Events in Edinburgh in December 2018

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh during December 2018 below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Motown The Musical
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Motown The Musical

20th November 2018 - 8th December 2018
The Scottish premiere of Motown The Musical hits Edinburgh Playhouse from 20 November until 8 December 2018.
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OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions! Read more
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About! Read more
Historic Underground

Historic Underground

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015. Read more
Children’s Judo Club

Children’s Judo Club

2nd March 2018 - 2nd March 2019
Randori Judo will be starting a four week Introduction to Judo Course commencing on Friday 2nd March at 4:30pm at Clovenstone Community Centre. Read more
Growing Up With Books

Growing Up With Books

1st June 2018 - 9th December 2018
Explore the world of children’s books in this exhibition on now at the Museum of Childhood. Read more
Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

3rd July 2018 - 4th June 2019
Come along and try Pilates for adults with Nicky Pender every Tuesday and Wednesday at Liberton Kirk Halls. Read more
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day. Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections. Read more
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

3rd September 2018 - 14th December 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 3rd September, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack. Read more
Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

3rd September 2018 - 31st December 2018
The Royal Yacht be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia Yottie Bears on board the ship for you to spot. Read more
Vinyasa Krama Yoga

Vinyasa Krama Yoga

5th September 2018 - 12th December 2018
Yogatherapy invites you to come along and try Vinyasa Krama Yoga with Jean Itier at the Santosa Yoga Studio in Leith. Read more
Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

24th September 2018 - 21st May 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come along, join in and enjoy the benefits of fun, fitness and friendship with RSCDS Edinburgh Dance Scottish classes! Read more
Recruiting 28-32 Month Old Wee Scientist

Recruiting 28-32 Month Old Wee Scientist

27th September 2018 - 31st December 2018
Edinburgh South
Do you know a wee scientist, 28-32 months old? Do they speak English? If so, come help us understand how toddlers learn about the world in our Wee Science language study! Read more
John Bellany:  Birthplace and Beginnings

John Bellany: Birthplace and Beginnings

30th September 2018 - 1st December 2018
Come along to a very special exhibition of the artist John Bellany’s earliest works, many previous unseen, on now at Cockenzie House & Gardens. Read more
Wee Scientist Wanted: English-Polish Child Language Study

Wee Scientist Wanted: English-Polish Child Language Study

3rd October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Edinburgh South
Bilingualism Matters, Wee Science, and the University of Edinburgh are currently looking for young children (aged 24-30 months) from English-Polish families for a fun study. Read more
Get a Free Workout with Curves

Get a Free Workout with Curves

21st October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Curves, a ladies-only gym in Edinburgh Northwest, is offering a free taster workout with a personal trainer that is safe, efficient and effective for women of all ages and fitness levels. Read more
Autumn Internationals

Autumn Internationals

3rd November 2018 - 1st December 2018
The Golf Tavern will be showing all the live action from the Autumn Rugby Internationals this November. Read more
Scottish Portrait Awards Exhibition 2018

Scottish Portrait Awards Exhibition 2018

3rd November 2018 - 1st December 2018
An exhibition of outstanding contemporary portraiture by artists born, living or studying in Scotland, including the top sixty of over 700 works entered in the Scottish Portrait Awards 2018. Read more
The Mash House - 3rd November

The Mash House - 3rd November

3rd November 2018 - 3rd December 2018
The Mash House brings you Max & Harvey Live, Samedia Shebeen and Distraction presents: ReOrder 'I Am Ready' Album Tour all on 3rd November. Read more
Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty  - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

6th November 2018 - 18th January 2019
‘Awakening Abstraction’ is an exhibition by Jon Canty featuring a mix of new works and a cross section of his work over the last few years. See it at the Stick Factory from 6th November! Read more
Colour my Christmas: Table Styling Talk

Colour my Christmas: Table Styling Talk

7th November 2018 - 2nd December 2018
John Lewis & Partners Edinburgh launches ‘Colour My Christmas’ style masterclasses on how to create a showstopping Christmas dining table. Read more
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November. Read more
Visible Girls/Invisible Spaces

Visible Girls/Invisible Spaces

10th November 2018 - 21st December 2018
Visible Girls/Invisible Spaces is a special exhibition brought to Summerhall by Historic Environment Scotland as part of the Year of Young People. Read more
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items! Read more
Giant Lanterns of China 2018

Giant Lanterns of China 2018

16th November 2018 - 17th February 2019
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter. Read more
La Clique Noël - Part Deux

La Clique Noël - Part Deux

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Edinburgh West
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux. Read more
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa... when he arrives at Santa Land in George Street. Read more
Winter Windows

Winter Windows

17th November 2018 - 26th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come and see Edinburgh's 2018 Winter Windows, designed by budding young artists from Edinburgh’s schools to the theme of Kindness! Read more
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
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! Read more
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
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! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Livingston for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto! Read more
Silent Light

Silent Light

19th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
In a world first, Silent Light brings together the spectacular Street of Light from Edinburgh’s Christmas 2015 and 2016 and silent disco headphones to give you the ultimate street party. Read more
Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical

20th November 2018 - 8th December 2018
The Scottish premiere of Motown The Musical hits Edinburgh Playhouse from 20 November until 8 December 2018. Read more
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

21st November 2018 - 24th March 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore! Read more
Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas!

Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas!

21st November 2018 - 16th December 2018
Back by popular demand, sprinkled with seasonal glitter this hugely entertaining show will leave you with a feel-good glow. Read more
Christmas at the Botanics 2018

Christmas at the Botanics 2018

23rd November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens! Read more
Festive Party Dinner!

Festive Party Dinner!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a Festive Party Dinner in the stunning auditorium at the Ghillie Dhu, welcomed by a chilled glass of fizz, followed by a decadent 3-course festive meal, live ceilidh band and DJ. Read more
Festive Party Lunch!

Festive Party Lunch!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a festive party lunch at the Ghillie Dhu and enjoy an unforgettable celebration of food, drink and festive cheer! Read more
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s. Read more
Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas when this magical after dark experience returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens! Read more
Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 138th Open Annual Exhibition

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 138th Open Annual Exhibition

26th November 2018 - 13th December 2018
The captivating nature of watercolour painting is celebrated at the 138th Open Annual Exhibition by The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour. Read more
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

27th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Join us at The Brunton for Jack and the Beanstalk, a fun packed panto with an up to date twist on the well-known story! Read more
Nativity! The Musical

Nativity! The Musical

28th November 2018 - 2nd December 2018
After an extended run in the West End, Nativity! The Musical is coming to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre. Read more
Village Christmas Party Selection Box

Village Christmas Party Selection Box

29th November 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Enjoy a real mix of Christmas Parties this year at the Village Hotel Edinburgh. You pick your favourite and we’ll mix the tunes! Read more
Wendy and Peter Pan

Wendy and Peter Pan

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Full of fairy-dust, adventure and all your favourite characters this magical story is everything a Christmas treat should be. Read more
Coburg House Christmas Open Studios Event

Coburg House Christmas Open Studios Event

30th November 2018 - 2nd December 2018
Coburg Open Studios Event is back for Christmas! With over 70 artists opening their doors it offers a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes and a great opportunity to buy direct from the artists. Read more
Edinburgh Multilingual Stories Festival

Edinburgh Multilingual Stories Festival

30th November 2018 - 2nd December 2018
Edinburgh Multilingual Stories Festival EMSF is bringing together artists, researchers, children and communities for the first time in Scotland to celebrate the diversity of our city at Assembly Roxy. Read more
St Andrews Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

St Andrews Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

30th November 2018 - 1st December 2018
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidh on 30th November and 1st December in Lauriston Hall. Read more
You Choose

You Choose

30th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Edinburgh West
You Choose is a brand new interactive musical show for all the family, but in this show – YOU CHOOSE what happens! Read more
24 Doors of Advent

24 Doors of Advent

1st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar. Read more
An Audience with Dark Edinburgh

An Audience with Dark Edinburgh

1st December 2018
Join Scott Liddell, the man behind ‘Dark Edinburgh’ to hear about his work documenting hidden and changing aspects of the City in atmospheric light. Read more
Autumn Internationals

Autumn Internationals

1st December 2018
The Granary Leith will be showing all the live action from the Autumn Internationals 2018 Rugby, book your seat now! Read more
Calton Consort - Into The Light

Calton Consort - Into The Light

1st December 2018
Calton Consort, together with their new Artistic Director, Frikki Walker, present Into The Light at Canongate Kirk on Saturday 1st December. Read more
Christmas

Christmas

1st December 2018
Celebrate the season with Origin Scotland, in association with Tearfund, and enjoy a fantastic night of both traditional and contemporary Christmas classics at The Usher Hall on 1st December! Read more
Christmas Charity Festival

Christmas Charity Festival

1st December 2018 - 2nd December 2018
This annual event is now in its eighth year with over 30 charity stalls to brows around within the comfort of a large marquee you can even stay awhile for a snack at the coffee / tea bar. Read more
Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

1st December 2018
Come along to the annual Cramond Kirk Christmas Fair on Saturday 1st December with with lots of great stalls and a visit from Santa as well! Read more
Christmas Hand Embroidery Decoration Workshop

Christmas Hand Embroidery Decoration Workshop

1st December 2018
Learn the versatile craft of hand embroidery and make your own hand embroidered Christmas decoration with embroiderer Abigail King of ‘AbigailKingDesign’, at The Edinburgh Remakery 1st December. Read more
Christmas Wreath Making Class

Christmas Wreath Making Class

1st December 2018
Get you into the Christmas spirit as you make beautiful Christmas wreaths and garlands for your home or for fabulous gifts at this workshop on 1st December with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club! Read more
Daniel Sloss: X

Daniel Sloss: X

1st December 2018
Catch the stunning new show from Daniel Sloss, the internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish stand-up comedian when he comes to The Brunton on 1st December! Read more
Darkness Dance: a Winter Butoh workshop with Paul Michael Henry

Darkness Dance: a Winter Butoh workshop with Paul Michael Henry

1st December 2018
Don't miss this one-off Edinburgh all-day winter special: a unique chance to explore your self and your body through movement as we approach the darkest part of the year. Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

1st December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Enchanted Christmas Pictures

Enchanted Christmas Pictures

1st December 2018
Create a Christmas themed 3-dimensional framed picture that will light up like an enchanted magical forest in this workshop with Mike Durnan. Read more
ESW Winter Event

ESW Winter Event

1st December 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop on 1st December for their Winter Event as they celebrating a year of activity with tours, talks and much more! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

1st December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Free Treetorial: Christmas Tree Interior Designing Workshop

Free Treetorial: Christmas Tree Interior Designing Workshop

1st December 2018 - 2nd December 2018
Join our Interior Designers at Ikea Edinburgh as we show you clever tips and ideas to create a tree that's perfect for you and make you own tree skirt to take away! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

1st December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Graeme Stephen’s The Penalty

Graeme Stephen’s The Penalty

1st December 2018
Don't miss Scottish composer Graeme Stephen’s brand-new score for guitar (Stephen) and cello (Pete Harvey) for Lon Chaney’s silent film The Penalty, at The Queen's Hall on 1st December! Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

1st December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Guide Dogs Tea Party - Find out how you could support Guide Dogs!

Guide Dogs Tea Party - Find out how you could support Guide Dogs!

1st December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come along to one of these events and find out more about supporting Guide Dogs in the area by becoming a volunteer in fundraising. Read more
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast! Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

1st December 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

1st December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

1st December 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Musical Stories

Musical Stories

1st December 2018
To celebrate Bookweek Scotland, join storyteller Daniel Allison to hear some captivating tales brought to life with music and inspired by the traditional tales we all know and loved as children. Read more
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

1st December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Out of the Blue Xmas Arts Markets

Out of the Blue Xmas Arts Markets

1st December 2018
Find unusual Christmas presents or treats for yourself as more than 150 artists and makers will be selling their work, over three dates this December, at Out of the Blue Drill Hall Xmas Arts Market. Read more
Paintbox Christmas Open Weekend

Paintbox Christmas Open Weekend

1st December 2018 - 2nd December 2018
To celebrate Paintbox's 5th Birthday we are hosting a Christmas Open Weekend on 1st & 2nd December, the perfect place to start your Christmas shopping! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

1st December 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Tarot for Wellbeing - A Winter Workshop!

Tarot for Wellbeing - A Winter Workshop!

1st December 2018
Musselburgh
A three-hour workshop run by Tarot Cat aimed at those who are new to tarot, or those who have always been interested but are struggling to know where to start. Read more
TEDxUniversityofEdinburgh 2018 - TEDxWomen

TEDxUniversityofEdinburgh 2018 - TEDxWomen

1st December 2018
Join us on 1st December for this TEDxUoE event, the perfect opportunity to share brilliant ideas, inspire each other and make new connections all in the setting of our very own University Campus. Read more
The Arienas Collective Open Day

The Arienas Collective Open Day

1st December 2018
Join us in our welcoming and relaxed, city centre, home-based workshop space. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine and have a look at the wide range of art and craft workshops our local artists offer. Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

1st December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving! Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

1st December 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

1st December 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
West Linton Market

West Linton Market

1st December 2018
West Linton
A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month at St. Andrews New Church Hall. Read more
Xmas Disco Yoga Party

Xmas Disco Yoga Party

1st December 2018
Get set for a fun Christmas Disco Yoga Bash with Yoga Ganesh on Saturday 1st December at LifeCare Edinburgh. All generations and genders welcome! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Secrets - Paws in the Park

2nd December 2018
Bring your pooch along on a dog friendly guided walk in Holyrood Park and learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past. Read more
‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

2nd December 2018
Looking for something a little different this festive season, then look no further than the Elves’ Festive Afternoon Tea at Apex Grassmarket Hotel every Sunday. Read more
Celebrating the Peace, Christmas 1918

Celebrating the Peace, Christmas 1918

2nd December 2018
It's Christmas 1918, join the family and staff of Lauriston as they reflect on what has been but look forward with some optimism to what is to come. Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

2nd December 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
CHAS Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea

CHAS Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea

2nd December 2018
Ladies, join CHAS and get into the festive spirit as you enjoy a beautiful afternoon tea and Winter Wonderland show with singing diva and dedicated CHAS supporter, Michelle McManus! Read more
Christmas Wreath Making at Historic Riddle’s Court

Christmas Wreath Making at Historic Riddle’s Court

2nd December 2018
Join us fireside in our 16th century former merchant's house at Riddle's Court for a fabulously festive workshop, creating and taking home your unique and beautiful wreath on Sunday 2nd December! Read more
Domingo Todo Latino

Domingo Todo Latino

2nd December 2018
Latin Sunday: Celebrate the end of the week at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda playing the best of urban, reggaeton, latin & mix! Read more
Edinbrick Toy Fair - LEGO and Toys - For Families and Collectors

Edinbrick Toy Fair - LEGO and Toys - For Families and Collectors

2nd December 2018
Team Edinbrick is Hosting a Toy Fair for Families and Toy Collectors of all Ages at The Counting House on Sunday 2nd December. Read more
Edinburgh Christmas Run (5K or 10K)

Edinburgh Christmas Run (5K or 10K)

2nd December 2018
The annual Edinburgh Christmas 5k & 10k Runs are back on Sunday 2nd December throughout Inverleith Park, Inverleith & Stockbridge. Read more
Edinburgh: A City of Contradictions

Edinburgh: A City of Contradictions

2nd December 2018
Lynn and Paul Henni (henni.photo) will give an illustrated talk about their work on the more unique and less conventional views of Edinburgh. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

2nd December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Live on Mars

Live on Mars

2nd December 2018
Live on Mars, returns to continue its amazing journey celebrating the very best of iconic pop hero David Bowie; his music, artistry, style and showmanship... At The Queen's Hall on 2nd December. Read more
Make a Christmas Stocking

Make a Christmas Stocking

2nd December 2018
Learn how to make your own unique Christmas stocking this Festive season in this workshop run by The Edinburgh Remakery on Sunday 2nd December! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

2nd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Progress

Progress

2nd December 2018
Come and join us at Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh's premier alternative comedy club, on Sunday evenings to see Edinburgh's rising star show! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

2nd December 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

2nd December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

2nd December 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

2nd December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

2nd December 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend! Read more
The Australian Pink Floyd

The Australian Pink Floyd

2nd December 2018
The critically acclaimed Australian Pink Floyd Show returns to the Usher Hall on 2nd December 2018. Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

2nd December 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
A Perfect Paper-craft Edwardian Christmas

A Perfect Paper-craft Edwardian Christmas

3rd December 2018
Using beautiful papers and simple techniques create beautiful paper Christmas decorations in this workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb. Read more
Anything Disco Mondays

Anything Disco Mondays

3rd December 2018
Come along to Subway Cowgate for their Anything Disco Mondays with free entry all night! Read more
Celebrating 70 Years of the NHS: Heal the Living

Celebrating 70 Years of the NHS: Heal the Living

3rd December 2018
Don't miss 'Heal the Living' a gripping and emotional medical drama, screening at Grassmarket Picture House on 3rd December to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the NHS! Read more
Frankenstein

Frankenstein

3rd December 2018 - 5th December 2018
Pure Expression Theatre brings a unique immersive experience based on the story of Frankenstein to Central Library Edinburgh in December. Read more
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

3rd December 2018
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed. Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

3rd December 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more
Meet the Barbersurgeon

Meet the Barbersurgeon

3rd December 2018 - 5th December 2018
It's 1573 and once more Edinburgh Castle is under siege! Meet the Barbersurgeon and see the tools of the surgical trade in his medical cabinet. Read more
On This, A Winter’s Night

On This, A Winter’s Night

3rd December 2018
On This, A Winter’s Night is a creative performance project for upper primary schools conceived as a celebration of song, verse, music and light to mark the turning of the year. Read more
PAMIS Emergency First Aid at Work: With profound and multiple disabilities specific information

PAMIS Emergency First Aid at Work: With profound and multiple disabilities specific information

3rd December 2018
PAMIS are running an accredited Emergency First Aid at Work course which includes specific information on treating individuals with a PMLD. Read more
Red Raw

Red Raw

3rd December 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Read more
Soundhouse: Martin Kershaw Octet – In Memory of David Foster Wallace

Soundhouse: Martin Kershaw Octet – In Memory of David Foster Wallace

3rd December 2018
Special concert as saxophonist & composer Martin Kershaw marks the 10th anniversary of US author David Foster Wallace's passing with a major new work featuring a stellar line-up of Scottish musicians. Read more
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

3rd December 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome! Read more
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

3rd December 2018
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had. Read more
Sharing for a Saner Future - Film Presentation

Sharing for a Saner Future - Film Presentation

4th December 2018
Please join Share International for a thought-provoking film presentation of a talk in Japan by lecturer and artist Benjamin Creme. Read more
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

4th December 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

4th December 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Balerno Theatre Company Present: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

Balerno Theatre Company Present: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

5th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Balerno Theatre Company Present an original pantomime chronicling the adventures of Robin Hood as he storms through the forest rescuing the two babes from the machinations of their evil uncle. Read more
Christmas Stockings, Cushions and Table Runner Making Workshop

Christmas Stockings, Cushions and Table Runner Making Workshop

5th December 2018
Get into the festive spirit and learn applique, hand and machine embroidery techniques and make beautiful Christmas crafts in these workshops run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club in December! Read more
Edinburgh Folk Club

Edinburgh Folk Club

5th December 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Folk Club's regular weekly show on Wednesday evenings at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar! Read more
Magical Christmas Scenes

Magical Christmas Scenes

5th December 2018
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb to explore seasonal landscapes and the creatures who live in them and make a series of wintry artworks to give as gifts or keep to adorn your own walls. Read more
McGonagall’s Chronicles

McGonagall’s Chronicles

5th December 2018 - 12th December 2018
It's back by popular demand! McGonagall’s Chronicles, performed by Gary McNair, returns to Traverse Theatre in December. Read more
Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

5th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Traverse Theatre Company in association with HighTide present Mouthpiece, a frank and unflinching look at the different Edinburghs which often exist in ignorance of one another. Read more
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

5th December 2018
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday, we have a guitar, microphones and cajon so no excuses! Read more
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

5th December 2018
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday. Read more
Roast Battle Edinburgh

Roast Battle Edinburgh

5th December 2018
Fresh from a total sell out Ed Fringe run and 5 star reviews, Roast Battle Edinburgh comes to the Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre! Read more
The Great Muslim Panto: If the Shoe Fits Part 2

The Great Muslim Panto: If the Shoe Fits Part 2

5th December 2018
Beat boredom with some family-friendly fun and follow theatre company Once Upon a Family (a real-life family of seven) on their hilarious journey to perform the UK’s first ever halal pantomime! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

5th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

5th December 2018
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand! Read more
Christmas Embroidery Class

Christmas Embroidery Class

6th December 2018
Learn various embroidery techniques and stitches and create a beautiful festive embroidered design which can be hung on the tree in this workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Christmas Preview Event

Christmas Preview Event

6th December 2018
We cordially invite you to our Pre-Christmas discount shopping evening at Valvona & Crolla on Thursday 6th December with 20% discount on all shopping. Read more
Cushion-making with Zips and Piping

Cushion-making with Zips and Piping

6th December 2018
Learn how to make professional looking cushions with zips and piping to match your furnishings and you'll never need to buy a cushion again. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

6th December 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Edinburgh Magic Show

Edinburgh Magic Show

6th December 2018
The Edinburgh Magic Show storms into the city centre on the first Thursday of each month and you can catch it at Lulu, George Street. Read more
International Singing Group

International Singing Group

6th December 2018
Are you an international student? Do you enjoy singing? Then come along to the international singing group to learn songs from around the world! Read more
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

6th December 2018
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!! Read more
Lecture Series - The History of School Uniform

Lecture Series - The History of School Uniform

6th December 2018
Join Dr Kate Stephenson for this irreverent dash through 500 years of uniform history, with props, at Gladstone's Land on Thursday 6th December! Read more
New Sh*t

New Sh*t

6th December 2018
New Sh*t is a pay what you want event so throw a couple of pounds in the bucket and come nurture new talent - you never know, you might be seeing the next big thing. Read more
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

6th December 2018
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

6th December 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Tales of Mendelssohn II conducted by Daniele Rustioni

Tales of Mendelssohn II conducted by Daniele Rustioni

6th December 2018
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra invites you to Tales of Mendelssohn II conducted by the brilliant Italian conductor Daniele Rustioni on 6th December at The Queen's Hall. Read more
A Christmas Fairy Trail

A Christmas Fairy Trail

7th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Enter Archerfield Walled Garden’s mystical Fairy Trail and get lost in a world of fairies, forest folk and folklore when it returns in December! Read more
Bearfoot Comedy Club

Bearfoot Comedy Club

7th December 2018
Bearfoot Comedy Club brings you another comedy extravaganza on Friday 7th December at The Merlin Roadhouse. Read more
Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

7th December 2018
Join us at our IKEA store in Edinburgh to have your breakfast along with a very special guest - Santa! Read more
Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

7th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Make Christmas 2018 special with a three course lunch in the opulent Queen Anne Room at Edinburgh Castle, and enjoy a dining experience fit for royalty. Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Lecture by Dr Helen Scott

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Lecture by Dr Helen Scott

7th December 2018
In this illustrated lecture Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, traces the career of Edwin G. Lucas and reveals the stories behind his intriguing artworks. Read more
Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

7th December 2018
What better way to relax and unwind after all those long hours in the office than a Christmas party night in the glorious surroundings of Carberry Tower. Read more
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

7th December 2018
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

7th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Juniper Grave - Of Hellions and Harridons Album Launch

Juniper Grave - Of Hellions and Harridons Album Launch

7th December 2018
Join Juniper Grave for an unforgettable evening of magic, mystery and madness at their album launch 'Of Hellions & Harridans' on Friday 7th December plus special guests Run Into The Night! Read more
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

7th December 2018
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical! Read more
Lau

Lau

7th December 2018
Don't miss Lau’s final show of 2018, a chance to hear some of the band’s first new music since 2015’s The Bell That Never Rang, alongside favourites from throughout their career. Read more
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

7th December 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

7th December 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Mum’s the Word

Mum’s the Word

7th December 2018
Mum's the word is a comedy gig at the Gilded Balloon, designed for parents with babies, hosted by comedian and Mum, Katie Mulgrew. Read more
One Night In Rio!

One Night In Rio!

7th December 2018
Join us at Boteco do Brasil on Friday 7th December for a night of great music and dance as we presents - Forrobamba! Read more
Rags to Bags - Creative Textile Upcycling

Rags to Bags - Creative Textile Upcycling

7th December 2018
Come along to a unique and fun workshop with Artisan Stitch creating your own little evening bag from fabric scraps, perfect for the Festive season! Read more
Self-defence Classes for Kids in Leith!

Self-defence Classes for Kids in Leith!

7th December 2018
Rencounter Krav Maga is holding self-defence classes for kids (8-12yrs) on Fridays at Room to Move. Book a FREE trial class now! Read more
Self-defence Classes for Teens in Leith!

Self-defence Classes for Teens in Leith!

7th December 2018
Help your teenager be happy, healthy, and prepared for life’s challenges with fun self-defence classes run by Rencounter Krav Maga! Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

7th December 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

7th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving! Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

7th December 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
The Intruder: Rehearsed Reading  -  Intruz: czytanie performatywne

The Intruder: Rehearsed Reading - Intruz: czytanie performatywne

7th December 2018
Based on a true story, Remi’s world becomes mixed up after an aggression derails his life’s course. Can coming to a new country help him to leave his past behind? Read more
The Osmonds’ Rock And Roll Christmas Spectacular

The Osmonds’ Rock And Roll Christmas Spectacular

7th December 2018
Synergy Concerts presents The Osmonds' Rock and Roll Christmas Spectacular at the Usher Hall on 7th December. Read more
Treasure Island Pantomime

Treasure Island Pantomime

7th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Dalkeith
Don't miss Treasure Island, a Ben Crocker pantomime, presented by Pit Pony Productions on 7th & 8th December at Newbattle Community Campus! Read more
3D2D Edinburgh Christmas Craft, Art and Design Fair

3D2D Edinburgh Christmas Craft, Art and Design Fair

8th December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Don't miss the 3D2D Edinburgh Christmas Craft, Art & Design Fair at the Assembly Rooms 8th and 9th December! Read more
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

8th December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Able Faces

Able Faces

8th December 2018
Catch Able Faces at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh! With their fantastic vocal harmonies and energetic performances they are a live act not to be missed. Read more
Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

8th December 2018
Join us at our IKEA store in Edinburgh to have your breakfast along with a very special guest - Santa! Read more
Cara Dillon: Upon A Winter’s Night

Cara Dillon: Upon A Winter’s Night

8th December 2018
The exceptional Irish singer Cara Dillon will be returning to The Queen’s Hall on Saturday 8th December with her Christmas show Upon A Winter’s Night. Read more
Christmas Balloon Modelling Workshop

Christmas Balloon Modelling Workshop

8th December 2018
Learn how to make your very own Christmas-themed Balloon Models with super-fun hands-on workshop from Magic Ian. Read more
Christmas Embroidery Class

Christmas Embroidery Class

8th December 2018
Learn various embroidery techniques and stitches and create a beautiful festive embroidered design which can be hung on the tree in this workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Clay Portrait Weekend with Duncan Robertson

Clay Portrait Weekend with Duncan Robertson

8th December 2018
This intensive weekend course run by the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop will teach you to model a clay head directly from life, develop your observational skills and clay modelling techniques. Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

8th December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

8th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

8th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

8th December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

8th December 2018
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

8th December 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Love Actually with Live Orchestra

Love Actually with Live Orchestra

8th December 2018
Kick off the holiday season with a screening of festive favourite Love Actually complete with full orchestra! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

8th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

8th December 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

8th December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Out of the Blue Xmas Arts Markets

Out of the Blue Xmas Arts Markets

8th December 2018
Find unusual Christmas presents or treats for yourself as more than 150 artists and makers will be selling their work, over three dates this December, at Out of the Blue Drill Hall Xmas Arts Market. Read more
Santa’s Doggy Grotto

Santa’s Doggy Grotto

8th December 2018
Bring along your furry friend and join us at Dobbies Edinburgh for one of the most exciting festive experiences - Santa’s Doggy Grotto! Read more
Santa’s Farm Yard Cottage

Santa’s Farm Yard Cottage

8th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santa visits Almond Valley once again, settling into his farmyard cottage set within a chilly midwinter forest. Read more
Scottish Ballet: Cinderella

Scottish Ballet: Cinderella

8th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Discover the enchanted, sparkling world of Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella, when Scottish Ballet bring the show to the Festival Theatre. Read more
Sleep in the Park - Edinburgh

Sleep in the Park - Edinburgh

8th December 2018
Social Bite's Sleep in the Park returns and this time it's taking place across Scotland! Sign up now for the Edinburgh event at Princes Street Gardens and help end homelessness in Scotland for good! Read more
Teapot Trust Christmas Craft Fair

Teapot Trust Christmas Craft Fair

8th December 2018
Come along to the Teapot Trust Christmas Craft Fair with it's wide range of art, design and craft stalls to meet all of your Christmas shopping needs! Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

8th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving! Read more
The Edinburgh Singers Christmas at Greyfriars

The Edinburgh Singers Christmas at Greyfriars

8th December 2018
The Edinburgh Singers return to the historic Greyfriars Kirk on 8th December to present a celebration of festive music, featuring beloved works by Grieg, Rutter and Whitacre. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

8th December 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
TTF - 25 Years of Real Love

TTF - 25 Years of Real Love

8th December 2018
The greatest night ever… just got greater! TTF will be playing the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh on Saturday 8 December 2018 – their first concert in the capital since the '90s. Read more
Warped World

Warped World

8th December 2018 - 13th December 2018
Edinburgh based, Italian visual artist Evelina Cassari is holding an exhibition of her unique mixed media artworks at Whitespace from 8th to 13th December. Read more
Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

8th December 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding a 4 day weekend Door Supervisor Training Course ever month throughout 2018. Read more
A Family Christmas at Lauriston

A Family Christmas at Lauriston

9th December 2018
Get back to traditional values as a family and spend a very special morning with us at Lauriston Castle this Christmas. Read more
Adventures in Nightmareland

Adventures in Nightmareland

9th December 2018
Join magician Ash Pryce as he journeys to the Wonderland like Nightmareland with mind reading, side show stunts and creepy illusions. Read more
‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

9th December 2018
Looking for something a little different this festive season, then look no further than the Elves’ Festive Afternoon Tea at Apex Grassmarket Hotel every Sunday. Read more
Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

9th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Edinburgh West
Baby Loves Disco returns for Christmas 2018 with its unique dayclubbing experience at the Festival Square Spiegeltent. Read more
Carl Hutchinson: I Know I Shouldn’t Behave Like This…

Carl Hutchinson: I Know I Shouldn’t Behave Like This…

9th December 2018
Geordie comedian Carl Hutchinson is back with a brand new show ‘I Know I Shouldn’t Behave Like This… and you can catch it at The Stand Edinburgh on 9th December! Read more
Cat Loud: Torch Songs

Cat Loud: Torch Songs

9th December 2018
Cat Loud is making her Jazz Bar debut on Sunday 9th December with 'Torch Songs' and joining her will be John Youngs on double bass, Dave Toule Music on guitar and Vid Gobac on drums. Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

9th December 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas Craft Fair

9th December 2018
Greening Our Street invites you to come along to a Christmas Craft Fair on Sunday 9th December in Lauriston Hall. Read more
Christmas Decorations Workshop

Christmas Decorations Workshop

9th December 2018
Make gorgeous Christmas decorations using different fabrics, ribbons, buttons and more in these workshops run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club in December! Read more
Domingo Todo Latino

Domingo Todo Latino

9th December 2018
Latin Sunday: Celebrate the end of the week at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda playing the best of urban, reggaeton, latin & mix! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

9th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Lunch with Santa!

Lunch with Santa!

9th December 2018
The Ghillie gang will be getting into the festive spirit with carvery style dining, festive face painting, arts & crafts, and a gift from Santa Claus himself on 9th December! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

9th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

9th December 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Progress

Progress

9th December 2018
Come and join us at Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh's premier alternative comedy club, on Sunday evenings to see Edinburgh's rising star show! Read more
Recitals for Wrigglers

Recitals for Wrigglers

9th December 2018
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers returns for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery on Sunday 9th December. Read more
Santa’s Doggy Grotto

Santa’s Doggy Grotto

9th December 2018
Bring along your furry friend and join us at Dobbies Edinburgh for one of the most exciting festive experiences - Santa’s Doggy Grotto! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Carberry Tower

Santa’s Grotto at Carberry Tower

9th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa's Grotto! So come and visit him in his enchanting Grotto at Carberry Tower this year! Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

9th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Story Time with Mrs Clause

Story Time with Mrs Clause

9th December 2018
Bring along the kids to the Granary Leith and let them experience a Christmas tale from Mrs Clause herself followed by gingerbread decorating. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

9th December 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Summerhall Christmas Market 2018

Summerhall Christmas Market 2018

9th December 2018
Our Summerhall Christmas Market returns packed full of local businesses selling unique gift ideas whilst our food vendors will be serving up delicious food and drink in our Courtyard. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

9th December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

9th December 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend! Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

9th December 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Tumbles Christmas Party

Tumbles Christmas Party

9th December 2018
Portobello
Get set to show off your best dance moves at the Tumbles Christmas disco and party, with arts and crafts, face painting, a buffet bag and a visit from Santa! Read more
Winter Warmer Walk: Linlithgow

Winter Warmer Walk: Linlithgow

9th December 2018
Join a Ranger on this winter walk round Linlithgow Loch and Peel whilst keeping a look out for the wildlife that calls it home. Read more
Anything Disco Mondays

Anything Disco Mondays

10th December 2018
Come along to Subway Cowgate for their Anything Disco Mondays with free entry all night! Read more
Carols around the Christmas tree

Carols around the Christmas tree

10th December 2018 - 11th December 2018
Come along to the beautifully decorated Great Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse for an evening of Christmas carols and seasonal music with Scottish Vocal Ensemble! Read more
FILM: Florida Project

FILM: Florida Project

10th December 2018
The 2017 film 'Florida Project', a drama about the darker side of Disney’s dreamland, is screening on 10th December at Grassmarket Picture House. Read more
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

10th December 2018
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed. Read more
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

10th December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Don't miss the ultimate night out when the Kinky Boots tour comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2018! Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

10th December 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more
NEHH presents... Julia Holter

NEHH presents... Julia Holter

10th December 2018
American singer, songwriter Julia Holter returns to Summerhall on Monday 10th December in celebration of her upcoming album Aviary. Read more
PAMIS Understanding Communications and Managing Behaviour - 2 Day Course

PAMIS Understanding Communications and Managing Behaviour - 2 Day Course

10th December 2018
PAMIS are hosting a 2 Day Understanding Communication and Managing Behaviour course for anyone who involved in the support of individuals who have a learning disability. Read more
Schumann Quartet

Schumann Quartet

10th December 2018
New Town Concerts present the Schumann Quartet, consisting of brothers Mark, Erik and Ken Schumann plus violist Liisa Randalu, at The Queen's Hall on Monday 10th December. Read more
Soundhouse: Dean Owens and The Felsons

Soundhouse: Dean Owens and The Felsons

10th December 2018
For one night only, especially for Soundhouse, acclaimed singer songwriter Dean Owens is reuniting with his old Felsons (and Smile) bandmates – Kevin McGuire, Calais Brown and Dave Stewart. Read more
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

10th December 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome! Read more
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

10th December 2018
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had. Read more
The Stand Christmas Special

The Stand Christmas Special

10th December 2018 - 15th December 2018
Join The Stand Christmas Special... With Glenn Wool, MC Hammersmith, Ashley Storrie and host Bruce Devlin! Read more
4 Day Door Supervisor Course

4 Day Door Supervisor Course

11th December 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their highly recommended 4 Day Door Supervisor Course each month throughout 2018. Read more
Bugle Boys Christmas Crackers

Bugle Boys Christmas Crackers

11th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
After wowing crowds at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Bugle Boys bring their Christmas Crackers show to the Assembly Roxy from 11th December. Read more
Guide Dogs Tea Party - Find out how you could support Guide Dogs!

Guide Dogs Tea Party - Find out how you could support Guide Dogs!

11th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come along to one of these events and find out more about supporting Guide Dogs in the area by becoming a volunteer in fundraising. Read more
Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making

11th December 2018
Using silver clay, learn how to make three different pieces of silver jewellery at this one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Puzzled Pint

Puzzled Pint

11th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Love solving puzzles...with friends...while eating and drinking? Then join us for Puzzled Pint on Tuesday 11th December! Read more
Silver Clay Jewellery Taster

Silver Clay Jewellery Taster

11th December 2018
On this taster workshop at The Arienas Collective you will create a pendant or pair of earrings from hallmark-quality silver with experienced, local jeweller Anna Campbell. Read more
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

11th December 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s. Read more
The World is Waking Up! - Presentation

The World is Waking Up! - Presentation

11th December 2018
Join Share International for an inspiring presentation about the public emergence of remarkable spiritual teachers. All welcome to discuss these historic and momentous events. Read more
A Royal Christmas

A Royal Christmas

12th December 2018
Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Louise Cooling, author of the new book 'A Royal Christmas', discusses the traditions and treasures of royal Christmases, past and present. Read more
A Very Georgian Christmas

A Very Georgian Christmas

12th December 2018
Come along to Gladstone's Land on Wednesday 12th December for some Georgian Christmas entertainments, including carols, punch and Georgian Christmas crafts! Read more
Christmas Stockings, Cushions and Table Runner Making Workshop

Christmas Stockings, Cushions and Table Runner Making Workshop

12th December 2018
Get into the festive spirit and learn applique, hand and machine embroidery techniques and make beautiful Christmas crafts in these workshops run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club in December! Read more
Edinburgh Folk Club

Edinburgh Folk Club

12th December 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Folk Club's regular weekly show on Wednesday evenings at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar! Read more
Feed the Minds Carol Concert at Greyfriars Kirk

Feed the Minds Carol Concert at Greyfriars Kirk

12th December 2018
Come and celebrate Christmas at Feed the Minds’ magical carol concert in the stunning and atmospheric Greyfriars Kirk this December! Read more
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

12th December 2018
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday, we have a guitar, microphones and cajon so no excuses! Read more
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

12th December 2018
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday. Read more
Silver Clay Christmas Charms

Silver Clay Christmas Charms

12th December 2018
Join us at The Arienas Collective on 12th December for a half-day, festive-themed silver clay jewellery workshop and create unique Christmas pudding, cracker and stocking-filler charms. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

12th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
A Night of Romanian Traditional Music

A Night of Romanian Traditional Music

13th December 2018
Scotland-based singer-songwriter Lizabett Russo brings a night of Romanian Traditional Music to Leith Depot on Thursday 13th December. Read more
Christmas at the Tron

Christmas at the Tron

13th December 2018
We would be delighted if you could join us from 6pm on Thursday 13th December for an Edinburgh World Heritage Christmas celebration at The Tron Kirk! Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

13th December 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

13th December 2018
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!! Read more
Katie Melua and Gori Women’s Choir

Katie Melua and Gori Women’s Choir

13th December 2018
Katie Melua has included a date at the Assembly Rooms as part of her 2018 winter tour and she is joined by the Gori Women’s Choir. Read more
Kids Christmas Craft Workshop

Kids Christmas Craft Workshop

13th December 2018
Let your children learn hand sewing techniques, pom pom making, felting and more in this Kids Christmas Craft Workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club! For ages 7+ Read more
Late Night Shopping and Dining

Late Night Shopping and Dining

13th December 2018
Make an evening of it at Restoration Yard this Christmas – Thurday December 13th is our new Shop & Dine event. Read more
Loud Comedy

Loud Comedy

13th December 2018
Loud Comedy at the Gilded Balloon is about bringing you the best and brightest of the comedy scene, playing crazy games, having fun and getting Loud! Read more
Public Christmas Lecture - Brain Health: a small matter of the blood vessels

Public Christmas Lecture - Brain Health: a small matter of the blood vessels

13th December 2018
Edinburgh South
Find out why our blood vessels are so critical to the health of our brains at Edinburgh Neuroscience's 2018 annual Christmas Public Lecture on Thursday 13th December. Read more
Samedia Shebeen Tropical Underground

Samedia Shebeen Tropical Underground

13th December 2018
It's Underground Live's last party of 2018 so get yourselves down for a night with the hottest Samedia Shebeen vibes on Thursday 13th December! Read more
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

13th December 2018
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

13th December 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
Tales of Mendelssohn III conducted Karina Canellakis

Tales of Mendelssohn III conducted Karina Canellakis

13th December 2018
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra invites you to Tales of Mendelssohn III conducted by Karina Canellakis on 13th December at The Queen's Hall. Read more
The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven

The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven

13th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Almost ten years on from her controversial premiere, Jo Clifford and company bring their legendary production of 'The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven' to the Traverse for the first time. Read more
Wine Tasting with Bibo Wine and Events Edinburgh: Christmas Tipples Tasting

Wine Tasting with Bibo Wine and Events Edinburgh: Christmas Tipples Tasting

13th December 2018
Come along to Bibo’s festive tasting of all things Christmas, from rich white wines to warming reds and some very indulgent sweet wines to round off your Christmas pud! Read more
Able Faces

Able Faces

14th December 2018
Catch Able Faces at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh! With their fantastic vocal harmonies and energetic performances they are a live act not to be missed. Read more
Birch Star Wreaths and Scandinavian Garlands

Birch Star Wreaths and Scandinavian Garlands

14th December 2018
Make an exquisite natural wreath and also a variety of different felt and Scandinavian inspired decorations for your home this Christmas. Read more
Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas Afternoon Tea

14th December 2018
Enjoy a sophisticated seasonal afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and many dainty festive nibbles at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Eskmills Christmas Party Nights

Eskmills Christmas Party Nights

14th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Indulge in a festive feast and delicious drinks with your colleagues or friends, then join forces with party-goers on the dance floor at Eskmills Christmas Party Nights! Read more
Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

14th December 2018
What better way to relax and unwind after all those long hours in the office than a Christmas party night in the glorious surroundings of Carberry Tower. Read more
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

14th December 2018
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

14th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

14th December 2018
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical! Read more
Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

14th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Join us at Church Hill Theatre as Edinburgh People's Theatre present Little Red Riding Hood, a traditional family pantomime with just a little twist in its tail! Read more
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

14th December 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4. Read more
Mr McFall’s Chamber: Musical Cosmopolitans

Mr McFall’s Chamber: Musical Cosmopolitans

14th December 2018
Listen to Mr McFall’s Chamber: Musical Cosmopolitans from Mozart, Mendelssohn and Piazzolla at The Queen's Hall on Friday 14th December! Read more
Pinot Noir Wine Tasting Edinburgh

Pinot Noir Wine Tasting Edinburgh

14th December 2018
Leith
Sample 13 Pinot Noirs from across the world at this relaxed wine tasting evening hosted by Rose Murray Brown on 14th December at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Read more
Santa Breakfasts

Santa Breakfasts

14th December 2018
Enjoy a tasty breakfast before visiting jolly old Santa in his magic cottage at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Santa Suppers

Santa Suppers

14th December 2018
A warming and yummy evening supper, served at your tables by the kitchen elves, then it's time to visit Santa. Read more
Self-defence Classes for Kids in Leith!

Self-defence Classes for Kids in Leith!

14th December 2018
Rencounter Krav Maga is holding self-defence classes for kids (8-12yrs) on Fridays at Room to Move. Book a FREE trial class now! Read more
Self-defence Classes for Teens in Leith!

Self-defence Classes for Teens in Leith!

14th December 2018
Help your teenager be happy, healthy, and prepared for life’s challenges with fun self-defence classes run by Rencounter Krav Maga! Read more
Tea, Christmas Cake and Make

Tea, Christmas Cake and Make

14th December 2018
Create your own Victorian-style decorations using decoupage and other techniques in this workshop with artist Gemma Coyle at The Palace of Holyrood on 14th December! Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

14th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving! Read more
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

15th December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Annasach Christmas Ceilidh at the Counting House

Annasach Christmas Ceilidh at the Counting House

15th December 2018
Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to their informal Christmas celebration in the The Counting House on 15th December. Read more
Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

15th December 2018
Join us at our IKEA store in Edinburgh to have your breakfast along with a very special guest - Santa! Read more
Casa Bacardi Party Edinburgh

Casa Bacardi Party Edinburgh

15th December 2018
There is no party like Bacardi party, so don't miss this one at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh on Saturday December 15th! Read more
Christmas Concert With Ciara Harvie

Christmas Concert With Ciara Harvie

15th December 2018
After the success of her first ever concert in July this year, classical crossover singer Ciara Harvie is holding a Christmas concert on Saturday 15th December at The Lighthouse, Prestonpans. Read more
Christmas Decorations Workshop

Christmas Decorations Workshop

15th December 2018
Make gorgeous Christmas decorations using different fabrics, ribbons, buttons and more in these workshops run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club in December! Read more
Christmas Festival Day

Christmas Festival Day

15th December 2018
Celebrate Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Saturday 15th December with a day of fun, festive activities set amongst the magnificent State Apartments. Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

15th December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Edinburgh Light Orchestra: A Most Wonderful Christmas

Edinburgh Light Orchestra: A Most Wonderful Christmas

15th December 2018
Join us at The Queen's Hall on Saturday 15th December for ‘A Most Wonderful Christmas’ – a fun-packed special programme of popular seasonal favourites for all the family. Read more
Festive Frolics Dinner and Cabaret Show

Festive Frolics Dinner and Cabaret Show

15th December 2018
Add an extra sparkle to your Christmas with the Festive Frolics Dinner and Cabaret Show on Saturday 15th December at The Voodoo Rooms! Read more
Frankly, The Smiths

Frankly, The Smiths

15th December 2018
Frankly, The Smiths have established themselves as Scotland's premier tribute act to the Smiths, don't miss them when they return to Sneaky Pete's on Saturday 15th December! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

15th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Fresh Green Wreaths

Fresh Green Wreaths

15th December 2018
Make a stunning green wreath to take pride of place on your street in this workshop at Lauriston Castle with Margaret Findlay! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

15th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

15th December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

15th December 2018
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden. Read more
Introduction to Metal Work

Introduction to Metal Work

15th December 2018
Join us at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop for this Introduction to Metal Work course using a broad range of equipment in our Metal workshop. Read more
It’s a Wonderful Life!

It’s a Wonderful Life!

15th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Floating Brick Theatre will be putting on a stage production of "It's a Wonderful Life" this December at the Cornerstone Centre. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

15th December 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

15th December 2018
Enjoy a sprinkling of actual magic in the run up to Christmas with our heart-warming comedy magic show. Read more
Meet professional MasterChef winner Gary Maclean

Meet professional MasterChef winner Gary Maclean

15th December 2018
Come along and meet professional MasterChef winner Gary Maclean at Dobbies Livingston on 15th December where he will be holding a book signing for his new book 'Gary Maclean’s Kitchen Essentials'! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

15th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

15th December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Out of the Blue Xmas Arts Markets

Out of the Blue Xmas Arts Markets

15th December 2018
Find unusual Christmas presents or treats for yourself as more than 150 artists and makers will be selling their work, over three dates this December, at Out of the Blue Drill Hall Xmas Arts Market. Read more
Phoenix Festive Soul and Gospel Celebration!

Phoenix Festive Soul and Gospel Celebration!

15th December 2018
Edinburgh's energetic Soul & Gospel Choir are back once again with a show-stopping Christmas Concert at Assembly Roxy on Saturday 15th December! Read more
Santa’s Doggy Grotto

Santa’s Doggy Grotto

15th December 2018
Bring along your furry friend and join us at Dobbies Edinburgh for one of the most exciting festive experiences - Santa’s Doggy Grotto! Read more
Snow White 2:  Appley Ever After

Snow White 2: Appley Ever After

15th December 2018
Come join us at The Stand Comedy Club for our first ever pantomime 'Snow White 2 - Appley Ever After', a classic panto with an alternative edge, suitable for ages 5+! Read more
Soldering Silver Clay Jewellery

Soldering Silver Clay Jewellery

15th December 2018
Learn the traditional skill of soldering to advance your jewellery making skills in this full-day intermediate workshop, suitable for anyone with experience of working with metal clay. Read more
The Bootleg Beatles

The Bootleg Beatles

15th December 2018
The world’s most famous Beatles Tribute band play the Usher Hall on 15th December in a not-to-be-missed show. Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

15th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving! Read more
The RIP Cockenzie House Investigation

The RIP Cockenzie House Investigation

15th December 2018
Join The RIP team as we conduct a paranormal investigation at Cockenzie House, one of Lothian's most haunted locations, on 15th December! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

16th December 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

16th December 2018
Looking for something a little different this festive season, then look no further than the Elves’ Festive Afternoon Tea at Apex Grassmarket Hotel every Sunday. Read more
Blitzen’s Ball - Kids Christmas Party

Blitzen’s Ball - Kids Christmas Party

16th December 2018
Bring the kids along to The Telford Arms for a Blitzen's Ball with Disco, Party Games and a visit from Santa on Sunday 16th December. Read more
Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

16th December 2018
Join us at our IKEA store in Edinburgh to have your breakfast along with a very special guest - Santa! Read more
Carols with the Salvation Army

Carols with the Salvation Army

16th December 2018
Join Edinburgh Gorgie Salvation Army for carols, featuring Edinburgh Gorgie Salvation Army Band and special guests, in the beautiful Mansfield Traquair on Sunday 16th December 2018! Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

16th December 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Chas and Dave - All Seasons Live 2018 - CANCELLED

Chas and Dave - All Seasons Live 2018 - CANCELLED

16th December 2018
***Please note this show has unfortunately been cancelled*** Read more
Colinton and Merchiston Choir Christmas Concert

Colinton and Merchiston Choir Christmas Concert

16th December 2018
Edinburgh South
The Colinton & Merchiston Choir presents a Christmas Concert of choral music on Sunday 16 December in the magnificent Memorial Hall at Merchiston Castle School. Read more
Domingo Todo Latino

Domingo Todo Latino

16th December 2018
Latin Sunday: Celebrate the end of the week at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda playing the best of urban, reggaeton, latin & mix! Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

16th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Harps of Gold

Harps of Gold

16th December 2018
Na Clarsairean (gaelic for the harpers) along with harp players from other parts of Scotland and musicians and singers from George Watson’s College present magical music, singing and carols for all. Read more
Kids Christmas Craft Workshop

Kids Christmas Craft Workshop

16th December 2018
Let your children learn hand sewing techniques, pom pom making, felting and more in this Kids Christmas Craft Workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club! For ages 7+ Read more
Magical Wreaths

Magical Wreaths

16th December 2018
Make a spectacular wreath for your home in this magical wreaths workshop at Lauriston Castle with Margaret Findlay! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

16th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Progress

Progress

16th December 2018
Come and join us at Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh's premier alternative comedy club, on Sunday evenings to see Edinburgh's rising star show! Read more
Santa’s Doggy Grotto

Santa’s Doggy Grotto

16th December 2018
Bring along your furry friend and join us at Dobbies Edinburgh for one of the most exciting festive experiences - Santa’s Doggy Grotto! Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

16th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Story Time with Mrs Clause

Story Time with Mrs Clause

16th December 2018
Bring along the kids to the Granary Leith and let them experience a Christmas tale from Mrs Clause herself followed by gingerbread decorating. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

16th December 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

16th December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

16th December 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend! Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

16th December 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
4 Day CCTV Operator Course

4 Day CCTV Operator Course

17th December 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be running 4 day CCTV Operator Courses in Edinburgh throughout 2018. Read more
Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas Afternoon Tea

17th December 2018
Enjoy a sophisticated seasonal afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and many dainty festive nibbles at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Donkeyote

Donkeyote

17th December 2018
Donkeyote, Last year’s EIFF Best Documentary Award winner, is screening on 17th December at Grassmarket Picture House. Read more
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

17th December 2018
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed. Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

17th December 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more
Red Raw

Red Raw

17th December 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Read more
Santa Breakfasts

Santa Breakfasts

17th December 2018
Enjoy a tasty breakfast before visiting jolly old Santa in his magic cottage at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Santa Suppers

Santa Suppers

17th December 2018
A warming and yummy evening supper, served at your tables by the kitchen elves, then it's time to visit Santa. Read more
SCO Chorus Christmas Concert

SCO Chorus Christmas Concert

17th December 2018
The annual Christmas Concert with the SCO Chorus in Greyfriars Kirk has quickly become a highlight of Edinburgh’s Festive Calendar and a new date has been added on 17th December as 20th is sold out. Read more
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

17th December 2018
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had. Read more
3 Day CCTV Operator Course

3 Day CCTV Operator Course

18th December 2018
This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operative within the Private Security Industry. Read more
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

18th December 2018
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden. Read more
Hipsway

Hipsway

18th December 2018
Hipsway take to the road with their new material along with the classics, catch them at The Queen's Hall on December 18th! Read more
Speed Dating in Edinburgh

Speed Dating in Edinburgh

18th December 2018
Find that perfect ‘someone’ at these Speed Dating events being held at Lulu and brought to you by Slow Dating. Read more
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

18th December 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s. Read more
Atmosphere | Scrooge

Atmosphere | Scrooge

19th December 2018
Come and experience our wonderfully atmospheric film screening of Scrooge against the backdrop of elegant Lauriston Castle! Read more
Carols By Candlelight

Carols By Candlelight

19th December 2018
Enjoy an exquisite concert of carols and seasonal classics staged in full 18th Century costume at the Usher Hall on 19th December. Read more
Dunedin Consort | Children’s Messiah

Dunedin Consort | Children’s Messiah

19th December 2018
Bring your children along for a short, specially designed performance of Handel’s Messiah by the Dunedin Consort at The Queen's Hall on 19th December. Read more
Dunedin Consort: Messiah

Dunedin Consort: Messiah

19th December 2018
A fixture of the Christmas Season, join Dunedin Consort for their annual performance of Handel's Messiah at The Queen's Hall on 19th December! Read more
Full-time Professional Dance Course Auditions

Full-time Professional Dance Course Auditions

19th December 2018
Dance For All is holding full-time Professional Dance Course Auditions on Wednesday 19th December 2018 (booking required), for entry to the course in September 2019. Read more
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

19th December 2018
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday, we have a guitar, microphones and cajon so no excuses! Read more
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

19th December 2018
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

19th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Children’s Christmas Baking Afternoon

Children’s Christmas Baking Afternoon

20th December 2018 - 21st December 2018
Does your child love baking? The Edinburgh New Town Cookery School is holding some Children’s Christmas Baking half days on the 20th and 21st December and suitable for ages 9 to 13. Read more
Children’s Christmas Baking Morning

Children’s Christmas Baking Morning

20th December 2018 - 21st December 2018
Does your child love baking? The Edinburgh New Town Cookery School is holding some Children’s Christmas Baking half days on the 20th and 21st December, suitable for ages 9 to 13. Read more
Clambers Christmas Party

Clambers Christmas Party

20th December 2018
Enjoy 2-hours of soft play as well as lots of other fun activities and receive a present from Santa at Clambers Christmas Party on 20th December! Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

20th December 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Emily Smith ‘Songs for Christmas’

Emily Smith ‘Songs for Christmas’

20th December 2018
Scottish singer Emily Smith returns to the road with her hugely popular Christmas show ‘Songs For Christmas’ and brings it to The Queen's Hall on 20th December. Read more
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

20th December 2018
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!! Read more
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

20th December 2018
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

20th December 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

20th December 2018
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Traditions and Tales of Christmas

Traditions and Tales of Christmas

20th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Learn about the traditions and tales of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 20th - 22nd December. Read more
Able Faces

Able Faces

21st December 2018
Catch Able Faces at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh! With their fantastic vocal harmonies and energetic performances they are a live act not to be missed. Read more
Breakfast or Afternoon Tea with Santa at Clambers Soft Play

Breakfast or Afternoon Tea with Santa at Clambers Soft Play

21st December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Bring the kids along to Clambers Soft Play for breakfast or afternoon tea in the party room followed by a visit from Santa and a 45-minute soft-play session! Read more
Breakfast with Santa at Scrambles Soft Play

Breakfast with Santa at Scrambles Soft Play

21st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join Santa at Scrambles Soft Play for a Christmas breakfast, before he retires to his office to check the ‘Naughty and Nice’ list. Read more
Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas Afternoon Tea

21st December 2018
Enjoy a sophisticated seasonal afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and many dainty festive nibbles at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

21st December 2018
What better way to relax and unwind after all those long hours in the office than a Christmas party night in the glorious surroundings of Carberry Tower. Read more
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

21st December 2018
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry! Read more
Funbox presents Once Upon a Christmas at The Brunton

Funbox presents Once Upon a Christmas at The Brunton

21st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
FUNBOX present their brand new seasonal spectacular – ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS as they return to The Brunton Theatre 21st December through to Christmas Eve! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

21st December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Gypsy, Folk and Jazz Nights

Gypsy, Folk and Jazz Nights

21st December 2018
Join us at Hendersons of Edinburgh for our free to attend "Gipsy, folk & jazz night" event series, hosted by the Hendersons exclusive "September Song" formation. Read more
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

21st December 2018
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical! Read more
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

21st December 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2. Read more
Martin Aelred Winterland Concert

Martin Aelred Winterland Concert

21st December 2018
Internationally acclaimed Tenor, Martin Aelred, gives an enchanting vocal performance of Puccini and Mozart at St John's Episcopal Church on 21st December. Read more
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook

Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook

21st December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Don't miss Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook, a well-loved fixture in The Queen's Hall seasonal calendar on 21st and 22nd December! Read more
Santa Breakfasts

Santa Breakfasts

21st December 2018
Enjoy a tasty breakfast before visiting jolly old Santa in his magic cottage at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Santa Suppers

Santa Suppers

21st December 2018
A warming and yummy evening supper, served at your tables by the kitchen elves, then it's time to visit Santa. Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

21st December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving! Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

21st December 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
The Mother

The Mother

21st December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s wintry tale, The Mother is a breathtakingly spectacular and compelling production, combining narrative dance and drama. Read more
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

22nd December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

22nd December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

22nd December 2018
What better way to relax and unwind after all those long hours in the office than a Christmas party night in the glorious surroundings of Carberry Tower. Read more
FULL MOON with Transmission Meditation 2018

FULL MOON with Transmission Meditation 2018

22nd December 2018
Join Share International Scotland for a powerful group meditation and work of planetary service at the time of the full moon each month! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

22nd December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

22nd December 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

22nd December 2018
Enjoy a sprinkling of actual magic in the run up to Christmas at Lauriston Castle with a festive show will be sure to bring a smile to your face! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

22nd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

22nd December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Reflection of Home

Reflection of Home

22nd December 2018
Make your own little model house reflecting your 'special' place and taking inspiration from all the lovely doll’s houses in the Museum of Childhood. Read more
Santa’s Doggy Grotto

Santa’s Doggy Grotto

22nd December 2018
Bring along your furry friend and join us at Dobbies Edinburgh for one of the most exciting festive experiences - Santa’s Doggy Grotto! Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

22nd December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving! Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

22nd December 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

23rd December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

23rd December 2018
Looking for something a little different this festive season, then look no further than the Elves’ Festive Afternoon Tea at Apex Grassmarket Hotel every Sunday. Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

23rd December 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Domingo Todo Latino

Domingo Todo Latino

23rd December 2018
Latin Sunday: Celebrate the end of the week at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda playing the best of urban, reggaeton, latin & mix! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

23rd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Progress

Progress

23rd December 2018
Come and join us at Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh's premier alternative comedy club, on Sunday evenings to see Edinburgh's rising star show! Read more
Santa’s Doggy Grotto

Santa’s Doggy Grotto

23rd December 2018
Bring along your furry friend and join us at Dobbies Edinburgh for one of the most exciting festive experiences - Santa’s Doggy Grotto! Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

23rd December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

23rd December 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

23rd December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

23rd December 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend! Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

23rd December 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

24th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Christmas Eve Special: Swimming with Men

Christmas Eve Special: Swimming with Men

24th December 2018
Kick-off your festive fun with the crowd-pleasing comedy 'Swimming with Men', starring Rob Brydon, at Grassmarket Picture House on Christmas Eve! Read more
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

24th December 2018
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed. Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

24th December 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

24th December 2018
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had. Read more
Christmas Day at the Village Hotel Edinburgh

Christmas Day at the Village Hotel Edinburgh

25th December 2018
Enjoy a 4 course feast with all the trimmings and family disco or our famous festive carvery with live music and of course a visit from Santa. Read more
Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

26th December 2018
Edinburgh West
Our SiMBA monthly group offers support for those who's baby has died at any stage of pregnancy or close to birth. Read more
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

26th December 2018
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday, we have a guitar, microphones and cajon so no excuses! Read more
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

26th December 2018
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

26th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

27th December 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

27th December 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Hootfest!

Hootfest!

27th December 2018 - 1st January 2019
Laugh your way to the end of the year with Dave Fulton, Liam Withnail, Jay Lafferty and host Stuart Murphy at The Stand, Scotland’s favourite comedy club! Read more
Jay Lafferty: Besoms

Jay Lafferty: Besoms

27th December 2018
Hosted by self confessed cheeky besom Jay Lafferty this is a comedy night with a whole line up of difference... see it at Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre! Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

27th December 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

27th December 2018
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!! Read more
MagicFest Christmas Special: The Miracle of Christmas Future

MagicFest Christmas Special: The Miracle of Christmas Future

27th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
The MagicFest Christmas show is back at the Traverse theatre from 27th to 30th December with 'The Miracle of Christmas Future'. Read more
School Hols Special: A Christmas Story

School Hols Special: A Christmas Story

27th December 2018
Kid's bored already? Bring them along to Grassmarket Picture House on 27th December to see 'A Christmas Story', a 1983 perennial festive favourite, about one boy’s quest to get his very own BB Gun. Read more
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

27th December 2018
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate. Read more
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

27th December 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church. Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

28th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Bongo’s Bingo Christmas Special in Edinburgh

Bongo’s Bingo Christmas Special in Edinburgh

28th December 2018
Bongo’s Bingo are seeing out 2018 in spectacular style with their final Edinburgh show of the year, taking place at The Jam House on Friday 28th December. Read more
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

28th December 2018
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

28th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

28th December 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

28th December 2018
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical! Read more
School Hols Special: Basil The Great Mouse Detective

School Hols Special: Basil The Great Mouse Detective

28th December 2018
Ripe for rediscovery the 1986 Disney film 'Basil The Great Mouse Detective' is a real treat for young and old alike and it's screening at Grassmarket Community Picture House on 28th December. Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

28th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving! Read more
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

29th December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

29th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

29th December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

29th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra

29th December 2018
Swing back in time with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and special guests The Polka Dot Dolls at Usher Hall 29th December. Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

29th December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

29th December 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

29th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

29th December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Out of the Blue Flea Market

Out of the Blue Flea Market

29th December 2018
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market with over 45 stalls. Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

29th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving! Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

30th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Baby Loves Disco Big Hogmanay Bash

Baby Loves Disco Big Hogmanay Bash

30th December 2018 - 31st December 2018
Edinburgh West
Edinburgh's Hogmanay - Grab your tiny dancers and join Baby Loves Disco for 2 hours of Hogmanay dayclubbing at the Spiegeltent in Festival Square! Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

30th December 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Domingo Todo Latino

Domingo Todo Latino

30th December 2018
Latin Sunday: Celebrate the end of the week at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda playing the best of urban, reggaeton, latin & mix! Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

30th December 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Matinee of the Month: Mildred Pierce

Matinee of the Month: Mildred Pierce

30th December 2018
If you have never seen a Joan Crawford performance on the big screen before, then this film screening at Grassmarket Community Picture House is the perfect introduction! Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

30th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Progress

Progress

30th December 2018
Come and join us at Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh's premier alternative comedy club, on Sunday evenings to see Edinburgh's rising star show! Read more
Sixties on a Sunday

Sixties on a Sunday

30th December 2018
Come on down to the Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre on a Sunday afternoon to drink, dance and sing along to Fayne and the Cruisers, simply the most authentic 60's band you will ever hear! Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

30th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else! Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

30th December 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

30th December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

30th December 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend! Read more
Torchlight Procession

Torchlight Procession

30th December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Don't miss the opening event of Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018/19, the spectacular Torchlight Procession on 30th December. Read more
A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place

31st December 2018
Don't miss this free screening of the 2018 horror film 'A Quiet Place' at Grassmarket Community Picture House on Hogmanay! Read more
Bairns Afore

Bairns Afore

31st December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Enjoy the Edinburgh’s Hogmanay experience as a family, and still\have the kids tucked up in bed afore the bells, at Bairns Afore. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

31st December 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Candlelit Concert at St. Giles’ Cathedral

Candlelit Concert at St. Giles’ Cathedral

31st December 2018
Come along to a festive celebration in the candlelit atmosphere of St Giles' Cathedral on 31st December. Read more
Ceilidh Away 2018! Hogmanay Ceilidh

Ceilidh Away 2018! Hogmanay Ceilidh

31st December 2018
Ceilidh Away 2018 at The Three Sisters Edinburgh with a 3 course meal, full Ceilidh Band before the bells and DJ till the wee hours! Read more
Ceilidh Under the Castle

Ceilidh Under the Castle

31st December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Dance the night away at a traditional Scottish ceilidh, under the stunning backdrop of the iconic Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Celebrate Hogmanay In Style

Celebrate Hogmanay In Style

31st December 2018
Celebrate Hogmanay in style with stunning views of Edinburgh's spectacular fireworks display from the Penthouse at SKYbar! Read more
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party

31st December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join people from around the world to bring in the New Year at one of the world's biggest and best outdoor parties! Read more
Eskmills Venue Hogmanay Ball

Eskmills Venue Hogmanay Ball

31st December 2018
Invite your closest friends and family to join you at one of the best Hogmanay celebration nights around at the Eskmills Venue Hogmanay Ball! Read more
Family Hogmanay in the Honest Toun 2018

Family Hogmanay in the Honest Toun 2018

31st December 2018
Family Hogmanay returns to The Brunton on Monday 31 December with a packed programme of performances, workshops and events. Read more
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

31st December 2018
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed. Read more
Hogmanay Ceilidh

Hogmanay Ceilidh

31st December 2018
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their Hogmanay Ceilidhs on 31st December in Lauriston Hall. Read more
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. Read more
Hogmanay Hoolie!

Hogmanay Hoolie!

31st December 2018
Join us at the Ghillie Dhu for the ultimate city centre New Year's shindig at the Hogmanay Hoolie! Read more
Hogmanay Hoot Ceilidh

Hogmanay Hoot Ceilidh

31st December 2018
The Corn Exchange invites you to spend Hogmanay at Edinburgh’s Best Indoor Party and see in 2019 with a bang. Read more
Hogmanay Main Bar Party!

Hogmanay Main Bar Party!

31st December 2018
Bid farewell to 2018 in true Scots style at the Hogmanay Main Bar Party in the Ghillie Dhu with a perfect view of the city's famous fireworks display! Read more
Hogmanay Party - Latin Connection

Hogmanay Party - Latin Connection

31st December 2018
Boteco lovers, friends and fans, let's say goodbye to 2018 together and welcome in 2019 with an Epic Party in Boteco style! Read more
Hogmanay Party in the Pub

Hogmanay Party in the Pub

31st December 2018
We’ve saved the best till last! Party the night away at our Party in the Pub with Buffet, DJ and disco until 1am. Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

31st December 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

31st December 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more