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Edinburgh Doors Open Days Festival 2017

Edinburgh Doors Open Days Festival 2017

23 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
The Edinburgh Doors Open Days Festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across the city!
SIAF Dusherra 2017

SIAF Dusherra 2017

08 October 2017
SIAF Dusherra the flagship event of the Scottish Indian Arts Forum is being held on 8th October on top of Calton Hill.
Oktoberfest at Brewhemia

Oktoberfest at Brewhemia

16 September 2017 - 21 October 2017
Brewhemia invites you to their first ever Oktoberfestival on every Friday & Saturday until 21st October!
Fireworks & Bonfire Night 2017

Fireworks & Bonfire Night 2017

04 November 2017
Saturday 4th November sees the return of the Hopetoun House spectacular annual fireworks display.
Cilla - The Musical

Cilla - The Musical

19 September 2017 - 23 September 2017
Cilla - The Musical tells the story of the spectacular rise of one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers of all time!
Free Psychedelic Historic Art Exhibition

Free Psychedelic Historic Art Exhibition

04 September 2017 - 30 September 2017
Explore Edinburgh’s history through a series of contemporary artworks at a free open-air Art Gallery this September.
Battle of the Bands 2017

Battle of the Bands 2017

21 September 2017
Don't miss the annual Battle of the Bands event in aid of SAMH at The Liquid Room on 21st September.
Grassmarket Unplugged

Grassmarket Unplugged

02 September 2017 - 23 September 2017
The Grassmarket stage will be coming out over summer to showcase the best local acoustic musicians.
Texas

Texas

23 September 2017
DF Concerts present: TEXAS plus support at the Usher Hall on 23rd September.
Cinderella

Cinderella

02 December 2017 - 21 January 2018
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott star in Cinderella at the King's Theatre!
Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations

Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations

03 November 2017 - 23 December 2017
The Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations are back bigger and brighter for 2017 during November and December.
Guy Fawkes Evening at Dobbies Edinburgh

Guy Fawkes Evening at Dobbies Edinburgh

03 November 2017
Enjoy an evening of delicious food, show stopping fireworks, shopping and more at Dobbies Edinburgh!
Christmas Market - George Street

Christmas Market - George Street

17 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Get into the Christmas spirit with a festive shopping experience at the traditional Christmas market in George St.
Age of Oil

Age of Oil

21 July 2017 - 05 November 2017
An exhibition showcasing the work of artist Sue Jane Taylor and the relationship between art, environment & industry.
Scottish Quilt Championships

Scottish Quilt Championships

22 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
Enjoy a truly wonderful display of quilts from around the world at the Royal Highland Centre 22nd - 24th September!
A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

03 October 2017 - 04 November 2017
A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns with five new plays to light up your lunchtime at the Traverse Theatre.
Scottish Quilt Fair

Scottish Quilt Fair

17 February 2017 - 19 February 2017
Come along to the Royal Highland Centre for a Spectacular displays of hundreds of quilts from all over the world.
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

01 September 2017 - 24 November 2017
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Virgin Money Street of Light

Virgin Money Street of Light

30 November 2015 - 24 December 2015
The Virgin Money Street of Light is a stunning new event set to light up Edinburgh’s Old Town this Christmas.
Richard Alston Dance Company

Richard Alston Dance Company

22 September 2017
The ever musical Richard Alston Dance Company returns with a full programme to the Festival Theatre on 23rd September.
Anatomy 15: Picnic at the Plague Pool

Anatomy 15: Picnic at the Plague Pool

22 September 2017
ANATOMY are back at Summerhall with their live art cabaret and this multi-genre romp is Picnic at the Plague Pool!
The Galloway Hoard

The Galloway Hoard

16 June 2017 - 01 October 2017
Be among the first to see unique and rare Viking-age objects that have lain hidden for a thousand years.