Events in Edinburgh This 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
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
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
Sally Cuthbert: Albert21

Sally Cuthbert: Albert21

27th April 2018 - 6th June 2018
Sally Cuthbert’s solo exhibition, titled ‘Albert21’, opens on Friday 27 April 2018 at the Open Eye Gallery and runs until 6th June. 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
Scotland’s Gardens - Newliston

Scotland’s Gardens - Newliston

2nd May 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Kirkliston
Scotland’s Gardens - Newliston is an eighteenth century designed landscape with good rhododendrons and azaleas. Read more
Wicked

Wicked

8th May 2018 - 9th June 2018
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse from 8th May - 9th June 2018! 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
Sunshine On Leith

Sunshine On Leith

22nd May 2018 - 26th May 2018
The essential Scottish musical returns to the King’s Theatre for the first time since 2010 in a brand-new production! Read more
Big Kid Circus: Musselburgh

Big Kid Circus: Musselburgh

23rd May 2018 - 27th May 2018
Musselburgh
Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town and it comes to Musselburgh from the 23rd to 27th May! Read more
EGTG presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth

EGTG presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth

23rd May 2018 - 26th May 2018
Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth at Assembly Roxy from 23rd-26th May. Read more
Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin

23rd May 2018 - 31st May 2018
Scottish Opera bring Eugene Onegin, a sweeping tale of unfulfilled love, to the Festival Theatre in May. Read more
Takin’ Over The Asylum

Takin’ Over The Asylum

23rd May 2018 - 26th May 2018
Edinburgh People's Theatre proudly presents the bittersweet comedy 'Takin' Over The Asylum' at Church Hill Theatre in May. Read more
Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival

Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival

25th May 2018 - 27th May 2018
The Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival returns from 25th-27th May with a world class line-up of breweries, headline music acts and Scotland’s finest street food. Read more
Hidden Door Festival 2018

Hidden Door Festival 2018

25th May 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Leith
Hidden Door returns to Leith, for 10 days and nights of live music, theatre, visual art, film, dance, spoken word, late-night DJs and special events. Read more
Anchor Lane, RumRunners and Grace & Legend

Anchor Lane, RumRunners and Grace & Legend

26th May 2018
Scottish hard rock quartet Anchor Lane are delighted to play Opium over the May Bank Holiday Weekend with support from RumRunners and Grace & Legend. Read more
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

26th May 2018
Come and join us for an afternoon of giggles, snorts and talent as Tribe Porty Youth Theatre come to the Stand! Read more
Edinbrick 2018 - a LEGO Model Show

Edinbrick 2018 - a LEGO Model Show

26th May 2018
The Team who brought you Edinbrick in 2017 are back with a BIGGER, BETTER Edinbrick 2018 at the Potterrow Dome on 26th May. Read more
Edinburgh Author Signing Event

Edinburgh Author Signing Event

26th May 2018
Meet authors from all over the world at the Edinburgh Author Signing Event at the Marriott Hotel on the 26th May! Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

26th May 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

26th May 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win

Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win

26th May 2018
'Strictly Come Dancing' finalist, Giovanni Pernice, returns to the stage with a bang in his brand new show 'Born to Win'. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

26th May 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

26th May 2018
Create three different pieces of jewellery in this one-day introduction to silver jewellery workshop run by The Arienas Collective. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

26th May 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+

26th May 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Mexican Mosaics

Mexican Mosaics

26th May 2018 - 27th May 2018
Make a sparkling and beautiful mosaic panel using bright coloured tiles and fractured glass in this two day workshop with Margaret Findlay at Lauriston Castle. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

26th May 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

26th May 2018
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market with over 45 stalls. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - Balerno Lodge

Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - Balerno Lodge

26th May 2018
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens Charity Open Day - Visit the two acre garden with pretty stream and pond at Balerno Lodge. Read more
Scottish Land Rover Show

Scottish Land Rover Show

26th May 2018 - 27th May 2018
The Scottish Land Rover Show is back at the Royal Highland Centre in May with plenty for all ages to see and do. Read more
Shipwrecked Concepts and Washed-up Things

Shipwrecked Concepts and Washed-up Things

26th May 2018
Join Professor Tim Ingold in this talk on the work of Robert Callender at City Art Centre on 26th May! Read more
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

26th May 2018
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall. Read more
Solareye at Edinburgh Mash House

Solareye at Edinburgh Mash House

26th May 2018
PCL presents Solareye, aka Stanley Odd MC Dave Hook, at The Mash House on Saturday 26th May. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

26th May 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years! Read more
Time To Grow

Time To Grow

26th May 2018
Make your own growing wall hanging that will mark how tall you are in the years ahead at this free drop in session at the Museum of Childhood on 26th May. Read more
Touch: Launch Party

Touch: Launch Party

26th May 2018
Touch Launch Party, with Early 80s Synthpop, New-Wave & Italo-Disco, is on Saturday 26th May at the Mash House. Read more
Bank Holiday Special

Bank Holiday Special

27th May 2018
Celebrate the Bank Holiday in style with a night of top comedy at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

27th May 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

27th May 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Grrrl Crush and NikNak Present: Lone Taxidermist

Grrrl Crush and NikNak Present: Lone Taxidermist

27th May 2018
Grrrl Crush and NikNak Present: Lone Taxidermist, with their new 360 sensory immersive show TRIFLE, at The Mash House on Sunday 27th May. Read more
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

27th May 2018
Release your inner creative on this Introduction to glycerine soap-making workshop run by Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks. Read more
Introduction to soap-making

Introduction to soap-making

27th May 2018
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

27th May 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Laboratorium Pieśni in Edinburgh

Laboratorium Pieśni in Edinburgh

27th May 2018
The Laboratorium Pieśni ensemble perform all over the world and they are coming to The Caves, Edinburgh on 27th May. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

27th May 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

27th May 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
St Columba’s Hospice Ladies Lunch

St Columba’s Hospice Ladies Lunch

27th May 2018
Hosted by the fabulous Michelle McManus, St Columba’s Hospice will be hosting its first ever lavish Ladies Lunch on 27th May at The Hub, Edinburgh. Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

27th May 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

27th May 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
SugarHill Edinburgh Rooftop BBQ

SugarHill Edinburgh Rooftop BBQ

27th May 2018
SugarHill Edinburgh is holding a rooftop BBQ party "Ol Skool Vibes" at SKYbar on Bank Holiday Sunday 27th May. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

27th May 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
The TBC Improv Theatre Show

The TBC Improv Theatre Show

27th May 2018
Come along to the Improv Comedy Theatre Show, it's completely improvised, never witnessed before and never to be witnessed again! Read more
Tie, Dye and Stitch - Blue Indigo, Shibori and Bookbinding

Tie, Dye and Stitch - Blue Indigo, Shibori and Bookbinding

27th May 2018
Join Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw and Cassandra Barron at Granton:hub for their Tie, Dye and Stitch, Blue Indigo, Shibori and Bookbinding workshop! Read more
Toddler Room

Toddler Room

27th May 2018 - 1st June 2018
Toddler Room is a beautiful dance show, a magical and sensory experience for the very young, full of wonder and special discoveries. Read more
Water Safari

Water Safari

27th May 2018
Discover Linlithgow Loch by Canadian canoe with the assistance of fully qualified instructors. Read more

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Popular Events

Hidden Door Festival 2018
Hidden Door returns to Leith, for 10 days and nights of live music, theatre, visual art, film, dance, spoken word, late-night DJs and special events.
Sunshine On Leith
The essential Scottish musical returns to the King’s Theatre for the first time since 2010 in a brand-new production!
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.
Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival
The Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival returns from 25th-27th May with a world class line-up of breweries, headline music acts and Scotland’s finest street food.
Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens
Come along and spend summer evenings dancing to live music in the open air with the Princes Street Gardens Dancers!

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