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!

Dear Esther Live Dear Esther Live
20 Jan 2018
Acclaimed videogame Dear Esther comes to the Usher Hall on 20th January in a live performance never seen before.
The Skapones @ Stramash The Skapones @ Stramash
20 Jan 2018
Dance and smile with a selection of 2 Tone anthems and foot stomping tunes from The Skapones at Stramash on 20th January!
Riddle’s Court Wedding Open Day Riddle’s Court Wedding Open Day
20 Jan 2018
Recently engaged couples are being invited to come and explore the beautiful historic Riddles Court at its first wedding open day on January 20th.

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!

Burns Unbroke Burns Unbroke
25 Jan 2018 - 10 Mar 2018
Burns Unbroke is a new contemporary multi-arts festival offering diverse creative responses to Burns.
Red, Red Rose Street Red, Red Rose Street
25 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018
Red Red Rose Street returns for 2018 with a festival of Burns’ music and words running from 25th - 27th January.
manipulate Festival manipulate Festival
26 Jan 2018 - 03 Feb 2018
manipulate, produced by Puppet Animation Scotland is Scotland's Festival of visual theatre, puppetry and animation.

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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!

Dear Esther Live Dear Esther Live
20 Jan 2018
Acclaimed videogame Dear Esther comes to the Usher Hall on 20th January in a live performance never seen before.
The Lover The Lover
20 Jan 2018 - 03 Feb 2018
Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre brings The Lover, an exotic tale of remembered passion, to the Lyceum.
The Simon and Garfunkel Story The Simon and Garfunkel Story
25 Jan 2018
Direct from its success in London’s West End, 'The Simon and Garfunkel Story' is back at the Howden Park Centre on 25th January!

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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...

Riddle’s Court Wedding Open Day Riddle’s Court Wedding Open Day
20 Jan 2018
Recently engaged couples are being invited to come and explore the beautiful historic Riddles Court at its first wedding open day on January 20th.
Family Ceilidh Family Ceilidh
20 Jan 2018
Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances at the Scottish Storytelling Centre Family Ceilidh!
Gallery Tours Gallery Tours
20 Jan 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.

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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!

Unity Presents DJ Kenny Ken Unity Presents DJ Kenny Ken
20 Jan 2018
Kicking off the year in style, Unity proudly presents - DJ Kenny Ken at La Belle Angele on 20th January!
Joshua Bell’s Four Seasons with Academy of St Martin in the Fields Joshua Bell’s Four Seasons with Academy of St Martin in the Fields
21 Jan 2018
A special afternoon of music-making as Joshua Bell leads the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in Vivaldi’s well-loved Four Seasons at the Usher Hall.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra at The Queen’s Hall Scottish Chamber Orchestra at The Queen’s Hall
21 Jan 2018
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra explore a wide range of repertoire with their upcoming concerts at The Queen's Hall.

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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!

Nina Nesbitt Nina Nesbitt
22 May 2018
Don't miss Scottish singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt when she plays The Liquid Room on May 22nd as part of her UK tour.
Step It Up Dance February Camp Step It Up Dance February Camp
12 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
This February half term the Step It Up Dance team are offering you a fantastic, fun-filled and active camp with a new, fresh format & longer hours.
NatWest 6 Nations NatWest 6 Nations
03 Feb 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
Book a table now and get the best seats for the NatWest 6 Nations live coverage at The Granary Leith!

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Latest Edinburgh News

Motown the Musical

Motown the Musical

The Scottish premiere of Motown The Musical comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse 20 November 2018, running until the 8 December 2018.

Help Musicians Scotland reveal series of Launch Events spanning the country

Help Musicians Scotland reveal series of Launch Events spanning the country

BBC, Music Glue, Idlewild and Scott Hutchinson of Frightened Rabbit all help to celebrate the HMScotland launch through ROOTED IN SCOTLAND.

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!

Wild For Dance: Social Ballroom Dance Classes for beginners Wild For Dance: Social Ballroom Dance Classes for beginners
Tuesdays (starting 6 Feb) | 20:20 - 21:20 | £5pp Nu Moves Dance Studios, Livingston (...
Joy Tots Joy Tots
Joy Tots is a haven for Mums, Dads and carers to be able to watch their little ones play...
Sacred Heart Centre Sacred Heart Centre
Edinburgh's Largest Yoga Studio offering over 50 classes per week. There is a class for...

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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!

Bar Soba Edinburgh Bar Soba Edinburgh
Soba is inspired by the street vendors of South East Asia and our menu touches on traditional...
Audacious Women Festival Audacious Women Festival
The Audacious Women Festival is your chance to break down personal, political or institutional...
Battlezone Edinburgh Battlezone Edinburgh
Our Edinburgh site is based in South Queensferry, ideal for anyone in the Fife, Livingston...

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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.

Bar Soba Edinburgh Bar Soba Edinburgh
Soba is inspired by the street vendors of South East Asia and our menu touches on traditional...
The Village The Village
The Village is a very friendly Leith pub with a warm and welcoming style. Art, events...
Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen Edinburgh Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen Edinburgh
Bringing our very best bites and delicious beers to Edinburgh's West End.Based on Lothian...

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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!

Lighthouse Bookshop Lighthouse Bookshop
An independent general bookshop in Edinburgh – left leaning and politically engaged...
American Golf Braidhills Golf Range American Golf Braidhills Golf Range
Europe's largest golf retailer. We have over 120 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland...
Luxury Lighting Boutique Luxury Lighting Boutique
Luxury Lighting Boutique in Edinburgh are one of the UK's leading luxury and designer...

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