Events within 5 miles of Edinburgh

5,401 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

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

Shit-faced Shakespeare

  • 3 stars

Magnificent Bastard Productions An entirely serious Shakespeare play… with an entirely shit-faced actor. Back for another year, the legendary Magnificent Bastard Productions stagger up to Edinburgh with the most raucous Shakespearean performance you'll ever see! With an all new show for 2014, a cast of classically…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 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

Sunshine on Leith

Stephen Greenhorn's uplifting musical based on the music of The Proclaimers.

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Sat 16 Aug

£15 / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

£15 / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 18 Aug

£15 / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 25 Aug

Broughton High School, Edinburgh (2.5 miles)

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 10 Aug back to top

After Work Blues

Live acoustic blues from John Hunt, his remarkable homemade guitars, and friends.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00

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.

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

Best of Burlesque

Chaz Royal & Edinburgh Burlesque Festival. International Impresario Chaz Royal (London Burlesque Festival, Sexy Circus Sideshow) presents an all-star roundup of the best burlesque at the Fringe. Sultry strip tease, cutting edge cabaret and vaudeville variety collide like no other show around! The grand finale of…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

The Lu-Tings

Theatre Horizon (Hong Kong) Once upon a time a merman tribe called Lu-Tings was said to have settled in the southern tip of China, or what we know as Hong Kong today. Neither fish nor human beings, they tried hard to survive in face of the expanding Han Chinese culture until they could not take it anymore. A massive…

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£7)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£7)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug back to top

One Man Breaking Bad

Miles Allen Sixty Episodes in 60 Minutes. One Man Breaking Bad. See your iconic favourites come to life: Walt, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring! LA actor Miles Allen has had over a million hits on YouTube, displaying both his acting and his incredible mimicking abilities. See him in Edinburgh…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 11 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

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 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

Des Bishop: Made in China

Off The Kerb Productions by arrangement with Lisa Richards Agency In 2013, American-born, Irish-bred Des Bishop went to China to try and learn enough Chinese to do stand-up comedy in Mandarin, to a Chinese audience. Now he wants to make the world laugh about his experiences. From trying to find a girlfriend at a…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

AceDome

£7.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

AceDome

£7.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

AceDome

£7.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Café Ruse

This Theatre Company The quaint, and ever so English, Café Ruse is being shut down, which forces an unlikely team of outcasts to prepare for the biggest heist of their lives. Although their plan seems simple, the group soon run into trouble with unplanned murders, mistaken identity, love smitten gang members, revealed…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

Studio

£5 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio

£5 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio

£8 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

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

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

MacBheatha

White Stag Theatre Company & David Walker present a vision of a dystopian, superstitious, tribal Scotland. The Macbeth couple rise to power by brutal bloody means leading to their inevitable downfall holed up in their bunker. Suitable for non-Gaelic speakers as there will be a synopsis. Translated in Gaelic by Ian…

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Mon 11 Aug

Demonstration Room / Over-14s only

£12.50 (£9) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Demonstration Room / Over-14s only

£12.50 (£9) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Demonstration Room / Over-14s only

£12.50 (£9) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 24 Aug

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 7 Aug back to top

Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

There's a whole summer of family-friendly activities at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh (0.5 miles)

Tue 29 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 30 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Thu 31 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 31 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)

Tue 29 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 30 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 31 more dates until 31 Aug

The Generator

An art lab for kids aged 4+. Feel free to explore and imagine the art of the future.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Tue 29 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Wed 30 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Thu 31 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 17 more dates until 17 Aug

Simon Callow in Juvenalia

Assembly, Riverside Studios and Theatre Royal Plymouth Simon Callow does stand-up comedy. Filthy, foul-mouthed, viciously funny and deeply politically incorrect. The target: immigrants, plutocrats, women, gays. As last delivered in Rome AD 100. Juvenal was one angry white middle class male. In Juvenilia he tells it…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Dan Clark: Me, My Selfie and I

Feature Spot Productions Best known as Don Danbury from BBC3's cult hit sitcom How Not To Live Your Life and Johnny Two Hats from The Mighty Boosh, Dan Clark is back at the Fringe with a show about love, death and crushing loneliness. Sounds like a barrel of laughs right? With his signature style of upbeat…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top