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
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
Children’s Judo Club

Children’s Judo Club

2nd March 2018 - 2nd March 2019
Randori Judo will be starting a four week Introduction to Judo Course commencing on Friday 2nd March at 4:30pm at Clovenstone Community Centre. Read more
Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

11th May 2018 - 21st October 2018
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, bringing the irresistible allure of the most beautiful city in the world to The Queen's Gallery. Read more
Growing Up With Books

Growing Up With Books

1st June 2018 - 9th December 2018
Explore the world of children’s books in this exhibition on now at the Museum of Childhood. Read more
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
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
Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

3rd July 2018 - 4th June 2019
Come along and try Pilates for adults with Nicky Pender every Tuesday and Wednesday at Liberton Kirk Halls. Read more
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day. Read more
Swingtrain  - Exercise on Swing Music

Swingtrain - Exercise on Swing Music

26th July 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Swing into fitness with SwingTrain, a fun work out on swing and neo-swing music with short routines suiting all levels. Read more
Braveheart’s Revenge

Braveheart’s Revenge

30th July 2018 - 30th September 2018
Don't miss 'Braveheart’s Revenge', the scariest, funniest journey through Edinburgh's darkest history, every day at the Edinburgh Dungeon! Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections. Read more
2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 30th August

2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 30th August

30th August 2018 - 30th September 2018
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine in this 2 week workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st September 2018 - 30th September 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in September! Read more
Wildlife Paintings by Keith Brockie

Wildlife Paintings by Keith Brockie

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

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

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

Vinyasa Krama Yoga

5th September 2018 - 12th December 2018
Yogatherapy invites you to come along and try Vinyasa Krama Yoga with Jean Itier at the Santosa Yoga Studio in Leith. Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

11th September 2018 - 20th October 2018
A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns with six new plays to light up your lunchtime. Ticket includes a pie and a drink. Read more
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

14th September 2018 - 6th October 2018
Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Bristol Old Vic present Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s most sparkling cocktail of wit and deep feeling. Read more
Photography Collection

Photography Collection

15th September 2018 - 29th September 2018
Gallery Close, one of the only privately run photography galleries in Scotland, continues with it's open exhibition featuring the work of various photographers including portraits by John Claridge. Read more
Benidorm Live

Benidorm Live

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

Dave Warley Photography Showcase

18th September 2018 - 18th November 2018
Leith
Come along and see photographs by Edinburgh based amateur photographer Dave Warley when they go on display at the Roseleaf Cafe Bar in Leith from 18th September. Read more
hush Edinburgh Pop-Up Store

hush Edinburgh Pop-Up Store

20th September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Leith
Fashion and lifestyle brand hush are celebrating their new AW18 collection with the launch of their first pop-up store in Scotland at a beautiful gallery space in Leith. Read more
Little Baby Bum

Little Baby Bum

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

Sea Creatures: Life Beneath The Ocean

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

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

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

Edinburgh Blues N Rock Festival

22nd September 2018
Come along to the annual Edinburgh Blues ‘N’ Rock Festival happening at The Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 22nd September! Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

22nd September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Felt Making Workshop

Felt Making Workshop

22nd September 2018
Spend a day in the studio making felt from merino wool tops and create beautiful things with like minded creative folks in this workshop run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Fish

Fish

22nd September 2018
The Gig Cartel presents Fish with the set list for his tour including the entire Clutching at Straws album and songs from the new Weltschmerz album. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

22nd September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Funbox: Rocking All Over The World

Funbox: Rocking All Over The World

22nd September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Get ready to strut your funky stuff when Funbox bring their new show, Rocking All Over The World, to The Brunton Theatre! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd September 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

22nd September 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

22nd September 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
Historical Holyrood Foraging

Historical Holyrood Foraging

22nd September 2018
Join Anna Canning from Floramedica for this fascinating guided walk to discover what natural foods and medicines people have used throughout history. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

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

Intuitive Painting and Meditation

22nd September 2018
This taster event in Intuitive Painting and Meditation provides a safe and positive space for free expression, with the aim to develop an intuitive approach to the creative process. Read more
Irish Culture and Heritage Day

Irish Culture and Heritage Day

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

Lampshade Making Workshop

22nd September 2018
Gorebridge
Learn how to make a 30cm drum lampshade in this 2 hour workshop at The Sheep Shed. An excellent workshop for beginners, groups and hen do's, or simply just some "me" time. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

22nd September 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Man, the most complex machine of all

Man, the most complex machine of all

22nd September 2018
How well do we know ourselves? What makes us happy? What makes us sad? AGEAC invites you to learn more in this class on Saturday 22nd September. Read more
Marking Time

Marking Time

22nd September 2018 - 29th September 2018
See a unique collaboration between two Edinburgh artists, Tim Chalk and Saskia Gavin, at this exciting exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery this September. Read more
Marvellous Puppets

Marvellous Puppets

22nd September 2018
Using a range of recycled materials, you can create and take home your very own puppet inspired by our Growing up with Books Exhibition. Read more
Men with Coconuts in Gullane

Men with Coconuts in Gullane

22nd September 2018
Gullane
Men with Coconuts, Scotland's leading improv troupe, bring their show to Gullane Village Hall in an evening of award winning improvised comedy sketches and songs. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

22nd September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

22nd September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Museum of Childhood Tour - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

Museum of Childhood Tour - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

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

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

22nd September 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

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

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

22nd September 2018
Sign up now for the 2018 Edinburgh Cancer Research UK Pretty Muddy 5K + 10K and help the fight to beat cancer! Read more
Revive Yoga Day With Alan Lambie

Revive Yoga Day With Alan Lambie

22nd September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Revive Yoga Breaks invites you to a day of yoga by Alan Lambie – beginners and experienced yogis all welcome. Read more
Sage Gateshead Chamber Choir lunchtime concert

Sage Gateshead Chamber Choir lunchtime concert

22nd September 2018
Sage Gateshead Chamber Choir are delighted to be singing at the wonderful St Giles' Cathedral on Saturday 22nd September at 12.15pm. Read more
Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast

Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast

22nd September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Sarah Millican's Control Enthusiast tour promises to be funny, frank and unapologetically filthy! Read more
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

22nd September 2018
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall. Read more
Speakin’ Cajun

Speakin’ Cajun

22nd September 2018
Back after their sell-out show in January, the fabulous Jennifer Ewan Band joins forces with Poetry Circus for another evening of distinctly Cajun moves and grooves at Traverse Theatre. Read more
Take One Action Film Festival - Food for Thought

Take One Action Film Festival - Food for Thought

22nd September 2018
Food for Thought - Join Take One Action on the closing weekend of their 2018 festival for this inclusive community event. Read more
Take One Action Film Festival presents: Kinshasa Makambo

Take One Action Film Festival presents: Kinshasa Makambo

22nd September 2018
Watch an explosive portrait of three young grassroots activists fighting for free elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more
The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band

The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band

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

The Saturday Show

22nd September 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Writers Museum - BSL Interpreted Tour

Writers Museum - BSL Interpreted Tour

22nd September 2018
Join us at The Writers Museum on September 22nd for a special tour which will have a BSL interpreter present. Read more
Alzheimer Scotland - Midlothian Memory Walk

Alzheimer Scotland - Midlothian Memory Walk

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

Celebration Service

23rd September 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

23rd September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
FREE Roller Derby Taster session

FREE Roller Derby Taster session

23rd September 2018
Why not try roller derby? Lothian Derby Dolls and Fear & Lothian are having a taster session for anyone that wants to try it out. Read more
Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ and Bernstein’s ‘Songfest’ with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ and Bernstein’s ‘Songfest’ with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

23rd September 2018
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra celebrate American music at its most life-affirming with Gershwin and Bernstein at the Usher Hall on September 23rd! Read more
Islands In The Stream

Islands In The Stream

23rd September 2018
Enjoy a superb score and supreme musicianship with the ultimate tribute to two country music legends - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

23rd September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Mr Barton’s Theatricals

Mr Barton’s Theatricals

23rd September 2018
Join the Reid family and selected staff for a short play about John Law, convicted murderer, rogue, founder of the first national bank in France and one-time owner of Lauriston Hall! Read more
Revive Yoga Day With Katy Wakefield

Revive Yoga Day With Katy Wakefield

23rd September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Feel revitalised with a day of yoga by Katy Wakefield – beginners and experienced yogis all welcome - hosted by Revive Yoga Breaks. Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

23rd September 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

23rd September 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

23rd September 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Take One Action Film Festival presents: Naila and the Uprising

Take One Action Film Festival presents: Naila and the Uprising

23rd September 2018
This hopeful documentary is a unique opportunity to re-appraise the history of nonviolent resistance in Palestine from a feminist perspective. Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

23rd September 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Watsonian Cricket Club Open Doors Day

Watsonian Cricket Club Open Doors Day

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

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint
A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns with six new plays to light up your lunchtime. Ticket includes a pie and a drink.
Benidorm Live
Check-in to the Solana for a dose of Benidorm sunshine and see your favourite stars live on stage for the first time at Edinburgh Playhouse.
Edinburgh Blues N Rock Festival
Come along to the annual Edinburgh Blues ‘N’ Rock Festival happening at The Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 22nd September!
Irish Culture and Heritage Day
The Edinburgh Irish Culture and Heritage Day, a celebration of Irish culture and the Irish community in Scotland, returns on Saturday 22 September at the Grange Cricket Club, Stockbridge.
Historic Underground
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours.

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