Family And Kids events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Family And Kids events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Do Toddlers Understand ‘‘No’’?

Do Toddlers Understand ‘‘No’’?

1st March 2019 - 31st May 2019
Edinburgh South
Wee Science is looking for wee scientists around 1.5 years old to take part in a study on word learning at the University of Edinburgh! Read more
House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

22nd April 2019 - 29th June 2019
House of Jack kids street dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 22nd April until 29th June - Bookings now open! Read more
Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

1st May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Looking to entertain the kids? The Royal Yacht will be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia Yottie Bears on board for them to spot in this Treasure Hunt during May! Read more
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

3rd May 2019 - 26th May 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) will take place in venues across Scotland from 3rd - 26th May 2019, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health. Read more
Children’s Afternoon Tea at Dalmahoy

Children’s Afternoon Tea at Dalmahoy

7th May 2019 - 31st August 2019
Bring the little ones along to a special Children’s Afternoon Tea this Summer at Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club with colourful sandwiches, cakes and goodies! Read more
Small Wonders

Small Wonders

14th May 2019 - 2nd June 2019
Edinburgh North
An interactive theatrical experience where children are invited inside the home of a miniaturist for an immersive and awe-inspiring magical journey into the world she has created. Read more
Photography Open Exhibition

Photography Open Exhibition

15th May 2019 - 8th June 2019
Work from a diverse range of photographers will be on display at this free photography exhibition at Gallery Close from 15th May. Read more
Better Living Event

Better Living Event

24th May 2019 - 26th May 2019
Join the team at IKEA Edinburgh for their Better Living Event providing you with ideas and inspiration for how to live a healthier and more sustainable life at home! Read more
Valentina’s Galaxy

Valentina’s Galaxy

25th May 2019 - 1st June 2019
An intergalactic adventure for starry-eyed children inspired by the first woman in space. Featuring combustible concoctions, rocket launches and star gazing, this show is a real visual treat. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

26th May 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh Spring Foraging Courses

Edinburgh Spring Foraging Courses

26th May 2019
Edinburgh South
Wild Food UK is running Spring Foraging Courses on the edge of the picturesque Pentland Hills, less than 10 miles from the centre of Edinburgh, in May. Read more
Kerbside 139 Vegetarian & Vegan Street Food Festival

Kerbside 139 Vegetarian & Vegan Street Food Festival

26th May 2019
Kerbside 139 are hosting an extra special Vegan/Veggie edition of their street food festival on May 26th at The Three Sisters! Read more
RSPB Forth Seabird Cruise aboard the Maid of the Forth

RSPB Forth Seabird Cruise aboard the Maid of the Forth

26th May 2019
South Queensferry
Join the RSPB for a sensational cruise aboard the Maid of the Forth and experience the magical sights, sounds and smells of the seabird colonies along the Firth of the Forth! Read more
And if I were me

And if I were me

27th May 2019 - 28th May 2019
A humorous and breathtaking performance fizzing with energy, with three creature-dancers emerging from a giant rotating cube and looking at how we grow, change and become individuals. Read more
Emil and the Detectives

Emil and the Detectives

27th May 2019 - 29th May 2019
This highly designed and satisfying tale breaks ground for the independent-children-versus-devious-adults story genre, as young Emil enlists the help of streewise kids to defeat an evil thief. Read more
Mappamondo

Mappamondo

27th May 2019 - 29th May 2019
An imaginary journey across the Earth where sand, earth, bark and a range of natural sounds are playfully interwoven by a dancer and percussionist to create a world of colours and sounds. Read more
Nero

Nero

27th May 2019 - 29th May 2019
An unusual sensory show about darkness, where two performers moving amongst the audience create a magical atmosphere of dancing light and reflections. Read more
Playful Tiger

Playful Tiger

27th May 2019 - 29th May 2019
Edinburgh South
A highly physical interactive dance performance about a troubled family’s world turned upside down by a mischievous tiger, specially created for children who are profoundly autistic. Read more
Super Human Heroes

Super Human Heroes

27th May 2019 - 1st June 2019
Who will save Captain Sunshine, if he cannot save himself? Super Human Heroes is a comic and musical dance with darkness for 8 to 13 year olds. Read more
Family Nights: Destination Moon Launch

Family Nights: Destination Moon Launch

28th May 2019
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings at this special Dynamic Earth family night! Read more
I Wish I Was a Mountain

I Wish I Was a Mountain

28th May 2019 - 30th May 2019
Performed by a poetry slam champion this show uses rhyme and live music with an ingenious set of illuminated plywood houses, to explore what happens when we are granted all our wishes. Read more
Kevin Clifton in Burn the Floor

Kevin Clifton in Burn the Floor

28th May 2019
Burn the Floor brings their famous, infectious and rebellious energy to the Festival Theatre, starring Strictly Come Dancing favourite Kevin Clifton, and new Italian heartthrob, Graziano Di Prima! Read more
This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

28th May 2019 - 1st June 2019
A contemporary fairytale about triplet sisters abandoned in a forest, who follow their own path in the world and fulfil their dreams through courage, determination and friendship. Read more
Love’s Labour’s Lost

Love’s Labour’s Lost

29th May 2019 - 8th June 2019
Love's Labour's Lost is Shakespeare at Traquair's main stage production for 2019. An outdoor promenade performance, it’s a boisterous send-up of all those who confuse fantasy with reality. Read more
Us/Them

Us/Them

29th May 2019 - 31st May 2019
A dynamic retelling of the Beslan school siege where 1,200 children were held hostage by a group of armed terrorists. Told through the eyes of two children with humour and a matter-of-fact approach. Read more
New Owner

New Owner

30th May 2019 - 1st June 2019
This moving tale of friendship between a dog and an old lady, seen through the dog’s eyes, combines puppetry, live action and animation, and sensitively explores loss and new beginnings. Read more
The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

30th May 2019 - 2nd June 2019
Mixing ingenious tricks and anarchic theatre, this unpredictable and quirky show is brimming with fun and exciting magic. Read more
Three Legs

Three Legs

30th May 2019 - 2nd June 2019
Filled with playful balancing games, dance movements and handstands, and accompanied by a gorgeous contemporary soundtrack, Three Legs enchants and captivates. Read more
Gardening Scotland

Gardening Scotland

31st May 2019 - 2nd June 2019
Enjoy the biggest plant fair in Scotland when Gardening Scotland returns to the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 31st May to 2nd June. Read more
Home is where the Art is: Rock Trust Charity Art Exhibition

Home is where the Art is: Rock Trust Charity Art Exhibition

31st May 2019 - 14th June 2019
The Rock Trust's biennial exhibition and auction of postcard sized artworks is back, with donations from over 60 artists from across Scotland and beyond! Read more
P&T Pyjama Party!

P&T Pyjama Party!

31st May 2019 - 1st June 2019
Come and join the team at Gravity Trampoline Park Edinburgh for their Parent & Toddler Pyjama Party on Friday 31st May and Saturday 1st June! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

1st June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

1st June 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Granton Community Event

Granton Community Event

1st June 2019
Granton Campus is once again throwing its doors open to the wider community for the College’s second Granton Community Event on Saturday 1 June. Read more
Roman Lamp Making

Roman Lamp Making

1st June 2019
Join Archaeology Scotland for a crafty few hours exploring Scotland's Roman past in this family event at Lauriston Castle on 1st June! Read more
The Little Bath

The Little Bath

1st June 2019 - 2nd June 2019
A unique dance performance full of white floating foam, malleable and fragile, sculpted to create landscapes and ephemeral characters by a dancer on stage. Read more
The Meadows Festival

The Meadows Festival

1st June 2019 - 2nd June 2019
Edinburgh's free volunteer-run music & community Meadows Festival returns on the 1st and 2nd June 2019. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

2nd June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Family Funday

Family Funday

2nd June 2019
Edinburgh Festival Carnival invites you to a fun day for all the family, with activities for very young children and toddlers all the way up to teenagers looking for more skill development. Read more
Glorious Gardening

Glorious Gardening

2nd June 2019
Join us at Lauriston Castle on Sunday the 2nd of June for a special gardening workshop to celebrate National Children’s Gardening Week! Read more
Scottish Slime!

Scottish Slime!

2nd June 2019
12 year old Keely from Waid Acadamy has organised the first Scottish Slime Convention so come along to the Holiday Inn City West on 2nd June and enjoy all thing Slime! Read more
Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

6th June 2019 - 8th June 2019
Follow Alice on her strange journey through Wonderland with the Queen of Hearts, Mad Hatter, the frantically late White Rabbit as Blue Raincoat Theatre Company presents Alice in Wonderland! Read more
Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

7th June 2019
Maid of the Forth’s famed Jazz Cruises are back with an even bigger programme, featuring live music from resident band, Maid of the Forth Stompers! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

8th June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

8th June 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Fizz on the Forth

Fizz on the Forth

8th June 2019
Join us for Maid of the Forth's sunset cruise – Fizz on the Forth - as part of our acclaimed musical events programme. Read more
The Deep Blue Sea

The Deep Blue Sea

8th June 2019
World Ocean’s Day is Saturday 8th June. Join us at Lauriston Castle and make hand felted pictures and also some little bunting inspired by the sea in this workshop with Margaret Finday! Read more
The MoonWalk Scotland 2019

The MoonWalk Scotland 2019

8th June 2019
The MoonWalk Scotland is coming to town on Saturday 8 June. Have fun with the whole family by taking on a challenge which raises money & awareness for grant-making breast cancer charity Walk the Walk! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

9th June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Recitals for Wrigglers

Recitals for Wrigglers

9th June 2019
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers returns for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery! Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

9th June 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
Seashore Foraging

Seashore Foraging

9th June 2019
Explore the shore with Anna Canning from Floramedica and find out about some of the ancient natural remedies that can be found around Blackness Castle! Read more
Summer Meadow Mobile

Summer Meadow Mobile

9th June 2019
Capture the magic of a bright and sunny summer’s day and create a beautiful handcrafted mobile using textured paper and natural materials in this family workshop with Erik Petrie. Read more
Tiny Tales: Magical Morning with Susi Briggs

Tiny Tales: Magical Morning with Susi Briggs

11th June 2019
Tiptoe and stomp with Nip Nebs Scots children’s book author Susi Briggs as she takes you on an enchanted trail through the world of pixies and giants at the Scottish Storytelling Centre! Read more
Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters

12th June 2019
The three-time Tony and multi-award-winning Broadway star Bernadette Peters returns to the UK this June and you can catch her at the Usher Hall on Wednesday 12th! Read more
Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians

Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians

13th June 2019 - 16th June 2019
Prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians. It’s the history of Egypt with the nasty bits left in! Read more
Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

13th June 2019 - 16th June 2019
Prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors, guaranteed to thrill you and your children as historical figures and events come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips! Read more
Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

14th June 2019
The hugely popular Folk Cruise is back so come along and enjoy live music from Scottish folk band, Pure Malt, on the 3-hour cruise! Read more
Little Boxes | Stolen Futures

Little Boxes | Stolen Futures

14th June 2019 - 15th June 2019
Catch two shows presented by Strange Town 'Little Boxes' and 'Stolen Futures' at the Traverse Theatre on 14th & 15th June! Read more
A Carberry Summer Fair

A Carberry Summer Fair

15th June 2019
Enjoy an indulgent day at Carberry Tower, browsing local artisan food, drink and craft stalls on Saturday 15th June! Read more
A Scottish Celebration

A Scottish Celebration

15th June 2019
Take a celebratory journey through Scottish choral music with the Scottish Chamber Choir on Saturday 15th June in Old Saint Pauls Episcopal Church! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

15th June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

15th June 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Let’s Rock Scotland

Let’s Rock Scotland

15th June 2019
Let's Rock Scotland, the Ultimate 80's Festival, returns to Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday 15th June 2019 with a fantastic lineup of artists bringing you the very best of the 80’s! Read more
Pinkie’s Den

Pinkie’s Den

15th June 2019
In honour of Autistic Pride Day, Beth Hamilton-Cardus presents a new storytelling-based performance celebrating diversity for children and families, including those with additional support needs. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

16th June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Toil and Trouble

Toil and Trouble

16th June 2019
Edinburgh Living History invites you to a costumed performance about the Reid Family who lived in Lauriston Castle in the 1900's. Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Classes at Wooden Toys Edinburgh

Boogie Beat Pop Up Classes at Wooden Toys Edinburgh

17th June 2019
Edinburgh North
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's classes at Wooden Toys Edinburgh for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

17th June 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail Edinburgh

Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail Edinburgh

17th June 2019 - 30th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Oor Wullie's BIG Bucket trail will be taking to the streets of Edinburgh this summer with life-size, individually decorated Oor Wullie sculptures waiting to be discovered, for everyone to enjoy! Read more
Family Nights: To the Moon and Back Again

Family Nights: To the Moon and Back Again

18th June 2019
With the help of astronomy experts Alastair Bruce, Martin Black and William D. Taylor from the Royal Observatory Edinburgh, celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings in our ShowDome. Read more
Hair the Musical

Hair the Musical

18th June 2019 - 22nd June 2019
Come join the tribe and relive the summer of love as Hair the Musical comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in June! Read more
The Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show

20th June 2019 - 23rd June 2019
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre for it's 179th show from 20th June! Read more
Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

21st June 2019
Maid of the Forth’s famed Jazz Cruises are back with an even bigger programme, featuring live music from resident band, Maid of the Forth Stompers! Read more
A Walk to Remember East Lothian

A Walk to Remember East Lothian

22nd June 2019
Various Locations East Lothian
Come and join St Columba's Hospice for A Walk to Remember on Saturday 22 June. This family-friendly event offers two routes, the Big Yin at 13.5 miles and the Wee Yin at 5.5 miles. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

22nd June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Covenanters Besieged

Covenanters Besieged

22nd June 2019 - 23rd June 2019
In 1650 Dirleton Castle was besieged and badly damaged by 1,600 Cromwellian troops. Walk through the working living history camp, handle weapons and watch as the soldiers perform a pike drill! Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

22nd June 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

23rd June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Cinema on Sunday at Summerhall: That Man From Rio

Cinema on Sunday at Summerhall: That Man From Rio

23rd June 2019
Philippe de Broca rose to international success with this tongue-in-cheek adventure tale That Man from Rio, a spoof of 007-like heroics. Read more
Funbox: The Wild West Show

Funbox: The Wild West Show

23rd June 2019
Yeee haaaa! Saddle up partners as FUNBOX head out on the prairie for their brand new spectacular for 2019... The Wild West Show! Read more
Water Safari

Water Safari

23rd June 2019
Discover Linlithgow Loch by Canadian canoe with the assistance of fully qualified instructors. Read more
Wildflower Wander

Wildflower Wander

23rd June 2019
Join a Ranger on a guided walk to learn more about the flowers and plants of Holyrood Park. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

29th June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Den Building Adventures

Den Building Adventures

29th June 2019 - 20th August 2019
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
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

29th June 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Spectacular Jousting

Spectacular Jousting

29th June 2019 - 30th June 2019
Hear the thunder of hooves and the clashing of lances at the annual jousting tournament at Linlithgow Palace on 29th and 30th June! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

30th June 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Family Funday

Family Funday

30th June 2019
Edinburgh Festival Carnival invites you to a fun day for all the family, with activities for very young children and toddlers all the way up to teenagers looking for more skill development. Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club

Linlithgow Holiday Club

2nd July 2019
Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer! Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club

Holyrood Holiday Club

3rd July 2019
Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer! Read more
A Riot of Colour

A Riot of Colour

5th July 2019
Create bold and beautiful pictures inspired by Lauriston’s beautiful Japanese gardens in this family workshop at Lauriston Castle on 5th July! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

6th July 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
BRICKLIVE Ocean

BRICKLIVE Ocean

6th July 2019 - 8th September 2019
A world exclusive display is coming to Edinburgh Zoo this summer, with over 30 life-sized sculptures made from over one million LEGO® bricks, in the first-ever showing of BRICKLIVE Ocean! Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

6th July 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Fizz on the Forth

Fizz on the Forth

6th July 2019
Join us for Maid of the Forth's sunset cruise – Fizz on the Forth - as part of our acclaimed musical events programme. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

7th July 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book

7th July 2019
Go with Mowgli, Baloo and Bagheera on some of their greatest adventures as The Jungle Book comes to life with a dramatized reading from Posturous Productions at Lauriston Castle on 7th July! Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

8th July 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Edinburgh: Stirling Bridge International Arts Festival

Edinburgh: Stirling Bridge International Arts Festival

8th July 2019
Come along and experience the breathtaking sounds creating from groups hailing from South Africa, the USA and Scotland as part of Stirling Bridge International Arts Festival! Read more
Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

9th July 2019
The hugely popular Folk Cruise is back so come along and enjoy live music from Scottish folk band, Pure Malt, on the 3-hour cruise! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club

Linlithgow Holiday Club

9th July 2019
Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer! Read more
The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

9th July 2019 - 20th July 2019
The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, The Bodyguard is back at Edinburgh Playhouse in July with Alexandra Burke returning to the role of Rachel Marron! Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club

Holyrood Holiday Club

10th July 2019
Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer! Read more
Luna Kids Cinema: Edinburgh

Luna Kids Cinema: Edinburgh

10th July 2019 - 14th July 2019
Luna Kids Cinema is coming to The Meadows Edinburgh this Summer showing an incredible line up of films to suit big and little kids alike! Read more
Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

12th July 2019 - 14th July 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Edinburgh Festival Carnival returns with music, dance, costumes, circus acrobatics and puppetry from all over the world from 12th - 14th July as part of the Edinburgh Jazz Festival. Read more
Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

12th July 2019
Maid of the Forth’s famed Jazz Cruises are back with an even bigger programme, featuring live music from resident band, Maid of the Forth Stompers! Read more
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

12th July 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

13th July 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Classes at Wooden Toys Edinburgh

Boogie Beat Pop Up Classes at Wooden Toys Edinburgh

13th July 2019
Edinburgh North
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's classes at Wooden Toys Edinburgh for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Mardi Gras at Grassmarket

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Mardi Gras at Grassmarket

13th July 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
It's non-stop entertainment and a party atmosphere for Mardi Gras as a host of bands bring jazz to Grassmarket on 13th July. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

13th July 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

13th July 2019
Bring your picnic for an inventive take on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing against the dramatic back-drop of Lauriston Castle and watch the sun set behind you! Read more
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

13th July 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

14th July 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

14th July 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

14th July 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature! Read more
Animal Anatomy: Felt Art Workshop

Animal Anatomy: Felt Art Workshop

16th July 2019
Create and sew a felt anatomical model of either a penguin, armadillo or chimpanzee that you can take home with you in this workshop with artist Alison Grubb at Surgeons' Hall Museums. Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club

Linlithgow Holiday Club

16th July 2019
Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer! Read more
Monkeying Around- Comparative Anatomy Art Workshop

Monkeying Around- Comparative Anatomy Art Workshop

16th July 2019
Join Surgeons Hall Museums and artist Alison Grubb for this art and comparative anatomy workshop and explore the similarities and differences between a chimpanzee and a human! Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club

Holyrood Holiday Club

17th July 2019
Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer! Read more
Animal Anatomy: Felt Art Workshop

Animal Anatomy: Felt Art Workshop

18th July 2019
Create and sew a felt anatomical model of either a penguin, armadillo or chimpanzee that you can take home with you in this workshop with artist Alison Grubb at Surgeons' Hall Museums. Read more
Monkeying Around- Comparative Anatomy Art Workshop

Monkeying Around- Comparative Anatomy Art Workshop

18th July 2019
Join Surgeons Hall Museums and artist Alison Grubb for this art and comparative anatomy workshop and explore the similarities and differences between a chimpanzee and a human! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

20th July 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Coastal Capers

Coastal Capers

20th July 2019
Head to the beach for a fun afternoon of rockpooling, beach art and games with Historic Environment Scotland! Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

20th July 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

21st July 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
The Lauriston Castle Teddy Bear’s Picnic

The Lauriston Castle Teddy Bear’s Picnic

21st July 2019
Join us at Lauriston Castle on Sunday 21st July for a morning of teddy bear themed fun! Remember to bring a picnic. Read more
Water Safari

Water Safari

21st July 2019
Discover Linlithgow Loch by Canadian canoe with the assistance of fully qualified instructors. Read more
Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy

Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy

22nd July 2019
Edinburgh West
Join the Scottish Saxophone Academy for a fun, intensive and inspiring five-day summer school with SSA tutors and special guest coach for the week, David Milne. Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club

Linlithgow Holiday Club

23rd July 2019
Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer! Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

24th July 2019
Join a ranger and travel back in time 350 million years to discover the fascinating story behind the rocks of Holyrood Park. Read more
Grayson Perry: Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

Grayson Perry: Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

25th July 2019 - 2nd November 2019
Julie Cope’s Grand Tour comes to Dovecot Edinburgh bringing the complete set of tapestries designed by Grayson Perry for A House for Essex. Read more
Macbeth

Macbeth

25th July 2019
Bring your picnic for an inventive take on Shakespeare’s Macbeth against the dramatic back-drop of Lauriston Castle and watch the sun set behind you! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

27th July 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

27th July 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
2019 Edinburgh Big Fun Run

2019 Edinburgh Big Fun Run

28th July 2019
Enter today and join in the fun when the Big Fun Run Edinburgh returns on Sunday July 28th to Holyrood Park! Read more
2019 Edinburgh Dog Jog

2019 Edinburgh Dog Jog

28th July 2019
Come and have a bark in the park with your four-legged friend at Dog Jog Edinburgh on Sunday 28th July! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

28th July 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Charity Car Boot Sale

Charity Car Boot Sale

28th July 2019
Are you searching for the perfect gift, or just fancy a good old-fashioned rummage? Come along to Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Charity Car Boot Sales! Read more
Fringe for Bairns

Fringe for Bairns

28th July 2019
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with a good old fashioned sing-along as they watch their favourite films! Read more
Tree Sculpture

Tree Sculpture

28th July 2019
Today is National Tree Day! Discover the trees of Lauriston on a magical art trail through the woods then create a tree sculpture to adorn your home or garden in this family workshop on 28th July! Read more
Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

30th July 2019
The hugely popular Folk Cruise is back so come along and enjoy live music from Scottish folk band, Pure Malt, on the 3-hour cruise! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club

Linlithgow Holiday Club

30th July 2019
Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer! Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club

Holyrood Holiday Club

31st July 2019
Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer! Read more
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Don't miss the legendary show, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, when it returns for its 13th Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Imagination Workshop Hub

Imagination Workshop Hub

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
This colourful and classy 5-star hub, new for Edinburgh Fringe 2019, in The Principal Hotel George Street, will host 11 amazing acts including Fringe favourite, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience. Read more
Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Receiving rave reviews in 2018, the brand new, fully immersive comedy 'Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience' comes to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time in 2019. Read more
Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: LA Phil at Tynecastle

Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: LA Phil at Tynecastle

2nd August 2019
In this epic family friendly concert, LA Phil will celebrate the start of the 2019 International Festival in Tynecastle Park stadium with music from Star Wars, E.T. and many more! Read more
Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

2nd August 2019 - 4th August 2019
Join in the fun as the Foodies Festival, the UK’s largest celebration of food & drink, returns to Inverleith Park Edinburgh from 2nd to 4th August! Read more
Princess Pumpalot: The Ghostly Farting Monk Hunt

Princess Pumpalot: The Ghostly Farting Monk Hunt

2nd August 2019 - 12th August 2019
Based on characters from the top-selling children's books by Robin Mitchell, Princess Pumpalot and Guffy embark on another absurd adventure in this brand-new show for 2019! Read more
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

2nd August 2019 - 24th August 2019
With the iconic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, the four corners of the globe will meet in a kaleidoscope of music, dance and entertainment making the Edinburgh Tattoo an event like no other! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

3rd August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: 9

Edinburgh International Festival: 9

3rd August 2019 - 6th August 2019
Our senses allow us to apprehend the world around us. 9 brings them to vivid life through a bold journey of sensation. A work for families. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

3rd August 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Fizz on the Forth

Fizz on the Forth

3rd August 2019
Join us for Maid of the Forth's sunset cruise – Fizz on the Forth - as part of our acclaimed musical events programme. Read more
Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

3rd August 2019
Learn, create and perform your own magic in this workshop at Lauriston Castle this summer for Ages 7 - 11! Read more
The West End Fair

The West End Fair

3rd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Welcome to the West End Fair! Edinburgh's largest Arts, Crafts and Design Fair will be running from Saturday 3rd - Sunday 25th of August in the churchyard of St John's Church. Read more
Truckfest Scotland

Truckfest Scotland

3rd August 2019 - 4th August 2019
Scotland’s biggest and best truck show returns to Edinburgh’s Royal Highland Centre on the 3rd & 4th August. A great day out for the family! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

4th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Fringe for Bairns

Fringe for Bairns

4th August 2019
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with a good old fashioned sing-along as they watch their favourite films! Read more
Piano Summer School - Residential

Piano Summer School - Residential

4th August 2019 - 9th August 2019
St Mary's Music School is running a residential Piano Summer School, from 4th to 9th August, and is open to enthusiastic pianists age 13-19 who are at Grade 6 and above. Read more
Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

6th August 2019
The hugely popular Folk Cruise is back so come along and enjoy live music from Scottish folk band, Pure Malt, on the 3-hour cruise! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club

Linlithgow Holiday Club

6th August 2019
Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer! Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club

Holyrood Holiday Club

7th August 2019
Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer! Read more
Sketchy Scrapbooks!

Sketchy Scrapbooks!

9th August 2019
Today is National Book Lovers Day! Come and spend time sketching our magical castle and our beautiful grounds with Erik Petrie, then seal your memories in a handmade scrapbook! Suitable for age 4+. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

10th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

10th August 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

10th August 2019
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

11th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Fringe for Bairns

Fringe for Bairns

11th August 2019
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with a good old fashioned sing-along as they watch their favourite films! Read more
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

11th August 2019
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room! Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

11th August 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
Summer Stroll

Summer Stroll

11th August 2019
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Linlithgow Loch and Peel and discover the wildlife that calls the loch its home. Read more
Women’s Tour of Scotland: Stage Three - Edinburgh

Women’s Tour of Scotland: Stage Three - Edinburgh

11th August 2019
The Women's Tour of Scotland is set to be an outstanding world class permanent UCI calendar professional race fixture! Cheer on the racers as they start and finish in Edinburgh's Holyrood Park! Read more
Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

Folk Cruise: Firth of Forth

13th August 2019
The hugely popular Folk Cruise is back so come along and enjoy live music from Scottish folk band, Pure Malt, on the 3-hour cruise! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club

Linlithgow Holiday Club

13th August 2019
Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer! Read more
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

13th August 2019
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room! Read more
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

14th August 2019
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room! Read more
Longwood: Napoleon’s Last Days

Longwood: Napoleon’s Last Days

15th August 2019 - 17th August 2019
On the 250th anniversary of Napoleon's birth, Posturous Productions invites you to meet the man behind the monster and the tyrant behind one of the biggest wars this world had ever known. Read more
Edinburgh Summer Foraging Course

Edinburgh Summer Foraging Course

16th August 2019 - 18th August 2019
Wild Food Uk returns to The Flotterstone Inn near Penicuik for some Edinburgh Summer Foraging Courses this August. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

17th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

17th August 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

18th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Fringe for Bairns

Fringe for Bairns

18th August 2019
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with a good old fashioned sing-along as they watch their favourite films! Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

19th August 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

22nd August 2019
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room! Read more
Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

23rd August 2019
Maid of the Forth’s famed Jazz Cruises are back with an even bigger programme, featuring live music from resident band, Maid of the Forth Stompers! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

24th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

24th August 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

24th August 2019
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
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

25th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Dogs Trust West Calder Fun Day

Dogs Trust West Calder Fun Day

25th August 2019
Livingston
Dogs Trust West Calder's popular annual Fun Day is returning on Sunday 25th August, offering the perfect chance for you to show off your pooch! Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

25th August 2019
Come along for an informative chat and night time walk around the Palace and Peel as we search for Linlithgow's nocturnal inhabitants. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

26th August 2019
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
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

31st August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

31st August 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

1st September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Paws by the Prom (Open Day)

Paws by the Prom (Open Day)

1st September 2019
An exciting day is in store for all the family at this years 'Paws by the Prom', Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home's Open Day, on Sunday 1st September. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

6th September 2019
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
Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

6th September 2019
Singalonga Productions brings you their newest show, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

7th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

7th September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

7th September 2019
Come along for an informative chat and night time walk around the Palace and Peel as we search for Linlithgow's nocturnal inhabitants. Read more
Parkaeology

Parkaeology

7th September 2019 - 8th September 2019
Celebrate Scottish Archaeology Month and drop in to Historic Environment Scotland's parkaeology event in Holyrood Park on 7th and 8th September! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

8th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Pedal For Scotland: The Wee Jaunt - Edinburgh

Pedal For Scotland: The Wee Jaunt - Edinburgh

8th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Pedal for Scotland Wee Jaunt® Edinburgh returns on Sunday 8th September and it's a family friendly and traffic free 10 mile bike ride starting in Linlithgow. Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

8th September 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

14th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

14th September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

15th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Recitals for Wrigglers

Recitals for Wrigglers

15th September 2019
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers returns for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery! Read more
Mamma Mia

Mamma Mia

19th September 2019 - 28th September 2019
Don't miss the sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! when it returns to Edinburgh Playhouse in September 2019, to open a UK Tour celebrating 20 years since it's London premier! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

21st September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Crannogs: Ancient Life on Linlithgow Loch

Crannogs: Ancient Life on Linlithgow Loch

21st September 2019
Join Historic Scotland and friends from the Scottish Crannog Centre as we journey back in time 2,500 years and learn about the crannogs that were built on Linlithgow Loch! Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

21st September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Fizz on the Forth

Fizz on the Forth

21st September 2019
Join us for Maid of the Forth's sunset cruise – Fizz on the Forth - as part of our acclaimed musical events programme. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

22nd September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

28th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

28th September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

29th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Annie

Annie

30th September 2019 - 5th October 2019
Direct from the West End, Annie returns in 2019 and is stopping off at the Edinburgh Playhouse as part of a UK tour. Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

30th September 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

5th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

5th October 2019 - 31st October 2019
Explore a world of magic and shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre this October! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

6th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

12th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

12th October 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in Lauriston Hall with caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Read more
Comic Con Scotland

Comic Con Scotland

12th October 2019 - 13th October 2019
Monopoly Events brings Comic Con Scotland back to Edinburgh for a second year and this time it comes to the Royal Highland Centre on 12th and 13th October! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

13th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

13th October 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

18th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

19th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

19th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

20th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Halloween Wand Making Workshop

Halloween Wand Making Workshop

20th October 2019
Join us at Lauriston Castle in a magical crafting class just in time for Halloween and create your own unique magic wand! Read more
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

20th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature! Read more
Friday Fright Night

Friday Fright Night

25th October 2019
It's Friday Fright Night! enjoy a little extra horror once the sun goes down, but it's all good family fun at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Spooky Saturday

Spooky Saturday

26th October 2019
It's Spooky Saturday at Almond Valley Heritage Centre on October 26th with lots of spooky activities for younger children. Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

28th October 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

5th November 2019 - 9th November 2019
The iconic musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert is going on tour and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in November 2019! Read more
Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

9th November 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in Lauriston Hall with caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Read more
Cheese Fest Edinburgh

Cheese Fest Edinburgh

9th November 2019
Experience some of the cheesiest cheeses in the world with Melted Raclette, Cheese Wheels, Gooey Mozzarella Sticks and a whole host of cheesetastic tastes at Cheese Fest Edinburgh 2019! Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

10th November 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
9 To 5 The Musical

9 To 5 The Musical

12th November 2019 - 16th November 2019
Tumble outta’ bed and stumble to the Edinburgh Playhouse to see Dolly Parton’s smash-hit musical this November! Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

18th November 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

22nd November 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 22nd, 23rd and 30th November in Lauriston Hall. Read more
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

23rd November 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 22nd, 23rd and 30th November in Lauriston Hall. Read more
Christmas Market

Christmas Market

24th November 2019
Get ahead of the crowds this Christmas and support our dogs and cats by visiting the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home annual Christmas Market on 24th November! Read more
How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

26th November 2019 - 1st December 2019
Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic story 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' when it comes to life on stage at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in November! Read more
King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

30th November 2019 - 19th January 2020
Roll up, roll up! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray and Grant Stott are back in a circus-inspired King's Panto spectacular packed full of the thrills, spills, dazzling stunts and jaw-dropping special effects! Read more
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

30th November 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 22nd, 23rd and 30th November in Lauriston Hall. Read more
Disney’s The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King

5th December 2019 - 9th February 2020
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures. Read more
Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen

Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen

7th December 2019 - 29th December 2019
Scottish Ballet’s 50th year will come to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen this Christmas at the Festival Theatre! Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

8th December 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

9th December 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Hogmanay Ceilidhs

Hogmanay Ceilidhs

31st December 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their Hogmanay Ceilidhs on 31st December in Lauriston Hall. Read more
Tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurs

24th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life. Read more
Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show

Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show

24th April 2020 - 26th April 2020
Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2020, immersing you in the extraordinary and elemental power of its music and dance! Read more

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