Events within 5 miles of Edinburgh

1,456 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

Footlights Comedy

New and experienced comedians for a Sunday night.

Edinburgh Footlights (1.6 miles)

Sun 21 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £4 / 0131 229 6466

Sun 28 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £4 / 0131 229 6466

Sun 5 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £4 / 0131 229 6466

…and 11 more dates until 21 Dec

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)

Wed 17 Sep

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00

Thu 18 Sep

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 12 more dates until 11 Oct back to top

Blabbermouth

This 12-hour live celebration of Scottish music and spoken word features a collection of artists, actors, politicians, journalists, sportspeople, singers and scientists performing their favourite pieces of Scottish writing. A chance to celebrate Scotland's contribution to the world in the final hours before the referendum.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Wed 17 Sep

£10 (£8) per session; £30 (£20) for day ticket / 0131 473 2000

Disaronno Terrace

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

Enzo, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

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

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

Steampunk Science

Delve into all things science and technology, from their historic roots to their future potential. This is an evening to examine some of today's innovative research.

University of Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0131 650 1000

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 back to top

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

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)

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Wednesday morning)

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Friday morning)
…and 42 more dates until 30 Oct

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

Spoiling

  • 2 stars

John McCann's drama set in a newly independent Scotland.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Wed 17 Sep

£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

  • 20:00

Thu 18 Sep

£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

  • 20:00

Fri 19 Sep

£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

  • 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

  • 20:00

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 back to top

Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point (The Powerpoint)

The comedian/writer/general brainbox's new tour is centred around on his trademark powerpoint presentations, with wit and hilarity in shedloads.

The Stand, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Wed 17 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 7272

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

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

Straight No Chaser

Smooth but ultra-sharp a cappella male choir from Indiana.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£20 / 0131 668 2019

The Dreamboys

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

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Fri 14 Nov

£23.50 / 0844 871 3014

Cav, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 20 Sep

£25 / 0131 228 3252

  • 18:30

Sat 27 Sep

£25 / 0131 228 3252

  • 18:30

Sat 4 Oct

£25 / 0131 228 3252

  • 18:30
…and 12 more dates until 27 Dec back to top

Salsa Night at Harry's Bar

Everyone welcome at these salsa classes, with no experience or partner required. Free social dancing from 9pm.

Harry's Bar, Edinburgh (1.9 miles)

Wed 17 Sep

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00

Wed 24 Sep

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00

Wed 1 Oct

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00
…and 11 more dates until 17 Dec

Tragic

Iain Heggie's one man humorous and moving adaptation of Hamlet subtitled 'When my Mother Married my Uncle'.

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 10 Oct

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

  • 19:45

Sat 11 Oct

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

  • 19:45

Embrace

Promenade performance inspired by the Indian legend of Amrita Devi. Featuring aerial, shadow theatre and installation, Embrace asks how far are we prepared to go to stand up for our beliefs. Ages 8+.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (2.0 miles)

Wed 8 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Thu 9 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Fri 10 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Sat 11 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

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

ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£16.50–£20.50 / 0844 871 3014

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