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Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre

Shrek the Musical
12 December 2017 - 7 January 2018

January 2018
Fri 12 January 2018 A Country Night in Nashville
Sat 13 Jan 2018 Showaddywaddy
Mon 15 - Sat 20 Jan 2018 Flashdance
Mon 29 Jan 2018 The Simon and Garfunkel Story
Wed 31 Jan 2018 Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

Get your tickets below or in person at The Edinburgh Playhouse Box Office.



Edinburgh Zoo 2017

Edinburgh Zoo

Giant Lanterns of China

December 1 - 28 February 2018
This winter, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo will be home to The Giant Lanterns of China, an installation of over 450 dazzling giant lanterns that will illuminate the Zoo for 50 awe-inspiring nights.

Be wowed by Chinese performers, enjoy wintery hot drinks and snacks and shop in our Christmas marketplace featuring hand-made crafts from Chinese artisans.

The partnership to create the lanterns stems from a long standing relationship between RZSS and Sichuan, the birth place of Edinburgh Zoo’s giant pandas. #GiantLanterns

Edinburgh Magazine

i-On Magazine Edinburgh 2018

View the latest lifestyle magazine. In this last Edinburgh issue in its current format, we've packed a lot in to tide you over until we're back with our shiny, new magazine! December 2017

City Art Centre

Edinburgh Museums & Galleries

"I am delighted to introduce our new What’s On guide highlighting
exhibitions and events taking place across the museum and gallery
venues owned by the City of Edinburgh Council.

The latter half of 2017 will see new exhibitions and permanent
displays open in different venues, as well as the temporary closure
of one the most loved city attractions, the Museum of Childhood.
At the City Art Centre, the highly popular exhibition Edinburgh
Alphabet: An A-Z of the City’s Collections continues its run until
the 8th October, following which four new displays will open
spanning art, contemporary craft and architecture.

Fans of Ian Rankin will still be able to see the Rebus30 exhibition at
the Writers Museum, while a new temporary exhibition Our Story at
the Museum of Edinburgh explores the history of Edinburgh’s Faith

Finally, the Museum of Childhood on the Royal Mile will be closing
towards the end of October for around 5 months to allow for an
exciting redevelopment of the ground floor gallery, which will see a
new, multi-media display exploring 150 years of childhood.
We look forward to welcoming you"

- Councillor Donald Wilson | Convener of Culture & Communities

What's On Brochure - Our new What's On guide is now available.

Edinburgh Art Fair

Edinburgh Art Fair 2017

17 - 19 November 2017

Euro Hostel

Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls

We're located in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town just seconds from the Royal Mile, making us ideal for backpackers, shoppers, groups and concert/festival goers.

Address: Darroch Court, St John's Hill, Edinburgh EH8 9UQ
Gallery / Booking Info at

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

Edinburgh Fringe

3 - 27 August 2018
Packed full of delights, discoveries, and disruptions. Whether you are a longstanding Fringe fan, or are discovering the festival for the first
time, you’re in for a treat. A feast of the best entertainment from around the world, some of the most exciting work being made on the planet, and shows of all art forms, from artists at every stage of their careers from all
over the world.

Copies of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme are available from the Fringe Shop at 180 High Street, Edinburgh, and from a large number of outlets. - Buy your Fringe Tickets.

Handmade Edinburgh

Handmade Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair

27 - 29 October 2017
Venue: The Hub Edinburgh. Buy gorgeous textiles, jewellery, ceramics, glass, furniture and more from our handpicked selection of designer-makers! Makers will be on hand throughout the weekend to talk to you about their work and showcase their collections.

Corn Exchange Wedding Fair 2017

Weekend Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 November 2017

Venue: Edinburgh Corn Exchange, EH14 1RJ
Advance tickets at

Elk & Wolf Edinburgh

Elk & Wolf

Come and explore the delights at our new shop today. We are open 11- 4pm, 'The Arches' located at East Market st past Waverly train station.

Edinburgh Corn Exchange

Edinburgh Corn Exchange

Big Big Christmas Parties

Our sellout Big Big Party Nights return for 2017, bigger and better than ever before. Join over 850 guests for Edinburgh’s biggest and best festive party. #Cornxmas

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

Shoe retailer Brantano will be taking part in the world’s biggest coffee morning in a bid to raise vital funds to help ensure no one faces the fight against cancer alone. Stores up and down the country will be opening their doors on Friday 30 September from 9am with shoppers invited to chomp down on delicious cake and gulp down refreshing drinks. The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is hosted by charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Last year’s event raised £25 million. Brantano aims to raise £40,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support, its chosen charity for this year. For more information on Brantano, go to
To find out more about Macmillan Cancer Support, visit

Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival

Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival

23- 25 November 2017
Venue: Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, EH8 9SU
Yes, it’s back! Edinburgh's biggest and best celebration of craft beer returns for November 2017 with more brewers, more street food and, of course, more craft beer!

We've curated a fantastic line-up for this year’s festival, featuring some the best brewers from Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Europe. We’ll be welcoming some familiar faces from our region and also introducing new breweries from further afield that are producing some delicious beers. As well as the opportunity to sample exclusive beers not available anywhere apart from the festival, there’ll be tasty snacks from top street-food vendors and a great roster of DJs and live music. 
Tickets from:

Nisbets Opens Its Second Scottish Store

Vintage Fair Edinburgh 2017

Affordable Vintage Fair Edinburgh

Sunday 17 Sep 2017
Where: The Assembly Rooms
54 St George St Edinburgh EH2 2LR

We’re going ALL OUT, bringing even more affordable vintage traders from our troupe to get you stocked-up with vintage at bargain prices. Featuring FASHION, ACCESSORIES, MENSWEAR, HOMEWARES, HAIR & BEAUTY and much, much more! Traders will be showcasing some of their best new season stock just for you!

Shopped by the likes of Florence & the Machine, Pixie Lott and Chloe Sevigny, Judy’s remain the UK’s largest vintage marketplace, featured in Vogue, Elle & Stylist.

Edinburgh Marathon Medals

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018

26 & 27 May 2018
Registration here. This should be a busy weekend in Edinburgh with accommodation selling out early! See our Edinburgh Marathon Hotels

Digital Entertainment Festival

3 - 27 August 2017
Explore the future of entertainment through VR, games, event cinema and more at Edinburgh's newest festival. The festival will feature a diverse programme of live performances, installations, experiences and workshops, all of which explore and inspire new ideas that blend technology and art. The festival takes place in and around the Assembly Rooms on George Street, in the heart of Edinburgh’s new town. Four indoor venues are transformed into performance, exhibition and workshop spaces while George Street becomes an outdoor extension of the festival with interactive installations, food stalls and a themed bar.

Fruitmarket Art Gallery Current Exhibitions

The Fruitmarket Gallery

Exhibition: Jac Leirner 'Add It Up'
1 July - 22 October 2017

Brazilian artist Jac Leirner presents her first solo exhibition in Scotland, combining work from major collections with new work made especially for Fruitmarket audiences.

Address: 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
Admission free. Open seven days, all year round.

Jac Leirner

Royal Highland Show

Royal Highland Show

21 - 24 June 2018
Get a copy of the printed show guide at the entrances and kiosks around the showground, for an easy-to-read list of all that is on, where and when. It also tells you something about the cast of thousands and includes a handy pull-out map, so you can find your way around this vast showground. The Royal Highland Show is one of Scotland's most iconic events, showcasing the very best of farming food and rural life. A great day out for everyone of all ages

Where? Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, EH28 8NB

Foodies Festival 2017

Edinburgh, Inverleith Park
4, 5 & 6 August 2017
Foodies Festival is delighted to announce the return of the UK's biggest celebration of food and drink in 2017 with the visual and culinary feast proclaimed the “Gastronomic Glastonbury”. With the new and exciting Healthy Living focus of the festival, Grow Your Own, Creative Summer Workshops and Dessert & Cake Theatre, 2017 is set to be the best year yet! Tickets are on sale now and are available at

Scottish Real Ale Festival 2016

Scottish Real Ale Festival

Thu 6 - Sat 8 July 2017
Where: Corn Exchange Edinburgh
The Festival will be open from noon to 10:30 pm each day.
Entry - £6 or £4 for card carrying CAMRA members.
Includes one free badged glass (pint or half-pint) and a free souvenir programme. FREE admission to all subsequent sessions on presentation of your glass!

Edinburgh Food Festival

Edinburgh Food Festival

26 - 30 July 2017
Where: Assembly George Square Gardens.
Offering revellers a wide variety of Scotland’s finest produce to enjoy, food producers from around the country will fill the gardens, there’s something for everyone. #EdFoodFest17

With the iconic Spiegeltent Palais Du Variete as its centrepiece, a variety of headline shows will take place over the five days providing great interactive entertainment.

The Scottish Half Marathon

Sunday 24 September 2017
The Scottish Half Marathon & 10K takes place just outside Edinburgh, and is a fantastic addition to the UK's running calendar. Route: Fast & flat. The route starts at Meadowmill Sports Centre. It then takes in the magnificent Golf Coast before finishing at Musselburgh Racecourse. Enter at

Street of Light

The Virgin Money Street of Light

Until Christmas Eve, an architectural installation of 26 arches of 60,000 lights will run along the Royal Mile, from City Chambers to the Tron Kirk. Enter the stunning canopy of light, rising up to 19 metres high and listen to music sung and played by choirs from across Edinburgh synchronised to the lights. With music from the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, the Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus, Edinburgh Royal Choral Union and the Edinburgh Police Choir. The free event lasts for 20 minutes
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Edinburgh International Festival

Opening Event 'Deep Time'

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360 Degree Movies of Edinburgh

Panoramas of Edinburgh - Visit our page with interactive 360 degree street views taken in and around the city.

Edinburgh Castle & Rooftops

Far reaching views of Edinburgh from Calton Hill
Amazing views from Calton Hill.

Panorama, View towards Waverley Bridge
View East towards Waverley Bridge.


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