Events within 5 miles of Edinburgh

1,295 events within 5 miles

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Disaronno Terrace

Cocktail and music lovers are invited to these Disaronno-hosted rooftop parties.

Enzo, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Wed 27 Aug

Free / 020 7291 3000

Featured musicians include Lone ( 27 Aug), Bombay Bicycle Club and Honeyblood (3 Sep), Women's Hour and Washington Irving (10 Sep) and James Yorkston and Sivu finish the run (17 Sep).

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 020 7291 3000

Featured musicians include Lone ( 27 Aug), Bombay Bicycle Club and Honeyblood (3 Sep), Women's Hour and Washington Irving (10 Sep) and James Yorkston and Sivu finish the run (17 Sep).

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Wed 10 Sep

Free / 020 7291 3000

Featured musicians include Lone ( 27 Aug), Bombay Bicycle Club and Honeyblood (3 Sep), Women's Hour and Washington Irving (10 Sep) and James Yorkston and Sivu finish the run (17 Sep).

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 020 7291 3000

Featured musicians include Lone ( 27 Aug), Bombay Bicycle Club and Honeyblood (3 Sep), Women's Hour and Washington Irving (10 Sep) and James Yorkston and Sivu finish the run (17 Sep).

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

The maw (and paw) of all fireworks displays brings the Festival season to a close with a programme of music inspired by the theme of war. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' from Die Walküre, Beethoven's Edmont Overture, Mendelssohn's 'War March of the Priests' from Athalie, Debussy's…

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Sun 31 Aug

£12.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Pitiless Storm

  • 4 stars

On the eve of the Scottish referendum, on the most important night of his life, a left wing trade unionist goes through a crisis of conscience as he is forced to question his political and moral beliefs in the face of a sea-change in his country’s political life. Starring David Hayman and presented by Fair Pley.

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Thu 11 Sep

£12 (£10; Under 18 £7) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

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 (1.1 miles)

Sat 6 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

Sun 7 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks

The author of Cloud Atlas introduces and discusses his latest novel.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Thu 11 Sep

£8 (£5) / 0131 623 3030

Tickets through Waterstones West End.

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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Assembly @ Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh (1.5 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Thu 2 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 3 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

Capital Comedy Club

A night of established and new stand up comedians.

Moriarty, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Wed 27 Aug

£5 ticket allows you to come and go as you please / 0131 228 5558

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Thu 28 Aug

£5 ticket allows you to come and go as you please / 0131 228 5558

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Fri 29 Aug

£5 ticket allows you to come and go as you please / 0131 228 5558

  • 14:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Les Troyens

Mariinsky Opera presents a view of the Trojan's ancient world with conductor Valery Gergiev and director Yannis Kokkos. This production is sung in French with English supertitles.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre (0.9 miles)

Thu 28 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Fri 29 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 30 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh Mela

World music, dance, fashion, food and fun spread over four areas: the Main Music Stage, the Mela World Dance Feste (newly established in 2012), the Mela Mix stage and the Mela Kidzone. The Mela Global Food Village is on hand to replenish your energy after taking in all the sights and sounds. This year's line up…

Leith Links, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 30 Aug

Times vary / £4 all-day entry fee / 0131 661 7100

Sun 31 Aug

Times vary / £4 all-day entry fee / 0131 661 7100

Scotland in the Soft Power Era

Discussion featuring Professor Chris Breward, Vice Principal Creative Industries and Performing Arts, Professor Antonella Sorace, Professor of Developmental Linguistics and Professor John Holden, cultural relations expert.

The Hub, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Thu 28 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Conversation with William Kentridge

The South African artist discusses his role in the creation of Ubu and the Truth Commission.

The Hub, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Fri 29 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Patria

A look at the physical and cultural impact the Spanish Civil War had on the country through the music of Federico García Lorca.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Wed 27 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Thu 28 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Bookshop Comedy Encore to the End of August

Pay What You Want / Heroes @ Bob's Bookshop. The Fringe is not over yet! Your last chance to see the pick of the Fringe with the most outrageous fringe stories. This is a special after fringe party and different every night. A glorious celebration. Host: Award Winning Bob Slayer. 'Hilarious Fringe legend' ★★★★…

Heroes @ Bob & Miss Behave's Bookshop, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Wed 27 Aug

Bookshop

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 28 Aug

Bookshop

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Bookshop

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Bookshop

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Edinburgh Art Festival

Scotland’s largest annual celebration of visual art offers work by the best contemporary Scottish artists as well as exhibitions of the most important international artists and movements of the 20th century and other historical periods. This year marks the 10th edition of the festival, which will include over 40…

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 27 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

Thu 28 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

Fri 29 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Sonic Vision

High energy music combines with vivid 3D graphic environments in this unique experience in Scotland's only 360 degree dome film theatre.

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh (0.5 miles)

Thu 28 Aug

ShowDome

£5 / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

ShowDome

£5 / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

ShowDome

£5 / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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 (1.0 miles)

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£24–£25 / 0844 871 3014

Stephen Fry Live: More Fool Me

  • 2014

A live event to mark the publication of Stephen Fry's brand new volume of memoirs More Fool Me. Get a sneak preview of the new book: a heady tale of the late eighties and early nineties in which Stephen - driven to create, perform and entertain - burned bright and partied hard and damn the consequences.

Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

0871 902 5723

The 152nd International Exhibition of Photography

Edinburgh Photographic Society See the very best of modern photography from many worldwide contributors at one of the longest running photography exhibitions in the world. The exhibition venue is in Edinburgh Photographic Society's premises - a Georgian house in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town.

Edinburgh Photographic Society (1.6 miles)

Thu 28 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

The Edinburgh Photographic Centre

£4 (£3) / 0131 453 4814

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Festival Folk at the Oak

The Royal Oak / The Wee Folk Club The Royal Oak is one of the most famous hubs of folk music in Edinburgh. The 30-seater downstairs lounge has been dubbed the Folk Living Room of Scotland's capital. During the Fringe, the Wee Folk Club presents 31 nights of acoustic folk and traditional music, featuring a different…

The Royal Oak, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Wed 27 Aug

Royal Oak Lounge

£6 / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 28 Aug

Royal Oak Lounge

£6 / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Royal Oak Lounge

£6 / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Wed 27 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 28 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Madchester

Madchester plays the best the baggy era had to offer (think Happy Mondays, Stone Roses and The Charlatans)

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 30 Aug

£6 / 0131 225 2564

Tim Burgess of The Charlatans plays a DJ set.

  • 22:30 – 03:00

The Potter Trail

Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the only tour in Edinburgh designed especially for Potter fans! You’ll discover the magical locations that inspired characters and scenes in the series, visit the places where JK Rowling wrote the books and even learn about the real-life witches and wizards of medieval Edinburgh.

Greyfriar's Bobby Statue, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Thu 28 Aug

Tour Meeting Point

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Tour Meeting Point

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Tour Meeting Point

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Tour Meeting Point

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Mangina Funalogs

Leo Kearse / La Favorita Freestival It’s hard being a man today. Under your cheap suit you’re still a caveman, but society doesn’t value your ability to fight animals or throw things really far. You’re blamed for everything, you can’t work a Kindle and people groan at your puns. Can Leo Kearse work it all out?

Cowgatehead, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Wed 27 Aug

Space 2

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 28 Aug

Space 2

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Ian Watt-Smith
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Mon 27 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Tue 28 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

The Stand, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Tue 2 Sep

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Wed 3 Sep

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 0844 4155 228

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