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Stories Round the Tree

24 Feb '14 - 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 Commonwealth: Gifts to the Queen

21 Mar '14 - 02 Nov '14
Price: Adult £11.30; Concessions £10.30; Under 17 £6.80; Under 5 Free
 In the year that The Commonwealth Games come to Scotland, a display at the Palace of…
Missis Kwin by Mathias Kauage

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

A - Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

26 Apr '14 - 16 Nov '14
Price: Free
For generations, Scotland has been the home and inspiration of a stunning array of visual artists.…
Iona, FCB Cadell (1928)

Platform 2

06 Jun '14 - 08 Nov '14
Price: Free
Edinburgh’s Waverley station is set to host a market under its famous glass canopy for the…
LocalMotive Markets

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

Scottish International Storytelling Centre

24 Oct '14 - 02 Nov '14
Price: Various
Edinburgh will be filled with stories, music, laughter and tall tales this autumn as the Scottish…
Scottish International Storytelling Centre

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

Samhuinn Fire Festival

31 Oct '14
Price: Attendance by donation - no ticket required
Samhuinn Fire Festival is a modern re-imagining of an ancient celtic festival marking the end…
Samhuinn Fire Festival

Margaret's Wardrobe

31 Oct '14
Price: Free, booking required
Join Dr Chris Lee, curatorial consultant and researcher, as he tells the lively personal story of…
Margaret's Wardrobe

Close Fest

31 Oct '14 - 08 Nov '14
Price: See website for details
Join us to discover The Real Mary King's Close as never before. A week of special events…
Mary King's Close

Hopetoun Bonfire and Fireworks night

01 Nov '14
Price: £12/£6
Absorb the fantastic sights of the Hopetoun Bonfire and Fireworks night with the whole family at…
Hopetoun Bonfire and Fireworks night

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

Enrichment Day

01 Nov '14
Price: Free with Zoo admission, no booking required
Come along to the Zoo for a fantastic chance to see our animals as they tackle unique environmental…
Enrichment Day

Remembrance Events

03 Nov '14 - 11 Nov '14
Price: Free
Monday 3rd November The Garden of Remembrance, adjacent to the Scott Monument in Princes Street…
Remembrance Events 2014

Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

04 Nov '14
Price: £15/£12
The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc are Norway's Olav Luksengård Mjelva, Sweden's Anders Hall and…
Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

Bannockburn: by accident or design?

04 Nov '14
Price: £8
An exploration of why the Battle of Bannockburn was fought, especially the extent to which Robert…
Edinburgh Museums & Galleries

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

Dolina: An Island Girl's Journey

06 Nov '14
Price: Free, non-ticketed
Well-known singer, actress and storyteller Dolina Maclennan launches her autobiography, written in …
Dolina: An Island Girl's Journey

Scottish Chamber Orchestra With Llyr Williams

06 Nov '14
Price: £10/£8/£5
Williams and Janiczek bring a wonderful spirit of camaraderie and chamber music to the SCO stage: no…
Scottish Chamber Orchestra

The Delines

06 Nov '14
Price: £14
New-country/soul group The Delines, lead by…
The Delines

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

Soul Food

07 Nov '14
Price: £5 (advance) / £7 on the door
A one-off fiesta, Soul Food at The Caves plays host to the true meaning of homegrown talent. Two of…
Soul Food

Lockerbie: Lost Voices

07 Nov '14
Price: £10/£8
Meet six hypothetical passengers on Pan Am Flight 103 on 21 December 1988, before and after the…
Lockerbie: Lost Voices

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with Laurence Cottle

07 Nov '14
Price: £20/£18
Jaco! The Music of Jaco Pastorius featuring Laurence CottleThe Scottish National Jazz Orchestra is…
Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with Laurence Cottle

RSNO Elgar's Enigma

07 Nov '14
Price: £12/£6
Beethoven Coriolan Overture Beamish Equal Voices (Scottish Premiere) Elgar Enigma Variations Rory…
RSNO Elgar's Enigma

Edinburgh Light Orchestra

08 Nov '14
Price: £11/£9.50/£7.50
Join us on our winter Journey Into Melody, for a fine selection of favourites from stage, screen and…
Edinburgh Light Orchestra

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

John Muir - Nature's Apostle

08 Nov '14
Price: Free, no booking required
Will Collin, of Dunbar's John Muir' Birthplace, will explore the development of Muir's…
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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

Lifeworld - Exhibition

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

The Edinburgh Wedding Fair

08 Nov '14 - 09 Nov '14
Price: £5 - £7
The largest must-attend event for brides and grooms in the East of Scotland is back! Head to…
The Edinburgh Wedding Fair

The Supreme Fabulettes

08 Nov '14
Price: From £21.50
Join us for a night of glitz, hits, fun and kitsch!Charting the rise and fall of one hell of an…
The Supreme Fabulettes

A Spoonful of Vintage

09 Nov '14
Price: Free
A Spoonful of Vintage returns for an autumn fair in the retro surroundings of Spoon. We have a…
A Spoonful of Vintage

Emerson Quartet

10 Nov '14
Price: £22 - £13
Purcell Chacony in G minor Z730Haydn Quartet in C, Op 33 No 3Beethoven Quartet in F minor Op…
Emerson Quartet

Silhouettes in the Fog & Guiding Lights: The Foundation of Scottish War Blinded

10 Nov '14 - 15 Nov '14
Price: Free
In 1915, rumours began circulating on the Western Front about a deadly, pale yellow fog leaving a…
Silhouettes in the Fog & Guiding Lights: The Foundation of Scottish War Blinded

Flowers in the Sand

11 Nov '14
Price: £8/£6
On Armistice Day, we are delighted to host an evening of songs and poems on war, remembrance and…
Flowers in the Sand

Remembrance Day Talk 2014

11 Nov '14
Price: Free, booking required
Yvonne McEwen discusses the much-neglected story of the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military…
Royal College of Surgeons

Cafe Voices: Stevenson Stories

13 Nov '14
Price: £5
Join storyteller Peter Snow for an evening of Robert Louis Stevenson stories on the anniversary of…
Cafe Voices: Stevenson Stories

Hue & Cry

13 Nov '14
Price: £25 (+booking fee)
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the critically acclaimed album Remote - and the release of…
Hue & Cry

The Moonlit Road and other Ghostly Tales

13 Nov '14
Price: £10/£8
A young man crouches in the corner of his bedroom late one night and waits. He waits. He waits for…
The Moonlit Road and other Ghostly Tales

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

Edinburgh Art Fair

14 Nov '14 - 16 Nov '14
Price: £5/£3
The largest event of its kind in the UK outside of London, the Edinburgh Art Fair brings together…
Edinburgh Art Fair

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

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

Hot Club of Cowtown

15 Nov '14
Price: £18/£16
Hot Club of Cowtown is back to tour the UK through October and November 2014, please see attached…
Hot Club of Cowtown

Alien Adventures

15 Nov '14
Price: £5
Four colourful stories of alien adventures, performed by students from Edinburgh College of Art,…
Alien Adventures

Kathleen MacInnes plus special guest Rachel Newton

15 Nov '14
Price: £16/£14
Plus special guests Rachel Newton with Lauren MacColl and Edinburgh Youth Gatherin' Big…
Kathleen MacInnes

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven's Ninth

16 Nov '14
Price: £11 - £27
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante Beethoven Symphony No.9 ‘Choral’ Laura Samuel Violin Scott…
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven's Ninth

Red Note Ensemble Noisy Nights

17 Nov '14
Price: Free
Noisy Nights is fun, free and your chance to listen to (and compose for) the musicians of Red…
Red Note Ensemble: Noisy Nights

Edinburgh Quartet - Postcard from Paris

17 Nov '14
Price: £15/£12
Haydn: String Quartet Op 54 No 2Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor Op 10Franck: Piano Quintet in…
Edinburgh Quartet

Being Human Festival

18 Nov '14
Price: Free
Being Human is the UK’s first national festival of the humanities. Between 15 and 23 November…
Being Human Festival

Animal, Mechanical and Me

19 Nov '14
Price: Free, advance registration required
Unlike any other organ, the heart is surrounded by two different narratives about what it…
Artificial mechanical heart

The Scottish Traditional Music Players

20 Nov '14
Price: Free, unticketed
Alan John (fiddle) and Graeme MacKintosh (piano) present a rich and varied programme drawing on the…
Neil Gow, by Henry Raeburn

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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