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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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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Digital Champions: Coolest Projects

Digital Champions: Coolest Projects

Selected dates between 29th January 2021 - 25th June 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Heart of Midlothian FC's Innovation Centre presents Digital Champions: Coolest Projects for girls and boys in S1-S6 every Friday during term time.
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Create an App to Save the World

Create an App to Save the World

Selected dates between 17th February 2021 - 21st April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Heart of Midlothian FC's Innovation Centre: Build new skills in app design and development to solve a problem that affects the world’s people and planet. Suitable for S1-S3 girls and boys.
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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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Simpson’s Poetry Competition

Simpson’s Poetry Competition

1st April 2021 - 30th April 2021

This month Surgeons’ Hall Museums new education mascot Simpson the Bear is looking for witty poems and revolting rhymes. For ages 12 and under.
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Conifox Egg Hunt

Conifox Egg Hunt

2nd April 2021 - 18th April 2021

Conifox Adventure Park are egg-cited to confirm their annual Easter egg hunt is set to take place between 2nd -18th April.
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West Linton Market

West Linton Market

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 31st December 2021
West Linton

A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month, showcasing artisan foods, produce and crafts.
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Hopeful Monsters

Hopeful Monsters

Selected dates between 5th April 2021 - 14th April 2021
Online Event

Hopeful Monsters is an innovative and playful visual journey combining visual theatre, an original soundtrack and puppetry.
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Wibble-Wobble Clown Puppet Workshop

Wibble-Wobble Clown Puppet Workshop

6th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

Make your own Wibble-Wobble Clown Puppet on this workshop run by Temporary Commons as part of the Puppet Animation Festival!
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Stinky McFish and the World’s Worse Wish

Stinky McFish and the World’s Worse Wish

Selected dates between 7th April 2021 - 13th April 2021
Online Event

An original and beautifully crafted comedy show with songs, puppetry and play, Stinky McFish And The World's Worst Wish is about friendship, home and the environment!
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The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

Selected dates between 7th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

The Selfish Giant explores an unusual friendship about how even the grumpiest giant's heart can melt when Spring finally comes!
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Up and Down

Up and Down

Selected dates between 7th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

Puppet Animation Festival and Ipdip Theatre bring you #UpAndDown, an online theatre show where young children connect to distanced Grandparents!
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The Incredible Tale of Robot Boy

The Incredible Tale of Robot Boy

Selected dates between 10th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

In an extraordinary high-tech laboratory, a team of the world's top scientists are attempting the impossible... to create a robot with a real brain! They succeed and Robot Boy is born!
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Easter Holiday Club

Easter Holiday Club

12th April 2021 - 16th April 2021
Online Event

Check out TCV Scotland's online Easter Holiday Club! From birds to butterflies, dance to drawing and outdoor nature adventures it's suitable from age 5+.
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Introduce to Website Design Age 8+ - Easter Camp

Introduce to Website Design Age 8+ - Easter Camp

12th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Build your own website to share your thoughts, videos, music and images and much, much more in this online course for ages 8+ run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland!
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Love Drama Easter Spring Sensation 2021

Love Drama Easter Spring Sensation 2021

12th April 2021 - 16th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Are you looking for something to do during the Easter holiday? Come and join us for a week of fun filled drama classes, open to all 7-12 year olds.
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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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Create & Design Your Very Own Skate Park - Easter Camp

Create & Design Your Very Own Skate Park - Easter Camp

13th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Learn how to create and design your very own Skate Park using Computer Aided Design (CAD Drawing) on this course run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland! It's suitable for ages 8+!
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Simpson’s Tri-Surgeons Cup Science Quest

Simpson’s Tri-Surgeons Cup Science Quest

13th April 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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Minecraft Build Challenge - Easter Camp for Kids

Minecraft Build Challenge - Easter Camp for Kids

14th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Why don't you join us for some themed build challenges, Minecraft Quizzes, Prizes and lots more in this fun filled session run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland!
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Animated Shorts 2

Animated Shorts 2

15th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

Eccentric, adventurous and full of creativity, Puppet Animation Scotland presents a FREE online programme of miniature tales, suitable for all children from age 7+ and their families.
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World of Stop Motion Animation - Easter Camp for Kids

World of Stop Motion Animation - Easter Camp for Kids

15th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join ComputerXplorers SEScotland this Easter where we will produce our very own stop motion animation!
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Coding with the Microbit - Easter Camp for Kids

Coding with the Microbit - Easter Camp for Kids

16th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Unleash your creative potential this Easter as you learn how to create emoticon displays and text messages, expand your knowledge to make games and communicate with light and music!
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FunBox: How To Be A Superhero Virtual Show

FunBox: How To Be A Superhero Virtual Show

Selected dates between 17th April 2021 - 25th April 2021
Online Event

It’s time to pull on your spandex, grab your capes and head up, up and away from the comfort of your homes as FUNBOX present a very special online version of 'How To Be A Superhero'!
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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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Scotland’s Virtual Kiltwalk

Scotland’s Virtual Kiltwalk

23rd April 2021 - 25th April 2021
National Event

On the weekend of April 23rd - 25th, take on a challenge of your choice and support a charity you care about, as part of Scotland's Virtual Kiltwalk!
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BOnFire – Beltane Online Fire Festival

BOnFire – Beltane Online Fire Festival

30th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Witness the spirit of Beltane brought to life in the virtual realm with an evening of poetry, art, and song.
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Andy and the Odd Socks - POSTPONED

Andy and the Odd Socks - POSTPONED

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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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 1st May 2021 - 27th June 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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The McDougalls: Big Splash - Virtual Show for Families

The McDougalls: Big Splash - Virtual Show for Families

1st May 2021 - 3rd May 2021
Online Event

Everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The Mcdougalls, return with a brand new virtual musical show for all the family!
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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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Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

3rd May 2021 - 23rd May 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return from 3-23 May 2021 and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.
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Heathers The Musical - POSTPONED

Heathers The Musical - POSTPONED

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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Safe To Be Me Festival

Safe To Be Me Festival

10th May 2021 - 31st May 2021
Online Event

Scottish Ballet presents the Safe to Be Me Festival, a digital festival of dance for young people to explore their identities through creative, interactive experiences and digital dance workshops!
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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
Online Event Edinburgh

Learn about some of our feathered friends and explore a variety of projects celebrating the resident Lauriston Castle birds!
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Child’s Eye Muse Presents: International Museum Day

Child’s Eye Muse Presents: International Museum Day

18th May 2021 - 19th May 2021
Online Event

Join Child's Eye Muse on the 18th and 19th of May for International Museum Day, celebrating your favorite exhibits and museum visits!
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The Parking Lot Social Spring Breakout Edinburgh

The Parking Lot Social Spring Breakout Edinburgh

19th May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

Get together with your nearest & dearest and wave goodbye to a winter spent indoors with an incredible variety of entertainment at The Parking Lot Social Spring Breakout Edinburgh!
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Family Craft: Fantasy Castles

Family Craft: Fantasy Castles

23rd May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Explore the secret and hidden rooms of Lauriston Castle then create your own 3D Castle using special papers and paints!
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itison Drive-In Movies

itison Drive-In Movies

28th May 2021 - 30th May 2021

itison, Scotland's pioneer of Drive In movie events, are transforming Hopetoun House outside Edinburgh for an epic May Bank Holiday weekend of Harry Potter and Batman Drive In movies!
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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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Helicopter Flight Experience

Helicopter Flight Experience

30th May 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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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 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 - CANCELLED

The Royal Highland Show - CANCELLED

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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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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Edinburgh Summer 2021 Camp at George Watson’s College

Edinburgh Summer 2021 Camp at George Watson’s College

5th July 2021 - 9th July 2021
Edinburgh South

Miniversity Holiday Camps are coming to George Watson’s College this summer and are specifically designed for children age 5-12 years!
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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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Burn the Floor

Burn the Floor

15th July 2021

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

Funbox Presents Jungle Party - POSTPONED

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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Out East Festival

Out East Festival

6th August 2021 - 7th August 2021

Out East is a new family friendly festival landing in a socially distanced East Lothian this summer!
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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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Alex Hodgson: Tickety Boo

Alex Hodgson: Tickety Boo

28th August 2021

Alex Hodgson returns to the Brunton from another successful tour of New Zealand to entertain on his home turf!
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Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival

1st September 2021 - 2nd September 2021

Experience an extraordinary collection of short films when the Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre on 1st and 2nd September!
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Ocean Film Festival

Ocean Film Festival

3rd 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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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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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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The Addams Family

The Addams Family

5th October 2021 - 9th October 2021

Everyone's favourite kooky and spooky family are back in this spectacular and hilarious musical comedy.
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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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Wondrous Woods

Wondrous Woods

21st October 2021 - 14th November 2021

Don't miss a stunning creative lighting journey through the winding mystical pathways of the amazing Wondrous Woods when it returns to the grounds of Hopetoun House in 2021!
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Ian Waite and Vincent Simone - the Ballroom Boys Act 2

Ian Waite and Vincent Simone - the Ballroom Boys Act 2

23rd October 2021

The Ballroom Boys double act Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are set to return with a brand new show! Catch it at the Howden Park Centre in October!
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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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Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!
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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, it's the pantomime of your dreams, as Sleeping Beauty comes to the King's Theatre!
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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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The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert

The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert

2nd December 2021

Disney's The Muppet Christmas Carol is live in concert across the UK this winter, featuring its musical score performed live to the film! Don't miss it at the Usher Hall on December 2nd!
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Bairns in the Wood

Bairns in the Wood

3rd December 2021 - 28th December 2021

Join us at Howden Park Centre for another Christmas cracker of a pantomime - Bairns in the Wood!
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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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The Story of Guitar Heroes

The Story of Guitar Heroes

26th February 2022

The Story of Guitar Heroes - If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show at The Brunton Theatre on 26th February 2022!
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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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SIX

SIX

15th March 2022 - 26th March 2022

The international smash hit ‘SIX’ is the phenomenon everyone is losing their head over and it returns to the Festival Theatre in March 2022!
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Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical

16th March 2022 - 19th March 2022

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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Remembering The Oscars

Remembering The Oscars

27th March 2022

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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The Magical Music of Harry Potter

The Magical Music of Harry Potter

14th April 2022

Witches, wizards and muggles alike are sure to enjoy this spectacular concert showcasing the music from the magical world of Harry Potter at the Usher Hall on April 14th!
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Edinburgh Comic Con 2022

Edinburgh Comic Con 2022

16th April 2022 - 17th April 2022

Edinburgh Comic Con returns to the EICC in 2022 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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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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Anton and Giovanni - Him and Me Tour

Anton and Giovanni - Him and Me Tour

1st July 2022

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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The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon

13th September 2022 - 8th October 2022

The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash-hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in 2022!
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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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