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Sunshine On Leith

Sunshine On Leith

22nd May 2018 - 26th May 2018
The essential Scottish musical returns to the King’s Theatre for the first time since 2010 in a brand-new production!
War Horse

War Horse

18th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Experience the unforgettable journey of War Horse, coming to the Festival Theatre in April 2018.
Second Hand Bike Sale

Second Hand Bike Sale

5th May 2018
Come along to buy or sell bikes at Edinburgh Steiner School's annual second hand bike sale on Saturday 5th May!
PAW Patrol Live!

PAW Patrol Live!

28th July 2018
The most popular rescue dogs on the planet are coming to Edinburgh this Summer! Catch PAW Patrol at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 28th July!
For the Love of Fantasy presents Witchcraft & Wizardry School

For the Love of Fantasy presents Witchcraft & Wizardry School

3rd August 2018 - 5th August 2018
For the Love of Fantasy presents their most exciting event so far -The School of Witchcraft & Wizardry!
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.
Year Zero

Year Zero

12th June 2018 - 16th June 2018
Immerse Productions are inviting people to take part in their first theatrical attraction, “Year Zero” at The Biscuit Factory from 12th-16th June.
Earth Day 2018 - Food & Film: Baraka

Earth Day 2018 - Food & Film: Baraka

22nd April 2018
This year on Earth Day 2018, Hendersons will screen an amazing masterpiece, Baraka (1992) to create awareness about our planet's threats that are caused by us, humans.
Fun Fair

Fun Fair

6th September 2017 - 10th September 2017
Enjoy all the fun of the fair when it comes to Danderhall Park, MidLothian from 6th to 10th September!
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Eulogy

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Eulogy

24th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Be prepared to laugh, cry and sing your hearts out when the Traverse Theatre present A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Eulogy, written by Rob Drummond.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

19th January 2018 - 29th April 2018
The world-renowned exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, returns to the National Museum of Scotland.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else!
City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

7th October 2017 - 13th May 2018
Explore the new activities in the family activity area at City Art Centre to complement the exhibition ‘Hidden Gems’
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
Wizard World Gathering

Wizard World Gathering

11th May 2018 - 13th May 2018
The Wizarding Worlds from around the globe gather together in Edinburgh for the first time ever! A celebration of magic and fantasy.
Intensive Krav Maga Weekend Course

Intensive Krav Maga Weekend Course

6th July 2018 - 8th July 2018
The Rencounter Krav Maga self-defence intensive weekend course for beginners is back for a fourth year from 6th to 8th July!
Faulty Towers Dining Experience

Faulty Towers Dining Experience

27th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
The world famous Faulty Towers Dining Experience comes to the Bistro at Edinburgh Playhouse for two days only in April!
Gun Salutes 2018

Gun Salutes 2018

6th February 2018 - 14th November 2018
Check here for a full list of gun salutes throughout the year at Edinburgh Castle.
Wicked

Wicked

8th May 2018 - 9th June 2018
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse from 8th May - 9th June 2018!
Abstract Photography - Featuring work by Paul Kenny,  Ricardo Baez Duarte, Philip J Lavery

Abstract Photography - Featuring work by Paul Kenny, Ricardo Baez Duarte, Philip J Lavery

18th April 2018 - 19th May 2018
Gallery-Close is hosting an exhibition of abstract photography featuring work by some new and leading photographers.
The Great British Gin Festival - Edinburgh

The Great British Gin Festival - Edinburgh

28th April 2018
Prepare to have your taste buds tantalised when The UK's biggest Gin Festival tour comes to Edinburgh this April!
Carl Hutchinson - Live

Carl Hutchinson - Live

22nd April 2018
One of the UK’s most in-demand comics Carl Hutchinson is set to perform his brand new show across the UK and is stopping at The Stand Comedy Club.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

8th April 2018 - 24th June 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Synthetica

Synthetica

31st March 2018 - 13th May 2018
Synthetica, a special contemporary art exhibition, will showcase the work of established international artists working in the field of bioart.
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

6th January 2018 - 16th December 2018
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday.
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

28th April 2018
Relive the passion, the flare and the unique sensitivity of George Michael in this tribute show at Edinburgh Playhouse.
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st April 2018 - 30th April 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in April!
The Royal Highland Show 2018

The Royal Highland Show 2018

21st June 2018 - 24th June 2018
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 21st June!
Mary McCarthy - Celebrating our Musical Heritage : Scottish & Irish Traditional Piano Music

Mary McCarthy - Celebrating our Musical Heritage : Scottish & Irish Traditional Piano Music

10th May 2018
Mary McCarthy, probably the finest Scottish Traditional Pianist, is to perform at Riddle's Court Edinburgh on 10th May.
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
Heriot-Watt University are looking for people aged 65 and over in Edinburgh & Lothians to take part in a new study.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
The Monster

The Monster

9th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
The Monster - the world's largest inflatable obstacle course is coming to the Royal Highland Centre in August!
Silver Saturday

Silver Saturday

28th April 2018
Enjoy a massive day of rugby as the BT Cup Finals combines with the 1872 Cup decider between Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors at BT Murrayfield on 28th April.

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Popular Events

Sunshine On Leith
The essential Scottish musical returns to the King’s Theatre for the first time since 2010 in a brand-new production!
War Horse
Experience the unforgettable journey of War Horse, coming to the Festival Theatre in April 2018.
Second Hand Bike Sale
Come along to buy or sell bikes at Edinburgh Steiner School's annual second hand bike sale on Saturday 5th May!
PAW Patrol Live!
The most popular rescue dogs on the planet are coming to Edinburgh this Summer! Catch PAW Patrol at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 28th July!
For the Love of Fantasy presents Witchcraft & Wizardry School
For the Love of Fantasy presents their most exciting event so far -The School of Witchcraft & Wizardry!

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