Events in Edinburgh This Weekend

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Events in Edinburgh

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
Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

24th September 2018 - 21st May 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come along, join in and enjoy the benefits of fun, fitness and friendship with RSCDS Edinburgh Dance Scottish classes! Read more
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November. Read more
Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

23rd November 2018 - 2nd June 2019
Old master paintings and spectacular silver furniture show the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy. Read more
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
Robots

Robots

18th January 2019 - 5th May 2019
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human. Read more
Do Toddlers Understand ‘‘No’’?

Do Toddlers Understand ‘‘No’’?

1st March 2019 - 31st May 2019
Edinburgh South
Wee Science is looking for wee scientists around 1.5 years old to take part in a study on word learning at the University of Edinburgh! Read more
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

28th March 2019 - 27th April 2019
Come along to The Fiddlers Arms every weekend from 9pm and enjoy free live music with something to suit everyone’s tastes! Entry is always free. Read more
Live Music at George IV Bar in April

Live Music at George IV Bar in April

1st April 2019 - 30th April 2019
Check out all the Live music at George IV Bar this April, everything from Rock and Pop to Traditional Folk, Scottish, Irish and Blues! Read more
Live Music at Stramash in April

Live Music at Stramash in April

1st April 2019 - 30th April 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash this April, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more.... Read more
Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in April

Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in April

1st April 2019 - 30th April 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Whistle Binkies this April, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more.... Read more
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st April 2019 - 30th April 2019
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in April! Read more
Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

2nd April 2019 - 27th April 2019
Matilda The Musical, the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2019 as part of a UK tour. Read more
Awrite Hen -  An Exhibition with Maria Stoian and Natalie J Wood

Awrite Hen - An Exhibition with Maria Stoian and Natalie J Wood

6th April 2019 - 30th April 2019
Awrite Hen will feature a combination of playful illustrated ceramics and prints, playing on the idea that women are ‘chicks' and what it means when we use the language we use to describe women! Read more
InnverVerse

InnverVerse

10th April 2019 - 27th April 2019
Come along and see InnerVerse, a sensory art installation by multimedia artist Renee Rilexie, at Dundas Street Gallery from 10th to 27th April! Read more
Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast

14th April 2019 - 22nd May 2019
Kittie Jones and Jane Smith present a joint exhibition that reflects their shared interest in wildlife from their respective viewpoints on the East and West coasts of Scotland. Read more
Castle Street April Fair

Castle Street April Fair

22nd April 2019 - 28th April 2019
Edinburgh New Town
With a great mix of arts and crafts, food and drinks, Castle Street April Fair provides locals, visitors and tourists with a authentic shopping experience in the heart of Edinburgh City Centre! Read more
House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

22nd April 2019 - 29th June 2019
House of Jack kids street dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 22nd April until 29th June - Bookings now open! Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Mack

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Mack

23rd April 2019 - 27th April 2019
Ninety years after his own demise, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s internationally acclaimed masterpiece lies in ruins. Should we save the Mack or just let it go? Read more
Big Big Gin Festival

Big Big Gin Festival

26th April 2019 - 27th April 2019
After a successful 2018, the Big Big Gin Festival is back at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on the 26th & 27th of April 2019. Let your experience be-gin! Read more
Free Thought, Free Action: The Role Of Feeling

Free Thought, Free Action: The Role Of Feeling

26th April 2019 - 28th April 2019
Anthroposophy in Scotland is holding a weekend seminar at Edinburgh Steiner School on exploring how we can develop towards freedom and true individuality. Read more
Gravity Parent and Toddler Easter Event

Gravity Parent and Toddler Easter Event

26th April 2019 - 27th April 2019
Hop into Easter with your little ones at Gravity Edinburgh with 1 hour Easter themed activities specifically dedicated to Parent & Toddlers! Read more
In the Night Garden Live

In the Night Garden Live

26th April 2019 - 28th April 2019
In the Night Garden Live is the perfect musical theatre experience for the entire family and comes to the King’s Theatre in April as part of a UK tour. Read more
Anthem Saturdays at Opium

Anthem Saturdays at Opium

27th April 2019
Enjoy Rock and Metal favourites at Opium Alternative Club & Bar Edinburgh's Anthem Saturdays, it's free entry! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

27th April 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
Back In The Day - Launch Party

Back In The Day - Launch Party

27th April 2019
Don't miss a tribute to Old Skool R&B, Hip Hop, House, Garage, Disco, Funk, 90?s & 80?s, brought to you by some of Scotland's finest DJ's, at La Belle Angele on 27th April! 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

27th April 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
Cathal McConnell Trio

Cathal McConnell Trio

27th April 2019
An evening with Cathal McConnell in any situation is time well spent and this evening with the Cathal McConnell Trio is sure to be musically enriching, hugely rewarding and a whole lot of fun. Read more
Drawing from Film Weekend Workshop

Drawing from Film Weekend Workshop

27th April 2019
This exciting new weekend workshop at Paintbox School of Art will guide students in how to use and respond to the film medium as a starting point for drawing and painting. Read more
Faith: The George Michael Legacy

Faith: The George Michael Legacy

27th April 2019
Faith – The George Michael Legacy returns with a brand-new production for 2019, catch it at The Queen's Hall on 27th April! Read more
Family Beltane

Family Beltane

27th April 2019
This delightful Beltane Fire Society tradition allows parents to share in the magic of the Beltane story with their little ones through storytelling, face painting and arts & crafts. Read more
Family Ceilidh

Family Ceilidh

27th April 2019
Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances at the Scottish Storytelling Centre Family Ceilidh on Saturday 27th April! Read more
Favela Boteco

Favela Boteco

27th April 2019
DJ Juan Salgado playing Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Merengue, Latin Pop, Soca & Dancehall every Saturday at Boteco Edinburgh! Read more
Fundraising Ceilidh

Fundraising Ceilidh

27th April 2019
Come along to our fundraising Ceilidh on Saturday 27th April with the brilliant Science Ceilidh Band as well as interval act - Claire Hastings & Robyn Stapleton! Read more
Gearóid Farrelly: Home Truths

Gearóid Farrelly: Home Truths

27th April 2019
Gearóid Farrelly brings his brand of chatty stand up comedy on tour, addressing everything from Trump to decluttering and explaining why you shouldn’t toilet train a cat! Read more
George: Celebrating the songs and music of George Michael

George: Celebrating the songs and music of George Michael

27th April 2019
This huge, electrifying and authentic live show features original members of George’s own globe-trotting live band alongside the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. Read more
Going Somewhere

Going Somewhere

27th April 2019 - 28th April 2019
In this solo exhibition at Coburg House Art Studios, Laura Gill continues her study of the timeless quality of movement of the human figure with a new selection of paintings, drawings, and prints. Read more
Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making

27th April 2019
Using silver clay, learn how to make three different pieces of silver jewellery at this one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Make Your Own Orla Kiely Lampshade

Make Your Own Orla Kiely Lampshade

27th April 2019
Brighten your home with a lampshade made from Orla Kiely fabric in this workshop at Dovecot Studios on 27th April! Read more
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

27th April 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Out of the Blue Flea Market

Out of the Blue Flea Market

27th April 2019
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market with over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, jewellery, small furniture, music, books, bric-a-brac and so much more. Read more
Solidarity Ceilidh

Solidarity Ceilidh

27th April 2019
Edinburgh South
Come along to a fundraising evening of twirling dancing, soaring music and hearty companionship, with The Greater Spotted Ceilidh Band at The King's Hall on 27th April! Read more
Starting with Solo Singing

Starting with Solo Singing

27th April 2019
A hands-on, practical introduction to lifting your own voice in song, accompanied or unaccompanied. Let out your inner songster and learn to craft your skills! Read more
The Art of Bookbinding

The Art of Bookbinding

27th April 2019
This hands-on sociable workshop, with expert tutor Susie Wilson, introduces fascinating techniques of bookbinding in the inspirational Arts & Crafts Geddes Room at Riddle's Court. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

27th April 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
Weber BBQ Course

Weber BBQ Course

27th April 2019
Join us at Dobbies Edinburgh for a unique learning experience, where Weber-certified chefs will teach you the skills you need to become a true grill master! Read more
What a Voice: Kathleen MacInnes, Fiona Hunter and Kaela Rowan

What a Voice: Kathleen MacInnes, Fiona Hunter and Kaela Rowan

27th April 2019
An exclusive show put together just for Tradfest, What A Voice celebrates the female tradition-bearers who have been inspiring musicians and delighting audiences down the years. 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 April 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
Cinema on Sunday at Summerhall: In Bed with Victoria

Cinema on Sunday at Summerhall: In Bed with Victoria

28th April 2019
In Bed with Victoria is an amusing contemporary romp about a single mother whose personal and professional life are as volatile as an active volcano. Read more
Grup Ternari

Grup Ternari

28th April 2019
Grup Ternari are coming over to Edinburgh from Spain on Sunday 28th April at what promises to be a unique concert in Craigmillar Park Church! Read more
Introduction to Sewing Class

Introduction to Sewing Class

28th April 2019
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine in this one day workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club on 28th April. Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

28th April 2019
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Opium Open Mic Night

Opium Open Mic Night

28th April 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
Premiere Film Screening: Mantra - Sounds into Silence

Premiere Film Screening: Mantra - Sounds into Silence

28th April 2019
Mantra — Sounds into Silence is a feature-length documentary that explores the musical and social phenomenon of chant and response meditation, followed by a Q&A and live taster with the RAVI. Read more
Soundhouse: Baltic Crossing

Soundhouse: Baltic Crossing

28th April 2019
Hailing from the UK, Finland and Denmark, Baltic Crossing bring you fiery Scandinavian fiddles, bubbling Northumbrian pipes and a driving guitar and double bass rhythm section. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

28th April 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

28th April 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend! Read more
VIP Grow How and Ask the Expert with Huw Richards and guests at Dobbies Edinburgh

VIP Grow How and Ask the Expert with Huw Richards and guests at Dobbies Edinburgh

28th April 2019
Celebrate National Gardening Week 2019 with an exclusive VIP 'Grow How' event at our Dobbies Edinburgh store on 28th April! Read more
Wedgwood Wild Food Foraging Experience

Wedgwood Wild Food Foraging Experience

28th April 2019
Experience Scotland’s natural larder with Wedgwood the Restaurant as chef / patron Paul Wedgwood hosts a wild foraging tour of Midlothian on Sunday 28th April. Read more
Wildlife Photography for Beginners

Wildlife Photography for Beginners

28th April 2019
Bring your camera to Holyrood Park and the Bawsinch nature reserve and learn how to get the best shot from a local wildlife photographer. Read more

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Popular Events

Castle Street April Fair
With a great mix of arts and crafts, food and drinks, Castle Street April Fair provides locals, visitors and tourists with a authentic shopping experience in the heart of Edinburgh City Centre!
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical, the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2019 as part of a UK tour.
Big Big Gin Festival
After a successful 2018, the Big Big Gin Festival is back at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on the 26th & 27th of April 2019. Let your experience be-gin!
Live Music at Stramash in April
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash this April, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more....
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in April!

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