Religious events in Edinburgh

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

Events in Edinburgh

Heriot Watt University Christmas Carol Celebration 2023

15th December 2023

Get yourself into the Christmas spirit this year at Heriot Watt University's Christmas Carol Celebration on 15th December!


A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

17th December 2023

Come along to a traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols in the atmospheric surroundings of St Johns Episcopal Church, Edinburgh on 17th December!


Candlelit Concert at St. Giles’ Cathedral

31st December 2023

Come along to a festive celebration in the candlelit atmosphere of St Giles' Cathedral on 31st December!


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Religious Events in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of Religious Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

Alpha Course

Alpha Course

Selected dates between 10th April 2024 - 19th June 2024

Barrhead and Neilston Churches of Scotland invite you to join them for Alpha... a series of group conversations that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith in an open, friendly environment.


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Nine Lessons and Carols

Nine Lessons and Carols

24th December 2023

Join Houston & Killellan Kirk on Christmas Eve for their special festive service, Nine Lessons and Carols!


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Popular Events

Christmas at the Botanics
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!
Castle Of Light
Prepare to see the jewel in Edinburgh's skyline sparkle and glisten in brilliant colour this festive season as Castle of Light is back for its fourth year!
The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan
Join Peter Pan as he sets sail on a brand-new adventure for Christmas 2023 at the Festival Theatre, with pantomime favourites Allan Stewart, Grant Stott and Jordan Young!
Stage Door Entertainment, in partnership with Portobello Town Hall, is proud to bring the enchanting fairytale to life, promising to captivate audiences of all ages.
James Marriott
Multi-faceted artist and creative James Marriott has added an additional date to his tour next year and plays La Belle Angele, Edinburgh on 29th January!

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