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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Growing Up With Books

Growing Up With Books

1st June 2018 - 9th December 2018
Explore the world of children’s books in this exhibition on now at the Museum of Childhood.
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st June 2018 - 30th June 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in June!
Their Work Is Not Forgotten

Their Work Is Not Forgotten

8th June 2018 - 14th October 2018
Explore the past and present of political activism in Edinburgh in this new exhibition celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage.
2018 Taiwan Animation Festival

2018 Taiwan Animation Festival

19th June 2018 - 24th June 2018
Check out the 20 fabulous animation films on at the Taiwan Animation Festival being held in Edinburgh College of Art!
Virtual Art Exhibition - +Realities Incubation-VR Art of Tzu-Ning Wu

Virtual Art Exhibition - +Realities Incubation-VR Art of Tzu-Ning Wu

19th June 2018 - 30th June 2018
Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh is delighted kick off the 2018 Taiwan Animation Festival with an exciting exhibition "+Realities Incubation-VR Art of Tzu-Ning Wu".
Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

20th June 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Top Banana

Top Banana

20th June 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Wünderbar Wednesdays

Wünderbar Wednesdays

20th June 2018
Make your Wednesday’s WÜNDERBAR at Brewhemia, the perfect spot for Après Work drinks, food and live music from BLEEKER!
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

21st June 2018
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

21st June 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Sustainable Shopping: Can Consumers Change the World?

Sustainable Shopping: Can Consumers Change the World?

21st June 2018
Can consumer behaviour lead to environmental change for the better? Join Kathryn Henderson in this lecture at City Art Centre on 21st June!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd June 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

22nd June 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

22nd June 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

22nd June 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
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.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

23rd June 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

23rd June 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

23rd June 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

23rd June 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Johannes Brahms ~ Ein deutsches Requiem

Johannes Brahms ~ Ein deutsches Requiem

23rd June 2018
St Andrew Camerata brings an intimate performance of Brahms' longest composition - Ein deutsches Requiem - to Canongate Kirk on 23rd June.
Joint Concert: NAPA Alumni Choir and SongTribe

Joint Concert: NAPA Alumni Choir and SongTribe

23rd June 2018
Join us at Greyfriars Kirk on 23rd June as Napa High School Alumni Choir and Edinburgh's SONGTRIBE bring a diverse range of songs and styles in this joint concert.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

23rd June 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

23rd June 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
The Phoenix Soul & Gospel Choir Summer Celebration!

The Phoenix Soul & Gospel Choir Summer Celebration!

23rd June 2018
The Phoenix Soul & Gospel Choir, Edinburgh's up-beat, high-energy choir, return to the Assembly Roxy for a night of up-lifting musical celebration!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

24th June 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

24th June 2018
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

24th June 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Race For Life 5K, 10K Cancer Research UK at Holyrood Park

Race For Life 5K, 10K Cancer Research UK at Holyrood Park

24th June 2018
Sign up now for Cancer Research UK Race for Life 5K or 10K at Holyrood Park and help the fight to beat cancer!
Catalonia Reborn with Chris Bambery and George Kerevan

Catalonia Reborn with Chris Bambery and George Kerevan

25th June 2018
Luath Press invite you to the launch of Catalonia Reborn: How Catalonia Took On the Corrupt Spanish State and the Legacy of Franco at Blackwell's Bookshop on 25th June.
Dead Man’s Shoes

Dead Man’s Shoes

25th June 2018
Dead Man’s Shoes, A soldier returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his brother.
KinkyFish Improv Jam

KinkyFish Improv Jam

25th June 2018
KinkyFish are hosting a fortnightly Improv Jam night at The Canons' Gait, Edinburgh every second Monday. Come along and take part or simply watch and enjoy!
Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

25th June 2018
Come along and spend summer evenings dancing to live music in the open air with the Princes Street Gardens Dancers!
Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

27th June 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Top Banana

Top Banana

27th June 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Wünderbar Wednesdays

Wünderbar Wednesdays

27th June 2018
Make your Wednesday’s WÜNDERBAR at Brewhemia, the perfect spot for Après Work drinks, food and live music from BLEEKER!
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

28th June 2018
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

28th June 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

28th June 2018
Check out 'This Is Your Trial', an interactive and improvised comedy show, at Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Evolve - Mark Fazzini

Evolve - Mark Fazzini

29th June 2018
For the next Evolve event the one and only Mark Fazzini, a Glaswegian legend, headlines The Mash House on 29th June.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

29th June 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

29th June 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

29th June 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

29th June 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
WeeComedyWeekend

WeeComedyWeekend

29th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Bitch Night proudly presents the WeeComedyWeekend in association with Cabaret Voltaire from 29th June to 1st July.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

30th June 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

30th June 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

30th June 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

30th June 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

30th June 2018
The award-winning 'Men With Coconuts' are back at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 30th June 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+

30th June 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

30th June 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

1st July 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+

1st July 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

1st July 2018 - 26th August 2018
Join us this summer at Dynamic Earth and take part in our brand new interactive programme aimed at families ‘Operation Earth’.
Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright

2nd July 2018 - 3rd July 2018
Don't miss singer, songwriter, and composer Rufus Wainwright when he comes to the Royal Lyceum Theatre as part of a summer UK tour!
Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

2nd July 2018
Come along and spend summer evenings dancing to live music in the open air with the Princes Street Gardens Dancers!
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

3rd July 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.
Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

4th July 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Top Banana

Top Banana

4th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Wünderbar Wednesdays

Wünderbar Wednesdays

4th July 2018
Make your Wednesday’s WÜNDERBAR at Brewhemia, the perfect spot for Après Work drinks, food and live music from BLEEKER!
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

5th July 2018
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

5th July 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
5 Course Ceilidh - Burns, Banter and a Banquet

5 Course Ceilidh - Burns, Banter and a Banquet

6th July 2018
The Green Kilt invites you to a night celebrating Scotland's food, traditions and dancing, an interactive event with our very tasty 5 course Scottish meal.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

6th July 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

6th July 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

6th July 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Bookmark Beasts

Bookmark Beasts

7th July 2018
Make beautiful bookmarks from cardboard and wool to create fantastical beasts and creatures to live in the pages of your books at the Museum of Childhood.
Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

Ceilidh in Lauriston Hall

7th July 2018
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in Lauriston Hall with caller Ken Gourlay, Flaming Heather ceilidh band & piper.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

7th July 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Flamenco Live Noche

Flamenco Live Noche

7th July 2018
Don't miss Andres Mellado, well known for having an elegant and powerful style, performing with live flamenco music at Alba Flamenca on 7th July.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

7th July 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

7th July 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
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.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

7th July 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

7th July 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Stereoscopic 3D Images - Creative Workshop

Stereoscopic 3D Images - Creative Workshop

7th July 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, this workshop will reveal the theory and practice of the wonderful process of Stereoscopic Photography.
The Duke of Norfolk, Alex Maxwell, & Ali Burress

The Duke of Norfolk, Alex Maxwell, & Ali Burress

7th July 2018
Come along to The Mash House on the 7th of the 7th at 7pm for a great line-up of The Duke of Norfolk, Alex Maxwell, and Ali Burress!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

8th July 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+

8th July 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
KinkyFish Improv Jam

KinkyFish Improv Jam

9th July 2018
KinkyFish are hosting a fortnightly Improv Jam night at The Canons' Gait, Edinburgh every second Monday. Come along and take part or simply watch and enjoy!
Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

9th July 2018
Come along and spend summer evenings dancing to live music in the open air with the Princes Street Gardens Dancers!
Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

11th July 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Top Banana

Top Banana

11th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Wünderbar Wednesdays

Wünderbar Wednesdays

11th July 2018
Make your Wednesday’s WÜNDERBAR at Brewhemia, the perfect spot for Après Work drinks, food and live music from BLEEKER!
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

12th July 2018
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

12th July 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
5 Course Ceilidh - Burns, Banter and a Banquet

5 Course Ceilidh - Burns, Banter and a Banquet

13th July 2018
The Green Kilt invites you to a night celebrating Scotland's food, traditions and dancing, an interactive event with our very tasty 5 course Scottish meal.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: 40th Anniversary Jazz Gala

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: 40th Anniversary Jazz Gala

13th July 2018
Join Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival on 13th July for a very special occasion to mark it's 40th Anniversary!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

13th July 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Il Divo

Il Divo

13th July 2018
Record-breaking classical crossover group, Il Divo include a date at Edinburgh Castle on 13th July as part of their 'Castles & Country Tour'.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

13th July 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

13th July 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

14th July 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Mardi Gras at Grassmarket

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Mardi Gras at Grassmarket

14th July 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
It's non-stop entertainment for Mardi Gras as a host of bands bring jazz to Grassmarket on 14th July.
Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

14th July 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

14th July 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

14th July 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+

14th July 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

14th July 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

14th July 2018
Learn, create, and perform your own magic at a whirlwind workshop this summer in the Museum of Childhood!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

15th July 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Kurt Elling Quintet

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Kurt Elling Quintet

15th July 2018
Hailed as the standout male vocalist of our time by The New York Times, Grammy Award winner Kurt Elling plays the Assembly Hall on 15th July.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

15th July 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Graeme Stephen Trio

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Graeme Stephen Trio

16th July 2018
Catch guitarist Graeme Stephen with long term collaborators Mario Caribe (bass) and Tom Bancroft (drums) at The Jazz Bar on 16th July.
Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

16th July 2018
Come along and spend summer evenings dancing to live music in the open air with the Princes Street Gardens Dancers!
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Swing Swing Swing

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Swing Swing Swing

17th July 2018
Come along for some fabulous swing fun as John Burgess, Brian Kellock and Tom Gordon cover all the classics at The Jazz Bar on 17th July!
Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

18th July 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Top Banana

Top Banana

18th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Wünderbar Wednesdays

Wünderbar Wednesdays

18th July 2018
Make your Wednesday’s WÜNDERBAR at Brewhemia, the perfect spot for Après Work drinks, food and live music from BLEEKER!
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: A Night in New Orleans

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: A Night in New Orleans

19th July 2018
Edinburgh-based American singer Ali Affleck and the acclaimed Copper Cats band transport you to the prohibition era, delivering good time, swinging vintage jazz.
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

19th July 2018
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

19th July 2018
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds return to Edinburgh Castle as part of their 2018 tour on July 21st!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

19th July 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
5 Course Ceilidh - Burns, Banter and a Banquet

5 Course Ceilidh - Burns, Banter and a Banquet

20th July 2018
The Green Kilt invites you to a night celebrating Scotland's food, traditions and dancing, an interactive event with our very tasty 5 course Scottish meal.
At the City Art Centre with The Edinburgh Sketcher

At the City Art Centre with The Edinburgh Sketcher

20th July 2018
Come along to special sketching workshops with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher at the City Art Centre!
Bananarama

Bananarama

20th July 2018
Making their Edinburgh Castle debut, Bananarama will play their first ever outdoor gig on Friday 20 July.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  40th Anniversary Blues Gala

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: 40th Anniversary Blues Gala

20th July 2018
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival marks it's 40th Anniversary with an amazing line-up including Maggie Bell, Tim Elliot, Bernie Marsden and Sandy Tweeddale!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

20th July 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Lost in Vancouver and Idle Frets

Lost in Vancouver and Idle Frets

20th July 2018
Scruff of the Neck & Fortune Promotions presents Lost in Vancouver and Idle Frets at The Mash House on 20th July.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

20th July 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

20th July 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
DayGlow for Women V Cancer - Summer Session

DayGlow for Women V Cancer - Summer Session

21st July 2018
DayGlow are back at The Mash House on 21st July for some daytime clubbing all in aid of Women v Cancer!
Del Amitri

Del Amitri

21st July 2018
25 years after last taking to the stage at the castle, Scottish Band Del Amitri will play Edinburgh Castle on 21 July 2018.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

21st July 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

21st July 2018 - 22nd July 2018
The band is packed with the best talent from New Orleans and they play the original styles with extraordinary passion.
Frankomime’s Monster

Frankomime’s Monster

21st July 2018
Posturous Productions bring you 'Frankomime’s Monster', a children's show full of scientific rigor (of the "mortis" variety), songs and very, very small crowd scenes.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

21st July 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

21st July 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+

21st July 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 July 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 July 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 July 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Music in the Gallery with the Furness Music Centre

Music in the Gallery with the Furness Music Centre

22nd July 2018
Come along to this informal gallery concert with the Furness Music Centre at City Art Centre!
SUBWAY Helping Hearts Family 5K Series

SUBWAY Helping Hearts Family 5K Series

22nd July 2018
The SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K series is returning to Holyrood Park on 22nd July. Join in the fun and help raise vital funds for Heart Research UK!
KinkyFish Improv Jam

KinkyFish Improv Jam

23rd July 2018
KinkyFish are hosting a fortnightly Improv Jam night at The Canons' Gait, Edinburgh every second Monday. Come along and take part or simply watch and enjoy!
Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

Scottish Dancing in Princes Street Gardens

23rd July 2018
Come along and spend summer evenings dancing to live music in the open air with the Princes Street Gardens Dancers!
Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

Edinburgh Living History at The People’s Story Museum

25th July 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Top Banana

Top Banana

25th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Wünderbar Wednesdays

Wünderbar Wednesdays

25th July 2018
Make your Wednesday’s WÜNDERBAR at Brewhemia, the perfect spot for Après Work drinks, food and live music from BLEEKER!
Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

26th July 2018
Howl at the moon every Thursday at Brewhemia with live duelling piano jukebox from 7pm and food and drinks aplenty.
Hymn For Her (USA), Awkward Family Portraits and Oceancode

Hymn For Her (USA), Awkward Family Portraits and Oceancode

26th July 2018
Cornerstoned Productions present Hymn For Her (USA), Awkward Family Portraits and Oceancode at Sneaky Pete's on 26th July.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

26th July 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

26th July 2018
Check out 'This Is Your Trial', an interactive and improvised comedy show, at Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Annasachs Ceilidh at The Counting House

Annasachs Ceilidh at The Counting House

27th July 2018
Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House on 27th July.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

27th July 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

27th July 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

27th July 2018
Come join the fun every Friday at ✨ SUBZ ✨ for a night you won't remember but never forget at Subway Cowgate!
Behind ‘Real Edinburgh’

Behind ‘Real Edinburgh’

28th July 2018
Join Grant Ritchie to hear about the inspiration behind ‘Real Edinburgh’, one of Edinburgh’s biggest photography platforms with a large social media following.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

28th July 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Living History at the Museum of Edinburgh

28th July 2018
Edinburgh Living History are our group of multi award-winning volunteers who interpret history in a variety of entertaining ways.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

28th July 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

28th July 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+

28th July 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 July 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Talking Funny Puppets

Talking Funny Puppets

28th July 2018
Make your own little hand puppets inspired by characters in the Museum of Childhood in this free, drop in session.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

29th July 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+

29th July 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
The People’s Show

The People’s Show

29th July 2018
AOK Events brings you The People's Show, filled with various forms of entertainment, to The Mash House on 29th July.

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