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!

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.
Canongate Stars and Stories

Canongate Stars and 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.
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.
Modernist Jewellery

Modernist Jewellery

01 December 2017 - 29 April 2018
Discover a generation of designers and makers who embraced innovative and diverse influences in this exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland.
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

01 January 2018 - 31 January 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in January!
Alvin Youngblood Hart and Catfish

Alvin Youngblood Hart and Catfish

18 January 2018
Don't miss Alvin Youngblood Hart with support from Catfish when they come to Stramash on Thursday 18th January!
An Evening with Peter May

An Evening with Peter May

18 January 2018
Waterstones West End is thrilled to present An Evening with Peter May at the Assembly Roxy on 18th January.
Bass Belly Refreshers: Congo Natty ft Congo Dubz & Iron Dread

Bass Belly Refreshers: Congo Natty ft Congo Dubz & Iron Dread

18 January 2018
Bass Belly Refreshers Presents Congo Natty, AKA Rebel MC, Live at La Belle Angele on Thursday 18th January.
Hannah Rarity & Luc McNally

Hannah Rarity & Luc McNally

18 January 2018
The free, evening concerts at National Galleries of Scotland continues with a performance by Hannah Rarity and Luc McNally.
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

18 January 2018
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a sweet blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

18 January 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Auction Valuation Day

Auction Valuation Day

19 January 2018
Maritime memorabilia expert Charles Miller is inviting people in Edinburgh to come along to Radisson Blu for a free auction valuation and to find out more about their items!
Bassline & Garage takeover Edinburgh with DJ Q + more

Bassline & Garage takeover Edinburgh with DJ Q + more

19 January 2018
Powered by the Electrikal Sound System, Bassline & Garage with DJ Q takeover La Belle Angele on 19th January!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

19 January 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

19 January 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

19 January 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Vat001: Prêt à Danser

Vat001: Prêt à Danser

19 January 2018
Value Added Trax bring their first Prêt à Danser party to the Mash House on Friday 19th January.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

19 January 2018 - 29 April 2018
The world-renowned exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, returns to the National Museum of Scotland.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

20 January 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Family Ceilidh

Family Ceilidh

20 January 2018
Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances at the Scottish Storytelling Centre Family Ceilidh!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

20 January 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

20 January 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+

20 January 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

20 January 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

20 January 2018
Nocturnal is bigger, better and filthier than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Riddle’s Court Wedding Open Day

Riddle’s Court Wedding Open Day

20 January 2018
Recently engaged couples are being invited to come and explore the beautiful historic Riddles Court at its first wedding open day on January 20th.
The Lover

The Lover

20 January 2018 - 03 February 2018
Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre brings The Lover, an exotic tale of remembered passion, to the Lyceum.
The Skapones @ Stramash

The Skapones @ Stramash

20 January 2018
Dance and smile with a selection of 2 Tone anthems and foot stomping tunes from The Skapones at Stramash on 20th January!
Unity Presents DJ Kenny Ken

Unity Presents DJ Kenny Ken

20 January 2018
Kicking off the year in style, Unity proudly presents - DJ Kenny Ken at La Belle Angele on 20th January!
Burns Unbound

Burns Unbound

21 January 2018
Celebrate our national bard with a fun day for all ages at The National Museum of Scotland on 21st January.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

21 January 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Improv Comedy - Open Improv Night!

Improv Comedy - Open Improv Night!

21 January 2018
An informal, fun, safe and open night of improv with TBC Improv Theatre at Monkey Barrel Comedy on 21st January.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

21 January 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

21 January 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with resident DJ Louis 42 and his all-inclusive mashup style!
The Imposter

The Imposter

22 January 2018
This extraordinary documentary tells the stranger-than-fiction story of a 13-year-old Texan boy who disappeared and was found three years later in Spain.
Cafe Ceilidh: Burns Celebration

Cafe Ceilidh: Burns Celebration

23 January 2018
Come along to a free afternoon of the songs and music of Robert Burns in the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

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

23 January 2018
Edinburgh's new weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of a wee while ago!
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

24 January 2018 - 28 January 2018
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle.
Supper With Burns

Supper With Burns

24 January 2018 - 25 January 2018
Join us for an alternative Burns Supper in the beautiful setting of the Scottish Storytelling Centre Court.
Top Banana

Top Banana

24 January 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Burns Night Ceilidh at The Counting House

Burns Night Ceilidh at The Counting House

25 January 2018 - 27 January 2018
Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday in The Counting House.
Burns Supper

Burns Supper

25 January 2018
For one special night, the 25th January, the Beer Palace will host our very own Brewhemia Burns Supper!
Church 2.4 x Electrikal: Champion + MC Serious

Church 2.4 x Electrikal: Champion + MC Serious

25 January 2018
Don't miss a musical journey with Church 2.4 x Electrikal: Champion + MC Serious at The Mash House on 25th January!
Elephants

Elephants

25 January 2018 - 27 January 2018
Threepenny Theatricals present: Rose Heiney's debut play Elephants, a sharp black comedy with a tender heart, at Assembly Roxy.
Hope & Social - Live at Stramash

Hope & Social - Live at Stramash

25 January 2018
Catch Leeds band Hope & Social when they play Stramash on 25th January as part of a UK tour.
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

25 January 2018
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a sweet blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

25 January 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
The Freakeasy Showcase

The Freakeasy Showcase

25 January 2018
Come on down for a free evenings worth of entertainment and lets kick off the freakeasy's new year at The Banshee Labyrinth on 25th January.
Australia Day

Australia Day

26 January 2018
Celebrate Australia Day at The Three Sisters with a whole day filled with Auzzie tunes including Scotland's leading ACDC Tribute Band Volts.
Burns Ceilidhs

Burns Ceilidhs

26 January 2018 - 27 January 2018
Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs on 26th or 27th January at Lauriston Hall!
Burns Night Celebration

Burns Night Celebration

26 January 2018
The Real Mary King’s Close has partnered up with Wedgwood Restaurant to offer a new package to celebrate Burns Night on 26th January.
Burns Night Dinner Dance Fundraiser

Burns Night Dinner Dance Fundraiser

26 January 2018
Come along to a fabulous evening of Poetry, Storytelling, Whisky Tasting, Magic and the finest 5 course dinner followed by Ceilidh dancing!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

26 January 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

26 January 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Planet Earth Distinguished Lecture Series 2018

Planet Earth Distinguished Lecture Series 2018

26 January 2018
Professor Jackson will be giving a public lecture entitled: 50 years of Plate Tectonics: why do people still die in earthquakes?
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

26 January 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Straya Day 2018

Straya Day 2018

26 January 2018
Join us at The Globe Bar for the biggest Australia Day party in the old town on 26th January!
The Band From County Hell @ Stramash

The Band From County Hell @ Stramash

26 January 2018
The Band From County Hell, a 5 piece Celtic folk band, are guaranteed to get you dancing at Stramash on 26th January.
Carcer City and Sworn Amongst with Special Guests

Carcer City and Sworn Amongst with Special Guests

27 January 2018
Carcer City & Sworn Amongst are coming to Scotland and play Opium on 27th January along with local lads The Weight of Atlas & House of Hatchets.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

27 January 2018
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

27 January 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Family Ceilidh

Family Ceilidh

27 January 2018
Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances at the Scottish Storytelling Centre Family Ceilidh!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

27 January 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

27 January 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Men With Coconuts & Friends

Men With Coconuts & Friends

27 January 2018
The award-winning 'Men With Coconuts' are back at the Scottish Storytelling Centre with their monthly show.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

27 January 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

27 January 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

27 January 2018
Nocturnal is bigger, better and filthier than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

28 January 2018
Come along to a fun and upbeat New Orleans Mardi Gras every Sunday when Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions at Brewhemia!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

28 January 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

28 January 2018
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

28 January 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

28 January 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with resident DJ Louis 42 and his all-inclusive mashup style!
OPEN - SSA and VAS Together 2018

OPEN - SSA and VAS Together 2018

29 January 2018 - 08 March 2018
The SSA & VAS join forces to present an ambitious collaborative exhibition celebrating the best in contemporary and applied art.​
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

29 January 2018
To mark International Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January, Grassmarket Community Project presents the devastating drama 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas'.
Andy Zaltzman Live

Andy Zaltzman Live

30 January 2018
Join us for a night of great comedy when Andy Zaltzman returns to The Stand Comedy Club on 30th January.
John Kearns: Don’t Worry They’re Here

John Kearns: Don’t Worry They’re Here

30 January 2018
John Kearns dons his false teeth and monk wig to present his latest stand-up show at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Schlocky Horror Improv Show!

Schlocky Horror Improv Show!

30 January 2018
Take part and play the role of the producer and decide what happens next... Only at the Schlocky Horror Improv Show!
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

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

30 January 2018
Edinburgh's new weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of a wee while ago!
Top Banana

Top Banana

31 January 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

01 February 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
The Turquoise Duo

The Turquoise Duo

01 February 2018
Brighten up your Thursday with the Turquoise Duo at a free evening concert in the Scottish National Gallery!
DMS Presents: Remco Beekwilder

DMS Presents: Remco Beekwilder

02 February 2018
DMS is proud to host the rapidly rising Dutch techno star, Remco Beekwilder at The Mash House on 2nd February.
Fashion Forum: Design for Diversity

Fashion Forum: Design for Diversity

02 February 2018 - 09 February 2018
A programme of events exploring new, inclusive approaches to fashion, focusing on design which enhances self-esteem and fully reflects diversity.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

02 February 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

02 February 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Muriel Spark:  A Centenary Celebration

Muriel Spark: A Centenary Celebration

02 February 2018 - 30 June 2018
This Exhibition at The Writers' Museum marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Edinburgh's most famous daughters, Muriel Spark.
Pulse X Karnival: Mr. G (live)

Pulse X Karnival: Mr. G (live)

02 February 2018
Pulse & Karnival are buzzing to be bringing the energetic Mr. G to the capital. Catch him at La Belle Angele on 2nd February!
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

02 February 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Will Varley plus Special Guests

Will Varley plus Special Guests

02 February 2018
La Belle Angele is delighted to welcome British folk singer Will Varley plus special guests on 2nd February!
Crime and Punishment in Georgian Scotland

Crime and Punishment in Georgian Scotland

03 February 2018 - 09 February 2018
Listen as Thomas Turlis, the Hangman, recounts the nature of his profession in Georgian times.
Descriptive Tour of ’A Fine Line’

Descriptive Tour of ’A Fine Line’

03 February 2018
Join artist Frances Priest for a tour of 'A Fine Line' specifically designed for visually impaired visitors.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

03 February 2018
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

03 February 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

03 February 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+

03 February 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

03 February 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

03 February 2018
Nocturnal is bigger, better and filthier than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
The Grandmothers Grimm

The Grandmothers Grimm

03 February 2018 - 06 February 2018
Following a sell-out debut at the Edinburgh Horror Festival, Some Kind of Theatre bring The Grandmothers Grimm to Assembly Roxy in February.
Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

04 February 2018
Come along to a fun and upbeat New Orleans Mardi Gras every Sunday when Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions at Brewhemia!
Art Maker - Ages 4 - 12

Art Maker - Ages 4 - 12

04 February 2018
Join the Art Maker Club at the Scottish National Gallery on the first Sunday of each month. Ages 4 - 12 years.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

04 February 2018
Come along for a guided walk this summer and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

04 February 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Ceramics: Family Drop-in Session

Ceramics: Family Drop-in Session

04 February 2018
Make stunning ceramic tiles in this family drop-in workshop at the City Art Centre on 4th February.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

04 February 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

04 February 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with resident DJ Louis 42 and his all-inclusive mashup style!
Top Banana

Top Banana

07 February 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

08 February 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

09 February 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

09 February 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

09 February 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Tempo’s Big Chinese New Year Tasting Night

Tempo’s Big Chinese New Year Tasting Night

09 February 2018
Come along to Tempo Tea Bar, Edinburgh for their Big Chinese New Year Tasting Night on Friday 9th February!
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

10 February 2018 - 11 February 2018
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV.
Arcoiris: New York Brass Band Mardi Gras Special!

Arcoiris: New York Brass Band Mardi Gras Special!

10 February 2018
It's Carnival weekend and Arcoiris Events invite you a Mardi Gras Special with the New York Brass Band at La Belle Angele on 10th February.
Blackballed - Live at Stramash

Blackballed - Live at Stramash

10 February 2018
Blackballed, fusing all the best ingredients from rock, blues and psychedelic soulfulness, are live at Stramash on 10th February.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

10 February 2018
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

10 February 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

10 February 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+

10 February 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

10 February 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

10 February 2018
Nocturnal is bigger, better and filthier than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Scottish Fan Fest

Scottish Fan Fest

10 February 2018 - 11 February 2018
Scottish Fan Fest is a celebration of Scottish culture, hosted in one of the most iconic venues on the Royal Mile, The Signet Library!
The Twilight Tease Revue Presents: Burlesque!

The Twilight Tease Revue Presents: Burlesque!

10 February 2018
Twilight Tease Revue Presents: Burlesque! Coming to EUSA this February to add something special to Valentine’s weekend 2018.
Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

11 February 2018
Come along to a fun and upbeat New Orleans Mardi Gras every Sunday when Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions at Brewhemia!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

11 February 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+

11 February 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
The Lovely Eggs | Edinburgh

The Lovely Eggs | Edinburgh

11 February 2018
Hot on the heels of their rammed and raucous Autumn tour, Northern psychedelic punks The Lovely Eggs play The Mash House.
RavenEye

RavenEye

12 February 2018
Don't miss Power-rock trio RavenEye when they bring their high-energy rock act to The Mash House on 12th February!
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

14 February 2018
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
Top Banana

Top Banana

14 February 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

15 February 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
The Belle’s Stratagem

The Belle’s Stratagem

15 February 2018 - 10 March 2018
The Belle’s Stratagem is a lighthearted comedy about manners and courtship in Georgian Edinburgh.
The Road to Bannockburn

The Road to Bannockburn

15 February 2018
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
Andy Gunn Band Plays Stramash

Andy Gunn Band Plays Stramash

16 February 2018
Scottish guitar virtuoso Andy Gunn brings his all new line up featuring the cream of Scottish blues musicians to Stramash on 16th February.
Charity Night with Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park Tribute

Charity Night with Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park Tribute

16 February 2018
Exile Promotions & Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park Tribute come together to celebrate the life and music of Chester Bennington in aid of SANE Mental Health Charity.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

16 February 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

16 February 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Nightvision Presents Solardo Sessions Edinburgh

Nightvision Presents Solardo Sessions Edinburgh

16 February 2018
One of the most exciting names in UK dance music, Mancunian duo Solardo will play La Belle Angela as part of their eagerly anticipated ‘Solardo Sessions’ tour.
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

16 February 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
A History of the Sword

A History of the Sword

17 February 2018 - 18 February 2018
Meet one of the Kings champions of the sword here in Edinburgh Castle and find out how medieval weaponry evolved over the centuries.
Batik Cushions and Panels: Adult Creative Workshop with Margaret Findlay

Batik Cushions and Panels: Adult Creative Workshop with Margaret Findlay

17 February 2018
Make a lovely batik cushion using hot wax and dyes to create spontaneous patterns in this workshop at City Art Centre.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

17 February 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Foundation Training Workshop - Edinburgh

Foundation Training Workshop - Edinburgh

17 February 2018
Start your journey to a healthier, happier, fitter and livelier you at this Foundation Training workshop on 17th February!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

17 February 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

17 February 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+

17 February 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

17 February 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

17 February 2018
Nocturnal is bigger, better and filthier than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
The Moods - Live at Stramash

The Moods - Live at Stramash

17 February 2018
The Moods are an Electro-driven 10-piece dance and hip-hop collective from Manchester and they are live at Stramash on 17th February!
Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

18 February 2018
Come along to a fun and upbeat New Orleans Mardi Gras every Sunday when Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions at Brewhemia!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

18 February 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
High Tyde

High Tyde

18 February 2018
With big things expected for them, you can catch High Tyde at The Mash House on Sunday 18th February.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

18 February 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
The Weir

The Weir

20 February 2018 - 24 February 2018
Winner of the 1997 Olivier Award for Best New Play, Conor McPherson’s chilling, modern classic The Weir comes to the King's Theatre, Edinburgh.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

21 February 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Top Banana

Top Banana

21 February 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

22 February 2018
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

22 February 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
The Preaching Divas: Ali Affleck and The Copper Cats

The Preaching Divas: Ali Affleck and The Copper Cats

22 February 2018
A heartfelt tribute and passionate look at the pioneering, but uncrowned, queens of gospel, blues and jazz.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

23 February 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

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

Music Through the Ages

23 February 2018 - 25 February 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
NSA with A Love From Outer Space

NSA with A Love From Outer Space

23 February 2018
No Strings Attached presents the 7th Edinburgh Edition of A Love From Outer Space at The Mash House on 23rd February.
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

23 February 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

24 February 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Fantastic Creatures

Fantastic Creatures

24 February 2018
Come along to this paper-craft workshop at the Writers' Museum and construct a fantastic collage of your favourite mythical creatures.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

24 February 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gareth Dunlop

Gareth Dunlop

24 February 2018
Don't miss the distinctive, soulful voice of Belfast native, Gareth Dunlop, when he plays The Mash House on 24th February!
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

24 February 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Love Your Body

Love Your Body

24 February 2018
Let's put our heads together with a great panel of speakers, to develop, promote and celebrate positive body image for us, our kids and for society as a whole.
Make It Happen!

Make It Happen!

24 February 2018
Come to this workshop to find support, and develop a strategy to fulfil your dreams and be an audacious woman.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

24 February 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

24 February 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

24 February 2018
Nocturnal is bigger, better and filthier than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Performance Art

Performance Art

24 February 2018
A one-hour group workshop. Using objects, and a live art approach, we will devise a short performance art piece on a chosen topic. No experience necessary.
Song Writing Workshop with Lou Mclean

Song Writing Workshop with Lou Mclean

24 February 2018
Join Lou Mclean for a 2 hour song-writing workshop, with the focus on individual process, building confidence & getting on with writing songs.
Stories from Scotland’s Audacious Women

Stories from Scotland’s Audacious Women

24 February 2018
A shared reading and discussion session with stories and poems by some of Scotland's most audacious women.
The Naked Feedback, Altius, The Morning Retakes + Cold by Design

The Naked Feedback, Altius, The Morning Retakes + Cold by Design

24 February 2018
The Naked Feedback are coming to Opium Edinburgh with support from Altius, The Morning Retakes and Cold by Design!
Valuing Our Words

Valuing Our Words

24 February 2018
A women-only creative writing workshop exploring playful, joyful, mischievous ways to be more powerful and creative.
Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions

25 February 2018
Come along to a fun and upbeat New Orleans Mardi Gras every Sunday when Ali Affleck presents The Speakeasy Sessions at Brewhemia!
Bicycling For Ladies: Marking The Centenary of Suffragettes On Cycles

Bicycling For Ladies: Marking The Centenary of Suffragettes On Cycles

25 February 2018
Let's celebrate the role of bicycles in emancipating women with a talk and an optional bike tour of the city.
Black Skirts and Bonnets

Black Skirts and Bonnets

25 February 2018
An art workshop designing a placard inspired by the history of the of Edinburgh Ladies Emancipation Society and what they campaigned for.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

25 February 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
How To Be A Bad-Ass: Emotional Self-Defence

How To Be A Bad-Ass: Emotional Self-Defence

25 February 2018
Psychologist and musician Lou Mclean will discuss different issues experienced by women in the workplace and how to address them with confidence.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

25 February 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Open Mic With Dance Performance

Open Mic With Dance Performance

25 February 2018
For any woman who's written a poem, sung a song, penned a short story, or danced a dance, come and perform it to a small audience of Festival participants.
Scared to Sing?

Scared to Sing?

25 February 2018
Are you one of the many women who have always believed you can't sing, but wish you could? Then come along to this workshop on 25th February.
Website Building Without Limits

Website Building Without Limits

25 February 2018
Go beyond hosted website solutions and take control. An introduction to some of the possibilities offered by free, open-source software.
Wonder Woman Dance

Wonder Woman Dance

25 February 2018
Come along and let your body move to a selection of fierce female anthems before learning a Wonder Woman inspired routine.
Celebrating Audacity with Agnes Torok and friends

Celebrating Audacity with Agnes Torok and friends

26 February 2018
Hard-hitting, funny, angry, and inspiring, award-winning female musicians and spoken word artists celebrate another year of audacity.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

28 February 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
The Gathering - Edinburgh

The Gathering - Edinburgh

28 February 2018
Come to The Gathering at Augustine United Church, Edinburgh on February 28th to celebrate the work of Christian Aid and our partners in Bolivia!
Top Banana

Top Banana

28 February 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!