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Edinburgh Skeptics

Regular meet-ups of Edinburgh's most enquiring minds, breaking down doctrine with pints and chat.

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 07896 745991

Today: Dr Chris White – A Crash Course in Particle Physics.

  • 19:30

Edinburgh Quartet

Scotland's premier string quartet was founded in 1960 and maintains close relationships with composers all over the UK, as well as playing dozens of concerts a year in venues all over the world.

The Cowdray Hall, Aberdeen

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 01224 641122

Helen Grime's String Quartet and Mendelssohn's String Quartet Op 12.

  • 12:45

Tue 7 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 641122

Schumann's String Quartet Op 41, with readings by Dr Roger B Williams.

  • 17:30

Dunblane Cathedral

Sun 16 Nov

£9 (£2) / 01786 823388

Haydn, Quartet Op 54 No 2; Debussy's String Quartet in G Minor Op 10 and Schumann's String Quartet No 3 in A Major, Op 41.

  • 15:00

Falkirk Town Hall

Fri 14 Nov

£11 (Students £3) / 01324 506850

Haydn's Quartet Op 54 No 2, Debussy' String Quartet in G Minor Op 10; Schumann's String Quartet No 3 in A Major, Op 41.

  • 19:30

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Edinburgh Jews

University of Edinburgh Situated in what was the heart of Edinburgh’s once thriving Jewish community, this free exhibition reveals for the first time the little known history of Jews in Edinburgh. Detailed research has discovered stories of immigration, world wars, local conflict and daily life interpreted through…

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Exhibition

Free / 0131 623 3918

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Exhibition

Free / 0131 623 3918

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Edinburgh's world-famous Hogmanay celebration ushers the new year in with a bang. A Torchlight Procession winds through the historic Old Town and onto a son et lumiere on Calton Hill on 30 Dec, a massive street party with live music from Lily Allen (with more acts tbc) that culminates with Midnight Fireworks from the…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Tue 30 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

Wed 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

Edinburgh Mela

World music, dance, fashion, food and fun spread over four areas: the Main Music Stage, the Mela World Dance Feste (newly established in 2012), the Mela Mix stage and the Mela Kidzone. The Mela Global Food Village is on hand to replenish your energy after taking in all the sights and sounds. This year's line up…

Leith Links, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Times vary / £4 all-day entry fee / 0131 661 7100

Sun 31 Aug

Times vary / £4 all-day entry fee / 0131 661 7100

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Union Canal, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed

Edinburgh parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run along the promenade at Cramond. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly…

Cramond Promenade, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 09:30
…and 15 more dates until 27 Dec

The Edinburgh Singers

The Edinburgh Singers were founded in 1952, and is one of the most skilled choirs in the country.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed

A concert of music for autumn, featuring pieces by Widor, Duruflé, Poulenc and Fauré.

Edinburgh Kevock Choir

Founded in 1967, the Edinburgh Kevock Choir gives several concerts a year.

Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Sep

£20 (£15) / 0131 440 2159

This concert features guest singer Iain Paton.

St Mary's RC Cathedral, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Oct

£7

An evening of light music in aid of Lifeline pregnancy counselling.

  • 19:30

Edinburgh Blues Club

Regular monthly live blues events with touring blues acts and the finest local blues artists. Membership for Edinburgh Blues Club is £10 per month; register online.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

£13.50 / 0131 556 7060

Presenting Rosco Levee & The Southern Slide and Safehouse.

Mon 6 Oct

£13.50 / 0131 556 7060

Presenting Grainne Duffy, Robbie Hill and The Blues 62s.

Tue 21 Oct

£13 / 0131 556 7060

Presenting Simon McBride and Main Street Blues.

Mon 10 Nov

£13 / 0131 556 7060

With special guests Ian Siegal & Jimbo Mathus and Ryan Morcombe.

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Edinburgh v the World

Amateur Boxing Association Scotland presents an evening of alternative entertainment, showcasing Edinburgh's elite amateur boxers.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

£10–£30 / 0131 228 1155

  • 19:00 – 10:30

Bright Club: Edinburgh

The hardworking staff at Edinburgh's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Edinburgh's Big Swish!

Swap up to 10 items that you've grown tired of, grown out of or grown apart from for new (to you) items.

LifeCare, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

£8 / 0131 343 0940

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Edinburgh Tarot Group

Join up with other folks interested in the mystical art of tarot at this monthly group, and share tips and tricks while you practice doing readings for other members.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 14:00 – 17:00

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

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00
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Edinburgh Choreographic Project

Modern dance from this independent Scottish dance troupe.

The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 12 Sep

£12.75 / 0131 622 8086

  • 20:00

Edinburgh Antique Fair

An excellent selection of antiques and vintage items.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

£4 / 0131 335 6200

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sat 22 Nov

£4 / 0131 335 6200

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 23 Nov

£4 / 0131 335 6200

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Edinburgh Bach Choir

The amateur choir performs at least two concerts every year, one of which is normally dedicated to Bach.

St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 229 1142

Bach's Magnificat, Handel's Coronation Abthems and Purcell's Rejoice in the Lord Alway.

  • 19:30

The Flouers O'Edinburgh

  • Directed by: Jennifer Bakst
  • Written by: Robert McLellan

Robert McLellan's sparkling period satire on the aftermath of the 1707 Acts of Union, the Scottish Enlightenment and the battle between the Scots and English tongues.

Finborough Theatre, London SW10

Tue 2 Sep

£12 preview; £16; £16; £12; £16; £18; £18 (£14; £14; £14; £16; £16; £16) / 020 7244 7439

  • 19:30

Wed 3 Sep

£12 preview; £16; £16; £12; £16; £18; £18 (£14; £14; £14; £16; £16; £16) / 020 7244 7439

  • 19:30

Thu 4 Sep

£12 preview; £16; £16; £12; £16; £18; £18 (£14; £14; £14; £16; £16; £16) / 020 7244 7439

  • 19:30
…and 19 more dates until 27 Sep

New Edinburgh Writers

This group do everything from writing exercises to reading new material at this weekly meeting.

Fountainbridge Library, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

£0.50 / 0131 529 5616

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 8 Oct

£0.50 / 0131 529 5616

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 15 Oct

£0.50 / 0131 529 5616

  • 18:00 – 20:00
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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

Sat 6 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

Sun 7 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

Edinburgh International Festival

Bringing world-class arts to the capital since 1947, the EIF sets the standard for classical concerts, opera, dance and theatre, with performers drawn from around the world. While this year's festival is curated around themes of the challenges, sacrifices and circumstances through which nations have emerged and cultures…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

Sat 30 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

Sun 31 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

Edinburgh Art Festival

Scotland’s largest annual celebration of visual art offers work by the best contemporary Scottish artists as well as exhibitions of the most important international artists and movements of the 20th century and other historical periods. This year marks the 10th edition of the festival, which will include over 40…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

Sat 30 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

Sun 31 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

Edinburgh Creative Writers' Club

Creative writers of all stripes – poets, short story scribes, script writers, flash fiction junkies – are invited to discuss all things writing, from procuring an agent to overcoming writer's block.

Monboddo Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 6 Oct

0131 221 5555

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Mon 13 Oct

0131 221 5555

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Mon 20 Oct

0131 221 5555

  • 19:00 – 21:30
…and 10 more dates until 29 Dec

Edinburgh International Marketing Festival

A globally-unique celebration of the wonderful world of marketing, featuring speakers from high-profile agencies and famous brands.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Times & prices vary

Sat 30 Aug

Times & prices vary

Sun 31 Aug

Times & prices vary

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