What's On In Edinburgh Old Town

Keep up to date with what's going on in Edinburgh Old Town over the next month and click here to find out what's on in all of Edinburgh!

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.
Growing Up With Books

Growing Up With Books

1st June 2018 - 9th December 2018
Explore the world of children’s books in this exhibition on now at the Museum of Childhood.
Their Work Is Not Forgotten

Their Work Is Not Forgotten

8th June 2018 - 14th October 2018
Explore the past and present of political activism in Edinburgh in this new exhibition celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage.
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.
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day.
Braveheart’s Revenge

Braveheart’s Revenge

30th July 2018 - 30th September 2018
Don't miss 'Braveheart’s Revenge', the scariest, funniest journey through Edinburgh's darkest history, every day at the Edinburgh Dungeon!
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections.
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st September 2018 - 30th September 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in September!
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

14th September 2018 - 6th October 2018
Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Bristol Old Vic present Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s most sparkling cocktail of wit and deep feeling.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

22nd September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

22nd September 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

22nd September 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front.
Marvellous Puppets

Marvellous Puppets

22nd September 2018
Using a range of recycled materials, you can create and take home your very own puppet inspired by our Growing up with Books Exhibition.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

22nd September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

22nd September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Museum of Childhood Tour - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

Museum of Childhood Tour - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

22nd September 2018
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a Museum of Childhood tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors on 22nd September!
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

22nd September 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

22nd September 2018
Join artist Stephen White, creator of Peter Pan the Graphic Novel, at the Museum of Childhood and watch him draw some characters.
Sage Gateshead Chamber Choir lunchtime concert

Sage Gateshead Chamber Choir lunchtime concert

22nd September 2018
Sage Gateshead Chamber Choir are delighted to be singing at the wonderful St Giles' Cathedral on Saturday 22nd September at 12.15pm.
Writers Museum - BSL Interpreted Tour

Writers Museum - BSL Interpreted Tour

22nd September 2018
Join us at The Writers Museum on September 22nd for a special tour which will have a BSL interpreter present.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

23rd September 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

23rd September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

24th September 2018
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

24th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

25th September 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

26th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Top Banana

Top Banana

26th September 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
XO at Subway Cowgate

XO at Subway Cowgate

26th September 2018
Keep your mid-week chill with a mellow blend of Commercial, House and R&B at Subway Cowgate!
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

27th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
In Focus: Scottish Photography - Curator’s Tour

In Focus: Scottish Photography - Curator’s Tour

27th September 2018
Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, provides a tour of the exhibition In Focus: Scottish Photography, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland.
Light in the Darkness: Hill & Adamson’s Pioneering Photography

Light in the Darkness: Hill & Adamson’s Pioneering Photography

27th September 2018
Join Anne Lyden as she explores the pioneering partnership of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, two Scottish photographers from the 1840s.
The Living Room Gigs

The Living Room Gigs

27th September 2018
The Living Room Gigs are back in the most intimate of settings, the Roxy Snug Bar, and this month's lineup will be Amy Hill, Sharon King & Jemima and the Fuse.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

28th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

28th September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

28th September 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

28th September 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Shamanic

Shamanic

28th September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Be transported into sensual overload through a live union of sound and vision when SHAMANIC comes to Edinburgh University Old Quad on 28th September.
A Home for Teddies and Trains

A Home for Teddies and Trains

29th September 2018
Bring along a toy and make your very own basket using a variety of textures and pictures to keep your toys in one safe place so no one gets lost.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

29th September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

29th September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

29th September 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
McLuckie’s Line

McLuckie’s Line

29th September 2018
McLuckie's Line is an unforgettable whirlwind, a fast, laugh out loud tour de force performance by one of Scotland's most talented actors and coming to the Roxy for one night only!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

29th September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

29th September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Record Fair

Record Fair

29th September 2018
The National Museum of Scotland is hosting a one-day record fair on September 29th bringing together vinyl collectors and enthusiasts.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

29th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

30th September 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

30th September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

30th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Alexis Kings plus special guest

Alexis Kings plus special guest

1st October 2018
Catch Alexis Kings, one of the most prominent British rock band coming out of the The UK, at Sneaky Pete's on Monday October 1st!
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

2nd October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

2nd October 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

2nd October 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives.
Black History Month 2018: From Belize to Scotland: The Treefellers Story

Black History Month 2018: From Belize to Scotland: The Treefellers Story

3rd October 2018
Come along to hear the story of the 900 Belizean lumberjacks who in 1942 left the tropical rainforests of British Honduras to help Britain fight fascism by felling trees in Scotland!
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

3rd October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Top Banana

Top Banana

3rd October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
XO at Subway Cowgate

XO at Subway Cowgate

3rd October 2018
Keep your mid-week chill with a mellow blend of Commercial, House and R&B at Subway Cowgate!
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

4th October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

5th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Knight at the Castle

Knight at the Castle

5th October 2018
Brand new for 2018 to celebrate the Year of Young People, take this opportunity to experience Edinburgh Castle as you never have before!
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

5th October 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

5th October 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Women of Independence

Women of Independence

5th October 2018
Hear how during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce's strongest and bravest supporters.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

6th October 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Exploring Surrealism

Exploring Surrealism

6th October 2018
Artist Mark Kirkham, aka the famous Edinburgh Sketcher is holding a workshop on 'Exploring Surrealism' at City Art Centre in October.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

6th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

6th October 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

6th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

6th October 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Séance at Edinburgh Dungeon

Séance at Edinburgh Dungeon

6th October 2018 - 5th November 2018
Is there anybody out there? Don't miss Séance at the Edinburgh Dungeon, running for a limited time only from 6th October!
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

6th October 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

7th October 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

7th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

7th October 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

9th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle.
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

9th October 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

10th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle.
The Story of the Edinburgh Doll: Fact or Fiction?

The Story of the Edinburgh Doll: Fact or Fiction?

10th October 2018
Learn about the network of Scotswomen, part of the ‘Transatlantic Sisterhood’ who raised funds for the anti-slavery cause in this talk at City Art Centre as part of Black History Month.
Top Banana

Top Banana

10th October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
XO at Subway Cowgate

XO at Subway Cowgate

10th October 2018
Keep your mid-week chill with a mellow blend of Commercial, House and R&B at Subway Cowgate!
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

11th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Special Tour by Alan Lucas

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Special Tour by Alan Lucas

11th October 2018
Don't miss an informal tour of the exhibition Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye, led by the artist’s son, Alan Lucas, on 11th October at City Art Centre!
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

12th October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
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!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

12th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

12th October 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

12th October 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

13th October 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

13th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

13th October 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

13th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

13th October 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

13th October 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Stereoscopic 3D Images - Creative Workshop

Stereoscopic 3D Images - Creative Workshop

13th October 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, this workshop will reveal the theory and practice of the wonderful process of Stereoscopic Photography.
The  Velveteers (USA), Emme Woods and The Motion Poets

The Velveteers (USA), Emme Woods and The Motion Poets

13th October 2018
Cornerstoned Productions is delighted to presents American Rock outfit The Velveteers with support from Emme Woods and The Motion Poets at Sneaky Pete's on 13th October.
The Spooky Enchanted Forest

The Spooky Enchanted Forest

13th October 2018
Join artist Melanie Ross in the Museum of Childhood to create your own terrifying ghosts and monsters that live in the forest.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

14th October 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

14th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

14th October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

14th October 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Songbird: Ellyn Oliver Sings Eva Cassidy

Songbird: Ellyn Oliver Sings Eva Cassidy

14th October 2018
Join Ellyn Oliver at Assembly Roxy as she shares Eva Cassidy's story and pays homage to one of the greatest songbirds as part of her Autumn Tour of Scotland.
Find Out About Minerals and Gems!

Find Out About Minerals and Gems!

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Find Out About Minerals and Gems with special guests from the Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club this October half term at Dynamic Earth!
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

16th October 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.
Jamaica, Modification, Justice and Society

Jamaica, Modification, Justice and Society

17th October 2018
Join Professor Sir Geoff Palmer at City Art Centre as he talks about his life growing up in the era of the racism of Enoch Powell and how he became the first Black professor in Scotland.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

17th October 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

17th October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme.
Top Banana

Top Banana

17th October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
XO at Subway Cowgate

XO at Subway Cowgate

17th October 2018
Keep your mid-week chill with a mellow blend of Commercial, House and R&B at Subway Cowgate!
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

18th October 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

19th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

19th October 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

19th October 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

19th October 2018
Come along to the City Art Centre on 19th October and learn to sketch with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher!
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

20th October 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

20th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
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!
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

20th October 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Medieval Fashion

Medieval Fashion

20th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
See how fashion of the Kings court here in Edinburgh Castle changed through the medieval period for both men and women.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

20th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

20th October 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

20th October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme.
Photography into Art

Photography into Art

20th October 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, join Erik Petrie for a talk outlining his journey as an artist and how photography influences him.
The Blockheads

The Blockheads

20th October 2018
Don't miss legendary outfit The Blockheads (the band behind Ian Dury) when they play La Belle Angele on Saturday 20th October!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

21st October 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

21st October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

21st October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme.
Tour de Ned

Tour de Ned

21st October 2018
Prepare for an autumn evening of summer heat as the Tour de France becomes the Tour de Ned at the Assembly Roxy!
Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life

Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life

22nd October 2018
Join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman Doug Allan for an evening of behind the scenes stories for all the family!
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

23rd October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

23rd October 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.
Tour de Ned

Tour de Ned

23rd October 2018
Prepare for an autumn evening of summer heat as the Tour de France becomes the Tour de Ned at the Assembly Roxy!
Black Minstrelsy in Scotland

Black Minstrelsy in Scotland

24th October 2018
Dr Eric Graham will discuss the Black faced minstrel shows from America at a critical time in the battle for “hearts & minds” on the issue of slavery in the southern states of America.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

24th October 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Top Banana

Top Banana

24th October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
XO at Subway Cowgate

XO at Subway Cowgate

24th October 2018
Keep your mid-week chill with a mellow blend of Commercial, House and R&B at Subway Cowgate!
Queen Margaret’s Castle

Queen Margaret’s Castle

25th October 2018 - 26th October 2018
Listen at Lady Edmund, who served at Queen Margaret's Court in Edinburgh Castle, tells her story.
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!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

26th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Hallowe’en Ceilidh at The Counting House

Hallowe’en Ceilidh at The Counting House

26th October 2018
Come and dance to the Annasach Ceilidh Band - Halloween Ceilidh at The Counting House on Friday 26th October!
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

26th October 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

26th October 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

27th October 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

27th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

27th October 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

27th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

27th October 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Rocky Horror Night

Rocky Horror Night

27th October 2018
It's the Edinburgh Horror Festival's annual Rocky Horror Night on Saturday 27th October, it's free to attend and costumes are encouraged!
Scary Masks

Scary Masks

27th October 2018
With many faces at the Museum of Childhood, make your own masks depicting your own favourite character with scary add-ons.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

27th October 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Soirée spéciale Halloween en français

Soirée spéciale Halloween en français

27th October 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Une soirée d'Halloween bien spéciale rien que pour vous! Avec un Ghost Tour qui finit à minuit (l'heure du crime) dans le cimetière le plus hanté du monde...
The Hallowe’en MonsterCon

The Hallowe’en MonsterCon

27th October 2018
Taking over the Banshee Labyrinth during the day on Saturday, The Hallowe'en Monster Con will have a host of goodies, ghoulish delights and more.
The Morton Photographic Project: Exploring the Photographic Collections of the National Trust for Scotland

The Morton Photographic Project: Exploring the Photographic Collections of the National Trust for Scotland

27th October 2018
Ben Reiss, the Morton Photographic Curator, will share photographic discoveries made at properties as diverse as Canna House, Brodie Castle and Culzean Castle.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

28th October 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

28th October 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

28th October 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

29th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle.
Sam Fender

Sam Fender

29th October 2018
Tyneside musician Sam Fender is on a UK headline tour including a date at The Mash House on 29th October.
An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

An audience with Mary, Queen of Scots

30th October 2018
It is 1566, find out what life is like at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots here in Edinburgh Castle.
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

30th October 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.
Top Banana

Top Banana

31st October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
XO at Subway Cowgate

XO at Subway Cowgate

31st October 2018
Keep your mid-week chill with a mellow blend of Commercial, House and R&B at Subway Cowgate!

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