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 Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition
21 Jan 2017 - 22 Jan 2017
Just Engaged? Then come along to The Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition at Murrayfield Stadium on 21st & 22nd January.
The Reclining Figure with Kenny Hunter
21 Jan 2017 - 22 Jan 2017
The Reclining Figure with Kenny Hunter is a two-day figurative sculpture course at Powderhall Bronze.
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle
21 Jan 2017 - 25 Jan 2017
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle.

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!
Red, Red Rose Street Red, Red Rose Street
21 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
Red Red Rose Street is a new festival of Burns’ music and words running from 21st - 27th January 2017.
Manipulate Festival Manipulate Festival
27 Jan 2017 - 05 Feb 2017
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!

The Attic Collective: Lysistrata
27 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017
The Attic Collective: Lysistrata - full of raucous humour, buffoonery and doublé entendre at the King's Theatre.
Manipulate: Eat Me
28 Jan 2017
Manipulate: Eat Me is an image-based piece of theatre about a woman who uses the dark web to find someone to eat her.
Manipulate: Snapshot: Artists @ Work, Cloth
28 Jan 2017
Manipulate: Snapshot: Cloth is Tiffany Soirat’s first solo piece, see it at the Traverse Theatre 28th 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...

1 day Introduction to Sewing Workshop
21 Jan 2017
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing in this 1 day Introduction to Sewing Workshop on 21st January.
Street Burns - Red, Red Rose Street
21 Jan 2017 - 22 Jan 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Join local musicians in celebrating the works and world of Rabbie Burns.
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock
21 Jan 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday.

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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!

Street Burns - Red, Red Rose Street
21 Jan 2017 - 22 Jan 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Join local musicians in celebrating the works and world of Rabbie Burns.
Braw Burns - Red, Red Rose Street
23 Jan 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Live music fills three venues for a night dedicated to the words and works of Rabbie Burns.
Admiral Fallow plus Mt Doubt + Josh Fuchs
24 Jan 2017
Independent Venue Week welcomes Admiral Fallow playing as a trio to La Belle Angèle + Mt. Doubt & Josh Fuchs Music.

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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!

NYOS Junior Orchestra - Summer Concert
15 Jul 2017
The NYOS Junior Orchestra will be holding their Summer Concert at Greyfriars Kirk on 15th July!
NYOS Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert 2017 - The Americas
15 Apr 2017
NYOS Symphony Orchestra perform an array of exhilarating and horizon broadening compositions inspired by The Americas.
The Meat Conference
04 Mar 2017
A day of stories and insights to inspire, light a fire and level up your creative career.

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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!

Soma Yoga Scotland Edinburgh Branch
Soma Yoga is a newly registered charity in Scotland, and we are very enthusiastic about...
Live Drama
Formed in 2001, Live Drama runs classes, youth theatre groups and summer schools for...
Edinburgh Jitsu
Edinburgh Jitsu is a well established martial arts club that has been teaching Japanese...

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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!

Red, Red Rose Street
A new festival of Burns' music, words and comedy expanding the traditional Burns Night...
Edinburgh Iranian Festival
The Edinburgh Iranian Festival is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO...
Stills Gallery
Stills is a centre for photography based in the heart of Edinburgh. We offer exhibitions...

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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.

SKYbar Edinburgh
Enjoy drinks, laid back sounds and stunning views of the Castle. SKYbar Edinburgh is...
The Melting Pot
A DINING EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHERThe Melting Pot is the original fondue restaurant where...
Indigo Yard
Since 1996, Indigo Yard bar and restaurant has provided the perfect setting to enjoy...

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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!

Holyrood Architectural Salvage
Holyrood Architectural Salvage is Edinburgh’s largest architectural salvage yard with...
The Scottish Soapworks
We are passionate about our products and pride ourselves on sourcing the very best natural...
Duncason & Edwards
Located in the heart of Edinburgh, we have been in the pawnbroking business for over...

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Latest Edinburgh News

World famous Monte Carlo Rally to leave from Paisley

World famous Monte Carlo Rally to leave from Paisley

Final checks are being made on a collection of classic cars which will set off next week from Paisley on the 2017 historic rally run to Monte Carlo!

Sir Tom walks the walk with pledge to move fundraising up a gear

Sir Tom walks the walk with pledge to move fundraising up a gear

110% of funds raised from this year’s Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk will go to charity!