Events in Edinburgh

2,019 events within 5 miles

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Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Children's entertainment and an exciting Easter trail with chocolate eggs and prizes to be won at the end.

Gladstone's Land, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 4932120

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 4932120

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 4932120

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Georgian House, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 4932118

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 4932118

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 4932118

  • 10:00 – 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 22 Apr

Newhailes, Musselburgh (3.2 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932125

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 19 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932125

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932125

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932125

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Old MacDonald Had A Farm

A mix of live action, puppetry and animation telling the tale of Old MacDonald and his lively farm.

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Tue 14 Oct

£7 (Family £26) / 0131 665 2240

  • 14:00

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Sat 15 Nov

£24.50–£26 / 0844 871 3014

The Singing Kettle: Fantastic Funfair

Thrills and spills as the Kettle gang take on the helter skelters and merry-go-rounds of the funfair! With old songs including 'Apples and Bananas' and 'My Aunt Came Back' as well as some brand new ditties, plus the all-important chance for kids to join the team onstage.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre (0.9 miles)

Sun 15 Jun

£13 (Family £48) / 0131 529 6000

  • 12:00
  • 15:00

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 19 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard on their 'Setting Sons' 25th anniversary tour.

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 16 May

£20 / 0131 225 2564

Pirate Gran

You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Thu 31 Jul

Udderbelly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Udderbelly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Breakfast with the Bunny

Easter games and an appearance from the bunny at breakfast. Booking is essential.

Hard Rock Café, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Sun 20 Apr

£11.95 (Children £7.50) / 0131 260 3000

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Old Town Street Food Festival

Edinburgh gets on the street food train in a big way with its first multi-vendor street food festival. Get your paws on mac'n'cheese, burgers, po boys, tacos, grilled cheese and more delish eats, plus craft beer and cider to wash it all down. There are also four stages with local bands and DJs bringing the tunes.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

The Bee Man Of Orn

An adaptation of Frank R Stockton's tale of a man in search of his former self.

Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre

£8 (£7) / 0131 225 4825

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Theatre

£8 (£7) / 0131 225 4825

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Theatre

£8 (£7) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 9 Aug back to top

Big Day In

Avoid the mud and head along to this one day mini-festival all under the roof of the Electric Circus. Confirmed so far Roman Nose, Birdhead, Miracle Strip, Indian Red Lopez, Carbs, Man of Moon and Gymnast play live with DJ sets from TYCI, Glasgow Podcart and Kitchen Disco.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sun 20 Apr

Early bird £8; standard £12 / 0131 226 4224

Bailey's Stardust

If there had been no David Bailey, Austin Powers would have had to invent him. The great British celebrity photographer of his era, Bailey has taken numerous iconic portraits over a 50-year career. This touring exhibition features over 250 portraits, arranged thematically.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Fri 27 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

Sat 28 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

Sun 29 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

…and 113 more dates until 20 Oct

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Hands-on science for adults, children and families in venues across the city with programme ranging from the entertaining to the controversial and, of course, the icky. City Art Centre is transformed into a hub for science fun (and learning) where kids can unwrap a mummy, inspect the inside of an eyeball or programme…

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

Sat 19 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

Sun 20 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

The Nation // Live | Work, Union, Civil War, Faith, Roots

A major new exhibition created through five community outreach projects, investigating the impact of themes that define the national narrative. Groups in Clydebank, Inverness, Dumfriesshire and Skye took part and among participating artists are Drew Wright and Daniel Warren.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 16 more dates until 6 May

51 Shades of Maggie

  • Written by: Leesa Harker

Comedy spoof of 50 Shades of Grey tells the story of lovable Maggie Muff and her search for love. Maggie is a working class girl who, like most women, has been let down by all the men in her life.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Fri 2 May

£21 / 0844 871 3014

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Bruce Munro: Field of Light

Installation artist Bruce Munro sets up 9500 glass spheres and then turns on the lights to make us all ohh and ahh.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Saturday morning)

Sat 19 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Sunday morning)

Sun 20 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Monday morning)
…and 6 more dates until 26 Apr

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

The classic tale of young Alice and her magical wonderland adventures, brought to life with puppets and exciting characters.

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Living Lights

Living Lights photographic exhibition reveals how emission of light by living organisms is used for a variety of reasons, including fireflies who use periodic flashing to attract mates; dinoflagellates that make the sea sparkle at night; anglerfish whose bioluminescent lures attract prey and squid that expel luminescent…

The Mound, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Record Store Day at VoxBox

VoxBox celebrate Record Store Day with a mixed bill live bill featuring Stanley Odd, LAW Holt, Tuff Love, Pictish Trail (solo set) and Book Group. Plus a book launch at noon as Ian Rankin talks to Simon Goddard about his new book Simply Thrilled: The Preposterous Story of Postcard Records.

VoxBox Music, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 629 6775

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

Work by photographers from around the world, with images from established professionals alongside that of students and gifted amateurs, including the competition winner, Spencer Murphy's portrait of jockey Katie Walsh.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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The Beehive Comedy Club

Ben Verth presents a weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 19 Apr

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 25 Apr

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 27 more dates until 26 Jul

Craig Campbell: Thrilling Mic Hunt

Enthusiastic storytelling and sharp wit from the Canadian stand-up.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Fri 15 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Stand III

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 24 Aug

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Thu 1 May

£15 (£14) / 0131 665 2240

  • 20:00

Noise Next Door Comedy Lock-In

Bound & Gagged Comedy by arrangement with CKP. This brand new breed of comedy club is a 21st-century mash-up of stand-up, panel shows, and after-hours banter. Indulge yourself in an evening of shameless entertainment. Previous guests have included Daniel Sloss, Andrew Lawrence, Isy Suttie, Zoe Lyons and Rob…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Tartan Underground

Scottish acoustic talent.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 30 May

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Wed 30 Jul

Grand

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Grand

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Grand

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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