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

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

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

Curious About Edinburgh

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

Historic Underground

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

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

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

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

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

Art of Glass

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

Scotland’s Gardens - 101 Greenbank Crescent

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

Scotland’s Gardens - Tyninghame House and the Walled Garden

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

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

11th May 2018 - 21st October 2018
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, bringing the irresistible allure of the most beautiful city in the world to The Queen's Gallery. Read more
Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday

Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday

12th May 2018 - 8th July 2018
Focusing on a selection of Robert Callender's work, this exhibition at City Art Centre addresses his environmental concerns and ways and means of recycling. Read more
Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

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

Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

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

Growing Up With Books

1st June 2018 - 9th December 2018
Explore the world of children’s books in this exhibition on now at the Museum of Childhood. Read more
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st June 2018 - 30th June 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in June! Read more
Their Work Is Not Forgotten

Their Work Is Not Forgotten

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

SLIME Workshops

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

‘Moon Shadows’ by Laura Gill Artwork

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

Scotland’s Gardens - Inveresk Village

17th June 2018 - 31st August 2018
Musselburgh
Scotland’s Gardens: Inveresk Village is a collection of five walled gardens including Shepherd House. Read more
Virtual Art Exhibition - +Realities Incubation-VR Art of Tzu-Ning Wu

Virtual Art Exhibition - +Realities Incubation-VR Art of Tzu-Ning Wu

19th June 2018 - 30th June 2018
Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh is delighted kick off the 2018 Taiwan Animation Festival with an exciting exhibition "+Realities Incubation-VR Art of Tzu-Ning Wu". Read more
EIFF: American Dreams Strand Events

EIFF: American Dreams Strand Events

21st June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
EIFF's American Dreams strand features some of the very best new film works from American independent cinema. Read more
EIFF: Documentaries Strand Events

EIFF: Documentaries Strand Events

21st June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
This year’s EIFF programme reflects the ability of documentary film to amaze, inspire, challenge, provoke and fascinate audiences. Read more
EIFF: European Perspectives Strand Events

EIFF: European Perspectives Strand Events

21st June 2018 - 30th June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join us for a wonderful selection of new European films that are powerfully visionary and passionate about storytelling. Read more
EIFF: Shorts Strand Events

EIFF: Shorts Strand Events

21st June 2018 - 30th June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Edinburgh International Film Festival presents a thrilling showcase of the finest brand-new short films from across the globe. Read more
‘Red Cloaks’ - A Contemporary Art Exhibition by Davy Macdonald

‘Red Cloaks’ - A Contemporary Art Exhibition by Davy Macdonald

22nd June 2018 - 30th June 2018
Come along to Dundas Street Gallery and see ‘Red Cloaks’, a Contemporary Art Exhibition by Davy MacDonald. Read more
Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

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

Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

29th June 2018 - 8th July 2018
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2018 at Sighthill Park from 29th June until 8th July. Read more
IRONKIDS Scotland

IRONKIDS Scotland

29th June 2018 - 30th June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
IRONKIDS Scotland, a series of three fun and family-focused running events for young people aged 3 to 14 are taking place in Edinburgh and the Lothians on 29th and 30th June. Read more
WeeComedyWeekend

WeeComedyWeekend

29th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Bitch Night proudly presents the WeeComedyWeekend in association with Cabaret Voltaire from 29th June to 1st July. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

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

30th June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their new walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Collage Art Pamphlet Workshop

Collage Art Pamphlet Workshop

30th June 2018
Come and join Lorna at Stampers Grove and use collage papers, book text and doodles to create a pamphlet journal! Read more
Den Building Adventures

Den Building Adventures

30th June 2018 - 20th August 2018
Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and remote corners of the Almond Valley site during the summer holidays! Read more
Dotty Art for Wellbeing by Upcycled World

Dotty Art for Wellbeing by Upcycled World

30th June 2018
Help relieve your worries, stress and anxiety in this relaxing and fun Dotty Art Workshop on 30th June with Upcycled World. Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

30th June 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Edinburgh Gay Men’s Chorus

Edinburgh Gay Men’s Chorus

30th June 2018
The Edinburgh Gay Men’s Chorus summer concert will be celebrating Scotland, so you take the high road and they'll take the low road to Church Hill Theatre on the 30th of June! Read more
Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

30th June 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

30th June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

30th June 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

30th June 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. 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

30th June 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
Kevin and Karen Dance: The Live Tour 2018

Kevin and Karen Dance: The Live Tour 2018

30th June 2018
Strictly professional dancers Kevin and Karen Clifton bring their brand new show to the Usher Hall on 30th June. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

30th June 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Men With Coconuts and Friends

Men With Coconuts and Friends

30th June 2018
The award-winning 'Men With Coconuts' are back at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 30th June and joined by new and established improvisers and sketch comedians. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

30th June 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

30th June 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Out of the Blue Flea Market

Out of the Blue Flea Market

30th June 2018
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market with over 45 stalls. Read more
Peppa Pig’s Adventure

Peppa Pig’s Adventure

30th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Peppa Pig, George and friends are back at the King's Theatre with a brand new live stage show - Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Read more
Spectacular Jousting

Spectacular Jousting

30th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Historic Environment Scotland - Hear the thunder of hooves and the clashing of lances at our annual jousting tournament in Linlithgow. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

30th June 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years! Read more
Through the Decades with Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly

Through the Decades with Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly

30th June 2018
Darren Page and Marc Robinson join forces to bring you a two hour uplifting show with all the Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly hits. Read more
Wacky World - Edinburgh

Wacky World - Edinburgh

30th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Wacky World, the UK's largest indoor inflatable activity event, is coming to Oriam this Summer! Read more
A Morning with Rapunzel & Belle at The Granary

A Morning with Rapunzel & Belle at The Granary

1st July 2018
Join One4TheKids at The Granary, Leith for a Morning with Rapunzel & Belle, the perfect event for all the family! Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

1st July 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

1st July 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
IRONMAN 70.3 Edinburgh 2018

IRONMAN 70.3 Edinburgh 2018

1st July 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
IRONMAN 70.3, Scotland’s biggest triathlon, comes to Edinburgh Sunday 1st July featuring a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

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

Operation Earth

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

RSPB Forth Seabird Cruise

1st July 2018
North Berwick
Join us for a fantastic cruise aboard the ‘Seafari Explorer’ catermaran for a two hour trip around the fascinating Forth Islands! Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Newhall

Scotland’s Gardens - Newhall

1st July 2018 - 31st August 2018
Various Locations Midlothian
Take a Wander around the lovely gardens at Newhall as part of Scotland’s Gardens 2018. Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

1st July 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

1st July 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

1st July 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Sunday Funday ~ Schools Out

Sunday Funday ~ Schools Out

1st July 2018
The Telford Arms is hosting a Mega Sunday Funday, so bring the kids along on 1st July for a fantastic fun filled afternoon! Read more
Tom Stade: I Swear To...Preview)

Tom Stade: I Swear To...Preview)

1st July 2018
After last year's smash-hit tour, Tom Stade returns with a new show, picking up just where he left off. Read more
Wilson Dixon: For the First Time. Again.

Wilson Dixon: For the First Time. Again.

1st July 2018
Hailing from Cripple Creek Colorado, the award-winning WILSON DIXON brings his unique brand of laconic storytelling and hilarious songs back to the UK! Read more

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Popular Events

The Royal Highland Show 2018
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 21st June!
Let’s Rock Scotland
Let's Rock Scotland, the Ultimate 80's Festival, is coming to Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday 23rd June with a fantastic lineup!
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2018 at Sighthill Park from 29th June until 8th July.
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their new walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft
See Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft when it goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 17th May.

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