What's On In Edinburgh West

Keep up to date with what's going on in Edinburgh West over the next month and click here to find out what's on in all of Edinburgh!

Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Homebuilding & Renovating Show

20th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Are you transforming your own house? Then visit the Homebuilding & Renovating Show at the Royal Highland Centre this October.
Decorative Scrap Paper Tree

Decorative Scrap Paper Tree

21st October 2018
Decorate your home with a beautiful paper tree in this workshop at Lauriston Castle with Erik Petrie.
Get a Free Workout with Curves

Get a Free Workout with Curves

21st October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Curves, a ladies-only gym in Edinburgh Northwest, is offering a free taster workout with a personal trainer that is safe, efficient and effective for women of all ages and fitness levels.
Jack White

Jack White

21st October 2018
Following the release of his latest studio album Boarding House Reach Jack White returns to the Usher Hall in October!
Soundhouse: Talisk

Soundhouse: Talisk

22nd October 2018
The Soundhouse Organisation is delighted to present award winning folk band Talisk at Traverse Bar Café on 22nd October.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

22nd October 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Landing in Paradise: The Vikings in Scotland

Landing in Paradise: The Vikings in Scotland

24th October 2018
Archaeological consultant Olwyn Owen will explore what happened when the Vikings came to Scotland and also the rich cultural legacy they left behind.
The Unreturning

The Unreturning

24th October 2018 - 27th October 2018
A Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth production present the Scottish Premiere of The Unreturning, a compelling new play by Anna Jordan, at Traverse Theatre in October.
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

25th October 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB!
First Look Readings

First Look Readings

25th October 2018 - 27th October 2018
Join us in a celebration of brand new writing, as we present three Traverse commissioned plays in front of an audience for the very first time.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

25th October 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Edinburgh Ghost Stories

Edinburgh Ghost Stories

26th October 2018
Listen as Actor and writer Alex Staniforth unveils the phantoms of this ancient city at Lauriston Castle on 26th October.
First Aid Kit - The Rebel Heart Tour

First Aid Kit - The Rebel Heart Tour

26th October 2018
Swedish folk duo 'First Aid Kit' bring their Rebel Heart tour to the Usher Hall on Friday 26th October.
The Twilight Seance

The Twilight Seance

26th October 2018
Join paranormal illusionist Ash Pryce as he leads you into the netherworld at Lauriston Castle on 26th October.
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

27th October 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced!
Out of the Leftfield

Out of the Leftfield

27th October 2018
Comedian Oliver Giggins presents this solo sketch show which has all evil creatures laughing maniacally out of context!
Terminal V Halloween

Terminal V Halloween

27th October 2018
Nightvision is proud to announce the return of – Terminal V to the Royal Highland Centre for a Halloween special on 27th October!
The Haunted Hunt

The Haunted Hunt

27th October 2018 - 28th October 2018
Take part in a Hallowe’en Interactive Adventure at Lauriston Castle for ages 8+. Part of Edinburgh Horror Festival.
Edinburgh Children’s Halloween Party

Edinburgh Children’s Halloween Party

28th October 2018
Join the Capital Sci fi Causeplayers on Sunday 28th October 2018 at The Edinburgh Corn Exchange for a spooktacular children’s Halloween party with all the proceeds going to (CHAS)!
Halloween Brunch with Moana at The Murrayfield

Halloween Brunch with Moana at The Murrayfield

28th October 2018
Bring the kids along to a special Halloween lunch with Moana at the Murrayfield Hotel on Sunday October 28th!
The Spooky Castle

The Spooky Castle

28th October 2018
Spend a morning exploring the spooktacular Lauriston Castle and dabble in 4 terrifying family activity activities this Halloween.
Too Cute To Spook

Too Cute To Spook

28th October 2018
Bring the kids along to The Telford Arms on Sunday 28th October for a fun filled Halloween party with prizes, games, disco and finger food!
Soundhouse: Cua

Soundhouse: Cua

29th October 2018
Soundhouse is delighted to present Irish trio Cua. Catch the band in action at their first ever Scottish tour on October 29th at Traverse Bar Café!
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

29th October 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Roger Taylor’s Queen Extravaganza UK Tour 2018

Roger Taylor’s Queen Extravaganza UK Tour 2018

30th October 2018
Hear Queen’s greatest hits performed live when Roger Taylor’s Queen Extravaganza returns to the UK, including a date at the Usher Hall.
Scratch That

Scratch That

30th October 2018
Come and join Imaginate for Scratch That!, an evening of new ideas for work for young audiences, presented in partnership with the Traverse.
Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

31st October 2018
Edinburgh West
Our SiMBA monthly group offers support for those who's baby has died at any stage of pregnancy or close to birth.
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

1st November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB!
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

1st November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Bridget Jones’s Diary In Concert - Film with Live Orchestra

Bridget Jones’s Diary In Concert - Film with Live Orchestra

3rd November 2018
Perhaps the defining film of the turn of the millennium, Bridget Jones’s Diary, will be presented as never before with a full orchestra, at the Usher Hall on November 3rd!
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

3rd November 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced!
Descriptive Tour of Lauriston Castle for Visually Impaired Visitors

Descriptive Tour of Lauriston Castle for Visually Impaired Visitors

3rd November 2018
Join us for a See Hear descriptive tour of Lauriston Castle as you step back in time and experience life in Edwardian Edinburgh!
Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

3rd November 2018 - 4th November 2018
The Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show returns to the Corn Exchange on the 3rd & 4th November.
Hollyoaks Extra Time Charity Football Match

Hollyoaks Extra Time Charity Football Match

3rd November 2018
Join Leonard Cheshire for a celebrity charity football match between the Hollyoaks celebrity XI, members of the Channel 4 TV programme cast and the Heriot Watt F.C Select.
The Edinburgh Singers: Agnus Dei

The Edinburgh Singers: Agnus Dei

3rd November 2018
Join the award winning Edinburgh Singers for the first concert of their 2018-19 season at St Mary's Cathedral on 3rd November!
Puppet Workshop Theatre

Puppet Workshop Theatre

4th November 2018
Make your very own hand and finger puppet then use them to perform a puppet show in our traditional Miniature puppet theatre.
Soundhouse: The Dine Notes + Viper Swing

Soundhouse: The Dine Notes + Viper Swing

5th November 2018
Soundhouse presents a great double bill of jazz from the 20s, 30s and 40s featuring Edinburgh's premier swing band Viper Swing and London's New Orleans combo The Dime Notes.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

5th November 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Hunting, Shooting and Fishing: The Architecture of Highland Holidays

Hunting, Shooting and Fishing: The Architecture of Highland Holidays

6th November 2018
Listen to a lecture on Hunting, Shooting and Fishing: The Architecture of Highland Holidays by architectural historian Simon Green.
Stuff

Stuff

6th November 2018 - 7th November 2018
Told with humour and tenderness 'Stuff' will resonate in its view of our attachment to things, and our need for attachment to each other.
The Last Witch

The Last Witch

7th November 2018 - 10th November 2018
A rich, poetic tale full of ambiguity and suspense, The Last Witch reimagines the true story of the alleged Witch of Dornoch.
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

8th November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB!
Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry

8th November 2018 - 18th November 2018
Join us at the Usher Hall for an intelligent evening of laughs, discussion, insight and costume changes from the award winning Grayson Perry!
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

8th November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
A Reunion with Death

A Reunion with Death

9th November 2018 - 10th November 2018
Join us at Lauriston Castle for 'A Reunion with Death', the latest in Edinburgh Living History’s annual murder mysteries!
Comic Con Scotland

Comic Con Scotland

10th November 2018 - 11th November 2018
Monopoly Events brings Comic Con Scotland to the EICC on 10th and 11th November with headline guests including David Hasselhoff.
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

10th November 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced!
Journey of the Soul

Journey of the Soul

10th November 2018 - 11th November 2018
Join us at The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre for a potentially life-changing weekend to awaken your soul’s knowing, reclaim your inner wisdom and step forward fearlessly into your destiny.
Simply Sinatra

Simply Sinatra

10th November 2018
A sensational evening of music, song and dance celebrating Ol’ Blue Eyes himself at the Usher Hall on 10th November.
Far, Far From Ypres

Far, Far From Ypres

11th November 2018
Far, Far From Ypres, produced by Ian McCalman and with a huge cast of performers, is touring Scotland in 2018 and comes to the Usher Hall on November 11th.
Soundhouse: Sheelanagig

Soundhouse: Sheelanagig

11th November 2018
Sheelanagig for over a decade have brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe and you can catch them on 11th November at Traverse Bar Café.
Love Music Choirs and Special Guests

Love Music Choirs and Special Guests

12th November 2018
The pipes are calling as renowned piper Steven Blake and City of Edinburgh organist John Kitchen join 450 singers of all ages from Love Music Choirs on Monday 12th November at the Usher Hall.
Soundhouse: Chris Wood

Soundhouse: Chris Wood

12th November 2018
Catch musician, composer and song writer Chris Wood, whose music reveals his love for the un-official history of the English speaking people, at the Traverse Bar Café on November 12th!
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

12th November 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
4th International Conference on  Sports Medicine and Fitness

4th International Conference on Sports Medicine and Fitness

14th November 2018 - 16th November 2018
Conference Series would like to welcome you to its next conference, the 4th International Conference on Sports Medicine and Fitness, to be held during November 14-16th 2018 in Edinburgh.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

14th November 2018
To coincide with a major new exhibition at the City Art Centre, this lecture traces the story of Edwin G. Lucas’ life and career.
Chrysalis: Noise

Chrysalis: Noise

15th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
Camden Youth Theatre pull us into a world inside their headphones, sharing their inner thoughts, rebellions and the playlists they use to escape from the everyday Noise.
Chrysalis: There is a Globe Stuck in My Throat

Chrysalis: There is a Globe Stuck in My Throat

15th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
This production focuses on the inner turmoil experienced by carefree and fun-loving youth in a world that can no longer tolerate looking the other way.
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

15th November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB!
Edinburgh Digital Conference - Thrive in the Digital Age

Edinburgh Digital Conference - Thrive in the Digital Age

15th November 2018
Edinburgh West
Join 5 Leaders in Digital and 300 like-minded people to Thrive in the Digital Age conference - learn from visionary leaders across industries and enhance your future leadership and skillset.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

15th November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Chrysalis: 147Hz Can’t Pass

Chrysalis: 147Hz Can’t Pass

16th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
147Hz Can’t Pass is a celebration of queer experience, an honest, unapologetic and relatable introduction to a trans non-binary experience in 2018.
Chrysalis: Shaking the Habitual

Chrysalis: Shaking the Habitual

16th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
This ambitious, brand-new devised performance from Platform Young Company, uses movement, text and sound to interrogate and interpret our current political and social climate.
Giant Lanterns of China 2018

Giant Lanterns of China 2018

16th November 2018 - 17th February 2019
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter.
La Clique Noël - Part Deux

La Clique Noël - Part Deux

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Edinburgh West
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux.
Opera Dinner in aid of Hospices of Hope

Opera Dinner in aid of Hospices of Hope

16th November 2018
Hospices of Hope is hosting a fundfraising Opera Dinner on 16th November with world renowned Classical Opera Tenor Neil Latchman accompanied by Ancuta Nite on piano.
Art and Photographic Exhibition and Sale

Art and Photographic Exhibition and Sale

17th November 2018 - 18th November 2018
The Thistle Foundation is holding a fundraising Art and Photographic Exhibition and Sale in Tynecastle Stadium on 17th & 18th November.
Cheese Fest Edinburgh

Cheese Fest Edinburgh

17th November 2018 - 18th November 2018
The UK's biggest touring cheese festival is returning to Edinburgh and will be at the Corn Exchange on 17th and 18th November.
Chrysalis: Emergence

Chrysalis: Emergence

17th November 2018
Emergence is an opportunity to experience three exciting new performances by emerging theatre makers from across Scotland in the first stages of development.
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

17th November 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced!
DOWN to EARTH screening

DOWN to EARTH screening

17th November 2018
One family's journey in search of The Keepers of the Earth. DOWN to EARTH is both a wake-up call and a resurgence of hope for our world to come.
The King Is Back - Ben Portsmouth is Elvis

The King Is Back - Ben Portsmouth is Elvis

17th November 2018
With stunning costumes and superb musicianship don't miss one of the best Elvis tributes performing today!
Sparkling Snowmen

Sparkling Snowmen

18th November 2018
Learn to make your snowman from scratch and decorate him with a brightly coloured scarf and glossy buttons in this popular workshop.
Meet Me at Maules

Meet Me at Maules

19th November 2018
In this lecture Kathryn Henderson will give an overview of historical shops in Edinburgh, and unfold some of the stories around them.
Soundhouse: Alison Rayner Quintet

Soundhouse: Alison Rayner Quintet

19th November 2018
Catch the vital and creative Alison Rayner Quintet when they play Traverse Theatre Bar Café on Monday 19th November!
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

19th November 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Bjorn Again

Bjorn Again

21st November 2018
Bjorn Again are heading back out across the UK with their 30th Anniversary tour! Catch them at the Usher Hall on Wednesday 21st November!
Class Act

Class Act

21st November 2018 - 22nd November 2018
See exciting new work from the Traverse’s next generation of playwrights – the Class Act 2018 graduates!
The Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh

The Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh

21st November 2018
In this fascinating lecture on 21st November, Gordon Wyllie will explore the Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

22nd November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB!
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

22nd November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Foodies Festival Christmas

Foodies Festival Christmas

23rd November 2018 - 25th November 2018
Foodies Festival Christmas, Edinburgh’s favourite food festival, kicks off the festive season at the EICC on 23, 24 & 25 November.
Schooled

Schooled

23rd November 2018 - 24th November 2018
A daring verbatim work in progress using individual experiences of pupils and teachers, past and present, to shine a spotlight on Scotland’s education system.
Christine and the Queens

Christine and the Queens

24th November 2018
After announcing her comeback with shows in LA, NYC, London and Paris, Christine and the Queens has announced an additional show at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh!
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

24th November 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced!
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

24th November 2018
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.
Experiment Mediumship with Karen Docherty

Experiment Mediumship with Karen Docherty

24th November 2018 - 25th November 2018
Join Spirit Medium & Psychic Karen McCagh Docherty for this weekend workshop in Mediumship at the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre on the 24th and 25th November!
Debussy’s ‘La Mer’ with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Debussy’s ‘La Mer’ with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

25th November 2018
Debussy’s La Mer is surely the most poetic seascape ever painted for an orchestra. Hear it with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the Usher Hall on November 25th!
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

25th November 2018
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.
Spinback

Spinback

25th November 2018
Groove to the golden sounds of the 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond at Spinback, a fun new shakedown at the Traverse Bar.
Soundhouse: Cam Penner and Jon Wood

Soundhouse: Cam Penner and Jon Wood

26th November 2018
Enjoy an evening with Cam Penner and Jon Wood, renowned for both their powerful live shows, at the Traverse Bar Café on 26th November!
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

26th November 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Scottish Samplers: Hidden Histories

Scottish Samplers: Hidden Histories

27th November 2018
This talk will be based around the exhibition Samplers: Embroidered Stories (National Museums Scotland, 26 Oct 2018-7 April 2019) which showcases a unique collection of Scottish samplers.
Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

28th November 2018
Edinburgh West
Our SiMBA monthly group offers support for those who's baby has died at any stage of pregnancy or close to birth.
Black Beauty

Black Beauty

29th November 2018 - 30th November 2018
From the cosy horsebox they call home, the McCuddy Brothers take the bit firmly between their teeth and tell the classic tale of Black Beauty as you’ve never seen it before.
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

29th November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB!
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

29th November 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
You Choose

You Choose

30th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Edinburgh West
You Choose is a brand new interactive musical show for all the family, but in this show – YOU CHOOSE what happens!

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Halloween Trail
Bring the children along to the Royal Botanic Gardens this October for a special Halloween Trail through the Garden.
Edinburgh Farmers Market
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018
Saturday 3rd November sees Hopetoun House host ‘The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth’ and it’s bound to be another sell out event.
Casting for a BBC3 Reality Series
BBC3 are filming in Edinburgh in the next few weeks and looking for people to feature in an episode of 'Eating With My Ex'.
Cyrano de Bergerac
This hugely romantic play is given a Caledonian heart in a new production by Citizens Theatre at the Royal Lyceum Theatre!

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