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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.

Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0131 651 4336

Helen Grime's String Quartet and Shostakovich's String Quartet No 4.

  • 13:10

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

Wed 20 Aug

Exhibition

Free / 0131 623 3918

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Exhibition

Free / 0131 623 3918

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Exhibition

Free / 0131 623 3918

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 30 Aug

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

Hidden Edinburgh

Rebustours Explore the dark, hidden side of best-selling author Ian Rankin's Edinburgh. Discover the real locations that are examined in the books and feel the history and mystery of this unique European capital city. It is not necessary to have read any of the Rebus novels as the tour includes many fascinating…

The Royal Oak, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Inside

£10 (£9) / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Inside

£10 (£9) / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Inside

£10 (£9) / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Inside

£10 (£9) / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Peffermill Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sun 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

  • 09:00 – 17:00

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

Union Canal, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed

Edinburgh Book Fringe

Taking place in radical bookshop Word Power, the Edinburgh Book Fringe brings together writers and activists from around the world for a host of daily readings and discussions, all of which are free.

Word Power Bookshop, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Humans of Edinburgh

Images from the self-styled 'photographic census of Edinburgh'.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

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Gaelic in Edinburgh

Discover more about the overlooked history of Gaelic in Edinburgh, from the Middle Ages to the present. With Wilson McLeod, Professor of Gaelic at the University of Edinburgh.

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Tue 26 Aug

£8 / 0131 228 1155

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

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.

Islam Festival Edinburgh

Edinburgh Central Mosque A dynamic experience of knowledge and art, opening a window onto Muslims' faith and culture. Free admission, refreshments, literature and Mosque tours, everyone is welcome!

Edinburgh Central Mosque

Wed 20 Aug

Exhibition Hall

Free / 0131 667 1777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Exhibition Hall

Free / 0131 667 1777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Exhibition Hall

Free / 0131 667 1777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

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.

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
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A Very Edinburgh Celebration!

Ron Butlin, Dick Lee & Anne Evans Ron Butlin (former Edinburgh Poet Laureate) and highly acclaimed musicians Dick Lee and Anne Evans return for a fourth year with a brand-new version of their sell-out, five-star show. A unique and off-beat celebration, offering an affectionate and satirical take on Edinburgh’s…

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£10 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£10 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£10 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 25 Aug

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 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

Wed 20 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Thu 21 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Fri 22 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

…and 3 more dates until 25 Aug

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
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Edinburgh Festival Exhibition

Paintings by Ronnie Ford, Tom Watt, Dugald Findlay, Jolomo, John Wetten Brown, Janet McCrorie and jewellery by Sheana Stephen.

Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 0131 556 6366

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 556 6366

  • 11:00 – 18:00

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 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

Edinburgh Comedy Allstars

Underbelly Productions Underbelly presents four of the biggest and brightest comedians all in one huge show, staged in the majestic McEwan Hall. A one-stop shop for your comedy fix in the beating heart of the festival! Last year's acts included Al Murray, Milton Jones, David O'Doherty, Alan Davies, Andrew Maxwell…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 (£15) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 (£15) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 (£15) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Wed 20 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

Thu 21 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

Fri 22 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

…and 9 more dates until 31 Aug

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

Wed 20 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

Thu 21 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

Fri 22 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

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