What's On In Edinburgh New Town

Keep up to date with what's going on in Edinburgh New Town over the next month and click here to find out what's on in all of Edinburgh!

A Play in Five Rooms - Enlightenment House

A Play in Five Rooms - Enlightenment House

14th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
This immersive, funny and interactive theatre experience will see audiences come across characters giving them an insight into Georgian life but also asking questions about current times.
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa... when he arrives at Santa Land in George Street.
Silent Light

Silent Light

19th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
In a world first, Silent Light brings together the spectacular Street of Light from Edinburgh’s Christmas 2015 and 2016 and silent disco headphones to give you the ultimate street party.
Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas!

Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas!

21st November 2018 - 16th December 2018
Back by popular demand, sprinkled with seasonal glitter this hugely entertaining show will leave you with a feel-good glow.
Festive Party Dinner!

Festive Party Dinner!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a Festive Party Dinner in the stunning auditorium at the Ghillie Dhu, welcomed by a chilled glass of fizz, followed by a decadent 3-course festive meal, live ceilidh band and DJ.
Festive Party Lunch!

Festive Party Lunch!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a festive party lunch at the Ghillie Dhu and enjoy an unforgettable celebration of food, drink and festive cheer!
Photography Exhibition

Photography Exhibition

5th December 2018 - 19th January 2019
Are you are looking for a unusual present? Gallery-Close, the friendliest independent gallery in Edinburgh, is hosting a general photography exhibition with prints for sale.
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

10th December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Don't miss the ultimate night out when the Kinky Boots tour comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2018!
The Song of Fergus and Kate: Winter Special

The Song of Fergus and Kate: Winter Special

15th December 2018 - 16th December 2018
Watch This Space Productions present a very special Christmas version of The Song of Fergus and Kate at Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre.
Carols with the Salvation Army

Carols with the Salvation Army

16th December 2018
Join Edinburgh Gorgie Salvation Army for carols, featuring Edinburgh Gorgie Salvation Army Band and special guests, in the beautiful Mansfield Traquair on Sunday 16th December 2018!
Hendersons Festive Fair: Vegan and Vegetarian Goodness

Hendersons Festive Fair: Vegan and Vegetarian Goodness

16th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Don't miss Hendersons Shop and Deli Festive Fair with vegan, vegetarian and earth friendly gift ideas, festive "do your own" hampers and of course with the well known Hendersons Christmas legends.
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

16th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else!
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

16th December 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

16th December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard!
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

16th December 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Cadbury launches free Secret Santa Postal Service in Edinburgh

Cadbury launches free Secret Santa Postal Service in Edinburgh

17th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
This Christmas, Cadbury is helping Brits unleash their generous instincts and become a Secret Santa by launching its very first Cadbury Secret Santa Postal Service.
Red Raw

Red Raw

17th December 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Speed Dating in Edinburgh

Speed Dating in Edinburgh

18th December 2018
Find that perfect ‘someone’ at these Speed Dating events being held at Lulu and brought to you by Slow Dating.
Children’s Christmas Baking Afternoon

Children’s Christmas Baking Afternoon

20th December 2018 - 21st December 2018
Does your child love baking? The Edinburgh New Town Cookery School is holding some Children’s Christmas Baking half days on the 20th and 21st December and suitable for ages 9 to 13.
Children’s Christmas Baking Morning

Children’s Christmas Baking Morning

20th December 2018 - 21st December 2018
Does your child love baking? The Edinburgh New Town Cookery School is holding some Children’s Christmas Baking half days on the 20th and 21st December, suitable for ages 9 to 13.
Sing Sistah Sing!

Sing Sistah Sing!

20th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Fresh from the award winning sold out Edinburgh Fringe run, The Rose Theatre presents Sing Sistah Sing! The Christmas Celebration.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

20th December 2018
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Gypsy, Folk and Jazz Nights

Gypsy, Folk and Jazz Nights

21st December 2018
Join us at Hendersons of Edinburgh for our free to attend "Gipsy, folk & jazz night" event series, hosted by the Hendersons exclusive "September Song" formation.
Martin Aelred Winterland Concert

Martin Aelred Winterland Concert

21st December 2018
Internationally acclaimed Tenor, Martin Aelred, gives an enchanting vocal performance of Puccini and Mozart at St John's Episcopal Church on 21st December.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

21st December 2018
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!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

21st December 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

22nd December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

22nd December 2018
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!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

22nd December 2018
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.
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

23rd December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else!
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

23rd December 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

23rd December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard!
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

23rd December 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Hootfest!

Hootfest!

27th December 2018 - 1st January 2019
Laugh your way to the end of the year with Dave Fulton, Liam Withnail, Jay Lafferty and host Stuart Murphy at The Stand, Scotland’s favourite comedy club!
Jay Lafferty: Besoms

Jay Lafferty: Besoms

27th December 2018
Hosted by self confessed cheeky besom Jay Lafferty this is a comedy night with a whole line up of difference... see it at Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

27th December 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Bongo’s Bingo Christmas Special in Edinburgh

Bongo’s Bingo Christmas Special in Edinburgh

28th December 2018
Bongo’s Bingo are seeing out 2018 in spectacular style with their final Edinburgh show of the year, taking place at The Jam House on Friday 28th December.
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

28th December 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

28th December 2018
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!
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

29th December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

29th December 2018
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!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

30th December 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Sixties on a Sunday

Sixties on a Sunday

30th December 2018
Come on down to the Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre on a Sunday afternoon to drink, dance and sing along to Fayne and the Cruisers, simply the most authentic 60's band you will ever hear!
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

30th December 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else!
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

30th December 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

30th December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard!
Hogmanay at Harvey Nichols

Hogmanay at Harvey Nichols

31st December 2018
Ring in the New Year in style at Harvey Nichols with a champagne and bagpipes reception, five courses with paired wines, a live ceilidh band and a late-night buffet!
Hogmanay Hoolie!

Hogmanay Hoolie!

31st December 2018
Join us at the Ghillie Dhu for the ultimate city centre New Year's shindig at the Hogmanay Hoolie!
Hogmanay Main Bar Party!

Hogmanay Main Bar Party!

31st December 2018
Bid farewell to 2018 in true Scots style at the Hogmanay Main Bar Party in the Ghillie Dhu with a perfect view of the city's famous fireworks display!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

31st December 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
The Principal NYE Party

The Principal NYE Party

31st December 2018
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square is polishing the glitter balls and rolling out the red carpet on the 31st of December for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve Party!
VEGAS! The Grand Hogmanay Ball

VEGAS! The Grand Hogmanay Ball

31st December 2018
Say farewell to 2018, and welcome in 2019 at The Vegas Grand Hogmanay Ball in the Voodoo Rooms Edinburgh!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

1st January 2019
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Post Bells After Party!

Post Bells After Party!

1st January 2019
Don't miss the Post Bells After Party at the Ghillie Dhu with Live band from 12.30am followed by DJ until the small hours!
Post Bells Ceilidh!

Post Bells Ceilidh!

1st January 2019
Come join us at the Ghillie Due Post Bells celebration with a live ceilidh band in our stunning auditorium until 2am, followed by a DJ to keep the party going until 5am!
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

2nd January 2019
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

3rd January 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

4th January 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

5th January 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.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

6th January 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

6th January 2019
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Red Raw

Red Raw

7th January 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Bona Fide

Bona Fide

8th January 2019
Bona Fide asks the cream of Scotland’s comics to perform material written for one night only at The Stand Comedy Club!
Midweek Comedy Cabaret

Midweek Comedy Cabaret

9th January 2019
Break up the week with the Midweek Comedy Cabaret at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh in January!
Interior Design Workshop

Interior Design Workshop

10th January 2019
Join us on an exciting journey in Interior Design on this 5-week course with Interior Designer Aleksandra J. Hannah of Edinburgh-based Skela Studio, starting on 10th January!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

10th January 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

11th January 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

12th January 2019
Relive the passion, the flare and the unique sensitivity of George Michael when this tribute show returns to Edinburgh Playhouse on January 12th.
Introduction to Lino-Printing

Introduction to Lino-Printing

12th January 2019
Learn the basic skills to create beautiful prints in this Introduction to lino-printing workshop with with artist Suzanne Kemplay at The Arienas Collective.
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

12th January 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.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

13th January 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
The Art of Portrait Photography

The Art of Portrait Photography

13th January 2019
The Arienas Collective is running a half-day portrait photography workshop with photographer Jannica Honey.
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

13th January 2019
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Red Raw

Red Raw

14th January 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Liam Withnail - Homeboy

Liam Withnail - Homeboy

15th January 2019
Celebrated comic Liam Withnail brings his critically acclaimed solo show about Sexism, Society & Sausage Fests to The Stand Edinburgh on Tuesday 15th January.
Speed Dating in Edinburgh

Speed Dating in Edinburgh

16th January 2019
Find that perfect ‘someone’ at these Speed Dating events being held at Slug and Lettuce, Omni Centre and brought to you by Slow Dating.
The End of the World Show

The End of the World Show

16th January 2019
Join Keir McAllister, Vladimir McTavish, Stu Murphy and special guests as they compete for very last laugh in oblivion at The End of the World Show.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

17th January 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

18th January 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Flo and Joan: Alive On Stage

Flo and Joan: Alive On Stage

19th January 2019
Musical comedy duo and sisters Flo and Joan are travelling the country with a new hour of their dark and witty songs and stop off at The Stand Edinburgh on 19th January.
Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making

19th January 2019
Using silver clay, learn how to make three different pieces of silver jewellery at this one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective.
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

19th January 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.
Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally

Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally

20th January 2019
Star of Comedy Central’s Roast Battle and Live From The Comedy Store, Fin Taylor, is off on tour with a brand new show and comes to The Stand Edinburgh on 20th January.
Silver Clay Jewellery Taster

Silver Clay Jewellery Taster

20th January 2019
On this taster workshop at The Arienas Collective you will create a pendant or pair of earrings from hallmark-quality silver with experienced, local jeweller Anna Campbell.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

20th January 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

20th January 2019
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Red Raw

Red Raw

21st January 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Andrew Doyle: Friendly Fire

Andrew Doyle: Friendly Fire

22nd January 2019
Join Andrew Doyle, one of the UK’s foremost political satirists, as he brings Friendly Fire, his seventh solo stand-up show to The Stand Edinburgh on 22nd January!
Burns Night Special 23rd January

Burns Night Special 23rd January

23rd January 2019
Celebrate Burns Night in style with an evening of top comedy at The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh on Wednesday 23rd January!
Introduction To Making Lingerie: Knicker Making Workshop

Introduction To Making Lingerie: Knicker Making Workshop

24th January 2019
Lingerie designer Hazel Lethaby of Mischke Lingerie will introduce you to working with stretch material by sewing a pair of knickers that will fit and flatter your curves.
Shen Yun

Shen Yun

24th January 2019 - 25th January 2019
Shen Yun’s unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

24th January 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

25th January 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival

Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival

26th January 2019 - 27th January 2019
Come along to the Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival for an inspirational weekend of yoga and fitness classes, guided meditations, talks and workshops.
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

26th January 2019
Learn how to make beautiful treats for yourself and family on this introduction to glycerine soap-making workshop run by local designer-maker Jenny Smith.
Introduction to Soap-making

Introduction to Soap-making

26th January 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.
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

26th January 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.
Burns Night Special 27th January

Burns Night Special 27th January

27th January 2019
Celebrate Burns Night in style with an evening of top comedy and some traditonal Scottish fayre at The Stand Edinburgh on 27th January!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

27th January 2019
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

27th January 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

28th January 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Lloyd Griffith: All-Rounder

Lloyd Griffith: All-Rounder

29th January 2019
Comedian, choirboy and host of Soccer AM, Lloyd Griffith is back on the road with his hilarious new stand-up show and brings it to The Stand Comedy Club Eidnburgh on 29th January.
Scottish Colourists Art + Wine Evening

Scottish Colourists Art + Wine Evening

31st January 2019
Join us at The Arienas Collective for a fun evening of art and wine with Edinburgh artist Suzanne Kemplay and bring a friend for half price!
Spirit of the Dance

Spirit of the Dance

31st January 2019
International smash hit, Spirit of the Dance, is one of the greatest dance shows ever, catch it at Edinburgh Playhouse on 31st January.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

31st January 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!

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