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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

Reflecting Telescopes

25 Mar '16 - 28 Aug '16
Price: Free
This small display reveals the work of pioneering Scots in the development of the reflective…
Reflecting Telescopes

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 - 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

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

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

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

Royal Highland Show 2016

23 Jun '16 - 26 Jun '16
Price: £27/£22
Part agricultural show, part food festival, part family fun day out, with everything from motor,…
Royal Highland Show 2016

Earth Wind & Tyre 2016

25 Jun '16 - 26 Jun '16
Price: £99
Earth Wind & Tyre is a challenging 200 mile charity road cycle event that takes place…
Earth Wind & Tyre 2016

The Albert Bartlett Great Scottish Tattie Run

26 Jun '16
Price: Free
FREE to enter! A unique 1 mile endurance race carrying potatoes. Individual races, team races for…
Great Scottish Tattie Run

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

Alexander Chapman Campbell: Portraits of Earth

30 Jun '16 - 31 Jul '16
Price: See website for details
Alexander lives in the Scottish Highlands. Composing at home, which sits amongst forested hills and…
Alexander Chapman Campbell: Portraits of Earth

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

A Retrospective Exhibition of Samuel Robin Spark

01 Jul '16 - 12 Jul '16
Price: Free
A selection of both early and recent works, many not seen before. 20% of proceeds going towards…
Samuel Robin Spark

Freestyle Football Championship 2016

02 Jul '16 - 03 Jul '16
Price: See website for details
The championship tournament will be the highlight of this year’s inaugural Grassroots…
Freestyle Football Championship 2016

Scottish Real Ale Festival 2016

07 Jul '16 - 09 Jul '16
Price: £6
The word's finest showcase of Scottish beer, brought to you by CAMRA, the Campaign for Real…
Scottish Real Ale Festival 2016

Jim Jefferies: The FreeDumb Tour

10 Jul '16
Price: £27.50
Jim Jefferies is back for his first UK tour in four years, and is set to be a sell out!   …
Jim Jefferies

The Railway Children

10 Jul '16
Price: £14/£10
Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children, the unforgettable and…
The Railway Children

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

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne

22 Jul '16
Price: £16/£14
Don't miss this rare opportunity to experience one of Germany's finest ensembles Chamber…
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne

Spartan Obstacle Race

23 Jul '16 - 24 Jul '16
Price: See website for details
The Spartan events include two different distances: a Sprint race on the Saturday which is 5km +…
Spartan Obstacle Race

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

NYOS Senior Orchestra Summer Performance

28 Jul '16
Price: £14/£8/£2.50
This summer NYOS Senior Orchestra performs Bernstein’s much loved Symphonic Dances from West…
National Youth Orchestras of Scotland

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

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

Peter Pan

07 Aug '16
Price: £14/£10
Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan the boy…
Peter Pan

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 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 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 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