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

Electric Six
Liquid Room

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Award‐winning musical Wicked tells the story of an unlikely friendship between two witches who meet at the sorcery academy. Join the girls on their exciting adventures in Oz as they grow part ways and fulfil…

Hugh Cornwell Hazel OConnor
Liquid Room

Hugh Cornwell Hazel OConnor at Liquid Room in Edinburgh on Saturday 29 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Hugh Cornwell Hazel OConnor…

John Grant
Usher Hall Edinburgh

John Grant performs live at Usher Hall Edinburgh in Edinburgh Midlothian on Saturday 29 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for John Grant at Usher Hall Edinburgh now.…

Category: Miscellaneous

Protest the Hero
Studio 24

Protest the Hero is a Canadian progressive metal band from Ontario. They were originally named Happy Go Lucky when they formed in 1999; the band line‐up remains the same. The band changed their name in…

Chris Rea
Usher Hall

Chris Rea is one of Englands greatest contemporary Rock legends having released nearly 20 albums he is as prolific as he is talented. Taking the time to appreciate the music of Chris Rea requires…

Stiff Little Fingers
Liquid Room

Belfast‐based punk‐rock band 'Stiff Little Fingers' first hit the music scene in 1977. They split after 6 years and 4 albums then later reformed in the late 1980s and continue to record and tour today.…

Ben Howard
Usher Hall

2011 and has been a triumphant year for twenty‐three year old Ben Howard. With catchy single The Wolves he caught the attention of potential fans away from his growing fan base in Devon and Cornwall…

The Bootleg Beatles
Usher Hall

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Imelda May
Queen's Hall

Irish female Vocalist Imelda May hails from Dublin and is best known for her singing and Bodhran playing. Her debut album was No Turning Back in 2005 and her latest release is Mayhem 2010 Four…

Bombay Bicycle Club
Usher Hall

Unlike so many alternative British bands who have just their brief time in the sun and one acclaimed debut album Bombay Bicycle Club have evolved from awkward indie freshmen into one of the most highly…

John Cleese
Venue 150 at EICC

Multi‐talented actor comedian writer film producer and producer John Cleese is perhaps best known for his part in Britains beloved Monty Python team. From the 1960s onwards he saw huge success with Monty Python…

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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