Events in Edinburgh Next Weekend

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Events in Edinburgh

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
Can taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

Can taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

27th October 2017 - 30th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Heriot-Watt University are looking for people aged 65 and over in Edinburgh & Lothians to take part in a new study. 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
Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

2nd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
We'll be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia toy corgis on board the ship for you to spot. 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
Art of Glass

Art of Glass

6th April 2018 - 2nd September 2018
An exhibition exploring the work of leading glass artists in Britain today comes to the National Museum of Scotland from 6th April. Read more
Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

11th May 2018 - 21st October 2018
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, bringing the irresistible allure of the most beautiful city in the world to The Queen's Gallery. 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
Their Work Is Not Forgotten

Their Work Is Not Forgotten

8th June 2018 - 14th October 2018
Explore the past and present of political activism in Edinburgh in this new exhibition celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage. Read more
SLIME Workshops

SLIME Workshops

15th June 2018 - 1st September 2018
Bring the kids along to Gooey Events Ltd for these new slime making and playing workshops during the summer holidays. Suitable for ages 4+. Read more
Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop

22nd June 2018 - 25th November 2018
Discover the story of Scottish pop music at the National Museum of Scotland as they take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day. 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
Summer at the Palace

Summer at the Palace

9th July 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Visit The Palace of Holyrood House this summer and explore the Palace and gardens with our new Family Trail. Read more
Puzzle in the Gardens

Puzzle in the Gardens

15th July 2018 - 15th September 2018
Cryptically painted puzzle pieces are set in the trees for viewers to discover in this art installation by Anne Gilchrist. Read more
Swingtrain  - Exercise on Swing Music

Swingtrain - Exercise on Swing Music

26th July 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Swing into fitness with SwingTrain, a fun work out on swing and neo-swing music with short routines suiting all levels. Read more
Braveheart’s Revenge

Braveheart’s Revenge

30th July 2018 - 30th September 2018
Don't miss 'Braveheart’s Revenge', the scariest, funniest journey through Edinburgh's darkest history, every day at the Edinburgh Dungeon! 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
Identity - A Collaborative Art Exhibition

Identity - A Collaborative Art Exhibition

25th August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
This exhibition is the result of a summer residency where artists from different backgrounds have worked together exploring the various shapes of “identity” Read more
2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 30th August

2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 30th August

30th August 2018 - 30th September 2018
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine in this 2 week workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
The Luna Cinema

The Luna Cinema

31st August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Enjoy open air cinema at the Botanics as the Luna Cinema presents three nights of classic films under the stars. Read more
1 Day Introduction to Sewing

1 Day Introduction to Sewing

1st September 2018
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing in this 1 day Introduction to Sewing Workshop on 1st September with the Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
A Walk to Remember East Lothian

A Walk to Remember East Lothian

1st September 2018
Various Locations East Lothian
Join us for A Walk to Remember and help raise much needed funds for St Columba's Hospice to enable us to keep providing much needed care to our patients and their loved ones. Read more
Beginners Sewing Day

Beginners Sewing Day

1st September 2018
Learn how to use a sewing machine and some basic sewing skills in this Beginners Sewing Day with Artisan Stitch. Read more
BenDeLaCreme’s Inferno A Go-Go

BenDeLaCreme’s Inferno A Go-Go

1st September 2018
MJR Group presents BenDeLaCreme's Inferno A Go-Go at the Assembly Rooms on Saturday 1st September. Read more
Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish for Children with RSCDS Edinburgh

1st September 2018
Dance Scottish! Fun dancing classes for Children on Saturday mornings with the RSCDS Edinburgh and suitable for all abilities from beginner to advanced! Read more
Doors Open Days West Lothian

Doors Open Days West Lothian

1st September 2018 - 2nd September 2018
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 1st & 2nd September! Read more
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

1st September 2018
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre. Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

1st September 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 Mela

Edinburgh Mela

1st September 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Leith
Edinburgh Mela, a multi-cultural festival of music, dance and arts, returns in September to Leith Links. Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

1st September 2018
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

1st September 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

1st September 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

1st September 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

1st September 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Hotel California

Hotel California

1st September 2018
Hotel California return to Howden Park Centre on 1st September to perform their spectacular show of pure Eagles nostalgia. Read more
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

1st September 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

1st September 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Mayhem in Long Dresses: The Scottish Suffragettes

Mayhem in Long Dresses: The Scottish Suffragettes

1st September 2018
Ajay Close will discuss the extraordinary characters who inspired her novel ‘A Petrol Scented Spring’. The event includes many original photographs. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

1st September 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 September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
On Location: Blackness

On Location: Blackness

1st September 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Blackness Castle - Discover more about the rich history of the ship that never sailed and see how it is utilised today. Read more
Painting from Nature

Painting from Nature

1st September 2018
Develop you painting skills in this workshop with artist Erik Petrie on 1st September at Lauriston Castle. Read more
Print Jam – Monthly creative meet-up for young people aged 10 – 25

Print Jam – Monthly creative meet-up for young people aged 10 – 25

1st September 2018
Out of the Blueprint’s monthly creative meet up for young people aged 10 – 25 returns on Saturday 1st September at Out of the Blue Drill Hall! Read more
Stitching Stories

Stitching Stories

1st September 2018
Explore the potential of applique and hand embroidery to create your very own stitched narrative inspired by your childhood memories discovered in stories. Read more
The Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

The Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

1st September 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Looking for some inspiration to make the ‘Big Day’ that bit more special? If so, come along to Edinburgh’s Largest Wedding Exhibition at Murrayfield Stadium on 1st & 2nd September. Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

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

The Rabbit Hole

1st September 2018
Iain Lee (talkRADIO, BBC Radio 4 and I'm A Celebrity) and Katherine Boyle (talkRADIO, BBC) present a live recording of their podcast The Rabbit Hole at The Stand, Edinburgh on 1st September. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

1st September 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
Walk Together Edinburgh

Walk Together Edinburgh

1st September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
September is Walk Together month, so come and join Bowel Cancer UK on 1st September to discover the wonderful gems in Scotland’s capital. Read more
West Linton Market

West Linton Market

1st September 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
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

2nd September 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Corn Exchange Smartphone Pub Quiz

Corn Exchange Smartphone Pub Quiz

2nd September 2018
Premier Speedquizzing is returning to Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 2nd September – this time with Hop House Lager! Read more
David’s Tower

David’s Tower

2nd September 2018
Meet King David II of Scotland, son of Robert the Bruce, as he explains some of the history of Edinburgh Castle and David's Tower, the building that adorns the city’s coat of arms but is now lost. Read more
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

2nd September 2018
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

2nd September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

2nd September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Paws by the Prom (Open Day)

Paws by the Prom (Open Day)

2nd September 2018
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 2nd September. Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

2nd September 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 September 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 September 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

2nd September 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more

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Jersey Boys
The smash hit musical Jersey Boys, is returning to Edinburgh with a two week run at the Playhouse in 2019!
Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Yogatherapy invites you to come along and try Vinyasa Krama Yoga with Jean Itier at the Santosa Yoga Studio in Leith.
La Clique Noël - Part Deux
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux.
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015.
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!

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