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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

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 6 Sep

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 09:30
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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'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
…and 2 more dates until 16 Oct

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.

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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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 6 Sep

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00
…and 14 more dates until 23 Dec

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
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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

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

Crown Comedy Edinburgh Preview #1

Zoe Lyons' full Edinburgh preview. With support from Dave Green, Chris Betts, Christian Talbot and MC Al Cowie.

The Crown, London SE3

Thu 28 May 2015

£7; £6 online ( £5)

  • 19:45 – 22:30

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 Doors Open Day

Edinburgh Doors Open Day is your annual chance to take a peak behind closed doors of the capital and visit some of the city's most fascinating buildings of architectural and historic interest in the city – all for free.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Times vary / Free

Sun 28 Sep

Times vary / Free

Edinburgh Ragged University Talks

Talks on a variety of themes organised by the Ragged University, promoting the message that learning is much more palatable when served up with a nice cold pint. All welcome.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 0131 667 7533

Tonight: 'A Different Kind of Revolution' by Ciaran Healy and ‘How Accents Work’ By Lauren Hall-Lew.

  • 19:00
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