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Edinburgh Screening: New Peter Jackson Film - They Shall Not Grow Old

Edinburgh Screening: New Peter Jackson Film - They Shall Not Grow Old

16th October 2018
A nationwide live cinema event on the 16th October 2018 will see cinemas across the country simultaneously screening of the new Peter Jackson Film 'They Shall Not Grow Old' in 2D and 3D.
Halloween Trail

Halloween Trail

15th October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Bring the children along to the Royal Botanic Gardens this October for a special Halloween Trail through the Garden.
A Play, A Pie and A Pint

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

11th September 2018 - 20th October 2018
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.
Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018

Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018

3rd November 2018
Saturday 3rd November sees Hopetoun House host ‘The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth’ and it’s bound to be another sell out event.
Edinburgh Cocktail Week

Edinburgh Cocktail Week

15th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Edinburgh Cocktail Week is a week-long program of events & parties across the city, and over 80 of Edinburgh's favourite cocktail bars!
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Doggie Cinema Club

Doggie Cinema Club

7th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Fluffy friends rejoice! The Three Sisters courtyard cinema brings you the ultimate doggie day out. Bring the whole family but most importantly bring your dogs!
Christmas at the Botanics 2018

Christmas at the Botanics 2018

23rd November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
Casting for a BBC3 Reality Series

Casting for a BBC3 Reality Series

1st October 2018 - 31st October 2018
BBC3 are filming in Edinburgh in the next few weeks and looking for people to feature in an episode of 'Eating With My Ex'.
SLA Fireworks Extravaganzas 2018

SLA Fireworks Extravaganzas 2018

2nd November 2018 - 4th November 2018
Scottish Love In Action is delight to present three Tartantastic Fireworks Extravaganza Shows for 2018.
Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

23rd October 2018 - 27th October 2018
Saturday Night Fever, one of the most loved dance stories of all time, returns to the stage in a spectacular new musical production! Catch it at the Edinburgh Playhouse this October!
Enjoy Half-Term Fun at Dalkeith Country Park

Enjoy Half-Term Fun at Dalkeith Country Park

6th October 2018 - 22nd October 2018
Keep the kids out of the house over the half-term holidays! From zip-lines to big slides, fun will be at full throttle throughout Fort Douglas all month.
Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

12th October 2018 - 3rd November 2018
This hugely romantic play is given a Caledonian heart in a new production by Citizens Theatre at the Royal Lyceum Theatre!
Dracula

Dracula

30th October 2018 - 3rd November 2018
The World Première of a brand-new multi-sensory stage adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula comes to the King's Theatre and is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!
Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

6th October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Explore a world of magic & shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre.
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.
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

16th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake returns with a fresh look for the 21st century! Catch it when the tour comes to the Festival Theatre in October!
Celebrating Black History Month: FILM: Hidden Figures

Celebrating Black History Month: FILM: Hidden Figures

22nd October 2018
Grassmarket Picture House is screening 'Hidden Figures', an empowering drama telling the history of the female African-American mathematicians who enabled NASA to get ahead in the race to the moon.
Edinburgh Diwali - 2018

Edinburgh Diwali - 2018

3rd November 2018
The City of Edinburgh presents the 2018 Diwali on 3rd November with music, dances, food, drink and fireworks!
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.
Guy Fawkes Evening at Dobbies Edinburgh

Guy Fawkes Evening at Dobbies Edinburgh

2nd November 2018
Enjoy an evening of delicious food, show stopping fireworks, shopping and more at Dobbies Edinburgh!
Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

21st October 2018
Some Guys Have All The Luck celebrates the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart, and comes to Edinburgh Playhouse on 21st October.
Les Misérables

Les Misérables

22nd January 2019 - 16th February 2019
After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Les Misérables will play Edinburgh Festival Theatre in 2019.
Magical Wreaths

Magical Wreaths

16th December 2018
Make a spectacular wreath for your home in this magical wreaths workshop at Lauriston Castle with Margaret Findlay!
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

26th September 2018 - 31st October 2018
Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city on a Burke and Hare Walking Tour this Autumn!
Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas when this magical after dark experience returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens!
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!
Currie, Balerno and District Round Table Fireworks Display

Currie, Balerno and District Round Table Fireworks Display

5th November 2018
Don't miss the annual fundraising Currie fireworks display being held on Monday 5th November at George V Park!
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
Dave Warley Photography Showcase

Dave Warley Photography Showcase

18th September 2018 - 18th November 2018
Come along and see photographs by Edinburgh based amateur photographer Dave Warley when they go on display at the Roseleaf Cafe Bar in Leith from 18th September.
Meadowbank Annual Firework Display

Meadowbank Annual Firework Display

5th November 2017
Come along and enjoy the spectacular fireworks display at Meadowbank Sports Centre on 5th November!
School Hols Special FILM: Early Man

School Hols Special FILM: Early Man

18th October 2018
Bring the kids along to Grassmarket Picture House this October half-term to see the 2018 comedy film 'Early Man'!
Comic Con Scotland

Comic Con Scotland

10th November 2018 - 11th November 2018
Monopoly Events brings Comic Con Scotland to the EICC on 10th and 11th November with headline guests including David Hasselhoff.
Art For Animals

Art For Animals

19th October 2018 - 25th October 2018
OneKind invites you to attend Art for Animals, bringing together the most exciting and inspiring Scottish wildlife and animal artists in a unique exhibition and art sale at Breeze Art Gallery.

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Popular Events

Halloween Trail
Bring the children along to the Royal Botanic Gardens this October for a special Halloween Trail through the Garden.
A Play, A Pie and A Pint
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.
Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018
Saturday 3rd November sees Hopetoun House host ‘The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth’ and it’s bound to be another sell out event.
Edinburgh Cocktail Week
Edinburgh Cocktail Week is a week-long program of events & parties across the city, and over 80 of Edinburgh's favourite cocktail bars!
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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