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Joe Bonamassa -  SUSPENDED

Joe Bonamassa - SUSPENDED

27th April 2020
Celebrated blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa will return to the UK in April 2020 to perform at Edinburgh Playhouse.
Let’s Rock Scotland

Let’s Rock Scotland

15th June 2019
Let's Rock Scotland, the Ultimate 80's Festival, returns to Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday 15th June 2019 with a fantastic lineup of artists bringing you the very best of the 80’s!
Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show - CANCELLED

Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show - CANCELLED

24th April 2020 - 26th April 2020
Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2020, immersing you in the extraordinary and elemental power of its music and dance!
Introduction to Japanese: Online Lessons

Introduction to Japanese: Online Lessons

1st April 2020 - 30th April 2020
This online course is for anyone interested in learning Japanese, whether as a hobby, to try something new or to prepare for a future trip to Japan.
Disney’s The Lion King - CANCELLED

Disney’s The Lion King - CANCELLED

5th December 2019 - 18th April 2020
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures.
Online Fertility Yoga

Online Fertility Yoga

8th April 2020 - 27th May 2020
On Wednesday 8th April, Fertility Network Scotland are launching their 8 week course of Online Fertility Yoga.
The Script

The Script

17th July 2020
The Script, one of the hottest bands of the British/Irish music scene, will play Edinburgh Castle on Friday 17th July, the first in the Castle Concerts Summer 2020 series.
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

28th June 2019 - 7th July 2019
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2019 at Sighthill Park from 28th June until 7th July.
Lying-Down Concert #1

Lying-Down Concert #1

11th March 2018
Edinburgh's first Lying-Down concert brings together two of the city's most soulful underground vocal emsembles, SKOTEBI and UNUČAD.
Norman Hunter Artist Exhibition

Norman Hunter Artist Exhibition

2nd February 2020 - 29th February 2020
In February Penicuik Community Arts Association is hosting a Solo Exhibition of paintings by Biggar based emerging artist Norman Hunter.
Foals - CANCELLED

Foals - CANCELLED

29th April 2020 - 30th April 2020
Foals will be taking ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost’ on the road in the UK and stop off at the Usher Hall on 29th & 30th April.
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

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.
Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals - CANCELLED

Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals - CANCELLED

3rd June 2020 - 4th June 2020
Dust off your dancing shoes as Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals returns to Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2020!
Fresh Air - An Online Exhibition

Fresh Air - An Online Exhibition

9th April 2020 - 25th April 2020
This online exhibition of beautiful paintings and drawings from Cyril Gerber Fine Art, encompassing vistas, landscapes and gardens will bring you a breath of fresh air!
Edinburgh Mela

Edinburgh Mela

31st August 2019 - 1st September 2019
Get ready for a fun weekend for the whole family as the Edinburgh Mela, a multi-cultural festival of music, dance and arts, returns to Leith Links!
Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

23rd May 2020 - 4th October 2020
This major exhibition at City Art Centre focuses on the maritime theme in Ian Hamilton Finlay's work. It was a central element of his art, and one to which he returned throughout his life.
PwC Pantomime: The Wizard of Oz

PwC Pantomime: The Wizard of Oz

8th February 2018 - 10th February 2018
Come along to cheer, sing, hiss and boo as Dorothy and friends head off down the yellow brick road!
Hogmanay Family Party

Hogmanay Family Party

31st December 2018
Party the night away at the Village Hotel Edinburgh's Hogmanay Family Party with 3 Course Dinner, Live Singer, Family Disco and Piper to Pipe in 2019.
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical - SUSPENDED

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical - SUSPENDED

5th May 2020 - 9th May 2020
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom, don't miss it when it returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse in May!
PAW Patrol Live!

PAW Patrol Live!

28th July 2018
The most popular rescue dogs on the planet are coming to Edinburgh this Summer! Catch PAW Patrol at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 28th July!
A Giant on the Bridge - CANCELLED - hope to reschedule at some point

A Giant on the Bridge - CANCELLED - hope to reschedule at some point

9th April 2020
Five of Scotland’s foremost musicians perform songs and stories co-written with people connected to the criminal justice system.
Exhibition Tour of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

Exhibition Tour of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

23rd May 2020
Join us for an exhibition tour of 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' by Stephen Bann CBE, Emeritus Professor of History of Art and Senior Research Fellow at Bristol University.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

2nd May 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!
FREE Children’s Abacus Maths Class Edinburgh

FREE Children’s Abacus Maths Class Edinburgh

18th February 2018
This Free Children’s ABACUS Maths class offers a friendly and educational introduction to the use of the Abacus tool and the underlying concepts.
Storytelling True Facts: Iconic Women

Storytelling True Facts: Iconic Women

5th March 2019
Join us for a new event as storytellers share tales of some iconic women in music, art and literature, whilst unearthing an interesting True Fact!
Mini Workshop on Tantra Massage, Tantra Yoga and Tantra Meditation

Mini Workshop on Tantra Massage, Tantra Yoga and Tantra Meditation

27th April 2019
Learn more about the healing and energising art of Tantra massage, yoga and meditation in a safe and informative environment at this workshop with Mel Harris on Saturday 27th April!
The Illegal Eagles

The Illegal Eagles

27th October 2019
Tribute band to the Hotel California songsters, The Illegal Eagles return to the Edinburgh Playhouse on 27th October 2019.
Family Art Afternoon

Family Art Afternoon

30th November 2019
Bring the family along to the Royal Scottish Academy on 30th November and make gifts and decorations for Christmas in this free drop-in event led by artists Geri Loup-Nolan and Rachael Bibby!
Online Lecture: Healing on the Spiritual Path - The Key to Tomorrow’s Health

Online Lecture: Healing on the Spiritual Path - The Key to Tomorrow’s Health

23rd April 2020 - 25th April 2020
The Bruno Gröning Circle of Friends presents two online lectures discussing Healing on the Spiritual Path - The Key to Tomorrow's Health.
The Best Seat in the House

The Best Seat in the House

7th April 2020 - 29th May 2020
The Not Forgotten charity have launched a FREE weekly entertainment show, featuring artists such as The Osmonds, Elaine Paige, Aled Jones and Brian Conley to name a few!
Big Big Gin Festival - Rescheduled

Big Big Gin Festival - Rescheduled

2nd October 2020 - 4th October 2020
The Big Big Gin Festival is back at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange in October 2020. Let your experience be-gin!
Sustainable Kitchen, the IKEA way Workshop - Edinburgh

Sustainable Kitchen, the IKEA way Workshop - Edinburgh

2nd March 2019 - 10th March 2019
Have you ever wondered what A++++ even means? Are induction hobs better than gas? What will this save me? Join our FREE sustainable kitchen workshop find out the answers and more tips!
White Christmas - The Musical

White Christmas - The Musical

15th December 2020 - 3rd January 2021
Make it a magical family Christmas in 2020 as the spectacular brand-new production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas lights up Edinburgh Playhouse!
The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon

17th June 2020 - 4th July 2020
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 17th June to 4th July!

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Popular Events

Joe Bonamassa - SUSPENDED
Celebrated blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa will return to the UK in April 2020 to perform at Edinburgh Playhouse.
Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show - CANCELLED
Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2020, immersing you in the extraordinary and elemental power of its music and dance!
Introduction to Japanese: Online Lessons
This online course is for anyone interested in learning Japanese, whether as a hobby, to try something new or to prepare for a future trip to Japan.
Disney’s The Lion King - CANCELLED
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures.
Online Fertility Yoga
On Wednesday 8th April, Fertility Network Scotland are launching their 8 week course of Online Fertility Yoga.

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