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!

Saltire Housing Awards and Panel Discussion
30 Jun 2016
Various Locations Edinburgh
Festival of Architecture: The 2016 Saltire Housing Awards will be Chaired by broadcaster and writer Kirsty Wark.
Portraits of Earth by Alexander Chapman Campbell - Solo Piano
30 Jun 2016
Join Alexander Chapman Campbell at St Andrew's & St George's West Church to hear his album 'Portraits of Earth'.
Sportsters Pub Quiz Every Thursday
30 Jun 2016
Come along to an interactive pub quiz on Thursday nights at the Sportsters Bar.

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!

Edinburgh International Magic Festival Edinburgh International Magic Festival
01 Jul 2016 - 09 Jul 2016
Edinburgh International Magic Festival is an annual arts festival and is the UK’s largest magic event.
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival
15 Jul 2016 - 24 Jul 2016
Set up in 1978, Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival now presents high quality musicians from all over the world.
Edinburgh International Fashion Festival Edinburgh International Fashion Festival
21 Jul 2016 - 24 Jul 2016
Presenting exhibits, shows, workshops and symposiums in the most beautiful and unique venues of Edinburgh.

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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!

Sing in the City: The Aw Blacks
01 Jul 2016
Don't miss a lively and entertaining show with Sing in the City: The Aw Blacks at the Festival Theatre on 1st July.
David Gerard ‘‘Game Night‘‘
02 Jul 2016 - 03 Jul 2016
Join David Gerard for “Game Night”, a one-of-a-kind mix of board games and the mystery arts, Summerhall 2nd/3rd July
Vincent Gambini ‘‘This is Not a Magic Show‘‘
02 Jul 2016 - 03 Jul 2016
Vincent Gambini "This is Not a Magic Show" is a performance of and about sleight-of-hand magic at Summerhall.

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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...

Portraits of Earth by Alexander Chapman Campbell - Solo Piano
30 Jun 2016
Join Alexander Chapman Campbell at St Andrew's & St George's West Church to hear his album 'Portraits of Earth'.
Storytime at Charwood with Jenny & Usborne Books
30 Jun 2016
Are you sitting comfortably??? Get ready to enjoy Story Time with Jenny and Usborne Books.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group
30 Jun 2016
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.

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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!

Portraits of Earth by Alexander Chapman Campbell - Solo Piano
30 Jun 2016
Join Alexander Chapman Campbell at St Andrew's & St George's West Church to hear his album 'Portraits of Earth'.
Edinburgh Contemporary Choir Free Taster (Pilrig St Pauls)
30 Jun 2016
The Edinburgh Contemporary Choir is currently looking for singers across Edinburgh. Register for a free taster now!
Hullabaloo
30 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!

Men With Coconuts
02 Jul 2016
Men With Coconuts, a five-star improvisational comedy troupe, will be at the Scottish Storytelling Centre 2nd July.
Celebration Service
03 Jul 2016 - 25 Dec 2016
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
R.E.M. tribute STIPE at the Electric Circus
02 Jul 2016
R.E.M. tribute band Stipe are delighted to be back in Edinburgh at the Electric Circus on 2nd July. Don't miss it!!

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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!

Ravelston House: Sharing Platter and Cocktails Sharing Platter and Cocktails for Two at Ravelston House

Was £14.95 | Now £14.95

Visit this family-run restaurant to enjoy a sharing platter of meat, seafood, ciabatta and other savoury treats served with a cocktail

Ravelston House: Sharing Platter and Cocktails Sharing Platter and Cocktails for Two at Ravelston House

Was £14.95 | Now £14.95

Visit this family-run restaurant to enjoy a sharing platter of meat, seafood, ciabatta and other savoury treats served with a cocktail

3D Cakes: Three-Tier Wedding Cake, Glasgow Choice of Three- or Four-Tier Wedding Cake from 3D Cakes (Up to 70% Off)

Was £425.00 | Now £129.00

Customers can choose from five designs for their three- or four-tier wedding cake to celebrate their special day

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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!

Charlotte Square Gardens
This pleasant, leafy green space located at the heart of the historic New Town is an...
Whitespace
Whitespace is an art gallery and a venue for weekly art classes set up and run by artist...
Leith Depot
We have a very cosy, welcoming and laid back bar located on Leith Walk, with lovely huge...

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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 Mercat Bar
Looking for the perfect place to meet friends and family, relax, unwind and debrief from...
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...

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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....
McNaughtans Bookshop and Gallery
McNaughtan's Bookshop, established in 1957, is a second-hand and antiquarian bookshop...

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Latest Edinburgh News

EIFF Thanks Official Funders, Partners and Supporters of the Festival.

EIFF Thanks Official Funders, Partners and Supporters of the Festival.

EIFF organisers are paying tribute to the funders, partners and supporters who have made this year’s milestone edition possible.

Award Winners at Landmark 70th Edition of The Edinburgh International Film Festival

Award Winners at Landmark 70th Edition of The Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival today announced the Award Winners for this year’s 70th edition.