure is encouraging Scots to live life adventurously by swinging through the tree-tops this Summer!

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