Events in Edinburgh Next Weekend

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Events in Edinburgh

OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions! Read more
Homework Club

Homework Club

21st August 2017 - 11th June 2018
Kids taking too long to get their homework done? Bring them along to the Homework Club at Wonder World, Edinburgh! Read more
City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

7th October 2017 - 13th May 2018
Explore the new activities in the family activity area at City Art Centre to complement the exhibition ‘Hidden Gems’ Read more
Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

7th October 2017 - 13th May 2018
Exhibition of ‘hidden gems’ from City Art Centre’s collection of fine art; celebrating the unsung and the unusual. Read more
Can taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

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

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

Curious About Edinburgh

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

Modernist Jewellery

1st December 2017 - 29th April 2018
Discover a generation of designers and makers who embraced innovative and diverse influences in this exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Historic Underground

Historic Underground

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

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

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

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

2nd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
We'll be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia toy corgis on board the ship for you to spot. Read more
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

19th January 2018 - 29th April 2018
The world-renowned exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, returns to the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Muriel Spark:  A Centenary Celebration

Muriel Spark: A Centenary Celebration

2nd February 2018 - 30th June 2018
This Exhibition at The Writers' Museum marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Edinburgh's most famous daughters, Muriel Spark. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House

Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House

13th February 2018 - 12th July 2018
Musselburgh
Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House has featured in magazines & on TV in ‘Britain’s Best Back Gardens'. 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
Celebrating Cordelia Fine

Celebrating Cordelia Fine

31st March 2018 - 30th April 2018
Come along to the National Library of Scotland to see a display of items relating to Prof Cordelia Fine, recipient of the 2018 Edinburgh Medal. Read more
Synthetica

Synthetica

31st March 2018 - 13th May 2018
Synthetica, a special contemporary art exhibition, will showcase the work of established international artists working in the field of bioart. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens - Humbie Dean

1st April 2018 - 31st July 2018
Various Locations East Lothian
Wander around Humbie Dean, a two acre ornamental and woodland garden. Part of Scotland’s Gardens. Read more
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st April 2018 - 30th April 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in April! Read more
Art of Glass

Art of Glass

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

Scotland’s Gardens - 101 Greenbank Crescent

15th April 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens: 101 Greenbank Crescent has a variety of distinct areas and terraces with interest all year round. Read more
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

16th April 2018 - 29th June 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 16th April, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack. Read more
Abstract Photography - Featuring work by Paul Kenny,  Ricardo Baez Duarte, Philip J Lavery

Abstract Photography - Featuring work by Paul Kenny, Ricardo Baez Duarte, Philip J Lavery

18th April 2018 - 19th May 2018
Gallery-Close is hosting an exhibition of abstract photography featuring work by some new and leading photographers. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Evenings

Dressmaking Course - Evenings

18th April 2018 - 27th June 2018
Learn to make your own clothes in this 11 week dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch starting on 18th April. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Mornings

Dressmaking Course - Mornings

18th April 2018 - 27th June 2018
Learn to make your own clothes in this 11 week dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch starting on 18th April. Read more
War Horse

War Horse

18th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Experience the unforgettable journey of War Horse, coming to the Festival Theatre in April 2018. Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Eulogy

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Eulogy

24th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Be prepared to laugh, cry and sing your hearts out when the Traverse Theatre present A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Eulogy, written by Rob Drummond. Read more
Gut

Gut

24th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Traverse Theatre Company in association with National Theatre of Scotland present Gut, a taut psychological thriller that explores who we can trust with our children. Read more
Food, Film and Synaesthesia

Food, Film and Synaesthesia

26th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Stimulate your taste buds, stir your imagination and join us at Edinburgh Food Studio for Food, Film & Synesthesia! Read more
What the Ladybird Heard

What the Ladybird Heard

26th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun in this stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks' colourful farmyard adventure. Read more
Creditors

Creditors

27th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Tony Award winner Stewart Laing returns to Scotland to direct an adaptation of Creditors that bristles with sexual tension and paranoia. Read more
Eddie and the Slumber Sisters

Eddie and the Slumber Sisters

27th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Eddie and the Slumber Sisters, by the award-winning Catherine Wheels Theatre Company, explores grieving through the eyes of a child with warm-heart, songs and humour. Read more
Faulty Towers Dining Experience

Faulty Towers Dining Experience

27th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
The world famous Faulty Towers Dining Experience comes to the Bistro at Edinburgh Playhouse for two days only in April! Read more
Carol Klein - Life in a Cottage Garden

Carol Klein - Life in a Cottage Garden

28th April 2018
Join acclaimed plantswoman and bestselling author Carol Klein as she talks about life in her own beautiful cottage garden in Devon! Read more
Carol Klein: In Conversation - A Gardener’s Life

Carol Klein: In Conversation - A Gardener’s Life

28th April 2018
Don't miss a fascinating discussion with author and gardening expert Carol Klein at the Royal Botanic Gardens on 28th April! Read more
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

28th April 2018
Come and join us for an afternoon of giggles, snorts and talent as Tribe Porty Youth Theatre come to the Stand! Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

28th April 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

28th April 2018
Relive the passion, the flare and the unique sensitivity of George Michael in this tribute show at Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
Forth Bridge Crossing

Forth Bridge Crossing

28th April 2018
Queensferry
Join us at Christian Aid for our annual sponsored walk and cross one of Scotland’s most iconic structures, the Forth Road Bridge! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

28th April 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

28th April 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Gallery Tours at Museum of Edinburgh

Gallery Tours at Museum of Edinburgh

28th April 2018
Come along to the Museum of Edinburgh and enjoy a guided tour each Friday and Saturday at 3pm! Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

28th April 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Half Formed Things + I Am Pluto

Half Formed Things + I Am Pluto

28th April 2018
Half Formed Things, feature new material from their forthcoming debut album, play The Mash House on 28th April with support from I Am Pluto. Read more
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

28th April 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
Iuchair: Pérotin, The Scottish Source - Edinburgh

Iuchair: Pérotin, The Scottish Source - Edinburgh

28th April 2018
Iuchair present an extremely rare chance to hear the otherworldly medieval music of the 13th-century composer Pérotin live. Read more
Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

28th April 2018
Let your creativity flow in this relaxing and fun class, where you will design and make your own personalised wall art using decoupage. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

28th April 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

28th April 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

28th April 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Nations United - Daytime

Nations United - Daytime

28th April 2018
Join BE United for a day of dance, music, storytelling workshops, stalls and talks as part of Tradfest 2018! Read more
Out of the Blue Flea Market

Out of the Blue Flea Market

28th April 2018
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market with over 45 stalls. Read more
Schiltron - 17th Century

Schiltron - 17th Century

28th April 2018 - 29th April 2018
Schiltron - 17th Century, see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself! Read more
Silver Saturday

Silver Saturday

28th April 2018
Enjoy a massive day of rugby as the BT Cup Finals combines with the 1872 Cup decider between Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors at BT Murrayfield on 28th April. Read more
Soundhouse: Shooglenifty

Soundhouse: Shooglenifty

28th April 2018
Shooglenifty are delighted to be returning to TradFest with some new tunes to sample and plenty of the old favourites too. Read more
The Art of Portrait Photography

The Art of Portrait Photography

28th April 2018
The Arienas Collective is running half-day portrait photography workshops with photographer Jannica Honey. Read more
The Great British Gin Festival - Edinburgh

The Great British Gin Festival - Edinburgh

28th April 2018
Prepare to have your taste buds tantalised when The UK's biggest Gin Festival tour comes to Edinburgh this April! Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

28th April 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years! Read more
Tradfest: Aspects of Youth

Tradfest: Aspects of Youth

28th April 2018
Join as in an exploration of contemporary and traditional song, poetry and narrative, highlighting the diverse life experiences of children and young people over time. Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

29th April 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Doodle my Dug

Doodle my Dug

29th April 2018
Come along to The Golf Tavern on 29th April and get a charity caricature of you and your best friend with all donations going to Edinburgh Samoyed Rescue! Read more
Family Ceilidh

Family Ceilidh

29th April 2018
Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances at the Scottish Storytelling Centre Family Ceilidh! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

29th April 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

29th April 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh Quiet Hour

Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh Quiet Hour

29th April 2018
Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh join forces with Tailor Ed Foundation again to host a series of autism-friendly ‘Quiet Hour’ sessions. Read more
Introduction to Traditional Calligraphy

Introduction to Traditional Calligraphy

29th April 2018
The Arienas Collective is holding an Introduction to Traditional Calligraphy workshop with artist Panna Chauhan on 29th April. Read more
Lou Lou’s Edinburgh Vintage Fair

Lou Lou’s Edinburgh Vintage Fair

29th April 2018
The award-winning Lou Lou's Vintage Fair will be returning to Edinburgh's Assembly Rooms on Sunday 29th April! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

29th April 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Scott Gibson: Sunday Session

Scott Gibson: Sunday Session

29th April 2018
Award Winning comedian Scott Gibson welcomes you to join him each month for a Sunday Session, the perfect way to end the week. Read more
Soundhouse: The Fretless

Soundhouse: The Fretless

29th April 2018
Catch Juno award-winning Canadian super group The Fretless at Traverse Theatre on 29th April! Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

29th April 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

29th April 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

29th April 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
The Jack and Jill Market - Edinburgh

The Jack and Jill Market - Edinburgh

29th April 2018
Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at the Jack and Jill Market Edinburgh at the Galleon Sports Centre! Read more
The Vintage Kilo Sale Edinburgh

The Vintage Kilo Sale Edinburgh

29th April 2018
Check out the fashion when The Vintage Kilo Sale returns to Out of the Blue Drill Hall on Sunday 29th April! Read more
Tony Law’s Absurdity for the Common People

Tony Law’s Absurdity for the Common People

29th April 2018
Tony Law is back to spearhead the UK’s alternative comedy scene with his brand new show and you can see it at The Stand Edinburgh on 29th April. Read more
Tradfest: Single Life

Tradfest: Single Life

29th April 2018
Join in the journey through the universal problem that is being single, with Pirita Tuisku and Amy Robertson at Pleasance Cabaret Bar on 29th April. Read more
Typewronger Books and Typewriters - Pop Up

Typewronger Books and Typewriters - Pop Up

29th April 2018
Typewronger Books are back at the Leith Walk Police Box with the usual mix of new and second hand... and a typewriter! Read more
Watsonian Ladies Cricket Festival

Watsonian Ladies Cricket Festival

29th April 2018
Watsonian Ladies are hosting their annual Cricket Festival for the second year running on Sunday 29th April. Read more

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