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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

19th February 2019 - 2nd March 2019
The smash hit musical Jersey Boys, is returning to Edinburgh with a two week run at the Playhouse in 2019!
Cheese Fest Edinburgh

Cheese Fest Edinburgh

9th November 2019
Experience some of the cheesiest cheeses in the world with Melted Raclette, Cheese Wheels, Gooey Mozzarella Sticks and a whole host of cheesetastic tastes at Cheese Fest Edinburgh 2019!
Russian State Ballet of Siberia - Swan Lake

Russian State Ballet of Siberia - Swan Lake

8th March 2019 - 9th March 2019
Swan Lake, the greatest romantic ballet of all time, is brought to Edinburgh Playhouse by the Russian State Ballet.
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

1st February 2019 - 28th February 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.
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

21st November 2018 - 24th March 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Hourglass Make-up Masterclass

Hourglass Make-up Masterclass

26th February 2019
Join us at Harvey Nichols on 26th February for a masterclass hosted by Hourglass make-up artist Heather Campbell and learn about the future bestsellers while enjoying a glass of Prosecco.
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

18th February 2019 - 23rd February 2019
Don't miss The Lady Vanishes, an early masterpiece from Hitchcock, brought to life in a new adaptation from the masters of the stage thriller.
Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

4th March 2019 - 9th March 2019
Have the time of your life at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh when sensational new production... Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage arrives in March!
Robots

Robots

18th January 2019 - 5th May 2019
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.
Exhibition: A Child of the 60’s

Exhibition: A Child of the 60’s

20th February 2019 - 16th March 2019
This exhibition is a collaborative piece of work by Lea Taylor and a collection of artists using memories of childhood and the stories they evoke.
Live Music at Stramash in February

Live Music at Stramash in February

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash this February, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more....
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

5th January 2019 - 30th March 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.
Climax Blues Band - Hands of Time

Climax Blues Band - Hands of Time

22nd February 2019
The Climax Blues Band of today carries the same standard of quality as it did when the band formed back in the late 60s. Catch them at La Belle Angele on 22nd February as part of their UK tour.
Out of the Blue Flea Market

Out of the Blue Flea Market

26th January 2019 - 28th December 2019
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market with over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, jewellery, small furniture, music, books, bric-a-brac and so much more.
Potted Pathology Part 1: Inflammation

Potted Pathology Part 1: Inflammation

14th March 2019
Potted pathology: Inflammation is the first in a 3 part talk series focused on the 3 fundamental processes in disease development at the Surgeon's Hall Museums on 14th March.
Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

23rd November 2018 - 2nd June 2019
Old master paintings and spectacular silver furniture show the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy.
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November.
Mary Queen of Scots - Heads Will Roll!

Mary Queen of Scots - Heads Will Roll!

26th January 2019 - 31st March 2019
Here the tale of Mary Queen of Scots's gruesome execution in this new immersive show, part of the Edinburgh Dungeon tour.
Holistic Ways Festival Edinburgh

Holistic Ways Festival Edinburgh

24th February 2019
Scotland's leading Mind Body Spirit event, Holistic Ways Festival, returns to Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 25th February.
Jasmin Vardimon’s Medusa

Jasmin Vardimon’s Medusa

21st February 2019
Jasmin Vardimon, one of the world’s leading female choreographers, presents her new work Medusa at the Festival Theatre on Thursday 21st February.
Coolest Walk on Earth

Coolest Walk on Earth

24th February 2019
Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a three hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages.
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.
Russian State Ballet of Siberia - Giselle

Russian State Ballet of Siberia - Giselle

7th March 2019
Don't miss the most poignant of all classical ballets when the Russian State Ballet of Siberia brings Giselle to Edinburgh Playhouse on 7th March!
Ulster American

Ulster American

20th February 2019 - 2nd March 2019
Following a sold-out world premiere run as part of Traverse Festival 2018, Ulster American returns to the Traverse for a strictly limited run.
Adults’ Tennis Open Event

Adults’ Tennis Open Event

27th February 2019
Join us for our Adults’ Tennis Open Event at Craiglockhart Leisure & Tennis Centre on Wednesday 27th February! Sessions for all abilities where you can try as many as you like for free.
Edinburgh Comic Con

Edinburgh Comic Con

6th April 2019 - 7th April 2019
It's Edinburgh Comic Con's sixth anniversary and it returns for a fourth year to Edinburgh International Conference Centre in April.
Paul Carrack

Paul Carrack

22nd February 2019
Paul Carrack, one of the most revered voices in music and a figurehead of soulful pop for decades, will perform at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh on 22nd February!
The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show

28th October 2019 - 2nd November 2019
Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock 'n' roll musical is back to thrill you once again at the Edinburgh Playhouse.
Live Music at George IV Bar - February

Live Music at George IV Bar - February

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
Check out all the Live music at George IV Bar this February, everything from Rock and Pop to Traditional Folk, Scottish, Irish and Blues!
Relax Kids Magical Adventures

Relax Kids Magical Adventures

21st February 2019 - 5th April 2019
Let your child join a magical adventure as they learn vital relaxation and mindfulness life skills in these Relax Kids classes at Healing for Kids.
Balletboyz

Balletboyz

23rd February 2019
BalletBoyz are back with two brand new works, both set to original scores by world-class composers, catch Them/Us at the Festival Theatre on Friday 23rd February!
The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

9th July 2019 - 20th July 2019
The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, The Bodyguard is back at Edinburgh Playhouse in July with Alexandra Burke returning to the role of Rachel Marron!
Snowdrop Displays at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Snowdrop Displays at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

15th February 2019 - 10th March 2019
Come and see the snowdrop displays at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh! With a fascinating collection of specialist snowdrops carpeting parts of the attraction welcoming the first signs of spring.
The Dark Carnival

The Dark Carnival

6th March 2019 - 9th March 2019
A music and theatre spectacle, The Dark Carnival features sixteen performers and musicians telling the story of newcomers to the afterlife who discover that death is not actually the end.

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Popular Events

Jersey Boys
The smash hit musical Jersey Boys, is returning to Edinburgh with a two week run at the Playhouse in 2019!
Cheese Fest Edinburgh
Experience some of the cheesiest cheeses in the world with Melted Raclette, Cheese Wheels, Gooey Mozzarella Sticks and a whole host of cheesetastic tastes at Cheese Fest Edinburgh 2019!
Russian State Ballet of Siberia - Swan Lake
Swan Lake, the greatest romantic ballet of all time, is brought to Edinburgh Playhouse by the Russian State Ballet.
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms
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.
Brick Wonders
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!

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