Events within 5 miles of Edinburgh

1,246 events within 5 miles

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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 (1.0 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Sat 28 Feb

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Sun 1 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

…and 50 more dates until 20 Apr

Edinburgh Fair Trade Festival

An Edinburgh festival to promote and celebrate fair trade. Combining fair trade stalls, speakers, refreshments, music and more.

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 10:30 – 14:30

The War On Drugs

Cosmic Americana from this Philadelphia band.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 28 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 228 1155

  • 19:00

The Slab Boys

Seminal piece of Scottish theatre by John Byrne depicting one Friday in the life of the boys who work in the slab room of a Paisley carpet factory.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Tue 10 Mar

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 11 Mar

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 12 Mar

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 14 Mar

Dirty Dancing

  • Directed by: Sarah Tipple
  • Written by: Eleanor Bergstein

See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 28 Feb

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Mon 2 Mar

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

…and 11 more dates until 14 Mar back to top

Hot Mess

Queer dance party where the focus is on the music, which is a heady mix of pop classics, obscure synthwave, house, techno and disco from the safe hands of DJ Simonotron.

The Annexe at the Liquid Room, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

£4 before 11.30pm; £6 after / 0131 225 2564

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Michael McGoldrick, John Doyle & John McCusker

Traditional music from master flautist McGoldrick (Flook, Lunasa and Capercaillie), McCusker (Battlefield Band) and guitarist Doyle.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Thu 12 Mar

£17.50 / 0131 668 2019

  • 20:00

Winter Astronomy Evenings

Find out about the history of the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and discover more about the night sky. Booking is essential.

Royal Observatory, Edinburgh (2.0 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

£4 (£3; Children £3) / 0131 6688404

  • 18:30 – 19:30
  • 20:00 – 21:00

Fri 6 Mar

£4 (£3; Children £3) / 0131 6688404

  • 18:30 – 19:30
  • 20:00 – 21:00

Fri 13 Mar

£4 (£3; Children £3) / 0131 6688404

  • 18:30 – 19:30
  • 20:00 – 21:00
…and 6 more dates until 24 Apr

The Typist

Flamenco theatre production with film and live music.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

£6–£12 / 0131 228 1404

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Sat 28 Feb

£6–£12 / 0131 228 1404

  • 19:30 – 21:00

The King's Speech

  • Directed by: Roxana Silbert
  • Written by: David Seidler

David Seidler's play which he later adapted into the 2010 film about King George VI and his relationship with speech therapist and failed actor Lionel Logue.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Mon 18 May

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 19 May

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 20 May

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 3 more dates until 23 May back to top

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 553 1876

Lovers Freeze, with Hector Bizerk, Helen Mort, Eyes of Others, Paul Hullah and Martin Metcalfe.

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Twelve Angry Men

  • Directed by: Christopher Haydon
  • Written by: Henry Fonda

A jury must decide the fate of a young man accused of killing his father in this depiction of the tense 1957 film that starred Henry Fonda.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 28 Feb

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Les Bof!

French-language garage rockers from Edinburgh.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 556 7060

  • 19:30

Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Nov

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 27 Feb

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 28 Feb

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 6 Mar

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 41 more dates until 25 Jul back to top

Linkwood

Elusive DJ/producer steps out from the shadows with his organic house sounds.

511, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 28 Feb

£8 / 0131 557 5830

Northern Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

  • Written by: Prokofiev

Northern Ballet's Shakespeare adaptation of the classic tale of star crossed lovers. The timeless ballet is set to Prokofiev's unforgettable score and played live by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre (0.9 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

£12–£36 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 28 Feb

£12–£36 / 0131 529 6000

The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

The classic ballet about a prince who falls in love with a swan maiden, filmed live at the Royal Ballet.

Cineworld Fountainpark, Edinburgh (2.2 miles)

Tue 17 Mar

0871 200 2000

Winter To Spring

Landscapes, cityscapes, pictures of horses and abstract paintings from gallery artists.

Flaubert Gallery, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

Free / 0131 225 5007

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0131 225 5007

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0131 225 5007

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 51 more dates until 30 Apr

Nightvision

House and techno heavyweights Musika have banded together with bass titans Xplicit to create a series of events across the city with an aim to pave the way for a new era of electronic music.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

£16.87

With Shy FX and Dismantle.

Sat 7 Mar

prices vary

With Hannah Wants.

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Placebo

The angsty Gothic alt.rockers perform track from their latest Loud Like Love.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh (3.6 miles)

Sat 28 Feb

£29.50 / 0131 477 3500

Waverley Market @ Platform 2

Fifty stalls set up in Waverley by Local Motive Markets, offering ethical and local products from fresh produce to crafts.

Waverley Station, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 13 Mar

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 69 more dates until 8 Jul 2016

Six Week Dressmaking Class

A class for those with intermediate dressmaking skills, which teaches participants how to make a made to measure dress. To take part, you should be comfortable using a sewing machine and have made simple projects in the past.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh (0.6 miles)

Wed 4 Mar

£120 / 07807 124697

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Wed 11 Mar

£120 / 07807 124697

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Wed 18 Mar

£120 / 07807 124697

  • 18:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 1 Apr

Alasdair Roberts

Spectral singer-songwriter with ancient folk leanings.

Traverse Bar Café, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Mon 2 Mar

£10 / 0131 228 5383

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Caucasian Chalk Circle

A production of Bertolt Brecht's famous drama, which tells the powerful story of two women who both claim to be the mother of a child. This performance has been translated by Scottish writer Alistair Beaton and directed by the Lyceum's artistic director Mark Thomson.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Fri 27 Feb

£15–£29 evening ticket (concessions from £10; Matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Sat 28 Feb

£15–£29 evening ticket (concessions from £10; Matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Tue 3 Mar

£15–£29 evening ticket (concessions from £10; Matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

…and 9 more dates until 14 Mar back to top