Events within 2 miles of EH4 1EZ

1,174 events within 2 miles

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Edinburgh's Christmas Light Night

The capital's Christmas lights are switched on in unison, kicking off the official opening of all Edinburgh's Christmas attractions. Watch some dazzling fireworks and enjoy live music, with an estimated total 1,250 performers and Arlene Stuart from Forth Radio.

George Street, Edinburgh (0.6 miles)

Sun 23 Nov

Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Edinburgh's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the east side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, a host of colourful lights and the fabled German Christmas market with dozens of stalls selling traditional trinkets and crafts as well as delicious Teutonic treats (and, of course, glühwein). The ice rink has…

City Centre, Edinburgh (0.4 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 42 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

24 Doors of Advent

Every day throughout December until Christmas Eve, a building in Edinburgh that is usually closed to the public will open its doors in this unique twist on the advent calender. Sorry though, it's unlikely there'll be a tiny chocolate shaped like a snowman behind these doors.

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Mon 1 Dec

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Tue 2 Dec

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 3 Dec

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Dec

Men Should Weep

Ena Lamont Stewart's 1947 play, set in the East End of Glasgow during the depression of the 1930s.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

  • 19:30

Sat 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

  • 19:30

The Metropolitan Opera: The Barber of Seville

A onstage performance of Rossini's classic comedy, with Isabel Leonard, Lawrence Brownlee and Christopher Maltman.

Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 22 Nov

0871 902 5723

Tue 25 Nov

0871 902 5723

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Night in the Garden

As darkness descends, follow a magical trail of light through the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Some of the Garden's favourite features, like the Pond and the Victorian Palm House, will be used as the backdrop for extraordinary light effects.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

Outdoors

£12.50 Online bookings at www.rbge.org.uk/botaniclights Phone 0844 573 8455 or in person at The Fringe Shop, 180 High Street, Edinburgh / 0131 248 2909

  • 18:00

Sat 22 Nov

Outdoors

£12.50 Online bookings at www.rbge.org.uk/botaniclights Phone 0844 573 8455 or in person at The Fringe Shop, 180 High Street, Edinburgh / 0131 248 2909

  • 18:00

Sun 23 Nov

Outdoors

£12.50 Online bookings at www.rbge.org.uk/botaniclights Phone 0844 573 8455 or in person at The Fringe Shop, 180 High Street, Edinburgh / 0131 248 2909

  • 18:00

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 22 Nov

Times vary / £15–£18.50 (£13–£15.50; Family £46–£56) / 0844 545 8252

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 23 Nov

Times vary / £15–£18.50 (£13–£15.50; Family £46–£56) / 0844 545 8252

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Mon 24 Nov

Times vary / £15–£18.50 (£13–£15.50; Family £46–£56) / 0844 545 8252

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 41 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Hot Dub Time Machine. Best. Party. Ever.

An all night long mashup of instantly recognisable tunes from the 60s to the present day, presented against a video backdrop.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 10 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

  • 21:30

Thu 11 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

  • 21:30

Fri 12 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

  • 21:30
…and 5 more dates until 17 Dec

The RSNO Christmas Concert: The Snowman

A family-friendly concert of carols and seasonal tunes, including the now annual screening of Dianne Jackson's 1982 film of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman with live musical accompaniment, because nothing spells 'Christmas' like a magical fable about the transience of life. Christopher Bell conducts.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Sun 21 Dec

£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0131 228 1155

  • 15:00

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.3 miles)

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£24–£25 / 0844 871 3014

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Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, Balkan rakija brandy tasting and a live jam session.

Studio 24, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Fri 5 Dec

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 3758

Mystere de l'est make their Scottish debut.

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Joan Armatrading

Multi award-winning, MBE awarded artist with a sublime voice, playing self-penned soul and sophisticated pop from her impressive back catalogue.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£29.50 / 0131 668 2019

The Beehive Comedy Club

Ben Verth presents a weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 22 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 28 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 17 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Edinburgh Secret Santa

Secret Santa for the whole city. It's just like when you do it at the office, but the person you're buying for isn't three desks away as you try to quietly wrap up a bath bomb gift set. Instead, Santas are matched at random and buyers have two weeks to snap up a present. See the website for more details on registering.

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Sat 22 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Sun 23 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

…and 7 more dates until 30 Nov

Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Edinburgh's world-famous Hogmanay celebration ushers the new year in with a bang. A Torchlight Procession winds through the historic Old Town and onto a son et lumiere on Calton Hill on 30 Dec, a massive street party with live music from Lily Allen (with more acts tbc) that culminates with Midnight Fireworks from the…

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Tue 30 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

Wed 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

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Out of the Blue Arts Market

Over 100 artists, makers and traders punt their wares, which include everything from paintings to jewellery and vintage clothing to furniture. Since it's Christmas there's also a local labels music fair, DJs, Open Studios and live music courtesy of the Bruncheon, as well as a mulled wine stall.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Sat 6 Dec

£1 / 0131 555 7101

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Santa Land

A host of Christmas festivities for wee people. Visit Santa’s Grotto, the Christmas Tree Maze, a children’s market and enjoy family-friendly rides such as the Santa Train, North Pole Slide, Race-a-Rama, Swan Lake, Reindeer Ride and a rollercoaster.

East Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 22 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 23 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 42 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Slava's Snowshow

A cast of clowns use water, cobwebs, bubbles and dry ice to create a world of wonder in which a bed becomes a boat, a web of cotton envelops the audience and one tiny piece of paper begins a blinding snowstorm.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre (1.4 miles)

Wed 3 Dec

£21.50–£29 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 4 Dec

£21.50–£29 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 5 Dec

£21.50–£29 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 6 Dec

£21.50–£29 / 0131 529 6000

Wicked

  • Directed by: Joe Mantello
  • Written by: Winnie Holzman

Smash-hit musical that acts as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, with L Frank Baum's characters brilliantly re-imagined as two young girls who grow up to fulfil their destinies as Glenda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.3 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 22 Nov

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Mon 24 Nov

£20–£72.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 39 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Aladdin

Panto veterans Grant Stott, Andy Gray and Allan Stewart take to the stage to present Aladdin complete with special effects.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 29 Nov

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Sun 30 Nov

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Tue 2 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

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The Dreamboys

The ultimate ladies night featuring some of the best looking boys in an all male glamour extravaganza.

Cav, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 22 Nov

£25 / 0131 228 3252

  • 18:30

Sat 29 Nov

£25 / 0131 228 3252

  • 18:30

Sat 6 Dec

£25 / 0131 228 3252

  • 18:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Dec

Big Country

A re-formed configuration of the veteran Scotrockers whose hits include 'Fields of Fire' and 'In a Big Country'. They are joined on this leg of the tour by special guests Stevie Agnew, Dave Sharp and Simon Hugh.

Teviot, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Sat 6 Dec

£27 / 0131 650 4673

Dive!

Eclectic underground queer party, blending spoken word, live music and comedy with a kaleidoscopic soundtrack and a filthy disco to finish.

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

£10–£12 / 0131 560 1581

Dive's first non-Sunday night foray in a brand new venue features a spanking line-up that includes vaudeville's darkest muse Le Pustra, trans entertainer Taylor Huxley, one-man band Ste McCabe, music from Modifier and hosted by Miss Annabel Sings.

Pulse

Techno night.

Studio 24, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

£10 / 0131 558 3758

Fifth birthday party with special guests Sterac and Truncate.

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Edinburgh's Scottish Market

Show you're blue-and-white through and through at this local food and drink market, with seafood, craft beer, butteries and other delicious treats for sale.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 22 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 23 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

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