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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

Scottish Pottery: Art & Innovation Exhibition

03 Feb '17 - 25 Jun '17
Price: Free
Over 250 years ago Scottish industry began producing a wide range of pottery, from everyday ware…
Scottish Pottery: Art & Innovation Exhibition

The Collection Series

18 Feb '17 - 09 Apr '17
Price: Free
The Collection Series: Works from a private photography collection & Alan Dimmick's studio…
The Collection Series

Maria Merian's Butterflies

17 Mar '17 - 23 Jul '17
Price: See website for details
In 1699, the German artist and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian set sail with her youngest daughter…
Maria Merian's Butterflies

A New Civilization Begins

21 Mar '17 - 16 May '17
Price: Free admission, booking not required
Please join us for a thought-provoking film presentation of a talk in Japan by artist, author and…
A New Civilization Begins

Puppet Animation Festival

25 Mar '17 - 15 Apr '17
Price: See website for details
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature…
Puppet Animation Festival

Edinburgh Chess Congress 2017

31 Mar '17 - 02 Apr '17
Price: See website for details
The Edinburgh Congress is the largest weekend annual chess event held in Scotland. The top…

The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

31 Mar '17 - 03 Sep '17
Price: Free
Discover how one tomb, excavated in 1857, provides a unique insight into changing burial rituals…
The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

Edinburgh International Harp Festival

31 Mar '17 - 05 Apr '17
Price: See website for details
Held on the beautiful grounds of Merchiston Castle School, EIHF annually welcomes a healthy mix of…
Edinburgh International Harp Festival

Tales of the Cocktail on Tour

01 Apr '17 - 05 Apr '17
Price: See website for details
Following a successful six-year tour of the Americas, from Vancouver to Mexico City, Tales of the…
Tales of the Cocktail on Tour

Autism in Focus - Exhibition

01 Apr '17 - 30 Apr '17
Price: Free
1 in 100 people have autism and we are showing 100 different perspectives this April for Autism…
Autism in Focus

Edinburgh International Science Festival

01 Apr '17 - 16 Apr '17
Price: See website for details
Science Festival 2017 runs 1–16 April and we’re inviting you to Get Connected……
Edinburgh International Science Festival

W3L Wrestling Showdown

01 Apr '17
Price: £13/£11
Big characters and bigger body slams at this family-friendly American-style wrestling show…
W3L Wrestling Showdown

Lou Lou's Vintage Fair

02 Apr '17
Price: Adults £2.50; Under 12s - Free
Springtime may be just around the corner and the clocks will soon go forward, but award-winning…
Lou Lou's Vintage Fair

Behind the Scenes of the Tomb

05 Apr '17
Price: Free, booking required
Dr Margaret Maitland, Senior Curator of the Ancient Mediterranean and Lynn McClean, Principal…
Behind the Scenes of the Tomb

Fossil Tales

07 Apr '17 - 17 Sep '17
Price: Free
Fossil tales and stories are as diverse as the civilisations that created them, legends grew up…
Hildoceras sp, Jurassic

Frost*

08 Apr '17
Price: £16.50
BAFTA nominated and Ivor Novello award winning songwriter Jem Godfrey formed Frost* in 2005 after…
Frost*

The Firrenes

08 Apr '17
Price: £8/£5
The Firrenes are a new five-piece band from Edinburgh, playing original, song-based rock music and…
The Firrenes

Soundhouse: Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

10 Apr '17
Price: £11
Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have long established themselves as one of the UK folk…
Kathryn Roberts  Sean Lakeman (Credit Matt Austin)

The Night With...Emma Lloyd and Joanna Nicholson

11 Apr '17
Price: £10/£8
The Night With… returns in 2017 for a second season of salon style concerts presenting…
The Night with...

Parlour Sounds

13 Apr '17
Price: £12/£10
Parlour Sounds is a live multimedia event using innovative electronics to transform and invent…
Parlour Sounds

Simply Dylan

13 Apr '17
Price: £14
No frills, no gimmicks, no pretence SIMPLY DYLAN is John O'Connell's personal exploration…
Simply Dylan

NYOS Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert 2017 - The Americas

15 Apr '17
Price: £16/£10/£2.50
During this spring concert at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, NYOS Symphony Orchestra perform an…
Chloe Hanslip

Little Love & The Friendly Vibes Album Launch

15 Apr '17
Price: See website for details
Little Love and The Friendly Vibes are a five piece fun pop band from Edinburgh. Formed in the…
Little Love & The Friendly Vibes

Edinbugrh Comic Con 2017

15 Apr '17 - 16 Apr '17
Price: Tickets from £14
Hero Convention's Edinburgh Comic Con returns to the EICC in April 2017.…
Edinbugrh Comic Con 2017

Old vs. New: Battle of the Bands â SCOTLAND IN SIX

18 Apr '17
Price: Free, register in advance
Grab a free ticket and enjoy a sneak peek at the newly-refurbished St Cecilia’s Hall as…
Battle of the Bands

Mountains on Stage

19 Apr '17
Price: £16
Mountains on Stage, the film festival dedicated to mountain sports, launches in the UK for the first…
Mountains on Stage

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

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

20 Apr '17
Price: £6/£5
A panel of museum curators will reveal the intriguing stories behind objects featured in our new…
Scotland to the world: Treasures from the National Museum of Scotland

TradFest 2017

26 Apr '17 - 07 May '17
Price: See website for details
Tradition goes live in Edinburgh, with an annual showcase of arts and culture across…
TradFest 2017

Beltane Fire Festival 2017

30 Apr '17 - 01 May '17
Price: £8-£10
Celebrate the first signs of summer with the Beltane Fire Society. Our thirtieth reimagining of…
Credit: Simon Kowalczyk

Grant Stott's Tales from Behind the Mic

07 May '17
Price: £17.50
 Following his appearances in the sold out, Fringe First Winning "Kiss Me Honey,…
Grant Stott's Tales from Behind the Mic

The Tomb Uncovered

08 May '17
Price: Free, booking essential
Join Dr Margaret Maitland as she sheds light on the stories featured in the National Museum of…
The Tomb Uncovered

Hidden Door Festival 2017

26 May '17 - 04 Jun '17
Price: See website for details
Hidden Door - the multi arts festival that takes places in abandoned spaces around Edinburgh -…
Hidden Door Festival 2017

Edinburgh International Children's Festival

27 May '17 - 04 Jun '17
Price: See website for details
The Edinburgh International Children's Festival is Scotland's international festival of…
Edinburgh International Children's Festival

Forth Rail Abseil

28 May '17
Price: See website for details
Calling all thrill seekers! This is an amazing opportunity to complete a 165ft freefall…
Forth Rail Abseil

The MoonWalk Scotland 2017

10 Jun '17 - 11 Jun '17
Price: From £15 - £48.50
Sign up now for The MoonWalk Scotland Jungle Safari at Holyrood Park, organised by…
The MoonWalk Scotland 2017

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

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017

21 Jun '17 - 02 Jul '17
Price: See website for details
Edinburgh International Film Festival explores new ideas in cinema, inviting local and…
Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

14 Jul '17 - 23 Jul '17
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

27 Jul '17 - 27 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art.…
Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh International Festival

04 Aug '17 - 28 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
The 2017 International Festival welcomes audiences from around the world to Edinburgh for three…
Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

04 Aug '17 - 28 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every…
Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh International Book Festival

12 Aug '17 - 28 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
The Edinburgh International Book Festival programme offers over 750 events featuring the greatest…
Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh Foraging

25 Aug '17 - 27 Aug '17
Price: Adult £40/ Under 16s £20/ Under 12s Free
This course is a simple foraging walk where we expect to be able to identify a selection of edible…
Edinburgh Foraging

An Evening With David Sedaris

09 Sep '17
Price: £33
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s…
David Sedaris (Credit: Ingrid Christie)