Events in Edinburgh This Weekend

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Events in Edinburgh

Rabbie’s: Edinburgh City Tours

Rabbie’s: Edinburgh City Tours

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Discover the stories, secrets, and sights of the city and get the local’s perspective of Edinburgh with Rabbie's Edinburgh City Tours! Read more
Rabbie’s: Tours from Edinburgh

Rabbie’s: Tours from Edinburgh

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Make Edinburgh your base for a trip to Scotland and combine the magic of Scotland's capital with the best of the Highlands on a tour with Rabbie's! Read more
Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

18th May 2019 - 13th October 2019
The City Art Centre is proud to present the first major survey devoted to the work of one of the UK’s most distinguished artists, Victoria Crowe. Read more
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
Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

14th June 2019 - 23rd December 2019
This exhibition encourages us to examine our own ideas around mental health and aims to show how, even now, many older stereotypes and ideas about these conditions remain unchanged. Read more
Tartan Folk

Tartan Folk

20th June 2019 - 24th October 2019
Edinburgh New Town
Design your own outfit using exciting tartan fabrics, laces, sparkly gems, pom poms and other embellishments in these fun family workshops with Fiona Mackechnie! Read more
Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

29th June 2019 - 22nd September 2019
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting ‘Microsculpture’ an exhibition of giant insect portraits exposed in microscopic detail by British photographer Levon Biss. Read more
Grayson Perry: Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

Grayson Perry: Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

25th July 2019 - 2nd November 2019
Julie Cope’s Grand Tour comes to Dovecot Edinburgh bringing the complete set of tapestries designed by Grayson Perry for A House for Essex. 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
Interpretations

Interpretations

31st August 2019 - 9th October 2019
This exhibition at the Scottish Ornithologists' Club brings together the work of four wildlife artists with a mix of dynamic, expressive and celebratory interpretations of our natural world. Read more
Live Music at George IV Bar in September

Live Music at George IV Bar in September

1st September 2019 - 30th September 2019
Come along and check out the Live music at George IV Bar in September, everything from Rock and Pop to Traditional Folk, Scottish, Irish and Blues! Read more
Live Music at Stramash in September

Live Music at Stramash in September

1st September 2019 - 30th September 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash this September, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more.... Read more
Live Music at The Royal Mile Tavern in September

Live Music at The Royal Mile Tavern in September

1st September 2019 - 30th September 2019
Free live music is a major feature of the Royal Mile Tavern and you can enjoy it seven nights a week from around 9.30pm! Read more
Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in September

Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in September

1st September 2019 - 30th September 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Whistle Binkies this September - Rock, Pop, Blues and much more.... Read more
Live Music at La Belle Angele in September

Live Music at La Belle Angele in September

5th September 2019 - 28th September 2019
From King Yellowman & The Saggittarius Band to The Adicts, you can expect good tunes, good folk, and good fun at La Belle Angele gigs this September! Read more
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

6th September 2019 - 29th September 2019
Come along to The Fiddlers Arms every weekend from 9pm and enjoy free live music with something to suit everyone’s tastes! Entry is always free. Read more
Live Music at The Mash House in September

Live Music at The Mash House in September

6th September 2019 - 28th September 2019
Check out the Live music gigs on at The Mash House, a unique venue located within the heart of Edinburgh’s vibrant Cowgate, during September! Read more
Velow Bikeworks Stockbridge Pop Up

Velow Bikeworks Stockbridge Pop Up

10th September 2019 - 30th September 2019
Stockbridge and Canonmills
Velow Bikeworks, a bike workshop with a difference, brings its range of restored and custom-built steel-framed bicycles to the heart of Stockbridge this month. Read more
Solaris

Solaris

12th September 2019 - 5th October 2019
Lyceum Artistic Director David Greig, brings Stanisław Lem’s classic sci-fi novel to the stage for the first time. Read more
Wemyss Ware Exhibition

Wemyss Ware Exhibition

15th September 2019 - 30th September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
This exhibition in September will show off the beautiful Wemyss Ware ceramics that the Victor Murphy Trust has collected over the years and will appeal to anyone with an interest in pottery. Read more
Eclectic Boundaries

Eclectic Boundaries

16th September 2019 - 18th November 2019
Eclectic Boundaries brings together a diverse cohort of artists from around Edinburgh College of Art. There will be performance art mingled with adventure, fun, surprise and participation! Read more
Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm

17th September 2019 - 21st September 2019
Multi award-winning Theatr na nÓg present an unmissable original musical play that’s guaranteed to seize your heart and capture your mind. Read more
Showcase 2019

Showcase 2019

17th September 2019 - 21st September 2019
Showcase returns to Churchill Theatre this September with another musical extravaganza, and an eclectic mix of songs, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support! Read more
Black Men Walking

Black Men Walking

18th September 2019 - 21st September 2019
Black Men Walking returns for a second UK tour following its huge sell-out success last year and comes to the Traverse Theatre in September. Read more
European Squash Club Championships

European Squash Club Championships

18th September 2019 - 21st September 2019
Edinburgh Sports Club is excited to be hosting the 32nd European Club Championships in September and welcoming some of the best players in the world. Read more
Fun Fair: Loanhead

Fun Fair: Loanhead

18th September 2019 - 22nd September 2019
Loanhead
FunTastic Events Fun Fair returns to Memorial Park, Loanhead from 18th to 22nd September with money off vouchers available in local shops and on their Facebook page! Read more
Mamma Mia

Mamma Mia

19th September 2019 - 28th September 2019
Don't miss the sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! when it returns to Edinburgh Playhouse in September 2019, to open a UK Tour celebrating 20 years since it's London premier! Read more
Get Dancing: Pre-school Dance Tasters

Get Dancing: Pre-school Dance Tasters

20th September 2019 - 11th October 2019
Edinburgh West
Edinburgh Leisure, a charity dedicated to creating opportunities for everyone to lead more active, healthy lives, is offering free pre-school and junior dance class tasters this autumn. Read more
Of Movement & Light by Debbie Mountain

Of Movement & Light by Debbie Mountain

20th September 2019 - 11th October 2019
Upright Gallery is hosting an exhibition by Debbie Mountain, who's work does not allude to anything, except the joyful exploration of the materialism of paint. Read more
Rex Club House at Eastside Edinburgh

Rex Club House at Eastside Edinburgh

20th September 2019 - 2nd November 2019
Edinburgh New Town
Sportswear brand Rex Club will launch its first sports pop-up at Eastside Edinburgh, screening early morning matches throughout the World Cup, so that Rugby fans can watch the games in comfort. Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

21st September 2019
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
Anthem Saturdays at Opium

Anthem Saturdays at Opium

21st September 2019
Enjoy Rock and Metal favourites at Opium Alternative Club & Bar Edinburgh's Anthem Saturdays, it's free entry! Read more
Art and Poetry to delight the Senses

Art and Poetry to delight the Senses

21st September 2019
Join us for a short promenade event with former Edinburgh Makar, Christine De Luca. She will share with you poems she has specially written inspired by paintings in the Victoria Crowe exhibition. Read more
Artisan Cheese and Beer Pairing

Artisan Cheese and Beer Pairing

21st September 2019
Enjoy an evening of tantalising pairings from I.J. Mellis Cheesemongers and Stewart Brewing Beers, accompanied by live music, on Saturday 21st September! Read more
Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist

Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist

21st September 2019
Ash Pryce, Edinburgh Horror Festival Sell Out Performer 2016, 2017, 2018, brings his brand new show 'Paranormal Illusionist' to the Banshee Labyrinth. Read more
Belhaven 300th Birthday Bash

Belhaven 300th Birthday Bash

21st September 2019 - 22nd September 2019
Belhaven Brewery hosts a weekend festival at the brewery this September to celebrate 300 years of brewing beautiful beers. 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

21st September 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
Bradley Wiggins: An Evening With

Bradley Wiggins: An Evening With

21st September 2019
Join Britain’s most decorated Olympian Sir Bradley Wiggins when he stops off at the Festival Theatre on 21st September with his insightful and at times hilarious live show! Read more
British Sign Language Tours

British Sign Language Tours

21st September 2019
Explore Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh's Deaf history with Deaf tour guide John Hay, whose BSL tour will be translated into English by interpreter Linda Duncan. Read more
Crannogs: Ancient Life on Linlithgow Loch

Crannogs: Ancient Life on Linlithgow Loch

21st September 2019
Linlithgow
Join Historic Scotland and friends from the Scottish Crannog Centre as we journey back in time 2,500 years and learn about the crannogs that were built on Linlithgow Loch! Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

21st September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
EDRAM Freshers Night: Nade, False Facades plus The Gallowgate Murders

EDRAM Freshers Night: Nade, False Facades plus The Gallowgate Murders

21st September 2019
Edinburgh Rock and Metal Society brings Freshers Night to Opium Edinburgh with Nade, False Facades and Gallowgate Murders on Saturday 21st September! Read more
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

21st September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city on a Burke and Hare Walking Tour! Read more
Fizz on the Forth

Fizz on the Forth

21st September 2019
Join us for Maid of the Forth's sunset cruise – Fizz on the Forth - as part of our acclaimed musical events programme. Read more
Gods of Molenbeek

Gods of Molenbeek

21st September 2019
Take One Action Film Festival presents a screening of Gods of Molenbeek, a gorgeous documentary following two 6-year-old friends and their insights into friendship, community and religion. Read more
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-Making

Introduction to Glycerine Soap-Making

21st September 2019
Learn about the properties of our organic glycerine soap and selection of essential oils; and how to chop, melt, blend and pour your soap into shapes and sizes of your choice. Read more
Introduction to Soap-making

Introduction to Soap-making

21st September 2019
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with local designer-maker Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks at The Arienas Collective. Read more
Klones

Klones

21st September 2019
Catch Klones as they resume their residency at the Jam House, Edinburgh’s premier music venue, with several dates through to December! Read more
Law of Attraction and Empowerment Workshop with a Difference

Law of Attraction and Empowerment Workshop with a Difference

21st September 2019
Discover how to achieve positive changes in your life, live your dreams, break down barriers and blockages and feel empowered, in this workshop with a difference! Read more
Midnight Traveler

Midnight Traveler

21st September 2019
Take One Action Film Festival presents a screening of Midnight Traveler, a powerful documentary that reveals the realities of displacement for an Afghan family. Read more
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

21st September 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Pitchcraft at Dynamic Earth

Pitchcraft at Dynamic Earth

21st September 2019
Pitchcraft, an a cappella choir based in Edinburgh, is excited to show you their best yet, and to make a difference to the chosen charity partner for this concert, Macmillan Cancer Support. Read more
Punch Needle Workshop

Punch Needle Workshop

21st September 2019
Edinburgh East
Join Bairn Designs at We Make Edinburgh on the 21st September for a beginner's punch needle workshop and take home your very own wall hanging! Read more
Saturday Family Art Workshop

Saturday Family Art Workshop

21st September 2019
Join us at Linlithgow Museum on 21st September for our family art workshop aimed at children aged 5 years old and upwards, inspired by our printing collections! Read more
The Connective Parenting Conference: Edinburgh 2019

The Connective Parenting Conference: Edinburgh 2019

21st September 2019
The Connective Parenting Conference is coming to Edinburgh in September and is designed for all parents and carers to give you access to a range of different workshops on one day, in one place. Read more
The Fairy Hills of Scotland

The Fairy Hills of Scotland

21st September 2019
Prepare to be enchanted as Beverley Casebow and Joan Morrison transport you to the magical fairy hills of Scotland! Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

21st September 2019
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
Together We Are Powerful: Sharing Activists’ Journeys

Together We Are Powerful: Sharing Activists’ Journeys

21st September 2019
Leith
Join Global Justice Now Scotland on 21st September and hear guest speakers, from experienced international activists to young local organisers, as they discuss their triumphs and trials! Read more
Together We Are Powerful: Stories of Resistance

Together We Are Powerful: Stories of Resistance

21st September 2019
Leith
Join Global Justice Now on 21st September for an inspiring journey through decades of people power and imaginative action, as part of the Take One Action film festival fringe! Read more
Tooling Up to Double Down: How to Harness People Power

Tooling Up to Double Down: How to Harness People Power

21st September 2019
Take One Action Film Festival presents a day of connection, inspiration and skills building, from grassroots mobilising to political lobbying. Read more
World Wellness Weekend at The Balmoral Hotel Spa

World Wellness Weekend at The Balmoral Hotel Spa

21st September 2019 - 22nd September 2019
Join us at The Balmoral Hotel Spa on the 21st and 22nd September for complimentary 30-minute sessions and extensive health checkups with Will Power Personal Training as part of World Wellness Weekend! 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

22nd September 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
HSBC UK Let’s Ride Edinburgh

HSBC UK Let’s Ride Edinburgh

22nd September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Experience your city on two wheels with an unforgettable traffic-free ride through Edinburgh on 22nd September! Read more
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-Making

Introduction to Glycerine Soap-Making

22nd September 2019
Learn about the properties of our organic glycerine soap and selection of essential oils; and how to chop, melt, blend and pour your soap into shapes and sizes of your choice. Read more
Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making

Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making

22nd September 2019
Learn about the properties of our organic glycerine soap, lip balms and creams to create your own soap and skincare pack in this workshop with Jenny from The Scottish Soapworks! Read more
Jazz Sundays

Jazz Sundays

22nd September 2019
Come along and enjoy Jazz Sundays at Soderberg Pavillion, Lister Square, with live music every Sunday from 5pm! Read more
Military March Guided Walk

Military March Guided Walk

22nd September 2019
Join a ranger to discover over 4000 years of military activity in Holyrood Park, from the Bronze Age up to the Falklands conflict in this guided walk on 22nd September! Read more
Opium Open Mic Night

Opium Open Mic Night

22nd September 2019
It's Opium Alternative Club & Bar Edinburgh's Open Mic Night every Sunday. Come on down and play some tunes with us! Read more
Queer Death Experience

Queer Death Experience

22nd September 2019
Queer Death Experience is a monthly LGBT + friendly alternative club night at Opium Edinburgh with free entry. Read more
Regal Knights

Regal Knights

22nd September 2019
Make you own coat of arms, sword and shield to battle and defend yourself from marauding dragons in this workshop at Lauriston Castle on 22nd September! Read more
Soundhouse: Letitia VanSant

Soundhouse: Letitia VanSant

22nd September 2019
Baltimore’s Letitia VanSant makes her UK debut in duo format with her band’s guitarist David McKindley-Ward. Opening the show is Scots-born singer-songwriter David Leask. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

22nd September 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

22nd September 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend! Read more
Survivors

Survivors

22nd September 2019
Take One Action Film Festival presents a screening of Survivors, a gripping documentary following three individuals at the epicentre of Sierra Leone's ebola epidemic. Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

22nd September 2019
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Tiny Souls

Tiny Souls

22nd September 2019
Take One Action Film Festival presents a screening of Tiny Souls, a powerful documentary that captures the resilience of children displaced by conflict. Read more
Try Out Padel!

Try Out Padel!

22nd September 2019
Padel, one of the fastest growing sport in the world, is a cross between tennis and squash and is extremely popular across Europe. Come and try it out on 22nd September at Barton Park Tennis Club! 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.
Fun Fair: Dalkeith
FunTastic Events Fun Fair returns to Kings Park Dalkeith from 13th to 16th September with money off vouchers available in local shops and on their Facebook page!
Live Music at Stramash in September
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash this September, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more....
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History
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.
September Bank Holiday Monday at Fort Douglas
Just when you thought Fort Douglas couldn’t be any more fun… we’re offering amazing FREE activities with entry to the adventure park on the September Weekend Bank Holiday Monday!

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