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!

Ellen Kent’s La Bohème
30 Mar 2017
La Bohème - Opera & Ballet International presents this Ellen Kent production at Edinburgh Playhouse 30th March.
Chess: the Musical
30 Mar 2017 - 01 Apr 2017
Chess: The West End and Broadway hit comes to the Festival Theatre direct from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Offside
30 Mar 2017 - 01 Apr 2017
Futures Theatre brings the Scottish Premier of 'Offside' to the Traverse Theatre.

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!
Rare Books Edinburgh 2017 Rare Books Edinburgh 2017
20 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
Rare Books Edinburgh is a new festival dedicated to rare, collectable, & important books and the history of the book.
Puppet Animation Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians Puppet Animation Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians
25 Mar 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
The Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children!

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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!

Horse McDonald in Careful
30 Mar 2017
Horse McDonald’s autobiographical play, Careful comes to The Brunton in March.
Mairi Campbell: Pulse - Edinburgh
30 Mar 2017
Mairi Campbell: Pulse - The story of award-winning musician Mairi's quest to heal cultural wounds.
Chess: the Musical
30 Mar 2017 - 01 Apr 2017
Chess: The West End and Broadway hit comes to the Festival Theatre direct from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

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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...

Hamleys is Opening at Jenners!
30 Mar 2017
This week Hamleys opens in the iconic Jenners Department Store in the heart of Scotland’s Capital City.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group
30 Mar 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
The University of Edinburgh Dance Performance
31 Mar 2017 - 01 Apr 2017
The University of Edinburgh Dance Performance returns for another year of exciting and eclectic dance!

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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!

Paradise Pains
30 Mar 2017
Paradise Pains brings ECA students together for a night of performance art, music and dancing.
Joe McCorriston + JW Edwards and Support - Edinburgh
31 Mar 2017
Leith
Joe McCorriston + JW Edwards will be playing an intimate acoustic gig at Sketchy Beats Cafe as part of their UK tour.
Disgraceland
31 Mar 2017
Edinburgh's premier purveyor of leftfield punk rock, Disgraceland play at La Belle Angèle on 31st March.

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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!

Hamleys is Opening at Jenners!
30 Mar 2017
This week Hamleys opens in the iconic Jenners Department Store in the heart of Scotland’s Capital City.
Battle of Arras Centenary Commemorations
09 Apr 2017
Legion Scotland host The Battle of Arras Centenary Commemorations taking place on Edinburgh Castle Esplanade.
Blood Diamond
24 Apr 2017
Blood Diamond, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is a 2006 German-American political war thriller.

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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!

Sunshine Yoga Edinburgh
Sunshine Yoga is a Yoga studio set in a beautiful space with warm, friendly souls. We...
Neil Bankhurst Photography
Edinburgh Based Professional Portrait Photographer.Baby, Children, Model, Family, Commercial...
The Edinburgh Yoga Room
At the Edinburgh Yoga Room you will find experienced teachers sharing their knowledge...

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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!

St Cecilias Hall
The beautiful, elliptical St Cecilia's Hall dates back to 1763, making it the oldest...
Patriothall Gallery
Patriothall Gallery is an Artist led gallery run by the artists in the WASPS Patriothall...
RebusFest
Hosted by IAN RANKIN and the Orion Publishing Group REBUSFEST is a weekend of literature...

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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 Jaffle Joint
Family friendly café-bar, live music, and toasties.
The Devils Advocate
The Devil’s Advocate is a bar and restaurant situated in the historical and atmospheric...
The Golf Tavern
When you step foot into The historic Golf Tavern, you are stepping into a little piece...

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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!

Hamleys Edinburgh
Toys, the magical reaction that toys create and the world of imagination that toys promote...
Genevieve Flowers Ltd
Geneviève is an Edinburgh based luxury online flower boutique inspired by a Scandinavian...
Holyrood Architectural Salvage
Holyrood Architectural Salvage is Edinburgh’s largest architectural salvage yard with...

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Latest Edinburgh News

Phillip Schofield Returns To Host The Knights of Music UK Tour

Phillip Schofield Returns To Host The Knights of Music UK Tour

Edinburgh Playhouse set to welcome The Knights of Music with Philip Schofield.

Sparks announce a date at Queens Hall, Edinburgh on 20th of September 2017

Sparks announce a date at Queens Hall, Edinburgh on 20th of September 2017

Sparks announce new album Hippopotamus, The Hippopotamus Tour (EU dates), plus share video for title track.