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!

The Soundhouse Organisation Presents The James Lindsay Band
25 Sep 2017
Catch genre-hopping bass player James Lindsay, showcasing music from his highly acclaimed new album Strand.
Doctor Who? Some Famous and Infamous Medics of 18th and 19th century Edinburgh
25 Sep 2017
A light-hearted illustrated talk about some of the famous and infamous characters in Edinburgh's medical history.
Inside Llewyn Davis
25 Sep 2017
Inside Llewyn Davis is a 2013 American black comedy set in 1961 New York. See it at Grassmarket Picture House!

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!
Luminate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians Luminate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians
01 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
Luminate: Scotland's creative ageing festival celebrating creativity as we age.
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians
10 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival will take place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 29th October 2017.

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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!

Spamalot
26 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Monty Python's riotous comedy Spamalot gallops into the King's Theatre Edinburgh from 26th to 30th September.
Daksha Sheth Dance Company
27 Sep 2017
India’s most innovative dance company makes its Edinburgh debut with SARI at the Festival Theatre on 27th September.
Growth by Luke Norris
28 Sep 2017
Growth, by critically acclaimed writer Luke Norris, is a comedy about growing up and manning up on at Assembly Roxy.

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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...

Bolts and Bodkins
25 Sep 2017
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Spotlight Tours: The Enlightenment in Edinburgh
26 Sep 2017
Curatorial and Engagement Manager Gillian Findlay explores The Enlightenment in Edinburgh in this tour 26th September.
New Boogie Beat Tuesday Class!
26 Sep 2017
Edinburgh South
Boogie Beat classes are coming to the Leaf & Bean Cafe, with Singing, dancing, story telling and much more!

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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!

The Soundhouse Organisation Presents The James Lindsay Band
25 Sep 2017
Catch genre-hopping bass player James Lindsay, showcasing music from his highly acclaimed new album Strand.
Bon Iver
27 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
Bon Iver are making their Playhouse debut this September as part of their much anticipated European Tour.
Edinburgh Folk Club
27 Sep 2017
Come along to Edinburgh Folk Club's regular weekly show on Wednesday evenings at Summerhall.

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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!

Playtime with Chris Greive
28 Sep 2017
Chris Greive joins the Playtime collective at The Outhouse in a spontaneous session where anything might happen.
Soundhouse at The Traverse: Martin Carthy
04 Dec 2017
Martin Carthy, one of folk music's greatest innovators, plays Traverse Theatre Cafe Bar on Monday 4th December.
Dive: The Miss Annabel Sings Show Episode 3
03 Dec 2017
Get ready to unwrap an extra special festive episode of The Miss Annabel Sings Show at Traverse Cafe Bar December 3rd!

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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!

Physio Led Pilates
Physio Led Pilates are pleased to advise that they are now running a total 21 morning...
Monkey Drama Edinburgh
Monkey Drama classes are themed weekly drama classes, full of adventure, imagination,...
Edinburgh Academical Football Club
The Edinburgh Academical Football Club (EAFC) is the oldest rugby club in Scotland (in...

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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!

Historic Edinburgh Tours Ltd
There’s nothing quite like a bit of local knowledge to give you an even better understanding...
The Real Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour of Edinburgh
Sherlock Holmes is the world’s most popular detective and one of the best-loved literary...
Edintours
Edintours is a company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Is a tour operator that provides...

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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.

Copper Bottom
An independently owned venue with a friendly, vibrant and welcoming environment and atmosphere...
Hendersons of Edinburgh
An Edinburgh institution with an international reputation, Hendersons opened in 1962...
Browns Brasserie & Bar Edinburgh
Browns, Edinburgh is on George Street, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the centre of...

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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...
CrossEyes Edinburgh
CrossEyes sees the world differently. Sure, we keep an eye on fashion and trends but...
American Golf Edinburgh
Europe's largest golf retailer.We stock a full range of golf equipment for golfers of...

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Latest Edinburgh News

You Have Been Summoned!

You Have Been Summoned!

Grid Iron Theatre Company, in co-production with Traverse Theatre Company, present Jury Play – an immersive new production.

RSCDS Edinburgh gets ready for St Andrews Night

RSCDS Edinburgh gets ready for St Andrews Night

This autumn, the Edinburgh Branch of the RSCDS launched a new set of Scottish dancing classes.