What's on inEdinburgh


Welcome to Edinburgh

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Edinburgh - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Edinburgh to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Edinburgh

31
JUL
Fox
Pleasance Courtyard (Baby Grand)

Inspired by true events Katie Guicciardis Fox is a sharply observed drama that explores our complex relationship with help ‐ our desire to give it and the need to seek it for ourselves ‐ in an increasingly isolating society. This world premiere…

TEL: 02036 272960
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31
JUL
Fishbowl
Pleasance Courtyard (Grand)

Winner of Frances Molire Award for Best Comedy Play 2017 Fishbowl now makes its UK premiere bringing its farcical antics and physical comedy extravaganza to Pleasance Grand. In perfectly choreographed pandemonium it follows the hilarious misadventures of three eccentric and lovable anti‐heroes…

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31
JUL
Paradise Lodge
Underbelly Bristo Square (Dairy Room)

A hilarious heart‐wrenching musical comedy. Two actors play multiple roles that have the audience laughing crying and singing their hearts out. Inspired by the authors experience caring for his mother‐in‐law when she was living with dementia. The tears the laughs ‐ there…

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31
JUL
Manual Cinema's Frankenstein
Underbelly Bristo Square (McEwan Hall)

Returning to the Fringe with an exciting UK premiere Manual Cinema AdaAva Lula del Ray find a special affinity with Mary Shelleys gothic story about the reanimation of obsolete materials. Creating their own Frankenstein against the backdrop of Shelleys own fascinating…

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01
AUG
Birth
Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond)

A poignant piece of visual theatre with incredible live music BIRTH comes to Pleasance following a sell‐out run at London International Mime Festival 2019. This follows Theatre Res hugely successful The Nature of Forgetting which following its Edinburgh run as part…

TEL: 02076 196868
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AUG
Fulfilment
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Laugh

What really goes on in Amazon Fulfilment Centres Award‐winning company SharkLegs return to the Fringe with their new show Fulfilment interrogating the true price of next‐day delivery. Disarmingly funny and playful the show is created live every night aided by the…

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01
AUG
Four Woke Baes
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Button)

A stag party in the wilderness awakens four friends to their true natures in this exciting UK premiere from Jonathan Caren Gypsy Netflix; The Sinner Netflix; Rise NBC; A Million Little Things ABC one of Americas most acclaimed playwrights.Multi‐award winning director Teddy…

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02
AUG
Princess Pumpalot: The Ghostly Farting Monk Hunt
Le Monde Hotel

A brand‐new show for 2019 Can Princess Pumpalot The Farting Princess and her best friend Guffy locate the Ghostly Farting Monk and save the Kingdom of Wiffyville from Prince Nastavia and the Low‐Flying Gnomes With the help from Rat‐A‐Tat a giant rat…

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02
AUG
The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Greatest Showgirls Tour!
Theatre Big Top

The entertainment soars from start to finish with infectious showstopping performances that will bring you to your feet time and time again. The glamour of Hollywood and the glitz of Las Vegas meet the beloved traditions of classic British music hall in…

TEL: 01260 276627
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09
SEP
Global Experts Meeting on Frontiers in Diabetes
Castle Rock

.We extend a warm welcome to the distinguished Nobel laureates speakers delegates Diabetologists Diabetes research and Healthcare Industry leaders and Policy Makers from around the world to Edinburgh for attending Global Experts Meeting on Frontiers in Diabetes and Endocrinology during September 9‐11…

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03
NOV
2019 Men's 10K Edinburgh
Royal Mile

. The Mens 10K aims to provide a stage for men from all walks of life to come together and take control of their health. Whether youre running to lose weight quit smoking or fundraise for charitable causes we salute each and…

Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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APR
Kilomathon 13.1K 2020
Ocean Terminal

. Runners take in the historic Royal Yacht Britannia the picturesque Victoria Park and enjoy tranquil cycle paths before a fantastic finish in front of the West Stand at BT Murrayfield Stadium.Kilomathon offers something a little bit different to your usual running…

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Tourist Attractions


Dynamic Earth

Our Dynamic Earth is one of Edinburgh's most exciting, must see attractions. Take a thrilling journey back in time and learn about our planet Earth. Interactive displays let you see, hear, smell and feel the planet as it was in the past, how it is…

Camera Obscura

Enjoy the fascinating Camera Obscura Show, fantastic views of Edinburgh, and three galleries packed full of an amazing range of optical experiences which have been amusing visitors of all ages and nationalities since 1853The Camera Obscura show is the essential Edinburgh tour and an excellent start to your…

Alba Ballooning

Hot Air Balloons at Alba Ballooning in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on 0131‐667 4251 for opening times and entrance costs.…

American Golf Discount

American Golf Discount ‐ golf course in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact the golf course on telephone number 0131‐664 2001 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at American Golf Discount golf courseclub.…

Berlin Bierhaus

Berlin Bierhaus Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐467 7216 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Braids 1 Golf Course

Braids 1 Golf Course ‐ golf course in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact the golf course on telephone number 0131‐447 6666 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Braids 1 Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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