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!

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.
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.
Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

26th October 2018 - 21st April 2019
Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst.
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November.
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s.
Carbon Copy at Whistle Binkies

Carbon Copy at Whistle Binkies

17th January 2019
Don't miss Carbon Copy, one of Scotland's best Cover Bands, playing all your favourite Rock, Pop, Blues, Funk and Soul hits at Whistle Binkies Edinburgh on 17th January.
January Blues

January Blues

17th January 2019
Join Edinburgh bluesman and lead singer of The Black Diamond Express, Toby Mottershead, on a solo musical exploration of blues at Dragonfly this January!
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

17th January 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

17th January 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

17th January 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

18th January 2019
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

18th January 2019
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical!
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

18th January 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Museum Socials

Museum Socials

18th January 2019
The National Museum of Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

18th January 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Robots

Robots

18th January 2019 - 5th May 2019
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.
Behind ‘Spectacular Scotland’

Behind ‘Spectacular Scotland’

19th January 2019
Join Neil McDade to discuss the success of 'Spectacular Scotland', one of Scotland's biggest photography platforms with a large social media following.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

19th January 2019
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Dome Nights: Planets 360

Dome Nights: Planets 360

19th January 2019
Brand New for January 2019 - An immersive re-imagining of British Composer, Gustav Holst's The Planets orchestral suite.
Favela Boteco

Favela Boteco

19th January 2019
DJ Juan Salgado playing Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Merengue, Latin Pop, Soca & Dancehall every Saturday at Boteco Edinburgh!
How to be a Psychic Conman

How to be a Psychic Conman

19th January 2019
Roll up! Roll up! Roll up! - Join Ash Pryce as he looks at the more incredible, magical side of psychic claims that persist today in 'How to be a Psychic Conman' at The Banshee Labyrinth!
MacMuse and Rage against the Deen

MacMuse and Rage against the Deen

19th January 2019
MacMuse are Scotland’s Muse tribute and joining them at Bannermans Bar on Saturday 19th January is Rage against the 'Deen, Aberdeen's Rage Against the Machine tribute.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

19th January 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Silent Screams

Silent Screams

19th January 2019
Come along to The Banshee Labyrinth on the third Saturday of each month and watch a Classic Horror Movies with live music from Edinburgh poet and musician Craig A. Black!
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

20th January 2019
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Dome Nights: Planets 360

Dome Nights: Planets 360

20th January 2019
Brand New for January 2019 - An immersive re-imagining of British Composer, Gustav Holst's The Planets orchestral suite.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

20th January 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

21st January 2019
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

21st January 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

21st January 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Cafe Ceilidh: Burns Celebration

Cafe Ceilidh: Burns Celebration

22nd January 2019
Come along to a free afternoon of the songs, music, poems and stories celebrating Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns in the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 22nd January!
Clandestino Tuesday

Clandestino Tuesday

22nd January 2019
Party till late every Tuesday at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda mixing up the past & the present Afrobeats, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Urban, Cumbia Electronica, Latin Bass, Afrobeats and more.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

22nd January 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

23rd January 2019
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday. Bring your energy, and sing, play, drink & dance the night away!
The Black Rood - Rediscovering Scotland’s Anglo-Saxon Crown Jewel

The Black Rood - Rediscovering Scotland’s Anglo-Saxon Crown Jewel

23rd January 2019
In this talk, author David Willem tells the story of The Black Rood, this now-almost-forgotten crown jewel, and raises the intriguing possibility that it might still exist.
Burns Night Ceilidhs at The Counting House

Burns Night Ceilidhs at The Counting House

24th January 2019 - 26th January 2019
Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday in the hidden gem of Edinburgh’s Old Town, The Counting House.
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

24th January 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

24th January 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Touching the Void

Touching the Void

24th January 2019 - 16th February 2019
The Lyceum’s Artistic Director David Greig brings his award-winning writing skills to the first stage adaptation of this nail-biting adventure, rich in psychodrama and suspense.
An Orchestral Rendition of Dr Dre 2001

An Orchestral Rendition of Dr Dre 2001

25th January 2019
No Strings Attached are pleased to present a LIVE Orchestral Rendition of DR. DRE: 2001, as well as performances from various DJ’s, lyricists and singers at The Liquid Room on 25th January.
Burns Ceilidh

Burns Ceilidh

25th January 2019
Come celebrate Scotland's greatest poet in true Scottish style with a Burns Ceilidh at The Three Sisters on Friday 25th January!
Burns Ceilidh

Burns Ceilidh

25th January 2019 - 26th January 2019
Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs on 25th or 26th January at Lauriston Hall!
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

25th January 2019
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

25th January 2019
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical!
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

25th January 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

25th January 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Burns Bright

Burns Bright

26th January 2019
Celebrate Burns Night in style as Artisan presents a programme of music to celebrate the work of Robert Burns at Riddle's Court on Saturday 26th January!
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

26th January 2019 - 29th January 2019
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

26th January 2019
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Dome Nights: Planets 360

Dome Nights: Planets 360

26th January 2019
Brand New for January 2019 - An immersive re-imagining of British Composer, Gustav Holst's The Planets orchestral suite.
Favela Boteco

Favela Boteco

26th January 2019
DJ Juan Salgado playing Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Merengue, Latin Pop, Soca & Dancehall every Saturday at Boteco Edinburgh!
Jungle Magik - Official Launch Party

Jungle Magik - Official Launch Party

26th January 2019
Jungle Magik makes a welcomed return to Edinburgh in 2019, with a monthly event dedicated to the sounds of Jungle and Drum & Bass, so don't miss the Launch Party at La Belle Angele on January 26th!!
Mary Queen of Scots - Heads Will Roll!

Mary Queen of Scots - Heads Will Roll!

26th January 2019 - 31st March 2019
Here the tale of Mary Queen of Scots's gruesome execution in this new immersive show, part of the Edinburgh Dungeon tour.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

26th January 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

27th January 2019
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Dome Nights: Planets 360

Dome Nights: Planets 360

27th January 2019
Brand New for January 2019 - An immersive re-imagining of British Composer, Gustav Holst's The Planets orchestral suite.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

27th January 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

28th January 2019
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed.
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

28th January 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Clandestino Tuesday

Clandestino Tuesday

29th January 2019
Party till late every Tuesday at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda mixing up the past & the present Afrobeats, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Urban, Cumbia Electronica, Latin Bass, Afrobeats and more.
Meet the Barbersurgeon

Meet the Barbersurgeon

30th January 2019
It's 1573 and once more Edinburgh Castle is under siege! Meet the Barbersurgeon and see the tools of the surgical trade in his medical cabinet.
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

30th January 2019
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday. Bring your energy, and sing, play, drink & dance the night away!
January Blues

January Blues

31st January 2019
Join Edinburgh bluesman and lead singer of The Black Diamond Express, Toby Mottershead, on a solo musical exploration of blues at Dragonfly this January!
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

31st January 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

31st January 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Firebrand Women: Generating Change

Firebrand Women: Generating Change

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
How did women challenge the politics of their time and change the world? Badges, posters, zines, sashes and postcards illustrate 100 years of activism in this exhibition.
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

1st February 2019
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

1st February 2019
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical!
Live Music at Stramash in February

Live Music at Stramash in February

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash this February, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more....
Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in February

Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in February

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Whistle Binkies this Febraury, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more....
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

1st February 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Metaltech, Gravelle, Nightmare Frequency

Metaltech, Gravelle, Nightmare Frequency

1st February 2019
Don't miss Edinburgh band Metaltech when they play Opium on Friday 1st February with support from Gravelle and Nightmare Frequency!
Ash Pryce: Mind Reader Live

Ash Pryce: Mind Reader Live

2nd February 2019
Ash Pryce, Edinburgh Horror Festival Sell Out Performer 2016, 2017, 2018, brings his hit show 'Mind Reader Live' to the Banshee Labyrinth each month.
Favela Boteco

Favela Boteco

2nd February 2019
DJ Juan Salgado playing Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Merengue, Latin Pop, Soca & Dancehall every Saturday at Boteco Edinburgh!
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

2nd February 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

2nd February 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Stand Up Horror

Stand Up Horror

2nd February 2019
Come along and experience the unique and hilarious 'Stand up Horror' as actor, writer and tour guide Alex Staniforth invents a horror story in Scotland's most haunted pub - The Banshee Labyrinth!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

3rd February 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

3rd February 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

4th February 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Clandestino Tuesday

Clandestino Tuesday

5th February 2019
Party till late every Tuesday at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda mixing up the past & the present Afrobeats, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Urban, Cumbia Electronica, Latin Bass, Afrobeats and more.
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

5th February 2019
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives.
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

6th February 2019
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday. Bring your energy, and sing, play, drink & dance the night away!
Crime and Punishment in Medieval Scotland

Crime and Punishment in Medieval Scotland

7th February 2019 - 12th February 2019
Listen as Gilbert Savage, the Executioner, recounts the nature of crime & punishment during the turbulent times in Medieval Scotland.
EIIF Launch: Abandoman and Spontaneous Players

EIIF Launch: Abandoman and Spontaneous Players

7th February 2019
Award-winning Hip-Hop Musical Improviser Abandoman, fresh from Pirate Radio tour, will be headlining the festival launch event on 7 February with support from Spontaneous Players.
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

7th February 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

7th February 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Stone Broken

Stone Broken

7th February 2019
UK rockers Stone Broken will return north of the border to play La Belle Angle Edinburgh on Thursday 7th February. Support comes from Anchor Lane and Those Damn Crows.
A Knockengorroch Night with A Tribe Called Red

A Knockengorroch Night with A Tribe Called Red

8th February 2019
It's Knockengorroch’s annual city session on Friday February 8th at The Caves Edinburgh with the international ground breaking 'A Tribe Called Red' plus much more...
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

8th February 2019
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

8th February 2019
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical!
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

8th February 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Sculpture in Scotland Symposium

Sculpture in Scotland Symposium

8th February 2019 - 9th February 2019
The SSAH's two-day symposium for 2019 will explore sculpture in Scotland and it's being held on the 8th & 9th February at Edinburgh College of Art.
EIIF: Spontaneous Potter Family Show

EIIF: Spontaneous Potter Family Show

9th February 2019
Bring your little ones along to experience the magic of improv and Harry Potter. See a new Harry Potter fiction be created on stage, never to be seen witnessed again.
Favela Boteco

Favela Boteco

9th February 2019
DJ Juan Salgado playing Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Merengue, Latin Pop, Soca & Dancehall every Saturday at Boteco Edinburgh!
February Half Term

February Half Term

9th February 2019 - 17th February 2019
Join us at the National Museum of Scotland for a week of activities inspired by our new East Asia and Ancient Egypt galleries and our Robots exhibition.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

9th February 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
EEIF: Absolute Improv! Family Show

EEIF: Absolute Improv! Family Show

10th February 2019
Local Edinburgh troupe, Absolute Improv! utilizes the short-form style of improv in this family show at Assembly Roxy as part of Edinburgh International Improv Festival.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

10th February 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

11th February 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
White Lies

White Lies

11th February 2019
White Lies have announced an early 2019 UK tour to support their new album 'Five', catch them at the Liquid Room on February 11th!
Clandestino Tuesday

Clandestino Tuesday

12th February 2019
Party till late every Tuesday at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda mixing up the past & the present Afrobeats, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Urban, Cumbia Electronica, Latin Bass, Afrobeats and more.
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

13th February 2019
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday. Bring your energy, and sing, play, drink & dance the night away!
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

14th February 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

14th February 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

15th February 2019
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

15th February 2019
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical!
Museum Socials

Museum Socials

15th February 2019
The National Museum of Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

15th February 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Favela Boteco

Favela Boteco

16th February 2019
DJ Juan Salgado playing Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Merengue, Latin Pop, Soca & Dancehall every Saturday at Boteco Edinburgh!
How to be a Psychic Conman

How to be a Psychic Conman

16th February 2019
Roll up! Roll up! Roll up! - Join Ash Pryce as he looks at the more incredible, magical side of psychic claims that persist today in 'How to be a Psychic Conman' at The Banshee Labyrinth!
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

16th February 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

16th February 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Silent Screams

Silent Screams

16th February 2019
Come along to The Banshee Labyrinth on the third Saturday of each month and watch a Classic Horror Movies with live music from Edinburgh poet and musician Craig A. Black!
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

17th February 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

17th February 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

18th February 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

18th February 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Clandestino Tuesday

Clandestino Tuesday

19th February 2019
Party till late every Tuesday at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda mixing up the past & the present Afrobeats, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Urban, Cumbia Electronica, Latin Bass, Afrobeats and more.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

19th February 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

20th February 2019
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday. Bring your energy, and sing, play, drink & dance the night away!
Audacious Women Live!

Audacious Women Live!

21st February 2019
The Festival opens with the spirit, energy and passion of some incredible female storytellers and spoken word artists at The Scottish Storytelling Centre.
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

21st February 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

21st February 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

21st February 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
A Car for Women and Other Stories: Opening

A Car for Women and Other Stories: Opening

22nd February 2019
You are invited to the Opening of 'A Car for Women and Other Stories' and will include a short film and a performance by singer/songwriters inspired by Dorothée’s Pullinger story.
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

22nd February 2019
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical!
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

22nd February 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

22nd February 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Siren 69 Presents Leftfield, Co-accused and Liam Doc

Siren 69 Presents Leftfield, Co-accused and Liam Doc

22nd February 2019
After a sell out in December 2018 at The Club Paisley, Siren 69 now bring Leftfield, Co-accused and Liam Doc to The Liquid Rooms (Warehouse) on Friday 22nd February.
Six Gals Named Smith: The Uncrowned Queens of Blues and Jazz

Six Gals Named Smith: The Uncrowned Queens of Blues and Jazz

22nd February 2019
Extraordinary music and stories of the female jazz greats from The Red Hot Rhythm Makers, Scotland's first and only all-female jazz band at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 22nd February.
Songwriting to Inspire Change

Songwriting to Inspire Change

22nd February 2019
Find your inner lyricist and feel the powerful resonance of contemporary protest song at this beginner-friendly workshop with singer-songwriter Penny Stone.
Story Cafe: Women, Environment, Adventure

Story Cafe: Women, Environment, Adventure

22nd February 2019
Readings and a discussion celebrating women who have shared their explorations of both the natural and the built corners of our world through their writing.
After Judy Chicago

After Judy Chicago

23rd February 2019
A 40th anniversary celebration of The Dinner Party - an iconic exhibition conceived by Judy Chicago commemorating over 1000 women hidden from history. Meet, eat and be entertained!
Come and Sing - Haydn (Music for Malawi)

Come and Sing - Haydn (Music for Malawi)

23rd February 2019
For those who love a good sing, The Soko Fund are delighted to be having another 'Come and Sing' at St Cuthbert's Church on 23rd February to raise funds for women's education in Malawi.
Drawing Real Women

Drawing Real Women

23rd February 2019
Move beyond mainstream and perfected representations of women in this safe, playful and supportive workshop and have a go at depicting yourself or other beloved females.
Exploring Your Political Pathway

Exploring Your Political Pathway

23rd February 2019
Come and meet other women interested in politics and learn more about what it takes to stand for election at all tiers of Government in this workshop at City Art Centre.
Favela Boteco

Favela Boteco

23rd February 2019
DJ Juan Salgado playing Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Merengue, Latin Pop, Soca & Dancehall every Saturday at Boteco Edinburgh!
Gilding Workshop

Gilding Workshop

23rd February 2019
Add some sparkle to your artwork. Learn some basic gilding techniques and apply them to a name or a word you would like to decorate in this workshop at City Art Centre.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

23rd February 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Reading and Writing Audacious Women

Reading and Writing Audacious Women

23rd February 2019
In this relaxed reading and creative writing session, we'll consider what goes into making the most bold and gutsy heroines, before having a go at creating our own.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd February 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
The Art of Batik

The Art of Batik

23rd February 2019
This workshop at City Art Centre will introduce some simple techniques and show you how to make a beautiful batik panel as part of the Audacious Women Festival.
This Is Me: Dance Party

This Is Me: Dance Party

23rd February 2019
Join dance artist Hayley MacDonald for a dance and performance workshop exploring individuality, expression and confidence. Come and be The Greatest Show Woman!
Travellers Tales: new places, new challenges

Travellers Tales: new places, new challenges

23rd February 2019
Audacious Women Festival: Three women share very different experiences of journeying to new places, and what this means in their lives.
Witches and B**@ Walking Tour of Edinburgh

Witches and B**@ Walking Tour of Edinburgh

23rd February 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Follow in the footsteps of some of Edinburgh's 'witches' and 'evil' women who are rarely spoken about on this Witches and B**@ Walking Tour of Edinburgh!
Write to Remember

Write to Remember

23rd February 2019
Everyone has a story to tell. Whether it's for yourself or others, this women only workshop will start you on the fascinating journey of writing the story of your life.
Boost Your Confidence on a Bike

Boost Your Confidence on a Bike

24th February 2019
Does lack of confidence sometimes spoil your fun? Aneela McKenna has great tips to conquer your fears and make every bike ride the best ever.
Get Connected: A Social Media How To

Get Connected: A Social Media How To

24th February 2019
Do you want to stay connected and informed but aren't sure where to start? This workshop will give you the confidence to begin.
Make Your Audacious Dream Reality

Make Your Audacious Dream Reality

24th February 2019
No matter where your goal lies, a Vision Board can help bring focus and put a spotlight on the 'what' and the 'why' of your dream.
Raising Voices: A Creative Writing Workshop

Raising Voices: A Creative Writing Workshop

24th February 2019
This creative writing workshop will build confidence, explore resistance & empowerment, and celebrate connections within the group. Part of the Audacious Women Festival.
Scared To Sing?

Scared To Sing?

24th February 2019
Are you one of the many women who have always believed you can't sing, but wish you could? Explore your voice in a friendly, safe place!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

24th February 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Storytelling Workshop

Storytelling Workshop

24th February 2019
The ability to tell a good tale can be the key to success in many situations. Margaret Bennett will help you bring your stories to life in this workshop as part of the Audacious Women Festival.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

24th February 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
A Car for Women and Other Stories: Exhibition

A Car for Women and Other Stories: Exhibition

25th February 2019
The exhibition tells the story of Dorothée Pullinger and the other "girl engineers" who sought professional engineering training in Galloway during WW1.
Storytelling and Survival: Book Launch with Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Storytelling and Survival: Book Launch with Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

25th February 2019
We invite you to join us for the launch of an anthology of creative writing, art work and storytelling from Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre’s Storytelling and Survival Group.
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

25th February 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

25th February 2019
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
Clandestino Tuesday

Clandestino Tuesday

26th February 2019
Party till late every Tuesday at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda mixing up the past & the present Afrobeats, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Urban, Cumbia Electronica, Latin Bass, Afrobeats and more.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

26th February 2019
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

27th February 2019
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday. Bring your energy, and sing, play, drink & dance the night away!
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

27th February 2019
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

28th February 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

28th February 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

28th February 2019
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.

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