Dance events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Dance events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Edinburgh ‘Open House’ Ceilidhs

Edinburgh ‘Open House’ Ceilidhs

Selected dates between 6th May 2022 - 23rd December 2022

Join Canongate Cadjers for their monthly Ceilidh held in the Royal British Legion Hall! If you love to dance or want to learn this event is for you.
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Ceilidh in Charteris Centre

Ceilidh in Charteris Centre

Selected dates between 16th July 2022 - 25th July 2022

Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in the Charteris Centre with caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper.
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Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

17th July 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Festival Carnival returns with music, dance, costumes, circus acrobatics and puppetry from all over the world on 17th July as part of the Edinburgh Jazz Festival.
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Ireland The Show

Ireland The Show

2nd August 2022

Ireland the Show will take you on a journey through the decades of a globally loved culture. If it’s all things Irish you like then this is the show for you!
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The Black Blues Brothers

The Black Blues Brothers

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Having thrilled audiences at the Fringe in 2019 with a sell-out, five-star run, The Black Blues Brothers returns to Assembly this summer.
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(Le) Pain

(Le) Pain

6th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

(Le) Pain, Jean-Daniel (JD) Broussé’s first solo show, is a 5 star hit involving circus, dance, storytelling, Béarnaise folklore, video, karaoke and laughter.
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Circus Abyssinia: Tulu

Circus Abyssinia: Tulu

6th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

After touring internationally, including a sell-out run in New York, Circus Abyssinia are thrilled to return with their greatly anticipated new show.
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Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe

6th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Mervyn Stutter and his team carefully research the Fringe and bring you live 'tasters' from seven top shows in a packed 90 minute late lunchtime extravaganza at The Pleasance!
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Out East Festival

Out East Festival

6th August 2022 - 7th August 2022

The family friendly Out East Festival is headed your way on Saturday the 6th and Sunday 7th of August 2022 at the beautiful Dalkeith Country Park!
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Edinburgh International Festival: The Pulse

Edinburgh International Festival: The Pulse

8th August 2022 - 9th August 2022

Enjoy astonishing acrobatics combine with a live choir in this jaw-dropping, pulsating performance at Edinburgh Playhouse on 8th and 9th August.
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Edinburgh International Festival: Windows of Displacement

Edinburgh International Festival: Windows of Displacement

12th August 2022 - 13th August 2022

Connecting dance, spoken word and song, Windows of Displacement explores the human lives entangled in politics of power and oppression.
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Edinburgh International Festival: Coppélia

Edinburgh International Festival: Coppélia

14th August 2022 - 16th August 2022

Beloved classical ballet Coppélia is reimagined for the digital age in Scottish Ballet's darkly comic new production.
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Edinburgh International Festival: A Wee Journey

Edinburgh International Festival: A Wee Journey

16th August 2022 - 20th August 2022

Live music, choreography and storytelling combine to create a compelling exploration of migration experiences.
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Edinburgh International Festival: Samsara

Edinburgh International Festival: Samsara

18th August 2022 - 20th August 2022

Mythological storytelling brings East and West together in this moving contemporary dance duet.
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Edinburgh International Festival: We Are Monchichi

Edinburgh International Festival: We Are Monchichi

19th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

This dance show for young audiences explores how we connect across cultures and languages.
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Edinburgh International Festival: An Untitled Love

Edinburgh International Festival: An Untitled Love

20th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Acclaimed choreographer Kyle Abraham's newest full-length work tells stories of love, solidarity and friendship against a rich score of R&B and soul music by D'Angelo.
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Edinburgh International Festival: Jungle Book reimagined

Edinburgh International Festival: Jungle Book reimagined

25th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Discover a new retelling of Kipling’s classic as the Akram Khan company transplant Mowgli’s journey into the modern world.
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The White Heather Ceilidh Club

The White Heather Ceilidh Club

25th August 2022

Join us on 25th August for a bonnie (and wild!) evening of Scottish Ceilidh Dancing in the heart of Edinburgh!
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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

21st October 2022 - 22nd October 2022

Dance Consortium presents the all-male comedy ballet company 'Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo' at the Festival Theatre on 21st & 22nd October!
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Vincent Simone - Tango Passions

Vincent Simone - Tango Passions

5th November 2022

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, returns to the stage in the Autumn with his brand new show ‘Tango Passions’. Catch him at the Howden Park Centre in November!
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Varna International Ballet - Giselle

Varna International Ballet - Giselle

2nd March 2023

The most poignant of all classical ballets is filled with dramatic passion in a chilling and heart-rending tale of love, treachery and forgiveness from beyond the grave.
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Varna International Ballet - Swan Lake

Varna International Ballet - Swan Lake

3rd March 2023

The greatest romantic ballet of all time is brought to life by Tchaikovsky’s haunting and unforgettable score.
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Varna International Ballet - Nutcracker

Varna International Ballet - Nutcracker

4th March 2023

This most famous of fantasy ballets for all the family begins as night falls on Christmas Eve.
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Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

8th May 2023 - 13th May 2023

With direction from dancer, choreographer, theatre director and Britain’s favourite TV Judge, Craig Revel Horwood, Strictly Ballroom the Musical will be foxtrotting into Edinburgh in May 2023.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Beginners Line Dance Class

Beginners Line Dance Class

Selected dates between 31st May 2022 - 30th August 2022

Every Tuesday, Brighter Futures Health Hub invites you to join them at Cadham Neighbourhood Centre for their Beginners line dance class.

Find out about Beginners Line Dance Class on What's On Fife
RSCDS Summer School

RSCDS Summer School

24th July 2022 - 14th August 2022

The RSCDS Summer School is an action-packed three weeks of dancing in the historic town of St Andrews. Come and be led by some of the best of Scottish country dance teachers and musicians!

Find out about RSCDS Summer School on What's On Fife
Thursday Night Dances

Thursday Night Dances

Selected dates between 28th July 2022 - 11th August 2022

During the RSCDS Summer School event in St Andrews, we hold public dances in the Younger Hall every Thursday evening, open to anyone with previous experience of Scottish country dancing.

Find out about Thursday Night Dances on What's On Fife
RSCDS Junior Summer School

RSCDS Junior Summer School

1st August 2022 - 6th August 2022

Looking for a fun activity for the summer holidays? Junior Summer School is a great opportunity for young people to engage in fun, fitness and friendship through Scottish country dancing.

Find out about RSCDS Junior Summer School on What's On Fife
Worn

Worn

7th October 2022

Worn is an exquisite and emotive new dance production, an exploration into change and how things transform over time.

Find out about Worn on What's On Fife
Crown Ballet presents Swan Lake

Crown Ballet presents Swan Lake

15th October 2022

Crown Ballet presents to you the most famous Ballet of all time 'Swan Lake' on 15th October at the Alhambra Theatre.

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Swan Lake

Swan Lake

16th October 2022

The Russian National Ballet brings Swan Lake, the greatest of all romantic ballets, to Rothes Halls on Sunday 16th October!

Find out about Swan Lake on What's On Fife
Love2dance Annual Show 2022

Love2dance Annual Show 2022

11th November 2022 - 12th November 2022

Love2dance are extremely excited to be holding their annual show again this year at the Lochgelly Centre on 11th & 12th November. Come along for an evening of fun, talent and festivities!

Find out about Love2dance Annual Show 2022 on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Thursday Night Blues Dancing Classes

Thursday Night Blues Dancing Classes

Selected dates between 3rd March 2022 - 29th December 2022

Join Thursday Night Blues and get your blues dancing fix in Glasgow or begin to learn how to dance it!

Find out about Thursday Night Blues Dancing Classes on What's On Glasgow
Sloans Ceilidh

Sloans Ceilidh

Selected dates between 1st April 2022 - 30th December 2022

Sloans Famous Friday Ceilidh is back and it's bigger and better than ever... it's a must for everyone visiting Glasgow and any true weegie!

Find out about Sloans Ceilidh on What's On Glasgow
Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque! Show

Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque! Show

Selected dates between 7th May 2022 - 3rd December 2022

If you're looking for an evening out that's a little bit different then look no further... Enterteasement at The Admiral Bar combines comedy, magic and burlesque into a night like no other!

Find out about Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque! Show on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Lindyhoppers Beginners & Improvers Classes

Glasgow Lindyhoppers Beginners & Improvers Classes

Selected dates between 16th May 2022 - 11th July 2022

Glasgow Lindyhoppers hold weekly drop-in Beginners & Improvers Classes at Community Central Hall, Maryhill!

Find out about Glasgow Lindyhoppers Beginners & Improvers Classes on What's On Glasgow
Lord Of The Dance: 25 Years Of Standing Ovations

Lord Of The Dance: 25 Years Of Standing Ovations

Selected dates between 4th June 2022 - 9th July 2022

Dazzling audiences around the globe, Lord of the Dance: 25 years of Standing Ovations is coming to the SEC Glasgow in June and July 2022!

Find out about Lord Of The Dance: 25 Years Of Standing Ovations on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Ceilidhs at The Tall Ship

Glasgow Ceilidhs at The Tall Ship

Selected dates between 30th June 2022 - 25th August 2022

Dance the night away with friends and family while enjoying music from the brilliant Deoch 'n' Dorus when Glasgow Ceilidhs come to The Tall Ship Glenlee!

Find out about Glasgow Ceilidhs at The Tall Ship on What's On Glasgow
Gathered Together 2022

Gathered Together 2022

6th July 2022 - 9th July 2022

Scotland's leading inclusive dance company, Indepen-dance, presents Gathered Together 2022 at Tramway Glasgow!

Find out about Gathered Together 2022 on What's On Glasgow
MaMa

MaMa

6th July 2022

Directed and performed by Kirsten Newell and Oxana Banshikova, MaMa at The Gaiety, is a new Bharatanatyam-based dance production on the themes of pregnancy and early motherhood.

Find out about MaMa on What's On Glasgow
YDance: Project Y Evolution

YDance: Project Y Evolution

20th July 2022

Project Y Evolution is an aspirational and ambitious performance programme that allows young dancers aged 13 – 25 an insight into professional life as a dancer in a performing company.

Find out about YDance: Project Y Evolution on What's On Glasgow
Farah Saleh and Oğuz Kaplangi: A Wee Journey

Farah Saleh and Oğuz Kaplangi: A Wee Journey

12th August 2022 - 13th August 2022

A choreographed musical journey about migration, A Wee Journey is a timely and relevant piece that fuses dance, music and performance to explore belonging, connection, community and home.

Find out about Farah Saleh and Oğuz Kaplangi: A Wee Journey on What's On Glasgow
The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra In Concert

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra In Concert

20th August 2022

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra return to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Saturday 20th August for a fantastic evening of dance and song!

Find out about The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra In Concert on What's On Glasgow
Burn

Burn

31st August 2022 - 3rd September 2022

The National Theatre of Scotland's BURN, starring legendary Scottish actor and author Alan Cumming, will come to the Theatre Royal Glasgow as part of a Scottish tour!

Find out about Burn on What's On Glasgow
Clydebuilt Festival

Clydebuilt Festival

3rd September 2022 - 4th September 2022

Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of September 2022!

Find out about Clydebuilt Festival on What's On Glasgow
The Big Weekend

The Big Weekend

3rd September 2022 - 4th September 2022

The Big Weekend Festival is a fun and inclusive event, bringing together people from all over Glasgow for a unique weekend of performance, community arts and culture!

Find out about The Big Weekend on What's On Glasgow
The Ladyboys of Bangkok

The Ladyboys of Bangkok

7th September 2022

The Lady Boys of Bangkok return to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow with their latest sizzling and seductive production!

Find out about The Ladyboys of Bangkok on What's On Glasgow
Scottish Fling (Showcase & Ceilidh)

Scottish Fling (Showcase & Ceilidh)

10th September 2022 - 10th October 2022

Guests from all over the world will descend on The Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow for the annual Scottish Fling (Showcase & Ceilidh) 2022!

Find out about Scottish Fling (Showcase & Ceilidh) on What's On Glasgow
Scottish Ballet - Coppelia

Scottish Ballet - Coppelia

22nd September 2022 - 24th September 2022

Scottish Ballet's innovative new production of Coppelia at the Theatre Royal Glasgow is a deliciously dark comedy of mischief and mistaken identity, reinvented for the digital age!

Find out about Scottish Ballet - Coppelia on What's On Glasgow
Russian Ballet - Sleeping Beauty

Russian Ballet - Sleeping Beauty

10th October 2022

Russian National Ballet present Sleeping Beauty, a spectacular classic fairy-tale story of love and innocence, mystery and magic, set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score at the Gaiety Theatre Ayr!

Find out about Russian Ballet - Sleeping Beauty on What's On Glasgow
Russian Ballet - Swan Lake

Russian Ballet - Swan Lake

11th October 2022

After the sold-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet return to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time... Swan Lake!

Find out about Russian Ballet - Swan Lake on What's On Glasgow
Kilbryde Hospice Autumn Ball

Kilbryde Hospice Autumn Ball

22nd October 2022

Join Kilbryde Hospice on Saturday 22nd October at the Doubletree By Hilton Glasgow for this year's Autumn Ball hosted by Liam Dolan!

Find out about Kilbryde Hospice Autumn Ball on What's On Glasgow
Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen

Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen

14th December 2022 - 8th January 2023

Scottish Ballet's spectacular and much-loved production of The Snow Queen returns to the Theatre Royal Glasgow, after its sell-out tour in 2019!

Find out about Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen on What's On Glasgow
Hoolie In The Hydro

Hoolie In The Hydro

17th December 2022

Gary Innes has organised the biggest night of Scottish traditional music to ever take place with Hoolie In The Hydro on Saturday 17th December!

Find out about Hoolie In The Hydro on What's On Glasgow
Giovanni Pernice: Made In Italy

Giovanni Pernice: Made In Italy

21st March 2023

Strictly Come Dancing 2021 champion and dance heart-throb Giovanni Pernice invites you to join him on a journey to his homeland for his brand new 2023 production, Made in Italy!

Find out about Giovanni Pernice: Made In Italy on What's On Glasgow
Giovanni Pernice: Made In Italy

Giovanni Pernice: Made In Italy

22nd March 2023

Strictly Come Dancing 2021 champion and dance heart-throb Giovanni Pernice invites you to join him on a journey to his homeland for his brand new 2023 production, Made in Italy!

Find out about Giovanni Pernice: Made In Italy on What's On Glasgow
Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

5th June 2023 - 10th June 2023

Strictly Ballroom the Musical, based on the award‐winning world‐wide film phenomenon, is heading out to tour the UK and Ireland, starring Strictly Come Dancing's Kevin Clifton!

Find out about Strictly Ballroom on What's On Glasgow
Pride Of Ireland

Pride Of Ireland

27th October 2023

Join an all star cast of Ireland's most talented performers at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall as they take you on a journey through the decades of a globally loved culture!

Find out about Pride Of Ireland on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Beginners Latin and Ballroom Dance Classes

Beginners Latin and Ballroom Dance Classes

Selected dates between 23rd June 2022 - 17th November 2022

Lets Dance Lanarkshire run Latin and Ballroom classes for beginners at St Marys Hall, Hamilton with blocks starting every six weeks!

Find out about Beginners Latin and Ballroom Dance Classes on What's On Lanarkshire
Swan Lake

Swan Lake

14th October 2022

After the sold-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet return to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time... Swan Lake!

Find out about Swan Lake on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Dancing Through the Decades

Dancing Through the Decades

Selected dates between 4th June 2022 - 28th October 2022

Dance the night away with The Glynhill Hotel's resident DJ, who will take you on a journey through the decades!

Find out about Dancing Through the Decades on What's On Renfrewshire
PACE Summer Fest!

PACE Summer Fest!

29th June 2022 - 14th August 2022

Jam-packed with unique and varied creative performance experiences for ages 3-21, PACE is excited to present their Summer Fest for 2022!

Find out about PACE Summer Fest! on What's On Renfrewshire
MaMa

MaMa

8th July 2022

Directed and performed by Kirsten Newell and Oxana Banshikova, MaMa at The Gaiety, is a new Bharatanatyam-based dance production on the themes of pregnancy and early motherhood.

Find out about MaMa on What's On Renfrewshire
Disco Boogie Night

Disco Boogie Night

Selected dates between 16th July 2022 - 18th November 2022

Dance the night away to the top hits of the decades with our sensational resident DJ at the Glynhill Hotel!

Find out about Disco Boogie Night on What's On Renfrewshire
Burn

Burn

30th July 2022

The National Theatre of Scotland's BURN, starring legendary Scottish actor and author Alan Cumming, will come to Beacon Arts Centre as part of a Scottish tour!

Find out about Burn on What's On Renfrewshire
Vincent Simone - Tango Passions

Vincent Simone - Tango Passions

2nd November 2022

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, brings his brand new show, Tango Passions, to Beacon Arts Centre on 2nd November!

Find out about Vincent Simone - Tango Passions on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Ireland The Show

Ireland The Show

3rd August 2022

Ireland the Show will take you on a journey through the decades of a globally loved culture. If it’s all things Irish you like then this is the show for you!

Find out about Ireland The Show on What's On Stirling
Worn

Worn

6th October 2022

Worn is an exquisite and emotive new dance production from White and Givan, an exploration into change and how things transform over time.

Find out about Worn on What's On Stirling
Swan Lake - CANCELLED

Swan Lake - CANCELLED

12th October 2022

After the sell-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time - Swan Lake!

Find out about Swan Lake - CANCELLED on What's On Stirling
Vincent Simone - Tango Passions - CANCELLED

Vincent Simone - Tango Passions - CANCELLED

4th November 2022

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, returns to the stage in the Autumn with his brand new show ‘Tango Passions’. Catch him at The Albert Halls in November!

Find out about Vincent Simone - Tango Passions - CANCELLED on What's On Stirling
Giovanni Pernice - Made in Italy

Giovanni Pernice - Made in Italy

23rd March 2023

Strictly Come Dancing 2021 champion and dance heart-throb Giovanni Pernice invites you to join him on a journey to his homeland for his brand new 2023 production of ‘Made in Italy’.

Find out about Giovanni Pernice - Made in Italy on What's On Stirling

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