What's On In Edinburgh Old Town

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

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’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Gun Salutes 2018

Gun Salutes 2018

21st April 2018
Check here for a full list of gun salutes throughout the year at Edinburgh Castle.
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.
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.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

22nd April 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Fashion Revolution Week Screening: River Blue

Fashion Revolution Week Screening: River Blue

23rd April 2018
Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, RIVERBLUE spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive industries, fashion.
Jacobite Secrets

Jacobite Secrets

23rd April 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and meet a secret Jacobite lady and hear her tales of the 1715 and 1745 Risings.
Top Banana

Top Banana

25th April 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

26th April 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
St Kilda: Islands at the Edge of the World

St Kilda: Islands at the Edge of the World

26th April 2018
Discover the power of St Kilda and the efforts of the Ministry of Defence and the National Trust to preserve its unique environment.
This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

26th April 2018
Check out 'This Is Your Trial', an interactive and improvised comedy show, at Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Tradfest Opening Concert: Passing It On

Tradfest Opening Concert: Passing It On

26th April 2018
TradFest’s Opening Concert celebrates the tradition of handing down a tune, song, story or dance to the next generation through performances and social occasions.
Creditors

Creditors

27th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Tony Award winner Stewart Laing returns to Scotland to direct an adaptation of Creditors that bristles with sexual tension and paranoia.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

27th April 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours at Museum of Edinburgh

Gallery Tours at Museum of Edinburgh

27th April 2018
Come along to the Museum of Edinburgh and enjoy a guided tour each Friday and Saturday at 3pm!
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

27th April 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

27th April 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

27th April 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Sleepless Giants, November Lights and Bellarose

Sleepless Giants, November Lights and Bellarose

27th April 2018
Catch alternative rock band Sleepless Giants plus November Lights and Bellarose at The Mash House on 27th April.
TradFest: Annasach Ceilidh

TradFest: Annasach Ceilidh

27th April 2018
Annasach Ceilidh Band are delighted to be taking part in TradFest Edinburgh again at The Counting House on 27th April.
Tradfest: Irish Set Dancing

Tradfest: Irish Set Dancing

27th April 2018
Come and try Irish Set Dancing, enjoyed all over the world, at the Quaker Meeting House as part of Tradfest.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

28th April 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

28th April 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours at Museum of Edinburgh

Gallery Tours at Museum of Edinburgh

28th April 2018
Come along to the Museum of Edinburgh and enjoy a guided tour each Friday and Saturday at 3pm!
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

28th April 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Half Formed Things + I Am Pluto

Half Formed Things + I Am Pluto

28th April 2018
Half Formed Things, feature new material from their forthcoming debut album, play The Mash House on 28th April with support from I Am Pluto.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

28th April 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

28th April 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Nations United - Daytime

Nations United - Daytime

28th April 2018
Join BE United for a day of dance, music, storytelling workshops, stalls and talks as part of Tradfest 2018!
Schiltron - 17th Century

Schiltron - 17th Century

28th April 2018 - 29th April 2018
Schiltron - 17th Century, see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself!
Tradfest: Aspects of Youth

Tradfest: Aspects of Youth

28th April 2018
Join as in an exploration of contemporary and traditional song, poetry and narrative, highlighting the diverse life experiences of children and young people over time.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

29th April 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Family Ceilidh

Family Ceilidh

29th April 2018
Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances at the Scottish Storytelling Centre Family Ceilidh!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

29th April 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Beltane Fire Festival

Beltane Fire Festival

30th April 2018
Join us at the 2018 Beltane Fire Festival taking place on 30th April and celebrate the first signs of summer!
Live Theatre Broadcast: Key Change

Live Theatre Broadcast: Key Change

30th April 2018
Key Change is a raw and illuminating theatrical portrayal of women in prison braodcast live at Grassmarket Cinema on 30th April.
Tradfest: Stones of the Ancestors

Tradfest: Stones of the Ancestors

30th April 2018
Join Stuart McHardy and Douglas Scott and get up close and intimate with Scotland’s prehistoric monuments!
Indoor Scots - Why Have We Lost Our Connection With Nature?

Indoor Scots - Why Have We Lost Our Connection With Nature?

1st May 2018
Join Lesley Riddoch as she talks about how statistics show Scots lag far behind their nearest Nordic neighbours in every aspect of outdoor life.
Open Studio: Make an Impression

Open Studio: Make an Impression

1st May 2018
Come along for a free drop-in, messy, art-making morning. Bring a change of clothes! Suitable for ages 1-3.
Soundhouse: Brighde Chaimbeul with Aidan O’Rourke

Soundhouse: Brighde Chaimbeul with Aidan O’Rourke

1st May 2018
Skye musician and piper Brighde Chaimbeul is one of Scotland’s fastest rising stars and you can catch her at Tradfest on 1st May along with fiddler Aidan O’Rourke (Lau).
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

1st May 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives.
Top Banana

Top Banana

2nd May 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Tradfest - Burns: Musician and Poet

Tradfest - Burns: Musician and Poet

2nd May 2018
Professor Fred Freeman throws controversial light on Robert Burns status as a musician.
Tradfest: Young Night Thought

Tradfest: Young Night Thought

2nd May 2018
A brand new exciting audiovisual album project from singer and song-maker Kirsty Law, with support from pedal harpist Esther Swift at the Netherbow Theatre 2nd May.
Escalate Launch Party!

Escalate Launch Party!

3rd May 2018
Don't miss the Escalate Launch Party, the biggest new Thursday night in town at The Bongo Club on 3rd May!
Soundhouse: Sheesham and Lotus and ’Son

Soundhouse: Sheesham and Lotus and ’Son

3rd May 2018
Sheesham and Lotus & ‘Son is one of the most popular old-time roots acts in North America. Catch them at Netherbow Theatre as part of Tradfest!
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

3rd May 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Ye Jacobites By Name: A Royal Mile Poetry Walk

Ye Jacobites By Name: A Royal Mile Poetry Walk

3rd May 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Let Ken Cockburn take you on a poetry walk in Edinburgh’s Old Town as he reads poems and prose from the ‘Charlie’s Year’.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

4th May 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

4th May 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Tradfest: Irish Set Dancing

Tradfest: Irish Set Dancing

4th May 2018
Come and try Irish Set Dancing, enjoyed all over the world, at the Quaker Meeting House as part of Tradfest.
Academy Strangers with I, the Lion and Dootchi

Academy Strangers with I, the Lion and Dootchi

5th May 2018
Edinburgh based rock band Academy Strangers are back at Opium on Saturday 5th May with support from I, The Lion and Dootchi.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

5th May 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

5th May 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

5th May 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Mexrrissey

Mexrrissey

5th May 2018
Mexrrissey celebrate The Smiths' The Queen is Dead their own unique way when they play La Belle Angele on May 5th!
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

5th May 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Soundhouse: Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra

Soundhouse: Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra

5th May 2018
Don't miss Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra who combine western swing, country blues and ragtime hokum - yet ultimately sound like nobody else.
Ye Jacobites By Name: A Royal Mile Poetry Walk

Ye Jacobites By Name: A Royal Mile Poetry Walk

5th May 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Let Ken Cockburn take you on a poetry walk in Edinburgh’s Old Town as he reads poems and prose from the ‘Charlie’s Year’.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

6th May 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Family Beltane 2018

Family Beltane 2018

6th May 2018
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.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

6th May 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Colossus

Colossus

7th May 2018
Colossus is about a massive computer designed to control the American missile defense system that developes an intelligence of its own.
Top Banana

Top Banana

9th May 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Mary McCarthy - Celebrating our Musical Heritage : Scottish & Irish Traditional Piano Music

Mary McCarthy - Celebrating our Musical Heritage : Scottish & Irish Traditional Piano Music

10th May 2018
Mary McCarthy, probably the finest Scottish Traditional Pianist, is to perform at Riddle's Court Edinburgh on 10th May.
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

10th May 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

11th May 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

11th May 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Wizard World Gathering

Wizard World Gathering

11th May 2018 - 13th May 2018
The Wizarding Worlds from around the globe gather together in Edinburgh for the first time ever! A celebration of magic and fantasy.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

12th May 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

12th May 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
McFleetwood - Edinburgh

McFleetwood - Edinburgh

12th May 2018
McFleetwood - Scotland’s Tribute to Fleetwood Mac return to Edinburgh for the biggest show in the capital yet!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

12th May 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

12th May 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday

Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday

12th May 2018 - 8th July 2018
Focusing on a selection of Robert Callender's work, this exhibition at City Art Centre addresses his environmental concerns and ways and means of recycling.
Scot Gin Fest - Edinburgh

Scot Gin Fest - Edinburgh

12th May 2018
Scotland's biggest and best Gin Festival is back and this time with a Scottish Tour which comes to The Caves Edinburgh on May 12th 2018!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

13th May 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Chris Cook - Control

Chris Cook - Control

13th May 2018
Chris Cook returns to MagicFest with his hit show Control, named “Best Show at the Fringe 2017” by World Magic Review.
Lewis Barlow - Cards, Coins and Minds

Lewis Barlow - Cards, Coins and Minds

13th May 2018
Lewis returns to this year’s MagicFest for one afternoon only, so don’t miss this rare opportunity to witness his world-class magic in a live and intimate setting.
Magic School

Magic School

13th May 2018
Learn to perform exciting magic, make new wizard friends and become a graduate of the most mysterious school in the world – Magic School!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

13th May 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Billy Reid - Storyteller

Billy Reid - Storyteller

14th May 2018
MagicFest invites you to join Billy as he shares stories from his life in magic, vividly brought to life with dazzling sleight of hand magic.
Poppies for Peace

Poppies for Peace

14th May 2018
Don't miss 'Poppies for Peace', A thought provoking film reflecting on the current state of the World 100 years since: "The War To End All Wars".
The Secret Room @ The Writers’ Museum

The Secret Room @ The Writers’ Museum

14th May 2018 - 17th May 2018
Edinburgh International Magic Festival: Unlock the doors of the Writers’ Museum using magic and illusion.
Renz - Poet of the Impossible

Renz - Poet of the Impossible

15th May 2018
Scots-Italian conjurer, playwrite and poet, Renz is back at the Edinburgh International Magic Festival with his full show ‘Poet of the Impossible’ on 15th May.
Top Banana

Top Banana

16th May 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Vincent Gambini - The Chore of Enchantment

Vincent Gambini - The Chore of Enchantment

16th May 2018
The world is in turmoil. Can magic provide the much-needed solace and enchantment for these difficult times? Magician Vincent Gambini is not so sure.
Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

17th May 2018 - 4th August 2018
See Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft when it goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 17th May.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

17th May 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Gun Salutes 2018

Gun Salutes 2018

18th May 2018
Check here for a full list of gun salutes throughout the year at Edinburgh Castle.
Magicfest Closing Gala ‘‘Fast and Furious’’

Magicfest Closing Gala ‘‘Fast and Furious’’

18th May 2018 - 19th May 2018
The best illusion and circus acts from around the world assembled to perform a visually stunning and breath-taking spectacle at the Magicfest Closing Gala.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

18th May 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

18th May 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

19th May 2018
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in Lauriston Hall with caller Ken Gourlay, Flaming Heather ceilidh band & piper.
DMS and The Trend

DMS and The Trend

19th May 2018
Scruff of the Neck & Fortune presents Edinburgh based collective DMS along with The Trend at The Mash House on 19th May.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

19th May 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

19th May 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

19th May 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

19th May 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Seashore Surfaces

Seashore Surfaces

19th May 2018
Inspired and informed by the work of Robert Callender, explore the creative potential of found seaside objects in this workshop with artist Rachael Forbes on 19th May.
Tidemarks

Tidemarks

19th May 2018
Tidemarks is a fun, interactive workshop by artist and beachcomber Katie Fowlie where children can learn about how to use nature creatively. Suitable for ages 5+.
Unto the Hills: Voces Inauditae’s Summer Concert

Unto the Hills: Voces Inauditae’s Summer Concert

19th May 2018
Voces Inauditae is proud to present their summer concert "Unto the Hills," an emotional evening of wartime remembrance and solidarity.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

20th May 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

20th May 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
The Sunday Sketch

The Sunday Sketch

20th May 2018
Join illustrator and artist Cécile Simonis for a monthly creative session, as she guides you through a range of drawing activities.
Dunkirk

Dunkirk

21st May 2018
Grassmarket Cinema is holding a free screening of the 2017 powerful war film 'Dunkirk' on Monday 21st May.
Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

22nd May 2018 - 24th August 2018
The winning entries to the 2018 Fringe Schools Poster Competition will be on display at Dynamic Earth from 22nd May until 24th August.
Nina Nesbitt

Nina Nesbitt

22nd May 2018
Don't miss Scottish singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt when she plays The Liquid Room on May 22nd as part of her UK tour.
Top Banana

Top Banana

23rd May 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

24th May 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

25th May 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
REAL FUN

REAL FUN

25th May 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
TTWM: Sonars, Wuh Oh and Teek

TTWM: Sonars, Wuh Oh and Teek

25th May 2018
Through The Wire Music presents: music from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Brighton and Bergamo with Sonars, Wuh Oh and TEEK at Sneaky Pete's on 25th May.
Anchor Lane, RumRunners and Grace & Legend

Anchor Lane, RumRunners and Grace & Legend

26th May 2018
Scottish hard rock quartet Anchor Lane are delighted to play Opium over the May Bank Holiday Weekend with support from RumRunners and Grace & Legend.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

26th May 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

26th May 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

26th May 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

26th May 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Shipwrecked Concepts and Washed-up Things

Shipwrecked Concepts and Washed-up Things

26th May 2018
Join Professor Tim Ingold in this talk on the work of Robert Callender at City Art Centre on 26th May!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

27th May 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Laboratorium Pieśni in Edinburgh

Laboratorium Pieśni in Edinburgh

27th May 2018
The Laboratorium Pieśni ensemble perform all over the world and they are coming to The Caves, Edinburgh on 27th May.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

27th May 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
St Columba’s Hospice Ladies Lunch

St Columba’s Hospice Ladies Lunch

27th May 2018
Hosted by the fabulous Michelle McManus, St Columba’s Hospice will be hosting its first ever lavish Ladies Lunch on 27th May at The Hub, Edinburgh.
Toddler Room

Toddler Room

27th May 2018 - 1st June 2018
Toddler Room is a beautiful dance show, a magical and sensory experience for the very young, full of wonder and special discoveries.
Ogo

Ogo

28th May 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Three strangers have received an invitation to travel with Ogo. But Ogo never comes. This magical show is a wonderful tribute to creativity and imagination.
The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin

28th May 2018
The Death of Stalin is a 2017 political satire comedy film about Joseph Stalin's final days, and the chaos erupting after his death.
Loo

Loo

29th May 2018 - 31st May 2018
Loo is a hot, dry wind from Asia and this show uses evocative music, buried objects and stunning visual effects, to give its audience a first-hand experience of the destructive effect of this wind.
We come from far, far away

We come from far, far away

29th May 2018 - 1st June 2018
Based on true stories, this show follows the difficult and amazing journey of two boys who travel alone from Aleppo, Syria to seek refuge in Oslo.
Eddie and the Slumber Sisters

Eddie and the Slumber Sisters

30th May 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Eddie and the Slumber Sisters, by the award-winning Catherine Wheels Theatre Company, explores grieving through the eyes of a child with warm-heart, songs and humour.
Plastic Man: Short Film Screening, Talk and Q&A

Plastic Man: Short Film Screening, Talk and Q&A

30th May 2018
The City Art Centre is screening Plastic Man to complement the exhibition 'Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday' followed by a talk & Q&A.
Top Banana

Top Banana

30th May 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

31st May 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other

The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other

31st May 2018 - 2nd June 2018
The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other is a play without words written by Peter Handke focusing on the everyday scenes of a city.
This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

31st May 2018
Check out 'This Is Your Trial', an interactive and improvised comedy show, at Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.

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