Events within 2 miles of EH4 1EZ

1,542 events within 2 miles

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Magners' Summer Nights

The second annual Magners-sponsored festival features a series of live music gigs in Glasgow and Edinburgh open-air venues. The lineup features Roddy Frame, Glasvegas, James, The Flaming Lips, The Waterboys, Echo & the Bunnymen, King Creosote, Joan Armatrading and Ben Folds with yMusic.

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Wed 26 Aug

£32.50–£40

  • 18:30

Thu 27 Aug

£32.50–£40

  • 18:30

Fri 28 Aug

£32.50–£40

  • 18:30

The Science of Game of Thrones

A new series of dazzling skullduggery, bloodshed and frozen-zombie-warrior-creatures begins! Join us for an evening of Ice and Fire (though if we're honest about it, mostly Fire). Award-winning comedian Helen Keen and explosive science communicator *Ian Simmons *from Newcastle's Centre for Life, bring you experiments and…

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Fri 10 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Game Masters

Massive touring exhibition celebrating the varied history of computer gaming. With more than 125 playable games to work your way through, get stuck into arcade games, physical games (think Dance Battle et al), consoles, PCs and many more. On top of this, there's also displays of concept art, interactive displays and…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Mon 30 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Tue 31 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Wed 1 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

…and 19 more dates until 20 Apr

Balkanarama

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

Studio 24, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Fri 3 Apr

£9–£10 / 0131 558 3758

Joined by Tantz (live).

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Hop around on the trail of Lindt Gold Bunny. Follow the clues to lead you to the chocolatey treat.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Mon 30 Mar

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:00

Tue 31 Mar

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:00

Wed 1 Apr

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:00
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52 Shades of Maggie

The sequel to 51 Shades of Maggie follows Maggie Muff and her pal Sally-Ann as they try to organise a party in the pub. Will things go as planned? What do you think?

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.3 miles)

Sun 3 May

£21 / 0844 871 3014

National Trust for Scotland & Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Turn eggsplorer this Easter as you follow the trail, collect the clues, solve the puzzle and win a Cadbury treat.

Georgian House, Edinburgh (0.5 miles)

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2118

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2118

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2118

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Mon 6 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2118

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Gladstone's Land, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2120

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2120

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2120

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Mon 6 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2120

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Simple Minds

The Scotrock stalwarts make the rounds on this greatest hits tour, following their popular 5x5 tour in 2012.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (0.8 miles)

Tue 7 Apr

£39.50–£49.50 / 0131 228 1155

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 (1.3 miles)

Sat 6 Jun

£24–£25 / 0844 871 3014

Big Country

A re-formed configuration of the veteran Scotrockers whose hits include 'Fields of Fire' and 'In a Big Country'. They are joined on this leg of the tour by special guests Stevie Agnew, Dave Sharp and Simon Hugh.

Teviot, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Sat 19 Dec

£27 / 0131 650 4673

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Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 11 Jul

£14.50–£18.50 / 0131 529 6000

Andy Williams Christmas Spectacular starring The Osmonds

Join Donny, Marie, Jimmy et al as they take on Andy Williams' Christmas Spectacular.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Mon 21 Dec

£35.70 / 0131 668 2019

Old Town Street Food Festival

Edinburgh gets on the street food train in a big way with a multi-vendor street food festival. Get your paws on a range of delish dishes as you jam out to over 20 acts, including the Holy Ghosts, Crash Club, Acrylic, Indigo Velvet and Have Mercy Las Vegas.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 622 6802

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Dr Bunhead's Exploding Easter Egg Show

Join Dr Bunhead for some serious Easter action with rainbow foam fountains, an Easter egg explosion and a bunny bazooka. Ages 7+.

George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh (1.5 miles)

Fri 10 Apr

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sat 11 Apr

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis

Twelve acrobats and multidisciplinary artists present an uninterrupted stream of acrobatics, music, images and drawings accompanied by an original musical score and video projections.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre (1.4 miles)

Wed 1 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 2 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 3 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

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Monkey Barrel Comedy

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

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 4 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 10 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 31 more dates until 25 Jul

Martin Aelred

Aelred (tenor) performs classical contemporary songs.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Sun 31 May

£15

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Sufjan Stevens

To celebrate the release of his forth coming album Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens opens his European tour with a special date at the Edinburgh International Festival. Carrie & Lowell was recorded by Stevens alongside Casey Foubert, Laura Veirs, Nedelle Torrisi, Sean Carey, Ben Lester and Thomas Bartlett. The…

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.3 miles)

Sun 30 Aug

£20 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Colin Steele Quintet

Trumpeter Colin Steele and his classic award-winning quintet Michael Buckley (saxophone), Dave Milligan (piano), Calum Gourlay (bass) and Stu Ritchie (drums).

The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre (1.4 miles)

Wed 27 May

£15 / 0131 622 8086

Eight & Twenty

House and techno night.

511, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 25 Apr

£5 / 0131 557 5830

  • 22:00 – 03:00
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Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.3 miles)

Tue 20 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 21 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 22 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

…and 15 more dates until 8 Nov

ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein

A three-room display of the work of Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997), the man who made Ben-Day dots into his signature style. This display brings together for the first time works by the wittiest of the pop artists.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh (0.4 miles)

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 284 more dates until 10 Jan 2016

The Chilli Dogs

Country, blues and Americana with a hint of Western swing.

The Canons' Gait Craft Beer Bar & Kitchen, Edinburgh (1.5 miles)

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 556 4481

  • 20:30 – 23:00

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 0131 556 4481

  • 20:30 – 23:00

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 0131 556 4481

  • 20:30 – 23:00
…and 14 more dates until 23 Jul

GastroFest

Science and gastronomy converge at this foodie mini-fest organised by Edinburgh International Science Festival. Food producers, chefs and mixologists help sciencey types explore the experiences of taste, disgust, pleasure and other aspects of consumption through demos, workshops, exhibitions and discussions.

Various venues: Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Sat 4 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

Sun 5 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

Mon 6 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

…and 13 more dates until 19 Apr

Hedda Gabler

A new version of Henrik Ibsen's famous play Hedda Gabler from Richard Eyre, which has been directed by Amanda Gaughan. Hedda's life looks respectable enough – she has a distinguished father, a reputable husband and a good home. In order to inject some excitement into her life, she finds that she must look to the lives of…

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Tue 31 Mar

£15–£29 evenings (concession from £10; matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Wed 1 Apr

£15–£29 evenings (concession from £10; matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Thu 2 Apr

£15–£29 evenings (concession from £10; matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

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