Events in Edinburgh This Weekend

View the events taking place in Edinburgh this weekend 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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SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

21st January 2021 - 8th September 2022

Get groovy with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
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Air and Space Exhibition

Air and Space Exhibition

28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.
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Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

1st April 2021 - 31st December 2021

Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!
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Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

26th April 2021 - 20th February 2022

This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.
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Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

3rd May 2021 - 31st December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!
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Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

1st June 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.
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1:1 Textile Printing Session

1:1 Textile Printing Session

16th June 2021 - 31st December 2021

Perfect for creatives looking to materialise a project, students wishing to expand their portfolio, beginners for gaining knowledge or anyone wanting to try learn something different!
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The Typewriter Revolution

The Typewriter Revolution

24th July 2021 - 17th April 2022

Drawing on our outstanding typewriter collection, this exhibition features a range of machines, including an 1876 Sholes and Glidden typewriter which was the first to have a QWERTY keyboard.
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Inspiring Walter Scott

Inspiring Walter Scott

6th August 2021 - 9th January 2022

On the 250th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott's birth, experience his novels through objects that inspired him.
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Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st September 2021 - 31st March 2022
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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Making Nuno: Visionary Japanese Textiles by Sudō Reiko

Making Nuno: Visionary Japanese Textiles by Sudō Reiko

17th September 2021 - 8th January 2022

This autumn, world-renowned tapestry studio Dovecot brings the work of internationally acclaimed Japanese textile designer Sudō Reiko to Scotland with an innovative exhibition.
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Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre

Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre

19th September 2021 - 31st May 2022

Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre presents a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture acquired within the last ten years.
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Flamenca Dance Autumn Classes

Flamenca Dance Autumn Classes

20th September 2021 - 11th December 2021

We bring flamenco to the heart of Scotland and offer classes for all from Beginners to Advanced, six years to sixty-six (& beyond).
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Flamenco Dance Classes for Kids

Flamenco Dance Classes for Kids

23rd September 2021 - 11th December 2021

Alba Flamenca Kids classes starting again on the 23rd September for ages 3 to 16 years old. Fun classes to learn flamenco moves & plenty taconeos!
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China: Through the Lens of John Thomson

China: Through the Lens of John Thomson

30th September 2021 - 22nd March 2022
Edinburgh West

The first Edinburgh exhibition devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in China is on display at the James Watt Centre, Heriot Watt University.
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Cab-arette Showtour

Cab-arette Showtour

1st October 2021 - 30th November 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

A unique comedy musical Showtour in a taxi. Be driven around Edinburgh, whilst entertained by Lola and her variety of characters!
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Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Autumn Term Short Courses

Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Autumn Term Short Courses

4th October 2021 - 10th December 2021
Online Event

With the help of expert tutors, the Centre for Lifelong Learning at University of Strathclyde have developed an exciting range of classes to help keep you busy this Autumn!
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Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

16th October 2021 - 31st January 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Do you want to explore Edinburgh's top sights in one evening AND discover gruesome secrets about the city that Scotland would rather keep hidden? Well then, this is the tour for your!
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Remarkable Sights from Arthur’s Seat

Remarkable Sights from Arthur’s Seat

16th October 2021 - 10th April 2022

Get out of the hustle-and-bustle of Edinburgh for a day as you take in stunning views of the city from Arthur's Seat and discover Edinburgh's unique history and folklore with a local guide!
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A Walk in a Walled Garden

A Walk in a Walled Garden

17th October 2021 - 5th June 2022

Enjoy a visit to Granton Castle Walled Garden! It's open to visitors for a couple of hours every Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
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Cards for Good Causes

Cards for Good Causes

20th October 2021 - 18th December 2021

The pop up shop for Cards for Good Causes, the U.K.’s largest charity Christmas card retailer, is now open at St John's Episcopal Church, Princes Street, Edinburgh.
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Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

22nd October 2021 - 2nd September 2022

It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with DJ Josh Scott!
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Kids Circus Club (5-8 year-olds)

Kids Circus Club (5-8 year-olds)

26th October 2021 - 7th December 2021
Leith

Join Think Circus to spin, twirl, juggle and play at our Kids Circus Club (5-8 year olds) every Tuesday in Leith!
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Cityscape Photography Class

Cityscape Photography Class

1st November 2021 - 1st January 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Join photographer Simon Messer in Edinburgh old town as he shows you the very best places to take some truly special pictures!
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Escape the Past: The Anatomist

Escape the Past: The Anatomist

1st November 2021 - 31st December 2022

Descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you embark on a thrilling adventure into Edinburgh’s dark past.
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SpACE

SpACE

1st November 2021 - 4th December 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

Come and see how the Built Environment is responding to the Climate Emergency at the SpACE pop-up exhibition on now at the old Fire Station, Lauriston Place!
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Growth Workshops: Animation Sensory & Play

Growth Workshops: Animation Sensory & Play

6th November 2021 - 6th December 2021

If you are ages 6-11 and interested in animation, get signed up to our 5 week Animation Sensory & Play workshop!
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Ocean Terminal Christmas Market

Ocean Terminal Christmas Market

6th November 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Ocean Terminal Christmas Market is taking place every weekend through November and over four day periods in December.
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Reflections, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

Reflections, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

6th November 2021 - 20th March 2022

This exhibition at the City Art Centre will explore John Henry Lorimer’s art through five key themes: light, identity, family, femininity and home.
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Tapestry: Changing Concepts

Tapestry: Changing Concepts

13th November 2021 - 13th March 2022

This two-floor exhibition, at the City Art Centre this winter, will feature work by 19 contemporary artists associated with the former Tapestry Department at Edinburgh College of Art.
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Montpeliers Christmas Cocktail Club

Montpeliers Christmas Cocktail Club

14th November 2021 - 31st December 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Celebrate the festive season and visit some of Edinburgh's most popular bars for some refreshing cocktails at a price you simply can't refuse with Montpeliers Christmas Cocktail Club wristband!
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Castle Of Light

Castle Of Light

19th November 2021 - 9th January 2022

Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’ once again!
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Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

19th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey through Edinburgh Zoo!
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Winter Exhibition

Winter Exhibition

19th November 2021 - 15th January 2022

Pop in to Edinburgh’s newest contemporary art gallery, Colinton Arts, for it's Winter Exhibition showcasing 20 Scottish contemporary artists with a mix of paintings, glass, ceramics and sculpture!
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Winter Windows

Winter Windows

19th November 2021 - 4th January 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

Come and see Edinburgh's 2021 Winter Windows, showcasing the creativity of Edinburgh’s school pupils!
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Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

20th November 2021 - 4th January 2022

The Christmas Market returns to East Princes St Gardens in 2021 for a whole host of bespoke products, gifts and tasty treats!
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Light Night Installation

Light Night Installation

20th November 2021 - 4th January 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

This year Edinburgh’s Christmas will be working with Edinburgh-based artist Hannah Ayre to produce a contemporary art installation, which will illuminate the Mound with cascading geometric snowflake
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Rockstars Revisited

Rockstars Revisited

20th November 2021 - 4th December 2021

Featuring work from some world renowned photograhers, Rockstars Revisited comes to Gallery-Close from 20th November!
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Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

20th November 2021 - 24th December 2021
Edinburgh New Town

Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa... it’s the perfect way for children to get into the festive spirit.
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The Secret Domes at Cask Smugglers

The Secret Domes at Cask Smugglers

20th November 2021 - 31st March 2022

Cask Smugglers are thrilled to present our brand new Secret Domes, which boast some of the best views in Edinburgh from a spectacular vantage point on the rooftop of Waverley station.
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Christmas @ The Anatomist Escape Room

Christmas @ The Anatomist Escape Room

22nd November 2021 - 9th January 2022

Looking for festive fun that's a little different? Gather your team of family, friends or colleagues and head along to Edinburgh's historical escape room!
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SOLACE: Edinburgh Printmakers Members’ Exhibition

SOLACE: Edinburgh Printmakers Members’ Exhibition

23rd November 2021 - 24th December 2021

Marking the first Edinburgh Printmakers Members Show to take place at Castle Mills, this exhibition reflects the solace people have found in the arts over the past 18 months.
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acting balance(d): Spilt Milk Members Show ’21

acting balance(d): Spilt Milk Members Show ’21

25th November 2021 - 31st December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Spilt Milk Gallery is delighted to announce that this year’s edition of the annual members show is now live to view on the website!
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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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Castle Street Christmas Market

Castle Street Christmas Market

26th November 2021 - 23rd December 2021
Edinburgh New Town

Castle Street Christmas Market returns in 2021, providing everyone with something special to buy and enjoy. Not to be missed!
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Conifox’s Christmas Experience

Conifox’s Christmas Experience

26th November 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Conifox Adventure Park's sell-out Christmas Experience returns in 2021 bigger and better than ever for children and adults of all ages to enjoy.
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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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Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

27th November 2021 - 24th December 2021

Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at their annual Santa's Grotto!
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Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

27th November 2021 - 24th December 2021

Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Livingston for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
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Quiet Advent

Quiet Advent

29th November 2021 - 20th December 2021

Every Monday in Advent at 3pm, St Columba’s by the Castle offers the opportunity to de-stress from the busyness of the pre-festive period with 20 minutes of quiet reflection by candlelight.
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Five Sisters Zoo Christmas Illuminations

Five Sisters Zoo Christmas Illuminations

1st December 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Our ever-popular Christmas Zoo illuminations will return on selected dates this December from 5pm – 9pm.
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Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

1st December 2021 - 4th December 2021

Join the St Serfs Players at Inverleith St Serfs Church as they bring you the family Pantomime - Jack and the Beanstalk!
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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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Step aboard and make special festive memories on The Royal Yacht Britannia

Step aboard and make special festive memories on The Royal Yacht Britannia

1st December 2021 - 31st December 2021

Celebrate the festive season in style with a visit to The Royal Yacht Britannia this December and see the State Drawing Room and Dining Room, adorned with stunning decorations!
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Christmas at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots

Christmas at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots

2nd December 2021 - 16th December 2021

Come and see the beautiful Christmas decorations at the Palace and step back in time to discover how Mary, Queen of Scots would have celebrated Christmas over 400 years ago.
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Hannah Mooney: Into the Landscape

Hannah Mooney: Into the Landscape

2nd December 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Award-winning Irish artist Hannah Mooney's new oil paintings, displayed as part of Into the Landscape at The Scottish Gallery, evoke light, darkness, depth, transience and drama!
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Santa’s Secret Storeroom

Santa’s Secret Storeroom

2nd December 2021 - 23rd December 2021

This year, The Eco Larder is harbouring this years BIGGEST secret. Santa is in our storeroom!
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A Very Merry Christmas Pop-Up

A Very Merry Christmas Pop-Up

3rd December 2021 - 4th December 2021
Leith

Ho-ho-hold onto your Santa hats everyone - The Tartan Blanket Co. is opening its studio doors in Edinburgh for the first time in two years for a Christmas extravaganza!
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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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Beecraigs Festive Forest

Beecraigs Festive Forest

3rd December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Beecraigs Festive Forest is back for 2021. Even bigger, brighter, longer and more spectacular!
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Big Big Christmas Parties

Big Big Christmas Parties

3rd December 2021 - 18th December 2021

Are you ready for the best Christmas party nights in town? Then come along to the O2 Academy Edinburgh this December!
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Christmas Party Nights at Prestonfield House

Christmas Party Nights at Prestonfield House

3rd December 2021 - 18th December 2021

Immerse yourself in Prestonfield’s Winter Wonderland party nights on selected dates in December.
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Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

3rd December 2021 - 30th December 2021

Join the Cast of Jack and Beanstalk at the Reconnect Regal Theatre for a family adventure that’s got its head in the clouds!!
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Nature Works - An exhibition of Artist Books on the theme of climate change

Nature Works - An exhibition of Artist Books on the theme of climate change

3rd December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Nature Works features a broad selection of artist books on the theme of climate change and is showing at Upright Gallery from 3rd December.
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The Santa Experience

The Santa Experience

3rd December 2021 - 23rd December 2021

The Santa Experience returns! Add some magic to your Christmas with a visit to Santa and his elves at Archerfield Walled Garden.
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Winter Tales Book Festival

Winter Tales Book Festival

3rd December 2021 - 5th December 2021

In celebration of 175 years of ground-breaking research into religion, spirituality and the arts, the University Of Edinburgh's School of Divinity is delighted to host it's first ever literary festiva
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Abbotsford String Orchestra

Abbotsford String Orchestra

4th December 2021

We would like you to join us for the launch of our city’s new orchestra: the Abbotsford String Orchestra at Canongate Kirk at 7.30pm on Saturday December 4th!
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Assembly Rooms Christmas Fair

Assembly Rooms Christmas Fair

4th December 2021 - 5th December 2021

3D2D Events are pleased to be able to once again bring to the Assembly Rooms our spectacular Christmas Art, Craft and Design Fair.
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Breakfast with Santa at IKEA Edinburgh

Breakfast with Santa at IKEA Edinburgh

4th December 2021 - 19th December 2021

Ho! Ho! Ho! This festive season we invite you to join Santa at IKEA Edinburgh for a festive breakfast for the whole family!
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Catherine Bohart: Work In Progress

Catherine Bohart: Work In Progress

4th December 2021 - 5th December 2021

Enjoy an hour of new material from Catherine Bohart, the star of BBC2’s The Mash Report, at Monkey Barrel Comedy on 4th & 5th December!
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Cherry Valentines Tales of the Condemned Tour

Cherry Valentines Tales of the Condemned Tour

4th December 2021

This December, escape reality, reject sanity, and follow us into the afterlife as you immerse yourself into the world of the damned!
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Christmas Old and New - Rosslyn Chapel

Christmas Old and New - Rosslyn Chapel

4th December 2021

The Scottish Chamber Choir returns to live performance under direction of Iain McLarty with a Christmas concert of beautiful a cappella music in the intimate setting of Rosslyn Chapel.
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Cold Years

Cold Years

4th December 2021

Cold Years will be hitting the road for a string of shows around the UK later this year and stop off at The Mash House on Saturday 4th December!
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Dissolving Difficulties - Meditation Workshop

Dissolving Difficulties - Meditation Workshop

4th December 2021

Imagine you could disappear all your problems! Find out how during this practical course with Buddhist nun, Gen Kelsang Wangmo on Saturday 4th December!
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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

4th December 2021

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
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Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

4th December 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

Experience Edinburgh's original Farmers' Market at Castle Terrace every Saturday from 9am - 2pm!
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Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

4th December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Namaste All....! Join us online for the Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka each Saturday!
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Enchanted Christmas Pictures

Enchanted Christmas Pictures

4th December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Create a Christmas themed 3-dimensional framed picture that will light up like an enchanted magical forest in this online workshop with Lauriston Castle staff!
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Festival Wreath Making - Christmas Workshop

Festival Wreath Making - Christmas Workshop

4th December 2021

Get you into the Christmas spirit as you make beautiful Christmas Wreaths for your home or for fabulous gifts this December with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club!
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Festive Cabaret Nights

Festive Cabaret Nights

4th December 2021

Enjoy wondrous entertainment and sumptuous food at our festive cabaret celebration this Christmas at the Apex Grassmarket Hotel in Edinburgh.
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Festive Wreath Making Workshop

Festive Wreath Making Workshop

4th December 2021
Leith

Join creative stylists and florists Gloam, and lifestyle brand The Tartan Blanket Co., for a festive Christmas Wreath Making workshop on 4th December!
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Festive Wreath Workshop - 4th December

Festive Wreath Workshop - 4th December

4th December 2021
Leith

Join Kirsty from Boyes Botanics on 4th December for some festive madness! Armed with all the materials you need, you will learn how to make your own traditional wreath.
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Fore Play Crazy Golf

Fore Play Crazy Golf

4th December 2021

Fore! The Fore Play Crazy Golf team have launched another cracking venue to eat, drink, play and up your selfie game in the heart of the Capital!
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Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

4th December 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
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Joey Simons ‘The fearful part of it was the absence’

Joey Simons ‘The fearful part of it was the absence’

4th December 2021 - 13th March 2022

'The fearful part of it was the absence' is an exhibition by writer Joey Simons which investigates the periodic eruption and absence of rioting in Glasgow, and its effect on the shape of the city.
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La Rentrée – back to School with Graham - CANCELLED

La Rentrée – back to School with Graham - CANCELLED

4th December 2021

Don't miss this rare opertunity to see and also purchase some of internationally recognised artist Graham Flack's works at the Crags Centre on Saturday 4th December!
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Leith Market

Leith Market

4th December 2021
Leith

Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith!
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Meet our Christmas Drag Performers!

Meet our Christmas Drag Performers!

4th December 2021

Meet our Christmas Drag Performers! Join us and our dashing drag artists at Apex Grassmarket for an unforgettable night of jingling and mingling!
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Original Art for Christmas

Original Art for Christmas

4th December 2021
Edinburgh East

Artist Alan Lennon's Studio 52, is inviting you to come browse his unique cards, prints, paintings and sculptures on Saturday 4th December.
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Paper Sparrows - EP launch party

Paper Sparrows - EP launch party

4th December 2021

Join Edinburgh folk trio Paper Sparrows for the launch of their brand-new 5-track 'Silver EP' at The Pleasance Cabaret Bar on Saturday 4th December!
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Portobello Local Market

Portobello Local Market

4th December 2021
Portobello

Portobello Local Market is a much loved monthly venue for truly local food, drink and crafts, held in Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello.
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Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Edinburgh

Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Edinburgh

4th December 2021

Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Edinburgh!
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Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Livingston

Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Livingston

4th December 2021

Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Livingston!
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Spectacle of Light

Spectacle of Light

4th December 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Don't miss Dalkeith Country Park’s winter festive light experience 'Spectacle of Light' when it returns in 2021! It's a magical after-dark adventure for all the family!
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Stereophonics

Stereophonics

4th December 2021

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their multi-platinum album 'Just Enough Education to Perform' the Stereophonics play some special intimate UK dates including the Usher Hall on 4th December!
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The Big Show

The Big Show

4th December 2021

Enjoy a night of top stand-up Comedy at The Big Show every weekend at Monkey Barrel Comedy Edinburgh!
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The Christmas Drive-In Tour: Edinburgh

The Christmas Drive-In Tour: Edinburgh

4th December 2021 - 5th December 2021

The Christmas Drive-In Tour is coming to Edinburgh... it's the ultimate festive family night out featuring comedy, quizzes and film screenings all rolled into one!
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The Pitt Market

The Pitt Market

4th December 2021
Leith

The home of award winning street food, craft beer brewed in Edinburgh, wine, desserts & live music.
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The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

4th December 2021

It's back! The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show ruturns in July.
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The Snowman & Snowman and the Snowdog plus Santa visit

The Snowman & Snowman and the Snowdog plus Santa visit

4th December 2021 - 19th December 2021

Everyone's favourite Snowman comes to life on the Big Screen in a double bill, plus a special visit from Santa, at the National Mining Museum Scotland this December!
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West Linton Market

West Linton Market

4th 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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Whitney - Queen of the Night

Whitney - Queen of the Night

4th December 2021

Queen of the Night is a stunning celebration of the music and life of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest singers of our time!
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Winter Open Studios

Winter Open Studios

4th December 2021 - 5th December 2021

It's time to open our big colourful shutter at Coburg House Art Studios and invite you in for a Winter Open Studios of old (sort of)!
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A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

5th December 2021

This Christmas, Le Monde presents to you A Christmas Cabaret; a dazzling, full-scale festive hour hosted by the fabulous Bruce Devlin.
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An Edwardian Christmas

An Edwardian Christmas

5th December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

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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Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

5th December 2021

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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Burlesque Christmas Cabaret Dinner

Burlesque Christmas Cabaret Dinner

5th December 2021

Join us at Le Monde for a sophisticated and stylish Christmas soiree, combining an exquisite 2 course Festive meal with an innovative live cabaret show!
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Children’s Classic Concerts: Santa’s Postbox

Children’s Classic Concerts: Santa’s Postbox

5th December 2021

With plenty of Children's Classic Concerts sparkle, musical magic and seasonal singalongs, Santa's Postbox has got the perfect recipe for an action-packed concert yule never forgot!
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Drag King 101 with Phil Herrin and Dorian T. Fisk

Drag King 101 with Phil Herrin and Dorian T. Fisk

5th December 2021
Leith

Join us for Shut Up & King's first Edinburgh in-person workshop with Scotland's ‘oldest’ drag kings - Leither Phil Herrin and Glasgow's Dorian T. Fisk!
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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

5th December 2021

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
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Edinburgh Santa Fun Run & Walk

Edinburgh Santa Fun Run & Walk

5th December 2021

The Edinburgh Santa Fun Run & Walk is back and we are ready to welcome our Santa’s, Elves and Santa Paws back to West Princes Street Gardens for our much loved family fundraising event!
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Fore Play Crazy Golf

Fore Play Crazy Golf

5th December 2021

Fore! The Fore Play Crazy Golf team have launched another cracking venue to eat, drink, play and up your selfie game in the heart of the Capital!
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Jazz Sundays

Jazz Sundays

5th December 2021

Come along and enjoy Jazz Sundays at Soderberg Pavillion, Lister Square, with live music every Sunday from 5.30pm!
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Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

5th December 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials are free weekly bike rides leaving from the George Street store, providing the chance for any casual cyclists to meet new people with common interests.
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QUEER STUFF: Small Press Market

QUEER STUFF: Small Press Market

5th December 2021

Blunt Knife Co. is very excited to present QUEER STUFF: Small Press Market, featuring three brilliant LGBTQ+ local publishers on Sunday 5th December.
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Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Edinburgh

Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Edinburgh

5th December 2021

Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Edinburgh!
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Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Livingston

Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Livingston

5th December 2021

Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Livingston!
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Shagged. Married. Annoyed. with Chris & Rosie Ramsey

Shagged. Married. Annoyed. with Chris & Rosie Ramsey

5th December 2021

For the first time ever Chris and Rosie Ramsey are bringing their smash hit podcast, Shagged. Married. Annoyed., live to venues this December... catch them at the Edinburgh Playhouse!
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Shorthouse Live at The Voodoo Rooms

Shorthouse Live at The Voodoo Rooms

5th December 2021

Join Shorthouse and full band for their first headline gig at The Voodoo Rooms Edinburgh on Sunday 5th December!
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SHRUB Coop Clothes Swap

SHRUB Coop Clothes Swap

5th December 2021
Edinburgh West

SHRUB Coop is running a direct clothes swap on the first Sunday of each month. Come exchange some clothes and meet some new people!
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Small Spirits Big Show

Small Spirits Big Show

5th December 2021

Edinburgh's first dedicated Low and No Alcohol drinks fair is being hosted by The Small Spirits Company and WineKraft, this December!
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Stockbridge Market

Stockbridge Market

5th December 2021
Edinburgh New Town

A foodie heaven, creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!
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Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

5th December 2021

Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
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Summerhall Christmas Market

Summerhall Christmas Market

5th December 2021

Summerhall’s annual Christmas Market will look a little different as due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, it will be hybrid a Market in 2021.
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Sunday Lunch Spectacular

Sunday Lunch Spectacular

5th December 2021

Simply have a wonderful Christmastime when you join us at Apex Waterloo Place for a three-course lunch and live entertainment this festive season!
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Support The Makers Christmas Markets

Support The Makers Christmas Markets

5th December 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Enjoy an incredible selection of beautiful handmade local artisan products and support the incredibly talented Makers this Christmas!
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The Big Show

The Big Show

5th December 2021

Enjoy a night of top stand-up Comedy at The Big Show every weekend at Monkey Barrel Comedy Edinburgh!
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The Pitt Market

The Pitt Market

5th December 2021
Leith

The home of award winning street food, craft beer brewed in Edinburgh, wine, desserts & live music.
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Will & The People

Will & The People

5th December 2021

Will & The People will bring their upcoming UK & European tour to The Mash House on Sunday 5th December!
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