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!

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.
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections.
Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

26th October 2018 - 21st April 2019
Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst.
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November.
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items!
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s.
Wendy and Peter Pan

Wendy and Peter Pan

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Full of fairy-dust, adventure and all your favourite characters this magical story is everything a Christmas treat should be.
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

1st December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city on a Burke and Hare Walking Tour this Autumn!
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st December 2018 - 31st December 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in December!
Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

7th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Make Christmas 2018 special with a three course lunch in the opulent Queen Anne Room at Edinburgh Castle, and enjoy a dining experience fit for royalty.
Bugle Boys Christmas Crackers

Bugle Boys Christmas Crackers

11th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
After wowing crowds at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Bugle Boys bring their Christmas Crackers show to the Assembly Roxy from 11th December.
Annasach Christmas Ceilidh at the Counting House

Annasach Christmas Ceilidh at the Counting House

15th December 2018
Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to their informal Christmas celebration in the The Counting House on 15th December.
Casa Bacardi Party Edinburgh

Casa Bacardi Party Edinburgh

15th December 2018
There is no party like Bacardi party, so don't miss this one at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh on Saturday December 15th!
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

15th December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Frankly, The Smiths

Frankly, The Smiths

15th December 2018
Frankly, The Smiths have established themselves as Scotland's premier tribute act to the Smiths, don't miss them when they return to Sneaky Pete's on Saturday 15th December!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

15th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

15th December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

15th December 2018
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden.
It’s a Wonderful Life!

It’s a Wonderful Life!

15th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Floating Brick Theatre will be putting on a stage production of "It's a Wonderful Life" this December at the Cornerstone Centre.
Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

15th December 2018
Enjoy a sprinkling of actual magic in the run up to Christmas with our heart-warming comedy magic show.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

15th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

15th December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Phoenix Festive Soul and Gospel Celebration!

Phoenix Festive Soul and Gospel Celebration!

15th December 2018
Edinburgh's energetic Soul & Gospel Choir are back once again with a show-stopping Christmas Concert at Assembly Roxy on Saturday 15th December!
A Classical Banquet for Christmas

A Classical Banquet for Christmas

16th December 2018
Three internationally-acclaimed musicians and a principal ballerina present a musical feast in this Classical Banquet for Christmas at Canongate Kirk on Sunday 16th December.
‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

16th December 2018
Looking for something a little different this festive season, then look no further than the Elves’ Festive Afternoon Tea at Apex Grassmarket Hotel every Sunday.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

16th December 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Domingo Todo Latino

Domingo Todo Latino

16th December 2018
Latin Sunday: Celebrate the end of the week at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda playing the best of urban, reggaeton, latin & mix!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

16th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Progress

Progress

16th December 2018
Come and join us at Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh's premier alternative comedy club, on Sunday evenings to see Edinburgh's rising star show!
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

16th December 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert

17th December 2018
Join St Mary's Music School's for their annual Christmas Concert on Monday 17th December and enjoy the Choir, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and the Choristers of St Mary's Cathedral!
Donkeyote

Donkeyote

17th December 2018
Donkeyote, Last year’s EIFF Best Documentary Award winner, is screening on 17th December at Grassmarket Picture House.
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

17th December 2018
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed.
SCO Chorus Christmas Concert

SCO Chorus Christmas Concert

17th December 2018
The annual Christmas Concert with the SCO Chorus in Greyfriars Kirk has quickly become a highlight of Edinburgh’s Festive Calendar and a new date has been added on 17th December as 20th is sold out.
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

17th December 2018
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

18th December 2018
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden.
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

18th December 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

19th December 2018
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday, we have a guitar, microphones and cajon so no excuses!
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

19th December 2018
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday.
Starlite Campbell Band ‘Mince Pie’ UK Tour with special guest Lewis McLaughlin

Starlite Campbell Band ‘Mince Pie’ UK Tour with special guest Lewis McLaughlin

19th December 2018
Don't miss European Blues Awards nominees the Starlite Campbell Band on their 'Mince Pie' UK tour at Bannerman's Edinburgh on Wednesday 19th December with special guest Lewis McLaughlin!
Top Banana

Top Banana

19th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

20th December 2018
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

20th December 2018
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Traditions and Tales of Christmas

Traditions and Tales of Christmas

20th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Learn about the traditions and tales of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 20th - 22nd December.
Able Faces

Able Faces

21st December 2018
Catch Able Faces at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh! With their fantastic vocal harmonies and energetic performances they are a live act not to be missed.
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

21st December 2018
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

21st December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

21st December 2018
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical!
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

21st December 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Museum Socials

Museum Socials

21st December 2018
The National Museum of Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.
Stories Round The Tree

Stories Round The Tree

21st December 2018
Join storytellers Bea Ferguson and Jack Martin for a magical Christmas afternoon of wintry tales around the Christmas tree at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 21st December.
An Edinburgh Christmas

An Edinburgh Christmas

22nd December 2018
You are warmly invited to St Andrew Camerata's annual Christmas celebration on Saturday 22 December 2018 at 7.30pm in Canongate Kirk.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

22nd December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

22nd December 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+

22nd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

22nd December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Reflection of Home

Reflection of Home

22nd December 2018
Make your own little model house reflecting your 'special' place and taking inspiration from all the lovely doll’s houses in the Museum of Childhood.
A candlelit Christmas concert with Octavoce

A candlelit Christmas concert with Octavoce

23rd December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Look forward to an evening of carols from around the world when award winning a capella vocal ensemble ‘Octavoce’ return to the atmospheric setting of Edinburgh City Chambers on 23rd December!
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

23rd December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

‘Tis the Season for Afternoon Tea

23rd December 2018
Looking for something a little different this festive season, then look no further than the Elves’ Festive Afternoon Tea at Apex Grassmarket Hotel every Sunday.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

23rd December 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Domingo Todo Latino

Domingo Todo Latino

23rd December 2018
Latin Sunday: Celebrate the end of the week at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda playing the best of urban, reggaeton, latin & mix!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

23rd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Progress

Progress

23rd December 2018
Come and join us at Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh's premier alternative comedy club, on Sunday evenings to see Edinburgh's rising star show!
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

23rd December 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

24th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
Christmas Eve Special: Swimming with Men

Christmas Eve Special: Swimming with Men

24th December 2018
Kick-off your festive fun with the crowd-pleasing comedy 'Swimming with Men', starring Rob Brydon, at Grassmarket Picture House on Christmas Eve!
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

24th December 2018
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed.
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

24th December 2018
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

26th December 2018
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday, we have a guitar, microphones and cajon so no excuses!
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

26th December 2018
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday.
Top Banana

Top Banana

26th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

27th December 2018
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
School Hols Special: A Christmas Story

School Hols Special: A Christmas Story

27th December 2018
Kid's bored already? Bring them along to Grassmarket Picture House on 27th December to see 'A Christmas Story', a 1983 perennial festive favourite, about one boy’s quest to get his very own BB Gun.
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

27th December 2018
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

28th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

28th December 2018
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

28th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

Latin Connection with DJ João Tropical

28th December 2018
It's the hottest Latin night in town every Friday at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh with DJ João Tropical!
School Hols Special: Basil The Great Mouse Detective

School Hols Special: Basil The Great Mouse Detective

28th December 2018
Ripe for rediscovery the 1986 Disney film 'Basil The Great Mouse Detective' is a real treat for young and old alike and it's screening at Grassmarket Community Picture House on 28th December.
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

29th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

29th December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

29th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

29th December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Men With Coconuts and Friends

Men With Coconuts and Friends

29th December 2018
The award-winning 'Men With Coconuts' are back at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 29th December and joined by new and established improvisers and sketch comedians.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

29th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

29th December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

30th December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

30th December 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Domingo Todo Latino

Domingo Todo Latino

30th December 2018
Latin Sunday: Celebrate the end of the week at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda playing the best of urban, reggaeton, latin & mix!
Matinee of the Month: Mildred Pierce

Matinee of the Month: Mildred Pierce

30th December 2018
If you have never seen a Joan Crawford performance on the big screen before, then this film screening at Grassmarket Community Picture House is the perfect introduction!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

30th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Progress

Progress

30th December 2018
Come and join us at Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh's premier alternative comedy club, on Sunday evenings to see Edinburgh's rising star show!
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

30th December 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place

31st December 2018
Don't miss this free screening of the 2018 horror film 'A Quiet Place' at Grassmarket Community Picture House on Hogmanay!
Bairns Afore

Bairns Afore

31st December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Enjoy the Edinburgh’s Hogmanay experience as a family, and still\have the kids tucked up in bed afore the bells, at Bairns Afore.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

31st December 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Candlelit Concert at St. Giles’ Cathedral

Candlelit Concert at St. Giles’ Cathedral

31st December 2018
Come along to a festive celebration in the candlelit atmosphere of St Giles' Cathedral on 31st December.
Ceilidh Away 2018! Hogmanay Ceilidh

Ceilidh Away 2018! Hogmanay Ceilidh

31st December 2018
Ceilidh Away 2018 at The Three Sisters Edinburgh with a 3 course meal, full Ceilidh Band before the bells and DJ till the wee hours!
Ceilidh Under the Castle

Ceilidh Under the Castle

31st December 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Dance the night away at a traditional Scottish ceilidh, under the stunning backdrop of the iconic Edinburgh Castle.
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

31st December 2018
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed.
Hogmanay Ceilidh

Hogmanay Ceilidh

31st December 2018
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their Hogmanay Ceilidhs on 31st December in Lauriston Hall.
Hogmanay Party - Latin Connection

Hogmanay Party - Latin Connection

31st December 2018
Boteco lovers, friends and fans, let's say goodbye to 2018 together and welcome in 2019 with an Epic Party in Boteco style!
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

31st December 2018
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

2nd January 2019
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday.
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

3rd January 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

3rd January 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

4th January 2019
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
A History of the Sword

A History of the Sword

5th January 2019 - 6th January 2019
Meet one of the Kings champions of the sword here in Edinburgh Castle and find out how medieval weaponry evolved over the centuries.
Ash Pryce: Mind Reader Live

Ash Pryce: Mind Reader Live

5th January 2019
Ash Pryce, Edinburgh Horror Festival Sell Out Performer 2016, 2017, 2018, brings his hit show 'Mind Reader Live' to the Banshee Labyrinth each month.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

5th January 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Stand Up Horror

Stand Up Horror

5th January 2019
Come along and experience the unique and hilarious 'Stand up Horror' as actor, writer and tour guide Alex Staniforth invents a horror story in Scotland's most haunted pub - The Banshee Labyrinth!
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

6th January 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

7th January 2019
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

7th January 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest

Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest

7th January 2019 - 11th January 2019
The wait is over – Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest is coming back to Camera Obscura, with five whole days of activities aimed at under 5s, so come and join the fun!!
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

7th January 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

8th January 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

9th January 2019
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

9th January 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

10th January 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

10th January 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

11th January 2019
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

11th January 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

12th January 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

12th January 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

13th January 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

13th January 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

14th January 2019
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed.
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

14th January 2019
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle.
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

14th January 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Women of Independence

Women of Independence

15th January 2019
Hear how during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce's strongest and bravest supporters.
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

16th January 2019
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday.
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

17th January 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

17th January 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

17th January 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

18th January 2019
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Museum Socials

Museum Socials

18th January 2019
The National Museum of Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

18th January 2019
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Robots

Robots

18th January 2019 - 5th May 2019
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.
Behind ‘Spectacular Scotland’

Behind ‘Spectacular Scotland’

19th January 2019
Join Neil McDade to discuss the success of 'Spectacular Scotland', one of Scotland's biggest photography platforms with a large social media following.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

19th January 2019
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Dome Nights: Planets 360

Dome Nights: Planets 360

19th January 2019
Brand New for January 2019 - An immersive re-imagining of British Composer, Gustav Holst's The Planets orchestral suite.
How to be a Psychic Conman

How to be a Psychic Conman

19th January 2019
Roll up! Roll up! Roll up! - Join Ash Pryce as he looks at the more incredible, magical side of psychic claims that persist today in 'How to be a Psychic Conman' at The Banshee Labyrinth!
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

19th January 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Silent Screams

Silent Screams

19th January 2019
Come along to The Banshee Labyrinth on the third Saturday of each month and watch a Classic Horror Movies with live music from Edinburgh poet and musician Craig A. Black!
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

20th January 2019
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Dome Nights: Planets 360

Dome Nights: Planets 360

20th January 2019
Brand New for January 2019 - An immersive re-imagining of British Composer, Gustav Holst's The Planets orchestral suite.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

20th January 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

21st January 2019
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

21st January 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

21st January 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Rebels and Redcoats

Rebels and Redcoats

22nd January 2019
Rebels and Redcoats - Learn about the role Edinburgh Castle played in the Jacobite war and meet one of the characters from the period.
Burns Night Ceilidhs at The Counting House

Burns Night Ceilidhs at The Counting House

24th January 2019 - 26th January 2019
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.
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

24th January 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

24th January 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Touching the Void

Touching the Void

24th January 2019 - 16th February 2019
The Lyceum’s Artistic Director David Greig brings his award-winning writing skills to the first stage adaptation of this nail-biting adventure, rich in psychodrama and suspense.
Burns Ceilidh

Burns Ceilidh

25th January 2019
Come celebrate Scotland's greatest poet in true Scottish style with a Burns Ceilidh at The Three Sisters on Friday 25th January!
Burns Ceilidh

Burns Ceilidh

25th January 2019 - 26th January 2019
Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs on 25th or 26th January at Lauriston Hall!
Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

25th January 2019
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with Chart/Cheese from DJ Tom Berry!
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

25th January 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

26th January 2019 - 29th January 2019
Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

26th January 2019
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Dome Nights: Planets 360

Dome Nights: Planets 360

26th January 2019
Brand New for January 2019 - An immersive re-imagining of British Composer, Gustav Holst's The Planets orchestral suite.
Jungle Magik - Official Launch Party

Jungle Magik - Official Launch Party

26th January 2019
Jungle Magik makes a welcomed return to Edinburgh in 2019, with a monthly event dedicated to the sounds of Jungle and Drum & Bass, so don't miss the Launch Party at La Belle Angele on January 26th!!
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

26th January 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

27th January 2019
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Dome Nights: Planets 360

Dome Nights: Planets 360

27th January 2019
Brand New for January 2019 - An immersive re-imagining of British Composer, Gustav Holst's The Planets orchestral suite.
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

27th January 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
Heads Up DNB

Heads Up DNB

28th January 2019
Heads up bring you the freshest drum and bass bangers every Monday and teaming up with local crews to bring you a series of absolute stompers not to be missed.
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

28th January 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had.
Meet the Barbersurgeon

Meet the Barbersurgeon

30th January 2019
It's 1573 and once more Edinburgh Castle is under siege! Meet the Barbersurgeon and see the tools of the surgical trade in his medical cabinet.
Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

Karaoke at The Mighty Globe

31st January 2019
Thursday night means Karaoke night at The Globe Bar, come along and show us what you've got!!
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

31st January 2019
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.

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