Events within 2 miles of EH4 1EZ

1,133 events within 2 miles

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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

St Andrew's Day Celebrations

The capital celebrates Scotland's patron saint with a programme of free events in St Andrew Square. There's storytelling in the Spiegeltent with Jess Smith and Aiden Moffat; Scottish dance workshops led by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society; a Family Ceilidh hosted by the Robert Fish Band and demonstrations on the…

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sun 30 Nov

Free

All events are free but some workshops and performances are ticketed. Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

The BFG

A gloriously festive show for Dahl fans big and small. David Wood's whizzpopping adaptation of this famous tale of nice and nasty giants is directed by Andrew Panton, and has been created by the team which brought you last year’s A Christmas Carol. Recommended for ages 5+.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sat 29 Nov

£10–£28 (£15) / 0131 248 4848

Thu 4 Dec

£10–£28 (£15) / 0131 248 4848

Fri 5 Dec

£10–£28 (£15) / 0131 248 4848

…and 20 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

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 28 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 29 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 30 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 35 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Directed by: Adam Penford
  • Written by: Grant Olding (music)

National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre (1.4 miles)

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 21 Feb 2015 back to top

Hot Mess

Queer dance party where the focus is on the music, which is a heady mix of pop classics, obscure synthwave, house, techno and disco from the safe hands of DJ Simonotron.

The Annexe at the Liquid Room, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Fri 28 Nov

£4 before 11.30pm; £6 after / 0131 225 2564

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Gap in the Air: a festival of sonic art

A celebration of experimental music and sonic art, with live performances, discussions, workshops and a symposium.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Fri 28 Nov

Times vary / Free / 0131 650 2210

Sat 29 Nov

Times vary / Free / 0131 650 2210

Tue 2 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 650 2210

…and 41 more dates until 21 Feb 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

…and 41 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Nightvision

House and techno heavyweights Musika have banded together with bass titans Xplicit to create a series of events across the city with an aim to pave the way for a new era of electronic music.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Sat 29 Nov

£10–£15

With Kink & Neville Watson.

Stan Douglas

An overview of the work of major Canadian artist Stan Douglas, featuring videos and image works such as Der Sandmann, Hogan's Alley and Hotel Vancouver.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0131 225 2383

Note: Fruitmarket Gallery is closed from Wed 24–Fri 26 Dec inclusively.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 73 more dates until 15 Feb 2015 back to top

John Grant

The former Czars singer has a baritone to die for and a handful of critically-acclaimed solo albums under his belt.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Sat 29 Nov

£18–£22 / 0131 228 1155

Accompanied by the Royal Northern Sinfonia.

  • 19:30

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

Joyeux Noel: French Music for Christmas

An evening of French choral music including Charpentier's 'Messe de Minuit', Poulenc's 'Quatre Motets pour le Temps de Noel', Daquin's 'Noel for Organ' and French carols. There's also seasonal refreshments.

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh (0.6 miles)

Sat 6 Dec

£10 (Children free) / 0131 225 6293

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Slope

Untitled Projects reconceive their 2006 production of Pamela Carter's Slope for an intimate studio setting, lending new weight to a 19th century love triangle.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Sat 29 Nov

£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Glasgay!.

  • 20:00

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)

Sat 29 Nov

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Mon 1 Dec

£20–£72.50 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 2 Dec

£20–£72.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 32 more dates until 10 Jan 2015 back to top

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)

Sat 29 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 5 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 6 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 14 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Scotch and Soda

Circus, dance and foot-stomping sounds in this whisky-soaked extravaganza, featuring music from The Crusty Suitcase and some nifty moves from a selection of Australia's finest acrobats.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 28 Nov

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 29 Nov

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 30 Nov

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 21 more dates until 21 Dec

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

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Fri 28 Nov

£8 / 0131 553 1876

The End of Year Bash with Honeyblood (solo), Kirsty Logan, Loki with Becci Wallace, Duglas T Stewart (spoken word slot) and Moon Hop (DJ Whisky Stephen with FOUND).

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Ceilidh at Christmas

Traditional Scots ceilidh dance with live music form the Robert Fish Band.

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 5 Dec

£13.50 / 0844 693 3008

  • 21:30
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Hogmanay Ceilidh

Ceilidh into the new year with live music from Willie Fraser with caller Ken Gourlay. No stilettos or high heels, please!

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 31 Dec

£25 / 0131 339 5374

  • 22:00 – 00:30

£8 / 0131 339 5374

  • 19:00 – 21:30

The Caves Edinburgh Hogmanay Party

Bring in 2015 in one of the city's most unique clubbing venues. Expect a ceilidh, choons old and new, and bags of fun to welcome in the new year.

The Caves, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Wed 31 Dec

£16.87 / 0131 557 8989

Vegas! Grand Hogmanay Ball

The Vegas team return to host another Hogmanay party. Expect showgirls, big band tunes, swing, easy listening, cabaret and burlesque featuring all the usual glamorous shenanigans plus The Soul Foundation, Missy Malone, Gypsy Charms and the Vegas Revue.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Wed 31 Dec

£28.12 / 0131 556 7060

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/under 26s/mature students/unemployed £7.50–£17.50) / 0131 228 1155

  • 15:00

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)

Fri 28 Nov

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

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 29 Nov

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

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 30 Nov

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

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 35 more dates until 4 Jan 2015 back to top