Events in Edinburgh in August 2018

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh during August 2018 below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions! Read more
Can taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

Can taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

27th October 2017 - 30th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Heriot-Watt University are looking for people aged 65 and over in Edinburgh & Lothians to take part in a new study. Read more
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About! Read more
Historic Underground

Historic Underground

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015. Read more
Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

2nd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
We'll be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia toy corgis on board the ship for you to spot. Read more
Children’s Judo Club

Children’s Judo Club

2nd March 2018 - 2nd March 2019
Randori Judo will be starting a four week Introduction to Judo Course commencing on Friday 2nd March at 4:30pm at Clovenstone Community Centre. Read more
Art of Glass

Art of Glass

6th April 2018 - 2nd September 2018
An exhibition exploring the work of leading glass artists in Britain today comes to the National Museum of Scotland from 6th April. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - 101 Greenbank Crescent

Scotland’s Gardens - 101 Greenbank Crescent

15th April 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens: 101 Greenbank Crescent has a variety of distinct areas and terraces with interest all year round. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens  - Tyninghame House and the Walled Garden

Scotland’s Gardens - Tyninghame House and the Walled Garden

1st May 2018 - 31st August 2018
Various Locations East Lothian
Scotland’s Gardens: Wander round the outstanding gardens of the splendid 17th century pink sandstone Tyninghame House. Read more
Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

11th May 2018 - 21st October 2018
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, bringing the irresistible allure of the most beautiful city in the world to The Queen's Gallery. Read more
Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

17th May 2018 - 4th August 2018
See Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft when it goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 17th May. Read more
Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

22nd May 2018 - 24th August 2018
The winning entries to the 2018 Fringe Schools Poster Competition will be on display at Dynamic Earth from 22nd May until 24th August. Read more
Growing Up With Books

Growing Up With Books

1st June 2018 - 9th December 2018
Explore the world of children’s books in this exhibition on now at the Museum of Childhood. Read more
Their Work Is Not Forgotten

Their Work Is Not Forgotten

8th June 2018 - 14th October 2018
Explore the past and present of political activism in Edinburgh in this new exhibition celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage. Read more
SLIME Workshops

SLIME Workshops

15th June 2018 - 1st September 2018
Bring the kids along to Gooey Events Ltd for these new slime making and playing workshops during the summer holidays. Suitable for ages 4+. Read more
‘Moon Shadows’ by Laura Gill Artwork

‘Moon Shadows’ by Laura Gill Artwork

16th June 2018 - 25th August 2018
Artist Laura Gill's latest exhibition ‘Moon Shadows’ continues her study of the timeless quality of movement of the human figure. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Inveresk Village

Scotland’s Gardens - Inveresk Village

17th June 2018 - 31st August 2018
Musselburgh
Scotland’s Gardens: Inveresk Village is a collection of five walled gardens including Shepherd House. Read more
Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

22nd June 2018 - 25th November 2018
Discover the story of Scottish pop music at the National Museum of Scotland as they take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day. Read more
Den Building Adventures

Den Building Adventures

30th June 2018 - 20th August 2018
Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and remote corners of the Almond Valley site during the summer holidays! Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

1st July 2018 - 26th August 2018
Join us this summer at Dynamic Earth and take part in our brand new interactive programme aimed at families ‘Operation Earth’. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Newhall

Scotland’s Gardens - Newhall

1st July 2018 - 31st August 2018
Various Locations Midlothian
Take a Wander around the lovely gardens at Newhall as part of Scotland’s Gardens 2018. Read more
Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

3rd July 2018 - 4th June 2019
Come along and try Pilates for adults with Nicky Pender every Tuesday and Wednesday at Liberton Kirk Halls. Read more
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day. Read more
Mum and Baby Classes

Mum and Baby Classes

11th July 2018 - 11th August 2018
The Bump Club is starting a new block of Mum and Baby classes at Oriam, Heriot Watt University on 11th July. Read more
Move, Make, Colour, Create! - Daily Summer Events

Move, Make, Colour, Create! - Daily Summer Events

15th July 2018 - 12th August 2018
Take part in these free art-making afternoons for children of all ages at The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art this Summer! Read more
Puzzle in the Gardens

Puzzle in the Gardens

15th July 2018 - 15th September 2018
Cryptically painted puzzle pieces are set in the trees for viewers to discover in this art installation by Anne Gilchrist. Read more
Summer Indian Dance Saturdays

Summer Indian Dance Saturdays

21st July 2018 - 11th August 2018
Dance Ihayami is running Summer Indian Dance workshops on Saturday mornings at the Lifecare Centre in Stockbridge starting on 21st July. Read more
Bongo’s Bingo

Bongo’s Bingo

26th July 2018 - 31st August 2018
Bongo’s Bingo continues to see sell-out shows across the UK and we’re thrilled to bring it to the Edinburgh Fringe this August. Read more
Swingtrain  - Exercise on Swing Music

Swingtrain - Exercise on Swing Music

26th July 2018 - 20th September 2018
Swing into fitness with SwingTrain, a fun work out on swing and neo-swing music with short routines suiting all levels. Read more
Ulster American

Ulster American

28th July 2018 - 26th August 2018
A confrontational and brutally funny new play by David Ireland (Cyprus Avenue), exploring abuses of power, the confusion of cultural identity and the silencing of the female voice. Read more
Mark Thomas - Check Up: Our NHS at 70

Mark Thomas - Check Up: Our NHS at 70

29th July 2018 - 26th August 2018
Comedian Mark Thomas uses his own demise to explore the state of the NHS and what the future might hold for all of us. Read more
Meek

Meek

31st July 2018 - 26th August 2018
Presented by Headlong in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Meek is a tale which reflects on our own fraught times. Read more
Adulting

Adulting

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Catch award-winning cabaret artist Tash York when she brings her show "Adulting" to the Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Alice Fraser: Ethos

Alice Fraser: Ethos

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Ethos is a silly, funny and smart show that explores what it is to be human and brought to the Fringe by award-winning writer, broadcaster and comedy performer, Alice Fraser. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

1st August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
The musical improv smash hit wonder Baby Wants Candy is back at the Fringe with more brand new, ad-libbed, undefined, exhilarating 55-minute musicals. Read more
Chris Turner: We’re Where We Were

Chris Turner: We’re Where We Were

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Don't miss Manchester lad Chris Turner when he brings his show - We're Where We Were - to the Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

1st August 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

1st August 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Edinburgh Character Project

Edinburgh Character Project

1st August 2018 - 31st August 2018
Edinburgh West
This August, Edinburgh’s West End will launch a major new month-long photography exhibition, the West End Character Project, showcasing the people and places that shape it. Read more
Felicity Ward: Busting A Nut

Felicity Ward: Busting A Nut

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Felicity Ward returns to the Edinburgh Fringe after a two-year hiatus. She’s back and ready to bust a nut-ful of jokes. Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Harvest

Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Harvest

1st August 2018
Step back to the time of the Iron Age Celts and try your hand at some traditional crafts at the Holyrood Holiday Club. Read more
Jarred Christmas  ‘Remarkably Average’ Edinburgh Fringe Show

Jarred Christmas  ‘Remarkably Average’ Edinburgh Fringe Show

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Catch Jarred Christmas when he brings his brand-new show ‘Remarkably Average’ to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Read more
Open Format Clay Modelling Evening Class with Sculptor Alan Herriot

Open Format Clay Modelling Evening Class with Sculptor Alan Herriot

1st August 2018
Powderhall Bronze is offering an Open Format Clay Modelling Evening Class led by sculptor Alan Herriot in August. Read more
Pelican: Fisk

Pelican: Fisk

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Prepare yourself for an hour of the most surreal and physical style of comedy as critically acclaimed Pelican bring a brand new, mad cap, uplifting and hugely entertaining show to this year’s Fringe Read more
Thrones! The Musical Parody

Thrones! The Musical Parody

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The smash-hit must-see show of the Fringe is back, bigger and Lannister-badder than ever with a prime slot in George Square Theatre. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

1st August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Tori Scott Is #Thirsty

Tori Scott Is #Thirsty

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Join Tori Scott and her band The Shame Spirals on an audacious musical journey of slurred autobiographical stories and songs she stole from other people. Read more
Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
From two co-creators of Thrones! The Musical comes a Harry Potter musical parody that is sure to leave you spellbound. Read more
Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Join 2018 NATYS winner, Ada Campe, for a show about wonderful women, strange encounters and a fairground mystery that occurred on the Welsh coast many moons ago... Read more
Adele Cliff: Sheep

Adele Cliff: Sheep

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Adele Cliff is fast becoming one of the most sought-after acts on the UK circuit and she brings her hotly anticipated debut hour to the Festival Fringe. Read more
CLASS

CLASS

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
A parent-teacher meeting goes very wrong in CLASS – a new play about learning difficulties: in school, in life, wherever. Read more
Coriolanus Vanishes

Coriolanus Vanishes

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Coriolanus Vanishes is a contemporary tragedy exploring how childhood memories can besiege adult relationships. Read more
Craig Hill: C’mon the Lads!

Craig Hill: C’mon the Lads!

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Scotland's kilted and award-winning comedy treasure is back at the Fringe with a new show and it is soooooo not about fit-baws! Read more
Cushion-making with Zips & Piping

Cushion-making with Zips & Piping

2nd August 2018
Learn how to make professional looking cushions with zips and piping to match your furnishings and you'll never need to buy a cushion again. Read more
Daniel Sloss: X

Daniel Sloss: X

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Catch the new show from Daniel Sloss, the internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish stand-up comedian when he returns to the Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Midsummer

Edinburgh International Festival: Midsummer

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Enjoy this newly expanded version of David Grieg’s heart-warming and humorous love-letter to Edinburgh, featuring original songs by Ballboy’s Gordon McIntyre. Read more
Edinburgh Magic Show

Edinburgh Magic Show

2nd August 2018
The Edinburgh Magic Show storms into the city centre on the first Thursday of each month and you can catch it at Lulu, George Street. Read more
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Don't miss the legendary show, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, when it returns for its 11th Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Hive Mind

Hive Mind

2nd August 2018 - 9th August 2018
In this body of sculptural work, Renee Rilexie uses the human head to interrogate the human condition in a digital era. Read more
Imran Yusuf: Saint, Sinner, Sufi

Imran Yusuf: Saint, Sinner, Sufi

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Imran Yusuf, a truly unique voice in the world of comedy, bring his show 'Saint, Sinner, Sufi' to The Stand Edinburgh Fringe. Read more
Jake Howie: Read My Lips

Jake Howie: Read My Lips

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Warm and quick-witted,newcomer Jake Howie brings his frank take on life, love, sex and politics to this year’s Fringe. Read more
James Hancox: Sports For The Unsporty

James Hancox: Sports For The Unsporty

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
James Hancox has always been rubbish at sports. As a response, he’s invented his own and plans to unveil them to the world, one fringe show at a time, in his debut solo hour. Read more
Jimeoin: Roast Chicken Result!

Jimeoin: Roast Chicken Result!

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
World class stand-up as the Irishman from Australia brings his brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious comedy to his incredible 25th Edinburgh Fringe. Read more
Launch Party: Choose Life Choose Leith: Trainspotting on Location

Launch Party: Choose Life Choose Leith: Trainspotting on Location

2nd August 2018
Luath Press invites you to the Launch Party of 'Choose Life Choose Leith: Trainspotting on Location by Trainspotting expert and 'Leith Walks' tour guide Tim Bell. Read more
Lloyd Langford: Why The Big Face?

Lloyd Langford: Why The Big Face?

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
The ever-charming, award-winning Lloyd Langford returns to the Fringe with his new show 'Why The Big Face?' Read more
Make a Pencil Skirt

Make a Pencil Skirt

2nd August 2018
Make a Pencil Skirt in this 5-week Thursday evening class with Artisan Stitch starting on 2nd August Read more
On the Exhale

On the Exhale

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Martín Zimmerman’s play is a compulsive and visceral examination of American gun violence and directed by double Fringe First award-winner Christopher Haydon. Read more
Pamela’s Palace

Pamela’s Palace

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Interactive Theatre International brings 'Pamela’s Palace', a brilliantly funny and bittersweet comedy, to the Edinburgh Fringe. Read more
Peatbog Faeries

Peatbog Faeries

2nd August 2018
Don't miss the Peatbog Faeries, with their inventive and unique brand of music, when they return to Stramash on Thursday August 2nd. Read more
Peatbog Faeries - Live at Stramash

Peatbog Faeries - Live at Stramash

2nd August 2018
Don't miss the feel-good atmosphere when the Peatbog Faeries take to the stage at Stramash on 2nd August! Read more
Scott Bennett: Leap Year

Scott Bennett: Leap Year

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Scott Bennett has rapidly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars on the UK’s comedy circuit today and brings his show 'Leap Year' to the Fringe. Read more
Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Gilded Balloon brings 'Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net' to the Fringe and it's fast, furious, reliably brilliant and different every night! Read more
Signor Baffo’s Restaurant

Signor Baffo’s Restaurant

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Making its Edinburgh Fringe debut, Interactive Theatre International presents 'Signor Baffo’s Restaurant', an interactive children’s comedy. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

2nd August 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
The Greatest Play in the History of the World...

The Greatest Play in the History of the World...

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Starring Julie Hesmondhalgh (Coronation Street, Broadchurch), The Greatest Play... is squashed full of exquisite observation and heartbreaking beauty. Read more
The Wedding Reception

The Wedding Reception

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh Fringe: The Wedding Reception - The 5-star show that promises love, honour and disarray and a 3-course meal. Read more
Trio Creole feat John Burgess

Trio Creole feat John Burgess

2nd August 2018
It's the first night of a weekly residency with top ragtime jazz band "Trio Creole" playing their heady mix of rags, stomps and blues in Leith's "Papillon" bar and restaurant. Read more
Underground Railroad Game

Underground Railroad Game

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Soho Theatre presents... Underground Railroad Game, an R-rated, kaleidoscopic and fearless comedy, at Traverse Theatre in August. Read more
You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: Eye Dissection Workshops for Kids

You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: Eye Dissection Workshops for Kids

2nd August 2018
Have you ever wondered how our eyes work? Join us this summer at Surgeons’ Hall Museums for these kids eye dissection workshops and find out. Read more
A Gallant Life

A Gallant Life

3rd August 2018 - 18th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Not Cricket Productions brings this true and heart-warming new musical about Muriel Thompson, motor-racing champion, suffragette, ambulance driver and decorated war veteran, to the Fringe. Read more
Beginners Weekend Sewing Course

Beginners Weekend Sewing Course

3rd August 2018 - 4th August 2018
Learn to use a sewing machine safely and confidently in this Beginners Weekend Sewing Course with Artisan Stitch! Read more
Chinese Youth Arts Festival 2018

Chinese Youth Arts Festival 2018

3rd August 2018
Organised by Scotland-China Chamber of Commerce, the Chinese Youth Arts Festival 2018 will be held in EICC on 3rd August. Read more
Cirque Berserk

Cirque Berserk

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk, makes its eagerly anticipated Fringe debut at EICC! Read more
Coburg House Summer Open Studios Event

Coburg House Summer Open Studios Event

3rd August 2018 - 5th August 2018
Over 80 artists at Coburg House will be opening their doors offering a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes in this Summer Open Studios event. Read more
Drawing the City with the Edinburgh Sketcher

Drawing the City with the Edinburgh Sketcher

3rd August 2018
Join Mark Kirkham, the Edinburgh Sketcher, for a sketching workshop inspired by Canaletto at The Palace of Holyrood! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Waiting for Godot

Edinburgh International Festival: Waiting for Godot

3rd August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett’s iconic absurdist play, is brought to life in what has been called its greatest production for 25 years. Read more
EIF: Standard Life Aberdeen Opening Event: Five Telegrams

EIF: Standard Life Aberdeen Opening Event: Five Telegrams

3rd August 2018
Edinburgh West
A spectacular free outdoor event, the Standard Life Aberdeen Opening Event: Five Telegrams will celebrate the start of the 2018 International Festival in Festival Square. Read more
For the Love of Fantasy presents Witchcraft & Wizardry School

For the Love of Fantasy presents Witchcraft & Wizardry School

3rd August 2018 - 5th August 2018
Musselburgh
For the Love of Fantasy presents their most exciting event so far -The School of Witchcraft & Wizardry! Read more
Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

3rd August 2018 - 4th August 2018
Radio Forth on the Fringe is one of the ‘must see’ shows of this year’s Edinburgh Festival. See it at Edinburgh Playhouse! Read more
Free-Motion Embroidery using Dissolving Fabrics

Free-Motion Embroidery using Dissolving Fabrics

3rd August 2018
Artisan Stitch is holding a ‘sequel’ to the original Free-Motion Embroidery workshop so come along and learn how to create free-standing motifs. Read more
Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

3rd August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Come along for some good exercise and great fun with Edinburgh Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall during the Festival Fringe! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

3rd August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Haptic + EQ

Haptic + EQ

3rd August 2018
Haptic along with fellow Fifers, EQ will be going head to head all the way through till 5am at The Mash House on 3rd August. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

3rd August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Princess Pumpalot: The Quest for the Purple Super-Farting Bean

Princess Pumpalot: The Quest for the Purple Super-Farting Bean

3rd August 2018 - 14th August 2018
Can Princess Pumpalot and her best friend, Guffy, find the purple super-farting bean and save Wiffyville from Prince Nastavia and the low-flying gnomes? Read more
Residents Ceilidh

Residents Ceilidh

3rd August 2018
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ! Read more
The Best of Irish Comedy

The Best of Irish Comedy

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club brings The Best of Irish Comedy, featuring four top comics for the price of one, back to the Fringe. Read more
The Best of Red Raw

The Best of Red Raw

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
We bring together some of our favourites for the Fringe. Watch out for rising stars trying new material too. Read more
The Best of Scottish Comedy

The Best of Scottish Comedy

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
See the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit with at least four acts on every bill at The Stand Comedy Club Fringe. Read more
The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Wonder Women

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Wonder Women

3rd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh West
Uncork the champagne as the country's number 1 touring cabaret show - The Lady Boys of Bangkok celebrate 20 years with their new ‘Wonder Women’ Tour. Read more
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

3rd August 2018 - 25th August 2018
With the world famous Edinburgh Castle as their backdrop, the four corners of the globe will meet; making the 2018 Tattoo (3-25 August) as spectacular as ever. Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

3rd August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

3rd August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Tygers Of Pan Tang - Edinburgh Festival

Tygers Of Pan Tang - Edinburgh Festival

3rd August 2018
Catch heavy metal band, Tygers Of Pan Tang, when they return to Stramash as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Read more
User Not Found

User Not Found

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh South
It’s the moment of your death. There’s a magic button. Do you delete your entire online legacy? Or do you keep it – and leave the choice for someone else? Read more
W3L and SSW Live!

W3L and SSW Live!

3rd August 2018
W3L Wrestling comes to Linlithgow Leisure Centre for an action packed night of Live American Wrestling with special guest international Wrestling star Colt Cabana! Read more
What Girls Are Made Of

What Girls Are Made Of

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Performed with a live band, 'What Girls Are Made Of' is the true story of Cora Bissets's journey, celebrating life’s euphoric highs and epic shitstorms. Read more
2018 Chinese Arts and Culture Festival

2018 Chinese Arts and Culture Festival

4th August 2018 - 5th August 2018
Organised by Scotland-China Chamber of Commerce, the 4th Chinese Arts and Culture Festival will be held in EICC on 4th & 5th August. Read more
A Princess Party at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

A Princess Party at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

4th August 2018
Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe, Scotland's first dog cafe, invites you to a Princess Party like no other! Read more
Easy Sew - Make a Yoga Mat Bag

Easy Sew - Make a Yoga Mat Bag

4th August 2018
Join in the fun and learn to sew this made to measure Eco-Friendly Yoga Mat Bag with Upcycle World on 4th August. Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

4th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Nicola Benedetti

Edinburgh International Festival: Nicola Benedetti

4th August 2018
A morning of witty and theatrical Baroque works from Nicola Benedetti, accompanied by the world-renowned Academy of Ancient Music and Richard Egarr. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Cold Blood

Edinburgh International Festival: Cold Blood

4th August 2018 - 6th August 2018
Cold Blood is a remarkable live, feature-length cinema-dance show that is filmed in front of the audience. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: The Opening Concert

Edinburgh International Festival: The Opening Concert

4th August 2018
Celebrate the launch of the 2018 International Festival at the Usher Hall on 4th August with Josef Haydn’s explosive oratorio The Creation. Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections. Read more
Elvis McGonagall: Full Tartan Jacket

Elvis McGonagall: Full Tartan Jacket

4th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Prepare yourself for an hour of dazzling Weltschmerz, satirical verse and anarchic wit with the 2006 World Slam Champion, BBC Radio 4 regular and walking shortbread tin Elvis McGonagall. Read more
Frankomime’s Monster

Frankomime’s Monster

4th August 2018 - 17th August 2018
Posturous Productions bring you 'Frankomime’s Monster', a children's show full of scientific rigor (of the "mortis" variety), songs and very, very small crowd scenes as part of the PBH Free Fringe. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

4th August 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Funbox: Dinosaur Safari

Funbox: Dinosaur Safari

4th August 2018 - 5th August 2018
Get ready for some Stone Age singalong silliness as Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo go on their most roarsome adventure yet - Dinosaur Safari at Howden Park Centre! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

4th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

4th August 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

4th August 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Little Seedlings Club: Sensational Sun Lovers

Little Seedlings Club: Sensational Sun Lovers

4th August 2018 - 5th August 2018
Bring your young budding gardeners along to Dobbies Edinburgh's Little Seedlings Club on 4th & 5th August and put the fun into gardening! Read more
Men With Coconuts - Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Men With Coconuts - Edinburgh Fringe 2018

4th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The award-winning Men With Coconuts are back at the Fringe with an hour of improvised comedy sketches and songs, culminating in a showstopping finale. Read more
Men With Coconuts- Improvised Bond

Men With Coconuts- Improvised Bond

4th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Men With Coconuts return with their fully improvised Bond film! Expect villains, gadgets, femme fatales and sobering reflections on masculinity – all improvised live onstage! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

4th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

4th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Out of Leftfield

Out of Leftfield

4th August 2018 - 17th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Join investigative reporter Stuart Doublehorn and fine out what is going on in the small town of Leftfield! Part of PBH Free Fringe. Read more
Residents Ceilidh

Residents Ceilidh

4th August 2018
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ! Read more
Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - 39 Nantwich Drive

Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - 39 Nantwich Drive

4th August 2018
Edinburgh East
Scotland’s Gardens: Wander round this large wildlife friendly garden, run on organic principles. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - Greywalls

Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - Greywalls

4th August 2018
Various Locations East Lothian
Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - Greywalls is a six acre formal garden surrounding Greywalls Hotel. Read more
The Five Star Revue (A Title Not A Lie)

The Five Star Revue (A Title Not A Lie)

4th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Posturous Productions presents: The Five Star Revue (A Title Not A Lie), a sketch show with a title which isn't technically false advertising! Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

4th August 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

4th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

4th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Truckfest Scotland 2018

Truckfest Scotland 2018

4th August 2018 - 5th August 2018
Scotland’s biggest and best truck show returns to Edinburgh’s Royal Highland Centre on the 4th & 5th August. Read more
Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

4th August 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding a 4 day weekend Door Supervisor Training Course ever month throughout 2018. Read more
West Linton Market

West Linton Market

4th August 2018
West Linton
A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month at St. Andrews New Church Hall. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets - Sunday Specials

Arthur’s Secrets - Sunday Specials

5th August 2018
Come along for a Sunday special guided walk and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice. Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

5th August 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Clover Fields and Woodland Glades

Clover Fields and Woodland Glades

5th August 2018
Make a variety of tiny pictures using beautiful paper pulps in this 2-part workshop at Lauriston Castle. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  National Youth Choir of Scotland

Edinburgh International Festival: National Youth Choir of Scotland

5th August 2018
Christopher Bell directs the National Youth Choir of Scotland in four sumptuous works at The Usher Hall on 5th August. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  NYO - USA Jazz

Edinburgh International Festival: NYO - USA Jazz

5th August 2018
Listen to Carnegie Hall's National Youth Jazz Orchestra perform a varied programme that celebrates the big band sound at the Usher Hall on 5th August. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: The Barber of Seville

Edinburgh International Festival: The Barber of Seville

5th August 2018 - 8th August 2018
A new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera that brings a refreshing immediacy to this irresistible masterpiece. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

5th August 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Little Mix Tribute

Little Mix Tribute

5th August 2018
Catch Little Fix, the premiere tribute to the worlds biggest girl band Little Mix, at The Village Hotel Edinburgh! Read more
Live Music Sundays at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

Live Music Sundays at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

5th August 2018
In honour of all the fun of the Fringe, Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe will be showcasing some of Scotland's finest musical talent, acoustic only for the doggies sensitive ears! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

5th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
PRÉVERT, PIANO & POETRY (S3) - ‘‘Are you ready for a life change?’’ - Classical Stand-up by Alexandre PRÉVERT

PRÉVERT, PIANO & POETRY (S3) - ‘‘Are you ready for a life change?’’ - Classical Stand-up by Alexandre PRÉVERT

5th August 2018 - 11th August 2018
Alexandre Prévert offers a Classical Stand-up "one-man show" inviting you to go on a musical and poetic journey through time and history. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - Craigentinny and Telferton Allotments

Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - Craigentinny and Telferton Allotments

5th August 2018
Edinburgh East
Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - Craigentinny and Telferton Allotment site is a tranquil and charming space. Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

5th August 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

5th August 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
The Jack and Jill Market - Edinburgh

The Jack and Jill Market - Edinburgh

5th August 2018
Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at the Jack and Jill Market Edinburgh at the Galleon Sports Centre! Read more
Zoom Club: Roving Reporters

Zoom Club: Roving Reporters

5th August 2018 - 10th August 2018
Fling yourself into the Fringe as a Roving Reporter theatre critic and reviewer or leap into Press Photography and see your work published in The List magazine with the Zoom Club! Read more
100 percent Human: Open Discussions

100 percent Human: Open Discussions

6th August 2018 - 8th August 2018
Renee Rilexie will be holding open discussions about 'Being Human in the Age of Technology' as part of his 'Hive Mind' exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery. Read more
5 Day Door Supervisor Course

5 Day Door Supervisor Course

6th August 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their popular and highly recommended 5 Day Door Supervisor Course each month until October. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

6th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Dover Quartet

Edinburgh International Festival: Dover Quartet

6th August 2018
Considered one of the finest quartets of the moment and Winners of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Dover Quartet play The Queen's Hall on 6th August. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Notes from the Field - CANCELLED

Edinburgh International Festival: Notes from the Field - CANCELLED

6th August 2018 - 18th August 2018
Unfortunately, all performances of Anna Deveare Smith's 2018 Edinburgh International Festival, Notes from the Field, has been cancelled due to unforseen scheduling conflict for Ms Smith. Read more
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

6th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens. Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

6th August 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

6th August 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome! Read more
TalkFest 2018

TalkFest 2018

6th August 2018
Join Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland and Made in Scotland to explore what stimulates the artists behind this year’s Edinburgh Festivals. Read more
Theatre Uncut: Women on Power

Theatre Uncut: Women on Power

6th August 2018
Join the Theatre Uncut team as they present their brand new collection of plays, The Power Plays, written by some of the UK’s most dynamic female voices, at the Traverse Theatre! Read more
4 Day Door Supervisor Course

4 Day Door Supervisor Course

7th August 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their highly recommended 4 Day Door Supervisor Course each month throughout 2018. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:   Ane Satyre of The Thrie Estaitis

Edinburgh International Festival: Ane Satyre of The Thrie Estaitis

7th August 2018
A workshop presentation and discussion about Tyrone Guthrie’s legendary production of Sir David Lindsay's play. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:   YOA Orchestra of the Americas

Edinburgh International Festival: YOA Orchestra of the Americas

7th August 2018
Having tour the world to enormous acclaim, the YOA Orchestra of the Americas comes to the Usher Hall on 7th August. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Piotr Anderszewski

Edinburgh International Festival: Piotr Anderszewski

7th August 2018
Celebrated Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski performs one of the greatest works of the piano repertoire – Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations at The Queen's Hall on 7th August. Read more
Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume III

Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume III

7th August 2018 - 10th August 2018
Frankie Boyle brings his new show: Volume Three of his eight volume Prometheus sequence to Edinburgh Playhouse in August. Read more
Kids Summer School Yoga and Pilates Classes

Kids Summer School Yoga and Pilates Classes

7th August 2018
Pilates with Nicky Pender - Let your kids try our friendly Yoga and Pilates stretching classes during the school holidays. Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club - Bird bonanza

Linlithgow Holiday Club - Bird bonanza

7th August 2018
Grab a pair of our binoculars and see what birds you can spot at Linlithgow Loch. Suitable for ages 8-12. Read more
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

7th August 2018
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room! Read more
Nigel Slater’s Toast

Nigel Slater’s Toast

7th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
A tale of love, loss...and toast. NigelSlater's TOAST tells his childhood through the tastes and smells he grew up with. Read more
Scottish Opera’s BambinO

Scottish Opera’s BambinO

7th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
Scottish Opera's five-star show Bambino, a first operatic adventure for six to 18-month-olds and their carers, comes to the Fringe from 7th to 19th August. Read more
And So I Watch You From Afar

And So I Watch You From Afar

8th August 2018
Synergy Concerts present Irish instrumental rock band And So I Watch You From Afar at Summerhall on 8th August. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

8th August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

8th August 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

8th August 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Siegfried

Edinburgh International Festival: Siegfried

8th August 2018
A star-studded cast, backed by Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé orchestra, provide the third instalment of Wagner’s monumental Ring Cycle in this concert performance. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Viktoria Mullova and Katia Labèque

Edinburgh International Festival: Viktoria Mullova and Katia Labèque

8th August 2018
A wonderfully eclectic recital of Schumann, Prokofiev, Takemitsu, Pärt and Ravel from Russian violinist Viktoria Mullova and French pianist Katia Labèque. Read more
Finding Inner Strength Through Art: Photography as a healing process

Finding Inner Strength Through Art: Photography as a healing process

8th August 2018
Acclaimed Edinburgh-based photographers Jannica Honey and Mhairi Bell get together to talk about their work documenting women, and how the process impacted on them on a personal level. Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Gettin’ Bushcraft-y

Holyrood Holiday Club: Gettin’ Bushcraft-y

8th August 2018
Join the Holyrood Rangers on 8th August for a day of outdoor skills in the woods. Suitable for ages 10-14. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

8th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
A Duvet Day Chill at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

A Duvet Day Chill at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

9th August 2018
Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe invites you slow down for a short time and enjoy a Duvet Day with their resident Chihuahuas. Read more
Boogie Beat POP UP class

Boogie Beat POP UP class

9th August 2018
Boogie Beat POP UP class is coming to the Leaf & Bean Cafe this summer, with singing, dancing, classical fairy tales and much more! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Ilker Arcayürek and Simon Lepper

Edinburgh International Festival: Ilker Arcayürek and Simon Lepper

9th August 2018
Turkish tenor Ilker Arcayürek makes his International Festival debut with the poignant songs of Schubert and Wolf. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  King Creosote

Edinburgh International Festival: King Creosote

9th August 2018
King Creosote returns to the International Festival as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Love Cycle: OCD Love

Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: OCD Love

9th August 2018
Intensely kinetic OCD Love is one of two complementary, standalone dance pieces from the world-renowned L-E-V Dance Company. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

Edinburgh International Festival: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

9th August 2018
Paul Daniel conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland in works by French and Scottish composers, ending in Debussy’s transcendent La mer. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Vaughan Williams’s A Sea Symphony

Edinburgh International Festival: Vaughan Williams’s A Sea Symphony

9th August 2018
Martyn Brabbins, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Edinburgh Festival Chorus join forces to celebrate the 90th birthday of Scottish composer Thea Musgrave. Read more
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

9th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens. Read more
Head-Maps and Boundaries

Head-Maps and Boundaries

9th August 2018
This free talk and workshop is a chance to reflect on the insatiability of social media for our own "feeds" and is part of the Hive Mind exhibition. Read more
Hotline w/ DJ Femme Fresh, Proc Fiskal, Vaj Power + More (5am)

Hotline w/ DJ Femme Fresh, Proc Fiskal, Vaj Power + More (5am)

9th August 2018
Hotline is moving over to The Mash House for a special festival takeover with DJ Femme Fresh, Proc Fiskal, Vaj Power and more... Read more
Rags to Riches Creative Embroidery Workshop

Rags to Riches Creative Embroidery Workshop

9th August 2018
Come along to a unique and fun workshop with Artisan Stitch creating your own unique fabrics from scraps. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

9th August 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
The Monster

The Monster

9th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
The Monster - the world's largest inflatable obstacle course is coming to the Royal Highland Centre in August! Read more
Trio Creole feat John Burgess

Trio Creole feat John Burgess

9th August 2018
It's the first night of a weekly residency with top ragtime jazz band "Trio Creole" playing their heady mix of rags, stomps and blues in Leith's "Papillon" bar and restaurant. Read more
You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: Eye Dissection Workshops for Kids

You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: Eye Dissection Workshops for Kids

9th August 2018
Have you ever wondered how our eyes work? Join us this summer at Surgeons’ Hall Museums for these kids eye dissection workshops and find out. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Django Django

Edinburgh International Festival: Django Django

10th August 2018
Genre-blurring band Django Django bring their live show to Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Hocus Pocus

Edinburgh International Festival: Hocus Pocus

10th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
A captivating visual spectacle for families, Hocus Pocus weaves together dance, theatre and visual art to tell a fantastical tale of bravery. Age 7+. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  London Symphony Orchestra 1

Edinburgh International Festival: London Symphony Orchestra 1

10th August 2018
In the first of two concerts, Sir Simon Rattle and the LSO are joined by legendary pianist Krystian Zimerman for Bernstein’s Second Symphony. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2

Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2

10th August 2018
Dark and provocative Love Chapter 2 is one of two complementary, standalone dance pieces from the world-renowned L-E-V Dance Company. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Power, Gender and The Arts

Edinburgh International Festival: Power, Gender and The Arts

10th August 2018
An afternoon of debate, discussion and performance exploring the history and the reality of power in the arts. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Takács Quartet and Marc-André Hamelin 1

Edinburgh International Festival: Takács Quartet and Marc-André Hamelin 1

10th August 2018
The world-renowned Takács Quartet and powerful Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin perform two complimentary concerts of Mozart, Dvořák and Dohnanyi. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

10th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Metropolis x Heads Up (DnB Special, 5AM License)

Metropolis x Heads Up (DnB Special, 5AM License)

10th August 2018
We're linking up with local rave legends Heads Up for an evening of strictly DnB & Jungle at The Mash House on 10th August. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

10th August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Monoprinting for Stitch

Monoprinting for Stitch

10th August 2018
Try this Monoprinting for Stitch fun workshop aimed at patchworkers, quilters and aspiring textile artists and crafters. Read more
Residents Ceilidh

Residents Ceilidh

10th August 2018
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ! Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

10th August 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

10th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

10th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Women’s Adventure Film Tour - Edinburgh

Women’s Adventure Film Tour - Edinburgh

10th August 2018
The Women's Adventure Film Tour, featuring some of the world's most inspiring women in adventure, comes to Cameo Cinema on 10th August. Read more
A Princess Party at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

A Princess Party at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

11th August 2018
Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe, Scotland's first dog cafe, invites you to a Princess Party like no other! Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

11th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Stripped

Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Stripped

11th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Stripped programme celebrates comics and graphic novels in style, with authors and artists from around the world bring pictures and performance. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes:  Mind and Body

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Mind and Body

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
In this strand authors explore the complex functionality of the brain, the mysterious workings of the body’s mighty immune system and navigate the connections between physical and mental health. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes:  Muriel Spark 100

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Muriel Spark 100

11th August 2018 - 24th August 2018
In Muriel Spark's centenary year an array of writers gather to remind us of the power of her work. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Freedom and Equality

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Freedom and Equality

11th August 2018 - 27th August 2018
From freedom of speech to freedom of movement, free trade to the free internet, ideas about the meaning of freedom are the focus of many discussions this year. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Music Matters

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Music Matters

11th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Music Matters - In this series of events we welcome musicians who have put down their instrument and picked up a pen to record the pleasure and pain of their experiences. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Our Planet and Us

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Our Planet and Us

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
This series of events looks at the precarious pact between people and planet Earth and how it’s time to act while the future of the planet is still in our hands. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Playing with Books

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Playing with Books

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
This year we have lined up events featuring hip hop, opera, music and more, plus special performances. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Politics for Change

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Politics for Change

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Book Festival is a place where politicians and audiences can share ideas about how to improve society, the economy and culture. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Revolting Women

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Revolting Women

11th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Check out the events at Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Revolting Women, the militants and mavericks from 1918-2018. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Anna Meredith and the Southbank Sinfonia

Edinburgh International Festival: Anna Meredith and the Southbank Sinfonia

11th August 2018
The Southbank Sinfonia join Anna Meredith and her band for a live performance of Varmints, the 2016 Scottish Album of the Year. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  London Symphony Orchestra 2

Edinburgh International Festival: London Symphony Orchestra 2

11th August 2018
In the second of their two-concert series, the LSO and Sir Simon Rattle perform Mahler’s gargantuan Ninth Symphony – the composer’s struggle with the meaning of life. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Love Cycle: OCD Love

Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: OCD Love

11th August 2018
Intensely kinetic OCD Love is one of two complementary, standalone dance pieces from the world-renowned L-E-V Dance Company. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Takács Quartet and Marc-André Hamelin 2

Edinburgh International Festival: Takács Quartet and Marc-André Hamelin 2

11th August 2018
In the second of two complimentary concerts, the internationally-renowned string quartet and pianist further explore the sounds of central Europe, with more music from Mozart, Dvořák and Dohnanyi. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Autobiography

Edinburgh International Festival: Autobiography

11th August 2018 - 13th August 2018
Each performance of Autobiography, from Company Wayne McGregor, is unique and an experience for dancers and audience alike that’s never again repeated. Read more
Free Korfball Beginner’s Session

Free Korfball Beginner’s Session

11th August 2018
Come and try korfball at this free beginner's session with Edinburgh City Korfball Club on 11th August at Oriam. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

11th August 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

11th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

11th August 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

11th August 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

11th August 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

11th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

11th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
NSA and Hectors present...A Taste Of Paris | 5am Festival Special

NSA and Hectors present...A Taste Of Paris | 5am Festival Special

11th August 2018
Don't miss an amazing musical extravaganza on 11th August when No Strings Attached and Hector's House Edinburgh presents A Taste Of Paris, Festival Special! Read more
Residents Ceilidh

Residents Ceilidh

11th August 2018
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ! Read more
Show And Tell at The Queen’s Hall

Show And Tell at The Queen’s Hall

11th August 2018
Enjoy cutting-edge comedy from Edinburgh Comedy award-nominated stars of the Show And Tell plus some of the Fringe’s biggest stars. Read more
Summer Balloon Modelling Workshop

Summer Balloon Modelling Workshop

11th August 2018
Learn how to make your very own Balloon Models with super-fun hands-on workshop from Magic Ian, an accomplished Balloon Modeller and award-winning magician. Read more
Surreal Edinburgh - Your Favourite Places in the City

Surreal Edinburgh - Your Favourite Places in the City

11th August 2018
Inspired by Edwin G Lucas's colourful paintings, use mixed media techniques to explore your favourite spaces and memories of Edinburgh in this workshop at City Art Centre. Read more
The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

11th August 2018
The Count of Monte Cristo, is an adaptation of the book by Alexandre Dumas, a classic tale of romance, adventure and revenge. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

11th August 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

11th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

11th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Botanical Painting with Jacqui Pestell MBE

Botanical Painting with Jacqui Pestell MBE

12th August 2018
Narcissus Flower School invites you to spend a day painting with the talented and renowned Botanical Illustrator Jacqui Pestell MBE of Edinburgh Royal Botanical Garden. Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

12th August 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Unbound

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Unbound

12th August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Grab a drink from the bar and settle in for some lively literary cabaret featuring well-known talent and newcomers in the world of entertainment. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Scottish Ideas

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Scottish Ideas

12th August 2018 - 27th August 2018
This series of events explores the innovations, history and ideas which make this country such a fount of intellectual curiosity. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2

Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2

12th August 2018
Dark and provocative Love Chapter 2 is one of two complementary, standalone dance pieces from the world-renowned L-E-V Dance Company. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

12th August 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Live Music Sundays at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

Live Music Sundays at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

12th August 2018
In honour of all the fun of the Fringe, Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe will be showcasing some of Scotland's finest musical talent, acoustic only for the doggies sensitive ears! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

12th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

12th August 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Summer Family Fun Day - Closing Party

Summer Family Fun Day - Closing Party

12th August 2018
Come along to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art's summer closing party on 12th August with hands-on fun for all the family! Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

12th August 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
The Bureau of Untold Stories

The Bureau of Untold Stories

12th August 2018
Brymore Productions presents 'The Bureau of Untold Stories' with live sound effects, improvisation and unconventional storytelling skills, it's a treat for both children and adults. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

12th August 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
Water Safari

Water Safari

12th August 2018
Discover Linlithgow Loch by Canadian canoe with the assistance of fully qualified instructors. Read more
What The Moon Saw

What The Moon Saw

12th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Join Jack for a magical journey around the world in this dance and circus performance for little ones and their families. Read more
4 Day CCTV Operator Course

4 Day CCTV Operator Course

13th August 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be running 4 day CCTV Operator Courses in Edinburgh throughout 2018. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

13th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Identity Parades

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Identity Parades

13th August 2018 - 15th August 2018
Afua Hirsch’s series of interviews with writers and creative people explores to what extent we are free to define and express our own identity. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Sport and Society

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Sport and Society

13th August 2018 - 27th August 2018
In this series of events, authors and sports people talk about some of the issues, both financial and personal, surrounding sport. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Handel’s Samson

Edinburgh International Festival: Handel’s Samson

13th August 2018
Join the Dunedin Consort and John Butt, Scotland’s finest period-instrument ensemble, as they bring Handel’s powerful oratorio to life. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Ronald Brautigam

Edinburgh International Festival: Ronald Brautigam

13th August 2018
For his International Festival recital, Ronald Brautigam performs Mendelssohn and Chopin as it would have sounded in the 19th century. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Celtic Connections

Edinburgh International Festival: Celtic Connections

13th August 2018
For this specially curated evening, Celtic Connections present Le Vent du Nord & Julie Fowlis as part of the Light on the Shore programme. Read more
In Conversation at the Traverse: Live Podcast Events

In Conversation at the Traverse: Live Podcast Events

13th August 2018
A unique opportunity to join two celebrated artists, as they talk about their lives, work and what it means to create theatre today. Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

13th August 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more
On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

13th August 2018
The 1954 American crime drama film 'On the Waterfront' staring Marlon Brando is screening at Grassmarket Cinema on 13th August. Read more
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

13th August 2018
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall. Read more
South East Edinburgh Needs You!

South East Edinburgh Needs You!

13th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council is delighted to invite you to our Edinburgh Needs You! event for Edinburgh citizens over 65, in the south east at Craigmillar Park Church. Read more
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

13th August 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome! Read more
TalkFest 2018

TalkFest 2018

13th August 2018
Join Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland and Made in Scotland to explore what stimulates the artists behind this year’s Edinburgh Festivals. Read more
The Masons’ Marks Project

The Masons’ Marks Project

13th August 2018
Archaeologist Moira Greig is the originator and leader of the Mason's Mark Project which to date has recorded marks on 75 buildings in Scotland. Come along to this lecture and hear all about her work. Read more
Theatre Uncut: Women on Power

Theatre Uncut: Women on Power

13th August 2018
Join the Theatre Uncut team as they present their brand new collection of plays, The Power Plays, written by some of the UK’s most dynamic female voices, at the Traverse Theatre! Read more
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

13th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Love, hysteria, and deception reign in this Victorian reimagining of Shakespeare’s classic 'Twelfth Night' from Some Kind of Theatre. Read more
3 Day CCTV Operator Course

3 Day CCTV Operator Course

14th August 2018
This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operative within the Private Security Industry. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

14th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Year of Young People: Codename F

Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Year of Young People: Codename F

14th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival has been working with youngsters aged 8-14 who live in and around Craigmillar, Edinburgh and in Codename F the group explores a range of topics. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov

Edinburgh International Festival: Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov

14th August 2018
Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov tackle the late sonatas of Beethoven, Chopin and Rachmaninov at The Queen's Hall on 14th August. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  National Youth Orchestra of Canada

Edinburgh International Festival: National Youth Orchestra of Canada

14th August 2018
Listen to The National Youth Orchestra of Canada, conducted by Jonathan Darlington, at the Usher Hall on 14th August! Read more
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

14th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens. Read more
Introduction to Transmission Meditation - Workshop

Introduction to Transmission Meditation - Workshop

14th August 2018
Transmission Meditation is a simple form of group meditation combining two yogas: Karma Yoga & Laya Yoga. Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club - Don’t Get Lost!

Linlithgow Holiday Club - Don’t Get Lost!

14th August 2018
Take part in our orienteering challenge on the Peel, using a map to see if you can find all of our markers. Read more
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

14th August 2018
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room! Read more
South West Edinburgh Needs You!

South West Edinburgh Needs You!

14th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council is delighted to invite you to our Edinburgh Needs You! event for Edinburgh citizens over 65, in the south west at Juniper Green Village Hall. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

15th August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

15th August 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

15th August 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Catriona Morison & Simon Lepper

Edinburgh International Festival: Catriona Morison & Simon Lepper

15th August 2018
Edinburgh-born singer Catriona Morison is joined by the brilliant pianist Simon Lepper to perform a programme of Brahms, Schumann and Mahler lieder. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Hansel & Gretel

Edinburgh International Festival: Hansel & Gretel

15th August 2018
A stunning international cast tell this bewitching fairy tale in a concert performance of Engelbert Humperdinck's opera. Read more
North East Edinburgh Needs You!

North East Edinburgh Needs You!

15th August 2018
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council is delighted to invite you to our Edinburgh Needs You! event for Edinburgh citizens over 65, in the north east at The Living Memory Association. Read more
Renaissance and Early Modern Silver from the Scottish Collections at the National Museums Scotland

Renaissance and Early Modern Silver from the Scottish Collections at the National Museums Scotland

15th August 2018
An insight into the National Museums Scotland preeminent collection of historic Scottish silver discussing key objects and those with a distinctly Scottish identity with Lyndsay McGill. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

15th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
A Duvet Day Chill at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

A Duvet Day Chill at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

16th August 2018
Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe invites you slow down for a short time and enjoy a Duvet Day with their resident Chihuahuas. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Babble On - Spoken Word

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Babble On - Spoken Word

16th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
Babble On - Spoken Word gives you the chance to get to know some of the most exhilarating and talented poets writing today a lot better. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Karine Polwart’s Scottish Songbook

Edinburgh International Festival: Karine Polwart’s Scottish Songbook

16th August 2018
Karine Polwart performs a soundtrack of seminal Scottish pop songs live as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  La Maladie de la mort

Edinburgh International Festival: La Maladie de la mort

16th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
British director Katie Mitchell presents her own uncompromising stage adaptation of the provocative novella by Marguerite Duras. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Edinburgh International Festival: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

16th August 2018
Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic return to the International Festival with a vibrant programme of Richard Strauss and Prokofiev. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Robert Levin

Edinburgh International Festival: Robert Levin

16th August 2018
The early keyboard pioneer returns to the International Festival with an all-Mozart affair – contrasting some well-loved sonatas with lesser known works. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  The Beggar’s Opera

Edinburgh International Festival: The Beggar’s Opera

16th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
The Beggar’s Opera is brought into the modern day in this brand new production from Paris’s Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, resident company at the 2018 International Festival. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  XENOS

Edinburgh International Festival: XENOS

16th August 2018 - 18th August 2018
Marking the great dancer's final performances in a full-length production, Akram Khan’s XENOS confronts the tragedy of the First World War. Read more
Katherine Ryan - Glitter Room

Katherine Ryan - Glitter Room

16th August 2018
The hilarious Katherine Ryan will be performing her Glitter Room Tour at Edinburgh Playhouse on Thursday 16th August. Read more
North West Edinburgh Needs You!

North West Edinburgh Needs You!

16th August 2018
Edinburgh West
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council is delighted to invite you to our Edinburgh Needs You! event for Edinburgh citizens over 65, in the north west at the Corstorphine Astoria Centre. Read more
Refresher Sewing Class

Refresher Sewing Class

16th August 2018
If you used to sew but are a bit rusty, then this Refresher sewing class run by Artisan Stitch is a good starting point to brush up on your dressmaking techniques. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

16th August 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
The Police Sting Show

The Police Sting Show

16th August 2018
Re-worked, fresh versions of all the iconic Police and Sting solo album songs in a 70 minute show featuring an Acoustic Sting section. Read more
The Siege of Ladysmith: Nightmare in Natal

The Siege of Ladysmith: Nightmare in Natal

16th August 2018
Historian David Clarke gives this lecture on The Siege of Ladysmith: Nightmare in Natal at Lauriston Castle on 16th August. Read more
Trio Creole feat John Burgess

Trio Creole feat John Burgess

16th August 2018
It's the first night of a weekly residency with top ragtime jazz band "Trio Creole" playing their heady mix of rags, stomps and blues in Leith's "Papillon" bar and restaurant. Read more
80’s v 90’s Disco

80’s v 90’s Disco

17th August 2018
Dance the night away at our 80’s v 90’s Disco, a celebration of the music from across the decades, at the Village Hotel Edinburgh. Read more
At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

17th August 2018
Learn speed sketching skills in the grounds of Lauriston Castle with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher! Read more
Charity Golf Day

Charity Golf Day

17th August 2018
Join Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home as we enjoy a fantastic day of golf at the prestigious Bruntsfield Links. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Edinburgh International Festival: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

17th August 2018
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra performs heady works from Stravinsky, Ravel and Debussy, conducted by Ludovic Morlot. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad and David Meier

Edinburgh International Festival: Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad and David Meier

17th August 2018
Norwegian violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad makes his International Festival debut at The Queen's Hall on 17th August alongside German pianist David Meier. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Neu! Reekie!

Edinburgh International Festival: Neu! Reekie!

17th August 2018
Come along for a special evening at the International Festival from Neu! Reekie! Part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre. Read more
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

17th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

17th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

17th August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Residents Ceilidh

Residents Ceilidh

17th August 2018
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ! Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

17th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

17th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
A Princess Party at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

A Princess Party at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

18th August 2018
Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe, Scotland's first dog cafe, invites you to a Princess Party like no other! Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

18th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Killing Democracy?

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Killing Democracy?

18th August 2018 - 20th August 2018
In this series of conversations, economist Yanis Varoufakis further explores the question of whether the current form of globalised capitalism is forcing democracy towards its ultimate demise. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Christian Blackshaw and Soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Edinburgh International Festival: Christian Blackshaw and Soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker

18th August 2018
Renowned British pianist is joined by four principal players from the Berliner Philharmoniker to perform Schubert and Mozart. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Eurovision Young Musicians 2018: The Semi-finals

Edinburgh International Festival: Eurovision Young Musicians 2018: The Semi-finals

18th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
18 of the most exciting young performers from across Europe compete for one of the world’s most prized titles: Eurovision Young Musicians 2018. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra 1

Edinburgh International Festival: Scottish Chamber Orchestra 1

18th August 2018
One of Scotland’s best-loved ensembles performs the cycle of Brahms’ symphonies over two nights. In this concert he performs his first and third symphonies. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Lau-Land

Edinburgh International Festival: Lau-Land

18th August 2018
Lau will be joined by a host of friends and collaborators for a special Lau-Land on 18th August as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside. Read more
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

18th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens. Read more
Error404 Tropical Party

Error404 Tropical Party

18th August 2018
Error404 returns to The Mash House on 18th August and will be throwing a massive tropical themed party with a host of amazingly talented DJs. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

18th August 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

18th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

18th August 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

18th August 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

18th August 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Life Drawing

Life Drawing

18th August 2018
Develop your understanding of anatomical drawing with an expressive finish in this workshop with artist Erik Petrie at Lauriston Castle. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

18th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

18th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Residents Ceilidh

Residents Ceilidh

18th August 2018
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ! Read more
Seashore Foraging

Seashore Foraging

18th August 2018
Explore the shore with Anna Canning from Floramedica and find out about some of the ancient natural remedies that can be found! Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

18th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

18th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Waverley Care Comedy Gala

Waverley Care Comedy Gala

18th August 2018
Edinburgh’s biggest comedy event, the Waverley Care Comedy Gala, returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse on Saturday 18th August. Read more
Writing Workshop inspired by Edwin G Lucas: An Individual Eye

Writing Workshop inspired by Edwin G Lucas: An Individual Eye

18th August 2018
Join a guided tour of the exhibition, followed by a writing workshop with award-winning author Regi Claire at City Art Centre on 18th August. Read more
Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

19th August 2018
Bring your pooch along on a dog friendly guided walk in Holyrood Park and learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past. Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

19th August 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2

Edinburgh International Festival: Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2

19th August 2018
In the second of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Brahms cycle, Robin Ticciati conducts the second and fourth symphonies. Read more
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

19th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

19th August 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Live Music Sundays at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

Live Music Sundays at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

19th August 2018
In honour of all the fun of the Fringe, Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe will be showcasing some of Scotland's finest musical talent, acoustic only for the doggies sensitive ears! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

19th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Puppets and Prose

Puppets and Prose

19th August 2018
Join storyteller Julie Bannatyne to hear some enchanting children’s prose brought to life with puppetry and props at the Museum of Childhood. Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

19th August 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

19th August 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
The Big Poppy Bounce

The Big Poppy Bounce

19th August 2018
The Big Poppy Bounce is Poppy Scotland's brand new family fundraiser. Can you bounce 100 metres on a space hopper and help our veterans bounce back into civilian life? Read more
The Jack and Jill Market

The Jack and Jill Market

19th August 2018
Livingston
Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at The Jack & Jill Market on the 19th August at West Lothian College. Read more
Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DJ Dutchie

Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DJ Dutchie

19th August 2018
It's Drum And Bass Night as Void Space with Headz Up present special guest DJ Dutchie to The Mash House on 19th August. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

20th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Colburn Orchestra

Edinburgh International Festival: Colburn Orchestra

20th August 2018
Colburn Orchestra, an American youth ensemble, perform music by Salonen and Rachmaninov and joining them is violinist Simone Porter for Barber’s Violin Concerto. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Edinburgh International Festival: Pierre-Laurent Aimard

20th August 2018
Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs an intimate recital of virtuosic and mystical piano from Chopin, Scriabin, Debussy, Obouhow and Messiaen. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: John Grant

Edinburgh International Festival: John Grant

20th August 2018
As part of his UK tour, John Grant brings his captivating music to a very special International Festival concert at Edinburgh Playhouse on 20th August. Read more
In Conversation at the Traverse: Live Podcast Events

In Conversation at the Traverse: Live Podcast Events

20th August 2018
A unique opportunity to join two celebrated artists, as they talk about their lives, work and what it means to create theatre today. Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

20th August 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more
Monkey Music Summer Workshops

Monkey Music Summer Workshops

20th August 2018
Come and join in all the fun at Monkey Music's Summer Workshops. 45 minutes of fun and games but more importantly lots of instruments and music. Read more
Project #1

Project #1

20th August 2018
Brand new Edinburgh-based company Wildfire Theatre returns to the Traverse Theatre with Project #1. Read more
Show And Tell at The Queen’s Hall

Show And Tell at The Queen’s Hall

20th August 2018
Enjoy cutting-edge comedy from Edinburgh Comedy award-nominated stars of the Show And Tell plus some of the Fringe’s biggest stars. Read more
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

20th August 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

21st August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Corstorphine Transport Through the Ages

Corstorphine Transport Through the Ages

21st August 2018
Come along to Lauriston Castle on 21st August and hear all about Corstorphine transport through the ages from Ian Anderson, Chairman of Corstorphine Trust. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Dorothea Röschmann and Roger Vignoles

Edinburgh International Festival: Dorothea Röschmann and Roger Vignoles

21st August 2018
The celebrated German soprano, Dorothea Röschmann, returns to the International Festival with a rich moving collection of Romantic songs and is joined by British pianist Roger Vignoles. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Dvořak’s Requiem

Edinburgh International Festival: Dvořak’s Requiem

21st August 2018
Emerging young conductor Jakub Hrůša is joined by four soloists and Edinburgh Festival Chorus in one of classical music’s greatest choral epics 'Dvořak’s Requiem'. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  The End of Eddy

Edinburgh International Festival: The End of Eddy

21st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Born into poverty in rural France, this is the story of Eddy’s struggle to understand who he is, who he might become, and his fight to escape. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Martyn Bennett’s ‘Bothy Culture’

Edinburgh International Festival: Martyn Bennett’s ‘Bothy Culture’

21st August 2018
Martyn Bennett's 1996 album ‘Bothy Culture’ will be performed by the Grit Orchestra and Greg Lawson at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 21st August. Read more
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

21st August 2018
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

22nd August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

22nd August 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

22nd August 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: The Sea Around Us

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: The Sea Around Us

22nd August 2018 - 24th August 2018
In this series of keynote interviews, Tania Kovats explores the complex relationship between the oceans and the humans who exploit them. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Des canyons aux etoiles

Edinburgh International Festival: Des canyons aux etoiles

22nd August 2018
Matthias Pintscher and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra perform with Pierre-Laurent Aimard Des canyons aux etoiles by Messiaen. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Pavel Haas Quartet

Edinburgh International Festival: Pavel Haas Quartet

22nd August 2018
One of the world’s most exciting string quartets perform two landmark works in the repertoire – Schubert’s ‘Rosamunde’ and Ravel’s String Quartet. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  The Prisoner

Edinburgh International Festival: The Prisoner

22nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Prisoner, co-written and co-directed by legendary theatre-maker Peter Brook, is a provocative exploration of some of the most compelling issues of our times. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: HOME

Edinburgh International Festival: HOME

22nd August 2018
HOME is a breathtaking spectacle of illusion, choreography, inexplicable construction and storytelling, capturing all the drama and emotion of our everyday lives. Read more
Monkey Music Summer Workshops

Monkey Music Summer Workshops

22nd August 2018
Come and join in all the fun at Monkey Music's Summer Workshops. 45 minutes of fun and games but more importantly lots of instruments and music. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

22nd August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DBR UK (Renegade Hardware, Dispatch)

Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DBR UK (Renegade Hardware, Dispatch)

22nd August 2018
Void Space VS Headz Up featuring DBR UK, a recognised collective within the Home Counties Drum and Bass scene, at The Mash House on 22nd August. Read more
A Duvet Day Chill at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

A Duvet Day Chill at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

23rd August 2018
Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe invites you slow down for a short time and enjoy a Duvet Day with their resident Chihuahuas. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Eurovision Young Musicians 2018: Competition Final

Edinburgh International Festival: Eurovision Young Musicians 2018: Competition Final

23rd August 2018
Experience the classical music stars of tomorrow at the Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 Competition Final held in the Usher Hall. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  James Ehnes and Steven Osborne

Edinburgh International Festival: James Ehnes and Steven Osborne

23rd August 2018
Canadian violinist James Ehnes and Scottish pianist Steven Osborne perform a sumptuous recital of Brahms, Ravel, Debussy & Prokofiev. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

23rd August 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Speed Dating in Edinburgh

Speed Dating in Edinburgh

23rd August 2018
Find that perfect ‘someone’ at these Speed Dating events being held at Lulu and brought to you by Slow Dating. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 1

Edinburgh International Festival: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 1

24th August 2018
Celebrated conductor Marin Alsop directs a programme of Stravinsky, Schumann and Gershwin’s Piano Concerto. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: La Cenerentola

Edinburgh International Festival: La Cenerentola

24th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
A visually stunning and boldly staged production of Rossini’s opera. The classic tale of Cinderella is radically transformed by renowned director Stefan Herheim. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich

Edinburgh International Festival: Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich

24th August 2018
Pierre-Laurent Aimard is joined by Tamara Stefanovich to perform the French composer’s Visions de l’Amen and Brahms’s Sonata for Two Pianos. Read more
Edinburgh Summer Foraging Course

Edinburgh Summer Foraging Course

24th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Wild Food Uk returns to The Flotterstone Inn near Penicuik for some Edinburgh Summer Foraging Courses this August. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

24th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

24th August 2018
Come along for a night time walk around the Palace and Peel as we search for Linlithgow's nocturnal inhabitants. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

24th August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Monkey Music Summer Workshops

Monkey Music Summer Workshops

24th August 2018
Come and join in all the fun at Monkey Music's Summer Workshops. 45 minutes of fun and games but more importantly lots of instruments and music. Read more
RAW Drum and Bass Fri 24 August ft. Aries

RAW Drum and Bass Fri 24 August ft. Aries

24th August 2018
RAW Drum & Bass welcomes Aries (Born on Road/Chopstick Dubplate) to The Mash House on 24th August for Part III of the 5am Festival specials. Read more
Residents Ceilidh

Residents Ceilidh

24th August 2018
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ! Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

24th August 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

24th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

24th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
50 Shades of Magic Mike

50 Shades of Magic Mike

25th August 2018
Move over Christian Grey, Bring on Magic Mike for a Fifty Shades Ladies Night at Village Hotel Edinburgh! Read more
A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

25th August 2018
Explore aspects of surrealism in still life and landscape, inspired by Edwin Lucas’s vibrant artworks in this workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb. Read more
A Princess Party at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

A Princess Party at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

25th August 2018
Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe, Scotland's first dog cafe, invites you to a Princess Party like no other! Read more
Colourful Kite Holder

Colourful Kite Holder

25th August 2018
Make the coolest picture kite and decorate with inspiration from the historic samplers in the Museum of Childhood on 25th August. Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

25th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Illustrator in Residence

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Illustrator in Residence

25th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Edinburgh International Book Festival is thrilled to welcome back Iranian artist Ehsan Abdollahi, this time as Illustrator in Residence. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 2

Edinburgh International Festival: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 2

25th August 2018
Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra are joined by Nicola Benedetti to celebrate Leonard Bernstein on the centenary of his birth. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Hebrides Ensemble

Edinburgh International Festival: Hebrides Ensemble

25th August 2018
The Hebrides Ensemble bring The Queen’s Hall concerts to a resplendent close as they celebrate Bernstein’s centenary year with two of his compositions. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

25th August 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Furniture Painting Class by Upcycled World

Furniture Painting Class by Upcycled World

25th August 2018
Let your creativity flow and learn how to paint your furniture in this class run by Upcycled World on 25th August. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

25th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

25th August 2018
Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

25th August 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

25th August 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Leafy Laminated Jewellery

Leafy Laminated Jewellery

25th August 2018
Get your hands on the good stuff collaging 24ct gold and silver leaf foils in this fun workshop at Lauriston Castle in which you'll create pendants, brooches and earrings. Read more
Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

25th August 2018
Let your creativity flow in this relaxing and fun class, where you will design and make your own personalised wall art using decoupage. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

25th August 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

25th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

25th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Out of the Blue Flea Market

Out of the Blue Flea Market

25th August 2018
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market with over 45 stalls. Read more
Pizza and Prosecco Festival Edinburgh

Pizza and Prosecco Festival Edinburgh

25th August 2018
Get a slice of the action from an array of pop ups and bars when the Pizza & Prosecco Festival comes to Edinburgh in August! Read more
Residents Ceilidh

Residents Ceilidh

25th August 2018
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ! Read more
Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

25th August 2018
Explore the world of dogs at the Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show and find out more about man’s best friend. Read more
The Best of Northern

The Best of Northern

25th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club brings you some of finest North East comedians who regularly reside at The Stand's Newcastle Comedy Club. Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

25th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

25th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

26th August 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Mahler’s Eighth Symphony - SOLD OUT

Edinburgh International Festival: Mahler’s Eighth Symphony - SOLD OUT

26th August 2018
Daniel Harding and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra join with the NYCoS Girls Choir and Edinburgh Festival Chorus to perform Mahler’s immense masterpiece. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: St. Vincent

Edinburgh International Festival: St. Vincent

26th August 2018
St. Vincent, the Grammy Award-winning musician brings her transgressive pop on a rare visit to Scotland as part of her Fear the Future tour. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

26th August 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
FULL MOON with Transmission Meditation 2018

FULL MOON with Transmission Meditation 2018

26th August 2018
Join Share International Scotland for a powerful group meditation and work of planetary service at the time of the full moon each month! Read more
Live Music Sundays at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

Live Music Sundays at Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

26th August 2018
In honour of all the fun of the Fringe, Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe will be showcasing some of Scotland's finest musical talent, acoustic only for the doggies sensitive ears! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

26th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

26th August 2018
Explore the world of dogs at the Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show and find out more about man’s best friend. Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

26th August 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

26th August 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

27th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

27th August 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Enjoy the annual International Festival finale with inspirational music from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and breathtaking fireworks set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

27th August 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

27th August 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

28th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

29th August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

29th August 2018
Edinburgh West
Our SiMBA monthly group offers support for those who's baby has died at any stage of pregnancy or close to birth. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

29th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

30th August 2018
Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye. Read more
Sinatra and Me

Sinatra and Me

30th August 2018
Join Richard Shelton as he recreates his critically acclaimed performance of Frank Sinatra, which looks behind the iconic blue eyes. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

30th August 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
The League Of Gentlemen Live Again

The League Of Gentlemen Live Again

30th August 2018
The League of Gentlemen return to the stage in 2018 for their first UK tour in over 12 years, including a date at the Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

30th August 2018
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Ialtagan : Bats

A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Ialtagan : Bats

31st August 2018
Learn about the fascinating world of Scottish bats in this information session in Holyrood Park. This event will be in Gaelic. Read more
Dancing through the Decades

Dancing through the Decades

31st August 2018
From 70's flares to 90's glow sticks, it's a celebration of the music from across the decades with our resident DJ at the Village Hotel Edinburgh. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

31st August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

31st August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
My Jute Journey

My Jute Journey

31st August 2018
Sandra Thomson has long links with the Scottish jute industry. In this lecture she will treat you to some stories around this and also tell about her adventures to India and Bangladesh. Read more
Residents Ceilidh

Residents Ceilidh

31st August 2018
Join the infamous Burly Ceilidh Club at the Ghillie Dhu every Friday & Saturday with a 3 course meal, Live ceilidh band and DJ! Read more
Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

31st August 2018
Join the Arienas Collective for a fun evening of art and wine with Edinburgh artist Suzanne Kemplay. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

31st August 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
The Luna Cinema

The Luna Cinema

31st August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Enjoy open air cinema at the Botanics as the Luna Cinema presents three nights of classic films under the stars. Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

23rd October 2017 - 31st December 2018
Include Me 2 Club run a Junior Youth Club for ages 0 - 12 and their families at Dalmeny Community Centre on Mondays!
Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
If you’re keen to find out how to tackle a tablet, control a computer or find your way around the web, then your local library is the place to be!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

15th January 2018 - 16th December 2018
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camp

Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camp

28th June 2018 - 14th August 2018
Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camp is a fun and innovative class designed to give children between the ages of 5-12 years old an enjoyable start to the nations favourite game!
Busby Tennis Club Summer Holiday Programme

Busby Tennis Club Summer Holiday Programme

2nd July 2018 - 10th August 2018
Busby Tennis Club are running a Summer Holiday Programme for 4 - 16 year olds over the holidays, suitable all abilities!
Giffnock Soccer Centre Summer Camps

Giffnock Soccer Centre Summer Camps

2nd July 2018 - 9th August 2018
Giffnock Soccer Centre will be running their popular football camps over the whole of the summer holidays at Eastwood Park!
Summer Tennis Camps

Summer Tennis Camps

2nd July 2018 - 10th August 2018
Clarkston Tennis Club's Summer Tennis Camps offer a fun introduction to the game of tennis for girls and boys aged 5 to 16!
Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries

Summer Fun at East Renfrewshire Libraries

10th July 2018 - 7th August 2018
East Renfrewshire Libraries are running loads of fantastic and free activities for kids over the Summer holidays!
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

1st August 2018
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Include Me 2 Club - Wednesday Night Live

Include Me 2 Club - Wednesday Night Live

1st August 2018
Join Include Me 2 Club, a weekly social club for adults with additional support needs, for Wednesday Night Live!
P.A.R.T.N.E.R. Addiction Recovery Group

P.A.R.T.N.E.R. Addiction Recovery Group

1st August 2018
P.A.R.T.N.E.R. are a mutual aid support group for people with any kind of addiction, the group is totally confidential and offers help support and advice to all.
Psychic Demonstration Every Wednesday!

Psychic Demonstration Every Wednesday!

1st August 2018
Join us on Wednesdays at Athena Therapies & Holistics Academy for a Psychic demonstration from one of Glasgow's top mediums!
Walk the Block

Walk the Block

1st August 2018
Walk the Block is a weekly evening walk from Clarkston to Muirend, Giffnock and then back to Clarkston held on Wednesdays!
Whitelee Boggy Beasties Club - FULLY BOOKED

Whitelee Boggy Beasties Club - FULLY BOOKED

1st August 2018
The Whitelee Countryside Rangers' Boggy Beasties summer holiday club will return for 2018 and booking are now being taken!
Barrhead BabyCafe

Barrhead BabyCafe

2nd August 2018
Barrhead BabyCafe is a free drop-in offering information and support for pregnant and breastfeeding mums and their families!
East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Angela Convery

East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Angela Convery

2nd August 2018
Cllr Angela Convery - Ward 1 holds regular surgeries throughout Barrhead and Mure Hall, Uplawmoor.
East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: James Fletcher

East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: James Fletcher

3rd August 2018
Cllr James Fletcher - Ward 3 holds regular surgeries at in Giffnock and Thornliebank.
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

3rd August 2018
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
The Beach Boyz Story

The Beach Boyz Story

3rd August 2018
If you like the Beach Boys® songs, you will love this band! Catch the Beach Boyz Tribute Band at Eastwood Park Theatre on Friday 3rd August!
Walking Football

Walking Football

3rd August 2018
Over 50? Have you still got a love of the beautiful game? Walking Football at Barrhead Foundry or Mearns Primary School is perfect for you!
Cycle Station Bike Hire

Cycle Station Bike Hire

4th August 2018
Cycle Station's popular bike hire is back at Whitelee Windfarm every Saturday and Sunday throughout the season, weather permitting.
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

4th August 2018
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during their open season.
Gourmet Campfire Cooking - FULLY BOOKED

Gourmet Campfire Cooking - FULLY BOOKED

4th August 2018
Forget your kitchen and oven and get outside to enjoy some outdoor Gourmet Campfire Cooking with the Whitelee Countryside Rangers!
Karaoke

Karaoke

4th August 2018
Join Dino Martino and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Flying Horse for Saturday night Karaoke!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

4th August 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Cycle Station Bike Hire

Cycle Station Bike Hire

5th August 2018
Cycle Station's popular bike hire is back at Whitelee Windfarm every Saturday and Sunday throughout the season, weather permitting.
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

5th August 2018
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during their open season.
Orchardhill Fusion

Orchardhill Fusion

5th August 2018
Orchardhill Fusion is an informal, fun gathering where teenagers can enjoy some time out on a Sunday evening!
The Handlebards present Romeo and Juliet

The Handlebards present Romeo and Juliet

5th August 2018
Join the HandleBards’ all-female troupe in the beautiful Greenbank Garden for Romeo and Juliet as you’ve never seen it before!
The Wee Art Studio Pop in Open Afternoon

The Wee Art Studio Pop in Open Afternoon

5th August 2018
Come along and find out about new Adult and Teenage classes as well as a new Friday After School Kids Class at the Wee Art Studio's Pop in Open Afternoon!
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

6th August 2018
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Maxwell Mearns Castle Summer Holiday Club

Maxwell Mearns Castle Summer Holiday Club

6th August 2018 - 10th August 2018
Keep the kids amused by registering them for the annual Summer Holiday Club at Maxwell Mearns Castle Church!
Mini Picasso

Mini Picasso

6th August 2018 - 8th August 2018
Bring the kids along to Mearns Golf Academy where they can unleash their inner Picasso at these Summer holiday workshops!
Bug Hunt

Bug Hunt

7th August 2018
Join the Rouken Glen Park Activity Ranger looking for bugs and beasties in the park on Tuesday 7th August!
East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Colm Merrick

East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Colm Merrick

7th August 2018
Cllr Colm Merrick - Ward 3 holds regular surgeries in Giffnock and Thornliebank.
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

7th August 2018
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Include Me 2 Club - Big Quiz Night

Include Me 2 Club - Big Quiz Night

7th August 2018
Join Include Me 2 Club, a weekly social club for adults with additional support needs, for their Big Quiz Night!
Summer Family Yoga

Summer Family Yoga

7th August 2018
Join Yoga Fun With Debs for an afternoon of family fun and creativity as we move through our yoga practice together!
Summer Yoga Sessions for Children

Summer Yoga Sessions for Children

7th August 2018
Yoga With Debs is running Summer Yoga Sessions for Children at Netherlee Church during the school holidays!
Tuesday Friendship Club

Tuesday Friendship Club

7th August 2018
The Tuesday Friendship Club is a weekly night for adults with learning disabilities and ASN!
Walking Football

Walking Football

7th August 2018
Over 50? Have you still got a love of the beautiful game? Walking Football at Barrhead Foundry or Mearns Primary School is perfect for you!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

7th August 2018
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

8th August 2018
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Include Me 2 Club - Wednesday Night Live

Include Me 2 Club - Wednesday Night Live

8th August 2018
Join Include Me 2 Club, a weekly social club for adults with additional support needs, for Wednesday Night Live!
P.A.R.T.N.E.R. Addiction Recovery Group

P.A.R.T.N.E.R. Addiction Recovery Group

8th August 2018
P.A.R.T.N.E.R. are a mutual aid support group for people with any kind of addiction, the group is totally confidential and offers help support and advice to all.
Psychic Demonstration Every Wednesday!

Psychic Demonstration Every Wednesday!

8th August 2018
Join us on Wednesdays at Athena Therapies & Holistics Academy for a Psychic demonstration from one of Glasgow's top mediums!
Summer Yoga Sessions for Children

Summer Yoga Sessions for Children

8th August 2018
Yoga With Debs is running Summer Yoga Sessions for Children at Netherlee Church during the school holidays!
Summer Yoga Sessions for Tweens

Summer Yoga Sessions for Tweens

8th August 2018
Yoga With Debs is running Summer Yoga Sessions for Tweens at Netherlee Church during the school holidays!
Walk the Block

Walk the Block

8th August 2018
Walk the Block is a weekly evening walk from Clarkston to Muirend, Giffnock and then back to Clarkston held on Wednesdays!
Whitelee Boggy Beasties Club - FULLY BOOKED

Whitelee Boggy Beasties Club - FULLY BOOKED

8th August 2018
The Whitelee Countryside Rangers' Boggy Beasties summer holiday club will return for 2018 and booking are now being taken!
Auchenback Active Limited Annual Community Safety Family Fun Day

Auchenback Active Limited Annual Community Safety Family Fun Day

9th August 2018
Auchenback Active are holding their fantastic annual Community Safety Event on Thursday 9th August at Auchenback Resource Centre, Barrhead!
Barrhead BabyCafe

Barrhead BabyCafe

9th August 2018
Barrhead BabyCafe is a free drop-in offering information and support for pregnant and breastfeeding mums and their families!
Crookfur, Greenfarm & Mearns Village Community Council Monthly Meeting

Crookfur, Greenfarm & Mearns Village Community Council Monthly Meeting

9th August 2018
Have your voice heard on local issues at the Crookfur, Greenfarm & Mearns Village Community Council Meeting!