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Next of Kin

18 Apr '14 - 18 Mar '15
Price: Free with admission to Edinburgh Castle
1914 brought war to Scotland on an unprecedented scale. How did families cope with the absence and…
Next of Kin

Danie Mellor's Primordial: SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral

01 Aug '14 - 23 Nov '14
Price: Free
Acclaimed contemporary Australian artist Danie Mellor devises an intriguing exhibition that…
Bayi Minyjirral, Danie Mellor

Edinburgh Folk Club

17 Sep '14 - 17 Dec '14
Price: £10/£9/£7
The Edinburgh Folk Club meets on a weekly basis within Pleasance Cabaret Bar, Edinburgh every…
Edinburgh Folk Club

New to the National Collection

19 Sep '14 - 22 Feb '15
Price: Free
From a rare beluga whale skull to a ground-breaking Electraglide guitar, a selection of exciting…
National Museums Scotland

Leith Folk Club

07 Oct '14 - 16 Dec '14
Price: From £7
7th Oct: Brack and File (£7) 14th Oct: Dallahan (£7) 21st Oct:…
Leith Folk Club

Vanessa Billy: Sustain, Sustain

11 Oct '14 - 21 Dec '14
Price: Free
For her exhibition in the City Dome at Collective, Swiss artist Vanessa Billy will be presenting a…
Vanessa Billy: Sustain, Sustain

Jo Caulfield Presents... The Speakeasy

14 Oct '14 - 09 Dec '14
Price: £6
The ever-popular Speakeasy returns with a cross section of exciting performers, hosted by Jo…
Jo Caulfield Presents... The Speakeasy

Botanic Lights: Night in the Garden

30 Oct '14 - 23 Nov '14
Price: £14.20
As darkness descends, follow a magical trail of light through the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.…
Botanic Lights: Night in the Garden

Nature's Beloved Son: Rediscovering John Muir's Botanical Legacy

01 Nov '14 - 25 Jan '15
Price: Free
This exhibition celebrates John Muir, the Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate…
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Wood Within

05 Nov '14 - 22 Nov '14
Price: Free
A selling exhibition of fine sculptural furniture by The Wood Neuk. Discover the beautiful wood…
Scottish Storytelling Centre

French Film Festival UK

07 Nov '14 - 07 Dec '14
Price: See website for details
Bienvenue and welcome to the 22nd edition of the French Film Festival UK, your…
French Film Festival UK

Lifeworld - Exhibition

08 Nov '14 - 23 Nov '14
Price: Free
Paintings & Paperworks by Lynn Ahrens.…
St Margaret's House

Medley2

08 Nov '14 - 23 Nov '14
Price: Free
An interesting and interdisciplinary show including Dundee graduate artists and designers and HND…
Karl Finn Graham

No Fixed Abode

08 Nov '14 - 23 Dec '14
Price: Free
Edinburgh Printmakers is working in collaboration with The Big Issue to present No Fixed Abode, an…
No Fixed Abode

Previously...Scotland's History Festival

13 Nov '14 - 30 Nov '14
Price: See website for details
'Previously...' Scotland’s History Festival exists to spotlight and showcase…
Previously...Scotland's History Festival

Castiglione: Lost Genius

14 Nov '14 - 08 Feb '15
Price: See website for details
From November, The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse will stage the first exhibition…
Castiglione: Lost Genius

Indian Encounters

14 Nov '14 - 01 Mar '15
Price: Free
Explore the changing relationships between Great Britain and India during the 18th and 19th…
Indian Encounters

Men Should Weep

19 Nov '14 - 22 Nov '14
Price: £10/£9
Written in 1947, Ena Lamont Stewart's extraordinarily moving play of women surviving in the east…
Men Should Weep

Scots Fiddle Festival

21 Nov '14 - 23 Nov '14
Price: See website for details
Originally started in 1996, Fiddle 2014 continues to be run by the Scots Fiddle Festival Ltd, whose…
Scots Fiddle Festival 2014

Biomedical Ethics Film Festival: The Moral Status of the Embryo

21 Nov '14 - 23 Nov '14
Price: See website for details
Is the human embryo just a pile of cells or is it a person like any other human being who has been…
Biomedical Ethics Film Festival

Edinburgh's Christmas

21 Nov '14 - 04 Jan '15
Price: See website for details
Edinburgh’s Christmas 2014-15 will run from 21st November to 4th January 2015.For the full…
Edinburgh's Christmas

Craft Fayre

22 Nov '14 - 23 Nov '14
Price: Free entry
Buy something unique for Christmas with handmade arts and crafts including knitted woollen…

The Edinburgh Gin Club: Gin & Cheese Pairings

23 Nov '14
Price: £25 (plus booking fee)
Our Edinburgh Gin Club returns on 23rd November with a Gin and Cheese Pairing featuring…
The Edinburgh Gin Club

Faith and Identity: Documentary Premiere

24 Nov '14
Price: Free (ticketed)
Edinburgh Interfaith Association (EIFA) premiere this short documentary - exploring the daily lives…
Edinburgh Interfaith Association (EIFA)

St Andrew's Charity Ceilidh

24 Nov '14
Price: £15
Heriot-Watt Charities Campaign is hosting a fantastic evening of Scottish culture at 'The…
St Andrew's Charity Ceilidh

Cafe Ceilidh: St. Andrew's Day Celebration

25 Nov '14
Price: Free, non ticketed
Join Linten Adie and friends from the Scots Music Group for a relaxed afternoon of songs and music…
Cafe Ceilidh: St. Andrew's Day Celebration

Lau Land

27 Nov '14 - 29 Nov '14
Price: See website for details
Free thinking visionary folk trio Lau (Martin…
Lau 2014, David Angel

Book Marks @ECA

27 Nov '14
Price: Free
A celebration of the huge variety of ways the book form is used by staff, students and alumni at…
Book Marks @ECA

Guid Crack: Broth, Breid and Bannocks

28 Nov '14
Price: Free - donations taken (suggest £3)
A feast of tales celebrating guid Scots fare with storyteller Sheila Kinninmonth. We Scots have a…
Guid Crack: Broth, Breid and Bannocks

An Orkney Tapestry: A Celebration of George Mackay Brown in Music, Story and Poem

28 Nov '14
Price: £12/£10
This celebration of the great Orcadian writer moves from the craggy Nordic myths, through lore of…
An Orkney Tapestry: A Celebration of George Mackay Brown in Music, Story and Poem

St Margaret's House: Winter Open Studios

29 Nov '14 - 30 Nov '14
Price: Free
The artists, makers and craftspeople of St Margaret’s House are opening their studios to the…
Winter Open Studios

Jess remembers Belle

29 Nov '14
Price: £8/£6
Storyteller and author Jess Smith presents a celebration of the life and music of Belle Stewart,…
Jess remembers Belle

Capercaillie & Dick Gaughan

29 Nov '14
Price: £20/£18
The final night of Lau-Land Edinburgh sees a double bill of Scotland's finest folk musicians…
Capercaillie

Mrs. Mash the Storytelling Cook

29 Nov '14
Price: £5
Join Mrs. Mash for a generous serving of Scottish stories about our nation's fabulous food. You…
Mrs. Mash the Storytelling Cook

The Tamdhu Tash Off Party

30 Nov '14
Price: £10 donation
The Tamdhu Tash Off Party will be held at Ruffians in Edinburgh. Victorian barbers will be…
Ruffians

From Scotland with Love

30 Nov '14
Price: £6, £5, Members and Concessions
Using footage from the National Library of Scotland's Scottish Screen Archive, the film explores…
From Scotland with Love

Brussels Philharmonic

30 Nov '14
Price: £10 - £32
Borodin Polovtsian Dances Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Saint Saens Symphony No. 3 in C minor…
Brussels Philharmonic

Hare & Tortoise

01 Dec '14 - 20 Dec '14
Price: £8/£6
Following a fantastic run at the Glasgow Green Live Zone Festival 2014 for the Commonwealth Games in…
Hare & Tortoise

Meet Me In St. Louis

01 Dec '14
Price: £12
Come along to the luxurious Dominion Cinema for a feel good Christmas event. Meet Me In St. Louis…
Children of Songea

Christmas Concert

02 Dec '14
Price: £10/£7
A Musical Christmas from Royal Blind and Nordoff Robbins ScotlandStart your Christmas celebrations…
Christmas Concert

African people in sixteenth century Scotland

03 Dec '14
Price: Free, advanced booking required
Join historian Onyeka at the Scottish National Gallery as he discusses the untold story of African…
Narrative Eye

Illicit Ink: The Company We Keep

05 Dec '14
Price: £6/£4
It's Christmas. Cheer is in the air, snow is on the ground, and the great recession claims…
Illicit Ink: The Company We Keep

Meadowbank Fireworks Display

05 Dec '14 - 30 Dec '14
Price: £6.50
It's that time of year again when we are all trying to plan our 5th November fireworks evening.…
Meadowbank Fireworks Display

Game Masters

05 Dec '14 - 20 Apr '15
Price: Adults £10/£8; Child £6.50
Featuring over 100 playable games, Game Masters showcases the work of more than 30 leading…
Game Masters

Maharaja Duleep Singh and Queen Victoria

06 Dec '14
Price: Free, ticketed
Explore Maharaja Duleep Singh's unusual position as 'an adopted' member of the British…
Armlet, Northern India 1800 - 1850

Joyeux Noel! French Music for Christmas

06 Dec '14
Price: £10
Join the Chapter House Singers for a celebration of Christmas, French style!  An evening of…
Chapter House Singers

Christmas Charity Festival

06 Dec '14 - 07 Dec '14
Price: From £5 - £20
Edinburgh's most popular free Christmas event returns to Inverleith Park, Edinburgh. With a new…
Christmas Charity Festival

Bohemia: Arts, Crafts, Vintage and Design Fair

06 Dec '14
Price: Free, non ticketed
Browse and buy a wide range of handmade crafts in the Storytelling Court. A great opportunity to…
Bohemia: Arts, Crafts, Vintage and Design Fair

The Swingettes and Friends: Another Swinging Christmas

06 Dec '14
Price: £12/£10
Join in the festive cheer with the award-winning a cappella quartet The Swingettes, who love to…
The Swingettes and Friends: Another Swinging Christmas

Tiny Tales: Seals and Secret Shores

09 Dec '14
Price: £5
Did you know a seal pup is born in winter? Come along and hear stories of the wee seal, plus tales…
Tiny Tales: Seals and Secret Shores

Present Perfect

11 Dec '14 - 14 Dec '14
Price: £8/£5
It's Christmas Eve and there's been a murder at Santa's Grotto. Nobody knows where the…
Strange Town

All I Want for Christmas is the Head of Johnny Murdock

11 Dec '14 - 14 Dec '14
Price: £8/£5
Amy 'Squeaker' Benson has an unusual yuletide request… she's after the head of…
Strange Town

Cafe Voices: Midwinter Tales

11 Dec '14
Price: £5
Join storyteller and author Donald Smith for an evening of seasonal tales, gritty and gracious. The…
Cafe Voices: Midwinter Tales

Express Yourself

12 Dec '14 - 29 Mar '15
Price: Free
Discover more about those who are or were involved in collecting, commissioning or creating…
Express Yourself

The Promise

12 Dec '14 - 13 Dec '14
Price: £8/£5
When the school Christmas show is without its leading man, a group of school kids take over, to a…
Strange Town

Silent Movie Night

12 Dec '14
Price: £7/£5
Buster Keaton’s 1928 comedy “Steamboat Bill Jr” We will be recreating the…
Silent Movie Night

Cindy

12 Dec '14 - 13 Dec '14
Price: £8/£5
Cindy is beautiful, talented and trapped... will she escape to follow her dreams? Is 'happily…
Strange Town

The Story Kist: Inclusive Storytelling

13 Dec '14
Price: £5
Cosy, snowy winter tales with storytellers Ailie Finlay and Marie Louise Cochrane. Woolly socks…
The Story Kist: Inclusive Storytelling

Saint-Saens Cello Concerto

13 Dec '14
Price: From £10 - 31
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin (17’)Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No 1 (19’)Falla: El…
Saint-Saens Cello Concerto

Jinglebell Jones: Elf Squad

13 Dec '14 - 14 Dec '14
Price: £8/£5
Santa is missing. Can New Lapland Yard's most hard-boiled cop crack the case without blowing…
Strange Town

Rab's Video Game Christmas Morning

13 Dec '14
Price: £8, £6, Members and Concessions
Reminisce with Rab Florence as he leads us on a nostalgic trip through our Christmas morning video…
Rab's Video Game Christmas Morning

Dick Whittington

18 Dec '14 - 28 Dec '14
Price: £10 /£8
A TRADITIONAL FUN FILLED PANTOMIME PURR-FECT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Heading for London town to…
Dick Whittington

The Guid Crack Hearth

19 Dec '14
Price: Free - donationstaken (suggest £3)
Come and gather round the fireside and warm yourself with stories of Christmas past and present…
The Guid Crack Hearth

Phil Cunningham's Christmas Songbook

19 Dec '14 - 20 Dec '14
Price: £22.50
Following the huge success and popularity of Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook over the…
Phil C 2014, Credit Annie Tuite

A Winter's Night

19 Dec '14 - 20 Dec '14
Price: £10/£8
A wonderful celebration of the season in song, story and poetry, featuring Edinburgh's folk…
A Winter's Night

Jackets for Goalposts: The Christmas Truce 1914

20 Dec '14
Price: £7/£5
It's 1914 and Archie's world is about to change, as he finds himself in the trenches of…
Jackets for Goalposts: The Christmas Truce 1914

Jubilo Christmas Carol Concert

20 Dec '14
Price: £12/£10
Jubilo returns with its popular annual Christmas Concert of carols and Christmas music. The…
Jubilo

Step into Christmas

22 Dec '14
Price: £6
Join Step It Up Dance for a creative Christmas storytelling workshop. You and your dancing tot will…
Step into Christmas

Stories Round the Tree

24 Dec '14
Price: £5/£3
Join storyteller Fiona Herbert for a magical Christmas Eve afternoon of wintry tales and music, all…
Join storyteller Fiona Herbert for a magical Christmas Eve afternoon of wintry tales and music, all gathered round the Centre's Christmas tree.

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra

30 Dec '14
Price: £22/£18/£12
On show will be massed fiddlers, along with the spectacular sight and sounds of singers, dancers and…
The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra

Edinburgh's Hogmanay

30 Dec '14 - 01 Jan '15
Price: See website for details
THREE DAYS of spectacular events, incredible bands and amazing crowds from every corner of the…
Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Hed Kandi - 15

31 Dec '14 - 01 Jan '15
Price: From £12.50
HED KANDI brings in 2015 in spectacular fashion at one of the world's biggest NYE location -…
Hed Kandi - 15

Hogmanay Family Celidh

31 Dec '14
Price: Free (drop-in)
Enjoy an afternoon of whirling and birling for all ages with the Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band.…
National Museums Scotland

Hogmanay Snow Ball Edinburgh

31 Dec '14
Price: See website for details
ARRIVAL! All guests are welcomed with a specially-created Hogmanay SnowBall™…
Hogmanay Snow Ball

Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest

12 Jan '15 - 18 Jan '15
Price: £13.95/£11.95/£9.95/Under 5s free
This winter Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is thinking small. While older children return…
Camera Obscura

Gold

27 Mar '15 - 26 Jul '15
Price: See website for details
The beauty and symbolism of gold, from the Early Bronze Age to the 20th century, is celebrated…
Gold

Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900: From Caledonia to the Continent

06 Aug '15 - 03 Jan '16
Price: See website for details
This is the first ever exhibition devoted to Scottish art in the Royal Collection and brings…
Royal Collection Trust