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.

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Forthcoming events in Edinburgh

19
AUG
Funny Women On The Fringe
Assembly Roxy

Join Funny Women for a sparkling mix of comedy featuring the brightest new emerging and established talent at the Fringe. Enjoy stand‐up sketch musical comedy and more as we showcase acts from 16 years of the Funny Women Awards and beyond. Our…

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21
AUG
Exploring Neurodiversity at Work - Edinburgh
RBS Events Suite - Edinburgh

Our organiser teams have been working alongside our experts speakers and facilitators to design an evening of sessions to inspire motivate and explore new ideas. We hope that by connecting our global networks we can learn better from each other.The evening is…

Category: Business

TEL: 07734 805817
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24
AUG
Funny Women Awards Semi-Final: Edinburgh
Assembly Festival

See some fantastic acts compete for a coveted place in the 2019 Funny Women Awards Final.This semi‐final will be hosted by Thanyia Moore.The Funny Women Awards were established in 2003 and have become a key fixture on the UKs comedy calendar. The…

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24
AUG
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Salisbury Centre

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07738 533322
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24
AUG
Nightvision x Kölsch presents IPSO - Fringe closi
The Liquid Room

This will be taking place in the dark surroundings of The LIQUIDROOM WAREHOUSE and the brand new warehouse room2 space which opens next month.A 5 am Late Licence has been confirmed.Venue: The Liquid Room 9C Victoria Street Edinburgh EH1 2HEPrice1st Release: GBP…

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03
SEP
Women in Tech Scotland 2019 - Changing the face of
Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Women in Tech Scotland was voted outstanding Diversity Event in 2018 at the Scottish Diversity Awards and enables people and organisations to connect learn and take action on gender diversity and inclusion. We do not shy away from controversy and we look…

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TEL: 02031 761120
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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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TEL: +44203-45 5-4929
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14
SEP
Edinburgh Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of
apex grassmarket

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 & Proven and…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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05
OCT
The Music of Cream’s 50th Anniversary UK Tour
Edinburgh Assembly Hall

Kofi Baker Malcolm Bruce & Will Johns bring the legacy back to life in an immersive multi‐media experience show of electrifying live music interplayed with archive footage of the original band unseen interviews and personal anecdotes from the trio of growing up…

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08
OCT
Power to the Womb'an
Thistle Foundation

Join us for an afternoon of world caf discussions on womens health busting myths and sharing experiences on Scotlands progress to being a period positive nation. …

TEL: 03453 373368
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10
OCT
Armistead Maupin
Queens Hall

Armistead Maupin LGBT activist and much‐loved author will be embarking on his first ever UK tour this autumn. Americas ultimate storyteller will recount his favourite tales from the past four decades offering his own engaging observations on society and the world we…

TEL: 01316 682019
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12
OCT
Edinburgh Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to W
apex grassmarket

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 & Proven and…

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TEL: 03452 998652
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15
OCT
Advanced Facilitation Training - Edinburgh
The Melting Pot

This will be unlike training youve experienced before youll be challenged engaged and hopefully excited while experiencing the power of deep facilitation. While this is a day of learning it is also time for you to think about your work and…

Category: Business

TEL: 02073 244775
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16
OCT
Build a Rocket
Traverse Theatre

Following international acclaim and an award‐winning run at the Adelaide Fringe Festival this powerful and uplifting one‐woman show about a young mother from Scarborough returns to embark on an extensive UK tour. Winner of the Holden Street Theatres Edinburgh Fringe Award 2018…

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16
OCT
Social Media Training - Edinburgh
The Melting Pot

The social media revolution is here. Whether its a mystery to you or you want to share your experience this session will challenge inspire and enthuse you to take action and go social. This interactive course will help you understand the landscape…

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TEL: 02073 244775
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19
OCT
Holly Stoppit's Introduction to Clowning: Scotland
St Margarets House

Holly Stoppit has been delivering clowning workshops for adults in Bristol South West England & Wales for more than a decade. She is incredibly excited to be bringing her Introduction to Clowning weekend to Scotland for the first time ever.Deadline for applications:…

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31
OCT
Edinburgh Craft Beer Experience Festival 2019
Assembly Roxy

Calling all lager lovers IPA aficionados porter experts and craft connoisseurs the Edinburghs well‐loved Craft Beer Experience returns to the city once again from the 31st October to the 2nd November over five sessions. The team behind the Craft Beer Experience want…

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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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03
NOV
John Mayall's 85th Anniversary Tour
The Queen's Hall

Johns early band John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers counted amongst its members Eric Clapton Peter Green John McVie & Mick Fleetwood Fleetwood Mac Andy Fraser Free Mick Taylor The Stones Still a prolific writer and performer he has recently released the album…

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26
NOV
Volunteer Management Training - Edinburgh
The Melting Pot

Successful organisations and social enterprises are transformed by enthusiastic and engaged participation in voluntary work.This course makes recruitment management and most importantly engagement of volunteers easy. It encourages you to look closely at the motivations of volunteers and the organisations that use…

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TEL: 02073 244775
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27
NOV
Management Training - Edinburgh
The Melting Pot

Every group is different and every individual has different needs desires and ideas on how things should be done. Managing both your staffs and your own expectations can be challenging at times. However with a good understanding of group dynamics and some…

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TEL: 02073 244775
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06
DEC
Absolute Bowie: The Legacy Tour comes to Edinburgh
The Liquid Room

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowies new Legacy Tour is named after the Greatest Hits album released in 2016 and takes us on a musical journey of…

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19
FEB
MJR present THE BOYS ARE BACK TOUR Featuring 5IV
EDINBURGH Usher Hall

An evening of late 90s boyband nostalgia 4 of the eras biggest pop bands take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020 Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop MJR bring you…

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05
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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23
MAY
2020 Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5K
Holyrood Park

Starting and finishing near EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth this beautiful scenic route takes you around Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city. Runners start on Queens Drive…

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23
MAY
2020 Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10K
Holyrood Park

Starting and finishing near the EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth this beautiful scenic route takes place in Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city.Runners start on Queens Drive…

Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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24
MAY
2020 Edinburgh Marathon
Potterrow

.The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is the second largest marathon in the UK behind only London. Fast and flat this course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World ideal if its your…

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24
MAY
2020 Edinburgh Half Marathon
Potterrow

.Starting on Potterrow in the grounds of one of the oldest Universities in the world this incredible city centre start takes you through the very heart of Edinburgh. As you pass Greyfriars Bobby on your left you also take in the National…

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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…

Ego

Ego Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐478 7434 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

City

City Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐226 9560 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Time

Time Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐220 1226 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Faith

Faith Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐225 9764 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Edinburgh ? See our list of attractions in Edinburgh , including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.