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

Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

1st August 2020 - 16th May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Traverse is delighted to present brand new, specially created, pieces from nine Young Writers online, with performers filming in their own homes under lockdown conditions.
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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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Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s - SUSPENDED

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s - SUSPENDED

12th September 2020 - 6th June 2021

The 1920s was a period of contrasts and this exhibition explores the styles, ideas and events that shaped Scottish art during this influential decade.
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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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Going Out | Going In - Audio Performance by Laura Fisher

Going Out | Going In - Audio Performance by Laura Fisher

26th February 2021 - 25th May 2021
National Event

Put on your headphones and take a journey through your local area with GOING OUT | GOING IN, an audio performance by Laura Fisher as part of the Out of Place festival!
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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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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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Adjust / Adapt

Adjust / Adapt

27th March 2021 - 24th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

This exhibition explores how our homes and outdoor spaces are working harder for occupants; as multigenerational sanctuaries, workspaces, classrooms, fitness and entertainment settings.
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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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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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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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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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20/20 Hindsight

20/20 Hindsight

10th April 2021 - 29th April 2021
Online Event

Blunt Knife Co. present 20/20 Hindsight, an online showcase of womxn's art, writing & music starting April 10th!
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The Journey

The Journey

13th April 2021 - 18th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Extraordinary illusionist, mentalist and performance artist Scott Silven and the Traverse Theatre invite you on a mesmerizing journey from your home to his in rural Scotland.
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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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Awaken your Body and Mind - Full Day Online Retreat

Awaken your Body and Mind - Full Day Online Retreat

17th April 2021
Online Event

Dive into this day full of experiences for your body, mind, and soul... awaken your true self and your highest potential!
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Digital Event: Descriptive Tour for visually impaired visitors of Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s

Digital Event: Descriptive Tour for visually impaired visitors of Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s

17th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focussing on our exhibition Bright Shadows - Scottish art in the 1920s.
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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

17th April 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

17th April 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

17th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Namaste All....! Join us online for the Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka each Saturday!
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FunBox: How To Be A Superhero Virtual Show

FunBox: How To Be A Superhero Virtual Show

17th 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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Leith Market

Leith Market

17th April 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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Lift Your Mood And Become More Resilient With Mindfulness - CANCELLED

Lift Your Mood And Become More Resilient With Mindfulness - CANCELLED

17th April 2021
Online Event

Whether you are struggling because of the pandemic or life is okay for you, now is a great time to learn how to be mindful in this six week course run by Britta Schuessler Therapies.
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The Incredible Tale of Robot Boy

The Incredible Tale of Robot Boy

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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The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

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

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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Webcam Circus Show

Webcam Circus Show

17th April 2021 - 25th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Welcome to one and only Webcam Circus Show, an online family-friendly and interactive circus show performed live on Zoom!
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Wet Wet Wet: The Journey Out Of Lockdown

Wet Wet Wet: The Journey Out Of Lockdown

17th April 2021
Online Event

In association with Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy, Wet Wet Wet will stream 'The Journey Out Of Lockdown' an exclusive one hour online show at 7.30pm on Saturday 17th April!
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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

18th April 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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FunBox: How To Be A Superhero Virtual Show

FunBox: How To Be A Superhero Virtual Show

18th 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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Stockbridge Market

Stockbridge Market

18th April 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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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market
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!
Test Match Special
Join Test Match Special and Ashes stars Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan as they take you inside the famous TMS commentary box!
The Royal Highland Show - CANCELLED
One of Scotland's most iconic events, The Royal Highland Show, returns to the Royal Highland Centre between the 17th and 20th June 2021!
Webcam Circus Show
Welcome to one and only Webcam Circus Show, an online family-friendly and interactive circus show performed live on Zoom!
Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light
This major retrospective, the most comprehensive display of Charles H. Mackie’s work in over a century, showcases the breadth of his creative vision and talents.

Popular Venues

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