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!

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.
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.
Le Petit Verre Opera Company: Call for Cast

Le Petit Verre Opera Company: Call for Cast

03 June 2017 - 25 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Le Petit Verre, a brand new opera/operetta company is searching for their principal roles in an uncoming production.
Fringe Festival Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

Fringe Festival Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

06 June 2017 - 28 August 2017
The winning entries to the 2017 Fringe Schools Poster Competition are on display at Dynamic Earth.
A Tale on the Mile

A Tale on the Mile

09 June 2017 - 25 September 2017
A Tale on the Mile is an exhibition of the work of photographer David Guillen on the streets of The Royal Mile.
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.
It’s Alive

It’s Alive

22 June 2017 - 18 September 2017
This summer, the Museum of Childhood hosts a marvellous cast of clockwork characters.
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

23 June 2017 - 12 November 2017
This major new exhibition will tell the real story of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the rise and fall of the Jacobites.
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.
Polar Extremes at Dynamic Earth

Polar Extremes at Dynamic Earth

01 July 2017 - 28 August 2017
Check out the host of Polar themed activities for the whole family to enjoy at Dynamic Earth this summer!
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

01 July 2017 - 31 July 2017
Check out the daily free guided themed tours for adults and small groups at the National Museum of Scotland in July!
Summer Holiday Activities at the National Museum of Scotland

Summer Holiday Activities at the National Museum of Scotland

03 July 2017 - 04 August 2017
The National Museum of Scotland has got something extra for families to enjoy this summer whatever the weather!
Cashback to the Future Edinburgh: Free workshops for 14-19 year olds

Cashback to the Future Edinburgh: Free workshops for 14-19 year olds

11 July 2017 - 04 August 2017
Cashback to the Future is offering 14-19 year olds the chance to work with professional artists on a range of projects
Age of Oil

Age of Oil

21 July 2017 - 05 November 2017
An exhibition showcasing the work of artist Sue Jane Taylor and the relationship between art, environment & industry.
New Growth - A contemporary art exhibition by Davy Macdonald

New Growth - A contemporary art exhibition by Davy Macdonald

22 July 2017 - 29 July 2017
New Growth - A contemporary art exhibition by Davy Macdonald is being held in Dundas Street Gallery 22nd-29th July.
Let’s Go to a Place

Let’s Go to a Place

27 July 2017 - 04 September 2017
An exhibition of contemporary children, caught between the imaginary digital landscape and the real world.
Alison Watt: Still, 2004​

Alison Watt: Still, 2004​

28 July 2017 - 28 August 2017
Still, a monumental painting by Alison Watt, hangs in the Memorial Chapel Old Saint Paul's Scottish Episcopal Church.
MAD Seat

MAD Seat

28 July 2017 - 29 July 2017
MAD Challenges presents: MAD Seat. The Challenge: climb Arthur's Seat as many times as you can within 24 hours.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

29 July 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Deejay Vybz @ Bronx

Deejay Vybz @ Bronx

29 July 2017
Bronx: Edinburgh's Ultimate Urban Affair presents special guest Deejay Vybz and resident DJ's Kunal & Bigga One.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

29 July 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

29 July 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grassmarket Unplugged

Grassmarket Unplugged

29 July 2017
The Grassmarket stage will be coming out over summer to showcase the best local acoustic musicians.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

29 July 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

29 July 2017
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

29 July 2017
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
The Rising Souls plus Altius + Gypsy Circus

The Rising Souls plus Altius + Gypsy Circus

29 July 2017
Exile promotions present: Edinburgh rock band The Rising Souls also Altius and Gypsy Circus at Opium 19th July.
Big Fun Run Edinburgh

Big Fun Run Edinburgh

30 July 2017
Shape up and have fun when the Big Fun Run Edinburgh returns on July 30th to Holyrood Park!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

30 July 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Dog Jog Edinburgh

Dog Jog Edinburgh

30 July 2017
Come and have a bark in the park with your four-legged friend at Dog Jog Edinburgh on Sunday 30th July!
Fringe for Bairns

Fringe for Bairns

30 July 2017 - 02 August 2017
The Three Sisters once again look forward to hosting a fun filled Fringe for Bairns from 30th July - 2nd August.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

30 July 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Open Jam Night

Open Jam Night

30 July 2017
Check out our new monthly Open Jam night at Opium. Everyone welcome!
Ida

Ida

31 July 2017
Anna is on the verge of taking her vows as a nun when she learns from her only relative that she is Jewish.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

01 August 2017
Come along for a guided walk this summer and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice.
Balloonatics

Balloonatics

02 August 2017 - 15 August 2017
Scottish comedian Chris Henry brings his hit kids show, Balloonatics, to Edinburgh Fringe as part of his world tour.
Gareth Waugh - Honestly?

Gareth Waugh - Honestly?

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Gareth Waugh: Honestly? is the most dishonest debut you’ll see all Fringe. Don't miss this eagerly-awaited solo debut!
Japes

Japes

02 August 2017
Fancy yourself a comedy connoisseur? Come check out ‘Japes’ at the Monkey Barrel every Wednesday.
Kai Humphries - Punch Drunk

Kai Humphries - Punch Drunk

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Gilded Balloon and MZA present: Kai Humphries - Punch Drunk, a wonderfully affirming and downright hilarious story.
Micky Bartlett - Typical!

Micky Bartlett - Typical!

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Northern Ireland's Micky Bartlett brings 'Typical!' his funniest show yet to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Newhaven: A Unique Fishing Village

Newhaven: A Unique Fishing Village

02 August 2017
Come along to City Art Centre on 2nd August for an insight into one of Edinburgh’s most historic villages, Newhaven!
Ongals: Babbling Comedy

Ongals: Babbling Comedy

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Ongals present: Babbling Comedy - A high energy non-verbal comedy spectacular tickling the funny bone of every age.
Oskar’s Amazing Adventure

Oskar’s Amazing Adventure

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Come and enjoy this heart-warming tale, the perfect summer treat for young children and their families.
Shazia Mirza: With Love From St Tropez

Shazia Mirza: With Love From St Tropez

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Lies, lies and more lies when Shazia Mirza brings her brand new show 'With Love From St Tropez' to the Fringe!
Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

02 August 2017
Come along to Speed Quizzing, the brand-new way to pub quiz, every Wednesday at Frankenstein's!
Tom Houghton - Class Half Empty

Tom Houghton - Class Half Empty

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Gilded Balloon and MZA Present: Tom Houghton (Comedian of the Year finalist 2017) with his show, Class Half Empty.
Tom Stade: I Swear

Tom Stade: I Swear

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The Canadian tour de force returns with a new show ‘I Swear’, prepare for another epic blast of Tom Stade!
Art Explorers at the Library

Art Explorers at the Library

03 August 2017
Check out Edinburgh Art Festival's Art Explorers workshops for 8-13 year olds at Central Library this summer!
Caleidocello

Caleidocello

03 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Viennese Cellist Peter Hudler presents his music show 'Caleidocello'- Ode to the seemingly useless at the Fringe.
Cashback to the Future: Edinburgh Showcase

Cashback to the Future: Edinburgh Showcase

03 August 2017
Cashback to the Future is a celebration of young people’s creativity, join them for their showcase on 3rd August.
Edinburgh International Festival: Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid

Edinburgh International Festival: Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Forget the Little Mermaid you thought you knew. Meow Meow’s subversive cabaret is a fairytale gone rogue.
Edinburgh International Festival: Rhinoceros

Edinburgh International Festival: Rhinoceros

03 August 2017 - 12 August 2017
A new Scottish/Turkish version of Ionesco’s Rhinoceros is on at the Royal Lyceum Theatre.
Emotional Terrorism

Emotional Terrorism

03 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Ellyn Daniels puts a hilarious spin on her soul-bearing tale of one girl’s journey from humiliation to liberation.
Ignorance Is Chris - Edinburgh Fringe

Ignorance Is Chris - Edinburgh Fringe

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Award-nominated Scottish comedian Chris Henry brings his raw and hilarious show, Ignorance Is Chris, to the Fringe.
Njambi McGrath: Breaking Black

Njambi McGrath: Breaking Black

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Breaking Black - An exploration of a black British/African woman’s experience in a hostile post-Brexit Britain.
Penetrator by Anthony Neilson

Penetrator by Anthony Neilson

03 August 2017 - 12 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Darkly hilarious & compelling, Penetrator takes a long hard look at urban masculinity and the limits of friendship.
Port Erin plus Nasari & Echo Arcadia & Ordinaryson

Port Erin plus Nasari & Echo Arcadia & Ordinaryson

03 August 2017
Don't miss Port Erin at Sneaky Pete's on 3rd August with support for Nasari, Echo Arcadia and Ordinaryson!
Quarter Life Crisis

Quarter Life Crisis

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Quarter Life Crisis is a hilarious and cheeky one woman show about hiting the quarter century milestone.
Ross Leslie: Cry Hard

Ross Leslie: Cry Hard

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Catch 60 minutes from Fife comedian Ross Leslie talking about what makes him cry hard, and you laugh hard.
Set List - Stand Up Without a Net

Set List - Stand Up Without a Net

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Literally as they walk on stage, comedians must instantly create a spontaneous and original NEW stand-up set!
Sunil Patel: Titan

Sunil Patel: Titan

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Sunil Patel brings his second hour of nihilistic gags to the Edinburgh Fringe this August with 'Titan'.
BrickCity – The Backstage Tour

BrickCity – The Backstage Tour

04 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
Join LEGO artist Warren Elsmore and his team for a backstage tour and experience an amazing LEGO city built live!
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

04 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh Cocktail Festival

Edinburgh Cocktail Festival

04 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Come along to Edinburgh Cocktail Festival this August with its cocktail bars, food-stalls, pop-up events and more!
Explorers Outdoors

Explorers Outdoors

04 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Art Festival is hosting free outdoor art workshops for ages 3-7 in the Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

04 August 2017
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

04 August 2017
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy.
Princes of Main: New Year’s Eve

Princes of Main: New Year’s Eve

04 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Join Princes of Main for the funniest, weirdest, most cathartic New Year’s Eve party you’ve ever been to.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

04 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
The 2017 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo embraces a colourful theme, Splash of Tartan at Edinburgh Castle this year.
Traverse Festival 2017: Frogman

Traverse Festival 2017: Frogman

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
A coming-of-age, supernatural thriller, experienced in VR headsets from Curious Directive and Hull 2017.
Utah Saints - Festival Opening Party

Utah Saints - Festival Opening Party

04 August 2017
World renowned electronic band Utah Saints play live at the Stramash Festival Opening Party on Friday 4th August.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

05 August 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Cally Beaton: Super Cally Fragile Lipstick

Cally Beaton: Super Cally Fragile Lipstick

05 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Cally Beaton is ready to come out about her double life in her hilarious brand-new stand-up show at the Fringe!
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

05 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

05 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Free Fringe Music at the Museum

Free Fringe Music at the Museum

05 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Experience the joy of live music with different performers every day in partnership with Live Music Now Scotland.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

05 August 2017
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

05 August 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Julius Caesar (with pirates!)

Julius Caesar (with pirates!)

05 August 2017 - 18 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Some Kind of Theatre are proud to present: Julius Caesar (with pirates!) a swashbuckling adventure for all ages.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

05 August 2017
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

05 August 2017
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
The Drunk and Heckle Show

The Drunk and Heckle Show

05 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Fringe Festival: The Drunk and Heckle show hosted by Canadian comic David Tsono is back!
The Reformation Festival Chorus

The Reformation Festival Chorus

05 August 2017
The Reformation Festival Chorus presents a programme of inspirational choral music on 5 August as part of the Fringe.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

06 August 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

06 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Mànran - Live in Stramash

Mànran - Live in Stramash

06 August 2017
Don't miss Mànran, one of the best-known and best-loved Scottish bands on the scene today, at Stramash on 6th August!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

06 August 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Super Collage

Super Collage

06 August 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and make a collage all about your special City using a variety of collage materials.
Dads in Adversity

Dads in Adversity

07 August 2017
A conversation on the play “Being a Dad", its continuing impact and the changing role of fathers in Scotland today.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

08 August 2017
Come along for a guided walk this summer and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice.
Changing Paths

Changing Paths

08 August 2017
Join our conversation to hear engaging, life-changing stories from people who decided to convert to another religion.
Edinburgh International Festival: The Edinburgh Musical Society - Sold Out

Edinburgh International Festival: The Edinburgh Musical Society - Sold Out

08 August 2017
Ensemble Marsyas recreate a late 18th century Edinburgh concert to launch the Festival’s St Cecilia’s Hall concerts.
Paolozzi @ The Arches

Paolozzi @ The Arches

08 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh Beer Factory brings together creative talent from the world of food, drink & art at The Arches this August.
Traverse Festival 2017:  Party Game

Traverse Festival 2017: Party Game

08 August 2017 - 20 August 2017
Party Game is an extraordinary immersive theatrical performance about embracing the unknown.
A Rare Talent

A Rare Talent

09 August 2017
David Patterson, Curatorial at City Art Centre, will examine the two works by artist Phoebe Anna Traquair.
Drifting Dragonflies

Drifting Dragonflies

09 August 2017
A Pottery painting demonstration by Griselda Hill Pottery is taking place on 9th August at City Art Centre.
F**k Tinder Edinburgh

F**k Tinder Edinburgh

09 August 2017
Come and join in the only comedy night for single people that has travelled the world and now comes to Edinburgh!
Japes

Japes

09 August 2017
Fancy yourself a comedy connoisseur? Come check out ‘Japes’ at the Monkey Barrel every Wednesday.
Juliana Capes: Earthly Bodies

Juliana Capes: Earthly Bodies

09 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
A street based artwork, exhibition and tour that charts the significance of the city’s chewing gum constellations.
Let Me ON Stage

Let Me ON Stage

09 August 2017
Drake Music Scotland talk about their campaign #LetMeONStage on giving people with disabilities a chance to perform.
Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

09 August 2017
Come along to Speed Quizzing, the brand-new way to pub quiz, every Wednesday at Frankenstein's!
Art Explorers at the Library

Art Explorers at the Library

10 August 2017
Check out Edinburgh Art Festival's Art Explorers workshops for 8-13 year olds at Central Library this summer!
Empire State of Mind

Empire State of Mind

10 August 2017
This talk takes a look at methods and attitudes surrounding addressing the legacy of the British Empire in schools.
I, the Lion plus Bad Protagonist Club + Attic Choir

I, the Lion plus Bad Protagonist Club + Attic Choir

10 August 2017
Exile Promotions present: Post-punk trio - I, the Lion plus Bad Protagonist Club and Attic Choir at Opium 10th August.
Mortimer Sparks and The Sands of Imaginaria

Mortimer Sparks and The Sands of Imaginaria

10 August 2017
Join the world's bravest explorer, Mortimer Sparks, in this theatrical adventure for children at The Writer's Museum.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

11 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Explorers Outdoors

Explorers Outdoors

11 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Art Festival is hosting free outdoor art workshops for ages 3-7 in the Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

11 August 2017
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

11 August 2017
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

12 August 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

12 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

12 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Trams Old and New

Edinburgh Trams Old and New

12 August 2017
Come along to City Art Centre on 12th August for a talk on the History of trams in Edinburgh from 1871 onwards!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

12 August 2017
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

12 August 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

12 August 2017
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

12 August 2017
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Splitscreen @EdFringe

Splitscreen @EdFringe

12 August 2017 - 17 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
HeadThirst Theatre presents its debut production: Splitscreen, an absurdist parody of the hit TV show, Gogglebox.
The Rising Souls, Richy Neill & the Reinforcements, No Quarter

The Rising Souls, Richy Neill & the Reinforcements, No Quarter

12 August 2017
Exile Promotions present: The Rising Souls, Richy Neill & the Reinforcements and No Quarter at Opium on 12th August.
Ceilidh in the Park

Ceilidh in the Park

13 August 2017
Help grant Wishes and break the World Record for the "Biggest" Gay Gordens with When You Wish Upon a Star Scotland!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

13 August 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

13 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh International Festival:  Come & Sing International

Edinburgh International Festival: Come & Sing International

13 August 2017
Do you love singing? Come along and sing with members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

13 August 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Riot Jazz Brass Band + Thumpasaurus

Riot Jazz Brass Band + Thumpasaurus

13 August 2017
Come down to La Belle for a boogie and sweat it out with one of the finest bands to hit the UK in a long time.
A Boy Named Cash

A Boy Named Cash

14 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
A one-man band greatest hits tribute to the legend Johnny Cash featuring Monty Cotton, as seen on The Voice.
Outlook Walks: Russell Clegg

Outlook Walks: Russell Clegg

14 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
A walking tour, led by Russell Clegg from SHBT, around the Lawnmarket revealing the work and legacy of Patrick Geddes.
Prison Break

Prison Break

14 August 2017
A look at whether prisons are the best place to be sending offenders to. If not, what are the other options?
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

15 August 2017
Come along for a guided walk this summer and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice.
Hot Topical

Hot Topical

15 August 2017
Add your voice to the debate as we will discuss the most pertinent and immediate issues facing us all this August.
Edinburgh International Festival: Blak Whyte Gray

Edinburgh International Festival: Blak Whyte Gray

16 August 2017 - 19 August 2017
Award-winning East London hip-hop company, Boy Blue Entertainment, bring Blak Whyte Gray to the Royal Lyceum.
F**k Tinder Edinburgh

F**k Tinder Edinburgh

16 August 2017
Come and join in the only comedy night for single people that has travelled the world and now comes to Edinburgh!
Faith in Ageing

Faith in Ageing

16 August 2017
This conversation will provide an opportunity to consider ageing from different cultural and faith perspectives.
Japes

Japes

16 August 2017
Fancy yourself a comedy connoisseur? Come check out ‘Japes’ at the Monkey Barrel every Wednesday.
Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

16 August 2017
Come along to Speed Quizzing, the brand-new way to pub quiz, every Wednesday at Frankenstein's!
Rebel Rebel

Rebel Rebel

17 August 2017
Join Dr Mark Taubert as he talks about life in his various NHS and hospice work settings after David Bowie's death.
Relaxed Autism-Friendly Performances at the Fringe

Relaxed Autism-Friendly Performances at the Fringe

17 August 2017
The Wax House Theatre brings its new show, COLUMNS, to the Fringe with two relaxed autism-friendly performances.
W is for Wilfred Owen: A Centenary Celebration of an Acclaimed Poet with Links to Edinburgh

W is for Wilfred Owen: A Centenary Celebration of an Acclaimed Poet with Links to Edinburgh

17 August 2017
Come along and join in a centenary celebration of the work of poet Wilfred Owen at City Art Centre on 17th August!
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

18 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Explorers Outdoors

Explorers Outdoors

18 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Art Festival is hosting free outdoor art workshops for ages 3-7 in the Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

18 August 2017
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

18 August 2017
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy.
Veridian + Rory Indiana

Veridian + Rory Indiana

18 August 2017
Bubble Tea Records by arrangement from Artery Global presents Veridian + Rory Indiana at Opium 18th August.
Adult Workshop: Patchwood Houses

Adult Workshop: Patchwood Houses

19 August 2017
Join artist Ali Ferguson to create an “Edinburgh Close” from “patches” of repurposed wood all stitched together.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

19 August 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Casting Shadows

Casting Shadows

19 August 2017
Have a go at creating a photographic shadow picture using sun sensitive paper on this Museum of Edinburgh workshop.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

19 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

19 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

19 August 2017
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

19 August 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

19 August 2017
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

19 August 2017
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Simply English Edinburgh Open Day

Simply English Edinburgh Open Day

19 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Find out all the information you need to know about Simply English Edinburgh at their open day on 19th August.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

20 August 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

20 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

20 August 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Andy Shauf // Edinburgh

Andy Shauf // Edinburgh

21 August 2017
Catch Canadian songwriter Andy Shauf when he plays La Belle Angele on 21st August 2017 as part of his 2017 tour.
Breaking Through Stained Glass: Women Faith Leaders

Breaking Through Stained Glass: Women Faith Leaders

21 August 2017
Women Faith Leaders: A discussion on how does gender affect the way one can serve their faith and community?
The Gin Whore Tour

The Gin Whore Tour

21 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Historical tales of hooch & harlots, paired with the very best gins, in this slightly naughty one woman show.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

22 August 2017
Come along for a guided walk this summer and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice.
Edinburgh International Festival: Oresteia: This Restless House

Edinburgh International Festival: Oresteia: This Restless House

22 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
A compelling, brutal soap opera, exposing the fragility of a family’s bonds.
Finding a New Home

Finding a New Home

22 August 2017
How can we help make life in Scotland inclusive, productive and happy for anyone who settles here?
F**k Tinder Edinburgh

F**k Tinder Edinburgh

23 August 2017
Come and join in the only comedy night for single people that has travelled the world and now comes to Edinburgh!
Japes

Japes

23 August 2017
Fancy yourself a comedy connoisseur? Come check out ‘Japes’ at the Monkey Barrel every Wednesday.
Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

23 August 2017
Come along to Speed Quizzing, the brand-new way to pub quiz, every Wednesday at Frankenstein's!
With Mental Health in Mind

With Mental Health in Mind

23 August 2017
A discussion on how we can combat the stigma surrounding mental health issues, and how art and community can help.
Doctors, Dying and Death

Doctors, Dying and Death

24 August 2017
Come along for an insightful and at times wry look at one of the great challenges facing medicine today.
Relaxed Autism-Friendly Performances at the Fringe

Relaxed Autism-Friendly Performances at the Fringe

24 August 2017
The Wax House Theatre brings its new show, COLUMNS, to the Fringe with two relaxed autism-friendly performances.
Showhawk Duo at Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Showhawk Duo at Edinburgh Fringe 2017

24 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
The Showhawk Duo's live show knows no boundaries and will leave you amazed. Watch them at Stramash in August!
3 Course Dining Experience featuring telepathic duo The Anomaly

3 Course Dining Experience featuring telepathic duo The Anomaly

25 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Enjoy a 3-course dinner and Telepathy Magic show featuring 'The Anomaly' the world's most baffling telepathic couple.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

25 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Explorers Outdoors

Explorers Outdoors

25 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Art Festival is hosting free outdoor art workshops for ages 3-7 in the Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

25 August 2017
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

25 August 2017
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

26 August 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

26 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

26 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

26 August 2017
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

26 August 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Magic Nostalgic

Magic Nostalgic

26 August 2017
The Electric Circus presents: Magic Nostalgic where a spin of the wheel determines the music played.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

26 August 2017
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

26 August 2017
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Robert Burns and Edinburgh

Robert Burns and Edinburgh

26 August 2017
Prof. D.W.R. Purdie gives a talk on the activities of Robert Burns during the two years he spent in Edinburgh.
The Soul Foundation at La Belle Angele

The Soul Foundation at La Belle Angele

26 August 2017
Join The Soul Foundation at La Belle Angele for a Live extravaganza of classic Soul, Motown, Northern Soul & Disco.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

27 August 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

27 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

27 August 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

29 August 2017
Come along for a guided walk this summer and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice.
Japes

Japes

30 August 2017
Fancy yourself a comedy connoisseur? Come check out ‘Japes’ at the Monkey Barrel every Wednesday.
Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

30 August 2017
Come along to Speed Quizzing, the brand-new way to pub quiz, every Wednesday at Frankenstein's!
WeCameFromWolves plus Academy Strangers & Three Headed Monkey

WeCameFromWolves plus Academy Strangers & Three Headed Monkey

30 August 2017
WeCameFromWolves plus Academy Strangers & Three Headed Monkey play The Mash House on 30th August.
Peatbog Faeries - Live at Stramash

Peatbog Faeries - Live at Stramash

31 August 2017
The Peatbog Faeries, figurehead trailblazers of the Celtic Dance Music renaissance, play live at Stramash 31st August.