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

06
AUG
Princess Pumpalot: The Farting Princess
Sweet Grassmarket

Shes a princess and she farts. What more do you need to know Can Princess Pumpalot protect Wiffyville Castle from the invasion of Low‐Flying Gnomes Will she win her battle with the nasty prince Who will take her to the Royal Birthday…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01312 256745
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06
AUG
Military Tattoo Preview
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Military Tattoo Preview at Edinburgh Castle Esplanade in Edinburgh on Thursday 06 August 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Military Tattoo Preview live…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
AUG
Beyond Expectations
Forest Theatre, Southbridge Resource Centre

Revisits the novel Great Expectations. Told from the perspective of Estella Havisham a little girl corrupted by her guardian and raised to be a weapon of revenge. A Victorian Gothic tragedy.Combining puppetry music and striking digital projections this innovative production re‐imagines a…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07891 379132
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07
AUG
Bromance
Underbelly's Circus Hub

Bromance Noun informal 1. a close but non‐sexual relationship between two men. Early 21st cent.: blend of brother and romance.Frenetic but friendly. Captivating but casual. Audacious but awkward. Multi award‐winning UK circus company Barely Methodical Troupe fuse their…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
AUG
Butterfly Rammy - Dwam
Stand in the Square

Has Britain been in a dwam How did Scotland wake up Join Common Weal at the Edinburgh Fringe on Friday 7 August for our unique take on Scotlands recent political awakening told though a cabaret of ideas performance and humour. URLs:Facebook: http:atnd.it31221‐0Tickets:…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01412 490850
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07
AUG
Military Tattoo
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle Esplanade in Edinburgh on Friday 07 August 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
AUG
Butterfly Rammy - Drooth
Stand in the Square

Why has Britain lost a progressive vision of its future How did Scotland find one Join Common Weal at the Edinburgh Fringe on Saturday 8 August for our unique take on Scotlands recent political awakening told though a cabaret of ideas performance…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01412 490850
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08
AUG
Edinburgh Wine Tasting Experience Day
Apex international

Why Book on a Edinburgh Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Edinburgh Days are. ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are Established and Proven and…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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08
AUG
Samantha's Backstage Cabaret
The Hispaniola Restaurant

Shes performed in Las Vegas; shes performed in England. Now for the first time Samantha comes to The Fringe Venue 79.An astonishing performer with an astonishing rangeSassy energetic brilliant Richard Sidaway West End star of Phantom. Effervescent Southern Daily Echo.Eat drink and…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07710 878178
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08
AUG
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Sabai Pavilion

The hottest funniest show this side of Bangkok the Lady Boys bring their new show for 2015 Beauties and the Beats to the UK taking you to a new level of frantic fun laughter and good times as only the Lady Boys…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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09
AUG
Butterfly Rammy - Dour
Stand in the Square

When did politics become little more than elaborate bookkeeping Why are political parties of all types so afraid of inspiring Join Common Weal at the Edinburgh Fringe on Sunday 9 August for our unique take on Scotlands recent political awakening told though…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01412 490850
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11
AUG
Butterfly Rammy - Gabbin
Stand in the Square

Has politics become more cautious than its electorate Is public activism the solution Join Common Weal at the Edinburgh Fringe on Tuesday 11 August for our unique take on Scotlands recent political awakening told though a cabaret of ideas performance and humour.…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01412 490850
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16
AUG
Waverley Care Comedy Gala 2015
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Waverley Care Comedy Gala 2015 at Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh in Edinburgh on Sunday 16 August 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
AUG
Idlewild
Assembly Rooms

Idlewild at Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on Monday 17 August 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices all…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
AUG
The Hunger James
Silk

Best Comedian 2014 James Alderson has hit a lot of stumbling blocks in his life and maybe just maybe food is something he just cant get pastJoin James for his first solo hour work in progress as he works through everything in…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07736 326326
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20
AUG
Kasabian
Corn Exchange Edinburgh

On the music scene since 1999 British rock band Kasabian consists of Tom Meighan on vocals Sergio Pizzorno on guitar and backing vocals Chris Edwards on bass and drummer Ian Matthews. The band have become…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
AUG
Lang Lang
Usher Hall

This Chinese classical concert pianist may be the best in the world. One magazine called him the most blazing in the classic music world No small praise there rightHe begun playing at 4 after being…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
AUG
Seether
Liquid Room

Seether at Liquid Room in Edinburgh on Monday 24 August 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices all…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
AUG
New Found Glory
Liquid Room

Combining the raw energy and passion of punk with infectious melodies and pop sensibilities New Found Glory have long been considered one of the primary contributors in shaping the modern poppunk sound. Since their formation…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
AUG
Family History Day
John Gray Centre

Launching this years Archaeology & Local History Fortnight ELAF our theme this year is all about how place population and family are linked. This year we have four speakers three workshops archive treasures online research help including free ScotlandsPeople access and interactive…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01620 820680
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30
AUG
Sufjan Stevens
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Sufjan Stevens at Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh in Edinburgh on Sunday 30 August 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Sufjan Stevens tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
AUG
Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
Princes Street Gardens

The Virgin Money Fireworks Concert brings Edinburghs summer festival season to a spectacular conclusion on Monday 31 August. In a celebration of dance the concert sets stirring and delightful music with an outstanding and sparkling visual extravaganza. The breathtaking fireworks display is…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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01
SEP
Lady Boys of Bangkok: Beauties and the Beats
Adam Smith Theatre

The hottest funniest production this side of Bangkok is back with their brand new show Beauties and the Beats taking the UK to the highest levels of frantic fun lively laughter and unabated euphoria that only the Lady Boys know howThis years…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01592 583302
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02
SEP
Natalie Prass
Electric Circus

Natalie Prass at Electric Circus in Edinburgh on Wednesday 02 September 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
SEP
The Polyphonic Spree
Liquid Room

The Polyphonic Spree at Liquid Room in Edinburgh on Thursday 10 September 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Polyphonic Spree live in…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
SEP
ROBERT BURNS: THE MUSICAL
The Churchill Theatre

ROBERT BURNS: THE MUSICALThe 21st century story of an 18th century genius. Rock Academy Productions Lossiemouth in association with 1st Call Agency London presents: Robert Burns The Musical.Rock Academy is a Performing Arts college based in the small town of Lossiemouth…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01343 813111
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15
SEP
Understanding the Scottish Government
TBC

This will provide delegates with direct practical insights into the UKs most powerful devolved body. Following the Smith Commissions proposals for further devolution to Scotland the Scotland Bill was presented to the UK Parliament in May 2015. It is therefore vital for…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02037 706610
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15
SEP
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
SEP
Accessing European Funding in Scotland
TBC

This one day course will effectively prepare your organisation for the reformed process of funding with a particular emphasis on the programmes supporting economic and environmental development. The 2014‐20 period of European funding presents an unmissable opportunity for organisations in Scotland to…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08005 429440
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17
SEP
King Crimson
Usher Hall

King Crimson at Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Thursday 17 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch King Crimson live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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