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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 30 Oct

Free / 07896 745991

Geoff Holder: Zombies From History

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.

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.

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.

Gibson Hall, Garelochhead

Sat 15 Nov

£8 (Children free) / 01436 810403

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.

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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 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.

Leith Links, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 661 7100

Sun 30 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 661 7100

Edinburgh's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the east 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

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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

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 25 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 8 Nov

Free

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

MoRunning Edinburgh

Run either a 5k or a 10k distance around Holyrood Park in support of Prostate Cancer UK. You can either grow a moustache for the event or, if your genetics don't allow for face fuzz, draw or stick a novelty one on. Fancy dress is actively encouraged with a prize for the best look.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Nov

£16–£20 for the 5k; £22–£28 for the 10k / 0131 652 8150

Early bird entries available until 15 Oct.

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 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 13 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 668 2019

Christmas pieces, conducted by John Gormley.

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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.

Edinburgh Gang Show

A host of Edinburgh's Scouts and Guides join together in this annual event featuring music, comedy and dance.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Nov

£10–£16.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 19 Nov

£10–£16.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 20 Nov

£10–£16.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 22 Nov

Edinburgh Restaurant Festival

Two flavoursome weeks of foodie events and offers at Edinburgh bars and restaurants. Meet the brewers of local beers at the West End Beer Festival, head out on a great gin treasure hunt and enjoy a feast courtesy of some of Edinburgh's top chefs including Mark Greenaway, Craig Sandle, Stuart Ralston and Paul Wedgwood at…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Thu 23 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

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

Tue 25 Nov

£5 / 0131 558 7272

Edinburgh's Scottish Market

Show you're blue-and-white through and through at this local food and drink market, with seafood, craft beer, butteries and other delicious treats for sale.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 22 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 23 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

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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

Fri 7 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sat 8 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sun 9 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

…and 22 more dates until 31 Aug 2015

Edinburgh Techno Cartel

Massive techno and bass night.

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£6 (£5) / 0131 220 2987

Edinburgh Antique Fair

An excellent selection of antiques and vintage items.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Nov

£4 / 0131 335 6200

Sun 23 Nov

£4 / 0131 335 6200

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.

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 Christmas Walk

A wintery walk through the Botanic Garden, by the Water of Leith and finishing in Inverleith park via Stockbridge. All walkers get a medal and a goody bag.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

£0–£20 / 0131 208 2500

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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 29 Oct

£0.50 / 0131 529 5616

Wed 5 Nov

£0.50 / 0131 529 5616

Wed 12 Nov

£0.50 / 0131 529 5616

…and 7 more dates until 31 Dec

Edinburgh Christmas Run

Raise funds for a range of worthy charities with this festive 5k around Inverleith Park. Times and positions are recorded, plus there are first, second and third place prizes and a medal/goody bag combo for all runners.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

£0–£20

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 Wedding Fair

Over 130 exhibitors showcase their wedding bounty including cakes, flowers and stationary. Plus the Fashion Show co-ordinated by the Scottish Wedding Directory gives you a chance to see those gowns and suits in action.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Nov

£5 / 0131 477 3500

Sun 9 Nov

£5 / 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

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