Every week, trained Macmillan volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
The Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market is your local indoor arts & crafts market held on the second Saturday of every month between March and October, with a festive weekend edition in November!
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure are running their popular All-Stars camps 5 days a week throughout the Summer Holidays!
Are you retired and fancy a couple of hours out of the house? Join The Market Place at The Avenue for their weekly Coffee & Chat group!
Choose Kindness is inviting local people living with Type 2 Diabetes to a weekly peer group at The Market Place in Barrhead.
Do you knit, crochet or stitch or would you like to learn how? Come along to The Market Place Newton Mearns on a Tuesday or Wednesday for their Knit ‘n’ Chat group!
Do you knit, crochet or stitch or would you like to learn how? The Market Place Barrhead welcome people of all abilities to join them for their weekly Knit'n' Chat group!
Need a hand with a computer, laptop, tablet or even a smartphone? Pop into the Market Place Newton Mearns for their weekly Computer Assistance sessions!
Are you interested in creating card designs or crafting? Come along to the Market Place in Barrhead for their weekly Cardmaking & Craft Group!
Keep the kids amused by registering them for the annual Summer Holiday Club at Maxwell Mearns Castle Church!
Are you interested in creating card designs or crafting? Come along to the Market Place in Newton Mearns for their weekly Card Making Group!
Auchenback Active are holding their fantastic annual Community Safety Event on Thursday 11th August at Auchenback Resource Centre, Barrhead!
Mearns Castle Golf Academy run their Kids At The Castle coaching courses all year round on both weekdays and weekends, their next block of classes will begin from Monday 22nd August!
After 2 long years, maestro André Rieu is performing from his hometown of Maastricht once again! Catch a special screening of the concert at Eastwood Park Theatre on 27th August!
Get groovy with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
A unique comedy musical Showtour in a taxi. Be driven around Edinburgh, whilst entertained by Lola and her variety of characters!
Enjoy an incredible selection of beautiful handmade local artisan products and support the incredibly talented Makers.
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with DJ Josh Scott!
Join photographer Simon Messer in Edinburgh old town as he shows you the very best places to take some truly special pictures!
Descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you embark on a thrilling adventure into Edinburgh’s dark past.
Cask are thrilled to present our beautiful Secret Domes, which boast some of the best views in Edinburgh from a spectacular vantage point on the rooftop of Waverley station.
Join photographer Simon Messer in Edinburgh Old Town for your Personal PhotoShoot Experience! It's perfect for couples, families and solo travelers alike.
Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Keep your mid-week chill with a mellow blend of Commercial, House and R&B at Subway Cowgate!
Experience Edinburgh's original and award winning Farmers' Market at Castle Terrace every Saturday from 9am - 2pm!
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement with the arrival of the weekly market, home to art, crafts, jewellery, gifts, not to mention amazing locally made food!
The weekly Leith Market has it all - fresh meats, fish, bread, veggies, fruits, cheeses, home bakes, olives, jams, chutneys, oils, smokehouse products and lots more!
The weekly Stockbridge Market is a foodie heaven featuring creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!
Switch to Manual is an introductory workshop for camera users who tend to leave their camera set to Automatic modes and don’t unleash the full creativity that a DSLR or Bridge camera can deliver.
Come and join us at Edinburgh Car Boot Sale Market for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
Book now and travel the world using just your tastebuds in this interactive tasting experience at Summerhall Drinks Lab!
Fore! The Fore Play Crazy Golf team have launched another cracking venue to eat, drink, play and up your selfie game in the heart of the Capital!
Book your tickets now and spend your evening sipping on delcious Rum's paired perfectly with artisan doughnuts at Summerhall Drinks Lab!
These 1 to 1 screen-printing supervised session with Eliza, are available every 1st Saturday of each month (or other suitable time upon prior availability discussion) in her Edinburgh studio.
This is an exciting outdoor based club for 7-12 year olds with a keen interest in nature and the outdoors, whatever the weather.
Hopetoun Junior Rangers is a fun, monthly outdoors club for 11-18 year olds with an interest in nature and the countryside.
Ocean Terminal Market is a fantastic and fun weekend market has a great range of arts, crafts, food and drinks!
Portobello Local Market is a much loved monthly event for truly local food, drink and crafts, held in Brighton Park!
It's darker, it's scarier... It's Dungeon Lates! That’s right, The Edinburgh Dungeon will be opening into the darker hours of the night to bring back its infamous adults-only Lates shows!
Join Surgeons' Hall Museums on their 5* weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment!
Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.
A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month, showcasing artisan foods, produce and crafts!
Transmission Meditation is a simple group meditation providing both a dynamic service to the world and powerful personal spiritual development.
Create a custom-designed, unique pampering kit made with your own two hands at this workshop run by Moody Monday!
This online exhibition consists of 20 abstract paintings inspired by a special garden - bluets, redets, and yellowets, plus 6 video poems which follow the seasons at The Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh.
Join Share International Scotland for a powerful group meditation and work of planetary service at the time of the full moon each month!
CineNights by Cinescapes is excited to bring some shenanigans to the roof with our March 'Some Like it Hot' screening on 20th March at Rooftop 51 at Moxy Edinburgh Fountainbridge.
Join The Liquor & Brunch Squad in Revolutions, Chambers Street for Edinburgh's exclusive Dancing Queen Brunch!
Explore the Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace exhibition with the help of a fun family trail at The Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Make Monday mornings marvellous and join curators, wardens and learning specialists for weekly short talks exploring some of the greatest treasures of the Royal Collection!
Immerse yourself in our walk-through exhibition included in your Edinburgh Zoo ticket and see prehistoric beasts come to life around you!
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Come and visit Humbie Dean, a two-acre ornamental and woodland garden sandwiched between two burns at 600 feet with interest throughout a long season!
This long garden in a corner site of Glassel Park Estate is planted mostly by plant type with water features and an unheated conservatory contains cacti and insectivorous plants.
Transform Through Transitions delivers online independent living skills and self-care workshops for people in Link’s Private Sector Leasing (PSL) properties over the age of 16 in Edinburgh.
Enjoy this Ranger-led walk at Hopetoun House will guide you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.
101 Greenbank Crescent hides a fascinating garden on a steeply sloped site, with views over Braidburn Valley Park to the Pentland hills.
Join a Ranger on a guided walk around Holyrood Park's High Road. Enjoy spectacular views and hear fascinating tales from Holyrood's past!
The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to the rooftop at Waverley Mall once again this Summer!
Join Canongate Cadjers for their monthly Ceilidh held in the Royal British Legion Hall! If you love to dance or want to learn this event is for you.
Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.
A large, formal lily pond now forms the focal point in front of the house. There is a large pond, another lily pond and a woodland garden with a burn running through.
This major two-floor exhibition at City Art Centre celebrates Scottish art at the dawn of modernism.
Fore Play Crazy Golf is buzzing to introduce BOGO(L)F Wednesdays in Edinburgh... an exclusive package that includes buy one get one free on all golf and 50% off selected cocktails!
Artist, educator, and writer Annette Krauss has been working with Collective over several years on A Matter of Precedents, a research project exploring the ‘common good’.
The exhibition on Will Maclean, one of the outstanding artists of his generation, promises to be a rich visual feast for anyone with an interest in Scottish art and history.
Love Wednesdays is Scotland's BIGGEST Wednesday night, hosted in the award winning WhyNot Nightclub!
Paddington ‘Marmalade Messiness’ is an outdoor adventure for families who love to immerse themselves in storytelling, theatre and puppetry, suitable for all ages.
Rooted in ideas of silt, slop and snap, backwash is an exhibition by Glasgow-based artist Camara Taylor, and forms part of Collective’s Satellites Programme.
Enjoy an evening stroll around Holyrood Park as you join our Rangers to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Join our handsome herd this summer as we open our gates after hours for grown-ups only to enjoy the summer evenings at Edinburgh Zoo!
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
The Beast is a surreal animated morality tale conceived by Scottish artist Ruth Ewan, who has long-term interests in creativity and social justice, alternative systems and radical histories.
Throughout the school summer holiday, there's even more going on Almond Valley as our programme of Summer Discoveries unfolds!
Claremont is an eclectic garden created over the past 18 years. There are three ponds (one very large), a rockery, a dovecot, rose patio and a few interesting trees including a grand monkey puzzle.
Join our fun and flexible Holiday Camps this summer located at the Edinburgh Academy Sports Hub! With over 20 camps to choose from they are ideal for 5-17 year olds.
Explore the history of anatomical study, from artistic explorations by Leonardo da Vinci to the Burke and Hare murders.
This summer, we are pleased to announce our rawr-some range of family-friendly After Hours evenings at Edinburgh Zoo!
Join Interoception Yoga once every month, on a Friday evening, to indulge in a restorative yoga mind-body reset.
Come along to Market At The Mart in East Linton and find a beautiful selection of locally curated handmade products!
Come and discover the UK’s Best Attraction (Which? Magazine), The Royal Yacht Britannia this summer!
Take a deep breath and dive to the bottom of the ocean with our Deep Sea Discovery family drop-in activities this summer at Dynamic Earth!
Filled with a wide varity of gifts, food and drinks, Castle Street Market is a perfect place to seek out gifts that perfectly compliment the high street stores.
Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer!
Enjoy a lunchtime tour every Thursday at 1pm for the Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World exhibition (Raphael is not included). Spaces are strictly limited so this must be pre-booked in advance.
Enjoy a mix of activities including bushcraft, pond dipping and story making in the woods over 6 Fridays this summer within the Grounds at Hopetoun House!
Join us for the pilot tour of our British Sign Language (BSL) tour at Gladstone's Land!
Edinburgh School of Music's Summer Piano Party is a fun introduction to the world of music and playing the piano for 4 - 8 year olds.
IKEA Edinburgh has a whole summer of entertainment lined up for you. From arts and crafts to quests and competitions, some special offers and clever solutions for play at home!
In 1822 George IV visited the Palace of Holyroodhouse and a special commemorative medal was made to celebrate. Hear about this special occasion and make your very own medal to commemorate your visit!
Pickering's Gin Jolly Tour and Tasting will talk you through our amazing brand story, begining with a G&T on arrival and finishing with four neat samples of our award-winning gin.
Enjoy an epic summer event in Edinburgh at the Festival City Market At Waverley Market!
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at The Open Door Community Centre, Edinburgh.
The Fringe Festival is finally coming back to Edinburgh and that can only mean one thing... So is our Montpeliers Festival Cocktail Club at participating venues!
Non-Linear Movement Method® is practiced to music and you will be guided through the class as you learn what your inner landscape feels like! It's suitable for all mobility and fitness levels!
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is running a series of exciting artist-led workshops running throughout the summer designed for primary school aged children and their families but open to all.
Take a journey through Scotland’s five whisky regions, all from the comfort of 'The Wally Dug' an old Scottish bar!
Explore the deep sea through Dynamic Earth's brand-new gallery. Dive into the depths of the sea and witness incredible habitats and creatures of the deep!
Edinburgh Art Festival and Edinburgh Printmakers present newly commissioned work from Montreal-based artist Nadia Myre responding to the 200th anniversary of the Union Canal.
Edinburgh Printmakers presents Glasgow-based artist Tessa Lynch, whose exhibition promotes alternative building techniques inspired by collaborative play and the natural world.
The Riverbank - A Landscape of Sorrow and Hope is the thirteenth exhibition by Duncan Shanks at The Scottish Gallery and illuminates his little corner of the Clyde Valley.
Inspired by our fantastic festival city we’ll be taking a crafting tour of some of my favourite Edinburgh icons at this series of fun crafting workshops for all primary aged children!
Seb's Urban Jungle is running a Plant Care/Repotting Workshop on Fridays at Festival City Market - Waverley Market.
Find your next colourful wardrobe addition with That Tie Dye Place at Festival City Market at Waverley Market!
Don't miss the Corstorphine Art Group 2022 Exhibition at St. Ninian’s Church Hall from 30th July to 6th August! 26 artists have submitted 124 original paintings for sale.
The Royal Scottish Academy presents Leon Morrocco: Long Road Home, timed to coincide with the artist’s 80th birthday.
At once timely and timeless in its nuanced observation of the fragility of peace, This is Paradise is a powerful monologue exploring what it takes from us to begin again.
How far will a politician go? Bold, satirical and uncomfortably funny, Exodus explores systematic deception and the indifference to human suffering.
Alison Kinnaird is one of the world's leading glass artists and engravers and this Open Studio Exhibition at Shillinghill Studios features a range of work including new creations.
Come join this support group for breastfeeding women to exchange experiences, advice or simply meet other mums.
Now in it's fourth year, The Royal Society Of Edinburgh summer events programme, Curious, is back from 1st to 14th August!
Enjoy your Bank Holiday at Hopetoun with a Ranger-led stroll along the foreshore exploring the best of West Lothian's geological resource!
Join the Pregnancy and Parents Centre for a free drop-in Homebirth Support Groupgroup on the first Sunday of the month!
We're delighted to announce our Love Island Final Party! Ibiza summer vibes from our DJ Jolene, special guest hosts and themed cocktails. Where better to watch the final?
Motherspace is a free drop-in group for women and their babies to connect to one another and takes place on Monday afternoons.
Are you a mum with a baby under 6 months old? Then come along and connect to other mothers who like to be outdoors!
Powderhall Bronze Editions is holding a festival exhibition showcasing artwork by a variety of Scottish artists and also handcrafted furniture by local contemporary makers.
Come along to this Queer Dance Fitness Class for our LGBT+ community, promoting mental and physical health in a less conventional way but a truly safe space and extremely fun!
Delve into the world of animation this summer with ComputerXplorers at Edinburgh Academy!
The Soapy Bubble Company parties are back! Learn how to make your own gently fizzing, vegan & palm oil free bath bombs at Festival City Market on 1st August! Suitable for age 6+.
The Wee Hub, brought to you by The Living Memory Association, is holding a Summer Fayre on 1st August. Come along and try lots of free activities!
The Pregnancy and Parents Centre's yoga for pregnancy sessions offer a unique approach to enjoying your pregnancy, preparing for the birth of your baby.
Yoga with Babies is a way for parent and baby to share the movements and relaxation of Yoga providing a friendly, relaxed environment in which to learn and share Yoga with other parents and babies..
Blood Harmony is an uplifting and universal story about moving on, and the healing power of family – love them or loathe them.
From reinterpreting autism to reimagining single-use products – artist James Owen Thomas is changing perspectives in Edinburgh this summer.
Ireland the Show will take you on a journey through the decades of a globally loved culture. If it’s all things Irish you like then this is the show for you!
Expect a combination of pop, soul, Afro-Latin and traditional music from a band whose popularity has taken them around the world over the past half century when Orchestra Baobab come to Edinburgh!
Told through a magical mix of puppetry, music, light and imagination, A Ladder to the Stars is a heartfelt, humorous story of what can happen when the universe hears your dreams!
Cameron Young is one of the hottest names in modern magic. Secret Show is a brand new show that Cameron will be debuting at the Edinburgh fringe.
AAA Stand-Up Late at Gilded Balloon, the total sell-out 2005-2019, returns with a brand new line-up!
Ireland's finest hip hop musical comedian, is back in the Cow with his biggest show yet. Combining hip hop, pop, EDM and more, Abandoman will leave you high on life - without leaving George Square.
When her Medicare card arrived with a special old age pensioner invisibility cloak, one woman decides to fight back.
Afghanistan is Not Funny by Henry Naylor comes direct to Edinburgh Fringe from the Adelaide Fringe, where it won twelve five-star reviews and two major awards.
From Haley McGee, creator of sell-out The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale, comes a brand-new show inspired by interviews with hospice workers, interactions with mystics and trips to the cemetery.
In her much-anticipated debut hour, Alice Brine, the award-winning, sell-out New Zealand comedian rips the lid off the reality of life with ADHD.
Come see Australian comedian Alice Fraser (The Bugle) use her hour to turn time inside out and back to front. It'll be fun! It's a comedy show!
Anne-Tilley's Almost Adult combines clown-style physical comedy with touching vulnerability. Come along for a good laugh and leave with a single tear rolling down your cheek!
A group of teenagers are stuck in a murder ballad they cannot escape – the killer could be anywhere or anyone. Could it be you?
Join Tara Boland as she pays homage to her greatest inspirations but mainly, herself! Get ready for miniature Miley Cyrus music videos and the sexiest Marilyn Monroe impression you've ever seen.
Don't miss double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Andrew Maxwell when he brings his show 'Krakatoa' to the Edinburgh Fringe!
The multi award-winning story of Rehana, Angel of Kobane, returns to Edinburgh in a new production from Torch Theatre.
In a hilarious show about positivity versus the World, Anna Clifford will have you in stitches with real stories that are unbelievable!
Baby Massage is relaxing for both baby and parent. Nurture your baby by learning and practising massage strokes specifically for your baby.
A mind-controlling alien has infiltrated Earth. Worst of all, it's taken over one of the audience members. Can our agents locate this alien before it's too late?
The legendary fox returns to Edinburgh with a brand-new show for the adults, following his totally sold-out 2019 fringe debut.
Come join in the mayhem as Britain's most loveable fox takes you on a journey of laughs, storytelling and song in a show for all the family!
Baxter vs the Bookies follows the fluctuating fortunes of an ageing, old-fashioned, horse-racing tipster, pitting himself against the firepower of the Bookies!
Beg For Me, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is a one-act, two-player show exploring the dangerous world of alt-right activism in the context of the January 6th US insurrection.
Join comedian Benjamin Alborough as he attempts to improve Monopoly, with your help!
Don't miss a new show for 2022 bringing you the best of the winners and finalists from 2021's So You Think You're Funny? comedy newcomer competition!
Bird is an edgy, heartfelt, thought-provoking piece that can make anyone feel less alone in their trauma. It's honest, hilarious, and tear-jerking. Don't miss it.
Conversational and nostalgic, Bluewater takes us on a comical trip down memory lane and teen struggles.
American comedy trio Business Casual return to the Fringe with their new hour, FERAL!
After sold-out shows at festivals around world Card Ninja, the one-man, Fringe phenomenon returns!
Written and performed by Cerys Bradley, Sportsperson is a show about playing sport and fitting in and how Cerys is quite bad at both of those things!
Chris Gethard, the 'New York comedy institution' and host of the Beautiful/Anonymous podcast makes a much-anticipated return to Edinburgh following a six-year absence!
What happens when you give a bearded, northern lad with a voice of silk and an ass that won't quit a loop station and a room at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe?
Britain’s biggest theatre circus spectacular is back by popular demand, featuring all your favourite Cirque Berserk! acts plus some thrilling new ones!
Award-winning drag stars Kate Butch and Crudi Dench have their star-studded cabaret show crashed by brain-hungry zombies.
Vibrant, inspiring play about Eglantyne Jebb; visionary, passionate, humanitarian, human rights activist and founder of Save the Children.
Don't miss a bonkers hour of stand-up, story and song from Fest's idiot savant, Eleanor Tiernan!
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show nominee Elf Lyons floats to the Fringe with her new horrifying comedy show inspired by Stephen King!
Enjoy the most iconic film soundtracks, played live in a unique, epic performance featuring violin, piano, guitar and a superb light show.
In her award-winning stand-up show, Esther Manito (Live at the Apollo, The Stand Up Sketch Show) looks back at the era of lad mags, landlines and cock-n-ball graffiti.
Award-winning actor and cabaret artist Keith Ramsay blends live music and spoken word to deconstruct the concepts of camp and queer mythology for a post-Stonewall generation.
Don't miss this debut hour from fast-rising star, award-winning stand-up Finlay Christie!
Ben Bruant and Will Cashel play songs you know in ways you probably don't in a style fusing flamenco, pop and classical music.
Don't miss Flandam’s Musical Comedy Hootennany when it comes to Edinburgh as part of the Fringe Festival!
Ireland’s top sketch comedy group, Foil Arms and Hog, return to McEwan hall to premiere their new show ‘Hogwash’.
Three performers. 20+ acts. 60 minutes. Music, theatre and dance collide in this madcap variety show.
The multi-talented musicians of The Fourth Wall play while dancing a tango, riding hoverboards and even hanging upside down! Music leaps off the stage in this fan favourite from North America.
Award-winning comedian Gabby Killick debuts her new show Game of Thongs at the Edinburgh Fringe where she’ll take a hilarious frolic through the modern-day jungle of sex, drugs and cancel culture!
One of the Scotsman's Best Duos at the Fringe, Thick 'n' Fast return to take on the world.
Join this Cambridge double-act for an hour of comedy characters and boardroom meetings as they ponder life's important questions: why should women work? Soz suffragettes!
Grace Campbell makes her eagerly awaited Fringe return following 2019's sell-out run, with a new show about her two lifelong passions; men and herself.
Were the good old days really that good? Australian comic Grant Busé delivers an unforgettable, live music-fuelled deconstruction of our selective memories.
Gareth J Bale stars in this multi award-winning one-man show exploring the life and times of one of Wales' most loved sons, Ray Gravell.
Harriet Dyer is an award-winning comedian, mental health advocate and an experience to behold. Here doth lie quite the harrowing tale, one you won't forget in a hurry.
This comedic musical revue reveals everything you could want to know about being a musical theatre performer... if only there were any who'd admit it.
In a stand-up comedy show exploring diagnosis, relationships, sexuality, creativity and the history of autism, Ian sets out to prove autistic people have more to offer than being good at maths.
Director, screenwriter, author and stand-up comedian JD Shapiro's fascinating account of his unconventional journey from that New Jersey childhood to collaborations with Hollywood icons.
Spain's best export, Ignacio Lopez, scrutinises his family tree and his immigrant upbringing in a relentlessly funny show about clashing cultures, legacies, and never fitting in.
You never know who Tehran Von Ghasri's bringing to his stage. Chappelle? Tiffany Haddish? Omid Djalili? Kevin Hart?
Jack Docherty, the BAFTA award-winning star of Scot Squad and Absolutely, and one of Scotland's favourite comic performers, returns to the festival with a tender, playful, darkly comic tale.
A favourite on the New Zealand comedy scene for the last 10 years, Kiwi-Filipino James Roque makes his debut at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Blindingly funny jokes aren't enough these days, comedians must have a personal struggle now and Jamie Macdonald wants some of that action!
Janeane Garofalo, the iconic American comedian and actress, returns to the Fringe with her acerbic wit, following multiple sell-out runs.
Join Jason live on stage as he unleashes what he does best! Guaranteed pure and utter Unblocked joy and laughter.
This is the funny and sad story store of one transgender woman's journey through America from both sides of the gender line.
As the discourse on trans people becomes more toxic in the UK – comedian, trans woman and nuisance Jen Ives is here to sort it all out, hun.
Comedian John Robertson's The Dark Room is a gut-busting rock n' roll experience for everyone who buys a ticket!
Jojo Sutherland is starting life all over again with the emphasis on living and Don't Stop Me Now as her funeral music.
Having triumphed on Britain's Got Talent, Jon combines comedy, music and drama in a brand-new show exploring the true story of his television success while secretly fighting for his life.
This Is Toxic is a celebration of surviving sexism and toxic situations. But most of all, it is a celebration of Britney Spears!
With three five star sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs, over 60million views online and a tendency to list things in threes,Just These Please are back with 25 brand new sketches and songs!
Justin Moorhouse is back at the Fringe with a brand-new show: still funny, yet middle-aged.
In this talk Kate Downie will discuss the magnetism of Bridges for herself and though the eyes of other artists, and what makes them special in all their forms.
Fear of Heights is a heart-warming and hilarious biographical tale that examines what it means to be a man, and how one generation measures success relative to their forebears' themes.
Britain's Got Talent Finals to Breadline. Lockdown Baby to BBC Commission. Edinburgh Magician Kevin Quantum is back at the Fringe with his most joyful show to date - Dark Matter!
Kylie Brakeman emerged as one of the pandemic's most popular online comedians with over 60 million views and 400k followers across all platforms and you can catch her at the Fringe Festival!
Land celebrates compassion and community that transcends shifting cultures, asking that we take a second to re-evaluate our relationships with the earth and our neighbours.
It's the late night comedy gameshow that put's the 'dick' in dictionary. It's scrabble, but with utter filth.
Now for the first time at Fringe, direct from Los Angeles, a comedy revue featuring some of the hottest new voices in American independent stand-up.
Join this 'breakout star' (Fast Company) of American comedy as she brings her raunchy, clever and hilarious observations on life, sex, crypto and the pandemic to the UK stage for the first time.
Award winning Lew Fitz had sell-out previews, catch this rising star whilst you can!
Alexy Walexy's loopy but loveable characters peel back the layers to discover their true authentic selves, then spend the rest of the show wishing they'd brought an extra jumper.
Equal parts comic book lore and coming-of-age love story, Lizard Boy is the thrilling original rock musical.
Lou Conran is a superlative storyteller and masterful at spinning a yarn. Her new show compromises of hilarious anecdotes, stories and the minutiae of life. Light relief through the shite of life.
Here comes the bride, forty-foot wide! It's the wedding of the century and you're invited as Lucy Frederick – walks down the aisle.
Join Magic Roman on the most epic holiday ever. Expect adventure, laughter, chaos and... magic! This unforgettable show promises some jaw-dropping moments, perfect for kids and grown-ups alike.
Fresh from Live at The Apollo, Mock The Week and The Last Leg, Best Newcomer nominee Maisie Adam is back at the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand-new show for 2022, Buzzed.
One performer. 100 characters. One hour. Impossible? Not for The Man of 100 Faces.
The UK's favourite Frenchman channels his acerbic humour and quick-fire wit into a family gameshow, pitting children against adults and each other to try and find the most awful child.
Mark Thompson is a regular at the Fringe and he's bringing back his show with some of the favourites plus some new experiments to delight the audience.
A unique, hilarious and unmissable one-man show from the worlds most critically acclaimed variety artist - Mat Ricardo.
The multi award-winning Scottish improv troupe are back! Men With Coconuts use audience suggestions to create an hour of emotional balladry, lyrical wizardry and musical husbandry.
Mischief return to the Edinburgh Fringe stepping back to their comedy roots with Mischief Movie Night, the improvised movie live on stage!
A unique troupe of multi-talented actors, wrestlers, comedians and stunt performers merged their worlds to create the world’s first original theatre show with full contact stage combat!
NewsRevue is delighted to return to the EICC to parody politics in a post-pandemic world as part of Edinburgh Fringe.
After selling out at Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festivals, Nikki Britton is bringing her award nominated show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
The Spice Girls of improv return for a fifth triumphant year in their five-star, sell-out, totally improvised musical comedy.
Following a sell-out 2021 run, the northern scamp returns with his distinctive line in absurdity, bravely taking a stand against his housemates, water snobs, and worst of all, jugglers.
Max is turning twenty-five in one week, and she's desperate to have her first kiss with someone (anyone) before she hits her quarter-life crisis!
Debut hour from one of the most exciting acts on the UK comedy circuit. Patrick Spicer will be recounting his deepest fears and humiliations in a funny and credible way.
PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” brings everybody’s favourite pups to the Edinburgh Playhouse stage for an action packed, high-energy, musical adventure!
When the pandemic hit, comedian Pernille Haaland did what any desperate millennial with a Tik Tok account would do; sign up for online therapy!
Pete Firman returns to the Fringe with an astonishing new show. Expect Pete's trademark blend of laugh-out-loud comedy and jaw-dropping magic!
Join lanky urban wizard Pete Heat as he uses comedy and mind-blowing tricks to explore that most divisive of subjects: magic itself.
If you're brave, come along and watch 'Pirates and Princesses vs Sea Monsters'. A family show filled with singing, dancing, comedy and even a sea monster...
American alternative rock band Pixies will play the O2 Academy Edinburgh on Wednesday 3rd August!
Railed by Headfirst Acrobats is a western themed circus spectacular, combining the trademark physical talents, finely chiselled bodies and hilarious comic timing!
Fresh off the back of a sold out world tour, Randy Feltface makes his long-awaited return to the UK with brand new jokes and a second-hand suit, catch him live at The Fringe!
Tatum becomes the virgin bride of her sweetheart, entering an eternal marriage in the Mormon Church but after one night of illicit sex, Tatum is plunged into a deep well of guilt, sorrow and remorse.
Join Richard Stott as he contemplates whether he's missed the boat. His friends have families, 6 figure salaries and houses. He has a level-2 food hygiene certificate and acid reflux!
Rob Rouse (Bottom, BBC's Upstart Crow) has performed stand-up since winning So You Think You're Funny? at Edinburgh in 1998. Now, aged 48, he is no more mature.
Think you're tough? Funny? Bisexual? Prove it. Sounds ridiculous? This show weaves together the stories of a sexual orientation scientist and an award-winning comedian, both trying to prove just that.
Sword equipped. Potions ready. High-speed internet connected. Based on the online game RuneScape, join Lance_054 (the first 53 were taken) on a quest where the audience choose what happens next!
Welcome to Sad Girls Club, where girls are allowed to be... well... sad. Because as we all know being a woman in 2022, talking about anything is a minefield.
US comedian Sam Morrison (The Drew Barrymore Show) grapples with the death of his partner. He makes grief hilarious through tales of love, diabetes and seagull attacks.
Sammy Obeid, the host of Netflix 100 Humans hits the Edinburgh stage with an hour of stand-up.
Following an incredible Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2019 and fresh from a 2022 Netflix special, Schalk Bezuidenhout is back with love in his heart and jokes in his pocket.
Earth's funniest footwear are back with their latest comedy hour. Fresh from their appearance on Britain's Got Talent, they bring you a whole song contest for your voting pleasure.
Seann Walsh returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August with his new stand-up show 'Is Dead. Happy Now?'.
Ever heard of this small off-Broadway show called Hamilton? It wasn’t very big, so we’re not surprised. Anyway, Shamilton! is just like that, but (ahem) better!
I survived The Island with Bear Grylls – who knew that would prepare me for what was about to come...
The smash-hit, multi sell-out Fringe phenomenon is back with their hilarious combination of an entirely serious adaptation of Macbeth, with an entirely shit-faced cast member!
Sian Davies, best Debut show Leicester Comedy Festival 2020 and Funny Women runner-up, brings her show 'About Time' to the Fringe!
From racism to body image, porn addiction to gay Tories, Simon David has a catchy song for just about everything wrong with the community he loves to hate!
An entirely improvised wizarding comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fan-fiction title. With live musical accompaniment!
One man, one microphone, and one microphone in the wings in case the one on stage breaks. Pure. Simple. Classic. Basic Lee.
In the last ever performances of this show, Stewart Lee looks at how the Covid-Brexit era has impacted on the culture war declared on lovely woke snowflakes by horrible people.
Evening Standard TikTok Star and Funny Women Award nominees, Stokes and Summers, present a new show about the quirks and perks of the modern workplace.
Swallowed is a new play presenting an intimate snapshot into the lives of a young couple as they navigate their relationship within a distorted reality.
A spooky show of terrible tales, bothersome books and gruesome goings on! A weird and wonderfully dark show for horrid children and irresponsible adults.
Named to honor his city of birth, Tehran Van Ghasri is the funniest, most charismatic, sexy, no-holds-barred Black, Iranian, Jewish, Baptist, Muslim, Zoroastiran, agnostic comedian you will ever see!
Award-winning comedy duo The Awkward Silence present their dynamic father and son prison musical.
From the team behind the Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show The Unknown Soldier. Grist to the Mill and Red Dragonfly Productions bring you the real Chinese heroine that inspired Disney's Mulan.
Having thrilled audiences at the Fringe in 2019 with a sell-out, five-star run, The Black Blues Brothers returns to Assembly this summer.
Tired of all the scripted "reality" TV? Keeping Up With the Kimprov is your daily dose of reality TV, but actually unscripted!
Club Valentine is is an emerging collective on the Irish comedy scene, dedicated to bringing absurd comedy into the mainstream.
The Dark Room (For Kids!) is an interactive adventure featuring terrible prizes and total mayhem! Recommended for 11+ but younger kids are welcome.
The Dirty Thirty PLUS is the live-est of live theatre exploding the conventions of performance. A new valiant attempt to perform 30 plays in just one hour!
Raggamuffin Records presents a weekly reggae sound system session, taking place every Wednesday of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022 at La Belle Angele.
Hilarious comedy, The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns by Gillian Duffy, proves that love and relationships haven't changed that much in 200 years after all! Catch it at the Fringe Festival this August!
Long Lane Theatre return the Edinburgh with their hit play The Giant Killers, telling the true story of footballs greatest ever underdogs - Darwen FC.
Now in our 10th year! Smash-hit production, The Improv Musical returns to take the Fringe by storm.
The Intervention is a new black comedy by Keir McAllister, award-winning writer of The Bench.
The Oxford Alternotives were the first a cappella group set up at the University of Oxford as an alternative to the chapel choirs and are known for their creative takes on contemporary music.
Internationally renowned jazz a cappella group, The Oxford Gargoyles, make their return to the Fringe. Enjoy our unique repertoire of jazz, soul, pop, funk and salsa!
Oxford's wittiest minds return with their spectacular smorgasbord of devastatingly funny improvised comedy!
After almost two years of silence, Oxford's critically acclaimed student sketch troupe are making a triumphant return to the Edinburgh Fringe with The People vs. The Oxford Revue
Jakko Jakszyk, guitarist/singer with King Crimson, was born Michael Curran. Adopted by Polish and French parents, Jakko grew up wondering who he was.
The Song of Fergus and Kate is an interactive adventure that uses storytelling, music and animation to encourage children to celebrate their differences.
After a sell-out run in 2019, The Sorries are delighted to be back again in front of live audiences at Pleasance at EICC!
This play has been described as Pinteresque, with moments of surreality, and a wealth of dark humour. An original script from performed playwright Alex J Yates.
When you're disabled, the lines of consent get a bit... tinted. This play examines bodily autonomy in the group society often leaves behind.
Today I Killed My Very First Bird explores hope and despair, combining immersive sound and bold storytelling to create a vivid and visceral theatrical experience.
Armed with a Rubik's cube and a childlike delight at the world, Tom Crosbie's show is a critical hit.
Could you see the funny side to going blind? Twelve years on from losing most of his sight, Tom Skelton ‘looks’ back at over a decade of being blind and wonders what might have been.
New mimes, new jokes, same old crazy old Tom Walker. That’s right it is a new show 'Javelin' at Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Fringe World 2019 Best Comedy Show nominee Award winning Troy Hawke comes to Underbelly Bristo Square as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Two's Company is the new comedy drama from the writer of The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns and co-writer of The Wedding Planners, Gillian Duffy... don't miss it at the Fringe Festival!
This original darkly comic rocket-fuelled two-hander is a kitchen-sink drama with a sting in its tale. For fans of Philip Ridley, Duncan MacMillan and the utterly hideous.
50% of women aren't sure which is their vulva and which is their vagina. Elaine Miller, a funny, frank, factual fanny Fellow of Physiotherapy doesn't think that's OK.
The Final Problem is a one-man show about the life and times of Sherlock Holmes's ever-reliable right hand man, John Watson and performed by Tim Marriott (BBC's Brittas Empire).
From sketches to songs aboot aw things Scottish, come see these wee comical dafties dae what they dae best. Fast-paced, witty comedy with clever twists on Scottish culture.
What The Heart Wants is a new comedy by Bert Tyler-Moore co-creator of The Windsors.
Will Mars used to think his life was a joke – but he was wrong, it's more like 300. Brace yourself for more jokes than you thought possible!
Enjoy madcap physical comedy with capers around castles, damsels in distress, a jaw-dropping joust and lots of original catchy musical numbers.
Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron is a madcap physical comedy with capers around castles, damsels in distress, a jaw-dropping joust and lots of original catchy musical numbers!
Achingly funny, rhyming retelling of classic film Die Hard from Richard Marsh: Fringe First winner, BBC Audio Drama Best Comedy winner and New York cop (one of these is untrue).
An Edinburgh Fringe favourite, Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.
World premiere of a new murder mystery starring Arthur Bostrom ('Allo 'Allo!) set in the golden age of BBC sitcoms, from the acclaimed Father Brown writer David Semple.
Two hapless fools recreate wonderful scenes of the natural world. Clownfish return to Edinburgh with an updated version of their hit show!
Fringe First award winner Apphia Campbell's stunning solo show inspired by the life of Nina Simone returns with a new performer under her direction.
This loud, proud love story is heart-warmingly honest and belly achingly funny. Stuffed full of those stomach-flipping-time-stopping moments that everyone will recognise.
For the fraction of the cost of a fixed penalty notice, pose your question to our fearless leader at this chat-show-cum-Question-Time-cum-work-event.
Performed by Piotr Sikora, a Polish clown and comedian, Boy: Looking For Friends is an adventurous tale about friendship, courage and ice cream chocolate bars – for adults and children!
Satirical, funny and bursting with pop-culture references, it's the perfect parody for Buffy aficionados and those who never enrolled at Sunnydale High alike.
Alan Cumming returns to the International Festival with a performance exploring the true character of Scotland's national bard Robert Burns.
A magical realist biography of Kurt Cobain. Cassie Workman time travels through nineties Washington, to unravel life, death, and rock and roll, in this heartbreaking, stunning homage to an icon!
Now in its 15th year at the Fringe, ComedySportz is the award winning, all-action, all-improvised competitive comedy show for all ages you won't want to miss!
Don't miss Connor Burns, one of the most exciting emerging acts on the Scottish comedy circuit, live at Just The Tonic, Sub-Atomic Room as part of The Fringe Festival!
Craig Hill brings his new show 'I Always Knew I Had it in Me!' to Just The Tonic at Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Scotland’s international comedy star is doing a run of shows to work up new material for his next tour. Catch him at Just The Tonic Atomic Room as part of Edinburgh Fringe.
Don't miss “An Evening with Michael Franzese – The Real Goodfella”, at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh on the 4th August!
Rabble Taphouse & Grill has partnered up with some of the world’s best brands to bring you some immersive, educational and, above all, exciting cocktail Masterclasses.
Get into the Festival spirit at The Balmoral this August on the eve of the 75th Anniversary of The Fringe with Fred MacAulay and Friends!
Fred MacAulay, one of Scotland's best-loved stand-ups, is back with his live chat show. Joining him each day will be stars from the worlds of sport, entertainment, business and politics.
The world premiere of Tabby Lamb’s Happy Meal is a joyful queer rom-com where Millennial meets Gen Z and change is all around.
Watch Henning give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical at The Queen's Hall in August!
There is a robot in trouble and it needs your help! An immersive, educational and hilarious spectacular suitable for ages 5+, but fun for everyone.
Don't miss a hilarious evening of World-class stand-up from live comedy’s internationally acclaimed Irish master Jimeoin!
Multi award-winning stand-up, podcaster and author, KaiKai Humphries bring his new show 'Mischief to the Stand Edinburgh as part of the Fringe!
Be hands on in designing and stamping a piece of aluminium jewellery (ring, cuff, pendant) or keyring/pet tag at this workshop on 4th August!
Join The Bingo Babes in the Live Room at The Three Sisters on the first Thursday of every month at 9pm!
Late‘n’Live returns in all its glory, featuring a stellar line-up of the very best acts from across the festival every night.
Historian Elizabeth Cory Lopez will delve into the roots of Macbeth, son of Findlay, and what his life, culture, reign and mythical legacy can tell us about the evolution of Scotland as a nation.
Following a sold-out run of monthly shows, Leith Social makes its Fringe debut! Live comedy, music and cabaret set in the city's favourite local hangout, the Pitt Market!
An interactive late-night quiz for musical theatre queens. Hosted by little Cosette Katie Prichard, Les Quizerables pits the finest Broadway brains against one another.
Don't award winning comedian Liam Farrelly's first full-length solo show at Just The Tonic at Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Enjoy high energy, rip-roaring physical comedy that will blow your socks off and leave you wanting more!
Expect creative fun from one of our oldest surviving alternative comics when Mark Thomas comes to the Stand Edinburgh with a preview of his new show, Black and White as part of Edinburgh Fringe!
Oliver Coleman debuted his hit solo show Poolside in 2019, touring to festivals across the country. Don’t miss his brand-new offering 'Sublime', guaranteed to make your cheeks hurt!
Writer/performer Paul Black brings his theatre show Self Care Era to the Fringe for the first time. From slump to spiritual awakening, Paul takes us through his 12 step guide to Self Care.
Enjoy a brand-new hour of stand-up from Paul McCaffrey, one of the best comics currently working in the UK.
Join Peppa Pig at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer for her musical interactive show Peppa Pig: My First Concert!
Prehysterical is a hilarious circus show for children and parents of all ages, following three foolish Neanderthals as they struggle to survive the harsh natural world.
A gripping, at times hilarious revenge tale about an actress in her 40’s under investigation for the murder of an auteur theatre director.
My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?) is the joyous autobiographical story of social-media sensation Rob Madge.
Comedians are flashed a never-before-seen set list of topics and must instantly create a spontaneous and original new stand-up set, right then and there.
Let us take you on a journey into gin as you Sip your way through our handcrafted London Dry, Lemon Drizzle, Strawberry Smash and Zesty Orange Gins plus a cocktail on arrival and at end of the class.
Something About George – The George Harrison Story enjoys its Edinburgh premiere this Summer at the Fringe Festival. The show pays tribute to the man dubbed the “quiet Beatle”.
In this critically acclaimed show, singer-songwriter Gary Edward Jones not only recites the music of one of his idols, but also tells the unique story of Paul Simon.
How can spoons save your relationship? Find out in this sharp, funny and touching play about a couples counsellor's revenge.
Come along to the Pregnancy and Parents Centre for interactive music classes for babies and toddlers!
Tessa Asquith-Lamb explains her processes in creating her beautiful artworks and shows how her collections help her create beautiful lyrical works full of symbolism, love tokens, friendship and hope.
Talk about doing what it says on the tin! Here you go a carload of simply the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit.
Author Julia Donaldson and a cast of four return with a brand-new show based on her much-loved books including The Smartest Giant in Town, The Singing Mermaid, The Highway Rat, and The Gruffalo.
One final night. One last chance. Five people queue for a ticket to the hottest show in town. All they must do is simply wait in line. But what in life is ever simple?
Taking you back to high school for the prom you wish you'd had, this is the party that invites you to relive your school days as you join forces with your fellow Fringe-goers.
Brought to life by award-winning actor and writer Ross Ericson, enjoy an exciting new adaptation of HG Wells' classic story from the team behind the Fringe sell-out show Moby Dick!
Former Daily Telegraph music critic Tom GK has decided to record the greatest album of all time – despite the fact that he has lost most of his hearing.
Direct from a global tour, this is a ticket to ride you won't soon forget. Back after five sold-out Fringe seasons, so book early!
An exhibition of illustrations and related artworks from the book 'What it's Like to be a Bird', written by Tim Birkhead and illustrated by Catherine Rayner, comes to Scottish Ornithologists Club.
Catch this fierce, femme, fabulous, musical comedy show from the multi award-winning, international cabaret sensation Amber Topaz at the Fringe!
Biscuit Barrel, the acclaimed hyperactive group, return to the Edinburgh Fringe with 69 sketches performed in an hour!
Bongo’s Bingo, the UK’s original bingo rave phenomenon, is back in Edinburgh at the O2 Academy!
Join Cameron Gibson on a journey of discovery through influence, thought and imagination as he uses his unique skills of mind-reading, psychology, mystery and magic to demonstrate extraordinary feats.
A tightly woven choreography of bodies, pulsing with music, Humans 2.0 is intimate, primal, and deeply engaged with the challenge of being human.
It’s that time again - where we invite you behind the scenes of our 50+ studio doors for a Summer Open Studios Event at Coburg House in Leith from 5th - 7th August!
Join us in-Centre and experience mediumship that aims to connect us with the energy of those who have passed on.
Join us at The Three Sisters Edinburgh for an evening of Fringe Variety, hosted by our fantastic Boylesque performer, Tom Harlow!
The biggest, brightest comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe all in one huge show, staged in the famous Udderbelly!
This year, international multi award-winning magician Elliot Bibby is supported by his faithful friend Barry the Beach Ball in another captivating comedy magic show!
Alba Flamenca bring a new show to the Fringe! Bursting with raw emotion and explosive rhythms, this fiesta of pure dance, music and intensity brings the best of a real Andalucian night.
Foodies Festival, the UK's biggest celebration of food, drink and music is returns to Inverleith Park, Edinburgh in August!
Forth on the Fringe is our annual one stop shop for all the essential acts you need to see at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. Catch it at Edinburgh Playhouse on 5th and 6th August 2022!
The Prince of Dark Comedy returns to Edinburgh with his new show, accompanied by his singing dictators The Iraq Pack and a cast of mind-blowing acts.
Don't miss the new show from Gareth Waugh, Scotland's fastest rising comedy star, as part of the Fringe!
The Fringe's shadiest late-night strip joint is back and we have missed you! Join the illicit crew as they welcome audiences back for a show that is rude, crude and nude!
Don't miss Award-winning comedian Jo Cauldfield when she brings her show 'Bad Attitute' to the Stand Edinburgh as part of the Fringe!
KITES is a fast-paced, visually striking play about the rite of passage from girlhood to womanhood in post-war Ireland, exploring gender roles, sexuality, friendship, love and rage.
The multi-award-winning cabaret spectacular, La Clique promises to be a night of laughs, gasps, naughtiness and the best in international cabaret.
Living legend Movin’ Melvin Brown is bringing a Broadway version of his acclaimed show devoted to Black music from the 50s to the present to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Nicola Murray will give an informal illustrated talk about her art practice, looking at an eclectic back-catalogue of work inspired by her interest and training in science.
This is a Fringe debut for brand-new comedy improv panel show, OK, Let Me Explain, hosted by Ross Leslie. The audience picks the nightly winner and is in control of the show, kind of!
Enjoy a 3 course meal with entertainment by Just John & Paul and DJ providing non-stop 60's dance floor fillers until midnight!
Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd, this dome spectacular features the 1973 album the Dark Side of the Moon in explosive surround sound.
As part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, we are excited to bring you our BRAND-NEW presenter-led show, Under Pressure! Come with us as we take a deep dive into the global ocean!
Join us at Dynamic Earth for a dramatic journey to the very edge of our solar system and back!
Prejudice and Pride is a new folk musical comedy reimagining Jane Austen’s classic novel in modern America with gender-swapped characters.
Ross Leslie, five-time Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist, brings his third hour to Edinburgh, featuring jokes, laughs and cycling safety awareness.
Join Bobby Nwanze and guests this August for a new to the Fringe, a chat show with leading sports figures from across the UK!
Start planning the millinery masterpieces, statement designer creations and vertiginous heels as Scotland’s most glamorous racing day, Stobo Castle Ladies Day, returns to Musselburgh Racecourse!
2021's online smash hit 'Sugar' returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe reworked and for the first time, live!
Don't miss a night of Taylor Swift's best hits, live dancers, big visuals, HUGE prizes, Lip Sync Battles, themed cocktails and a prize for best dressed Taylor!
Young Scottish contemporary artist Sleek debuts an exhibition of work showcasing his street art at Queen Street Studio as part of the Festival Fringe!
On tour from London's Bush Hall, The Disgraceful Club is a wild Friday night of comedy hosted by the audacious queen of no shame, Grace Campbell. It's worth staying up for!
Following a two-year hiatus, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo returns from 5th to 27th August!
Latenight comedy at its best. Eight superb showcases from Scotland’s favourite club!
Wilf takes audiences on a hilarious and unapologetic ride through Scotland as Calvin and Wilf attempt to escape loneliness, cope with mental illness and learn to love themselves!
(Le) Pain, Jean-Daniel (JD) Broussé’s first solo show, is a 5 star hit involving circus, dance, storytelling, Béarnaise folklore, video, karaoke and laughter.
Be Bop a Lula, the West End smash hit comes to town in a non-stop hits tour through the legendary era of 1950s Rock‘n’Roll!
Join us at Surgeons Hall Museums on our inaugural BSL walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town on 6th August!
After touring internationally, including a sell-out run in New York, Circus Abyssinia are thrilled to return with their greatly anticipated new show.
This intimate ensemble explores richly imagined music as part of the orchestra's residency at the International Festival.
A new production of Dvořák's opera featuring Natalya Romaniw comes to the International Festival, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Douglas Boyd and Garsington Opera.
Sir Donald Runnicles and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra launch the 2022 Festival with the spectacular Carmina Burana.
Award-winning comedian Elf Lyons invites you for an hour of revelry, raconteuring and comedy, which your great-grandad would consider indecent for a lady to listen to.
This workshop will introduce you to the basics of Trance and altered states of consciousness. Working with Kim will support and encourage the deeper states of connection.
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with screening of their favourite films! And best of all? It's FREE.
By popular demand, the world’s biggest ghost hunt is in Edinburgh once more! Visit the most haunted places in town, hand-picked to deliver your worst nightmare!
Full of hijinks and impeccable clowning, Lost in Translation will treat audiences to heart-stopping aerial, stunning floor acrobatics, and extraordinary juggling.
Scottish singer/songwriter King Creosote and his band play The Liquid Room on Saturday 6th August.
The Daily Mail, wasps, Anne Edmonds, Australia’s worst courier company and of course, the birth of his new child. Come and hear about Lloyd Langford's problems with all of these!
Mervyn Stutter and his team carefully research the Fringe and bring you live 'tasters' from seven top shows in a packed 90 minute late lunchtime extravaganza at The Pleasance!
Featuring hysterically honest tales and stunning vocals, Rosie returns to Edinburgh with her brand new show full of songs, stories and sass!
The family friendly Out East Festival is headed your way on Saturday the 6th and Sunday 7th of August 2022 at the beautiful Dalkeith Country Park!
Palimpsest is a very silly show about free will, destiny and identity from writer/actor Alex Lacey.
Glasgay and Edinbu**ery are finally mixing their gender fluids to present the Fringe's sassiest & sauciest cabaret ever... it's A Tale of Two Titties by Queer Theory!
Grab your best glitter coat and dive into high octane, non-stop rock 'n' roll circus inspired by Bowie when Rebel makes its way to the Edinburgh Fringe!
39 Nantwich Drive is a large friendly garden, run on organic principles. It includes a mini orchard, pond, mixed borders, greenhouse and a secret garden.
Calling all fashion lovers! Join Smart Works Edinburgh on Saturday 6th August for their summer pop up fashion sale.
See the UK's longest running and best comedy newcomer competition, So You Think You're Funny?, back for its 35th year!
Get ready to SPICE UP YOUR LIFE with 5 of Scotland's most fabulous Drag Queens in a full production SPICE GIRLS experience!
Scottish women's theatre company F-Bomb returns with a radical new play. The Beatles Were a Boyband is an urgent and unapologetically feminine response to misogyny. Bad vibes only.
The magnificent Patrick Monahan headlines our annual extravaganza of Edinburgh Fringe talent for the first time since 2019!
The Tartan Titan inflatable assault course, the next blockbuster addition to Conifox Adventure Park, arrives this Summer!
Award-winning stand-up comedian Tom Little returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with his fifth solo show.
Triggernometry, the hit political and cultural podcast and YouTube phenomenon is in town for two nights. Join Konstantin Kisin and Francis Foster as they critique the madness of the past few years!
Scotland's biggest and best truck show returns to Edinburgh's Royal Highland Centre on the 6th and 7th August, it's a great day out for the family!
Winner of the Kenneth Branagh New Writing Award, this comedy about a tragedy sees Yorick try to stop the King making the biggest mistake of his afterlife.
Bring the kids along to a fun, family magic show with Magician Dan Bastianelli at Festival City Marketon on Sunday 7th August! It’s important to prebook as space is limited.
Kim Moore Cullen offers her service as a Medium for a day of Private Readings and Spiritual Assessments on 7th August!
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock makes his International Festival debut with a stunning performance of music spanning his 60 year career.
Santtu-Matias Rouvali leads the Philharmonia in a mighty first concert, with outstanding pianist Seong-Jin Cho performing in Beethoven's Emperor Concerto.
Taking place in the heart of Scotland's capital city, the third edition of Edinburgh Summer Sessions pops up against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle!
Join us for an afternoon of cocktails and painting at Indigo Yard as Diana Quintana guides you through creating your new favourite Spritz glass!
An exhibition telling the story of Felix Yaniewicz (1762-1848), a celebrated Polish-Lithuanian violin virtuoso, who settled in Scotland and founded the first Edinburgh music festival in 1815.
Come along to this week of creative workshops on the theme of Outside In, led by Mousa alNana, culminating in a new participatory artwork which will be on show throughout August.
Catch Slaves frontman Isaac Holman as Baby Dave this August at Sneaky Pete's as part of Music Venue Trust and The National Lottery #revivelive tour!
As part of Scotland on Tour, the exciting initiative to support the recovery of our live music industry, Riddemption Reggae Band will play The Old Dr Bells Baths on Sunday 7th August.
Hunter’s Tryst is a well-stocked and beautifully designed, mature, medium-sized, wildlife-friendly town garden.
Learn how to sing traditional Scottish songs with professional musician, tutor and performer Joss Cameron at The Pianodrome on 7th August!
Whisky Road are a highly acclaimed acoustic bluest trio and you can catch them at The Jazz Bar as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Join Ayesha Hazarika and her daily panel of top guests from the world of comedy and politics as they crunch through the day's news with wit and wisdom.
Are you a budding Ray Mears or Bear Grylls? Join Instinctively Wild's summer camp for a week to remember.
Discover the story of one family's journey through love, heartbreak, civil war and migration to Australia in this epic multigenerational tale.
Revered period keyboardist Ronald Brautigam is joined by violinist Esther Hoppe and cellist Christian Poltéra for three Romantic classics of the chamber repertoire.
Enjoy astonishing acrobatics combine with a live choir in this jaw-dropping, pulsating performance at Edinburgh Playhouse on 8th and 9th August.
Stop horsing around, grab your wellies and get moo-vin' and groovin' as Funbox welcome you to their Funky Farm!
The Green Home Festival is running from 8-12 August and involves 13 individual shows, including online and in-person, with every show free to attend.
JUVENILIA at Suffolk University, Boston will be introducing an original play with music by Wesley Savick to the 75th annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August.
Artist Stephen Livingstone brings his series of works titled 'Hive Geometrix' into the unique and appropriately contextualising, Edinburgh Honey Co.
Will he be able to surmount the insurmountable and get every single person in the world to like him? Or is it time for him to face the music?
200 years ago a king called George made an important visit to the Palace. Join us to hear the story of a special ceremony of the keys with some rhymes and music along the way!
Parents, do you want to help your child grow their confidence in a fun and creative way? Then book them into these drama classes in Stockbridge, Morningside and Portobello!
The Jive Aces swing back into action at the Fringe, full of energy, with their trademark yellow suits!
The Libertines are touring in 2022 and have a date at the O2 Academy Edinburgh on 8th August.
Irish folk band The Mary Wallopers have announced a show at The Liquid Room Edinburgh on Monday 8th August!
Join Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World Curator Siobhan McLaughlin for an exclusive virtual tour around our new exhibition on 9th August!
ALOK (they/them) is an internationally acclaimed writer, performer and public speaker. This is their new comedy and poetry show.
Billy Boy is a new solo performer show by acclaimed playwright Rosemary Jenkinson, about young bonfire builders in East Belfast.
The BBC Singers and Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin join violinist Laura Samuel for a mystical reimagining of Vaughan Williams' 'The Lark Ascending'.
Royal Scottish National Orchestra and conductor Elim Chan celebrate the natural world with the stunning The Tears of Nature by Chinese-born composer Tan Dun.
Let your knowledge of all 3 High School Musical movies break free and together you can work, work, work the answers out with your East High worthy team!
The Chap-Hop superstar returns to The Voodoo Rooms armed with beats, rhymes, manners and some small instruments for a strictly limited run of Chap-Hop recitals.
Leeds band Cultdreams will embark on a run of UK shows in 2022 as part of The National Lottery's Revive Live Tour and have a date at Sneaky Pete's on 9th August!
Lyon & Turnbull is delighted to present our Summer 2022 auction of Contemporary & Post-War Art // Prints & Multiples taking place live online and in Edinburgh on Wednesday 10th August.
Edinburgh City Korfball Club is holding beginners sessions in August and all new people get all sessions free throughout the month. There's no better time to give it a try!
The Swedish mezzo soprano joins the vibrant string quartet for a concert that blends music by Schubert and singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright.
Sir Donald Runnicles conducts this concert performance of Beethoven's only opera, telling a moving story of a wife's devotion and the resilience of human nature.
National Theatre of Scotland brings Liz Lochhead's acclaimed adaptation of the classical Greek tragedy to Edinburgh.
The Romany folk supergroup showcase music from a tradition dating back hundreds of years.
An African/Scottish group present original songs from African composer/playwright Neo Vilakazi. This critically acclaimed show comes to Edinburgh International Conference Centre in August.
Swedish death metal band Avatar have announced a UK tour including a night at the Liquid Room on Thursday 11th August!
Witness a hugely versatile, forward-looking, space-obsessed, electronic pioneer give one of his iconic performances.
One of the world’s greatest pianists covers three centuries of music in this wide-ranging solo recital.
Award-winning clarinettist Sharon Kam and pianist Enrico Pace explore riveting music from the clarinet's history.
The America's Got Talent winner Paul Zerdin brings his latest smash-hit show to Edinburgh for the first time.
Visit this emerging gallery in Edinburgh's leafy Colinton suburb to view their Summer Exhibition, featuring 25 Scottish artists across a variety of mediums!
Dean Owens is a spellbinding live performer, armed with a searingly soulful voice, skilfully crafted songs and earworm-inducing melodies.
Chineke! Chamber Ensemble returns with a concert including the European premiere of a new work by composer and digeridoo virtuoso William Barton.
Connecting dance, spoken word and song, Windows of Displacement explores the human lives entangled in politics of power and oppression.
You feel the urge to scratch your hand but there is nothing there. This type of sensation is called a ghost sensation. Come along to discover what is the purpose of these strange body feelings!
Lindisfarne marked their 50th anniversary in 2020. Join us at The Queen's Hall Edinburgh for a great opportunity to celebrate the survival of one of British folk-rock’s most original bands!
This talented cast and their phenomenal band take to the stage to bring you a show dedicated to celebrating these giants of the pop world.
Adventure Cinema is back with a bang and coming to Dalkeith Country Park from 12th to 14th August!
'Paper' is an exhibition by the Scottish women's art collective 'The Abstractionistas', featuring works by artists Megan Chapman, Judith Shaylor, and Susan E. Wilson.
Join us in the Live Room at The Three Sisters for a taste of Pop Bingo Disco - Banter, Beats and Bawless Bingo!
Performing on marimba and vibraphone, PhD student, Steven Moore brings an exciting introduction to the percussive world and you can catch him at The Parish Church of St Cuthbert on 12th August!
Today, most of us carry the world at our fingertips. Join Ian Ritchie on 12th August at The Royal Society Of Edinburgh as he describes the developments that enabled this 'information machine'.
Liverpool's The Wombats will bring their 'All The Hits!' tour to the O2 Academy Edinburgh on 12th August!
Join Jump Edinburgh for this challenging but beautiful way to explore Edinburgh with a friendly and supportive group on Saturday 13th August!
Another DRAG-TASTIC performance takes our stage this August as The Three Sisters pay tribute to ABBA and celebrate their most iconic and dance worthy tunes of all time!
A big old extravaganza from your new favourite production company. There'll be stars, there'll be jokes, there'll be idiots, there'll be bloody good stuff actually.
Looking for something to do during the fringe? Want to spend time with good company and good food? Join us for a BBQ @ The Neighbourhood!
Look out for our Artists in Residence: Lizzy Stewart, author of There’s a Tiger in the Garden, and botanical illustrator Sara Boccaccini Meadows.
From debut novelists to giants of literature: hear from some of the world’s finest writers of fiction.
A powerful collection of events offers different perspectives on modern civilisation and our supposedly post-colonial world.
In this series, world-famous musicians, music journalists and writers share stories of their personal journeys through the world of music.
This Festival we hear from authors with extraordinary personal stories to tell. These sacred glimpses into the very different lives of others have a shared humanity at their heart.
In this series, we welcome authors who have penned their personal mental health journeys, as well as those who offer refreshing solutions to some of the issues affecting our wellbeing today.
Embark on a theatrical journey through books: stories are brought to life through performance, music and discussion.
Whether dealing with grief, lamenting lost love, rejoicing in nature or questioning our place in the world: these poets – masters of their craft – cut to the heart.
Join us for stories of strength, joy and diversity and events which get to the heart of issues affecting the queer community across the world today.
Stories are entwined in Scotland’s DNA. Scotland’s stories are told by many diverse voices, bringing us new ways of understanding the world through fiction and fact.
Some of the UK’s sharpest comedians, actors and screenwriters take a short break from their work on stage and screen to share their newly published books with us this August.
As European democracy comes under pressure once again, this series explores the histories that have shaped present culture and conflict across the continent.
This series examines the legacies, travesties, successes and failures of various political factions from across the globe, and the stories of those who have risked everything to resist.
These conversations across the pond examine how contemporary literature can help us find common ground, innovative solutions and shared values.
The historians joining us to get to the heart of our historic truths – retracing lost narratives and reflecting on the shortcomings and all-too-often devastating legacies of our distorted past.
This August, we celebrate women who challenge and confront the social stigmas and residual legacies from centuries of patriarchal rule and chastisement.
Our popular workshops are back: get hands-on with activities, learn new skills and participate in engaging conversations.
Two Edinburgh pianists combine their superb abilities for the first time in a performance of visionary richness and exuberance.
Swiss artist James Thierrée returns to the International Festival with an unmissable spectacle from his physical theatre company.
The genre-defying electronic artist fuses hypnotic dance music with futuristic sounds to create an ecstatic, fast-paced performance.
Rwandan writer & activist Kiki Katese takes to the stage with her all-female drumming group to share the powerful stories of those affected by the Rwandan genocide, in a performance filled with hope.
Enjoy a performance of Persian classical and folk music hosted by Zozan Yasar and featuring Aref Ghorbani, interspersed with conversation around the censorship of music and cultural expression.
Wayne Marshall joins Scottish Chamber Orchestra for an evening of rip-roaring tunes and joyful American classics, including Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
On Saturday 13th August visit the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh's food history exhibition, with workshops, tours and additional exhibits!
Join us instore at Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh for a festival floral workshop in partnership with fashion-forward womenswear brand, Free People, and luxury local florist, Snapdragon!
The critically acclaimed comedy-horror pantomime "Glass Slippers and Silver Bullets" returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August!
HelloArt is collaborating with needle felting brand PawBaba to run this workshop on Saturday 13th August at Levels Cafe & Lounge!
The award winning Party at The Palace will return in 2022, taking place on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August.
Declan Welsh & the Decadent West have a date at Dreadnought Rock, Bathgate on 13th August as part of the Revive Live Tour!
Clarsach virtuoso Savourna Stevenson joins forces with old friend and saxophonist Steve Kettley at Reconnect Regal Theatre on 13th August as part of Scotland on Tour! Support comes from Jasmin Jet.
Join us for the Breakfast Klub at Brewhemia! Throughout August we’ll have the best of the Scottish drag scene joining us every Saturday morning!
ATS Productions invite you to sample five of Chekhov's best, rarely performed, one-act comedic works set in Imperial Russia.
Theiya Dance Collective is premiering The Ticking Clock at the Fringe. The show explores the historical and present day relationship to the natural world in South Asian Classical Dance forms.
Join Dill on an adventure through the unexpected surprises in life in this fun and bold new play for all the family at Summerhall this August!
Helen Moore’s work addresses themes of how rural space is used in the modern day and the impact that humans make on the environment. Catch her exhibition at Upright Gallery from 13th August!
This active birth workshop, run by the Pregnancy and Parents Centre, helps to prepare you and your partner for labour.
From poetry and essays to fiction and memoirs, this series champions writing and writers which speak to the cultures and experiences of those within Black communities.
These special events championing both exquisite translated works and the role of the translator in making stories written in other languages accessible to more people and cultures across the world.
An interactive performance documenting a 23-mile walk from Dungavel Detention Centre to the Home Office in Glasgow.
Beloved classical ballet Coppélia is reimagined for the digital age in Scottish Ballet's darkly comic new production.
Celebrated Swedish soprano Malin Byström takes the title role in Strauss' one-act opera, alongside the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Edward Gardner.
A supergroup of British jazz talents, Sons of Kemet are famed for their incendiary live sets and complex, genre-bending sound.
The Bard is back! With story and verse improvised in the moment, enjoy a riotous new Shakespeare play every time – performed by Impromptu Shakespeare's whip smart cast.
Sara from Castaway Knitting is running a ‘Learn to Knit’ workshop on Sunday 14th August at Festival City Market!
Fascinating Aida's singing star Liza Pulman takes centre stage at the Assembly George Square for one night only on Sunday 14 August with her brand-new show and album, The Heart of It!
Join us each afternoon to see a hand-picked selection of live comedy using music – funny songs, satirical parodies and more.
Scottish Ballet's innovative new production of Coppelia at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh is a deliciously dark comedy of mischief and mistaken identity, reinvented for the digital age!
Enjoy an introduction and tasting of Secret Garden Distillery core-range gins with founder Hamish Martin then blending your own 20cl gin with a range of freshly distilled botanicals at Indigo Yard!
The Best Ideas Happen in The Toilet, by actor-writer Cláudia Saavedra, is thought-provoking and funny, but is here at the Fringe to provide comic relief, dick jokes, and some very relatable content.
Come along to a full-day, in-person event to tap into your creativity and discover the magic of writing as a reflective practice!
This series is dedicated to all those interested in the business of the book world, whether an established publishing professional or an avid reader with a curiosity about the book trade.
What is it we love about crime writing? Whatever your reason, kill some time this August and get your crime-fix with some of the world’s most celebrated masters of the genre.
This August we share some of the inspirational work of Communities project Citizen and invite you to add your stories or share a meal.
The Bergen Philharmonic and conductor Edward Gardner bring captivating emotions to this performance featuring Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson in his Festival debut.
Experience this immersive performance exploring themes of crisis and exile, marking the culmination of the Festival's four-year residency at Leith Academy.
Regular visitors to the International Festival, the Takács Quartet brings music to stir and delight in a vivid and passionate performance.
Discover Edinburgh's Little Ireland in this filmic exploration of the community through traditional music at Filmhouse on 15th August!
In this show Gearóid Farrelly takes a look at the litany of things in our lives that just don't quite measure up. Everything from his generic-looking cat to Shania Twain.
Join us at The Palace of Holyroodhouse for a short talk exploring George IV’s visit to the city of Edinburgh in 1822 and discover the role the Palace played in this historic visit!
Following a sell-out UK tour, Lost Voice Guy returns to Edinburgh with his brand-new show - Cerebral LOLsy!
Stand up and comedy performer Mark Black brings his first live solo show to the Fringe!
The much-anticipated Edinburgh debut of 'delightfully weird' (Vulture.com) Saturday Night Live star Sarah Sherman.
The Stage Award-winning Gigglemug Theatre present an improvised musical based on scandalous stories from the audience.
The Grandmothers Grimm explores women’s role in the creation of the Brothers Grimm’s famous anthology. Discover a night of folk and fairy tales as you've never heard them before!
Following an eight-year sold-out residency in London’s West End, Matt Forde returns to Edinburgh for two live podcasts.
Birds of Passage in the Half Light is a dark comedic excavation exposing the complicated relationship between Her faith and the generational impact that it has had on Her female lineage.
Peace and Justice (Scotland)'s 'Peace Cranes' project culminates with Consequences: Art and Activism in the Nuclear Age – an exhibition of contemporary art at Edinburgh’s Out of the Blue Drill Hal
Spending well over half his life as a much-loved stand-up comic, the award-winning star of Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake returns to Edinburgh with the show he's always wanted to do.
This year meet writers who champion the natural world, from direct calls to action against climate change; to rejoicing in the beauty of the earth’s landscapes and wild inhabitants.
Live music, choreography and storytelling combine to create a compelling exploration of migration experiences.
Edinburgh's own Dunedin Consort is joined by tenor Nicholas Mulroy for a compelling performance, with John Butt conducting.
Trailblazing period orchestra Les Siècles search for new light in Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and Lili Boulanger's Faust et Hélène.
One of Ireland's most significant and accomplished fiddlers brings a Celtic element to the Leith Theatre stage.
The comedy superstar will bring a special live edition of the Amazon Exclusive podcast, Three Little Words, co-hosted with Tony Pitts, to the Gilded Balloon at this year’s festival.
Catch Los Bitchos, a four-piece dance-rock band from London, when they play Summerhall Edinburgh on Tuesday 16th August!
The Guardian’s #1 Comedy Show of 2021 comes to the Fringe for a limited run. A bold, irreverent, raw, moving and triumphant celebration of adjectives, this blurb will nail down nothing.
Don't miss the debut Fringe show from Paddy Raff, one of Ireland's fastest rising stand-ups, award-winning writer and creator and star of BBC NI sketch series The Paddy Raff Show!
Hosted by The Bad Boy Pub Quiz with performances from Blaze Tha Queen this show really has it all!
In this multi-sensory show, eight international artists explore the aspects of Infinity that resonate with them on a deeply personal level and influence their daily lives.
Join curators from Royal Collection Trust to explore George IV’s fantastic love of ceremony, including his Coronation tours to not only Scotland but also Hanover, England and Ireland!
Acclaimed Edinburgh born singer-songwriter Adam Holmes is one of the brightest rising stars on the UK roots music scene! Don't miss him live at the EICC in August!
Appraisal is a two-handed drama that follows the process of an annual work review gone horribly wrong. It's a Festival premiere by award-winning writer by Tim Marriott!
Bath's international award-winning a cappella group return for their sixth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Lyon & Turnbull's greatly anticipated annual Scottish Works of Art & Whisky auction returns to Edinburgh on 17th August.
Legendary singer/songwriter Dean Friedman, one of the pre-eminent songwriters of his generation, will be at the Edinburgh Fringe for a five-night run!
Soprano Golda Schultz and regular pianist partner Jonathan Ware perform This be her verse, a revelatory collection of songs by often-overlooked women composers.
Journey into the unknown with musical pioneer Jordi Savall, his Hespèrion XXI ensemble and guests, in a concert inspired by the 14th-century Islamic scholar Ibn Battuta.
Following the biggest year of her career so far, the New York rapper brings one of her searingly honest and energetic performances to Leith.
Join Lynn (Scottish and mouthy) Neil (quiet and brooding) and the one and only Chesney Hawkes (frankly adorable) for chat, live music, temporary epiphanies, and possibly some swearing.
This practical, interactive workshop for parents-to-be offers information, encouragement and support to help pregnant women and partners get ready to feed their new baby.
Join Carol M Richardson online to learn more about Raphael’s flourishing businesses and how he became one of the most sought-after designers in Europe.
We are excited to welcome The Fresh Squeeze to The Three Sisters. They will be delighting your ears with your favourite "Crowd Pleasers". Do you love Lizzo, Whitney Houston and The Killers?
Join Learning Manger Lucy Wood to discover the friendship between a king and a novelist, and how Scott shaped the events of 1822.
Join the greatest comedians from across the globe as they blur the line between arte-fact and arte-fiction in a wholly improvised set!
Come along to Festival City Market @ Waverley Market once the kids are back at school to learn from four panellists how they flex work to fit life.
Twin sisters weave musical influences from across the globe together with multilingual lyrics and hypnotic harmonies.
Pioneering early-music performer Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI shine a searching new light on 18th-century music from Istanbul's Islamic, Sephardic and Armenian traditions.
The LSO and Sir Simon Rattle return for a concert including the world premiere of Daniel Kidane's new piece, co-commissioned by the International Festival.
Mythological storytelling brings East and West together in this moving contemporary dance duet.
Jack Botts has gone from chippy-turned-busker-into full time touring musician and one of the fastest growing artists in the country and you can catch him at Sneaky Pete's on 18th August!
Top Scottish blues band, Main Street Blues return to The Brunton on 18th August with their electric Blues tribute to the thee masters of the blues: BB King, Albert King and Freddie King!
Join Morag Innes, founder of Moving Music, in this Music Medicine workshop on 18th August at Dundas Street Gallery! It's great fun, with easy to play instruments, drums and percussion provided.
Come and meet other business owners and professionals working in the Net Zero, BCorp and Environmental space! No agenda, workshops or webinars. Just chat over some nibbles and beers.
Join artist Helen Campbell and dancer/choreographer Fionula Power on a voyage of discovery through the spirals of the human body!
After being crowned the Scottish acapella champions The Other Guys are making a triumphant return to Edinburgh to show their award winning moves, beatboxing, and side splitting parodies.
A State of Mind is proud to present Up the Junction, a live music charity event in aid of Ronald McDonald House Charity, taking place at The Old Dr Bells Baths, Leith on 18th August!
Deaf Rave, the organisation that provides live entertainment with music, sign songs and visual performances, has unveiled dates for its first ever Scottish showcase on 19th August at St James Quarter.
Ever wondered what creatures used to roam Scotland before humans or if Scotland’s ever actually been warm? Join this interactive workshop on 19th August to learn about Scotland’s eruptive past!
The much-loved cult indie rock duo of Aidan Moffat and Malcolm Middleton return with their first new album in 16 years.
Multi-award-winning Australian World Orchestra make their Festival debut with maestro Zubin Mehta, who returns for the first time in over 40 years.
Join baritone Florian Boesch and pianist Malcolm Martineau for a performance of Schubert's song cycle Winterreise, charged with forceful intensity and subtle theatricality.
Exploring the complexities and intersections of family, poverty, politics and sexuality, this adaptation brings all the urgency and relevance of Édouard Louis's novel to the stage
This dance show for young audiences explores how we connect across cultures and languages.
Indie Beer Scotland is a brand new craft beer festival and it's coming to BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh on 19th & 20th August!
Music lovers will enjoy this unique mix of eastern and western music from Glasgow’s Brian Molley Quartet collaborating with world-renowned Indian Percussionist Krishna Kishor!
Come along to The Georgian House on 19th August for a lecture recital by Brianna Robertson-Kirkland (soprano) with Claire Haslin (piano).
Visit some of the spaces at the Palace of Holyroodhouse that were used for George IV’s historic visit to Edinburgh. Then take inspiration to create your own sketches with the Edinburgh Sketcher!
Scottish band The Bluebells come to The Old Dr Bells Baths Edinburgh on Friday 19th August!
Direct from London's West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees comes to The Brunton on 19th August!
Celebrating 10 years, Hot Dub Time Machine returns to Edinburgh with the biggest ever party at the Royal Highland Centre in August!
Historian Robert Frost unpacks the story behind Felix Yaniewicz’s motto, and explores what it meant to be a Lithuanian patriot in exile, in a volatile time of political upheaval.
Do you love Britney Spears as much as we do? It's your lucky day. We have the ultimate Britney tribute experience lined up for all you die hard Spears super fans.
Acclaimed director Ivo van Hove adapts Hanya Yanagihara’s novel for the theatre, crafting a deeply moving performance of epic proportions.
Acclaimed choreographer Kyle Abraham's newest full-length work tells stories of love, solidarity and friendship against a rich score of R&B and soul music by D'Angelo.
Czech Philharmonic and Semyon Bychkov are joined by dazzling pianist sisters Katia and Marielle Labèque for a powerful evening of music by Martinů and Janáček.
The Hebrides Ensemble, one of Scotland's finest chamber music groups, collaborates with Australian violist and composer Brett Dean.
Kae Tempest has been nominated twice for the Mercury Prize and won the Ted Hughes Award for poetry. Their new album is The Line Is A Curve.
This time HelloArt collaborates with Australian brand FunkyFunYou to run this Funky Earring Design Workshop on Saturday 20th August at Levels Cafe & Lounge!
The brilliant Honeyblood comes to Reconnect Regal Theatre on Saturday 20th August as part of Scotland On Tour!
At the Palace of Holyroodhouse we are celebrating 200 years since George IV’s historic visit to Edinburgh. Join us for a day of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Fringe favourite Leah MacRae, the wee powerhouse from Glasgow, is back with this brand-new show. Prepare for belly laughs galore!
Join us for some fun on the farm! We will have music, a live Edinburgh's got talent show, food and drink, a raffle and much, much, more.
Award-winning Lynn Ferguson, with the help of her celebrity guests, shows how the casual tales we tell reveal who we really are.
On Saturday 20th August, join Ippo Ippo Japanese for a relaxing gathering of Japanese learners and speakers based in and around Edinburgh!
Punch needle is a traditional craft for rug making. Using a punch needle tool, Rachel from The Modern Crafter will teach you this mindful technique to make your own wall hanging.
Enjoy Scottish harp music at its best from Karen Marshalsay, a master of traditional Scottish harp music, at the Saltire Society on 20th August as part of the Saltire Festival!
Daniel Sloss and Kai Humphries have been friends almost as long as they've been comedians. Now they tour the world making themselves and strangers laugh!
Love Gorgie Farm is looking for people to take part in their talent show on the farm on August 20th.
Don't miss a fantastic day and night event at Tarbrax Summer Festival on Saturday 20th August!
Find your next colourful wardrobe addition with That Tie Dye Place at Ocean Terminal Market!
The Gaslight Anthem are on a world tour in 2022 with a date at the O2 Academy Edinburgh on Saturday 20th August!
The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK’s musicians happily state that they are the hardest swinging band in the UK but don’t take our word for it, come and see for yourselves!
John Halliday explores the first Edinburgh music festival in 1815 and explains his Felix Yaniewicz, a Polish-Lithuanian emigré, played an instrumental role in founding the festival.
From Bach to The Beatles and beyond, renowned South Australian musician/songwriter William Jack presents a free (non-ticketed) multi-style cello recital in St Giles' Cathedral on 20th August!
Don't miss Armando Iannucci in conversation on music, migration and Scotland in the context of the exhibition Music and Migration in Georgian Edinburgh: The Story of Felix Yaniewicz!
Don't miss Scottish pop-rock band 'Dancing On Tables' when they play Sneaky Pete's on Sunday 21st August!
Join us for an afternoon of cocktails and painting as Diana Quintana guides you through creating your new favourite Gin & Tonic glass!
The composer and singer blends ancient Eastern music with contemporary American influences to create a transcendent sound.
Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic appear together at the International Festival to play the symphonic masterpiece, Mahler's Seventh Symphony.
A series of verbatim scripts featuring the voices and powerful stories of refugees from around the world.
Enjoy a rare solo performance, showcasing intimate, humorous and beautiful material never heard before from Edinburgh-based Boy:48 at Dundas Street Gallery on 21st August!
Legendary tennis coach, Judy Murray & her son Duncan (the OTHER Murray brother) present a unique, one-off show featuring special guests and hosted by Des Clarke,
Join Nicola Weir at Dundas Street Gallery on 21st August and explore the strength and the use of Rose since ancient times and it's symbolism of it's healing properties!
The Last Romantic is a sprightly-sharp satire that questions the philosophies and practices of modern Hollywood.
In May 2020 Ashley was hit by a car and in a coma, had five brain surgeries and got a new titanium skull. Come on this journey with her, but don't get hit by a car!
Join Charlotte Tilbury & H beauty this August at Charlotte's Beauty Festival pop-up!
The winner of the 2021 Chopin Piano Competition, pianist Bruce Liu, makes his International Festival debut with a recital of music to astound and captivate.
Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti returns to Edinburgh for Bruch's sumptuous Concerto alongside the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Maxim Emelyanychev.
Halle-berry-lujah! Jesus L'Oreal, the ultimate lifestyle guru, is back with a high-octane hour of song, dance and interactive Jehovah's Fitness!
MOVE is about migration, loss and communal healing. Weaving storytelling, choral soundscape and Gaelic song, five women portray the ebb and flow of people across the globe throughout the ages.
We all know the words to Dancing Queen but how much trivia do you know about Sweden's biggest pop export? Find out if you're a Super Trouper or if you need an SOS.
Alex G is coming to The Liquid Room, Edinburgh on Tuesday 23rd August for a special Fringe show!
Calton Consort presents a celebration of and exploration into the exciting choral sound-world of eastern and northern Europe as part of 'Old St Paul's Music at 8' concert series at the Fringe!
Join queer Zimbabwean performer mandla rae for this colourful and personal exploration of childhood migration memories.
Exploring themes of identity, religion, political angst, love and anxiety, Furman has become an icon for the misunderstood and the oppressed.
Thomas Søndegård conducts the RSNO, RSNO Junior Chorus and the Edinburgh Festival Chorus in Mahler's massive Third Symphony.
The Czech Pavel Haas Quartet is revered for its infectious passion and intuitive rapport. Come join them for a performance of music by Haydn, Martinů and Schubert.
Join Escape Edinburgh at Brewhemia on Tuesday 23rd August for The Mysterious Case of Benicci & Francois!
There isn't much that scares Kaye Adams. Approaching 60 though does. However, with the help of her filter-free friend Karen, some well-known guests and most importantly, you, she might just learn.
This workshop on 23rd August at Dundas Street Gallery is focused on art and wellbeing and you don’t need to have great artistic skills to participate!
Best of Scandinavia features the biggest names in Scandinavian stand-up. You don't want to miss the funniest comedians in Sweden, Denmark and Norway trying to be funny in English for the first time.
In celebration of his new autobiography ‘I Wanna Be Yours’, the ‘people’s poet’ Dr John Cooper Clarke’s live show comes to Edinburgh Playhouse on 24th August.
The British harpsichordist and conductor joins brilliant Baroque performers for a journey through the riches of European 17th-century chamber music.
Soloists Neal Davies and Iestyn Davies join period-instrument orchestra The English Concert for Handel's masterpiece of Baroque vocal music.
A cast of actors use music, dance and video to tell their stories in this uplifting exploration of living with Down syndrome.
The one and only Rage Against The Machine will take over Edinburgh's Royal Highland Centre on 24th August with support from Run The Jewels, Nova Twins and Last Internationale!
This talk is an opportunity to learn more about how exhibition creators use digital and multimedia technologies to enrich displays and to explore how they can enhance our encounters with art.
Mixing the industrial grime of New York City with the vibrant bounce of the dirty South, Run the Jewels forge hip-hop's future while adhering to the core tenets of its bedrock.
Join the Philadelphia Orchestra and their Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin for the launch of their residency with Beethoven's visionary Ninth Symphony.
Discover a new retelling of Kipling’s classic as the Akram Khan company transplant Mowgli’s journey into the modern world.
The indie singer-songwriter blends poetic lyrics with captivating melodies to create moving, spellbinding performances.
Musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra gather for an intimate chamber concert of two iconic works by Mozart.
Playwright Sergio Blanco explores his relationship with death in this moving, autobiographical work.
Living life is hard enough when you're trying to find your feet in a new world of work and romance. Add in an eating disorder, some bad days and triggers, and things soon becomes a cocktail for chaos.
Join the Royal Scottish Academy for a lively conversation between artist Leon Morrocco RSA and poet and playwright Liz Lochhead on 25th August.
See the UK's longest running and best comedy newcomer competition, So You Think You're Funny?, back for its 35th year!
Expect laughter, excitement, confessions, activism and inspiration as only The Guilty Feminist podcast can provide.
Join us on 25th August for a bonnie (and wild!) evening of Scottish Ceilidh Dancing in the heart of Edinburgh!
Immerse yourself in a unique and extraordinary celebration of music and the arts. Connect Festival, the newest addition to Scotland's festival calendar, comes to the Royal Highland Centre in August!
The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin join brilliant violinist Lisa Batiashvili for a concert of dazzling colours and intoxicating rhythms.
The long-time artistic partners explore songs of love, longing and innocence by Bartók, Mussorgsky and Brahms.
The British nu-jazz group bring their signature combination of jazz improvisation and electronica to Leith Theatre.
Radical theatremakers Stef Aerts and Marie Vinck transform Thomas Mann's magnum opus into an epic work that speaks to us today.
The Sessions offer young people (age 14+) from local schools, colleges & youth groups, the chance to come to a venue before doors, watch the artist playing that night, soundcheck followed by Q&A.
Join Glasgow’s very own GlasVegas Showgirl Roxy Stardust, fresh from her explosive tour of the Isle of Mingulay, as she presents an hour of burlesque performance.
Alex Hodgson returns to the Brunton from another successful tour of New Zealand to entertain on his home turf!
Celebrating 18 years at the Edinburgh Fringe, Scotland's record breaking big swing band brings you a night of music and song from the golden age of Swing.
Catch the dazzling concert marking the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra's Festival debut with Chief Conductor Susanna Mälkki and soloist Andreas Haefliger.
Oh Europa is a labour of love; an act of collective listening that spans a continent and cuts straight to the heart.
Harpsichordist and conductor Richard Egarr brings together a hand-picked ensemble of outstanding musicians to perform Bach's iconic compositions.
Join us at The Three Sister on 27th August for the final Drag-A-Long and this time we're paying tribute to all your favourite musicals!
Come along to Musselburgh Horticultural Society Annual Flower & Crafts Show on Saturday 27th August, it's a great family day out!
Browse 45+ stalls packed with pre-loved items at the Out of the Blue Flea Market when it returns on 27th August!
Join Scottish Rugby at The Dam Health Stadium Edinburgh on Saturday 27th August for the Summer Test fixture - Scotland v USA!
Scots Baroque is an innovative new early music ensemble based in Glasgow. Catch them at West Barns Village Hall as part of Scotland on Tour!
Don't miss a fabulous night out for lovers of great music when The Unravelling Wilburys come to Reconnect Regal Theatre on 27th August!
Expect furiously fast-paced piping and entrancing beats as this Skye four-piece seamlessly fuses traditional Scottish folk music with electronica.
Join Sir Andrew Davis and the RSNO for the finale of the 2022 International Festival with music to exhilarate, invigorate, calm and console.
This 1-day Make Your Own Natural Skin Care products course will give you the experience to make your own natural Eco-beauty skin products from scratch.
Tigerlily Edinburgh has partnered up with WILD Flowers Edinburgh to bring you this fabulous Summer Wreath Making class as part of our Festival Cocktail Club!
Enjoy a Ranger-led hike around the Hopetoun Grounds and Estate to explore the late summer sights and sounds!
The University of Edinburgh summer intensive language courses starting on 29th or 30th August are now available to book!
Cola will be heading over from Canada for a UK tour with a date at Sneaky Pete's Edinburgh on 31st August!
Fleet Foxes are on tour in 2022 with a date at the Usher Hall on Tuesday 30th August!
Gretchen Peters is one of Nashville’s most beloved and respected artists and she will play The Queen's Hall on 30th August with support from Kim Richey!
Whitburgh House Walled Garden is a contemporary, stylish one-acre walled garden, 700 feet above sea level, a lively forward-looking and an unexpected gem.
This is an invaluable practical course for expectant dads, with lots of discussion, practical advice and workshop activities.
Catch award winning US singer songwriter Diana Jones live at The Voodoo Rooms on Wednesday 31st August!
Don't miss The Weather Station and Circuit Des Yeux at Summerhall Edinburgh on Wednesday 31st August!
Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs have started mental health drop in sessions every Friday at Crosshill Business Centre, Lochgelly.
The Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs Saturday Kids Club is for families to have a safe environment to have some fun, so why not pop in and say hello!
Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart, indoor and outdoor every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday... all welcome!
The BGCP is back for 2022! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to Kingdom Shopping Centre, Glenrothes!
Artisan Fridays is a weekly hot & cold food market, held every Friday on Kirkcaldy High Street!
Come along to St. Andrews Farmers Market and find a wide range of artisan producers come together selling delicious food and specially made crafts!
The Laurel Bank Hotel Artisan Market in Markinch, near Glenrothes, is held on the third Saturday of each month!
Bowhouse Market Weekends are a celebration of the best food and drink from Fife and beyond with a host of food and drink producers and the opportunity to try a great selection of street food.
Come along to our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition to explore the stories hidden within some of our fantastic paintings.
Join an expert guide on a tour of the world's most famous golf course. Walk in the footsteps of icons of the game and experience a player's eye view of the fabled links.
Join us at St Andrews Museum to discover exotic lands and fantastic voyages through our family friendly exhibition.
Come along to Leven Artisan Market! Just like our previous monthly markets we will have a variety of stalls selling, artisan crafts, homewares, cosmetics and speciality food and drink.
Kirklands, built in 1832, has a walled garden, terraces, woodland garden and over the bridge there is 20 acres of woodland with a pathway by the burn.
Set on a hill, this one-acre Edwardian landscaped garden has panoramic views over the River Tay.
Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.
The Balgove Night Market returns in 2022 and takes place on the first Tuesday of the month between May and September.
Rose & Thistle Markets are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month and feature a brilliantly talented group of local makers, bakers, and artists.
Welcome to a free public exhibition charting the last 100 years of Radio and TV Broadcasting in Britain at the Museum Of Communication!
Discover, explore and enjoy St Andrews Botanic Garden completely free of charge on the first Friday of every month!
Join us at St Andrews Botanic Garden for walks with our Garden Team on the second Wednesday of each month and walks with our Director on the last Wednesday of each month.
Come along to our exhibition 'Spring into Summer' now on show at No 13 Gallery, Newport On Tay! All work is for sale.
Get along to Cupar Farmers Market, offering a great range of produce, on the third Saturday of every month!
Burntisland Fairground returns this summer! Situated on the links just yards from a Blue Flag beach, this traditional funfair provides all you need for a great family day out.
Every Tuesday, Brighter Futures Health Hub invites you to join them at Cadham Neighbourhood Centre for their Beginners line dance class.
Get along to Dalgety Bay Farmers Market held on the second Saturday of each month, offering incredible products, grown or crafted in and around Fife!
Did you know that OnFife museums look after an amazing collection of paintings, prints and drawings? Want to know more? Then come along to our new exhibition 'Brushstrokes'!
Affordable Arts in Lower Methil, Fife is holding a Jack Vettriano exhibition with a large selection of rare signed limited edition prints including artist proof and studio editions.
This exhibition is a celebration of Jack Vettriano's extraordinary career and will be showing paintings he created from in his 20s until he moved to London in 2000.
The Yes-U-Are Partnership hold a monthly Indoor & Outdoor Arts & Crafts Market & Car Boot Sale in the Erskine Building, Dunfermline!
World renowned avant garde artist Paul Yates will hold his first UK show in 12 years at the Fraser Gallery, St Andrews paying tribute to his Scottish heritage.
Come along to Rosyth Community Market, Fife's largest monthly market, with over 30 stalls selling a huge variety of food, crafts etc.
Charities from both sides of the Firth of Forth have joined forces to create an exciting new exhibition celebrating the spectacular natural history and heritage of the Forth estuary.
St Andrews Botanic Garden has lots of exciting activities planned for the school holidays, including planting, pond dipping, wildlife walks, fruit picking and campfires!