Morning events

10,999 events

Sorted by popularity / date & time

Exhibit B

  • 5 stars

A modern look at racism.

Old College, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Addams Family

  • 3 stars

Musical comedy based on the characters from the TV series.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

  • UK
  • 2014 min
  • Written by: Tennessee Williams
  • Cast: Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster, Vanessa Kirby

The heat and passion of Stanley and Stella's love and the tragedy of poor, fading Blanche DuBois, beamed live from London.

Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

0871 902 5723

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Tue 30 Sep

0871 902 5726

Curzon Chelsea

Sun 21 Sep

0330 500 1331

Also on at:

Every Brilliant Thing

  • 3 stars

Paines Plough / Pentabus Theatre Company You’re six years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy. You start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. Everything that’s worth living for. 1. Ice cream, 2. Water fights, 3. Things with stripes, 4.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Roundabout

£15 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Roundabout

£15 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

back to top

Land of the Dragon: Gwlad y Ddraig

  • 4 stars

PuppetSoup ‘Beautifully crafted show, deeply satisfying for young and old alike.’ ★★★★★ (Stage[/]). Award-winning puppeteers, PuppetSoup, take you to the edge of your seat and the brink of your imagination, where wise men are grown from witch’s cauldrons and dragons really do exist. Lose yourself in this enchanting…

The Zoo, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Audio, Brighton

Mon 25 Aug

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Sun 24 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Mon 25 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Edinburgh Chocolate Festival

Over 40 exhibitors, and including demonstrations, tasters, great gift ideas, chocolate cocktail bar and much more. Chocoholic stuff.

The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£5 (Under 12 free free when accompanied by an adult) / 0131 556 5565

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 24 Aug

£5 (Under 12 free free when accompanied by an adult) / 0131 556 5565

  • 11:00 – 18:00

The Pianist

By Thomas Monckton (New Zealand) and Circo Aereo (Finland) A comic contemporary circus piece centred on, in, under, and around a grand piano. At the peak of high society entertainment sits The Pianist‘s pianist. Before he realises it, his show has transformed from the highbrow concert he hoped for into a spectacularly…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Central

£10 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

  • 4 stars

Offbeat humour from the 2013 Foster's Comedy Award winner.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Dalloway

  • 4 stars

Dyad Productions 1923: The War is over. While Clarissa Dalloway prepares a party in Westminster, Septimus Smith is diagnosed with shell shock, and their memories and dreams magically intertwine with those of 15 other disparate souls this hot blue day in June. Conjuring the hopes and regrets of middle and upper class…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Festival Exhibition

Work by international artists: Joy Arden, Robbie Bushe, Jenni Douglas, Katarzyna Gosciniewicz, Giorgio Granozio, Henry Kondracki, Dongsun Lee, Jenny Mason, Alan McGowan, Leena Nammari, Sian Patterson, Avril Scott and Magdalena Zbrozek.

La Galerie 1940, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 668 2220

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 668 2220

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 668 2220

  • 11:00 – 20:00
…and 8 more dates until 31 Aug

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

BBC: Shaun Keaveny

6 Music Breakfast show legend Shaun W Keaveny will be presenting his show live from the BBC venue at the Edinburgh Festivals. Join him and his special guests. Please note - This is a free event ticketed via a random draw. To enter the draw please visit www.bbc.co.uk/tickets.

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pirate Gran

  • 4 stars
  • Directed by: Pieter Lawman
  • Written by: Geraldine Durrant

You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 (£10) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Udderbelly

£11 (£10) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Pollok Family Day and Highland Cattle Show

A chance for the whole family to enjoy entertainment and activities to get closer to nature.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 & Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Palatinotes: The a Cappella Show

Durham University Palatinotes This is the Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut of Durham University a Cappella Choir and we couldn't be more excited to share our show with the people of Edinburgh and beyond. We are a contemporary, mixed a cappella group reigning from the cobbles of Durham. We have something for everyone in…

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Unfaithful

  • 4 stars

Can relationships withstand the brutality of betrayal? Joan and Tom, Tara and Peter; two couples struggling to comprehend their roles as lovers, partners and individuals. As Tom and Tara face the tedium of daily life, how far will they go to feel their hearts beat again? When their paths cross, the emotional fall-out will…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

Traverse 1 / Over-16s only

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Haruki Murakami: Book Signing

Haruki Murakami signs his latest book Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage which is due to be released in August.

Waterstones, London W1J

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 020 7851 2400

  • 11:00

Thornaby Car Boot Sale

Free parking available at this well-featured car boot sale.

Thornaby Sports and Leisure Club, Thornaby-on-Tees

Sun 24 Aug

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sun 31 Aug

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sun 7 Sep

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00
…and 3 more dates until 28 Sep back to top

Crouch End Car Boot and Indoor Market

Buy and sell vintage clothes, toys, books and more at this car boot sale, and help raise funds for Weston Park School.

Weston Park Primary School, London N8

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 Dec

The Electra Project

Hungry Wolf Inspired by Sir Ken Robinson’s Ted Talk: How Schools Kill Creativity, The Electra Project is a new comedy play by Dave Jackson (ITV Radio 4) which explores the demise of arts education in schools and is a love letter to drama teachers everywhere. ‘The best child actors I have seen on stage’ (Independent).

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Grand Theatre

£6 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Grand Theatre

£6 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Grand Theatre

£6 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Paddle Steamer Waverley

All aboard for a nostalgic trip on the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world – a range of day, afternoon and evening cruises leave regularly from Glasgow's Pacific Quay or by coach connection from Glasgow's City Chambers.

Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Fri 22 Aug

£19–£29; free under 5s free (£19–£25; Children £9.50–£14.50) / 0845 130 4647

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sat 23 Aug

£27–£39; free under 5s free (£27–£39; Children £13.50–£19.50) / 0845 130 4647

  • 10:00 – 20:30

Sun 24 Aug

£21–£33; under 5s free (£21–£31; Children £10.50–£15.50) / 0845 130 4647

Spend the afternoon in Largs, Rothesay or Lochranza or stay onboard and cruise Skipness Point. Steam across the Kilbrannan Sound and up the famous Mull of Kintyre coast to Skipness Point with views of the 13th Century Skipness Castle where Waverley turns and heads back over to Isle of Arran.

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sun 19 Oct

£21–£39 (Children £10.50–£19.50) / 0845 130 4647

Visit Largs or Rothesay for the afternoon or stay onboard and cruise to Tighnabruaich through the world famous Kyles of Bute.

  • 10:00 – 19:30

RIVERRUN

  • 4 stars

Produced by TheEmergencyRoom/ Galway International Arts Festival/ Cusack Projects Limited '…Soft morning, city! Lsp! I am leafy speafing. Lpf! Folty and folty all the nights have being falling… Not a sound, falling. Lispn! No wind no word …' Olwen Fouéré, one of Ireland’s leading theatre-makers, performs her acclaimed…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Saint-Exupéry, a Pilot's Story

Vagabond Productions A pilot stranded in the desert encounters a little prince from a small planet. 'Please,' asks the stranger, 'draw me a sheep'. And the pilot realises that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. Thus begins this wise and enchanting…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Four

£9 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Four

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Four

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Four

£10 (£9) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

back to top