Popular Events

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Edinburgh Open Casting

Edinburgh Open Casting

22 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
Key Casting are looking for extras to take part in a HUGE feature film taking place around Glasgow and Edinburgh!
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival:  Rumba da Bodas

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival: Rumba da Bodas

14 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
The exuberant cabaret-swing of Rumba da Bodas returns to Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival.
Heverlee At New Waverley

Heverlee At New Waverley

21 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
Heverlee Beer invites you to a Belgian style micro-festival with food, music, art and cinema screenings 21-23 July.
Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue

22 July 2017
It's 30 years since Deacon Blue released Raintown and what better way to celebrate than by playing Edinburgh Castle.
Grassmarket Unplugged

Grassmarket Unplugged

06 May 2017 - 23 September 2017
The Grassmarket stage will be coming out over summer to showcase the best local acoustic musicians.
Potter Tours

Potter Tours

02 June 2017 - 31 July 2017
Walk in the footsteps of JK Rowling in these magical Harry Potter tours!
FAME - The Musical: The Beyond Broadway Experience

FAME - The Musical: The Beyond Broadway Experience

21 July 2017 - 22 July 2017
Fame – the Musical, a West End smash hit, arrives this summer on an epic scale at King's Theatre, Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

17 December 2016 - 30 December 2017
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival:  Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival: Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

22 July 2017
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017 presents Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra at the Festival Theatre.
Activity Area

Activity Area

30 June 2017 - 12 August 2017
Come and have fun in the City Art Centre gallery activity area with lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival:  Story of Swing

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival: Story of Swing

21 July 2017 - 22 July 2017
Story of Swing takes you on a breathless race through swing – the pop music of the 30s and 40s.
Outlander Tour of TV Locations

Outlander Tour of TV Locations

01 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
Outlander Tour - Visit Jamie and Claire’s homeland and see the iconic sites from Series 1 & 2 with your own guide.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

17 December 2016 - 30 December 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Wacky World - Edinburgh

Wacky World - Edinburgh

29 July 2017 - 30 July 2017
Wacky World, the UK's largest indoor inflatable activity event, is coming to Meadowbank Stadium on July 29th & 30th!
The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

31 March 2017 - 03 September 2017
The Tomb presents the story of one extraordinary tomb, built around 1290BC and reused for over 1000 years.
Lauriston Castle: How to be a Psychic Conman

Lauriston Castle: How to be a Psychic Conman

22 July 2017
Magician Ash Pryce brings his funny and interactive show 'How to be a Psychic Conman' to Lauriston Castle.
Meet the Makers

Meet the Makers

22 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
Restoration Yard is offering visitors the chance to ‘meet the makers’ at a special showcase event this weekend.
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.
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015.
Basic Photography workshop for Families David Guillen

Basic Photography workshop for Families David Guillen

22 July 2017
Come along to a Basic Photography workshop for Families with David Guillen on 22nd July at the Museum of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Food Festival 2017

Edinburgh Food Festival 2017

26 July 2017 - 30 July 2017
Celebrate all things great in FOOD & DRINK at the Edinburgh Food Festival 2017!
Scotland celebrates Violeta Parra’s centenary

Scotland celebrates Violeta Parra’s centenary

22 July 2017
A celebration of Violeta Parra's birth centenary from Valentina and Voces del Sur with Los Hermanos Millar.
Experience a Tea Flight with Eteaket from Edinburgh to Sri Lanka & China

Experience a Tea Flight with Eteaket from Edinburgh to Sri Lanka & China

22 July 2017
Join Eteaket leaf tea experts on their Tea Flight and explore the wonderful world of tea at City Art Centre 22nd July.
Try Tennis For Free this Weekend in Edinburgh

Try Tennis For Free this Weekend in Edinburgh

22 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
Go tennis crazy in Edinburgh this weekend when the second free ‘Great British Tennis Weekend’ smashes into town!
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

01 January 2016 - 31 December 2017
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
The National Whisky Festival

The National Whisky Festival

22 July 2017
Scotland’s most exciting whisky festival ups sticks this July to Edinburgh Corn Exchange.
Eight Artists

Eight Artists

22 July 2017 - 29 July 2017
A group of Edinburgh artists have joined together to display a range of paintings and art work at Gallery 23 in July.
Edinburgh Alphabet

Edinburgh Alphabet

19 May 2017 - 08 October 2017
An A-Z of the City's Collections, feature more than 300 objects, is now on at City Art Centre.
Swashbuckling summer at Fort Kinnaird

Swashbuckling summer at Fort Kinnaird

13 July 2017 - 13 August 2017
Ahoy there! There’s a shipload of fun for the whole family as pirates descend upon Fort Kinnaird this summer.
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival:  Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival: Pasadena Roof Orchestra

22 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
The Pasadena Roof Orchestra's fun-packed show features timeless classics from the great American song book.
Edinburgh’s 101 Objects

Edinburgh’s 101 Objects

01 May 2017 - 31 March 2018
Discover the rich history of Edinburgh through 101 of its most treasured objects.
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival:  Ranky Tanky

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival: Ranky Tanky

21 July 2017 - 22 July 2017
Intoxicating and exotic, Ranky Tanky combines gospel vocals, jazz trumpet solos and a terrific R&B rhythm section.
Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshop

Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshop

17 December 2016 - 23 December 2017
Come along to our Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshops to make and decorate your own goodies!