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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

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

21 Apr '16 - 16 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

Stone Age Jade from the Alps

20 May '16 - 30 Oct '16
Price: Free
This small display will showcase National Museums Scotland’s rarely seen collection of Stone…
Stone Age Jade from the Alps

Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

05 Aug '16 - 19 Feb '17
Price: See website for details
Whether a sacred sanctuary, a place for scientific study, a haven for the solitary thinker or a…
Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

16 Sep '16 - 19 Feb '17
Price: Free
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing…
Amphibians & Reptiles, Finalist © David Doubilet

Pirates & Princesses at Deep Sea World

23 Sep '16 - 26 Sep '16
Price: See website for details
Deep Sea World in North Queensferry will be awash with buccaneers, brigands, privateers and…
Pirates & Princesses at Deep Sea World

Modernist Nordic Jewellery

23 Sep '16 - 12 Feb '17
Price: Free
Discover a remarkable collection of Modernist jewellery, glassware and ceramics. This small…
National Museums Scotland

Battle of the Bands 2016

29 Sep '16
Price: £5
Featuring:Colour Trap, Blueprint, Whitehill Grove, Little Love and The Friendly Vibes, Archives, The…
Battle of the Bands 2016

SocieTEA - An Historical Afternoon Tea with Dr Yvonne McEwen

29 Sep '16
Price: £40
This month's edition of SocieTEA will be more exclusive than ever as, for the first time,…
SocieTEA - An Historical Afternoon Tea with Dr Yvonne McEwen

Guid Crack: Tales from the Ocean Deep

30 Sep '16
Price: By donation (suggest £5/4)
Join Argyll based storyteller Patsy Dyer for an evening of international tales from mysterious…
Guid Crack: Tales from the Ocean Deep

Kat Healy

30 Sep '16
Price: £10/£8
With special guest, Little Fire (Jamie McGeechan) Scottish singer-songwriter Kat Healy performs an…
Kat Healy

A Spoonful of Vintage in Stockbridge

01 Oct '16
Price: £1 entry on door
A Spoonful of Vintage returns to Stockbridge for a fantastic line-up of hand-picked, authentic…
A Spoonful of Vintage in Stockbridge

Flying with Swans

01 Oct '16
Price: £8/£6
When three old friends reunite after many years, a ferry trip to see Arran's migrating swans…
Flying with Swans

Men with Coconuts & Friends

01 Oct '16 - 05 Nov '16
Price: £8/£6
The award-winning musical improv comedy troupe are joined by new & established improvisers…
Men with Coconuts & Friends

VEIL Show

02 Oct '16
Price: £5 - Entry on Door
Scotland's speciality wedding event for fashion and design. The go-to wedding show for…
VEIL Show

Campbell's Ceilidh

04 Oct '16 - 06 Dec '16
Price: £8/£6
Inspired sessions of story, song, music & dance bring the true spirit of a Scottish ceilidh,…
Campbell's Ceilidh

Edinburgh Oktoberfest 2016

05 Oct '16 - 09 Oct '16
Price: See website for details
Enjoy the amazing atmosphere at the Edinburgh Oktoberfest 2016. Oktoberfest with German beer, food…
Edinburgh Oktoberfest 2016

Cafe Voices: Tales of Water & Waves

06 Oct '16
Price: £5
"Water gives life to ten thousand things and does not strive" Tao Te Ching (Lao Tzu) From…
Cafe Voices: Tales of Water & Waves

Dr Bryan Nelson Memorial Lecture

06 Oct '16
Price: £6
A first of its kind lecture is to be held in memory of the world’s leading expert on…
Dr Bryan Nelson Memorial Lecture

Francis the Holy Jester

08 Oct '16
Price: £10/£8
Performed by Mario Pirovano. Dario Fo's monologue is performed in English by his close friend…
Francis the Holy Jester (Photo: mariopirovano.it)

Real Talk

10 Oct '16
Price: £5/£3
An evening of storytelling, connection & honesty, creating a safe space to speak about one of…
Real Talk

Scotland to the world: Treasures from the National Museum of Scotland

12 Oct '16
Price: £6/£5
Join us to celebrate the 150th anniversary of our Victorian museum. Through face to face…
Scotland to the world: Treasures from the National Museum of Scotland

She Wins All the Races: A Tragicomedy with Biscuits...

13 Oct '16
Price: £10/£8
A dynamic, heartening one-woman show about growing up with the certainty of loss, with quirky,…
She Wins All the Races: A Tragicomedy with Biscuits

Botanic Lights 2016

13 Oct '16 - 06 Nov '16
Price: £15/£7.50
The award-winning Botanic Lights event at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is back. This year,…
Botanic Lights 2016

The Chinese State Circus - Dynasty

13 Oct '16 - 23 Oct '16
Price: From £11.25
The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus returns to Edinburgh with a spectacular new…
The Chinese State Circus - Dynasty

Stories on the Way

14 Oct '16
Price: £8/£6
An evening of stories from our apprentice storytellers, each sharing stories around the theme of…
Stories on the Way

Cheering Up the King

15 Oct '16
Price: £5
The King is feeling down & it’s up to the audience to cheer him up! Suit and Pace present…
Cheering Up the King

The Box/ Thinking in the First Person

15 Oct '16
Price: £5
A double bill of dance from Julia James-Griffiths & Emma Jayne Park. The Box explores the…
The Box

Tiny Tales: Apple Pies & Twinkly Eyes

18 Oct '16
Price: £5
Join Mrs Mash the Storytelling Cook for songs, stories & joining-in fun for wee ones, with a…
Tiny Tales: Apple Pies & Twinkly Eyes

Where the Crow Flies

18 Oct '16 - 19 Oct '16
Price: £10/£8
In Motion Theatre Company presentsWhere The Crow FliesWritten by Lisa NicollDirected by Beth…
Where the Crow Flies

Half life: The divided life of Bruno Maximovich Pontecorvo

19 Oct '16
Price: £6/£5
Join Frank Close, Professor of Particle Physics at the University of Oxford, to delve into the…
Copper Accelerator

NYOS: Ellington in Anticipation

20 Oct '16
Price: £16/£8
Malcolm Edmonstone: director Mark Lockheart: soloist  This unique orchestral/jazz…
Mark Lockheart

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: Festival of Dreams

Architects' Conversations: David Page in conversation with David Reat and Joan Callis

24 Oct '16
Price: £6/£5
Throughout history, Scottish architecture and architects have been hugely significant…
Architects' Conversations: David Page in conversation with David Reat and Joan Callis

Edinburgh Quartet: Rush Hour Series

25 Oct '16
Price: £10/£9
Alasdair Nicolson String Quartet No 3 Slanting Rain with Mairi Campbell and Alasdair Nicolson. As…
Edinburgh Quartet by Neil McDermott

Harpeth Rising

26 Oct '16
Price: £10/£9/£7
Three classically trained musicians playing original music, as intricately arranged as a string…
Harpeth Rising

Nakom

03 Nov '16
Price: £5
Follow the story of Iddrisu, a Ghanaian medical student forced to return to his rural home village…
Nakom

The Edinburgh Light Orchestra

05 Nov '16
Price: £11.50/£10/£8
Conductor:      James Beyer Leader:…
Carole Clarke

European Outdoor Film Tour 16/17

06 Nov '16
Price: £13.50 (+booking fee)
The most renowned film event on the European outdoor calendar.   The European Outdoor…
European Outdoor Film Tour 16/17

You're Wanted, Lads: Frontline Voices from WWI

10 Nov '16
Price: £10/£8
The impact & experience of the war to end wars, from those who were there. Hear from the…
You're Wanted, Lads: Frontline Voices from WWI

They Sent a Wumman: Nancy Nicolson at 75

10 Nov '16
Price: £10/£8
A celebration of Nancy Nicolson, the "cultural crofter" from Caithness. Renowned for her…
They Sent a Wumman: Nancy Nicolson at 75

Previously...Scotland's History Festival

11 Nov '16 - 21 Nov '16
Price: See website for details
'Previously...' Scotland’s History Festival exists to spotlight and showcase…
Previously...Scotland's History Festival

The Edinburgh Singers: Rachmaninov All-Night Vigil

12 Nov '16
Price: £12/£10 (Under 12s free)
Sometimes known as the Rachmaninov Vespers, this setting of the eastern Orthodox vigil was one of…
The Edinburgh Singers: Rachmaninov All-Night Vigil

A Robert Louis Stevenson Fellows Showcase

12 Nov '16
Price: £6
A night of live literature, poetry & spoken word to celebrate the RLS Fellowships. Featuring…
A Robert Louis Stevenson Fellows Showcase

Kidnapped: When Kilts Were Banned

12 Nov '16
Price: £8/£6
This timeless tale by Robert Louis Stevenson follows young Davie Balfour who, after the death of…
Kidnapped: When Kilts Were Banned

Edinburgh Quartet - EQ Folk

13 Nov '16
Price: £15/£12/£5
Part of the Edinburgh Quartet Folk performance project, which highlights composers whose work has…
Edinburgh Quartet by Neil McDermott

From Thurso to Berwick: A Celebration of Morris Blythman

14 Nov '16
Price: £10/£8
A Rebel Ceilidh Come All Ye celebrating the songs & poetry of Morris Blythman (Thurso Berwick),…
From Thurso to Berwick: A Celebration of Morris Blythman

Tiny Tales: Bounce & Tickle

15 Nov '16
Price: £5
Join in the fun as storyteller Eric Brennan presents action rhymes, songs & stories to get you…
Tiny Tales: Bounce & Tickle

A Calendar of Memories

15 Nov '16 - 13 Dec '16
Price: Free, ticketed
A relaxed session of stories, songs, laughter & reminiscence in the Storytelling Court. Hosted…
A Calendar of Memories

Cradle King/On Stage

16 Nov '16 - 18 Nov '16
Price: £10/£8
An intimate audience with Shakespeare's patron, King James. Brainy, dream-haunted, theatre…
Cradle King/On Stage

Cafe Voices: Gaelic in Edinburgh

17 Nov '16
Price: £5
Join us during Edinburgh Gaelic Week for a bilingual celebration of stories and songs, hosted by…
Cafe Voices: Gaelic in Edinburgh

Scots Fiddle Festival 2016

18 Nov '16 - 20 Nov '16
Price: See website for details
A weekend packed full of great events - concerts, workshops, talks, recitals, stalls, sessions,…
Scots Fiddle Festival 2016

Edinburgh's Christmas 2016

18 Nov '16 - 07 Jan '17
Price: See website for details
Edinburgh’s Christmas is back from 18 November 2016 – 7 January 2017, promising a…
Edinburgh's Christmas

Book Week Scotland 2016

21 Nov '16 - 27 Nov '16
Price: See website for details
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every…
Book Week Scotland 2016

Southern Tenant Folk Union - Album Launch

23 Nov '16
Price: £12/£10
The highly acclaimed folk/bluegrass band launches their seventh album with this special hometown…
Southern Tenant Folk Union - Album Launch

Edinburgh Craft Beer Revolution Festival

24 Nov '16 - 26 Nov '16
Price: £8 - £10
Join the craft beer revolution. Enjoy over 60 craft beers from 13 of the coolest breweries in…
Edinburgh Craft Beer Revolution Festival

Guid Crack: Naked Stories

25 Nov '16
Price: By donation (suggest £5/£4)
No, we don't want anyone to leave their clothes at home! But this month we are doing something…
Guid Crack: Naked Stories

Men with Coconuts - Book Week Scotland

25 Nov '16
Price: £8/£6
After a hugely successful Fringe Festival, the award-winning musical improv comedy…
Men with Coconuts - Book Week Scotland

Folk Drama: Play in a Day

26 Nov '16 - 30 Dec '16
Price: £5
A series of community-led plays, based around traditional folk drama, featuring the all-star…
Folk Drama: Play in a Day

Family Ceilidh

26 Nov '16 - 30 Dec '16
Price: £5
Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances and sing well-known songs. All the…
Family Ceilidh

Cafe Ceilidh: St Andrew's Day Celebration

29 Nov '16
Price: Free, non ticketed
Join friends from the Scots Music Group for an afternoon session of traditional songs, music, poems…
Cafe Ceilidh: St Andrew's Day Celebration

Light in the Dark

30 Nov '16
Price: £8/£6
Stories, music and dance celebrating Scotland's multi-culturalism. As the winter nights draw…
Light in the Dark

The Secret Life of Suitcases

01 Dec '16 - 03 Dec '16
Price: £8/£6
Larry works in an office & he likes it very much. He likes sorting & tidying &…
The Secret Life of Suitcases

Se Bale

02 Dec '16
Price: £6
From VOXedinburgh Sé Balé is the powerful telling of four women's stories in…
Se Bale

Babes in the Wood

09 Dec '16 - 10 Dec '16
Price: £8.50/£5.50
by Duncan Kidd If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure to find… no-good…
Babes in the Wood

Art of the Storyteller

09 Dec '16
Price: £8/£6
The series continues with Ruth Kirkpatrick and Ron Fairweather sharing an evening of their…
Art of the Storyteller

Monkey Business

09 Dec '16 - 23 Apr '17
Price: See website for details
This family-friendly exhibition, opening in December 2016, explores the world of primates, from…
Monkey Business

The Dark Hand Over Onion Street

09 Dec '16 - 10 Dec '16
Price: £8.50/£5.50
by Sam Siggs Malevolent forces have a hold over the young inhabitants of Onion Street. Will…
The Dark Hand Over Onion Street

The Story Kist: Inclusive Storytelling

10 Dec '16
Price: £5
Whatever the weather outside, we're going to make our very own wee snowstorm at the…
The Story Kist: Inclusive Storytelling

The Frog Prince

10 Dec '16 - 11 Dec '16
Price: £8.50/£5.50
by Tim Primrose The Prince has been transmogrified into a frog! Everyone knows how to turn a frog…
The Frog Prince

Tiny Tales: Winter Tails

13 Dec '16
Price: £5
Join the festive fun with Anne Pitcher's winter stories for wee ones. Meet all sorts of…
Tiny Tales: Winter Tails (Anne Pitcher)

Cafe Voices: Midwinter Tales

15 Dec '16
Price: £5
Join storytellers from the Centre’s apprenticeship programme for stories, songs and poems to…
Cafe Voices: Midwinter Tales

Step into Christmas

16 Dec '16 - 17 Dec '16
Price: £6
Join Step It Up Dance for creative Christmas storytelling & dance fun! You & your dancing…
Step into Christmas

Puppet Show & Storymaking with Le Petit Monde

17 Dec '16
Price: £6
Join Lapin and his French speaking puppet friends in their Christmas adventure! The show will be…
Le Petit Monde

Stories Round the Tree

23 Dec '16 - 24 Dec '16
Price: £5
Join storyteller and puppeteer Sylvia Troon for a magical Christmas afternoon of wintry tales, all…
Stories Round the Tree

Guid Crack: The Daft Days

30 Dec '16
Price: By donation (suggest £5/£4)
'Let mirth abound, let social cheer, invest the dawning of the year...' (Robert Fergusson,…
Guid Crack: The Daft Days

Edinburgh Quartet - Revolution

11 Jan '17
Price: £10/£9
Part of the Edinburgh Quartet’s Revolution! performance project. Programme to include…
Edinburgh Quartet by Neil McDermott

Edinburgh Quartet - Revolution

27 Mar '17
Price: £15/£12/£5
To mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution the Edinburgh Quartet presents a programme which…
Edinburgh Quartet by Neil McDermott

Edinburgh Quartet - Rush Hour Series

19 Apr '17
Price: £10/£9
As a prelude to their forthcoming collaboration with the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland…
Edinburgh Quartet by Neil McDermott

Edinburgh Quartet - Dance

14 Jun '17
Price: £15/£12/£5
A programme with dance at its heart, starting off with Haydn’s String Quartet Op 77 No 2…
Edinburgh Quartet