What's On In Edinburgh

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!

Comedy Benefit Gig - PCS National Museums
31 May 2016
Please come along and help us celebrate the successful end of the long-running dispute at National Museum of Scotland.
That’s Entertainment
31 May 2016 - 04 Jun 2016
That's Entertainment Celebrates the biggest hits of the 30’s 40’s and 50’s at the Edinburgh Playhouse.
Imaginate: Poggle
31 May 2016 - 05 Jun 2016
Imaginate Festival - Poggle, a playful dance-theatre piece with live music, clapping rhythms & high energy dance.

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!

Imaginate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians Imaginate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians
28 May 2016 - 05 Jun 2016
The Imaginate Festival is Scotland’s international festival of performing arts for children and young people.
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling Edinburgh Festival of Cycling
09 Jun 2016 - 19 Jun 2016
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling is a real showcase for all aspects of cycle culture and the City of Edinburgh.
Leith Festival Leith Festival
11 Jun 2016 - 19 Jun 2016
Leith Festival is an array of colour, sound, culture and pageantry that takes place over nine days in June.

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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 Polar Bears Go Up!
02 Jun 2016 - 04 Jun 2016
The Polar Bears are back and they are moving up in the world. See them at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
Audience with Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe - Touch of Class
03 Jun 2016
Strictly Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe perform a dance showcase spectacular at the Usher Hall.
Zheng He-When the Dragon Ships Came
09 Jun 2016
Zheng He-When the Dragon Ships Came, an award winning show blending puppetry, video & animation at Central Hall.

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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...

Bubble Tea Sampling Night
31 May 2016
We bring you another tea - riffic Bubble Tea sampling night on 31st May at Tempo Tea Bar!
Imaginate: Poggle
31 May 2016 - 05 Jun 2016
Imaginate Festival - Poggle, a playful dance-theatre piece with live music, clapping rhythms & high energy dance.
Musical Theatre Classes for children aged 8-12
31 May 2016
Love acting and singing? Come along to our musical theatre classes for children aged 8-12 at North Merchiston Club.

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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!

I Love Hip Hop
31 May 2016
At The Bongo Club every Tuesday – for those who want to celebrate the hip hop classics but also the brand new.
Glasgow Philharmonia Summer Concert
02 Jun 2016
Glasgow Philharmonia returns to Greyfriars Kirk with their annual Summer concert on the 2nd June.
02 Jun 2016
An underground party uproar – your one-stop non-stop Thursday night commotion at the Bongo Club.

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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!

Tour de Forth - Volunteer Opportunity
05 Jun 2016
Various Locations Edinburgh
We are looking for volunteers to support at one of Edinburgh’s best cycling Sportive events, the Tour de Forth.
23 Jun 2016 - 24 Jun 2016
Edinburgh West
Edinburgh International Film Festival: Ithaca, an elegant, moving story of a teenager delivering telegrams in WWII.
Hard Rock Rising Showcase
01 Jun 2016
Join us at Hard Rock Cafe, Edinburgh on Wednesday 1 June for the ROCK LOCAL/WIN GLOBAL showcase!

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Edinburgh Daily Deals & Discounts

There's only a few hours left to bag yourself one of these brilliant offers for eating out or things to do in and around Edinburgh!

The National Mining Museum scotland: Mining Museum Family Entry National Mining Museum: Family Day Pass from £5.20 (Up to 52% Off)

Was £10.50 | Now £5.20

Uncover the history of mining and the life of the workers with passes for one or two adults with up to three or six children

Britannia Spice: AA Rosette Awarded Indian Meal AA Rosette Awarded Indian Food at Britannia Spice: Groupon Worth £20 or £40 (55% Off)

Was £20.00 | Now £9.00

£20 for two or £40 for four to explore spices and other tastes of flavour-rich Indian cuisine at this AA Rosette awarded restaurant

Experience Limits: Super Car Driving Experience Choice of Up to Four Super Cars to Drive at Experience Limits

Was £39.00 | Now £39.00

Drivers can accelerate the adrenaline rush during laps in an Audi R8, Lamborghini Gallardo, Porsche 911 Turbo or Nissan GTR

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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!

Gracemount Leisure Centre
Gracemount caters to a wide range of sports and activities from the outdoor fives to...
Alba Flamenca
At the heart of Alba Flamenca is the desire to make flamenco accessible to all. So naturally...
Cineworld Edinburgh
Multiplex cinema chain showing the latest international blockbusters in 2D and 3D formats...

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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!

Leith Depot
We have a very cosy, welcoming and laid back bar located on Leith Walk, with lovely huge...
Midlothian Explorer
The new service “Visit Midlothian Explorer” launches on Monday 18 April from the...
Lola Lo
Lively Polynesian bar and dance club with bamboo decor, flamboyant cocktails and VIP...

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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 Caley Sample Room
The Caley Sample Room, located to the West of Edinburgh’s city centre offers a cosy...
The Magnum Restaurant and Bar
Here at The Magnum Restaurant and Bar we use the finest ingredients and work closely...
Twenty Princes Street
Twenty Princes Street has made a real impression on the dining scene in Edinburgh since...

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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!

Craigdon Mountain Sports, Edinburgh
Craigdon Mountain Sports is a leading supplier of outdoor clothing, equipment and accessories...
Seashore Gallery
Seashore Gallery is a popular, friendly art gallery, studio and gift shop by the sea....
The Centre, Livingston
With 155 shops and 7,000 parking spaces... if you love shopping then you'll love The...

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