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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
Puzzle in the Gardens

Puzzle in the Gardens

15th July 2018 - 15th September 2018
Cryptically painted puzzle pieces are set in the trees for viewers to discover in this art installation by Anne Gilchrist.
Braveheart’s Revenge

Braveheart’s Revenge

30th July 2018 - 30th September 2018
Don't miss 'Braveheart’s Revenge', the scariest, funniest journey through Edinburgh's darkest history, every day at the Edinburgh Dungeon!
Gilded Balloon at the Museum

Gilded Balloon at the Museum

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Fringe favourites Gilded Balloon present 27 days of inspiring and diverse programming at the National Museum of Scotland.
Pelican: Fisk

Pelican: Fisk

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Prepare yourself for an hour of the most surreal and physical style of comedy as critically acclaimed Pelican bring a brand new, mad cap, uplifting and hugely entertaining show to this year’s Fringe
Six

Six

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tales! Catch Six The Musical when it comes to Underbelly at the Edinburgh Fringe!
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st August 2018 - 31st August 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in August!
Tori Scott Is #Thirsty

Tori Scott Is #Thirsty

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Join Tori Scott and her band The Shame Spirals on an audacious musical journey of slurred autobiographical stories and songs she stole from other people.
Adele Cliff: Sheep

Adele Cliff: Sheep

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Adele Cliff is fast becoming one of the most sought-after acts on the UK circuit and she brings her hotly anticipated debut hour to the Festival Fringe.
Archie Maddocks: Matchstick

Archie Maddocks: Matchstick

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Don't miss Award-winning Archie Maddocks as he presents an hour of biting, provocative, unflinchingly funny comedy at the Fringe.
Balloonatics

Balloonatics

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Following its huge success last year, comedian Chris Henry returns with his hit kids show, Balloonatics, to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Cello on Fire

Cello on Fire

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Celebrated Viennese cross-over cellist Peter Hudler returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with his brand new show 'Cello on Fire'.
Edinburgh International Festival: Midsummer

Edinburgh International Festival: Midsummer

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Enjoy this newly expanded version of David Grieg’s heart-warming and humorous love-letter to Edinburgh, featuring original songs by Ballboy’s Gordon McIntyre.
Jake Howie: Read My Lips

Jake Howie: Read My Lips

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Warm and quick-witted,newcomer Jake Howie brings his frank take on life, love, sex and politics to this year’s Fringe.
Lloyd Langford: Why The Big Face?

Lloyd Langford: Why The Big Face?

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
The ever-charming, award-winning Lloyd Langford returns to the Fringe with his new show 'Why The Big Face?'
Russ Peers: Hereditary Peers

Russ Peers: Hereditary Peers

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
BBC New Comedy Award finalist and UK comedy circuit favourite Russ Peers is bringing his hilarious debut hour show ‘Hereditary Peers’ to the Fringe!
Scott Bennett: Leap Year

Scott Bennett: Leap Year

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Scott Bennett has rapidly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars on the UK’s comedy circuit today and brings his show 'Leap Year' to the Fringe.
Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

3rd August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Come along for some good exercise and great fun with Edinburgh Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall during the Festival Fringe!
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

3rd August 2018 - 25th August 2018
With the world famous Edinburgh Castle as their backdrop, the four corners of the globe will meet; making the 2018 Tattoo (3-25 August) as spectacular as ever.
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.
Free Fringe Music at the Museum

Free Fringe Music at the Museum

4th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Experience the joy of live music with different performers every day in partnership with Live Music Now Scotland.
Goddess

Goddess

4th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Comic storytelling show based on writer/performer Jacqueline Haigh's true experiences of working as a receptionist in a Tantric Massage parlour.
Men With Coconuts - Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Men With Coconuts - Edinburgh Fringe 2018

4th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The award-winning Men With Coconuts are back at the Fringe with an hour of improvised comedy sketches and songs, culminating in a showstopping finale.
Men With Coconuts- Improvised Bond

Men With Coconuts- Improvised Bond

4th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Men With Coconuts return with their fully improvised Bond film! Expect villains, gadgets, femme fatales and sobering reflections on masculinity – all improvised live onstage!
147Hz Can’t Pass

147Hz Can’t Pass

13th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Activising for Change, an Edinburgh based emerging theatre company, will be touring their multi-disciplinary performance: 147Hz Can’t Pass to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

13th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Love, hysteria, and deception reign in this Victorian reimagining of Shakespeare’s classic 'Twelfth Night' from Some Kind of Theatre.
Scotia Nova with James Mitchell, Katherine Trebeck and Andrew Wilson

Scotia Nova with James Mitchell, Katherine Trebeck and Andrew Wilson

21st August 2018
James Mitchell, author of Hamilton 1967 discusses the future of Scotland with author Katherine Trebeck and Andrew Wilson, Chair of the Sustainable Growth Commission.
Verse and song in tribute to women of Scotland with Gerda Stevenson and Magi Gibson

Verse and song in tribute to women of Scotland with Gerda Stevenson and Magi Gibson

21st August 2018
Celebrate the diverse achievements and perspectives of Scottish women past and present with two of the strongest voices on the Scottish poetry scene.
Whisky in song and verse with Scotland’s Whisky Bard Robin Laing

Whisky in song and verse with Scotland’s Whisky Bard Robin Laing

21st August 2018
Robin Laing, singer-songwriter and long-time Chair of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society Tasting Panel, brings the history of Scotland’s national drink to life.
‘Why The Birds Sing’ at The Saltire Society

‘Why The Birds Sing’ at The Saltire Society

22nd August 2018
'Why the Birds Sing' is a collection of poetry, music, song and stories in Scots and English from the pen of poet, Ian McFadyen.
Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie

Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie

22nd August 2018
Artist Alexander Moffat and cartoonist Greg Moodie discuss the two faces of portrait in this event as part of ScotlandsFest2018.
Classical Brazilian Piano

Classical Brazilian Piano

22nd August 2018 - 23rd August 2018
Let's discover or rediscover emblematic Brazilian composers, both ancient and contemporary at this piano recital given by pianist Emmanuel Garnier!
Edinburgh International Festival:  The Prisoner

Edinburgh International Festival: The Prisoner

22nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Prisoner, co-written and co-directed by legendary theatre-maker Peter Brook, is a provocative exploration of some of the most compelling issues of our times.
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

22nd August 2018
As a new business, Auld Toun Walking Tours is celebrating the opening of Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare tour, and the tickets for the first week (8th, 10th & 11th August) will be free. Book Now!!
Stills School: Contact

Stills School: Contact

22nd August 2018
Stills School is an alternative photography school for 16-25 year olds. CONTACT is a 8-week course which will teach you basic photography skills as well as encourage you to develop your own projects.
The ‘Troubles’: Belfast from two perspectives with Brian Allaway and Peter Geoghegan

The ‘Troubles’: Belfast from two perspectives with Brian Allaway and Peter Geoghegan

22nd August 2018
Join Brian Allaway, author of Belfast Firefighters and Irish investigative journalist Peter Geoghegan as they discuss The ‘Troubles’!
The meaning of art with Angus Reid and Richard Demarco

The meaning of art with Angus Reid and Richard Demarco

22nd August 2018
Artists Angus Reid and Richard Demarco discuss the meaning of art on 22nd August as part of ScotlandsFest 2018.
The Secret Room at The Writers’ Museum

The Secret Room at The Writers’ Museum

22nd August 2018
Unlock the doors of the Writers’ Museum using magic and illusion with Edinburgh International Magic Festival at the Fringe.
Top Banana

Top Banana

22nd August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DBR UK (Renegade Hardware, Dispatch)

Void Space VS Headz Up Ft DBR UK (Renegade Hardware, Dispatch)

22nd August 2018
Void Space VS Headz Up featuring DBR UK, a recognised collective within the Home Counties Drum and Bass scene, at The Mash House on 22nd August.
Communites, quirks and all: from Galloway to Skara Brae with James McEnaney and Hugh McMillan

Communites, quirks and all: from Galloway to Skara Brae with James McEnaney and Hugh McMillan

23rd August 2018
JAMES McENANEY, Lecturer, journalist, writer and teacher is in conversation with HUGH McMILLAN, a poet and writer in this event as part of ScotlandsFest 2018.
Crew - Late opening Thursdays with special guest DJs

Crew - Late opening Thursdays with special guest DJs

23rd August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Crew is opening late on Thursdays til 9pm during the Fringe with special guest DJs. Find out about your local Crew service, have a game of 'Booze Goggle Pinata' and more to start off your night!
Edinburgh beyond the guide book with Jenni Calder and Tim Bell

Edinburgh beyond the guide book with Jenni Calder and Tim Bell

23rd August 2018
Jenni Calder, author of Existential Edinburgh: An Eccentric Odyssey, shares her personal experience of the city along with Tim Bell, author of Choose Life, Choose Leith: Trainspotting on Location.
St Kilda: The silent islands speak with Alex Boyd and Jessica Danz

St Kilda: The silent islands speak with Alex Boyd and Jessica Danz

23rd August 2018
Award-winning documentary and landscape photographer Alex Boyd and composer Jessica Danz discuss new perpectives on the islands.
The Secret Room at The Writers’ Museum

The Secret Room at The Writers’ Museum

23rd August 2018
Unlock the doors of the Writers’ Museum using magic and illusion with Edinburgh International Magic Festival at the Fringe.
ᴏᴠᴇʀɢʀᴏᴜɴᴅ x The Fringe 2018,  Burrell Connection

ᴏᴠᴇʀɢʀᴏᴜɴᴅ x The Fringe 2018, Burrell Connection

24th August 2018
For ᴏᴠᴇʀɢʀᴏᴜɴᴅ's third Fringe we've put together a carefully curated lineup of live music and DJ sets from some of the finest of Scotland's underground electronic music community.
Emily Brontë Bicentenary Celebration

Emily Brontë Bicentenary Celebration

24th August 2018
Join us at the City Art Centre for an entertaining, memorable, informative evening of music, readings and talk, in celebration of Emily Bronte.
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

24th August 2018
As a new business, Auld Toun Walking Tours is celebrating the opening of Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare tour, and the tickets for the first week (8th, 10th & 11th August) will be free. Book Now!!
Festival Ceilidh

Festival Ceilidh

24th August 2018
RSCDS Edinburgh's ever popular Festival Ceilidh is back for the third consecutive year in the stunning, historic setting of Greyfriars Kirk.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

24th August 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

24th August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Putting homelessness on the global agenda with Mel Young and Peter Barr

Putting homelessness on the global agenda with Mel Young and Peter Barr

24th August 2018
An estimated 100 million people around the globe are homeless. Join Mel Young and Peter Barr as they discuss how, through the power of sport, the Homeless World Cup continues to transform lives.
RAW Drum and Bass Fri 24 August ft. Aries

RAW Drum and Bass Fri 24 August ft. Aries

24th August 2018
RAW Drum & Bass welcomes Aries (Born on Road/Chopstick Dubplate) to The Mash House on 24th August for Part III of the 5am Festival specials.
Scotland, racism and denial with Neil Davidson, Nasar Meer and Kokumo Rocks

Scotland, racism and denial with Neil Davidson, Nasar Meer and Kokumo Rocks

24th August 2018
Neil Davidson and Nasar Meer discuss Scotland's issue with racism alongside performance poet Kokumo Rocks as part of ScotlandsFest 2018.
Scotland: the timescape with Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater

Scotland: the timescape with Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater

24th August 2018
Does the barrage of facts and figures from politicians leave you frustrated and confused? Join Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater as they bring clarity, common sense and future-thinking.
The Unconscious Collective with Dari J and Matthew Orrell till 5am!

The Unconscious Collective with Dari J and Matthew Orrell till 5am!

24th August 2018
The Unconscious Collective is back with another intimate party at The Mash House during The Edinburgh Festival!
A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

25th August 2018
Explore aspects of surrealism in still life and landscape, inspired by Edwin Lucas’s vibrant artworks in this workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.
Colourful Kite Holder

Colourful Kite Holder

25th August 2018
Make the coolest picture kite and decorate with inspiration from the historic samplers in the Museum of Childhood on 25th August.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

25th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

25th August 2018
As a new business, Auld Toun Walking Tours is celebrating the opening of Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare tour, and the tickets for the first week (8th, 10th & 11th August) will be free. Book Now!!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

25th August 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

25th August 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+

25th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Metropolis and Friends: The Last Dance, 5am License

Metropolis and Friends: The Last Dance, 5am License

25th August 2018
Metropolis presents our last party of the summer at The Mash House on Saturday 25th August.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

25th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Pulse with Slam (3 hour set) late license

Pulse with Slam (3 hour set) late license

25th August 2018
Pulse is very happy to welcome back Slam on 25th August, one of our all time favourite events at The Mash House.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

26th August 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+

26th August 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Sonic Groove Showcase with Christina Sealey (Orphx) and Post Scriptum

Sonic Groove Showcase with Christina Sealey (Orphx) and Post Scriptum

26th August 2018
On the closing night of the Edinburgh Fringe we are bringing Sonic Groove labelmates Christina Sealey (Orphx) and Post Scriptum together for maximum dancefloor destruction.
The Bureau of Untold Stories

The Bureau of Untold Stories

26th August 2018
Brymore Productions presents 'The Bureau of Untold Stories' with live sound effects, improvisation and unconventional storytelling skills, it's a treat for both children and adults.
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

28th August 2018
As a new business, Auld Toun Walking Tours is celebrating the opening of Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare tour, and the tickets for the first week (8th, 10th & 11th August) will be free. Book Now!!
Top Banana

Top Banana

29th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

30th August 2018
Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

31st August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Groovers Carnival Party - Sesentayuno (6 Hour Set)

Groovers Carnival Party - Sesentayuno (6 Hour Set)

31st August 2018
Continuing our theme parties, Groovers will be hosting a carnival party to close off Edinburgh's Fringe Festival. Prepare to see The Mash House as you've never seen it before!
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

31st August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

1st September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

1st September 2018
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

1st September 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

1st September 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Mayhem in Long Dresses: The Scottish Suffragettes

Mayhem in Long Dresses: The Scottish Suffragettes

1st September 2018
Ajay Close will discuss the extraordinary characters who inspired her novel ‘A Petrol Scented Spring’. The event includes many original photographs.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

1st September 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

1st September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Stitching Stories

Stitching Stories

1st September 2018
Explore the potential of applique and hand embroidery to create your very own stitched narrative inspired by your childhood memories discovered in stories.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

2nd September 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
David’s Tower

David’s Tower

2nd September 2018
Meet King David II of Scotland, son of Robert the Bruce, as he explains some of the history of Edinburgh Castle and David's Tower, the building that adorns the city’s coat of arms but is now lost.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

2nd September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Jacobite Secrets

Jacobite Secrets

3rd September 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and meet a secret Jacobite lady and hear her tales of the 1715 and 1745 Risings.
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

4th September 2018
As a new business, Auld Toun Walking Tours is celebrating the opening of Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare tour, and the tickets for the first week (8th, 10th & 11th August) will be free. Book Now!!
Jacobite Secrets

Jacobite Secrets

4th September 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and meet a secret Jacobite lady and hear her tales of the 1715 and 1745 Risings.
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

4th September 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

5th September 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

6th September 2018
As a new business, Auld Toun Walking Tours is celebrating the opening of Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare tour, and the tickets for the first week (8th, 10th & 11th August) will be free. Book Now!!
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

6th September 2018
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial.
Charlotte Holmes Revive Yoga Weekend

Charlotte Holmes Revive Yoga Weekend

7th September 2018 - 9th September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Feel revitalised and inspired by an exclusive, luxury, wellness weekend with Charlotte Holmes and hosted by Revive Yoga Breaks.
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

7th September 2018
As a new business, Auld Toun Walking Tours is celebrating the opening of Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare tour, and the tickets for the first week (8th, 10th & 11th August) will be free. Book Now!!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

7th September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

7th September 2018
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

7th September 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
David’s Tower

David’s Tower

8th September 2018
Meet King David II of Scotland, son of Robert the Bruce, as he explains some of the history of Edinburgh Castle and David's Tower, the building that adorns the city’s coat of arms but is now lost.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

8th September 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

8th September 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

8th September 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Magical Victorian Fairy Tales

Magical Victorian Fairy Tales

8th September 2018
Join storyteller Nicola Wright to hear some enchanting stories and discover tales relating to Catherine Sinclair, an Edinburgh born writer of children’s fiction.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

8th September 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

8th September 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

9th September 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
Klimate Launch Party ft Simula, Fiyahman and Metragnome

Klimate Launch Party ft Simula, Fiyahman and Metragnome

9th September 2018
Klimate is kicking off freshers week with their launch event featuring Simula, Fiyahman and Metragnome at The Mash House on September 9th.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

9th September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
The Prince’s Trusted Man

The Prince’s Trusted Man

11th September 2018 - 13th September 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and hear how John Roy Stewart raised his Edinburgh Regiment for Prince Charlie and the part he played in rebellion.
Tokyo Taboo + The Motion Poets and Freakwave | Sneaky Pete’s

Tokyo Taboo + The Motion Poets and Freakwave | Sneaky Pete’s

12th September 2018
Come down to Sneaky Pete's on Wednesday 12th September for a great line up - London based duo Tokyo Taboo, The Motion Poets and Freakwave!
Top Banana

Top Banana

12th September 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Edinburgh’s Affordable Vintage Fair – Freshers Special

Edinburgh’s Affordable Vintage Fair – Freshers Special

13th September 2018
It's the perfect time to snap up a bargain (or three) to see yourself through the academic year at Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair - freshers special.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

14th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

14th September 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

14th September 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

14th September 2018 - 6th October 2018
Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Bristol Old Vic present Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s most sparkling cocktail of wit and deep feeling.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

15th September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Exploring Bookbinding and Cyanotype

Exploring Bookbinding and Cyanotype

15th September 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, join artist Cassandra Barron to make your own hand-printed papers and bind them into an album or journal.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

15th September 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 September 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+

15th September 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

15th September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Rubik’s Cube-solving Masterclass with Adam Black

Rubik’s Cube-solving Masterclass with Adam Black

15th September 2018
Learn Cube-solving techniques from magician Adam Black in a fun, hands-on workshop and maybe even experience a little magic at the same time.
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

15th September 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

16th September 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+

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

Schiltron!

16th September 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
Jacobite Secrets

Jacobite Secrets

17th September 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and meet a secret Jacobite lady and hear her tales of the 1715 and 1745 Risings.
CollectiveF8 - Debut Photography Exhibition

CollectiveF8 - Debut Photography Exhibition

18th September 2018 - 21st September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
CollectiveF8 is very excited to announce our debut photography exhibition is taking place in September and showcasing a broad range of work by 3rd year BA(Hons) Photography Students.
Jacobite Secrets

Jacobite Secrets

19th September 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

19th September 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

20th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

21st September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

21st September 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

21st September 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

22nd September 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 September 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 September 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

22nd September 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front.
Marvellous Puppets

Marvellous Puppets

22nd September 2018
Using a range of recycled materials, you can create and take home your very own puppet inspired by our Growing up with Books Exhibition.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

22nd September 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

22nd September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

22nd September 2018
Join artist Stephen White, creator of Peter Pan the Graphic Novel, at the Museum of Childhood and watch him draw some characters.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

23rd September 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+

23rd September 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

24th September 2018
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

24th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

26th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Top Banana

Top Banana

26th September 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

27th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
In Focus: Scottish Photography - Curator’s Tour

In Focus: Scottish Photography - Curator’s Tour

27th September 2018
Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, provides a tour of the exhibition In Focus: Scottish Photography, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland.
Light in the Darkness: Hill & Adamson’s Pioneering Photography

Light in the Darkness: Hill & Adamson’s Pioneering Photography

27th September 2018
Join Anne Lyden as she explores the pioneering partnership of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, two Scottish photographers from the 1840s.
Bolts and Bodkins

Bolts and Bodkins

28th September 2018
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

28th September 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

28th September 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Shamanic

Shamanic

28th September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Be transported into sensual overload through a live union of sound and vision when SHAMANIC comes to Edinburgh University Old Quad on 28th September.
A Home for Teddies and Trains

A Home for Teddies and Trains

29th September 2018
Bring along a toy and make your very own basket using a variety of textures and pictures to keep your toys in one safe place so no one gets lost.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

29th September 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 September 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 September 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+

29th September 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

29th September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

29th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

30th September 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+

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

Their Name Liveth

30th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial.

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