Events within 5 miles of Edinburgh

3,467 events within 5 miles

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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 23 Aug

£5 (Under 12 free free when accompanied by an adult) / 0131 556 5565

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 24 Aug

£5 (Under 12 free free when accompanied by an adult) / 0131 556 5565

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 6 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

Sun 7 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

David O'Doherty Has Checked Everything

Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Theatre

£14 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bianco

Contemporary circus featuring 16 performers and a live band.

NoFit State Big Top, Edinburgh (2.0 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Beowulf: The Blockbuster

  • 5 stars

The UK premiere of Beowulf: The Blockbuster is at the Pleasance Courtyard: Beside, Edinburgh from Wednesday 30 July to Sunday 24 August at 12.50pm. It is written and performed by Bryan Burroughs, directed by David Horan designed by Maree Kearns with lighting by Kevin Smith: the creative team for 2013 Fringe First Award…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Sun 24 Aug

Beside

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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)

Sat 23 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

McEwan Hall

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Addams Family

  • 3 stars

Musical comedy based on the characters from the TV series.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Sun 24 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Main Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Emily Brown and the Thing

  • 5 stars

Emily and Stanley's sleep is interrupted by the curious 'Thing' outside.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Funz and Gamez

Phil Ellis Paul Ellis returns to Edinburgh but this time he's brought along some friends. Jim Elf and Bonzo the dog will be on hand to ensure it's a giggle-packed hour of family fun where anything could happen. There'll be prizes, laughter and plenty of Funz and Gamez. 'Endearingly daft … and solidly funny' (List).

The Mash House, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sun 24 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£9 (£6) / 0131 220 2987

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Eric's Tales of the Sea

Ex-Submariner Eric tells of life beneath the ocean wave, with astonishing visuals and many a dark-edged joke.

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

Just the Wee One

£11 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Just the Wee One

£11 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Japan Marvelous Drummers

Prepare yourself for a once in a lifetime show, filled with power, humour, dance, and traditional Japanese drums, that has performed in more than 20 countries including the United States, India, Taiwan, Brazil, Korea, and others. Don't miss this unique chance to see Japanese traditional instruments like Japanese drums…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Circa: Beyond

  • 5 stars

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)

Sat 23 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

McEwan Hall

£18.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tim Key: Single White Slut

  • 4 stars

The Invisible Dot Ltd Key (37 now) wades back to Edinburgh, climbs into his poetry clothes and leans against his mic stand for another hour. Now charming, he will recollect simple tales of love, gaze dead-eyed at the ladies, recite verse and do basic talking. A lot of fairly grubby water's sloshed under Key's bridge of…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Grand

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Will Adamsdale: Borders

  • 4 stars

The Invisible Dot Ltd. This show's about borders. Borders over land, across time, down the side of the piece of paper I'm writing this on… (At least that's the plan at the deadline for this blurb. What lies ahead for my plucky little stagecoach of a show as it crosses this borderline? Who knows? The whole thing could…

Underbelly, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

Belly Button

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Belly Button

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Belfast Boy

A story based on real events. Martin, an aspiring dancer, has to flee Belfast during the troubles in the 1970s with his family. Sent to England via boat we see how Martin copes with his sexuality, tragedy and his family.

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

Zone Theatre

£7.50 (£5) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Zone Theatre

£7.50 (£5) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Zone Theatre

£10 (£7.50) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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)

Sat 23 Aug

Cow Barn

£11.50 (£11) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Cow Barn

£11.50 (£11) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Cow Barn

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 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

Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly

Avalon Promotions Ltd Stupidly ambitious, logistically problematic, potentially disastrous, this is the show Alex Horne has wanted to make for a decade. Finally, he will be Monsieur Butterfly. One flap of his delicate wings, and mayhem may prevail. ‘A terrific, high-concept comedy show, intricately constructed and…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance Two

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance Two

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Exhibit B

  • 5 stars

A modern look at racism.

Old College, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 25 Aug

Sweet Mambo

Pina Bausch's piece of dance theatre about the relationship between the sexes.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 25 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Christeene: The Christeene Machine

  • 4 stars

A gender-blending booty-pounding queer musical.

Underbelly, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

Belly Dancer

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Alternative Edinburgh Walking Tour

Get off the tourist paths and see a different side of the city, learning about everything from its literary past to the disco pioneer who grew up near (but note: not in) the bins at the back of Tesco.

Omni Centre, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sun 24 Aug

Free (donations welcome) / 0131 524 7770

Please do not contact the venue.

  • 15:30

Sat 30 Aug

Free (donations welcome) / 0131 524 7770

Please do not contact the venue.

  • 15:30

Sun 31 Aug

Free (donations welcome) / 0131 524 7770

Please do not contact the venue.

  • 15:30

Mark Watson: Flaws

  • 4 stars

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance One

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pleasance One

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance One

£15.50 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Inheritance Blues

DugOut Theatre Back by popular demand, DugOut Theatre return with their award-winning, Fringe favourite Inheritance Blues. A comedy about decade old rivalries, heavy drinking, familial debt and a blues cover band. Join this exciting young company for a night of laugh out loud comedy, consummate storytelling and…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance Above

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance Above

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Pleasance Above

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Lili la Scala: Another Fucking Variety Show

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex Treat yourself to a late night date with Lili la Scala and her glittering cavalcade of Cabarati. Previous guests include Jason Manford and The Boy With Tape On His Face. ‘Fantastic…charm, talent and innuendo in abundance. A must see…’ ★★★★★ (ArtsAwardVoice.com). ‘La Scala was everything a…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bob, Sweat & Tears With Bob Downe

Musical comedy from Australia's 'Prince of Polyester'.

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 23 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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