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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 16 Oct

Free / 07896 745991

Terry Rodgers: Skeptical Voting.

  • 19:30

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 07896 745991

Geoff Holder: Zombies From History

  • 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

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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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 4 Oct

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 18 Oct

Free

  • 09:30
…and 10 more dates until 27 Dec

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.

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

£10

Today's concert is Chants Sacrés - French Choral Masterworks', and includes Fauré's Cantique de Jean Racine, Duruflé's Quatre Motets sur des thèmes grégoriens and other works by Widor, Poulenc and Fauré.

  • 19:30

Edinburgh's Global Party

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

Cav, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Oct

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

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Thu 9 Oct

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

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Thu 16 Oct

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

  • 22:00 – 03:00

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 / 0131 557 2060

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

  • 19:30
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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 / 0131 651 2189

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

  • 13:10

Edinburgh Light Orchestra

From Coates to Ellis and from Wood to Sullivan, light music is enduringly popular and the Edinburgh Light Orchestra gives regular concerts celebrating this evocative repertoire.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Nov

£7.50–£11 / 0131 334 3140

A selection of favourites from stage, screen and British light music, with pieces by Sullivan, Richard Rodgers and others; vintage radio themes – In Town Tonight and Puffin’ Billy; plus the theme from Schindler’s List and A Salute to the Big Bands.

There's also a selection of music reflecting WW I, including 'Roses of Picardy', George Butterworth’s 'The Banks of Green Willow', Eric Coates’ 'Wood Nymphs' and 'Tommies’ Tunes'.

Plus a selection of songs from Trial by Jury, Iolanthe, Chu Chin Chow; Faust and others, sung by Bruce Graham.

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 28 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

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 26 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Edinburgh Techno Cartel

Massive techno and bass night.

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£6 (£5) / 0131 220 2987

  • 23:00 – 03:00
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Edinburgh Antique Fair

An excellent selection of antiques and vintage items.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

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

£14 (£12; students £5; Children free) / 0131 229 1142

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

  • 19:30

Sat 21 Mar 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 229 1142

Rutter, European Sacred Music; W O Minay, Drop Drop Slow Tears; Morten Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium; Gabriel Jackson, O Sacrum Convivium and Britten, Rejoice in the Lamb.

Sat 30 May 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 229 1142

Poulenc, Gloria; Duruflé, Requiem and Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe.

Edinburgh Genre Group

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

Forest Centre +, Edinburgh

Mon 20 Oct

£3 / 0131 229 4948

  • 18:30 – 21:00

New Edinburgh Writers

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

Fountainbridge Library, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Oct

£0.50 / 0131 529 5616

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 15 Oct

£0.50 / 0131 529 5616

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 22 Oct

£0.50 / 0131 529 5616

  • 18:00 – 20:00
…and 10 more dates until 31 Dec

Edinburgh Fortean Society

Talks and lectures from members of the society covering strange sightings in the sky and ghostly goings on.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Tue 14 Oct

Free / 0131 667 7533

  • 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 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 Art Fair

The chance to peruse and pick up artwork from over 60 exhibitors from the UK and the rest of Europe. Thousands of pieces by 20th and 21st century artists are on offer, and there's also a fully licenced café and bar.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01875 819595

Sat 15 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01875 819595

Sun 16 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01875 819595

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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