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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'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's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the west side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, ice rink, a host of colourful lights and the fabled German Christmas market with dozens of stalls selling traditional trinkets and crafts as well as delicious Teutonic treats (and, of course, glühwein).

City Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 42 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Edinburgh Marathon

If you're going to break yourself by running further and faster than the human body was made to go, you may as well do it somewhere picturesque – and Edinburgh is certainly that (if a little windy at times). Participants run for a variety of charities.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May 2015

Times to be confirmed

Sun 31 May 2015

Times to be confirmed

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Pout Edinburgh

Grab a glass of champy, get your brows threaded to perfection and pick up a new frock or two at this fashion and beauty event.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Prices vary / 0131 477 3500

Sun 28 Sep

Prices vary / 0131 477 3500

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 20 Sep

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 27 Sep

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 09:30
…and 12 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

Prices to be confirmed

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

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Edinburgh's Global Party

Global student night for freshers to get acquainted with their pals from around the world.

Cav, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Sep

Free before midnight; £3 after; £2 online / 0131 228 3252

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free before midnight; £3 after; £2 online / 0131 228 3252

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free before midnight; £3 after; £2 online / 0131 228 3252

  • 22:00 – 03:00
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Edinburgh Kevock Choir

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

St Mary's RC Cathedral, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Oct

£7

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

  • 19:30

St Matthew's Church Hall, Rosewell

Sat 20 Sep

£8 including a glass of wine (£6)

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Edinburgh University Singers

Edinburgh University Singers are a small auditioned choir which performs at official university events and also gives regular concerts.

McEwan Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Nov

Free

Parry's Blest pair of sirens, Parry's I was glad, Stanford's Magnificat Op. 164, and Finzi's Part songs.

  • 13:10

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

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

Edinburgh's Secret Vaudeville

A night of schmoozing, cocktailing, bopping and bedazzling. Featuring magic, character comedy, sketch, stand-up, improv, cabaret, dance and much more.

Angels' Share Hotel & Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

£12–£15 / 0131 247 7000

  • 19:00 – 01:00
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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

Tue 28 Oct

£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 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

Edinburgh Genre Group

A workshop style get-together for genre writers, offering discussion, critique and support.

Forest Centre +, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

£3 / 0131 229 4948

  • 18:30 – 20:00
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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
…and 11 more dates until 31 Dec

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 Yarn Festival

A festival aimed at 'yarn-enthusiasts of all flavours', this woolly bonanza caters for all who knit, crochet, embroider, spin, haberdash or just appreciate a darn good yarn.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 477 3500

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 477 3500

Edinburgh Iranian Festival

A welcome return for this volunteer-run biannual cultural festival, which celebrates the heritage and creativity of Iran. The programme features art, live music, comedy, film and a mini Iranian bazaar with nomadic tents and a teahouse.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary

Sun 8 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

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

Sat 1 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

Sun 2 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

Mon 3 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 6558

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