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More details - Giant Lanterns of China - Myths & Legends
EDINBURGH ZOO BRINGS MYTHS & LEGENDS TO LIFE AT THE GIANT LANTERNS OF CHINA This winter, the Giant Lanterns of China return to RZSS Edinburgh Zoo for a new and exciting adventure.
RZSS Edinburgh Zoo 134 Corstorphine Rd Edinburgh
Tue 15 Jan 19

More details - Puzzled Pint
Puzzled Pint is a casual, social puzzle solving event which happens in pubs around the world on the second Tuesday of every month. To take part, solve the location puzzle on the Puzzled Pint website and the solution will lead you to a local pub in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh City Centre, Edinburgh
Tue 8 Jan 19

More details - Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest at Camera Obscura 2019
The wait is over – Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest is back, and we’re about to blast off! This year, we’re all about outer space and exploring the galaxy.
Castlehill
Mon 7 Jan 19

More details - Christmas lights with a difference at Edinburgh Zoo's Giant Lanterns
RZSS Edinburgh Zoo has transformed into a magical, winter wonderland filled with fairy tales and mythical creatures at Scotland’s only Chinese lantern festival, The Giant Lanterns of China. Each night, visitors can explore an enchanting nocturnal trail of Scottish myths and ancient Chinese legends around the Zoo.
RZSS Edinburgh Zoo 134 Corstorphine Rd Edinburgh
Fri 21 Dec 18

More details - The Mother
Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Story of the Mother, this thrilling dance adaptation The Mother premieres in Edinburgh this December starring internationally acclaimed principle ballerina, Natalia Osipova. This enchanting production has a strictly limited run of only two performances.
Pentland Theatre, Pleasance at EICC, 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh
Fri 21 Dec 18

More details - Speed Dating in Edinburgh
Speed Dating in Edinburgh How speed dating in Edinburgh works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Edinburgh event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating.
Lulu 125b George Street Edinburgh United Kingdom
Tue 18 Dec 18

More details - Edinburgh Light Orchestra Christmas Concert
A Most Wonderful Christmas A fun-packed special programme of popular seasonal favourites for all the family.
The Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, Edinburgh
Sat 15 Dec 18

More details - Edinburgh care home helps spread festive cheer
On Saturday 15th December, from 12pm-4pm, the Care UK team at Cairdean House, on Redford Road, will open its doors for a Christmas celebration. On the day, there will be a live performance from the Edinburgh Gay Men’s Chorus.
Cairdean House, 185 Redford Road, Colinton, Edinburgh
Sat 15 Dec 18

More details - Puzzled Pint
Puzzled Pint is a casual, social puzzle solving event which happens in pubs around the world on the second Tuesday of every month. To take part, solve the location puzzle at www.puzzledpint.com - the solution will lead you to a local pub in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh City Centre, Edinburgh
Tue 11 Dec 18

More details - Christmas Baking Day
Come and spend a day at The Edinburgh New Town Cookery School baking lots of treats for Christmas. On this one day Christmas Baking Course we will show you how easy and quick it is to make your own mincemeat and pastry so that you will never use shop bought again, we will be making a christmas cake with a difference -...
7 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Wed 5 Dec 18

More details - Christmas Wreath making
Join us for a fun workshop learning to make your own traditional Christmas wreath. £20 includes all tools and materials needed to create your own handmade wreath using locally foraged holly and ivy, fir cones, dried fruit and berries. Festive drinks and nibbles will be provided.
Pennypit Centre Rope Walk Prestonpans Eh32 9bn
Sat 1 Dec 18

More details - Portobello Market in December
Altogether now . . . "It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas…" The next Portobello Market is on Saturday 1st December. We run from 9.30 until 1.30pm in Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello.
Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh
Sat 1 Dec 18

More details - Christmas Baking Day
Come and spend a day at The Edinburgh New Town Cookery School baking lots of treats for Christmas. On this one day Christmas Baking Course we will show you how easy and quick it is to make your own mincemeat and pastry so that you will never use shop bought again, we will be making a christmas cake with a difference -...
7 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Sat 1 Dec 18

More details - The Edinburgh Gin Lounge Festival
Get your festive season off to a Ginzzling start at The Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh 12-4pm Saturday 1st December 2018. We at the Gin Lounge are a happy band of gin enthusiasts putting together fun and interactive gin events to promote the joys of gin.
Edinburgh Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street , Edinburgh
Sat 1 Dec 18

More details - Coburg House Open Studios
15 Coburg Street Edinburgh
Fri 30 Nov 18

More details - 2018 Wreford Watson Lecture - 2018: The Year that shook Universities
The Wreford Watson Lecture Series commemorates the life and work of James Wreford Watson (1915-1990) a geographer and poet who formerly held the chair in the Geography Department at Edinburgh. The Lecture is given each year by a prominent intellectual from outwith or inside the academic discipline of Geography.
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High School Yards, Infirmary St
Thu 29 Nov 18

More details - Thom Artway LIVE
The singer, lyricist and guitarist Thom Artway is currently one of the most respected young musicians of the Czech music scene. His songs are captivating, creating a musically emotional world with introspective lyrics.
SNEAKY PETE’S 73 COWGATE
Mon 26 Nov 18

More details - Edinburgh Antiques & Collectors Fair
Take part in Scotland’s largest antiques event. Quality vintage clothing and accessories, jewellery, ceramics, collectables, Art Deco items, pens, walking sticks and much more awaits. ATM machine on the showground, on site catering in the hall and free car parking.
The Lowland Hall, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston Centre,
Sat 24 Nov 18

More details - Lock up their credit card in Black Friday Escape Room challenge
Escape Hunt Edinburgh invites shopaholics to win back their credit cards ahead of Black Friday Do you know someone that always blows the budget on Black Friday?
Escape Hunt Edinburgh, 24 Castle St, Edinburgh
Fri 23 Nov 18

More details - Speed Dating in Edinburgh
Speed Dating in Edinburgh How speed dating in Edinburgh works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Edinburgh event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating.
Slug and Lettuce, 8 Omni Centre, Greenside Place
Wed 21 Nov 18

More details - Fiddle Workshop with Jamie Laval
Celtic fiddle is about making people want to dance. We’ll start by learning the generic, stripped down versions of several classic tunes (reels, jigs, strathspeys, hornpipes). As the class progresses we’ll add layers of dance-inducing devices into the tunes.
SFF @ The Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance
Sun 18 Nov 18

More details - Jamie Laval at the Scots Fiddle Festival
American Jamie Laval is well-known to Scottish audiences from previous Scots Fiddle Festival appearances and many UK tours. His masterful command of the fiddle enables him to perform traditional Celtic music with unrivalled pathos and virtuosity.
SFF @ The Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance
Sat 17 Nov 18

More details - Edinburgh Zoo: The Giant Lanterns Of China
This winter, the Giant Lanterns of China return to RZSS Edinburgh Zoo for a new and exciting adventure. For 50 legendary nights, visitors can escape into a world of Scottish myths and ancient Chinese legends in a light spectacle featuring hundreds of dazzling lanterns at the Zoo’s biggest ever event.
RZSS Edinburgh Zoo 134 Corstorphine Rd Edinburgh
Fri 16 Nov 18

More details - Giant Lanterns of China - Myths & Legends
EDINBURGH ZOO BRINGS MYTHS & LEGENDS TO LIFE AT THE GIANT LANTERNS OF CHINA This winter, the Giant Lanterns of China return to RZSS Edinburgh Zoo for a new and exciting adventure.
RZSS Edinburgh Zoo 134 Corstorphine Rd Edinburgh
Fri 16 Nov 18

More details - Australian and New Zealand University Open Day in Edinburgh
Study in Australia or New Zealand! Come along to the Study Options Open Day on 15th November at the Scotsman Hotel in Edinburgh. Free, independent, expert advice for students, this is an excellent opportunity to meet representatives from top Australian and New Zealand universities.
The Scotsman Hotel, 20 North Bridge, Edinburgh
Thu 15 Nov 18

More details - 4th International Conference on  Sports Medicine and Fitness
4th International Conference on Sports Medicine and Fitness which is going to be held during November 14-16, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Leonardo Hotel Edinburgh Murrayfield
Wed 14 Nov 18

More details - Puzzled Pint
Puzzled Pint is a casual, social puzzle solving event which happens in pubs around the world on the second Tuesday of every month. To take part, solve the location puzzle on the Puzzled Pint website and the solution will lead you to a local pub in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh City Centre, Edinburgh
Tue 13 Nov 18

More details - The Journey by Badac Theatre
The Journey is a compelling, fearless, intense and immersive slice of drama that is true to the experiences of refugees from across the globe fleeing conflict and, sometimes, certain death. It tells of the emotional, psychological and physical effects experienced by those forced to flee their homes.
The Out of the Blue Drill Hall 36 Dalmeny Street
Sat 10 Nov 18

More details - Portobello Market in November
The next Portobello Market is on Saturday 3rd November. This is your opportunity to place Christmas orders with your favourite producer for collection at the December market. We open at 9.30 and run until 1.30pm in Brighton Park, off Brighton Place, Portobello.
Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh
Sat 3 Nov 18

More details - Queen Extravaganza Tour 2018
The hugely popular live band performance, returns to rock the UK with the ‘Queen Extravaganza Tour’ ‘Queen Extravaganza’ – described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as ‘A rock celebration in the Royal tradition’ and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen - will play 17 shows
Lothian Rd, Edinburgh
Tue 30 Oct 18

More details - The Lynx and Us
What would it be like to live alongside lynx? For centuries we’ve grown used to life without the large carnivores that once roamed the British countryside but today, with greater appreciation of the role of predator-prey interactions in healthy living systems, there are increasing calls for their return.
Edinburgh Zoo, 134 Corstorphine Rd, Edinburgh
Sat 27 Oct 18

More details - Screening 'Evelyn'
“Evelyn,” the latest film from the Academy Award-winning Team behind “The White Helmets” and “Virunga” released in selected UK cinemas on 27 October October 25, 2018, ?— ?Evelyn,? the latest film from Academy-Award winning director Orlando von Einsiedel will open in UK cinemas on 27 October.
Cameo Edinburgh 38 Home Street
Sat 27 Oct 18

More details - Alive in the West End
A series of music events will set toes tapping in Edinburgh’s West End this autumn as a new event, Alive in the West End, is announced.
Edinburgh’s West End
Fri 26 Oct 18

More details - Speed Dating in Edinburgh
Speed Dating in Edinburgh How speed dating in Edinburgh works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Edinburgh event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating.
Lulu 125b George Street Edinburgh United Kingdom
Thu 25 Oct 18

More details - My Mind is Free - Anti Slavery Project
Nominated for best stage play by the Anti-Trafficking Foundation in 2016 and Amnesty Edinburgh Festival: Freedom of Expression Award 2017. MY MIND IS FREE is a powerful interpretation of the degradations of human trafficking.
Livingston Old Parish, St Andrew’s Church, 4A Main Street, Deans
Sun 14 Oct 18

More details - Portobello Market
Cracking start to Autumn, and a splash of colour returns at the next Portobello Market, on Saturday 6th October, as the Portobello Community Greengrocer is back on site. We open at 9.30 and run until 1.30pm in Brighton Park, off Brighton Place, Portobello.
Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh
Sat 6 Oct 18

More details - Luminescence: Art Exhibition
Luminescence: Art Exhibition Visions of a Wider reality. Para-Realistic Paintings by Katie Hall
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre 25 Palmerston Place Edinburgh
Fri 5 Oct 18

More details - LGBT Stranger Encounters at BABA
Back by popular demand and with a twist, BABA’s Stranger Encounters returns with an exclusive LGBT night… ?? For more info. & to book, click the link in our bio.: bit.ly/LGBT_StrangerEncounters Taking place from 7pm - 9pm on Thursday 4th October, tickets cost £26.
Baba 130 George St, Edinburgh
Thu 4 Oct 18

More details - Quest for Oz
Illuminated Augmented Reality Adventure. The Yellow Brick Road has been destroyed in a war between the Witches of the East and West. Help the Wizard rebuild the Road and reunite the Land of Oz.
Catch the Emerald City Shuttle Bus from Wallyford Park & Ride (). No cars on Site at Drummohr.
Thu 4 Oct 18

More details - Doors Open Day: John Knox House
Dating back to 1470, John Knox House is one of Scotland’s greatest cultural treasures and is associated with the most dramatic events in Scotland’s turbulent history.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 29 Sep 18

More details - Men with Coconuts & Friends
The award-winning musical improv comedy troupe are joined by new and established improvisers and sketch comedians as they present two hours of off-the-cuff scenes and original sketch comedy.  ‘One of the best improv shows I’ve seen. Skilful and hysterical.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 29 Sep 18

More details - Guid Crack Storytelling Session
Dogs play a big part in most people’s lives, they can be man’s best friend, but could they also be a curse? A terrier or a terror? A ghost or a messenger? Edinburgh’s monthly storytelling night continues at The Waverley Bar, St. Mary’s Street. Accompanied young adults aged 12+ are welcome.
The Waverley Bar, 3-5 St Mary’s St, Edinburgh
Fri 28 Sep 18

More details - Dr. Martens UK Customisation Tour; Edinburgh
As part of the Dr. Martens Customisation Tour taking place across the UK, renowned tattooist Dave Robertson will customise Dr. Martens product with his designs in-store on Thursday 27th September. Want a talented artist to create a visual masterpiece on your Docs? Want something really customised?
Dr Martens 76 Princes Street Edinburgh EH22ER
Thu 27 Sep 18

More details - Reconstructed: Joni Mitchell
The Reconstructed series continues by celebrating the songs of Joni Mitchell, who has beguiled, bewitched and enchanted generations of artists and audiences alike.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 25 Sep 18

More details - Edinburgh Blues N Rock Festival
The Edinburgh Blues ’N’ Rock Festival returns this year on Saturday 22 September at The Corn Exchange. This year the festival will be promoted and programmed by the Edinburgh Blues Club who have shaped a fantastic contemporary lineup for 2018.
10 Newmarket Street
Sat 22 Sep 18

More details - Cancer Research UK Race For Life Pretty Muddy
Run, jog or walk. Raise £200 or £10. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. Sign up for Race for Life RIGHT NOW. Race for Life brings millions of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Royal Highland Centre
Sat 22 Sep 18

More details - Loud Poets: To Infinity and Beyond
Loud Poets bring you their monthly showcase of the UK’s top spoken word talent. This is make some noise, fist­thumping, pint-drinking, side­tickling, heart-wrenching poetry. This is poetry for the masses. ‘There’s a humour; poignancy and most of all a confidence which serves to inspire.’ (Scotsman).
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Fri 21 Sep 18

More details - Speed Dating in Edinburgh
Speed Dating in Edinburgh How speed dating in Edinburgh works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Edinburgh event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating.
Slug and Lettuce, 8 Omni Centre, Greenside Place
Wed 19 Sep 18

More details - Café Ceilidh: Changing Seasons
Join friends from the Scots Music Group for an afternoon session of traditional songs, music, poems and stories. Held in the relaxed setting of the Storytelling Court. All welcome to listen or bring a tune for a turn!
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 18 Sep 18

More details - Robert Service - Poet of The Yukon
Storytellers David Campbell, Barbara McLean and cellist/singer Wendy Weatherby celebrate the 60th anniversary of the death of poet and writer Robert W. Service.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 18 Sep 18

More details - Lapin Is Hungry – The Bilingual Picture Book for All!
Lapin has been delighting families since 2008 and the French rabbit now has a picture book! Join Tania and her puppets for a bilingual mini-show, the reading of the story and some Lapin style dancing to celebrate. Accessible to non-French speakers. With an opportunity to get your book signed at the end.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 15 Sep 18

More details - Café Voices: Tales of Mystery, Magic, Mischief and Mayhem
Host storyteller, Jackie Carothers, invites you to escape the humdrum of everyday life, give your imagination free rein, and join her for an evening of stories that will intrigue, enchant, twist and turn, and keep everyone guessing until the very last word.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 13 Sep 18

More details - Tiny Tales: Into the Garden
Come into the garden with storyteller Claire McNicol and meet characters old and new from Mary the contrary gardener to her pals Wiggly Woo the Worm and Cecil the caterpillar. Event will be held outside, weather dependent.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 11 Sep 18

More details - It’s in the bag: Teddy Bears Picnic
Bring your favourite teddy and journey into the woods with Sam & Rosie for a Teddy Bears’ Picnic. What delights will the teddies have in store for us? A wonderful interactive session for little ones, with puppets, props and lots of well-known nursery rhymes throughout.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 8 Sep 18

More details - It’s in the bag: Superheroes
Sam & Rosie are Superheroes in a magical kingdom, a beautiful place where the animals can speak, there’s a good fairy and everyone lives happily… until Snake-boy decides to spoil their fun. Will Bug-boy & Cat-girl save the day? Only with your help!
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 8 Sep 18

More details - A New Illustrated History of the Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh
Join us in the Storytelling Court to hear from Charles Bradbury and Henry Fothringham as they present their new book Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 6 Sep 18

More details - Scottish Child Abuse Rally Get Up Stand Up  on historic child sexual abuse.
S.c.a.r. Scottish Child Abuse Rally Get Up Stand Up is a collective of orginizations and individuals raising awareness of serious child abuse. Join Us for a action packed afternoon of speakers and much much more.
Scottish Parliament Holyrood Edinburgh
Thu 6 Sep 18

More details - Walk Together Edinburgh
September is Walk Together month, so come and join us. Together we can stop people dying from bowel cancer. Walk Together is a wonderful way to bring people together so that they can show their support for those undergoing treatment, remember loved ones we have lost and help stop bowel cancer.
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two 75 Belford Road
Sat 1 Sep 18

More details - Portobello Market
The summer heat wave appears to be over, but there’s always warmth and a fresh feel to the Portobello Market. The next one is on Saturday 1st September. We open at 9.30 and run until 1.30pm in Brighton Park, off Brighton Place, Portobello. And as markets go it’s an exciting one!
Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh
Sat 1 Sep 18

More details - Exhibition: Mortality Tales
If life and death were two characters in a range of different stories, how would they interact? And what is the boundary between them? In this exhibition Cordula Marks Venters and Kirsty Venters Marks present different stories told in a variety of illustrative visual works and with accompanying poetry.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 1 Sep 18

More details - Edinburgh Antiques & Collectors Fair
Take part in Scotland’s largest antiques event. Quality vintage clothing and accessories, jewellery, ceramics, collectables, Art Deco items, pens, walking sticks and much more awaits. ATM machine on the showground, on site catering in the hall and free car parking.
The Lowland Hall, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston Centre,
Sat 1 Sep 18

More details - Guid Crack Storytelling Session
A field is never just a field when a story is seeped into its soil. Tim Porteus leads an evening of stories which are entwined with place. Edinburgh’s monthly storytelling night held upstairs in The Waverley Bar. Accompanied young adults aged 12+ are welcome.
The Waverley Bar, 3-5 St Mary’s St, Edinburgh
Fri 31 Aug 18

More details - Beyond Borders International Festival 2018
Beyond Borders Scotland is thrilled to once again be hosting the Beyond Borders International Festival at Traquair House this August! Join us for a weekend packed full of sessions with internationally-renowned writers, speakers, diplomats, artists and thinkers to discuss the most pressing issues of our time.
Traquair House, Innerleithen
Sat 25 Aug 18

More details - Edinburgh Summer Foraging Courses
We’ll be meeting at The Flotterstone Inn, a lovely welcoming little country pub on the edge of the wonderfully picturesque Pentland Hills.
The Flotterstone Inn, Milton Bridge, Nr Penicuik
Fri 24 Aug 18

More details - Is This A Dagger? The Story of Macbeth
Andy Cannon with Red Bridge Arts | By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes. Andy Cannon tells Shakespeare’s classic. ’First class theatre for everyone over eight’ (Herald). ‘Compelling’ ***** (Stage).
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 22 Aug 18

More details - Walk the Oars
Viking tales and Nordic myths with Danish storyteller Svend-Erik Engh and Scottish poet/musician MacGillivray. Enter a Viking longship full of story and poetry, with tales of meetings between Vikings and Scots men and women.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 22 Aug 18

More details - Uncanny Things
Beira | The stories and songs of old Scotland are tough, beautiful, haunting and, sometimes, richly humorous. With one storyteller, one singer and two Scottish harps, Beira – Alison Bell and Heather Yule – go deep into the tradition and find magic, mystery and murder.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 22 Aug 18

More details - Love Drama School Clubs
Our Love Drama School Clubs are all the same as the Weekly Classes but are affiliated to a specific school so only pupils of that school can attend.
Various schools in Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian
Tue 21 Aug 18

More details - The Man Who Planted Trees
Puppet State Theatre Company | ’Laughs, heartbreak, war, regeneration, scented breezes, sparkling wit and the best dog puppet ever. Perfect for children and grown-ups’ (Guardian). Internationally acclaimed adaptation of Giono’s classic environmental tale. An enduring Fringe favourite returns!
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Mon 20 Aug 18

More details - Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne
Greengold Projects and Authentic Artists | The story of Mairi’s adventures with Scotland’s most famous song. An exhilarating and original sequel to Pulse, ‘visionary musicianship... distinctive virtuosity’ (Herald), blending live music, animation and movement. Co-devised and directed by Kath Burlinson.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Mon 20 Aug 18

More details - Boot Camp for Women - Victoria Park, Edinburgh
Fitandhappy’s boot camp is a fun, supportive and friendly, outdoor fitness class for women of all ages and levels of fitness. You can train from 1 to 4 times per week with our highly trained personal trainer.
Victoria Park, Craighall Road, Edinburgh
Mon 20 Aug 18

More details - Old Boy
Glas(s) Performance | From the producers of Junction 25 comes a brand-new show about male family relationships, legacy and the unique bond between real-life grandfathers and grandsons. Part of Made in Scotland 2018. ’Utterly life-affirming’ **** (Herald). www.madeinscotlandshowcase.com
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 18 Aug 18

More details - Gie's Peace
Morna Burdon | Inspirational stories about women who have walked for peace, rebelled against war and sometimes risked everything. And about their loved ones too... Songs of hope, sadness, humour and defiance. Sell-out show 2017 (Bonnie Fechters). ‘Deeply moving’ **** (BroadwayBaby.com).
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Fri 17 Aug 18

More details - Henna
A wily old matchmaker on the eve of a wedding. Ancient traditions and an anxious young bride-to be… Join British Punjabi storytellers Peter and Gorg Chand with stunning traditional Indian stories full of love, despair, betrayal and humour.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 15 Aug 18

More details - Puzzled Pint
Puzzled Pint is a casual, social puzzle solving event which happens in pubs around the world on the second Tuesday of every month. To take part, solve the location puzzle at www.puzzledpint.com - the solution will lead you to a local pub in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh City Centre, Edinburgh
Tue 14 Aug 18

More details - This Script and Other Drafts
Come and join award-winning spoken word poet Jenny Lindsay for an evening of new work exploring sexual politics, gender, feminism and more. A purposefully work-in-progress show. Can she rewrite this script? Can you?
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Mon 13 Aug 18

More details - Father in the Hole
The Circus Theatre Group from Hong Kong return her sold-out 2012-2013 comedy, a tour of Hongkongers’ afterlife! The father was gone, the daughter who knew nothing about traditions had to step up to take charge of the Hong Kong -style funeral.
Greenside @ Royal Terrace (Venue 231) 1b Royal Terrace
Mon 13 Aug 18

More details - Twa
Annie George and Flore Gardner | Powerful theatrical storytelling with digital and live drawing, by award-winning writer Annie George and visual artist Flore Gardner. Weaving together memoir and myth in contrasting stories about silenced women, exploring how the creative act becomes an act of resistance.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sun 12 Aug 18

More details - Hamish Henderson: On the Radical Road
Theatre Objektiv | Evocative, innovative, shape-shifting drama sculpted from the poetry and songs of Hamish Henderson (1919-2002). A vital, new perspective on this revolutionary European intellect and father of Scottish folk revival presented in dynamic, dramatic fusion.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sun 12 Aug 18

More details - NYOS Symphony Orchestra SummerTour
Edinburgh International Festival
After 30 years, the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland makes a welcome return to the Edinburgh International Festival 2018.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Thu 9 Aug 18

More details - Mindful Disco
Rise and shine with Mindful Disco! A guided event combining dance and mindfulness. Boogie to uplifting tunes, move your body in wisdom and start your day off in fabulous style. With Zen Gwen and Sheena Byrne.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 8 Aug 18

More details - 5-day Summer film schools
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT AVAILABLE An exciting and fun 5-day filmmaking adventure for young people age 9 to 18 where they will learn all the tricks of Hollywood to make their own short films or online videos, experiencing the challenge and fun of making movie magic!
Edinburgh College, 24 Milton Road East
Mon 6 Aug 18

More details - Prévert, Piano & Poetry (S3) -  Alexandre Prévert
Why not come along to Edinburgh Festival Fringe, at Palmerston Place Church (10 Palmerston Place), from 5 to 7 & 9 to 11 August 2018 at 7:00pm. Entry is free but tickets are required on: tickets.edfringe.
Palmerston Place Church 10 Palmerston Place Edinburgh
Sun 5 Aug 18

More details - Portobello Market - picnic in the park
Let’s keep that holiday going and have a picnic in the park at the next Portobello Market on Saturday 4th August.
Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh
Sat 4 Aug 18

More details - Truckfest Scotland
Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts, families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world, Truckfest is Europe’s Premier trucking event, showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American to jaw dropping customised vehicles.
Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston
Sat 4 Aug 18

More details - Shift
The UK’s hottest circus company, award-winning Barely Methodical Troupe, return to Edinburgh following the success of their international smash-hits Bromance and Kin with this exhilarating new production.
Underbelly Circus Hub (The Beauty), The Meadows, Edinburgh
Sat 4 Aug 18

More details - Little Death Club
The darkest, funniest and most debauched variety show this side of the Berlin wall now makes its much-anticipated Edinburgh debut!
Underbelly Circus Hub (The Beauty, Spiegeltent), The Meadows
Fri 3 Aug 18

More details - Princess Pumpalot: The Quest for the Purple Super-Farting Bean
Can Princess Pumpalot (The Farting Princess) and her best friend, Guffy, find the purple super-farting bean and save Wiffyville from Prince Nastavia and the low-flying gnomes? Aided by bizarre clues from a werewolf, a mummy and a prisoner, Princess Pumpalot and Guffy embark on a mind-boggling adventure.
Le Monde (Venue 47), 16 George Street, Edinburgh
Fri 3 Aug 18

More details - The Political History of Smack and Crack
The Political History of Smack and Crack is an angry, funny love-song to a lost generation annihilated by the heroin epidemic of Thatcher’s years, leaping from the 1981 riots to present day survival on the streets of Manchester.
Paines Plough’s ROUNDABOUT @ Summerhall, Edinburgh
Fri 3 Aug 18

More details - Feed
Welcome to the stimulating world of Feed where emotions are the currency and your passions and fantasies will be indulged… for a price.
Pleasance Dome (King Dome), Potterow, Edinburgh
Fri 3 Aug 18

More details - The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Wonder Women
Uncork the champagne! Dress to kill! Party like there’s no tomorrow! Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years, The Lady Boys of Bangkok ‘Wonder Women’ Tour will take the UK’s number one cabaret show to a new level.
The Sabai Pavilion, Theatre Big Tops, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh
Fri 3 Aug 18

More details - The Time Machine
The Scientific Romance Theatre Company | Combining exquisite puppetry, scintillating melodrama and a luxurious soundscape, this fast paced adaptation is suitable for enquiring minds aged 8+. Will the hour fly by or will it seem like an eternity? Dare to discover the truth!
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 2 Aug 18

More details - Angry Alan
Multi-award winning playwright Penelope Skinner (The Village Bike, Royal Court Theatre; Linda, Royal Court and Manhattan Theatre Club) returns to Edinburgh for the first time since 2009 with the world premiere of Angry Alan, her darkly comic and provocative new play about masculinity in crisis.
Underbelly Cowgate (Big Belly), 66 Cowgate, Edinburgh
Thu 2 Aug 18

More details - Diary of an Expat
Diary of an Expat is a relevant and thought-provoking one-woman show, directed by Katharina Reinthaller (Labels, Fringe First Winner 2015), telling the comic story of the encounter between modern migrant Cecilia and London - a contemporary El Dorado craved by generations of young Europeans.
Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Laugh), 66 Cowgate, Edinburgh
Thu 2 Aug 18

More details - Eaten
Mamoru Iriguchi | What if your food started talking back? Lionel the lion has just eaten a human. Now Lionel hears ’hello’ from his stomach! A strange friendship between eater and eaten starts to grow. **** (Herald). **** (Times).
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 2 Aug 18

More details - Witches, Wee Folk & Watery Beasties
There’s more to Scotland than meets the eye. Dougie Mackay evokes its gnarly soul as clans, fishermen and fools meet faeries, kelpies and giants in a wonderful ceilidh of classic tales and local legends.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 2 Aug 18

More details - A Trilogy of Horrors
TumbleDry Theatre present three classic horror stories from three great writers – Dickens’ haunting The Signal Man, Shelley’s tragic The Mortal Immortal and Poe’s chilling The Tell-Tale Heart. ‘Masters of storytelling’ (TheWeeReview.com).
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 2 Aug 18

More details - Waves
Alice Mary Cooper in association with Independent Arts Projects | Combining storytelling, movement and splashes of humour, Waves is about having the courage, desire and determination to swim against the tide of expectation. An extraordinary tale of a life fully lived. ‘Captivating’ **** (List). ‘A joy’ **** (Herald).
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 2 Aug 18

More details - Harpy
A razor-sharp drama from Fringe First award-winner Philip Meeks, Harpy is directed by Hannah Chissick, and stars national treasure Su Pollard in her Edinburgh Fringe debut.
Underbelly Cowgate (White Belly), 66 Cowgate, Edinburgh
Thu 2 Aug 18

More details - Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
This globetrotting hit is returning for its 11th Edinburgh Fringe with a massive 49 lunch and dinner performances. But be warned: it’s bound to sell out once again, so early booking is essential. Tickets and gift vouchers are on sale now, with an Earlybird discount running until 7 January.
Venue 119: Principal Edinburgh George Street, 19-21 George Street
Thu 2 Aug 18

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