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Disney’s The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King

5th December 2019 - 18th April 2020
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures.
Free Tickets For BBC Recording

Free Tickets For BBC Recording

5th January 2020 - 19th January 2020
Scotland’s top funny man, Mark Nelson, leads a panel of comedians and personalities attempting to decipher the good from the bad, with a few unexpected twists along the way.
Burns Ceilidh

Burns Ceilidh

23rd January 2020 - 25th January 2020
Come celebrate Scotland's greatest poet in true Scottish style with a Burns Ceilidh at The Three Sisters!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

18th January 2020 - 1st March 2020
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.
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!
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurs

24th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life.
Burns Night Ceilidhs at The Counting House

Burns Night Ceilidhs at The Counting House

23rd January 2020 - 25th January 2020
Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday in the hidden gem of Edinburgh’s Old Town, The Counting House.
Live Music at Stramash

Live Music at Stramash

16th December 2019 - 31st January 2020
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash - Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and much more....
Burns Night Special

Burns Night Special

26th January 2020
Celebrate Burns Night in style with an evening of top comedy and some traditional Scottish fayre at The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh on 26th January!
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

25th January 2020 - 31st January 2020
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle.
Chopin and Champagne by Candlelight: Sonata No. 2

Chopin and Champagne by Candlelight: Sonata No. 2

1st February 2020
Celebrate the end of the week with a performance of Chopin, complete with a complimentary champagne reception at St Mary's Cathedral on 1st February!
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020
A foodie heaven, creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!
Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

15th November 2019 - 26th January 2020
With an extended route for 2019 and over 600 brand-new lanterns, there’s more to explore this year as Giant Lanterns return to Edinburgh Zoo from 15 November to 26 January 2020!
Message from the Skies

Message from the Skies

1st January 2020 - 25th January 2020
Message from the Skies returns on 1st January with Shorelines, a collection of letters to Scotland reflecting on our relationship with our seas, waters and coast and our maritime heritage!
King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

30th November 2019 - 19th January 2020
Roll up, roll up! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray and Grant Stott are back in a circus-inspired King's Panto spectacular packed full of the thrills, spills, dazzling stunts and jaw-dropping special effects!
McGregor v Cerrone

McGregor v Cerrone

18th January 2020 - 19th January 2020
Conor McGregor is back in the UFC Octagon on January 18th, to face Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. Watch the fight LIVE from Las Vegas in the comfort of Biddy's!
Night Walk for Edinburgh

Night Walk for Edinburgh

16th November 2019 - 31st January 2020
Night Walk for Edinburgh, one of the biggest hits of the Edinburgh international Festival 2019, returns as part of Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations.
Big Big Gin Festival

Big Big Gin Festival

25th April 2020 - 26th April 2020
The Big Big Gin Festival is back at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 25th and 26th of April 2020. Let your experience be-gin!
Burns Night with Wedgwood the Restaurant and The Real May King’s Close

Burns Night with Wedgwood the Restaurant and The Real May King’s Close

24th January 2020 - 25th January 2020
After the sell-out success of the event last year, Wedgwood the Restaurant is once again teaming up with The Real Mary King's Close for a Burns Supper like no other!
Burns Ceilidh 2020

Burns Ceilidh 2020

24th January 2020
Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs caller Ken Gourlay, the Willie Fraser ceilidh band and piper on the 24th January 2020 in Lauriston Hall!
Black Country, New Roads

Black Country, New Roads

19th January 2020
Black Country, New Road sound like a proper filthy juggernaut of a band, a real experience to behold. Catch them at The Mash House on 19th January!
Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface

16th November 2019 - 1st March 2020
This exhibition features work by nine contemporary artists based in Scotland with the artworks having an economy of gesture in common - a limited tonal palette or a monochrome colour plane.
Burns Night at The Hub

Burns Night at The Hub

25th January 2020
Join us at The Hub, in the heart of Edinburgh, to celebrate the life of Robert Burns at our shared Burns Supper and Ceilidh party night.
Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist

Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist

18th January 2020 - 1st August 2020
Ash Pryce, Edinburgh Horror Festival Sell Out Performer for the last four years, returns to Edinburgh on a regular basis with his show 'Paranormal Illusionist'.
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

1st January 2020 - 29th February 2020
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.
Family Ceilidh

Family Ceilidh

25th January 2020
Celebrate with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances and sing well-known songs at the Scottish Storytelling Centre's Family Ceilidh!
The Power of Perspective Exhibition

The Power of Perspective Exhibition

22nd December 2019 - 26th January 2020
The Rock Trust, illusion expert Professor Richard Wiseman and MagicFest present a new series of mind-bending photographs this winter. Every photograph can be seen in more than one way.
Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival

25th January 2020
Experience an extraordinary collection of short films when the Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre on 25th January!
Stagecoach 2 Week Trial

Stagecoach 2 Week Trial

23rd January 2020 - 1st February 2020
Stagecoach Edinburgh North are delighted to offer spaces on our 2 week trials running over the next 2 weekends. Why not sign up and come along to try it?
Watch the Six Nations Live

Watch the Six Nations Live

1st February 2020 - 14th March 2020
Watch aLL of the action LIVE of the Six Nations 2020 at Biddy Mulligans, it's the perfect place to enjoy hearty food & refreshing pints without missing the fixtures!
Chihuahua’s in Tartan and Kimonos!

Chihuahua’s in Tartan and Kimonos!

25th January 2020
Book in for a session on January 25th and be treated to extra decorations and Chihuahuas dressed in fine Scottish or Chinese garb as Burn's Night and Chinese New Year coincide!
Fair Fa’ 2 Kid Friendly Gig: Roberta Pia, Cat Bruce & Calum Rodger

Fair Fa’ 2 Kid Friendly Gig: Roberta Pia, Cat Bruce & Calum Rodger

19th January 2020
After a sold out launch Fair Fa' Sessions returns in January with the sort of line up you'd have been into before you had kids, except you can bring your kids!
Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making

Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making

19th January 2020 - 16th August 2020
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!

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Popular Events

Disney’s The Lion King
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures.
Burns Ceilidh
Come celebrate Scotland's greatest poet in true Scottish style with a Burns Ceilidh at The Three Sisters!
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.
Curious About Edinburgh
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Grassmarket Weekly Market
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.

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