Events within 5 miles of Edinburgh

1,258 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

David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks

The author of Cloud Atlas introduces and discusses his latest novel.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Thu 11 Sep

£8 (£5) / 0131 623 3030

Tickets through Waterstones West End.

Disaronno Terrace

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

Enzo, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Wed 3 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

Wed 10 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

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.

Assembly @ Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh (1.5 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Thu 2 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 3 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

Archaeology Day

A day of short guided walks and fun activities based around Iron Age life in Holyrood Park. Booking is essential.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh (0.3 miles)

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 652 8150

  • 11:00 – 15:00
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The Pitiless Storm

  • 4 stars

On the eve of the Scottish referendum, on the most important night of his life, a left wing trade unionist goes through a crisis of conscience as he is forced to question his political and moral beliefs in the face of a sea-change in his country’s political life. Starring David Hayman and presented by Fair Pley.

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Thu 11 Sep

£12 (£10; Under 18 £7) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Social In The Square

A two day festival of creative activities, cookery demos and live music and dance. There's food and products to buy, all provided by Edinburgh's social enterprises.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 12 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:30

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

Independence and Monetary Reform: How Can Scotland Change the Banking and Monetary System?

With the independence referendum just around the corner, an evening of discussions about the nation's financial matters.

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 19:30 – 21:30

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)

Wed 3 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Thu 4 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Fri 5 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00
…and 56 more dates until 31 Oct back to top

Get Organised: John Kitchen

Recital from organist John Kitchen on the amazing Usher Hall organ, featuring guest performers.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Tue 9 Sep

£3 / 0131 228 1155

  • 13:10

Tue 16 Sep

£3 / 0131 228 1155

  • 13:10

Life as a Cheap Suitcase (Pandrogeny & A Search for a Unified Identity)

  • 4 stars

Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge's first British exhibition in 11 years is as avant-garde and shocking as expected, featuring attacks on nuclear families, Big Society and the royals.

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 21 more dates until 26 Sep

Joy

The seminal Edinburgh gay night returns.

Studio 24, Edinburgh (0.7 miles)

Sat 27 Sep

£10 in advance; £15 on the door / 0131 558 3758

The clubnight celebrates its 21st birthday with Maggie and Alan, Trendy Wendy, Sally F, Brett King and DJ Michelle.

  • 22:30 – 03:00

Stephen Fry Live: More Fool Me

  • 2014

A live event to mark the publication of Stephen Fry's brand new volume of memoirs More Fool Me. Get a sneak preview of the new book: a heady tale of the late eighties and early nineties in which Stephen - driven to create, perform and entertain - burned bright and partied hard and damn the consequences.

Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

0871 902 5723

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 3 Sep

Free / 07936 775833

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 07936 775833

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 07936 775833

  • 18:30 – 20:30
…and 8 more dates until 21 Jan 2015 back to top

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

It is easy to overlook storytelling amid the clamour of higher-profile artforms. This festival seeks to redress the balance by treating storytelling as a contemporary artform that is a rich part of Scotland's cultural heritage and this year looks at the past and how it has been handed down to us in story. Performance…

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Fri 24 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 9579

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 9579

Sun 26 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 9579

…and 7 more dates until 2 Nov

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 5 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 6 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 12 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 31 more dates until 27 Dec

Derek Anderson: Into the Wynd

Images of the residents of Cables Wynd House in Leith.

Leith Library, Edinburgh (1.9 miles)

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 12 Sep

Jersey Boys

The electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Wed 8 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 9 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Fri 10 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 13 more dates until 25 Oct

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 back to top

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17–£23 / 0844 871 3014

Enlightened! A Walking Tour of Edinburgh's New Town in the Age of Reason

Explore the New Town with Enlightened! walking tours and learn about how clever Edinburgh's people of yore were. Booking is essential.

Dundas House, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Wed 3 Sep

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Thu 4 Sep

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Fri 5 Sep

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

  • 14:00 – 15:30
…and 237 more dates until 1 May 2015

G Spot

Comedy, cabaret and 'camparet' with host Jojo Sutherland and a host of different guests each time.

The Stand, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Tue 7 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

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)

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 44 more dates until 19 Oct

Regeneration

Play based on Pat Barker's 1991 novel about Siegfried Sasson and his fellow officers, and the treatment they received at Craiglockhart hospital during World War I.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Tue 30 Sep

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 2 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 4 Oct back to top