Events within 5 miles of Edinburgh

5,447 events within 5 miles

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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.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 24 Aug

Demi Lardner: Birds with Human Lips

Demi Lardner Demi is going to say some things to you. 'One of Australia's best emerging comedians' ★★★★ (SBS). 'Different, funny and memorable' (Chortle.co.uk). Winner of So You Think You're Funny? Edinburgh Fringe 2013. Winner of RAW Comedy 2013. Winner of Best Emerging Comedy at the Adelaide Fringe 2013. Age…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

Wee Room

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Wee Room

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Wee Room

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Edinburgh's Playday

Fun, family-friendly community event helping parents and kids to learn the benefits of playing together. There's a giant sand pit, a mud kitchen, yarn bombing, parachute games, special games for babies and much more for the whole family to enjoy. All children should be accompanied.

Grassmarket, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0131 529 2103

  • 12:30 – 16:00

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

Grand

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Grand

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Grand

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Dyer & Whitney

Dyer & Whitney are brand new to the comedy/cabaret scene. After their sell out debut at the Leicester Square Theatre they are hitting Edinburgh with this unique and hilarious show introducing a variety of comedy characters, songs and sketches! Don't miss out! (You saw them here 2nd!)

Lola Lo, Edinburgh (1.5 miles)

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 2224

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 15:35 – 16:25

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 2224

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 15:35 – 16:25

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 2224

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 15:35 – 16:25
…and 12 more dates until 16 Aug back to top

Suzi Ruffell: Social Chameleon

Off The Kerb Productions Fresh from supporting some of the UK’s top comedians on their sold out tours including Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges, Suzi returns to Edinburgh this summer with her brand-new show. In it the 'stand-up gem' (Guardian) questions why she spent 27 years trying to make anyone and…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

Four

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Four

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Four

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

EdCom Productions The best and brightest of this year's Fringe comics and with a new line up every day, the Showcase Show is the longest running and best loved lunchtime comedy show, popular amongst comics and comedy fans alike. Whipping up a selection of top comedy acts into a delicious lunchtime feast and held in the…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Thu 31 Jul

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Ortonandon: Toot Sweet Suit Suite

Ortonandon help you customise your business suit using office supplies in this 'exhibition of alteration'. Email to take part.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation & Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

The Immigration Lottery

ThreeWoods Playwright It's a brand new script written and performed by the HKADC Emerging Artists Grant receiver, Cathy SK Lam. A Chinese lady who randomly won the immigration lottery. It is a story about her hilarious day at the immigration office, where she shows she is determined and driven to have this random new…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 3

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 3

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 3

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 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 30 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 30 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

Circa: Beyond

Underbelly Productions Internationally acclaimed ensemble Circa invite you to step Beyond… into a sublimely surreal, unexpectedly moving world of blindfolds, Rubik’s Cubes and rabbit heads. Strangely beautiful, and curiously tender this is a mysterious place where bestial comedy meets irreverent vaudeville, with a…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

McEwan Hall

£12 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

McEwan Hall

£12 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Forth on the Fringe

Radio Forth Ltd Now in its seventh year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year's festival. This year’s shows feature a selection of some of the biggest names in music, comedy and entertainment hosted by 97.3 Forth One’s breakfast show hosts, Boogie and…

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Orc Mischief

Spicy four-piece comedy band with impeccable timing seek audience for fun, frolics and Lord Of The Rings themed banter. Must be open to new experiences and dry ice. This is it lads. This is the one. To the IBIS we ride.

Hotel Ibis, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 20:30
…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Absolved Passions

Magnone and Wishart Music This new opera, written for the Fringe, follows the story of a young priest's affair with a parishioner. A tale of love, religion in the modern world and youthful ambition. Showcased in Paradise Green's Vault theatre, aptly housed in the basement of Augustine United Church. Age category: PG

Paradise in The Vault, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Tue 19 Aug

The Vault

£6 (£4) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

The Vault

£6 (£4) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

The Vault

£6 (£4) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

Avenue Q

Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group Following last year’s award-winning Fringe production You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, EUSOG returns with the outrageous comedy blockbuster Avenue Q. With a selection of naughty puppets negotiating matters of sex, racism and coming out of the closet, this simultaneously cute but…

Paradise in Augustine's, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 2 Aug

Sanctuary

£12 (£10) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Sanctuary

£12 (£10) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Sanctuary

£12 (£10) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 10 Aug back to top

Iain Hunter

Swinging, rat pack inspired tunes from the vocalist and his trio.

Melville Castle Hotel, Edinburgh (4.6 miles)

Sun 14 Sep

£25 includes supper. Tables of 10 can be purchased / 0131 654 0088

Part of Midfest.

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Odd Shaped Balls

Chris Sheridan A moving, honest and comical one-man show exploring issues of homophobia in sport through the experiences of a young professional rugby player, James Hall, as he deals with the media attention after being publicly outed by his ex. A versatile and dynamic performance sees a range of characters brought to…

Gryphon Venues at the Point Hotel, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Mon 4 Aug

Gryphon 2

£8.50 / 07531 392 327

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Gryphon 2

£8.50 / 07531 392 327

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Gryphon 2

£8.50 / 07531 392 327

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 23 Aug

Return to the Voice

Song of the Goat commissioned by Eleven and Summerhall Internationally acclaimed, multi award-winning Song of the Goat present a passionate theatrical performance inspired by ancient Gaelic and Scottish musical traditions: laments, psalms and songs of exile. Shows commence with a short concert by Scottish artists ahead…

Summerhall @ St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Wed 6 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£12

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£15 (£13)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

St Giles Cathedral

£15 (£13)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Edinburgh Castle (1.4 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

Times vary / £25–£62 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 2 Aug

Times vary / £25–£62 / 0131 225 1188

Sun 3 Aug

Times vary / £25–£62 / 0131 225 1188

…and 20 more dates until 23 Aug

The Pure, the Dead and the Brilliant

Kyle Bissett Productions What would happen if the bogles, banshees, demons and selkies of Scots folklore were involved in the independence referendum? Elaine C Smith leads a cast of some of Scotland’s finest actors, and surprise cameos, in Alan Bissett’s sparkling satire. ‘This is brilliant stuff, an exhilaratingly…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Thu 31 Jul

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Akiko Okamoto Piano Recital

Akiko Okamoto Come and hear this Japanese born international soloist perform a delightful series of two concerts of works by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Ravel and Rachmaninov.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Sat 9 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£9 (£7) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£9 (£7) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

BBC: The Commonwealth Games: Glasgow 2014

BBC The BBC’s big screen at Potterrow brings you the latest action from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow – including the Closing Ceremony on Sunday 3rd. The atmosphere is sure to be electric! Follow @BBCEdFest for listings. Age category: PG

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Brazouka

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Dalziel + Scullion: Tumadh | Immersion

Work from the celebrated environmental artists, exploring relations between mankind and the natural world, shown at An Lanntair in Stornoway and Dovecot in Edinburgh.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 550 3660

Part of Generation & Edinburgh Art Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 550 3660

Part of Generation & Edinburgh Art Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 550 3660

Part of Generation & Edinburgh Art Festival.

…and 41 more dates until 13 Sep

Dirty Disko

Three floors of anthems and remixes from DJ David Beatson and DJ Made U Look.

Silk, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Sat 2 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 229 9433

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Sat 9 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 229 9433

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Sat 16 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 229 9433

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Sat 23 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 229 9433

  • 22:00 – 03:00
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