What's On In Edinburgh

Welcome to What's on Edinburgh, we pride ourselves for keeping you up to date on all events taking place in Edinburgh throughout the year. From the latest theatre events and live music performances to local activities and fantastic attractions, we keep you up to date daily!

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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!

A World in Transition – Humanity has reached a decisive moment (presentation)
12 Dec 2017
Join us at Share International to hear about unfolding world events from a unique spiritual perspective.
Dominion Cinema Charity Night
12 Dec 2017
The Dominion Cinema brings you Singing in the Rain, a special event for two local charities, The Open Door and Queensferry Care.
4DXtreme Challenge
12 Dec 2017
Cineworld Edinburgh is on the search for the region’s most daring adventurers to invite them to compete in the ultimate thrill-seeking 4DX challenge.

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.
Edinburghs Hogmanay Edinburghs Hogmanay
30 Dec 2017 - 01 Jan 2018
Three DAYS of spectacular events, incredible bands and amazing crowds from every corner of the globe.

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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!

Shrek the Musical
12 Dec 2017 - 07 Jan 2018
Shrek the Musical, the must-see show for all the family, comes to Edinburgh Playhouse for Christmas! Age 5+.
Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure
16 Dec 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
Nonsense Room Productions bring you Little Red’s Christmas Adventure, an original festive musical for children.
Balloonatics
16 Dec 2017
Scottish comedian Chris Henry’s hit kids show, Balloonatics, returns to Edinburgh after a complete sell out at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

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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...

Dominion Cinema Charity Night
12 Dec 2017
The Dominion Cinema brings you Singing in the Rain, a special event for two local charities, The Open Door and Queensferry Care.
Splat Messy Play - Christmas Party Week Livingston
12 Dec 2017
Join us for our Christmas party themed week at Splat Messy Play in Livingston on Tuesday 12th December.
Shrek the Musical
12 Dec 2017 - 07 Jan 2018
Shrek the Musical, the must-see show for all the family, comes to Edinburgh Playhouse for Christmas! Age 5+.

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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!

Jammin at Voodoo
13 Dec 2017
Monthly Live Jam Session with some of Scotland's leading musicians playing lounge grooves from many genres.
Edinburgh Folk Club
13 Dec 2017
Come along to Edinburgh Folk Club's regular weekly show on Wednesday evenings at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar!
Feed the Minds Carol Concert at Greyfriars Kirk
14 Dec 2017
Join international development charity Feed the Minds for their Edinburgh Carol Concert on Thursday 14th December.

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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!

An Improvised Christmas with TBC & Friends
17 Dec 2017
Come join with us for an Improvised Christmas on 17th December with TBC Improv Theatre at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Definition - 10th Birthday + Foodbank Funrdaiser
23 Dec 2017
Definition, Sneaky Pete's longest running club night, is celebrating its 10th Birthday on 23rd December by donating all proceeds to Edinburgh Foodbanks.
Jeff Tweedy
31 Jan 2018
Don't miss Jeff Tweedy when he plays The Queen's Hall on 31st January as part of a UK tour!

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Latest Edinburgh News

Traverse Theatre announces Spring Summer 2018 programme

Traverse Theatre announces Spring Summer 2018 programme

The Traverse Theatre today reveals its Spring/Summer 2018 season including brand new and returning productions.

First Minister leads messages of goodwill to Paisley as City of Culture competition comes to an end

First Minister leads messages of goodwill to Paisley as City of Culture competition comes to an end

Nicola Sturgeon has said she believes Paisley’s UK City of Cuture bid will lead to ‘lasting benefit’ for the town.

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!

Sacred Heart Centre Sacred Heart Centre
Edinburgh's Largest Yoga Studio offering over 50 classes per week. There is a class for...
Splat Messy Play West Calder Splat Messy Play West Calder
Splat Messy Play provides sensory messy play classes for babies and toddlers from 6 months...
Leith Franklin Academical Cricket Club Leith Franklin Academical Cricket Club
Leith Franklin Academicals Beige Cricket Club was formed as Leith Franklin in 1852, we...

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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!

Battlezone Edinburgh Battlezone Edinburgh
Our Edinburgh site is based in South Queensferry, ideal for anyone in the Fife, Livingston...
Jupiter Artland Jupiter Artland
Set within the picturesque 80 acre estate of Bonnington House, Jupiter Artland is the...
Burns Unbroke Burns Unbroke
Burns Unbroke is a new contemporary multi-arts festival offering diverse creative responses...

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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 Telford Arms The Telford Arms
Great Traditional Family Restaurant & Bar, specialises in fresh home made food and famous...
Leaf & Bean Cafe Leaf & Bean Cafe
Leaf & Bean Café is an independent family run Café, Boutique and Activity Centre in...
Ryries Ryries
Ryries is a little changed Edwardian public house which occupies a very prominent position...

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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!

Luxury Lighting Boutique Luxury Lighting Boutique
Luxury Lighting Boutique in Edinburgh are one of the UK's leading luxury and designer...
Conifox Conifox
Located on the outskirts of Kirkliston, 5 minutes from Edinburgh Airport and 20 mins...
Rouken Glen Garden Centre Linlithgow Rouken Glen Garden Centre Linlithgow
Rouken Glen Garden Centre are experts when it comes to supplying high quality plants,...

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