24 Doors of Advent

Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.

24 Doors of Advent

About 24 Doors of Advent

Discover an exciting new place each day of advent, as this real-life advent calendar takes you through a different door, throughout December as Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city.

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Musselburgh Horticultural Society Flower Show
Musselburgh Horticultural Society Flower Show
24th August 2019
The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh
The Musselburgh Horticultural Society's annual Flower Show is taking place on Saturday 24th August at The Brunton Hall. It’s always a fantastic community event!
Clay Press Print Workshop
Clay Press Print Workshop
25th August 2019
NA, Edinburgh North
We're making a ceramic piece of artwork for Granton Castle Walled Garden and need your help! Join Cassandra Barron at the garden for this nature inspired summer workshop.
Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
26th August 2019
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Enjoy the annual International Festival finale with inspirational music from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and breathtaking fireworks set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
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Recitals for Wrigglers
Recitals for Wrigglers
15th September 2019
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh East
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers returns for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery!
Music Through the Ages
Music Through the Ages
5th October 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages
Music Through the Ages
6th October 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
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Man at Arms
Man at Arms
21st August 2019
Dirleton Castle, Dirleton
Come along to Dirleton Castle for one of Historic Scotland's special 'Man at Arms' talks, which tell tales of siege warfare and castle life, with a selection of medieval weapons on show!
Children’s Fun Fair
Children’s Fun Fair
23rd Aug 2019 - 25th Aug 2019
Vogrie Country Park, Gorebridge
FunTastic Events is delighted to be bringing their Children’s Fun Fair back to Vogrie Country Park from 23rd to 25th August!
Scotland v France
Scotland v France
24th August 2019
BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh West
Summer rugby comes to BT Murrayfield this August as Scotland host France on Saturday 24 August. Join us for a fantastic day out for the whole family!
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The Golden Fly
The Golden Fly
21st Aug 2019 - 25th Aug 2019
Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Old Town
Storyteller Alice Fernbank and musician Graham Dickson lead you on a storytelling voyage laden with song and myth, presented through flute and voice.
Blazin’ Fiddles with Emily Smith
Blazin’ Fiddles with Emily Smith
21st August 2019
The Queens Hall Edinburgh, Edinburgh South
Scotland’s most celebrated fiddle band Blazin’ Fiddles joins the twice voted ‘Scots Singer of the Year’ Emily Smith for a special one-off Scottish tour and plays The Queens Hall in August!
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room
22nd August 2019
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh West
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room!
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