Events in Edinburgh This Weekend

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Events in Edinburgh

Rabbie’s: Edinburgh City Tours

Rabbie’s: Edinburgh City Tours

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Discover the stories, secrets, and sights of the city and get the local’s perspective of Edinburgh with Rabbie's Edinburgh City Tours! Read more
Rabbie’s: Tours from Edinburgh

Rabbie’s: Tours from Edinburgh

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Make Edinburgh your base for a trip to Scotland and combine the magic of Scotland's capital with the best of the Highlands on a tour with Rabbie's! 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
Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

Moonstruck: 500 years of mental health

14th June 2019 - 23rd December 2019
This exhibition encourages us to examine our own ideas around mental health and aims to show how, even now, many older stereotypes and ideas about these conditions remain unchanged. 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
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
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
Eclectic Boundaries

Eclectic Boundaries

16th September 2019 - 18th November 2019
Eclectic Boundaries brings together a diverse cohort of artists from around Edinburgh College of Art. There will be performance art mingled with adventure, fun, surprise and participation! Read more
Rex Club House at Eastside Edinburgh

Rex Club House at Eastside Edinburgh

20th September 2019 - 2nd November 2019
Edinburgh New Town
Sportswear brand Rex Club will launch its first sports pop-up at Eastside Edinburgh, screening early morning matches throughout the World Cup, so that Rugby fans can watch the games in comfort. Read more
Spend October Holidays aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

Spend October Holidays aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

1st October 2019 - 31st October 2019
Step aboard Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction this October holiday to truly follow in the footsteps of Royalty. All ages will love touring the five decks with their own audio guide! Read more
The Luxury of Time: Clocks from 1550-1750

The Luxury of Time: Clocks from 1550-1750

4th October 2019 - 26th January 2020
Explore the history of early British clock making in this small display at National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Exhibition: The Somewhere Else

Exhibition: The Somewhere Else

5th October 2019 - 31st October 2019
In this series of etching prints, artist Fiona Watson expresses her overwhelming visual memory of Canada, evoking the silence and minimalist aesthetic of its snowy landscapes. 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
Market on the Mall

Market on the Mall

7th October 2019 - 23rd November 2019
Come along to Market on the Mall on top of Waverley Mall Shopping Centre in the heart of Edinburgh. A daily market (except Sundays), it's a great place to buy hancrafted gifts! Read more
Scotland from the Sky

Scotland from the Sky

10th October 2019 - 19th January 2020
Discover Scotland's stunning landscapes from a breath-taking new perspective as Scotland from the Sky comes to Blackness Castle! Read more
The Panopticon

The Panopticon

10th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
Brought for the first time to the stage, The Panopticon is a visceral, bloody and brutal testament to life and friendship. Read more
Contrast: Wildlife Art

Contrast: Wildlife Art

12th October 2019 - 19th November 2019
This art exhibition brings together the work of four wildlife artists, Max Angus, Paul Bartlett, John Foker and John Hatton, with a contrasting approach to their subject. Read more
Edinburgh Cocktail Week

Edinburgh Cocktail Week

14th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Edinburgh Cocktail Week returns from Monday 14th to Sunday 20th October, with its biggest and most exciting festival line-up yet! 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
The King and I

The King and I

16th October 2019 - 26th October 2019
Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King And I is embarking on a World Tour, catch it at the Edinburgh Playhouse in October 2019! Read more
Destination Moon!

Destination Moon!

17th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Join us at Dynamic Earth to learn the epic story of humanity’s first voyage to another world through fun, family activities and demos.. as we celebrate 50 years since the Apollo moon landings! Read more
Human Condition

Human Condition

17th October 2019 - 26th October 2019
For this exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery, each artist gives their response to the aspects of life most personal to them, resulting in a fascinating exploration of what makes us human! Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

19th October 2019
A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns with six new plays to light up your lunchtime. Ticket includes a pie and a drink. Read more
A Royal Experience:  Celebrating 21 Years in Edinburgh

A Royal Experience: Celebrating 21 Years in Edinburgh

19th October 2019
It's 21 years since The Royal Yacht Britannia came to Edinburgh. Help us celebrate at a very special evening on Saturday 19th October 2019! Read more
Anthem Saturdays at Opium

Anthem Saturdays at Opium

19th October 2019
Enjoy Rock and Metal favourites at Opium Alternative Club & Bar Edinburgh's Anthem Saturdays, it's free entry! Read more
Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist

Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist

19th October 2019
Ash Pryce, Edinburgh Horror Festival Sell Out Performer 2016, 2017, 2018, brings his brand new show 'Paranormal Illusionist' to the Banshee Labyrinth. Read more
Autumn Wreaths

Autumn Wreaths

19th October 2019
Join Margaret Findlay in this workshop at Lauriston Castle on 19th October and make a gorgeous pre-lit magical autumnal wreath. 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
Boogie Bingo

Boogie Bingo

19th October 2019
Did you miss the launch of our first Boogie Bingo? Well, don't worry, its back this Autumn with live entertainment, fun superstar DJ’s and fantastic prizes! Read more
Boy:48 Music

Boy:48 Music

19th October 2019
Come along to Dundas Street Gallery on 19th October and hear Edinburgh-based Boy:48 give his first-ever solo performance, showcasing intimate, humorous and beautiful material never heard before! 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
Full Circle

Full Circle

19th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
Five artists, reunited since studying together at Edinburgh College of Art, invite you to their exhibition 'Full Circle' at Edinburgh Palette from 18th to 27th October. Read more
Fun Scottish Dance Classes for Children

Fun Scottish Dance Classes for Children

19th October 2019
Join us at RSCDS Edinburgh for fun Scottish dancing classes aimed at young dancers aged 5 - 10 years, on Saturday mornings at Craigmillar Park Church Hall! Read more
Holly Stoppit’s Introduction to Clowning Weekend

Holly Stoppit’s Introduction to Clowning Weekend

19th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Explore what it feels like to put judgement to one side, turn up your curiosity and follow your impulses to let go, play and connect in Holly Stoppit’s Introduction to Clowning Weekend! Read more
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-Making

Introduction to Glycerine Soap-Making

19th October 2019
Learn about the properties of our organic glycerine soap and selection of essential oils; and how to chop, melt, blend and pour your soap into shapes and sizes of your choice. Read more
Introduction to Soap-making

Introduction to Soap-making

19th October 2019
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with local designer-maker Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks at The Arienas Collective. Read more
Introduction to Watercolour Brush Calligraphy

Introduction to Watercolour Brush Calligraphy

19th October 2019
Join modern calligrapher Caitlin McKenna for a fun and informal introduction to the beautiful art of watercolour brush lettering on 19th October at Century General Store! Read more
Licence to Thrill : The Music of Bond

Licence to Thrill : The Music of Bond

19th October 2019
Experience the thrills, kills and loves of James Bond through this hit show of iconic music performed by powerhouse live orchestra when it comes to the Usher Hall Edinburgh! Read more
Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

19th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Discover the story of Scotland through our capital city as you explore key locations and stories hidden around the Royal Mile, then tour the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Mystery Beer Tasting Night

Mystery Beer Tasting Night

19th October 2019
Stewart Brewing is holding a Mystery Beer Tasting Night on Saturday 19th October. See if you can get tops marks, before time runs out, to receive a special bonus prize! Read more
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

19th October 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Open Hearth

Open Hearth

19th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival invites you to join storytellers and musicians round the hearth for a relaxed traditional session of stories from home and abroad. 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
Scotland & Canada: My Home Canada & My Home-Home Scotland

Scotland & Canada: My Home Canada & My Home-Home Scotland

19th October 2019
Storyteller Alexandria Patience tells stories of her homes, Scotland and Canada, with music from Donald McNeill as part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival. Read more
Stop Motion Animation Workshop for 8-12yrs: Spooktacular

Stop Motion Animation Workshop for 8-12yrs: Spooktacular

19th October 2019
Make spine-tingling stop motion animation films with a range of spooky activities to develop skills in 2D and 3D animation in this StopMoGo workshop on 19th October! Read more
Tam Petty and the Heartfakers: Full Moon Fever Anniversary Show

Tam Petty and the Heartfakers: Full Moon Fever Anniversary Show

19th October 2019
Tam Petty & The Heartfakers present an evening of Tom Petty's music in the intimate setting of the Speakeasy at Edinburgh's legendary Voodoo Rooms on 19th October! Read more
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

19th October 2019
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 Grand Reopening of Belushi’s Bar

The Grand Reopening of Belushi’s Bar

19th October 2019
Belushi’s Bar is moving to a new venue across the road so we can take the party atmosphere to the next level. Join us on Saturday 19th October for the Grand Reopening! Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

19th October 2019
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
The Too Much Fun Club - Exhibition at Flamingosaurs Rex

The Too Much Fun Club - Exhibition at Flamingosaurs Rex

19th October 2019
You are cordially invited to join the Too Much Fun Club in the unveiling of their newest exhibition of artworks, at Flamingosaurus Rex on Saturday the 19th October! Read more
Treppenwitz

Treppenwitz

19th October 2019
After touring the UK in 2018 and releasing their sophomore album 'The Kennedys at Beaver Point' in January 2019, Treppenwitz are back on tour and stop off at The Jazz Bar on Saturday 19th October! Read more
You Choose Stage Show

You Choose Stage Show

19th October 2019
Nonsense Room Productions bring You Choose, their brand new interactive musical show for all the family, to Rose Theatre on 19th October! Read more
Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

Your Local Re-enactment Project Craigmillar

19th October 2019
Come along and join BXIV Saturday training sessions in Edinburgh! Open to all who would like to try out 14th century re-enactment! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

20th October 2019
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
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
Enchanted Garden

Enchanted Garden

20th October 2019
Join Scottish and international storytellers and treat yourself with a relaxed afternoon of stories for all ages in the Botanic Cottage as part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival! 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
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-Making

Introduction to Glycerine Soap-Making

20th October 2019
Learn about the properties of our organic glycerine soap and selection of essential oils; and how to chop, melt, blend and pour your soap into shapes and sizes of your choice. Read more
Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making

Introduction to Soap and Skincare Making

20th October 2019
Learn about the properties of our organic glycerine soap, lip balms and creams to create your own soap and skincare pack in this workshop with Jenny from The Scottish Soapworks! Read more
Jazz Sundays

Jazz Sundays

20th October 2019
Come along and enjoy Jazz Sundays at Soderberg Pavillion, Lister Square, with live music every Sunday from 5.30pm! Read more
Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

20th October 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Discover the story of Scotland through our capital city as you explore key locations and stories hidden around the Royal Mile, then tour the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Nick Helm

Nick Helm

20th October 2019
Come and witness two time Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and International Treasure In Waiting Nick Helm, shaking his ass, singing songs and righting wrongs. Read more
Opium Open Mic Night

Opium Open Mic Night

20th October 2019
It's Opium Alternative Club & Bar Edinburgh's Open Mic Night every Sunday. Come on down and play some tunes with us! 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
Scotland & Canada: Isobel Gunn

Scotland & Canada: Isobel Gunn

20th October 2019
Canadian storyteller Deborah Dunleavy tells the story of a young Orkney lass, Isobel Gunn in this epic storytelling poem set to orchestrated music by composer Howard Alexander. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

20th October 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
The Goonies In Edinburgh

The Goonies In Edinburgh

20th October 2019
Come and see The Goonies on the big screen in Vue Omni Edinburgh. Hosted by Adam from The Geeky Retro Nerds Show podcast, it's sure to be a great night! Read more

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Captain Marvel
Captain Marvel is the origin story for Marvel’s most popular female superhero, Carol Danvers. Catch it at Grassmarket Cinema on Monday 14th October!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History
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.
Witches, Potions and Bald Agnes
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!
Edinburgh Cocktail Week
Edinburgh Cocktail Week returns from Monday 14th to Sunday 20th October, with its biggest and most exciting festival line-up yet!
Spooky Happenings
Explore a world of magic and shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre this October!

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