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Halloween Trail

Halloween Trail

15th October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Bring the children along to the Royal Botanic Gardens this October for a special Halloween Trail through the Garden.
A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

11th September 2018 - 20th October 2018
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.
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.
Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018

Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018

3rd November 2018
Saturday 3rd November sees Hopetoun House host ‘The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth’ and it’s bound to be another sell out event.
Casting for a BBC3 Reality Series

Casting for a BBC3 Reality Series

1st October 2018 - 31st October 2018
BBC3 are filming in Edinburgh in the next few weeks and looking for people to feature in an episode of 'Eating With My Ex'.
Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

12th October 2018 - 3rd November 2018
This hugely romantic play is given a Caledonian heart in a new production by Citizens Theatre at the Royal Lyceum Theatre!
Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

6th October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Explore a world of magic & shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre.
Arctic Oil

Arctic Oil

9th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
Written by the award-winning Clare Duffy and directed by Gareth Nicholls, Arctic Oil gets under the skin of what climate change could make us do to the people we love.
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

16th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake returns with a fresh look for the 21st century! Catch it when the tour comes to the Festival Theatre in October!
Christmas at the Botanics 2018

Christmas at the Botanics 2018

23rd November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
Edinburgh Diwali - 2018

Edinburgh Diwali - 2018

3rd November 2018
The City of Edinburgh presents the 2018 Diwali on 3rd November with music, dances, food, drink and fireworks!
Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in October

Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in October

1st October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Whistle Binkies this October, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more....
Edinburgh Cocktail Week

Edinburgh Cocktail Week

15th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Edinburgh Cocktail Week is a week-long program of events & parties across the city, and over 80 of Edinburgh's favourite cocktail bars!
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.
Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

11th May 2018 - 21st October 2018
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, bringing the irresistible allure of the most beautiful city in the world to The Queen's Gallery.
Grassmarket Community Ceilidh

Grassmarket Community Ceilidh

20th October 2018
Reel the night away at the second annual joint Grassmarket Community Project/GRASS fundraising ceilidh with Live music from The Raggle Taggle Dance Band on 20th October!
Art For Animals

Art For Animals

19th October 2018 - 25th October 2018
OneKind invites you to attend Art for Animals, bringing together the most exciting and inspiring Scottish wildlife and animal artists in a unique exhibition and art sale at Breeze Art Gallery.
Doggie Cinema Club

Doggie Cinema Club

7th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Fluffy friends rejoice! The Three Sisters courtyard cinema brings you the ultimate doggie day out. Bring the whole family but most importantly bring your dogs!
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!
Frankomime’s Monster: The 18+ Halloween Panto

Frankomime’s Monster: The 18+ Halloween Panto

26th October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Edinburgh Horror Festival and Posturous Productions bring the popular Fringe show 'Frankomime’s Monster' to The Banshee Labyrinth this Halloween!
Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

22nd June 2018 - 25th November 2018
Discover the story of Scottish pop music at the National Museum of Scotland as they take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day.
Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Homebuilding & Renovating Show

20th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Are you transforming your own house? Then visit the Homebuilding & Renovating Show at the Royal Highland Centre this October.
Enjoy Half-Term Fun at Dalkeith Country Park

Enjoy Half-Term Fun at Dalkeith Country Park

6th October 2018 - 22nd October 2018
Keep the kids out of the house over the half-term holidays! From zip-lines to big slides, fun will be at full throttle throughout Fort Douglas all month.
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

26th September 2018 - 31st October 2018
Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city on a Burke and Hare Walking Tour this Autumn!
Able Faces

Able Faces

19th October 2018 - 21st December 2018
Catch Able Faces at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh! With their fantastic vocal harmonies and energetic performances they are a live act not to be missed.
Dracula

Dracula

30th October 2018 - 3rd November 2018
The World Première of a brand-new multi-sensory stage adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula comes to the King's Theatre and is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!
Dusherra 2018

Dusherra 2018

21st October 2018
SIAF Dusherra, the flagship event of the Scottish Indian Arts Forum, is being held on 21st October at the top of Calton Hill.
Holistic Wellbeing Event

Holistic Wellbeing Event

20th October 2018
Join Authentic Bliss and Blue Angel Healing at Cockenzie House & Gardens for an afternoon of holistic wellbeing, treatments and shopping on Saturday 20th October!
Get a Free Workout with Curves

Get a Free Workout with Curves

21st October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Curves, a ladies-only gym in Edinburgh Northwest, is offering a free taster workout with a personal trainer that is safe, efficient and effective for women of all ages and fitness levels.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

5th January 2018 - 7th December 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

21st October 2018
Some Guys Have All The Luck celebrates the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart, and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse on 21st October.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd June 2018 - 29th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

28th September 2018 - 29th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

23rd October 2018 - 27th October 2018
Saturday Night Fever, one of the most loved dance stories of all time, returns to the stage in a spectacular new musical production! Catch it at the Edinburgh Playhouse this October!

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Popular Events

Halloween Trail
Bring the children along to the Royal Botanic Gardens this October for a special Halloween Trail through the Garden.
Edinburgh Farmers Market
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018
Saturday 3rd November sees Hopetoun House host ‘The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth’ and it’s bound to be another sell out event.
Casting for a BBC3 Reality Series
BBC3 are filming in Edinburgh in the next few weeks and looking for people to feature in an episode of 'Eating With My Ex'.
Cyrano de Bergerac
This hugely romantic play is given a Caledonian heart in a new production by Citizens Theatre at the Royal Lyceum Theatre!

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