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Maria Merian's Butterflies

17 Mar '17 - 23 Jul '17
Price: See website for details
In 1699, the German artist and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian set sail with her youngest daughter…
Maria Merian's Butterflies

The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

31 Mar '17 - 03 Sep '17
Price: Free
Discover how one tomb, excavated in 1857, provides a unique insight into changing burial rituals…
The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

Fossil Tales

07 Apr '17 - 17 Sep '17
Price: Free
Fossil tales and stories are as diverse as the civilisations that created them, legends grew up…
Hildoceras sp, Jurassic

Edinburgh's 101 Objects

04 May '17 - 30 Apr '18
Price: Mostly free. Entry fees at some attractions may apply. Check website for details.
Part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, Edinburgh’s 101 Objects is a new…

Edinburgh Alphabet: An A-Z of the City's Collections

19 May '17 - 08 Oct '17
Price: Free
For the first time, Museum and Galleries Edinburgh are bringing together a huge range of objects…
Edinburgh Alphabet: An A-Z of the City's Collections

The Flow Country Exhibition Tour

15 Jun '17 - 25 Sep '17
Price: No booking required
A major exhibition opens this week (June 15) at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh focussing on…
Flow Country (credit Neil Cowie RSPB)

The Galloway Hoard

16 Jun '17 - 01 Oct '17
Price: Free
The Galloway Hoard is an unparalleled find of Viking-age gold, silver and jewelled treasures. With…
The Galloway Hoard

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

23 Jun '17 - 12 Nov '17
Price: £10/£8/£7
The history of the exiled Stuart dynasty and their supporters, known as Jacobites, has held an…
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Art in Crisis

04 Jul '17 - 31 Jul '17
Price: See website for details
Art in Crisis, a series of public events organised by Crisis, the national charity for homeless…
Crisis

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

14 Jul '17 - 23 Jul '17
Price: See website for details
Edinburgh Jazz Festival was set up in 1978 by banjo-player and guitarist, Mike Hart. Mike's…
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Do You Have Cattitude?

15 Jul '17 - 05 Aug '17
Price: Free
On 15 July and 5 August, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo brings a wild day out to Princes Street as its…
Asiatic Lion (Katie Paton, RZSS)

Age of Oil

21 Jul '17 - 05 Nov '17
Price: Free
Exploring the people and places of Scotland’s offshore energy industry, this contemporary…
Age of Oil: Aberdeen Harbour - Sue Jane Taylor

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne

21 Jul '17
Price: £16/£14
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne will perform a diverse program ranging from Antonio Vivaldi and his…
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne

Dunedin International Folk Dance Festival Gala Concert

21 Jul '17
Price: £12/£10/£7
The 24th Dunedin International Folk Dance Festival, with indoor and outdoor performances in…
Dunedin International Folk Dance Festival Gala Concert

British Heart Foundation Glasgow to Edinburgh Trek

22 Jul '17 - 23 Jul '17
Price: From £40 - £60
Walk from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 30hrs…easy right? See if you're up to the challenge -…
British Heart Foundation Glasgow to Edinburgh Trek

Edinburgh Art Festival

27 Jul '17 - 27 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art.…
Edinburgh Art Festival

Rab Noakes

01 Aug '17
Price: £10
With Support from Tom Clelland.Rab Noakes is a force to be reckoned with in the world of music in…
Rab Noakes (Credit Carol Ann Peacock)

Ludus Baroque Chamber Orchestra and Chorus

03 Aug '17
Price: £17.50/£15/£10
On the eve of the 70th Anniversary of the Edinburgh Festival Ludus Baroque return with their…
Ludus Baroque Chamber Orchestra and Chorus

Edinburgh International Festival

04 Aug '17 - 28 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
The 2017 International Festival welcomes audiences from around the world to Edinburgh for three…
Edinburgh International Festival

Kevin Low: Women & Men

04 Aug '17 - 09 Sep '17
Price: Free
Award-winning Glasgow artist opens his solo exhibition 'Women & Men' in the city's…
Kevin Low

Shadows of War: Roger Fenton's Photographs of the Crimea, 1855

04 Aug '17 - 26 Nov '17
Price: £7/£6.40/£3/40
This is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on Roger Fenton's pioneering photographs of…
Shadows of War

Foodies Festival Edinburgh

04 Aug '17 - 06 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
Meet MasterChef Winner 2016 Jane Devonshire, Great British Bake Off Judge Prue Leith, Great British…
Foodies Festival

BrickCity - The Backstage Tour

04 Aug '17 - 25 Aug '17
Price: £6
A new LEGO® exhibition and design workshop tour is set to draw thousands of LEGO® fans…
BrickCity - The Backstage Tour

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

04 Aug '17 - 28 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every…
Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Just Festival

04 Aug '17 - 27 Aug '17
Price: Up to £12
The 2017 Just Festival will be going  #AgainsttheCurrent hosting performing arts, talks and…
Just Festival

Underbelly's Circus Hub 2017

05 Aug '17 - 26 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
Returning for the third year, Underbelly's Circus Hub is the Fringe Festival's only…
Underbelly Edinburgh Fringe

Wilfred Owen's walks

10 Aug '17
Price: £5 - £8 - Booking essential.
Step back in time by retracing Wilfred Owen's footsteps. Guided walk following the war…
Wilfred Owen's walks

Edinburgh International Book Festival

12 Aug '17 - 28 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
The Edinburgh International Book Festival programme offers over 750 events featuring the greatest…
Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Selvedge Fair

19 Aug '17
Price: £5
On Saturday 19 August, the team behind internationally renowned textile magazine Selvedge will…
The Selvedge Fair

Edinburgh Foraging

25 Aug '17 - 27 Aug '17
Price: Adult £40/ Under 16s £20/ Under 12s Free
This course is a simple foraging walk where we expect to be able to identify a selection of edible…
Edinburgh Foraging

Scottish Beach Volleyball Series

26 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
Final event in the Scottish Beach Volleyball Tour which takes place throughout Scotland. The Event…
Scottish Beach Volleyball Series

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

28 Aug '17
Price: £15 - £32
In partnership with the City of Edinburgh, the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert brings the Edinburgh…
Edinburgh International Festival

An Evening With David Sedaris

09 Sep '17
Price: £33
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s…
David Sedaris (Credit: Ingrid Christie)

Pedal for Scotland

10 Sep '17
Price: See website for details
Pedal for Scotland, organised by Cycling Scotland, is Scotland’s biggest bike event. Back in…
Classic Challenge

Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend

06 Oct '17 - 08 Oct '17
Price: £5
Cocktail lovers can look forward to a weekend of sipping, sampling and socialising across the…
Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend

Affinity Female Voice Choir

07 Oct '17
Price: £6/£5
Join us as we trade one Celtic Capital for another! Affinity Female Voice Choir, the largest…
Affinity Choir

Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Open Word - Open World

20 Oct '17 - 31 Oct '17
Price: See website for details
Marking the 70th anniversary of Edinburgh as a Festival City, SISF goes global and demonstrates…
Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Open Word - Open World

Handmade Edinburgh

27 Oct '17 - 29 Oct '17
Price: £5 in advance / £7 on the door
Following the success of its first year in Scotland, Handmade Edinburgh will be returning to the…
Handmade Edinburgh

Edinburgh Festival of Wine

04 Nov '17
Price: £25
An all day festival of wine in the heart of the city that brings Scotland’s best wine…
Edinburgh Festival of Wine