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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

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

Edinburgh's 101 Objects

04 May '17 - 30 Apr '18
Price: Mostly free. Entry fees at some attractions may apply. Check website for details.
Part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, Edinburgh’s 101 Objects is a new…

Edinburgh Alphabet: An A-Z of the City's Collections

19 May '17 - 08 Oct '17
Price: Free
For the first time, Museum and Galleries Edinburgh are bringing together a huge range of objects…
Edinburgh Alphabet: An A-Z of the City's Collections

The Flow Country Exhibition Tour

15 Jun '17 - 25 Sep '17
Price: No booking required
A major exhibition opens this week (June 15) at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh focussing on…
Flow Country (credit Neil Cowie RSPB)

The Galloway Hoard

16 Jun '17 - 01 Oct '17
Price: Free
The Galloway Hoard is an unparalleled find of Viking-age gold, silver and jewelled treasures. With…
The Galloway Hoard

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

23 Jun '17 - 12 Nov '17
Price: £10/£8/£7
The history of the exiled Stuart dynasty and their supporters, known as Jacobites, has held an…
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Age of Oil

21 Jul '17 - 05 Nov '17
Price: Free
Exploring the people and places of Scotland’s offshore energy industry, this contemporary…
Age of Oil: Aberdeen Harbour - Sue Jane Taylor

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 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 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

Kevin Low: Women & Men

04 Aug '17 - 09 Sep '17
Price: Free
Award-winning Glasgow artist opens his solo exhibition 'Women & Men' in the city's…
Kevin Low

Shadows of War: Roger Fenton's Photographs of the Crimea, 1855

04 Aug '17 - 26 Nov '17
Price: £7/£6.40/£3/40
This is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on Roger Fenton's pioneering photographs of…
Shadows of War

BrickCity - The Backstage Tour

04 Aug '17 - 25 Aug '17
Price: £6
A new LEGO® exhibition and design workshop tour is set to draw thousands of LEGO® fans…
BrickCity - The Backstage Tour

World Press Photo Exhibition

04 Aug '17 - 26 Aug '17
Price: Free
Usain Bolt crossing the finish line at the 2016 Rio Olympics; a woman standing her ground at a…
World Press Photo Exhibition

Just Festival

04 Aug '17 - 27 Aug '17
Price: Up to £12
The 2017 Just Festival will be going  #AgainsttheCurrent hosting performing arts, talks and…
Just Festival

Underbelly's Circus Hub 2017

05 Aug '17 - 26 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
Returning for the third year, Underbelly's Circus Hub is the Fringe Festival's only…
Underbelly Edinburgh Fringe

Stand By

11 Aug '17 - 26 Aug '17
Price: £14/£12
Utter, in association with The Byre Theatre, St Andrews presents Stand By Written by: Adam…
Stand By

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

Prevert: Piano & Poetry

14 Aug '17 - 18 Aug '17
Price: Free
This original one-man show entitled Prévert: Piano and Poetry, was created and interpreted by…
Alexandre Prevert

The Euphonica DJ Orchestra

18 Aug '17 - 19 Aug '17
Price: Free
To celebrate the launch of Peroni Ambra, the Italian brewer has exclusively partnered with Copper…
Peroni Ambra

The Selvedge Fair

19 Aug '17
Price: £5
On Saturday 19 August, the team behind internationally renowned textile magazine Selvedge will…
The Selvedge Fair

Arts and Law Conference 2017 - The Festival Edition: Taking Risks & Playing It Safe

23 Aug '17
Price: £8 - £10
Returning for a second year, Visiting Arts and Anderson Strathern bring together professionals from…
Between Music's Aquasonic, presented at Tramway, Glasgow from 26-28 Oct as part of Sonica 2017 (Photo: Per Victor)

Elaine Speirs: Portrait of Her

24 Aug '17 - 17 Sep '17
Price: Free
Elaine Speirs was born in Johannesburg and moved to Paisley as a child. Her childhood experiences…
Elaine Speirs - Girl in Garden

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

Scottish Beach Volleyball Series

26 Aug '17
Price: See website for details
Final event in the Scottish Beach Volleyball Tour which takes place throughout Scotland. The Event…
Scottish Beach Volleyball Series

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

28 Aug '17
Price: £15 - £32
In partnership with the City of Edinburgh, the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert brings the Edinburgh…
Edinburgh International Festival

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)

Pedal for Scotland

10 Sep '17
Price: See website for details
Pedal for Scotland, organised by Cycling Scotland, is Scotland’s biggest bike event. Back in…
Classic Challenge

Ocean Film Festival World Tour

15 Sep '17
Price: £15.50 / £13.50
The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is bringing a collection of the newest and most mesmerising…
Ocean Film Festival

Battle Of The Bands 2017

21 Sep '17
Price: £6
Featuring: 5 original bands Bloody Little Antlers The Bright Skies Edgar Road Grace & Legend…
Battle Of The Bands 2017

Shane Filan

23 Sep '17
Price: From £27.50
Hot off the back of announcing his new album “Love Always” Shane Filan has announced his…
Shane Filan

FLY Open Air Festival

23 Sep '17
Price: £42.50
Line-up: Eats Everything // Lil’ Louis Leon VynehallGeorge FitzGerald Dekmantel…
FLY Open Air Festival

Bottled Beer Fair

30 Sep '17
Price: £10
Come and try loads and LOADS of beers and meet the brewers. …
Bottled Beer Fair

Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend

06 Oct '17 - 08 Oct '17
Price: £5
Cocktail lovers can look forward to a weekend of sipping, sampling and socialising across the…
Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend

Affinity Female Voice Choir

07 Oct '17
Price: £6/£5
Join us as we trade one Celtic Capital for another! Affinity Female Voice Choir, the largest…
Affinity Choir

Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Open Word - Open World

20 Oct '17 - 31 Oct '17
Price: See website for details
Marking the 70th anniversary of Edinburgh as a Festival City, SISF goes global and demonstrates…
Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Open Word - Open World

Handmade Edinburgh

27 Oct '17 - 29 Oct '17
Price: £5 in advance / £7 on the door
Following the success of its first year in Scotland, Handmade Edinburgh will be returning to the…
Handmade Edinburgh

Edinburgh Festival of Wine

04 Nov '17
Price: £25
An all day festival of wine in the heart of the city that brings Scotland’s best wine…
Edinburgh Festival of Wine

December Wine Fair 2017

10 Nov '17
Price: £17
100+ wines wander around Un-Tutored tasting.…
Edinburgh Wine Fair

Capital Sci-Fi Con 2018

03 Jan '18 - 04 Jan '18
Price: See website for details
The two day sci-fi, comic book and movie convention will be returning to Edinburgh from 3-4…
Capital Sci-Fi Con 2018