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

9 To 5 The Musical
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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, starring Louise Redknapp and Amber Davies!
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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

29th May 2019 - 31st December 2019
Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route. Read more
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

14th June 2019 - 31st October 2020
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About! Read more
House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

19th August 2019 - 14th December 2019
House of Jack kids street dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from Monday 19th August to Sat 14th December - Bookings now open! Read more
Scotland from the Sky

Scotland from the Sky

10th October 2019 - 19th January 2020
Discover Scotland's stunning landscapes from a breath-taking new perspective as Scotland from the Sky comes to Blackness Castle! Read more
Leonardo Out of Context

Leonardo Out of Context

31st October 2019 - 29th November 2019
Edinburgh South
Come along and see a photographic project entitled “Leonardo Out of Context ”, taking place at the Italian Institute of Culture from 31st October to 29th November! Read more
Craigmillar Book Festival

Craigmillar Book Festival

6th November 2019 - 16th November 2019
Edinburgh South
Craigmillar Book Festival returns from 6th – 16th November and aims to inspire everyone in Craigmillar to enjoy the pleasures and benefits of reading, writing and other literacy activities. 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, starring Louise Redknapp and Amber Davies! Read more
Class Act

Class Act

13th November 2019 - 14th November 2019
Bringing you brand new short plays written exclusively for the Traverse stage by young people from across Edinburgh, Class Act is a must-see for anyone who wants to see the world afresh. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

13th November 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Castle of Light

Castle of Light

14th November 2019 - 22nd December 2019
Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’! Read more
Yoga with Babies

Yoga with Babies

14th November 2019 - 19th December 2019
This Postnatal Yoga class, run by Jenny from Yoga Links, mainly focuses on easing mum's achy body and regaining her strength, whilst baby enjoys the sounds and interaction of other babies. Read more
Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour Edinburgh

Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour Edinburgh

15th November 2019 - 16th November 2019
Holidays are coming... come and get your photo taken with the iconic Coca Cola Christmas Truck when it visits Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th November 2019! Read more
Emergence 2019

Emergence 2019

15th November 2019 - 16th November 2019
Youth Theatre Arts Scotland presents Emergence 2019, a celebration of bold new works-in-progress from the country’s leading youth theatre directors. Read more
Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations

Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations

15th November 2019 - 23rd December 2019
Five Sisters Zoo will once again illuminate the zoo for another year and there is plenty of new surprises in store with our new enchanted riverside walk, stunning lit up water fountains and much more! Read more
Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

15th November 2019 - 26th January 2020
With an extended route for 2019 and over 600 brand-new lanterns, there’s more to explore this year as Giant Lanterns return to Edinburgh Zoo from 15 November to 26 January 2020! Read more
The Scots Fiddle Festival

The Scots Fiddle Festival

15th November 2019 - 17th November 2019
The Scots Fiddle Festival at The Pleasance, Edinburgh is a three day festival of workshops, recitals, concerts, ceilidhs, stalls, bar and food, great company and much more... Read more
W3L Fight For Life: Dalkeith

W3L Fight For Life: Dalkeith

15th November 2019
Dalkeith
The World Wide Wrestling League is bringing an action packed wrestling event for all the family to Dalkeith & Woodburn Miners Club on 15th November! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

16th November 2019
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
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 November 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
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

16th November 2019 - 4th January 2020
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items! Read more
Fun Scottish Dance Classes for Children

Fun Scottish Dance Classes for Children

16th November 2019
Join us at RSCDS Edinburgh for fun Scottish dancing classes aimed at young dancers aged 5 - 10 years, on Saturday mornings at Craigmillar Park Church Hall! Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

16th November 2019
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Leith Labs Explores... Human Impacts On The Climate!

Leith Labs Explores... Human Impacts On The Climate!

16th November 2019
Join Leith Labs at The Boardwalk, Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre on 16th November for another exciting exploration into science as it explores human impacts on the climate! Read more
New Focus - Classical Connection

New Focus - Classical Connection

16th November 2019
Euan Stevenson and Konrad Wiszniewski give fascinating insights into the relationship between classical music and jazz in this superb, informal presentation on 16th November. Read more
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

16th November 2019 - 24th December 2019
Edinburgh New Town
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa... it’s the perfect way for children to get into the festive spirit. Read more
Welcome to the Jingle: Silent Adventures do the Christmas Market!

Welcome to the Jingle: Silent Adventures do the Christmas Market!

16th November 2019 - 4th January 2020
Let Edinburgh’s resident silent disco experience transport you into a Yuletide fantasyland on a new adventure to discover the true spirit of Christmas. Read more
Winter Windows

Winter Windows

16th November 2019 - 26th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come and see Edinburgh's 2019 Winter Windows, showcasing the creativity of Edinburgh’s school pupils! Read more
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

16th November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment! 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 November 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
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

17th November 2019
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Light Night

Light Night

17th November 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Light Night is a free event for all to enjoy. The finale will be a spectacular pyrotechnics display marking the official switch on of Edinburgh’s Christmas lights with Santa’s “flying” visit. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

18th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. 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
Castle Street Christmas Fair

Castle Street Christmas Fair

18th November 2019 - 24th November 2019
Edinburgh New Town
Castle Street Christmas Fair returns from 18th to 24th November. It's an ideal place in the heart of the city to seek out gifts that perfectly compliment the high street stores! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

19th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Edinburgh Gang Show

Edinburgh Gang Show

19th November 2019 - 23rd November 2019
The Edinburgh Gang Show returns to the King’s Theatre in November for a night of music, comedy, drama and dance . Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

20th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Atlantis Banal: Beneath the Surface

Atlantis Banal: Beneath the Surface

21st November 2019 - 23rd November 2019
This brand new show for families is set in an intimate ‘pop-up’ art gallery, featuring a flying fish, fashion on a tin can, and a mermaid who isn’t afraid to make an exhibition of herself. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

21st November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
A West End Winter Wonderland

A West End Winter Wonderland

22nd November 2019
Join West End and Broadway leading ladies Kerry Ellis and Zoe Tyler for a magical festive evening of show stopping musical numbers performed in the stunning surroundings of St Giles Cathedral. Read more
Blessed Cecilia: Edinburgh University Chamber Choir Concert

Blessed Cecilia: Edinburgh University Chamber Choir Concert

22nd November 2019
Edinburgh University Chamber Choir invites you to join them in celebrating the Feast of St Cecilia with an evening of Britten and Purcell at St John’s Episcopal Church. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

22nd November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Cargilfield Christmas Fair

Cargilfield Christmas Fair

22nd November 2019
Edinburgh North
Come along to Cargilfield Preparatory School for a fundraising Christmas Fair on Friday 22nd November in aid of Super Troop, Dogs for Good and Penumbra! Read more
Christmas at the Botanics 2019

Christmas at the Botanics 2019

22nd November 2019 - 29th December 2019
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens! Read more
Foodies Festival Christmas

Foodies Festival Christmas

22nd November 2019 - 24th November 2019
Foodies Festival Christmas, Edinburgh’s favourite food festival, kicks off the festive season at the EICC on 22, 23 & 24th November 2019. 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
Autumn Moon

Autumn Moon

23rd November 2019
For one night only, The Edinburgh Makars present a medley of entertainment in a variety evening on Saturday 23rd November in the Columcille Centre! 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 November 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
Fun Scottish Dance Classes for Children

Fun Scottish Dance Classes for Children

23rd November 2019
Join us at RSCDS Edinburgh for fun Scottish dancing classes aimed at young dancers aged 5 - 10 years, on Saturday mornings at Craigmillar Park Church Hall! Read more
Running Home Celebration

Running Home Celebration

23rd November 2019
Join Embrace the Middle East to celebrate the end of Running home 2019 with live music from rising star Ellyn Oliver and band then ceilidh dance the night away with Fiddle Me Timbers! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! 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
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

23rd November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment! 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 November 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
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

24th November 2019 - 24th December 2019
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

24th November 2019 - 24th December 2019
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
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
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

24th November 2019 - 24th December 2019
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

24th November 2019 - 24th December 2019
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Livingston for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

24th November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
SSE Scottish Women’s Cup

SSE Scottish Women’s Cup

24th November 2019
The 2019 SSE Scottish Women’s Cup Final will be held at Tynecastle Park, the home of Heart of Midlothian FC, on Sunday 24th November and is guaranteed to provide a fun family day! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

25th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. 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
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

26th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

27th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
White

White

27th November 2019 - 28th November 2019
White is a playful, highly visual show for very young children and a perfect first time theatre experience for 2-4 year-olds. See it at Traverse Theatre in November! Read more
An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

28th November 2019 - 4th January 2020
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present the world premiere of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, a magical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

28th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Epilepsy Scotland Christmas Concert

Epilepsy Scotland Christmas Concert

29th November 2019
Come along to Morningside United Church on Friday 29th November for Epilepsy Scotland's Christmas Concert! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

29th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Annasach’s St Andrews Night Ceilidh

Annasach’s St Andrews Night Ceilidh

30th November 2019
Join Annasach Ceilidh Band at their informal St Andrew's Night celebration in The Counting House on 30th November. 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 November 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
Christmas Rag Wreath - Family Craft Session

Christmas Rag Wreath - Family Craft Session

30th November 2019
Make a gorgeous unique Christmas decoration on this fun 'no-sew' craft class for families at Artisan Stitch, suitable for ages 6 to 12 year olds! Read more
Dance Scottish on St Andrew’s Day with CeilidhKids

Dance Scottish on St Andrew’s Day with CeilidhKids

30th November 2019
Help your child discover the dances and enjoy the music which Scots have been enjoying for generations at this free fun session led by Ceilidhkids. Read more
Family Art Afternoon

Family Art Afternoon

30th November 2019
Bring the family along to the Royal Scottish Academy on 30th November and make gifts and decorations for Christmas in this free drop-in event led by artists Geri Loup-Nolan and Rachael Bibby! Read more
Holy Mystery - A Concert for Advent

Holy Mystery - A Concert for Advent

30th November 2019
Enjoy a candlelit concert by a small group of singers drawn from cathedral and collegiate choirs from across the UK on 30th November in aid of Mission to Seafarers Scotland! Read more
Kids Cinema Club: Brave

Kids Cinema Club: Brave

30th November 2019
Come along and watch Disney's exciting BRAVE upstairs in the Granary Leith's Jig Room as part of our Kid's cinema club this St Andrew's Day! 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
On Saint Andrew’s Day

On Saint Andrew’s Day

30th November 2019
Join Calton Consort for a vibrant selection of sacred and secular choral music, conducted by Frikki Walker, to celebrate St Andrew's Day in the wonderful surroundings of Old St Paul's Church! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

30th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dalkeith Country Park

Santa’s Grotto at Dalkeith Country Park

30th November 2019 - 23rd December 2019
Santa and his elves are coming to Dalkeith Country Park to give your kids an unforgettably magical experience this Christmas. 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
St. Andrew’s Day Family Ceilidh

St. Andrew’s Day Family Ceilidh

30th November 2019
Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day and Fair Saturday with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances and sing well-known songs at the Scottish Storytelling Centre! Read more
Tactile Tales and Rattling Rhymes

Tactile Tales and Rattling Rhymes

30th November 2019
Come and join a multi-sensory story session with storyteller Ailie Finlay! All welcome but particularly suitable for children with additional needs and their friends and families. Read more
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

30th November 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment! Read more
24 Doors of Advent

24 Doors of Advent

1st December 2019 - 24th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar. 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 December 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
Colinton Market

Colinton Market

1st December 2019
Colinton Market is now a monthly event, landing on the first Sunday of each month. You will find jewellery, ceramics, stationery, art, artisan food and drink, and lots more... Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

1st December 2019
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Santa Fun Run and Walk and Walk 2019

Santa Fun Run and Walk and Walk 2019

1st December 2019
Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Santa Fun Run & Walk, Scotland’s fundraising Santas will run, walk and stroll around West Princes Street Gardens on 1st December. Read more
Unsung Heroines

Unsung Heroines

2nd December 2019 - 4th December 2019
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Hairspray: The Broadway Musical

Hairspray: The Broadway Musical

4th December 2019 - 7th December 2019
Balerno Theatre Company is delighted to presents Edinburgh's first amateur production of the full version of the spectacular musical Hairspray at Church Hill theatre this December! Read more
Red Riding Hood Pantomime

Red Riding Hood Pantomime

4th December 2019 - 7th December 2019
The St Serf's Players present the family pantomime 'Red Riding Hood' in Inverleith St Serf's Church Centre from 4th to 7th December with all the regular fun, frolicks and audience participation! Read more
Carols at Christmas

Carols at Christmas

5th December 2019
Join Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland for a special evening of celebration in the beautiful Parish Church of St Cuthbert on Thursday 5th December! Read more
Carols at the Canongate

Carols at the Canongate

5th December 2019
Combat Stress invites you to join the Chamber Choir of Fettes College on 5th December in Canongate Kirk as they lead a family carol service to start your Christmas celebrations. Read more
Disney’s The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King

5th December 2019 - 29th March 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
Mum's The Word

Mum's The Word

6th December 2019
The comedy gig designed for people caring for babies! Nurse, feed and change your wee one as comedians perfom their usual adult material, which is why we have an under eighteen months policy. Read more
The Winter Realm of the Paraffin Pixie

The Winter Realm of the Paraffin Pixie

6th December 2019 - 5th January 2020
Discover a world of twinkling lights, woodland trails and festive delights as the mischievous Paraffin Pixies arrive at Almond Valley this winter! Read more
A December To Remember - Showcase Christmas Concert

A December To Remember - Showcase Christmas Concert

7th December 2019
For one night only, Showcase Edinburgh return with their annual Christmas extravaganza featuring an eclectic mix of Christmas tunes from throughout the decade! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th December 2019
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! 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 December 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
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
Christmas Charity Festival

Christmas Charity Festival

7th December 2019 - 8th December 2019
This annual event is now in its 12th year with over 30 charity stalls to brows around within the comfort of a large marquee. Read more
Christmas Craft Fair and Fun Day

Christmas Craft Fair and Fun Day

7th December 2019
Livingston
Razzmatazz Events are thrilled to announce their Christmas Craft Fair & Fun Day at Inveralmond Community High School on 7th December with over 40 local craft suppliers providing all manner of gifts! Read more
Christmas Weekend aboard Britannia

Christmas Weekend aboard Britannia

7th December 2019 - 8th December 2019
Don't miss a special Christmas weekend aboard Britannia! See the beautiful festive decorations adorning the State Apartments and enjoy a complimentary glass of mulled wine with shortbread! Read more
Cuban Salsa Edinburgh 1st Birthday and Christmas Party

Cuban Salsa Edinburgh 1st Birthday and Christmas Party

7th December 2019
Join Cuban Salsa Edinburgh for our 1st Birthday and Christmas Party celebrations on 7th December. Everyone is welcome, children too! Read more
Father Christmas at Newhailes House

Father Christmas at Newhailes House

7th December 2019
Make this Christmas super magical and visit Father Christmas at Newhailes House and write your festive letter while you wait your turn! Read more
Lunch With Santa

Lunch With Santa

7th December 2019
Treat yourself and the kids to a delicious festive two-course lunch, with a children's menu available, mini disco and then the main event - meet Santa! Read more
Santa’s Farmyard Cottage at Almond Valley

Santa’s Farmyard Cottage at Almond Valley

7th December 2019 - 24th December 2019
This festive season, jolly Santa Claus is back for a visit to Almond Valley where he’ll set up home in his magical winter cottage. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

7th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Spectacle of Light

Spectacle of Light

7th December 2019 - 5th January 2020
Don't miss Dalkeith Country Park’s new winter festive light experience, Spectacle of Light: the magical after-dark adventure for all the family! Read more
Stewart Brewing: Brewery Open Day

Stewart Brewing: Brewery Open Day

7th December 2019
Don't miss Stewart Brewing's annual open day when it returns on Saturday 7th December with lots happening for the whole family to enjoy! 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 December 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
Carols around the Christmas tree

Carols around the Christmas tree

8th December 2019 - 9th December 2019
Come along to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and enjoy a wonderful concert of Christmas music with the Scottish Vocal Ensemble! Read more
Father Christmas at Newhailes House

Father Christmas at Newhailes House

8th December 2019
Make this Christmas super magical and visit Father Christmas at Newhailes House and write your festive letter while you wait your turn! Read more
Lunch With Santa

Lunch With Santa

8th December 2019
Treat yourself and the kids to a delicious festive two-course lunch, with a children's menu available, mini disco and then the main event - meet Santa! 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
Royal Rhyme Time: Recitals for Wrigglers

Royal Rhyme Time: Recitals for Wrigglers

8th December 2019
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers returns for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Carberry Tower

Santa’s Grotto at Carberry Tower

8th December 2019 - 24th December 2019
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa's Grotto! So come and visit him in his enchanting Grotto at Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate this year! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

8th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! 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
Charity Concert: The Nutcracker for Three Harps

Charity Concert: The Nutcracker for Three Harps

9th December 2019
Don't miss this unique reimagining of Tchaikovsky's iconic Nutcracker in St Peters Episcopal Church Edinburgh, arranged for three harps and solo dance! Read more
Bloodwise Edinburgh Christmas Carol Concert

Bloodwise Edinburgh Christmas Carol Concert

10th December 2019
Join Bloodwise on Tuesday 10th December in St Giles' Cathedral for their Christmas Carol Concert featuring four of Edinburgh's best choirs! Read more
Tiny Tales: Snuggle-Up Tales for Winter

Tiny Tales: Snuggle-Up Tales for Winter

10th December 2019
Tiny Tales is the perfect introduction to storytelling and the Centre for your wee ones. Join us as Tim Porteus leads a fun morning of winter stories! Read more
Community Christmas

Community Christmas

11th December 2019 - 22nd December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Edinburgh’s Christmas magic will be heading to twelve locations over twelve nights around Edinburgh, with a building being brought to life in each locality for one night only. Read more
Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

12th December 2019 - 22nd December 2019
Make Christmas 2019 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
Aladdin

Aladdin

13th December 2019 - 21st December 2019
Edinburgh People's Theatre present their 67th consecutive pantomime, bringing Aladdin by Ben Crocker to Church Hill Theatre in December. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

13th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Strange Town

Strange Town

13th December 2019 - 15th December 2019
Strange Town returns to the Storytelling Centre with a trio of new pantos with a twist to delight all 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

14th December 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
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

14th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Christmas Celebration Weekend

Christmas Celebration Weekend

14th December 2019 - 15th December 2019
Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse for a weekend of musical peformances, a Christmas theatre show, talks, and hands-on activities for all ages! Read more
Father Christmas at Newhailes House

Father Christmas at Newhailes House

14th December 2019
Make this Christmas super magical and visit Father Christmas at Newhailes House and write your festive letter while you wait your turn! Read more
Letters to Santa with his Elves

Letters to Santa with his Elves

14th December 2019
Visit the Golf Tavern on December 14th and meet our two special Elves that are flying all the way from the North Pole on Santa’s sleigh to meet you and help write all of your letters to Santa! Read more
Letters to Santa with his Elves

Letters to Santa with his Elves

14th December 2019
Visit the Golf Tavern on December 14th and meet our two special Elves that are flying all the way from the North Pole on Santa’s sleigh to help your children write their letters to Santa! Read more
Lunch With Santa

Lunch With Santa

14th December 2019
Treat yourself and the kids to a delicious festive two-course lunch, with a children's menu available, mini disco and then the main event - meet Santa! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

14th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Stockbridge Makers Market

Stockbridge Makers Market

14th December 2019
Come along to the new Stockbridge Makers Market situated in the Lifecare Centre with makers and crafters whose work is hand made and handcrafted! Read more
Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Glitter Ball

Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Glitter Ball

15th December 2019
After five sell-out years at Edinburgh’s Christmas, the legendary Baby Loves Disco returns, this time taking over the Assembly Rooms’ Ballroom. 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 December 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
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

15th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Colinton and Merchiston Choir: Christmas Concert

Colinton and Merchiston Choir: Christmas Concert

15th December 2019
Edinburgh South
The Colinton & Merchiston Choir presents ‘Music for Christmas’ on Sunday 15th December in the magnificent Memorial Hall at Merchiston Castle School. Read more
Father Christmas at Newhailes House

Father Christmas at Newhailes House

15th December 2019
Make this Christmas super magical and visit Father Christmas at Newhailes House and write your festive letter while you wait your turn! Read more
It’s a Wonderful Life!

It’s a Wonderful Life!

15th December 2019 - 21st December 2019
Floating Brick Theatre present their live stage version of It’s a Wonderful Life at the Scottish Storytelling Centre from 15th to 21st December. Don't miss it! Read more
Lunch With Santa

Lunch With Santa

15th December 2019
Treat yourself and the kids to a delicious festive two-course lunch, with a children's menu available, mini disco and then the main event - meet Santa! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

15th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

16th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Christmas Carol Concert at Greyfriars Kirk

Christmas Carol Concert at Greyfriars Kirk

17th December 2019
Come and celebrate Christmas with Feed the Minds' magical carol concert by the amazing Edinburgh Telephone Choir in Greyfriars Kirk on Tuesday 17th December! Read more
Clambers Christmas Party

Clambers Christmas Party

19th December 2019
It's Clambers Christmas Party on 19th December with 2 hours of soft play, disco, arts and crafts, face painting, writing a letter to Santa, meeting Santa in his grotto and receiving a present! Read more
Traditions and Tales of Christmas

Traditions and Tales of Christmas

19th December 2019 - 21st December 2019
Learn about the traditions and tales of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 20th - 22nd December. Read more
Clambers Afternoon Tea

Clambers Afternoon Tea

20th December 2019 - 22nd December 2019
Clambers are going all out for a mega 90 minutes of afternoon tea Christmas fun followed by a 45-minute soft-play session! Read more
Clambers Christmas Breakfast

Clambers Christmas Breakfast

20th December 2019 - 22nd December 2019
Choose a Christmas breakfast in the Clambers party room and enjoy making reindeer dust, face painting and disco before visiting Santa to receive a present, followed by a 45-minute soft-play session. Read more
Hobo Cinema

Hobo Cinema

20th December 2019 - 24th December 2019
This Christmas, Hobo Cinema returns to Restoration Yard at Dalkeith Country Park with incredible botanical set designers, Pyrus Botanicals, creating an indoor winter woodland cinema! Read more
Scrambles Christmas Disco

Scrambles Christmas Disco

20th December 2019
It's Scrambles Christmas Party on 20th December with soft play, disco, face painting, festive arts & crafts and a visit from Santa including a present! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

21st December 2019
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Glitter Ball

Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Glitter Ball

21st December 2019
After five sell-out years at Edinburgh’s Christmas, the legendary Baby Loves Disco returns, this time taking over the Assembly Rooms’ Ballroom. Read more
Family Ceilidh

Family Ceilidh

21st December 2019
Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances at the Scottish Storytelling Centre Family Ceilidh on 21st December! Read more
Funbox Presents Christmas In Toy Town

Funbox Presents Christmas In Toy Town

21st December 2019 - 24th December 2019
It's time to get 'dolled' up and get your skates on because we're heading to Toy Town for the brand new seasonal spectacular from Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo the Dog at The Brunton! Read more
Stop Motion Animation Workshop for 8-12yrs: Festive Fun

Stop Motion Animation Workshop for 8-12yrs: Festive Fun

21st December 2019
Join StopMoGo at this magical time of year to discover the enchanted world of stop motion animation with lots of Christmas activities to develop skills in 2D & 3D! Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

22nd December 2019 - 24th December 2019
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Tumbles Christmas Party

Tumbles Christmas Party

22nd December 2019
It's Tumbles Christmas Party on 22nd December with soft play, disco, face painting, kids’ lunch box and a visit from Santa including a present! Suitable for ages 0-10 years. Read more
Feast of Fools: Christmas Special

Feast of Fools: Christmas Special

23rd December 2019 - 24th December 2019
Join Daniel Serridge at his dinner table of foolishness as he regales you with tales of deliciously disgusting holiday banquets. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

27th December 2019
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Destination Space!

Destination Space!

27th December 2019 - 5th January 2020
Dynamic Earth is BLASTING into the New Year with Destination Space. Come along and help the team to build working satellites, explore the universe in infrared and witness explosive rocket launches! Read more
Magic School

Magic School

27th December 2019 - 30th December 2019
Learn to perform exciting magic, make new wizard friends and become a graduate of the most mysterious school in the world – Magic School! Read more
MagicFest: Opening Night Christmas Gala:

MagicFest: Opening Night Christmas Gala:

27th December 2019
Be swept off your feet and experience real wonder at Christmas with the best from the world of magic & mind-reading and the most amazing up and coming local talent! Read more
W3L Wrestling: Broxburn

W3L Wrestling: Broxburn

27th December 2019
Broxburn
The World Wide Wrestling League is bringing an action packed wrestling event for all the family to Strathbrock Community Centre, Broxburn on 27th December! Read more
Kevin Quantum ‘Anti-Gravity’

Kevin Quantum ‘Anti-Gravity’

28th December 2019 - 30th December 2019
Magic Circle Member Kevin Quantum explores the exotic space where science and magic meet. Magic is real. And he’ll prove it to you. Read more
MagicFest: You Are Magic!

MagicFest: You Are Magic!

28th December 2019 - 30th December 2019
Join the fun as we conjure up a magic show from thin air! Thrilling illusions, spooky mind reading, stunning sleight-of-hand, and death-defying escapes. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

28th December 2019
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Tricky Ricky ‘Christmas Madness’

Tricky Ricky ‘Christmas Madness’

28th December 2019
Join The Trickster, Jingles the Reindeer and Sonny the Bunny on the nutty train to Magical Christmas Madness as part of Edinburgh Internation Magic Festival! Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

29th December 2019
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

30th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Torchlight Procession in partnership with Visit Scotland

Torchlight Procession in partnership with Visit Scotland

30th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Don't miss the spectacular and unforgettable family friendly event culminating in the historic Holyrood Park! Read more
Bairns Afore

Bairns Afore

31st December 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Enjoy the Edinburgh’s Hogmanay experience as a family, and still have the kids tucked up in bed afore the bells, at Bairns Afore, the best family gig imaginable! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

31st December 2019
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 hosted by Johnnie Walker

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party hosted by Johnnie Walker

31st December 2019
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 Ceilidhs

Hogmanay Ceilidhs

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

Hogmanay Inspiration Suite

31st December 2019
Put on your glad rags and let the New Year in with a bang as you enjoy the Village Hotel Club Edinburgh's New Year's Eve menu (a children's menu option is available) with DJ and a late bar! Read more
Loony Dook

Loony Dook

1st January 2020
South Queensferry
The Loony Dook continues its New Year’s Day tradition at South Queensferry as Dookers launch themselves into the freezing Firth of Forth. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

1st January 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

2nd January 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Hogmanay House

Hogmanay House

2nd January 2020 - 5th January 2020
A charming New Year’s night of music, mischief, tall tales and magic from around the country, brought to life here at Lauriston Castle. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

2nd January 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

3rd January 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

4th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

4th January 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

5th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

6th January 2020 - 9th January 2020
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

13th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

14th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

15th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

18th January 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

18th January 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

19th January 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! 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
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

25th January 2020 - 31st January 2020
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Royal Rhyme Time: Puppets at the Palace

Royal Rhyme Time: Puppets at the Palace

25th January 2020
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse at our monthly Royal Rhyme Time for Toddlers as professional puppet company ‘It's in the bag!’ bring stories to life through rhymes, songs and drama! Read more
Oor Wullie

Oor Wullie

28th January 2020 - 1st February 2020
Jings, crivvens! Help ma boab! Don't miss the the awfy braw brand new musical, Oor Wullie, when it comes to the King's Theatre Edinburgh in January 2020! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

1st February 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Medieval Fashion

Medieval Fashion

1st February 2020 - 2nd February 2020
See how fashion of the Kings court here in Edinburgh Castle changed through the medieval period for both men and women. Read more
Winter Wildlife Workshop

Winter Wildlife Workshop

8th February 2020
Drop into Blackness Castle and give wildlife a helping hand this winter. Make a bird feeder, bird box or minibeast home to take away. Read more
Museum Detectives

Museum Detectives

11th February 2020
Join Surgeons' Hall Museums's learning team on 11th February and become a real-life Sherlock Holmes at our Museum Detectives drop-in session! Read more
Close Encounters with Cool Creatures

Close Encounters with Cool Creatures

12th February 2020
Cool Creatures are back at Surgeons' Hall Museums this February!Come and meet some amazing animals up close and see for yourself the incredible variety found in the animal kingdom! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

15th February 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures

Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures

15th February 2020
In this fun family session, in The Queen's Gallery on 15th February, explore Leonardo's masterpieces - then make your own! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

17th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

18th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

19th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

20th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Counterfeit Sixties Show

Counterfeit Sixties Show

22nd February 2020
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties at The Brunton on Saturday 22nd February! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

22nd February 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd February 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

25th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

26th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

27th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

28th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

1st March 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th March 2020
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

7th March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

8th March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

14th March 2020
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

15th March 2020
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

21st March 2020
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

21st March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

22nd March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

23rd March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

24th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

25th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

26th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

28th March 2020
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

29th March 2020
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

30th March 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

31st March 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. 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
Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

17th May 2020
Singalonga Productions returns with the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman on 17th May! Read more
Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals

Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals

3rd June 2020 - 4th June 2020
Dust off your dancing shoes as Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals returns to Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2020! Read more
The Book Of Mormon

The Book Of Mormon

17th June 2020 - 4th July 2020
The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash-hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse next year with performances from 17 June to 4th July! Read more
Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical

7th July 2020 - 11th July 2020
Following two smash hit record breaking London West End seasons, Heathers The Musical embarks on its first national tour and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in July 2020. Read more
Billionaire Boy

Billionaire Boy

10th September 2020 - 12th September 2020
From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny and Horrible Histories comes this amazing new production of David Walliams' best-selling story comes to Edinburgh Playhouse! Read more

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