Family And Kids events in Edinburgh

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

Events in Edinburgh

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

10th August 2020 - 19th December 2021
Online Event

Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
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The Big Escape Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Edinburgh City Centre into a giant escape game!
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Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st October 2020 - 31st March 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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The Chocolatarium Tour

The Chocolatarium Tour

1st December 2020 - 31st March 2021

Enjoy a 90-minute fully-guided Tour of Chocolate for adults, teens and children aged 6 and over, just off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh’s Old Town.
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Burns Night In in Aid of Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

Burns Night In in Aid of Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

1st January 2021 - 31st January 2021
Online Event

Just because we can't be together this Burns Night doesn't mean you can't celebrate with traditions both new and old! CHSS have got you covered with our Burns Night In digital pack!
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Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Namaste All....! Join us online for the Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka each Saturday!
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Young Artists Art Club P5-P7

Young Artists Art Club P5-P7

13th January 2021 - 24th March 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

The Young Artists Club is an opportunity for your child in P5-P7 to build their skills in a wide range of media including drawing, painting, 3d modelling and collage.
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Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest 2021 - POSTPONED

Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest 2021 - POSTPONED

18th January 2021 - 29th January 2021

The wait is over – Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest returns to Camera Obscura in January, with activities aimed at under 5s, so come and join the fun!!
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Homeschool With TCV

Homeschool With TCV

25th January 2021 - 29th January 2021
Online Event

Learn about the natural world from garden birds to fungi and minibeasts when you join TCV for their week of homeschooling sessions for ages 7+!
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Gangsta Granny - CANCELLED

Gangsta Granny - CANCELLED

28th January 2021 - 31st January 2021

From the acclaimed producers of Billionaire Boy and Awful Auntie comes the award-winning West End production of this amazing story by David Walliams, the UK’s best-selling author for children.
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Big Garden Birdwatch

Big Garden Birdwatch

29th January 2021 - 31st January 2021
National Event

Enjoy an hour with nature and discover the wildlife on your doorstep by taking part in the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch!
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Manipulate Festival - The Yellow Canary

Manipulate Festival - The Yellow Canary

29th January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

The Yellow Canary is both an epic true story and a leap into the imagination of a young child desperate to escape the horrors of war, exploring love, loss and what it means to flee your home.
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Manipulate Festival - Unboxed

Manipulate Festival - Unboxed

29th January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Unboxed is a funny, sensitive and scary fantasy about a lonely man trying to get in touch with himself and the world.
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Adventures in Artificial Intelligence Age 8+

Adventures in Artificial Intelligence Age 8+

30th January 2021
Online Event

Come and join ComputerXplorers LiVE on Saturday 30th January at 11am to learn how to all about Artificial Intelligence using the latest technology.
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Flamenco Guitar Concert

Flamenco Guitar Concert

30th January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Allow yourself to be transported straight to Andalucia from the comfort of your own living room as Daniel Martinez takes you on a journey through the works of legendary flamenco maestros!
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Youth Theatre Online Classes

Youth Theatre Online Classes

1st February 2021 - 6th February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

East Lothian and Brunton Youth Theatre are back ONLINE from 1st February, so be creative and have fun!
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Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever - CANCELLED

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever - CANCELLED

5th February 2021 - 6th February 2021

Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show when it comes to the King's Theatre Edinburgh, packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!
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SCO Family Festival 2021 – Stan and Mabel - CANCELLED

SCO Family Festival 2021 – Stan and Mabel - CANCELLED

6th February 2021

This highly interactive concert by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra will captivate young children with its mix of music and audience participation.
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Introduction to 3D Animation - February Camp for Kids

Introduction to 3D Animation - February Camp for Kids

8th February 2021
Online Event

What will you be doing over the February Break? Why don't you create and play your own 3D game or animation with ComputerXplorers SEScotland?
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Introduction to Coding with Python - February Camp for Kids

Introduction to Coding with Python - February Camp for Kids

9th February 2021
Online Event

Get a headstart in learning how to code using one of the ley programming languages used by professional developers - Python!
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Young Surgeons’ Rescue Quest - Online Kids Workshop

Young Surgeons’ Rescue Quest - Online Kids Workshop

9th February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Surgeons Hall Museums learning officer Carl Ronan for this fun interactive workshop with live experiments, puzzles and a special quest!
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Introduction to Coding with Minecraft - February Camp for Kids

Introduction to Coding with Minecraft - February Camp for Kids

10th February 2021
Online Event

Combine the magic of Minecraft with the power of coding at this online workshop run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland!
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Next Steps in Coding with Python - February Camp for Kids

Next Steps in Coding with Python - February Camp for Kids

11th February 2021
Online Event

Increase your understanding of Python and knowledge of coding fundamentals as we take the next step in learning to code with Python!
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The Story of Guitar Heroes - POSTPONED

The Story of Guitar Heroes - POSTPONED

11th February 2021

The Story of Guitar Heroes - If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show at The Brunton Theatre on 11th February!
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Ballet West - The Nutcracker - POSTPONED

Ballet West - The Nutcracker - POSTPONED

12th February 2021

The Nutcracker 2021 Ballet West’s Touring Company is proud to present the ever-popular ballet 'The Nutcracker' at venues across Scotland, including the Festival Theatre Edinburgh!
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Minecraft Build Challenge - February Camp for Kids

Minecraft Build Challenge - February Camp for Kids

12th February 2021
Online Event

Join ComputerXplorers SEScotland for some themed build challenges, Minecraft quizzes, prizes and lots more in this fun filled session!
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Kids Online Art Classes with The Wee Art Studio

Kids Online Art Classes with The Wee Art Studio

13th February 2021
Online Event

Kids can learn about relevant artists and new skills from expert art teacher Caroline from The Wee Art Studio by joining her online art classes starting on Saturday 13th February!
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Counterfeit Seventies Show - CANCELLED

Counterfeit Seventies Show - CANCELLED

14th February 2021

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and everything in between!
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Code Your Own Band in Scratch

Code Your Own Band in Scratch

20th February 2021
Online Event

Be your very own Guitar Hero as we learn how to code and animate our very own band!
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Corstorphine Window Wanderland

Corstorphine Window Wanderland

27th February 2021 - 28th February 2021
Edinburgh West

The first official Corstorphine Window Wanderland takes place on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th February, transforming the streets into an outdoor gallery for all to enjoy!
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Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Selected dates between 6th March 2021 - 28th March 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment!
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Bonnie Bairn - Scotland’s Virtual Pregnancy & Family Fair

Bonnie Bairn - Scotland’s Virtual Pregnancy & Family Fair

6th March 2021 - 7th March 2021
Online Event

Bonnie Bairn is excited to bring their annual Premier Pregnancy & Family Fair to the virtual platform for a weekend packed full of everything wonderful about having a family in Scotland!
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Create Your Own Obstacle Course in Roblox Creator Age 8+

Create Your Own Obstacle Course in Roblox Creator Age 8+

6th March 2021
Online Event

Come and join ComputerXplorers SEScotland LiVE on Saturday 6 March at 11am to learn how to create your very own Obstacle using that all time favourite - ROBLOX!
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Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

6th March 2021 - 7th March 2021

The biggest wedding fair on the east coast of Scotland will once again return to Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 6th and 7th March!
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Family Craft: Make Your Drawings Move - Animation Sessions - POSTPONED

Family Craft: Make Your Drawings Move - Animation Sessions - POSTPONED

7th March 2021

In this session we will create a 2D hand-drawn whiteboard animation and an ‘old school’ flip-book animated sequence inspired by the Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures exhibition.
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The Addams Family

The Addams Family

9th March 2021 - 13th March 2021

Everyone's favourite kooky and spooky family are back in this spectacular and hilarious musical comedy.
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Northern Ballet: The Great Gatsby - CANCELLED

Northern Ballet: The Great Gatsby - CANCELLED

18th March 2021 - 20th March 2021

Lose yourself in the decadence of 1920s New York with Northern Ballet’s sell-out sensation The Great Gatsby at the Festival Theatre!
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Easter Experience

Easter Experience

20th March 2021 - 18th April 2021
National Event

After the success of their Santa & Elf Experience, M&K Imaginarium are back and getting ready for Easter with their fun-filled home visits!
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Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical

24th March 2021 - 27th March 2021

The Bohemians present Shrek the Musical, bringing all the beloved characters you know from the film to life and proving there's more to the story than meets the ears!
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Helicopter Flight Experience

Helicopter Flight Experience

1st April 2021 - 30th October 2021
National Event

Fly high above rolling countryside and local landmarks to witness breathtaking views like you’ve never seen before on a helicopter flight with Adventure 001!
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Edinburgh Comic Con

Edinburgh Comic Con

3rd April 2021 - 4th April 2021

Edinburgh Comic Con returns to the EICC in September and once more, it will be a weekend of madness from the world of film and TV, comic books, gaming, cosplay and much more.
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The Croft - CANCELLED

The Croft - CANCELLED

6th April 2021 - 10th April 2021

In this bold and haunting play the present interweaves with the past as ancient tales surface and the terrifying truth lurking In the Croft is revealed.
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Scottish Ballet’s Swan Lake - CANCELLED

Scottish Ballet’s Swan Lake - CANCELLED

8th April 2021 - 10th April 2021

Lose yourself in the raw intensity of Swan Lake, this sleek and unmissable ballet, returning to Edinburgh in April!
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Pentlands Activity Camps - Easter

Pentlands Activity Camps - Easter

12th April 2021 - 16th April 2021

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.
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Remembering The Oscars

Remembering The Oscars

15th April 2021

Get ready to celebrate the Oscar-winning songs in this exhilarating new dance spectacular with Strictly's favourite couple, Aljaz and Janette!
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Sister Act - CANCELLED

Sister Act - CANCELLED

20th April 2021 - 1st May 2021

Brace yourselves Sisters! The Broadway and UK smash-hit musical Sister Act is coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in 2021!
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Andy and the Odd Socks

Andy and the Odd Socks

1st May 2021

The 'greatest kid's band ever' singing about aliens, dinosaurs rapping robots and groovy hoovers comes to Church Hill Theatre on 1st May.
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Digital Event: Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

Digital Event: Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

3rd May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Hunt the grounds of Lauriston for creepy crawlies in their natural habitat, then make a giant version of your favourite bug at Lauriston Castle!
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Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical

4th May 2021 - 8th May 2021

Following two smash hit record breaking London West End seasons, Heathers The Musical embarks on its first national tour and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in May 2021.
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Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! - POSTPONED

Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! - POSTPONED

4th May 2021 - 8th May 2021

Nutcracker, the sweetest of all Matthew Bourne’s treats returns to the Festival Theatre for one week only!
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RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

Selected dates between 8th May 2021 - 13th November 2021

Come along to Lauriston Castle to hear about your local feathered friends and to get a chance to do a quick art activity with the RSPB.
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Burn the Floor

Burn the Floor

9th May 2021

Kevin Clifton is back with the sensational worldwide Ballroom dance company 'Burn the Floor' in 2021!
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SIX

SIX

11th May 2021 - 16th May 2021

The sell-out London smash hit ‘SIX’ is the phenomenon everyone is losing their head over and it returns to the Festival Theatre in May 2021!
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Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham

15th May 2021

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham are two of Scotland’s most acclaimed traditional musicians and have become a national institution with their incomparable mastery of fiddle and accordion.
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Dancercise CIC - New Beginnings

Dancercise CIC - New Beginnings

15th May 2021

Dancercise Community School for Performing Arts in conjunction with LCDC Fitness & Dance bring you a show full of Dance, Drama & Fun!
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Family Craft: It’s a Bird’s Life

Family Craft: It’s a Bird’s Life

17th May 2021

Learn about some of our feathered friends and explore a variety of projects celebrating the resident Lauriston Castle birds!
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Family Craft: Fantasy Castles

Family Craft: Fantasy Castles

23rd May 2021

Explore the secret and hidden rooms of Lauriston Castle then create your own 3D Castle using special papers and paints!
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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

29th May 2021 - 30th May 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival weekend will take place on 29th and 30th May 2021 and promises to be the best one yet!
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In the Night Garden Live

In the Night Garden Live

29th May 2021 - 30th May 2021

In the Night Garden Live is the perfect musical theatre experience for the entire family and comes to the King’s Theatre in May as part of a UK tour.
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Family Craft: Celebrate World Oceans Day

Family Craft: Celebrate World Oceans Day

5th June 2021

Come along to a family class and make a variety of projects celebrating the magic of the sea!
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The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon

9th June 2021 - 26th June 2021

The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash-hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse with performances from 9th to 26 June 2021.
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The Lauriston Horror Tour

The Lauriston Horror Tour

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 24th October 2021

Come along and see the sights of the castle as never seen before – hear the history of the castle and ghostly tales of the city with your professional tour guide.
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Funbox present Jungle Party

Funbox present Jungle Party

13th June 2021

It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY in Edinburgh - and you're all invited!
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The Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show

17th June 2021 - 20th June 2021

One of Scotland's most iconic events, The Royal Highland Show, returns to the Royal Highland Centre between the 17th and 20th June 2021!
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Let’s Rock Scotland

Let’s Rock Scotland

19th June 2021

Let's Rock Scotland, the Ultimate 80's Festival, returns to Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday 19th June 2021 with a fantastic lineup of artists bringing you the very best of the 80’s!
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Family Craft: Pirate Treasure Hunt

Family Craft: Pirate Treasure Hunt

20th June 2021

Ahoy me hearties! Have our pirate hat, cutlass and parrot at the ready then out into the woods with a secret map to guide you through the grounds to find hidden treasure.
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Here Come The Boys

Here Come The Boys

23rd June 2021

Here Come the Boys returns with three Strictly dance superstars, a brand-new cast and a brand-new dazzling production in 2021.
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Anton and Giovanni - Him and Me Tour

Anton and Giovanni - Him and Me Tour

25th June 2021

BBC Strictly professionals Anton Du Beke and Giovanni Pernice bring their first ever tour together to the Festival Theatre in June!
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BGCP Comic Con: Bathgate

BGCP Comic Con: Bathgate

26th June 2021

BGCP Comic Con is coming to Bathgate for the first time, with an array of awesome themed activities, traders and fun for all ages!
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Paw Patrol Live

Paw Patrol Live

7th July 2021

PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” brings everybody’s favourite pups to the Edinburgh Playhouse stage for an action packed, high-energy, musical adventure!
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Painting with Light

Painting with Light

10th July 2021

Come along to this family drop in session with artist Claudia Miller and create your own faux stained-glass picture to hang in the window at home!
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Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

12th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.
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Family Craft: Croquet Tea Party!

Family Craft: Croquet Tea Party!

13th July 2021

Inspired by 'Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland' enjoy a game of 'Queen of Hearts' croquet on the lawns of Lauriston then decorate some spectacular cakes and biscuits for a special tea party!
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How to be a Psychic Conman

How to be a Psychic Conman

17th July 2021

Roll up! Roll up! Gather ye round the traveling caravan as Snake Oil Salesman, Ash Pryce, demonstrates the miraculous curative abilities of psychic surgery.
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Treasure Island with Quantum Theatre

Treasure Island with Quantum Theatre

17th July 2021

It’s pirates, ships and buried treasure for Summer 2021 at Quantum Theatre’s adaptation of Robert Louis- Stevenson’s classic adventure, Treasure Island!
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Scottish Festival of Motoring

Scottish Festival of Motoring

18th July 2021

Brand new 'Scottish Festival of Motoring' is coming to the Royal Highland Centre Edinburgh on Sunday 18th July 2021, it's a must go event for all the family!
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Edinburgh Food Festival

Edinburgh Food Festival

23rd July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Celebrate all things great in food & drink when the Edinburgh Food Festival returns to George Square Gardens IN 2021!
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Funbox Presents Jungle Party

Funbox Presents Jungle Party

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY at Howden Park Centre and you're invited!
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Truckfest Scotland

Truckfest Scotland

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Scotland’s biggest and best truck show returns to Edinburgh’s Royal Highland Centre on the 3rd & 4th August. A great day out for the family!
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Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

1st August 2021

Learn, create and perform your own magic in this workshop at Lauriston Castle this summer for Ages 7 - 11!
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Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

2nd August 2021

Discover what lives in our wonderful pond in the Japanese Garden and like a scientist record what you have found in a special little book.
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Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

6th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 6th, 7th and 8th August 2021!
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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

6th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will return home to the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade in 2021!
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Party at the Palace

Party at the Palace

7th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

The award winning Party at The Palace will return in 2021, taking place on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th August.
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MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

Selected dates between 8th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room!
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Woodland Treasure Box

Woodland Treasure Box

11th August 2021

Make your own little treasure box to store your Summer memories and decorate it with natures scenes with Lauriston Castle staff!
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George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

17th August 2021

The world’s very first Ukulele Orchestra is not just about ukuleles; it is about entertainment, joy, fun, strum and artistry. Come along and tap your toes at The Queen's Hall!
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Hairspray the Musical

Hairspray the Musical

6th September 2021 - 11th September 2021

The smash hit musical comedy Hairspray returns to Edinburgh Playhouse for one week only from 6th to 11th September 2021. Don't miss it!
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Ocean Film Festival

Ocean Film Festival

11th September 2021

The Ocean Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre with a brand new selection of the most amazing ocean films.
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Scots at War at the Castle

Scots at War at the Castle

11th September 2021

Join Scots at War for an interactive family experience where you can join Scotland's army of yesterday- today!
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9 To 5 The Musical

9 To 5 The Musical

14th September 2021 - 18th September 2021

Tumble outta’ bed and stumble to the Edinburgh Playhouse to see Dolly Parton’s smash-hit musical in September!
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AJ and Curtis’ Big Night Out

AJ and Curtis’ Big Night Out

18th September 2021

Strictly Come Dancing star AJ PRITCHARD and his brother, Love Island and Greatest Dancer favourite CURTIS PRITCHARD are bringing you a brand new, action packed variety show in 2021.
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Upstairs Downstairs

Upstairs Downstairs

19th September 2021

Come along to Lauriston where you will don an apron and mob cap to make lemonade and biscuits in the old kitchen then visit the magnificent rooms upstairs!
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Flags Ahoy

Flags Ahoy

25th September 2021

Come along to these structured family drop-in sessions where you will make some little flags inspired by maritime themes in our Ian Hamilton Finlay exhibition!
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Grease

Grease

28th September 2021 - 2nd October 2021

Grease, the world’s best-loved musical is back, grittier and more glamorous than ever before. Catch it at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh!
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Push the Boat Out

Push the Boat Out

2nd October 2021

Join writer Katy Hastie at a family friendly drop-in poetry session to make nautical collage poems that fold into origami boats to sail the seven seas - just bring your imagination!
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Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show

Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show

5th October 2021 - 6th October 2021

Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in October 2021, immersing you in the extraordinary and elemental power of its music and dance!
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Halloween Wand Making Workshop

Halloween Wand Making Workshop

20th October 2021

Join us at Lauriston Castle in a magical crafting class just in time for Halloween and create your own unique magic wand!
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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

21st October 2021 - 27th November 2021

Disney proudly invites you to ‘Be Our Guest’ as the most enchanted musical of all time, Beauty and the Beast, comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in 2021!
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Scottish Ballet’s The Scandal at Mayerling

Scottish Ballet’s The Scandal at Mayerling

21st October 2021 - 23rd October 2021

Reimagined and redesigned by Scottish Ballet, this dramatic world premiere will be the first time MacMillan’s iconic ballet is produced in the UK outside of London.
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The Haunted Hunt: The Vampire’s Curse

The Haunted Hunt: The Vampire’s Curse

23rd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

In this interactive puzzle adventure aimed at families and children aged 8 and over, you get to explore the grounds and rooms of the castle, solve puzzles, find clues and remove the curse!
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The Terror Trail

The Terror Trail

23rd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

The Edinburgh Horror Festival have created an all new interactive morning adventure for families at Lauriston Castle.
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The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

25th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present a brand new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen for Christmas.
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Aladdin

Aladdin

26th November 2021 - 31st December 2021

Christmas wouldn't be the same without a trip to The Brunton for their fabulous traditional panto and this year it's Aladdin!
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King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

27th November 2021 - 16th January 2022

Rise and shine! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray, Grant Stott and Jordan Young return in the pantomime of your dreams!
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Christmas Tricks with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Christmas Tricks with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

28th November 2021

The Christmas magic show is back at Lauriston Castle! Witness mind-blowing magic and festive frolics for the whole family in a lavish, historic setting inside the Castle.
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Edinburgh Vegan Festival

Edinburgh Vegan Festival

28th November 2021

Don't miss the Edinburgh Vegan Festival, taking place on Sunday 28th November 2021 at Out of the Blue Drill Hall!
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Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

1st December 2021 - 31st December 2021

This winter, banish the dark skies and enjoy a visual feast as we take you and your family on a fantastical adventure with Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker!
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Enchanted Christmas Pictures

Enchanted Christmas Pictures

4th December 2021

Create a Christmas themed 3-dimensional framed picture that will light up like an enchanted magical forest in this workshop with Lauriston Castle staff!
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An Edwardian Christmas

An Edwardian Christmas

5th December 2021

It’s Christmas 1910 all the family and staff come together to enjoy the season. Walk through Lauriston Castle on a special tour watching the performance by Edinburgh Living History unfold!
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A Family Edwardian Christmas at Lauriston Castle

A Family Edwardian Christmas at Lauriston Castle

12th December 2021

Join us at Lauriston Castle for our annual Christmas event where you can capture the magic of Christmas past!
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Il Divo

Il Divo

12th December 2021

The original and the best classical cross over group of all time Il Divo return to the UK in December 2021 for the Christmas With Il Divo tour and stop off at the Usher Hall!
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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

19th January 2022 - 23rd January 2022

Enter a world of magic and fantasy as Disney's classic movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks comes to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh as an exciting new musical!
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School of Rock - The Musical

School of Rock - The Musical

25th January 2022 - 29th January 2022

School of Rock - The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit, award-winning West End show, is coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse in January 2022!
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

8th February 2022 - 12th February 2022

Direct from London, the acclaimed production of The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe is coming to the King's Theatre Edinburgh in February!
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Sing-a-Long-a Bohemian Rhapsody

Sing-a-Long-a Bohemian Rhapsody

27th February 2022

Celebrate Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury at the smash hit film as you have never experienced it before!
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Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

27th February 2022

Singalonga Productions returns with the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman!
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Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

21st March 2022 - 26th March 2022

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 March 2022.
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Diversity - Connected 2022

Diversity - Connected 2022

Selected dates between 23rd April 2022

After nine sell out UK tours, Diversity have announced one of their biggest UK tours to date including a night at The Usher Hall.
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Singin’ in the Rain

Singin’ in the Rain

26th April 2022 - 30th April 2022

Jonathan Church’s critically acclaimed production of Singin’ in the Rain is back to make a splash. Catch it at the Festival Theatre in April 2022!
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Lecture: Beyond Hornel: Scottish Photographers in Meiji Japan
This talk will examine the history of Scottish expatriates in nineteenth-century Japan and their contribution to the photography networks and communities in their adopted country.
Responding to Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures - Collage and Printmaking
Combining surprising elements from our fantastic and intriguing exhibition, create a series of works with overlaid and combined elements in collage and simple printmaking.
The Journey
Extraordinary illusionist, mentalist and performance artist Scott Silven and the Traverse Theatre invite you on a mesmerizing journey from your home to his in rural Scotland.
Flamenco Guitar Concert
Allow yourself to be transported straight to Andalucia from the comfort of your own living room as Daniel Martinez takes you on a journey through the works of legendary flamenco maestros!
CAST
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of their magnificent debut album, All Change, Cast will be performing the record in its entirety, followed by a set of greatest hits at the Liquid Room!

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre