Events in Edinburgh

1,429 events within 5 miles

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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£24–£25 / 0844 871 3014

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

Billy Connolly: High Horse

The Big Yin of Scottish stand-up takes a break from all that globe-trotting and acting for a Scottish stand-up tour. A rare chance to see live what made him famous. Connolly's talent for spinning a great yarn began back in his 1960s folkie days, when his sets veered off from music to storytelling. Since then, he's…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 4 Oct

prices vary / 0131 228 1155

Sun 5 Oct

prices vary / 0131 228 1155

Tue 7 Oct

prices vary / 0131 228 1155

…and 3 more dates until 16 Oct

Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, VJs and a live jam session.

Potterrow, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 24 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 650 4673

Featuring Smash Kafana.

  • 22:00 – 03:00

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 (2.1 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

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Nick Harper

Singer, songwriter and virtuoso guitarist Nick 'son of Roy' Harper takes his show on the road – attention all 'Harponauts' (as the man himself calls them).

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Fri 17 Oct

£12.37 / 0131 225 1757

Billboard for Edinburgh: Charles Avery

The Ingleby's 25th artist to take part in their art-for-all public installation is Charles Avery, with We Don't Stay Here Because of Gravity.

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Tue 30 Sep

24 hours / Free / 0131 556 4441

Wed 1 Oct

24 hours / Free / 0131 556 4441

Thu 2 Oct

24 hours / Free / 0131 556 4441

…and 28 more dates until 30 Oct

An Evening with Royal Blind and LK Bennett

Fashion, prosecco and nibbles with the Royal Blinde team, plus L K Bennett are offering 20% discount on purchases made on the night. All proceeds directly to the Royal Blind.

LK Bennett, Edinburgh (1.5 miles)

Thu 2 Oct

£10 / 0131 229 1456

  • 18:30 – 20:30

An Evening With Yotam Ottolenghi

Chef and food writer Yotam Ottolenghi discusses his new cookbook, Plenty More. Yotam is also signing copies of the book after the event.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Mon 10 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £12.50 / 0131 248 4848

Botanic Lights

Follow a trail of light through the Botanic Garden and see it illuminated as you've never seen it before.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (2.0 miles)

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

Fri 31 Oct

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

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Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Regeneration

Play based on Pat Barker's 1991 novel about Siegfried Sasson and his fellow officers, and the treatment they received at Craiglockhart hospital during WWI.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 2 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 3 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

F-Holes

Take sketch comedy, add an orchestra, and you've pretty much got what F-Holes is all about.

Paradise Palms, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 225 4186

  • 21:00 – 22:30

Fireworks Extravaganza

To keep up with audience demand there are two fireworks displays at George Watson's Rugby Stadium. Both shows feature a full programme of entertainment, including Delighters Fire Circus Theatre, rock choir and pipe band. Plus plenty of hot food and drink. Book online via the SLA charity website; early booking advised.

George Watson's Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh (2.9 miles)

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50–£7.50 (Family £24–£26; under 2s free) / 0131 629 9112

  • 16:10
  • 18:40

Sunset Song

Marking a hundred years since the start of WWI, Sell a Door Theatre Company revives Alastair Cording’s faithful adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s classic story, recently voted Scotland’s most popular novel of all time.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre (0.9 miles)

Tue 7 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Wed 8 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 9 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30
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Jersey Boys

The electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Wed 8 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 9 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Fri 10 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 13 more dates until 25 Oct

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

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Tue 30 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Wed 1 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Thu 2 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 29 more dates until 31 Oct

Kill Johnny Glendenning

A murderous comedy about the Glasgow underworld. Co-production between the Royal Lyceum Theatre and Citizens Theatre.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00

Thu 2 Oct

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30

Sat 4 Oct

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 4 more dates until 11 Oct

Little Pebble

Edinburgh singer-songwriter Little Pebble is part of the Fence Collective.

Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh (1.5 miles)

Sat 4 Oct

£5–£7 inc 7" Picture Disc / 0131 229 1442

With Gummi Bako and Road To Tokyo.

Bolder album launch, written to raise awareness of Crohn's and Colitis UK.

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Eric and Little Ern

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Dick Hills

A tribute to the stage and screen duo, performed by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens.

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Fri 14 Nov

£17 (£15) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

The Dreamboys

The ultimate ladies night featuring some of the best looking boys in an all male glamour extravaganza.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Fri 14 Nov

£23.50 / 0844 871 3014

Cav, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 4 Oct

£25 / 0131 228 3252

  • 18:30

Sat 11 Oct

£25 / 0131 228 3252

  • 18:30

Sat 18 Oct

£25 / 0131 228 3252

  • 18:30
…and 10 more dates until 27 Dec

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Wed 13 May 2015

£22.50–£24.50 / 0844 871 3014

The Solid Silver 60s Show 2014

Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Vanity Fare, Chris Montez, Chris Farlow and Brian Poole & the Tremelos.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£25.50–£29.50 / 0844 871 3014

Ceilidh Club

Ceilidh dancing, furious fiddlers and callers from the Edinburgh Ceilidh Club lead you through the steps.

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Tue 7 Oct

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 20:00 – 23:00

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Heeliegoleerie guest.

  • 20:00

Tue 14 Oct

£6 / 0131 560 1581

The Full Scottish play live.

  • 20:00
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