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

Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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Online Secondary Classes: English, Maths and More

Online Secondary Classes: English, Maths and More

26th April 2020 - 2nd August 2020
Online Event

Join Learning Better's "motivating" "fun" and "useful" eClasses from £7 and help your child reach their potential.
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Play Dates

Play Dates

Selected dates between 26th May 2020 - 17th July 2020
Online Event

Play Dates, from National Theatre of Scotland, Starcatchers and Imaginate, is an eight week programme of online interactive events for children and families!
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Allan Kaprow Season

Allan Kaprow Season

1st June 2020 - 27th September 2020

Scottish and international artists will reinvent artworks from American artist Allan Kaprow’s career across Jupiter Artland this summer.
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House of Jack Online Dance Classes

House of Jack Online Dance Classes

1st June 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

House of Jack is offering free, live and interactive online dance classes for adults and kids.
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Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED

Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 3rd June 2020 - 26th August 2020

Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
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Free Well-being Sessions For 14-26yr Olds

Free Well-being Sessions For 14-26yr Olds

4th June 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

Impact Arts are offering drop-in, virtual, creative and well-being sessions led by experienced artists and youth workers for anyone aged 14-26 living in Scotland's Central Belt!
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Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Selected dates between 5th June 2020 - 4th June 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

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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Nature Explorers - Postponed

Nature Explorers - Postponed

29th June 2020 - 18th August 2020

Come along to Almond Valley Heritage Centre during the school summer holidays for experiments and explorations, crafts and creations, and other practical outdoor fun for all the family!
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ProAcademy Virtual Summer Camp

ProAcademy Virtual Summer Camp

29th June 2020 - 17th July 2020
Online Event

With Pro Footballer appearances, Pro Coaches and plenty of prizes, sign up for ProAcademy's Virtual Summer Camp, it will be a great two weeks of football!
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Linlithgow Holiday Club - CANCELLED

Linlithgow Holiday Club - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 30th June 2020 - 11th August 2020

Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer!
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Free Virtual Creativity Workshops

Free Virtual Creativity Workshops

1st July 2020 - 3rd August 2020
Online Event

Run by Impact Arts, Cashback to the Future is a series of free virtual workshops for 14-19 year olds which include Visual Art, Music, Creative Writing, Digital Arts and much more!
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Holyrood Holiday Club - CANCELLED

Holyrood Holiday Club - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 1st July 2020 - 12th August 2020

Check our all the great free Holyrood Holiday Club events for ages 10 to 14 years on during the summer!
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Summer Holiday Activity: Pond Dipping - POSTPONED

Summer Holiday Activity: Pond Dipping - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 2nd July 2020 - 30th July 2020

Join us to explore the resident wildlife in Hopetoun's Round Pond. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
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Arthur’s Secrets - POSTPONED

Arthur’s Secrets - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 4th July 2020 - 25th August 2020

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Boogie Beat ZOOM Classes

Boogie Beat ZOOM Classes

Selected dates between 7th July 2020 - 16th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Zoe and Giggles the Boogie Beat Monkey for more fun Boogie Beat ZOOM classes with singing, dancing, classical fairy tales and stories which you can enjoy with your friends!
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Tuck Shop Tales

Tuck Shop Tales

Selected dates between 7th July 2020 - 28th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Come and get your sweet delights of story, song and more every Tuesday morning from the Scottish Storytelling Centre. No need for pocket money, everything is free!
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Holyrood Family Adventure - CANCELLED

Holyrood Family Adventure - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 10th July 2020 - 9th August 2020

Discover more about Holyrood's wildlife, history and volcanic landscape with these fun filled sessions in the dramatic landscape of Holyrood Park.
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Coastal Capers - POSTPONED

Coastal Capers - POSTPONED

12th July 2020

Head to the beach for a fun afternoon of rockpooling, beach art and games with Historic Environment Scotland!
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Coding Academy - Online Summer Camp for Kids

Coding Academy - Online Summer Camp for Kids

13th July 2020 - 17th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

ComputerXplorers SEScotland will build and develop your programming skills and show you how your interest can turn into a career on this online coding course suitable for ages 10+.
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Game Jam for Beginners - Online Summer Camp for Kids

Game Jam for Beginners - Online Summer Camp for Kids

13th July 2020 - 17th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Ever dreamt about creating your own video game? Well now you can with this ComputerXplorers online course open to ages 7+!
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Green Team Summer Outdoor Activity Week 1

Green Team Summer Outdoor Activity Week 1

13th July 2020 - 17th July 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

This amazing week of outdoor adventures with The Green Team Edinburgh & Lothians is for young people aged 9+, departing from and return to our base at Tynecastle High School each day.
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RZSS Virtual Summer School

RZSS Virtual Summer School

13th July 2020 - 7th August 2020
Online Event

Ready for a fun adventure from your very own home? Then join RZSS Discovery & Learning for a jam-packed week of live, online and offline activities all about animals for your whole family!
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Mindfulness Day for Young People: 9-14 years

Mindfulness Day for Young People: 9-14 years

16th July 2020
Leith

Explore your senses, find calmness and be kind to yourself and each other through fun, nature and art around Leith and the scenic seashore at Portobello!
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Summer Holiday Activity: Story Making - CANCELLED

Summer Holiday Activity: Story Making - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 16th July 2020 - 13th August 2020

Bring your imagination to Hopetoun House and help us to create fantastic stories in the woods. Best suited to 5-10 year olds.
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3D Design and CAD Drawing - Online Summer Camp for Kids

3D Design and CAD Drawing - Online Summer Camp for Kids

20th July 2020 - 24th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Learn how to use the latest computer aided design (CAD) to build amazing 3D models on this course run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland. It's suitable for ages 8+!
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Musical Theatre Summer School

Musical Theatre Summer School

20th July 2020 - 31st July 2020
Online Event

A one of a kind two week online Musical Theatre school is being held this Summer by West End and Broadway performers who are born and bred in Scotland!
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Online Netball Camps

Online Netball Camps

20th July 2020 - 7th August 2020
Online Event

Looking to keep the kids active during the summer? Join Netball Scotland's brand new Netball Camps Online, led by several National and Strathclyde Sirens netballing superstars!
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World of Stop Motion Animation - Online Summer Camp for Kids

World of Stop Motion Animation - Online Summer Camp for Kids

20th July 2020 - 24th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Join ComputerXplorers SEScotland for a week of fun packed sessions where you will learn everything you need to know about Stop Motion Animation.
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ÚNA TraDigital 2020

ÚNA TraDigital 2020

23rd July 2020 - 27th July 2020
Online Event

Join ÚNA Latin America Scotland Festival for five days of film, art, music and podcasts exploring myths and tales from Latin America & Scotland!
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Edinburgh Zoo After Hours

Edinburgh Zoo After Hours

Selected dates between 23rd July 2020 - 2nd August 2020

This summer, Edinburgh Zoo is opening the zoo gates after hours, giving you more opportunity to see your favourite animals!
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Edinburgh Food Festival - POSTPONED

Edinburgh Food Festival - POSTPONED

24th July 2020 - 2nd August 2020

Celebrate all things great in food & drink when the Edinburgh Food Festival returns to George Square Gardens!
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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

27th July 2020 - 31st October 2020

Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.
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Juventus Academy Scotland Edinburgh Summer Camp - Cancelled

Juventus Academy Scotland Edinburgh Summer Camp - Cancelled

27th July 2020 - 31st July 2020
Edinburgh South

Juventus Academy Coaches will visit Edinburgh to deliver a training experience where the standards of the Juventus Academy Project will be used to help develop the next generation of footballers!
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The Royal Yacht Britannia reopens Monday 27th July!

The Royal Yacht Britannia reopens Monday 27th July!

27th July 2020

Welcome aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia, Her Majesty The Queen’s former floating palace for over 40 years, when she reopens on Monday 27th July!
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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 August 2020 - 1st November 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their 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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Utilita Live From The Drive-In: Edinburgh

Utilita Live From The Drive-In: Edinburgh

1st August 2020 - 6th September 2020

Live Nation has announced the Utilita Live From The Drive-In concert series, set to bring some the biggest names of UK music to the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh this Summer!
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Green Team Summer Outdoor Activity Week 2

Green Team Summer Outdoor Activity Week 2

3rd August 2020 - 7th August 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

This amazing week of outdoor adventures with The Green Team Edinburgh & Lothians is for young people aged 9+, departing from and return to our base at Tynecastle High School each day.
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Groovy Geology

Groovy Geology

3rd August 2020

Enjoy your Bank Holiday at Hopetoun House with a Ranger-led stroll along the foreshore exploring part of the best of West Lothian's geological resource.
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The Parking Lot Social: Edinburgh

The Parking Lot Social: Edinburgh

5th August 2020 - 9th August 2020

The Parking Lot Social, Scotland's biggest ever drive-in tour, is coming to Dalkeith Country Park this summer between the 5th and 9th of August!
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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe 2020 - CANCELLED

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe 2020 - CANCELLED

6th August 2020 - 31st August 2020

Don't miss the legendary show, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, when it returns to the Edinburgh Fringe this August!
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Summer Holiday Activity: Bushcraft

Summer Holiday Activity: Bushcraft

6th August 2020

Spend some time in nature and learn how to safely make fire and whittle wood at Hopetoun House on 6th August! Suitable for ages 7+.
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The Crafters Roadshow - Gyle Shopping Centre

The Crafters Roadshow - Gyle Shopping Centre

Selected dates between 6th August 2020 - 27th September 2020

Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Gyle Centre in Edinburgh!
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EIFF and  Unique Events present: Drive In Movies

EIFF and Unique Events present: Drive In Movies

Selected dates between 7th August 2020 - 30th August 2020
Edinburgh West

Edinburgh International Film Festival and Unique Events have teamed up with Edinburgh Airport to produce a new monthly event for cinema fans throughout the rest of 2020!
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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - CANCELLED

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - CANCELLED

7th August 2020 - 29th August 2020

With the iconic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, 2020 sees The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrate its 70th anniversary with ‘The Platinum Edition’.
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Film: Little Women

Film: Little Women

12th August 2020

Louisa May Alcott's much loved novel returns to the big screen in this new adaptation screening at The Brunton on 12th August.
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At The Drive In: Edinburgh

At The Drive In: Edinburgh

13th August 2020 - 16th August 2020

@TheDriveIn is a fully loaded drive in cinema experience that is bringing a whole host of drive in activities to Edinburgh in August!
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The Jack and Jill Market

The Jack and Jill Market

16th August 2020
Livingston

Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at The Jack & Jill Market on the 16th August at Inveralmond Community High School, Livingston!
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National 5 and Higher Summer Preparation Courses

National 5 and Higher Summer Preparation Courses

17th August 2020 - 21st August 2020

GetAhead Edinburgh is offering National 5 and Higher preparation courses this summer to give children the extra confidence to start their courses this year.
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Go Bats! - POSTPONED

Go Bats! - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 21st August 2020 - 28th August 2020

Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals.
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West Lothian Treasure Trail

West Lothian Treasure Trail

22nd August 2020

Come along to Almondell & Calderwood Country Park on Saturday 22 August for a Treasure Trail not to be missed.
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Summer Stroll - POSTPONED

Summer Stroll - POSTPONED

23rd August 2020

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Linlithgow Loch and Peel and discover the wildlife that calls the loch its home.
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The Luna Cinema

The Luna Cinema

28th August 2020 - 30th August 2020

Enjoy open air cinema at the Botanics as the Luna Cinema presents three nights of classic films under the stars in August!
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Go Bats! - POSTPONED

Go Bats! - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 29th August 2020 - 6th September 2020

Come along for an informative chat and night time walk around the Palace and Peel as we search for Linlithgow's nocturnal inhabitants.
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The Jack and Jill Market

The Jack and Jill Market

29th August 2020

Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at The Jack & Jill Market on the 29th August at Granton Refectory Hall, Edinburgh College.
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Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

Selected dates between 1st September 2020 - 31st December 2020

Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard Edinburgh from 10am to 4pm!
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South Queensferry Artisan Craft Market

South Queensferry Artisan Craft Market

Selected dates between 5th September 2020 - 7th November 2020
South Queensferry

Come along to Artisan Antics monthly Maker's Market at Port Edgar Marina where you will find a selection of beautifully handcrafted gifts from local artisans and makers!
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Billionaire Boy - SUSPENDED

Billionaire Boy - SUSPENDED

10th September 2020 - 12th September 2020

From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny and Horrible Histories comes this amazing new production of David Walliams' best-selling story comes to Edinburgh Playhouse!
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Edinburgh Comic Con

Edinburgh Comic Con

12th September 2020 - 13th September 2020

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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Edinburgh Pretty Muddy 5k

Edinburgh Pretty Muddy 5k

12th September 2020

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is a brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Have fun with your friends whilst raising valuable funds for life-saving research!
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Edinburgh Pretty Muddy Kids 5k

Edinburgh Pretty Muddy Kids 5k

12th September 2020

Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones where they take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends!
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Funbox: How to be a Superhero

Funbox: How to be a Superhero

12th September 2020 - 13th September 2020

Its time to pull on your spandex, slap on your capes and head up, up and away as you join Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo for some singalong silliness!
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Super Market Edinburgh

Super Market Edinburgh

12th September 2020 - 13th September 2020
Edinburgh West

Glasgow's favourite independent market is on the move and for the first time ever we will be popping up in the nation's capital - Edinburgh on 12th & 13th September!
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Sing-a-Long-a Bohemian Rhapsody - SUSPENDED

Sing-a-Long-a Bohemian Rhapsody - SUSPENDED

13th September 2020

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 - SUSPENDED

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman - SUSPENDED

13th September 2020

Singalonga Productions returns with the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman!
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275th Anniversary - Family Activity Day

275th Anniversary - Family Activity Day

20th September 2020
Prestonpans

Join the Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust for a day of activities and presentations to mark the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Prestonpans!
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Crannogs: Ancient Life on Linlithgow Loch - POSTPONED

Crannogs: Ancient Life on Linlithgow Loch - POSTPONED

20th September 2020
Linlithgow

Join Historic Scotland and friends from the Scottish Crannog Centre as we journey back in time 2,500 years and learn about the crannogs that were built on Linlithgow Loch!
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Family Drop-in

Family Drop-in

21st September 2020

This mid-tem break, why not drop in to Hopetoun between 12 and 3:30pm and take part in a mystery treasure hunt around the grounds!
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The Phantom of the Opera - CANCELLED

The Phantom of the Opera - CANCELLED

23rd September 2020 - 31st October 2020

The brilliant original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera arrives at the Festival Theatre for the first time ever in 2020!
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Autumn Wander

Autumn Wander

26th September 2020

Enjoy this ranger led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun this autumn and enjoy the views over the forth and the seasonal changes of the historic landscape of Hopetoun House!
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Doors Open Days: Trinity House - POSTPONED

Doors Open Days: Trinity House - POSTPONED

26th September 2020 - 27th September 2020

As part of Edinburgh Doors Open Day Trinity House will be opening its doors and welcoming you to this wonderful gem of Leith.
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Dancercise CIC - New Beginnings

Dancercise CIC - New Beginnings

3rd October 2020

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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Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

10th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

Explore a world of magic and shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre this October!
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Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

Selected dates between 24th October 2020

Why should grown ups have all the fun? Comedy Kids is a fun filled show packed with stand-up, sketches and improv performed by the comics of the future.
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George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

27th October 2020

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 on 29th May at The Queen's Hall!
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Halloween Tales - POSTPONED

Halloween Tales - POSTPONED

30th October 2020

Discover the darker side of Trinity House`s maritime history and hear tales of hauntings, superstition and mystery this Halloween!
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Fright Night Saturday

Fright Night Saturday

31st October 2020

It's Fright Night Saturday! Enjoy a little extra horror once the sun goes down, but it's all good family fun at Almond Valley Heritage Centre.
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Spooky Saturday

Spooky Saturday

31st October 2020

It's Spooky Saturday at Almond Valley Heritage Centre on October 31st with lots of spooky activities for younger children.
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Burn the Floor

Burn the Floor

4th November 2020

Kevin Clifton is back with the Burn the Floor cast in 2020… and this time Kevin will be joined by his sister Joanne Clifton!
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Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

7th November 2020 - 8th November 2020

The biggest wedding fair on the east coast of Scotland will once again return to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 7th and 8th November!
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Bring It On The Musical

Bring It On The Musical

24th November 2020 - 28th November 2020

Amber Davies and Louis Smith are ready to BRING IT ON as the smash hit Broadway Musical back flips into the UK.
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The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

25th November 2020 - 3rd January 2021

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present a brand new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen for Christmas 2020.
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Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

27th November 2020

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an evening of stunning classical music by candlelight performed by spectacular British concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith!
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St Andrews Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

St Andrews Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

Selected dates between 27th November 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 27th November in Lauriston Hall.
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King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

28th November 2020 - 17th January 2021

Rise and shine! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray, Grant Stott and Jordan Young return in the pantomime of your dreams!
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Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

5th December 2020 - 31st December 2020

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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Children’s Classic Concerts: The Night Before Christmas

Children’s Classic Concerts: The Night Before Christmas

6th December 2020

CCC's Owen Gunnell has left the festive preparations to the last minute, with the help of his friends from the RSNO, will he make it a happy Christmas to all and to all a good night?
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Il Divo

Il Divo

8th December 2020

The original and the best classical cross over group of all time Il Divo return to the UK in December 2020 for the Christmas With Il Divo tour and stop off at the Usher Hall on 8th December!
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Family Wreath Making

Family Wreath Making

12th December 2020

Get hands on at Hopetoun and create your own beautiful wreath and make some wood cookie ornaments to hang on your tree.
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Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical

19th January 2021 - 23rd January 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 January 2021.
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Burns Ceilidh 2021

Burns Ceilidh 2021

23rd January 2021

Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs on 23rd January at Lauriston Hall!
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Hairspray the Musical

Hairspray the Musical

25th January 2021 - 30th January 2021

The smash hit musical comedy Hairspray returns to Edinburgh Playhouse for one week only from 25th to 30th January 2021. Don't miss it!
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Gangsta Granny

Gangsta Granny

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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Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

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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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

9th February 2021 - 13th February 2021

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

11th February 2021

The Story of Guitar Heroes - If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show at The Brunton Theatre on 18th May!
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Ballet West - The Nutcracker

Ballet West - The Nutcracker

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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Counterfeit Seventies Show

Counterfeit Seventies Show

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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Grease

Grease

16th February 2021 - 20th February 2021

Grease, the world’s best-loved musical is back, grittier and more glamorous than ever before. Catch it at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in February!
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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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School of Rock - The Musical

School of Rock - The Musical

23rd March 2021 - 27th March 2021

School of Rock - The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit, award-winning West End show, is coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse in March 2021!
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Singin’ in the Rain

Singin’ in the Rain

23rd March 2021 - 27th March 2021

Jonathan Church’s critically acclaimed production of Singin’ in the Rain is back to make a splash. Catch it at the Festival Theatre in March 2021!
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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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The Croft

The Croft

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

Scottish Ballet’s Swan Lake

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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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

Sister Act

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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Diversity - Connected 2021

Diversity - Connected 2021

Selected dates between 24th April 2021 - 8th June 2021

After nine sell out UK tours, Diversity have announced one of their biggest UK tours to date including two nights at The Usher Hall.
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Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!

Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!

4th May 2021 - 8th May 2021

Nurcracker, the sweetest of all Matthew Bourne’s treats returns to the Festival Theatre for one week only!
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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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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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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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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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Royal Highland Show 2021

Royal Highland Show 2021

17th June 2021 - 20th June 2021

One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' returns to the Royal Highland Centre from 17th June!
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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