What's on inDalkeith


Welcome to Dalkeith

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Dalkeith - 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 Dalkeith to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Dalkeith

27
JUL
New Edition: Panel Discussion
Edinburgh Printmakers

Curator Sarah Lowndes will discuss the themes processes and ideas presented in New Edition. Shell be joined by exhibiting artists Emer Tumilty Museums Press Jessica Higgins and Matthew Walkerdine and representatives of Poster Club. Curated by Sarah Lowndes New Edition is a…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01315 572479
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27
JUL
New Edition: Preview
Edinburgh Printmakers

Edinburgh Printmakers welcomes all to celebrate the launch of New Edition. Get a close look at the exhibitions rich variety of prints and catch some of the festival seasons early buzz Free to attend open to all. Refreshments provided.Curated by Sarah Lowndes…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01315 572479
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28
JUL
Annasach's Summer Ceilidh at The Counting House
The Peartree

Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House aka The Peartree Edinburgh from 8pm. All dances will be called so beginners welcome. Tickets are priced at £8 and £6 conc and can be purchased…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07768 563138
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28
JUL
New Edition: Exhibition
Edinburgh Printmakers

Curated by Sarah Lowndes New Edition is a group exhibition displaying newly‐commissioned printed works by Museums Press Poster Club and Emer Tumilty. The exhibition will be presented as the 50th anniversary exhibition of Edinburgh Printmakers during Edinburgh Art Festival 2017.The title of…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01315 572479
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01
AUG
U.S.A & Beyond event at Barrhead Travel
Barrhead Travel

Dreaming about jetting off to New York for a shopping spree thrill seeking in Florida or soaking up the sun in the CaribbeanYoure invited to Barrhead Travels exclusive U.S.A & Beyond event. Come along and enjoy event only U.S.A and longhaul discounts…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01316 036090
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02
AUG
From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads
Pleasance Courtyard (Forth)

Martin a young man who lives in a small Northamptonshire village struggles with mental health issues. When he receives an unexpected gift on his 18th birthday he goes to London following his obsession with Bowie where he is propelled on a…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
AUG
Goody
Pleasance Courtyard (Forth)

Lucy Roslyns new play Goody winner of Les Enfants Terribles Greenwich Partnership Award 2017 is a striking and darkly funny exploration of the extraordinary heart‐breaking world of performing apes and the humans who live with them love them and break them.1934 Dustbowl…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
AUG
Gutted
Pleasance Dome (Jack Dome)

Liz Richardson has an embarrassing problem and these yogurts arent helping Here she shares her real life experiences of living as a twenty‐something with a chronic bowel condition called ulcerative colitis similar to Crohns Disease. A shameless tale of love…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
AUG
Lula del Ray by Manual Cinema
Underbelly Med Quad

In their customary magical style Lula del Ray is performed with overhead projectors shadow puppets actors in silhouette and live music. Told almost entirely without dialogue Lula del Ray is the story of a lonely adolescent girl who lives with her…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03333 444167
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02
AUG
NewsRevue 2017
Pleasance Courtyard (Forth)

This Guinness World Record‐breaking Fringe First‐winning Perrier finalist news‐based song and sketch show is where you should come if youre in need of a cathartic dose of comic exasperation ‐ all in the spirit of free expression.Although NewsRevue is a Fringe stalwart…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02036 272960
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02
AUG
Oskar's Amazing Adventure
gilded balloon

Fun‐loving Oskar has to run down a mountain to find a friendly animal to play with. But where are the animals And why does he have to wait till spring to play his favourite game again The UK premiere of this…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

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02
AUG
Replay
Pleasance Courtyard (Forth)

When a fiercely independent workaholic police officer finds herself on the street where her brother once lived she is propelled back to her vibrant childhood and forced to confront his tragic suicide. Flooded with memories of the times they spent together…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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02
AUG
Tamar Broadbent: Get Ugly
Underbelly Med Quad (Clover)

Newly single and living in a trendy part of town Tamar is nervous about leaving the house. How do you become a strong independent women when your confidence deserts you and youre too busy dodging hipsters envying gym girls and just trying…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02036 272960
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03
AUG
Beak Speaks
Underbelly Cowgate (White Belly)

After over 30 years of working in under and around the British Fringe Theatre Circuit Gillian Beak finally bares all and shares a lifetime of theatrical insights and anecdotes.Beak Speaks is a character comedy based on the life and times of Gillian…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03333 444167
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03
AUG
BRUCE
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Button)

In 2015 a floating block of yellow foam took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm and now BRUCE is back The creators of award‐winning international smash hits The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik and Its Dark Outside return to the Fringe with their…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Brutal Cessation
Assembly George Square (The Box)

Brutal Cessation is a savage new play by Milly Thomas Clique BBC3 A First World Problem and Clickbait Theatre503 exploring violence in relationships our expectations of gender and what happens when were no longer in love but refuse to let go. …

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Cabareilidh
Ghillie Dhu

Enjoy feathers tiaras and show stopping numbers accompanied with a delicious three course dinner.Think the rest of the world meets Scotland as we bring you a sampling of cabaret performances followed by an evening of traditional dance and music. Start your evening…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01312 229300
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03
AUG
Curse of the Mummy
Just the Tonic Caves at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

From the creators of smash hits Dracula: Sex Sucking and Stardom and Frankenstein: UnBolted comes a tale from the darkest depths of Ancient Egypt. Unwitting hero Montana Jones is on a quest for archaeological eminence; however a love‐cursed Mummy and a…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Dust
Underbelly Cowgate (Big Belly)

A woman. A suicide. A choice. A fly on the wall. A funeral. A Bakewell tart. A life. A lie. A truth. An ending. Of sorts. Dust by Milly Thomas Clique…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Fag/Stag
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Button)

Heartfelt funny and direct from multi award‐wining seasons at Perth Melbourne and Adelaide Fringes 2015 Fringe World Melbourne Tour Ready Award and Best Performance at Melbourne Fringe 2015 FAGSTAG asks what it means to have your best mate when youre stuck being…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
The Principal Edinburgh

Our 10th anniversary at Edinburgh Fringe promises even more surprises special anniversary performances premium VIP experiences a new venue and an exclusive special offer for early birds. Book before 8 January and save 15Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is a 5‐star immersive…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08451 544145
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03
AUG
Fix
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Dancer)

Internationally acclaimed Fringe First winning Worklight Theatre present a brand new ensemble show that examines the causes and effects of various addictions in society ‐ from substance abuse to behavioural addiction.Based on research and interviews with addicts and the people who love…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Karoo Moose - No Fathers
Assembly George Square Studios One

Directed by leading South African playwright director and producer Lara Foot and winner of 18 prestigious awards.Karoo Moose is a story of pain redemption and hope cleverly and creatively combining traditional African storytelling and magical realism. In an impoverished village in the…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01316 233030
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03
AUG
Mies Julie
Assembly Rooms Music Hall

MIES JULIE The Baxter Theatre Centres 2012 Edinburgh smash hit production written and directed by Yael Farber returns to the Assembly stage following its unprecedented international success.Winner of more than 20 prestigious international theatre awards including the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01316 233030
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03
AUG
Performers (Edinburgh Fringe)
The Assembly Rooms

Performers deals with masculinity at the point when the sexual revolution was saturating culture. For many working class men it was confusing and threatening. As secularism started to replace traditional Judaeo‐Christian attitudes a lot of men found themselves torn between embracing the…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Sam Goodburn: Dumbstruck
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Button)

Dumbstruck a world premiere by multi‐award‐winning performer Sam Goodburn tells the story of an endearing young man taking his first steps into adulthood. This exciting lo‐fi circus show features offbeat comedy world class unicycling juggling knife throwing and impeccable feats with sliced…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03333 444167
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03
AUG
Sara Juli’s Tense Vagina: an actual diagnosis
Underbelly Cowgate (Iron Belly)

Sara Julis Tense Vagina: an actual diagnosis is about motherhood ‐ its beauty challenges isolation comedy and influence on the human experience. Using humour movement sounds songs text and the audience this show seeks to reveal all that is awesome and all…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Speed Dating in Edinburgh
Lulu

Edinburgh Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Edinburgh EventsAt one of our Edinburgh Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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03
AUG
The B*easts
Underbelly Cowgate

Setting the modern obsession with putting your own child first against our responsibility as a society towards our children as a whole this dark tale written by and starring BAFTA award‐winning actress Monica Dolan W1A Appropriate Adult The Witness For The Prosecution…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02036 272960
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03
AUG
The Fall
Assembly Hall, Rainy Hall

THE FALL UK PremiereThis production is a vital and frank collaborative piece of workshop theatre devised by the cast that took South Africa by storm when it premiered. Seven University of Cape Town drama graduates share their experiences during the RhodesMustFall…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01316 233030
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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.…

Baberton Golf Club

Baberton Golf Club ‐ golf course in Juniper Green, Midlothian. Contact the golf course on telephone number 0131‐453 4911 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Baberton Golf Club 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.…

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