Events within 5 miles of Edinburgh

1,512 events within 5 miles

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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

Albert Lee & Hogan's Heroes

Guitarist Albert Lee is joined by Gerry Hogan (guitar), Pete Wingfield (piano), Brian Hodgson (bass) and Peter Baron (drums) for an evening of rockabilly/country rock.

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Fri 19 Sep

£18 (£16) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Ha Ha Hood

  • Written by: Ben Langley

The tale of Robin Hood with a comedy twist from writer Ben Langley

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Mon 29 Sep

£18–£24 / 0844 871 3014

Kill Johnny Glendenning

A murderous comedy about the Glasgow underworld. Co-production between the Royal Lyceum Theatre and Citizens Theatre.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Thu 18 Sep

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Tue 23 Sep

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30
…and 11 more dates until 11 Oct

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.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct back to top

Billboard for Edinburgh: Charles Avery

The Ingleby's 25th artist to take part in their art-for-all public installation is Charles Avery, with We Don't Stay Here Because of Gravity.

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Friday morning)

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)
…and 40 more dates until 30 Oct

Edinburgh's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the west side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, ice rink, 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).

City Centre, Edinburgh (2.1 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

Billy Connolly: High Horse

The Big Yin of Scottish stand-up takes a break from all that globe-trotting and acting for a Scottish stand-up tour. A rare chance to see live what made him famous. Connolly's talent for spinning a great yarn began back in his 1960s folkie days, when his sets veered off from music to storytelling. Since then, he's…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 4 Oct

prices vary / 0131 228 1155

Sun 5 Oct

prices vary / 0131 228 1155

Tue 7 Oct

prices vary / 0131 228 1155

…and 3 more dates until 16 Oct

Stockfest

Stockbridge gets their party hats on for this week-long festival, including ceilidhs, food & drink markets, poetry readings, workshops, cookery demos and one big closing party.

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.9 miles)

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary

Mon 22 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 5 more dates until 27 Sep

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.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Footlights Comedy

New and experienced comedians for a Sunday night.

Edinburgh Footlights (1.6 miles)

Sun 21 Sep

£4 (£3) / 0131 229 6466

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Sun 28 Sep

£4 (£3) / 0131 229 6466

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Sun 5 Oct

£4 (£3) / 0131 229 6466

  • 19:00 – 21:30
…and 12 more dates until 28 Dec

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 19 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 40 more dates until 31 Oct

Water of Leith Duck Race

Not just one but a whole afternoon of charity duck races, with lots of prizes to be won, from tickets to Edinburgh attractions to bottles of whisky.

Water of Leith Visitor Centre, Edinburgh (3.7 miles)

Sun 21 Sep

Free, but you can sponsor a duck for £2 or £1 / 0131 455 7367

  • 13:00

Jim Lambie

A solo exhibition of the Glasgow-born installation artist and sculptor, including his iconic 1999 work ZOBOP.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 29 more dates until 19 Oct

Parkour Class for Women

Get free running in this class which is taught by Scotland's only female qualified parkour coach.

Bristo Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 07936 775833

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 07936 775833

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 07936 775833

  • 18:30 – 20:30
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Aidan Moffat: The Lavender Blue Dress

Arab Strap's Aidan Moffat signs copies of his first book, The Lavender Blue Dress.

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 226 2666

  • 12:30

Dirty Dancing

  • Directed by: Sarah Tipple
  • Written by: Eleanor Bergstein

See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Tue 24 Feb 2015

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

…and 14 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

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

Jack and Jill Market

An opportunity for mums and dads to buy and sell nearly-new baby and kids' (ages 0–9) items of good quality. Book a stall to sell or turn up on the day to grab a bargain.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh (0.6 miles)

Sun 21 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Jamie's Scottish Evening

A Scottish evening, with a selection of traditional music, song, dance and dining.

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Thu 18 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Fri 19 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Sat 20 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00
…and 41 more dates until 31 Oct back to top

Putting on the Ritz

Song and dance extravaganza.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Thu 18 Sep

£15–£32.50 / 0844 871 3014

Fri 19 Sep

£15–£32.50 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 20 Sep

£15–£32.50 / 0844 871 3014

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 (1.3 miles)

Fri 19 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 20 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 26 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 27 more dates until 27 Dec

Balkanarama

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

Potterrow, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 24 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 650 4673

Featuring Smash Kafana.

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Coppe' and Christ.

Coppe' ('The legendary Godmother of Japanese Electronica') plays an eclectic set, joined by ex-Boards Of Cananda producer, Christ.

The Fruitmarket Gallery Café, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 11 Oct

£6 in advance; £8 on the door / 0131 226 1843

With A Bad Man.

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Family Drop-In Workshops

Crafty workshops inspired by the exhibition Where do I end and you begin. Suitable for the whole family working together.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Alter Egos: Create a new identity using disguises made out of paper, inspired by Mary Sibande’s character Sophie.

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Tulip Mania: Make your own tulips and other flowers inspired by Antonia Hirsch’s work Colour Shift.

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Flying The Flag: Be inspired by Rushton and Tyman’s 'Flaghall' and invent a flag for an imaginary country.

  • 13:30 – 15:30
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