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!

The Coolidge Effect

The Coolidge Effect

20 September 2017 - 22 September 2017
Wonder Fools presents: The Coolidge Effect, exploring the relationship that society has with pornography.
Scottish Quilt Championships

Scottish Quilt Championships

22 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
Enjoy a truly wonderful display of quilts from around the world at the Royal Highland Centre 22nd - 24th September!
Acid Reflux Information Event

Acid Reflux Information Event

23 September 2017
Spire Murrayfield Hospital is holding a talk about acid reflux at the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel on 23rd September.
Archaeology Day at the Castle

Archaeology Day at the Castle

23 September 2017
Come celebrate the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology at Lauriston Castle with activities for all.
Back Pain, Neck Pain and Slipped Discs Information Event

Back Pain, Neck Pain and Slipped Discs Information Event

23 September 2017
This is a relaxing and engaging presentation covering the most common reasons for neck and back pain.
Doors Open Days: Corstorphine Hill Tower

Doors Open Days: Corstorphine Hill Tower

23 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
Edinburgh West
Visit Corstorphine Hill Tower, a 20m high stone tower built as a memorial to Sir Walter Scott, on Doors Open Days.
Foot and Ankle Pain Information Event

Foot and Ankle Pain Information Event

23 September 2017
Spire Murrayfield Hospital invites you to a talk on the most common causes of foot and ankle pain.
Hand Pain Information Event

Hand Pain Information Event

23 September 2017
A thoroughly informative talk on the various causes of hand (and wrist) pain is being held at the Edinburgh Marriott.
Heart Care (Cardiology) Patient Information Event

Heart Care (Cardiology) Patient Information Event

23 September 2017
Spire Murrayfield Hospital invites you to a talk on heart care by two of Scotland's leading cardiologists.
IFSC World Cup and Paraclimbing Cup: Edinburgh 2017

IFSC World Cup and Paraclimbing Cup: Edinburgh 2017

23 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
The Edinburgh International Climbing Arena will host the IFSC World Cup and Paraclimbing Cup on 23rd-24th September.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Information Event

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Information Event

23 September 2017
Spire Murrayfield Hospital is holding a talk all about IBS on 23rd September at the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel.
Laser Eye Surgery & Lens Replacement Information Event

Laser Eye Surgery & Lens Replacement Information Event

23 September 2017
A talk on the benefits of laser eye surgery and vision correcting lens surgery is being held on 23rd September.
One Big Day

One Big Day

23 September 2017
Come and learn all about the Motability Scheme at the first Scottish event being held in the Royal Highland Centre.
Painful Knee Management - Information Event

Painful Knee Management - Information Event

23 September 2017
Free patient information event for anyone who is considering further treatment or exploration about knee joint pain.
Shoulder Pain Information Event

Shoulder Pain Information Event

23 September 2017
Do you have questions about shoulder and elbow pain? Then this event at the Edinburgh Marriot is for you!
Texas

Texas

23 September 2017
DF Concerts present: TEXAS plus support at the Usher Hall on 23rd September.
Traverse Masterclass: Writers

Traverse Masterclass: Writers

23 September 2017
This masterclass at Traverse will explore the Dramatic Triangle as a way of creating an internal dynamic for a play.
Varicose Vein and Thread Vein Information Event

Varicose Vein and Thread Vein Information Event

23 September 2017
Find out more about the causes of varicose veins and thread vein and the treatments available to remove them.
Weight Loss Surgery Information Event

Weight Loss Surgery Information Event

23 September 2017
The Weight Loss Scotland Team will be giving a talk on the challenges of losing weight on 23rd September.
Lauriston, 1917

Lauriston, 1917

24 September 2017
Come and find out for yourself how the Reids of Lauriston Castle are coping with the deprivations of wartime in 1917.
Miranda Sings Live

Miranda Sings Live

24 September 2017
American comedian, actress and YouTube personality Colleen Ballinger brings her show 'Miranda Sings' to Usher Hall.
Doctor Who? Some Famous and Infamous Medics of 18th and 19th century Edinburgh

Doctor Who? Some Famous and Infamous Medics of 18th and 19th century Edinburgh

25 September 2017
A light-hearted illustrated talk about some of the famous and infamous characters in Edinburgh's medical history.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

25 September 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
The Soundhouse Organisation Presents The James Lindsay Band

The Soundhouse Organisation Presents The James Lindsay Band

25 September 2017
Catch genre-hopping bass player James Lindsay, showcasing music from his highly acclaimed new album Strand.
HipHop House Party

HipHop House Party

26 September 2017
It's HipHop House Party night every Tuesday at Moriarty's.
Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

27 September 2017
Edinburgh West
Our SiMBA monthly group offers support for those who's baby has died at any stage of pregnancy or close to birth.
La La Land In Concert

La La Land In Concert

27 September 2017
This is your chance to see La La Land like never before – with by a 60-piece live orchestra at the Usher Hall.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

28 September 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
RSNO Gala Concerts: China Story

RSNO Gala Concerts: China Story

29 September 2017
Gilbert Varga and four handpicked soloists share the music of Xiaogang Ye and Benjamin Britten at the Usher Hall.
Carrickvale Golf Course With Vladimir McTavish

Carrickvale Golf Course With Vladimir McTavish

30 September 2017
Edinburgh West
Over The Lyne comedy brings a night of stand up comedy with Scotland's finest, Vladimir McTavish on 30th September.
Damned Rebel Bitches

Damned Rebel Bitches

30 September 2017
Damned Rebel Bitches celebrates independent, risk-taking women... catch it at Traverse Theatre on 30th September!
Glistening Lanterns

Glistening Lanterns

30 September 2017
Join us at Lauriston Castle and make a beautiful little hand-crafted lantern to glow and shimmer in the dark.
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

01 October 2017
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS.
Cosmetic Surgery after Childbirth

Cosmetic Surgery after Childbirth

02 October 2017
Spire Murrayfield Hospital is holding a free information evening about cosmetic surgery options after childbirth.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

02 October 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
The Soundhouse Organisation presents: Martha Fields Trio

The Soundhouse Organisation presents: Martha Fields Trio

02 October 2017
Texan Singer/Songwriter Martha Fields and her highly talented band are touring and play at Traverse on 2nd October.
A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

03 October 2017 - 04 November 2017
A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns with five new plays to light up your lunchtime at the Traverse Theatre.
HipHop House Party

HipHop House Party

03 October 2017
It's HipHop House Party night every Tuesday at Moriarty's.
Jury Play

Jury Play

03 October 2017 - 07 October 2017
Grid Iron: Jury Play is an immersive play which transforms Traverse 1 into a courtroom where jurors take centre stage.
The Pretenders

The Pretenders

03 October 2017
The Pretenders are touring the UK and will be playing at The Usher Hall on 3rd October.
Beginners Meditation

Beginners Meditation

04 October 2017
Edinburgh West
Check out these Beginners Meditation classes being held by Henderson-Hope Holistics from 4th October!
Thrawn Craws: A Brief Archaeology of Love

Thrawn Craws: A Brief Archaeology of Love

04 October 2017
Thrawn Craws invite you to join them for an exciting evening of vibrant new short plays at Traverse Theatre.
Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge

05 October 2017
Don't miss American rock band Alter Bridge when they play the Usher Hall on 5th October as part of their 2017 tour.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

05 October 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
A Dirty Swindle: True Stories of Scots in The Great War

A Dirty Swindle: True Stories of Scots in The Great War

06 October 2017
Walter Stephen provides a uniquely Scottish outlook on the Great War in this talk at Lauriston Castle on 6th October.
Gin Festival 2017

Gin Festival 2017

06 October 2017 - 08 October 2017
Gin Festival returns to the Corn Exchange, Edinburgh from 6th to 8th October!
Annual Craft Fair

Annual Craft Fair

07 October 2017
Edinburgh West
Come along to the Strathbrock Craft Fair on 7th October with 40 stalls selling unique handcrafted gifts and products!
Creepy Crawlies

Creepy Crawlies

07 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
This October half term get up close and personal to insects as they invade RZSS Edinburgh Zoo.
How to Talk to the Dead

How to Talk to the Dead

07 October 2017
Don't miss 'How to Talk to the Dead'! Part magic show, part comedy, a regular room filler at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Placebo

Placebo

07 October 2017
Catch Placebo at the Usher Hall on 7th October as part of their 2017 tour.
Amazing Autumn Jewellery

Amazing Autumn Jewellery

08 October 2017
Make amazing, unique autumn jewellery with Mike Durnan in this family workshop at Lauriston Castle on 8th October.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

09 October 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
The Soundhouse Organisation Presents: Leveret

The Soundhouse Organisation Presents: Leveret

09 October 2017
Soundhouse are delighted to welcome Leveret this October when they will be launching their brand new album Inventions.
A World in Transition – Humanity has reached a decisive moment (presentation)

A World in Transition – Humanity has reached a decisive moment (presentation)

10 October 2017
Join us at Share International to hear about unfolding world events from a unique spiritual perspective.
HipHop House Party

HipHop House Party

10 October 2017
It's HipHop House Party night every Tuesday at Moriarty's.
One Mississippi

One Mississippi

10 October 2017 - 12 October 2017
One Mississippi, at the Traverse Theatre, is an uncompromising insight into what takes us to breaking point.
An Evening with Ivan Drever

An Evening with Ivan Drever

11 October 2017
Tynecastle’s Gorgie Suite will host the legendary Scots folk singer and songwriter, Ivan Drever on October 11th.
Man to Man

Man to Man

11 October 2017 - 14 October 2017
Celebrating 30 years since its UK premiere at the Traverse, an acclaimed new adaptation of Man to Man returns.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

12 October 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Amongst the stones: Research in West Ardnamurchan

Amongst the stones: Research in West Ardnamurchan

14 October 2017
Hear about the exciting archaeology being uncovered by the Ardnamurchan Transitions Project.
Edinburgh Coffee Festival

Edinburgh Coffee Festival

14 October 2017
The Edinburgh Coffee Festival, now in its third year, comes to Edinburgh Corn Exchange 14th October.
Man to Man: Physical Workshop

Man to Man: Physical Workshop

14 October 2017
Man to Man: Physical Workshop - Discover the physical techniques used to bring Manfred Karge's fairytale to life.
Scotland Food & Drink Show

Scotland Food & Drink Show

14 October 2017 - 15 October 2017
Food Glorious Food! The Scotland Food and Drink Show comes to the Royal Highland Centre on 14th and 15th October!
Bags of Art

Bags of Art

15 October 2017
Cool and creative fun with artists Tessa Asquith-Lamb & Louise Fraser at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
Spooky Pictures

Spooky Pictures

15 October 2017
Create a spooktacular gothic photo frame and decorate with terrifying things at Lauriston Castle on 15th October.
Halloween Magic School - with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Halloween Magic School - with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

16 October 2017
Learn, create and perform your own magic at a spooky, magic workshop this Halloween at Lauriston Castle!
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

16 October 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
The Soundhouse Organisation Presents Front Country

The Soundhouse Organisation Presents Front Country

16 October 2017
Soundhouse present Front Country, a folk, pop and progressive bluegrass band, at Traverse Theatre on October 16th.
HipHop House Party

HipHop House Party

17 October 2017
It's HipHop House Party night every Tuesday at Moriarty's.
Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson

17 October 2017
Richard Thompson plays the Usher Hall on 17th October with guests Richard Thompson, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker.
Survive!

Survive!

17 October 2017
Learn new skills from our wild leaders at Water of Leith Conservation Trust during the school holidays!
ROTTEN!

ROTTEN!

19 October 2017
Delve into the decomposing worlds of fungus, compost and poo with Water of Leith Conservation Trust on 19th October!
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

19 October 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Boogie Beat Saturday Class

Boogie Beat Saturday Class

21 October 2017
Edinburgh West
Boogie Beat class comes to Turtle Dove Play Cafe on 21st October with Singing, dancing, story telling and much more!
Crystal Workshop with Joan Frew

Crystal Workshop with Joan Frew

21 October 2017
Understand and connect to the power of crystals energy in this workshop at The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre.
Heart of Midlothian v St Johnstone

Heart of Midlothian v St Johnstone

21 October 2017
Check out the special incentive for the second game at BT Murrayfield when Heart of Midlothian host St Johnstone.
Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Homebuilding & Renovating Show

21 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Are you transforming your own house? Then visit the Homebuilding & Renovating Show at Royal Highland Centre.
Our Fathers

Our Fathers

21 October 2017 - 28 October 2017
Our Fathers is a playful, personal play by sons of clergymen Rob Drummond and Nicholas Bone, catch it at the Traverse!
The Musical Box - The Black Show

The Musical Box - The Black Show

21 October 2017
The Musical Box is coming to the Usher Hall to perform The Black Show, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Genesis.
Soundhouse at the Traverse - Lankum

Soundhouse at the Traverse - Lankum

22 October 2017
Lankum sold out at The Traverse Bar in May so we're delighted to welcome them back for a special Sunday night gig.
The Pumpkin Run 2017

The Pumpkin Run 2017

22 October 2017
Pick up your pumpkin & run at this year’s Pumpkin Run 2017, choose the ultimate 1km or 5km fun run for all the family!
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

23 October 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
HipHop House Party

HipHop House Party

24 October 2017
It's HipHop House Party night every Tuesday at Moriarty's.
London Grammar

London Grammar

24 October 2017
London Grammar are calling in at Usher Hall as part of their Autumn '17 tour and on the back of a summer of festivals.
The Lauriston Horoscope

The Lauriston Horoscope

24 October 2017
Dr Jane Ridder-Patrick explores the meaning of the horoscope of Sir Alexander Napier carved into the castle stonework.
Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

25 October 2017
Edinburgh West
Our SiMBA monthly group offers support for those who's baby has died at any stage of pregnancy or close to birth.
Salsa Rapido Comes to Edinburgh

Salsa Rapido Comes to Edinburgh

25 October 2017 - 26 October 2017
Edinburgh West
Come and learn salsa when Salsa Rapido Comes to Edinburgh on 25th and 26th October at Foxy Fiddler Bar and Kitchen!
Lauriston Castle: Haunted Edinburgh

Lauriston Castle: Haunted Edinburgh

26 October 2017
This lecture on 26th October will look at the ghost stories of Edinburgh, their past, and how they resonate today.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

26 October 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Edinburgh Ghost Stories

Edinburgh Ghost Stories

27 October 2017
Listen as Actor and writer Alex Staniforth unveils the phantoms of this ancient city at Lauriston Castle.
Seeing in Edinburgh 2017

Seeing in Edinburgh 2017

27 October 2017 - 30 October 2017
Edinburgh West
The International Holistic Vision Conference, for practitioners of Natural Vision Improvement, comes to Edinburgh!
The Twilight Seance

The Twilight Seance

27 October 2017
Join paranormal illusionist Ash Pryce as he leads you into the netherworld at Lauriston Castle on 27th October.
Ghosts of the Castle

Ghosts of the Castle

28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
Housekeeper Mrs Gifford invites you on a tour of the Castle while the master is away but that doesn't mean it's empty!
Heart of Midlothian V Rangers

Heart of Midlothian V Rangers

28 October 2017
It's the final game at BT Murrayfield when Heart of Midlothian play Rangers at 12:30pm on 28th October!
Jacqui McGleish ‘‘Blow Your Own Trumpet‘‘

Jacqui McGleish ‘‘Blow Your Own Trumpet‘‘

28 October 2017
A workshop by Medium Jacqui McGleash is taking place at The Arthur Conan Doyle Centre on 28th October.
Selecting a Ghost

Selecting a Ghost

28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
Renowned actor and storyteller, Michael Daviot performs two classic tales of terror at Lauriston Castle.
Spooky Lauriston

Spooky Lauriston

28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
Head along to Lauriston Castle for a variety of gruesome activities in their annual Halloween event!
The Haunted Hunt

The Haunted Hunt

28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
Take part in a Hallowe’en Interactive Adventure at Lauriston Castle for ages 8+. Part of Edinburgh Horror Festival.
Traverse Masterclass: Directors, Performers & Writers

Traverse Masterclass: Directors, Performers & Writers

28 October 2017
Directors, Performers & Writers - This Traverse masterclass will explore the approaches used to develop Our Fathers.
Children’s Classic Concerts - Ghost Train

Children’s Classic Concerts - Ghost Train

29 October 2017
Children’s Classic Concerts presents: Ghost Train, a jaw-jangling journey on the eerie RSNO express with Owen & Olly.
Summers End

Summers End

29 October 2017
Take a trip back in time to discover how our ancestors along the Water of Leith would herald the arrival of winter.
The Miss Annabel Sings Show Episode 2

The Miss Annabel Sings Show Episode 2

29 October 2017
Expect horrifying comedy, ghoulish live music and devilish dancing at The Miss Annabel Sings Show Episode 2.
Soundhouse at the Traverse: Philip Clouts Quartet

Soundhouse at the Traverse: Philip Clouts Quartet

30 October 2017
Soundhouse present the joyous sound of the Philip Clouts Quartet at the Traverse Bar Café on Monday 30th October.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

30 October 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes

The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes

30 October 2017
Don’t Go into The Cellar! Theatre Company present: The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes at Lauriston Castle.
Atmosphere: Carry on Screaming

Atmosphere: Carry on Screaming

31 October 2017
Come along to Lauriston Castle for a very special screening of the 1966 classic 'Carry on Screaming' on 31st October.
HipHop House Party

HipHop House Party

31 October 2017
It's HipHop House Party night every Tuesday at Moriarty's.
Squeeze

Squeeze

31 October 2017
DF Concerts present South-London legends Squeeze plus support at the Usher Hall on Tuesday 31st October.