Events within 5 miles of Edinburgh

1,440 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

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The largest arts festival in the world and the greatest show on earth. Every year thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and…

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 7 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sat 8 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sun 9 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

…and 22 more dates until 31 Aug 2015

Three Sisters

John Byrne (Tutti Frutti, The Slab Boys) present Chekhov's classic drama, documenting the decay of the privileged class in Russia and the search for meaning in the modern world.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

Meadowbank Annual Fireworks Display

Fun for all the family at Edinburgh's only official fireworks display, which kicks off at 7.30pm.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh (0.6 miles)

Wed 5 Nov

£6.50 / 0844 8700 887

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.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Wed 10 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 11 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Fri 12 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 5 more dates until 17 Dec back to top

Kevin Bridges: We Need to Talk About …

The Glaswegian comedian signs copies of his new book, We Need To Talk about … Kevin Bridges.

ASDA, Edinburgh (2.3 miles)

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0131 669 9151

Fireworks Extravaganza

To keep up with audience demand there are two fireworks displays at George Watson's Rugby Stadium. Both shows feature a full programme of entertainment, including Delighters Fire Circus Theatre, rock choir and pipe band. Plus plenty of hot food and drink. Book online via the SLA charity website; early booking advised.

George Watson's Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh (2.9 miles)

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50–£7.50 (Family £24–£26; under 2s free) / 0131 629 9112

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

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)

Sat 25 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 31 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 1 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

…and 16 more dates until 27 Dec

Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7100

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7100

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0131 555 7100

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Back to the 80s Party

Eighties club night with a high chance of Spandau Ballet and Madness being blasted through the sound system.

Club Tropicana, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0844 8910855

Sun 26 Oct

£5 / 0844 8910855

Mon 27 Oct

£5 / 0844 8910855

…and 53 more dates until 19 Dec

Botanic Lights

Follow a trail of light through the Botanic Garden and see it illuminated as you've never seen it before.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (2.0 miles)

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

Fri 31 Oct

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

…and 19 more dates until 23 Nov

The Cabeytu Brothers

Fancy a bit of Benidorm in the winter, their top act Cabeytu brothers are coming to the UK.

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Wed 10 Dec

£10 / 0131 225 1757

Dreamboats And Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits Twist & Shout, Handy Man, Pretty Woman and One Fine Day.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Mon 3 Nov

£14–£31 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 4 Nov

£14–£31 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 5 Nov

£14–£31 / 0131 529 6000

…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

Edinburgh Farmers' Market

The award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market takes place at Castle Terrace under the imposing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Over 60 specialist producers regularly attend the market, the majority primary producers, growing what they sell. A quarter offer meat products, including specialities such as venison (Hubertus Game…

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

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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)

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sun 26 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Mon 27 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Mon 24 Nov

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 41 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Children's Classic Concerts: The Monsters' Ball

A spooky concert of music and dance for all the family. Dress up in your scariest costume and join the Monster Ball.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sun 2 Nov

£10 (Children £6; Family £29) / 0131 228 1155

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 25 Oct

£25 / 0131 228 3252

Sat 1 Nov

£25 / 0131 228 3252

Sat 8 Nov

£25 / 0131 228 3252

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

Fresh Start Charity Sale

Buy up some baked goods, bric a brac, crafts and more and help raise funds for homelessness charity Fresh Start while you're at it.

The Fresh Start Food Station, Edinburgh (2.8 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 476 7741

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 476 7741

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John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Thu 20 Nov

£22.50–£27.50 / 0131 668 2019

LGBT Roller Disco

Family-friendly skating, songs and socialising, organised by LGBT Health & Wellbeing.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh (0.6 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1104

Mike MacFarlane

Finger-style jazz guitar from MacFarlane and Sky Giraffes.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 220 4298

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 220 4298

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 220 4298

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Natural Stories

Introductory story followed by wet-felting and story drama activities with artist Joanne Baker and storyteller Allison Galbraith. best suited to ages 6–9.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£6 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Nightvision

House and techno heavyweights Musika have banded together with bass titans Xplicit to create a series of events across the city with an aim to pave the way for a new era of electronic music.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£16

With Andy C and MC Tonn Piper.

Sat 29 Nov

£10–£15

With Kink & Neville Watson.

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 8 Nov

£12.50–£20 / 0131 225 2564

With Joy Orbison, Boddika and Levon Vincent.

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