Family And Kids events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Family And Kids events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Children’s Afternoon Tea at Dalmahoy

Children’s Afternoon Tea at Dalmahoy

7th May 2019 - 31st August 2019
Bring the little ones along to a special Children’s Afternoon Tea this Summer at Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club with colourful sandwiches, cakes and goodies! Read more
Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

29th May 2019 - 31st December 2019
Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route. Read more
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

14th June 2019 - 31st October 2020
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About! Read more
Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail Edinburgh

Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail Edinburgh

17th June 2019 - 30th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Oor Wullie's BIG Bucket trail will be taking to the streets of Edinburgh this summer with life-size, individually decorated Oor Wullie sculptures waiting to be discovered, for everyone to enjoy! Read more
Tartan Folk

Tartan Folk

20th June 2019 - 24th October 2019
Edinburgh New Town
Design your own outfit using exciting tartan fabrics, laces, sparkly gems, pom poms and other embellishments in these fun family workshops with Fiona Mackechnie! Read more
Den Building Adventures

Den Building Adventures

29th June 2019 - 20th August 2019
Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and remote corners of the Almond Valley site during the summer holidays! Read more
Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

29th June 2019 - 22nd September 2019
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting ‘Microsculpture’ an exhibition of giant insect portraits exposed in microscopic detail by British photographer Levon Biss. Read more
BRICKLIVE Ocean

BRICKLIVE Ocean

6th July 2019 - 8th September 2019
A world exclusive display is coming to Edinburgh Zoo this summer, with over 30 life-sized sculptures made from over one million LEGO® bricks, in the first-ever showing of BRICKLIVE Ocean! Read more
Grayson Perry: Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

Grayson Perry: Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

25th July 2019 - 2nd November 2019
Julie Cope’s Grand Tour comes to Dovecot Edinburgh bringing the complete set of tapestries designed by Grayson Perry for A House for Essex. Read more
Audacious Mr Astley

Audacious Mr Astley

31st July 2019 - 25th August 2019
Awarded 5 stars at the 2018 Fringe and written and performed by professional ringmaster Chris Barltrop, this is a unique insider's view of entertainment history. Read more
Henry Box Brown

Henry Box Brown

31st July 2019 - 26th August 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Amazing fusion of R'n'B and gospel telling the unmissable true tale of an 1850s Virginia slave who mails himself to freedom in a box. Read more
Joyce The Play

Joyce The Play

31st July 2019 - 26th August 2019
Complete with puppetry, heart-warming music and live magic this innovative and imaginative new play is sure to dazzle the whole family. Read more
Ogg ‘n’ Ugg ‘n’ Dogg

Ogg ‘n’ Ugg ‘n’ Dogg

31st July 2019 - 26th August 2019
Theatre Fideri Fidera is delighted to be bringing Ogg ‘n’ Ugg ‘n’ Dogg to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A wonderful treat for families and dog lovers of all ages (Recommended age 3+). Read more
Shakespearience

Shakespearience

31st July 2019 - 26th August 2019
Edinburgh South
Join Shakespeare's Men as they fly through Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet and Twelfth Night in a whirlwind hour of mischievous storytelling, a perfect treat for all the family! Read more
Celeste’s Circus

Celeste’s Circus

1st August 2019 - 25th August 2019
This award-winning show offers a first trip for wee ones into the magic of the big top with thrills, spills, oohs and ahhs. Read more
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Don't miss the legendary show, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, when it returns for its 13th Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Heroes

Heroes

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre and Room 2 Manoeuvre are bringing their new show, Heroes, to the Fringe. Don't miss this clever caper told through aerial dance theatre and contemporary circus! Read more
Imagination Workshop Hub

Imagination Workshop Hub

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
This colourful and classy 5-star hub, new for Edinburgh Fringe 2019, in The Principal Hotel George Street, will host 11 amazing acts including Fringe favourite, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience. Read more
Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Receiving rave reviews in 2018, the brand new, fully immersive comedy 'Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience' comes to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time in 2019. Read more
Alba Flamenca Fringe 2019

Alba Flamenca Fringe 2019

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Enjoy some authentic flamenco passion in Alba Flamenca's ever-popular show as it brings a modern twist to the classic flamenco tradition. Read more
Cirque Berserk!

Cirque Berserk!

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Britain’s biggest theatre circus spectacular is back by popular demand, featuring all your favourite Cirque Berserk! acts plus some thrilling new ones! Read more
Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Discover statement handmade objects for you, and your home, from 41 Scotland-based makers in one unique location at the Craft Scotland Summer Show held in White Stuff Edinburgh! Read more
Flamenco Jazzy Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Flamenco Jazzy Edinburgh Fringe Festival

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Straight from Sevilla, the Philip Adie Trio bring a bold and unique fusion of musical styles. With a heart of pure flamenco, and infused with jazz influences, this is flamenco with a twist. Read more
India Flamenco Fringe 2019

India Flamenco Fringe 2019

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Come on a journey of discovery across the globe, in search of the essence of flamenco through Indian Kathak dance, the intensity of middle eastern belly dance to the passion of the flamenco! Read more
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

2nd August 2019 - 24th August 2019
With the iconic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, the four corners of the globe will meet in a kaleidoscope of music, dance and entertainment making the Edinburgh Tattoo an event like no other! Read more
Unicorns, Almost

Unicorns, Almost

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Edinburgh North
Unicorns, Almost is a one-man play by Owen Sheers, directed by John Retallack, about the life and work of WWII poet Keith Douglas as part of Army@TheFringe. Read more
Early Mornings - The Musical

Early Mornings - The Musical

3rd August 2019 - 24th August 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Early Mornings – The Musical is a fun, lively, family-friendly show and you can catch it at Paradise Green as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Read more
The West End Fair

The West End Fair

3rd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Welcome to the West End Fair! Edinburgh's largest Arts, Crafts and Design Fair will be running from Saturday 3rd - Sunday 25th of August in the churchyard of St John's Church. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Playing with Books

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Playing with Books

10th August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Embark on a theatrical journey into books, bringing stories to life through a mix of performance, music and discussion. Read more
The Man Who Planted Trees

The Man Who Planted Trees

12th August 2019 - 26th August 2019
The multi award-winning adaptation of Jean Giono's classic environmental tale by Puppet State Theatre Company returns to the Fringe with it's blend of comedy, puppetry and inspiring storytelling. Read more
Supernatural: Wonder Tales From Scotland

Supernatural: Wonder Tales From Scotland

13th August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Dougie Mackay shares stories of strange places full of fantastic creatures and curious characters gathered from tradition and presented fresh for a modern audience. Read more
Edinburgh Technopole Photography Competition

Edinburgh Technopole Photography Competition

19th August 2019 - 6th September 2019
Penicuik
Photographers of all ages and abilities are invited to capture the natural beauty of the science park in its full glory and enter the Edinburgh Technopole Photography Competition. Read more
House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

19th August 2019 - 14th December 2019
House of Jack kids street dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from Monday 19th August to Sat 14th December - Bookings now open! Read more
Blazin’ Fiddles with Emily Smith

Blazin’ Fiddles with Emily Smith

21st August 2019
Scotland’s most celebrated fiddle band Blazin’ Fiddles joins the twice voted ‘Scots Singer of the Year’ Emily Smith for a special one-off Scottish tour and plays The Queens Hall in August! Read more
The Golden Fly

The Golden Fly

21st August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Storyteller Alice Fernbank and musician Graham Dickson lead you on a storytelling voyage laden with song and myth, presented through flute and voice. Read more
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

22nd August 2019
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room! Read more
Children’s Fun Fair

Children’s Fun Fair

23rd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
FunTastic Events is delighted to be bringing their Children’s Fun Fair back to Vogrie Country Park from 23rd to 25th August! Read more
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Exhibition Tour

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Exhibition Tour

23rd August 2019
Drop into ESW at 2pm on Fridays and Saturdays throughout Edinburgh Art Festival for guided tours of works by Caroline Achaintre, Adam Benmakhlouf and Lucy Wayman. Read more
Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

Jazz Cruise - Firth of Forth

23rd August 2019
Maid of the Forth’s famed Jazz Cruises are back with an even bigger programme, featuring live music from resident band, Maid of the Forth Stompers! Read more
Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

23rd August 2019
Misha Rachlevsky and the multi award-winning Russian String Orchestra return for seven special evening concerts, each totally different, showcasing major works from the 18th century to present day. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

24th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
CALA Homes - Belwood Oaks Launch and Family Fun Day

CALA Homes - Belwood Oaks Launch and Family Fun Day

24th August 2019
Penicuik
CALA Homes will officially open the doors to its showhomes at Belwood Oaks in Penicuik on Saturday 24th August and will be hosting a family fun day from 12pm - 4pm. Read more
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Exhibition Tour

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Exhibition Tour

24th August 2019
Drop into ESW at 2pm on Fridays and Saturdays throughout Edinburgh Art Festival for guided tours of works by Caroline Achaintre, Adam Benmakhlouf and Lucy Wayman. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

24th August 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

24th August 2019
Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Read more
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

24th August 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Read more
Musselburgh Horticultural Society Flower Show

Musselburgh Horticultural Society Flower Show

24th August 2019
The Musselburgh Horticultural Society's annual Flower Show is taking place on Saturday 24th August at The Brunton Hall. It’s always a fantastic community event! Read more
Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

24th August 2019
Misha Rachlevsky and the multi award-winning Russian String Orchestra return for seven special evening concerts, each totally different, showcasing major works from the 18th century to present day. Read more
Scotland v France

Scotland v France

24th August 2019
Summer rugby comes to BT Murrayfield this August as Scotland host France on Saturday 24 August. Join us for a fantastic day out for the whole family! Read more
Sculpture Saturdays - Animation Workshop

Sculpture Saturdays - Animation Workshop

24th August 2019
Create stop frame animations of abstract characters in a fantasy world, using phones and devices, in this workshop led by Alice Betts at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop on 24th August! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

25th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Clay Press Print Workshop

Clay Press Print Workshop

25th August 2019
Edinburgh North
We're making a ceramic piece of artwork for Granton Castle Walled Garden and need your help! Join Cassandra Barron at the garden for this nature inspired summer workshop. Read more
Dogs Trust West Calder Fun Day

Dogs Trust West Calder Fun Day

25th August 2019
Livingston
Dogs Trust West Calder's popular annual Fun Day is returning on Sunday 25th August, offering the perfect chance for you to show off your pooch! Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

25th August 2019
Come along for an informative chat and night time walk around the Palace and Peel as we search for Linlithgow's nocturnal inhabitants. Read more
Tekken 7 tournament

Tekken 7 tournament

25th August 2019
Konbo's 'KO' series of fighting tournaments continues, in association with Rushdown Edinburgh. It's our 25th tournament and this time it's Tekken 7, and nothing but Tekken 7! Read more
Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

26th August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Enjoy the annual International Festival finale with inspirational music from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and breathtaking fireworks set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Read more
P&T Summer Party!

P&T Summer Party!

30th August 2019 - 31st August 2019
Come join the team and jump around with your little ones at Gravity Trampoline Park Edinburgh's Parent & Toddler Summer Beach Party! Read more
The Luna Cinema

The Luna Cinema

30th August 2019 - 1st September 2019
Enjoy open air cinema at the Botanics as the Luna Cinema presents three nights of classic films under the stars. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

31st August 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Dogs Day Out

Dogs Day Out

31st August 2019
Calling all dog lovers! Dalkeith Country Park is holding a ‘Dogs Day Out’ on Saturday 31st August and all four-legged friends are invited! Read more
Edinburgh Mela

Edinburgh Mela

31st August 2019 - 1st September 2019
Leith
Get ready for a fun weekend for the whole family as the Edinburgh Mela, a multi-cultural festival of music, dance and arts, returns to Leith Links! Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

31st August 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Hands-on History

Hands-on History

31st August 2019
Get hands-on with our replica objects, dress up as a Stuart monarch and discover fun facts about Palace life during the Renaissance this summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Read more
Back to Hogwarts Day

Back to Hogwarts Day

1st September 2019
Spend a magical day at Lauriston Castle to mark 'Back to Hogwarts Day’, make some magic potions, craft some special owls and go on secret quests through the Castle. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

1st September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Colinton Market

Colinton Market

1st September 2019
Colinton Market is now a monthly event, landing on the first Sunday of each month. You will find jewellery, ceramics, stationery, art, artisan food and drink, and lots more... Read more
Paws by the Prom (Open Day)

Paws by the Prom (Open Day)

1st September 2019
An exciting day is in store for all the family at this years 'Paws by the Prom', Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home's Open Day, on Sunday 1st September. Read more
Walk Together Edinburgh

Walk Together Edinburgh

1st September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join Bowel Cancer UK on 1st September for a sponsored walk through the heart of Edinburgh, starting near Inverleith Park and passing the Water of Leith and Royal Botanic Garden! Read more
Back to the Future Part 2 - 30th Anniversary

Back to the Future Part 2 - 30th Anniversary

6th September 2019
Celebrate 30 years of one of the greatest sequels ever made - Back to the Future Part 2 - with cosplay, competitions and more you are sure to have a great time! Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

6th September 2019
Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Read more
Scotland v Georgia

Scotland v Georgia

6th September 2019
Join us for a historic International rugby match this September in Scotland's largest stadium, as it’s the first ever Scotland home game to be played on a Friday night! Read more
Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

6th September 2019
Singalonga Productions brings you their newest show, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman! Read more
Stick Man

Stick Man

6th September 2019 - 8th September 2019
Touching, funny and utterly original, Freckle Productions' delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's STICK MAN is back at the King's Theatre! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

7th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

7th September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

7th September 2019
Come along for an informative chat and night time walk around the Palace and Peel as we search for Linlithgow's nocturnal inhabitants. Read more
Parkaeology

Parkaeology

7th September 2019 - 8th September 2019
Celebrate Scottish Archaeology Month and drop in to Historic Environment Scotland's parkaeology event in Holyrood Park on 7th and 8th September! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

8th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Pedal For Scotland: The Wee Jaunt - Edinburgh

Pedal For Scotland: The Wee Jaunt - Edinburgh

8th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Pedal for Scotland Wee Jaunt® Edinburgh returns on Sunday 8th September and it's a family friendly and traffic free 10 mile bike ride starting in Linlithgow. Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

8th September 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
The McDougalls Safari Adventure

The McDougalls Safari Adventure

8th September 2019
Get ready to GO WILD with The McDougalls in their brand new live show 'Safari Adventure'. Join the gang for a roaring musical adventure for all the family! Read more
There’s Suffragettes Amongst Us!

There’s Suffragettes Amongst Us!

8th September 2019
It’s 1909 at Lauriston. A member of staff, in her own time, has taken part in the great suffragette march along Princes Street - something that has not being well received by all at the Castle. Read more
Celebrating the life and music of Victor Jara

Celebrating the life and music of Victor Jara

13th September 2019
Red Trio and special guests come together to sing a selection of Victor Jara's most beautiful and relevant songs in this celebration of his life and music. Read more
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (TM) in Concert

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (TM) in Concert

13th September 2019
Don't miss the most magical event of the year... Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in Concert will tour the UK in September including a night at Edinburgh's Usher Hall on the 13th! Read more
Scottish Ballet’s Wee Hansel and Gretel

Scottish Ballet’s Wee Hansel and Gretel

13th September 2019 - 15th September 2019
Join Hansel & Gretel as they go on an adventure deep into the woods! This specially adapted show is the perfect way for young children and their families to discover the magic of ballet. Read more
Antique, Vintage and Collectors Fair

Antique, Vintage and Collectors Fair

14th September 2019
Linlithgow
Come along to an Antique, Vintage and Collectors Fair on 14th September at Linlithgow Academy with all proceeds to the new Linlithgow Museum! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

14th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Doors Open Days Midlothian

Doors Open Days Midlothian

14th September 2019 - 15th September 2019
Various Locations Midlothian
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Midlothian! This year's event will be held 14th & 15th September! Read more
Doors Open Days West Lothian

Doors Open Days West Lothian

14th September 2019 - 15th September 2019
Various Locations West Lothian
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across West Lothian! This year's event will be held on 14th & 15th September! Read more
Doors Open Days: 30th Anniversary Celebration!

Doors Open Days: 30th Anniversary Celebration!

14th September 2019 - 15th September 2019
A date for your diary, Celebrate 30th Anniversary for Doors Open Days, explore The Linlithgow Museum's new abode on 14th and 15th September. Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

14th September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Fabric Fragments

Fabric Fragments

14th September 2019
Take inspiration from different elements of Victoria Crowe’s stunning paintings and make an individual piece of textile art in these free family sessions at City Art Centre. Read more
Ocean Film Festival

Ocean Film Festival

14th September 2019
The Ocean Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre with a brand new selection of the most amazing ocean films. Read more
A Lauriston Collage

A Lauriston Collage

15th September 2019
Make a beautiful collage inspired by the natural environment of Lauriston Castle in this family workshop with Erik Petrie on Sunday 15th September! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

15th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Edinburgh Kiltwalk

Edinburgh Kiltwalk

15th September 2019
Edinburgh West
Join the Edinburgh Kiltwalk on 15th September and raise money for your chosen children's charity at the same time! Read more
Paper Mosaics

Paper Mosaics

15th September 2019
Join us at City Art Centre on Sunday 15th September for this family session and make your own paper mosaics inspired by nature and Victoria Crowe's use of flowers and animals in her work. Read more
Recitals for Wrigglers

Recitals for Wrigglers

15th September 2019
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Recitals for Wrigglers returns for another family-friendly concert in the Great Gallery! Read more
Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm

17th September 2019 - 21st September 2019
Multi award-winning Theatr na nÓg present an unmissable original musical play that’s guaranteed to seize your heart and capture your mind. Read more
Showcase 2019

Showcase 2019

17th September 2019 - 21st September 2019
Showcase returns to Churchill Theatre this September with another musical extravaganza, and an eclectic mix of songs, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support! Read more
Tiny Tales: Animal Stories

Tiny Tales: Animal Stories

17th September 2019
Tiny Tales is the perfect introduction to storytelling and the Centre for your wee ones. Be ready to clap your hands together, dance and sing with Lea Taylor and her incredible tiny tales. Read more
European Squash Club Championships

European Squash Club Championships

18th September 2019 - 21st September 2019
Edinburgh Sports Club is excited to be hosting the 32nd European Club Championships in September and welcoming some of the best players in the world. Read more
Mamma Mia

Mamma Mia

19th September 2019 - 28th September 2019
Don't miss the sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! when it returns to Edinburgh Playhouse in September 2019, to open a UK Tour celebrating 20 years since it's London premier! Read more
Belhaven 300th Birthday Bash

Belhaven 300th Birthday Bash

21st September 2019 - 22nd September 2019
Belhaven Brewery hosts a weekend festival at the brewery this September to celebrate 300 years of brewing beautiful beers. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

21st September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Crannogs: Ancient Life on Linlithgow Loch

Crannogs: Ancient Life on Linlithgow Loch

21st September 2019
Join Historic Scotland and friends from the Scottish Crannog Centre as we journey back in time 2,500 years and learn about the crannogs that were built on Linlithgow Loch! Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

21st September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Fizz on the Forth

Fizz on the Forth

21st September 2019
Join us for Maid of the Forth's sunset cruise – Fizz on the Forth - as part of our acclaimed musical events programme. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

22nd September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
HSBC UK Let’s Ride Edinburgh

HSBC UK Let’s Ride Edinburgh

22nd September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Experience your city on two wheels with an unforgettable traffic-free ride through Edinburgh on 22nd September! Read more
Regal Knights

Regal Knights

22nd September 2019
Make you own coat of arms, sword and shield to battle and defend yourself from marauding dragons in this workshop at Lauriston Castle on 22nd September! Read more
Balerno Music Festival

Balerno Music Festival

25th September 2019 - 13th October 2019
Balerno
The Pentland Hills come alive with the sound of music when the Balerno Music Festival returns on 25th September featuring concerts and events for all the family! Read more
Amadeus & The Bard: 18th Century Cosmic Brothers

Amadeus & The Bard: 18th Century Cosmic Brothers

28th September 2019
Delve into a world of love, magic and music as Scottish Opera takes you for a night out at Poosie Nansie’s Inn, favourite haunt of a certain Rabbie Burns… Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

28th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Doors Open Days Edinburgh

Doors Open Days Edinburgh

28th September 2019 - 29th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Edinburgh! This year's event will be held on September 28th & 29th! Read more
Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital’s Music

28th September 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Explore the past and present music hotspots of Edinburgh's Old Town with this 90 minute guided walking tour run by Edinburgh Music Tours! Read more
Moving On: Exhibition of Paintings by Owen Normand

Moving On: Exhibition of Paintings by Owen Normand

28th September 2019 - 29th September 2019
An exhibition of new figurative painting by Owen Normand, exploring themes of nostalgia and the passing of time, is showing at St Margaret's House 28th & 29th September. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

29th September 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Annie

Annie

30th September 2019 - 5th October 2019
Direct from the West End, Annie returns in 2019 and is stopping off at the Edinburgh Playhouse as part of a UK tour. Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

30th September 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

1st October 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

2nd October 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

3rd October 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

4th October 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

5th October 2019
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
A Spoonful of Vintage

A Spoonful of Vintage

5th October 2019
A Spoonful of Vintage returns with a fantastic line-up of hand-picked, authentic vintage traders on Saturday 5th October! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

5th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

5th October 2019 - 31st October 2019
Explore a world of magic and shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre this October! Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

6th October 2019
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
Alzheimer Scotland - Midlothian Memory Walk

Alzheimer Scotland - Midlothian Memory Walk

6th October 2019
Step up to the challenge - join the Midlothian Memory Walk on Sunday 6th October at Dalkeith Country Park and support Alzheimer Scotland! Read more
Autumn’s Bounty

Autumn’s Bounty

6th October 2019
Collect objects from nature and create your own badge, brooch, and pendants in this family workshop with Mike Durnan at Lauriston Castle! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

6th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Colinton Market

Colinton Market

6th October 2019
Colinton Market is now a monthly event, landing on the first Sunday of each month. You will find jewellery, ceramics, stationery, art, artisan food and drink, and lots more... Read more
Singalong Shenanigans

Singalong Shenanigans

6th October 2019
Enjoy plenty of singing, dancing, laughing and all around great family fun, for all ages when Singalong Shenanigans comes to the Assembly Rooms on Sunday 6th October! Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

12th October 2019
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

12th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

12th October 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in Lauriston Hall with caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Read more
Comic Con Scotland

Comic Con Scotland

12th October 2019 - 13th October 2019
Monopoly Events brings Comic Con Scotland back to Edinburgh for a second year and this time it comes to the Royal Highland Centre on 12th and 13th October! Read more
Edinburgh and East of Scotland Cat Club Show

Edinburgh and East of Scotland Cat Club Show

12th October 2019
Stockbridge and Canonmills
Edinburgh & East of Scotland Cat Club are holding their 62nd Annual All Breed Championship Show on 12th October at the Academy Sports Centre! Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

13th October 2019
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

13th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

13th October 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
The Twilight Walk Edinburgh

The Twilight Walk Edinburgh

13th October 2019
Edinburgh South
The Brain Tumour Charity's Twilight Walk returns on 13th October, so join them as, side by side and stride by stride, they take the steps needed towards a cure! Read more
Witches, Potions and Bald Agnes

Witches, Potions and Bald Agnes

14th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
Get set for Halloween and join us at The Palace of Holyroodhouse for a spooky fortnight of activities, inspired by the 17th century fears of witchcraft and the legend of Agnes Sampson! Read more
The Night Watch

The Night Watch

15th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
Catch The Night Watch, the thrilling and beautiful story from the award-winning, number one best-selling author, Sarah Waters, at the King's Theatre in October! Read more
World Re-start A Heart Day: CPR Drop-In

World Re-start A Heart Day: CPR Drop-In

16th October 2019
Join Edinburgh University Dental Institute at Surgeons' Hall Museums on World Restart A Heart day for these CPR drop-in sessions - all ages welcome! Read more
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

18th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

19th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

19th October 2019
Why should grown ups have all the fun? Comedy Kids is a fun filled show packed with stand-up, sketches and improv performed by the comics of the future. Read more
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

19th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

19th October 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

20th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Read more
Halloween Wand Making Workshop

Halloween Wand Making Workshop

20th October 2019
Join us at Lauriston Castle in a magical crafting class just in time for Halloween and create your own unique magic wand! Read more
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

20th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

20th October 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Investigating Microscopes: Following in Lister’s Footsteps

Investigating Microscopes: Following in Lister’s Footsteps

22nd October 2019
Join Surgeons' Hall Museums on Tuesday 22nd October for this drop in session with a range of activities, including preparing slides of plant and human cells to view under a microscope! Read more
Friday Fright Night

Friday Fright Night

25th October 2019
It's Friday Fright Night! enjoy a little extra horror once the sun goes down, but it's all good family fun at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

26th October 2019
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Spooky Saturday

Spooky Saturday

26th October 2019
It's Spooky Saturday at Almond Valley Heritage Centre on October 26th with lots of spooky activities for younger children. Read more
The Haunted Hunt: The Witch’s Cauldron

The Haunted Hunt: The Witch’s Cauldron

26th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
The sell-out interactive puzzle adventure “The Haunted Hunt” returns to Lauriston Castle for its third year and its third new story. Read more
The Lauriston Horror Tour

The Lauriston Horror Tour

26th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
Come along and see the sights of the castle as never seen before – hear the history of the castle and ghostly tales of the city with your professional tour guide. Read more
The Terror Trail

The Terror Trail

26th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
The Edinburgh Horror Festival have been passed the torch for Lauriston Castle’s hugely popular Spooky Lauriston and they have created an all new interactive morning adventure for families. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

27th October 2019
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

28th October 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Meet the Barbersurgeon

Meet the Barbersurgeon

28th October 2019 - 31st October 2019
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
Out of Sight, Out of Mind Tour

Out of Sight, Out of Mind Tour

31st October 2019
A behind-the-scenes tour at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh gives you the chance to meet medical and historical experts on mental health and see rare items from the College's collections. Read more
Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

Edinburgh Wedding Fair and Fashion Show

2nd November 2019 - 3rd November 2019
The biggest wedding fair on the east coast of Scotland will once again return to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 2nd and 3rd November! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

2nd November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Colinton Market

Colinton Market

3rd November 2019
Colinton Market is now a monthly event, landing on the first Sunday of each month. You will find jewellery, ceramics, stationery, art, artisan food and drink, and lots more... Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

3rd November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Cabaret

Cabaret

5th November 2019 - 9th November 2019
Bill Kenwright presents the multi-award winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical, Cabaret at Festival Theatre in November! Read more
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

5th November 2019 - 9th November 2019
The iconic musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert is going on tour and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in November 2019! Read more
Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

9th November 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in Lauriston Hall with caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Read more
Cheese Fest Edinburgh

Cheese Fest Edinburgh

9th November 2019
Experience some of the cheesiest cheeses in the world with Melted Raclette, Cheese Wheels, Gooey Mozzarella Sticks and a whole host of cheesetastic tastes at Cheese Fest Edinburgh 2019! Read more
Edinburgh 1.5k, 5k & 10k MoRun

Edinburgh 1.5k, 5k & 10k MoRun

9th November 2019
MoRunning, the national running event series, arrives in Edinburgh this November with fun 1.5km, 5km and 10km runs in aid of the Movember Foundation who raise awareness around men's health. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

9th November 2019
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

10th November 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

10th November 2019
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

11th November 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
9 To 5 The Musical

9 To 5 The Musical

12th November 2019 - 16th November 2019
Tumble outta’ bed and stumble to the Edinburgh Playhouse to see Dolly Parton’s smash-hit musical this November, starring Louise Redknapp and Amber Davies! Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

12th November 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

13th November 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations

Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations

15th November 2019 - 23rd December 2019
Five Sisters Zoo will once again illuminate the zoo for another year and there is plenty of new surprises in store with our new enchanted riverside walk, stunning lit up water fountains and much more! Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

16th November 2019
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

17th November 2019
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

18th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

18th November 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

19th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Edinburgh Gang Show

Edinburgh Gang Show

19th November 2019 - 23rd November 2019
The Edinburgh Gang Show returns to the King’s Theatre in November for a night of music, comedy, drama and dance . Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

20th November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

21st November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

22nd November 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

22nd November 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 22nd, 23rd and 30th November in Lauriston Hall. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

23rd November 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 22nd, 23rd and 30th November in Lauriston Hall. Read more
Christmas Market

Christmas Market

24th November 2019
Get ahead of the crowds this Christmas and support our dogs and cats by visiting the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home annual Christmas Market on 24th November! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

24th November 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

25th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

26th November 2019 - 1st December 2019
Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic story 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' when it comes to life on stage at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in November! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

26th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

27th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

28th November 2019 - 4th January 2020
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present the world premiere of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, a magical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

28th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

29th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

30th November 2019 - 19th January 2020
Roll up, roll up! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray and Grant Stott are back in a circus-inspired King's Panto spectacular packed full of the thrills, spills, dazzling stunts and jaw-dropping special effects! Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

30th November 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

30th November 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 22nd, 23rd and 30th November in Lauriston Hall. Read more
Colinton Market

Colinton Market

1st December 2019
Colinton Market is now a monthly event, landing on the first Sunday of each month. You will find jewellery, ceramics, stationery, art, artisan food and drink, and lots more... Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

1st December 2019
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Unsung Heroines

Unsung Heroines

2nd December 2019 - 4th December 2019
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Disney’s The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King

5th December 2019 - 9th February 2020
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures. Read more
Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen

Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen

7th December 2019 - 29th December 2019
Scottish Ballet’s 50th year will come to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen this Christmas at the Festival Theatre! Read more
Lunch With Santa

Lunch With Santa

7th December 2019
Treat yourself and the kids to a delicious festive two-course lunch, with a children's menu available, mini disco and then the main event - meet Santa! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

7th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Spectacle of Light

Spectacle of Light

7th December 2019 - 5th January 2020
Don't miss Dalkeith Country Park’s new winter festive light experience, Spectacle of Light: the magical after-dark adventure for all the family! Read more
Lunch With Santa

Lunch With Santa

8th December 2019
Treat yourself and the kids to a delicious festive two-course lunch, with a children's menu available, mini disco and then the main event - meet Santa! Read more
Royal Brunch

Royal Brunch

8th December 2019
Fawna Love presents Royal Brunch! An intimate drag show every second Sunday of the month, suitable for all ages, with 100% Vegan Brunch served at the interval by award winning Lucky Pig! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

8th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe

9th December 2019
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more? Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

13th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

14th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Lunch With Santa

Lunch With Santa

14th December 2019
Treat yourself and the kids to a delicious festive two-course lunch, with a children's menu available, mini disco and then the main event - meet Santa! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

14th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

15th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Lunch With Santa

Lunch With Santa

15th December 2019
Treat yourself and the kids to a delicious festive two-course lunch, with a children's menu available, mini disco and then the main event - meet Santa! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

15th December 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

16th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Traditions and Tales of Christmas

Traditions and Tales of Christmas

19th December 2019 - 21st December 2019
Learn about the traditions and tales of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 20th - 22nd December. Read more
Funbox Presents Christmas In Toy Town

Funbox Presents Christmas In Toy Town

21st December 2019 - 24th December 2019
It's time to get 'dolled' up and get your skates on because we're heading to Toy Town for the brand new seasonal spectacular from Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo the Dog at The Brunton! Read more
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

22nd December 2019 - 24th December 2019
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

28th December 2019
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

29th December 2019
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

30th December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Torchlight Procession

Torchlight Procession

30th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Don't miss the opening event of Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2019/20, the spectacular Torchlight Procession on 30th December. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

31st December 2019
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Hogmanay Ceilidhs

Hogmanay Ceilidhs

31st December 2019
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their Hogmanay Ceilidhs on 31st December in Lauriston Hall. Read more
Hogmanay Inspiration Suite

Hogmanay Inspiration Suite

31st December 2019
Put on your glad rags and let the New Year in with a bang as you enjoy the Village Hotel Club Edinburgh's New Year's Eve menu (a children's menu option is available) with DJ and a late bar! Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

1st January 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

2nd January 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

3rd January 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

4th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

5th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV. Read more
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

6th January 2020 - 9th January 2020
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

13th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

14th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

15th January 2020
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

18th January 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

19th January 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurs

24th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life. Read more
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

25th January 2020 - 31st January 2020
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Oor Wullie

Oor Wullie

28th January 2020 - 1st February 2020
Jings, crivvens! Help ma boab! Don't miss the the awfy braw brand new musical, Oor Wullie, when it comes to the King's Theatre Edinburgh in January 2020! Read more
Medieval Fashion

Medieval Fashion

1st February 2020 - 2nd February 2020
See how fashion of the Kings court here in Edinburgh Castle changed through the medieval period for both men and women. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

17th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

18th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

19th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

20th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

22nd February 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd February 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

25th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

26th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

27th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

28th February 2020
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Trebuchets and Trickery

Trebuchets and Trickery

1st March 2020
In March 1314, the forces of King Robert the Bruce captured Edinburgh Castle. Meet the commander, Thomas Randolph and hear how he used guile and local knowledge to capture it. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

7th March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

8th March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

14th March 2020
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

15th March 2020
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

21st March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

22nd March 2020
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

23rd March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

24th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

25th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

26th March 2020
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

28th March 2020
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

29th March 2020
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

30th March 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

31st March 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show

Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show

24th April 2020 - 26th April 2020
Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2020, immersing you in the extraordinary and elemental power of its music and dance! Read more
Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals

Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals

3rd June 2020 - 4th June 2020
Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals is returning to Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2020! Read more

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