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 Fettercairn Jewel

The Fettercairn Jewel

28 September 2017 - 31 December 2017
The newly acquired and exceptionally rare Fettercairn Jewel is now on display at The National Museum of Scotland.
City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

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

Hidden Gems

07 October 2017 - 13 May 2018
Exhibition of ‘hidden gems’ from City Art Centre’s collection of fine art; celebrating the unsung and the unusual.
Scotland’s Early Silver

Scotland’s Early Silver

13 October 2017 - 25 February 2018
A stunning exhibition of Scotland’s Early Silver explores it's impact during the first millennium AD.
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

01 November 2017 - 30 November 2017
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in November!
Young Writers

Young Writers

06 November 2017 - 15 January 2018
Come along to The Writer's Museum and see the winning entries of the Children’s Ghost Story Competition!
Canongate Stars & Stories

Canongate Stars & Stories

09 November 2017 - 16 February 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Canongate Stars and Stories - A new illuminated walking trail through Edinburgh's Old Town print & publishing history.
UnEarthed. Explore the world at your feet

UnEarthed. Explore the world at your feet

17 November 2017 - 19 November 2017
Come along to UnEarthed at Dynamic Earth and get closer to the environmental science that shapes our lives.
A Fine Line

A Fine Line

18 November 2017 - 18 February 2018
A Fine Line: An exhibition at City Art Centre bringing together artists working across a diverse range of disciplines.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

18 November 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

18 November 2017 - 06 January 2018
The traditional & romantic Christmas Market in the heart of the City of Edinburgh offers a unique shopping experience.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

18 November 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

18 November 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

18 November 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+

18 November 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

18 November 2017
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Sandra McCracken and Melanie Penn | Music & Justice

Sandra McCracken and Melanie Penn | Music & Justice

18 November 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Scotland welcomes singers/songwriters Sandra McCracken & Melanie Penn to the Carrubbers Christian Centre in November.
Scotland v New Zealand - Pre-match Brunch

Scotland v New Zealand - Pre-match Brunch

18 November 2017
Scrum down to Brewhemia for a unique pre-match brunch ahead of Scotland v New Zealand International Match!
St Andrew’s Charity Ball in Aid of The Teapot Trust and Jo Walters Trust

St Andrew’s Charity Ball in Aid of The Teapot Trust and Jo Walters Trust

18 November 2017
Enjoy a delicious meal, followed by a fabulous night of ceilidh reeling at the St Andrew’s Charity Ball.
The Edinburgh Colour Collective Exhibition

The Edinburgh Colour Collective Exhibition

18 November 2017 - 19 November 2017
Three artist who all love colour bring their Edinburgh Colour Collective Exhibition, to Dundas Street Gallery this weekend.
The Motion Poets / Big Cloud / Stellar

The Motion Poets / Big Cloud / Stellar

18 November 2017
Scruff of the Neck and Fortune Promotions presents: The Motion Poets, Big Cloud & Stellar at Sneaky Pete's.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

19 November 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

19 November 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Spooky Stories

Spooky Stories

19 November 2017
Come and hear a spooky storytelling session from City of Edinburgh Tours to complement the Ghostly Tales Competition!
Get on the Bus

Get on the Bus

20 November 2017
Come along to a free screening of the 1996 film 'Get on the Bus' at Grassmarket Picture House on 20th November.
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

20 November 2017
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

22 November 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

22 November 2017
Come along to Speed Quizzing, the brand-new way to pub quiz, every Wednesday at Frankenstein's!
Top Banana

Top Banana

22 November 2017
Fancy yourself a comedy connoisseur? Come check out ‘Japes’ at the Monkey Barrel every Wednesday.
Edinburgh Craft Beer Revolution Festival 2017

Edinburgh Craft Beer Revolution Festival 2017

23 November 2017 - 25 November 2017
It's back! Edinburgh's friendliest and best celebration of craft beer returns from 23rd to 25th November 2017.
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

23 November 2017
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

23 November 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

23 November 2017
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
The Nature of Scotland Awards 2017

The Nature of Scotland Awards 2017

23 November 2017
The sixth annual Nature of Scotland Awards will take place on Thursday 23 November 2017 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel.
EFIFD Presents: Satakarni, the Son of Gautami (Gautamiputra Satakarni)

EFIFD Presents: Satakarni, the Son of Gautami (Gautamiputra Satakarni)

24 November 2017
EFIFD 2017 opens at Grassmarket Community Project with an opulent historical war drama set in 1st Century CE.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

24 November 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grrrl Crush #13: My Bad Sister + The Honey Farm

Grrrl Crush #13: My Bad Sister + The Honey Farm

24 November 2017
It's Grrrl Crush #13 party time at The Mash House on Friday 24th November with My Bad Sister + The Honey Farm.
Hue & Cry

Hue & Cry

24 November 2017
Platinum-selling duo Hue And Cry (Patrick and Gregory Kane) play the Liquid Room in November as part of UK tour.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

24 November 2017
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

24 November 2017
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Noah Noah / Posable Action Figures / Tuscan Sun / Motion

Noah Noah / Posable Action Figures / Tuscan Sun / Motion

24 November 2017
Scruff of the Neck & Fortune presents: Noah Noah, Posable Action Figures, Tuscan Sun & Motion at The Mash House.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

25 November 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

25 November 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
EFIFD Presents: G A Wantom Heart (G Kutta Se)

EFIFD Presents: G A Wantom Heart (G Kutta Se)

25 November 2017
This film at Grassmarket Cinema is a true reflection of the unspoken violence women suffer across the world.
EFIFD Presents: Hide and Seek (LapaChapi)

EFIFD Presents: Hide and Seek (LapaChapi)

25 November 2017
LapaChhapi has all the ingredients of a quintessential horror film and more. Watch it at Grassmarket Cinema!
EFIFD Presents: Long Shorts (fiction)

EFIFD Presents: Long Shorts (fiction)

25 November 2017
EFIFD Presents: Long Shorts, a selection of four different short films at Grassmarket Community Project 25th November.
Festive Toy & Comic Mart

Festive Toy & Comic Mart

25 November 2017
The Annual Edinburgh Festive Toy and Comic Mart returns to the newly renovated Counting House on 25th November.
Gallery Tour of Songs for Winter

Gallery Tour of Songs for Winter

25 November 2017
Join artists Pauline Burbidge and Charlie Poulsen for a unique tour of their exhibition at City Art Centre!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

25 November 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

25 November 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

25 November 2017
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at Central Library.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

25 November 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

25 November 2017
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Scotland v Australia - Pre-match Brunch

Scotland v Australia - Pre-match Brunch

25 November 2017
Scrum down to Brewhemia for a unique pre-match brunch ahead of the Scotland v Australia International Match!
St Andrew’s Shorts

St Andrew’s Shorts

25 November 2017 - 26 November 2017
Come along to the National Museum of Scotland for some mini Scotland-themed sessions to celebrate St Andrew’s Day.
The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

25 November 2017 - 06 January 2018
A whole host of heroes and villains will be brought to life on the Royal Lyceum stage this Christmas.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

26 November 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
EFIFD Presents: Desi Stories (non-fiction)

EFIFD Presents: Desi Stories (non-fiction)

26 November 2017
EFIFD Presents: Desi Stories, another selection of four short films at Grassmarket Cinema on 26th November.
EFIFD Presents: Nana - A Tale of Us

EFIFD Presents: Nana - A Tale of Us

26 November 2017
Nana is a significant ‘political film’ with a warm local heart. Watch it at Grassmarket Cinema on 26th November.
EFIFD Presents: The Underdog (Kaccha Limbu)

EFIFD Presents: The Underdog (Kaccha Limbu)

26 November 2017
The story of a couple struggling with their 16 year old mentally-challenged son as he starts to get sexual desires.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

26 November 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
In the Freethinker’s Footsteps

In the Freethinker’s Footsteps

27 November 2017
Book Week Scotland: Join historical novelist Heather Richardson for a talk and tour of Thomas Aikenhead's Edinburgh.
Mad Dog Glory

Mad Dog Glory

27 November 2017
Mad Dog Glory, starring Robert De Niro, Bill Murray & Uma Thurman, is on at Grassmarket Picture House in November.
Neil Forbes and Tom Pow: the Chef and the Poet

Neil Forbes and Tom Pow: the Chef and the Poet

27 November 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Book Week Scotland: Neil Forbes and Tom Pow join together for an evening featuring the poems and tastes of Scotland.
Samantha Fish with support from Melisa Kelly and the Smokin’ Crows

Samantha Fish with support from Melisa Kelly and the Smokin’ Crows

27 November 2017
Don't miss Samantha Fish at Stramash on November 27th with support from Melisa Kelly and the Smokin’ Crows!
The Other Mary

The Other Mary

27 November 2017 - 30 November 2017
Come along and hear the remarkable and often overlooked story of Mary of Guise at Edinburgh Castle this November.
Around the Kitchen Table - Rethinking Stories from Home

Around the Kitchen Table - Rethinking Stories from Home

28 November 2017 - 29 November 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Book Week Scotland: Create our own pieces of writing on the theme of Nourish in this workshop at the National Library of Scotland.
Cafe Ceilidh: St Andrew’s Day Celebration

Cafe Ceilidh: St Andrew’s Day Celebration

28 November 2017
Join friends from the Scots Music Group for Cafe Ceilidh, celebrating Scotland's patron saint on 28th November.
Dear Alfonso: An Italian Feast of Love and Laughter

Dear Alfonso: An Italian Feast of Love and Laughter

28 November 2017
Book Week Scotland: Mary Contini picks up the thread of her family story from 1934 in Naples to the establishment of the family business — Edinburgh's acclaimed Valvona & Crolla.
A Manual for Heartache: Cathy Rentzenbrink

A Manual for Heartache: Cathy Rentzenbrink

29 November 2017
Book Week Scotland: A chance to hear Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of the bestselling The Last Act of Love, speak about her new work and answer questions.
A Very Natural Childhood: An Evening with Sir John Lister-Kaye

A Very Natural Childhood: An Evening with Sir John Lister-Kaye

29 November 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Book Week Scotland: The newly opened Patrick Geddes Centre plays host to An Evening with Sir John Lister-Kaye as he discussed his new book.
Art for Animals

Art for Animals

29 November 2017
OneKind invites you to Art for Animals, a one day exclusive pop up exhibition and sale of Scottish wildlife art.
Joy of Spines

Joy of Spines

29 November 2017
Book Week Scotland: Graeme Hawley — General Collections Manager at the Library — presents this slide show and found poem, comprised entirely of book spines.
Lauren Pattison: Lady Muck

Lauren Pattison: Lady Muck

29 November 2017
Lauren Pattison has arrived back in Edinburgh with her show 'Lady Muck' for one night only at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

29 November 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
No.1’s Exclusive Christmas Party

No.1’s Exclusive Christmas Party

29 November 2017
No.1 invites you to join them for their first ever exclusive reader Christmas Party at the Apex Grassmarket Hotel.
Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

29 November 2017
Come along to Speed Quizzing, the brand-new way to pub quiz, every Wednesday at Frankenstein's!
Top Banana

Top Banana

29 November 2017
Fancy yourself a comedy connoisseur? Come check out ‘Japes’ at the Monkey Barrel every Wednesday.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane: A Scottish Translation

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane: A Scottish Translation

30 November 2017
Book Week Scotland: Come awa and hearken tae Matthew Fitt as he reads extracts from his new translation into Scots of J K Rowling’s novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

30 November 2017
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

30 November 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Scribbles in the Margins: 50 Eternal Delights of Books

Scribbles in the Margins: 50 Eternal Delights of Books

30 November 2017
Book Week Scotland: Author and broadcaster Daniel Gray returns to the National Library with an energetic, impassioned and amusing gallivant through the delights of reading.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

30 November 2017
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
St Andrews Ceilidhs

St Andrews Ceilidhs

30 November 2017 - 01 December 2017
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 31st November and 1st December in Lauriston Hall.
St Andrews Night Ceilidh at The Counting House

St Andrews Night Ceilidh at The Counting House

30 November 2017
Join Annasach Ceilidh Band at their informal St Andrew's Night celebration in The Counting House on 30th November.
You were also there

You were also there

30 November 2017
Book Week Scotland: Spend an evening with the social side of Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition at Fruitmarket Gallery.
Christmas Stories

Christmas Stories

01 December 2017
Join Annie Taylor to transform the pages of a little book to tell your own Christmas story in this workshop.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

01 December 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

01 December 2017
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy.
TTWM: Belako

TTWM: Belako

01 December 2017
Through The Wire Music: Belako are back touring with their third album and play The Mash House on 1st December.
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight

01 December 2017 - 06 December 2017
London Concertante presents Viennese Christmas by Candlelight at St Giles Cathedral with Ben Norris - Guest Director/Violin.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

02 December 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Culann plus Ferric & Slept in for Fame

Culann plus Ferric & Slept in for Fame

02 December 2017
Another great line-up from Exile Promotions - Culann, Ferric and Slept in for Fame at Opium on 2nd December!
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

02 December 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

02 December 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

02 December 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+

02 December 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

02 December 2017
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Patchwood Christmas Trees (Adult  Christmas Creative Class)

Patchwood Christmas Trees (Adult Christmas Creative Class)

02 December 2017
Join artist Ali Ferguson for a fabulous day creating a hand stitched wooden Christmas Tree at Museum of Edinburgh!
Phoenix Festive Gospel & Soul Celebration!

Phoenix Festive Gospel & Soul Celebration!

02 December 2017
The Phoenix Soul & Gospel Choir returns to the Assembly Roxy to bring you a night of soaring Gospel & fresh Soul tunes.
Swords of the Righteous

Swords of the Righteous

02 December 2017
Listen to Cromwellian soldiers explain why they laid siege to Edinburgh Castle and how they made it surrender.
Winter Concert

Winter Concert

02 December 2017
LGBT Health and Wellbeing invite you to their festive winter showcase of community talents, featuring Loud and Proud, the Phoenix Soul Choir and many more.
Wood Engraving: Masterclass with Angie Lewin

Wood Engraving: Masterclass with Angie Lewin

02 December 2017
Engrave and print your own woodblock in this Wood Engraving workshop with Angie Lewin at City Art Centre.
Wrap Around : Emerging artists approach the book form

Wrap Around : Emerging artists approach the book form

02 December 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Book Week Scotland: Wrap Around showcases the work of emerging artists Joseph Glover, Mina Heydari & Francis Dosoo, and Cora James.
Write @ The Writers’

Write @ The Writers’

02 December 2017
Join our free creative writing workshop for adults with award-winning novelist and short story writer Regi Claire!
Bloodwise Reindeer Run 2017

Bloodwise Reindeer Run 2017

03 December 2017
Run or walk 1k, 5k or 10k when The Bloodwise Reindeer Run returns to the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

03 December 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

03 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Sleigh Bell Sunday’s

Sleigh Bell Sunday’s

03 December 2017
Join us with the whole family for a festive fuelled Sunday Christmas Roast, including Live Music all day at Brewhemia Edinburgh!
Swords of the Righteous

Swords of the Righteous

03 December 2017
Listen to Cromwellian soldiers explain why they laid siege to Edinburgh Castle and how they made it surrender.
Youdunnit: Crime Creative Writing with Regi

Youdunnit: Crime Creative Writing with Regi

03 December 2017
Come along and learn how to start your story, inspired by award-winning novelist and short story writer Regi Claire.
Café Philosophique: ‘Roadside Picnic’

Café Philosophique: ‘Roadside Picnic’

04 December 2017
KBNS Project invites you to the first Café Philosophique event at Blackwells Bookshop on 4th December.
God’s Own Country

God’s Own Country

04 December 2017
Grassmarket Community Cinema is proud to participate with a special screening of the 2007 film God’s Own Country.
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

05 December 2017
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle.
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

06 December 2017
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

06 December 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

Speed Quizzing at Frankenstein

06 December 2017
Come along to Speed Quizzing, the brand-new way to pub quiz, every Wednesday at Frankenstein's!
Erskine Christmas Carol Concert

Erskine Christmas Carol Concert

07 December 2017
Erskine invites you to join them at the Christmas Carol Concert on 7th December at St Cuthberts Parish Church.
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

07 December 2017
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

07 December 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

07 December 2017
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

08 December 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Indigo Velvet + special guests

Indigo Velvet + special guests

08 December 2017
Scruff of the Neck & Fortune Promotions Presents: Indigo Velvet + special guests at The Liquid Rooms on 8th December.
Ultimate Bubble Tea Tasting Night (Edinburgh): Festive Edition!

Ultimate Bubble Tea Tasting Night (Edinburgh): Festive Edition!

08 December 2017
Tempo Tea Bar is getting into the festive spirit with a special bubble tea tasting night at the East Market Street shop on 8th December!
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

09 December 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

09 December 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

09 December 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+

09 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Swords of the Righteous

Swords of the Righteous

09 December 2017
Listen to Cromwellian soldiers explain why they laid siege to Edinburgh Castle and how they made it surrender.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

10 December 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

10 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Rock Trust: Comedy Fundraiser

Rock Trust: Comedy Fundraiser

10 December 2017
Monkey Barrel Comedy is joining forces with The Rock Trust for a fantastic comedy fundraiser on 10th December.
Sleigh Bell Sunday’s

Sleigh Bell Sunday’s

10 December 2017
Join us with the whole family for a festive fuelled Sunday Christmas Roast, including Live Music all day at Brewhemia Edinburgh!
Swords of the Righteous

Swords of the Righteous

10 December 2017
Listen to Cromwellian soldiers explain why they laid siege to Edinburgh Castle and how they made it surrender.
The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

11 December 2017
Watch a free showing of The Shawshank Redemption when it comes to Grassmarket Community Cinema on 11th December!
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

13 December 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

14 December 2017
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

14 December 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

14 December 2017
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Frankly, The Smiths + Julia Doogan - Sneaky Pete’s

Frankly, The Smiths + Julia Doogan - Sneaky Pete’s

15 December 2017
Tribute act 'Frankly, The Smiths' bring the full band to Sneaky Pete's December 15th with support from Julia Doogan.
A Dickensian Christmas

A Dickensian Christmas

16 December 2017
Sit back in the afternoon glow to hear classic Victorian tales of terror and ghoulishness for the Festive Season.
Annasach Christmas Ceilidh at the Counting House

Annasach Christmas Ceilidh at the Counting House

16 December 2017
Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to their informal Christmas celebration in the The Counting House on 16th December.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

16 December 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

16 December 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

16 December 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

16 December 2017
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at Central Library.
Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure

Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure

16 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Nonsense Room Productions bring you Little Red’s Christmas Adventure, an original festive musical for children.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

16 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Schiltron! Flodden Era

Schiltron! Flodden Era

16 December 2017
Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself at Edinburgh Castle.
St Andrew Camerata Presents A Baltic Christmas

St Andrew Camerata Presents A Baltic Christmas

16 December 2017
Join St Andrew Camerata celebrating Christmas in the historic setting of the Canongate Kirk on 16th December!
The Elves of Christmas

The Elves of Christmas

16 December 2017
Come and hear stories of Edinburgh elves and other Christmas delights with Ailie Finlay at the Museum of Edinburgh!
Willow Crafts for Christmas: Masterclass with Lizzie Farey

Willow Crafts for Christmas: Masterclass with Lizzie Farey

16 December 2017
Learn how to make willow Christmas trees, wreaths and stars in this workshop at City Art Centre on 16th December.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

17 December 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

17 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Schiltron! Flodden Era

Schiltron! Flodden Era

17 December 2017
Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself at Edinburgh Castle.
Sleigh Bell Sunday’s

Sleigh Bell Sunday’s

17 December 2017
Join us with the whole family for a festive fuelled Sunday Christmas Roast, including Live Music all day at Brewhemia Edinburgh!
A Christmas Wish

A Christmas Wish

18 December 2017
The MGA Academy of Performing Arts proudly present: A Christmas Wish at the Usher Hall on 18th December.
Scotland’s Yuletide Past

Scotland’s Yuletide Past

18 December 2017 - 22 December 2017
Uncover a darker side to the holiday season, with the return of Scotland’s Yuletide Past at The Real Mary King’s Close.
The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener

18 December 2017
The 2005 political thriller 'The Constant Gardener' is showing on 18th Decemeber at Grassmarket Community Cinema.
Tales and Traditions of a Victorian Christmas

Tales and Traditions of a Victorian Christmas

19 December 2017 - 22 December 2017
Learn about the tales and traditions of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 19th - 22nd December.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

20 December 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

21 December 2017
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

21 December 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

23 December 2017 - 29 December 2017
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

23 December 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

23 December 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

23 December 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+

23 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

24 December 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

24 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

24 December 2017
The first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, is showing for free at Grassmarket Cinema.
Sleigh Bell Sunday’s

Sleigh Bell Sunday’s

24 December 2017
Join us with the whole family for a festive fuelled Sunday Christmas Roast, including Live Music all day at Brewhemia Edinburgh!
Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire

27 December 2017
Chariots of Fire, a great film for all ages, is showing at Grassmarket Community Cinema on Wednesday 27th December.
The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

27 December 2017
Bring the kids along to see a free showing of The Wizard of Oz at Grassmarket Community Cinema on 27th December.
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

28 December 2017
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

29 December 2017
Don't miss Planes, Trains and Automobiles, a comedy starring Steve Martin & John Candy showing at Grassmarket Cinema.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

30 December 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

30 December 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

30 December 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+

30 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Schiltron! Flodden Era

Schiltron! Flodden Era

30 December 2017
Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself at Edinburgh Castle.
Bairns Afore

Bairns Afore

31 December 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Celebrate Hogmanay with the kids, with spectacular fireworks and family entertainment, and all afore bedtime!
Candlelit Concert at St. Giles’ Cathedral

Candlelit Concert at St. Giles’ Cathedral

31 December 2017
Come along to a festive celebration in the candlelit atmosphere of St Giles' Cathedral on 31st December.
Ceilidh Under the Castle

Ceilidh Under the Castle

31 December 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Dance the night away at a traditional Scottish ceilidh, under the stunning backdrop of the iconic Edinburgh Castle.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

31 December 2017
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Concert in the Gardens

Concert in the Gardens

31 December 2017
Edinburgh's Hogmanay invites you to welcome in the New Year with the ultimate festival ticket and best fireworks view.
Glitterati 2017 - Hogmanay Shindig

Glitterati 2017 - Hogmanay Shindig

31 December 2017 - 31 January 2018
Enjoy an evening of food, drink and show-stopping entertainment at Brewhemia's Hogmanay Shindig - Glitterati 2017!
Hogmanay Ceilidh

Hogmanay Ceilidh

31 December 2017
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their Hogmanay Ceilidhs on 31st December in Lauriston Hall.
Hogmanay Family Ceilidh

Hogmanay Family Ceilidh

31 December 2017
Enjoy an afternoon of whirling & birling for all ages with the Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

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

31 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Schiltron! Flodden Era

Schiltron! Flodden Era

31 December 2017
Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself at Edinburgh Castle.