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

Benidorm Live
PROMOTED EVENT

Benidorm Live

17th September 2018 - 22nd September 2018
Check-in to the Solana for a dose of Benidorm sunshine and see your favourite stars live on stage for the first time at Edinburgh Playhouse.
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Funbox: Rocking All Over The World
PROMOTED EVENT

Funbox: Rocking All Over The World

22nd September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Get ready to strut your funky stuff when Funbox bring their new show, Rocking All Over The World, to The Brunton Theatre!
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Madagascar – A Musical Adventure
PROMOTED EVENT

Madagascar – A Musical Adventure

2nd October 2018 - 6th October 2018
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure is coming out of the zoo and into the Edinburgh Playhouse as part of a UK tour!
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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
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
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
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
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
Braveheart’s Revenge

Braveheart’s Revenge

30th July 2018 - 30th September 2018
Don't miss 'Braveheart’s Revenge', the scariest, funniest journey through Edinburgh's darkest history, every day at the Edinburgh Dungeon! Read more
2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 30th August

2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 30th August

30th August 2018 - 30th September 2018
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine in this 2 week workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Wildlife Paintings by Keith Brockie

Wildlife Paintings by Keith Brockie

1st September 2018 - 3rd October 2018
Keith Brockie presents new paintings based on a two-year project sketching wildlife on a Perthshire estate in this exhibition at Waterston House, Aberlady. Read more
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

3rd September 2018 - 14th December 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 3rd September, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack. Read more
Benidorm Live

Benidorm Live

17th September 2018 - 22nd September 2018
Check-in to the Solana for a dose of Benidorm sunshine and see your favourite stars live on stage for the first time at Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
Little Baby Bum

Little Baby Bum

21st September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Little Baby Bum - Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme Friends at the world premiere of a brand new live show. Read more
Sea Creatures: Life Beneath The Ocean

Sea Creatures: Life Beneath The Ocean

21st September 2018 - 18th October 2018
An immersive and interactive new exhibition allowing visitors to explore the secrets of life beneath the ocean’s waves is coming to the Royal Highland Centre! Read more
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

22nd September 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

22nd September 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: Rocking All Over The World

Funbox: Rocking All Over The World

22nd September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Get ready to strut your funky stuff when Funbox bring their new show, Rocking All Over The World, to The Brunton Theatre! Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

22nd September 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Irish Culture and Heritage Day

Irish Culture and Heritage Day

22nd September 2018
Stockbridge and Canonmills
The Edinburgh Irish Culture and Heritage Day, a celebration of Irish culture and the Irish community in Scotland, returns on Saturday 22 September at the Grange Cricket Club, Stockbridge. Read more
Marvellous Puppets

Marvellous Puppets

22nd September 2018
Using a range of recycled materials, you can create and take home your very own puppet inspired by our Growing up with Books Exhibition. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

22nd September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Museum of Childhood Tour - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

Museum of Childhood Tour - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

22nd September 2018
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a Museum of Childhood tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors on 22nd September! Read more
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

22nd September 2018
Join artist Stephen White, creator of Peter Pan the Graphic Novel, at the Museum of Childhood and watch him draw some characters. Read more
Pretty Muddy 5K + 10K Cancer Research UK at Royal Highland Centre

Pretty Muddy 5K + 10K Cancer Research UK at Royal Highland Centre

22nd September 2018
Sign up now for the 2018 Edinburgh Cancer Research UK Pretty Muddy 5K + 10K and help the fight to beat cancer! Read more
Sage Gateshead Chamber Choir lunchtime concert

Sage Gateshead Chamber Choir lunchtime concert

22nd September 2018
Sage Gateshead Chamber Choir are delighted to be singing at the wonderful St Giles' Cathedral on Saturday 22nd September at 12.15pm. Read more
Take One Action Film Festival - Food for Thought

Take One Action Film Festival - Food for Thought

22nd September 2018
Food for Thought - Join Take One Action on the closing weekend of their 2018 festival for this inclusive community event. Read more
The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band

The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band

22nd September 2018
Elio Pace delivers this sensational and critically-acclaimed tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel at the Howden Park Centre on Saturday 22nd September! Read more
Alzheimer Scotland - Midlothian Memory Walk

Alzheimer Scotland - Midlothian Memory Walk

23rd September 2018
Step up to the challenge - join the Midlothian Memory Walk at Dalkeith Country Park and support Alzheimer Scotland! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

23rd September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

23rd September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

23rd September 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Watsonian Cricket Club Open Doors Day

Watsonian Cricket Club Open Doors Day

23rd September 2018
The Watsonian Cricket Club is participating in Sport Scotland's Club Open Doors initiative and it's a great opportunity for children and parents to come along and see what the Club can offer. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

24th September 2018
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

24th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Vogrie Fire and Light Adventure

Vogrie Fire and Light Adventure

24th September 2018 - 28th September 2018
Experience the beautiful Vogrie Country Park like never before in this brand new interactive journey in a forest just outside of Edinburgh. Read more
Showcase 2018

Showcase 2018

25th September 2018 - 29th September 2018
Join Showcase at Church Hill Theatre this September for another musical extravaganza supporting Macmillan Cancer Support! Read more
Balerno Music Festival

Balerno Music Festival

26th September 2018 - 14th October 2018
Balerno
The Pentland Hills come alive with the sound of music when the eleventh Balerno Music Festival returns on 26th September. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

26th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Festive Taster Night!

Festive Taster Night!

26th September 2018
It's never too early to talk about Christmas and the Ghillie Dhu is delighted to welcome you to an exclusive Festive Taster Night on 26th September! Read more
Wiff Waff Wednesday

Wiff Waff Wednesday

26th September 2018
A monthly ping pong night for all ages with music, drink and great food at the Drill Hall Arts Cafe. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

27th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

27th September 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

28th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

28th September 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4. Read more
Two Kinds of Magic - ELO and Queen

Two Kinds of Magic - ELO and Queen

28th September 2018
Magic, the band behind the successful ‘A Kind of Queen’ tribute, have put together a two-for-one show featuring their Queen and ELO tributes and bring it to Howden Park Centre on 28th September. Read more
A Home for Teddies and Trains

A Home for Teddies and Trains

29th September 2018
Bring along a toy and make your very own basket using a variety of textures and pictures to keep your toys in one safe place so no one gets lost. Read more
A Spoonful of Vintage

A Spoonful of Vintage

29th September 2018
A Spoonful of Vintage returns with a fantastic line-up of hand-picked, authentic vintage traders on 29th September! Read more
Brunch with Captain America and Wonder Woman!!

Brunch with Captain America and Wonder Woman!!

29th September 2018
Hungry Horse - Lime Kiln is excited to be bringing Captain America & Wonder Woman to visit this September so sit back and enjoy brunch while the kids are entertained! Read more
Ceilidh for Education for South Sudan

Ceilidh for Education for South Sudan

29th September 2018
Come and enjoy a fun evening of dancing + dinner (included) and raise much-needed funds to support education projects for South Sudanese refugees. Read more
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

29th September 2018
Come and join us for an afternoon of giggles, snorts and talent as Tribe Porty Youth Theatre come to the Stand! Read more
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

29th September 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced! Read more
Doors Open Day tours at the Traverse Theatre

Doors Open Day tours at the Traverse Theatre

29th September 2018
As part of this year’s Doors Open Day, the Traverse will provide guided tours of our theatre, offering a behind-the-scenes insight into the history and workings of Scotland’s new writing theatre. Read more
Doors Open Days Edinburgh

Doors Open Days Edinburgh

29th September 2018 - 30th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Edinburgh! This year's event will be held on September 29th & 30th! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

29th September 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 Family Wrestling - Bathgate

Live Family Wrestling - Bathgate

29th September 2018
Join Wrestling Experience Scotland as they bring a new and exciting brand of family friendly, action-packed professional wrestling to Bathgate! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

29th September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Opera Gala

Opera Gala

29th September 2018
Come along and enjoy a night of elegance, passion, drama and emotion as we present to you some of opera's best and most powerful pieces, in aid of Target Ovarian Cancer! Read more
The Ovarian Cancer Walk | Run in Edinburgh

The Ovarian Cancer Walk | Run in Edinburgh

29th September 2018
Join hundreds of runners, joggers and walkers taking on our new and improved 5K and 10K routes at Holyrood Park this September. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

29th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Brunch with Rapunzel at The Murrayfield

Brunch with Rapunzel at The Murrayfield

30th September 2018
Join us at The Murrayfield Hotel on September 30th for brunch with Rapunzel, it's the perfect event for all the family! Read more
Family Cinema Club - Beauty and the Beast

Family Cinema Club - Beauty and the Beast

30th September 2018
Enjoy a delicious brunch and Disney's Beauty & the Beast with a special visit from Belle at the Ghillie Dhu's new family cinema club! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

30th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Ghillie Dhu Cinema Club

Ghillie Dhu Cinema Club

30th September 2018
Whether you’re looking for a fun activity with the family or looking to impress that special someone on date night the Ghillie Dhu's brand new cinema club has you covered. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

30th September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Recitals for Wrigglers

Recitals for Wrigglers

30th September 2018
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers return for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

30th September 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

30th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

2nd October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure

Madagascar – A Musical Adventure

2nd October 2018 - 6th October 2018
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure is coming out of the zoo and into the Edinburgh Playhouse as part of a UK tour! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

3rd October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Kids Crafts Course

Kids Crafts Course

3rd October 2018
Artisan Stitch is holding a fun after-school course to introduce children to creative textiles. For children aged 8-12 with sewing machine skills. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

4th October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Quest for Oz

Quest for Oz

4th October 2018 - 28th September 2018
Musselburgh
This October, Vision Mechanics invite you to their Autumn production 'Quest for Oz', a brand new illuminated augmented reality adventure! Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

4th October 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

5th October 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

5th October 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
Charity Bake Stall

Charity Bake Stall

6th October 2018
Pregnancy Counselling & Care (Scotland) will be holding a Charity Bake Stall at Leith Walk Police Box on Saturday 6th October. Read more
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

6th October 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

6th October 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

6th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Séance at Edinburgh Dungeon

Séance at Edinburgh Dungeon

6th October 2018 - 5th November 2018
Is there anybody out there? Don't miss Séance at the Edinburgh Dungeon, running for a limited time only from 6th October! Read more
Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

6th October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Explore a world of magic & shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Strictly A Cappella

Strictly A Cappella

6th October 2018
The UK and Scotland’s top a cappella chorus are ready to take the stage at the Usher Hall in their hometown of Edinburgh on October 6th. Don't miss an awesome show for all the family! Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

6th October 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

6th October 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Volcano Fun Day

Volcano Fun Day

6th October 2018
Join Historic Environment Scotland for a fun filled hands-on activity day to learn about Edinburgh’s Volcanoes in Holyrood Park. Read more
West Linton Market

West Linton Market

6th October 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 - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Secrets - Paws in the Park

7th October 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
Brunch with Spiderman and Belle at Lime Kiln

Brunch with Spiderman and Belle at Lime Kiln

7th October 2018
Hungry Horse - Lime Kiln is excited to be bringing Spiderman & Belle to visit on 7th October so sit back and enjoy brunch while the kids are entertained! Read more
Felted Soap Making Workshop

Felted Soap Making Workshop

7th October 2018
Spend a day in the studio with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club making felted soap. A great beginner workshop and also an ideal class for kids too! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

7th October 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

7th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Mushroom Magic

Mushroom Magic

7th October 2018
It's UK Fungus Day so join a Holyrood Park ranger and discover the weird and wonderful world of fungi. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

7th October 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
The Brain Tumour Charity Twilight Walk

The Brain Tumour Charity Twilight Walk

7th October 2018
New to The Twilight Walk 2018, WalkWithUs in Edinburgh on Sunday 7 October as we unite to raise money and stamp out brain tumours for good. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

7th October 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

7th October 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Let It Be

Let It Be

8th October 2018 - 13th October 2018
Come Together and experience the iconic music of The Beatles with Let It Be, the international hit show, at Edinburgh Playhouse in October! Read more
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

9th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Eco-Printed Fabric

Eco-Printed Fabric

9th October 2018
Gather leaves and foliage to print directly onto garments or fabric using natural methods to extract the pigments from your chosen plants in this workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

10th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

11th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

11th October 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

12th October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

12th October 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4. Read more
Edinburgh and East of Scotland Cat Club

Edinburgh and East of Scotland Cat Club

13th October 2018
Stockbridge and Canonmills
Edinburgh & East of Scotland Cat Club are holding their 61st Annual All Breed Championship Show on 13th October at the Academy Sports Centre! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

13th October 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

13th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Mr Fibbers - Out Of Tune

Mr Fibbers - Out Of Tune

13th October 2018
Mr Fibbers is back, for some more musical comedy hijinks at The Stand Comedy Club on Saturday 13th October. Read more
Picnic and Play with Licketyspit

Picnic and Play with Licketyspit

13th October 2018
Join Licketyspit at Lauriston Castle for a family picnic lunch followed by their wonderful intergenerational drama-led play! Read more
Portrait Masterclass

Portrait Masterclass

13th October 2018
Follow our new portrait trail around the Palace of Holyroodhouse, then join artist Gemma Coyle in the Family Room for a drop-in portrait masterclass. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

13th October 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
The Spirit of Bad Company and Free

The Spirit of Bad Company and Free

13th October 2018
Five piece band Free Again perform their spectacular show, dedicated to two of musician Paul Rodgers’ seminal bands, Bad Company and Free, at the Howden Park Centre on 13th October. Read more
The Spooky Enchanted Forest

The Spooky Enchanted Forest

13th October 2018
Join artist Melanie Ross in the Museum of Childhood to create your own terrifying ghosts and monsters that live in the forest. Read more
Brunch with Batman and Cinderella at The Murrayfield

Brunch with Batman and Cinderella at The Murrayfield

14th October 2018
Come along to The Murrayfield Hotel on October 14th for brunch with Batman and Cinderella, it's the perfect event for all the family! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

14th October 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

14th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

14th October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

14th October 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

14th October 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Find Out About Minerals and Gems!

Find Out About Minerals and Gems!

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Find Out About Minerals and Gems with special guests from the Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club this October half term at Dynamic Earth! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club: Wildlife Superheroes

Linlithgow Holiday Club: Wildlife Superheroes

16th October 2018
Our local wildlife can sometimes need a helping hand to get through the long and chilly winter. Find out what you can do to help feed it and keep it warm! Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Unbe-leaf-able!

Holyrood Holiday Club: Unbe-leaf-able!

17th October 2018
Join the Holyrood Rangers for an autumnal adventure, root around in leaf litter, make some art, forage for brambles and make some jam on an open fire. Read more
Kids Introductory Sewing Class

Kids Introductory Sewing Class

17th October 2018
This Kids introductory sewing class is a 2-hour class for children aged 8-12. It will enable them to learn foundation sewing skills and it’s a perfect creative activity for school holidays. Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

17th October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme. Read more
Halloween Wand Making Workshop

Halloween Wand Making Workshop

18th October 2018
Join us at Lauriston Castle in a magical crafting class just in time for Halloween and create your own unique magic wand! Read more
Kids Sewing - Owl Toys

Kids Sewing - Owl Toys

18th October 2018
Owl toys are easy sewing projects for children aged 8-12 who have already have done an introductory sewing class to learn how to use a sewing machine. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

18th October 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

19th October 2018
Come along to the City Art Centre on 19th October and learn to sketch with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher! Read more
Acoustic Nights @ Nicolson Square: Rachel Zylstra and Christy Ringrose

Acoustic Nights @ Nicolson Square: Rachel Zylstra and Christy Ringrose

20th October 2018
Enjoy a night of original music and fresh, vibrant lyrics - bluesy, folky with a cool jazz vibe from Rachel Zylstra and Christy Ringrose on October 20th. Read more
Cathal McConnell Trio

Cathal McConnell Trio

20th October 2018
An evening with the Cathal McConnell Trio is sure to be musically enriching, hugely rewarding and a whole lot of fun and you can listen to them at Craiglockhart Church on October 20th! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

20th October 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Grassmarket Community Ceilidh

Grassmarket Community Ceilidh

20th October 2018
Reel the night away at the second annual joint Grassmarket Community Project/GRASS fundraising ceilidh with Live music from The Raggle Taggle Dance Band on 20th October! Read more
Halloween Magic School - with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Halloween Magic School - with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

20th October 2018
Learn, create and perform your own magic at a spooky, magic workshop this Halloween at Lauriston Castle! Read more
Laura Macdonald Quartet

Laura Macdonald Quartet

20th October 2018
Catch saxophonists and composer Laura Macdonald and her thrilling quartet featuring Kevin MacKenzie on guitar, Mario Caribe on bass and Alyn Cosker on drums at St James Scottish Episcopal Church! Read more
Medieval Fashion

Medieval Fashion

20th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
See how fashion of the Kings court here in Edinburgh Castle changed through the medieval period for both men and women. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

20th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

20th October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme. Read more
Trick or Treat Trail - Family Friendly Halloween Walk

Trick or Treat Trail - Family Friendly Halloween Walk

20th October 2018
Edinburgh East
Join us at Pregnancy Counselling & Care (Scotland) for a fundraising, fun-filled, family Halloween Walk this October! Read more
Decorative Scrap Paper Tree

Decorative Scrap Paper Tree

21st October 2018
Decorate your home with a beautiful paper tree in this workshop at Lauriston Castle with Erik Petrie. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

21st October 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

21st October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

21st October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

21st October 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

23rd October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Self-defence Classes for Kids

Self-defence Classes for Kids

23rd October 2018
Rencounter Krav Maga is holding self-defence classes for kids (8-12yrs) on Tuesdays at the North Merchiston Club. Read more
Self-defence Classes for Teens!

Self-defence Classes for Teens!

23rd October 2018
Help your teenager be happy, healthy, and prepared for life’s challenges with fun self-defence classes run by Rencounter Krav Maga! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

24th October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

25th October 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Friday Fright Night

Friday Fright Night

26th October 2018
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
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

26th October 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2. Read more
The Arrival

The Arrival

26th October 2018
The Arrival is a funny, wildly imaginative and welcoming show, inspired by the award-winning graphic novel by Shaun Tan, catch it at Howden Park Centre on 26th October! Read more
W-hat About?

W-hat About?

26th October 2018
W-hat About? is a brand new dance-theatre piece for children created by Fuora Dance Project and is an interactive celebration of the importance of the inter-generational family ties. Read more
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

27th October 2018
Come and join us for an afternoon of giggles, snorts and talent as Tribe Porty Youth Theatre come to the Stand! Read more
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

27th October 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

27th October 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Edinburgh

Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Edinburgh

27th October 2018 - 28th October 2018
Enjoy Halloween as a family this year at Dobbies Edinburgh with terrifying treats, creepy craft activities and ghoulish games. Read more
Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Livingston

Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Livingston

27th October 2018 - 28th October 2018
Enjoy Halloween as a family this year at Dobbies Livingston with terrifying treats, creepy craft activities and ghoulish games. Read more
Maggie Bell and Dave Kelly

Maggie Bell and Dave Kelly

27th October 2018
Don't miss a wonderful evening of acoustic blues, soul and good times with two legends of the British R&B scene, Maggie Bell and Dave Kelly! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

27th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Saints and Sinners

Saints and Sinners

27th October 2018
Uncover the light and dark sides of Holyrood Park’s history of saints and sinners as you join us for a Halloween and All Saints’ Day walk on Saturday 27th October. Read more
Scary Masks

Scary Masks

27th October 2018
With many faces at the Museum of Childhood, make your own masks depicting your own favourite character with scary add-ons. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

27th October 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Spooky Saturday

Spooky Saturday

27th October 2018
It's Spooky Saturday at Almond Valley Heritage Centre on October 27th with lots of spooky activities for younger children. Read more
The Haunted Hunt

The Haunted Hunt

27th October 2018 - 28th October 2018
Take part in a Hallowe’en Interactive Adventure at Lauriston Castle for ages 8+. Part of Edinburgh Horror Festival. Read more
The Stoats Creepy Crawl at Newhailes

The Stoats Creepy Crawl at Newhailes

27th October 2018 - 28th October 2018
Get set for a weekend of family fun when the National Trust's Halloween event, The Stoats Creepy Crawl, comes to Newhailes House & Gardens! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

28th October 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Halloween Brunch with Moana at The Murrayfield

Halloween Brunch with Moana at The Murrayfield

28th October 2018
Bring the kids along to a special Halloween lunch with Moana at the Murrayfield Hotel on Sunday October 28th! Read more
Little Terrors Candy Apple Making

Little Terrors Candy Apple Making

28th October 2018
Bring along your mini monsters and let them create and decorate their very own spooky candy apple completely free of charge at The Granary Leith. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

28th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

28th October 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

28th October 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
The Spooky Castle

The Spooky Castle

28th October 2018
Spend a morning exploring the spooktacular Lauriston Castle and dabble in 4 terrifying family activity activities this Halloween. Read more
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

29th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

30th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Stuff

Stuff

30th October 2018
Stuff is about the hoarding of memories, emotions and things, told with humour and tenderness this will resonate in its view of our attachment to things, and our need for attachment to each other. Read more
Robin Windsor: The All Fun Farewell Tour

Robin Windsor: The All Fun Farewell Tour

31st October 2018
One of BBC Strictly Come Dancing’s favourite professional dancers, Robin Windsor heads out on tour for the very last time and comes to the Howden Park Centre on 31st October! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

1st November 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

1st November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Spotlight on Mary

Spotlight on Mary

1st November 2018 - 4th November 2018
Experience Craigmillar Castle in a new light as the story of the infamous Craigmillar Bond is brought to life through illumination and projection. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

2nd November 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Guy Fawkes Evening at Dobbies Edinburgh

Guy Fawkes Evening at Dobbies Edinburgh

2nd November 2018
Enjoy an evening of delicious food, show stopping fireworks, shopping and more at Dobbies Edinburgh! Read more
Guy Fawkes Evening at Dobbies Livingston

Guy Fawkes Evening at Dobbies Livingston

2nd November 2018
Enjoy an evening of delicious food, show stopping fireworks, shopping and more at Dobbies Livingston! Read more
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

2nd November 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4. Read more
SLA Fireworks Extravaganzas 2018

SLA Fireworks Extravaganzas 2018

2nd November 2018 - 4th November 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Scottish Love In Action is delight to present three Tartantastic Fireworks Extravaganza Shows for 2018. Read more
The Counterfeit Sixties

The Counterfeit Sixties

2nd November 2018
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show returns to the Howden Park Centre on 2nd November! Read more
Autumn Internationals

Autumn Internationals

3rd November 2018
The Granary Leith will be showing all the live action from the Autumn Internationals 2018 Rugby, book your seat now! Read more
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

3rd November 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced! Read more
Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018

Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018

3rd November 2018
Saturday 3rd November sees Hopetoun House host ‘The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth’ and it’s bound to be another sell out event. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

3rd November 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

3rd November 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

3rd November 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
The Biggest Explosion

The Biggest Explosion

3rd November 2018
Join artist Melanie Ross in the Museum to experiment with different textures and mixed media to create beautiful bonfire and firework pictures telling us the story of Guy Fawkes. Read more
West Linton Market

West Linton Market

3rd November 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
A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Craobhan: Trees

A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Craobhan: Trees

4th November 2018
Learn about Gaelic traditions in this information session about poetry, traditions and identification of trees, followed by a guided walk in Holyrood Park. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

4th November 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

4th November 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

4th November 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Puppet Workshop Theatre

Puppet Workshop Theatre

4th November 2018
Make your very own hand and finger puppet then use them to perform a puppet show in our traditional Miniature puppet theatre. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

4th November 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Stuff

Stuff

6th November 2018 - 7th November 2018
Told with humour and tenderness 'Stuff' will resonate in its view of our attachment to things, and our need for attachment to each other. Read more
Charlie Landsborough In Concert

Charlie Landsborough In Concert

7th November 2018
Join us at The Brunton for a memorable evening of beautiful ballads, folk, blues, country, rock 'n' roll, pop, gospel and anthems with the immensely talented Charlie Landsborough. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

8th November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

9th November 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2. Read more
Autumn Internationals

Autumn Internationals

10th November 2018
The Granary Leith will be showing all the live action from the Autumn Internationals 2018 Rugby, book your seat now! Read more
Comic Con Scotland

Comic Con Scotland

10th November 2018 - 11th November 2018
Monopoly Events brings Comic Con Scotland to the EICC on 10th and 11th November with headline guests including David Hasselhoff. Read more
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

10th November 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

10th November 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

10th November 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
SatARTday Mars Hotel: Life in the Future with Lilian Ptacek

SatARTday Mars Hotel: Life in the Future with Lilian Ptacek

10th November 2018
Invent your own floating city, mars hotel or underwater metropolis on Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop's new 4 week SatARTday course for 6-9 year olds starting November 10th. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

10th November 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

11th November 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

11th November 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

11th November 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

11th November 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

12th November 2018
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

13th November 2018
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Chrysalis: Noise

Chrysalis: Noise

15th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
Camden Youth Theatre pull us into a world inside their headphones, sharing their inner thoughts, rebellions and the playlists they use to escape from the everyday Noise. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

15th November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

16th November 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items! Read more
Christmas Market - George Street

Christmas Market - George Street

16th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Get into the Christmas spirit with a festive shopping experience at the traditional Christmas market in George St. Read more
Giant Lanterns of China 2018

Giant Lanterns of China 2018

16th November 2018 - 17th February 2019
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter. Read more
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

16th November 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4. Read more
Autumn Internationals

Autumn Internationals

17th November 2018
The Granary Leith will be showing all the live action from the Autumn Internationals 2018 Rugby, book your seat now! Read more
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

17th November 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced! Read more
Fergus McCreadie Trio

Fergus McCreadie Trio

17th November 2018
The Fergus McCreadie Trio has won standing ovations at Edinburgh, Islay and Aberdeen jazz festivals and you can catch them at St James Scottish Episcopal Church Leith on November 17th! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

17th November 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

17th November 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

17th November 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
West Lothian Comic Con

West Lothian Comic Con

17th November 2018
Livingston
The Big Glasgow Comic Page is coming to West Lothian College on 17th November with big brand toys, comics, collectables and original artworks that you won’t find anywhere else. Read more
Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

18th November 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
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Edinburgh! Read more
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Livingston! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

18th November 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Light Night

Light Night

18th November 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Light Night is a free event for all to enjoy, which encapsulates the true spirit of the festive season: family and the community. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

18th November 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Livingston for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

18th November 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Sparkling Snowmen

Sparkling Snowmen

18th November 2018
Learn to make your snowman from scratch and decorate him with a brightly coloured scarf and glossy buttons in this popular workshop. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

18th November 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

19th November 2018
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Edinburgh Gang Show

Edinburgh Gang Show

20th November 2018 - 24th November 2018
The Edinburgh Gang Show returns to the King’s Theatre in November for a night of music, comedy, drama and dance. Read more
Class Act

Class Act

21st November 2018 - 22nd November 2018
See exciting new work from the Traverse’s next generation of playwrights – the Class Act 2018 graduates! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

22nd November 2018
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

22nd November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Christmas at the Botanics 2018

Christmas at the Botanics 2018

23rd November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens! Read more
Festive Party Lunch!

Festive Party Lunch!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a festive party lunch at the Ghillie Dhu and enjoy an unforgettable celebration of food, drink and festive cheer! Read more
Foodies Festival Christmas

Foodies Festival Christmas

23rd November 2018 - 25th November 2018
Foodies Festival Christmas, Edinburgh’s favourite food festival, kicks off the festive season at the EICC on 23, 24 & 25 November. Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

23rd November 2018
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

23rd November 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2. Read more
Autumn Internationals

Autumn Internationals

24th November 2018
The Granary Leith will be showing all the live action from the Autumn Internationals 2018 Rugby, book your seat now! Read more
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

24th November 2018
Come and join us for an afternoon of giggles, snorts and talent as Tribe Porty Youth Theatre come to the Stand! Read more
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

24th November 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced! Read more
Enchanted Hand Wreath

Enchanted Hand Wreath

24th November 2018
Express your creativity and imagination and make a beautiful little wreath to hang for Christmas. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

24th November 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

24th November 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

24th November 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas when this magical after dark experience returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

25th November 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Ghillie Dhu Cinema Club

Ghillie Dhu Cinema Club

25th November 2018
Whether you’re looking for a fun activity with the family or looking to impress that special someone on date night the Ghillie Dhu's brand new cinema club has you covered. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

25th November 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

25th November 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

25th November 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

27th November 2018
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Nativity! The Musical

Nativity! The Musical

28th November 2018 - 2nd December 2018
After an extended run in the West End, Nativity! The Musical is coming to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre. Read more
Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

28th November 2018
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

29th November 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

29th November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Wendy and Peter Pan

Wendy and Peter Pan

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Full of fairy-dust, adventure and all your favourite characters this magical story is everything a Christmas treat should be. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

30th November 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

30th November 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4. Read more
St Andrews Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

St Andrews Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

30th November 2018 - 1st December 2018
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidh on 30th November and 1st December in Lauriston Hall. Read more
You Choose

You Choose

30th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Edinburgh West
You Choose is a brand new interactive musical show for all the family, but in this show – YOU CHOOSE what happens! Read more
Autumn Internationals

Autumn Internationals

1st December 2018
The Granary Leith will be showing all the live action from the Autumn Internationals 2018 Rugby, book your seat now! Read more
Enchanted Christmas Pictures

Enchanted Christmas Pictures

1st December 2018
Create a Christmas themed 3-dimensional framed picture that will light up like an enchanted magical forest in this workshop with Mike Durnan. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

1st December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

1st December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Musical Stories

Musical Stories

1st December 2018
To celebrate Bookweek Scotland, join storyteller Daniel Allison to hear some captivating tales brought to life with music and inspired by the traditional tales we all know and loved as children. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

1st December 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
West Linton Market

West Linton Market

1st December 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 - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Secrets - Paws in the Park

2nd December 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
Celebrating the Peace, Christmas 1918

Celebrating the Peace, Christmas 1918

2nd December 2018
It's Christmas 1918, join the family and staff of Lauriston as they reflect on what has been but look forward with some optimism to what is to come. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

2nd December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

2nd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

2nd December 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

2nd December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Meet the Barbersurgeon

Meet the Barbersurgeon

3rd December 2018 - 5th December 2018
It's 1573 and once more Edinburgh Castle is under siege! Meet the Barbersurgeon and see the tools of the surgical trade in his medical cabinet. Read more
Balerno Theatre Company Present: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

Balerno Theatre Company Present: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

5th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Balerno Theatre Company Present an original pantomime chronicling the adventures of Robin Hood as he storms through the forest rescuing the two babes from the machinations of their evil uncle. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

6th December 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

7th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Make Christmas 2018 special with a three course lunch in the opulent Queen Anne Room at Edinburgh Castle, and enjoy a dining experience fit for royalty. Read more
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

7th December 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2. Read more
Treasure Island Pantomime

Treasure Island Pantomime

7th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Dalkeith
Don't miss Treasure Island, a Ben Crocker pantomime, presented by Pit Pony Productions on 7th & 8th December at Newbattle Community Campus! Read more
3D2D Edinburgh Christmas Craft, Art and Design Fair

3D2D Edinburgh Christmas Craft, Art and Design Fair

8th December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Don't miss the 3D2D Edinburgh Christmas Craft, Art & Design Fair at the Assembly Rooms 8th and 9th December! Read more
Christmas Balloon Modelling Workshop

Christmas Balloon Modelling Workshop

8th December 2018
Learn how to make your very own Christmas-themed Balloon Models with super-fun hands-on workshop from Magic Ian. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

8th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

8th December 2018
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

8th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Santa’s Farm Yard Cottage

Santa’s Farm Yard Cottage

8th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santa visits Almond Valley once again, settling into his farmyard cottage set within a chilly midwinter forest. Read more
A Family Christmas at Lauriston

A Family Christmas at Lauriston

9th December 2018
Get back to traditional values as a family and spend a very special morning with us at Lauriston Castle this Christmas. Read more
Adventures in Nightmareland

Adventures in Nightmareland

9th December 2018
Join magician Ash Pryce as he journeys to the Wonderland like Nightmareland with mind reading, side show stunts and creepy illusions. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

9th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Lunch with Santa!

Lunch with Santa!

9th December 2018
The Ghillie gang will be getting into the festive spirit with carvery style dining, festive face painting, arts & crafts, and a gift from Santa Claus himself on 9th December! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

9th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Story Time with Mrs Clause

Story Time with Mrs Clause

9th December 2018
Bring along the kids to the Granary Leith and let them experience a Christmas tale from Mrs Clause herself followed by gingerbread decorating. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

9th December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

10th December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Don't miss the ultimate night out when the Kinky Boots tour comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2018! Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

13th December 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas Afternoon Tea

14th December 2018
Enjoy a sophisticated seasonal afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and many dainty festive nibbles at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

14th December 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4. Read more
Santa Breakfasts

Santa Breakfasts

14th December 2018
Enjoy a tasty breakfast before visiting jolly old Santa in his magic cottage at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Santa Suppers

Santa Suppers

14th December 2018
A warming and yummy evening supper, served at your tables by the kitchen elves, then it's time to visit Santa. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

15th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

15th December 2018
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden. Read more
Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

15th December 2018
Enjoy a sprinkling of actual magic in the run up to Christmas with our heart-warming comedy magic show. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

15th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

16th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

16th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Story Time with Mrs Clause

Story Time with Mrs Clause

16th December 2018
Bring along the kids to the Granary Leith and let them experience a Christmas tale from Mrs Clause herself followed by gingerbread decorating. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

16th December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas Afternoon Tea

17th December 2018
Enjoy a sophisticated seasonal afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and many dainty festive nibbles at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Santa Breakfasts

Santa Breakfasts

17th December 2018
Enjoy a tasty breakfast before visiting jolly old Santa in his magic cottage at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Santa Suppers

Santa Suppers

17th December 2018
A warming and yummy evening supper, served at your tables by the kitchen elves, then it's time to visit Santa. Read more
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

18th December 2018
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden. Read more
Carols By Candlelight

Carols By Candlelight

19th December 2018
Enjoy an exquisite concert of carols and seasonal classics staged in full 18th Century costume at the Usher Hall on 19th December. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

20th December 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Traditions and Tales of Christmas

Traditions and Tales of Christmas

20th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Learn about the traditions and tales of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 20th - 22nd December. Read more
Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas Afternoon Tea

21st December 2018
Enjoy a sophisticated seasonal afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and many dainty festive nibbles at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Funbox presents Once Upon a Christmas at The Brunton

Funbox presents Once Upon a Christmas at The Brunton

21st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
FUNBOX present their brand new seasonal spectacular – ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS as they return to The Brunton Theatre 21st December through to Christmas Eve! Read more
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

21st December 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2. Read more
Santa Breakfasts

Santa Breakfasts

21st December 2018
Enjoy a tasty breakfast before visiting jolly old Santa in his magic cottage at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Santa Suppers

Santa Suppers

21st December 2018
A warming and yummy evening supper, served at your tables by the kitchen elves, then it's time to visit Santa. Read more
Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

22nd December 2018
Enjoy a sprinkling of actual magic in the run up to Christmas at Lauriston Castle with a festive show will be sure to bring a smile to your face! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

22nd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Reflection of Home

Reflection of Home

22nd December 2018
Make your own little model house reflecting your 'special' place and taking inspiration from all the lovely doll’s houses in the Museum of Childhood. Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

23rd December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

23rd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

23rd December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

24th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Christmas Day at the Village Hotel Edinburgh

Christmas Day at the Village Hotel Edinburgh

25th December 2018
Enjoy a 4 course feast with all the trimmings and family disco or our famous festive carvery with live music and of course a visit from Santa. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

27th December 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

28th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

29th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra

29th December 2018
Swing back in time with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and special guests The Polka Dot Dolls at Usher Hall 29th December. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

29th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

30th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

30th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

30th December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

31st December 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party

31st December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join people from around the world to bring in the New Year at one of the world's biggest and best outdoor parties! Read more
Hogmanay Ceilidh

Hogmanay Ceilidh

31st December 2018
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their Hogmanay Ceilidhs on 31st December in Lauriston Hall. Read more
Hogmanay Family Party

Hogmanay Family Party

31st December 2018
Party the night away at the Village Hotel Edinburgh's Hogmanay Family Party with 3 Course Dinner, Live Singer, Family Disco and Piper to Pipe in 2019. Read more
Loony Dook

Loony Dook

1st January 2019
South Queensferry
Loony Dook - Get 2019 off to a fresh start with a bracing fundraising New Year's Day dip in the freezing River Forth! Read more
Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

20th January 2019
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
Burns Ceilidh

Burns Ceilidh

25th January 2019 - 26th January 2019
Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs on 25th or 26th January at Lauriston Hall! Read more
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

26th January 2019 - 29th January 2019
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Spirit of the Dance

Spirit of the Dance

31st January 2019
International smash hit, Spirit of the Dance, is one of the greatest dance shows ever, catch it at Edinburgh Playhouse on 31st January. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Secrets - Paws in the Park

3rd February 2019
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
Russian State Ballet of Siberia - Swan Lake

Russian State Ballet of Siberia - Swan Lake

8th March 2019 - 9th March 2019
Swan Lake, the greatest romantic ballet of all time, is brought to Edinburgh Playhouse by the Russian State Ballet. Read more
Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

17th March 2019
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
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

19th March 2019 - 23rd March 2019
Catch Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat when it returns to Edinburgh Playhouse from Tuesday March 19th to Saturday 23rd March. Read more
Wannabe - The Spice Girls Show

Wannabe - The Spice Girls Show

30th March 2019
Come and join the exceptionally talented Wannabe cast as they pay homage to Ginger, Scary, Posh, Sporty & Baby on the smash hit touring sensation not to be missed! Read more
Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

2nd April 2019 - 27th April 2019
Matilda The Musical, the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2019 as part of a UK tour. Read more
Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals

Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals

10th May 2019
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals at Edinburgh Playhouse in May 2019! Read more
Edinbrick 2019 - a LEGO Model Show

Edinbrick 2019 - a LEGO Model Show

18th May 2019
at the Potterrow Dome on 18th May. 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
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

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