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.
Art of Glass

Art of Glass

6th April 2018 - 2nd September 2018
An exhibition exploring the work of leading glass artists in Britain today comes to the National Museum of Scotland from 6th April.
Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

17th May 2018 - 4th August 2018
See Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft when it goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 17th May.
Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

22nd May 2018 - 24th August 2018
The winning entries to the 2018 Fringe Schools Poster Competition will be on display at Dynamic Earth from 22nd May until 24th August.
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.
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

1st July 2018 - 26th August 2018
Join us this summer at Dynamic Earth and take part in our brand new interactive programme aimed at families ‘Operation Earth’.
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st July 2018 - 31st July 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in July!
Riddle’s Court Drop in Guided Tours

Riddle’s Court Drop in Guided Tours

2nd July 2018 - 24th July 2018
Come and discover the people and stories that make Riddle’s Court a fascinating new addition to the Edinburgh tourism scene!
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.
Puzzle in the Gardens

Puzzle in the Gardens

15th July 2018 - 15th September 2018
Cryptically painted puzzle pieces are set in the trees for viewers to discover in this art installation by Anne Gilchrist.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Graeme Stephen Trio

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Graeme Stephen Trio

16th July 2018
Catch guitarist Graeme Stephen with long term collaborators Mario Caribe (bass) and Tom Bancroft (drums) at The Jazz Bar on 16th July.
Oscar and Lucinda

Oscar and Lucinda

16th July 2018
The 1997 film 'Oscar and Lucinda, starring Ralph Fiennes and Cate Blanchett is screening at Grassmarket Cinema on 16th July.
Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

16th July 2018
Come along and spend summer evenings dancing to live music in the open air with the Princes Street Gardens Dancers!
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Swing Swing Swing

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Swing Swing Swing

17th July 2018
Come along for some fabulous swing fun as John Burgess, Brian Kellock and Tom Gordon cover all the classics at The Jazz Bar on 17th July!
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

17th July 2018
Are the kids bored? Bring them along to a free screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at Grassmarket Cinema on 17th July.
Bonnie Scotland

Bonnie Scotland

18th July 2018
The 1935 comedy film 'Bonnie Scotland' starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy is screening at Grassmarket Cinema on 18th July.
Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

18th July 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Top Banana

Top Banana

18th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Wünderbar Wednesdays

Wünderbar Wednesdays

18th July 2018
Make your Wednesday’s WÜNDERBAR at Brewhemia, the perfect spot for Après Work drinks, food and live music from BLEEKER!
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: A Night in New Orleans

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: A Night in New Orleans

19th July 2018
Edinburgh-based American singer Ali Affleck and the acclaimed Copper Cats band transport you to the prohibition era, delivering good time, swinging vintage jazz.
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

19th July 2018
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Moana

Moana

19th July 2018
Moana, an adventurous teenager, sails out on a daring mission to save her people in this film screening at Grassmarket Cinema on 19th July.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

19th July 2018
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds return to Edinburgh Castle as part of their 2018 tour on July 21st!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

19th July 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
5 Course Ceilidh - Burns, Banter and a Banquet

5 Course Ceilidh - Burns, Banter and a Banquet

20th July 2018
The Green Kilt invites you to a night celebrating Scotland's food, traditions and dancing, an interactive event with our very tasty 5 course Scottish meal.
At the City Art Centre with The Edinburgh Sketcher

At the City Art Centre with The Edinburgh Sketcher

20th July 2018
Come along to special sketching workshops with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher at the City Art Centre!
Bananarama

Bananarama

20th July 2018
Making their Edinburgh Castle debut, Bananarama will play their first ever outdoor gig on Friday 20 July.
Dara the Dormouse with Fuschia Phlox at the Writer’s Museum

Dara the Dormouse with Fuschia Phlox at the Writer’s Museum

20th July 2018
Come along to Writer’s Museum on 20th July to hear stories about Dara the Dormouse and do a fun quiz. These books educate children about stranger danger, bullying and road safety.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  40th Anniversary Blues Gala

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: 40th Anniversary Blues Gala

20th July 2018
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival marks it's 40th Anniversary with an amazing line-up including Maggie Bell, Tim Elliot, Bernie Marsden and Sandy Tweeddale!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

20th July 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Lost in Vancouver and Idle Frets

Lost in Vancouver and Idle Frets

20th July 2018
Scruff of the Neck & Fortune Promotions presents Lost in Vancouver and Idle Frets at The Mash House on 20th July.
Metropolis x So Electric

Metropolis x So Electric

20th July 2018
It's Metropolis Scotland's first party of the summer, where they will be teaming up with local heavyweights So Electric at The Mash House!
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

20th July 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Pinnacle: 1st Birthday Bash

Pinnacle: 1st Birthday Bash

20th July 2018
Pinnacle turns 1 this July! So come and join us for celebrations at The Mash House and rave the night away to our favourite tech house and techno tunes.
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

20th July 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Spank Presents: David Elders All Night Long

Spank Presents: David Elders All Night Long

20th July 2018
Spank Presents: David Elders, the legendary Edinburgh House guru, in the intimate surroundings of the Loft at The Mash House.
DayGlow for Women V Cancer - Summer Session

DayGlow for Women V Cancer - Summer Session

21st July 2018
DayGlow are back at The Mash House on 21st July for some daytime clubbing all in aid of Women v Cancer!
Del Amitri

Del Amitri

21st July 2018
25 years after last taking to the stage at the castle, Scottish Band Del Amitri will play Edinburgh Castle on 21 July 2018.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

21st July 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

21st July 2018 - 22nd July 2018
The band is packed with the best talent from New Orleans and they play the original styles with extraordinary passion.
Frankomime’s Monster

Frankomime’s Monster

21st July 2018
Posturous Productions bring you 'Frankomime’s Monster', a children's show full of scientific rigor (of the "mortis" variety), songs and very, very small crowd scenes.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

21st July 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

21st July 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+

21st July 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

21st July 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

22nd July 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+

22nd July 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Music in the Gallery with the Furness Music Centre

Music in the Gallery with the Furness Music Centre

22nd July 2018
Come along to this informal gallery concert with the Furness Music Centre at City Art Centre!
SUBWAY Helping Hearts Family 5K Series

SUBWAY Helping Hearts Family 5K Series

22nd July 2018
The SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K series is returning to Holyrood Park on 22nd July. Join in the fun and help raise vital funds for Heart Research UK!
KinkyFish Improv Jam

KinkyFish Improv Jam

23rd July 2018
KinkyFish are hosting a fortnightly Improv Jam night at The Canons' Gait, Edinburgh every second Monday. Come along and take part or simply watch and enjoy!
Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

23rd July 2018
Come along and spend summer evenings dancing to live music in the open air with the Princes Street Gardens Dancers!
The Gods Must Be Crazy

The Gods Must Be Crazy

23rd July 2018
Watch a free screening of the 1980 film 'The Gods Must Be Crazy' at Grassmarket Cinema on 23rd July.
Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

25th July 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Top Banana

Top Banana

25th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Wünderbar Wednesdays

Wünderbar Wednesdays

25th July 2018
Make your Wednesday’s WÜNDERBAR at Brewhemia, the perfect spot for Après Work drinks, food and live music from BLEEKER!
Dara the Dormouse with Fuschia Phlox at City Art Centre

Dara the Dormouse with Fuschia Phlox at City Art Centre

26th July 2018
Hear stories about Dara the Dormouse and do a fun quiz at the City Art Centre on 26th July. These books educate children about stranger danger, bullying and road safety.
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

26th July 2018
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Hymn For Her (USA), Awkward Family Portraits and Oceancode

Hymn For Her (USA), Awkward Family Portraits and Oceancode

26th July 2018
Cornerstoned Productions present Hymn For Her (USA), Awkward Family Portraits and Oceancode at Sneaky Pete's on 26th July.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

26th July 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

26th July 2018
Check out 'This Is Your Trial', an interactive and improvised comedy show, at Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Annasachs Ceilidh at The Counting House

Annasachs Ceilidh at The Counting House

27th July 2018
Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House on 27th July.
First Edition · Baltra

First Edition · Baltra

27th July 2018
First Edition have invited NYC’s Moody house maestro Baltra to run the Mash House on the 27th of July.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

27th July 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

27th July 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

27th July 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Storms and Dreams - Ensemble vocal Filigrane at Old Saint Paul’s Church

Storms and Dreams - Ensemble vocal Filigrane at Old Saint Paul’s Church

27th July 2018
Enjoy a spellbinding programme of choral polyphony from Strasbourg’s Ensemble vocal Filigrane, when the highly acclaimed choir visits Scotland this July.
Behind ‘Real Edinburgh’

Behind ‘Real Edinburgh’

28th July 2018
Join Grant Ritchie to hear about the inspiration behind ‘Real Edinburgh’, one of Edinburgh’s biggest photography platforms with a large social media following.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

28th July 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

28th July 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

28th July 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

28th July 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+

28th July 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

28th July 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Talking Funny Puppets

Talking Funny Puppets

28th July 2018
Make your own little hand puppets inspired by characters in the Museum of Childhood in this free, drop in session.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

29th July 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+

29th July 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
The People’s Show

The People’s Show

29th July 2018
AOK Events brings you The People's Show, filled with various forms of entertainment, to The Mash House on 29th July.
Human Flow

Human Flow

30th July 2018
Filmmaker Ai Weiwei examines the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact in this documentary screening at Grassmarket Cinema.
Pelican: Fisk

Pelican: Fisk

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Prepare yourself for an hour of the most surreal and physical style of comedy as critically acclaimed Pelican bring a brand new, mad cap, uplifting and hugely entertaining show to this year’s Fringe
Top Banana

Top Banana

1st August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Tori Scott Is #Thirsty

Tori Scott Is #Thirsty

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Join Tori Scott and her band The Shame Spirals on an audacious musical journey of slurred autobiographical stories and songs she stole from other people.
Adele Cliff: Sheep

Adele Cliff: Sheep

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Adele Cliff is fast becoming one of the most sought-after acts on the UK circuit and she brings her hotly anticipated debut hour to the Festival Fringe.
Edinburgh International Festival: Midsummer

Edinburgh International Festival: Midsummer

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Enjoy this newly expanded version of David Grieg’s heart-warming and humorous love-letter to Edinburgh, featuring original songs by Ballboy’s Gordon McIntyre.
Jake Howie: Read My Lips

Jake Howie: Read My Lips

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Warm and quick-witted,newcomer Jake Howie brings his frank take on life, love, sex and politics to this year’s Fringe.
Lloyd Langford: Why The Big Face?

Lloyd Langford: Why The Big Face?

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
The ever-charming, award-winning Lloyd Langford returns to the Fringe with his new show 'Why The Big Face?'
Peatbog Faeries

Peatbog Faeries

2nd August 2018
Don't miss the Peatbog Faeries, with their inventive and unique brand of music, when they return to Stramash on Thursday August 2nd.
Peatbog Faeries - Live at Stramash

Peatbog Faeries - Live at Stramash

2nd August 2018
Don't miss the feel-good atmosphere when the Peatbog Faeries take to the stage at Stramash on 2nd August!
Scott Bennett: Leap Year

Scott Bennett: Leap Year

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Scott Bennett has rapidly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars on the UK’s comedy circuit today and brings his show 'Leap Year' to the Fringe.
A Gallant Life

A Gallant Life

3rd August 2018 - 18th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Not Cricket Productions brings this true and heart-warming new musical about Muriel Thompson, motor-racing champion, suffragette, ambulance driver and decorated war veteran, to the Fringe.
Edinburgh International Festival: Waiting for Godot

Edinburgh International Festival: Waiting for Godot

3rd August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett’s iconic absurdist play, is brought to life in what has been called its greatest production for 25 years.
Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

3rd August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Come along for some good exercise and great fun with Edinburgh Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall during the Festival Fringe!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

3rd August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Haptic + EQ

Haptic + EQ

3rd August 2018
Haptic along with fellow Fifers, EQ will be going head to head all the way through till 5am at The Mash House on 3rd August.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

3rd August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

3rd August 2018 - 25th August 2018
With the world famous Edinburgh Castle as their backdrop, the four corners of the globe will meet; making the 2018 Tattoo (3-25 August) as spectacular as ever.
Tygers Of Pan Tang - Edinburgh Festival

Tygers Of Pan Tang - Edinburgh Festival

3rd August 2018
Catch heavy metal band, Tygers Of Pan Tang, when they return to Stramash as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

4th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
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.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

4th August 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

4th August 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Men With Coconuts - Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Men With Coconuts - Edinburgh Fringe 2018

4th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The award-winning Men With Coconuts are back at the Fringe with an hour of improvised comedy sketches and songs, culminating in a showstopping finale.
Men With Coconuts- Improvised Bond

Men With Coconuts- Improvised Bond

4th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Men With Coconuts return with their fully improvised Bond film! Expect villains, gadgets, femme fatales and sobering reflections on masculinity – all improvised live onstage!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

4th August 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

4th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Arthur’s Secrets - Sunday Specials

Arthur’s Secrets - Sunday Specials

5th August 2018
Come along for a Sunday special guided walk and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

5th August 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+

5th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

6th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens.
Top Banana

Top Banana

8th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

9th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens.
Hotline w/ DJ Femme Fresh, Proc Fiskal, Vaj Power + More (5am)

Hotline w/ DJ Femme Fresh, Proc Fiskal, Vaj Power + More (5am)

9th August 2018
Hotline is moving over to The Mash House for a special festival takeover with DJ Femme Fresh, Proc Fiskal, Vaj Power and more...
Edinburgh International Festival:  Power, Gender and The Arts

Edinburgh International Festival: Power, Gender and The Arts

10th August 2018
An afternoon of debate, discussion and performance exploring the history and the reality of power in the arts.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

10th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Metropolis x Heads Up (DnB Special, 5AM License)

Metropolis x Heads Up (DnB Special, 5AM License)

10th August 2018
We're linking up with local rave legends Heads Up for an evening of strictly DnB & Jungle at The Mash House on 10th August.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

10th August 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

11th August 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

11th August 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

11th August 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+

11th August 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

11th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
NSA and Hectors present...A Taste Of Paris | 5am Festival Special

NSA and Hectors present...A Taste Of Paris | 5am Festival Special

11th August 2018
Don't miss an amazing musical extravaganza on 11th August when No Strings Attached and Hector's House Edinburgh presents A Taste Of Paris, Festival Special!
Summer Balloon Modelling Workshop

Summer Balloon Modelling Workshop

11th August 2018
Learn how to make your very own Balloon Models with super-fun hands-on workshop from Magic Ian, an accomplished Balloon Modeller and award-winning magician.
Surreal Edinburgh - Your Favourite Places in the City

Surreal Edinburgh - Your Favourite Places in the City

11th August 2018
Inspired by Edwin G Lucas's colourful paintings, use mixed media techniques to explore your favourite spaces and memories of Edinburgh in this workshop at City Art Centre.
The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

11th August 2018
The Count of Monte Cristo, is an adaptation of the book by Alexandre Dumas, a classic tale of romance, adventure and revenge.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

12th August 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+

12th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
The Bureau of Untold Stories

The Bureau of Untold Stories

12th August 2018
Brymore Productions presents 'The Bureau of Untold Stories' with live sound effects, improvisation and unconventional storytelling skills, it's a treat for both children and adults.
On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

13th August 2018
The 1954 American crime drama film 'On the Waterfront' staring Marlon Brando is screening at Grassmarket Cinema on 13th August.
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

13th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Love, hysteria, and deception reign in this Victorian reimagining of Shakespeare’s classic 'Twelfth Night' from Some Kind of Theatre.
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

14th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens.
Top Banana

Top Banana

15th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Edinburgh International Festival:  La Maladie de la mort

Edinburgh International Festival: La Maladie de la mort

16th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
British director Katie Mitchell presents her own uncompromising stage adaptation of the provocative novella by Marguerite Duras.
The Police Sting Show

The Police Sting Show

16th August 2018
Re-worked, fresh versions of all the iconic Police and Sting solo album songs in a 70 minute show featuring an Acoustic Sting section.
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

17th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

17th August 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

17th August 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

18th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

18th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens.
Error404 Tropical Party

Error404 Tropical Party

18th August 2018
Error404 returns to The Mash House on 18th August and will be throwing a massive tropical themed party with a host of amazingly talented DJs.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

18th August 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

18th August 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+

18th August 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

18th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Writing Workshop inspired by Edwin G Lucas: An Individual Eye

Writing Workshop inspired by Edwin G Lucas: An Individual Eye

18th August 2018
Join a guided tour of the exhibition, followed by a writing workshop with award-winning author Regi Claire at City Art Centre on 18th August.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

19th August 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

19th August 2018
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

19th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Puppets and Prose

Puppets and Prose

19th August 2018
Join storyteller Julie Bannatyne to hear some enchanting children’s prose brought to life with puppetry and props at the Museum of Childhood.
Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DJ Dutchie

Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DJ Dutchie

19th August 2018
It's Drum And Bass Night as Void Space with Headz Up present special guest DJ Dutchie to The Mash House on 19th August.
Edinburgh International Festival:  The Prisoner

Edinburgh International Festival: The Prisoner

22nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Prisoner, co-written and co-directed by legendary theatre-maker Peter Brook, is a provocative exploration of some of the most compelling issues of our times.
Top Banana

Top Banana

22nd August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DBR UK (Renegade Hardware, Dispatch)

Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DBR UK (Renegade Hardware, Dispatch)

22nd August 2018
Void Space VS Headz Up featuring DBR UK, a recognised collective within the Home Counties Drum and Bass scene, at The Mash House on 22nd August.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

24th August 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

24th August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
RAW Drum and Bass Fri 24 August ft. Aries

RAW Drum and Bass Fri 24 August ft. Aries

24th August 2018
RAW Drum & Bass welcomes Aries (Born on Road/Chopstick Dubplate) to The Mash House on 24th August for Part III of the 5am Festival specials.
A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

25th August 2018
Explore aspects of surrealism in still life and landscape, inspired by Edwin Lucas’s vibrant artworks in this workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.
Colourful Kite Holder

Colourful Kite Holder

25th August 2018
Make the coolest picture kite and decorate with inspiration from the historic samplers in the Museum of Childhood on 25th August.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

25th August 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

25th August 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

25th August 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+

25th August 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

25th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

26th August 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+

26th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Top Banana

Top Banana

29th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

30th August 2018
Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

31st August 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

31st August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.

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