Events in Edinburgh This Weekend

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Events in Edinburgh

Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

26th April 2017 - 26th April 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
New Hibee Tots Football Toddler Classes for 2-4yrs are starting on 26th April. Read more
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
Homework Club

Homework Club

21st August 2017 - 11th June 2018
Kids taking too long to get their homework done? Bring them along to the Homework Club at Wonder World, Edinburgh! Read more
City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

7th October 2017 - 13th May 2018
Explore the new activities in the family activity area at City Art Centre to complement the exhibition ‘Hidden Gems’ Read more
Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

7th October 2017 - 13th May 2018
Exhibition of ‘hidden gems’ from City Art Centre’s collection of fine art; celebrating the unsung and the unusual. 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
Modernist Jewellery

Modernist Jewellery

1st December 2017 - 29th April 2018
Discover a generation of designers and makers who embraced innovative and diverse influences in this exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince’s Tour of India 1875-6

Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince’s Tour of India 1875-6

15th December 2017 - 22nd April 2018
This exhibition tells the story of a tour of India by the Prince of Wales in 1875 through some of the finest treasures he was presented with. 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
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

19th January 2018 - 29th April 2018
The world-renowned exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, returns to the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Muriel Spark:  A Centenary Celebration

Muriel Spark: A Centenary Celebration

2nd February 2018 - 30th June 2018
This Exhibition at The Writers' Museum marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Edinburgh's most famous daughters, Muriel Spark. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House

Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House

13th February 2018 - 12th July 2018
Musselburgh
Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House has featured in magazines & on TV in ‘Britain’s Best Back Gardens'. 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
Celebrating Cordelia Fine

Celebrating Cordelia Fine

31st March 2018 - 30th April 2018
Come along to the National Library of Scotland to see a display of items relating to Prof Cordelia Fine, recipient of the 2018 Edinburgh Medal. Read more
Synthetica

Synthetica

31st March 2018 - 13th May 2018
Synthetica, a special contemporary art exhibition, will showcase the work of established international artists working in the field of bioart. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens - Humbie Dean

1st April 2018 - 31st July 2018
Various Locations East Lothian
Wander around Humbie Dean, a two acre ornamental and woodland garden. Part of Scotland’s Gardens. Read more
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st April 2018 - 30th April 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in April! 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
Scotland’s Gardens - 101 Greenbank Crescent

Scotland’s Gardens - 101 Greenbank Crescent

15th April 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens: 101 Greenbank Crescent has a variety of distinct areas and terraces with interest all year round. Read more
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

16th April 2018 - 29th June 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 16th April, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack. Read more
A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Margaret Saves Scotland

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Margaret Saves Scotland

17th April 2018 - 21st April 2018
Traverse Theatre presents: Margaret Saves Scotland, written by Val McDermid, as part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór feature. Read more
Abstract Photography - Featuring work by Paul Kenny,  Ricardo Baez Duarte, Philip J Lavery

Abstract Photography - Featuring work by Paul Kenny, Ricardo Baez Duarte, Philip J Lavery

18th April 2018 - 19th May 2018
Gallery-Close is hosting an exhibition of abstract photography featuring work by some new and leading photographers. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Evenings

Dressmaking Course - Evenings

18th April 2018 - 27th June 2018
Learn to make your own clothes in this 11 week dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch starting on 18th April. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Mornings

Dressmaking Course - Mornings

18th April 2018 - 27th June 2018
Learn to make your own clothes in this 11 week dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch starting on 18th April. Read more
War Horse

War Horse

18th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Experience the unforgettable journey of War Horse, coming to the Festival Theatre in April 2018. Read more
Fat Friends

Fat Friends

19th April 2018 - 22nd April 2018
The hit TV show Fat Friends, from Kay Mellor, is bursting onto the stage in a brand new musical at the Playhouse. Read more
Beeswax Wraps Drop-In Class (St Margaret’s House Open Day)

Beeswax Wraps Drop-In Class (St Margaret’s House Open Day)

21st April 2018
Learn how to make Beeswax wraps, a natural eco-friendly alternative for wrapping food, covering bowls and jars, in this drop-in workshop with Upcycled World. Read more
Bookbinding & Botanicals

Bookbinding & Botanicals

21st April 2018
Join 'Bookbinding with Cass' for a creative afternoon of stamping and bookbinding inspired by herbs and botanicals found in the beautiful setting of the Secret Herb Garden! Read more
Chasing Dragons, Grace and Legend plus Freakshow

Chasing Dragons, Grace and Legend plus Freakshow

21st April 2018
Exile Promotions presents Chasing Dragons plus Grace & Legend and Freakshow at Opium on Saturday 21st April. Read more
Dancing through the Decades

Dancing through the Decades

21st April 2018
From 70's flares to 90's glow sticks, it's a celebration of the music from across the decades with our resident DJ at the Village Hotel Edinburgh. Read more
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

21st April 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city. Read more
Enchanted Woodlands

Enchanted Woodlands

21st April 2018
Make gorgeous felted pictures inspired by the magic of the woodland in this workshop with Margaret Findlay at Lauriston Castle on 21st April. Read more
Family Ceilidh

Family Ceilidh

21st April 2018
Come dance! Bring the whole family and at the same time raise money for Dads Rock at The Charteris Centre on 21st April. Read more
Fragrance Women’s Ministry

Fragrance Women’s Ministry

21st April 2018
Fragrance Women's Ministry are hosting their third Ladies Day in Broxburn at the United Free Church Hall on Saturday 21st April 2018. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

21st April 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

Gallery Tours

21st April 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Gallery Tours at Museum of Edinburgh

Gallery Tours at Museum of Edinburgh

21st April 2018
Come along to the Museum of Edinburgh and enjoy a guided tour each Friday and Saturday at 3pm! Read more
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

21st April 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market. Read more
Gun Salutes 2018

Gun Salutes 2018

21st April 2018
Check here for a full list of gun salutes throughout the year at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Haunted Cockenzie House, East Lothian

Haunted Cockenzie House, East Lothian

21st April 2018
Join the Scottish Ghost Nights crew at Cockenzie House, as they investigate the spooky goings on in this 17th Century Managers House. Read more
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

21st April 2018
Leith
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

21st April 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

21st April 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Parkinson: Our Kind of Music

Parkinson: Our Kind of Music

21st April 2018
Take a journey through Sir Michael Parkinson’s musical DNA in words, pictures and performance in this new live show. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

21st April 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years! Read more
Wildlife Photography for Beginners

Wildlife Photography for Beginners

21st April 2018
Bring your camera down to Linlithgow Loch and learn some tips from a local wildlife photographer on how to get the best shot. Read more
Carl Hutchinson - Live

Carl Hutchinson - Live

22nd April 2018
One of the UK’s most in-demand comics Carl Hutchinson is set to perform his brand new show across the UK and is stopping at The Stand Comedy Club. Read more
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

22nd April 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before. Read more
Earth Day 2018 - Food & Film: Baraka

Earth Day 2018 - Food & Film: Baraka

22nd April 2018
This year on Earth Day 2018, Hendersons will screen an amazing masterpiece, Baraka (1992) to create awareness about our planet's threats that are caused by us, humans. Read more
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

22nd April 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

22nd April 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
Introduction to Transmission Meditation - Workshop

Introduction to Transmission Meditation - Workshop

22nd April 2018
Transmission Meditation is a simple form of group meditation combining two yogas: Karma Yoga & Laya Yoga. Read more
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

22nd April 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime. Read more
Musical Theatre Master Class

Musical Theatre Master Class

22nd April 2018
Love singing on stage? Then join Chelsea Calder for a vocal master class specializing in technique and musical theatre performance. Read more
Spring Herb Walk

Spring Herb Walk

22nd April 2018
Edinburgh North
Discover North Edinburgh’s cycle paths, and identify the many highly nutritious wild plants emerging from the soil in the springtime with Grass Roots Remedies. Read more
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

22nd April 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

22nd April 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

22nd April 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard! Read more
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra present ‘Sweet Sister Suite’ and The Music of Mary Lou Williams

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra present ‘Sweet Sister Suite’ and The Music of Mary Lou Williams

22nd April 2018
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra are delighted to perform Kenny Wheeler's Sweet Sister Suite along with The Music of Mary Lou Williams at The Queen's Hall. Read more
The Sunday Sketch

The Sunday Sketch

22nd April 2018
Join illustrator and artist Cécile Simonis for a monthly creative session, as she guides you through a range of drawing activities. Read more
The TBC Improv Theatre Show

The TBC Improv Theatre Show

22nd April 2018
Come along to the Improv Comedy Theatre Show, it's completely improvised, never witnessed before and never to be witnessed again! Read more
Typewronger Books and Typewriters - Pop Up

Typewronger Books and Typewriters - Pop Up

22nd April 2018
Typewronger Books are back at the Leith Walk Police Box with the usual mix of new and second hand... and a typewriter! Read more

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Year Zero
Immerse Productions are inviting people to take part in their first theatrical attraction, “Year Zero” at The Biscuit Factory from 12th-16th June.
War Horse
Experience the unforgettable journey of War Horse, coming to the Festival Theatre in April 2018.
Feed the 1000
Changeworks: Come and join us for a free Sunday lunch! We want to feed 1000 people food that would have otherwise gone to waste by turning it into a delicious feast for all.
Spectacular Jousting
Historic Environment Scotland - Hear the thunder of hooves and the clashing of lances at our annual jousting tournament in Linlithgow.
Edinburgh Farmers Market
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.

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