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The Artist and the Sea

26 Sep '15 - 08 May '16
Price: Free
Scotland has a long and complex relationship with the sea - its landscape, history and culture…
The Artist and the Sea

Fossil Hunters: Unearthing the Mystery of Life on Land

19 Feb '16 - 14 Aug '16
Price: Free
Discover how life on earth moved from water onto land 360-345 million years ago through…
Fossil of Ribbo, from Whiteadder Water

Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

04 Mar '16 - 24 Jul '16
Price: See website for details
The Dutch artists of the 17th century painted ordinary people doing everyday things. They offer us a…
Johannes Vermeer, The Music Lesson

Celts

10 Mar '16 - 25 Sep '16
Price: £10/£8/£6.50
This exhibition will tell the story of the different peoples who have used or been given the name…
Celts

A Calendar of Memories

05 Apr '16 - 07 Jun '16
Price: Free
A relaxed session of tales, songs, laughter and reminiscence in the relaxed setting of the…
A Calendar of Memories

Campbell's Ceilidh

11 Apr '16 - 07 Jun '16
Price: £8/£6
Campbell's Ceilidh is a 21st century old style shindig and there's no knowing what might…
Campbell's Ceilidh

Street Food Fridays

15 Apr '16 - 30 Dec '16
Price: Free to attend
From Friday 15th April we will be bringing the best of our street food traders to the end of the…
Street Food Fridays

Land, Sea & Sky: Fae Fife to Faroe

21 Apr '16 - 08 May '16
Price: Free
Jan Miller, originally from Fife, now lives and works in Penicuik. She works in various materials,…
Land, Sea & Sky: Fae Fife to Faroe

Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe

21 Apr '16 - 31 Oct '16
Price: See website for details
In celebration of The Queen's 90th birthday, three special exhibitions, Fashioning a…
Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe

Men With Coconuts

23 Apr '16 - 02 Jul '16
Price: £8/£6
Scotland's foremost musical improv comedy troupe present 90 minutes of improvised games and…
Men With Coconuts

TradFest

27 Apr '16 - 08 May '16
Price: Various
Edinburgh’s TradFest kick starts the summer season with a feast of music, storytelling,…
TradFest

Mary Poppins

27 Apr '16 - 21 May '16
Price: £28 - £61
The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane has been…
Mary Poppins

Pulse

07 May '16
Price: £11/£9
Award-winning Scottish musician’s solo quest to heal cultural wounds. A homecoming in viola,…
Pulse

Radical Song from 1707 to Today

07 May '16
Price: £7/£5
From anti-Union riots and Jacobite risings through to radical calls for the reform of a corrupt…
Radical Song from 1707 to Today

Avenue Q

09 May '16 - 14 May '16
Price: £16 - £30.50
Back by popular demand!Winner of the TONY “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score…
Avenue Q

Architects' Conversations: Neil Gillespie in conversation with Tony Fretton

10 May '16
Price: £6/£5. Age 14+
Join Neil Gillespie, Design Director of Reiach and Hall Architects and Visiting Professor at Scott…
Neil Gillespie in conversation with Tony Fretton

Tiny Tales: Creature Feature

10 May '16
Price: £5
Join Daniel Allison for stories about strange and magical creatures, and some strange and magical…
Tiny Tales: Creature Feature

The Celtic Challenge 2016

11 May '16 - 15 May '16
Price: See website for details
If you love cycling and are looking for a challenge, the Celtic Challenge is for you! From 11…
The Celtic Challenge 2016

Southern Tenant Folk Union

11 May '16
Price: £10/£9/£7
Southern Tenant Folk Union are the Edinburgh based string band that over a series of albums have…
Southern Tenant Folk Union by Douglas Robertson

Pedigree Tales

12 May '16
Price: £8/£6
For everyone with a love, fascination or curiosity about dogs, this is the show for you. A fun,…
Pedigree Tales

The Giant Pub Quiz

12 May '16
Price: £12.50 - £15
St Columba’s Hospice is holding their annual Giant Pub Quiz! Come along to our Pub Quiz…
The Giant Pub Quiz

Museum Lates: Celts

13 May '16
Price: From £10 - £20
Scottish chart-toppers Idlewild will perform an acoustic set on the Grand Gallery main…
Museum Lates: Celts

The Definitive Elvis Experience

13 May '16
Price: £19/£18
BEN THOMPSON THE DEFINITIVE ELVIS EXPERIENCE     Still growing 40 years after his…
The Definitive Elvis Experience

One Last Adventure - Festival of Museums

13 May '16 - 15 May '16
Price: Various
Expand your horizons and question your perceptions with this year’s Festival of Museums…
Festival of Museums

Exhibition: Inspiring Spaces Photography Competition

13 May '16 - 04 Jun '16
Price: Free
As part of the 2016 Festival of Architecture, the Edinburgh Architectural Association are running…
Exhibition: Inspiring Spaces Photography Competition

Jam Piece 2016

14 May '16
Price: £6 - £7
The State presents Jam Piece 2016 at the Studio at Edinburgh Festival Theatre on 14th May   …
Jam Piece 2016

The Story Kist

14 May '16
Price: £5
Kettles and candle sticks! Wooden spoons and jelly! Come and hear some funny stories of everyday…
The Story Kist

Spotlight On: Archaeology of Early Steam Locomotives

14 May '16
Price: Free
Dr Michael Bailey explores the archaeology of early steam locomotives and how the findings provide…
Spotlight On: Archaeology of Early Steam Locomotives

Architects' Conversations: Robin Webster in conversation with Sheila O'Donnell & John Tuomey

17 May '16
Price: £6/£5. Age 14+
Join Robin Webster RSA, Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey in a talk entitled Context is…
Howth House

Cafe Voices: Stories of Fionn & the Grey Magician

19 May '16
Price: £5
We are delighted to welcome master storyteller George Macpherson from Skye as our guest…
Cafe Voices: Stories of Fionn & the Grey Magician

Robert Burns: Rough Cut

19 May '16
Price: £10/£8
Meet the real, edgy Bard in crisis and contradiction but at full creative stretch. Rough Cut brings…
Robert Burns: Rough Cut

Big Nature Festival

21 May '16 - 22 May '16
Price: From £2 - £10
Interested in wildlife? Love the outdoors? Then join us for a wild weekend at the beautiful…
RSPB

Anima Mundi

25 May '16
Price: £16.50
The Cuban prog five-piece will begin the tour in their home town of Havana before heading east to…
Anima Mundi

Guid Crack: Into the Forest We Go

27 May '16
Price: Free (suggested donation)
An evening exploring new paths, mysteries, magic and the great unknown! Join guest storyteller Ken…
Guid Crack: Into the Forest We Go

Scost Around the World & Story of the Claret with Billy Kay

27 May '16
Price: £5
Multi-linguist Billy Kay shares the stories of the Scottish diaspora emanating from his travels.…
Scost Around the World

Dark Tales of Scotland After Flodden with Rosemary Goring

28 May '16
Price: £5
One of Scotland's darkest days was that of the Battle of Flodden, 9 September 1513, at…
Dark Tales of Scotland

The Edinburgh Light Orchestra

28 May '16
Price: £11.50/£10/£8
Edinburgh’s premier concert orchestra invites you to Journey Into Melody for atuneful…
Bruce Graham

Imaginate Festival

28 May '16 - 05 Jun '16
Price: Various
The Imaginate Festival is Scotland’s international festival of performing arts for children…
Imaginate Festival

The Polar Bears Go Up!

02 Jun '16 - 04 Jun '16
Price: £8/£6
The Polar Bears are moving up in the world. They've lost their balloon and they need to get it…
The Polar Bears Go Up!

Summer Nights at the Zoo

02 Jun '16 - 30 Jun '16
Price: £25
Join us on those long summer evenings for the most unique event in Edinburgh, after hours at your…
Summer Nights at the Zoo

Edinburgh International Film Festival

05 Jun '16 - 25 Jun '16
Price: See website for details
Edinburgh International Film Festival explores new ideas in cinema, inviting local and international…
Edinburgh International Film Festival

Women Beside the Ocean of Time - A Celebration of George Mackay Brown

08 Jun '16
Price: £10/£8
George Mackay Brown is the source and inspiration for an evening spent in the company of some of…
Women Beside the Ocean of Time - A Celebration of George Mackay Brown

Orcadians: Seven Impromptus

08 Jun '16 - 02 Jul '16
Price: Free
This series of paintings and drawings by artist Simon Manfield illustrates the poem Orcadians:…
Orcadians: Seven Impromptus

Cafe Voices

09 Jun '16
Price: £5
All are welcome for a relaxed evening of favourite stories as David Campbell leads a special…
Cafe Voices

Open Hearth

10 Jun '16
Price: £10/£8
Join some of our favourite storytellers and musicians in a relaxed, traditional ceilidh session…
Open Hearth

Tiny Tales: A Giggle in Your Story Pocket

14 Jun '16
Price: £5
"Jeannie caught a giggle just between her toes, she gave a little wiggle and up her leg it…
Tiny Tales: A Giggle in Your Story Pocket

Memories Of A Lullaby: The Need to Remember & The Wish to Forget

15 Jun '16 - 16 Jun '16
Price: £10/£8
A one woman show by Saras Feijoo based on a true story about growing up in Venezuela between horror…
Memories Of A Lullaby: The Need to Remember & The Wish to Forget

Multiverse: The Voices

17 Jun '16 - 18 Jun '16
Price: £8.50/£5.50
By Sam Siggs Rory desperately wants to win the school 'Battle of the Bands'. The only thing…
Multiverse: The Voices

Multiverse: The Rise of Alvin

17 Jun '16 - 18 Jun '16
Price: £8.50/£5.50
By Sam Siggs Rory desperately wants to win the school 'Battle of the Bands'. The only thing…
Multiverse: The Rise of Alvin

A Walk to Remember

18 Jun '16
Price: £15/£10
Join us on A Walk to Remember through the heart of Edinburgh along the picturesque Water of Leith.…
A Walk to Remember

Colour Obstacle Dash

18 Jun '16
Price: See website for details
The Colour Obstacle Dash is the UK’s most amazing 5K colour running event were you get to run,…
Colour Obstacle Dash

Monster Force! Engage!

18 Jun '16 - 19 Jun '16
Price: £8.50/£5.50
Something is lurking under the bed. Mum and Dad are asleep. Who will battle the things that go bump…
Monster Force! Engage!

The Gate of Heaven

19 Jun '16
Price: £12/£10
The Scottish Vocal Ensemble present a choral concert celebrating themes within the Mansfield…
Scottish Vocal Ensemble

Edinburgh Acting School: Junior Showcase

20 Jun '16
Price: £8/£6
Join the EAS junior actors as they perform in their end of year show! This is a collection of…
Edinburgh Acting School: Junior Showcase

Cafe Ceilidh: Old Town Celebration

21 Jun '16
Price: Free
Join Linten Adie and friends from the Scots Music Group for a free afternoon of songs and music…
Cafe Ceilidh: Old Town Celebration

Edinburgh Acting School: Shorts

22 Jun '16
Price: £8/£6
An evening of short scenes and plays performed by the EAS actors-in-training. The performers have…
Edinburgh Acting School: Shorts

The Laramie Project

24 Jun '16 - 25 Jun '16
Price: £8/£6
This show is based on a true story. It is October 1998; Matthew Sheppard is savagely beaten and…
The Laramie Project

Guid Crack: Around the World

24 Jun '16
Price: By donation
Come with storyteller Anne Pitcher on a journey round the world, as she shares stories and legends…
Guid Crack: Around the World

Great Scottish Walk & Run Festival

25 Jun '16
Price: From £5 - £20
5K & 10K Run for fun or charity, also 10K & 20K Walk, Golden Mile Walk, Toddle, Armed Forces…
Great Scottish Walk & Run Festival

The Edinburgh Singers - Mozart Great Mass in C Minor

25 Jun '16
Price: £12/£10
A rare opportunity to see a performance of one of Mozart's sublime works for chorus and…
The Edinburgh Singers - Mozart Great Mass in C Minor

Edinburgh Armed Forces Day 2016

25 Jun '16
Price: Free to attend
This year's Edinburgh Armed Forces Day will take place in West Princes Street Gardens on…
Armed Forces Day

Only the Brave

27 Jun '16
Price: £8.50/£5.50
Thirteen young people have been thinking about what it means to be brave. From dead men in suits of…
Only the Brave

Art of the Storyteller

01 Jul '16
Price: £8/£6
The Art of the Storyteller series continues with Janis Mackay and Donald Smith sharing an evening…
Art of the Storyteller

Edinburgh International Magic Festival

01 Jul '16 - 08 Jul '16
Price: See website for details
MagicFest is a new addition to the programme of Edinburgh Festivals designed to bring back to the…
Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

15 Jul '16 - 24 Jul '16
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

Edinburgh Art Festival

28 Jul '16 - 28 Aug '16
Price: Various
Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art.…
Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

05 Aug '16 - 29 Aug '16
Price: Various
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August…
Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh International Festival

05 Aug '16 - 29 Aug '16
Price: Various
The 2016 International Festival welcomes audiences from around the world to Edinburgh for three…
Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival

13 Aug '16 - 29 Aug '16
Price: From £5 - £15, plus daily free events
The World’s Leading Book Festival   The Edinburgh International Book Festival is one…
Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Push

10 Sep '16
Price: See website for details
On Edinburgh’s doorstep you’ll find one of the toughest challenge events in Scotland. …
St Columba's Hospice

The Wee Jaunt

11 Sep '16
Price: £8/£5
The Wee Jaunt provides a fantastic (and almost entirely traffic-free) route starting from…
The Wee Jaunt

The Classic Challenge

11 Sep '16
Price: £28/£19
The 55 mile Glasgow to Edinburgh Classic Challenge ride attracted 7,500 participants in…
The Classic Challenge

The Big Belter

11 Sep '16
Price: £47
The Pedal for Scotland Big Belter is a sportive ride of 110 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh. …
The Big Belter

Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Festival of Dreams

21 Oct '16 - 30 Oct '16
Price: See website for details
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is Scotland’s largest celebration of…
Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Dirty Girls Mud Run

22 Oct '16
Price: See website for details
The Dirty Girls Mud Run is a female only 5K fun mud run event, this is a 5K mud fun run that anyone…
Dirty Girls Mud Run

The Zombies Mud Run

23 Oct '16
Price: See website for details
The Zombie Mudder is a 5K Obstacle Course Run with a difference, the difference is that you…
The Zombies Mud Run

The Santa Dash

10 Dec '16
Price: See website for details
The Santa Dash is a nation wide event that happens every year, register on the santa dash and…
The Santa Dash

The Savage Run

31 Dec '16
Price: See website for details
Savage Run is more than just obstacles and distances, it’s about breaking life’s…
The Savage Run