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Burns Ceilidh

Burns Ceilidh

23rd January 2020 - 25th January 2020
Come celebrate Scotland's greatest poet in true Scottish style with a Burns Ceilidh at The Three Sisters!
Disney’s The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King

5th December 2019 - 18th April 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.
Burns Night at The Hub

Burns Night at The Hub

25th January 2020
Join us at The Hub, in the heart of Edinburgh, to celebrate the life of Robert Burns at our shared Burns Supper and Ceilidh party night.
Burns Night Ceilidhs at The Counting House

Burns Night Ceilidhs at The Counting House

23rd January 2020 - 25th January 2020
Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday in the hidden gem of Edinburgh’s Old Town, The Counting House.
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.
Afternoon Tea: And admission is free

Afternoon Tea: And admission is free

21st January 2020 - 15th March 2020
Enjoy a very special afternoon tea at Almond Valley, ideal for mums, dads and younger children, and when you book a high tea, you are admitted to Almond Valley absolutely FREE!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

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

18th January 2020 - 1st March 2020
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.
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

1st January 2020 - 29th February 2020
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.
The Power of Perspective Exhibition

The Power of Perspective Exhibition

22nd December 2019 - 26th January 2020
The Rock Trust, illusion expert Professor Richard Wiseman and MagicFest present a new series of mind-bending photographs this winter. Every photograph can be seen in more than one way.
Burns Ceilidh 2020

Burns Ceilidh 2020

24th January 2020
Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs caller Ken Gourlay, the Willie Fraser ceilidh band and piper on the 24th January 2020 in Lauriston Hall!
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.
The Murder Trial Live

The Murder Trial Live

22nd January 2020 - 25th January 2020
The Murder Trial Live returns to Edinburgh in January 2020 and will see guests take their seat as jurors in the murder trial of The Brewer Brothers!
The Ceilidh House: Tam O’ Shanter

The Ceilidh House: Tam O’ Shanter

25th January 2020
Welcome to the Burns Night Ceilidh House, where people meet to dance, sing, play music and share stories.
Cafe Ceilidh: Burns Celebration

Cafe Ceilidh: Burns Celebration

21st January 2020
Come along to a free afternoon of the songs, music, poems and stories celebrating Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns in the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 21st January!
Edinburgh’s Wildest Tease

Edinburgh’s Wildest Tease

24th January 2020
The Wildest Tease is bringing the very best in burlesque entertainment to Edinburgh on 24th January, with an absolute incredible cast of both local performers and travelling performers.
Supper with Burns

Supper with Burns

23rd January 2020 - 24th January 2020
Join us at the Scottish Storytelling Centre for an alternative Burns Supper, serving up a 3-course Scottish dinner and a generous helping of Burns' stories!
Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival

25th January 2020
Experience an extraordinary collection of short films when the Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre on 25th January!
Night Walk for Edinburgh

Night Walk for Edinburgh

16th November 2019 - 31st January 2020
Night Walk for Edinburgh, one of the biggest hits of the Edinburgh international Festival 2019, returns as part of Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations.
Burns Night with Wedgwood the Restaurant and The Real May King’s Close

Burns Night with Wedgwood the Restaurant and The Real May King’s Close

24th January 2020 - 25th January 2020
After the sell-out success of the event last year, Wedgwood the Restaurant is once again teaming up with The Real Mary King's Close for a Burns Supper like no other!
Live Music at Stramash

Live Music at Stramash

16th December 2019 - 31st January 2020
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash - Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and much more....
Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

15th November 2019 - 26th January 2020
With an extended route for 2019 and over 600 brand-new lanterns, there’s more to explore this year as Giant Lanterns return to Edinburgh Zoo from 15 November to 26 January 2020!
Burns for Brunch

Burns for Brunch

25th January 2020
Robert Burns awakes in Auld Reekie 2019 sharing his thoughts, poems and songs, casting a satiric eye around his Scotland.
Stewart Brewing Burns Supper

Stewart Brewing Burns Supper

25th January 2020
Celebrate the great Robert Burns with a special evening at Stewart Brewing including live music from Johnston and Gordon!
Family Ceilidh

Family Ceilidh

25th January 2020
Celebrate with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances and sing well-known songs at the Scottish Storytelling Centre's Family Ceilidh!
Burns Night Special

Burns Night Special

26th January 2020
Celebrate Burns Night in style with an evening of top comedy and some traditional Scottish fayre at The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh on 26th January!
Burns Evening Whiskey Tasting

Burns Evening Whiskey Tasting

25th January 2020
Join us in The Wee Pub, Scotland's cosiest pub, from 5pm and enjoy a selection of Scotland's finest Whisky's!
Message from the Skies

Message from the Skies

1st January 2020 - 25th January 2020
Message from the Skies returns on 1st January with Shorelines, a collection of letters to Scotland reflecting on our relationship with our seas, waters and coast and our maritime heritage!
Live Music at The Royal Mile Tavern

Live Music at The Royal Mile Tavern

1st January 2020 - 29th February 2020
Free live music is a major feature of the Royal Mile Tavern and you can enjoy it seven nights a week from around 9.30pm!
Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)

23rd January 2020 - 15th February 2020
An adaptation like no other, drawing on over two-hundred years of romantic pop history this is Blood of the Young’s unique take on a beloved novel, the acclaimed Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of).
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!
Midweek Comedy Caberet

Midweek Comedy Caberet

7th January 2020 - 29th January 2020
Come along to the the Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh for a fantastic night of comedy at a bargain price!
Between Earth and Sky: Watercolours and Glass

Between Earth and Sky: Watercolours and Glass

9th January 2020 - 22nd February 2020
Between Earth and Sky is a new exhibition at Birch Tree Gallery featuring the work of two artists - Peter Davis (Watercolours) and Angie Packer (Glass).
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Cowgate St Patrick’s Festival - 2020

Cowgate St Patrick’s Festival - 2020

14th March 2020 - 17th March 2020
It's that time of year again and no one does a St Patrick's Festival quite like Edinburgh Cowgate, with four days of festival extravaganza!

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Popular Events

Burns Ceilidh
Come celebrate Scotland's greatest poet in true Scottish style with a Burns Ceilidh at The Three Sisters!
Disney’s The Lion King
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.
Burns Night at The Hub
Join us at The Hub, in the heart of Edinburgh, to celebrate the life of Robert Burns at our shared Burns Supper and Ceilidh party night.
Burns Night Ceilidhs at The Counting House
Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday in the hidden gem of Edinburgh’s Old Town, The Counting House.
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle.

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