Music
Caro Emerald. Free Exhibition. Celebration of the literary and personal style of Dame Muriel Spark. Manuscripts, dresses, correspondence & letters.
Usher Hall
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Exhibition
The International Style of Muriel Spark. Free Exhibition. Celebration of the literary and personal style of Dame Muriel Spark. Manuscripts, dresses, correspondence & letters.
National Library of Scotland
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Exhibition
Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival. Edinburgh's only festival dedicated to health, fitness & wellbeing. Jasmine Hemsley, Tom Kerridge, Chloe Madeley and more.
Assembly Rooms
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Dance
Hogmanay Snow Ball Ceilidh. Edinburgh's biggest indoor Hogmanay Event. The Ballroom, Assembly Rooms, George St, Edinburgh. Find tickets, VIP tickets and tables. Sells out every year.
Assembly Rooms
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Music
Vive La Rose at Assembly Roxy, with Richie Gallacher. Vive-La-Rose, AKA songwriter David Luximon-Herbert and company, play an intimate show in support of upcoming album "For She Who Hangs The Moon".
Assembly Roxy
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Theatre
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). This critically acclaimed play is an irreverent, fast- paced romp through the Bard’s 37 plays!
Assembly Roxy
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Theatre
Reckless. Christmas. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? Black comedy by Craig Lucas performed by Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group.
Assembly Roxy
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Theatre
Little Women, The Broadway Musical. Spanning audiences of all age groups, this show celebrates motherhood, sisterhood, love and true family values and does so with honesty, humour and heart.
Assembly Roxy
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Theatre
Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure. Little Red’s Christmas Adventure is ideal for the 3-7 age group but suitable for a whole family audience.
Assembly Roxy
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Film
Kendal Mountain Festival UK Tour 2018. An evening full of amazing films and awe-inspiring talks from some of the world’s most impressive adventurers.
Assembly Roxy
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Exhibition
Evocation: Digital Arts Exhibition. A digital arts exhibition presented by Creative Computing students from Edinburgh Napier University.
Merchiston Campus
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Theatre
Elephants. A sharp black comedy with a tender heart that explores the paths we take in life and their repercussions on the people we love most.
Assembly Roxy
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Theatre
Captain Of The Lost Waves ‘Hidden Gems’. The Captain is a timeless troubadour, creating a concoction of music & interactive, intuitive performance... No gig is ever the same.
Assembly Roxy
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Theatre
Ae Fond Kiss. Rabbie Burns is your guide with quirky commentary, amusing interactions with key characters and renditions of several famous poems and songs
Assembly Roxy
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Music
Definitely Oasis. The UK's best Oasis tribute Definitely Oasis will return to Edinburgh in 2018 with an updated set list of Oasis classics, rarities & sides.
The Liquid Room
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Music
Lower Than Atlantis. English rock band consisting of lead vocalist/guitarist Mike Duce, bassist Declan Hart, drummer Eddy Thrower and lead guitarist Ben Sansom.
The Liquid Room
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Music
The Clone Roses vs Oaces. Expect to hear all the classics, "Waterfall", "Made of Stone", "I am the Resurrection" along with the new songs "All for One" and "Beautiful Thing".
The Liquid Room
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Music
Nerina Pallot. Nerina Natasha Georgina Pallot is a British singer, songwriter and producer, who has released five albums and over a dozen EPs
The Liquid Room
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Music
Sex Pistol Experience. The band has gained respect from the fans around the World & original Sex Pistols band members themselves.
The Liquid Room
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Music
Lioness. Amy Winehouse tribute. Lioness provide an authentic tribute to Amy's precocious talent, featuring TV’s ‘Stars in The Eyes’ finalist Emma Wright as Amy Winehouse.
The Liquid Room
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Clubs
Boys Noize. Alexander Ridha, better known as Boys Noize, is a German electronic music producer and DJ.
The Liquid Room
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Music
tUnE-yArDs. Garbus’s music draws from an eclectic variety of sources and utilizes elements such as loop pedals, ukulele, vocals and lo-fi percussion.
The Liquid Room
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Music
Wee Dub Festival 2018. In 2018 the Wee Dub Festival will host a series of sessions across various underground venues in Edinburgh’s Old Town, covering the dub-reggae musical spectrum.
The Liquid Room
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Music
Cindy Wilson. Vocalist, songwriter and a founding member of new wave rock band The B-52s. She is currently producing solo work and performing a new show called "Change".
The Liquid Room
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Music
Electric Six. Their style has been described as a brand of rock music infused with elements of "garage, disco, punk rock, new wave, and metal."
The Liquid Room
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Music
The Sherlocks. British indie/alternative band from Bolton. The band consists of two sets of brothers, Kiaran and Brandon Crook, Andy and Josh Davidson.
The Liquid Room
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Music
Marmozets. English rock band formed in 2007, the band consists of Rebecca 'Becca' Macintyre, Jack Bottomley, Sam Macintyre Will Bottomley and Josh Macintyre.
The Liquid Room
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Music
Michael Rother. Michael Rother is a German krautrock musician, best known for being a founding member of the band Neu!, and as a short-lived member of the band Kraftwerk.
The Liquid Room
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Clubs
Shed Seven. Taste returns to The Liquid Room for our annual New Years Day Party with our resident DJ's and the best crowd and atmosphere in Edinburgh
The Liquid Room
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Clubs
Taste – New Years Day Party. Taste returns to The Liquid Room for our annual New Years Day Party with our resident DJ's and the best crowd and atmosphere in Edinburgh
The Liquid Room
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Clubs
Nightvision Hogmanay – Groove Armada. NYE in the capital is the place to be and this year will be even more special with one of our best line-ups to date.
The Liquid Room
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Clubs
Smash Hits Presents We Love The 90’s. Biggest 90s retro night open up for a very special Night. Madonna, Spice Girls, Britney Spears, Steps, All Saints.
The Liquid Room
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Music
Bad Manners. English 2 Tone and ska band led by frontman Buster Bloodvessel. Their biggest hits include Lip Up Fatty, Lorraine and Special Brew.
The Liquid Room
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Clubs
Ben Klock and Slam. A long awaited return for Ben Klock. Slam will return to play for Pulse with their last date in December last year.
The Liquid Room
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Clubs
Club Madchester Boxing Day Bash. Baz 'The Chelsea Dagger' Fratelli (The Fratellis) vs Kieren 'Superstar Tradesman' Webster (The View).
The Liquid Room
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Clubs
Bowie Vs Prince – Heroes Christmas Special. A night celebrating the music of David Bowie & Prince. Face painting, Visuals plus more.
The Liquid Room
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Music
Party Fears Three. A live 80s music night out like no other. Widely recognised as one of the leading eighties cover/tribute bands in the UK
The Liquid Room
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Clubs
Hip Hop Time Machine. Ultimate Christmas Party with The Hip Hop Mulled Wine Machine & The Merry Motown Machine.
The Liquid Room
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Music
Pestilence special old school set. Dutch Death Metal Legands Pestilence (official) will be here to destroy Bannermans on January 31st 2018.
Bannermans
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Music
Beasto Blanco Night #2 Richy Neil & The Reinforcements. Beasto Blanco is the skull crushing outfit formed by Chuck Garric (Alice Cooper) & Chris "Brother Latham" in 2012.
Bannermans
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Music
Beasto Blanco Night #1 Black Market Tyrants. Beasto Blanco is the skull crushing outfit formed by Chuck Garric (Alice Cooper) & Chris "Brother Latham" in 2012.
Bannermans
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Books
Launch: Interspecies Interactions. Join us to celebrate the publication. The book surveys the field of human-animal relations from late medieval through to the mid-Victorian period.
Blackwells Edinburgh
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Books
Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet with Dallas Campbell. Dallas Campbell chat about his new book Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet.
Blackwells Edinburgh
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Books
James McGonigal and D M Black. Blackwell's Bookshop is delighted to host the launch for two new pamphlets published by Mariscat Press
Blackwells Edinburgh
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Books
George Gunn: The Great Edge. Blackwell's Bookshop is delighted to host the Edinburgh launch for The Great Edge, the new novel by Caithness writer George Gunn.
Blackwells Edinburgh
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Exhibition
A Very Mary Christmas. While Reformation Scotland shuns Christmas festivities, Mary Queen of Scots is celebrating the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
Edinburgh Castle
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Exhibition
Traditions and Tales of Christmas. Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself. An event for the whole family to get involved in and enjoy.
Edinburgh Castle
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Exhibition
Schiltron! Flodden Era. Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself. An event for the whole family to get involved in and enjoy.
Edinburgh Castle
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Exhibition
The Red Clydesider. In 1917 Davie Kirkwood was arrested and brought to Edinburgh Castle as a prisoner. He was opposed to Britain’s involvement in World War I.
Edinburgh Castle
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Exhibition
The King’s Homecoming. For the first time since the Union of the Crowns the king is returning to Scotland. The celebrations will be magnificent and the people planning them have a lot on their mind.
Edinburgh Castle
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Exhibition
Meet the Barbersurgeon. Discover some of nature's remedies used for treating wounds, and see the tools of the surgical trade in Hector's medical cabinet.
Edinburgh Castle
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Exhibition
Kilts and Captivity. Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner the castle.
Edinburgh Castle
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Books
An Evening with Peter May. Celebrate the release of I'll Keep You Safe - an explosive new thriller set in the Outer Hebrides - by coming along to hear from the international best selling author.
Waterstones
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Dance
The Ceilidh Club at Assembly Roxy. The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club happens every Tuesday night at Summerhall, Newington, Edinburgh.
Summerhall
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Dance
The Ceilidh Club at Summerhall. The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club happens every Tuesday night at Summerhall, Newington, Edinburgh.
Summerhall
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Music
Donnie Willow & Pure Grief. Two of Scotland’s brightest rock bands will embark upon a co-headline tour this December that is sure to set venues, north of the border, alight.
Sneaky Pete's
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Music
Moulettes + Kate In The Kettle and Marjun. An English eclectic Art Rock band that combines elements of Rock, Prog, Folk and Pop.
Sneaky Pete's
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Clubs
Overground X Alien Jams ft Chloe Freida, Wrisk. Lo-fi lovers and party starters Overground bring along Alien Jams’ Chloe Freida – NTS resident and releaser of obscure electronica.
Sneaky Pete's
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Music
Frankly, The Smiths. Prepare for an eclectic mix of Smiths classics and fan favourites, courtesy of this highly acclaimed tribute act.
Sneaky Pete's
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Music
Pronto Mama. A past post-modern bug-eyed beatnik group from Glasgow who are just as confused as anyone else.
Sneaky Pete's
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Music
Orpheus Collective Presents Choka & Friends. Choka are a self-dubbed “psych-surf” band based in Edinburgh. Bad Protagonist Club is a post hardcore band.
Sneaky Pete's
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Clubs
Witness X 131 Northside. Rising hip hop crew 131 Northside join Witness for a night of gully riddims.
Sneaky Pete's
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Christmas
The Giant Lanterns of China. An installation of over 450 dazzling giant lanterns that will illuminate the Zoo for 50 awe-inspiring nights.
Edinburgh Zoo
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Theatre
Soundhouse: Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro. Martin Harley is a supremely talented acoustic roots and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Snapshots 5: Physical Theatre Graduates’ Showcase. A selection of the Edinburgh-based Diploma in Physical Theatre Graduates' Showcase 2017 pieces.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Clown Cabaret: Special Edition. Spend a delightfully daft evening with some of Scotland's finest clowns. Each one has clawed their way up through the ranks of Clown Cabaret Scratch Nights.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Sleeping Beauty. A personal interpretation of the darker elements of the Briar Rose fairy tale, a fairy tale for grown-ups.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Dal Vivo!. Using simple, everyday objects and light Flop creates before our eyes an enigmatic and thought-provoking world.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
The Frog at the Bottom of the Well that Believes the Sky is Round. Vélo Théâtre has been creating intimate, beautiful and poetic worlds for its audiences since 1982.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Sea Hames. Sea Hames is a celebration of Orkney's Festival of the House, ancient traditions of ploughing contests and arcant rural ritual.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Almost Alive. Sabine Molenaar's intense and distinctive cross-disciplinary work, incorporating dance, inventive physicality, film and photography.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Snapshots 4: Curious School of Puppetry. Three of the recent graduates of the Curious School of Puppetry present examples of their work created during their training.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Off-Kilter. At work and in his home, Joe Kilter has his daily set routines. Although some people think Joe is obsessive, Joe would prefer not be thought of at all.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Peurbleu & Don’t Be Afriad: A Double Bill. The C&C Company returns, having previously presented Tristissimo with great success in 2015, as well as Maria Addolarata.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Snapshots 3: Nothing, Hand//Shake, Love. These five, self-contained events present a flavour of current work, creative explorations and experiments.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Achilles. Company of Wolves is Scotland's only laboratory theatre ensemble, led by Ewan Downie and Anna Porubcansky.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Ressacs. Creating humorous, bickering, larger-than-life husband and wife characters, and using masterful and imaginative object manipulation.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Plastic Heroes. Combining a variety of object manipulation techniques, video technology and dynamic characterisation.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Song of the Goat. A tiny but universal tragedy, played by three comedians and a crazy musician.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Testroom. Four groups of Scottish-based theatre artists presenting three to five minutes of work at manipulate.
Traverse Theatre
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Film
Five Into One: Feature Films. Part of the Animated Film series at manipulate Festival 2018. This is your chance to help programme this year's festival!
Traverse Theatre
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Film
Puppets to Music: Images to Film. After a hard day's darkness watching animated films, join us for a selection of brilliant, joy-making shorts.
Traverse Theatre
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Film
Fighting Modernists. This intriguing programme, introduced by Ülo Pikkov, explores how potent political protest can be created in the most subtle and allusive of ways.
Traverse Theatre
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Film
Punto Y Raya Festival 2016: A selection. Punto Y Raya makes its manipulate debut with a selection of award-winning films.
Traverse Theatre
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Film
Animated Graphics: Films & Comics. An opportunity to see the work of Alberto Vazquez, currently one of Europe's hottest animators.
Traverse Theatre
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Film
Women in Puppetry and Animated Film. This recently curated collection of shorts reflects the expertise and experiences of women working in puppetry and film today.
Traverse Theatre
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Film
Animated Retrospectives. Edinburgh Short Film Festival. This event is part of the Animated Film series at manipulate Festival 2018.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Snapshots 2: Egg. With live music and aerial choreography on plastics, Egg explores the physical distortion and discomfort of the effects of hormones on the body.
Traverse Theatre
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Theatre
Snapshots 1: Ragnarök. Small huddles of humanity live in fear of the next attack from the skies. This is the Ragnarök.
Traverse Theatre
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Kids
Wolves. Performed by an intergenerational cast with live music by Mairi Campbell and set to an evocative score by Luke Sutherland.
The Studio
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Dance
Shall We Dance?. After our last sell out evening, join us again for a contemporary, glittering evening of ballroom dancing.
The Studio
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Kids
Peppa Pig’s Adventure. Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends
Kings Theatre
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Kids
Funbox Dinosaur Safari. Get ready for some Stone Age singalong silliness as Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo go on their most roarsome adventure yet!
Kings Theatre
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Theatre
Love from a Stranger. Electric with suspense and a shocking twist in its tail, this edge-of-your-seat, rarely seen thriller by the UK’s greatest crime writer.
Kings Theatre
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Theatre
Sunshine on Leith. The essential Edinburgh musical returns home for the first time since 2010 in a brand new production.
Kings Theatre
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Comedy
Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue. Join us for 90 mins of brand new ‘full-fat’, ‘batteries included’ comedy from the mistresses of grump.
Kings Theatre
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Theatre
Edinburgh Music Theatre presents Guys and Dolls. This sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers.
Kings Theatre
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Theatre
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A twisted tale of nerve-jangling horror, this adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic gothic thriller stars Phil Daniels.
Kings Theatre
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Kids
Teletubbies Live. See the iconic, world famous Teletubbies in their first ever theatre show created especially for your little ones.
Kings Theatre
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Theatre
The Case of the Frightened Lady. Adapted for film several times, this is your chance to catch this chilling, captivating and complex thriller live on stage.
Kings Theatre
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Opera
Edgas H.M.S. Pinafore. All aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore for a production from The Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan Society!
Kings Theatre
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Opera
The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company presents Footloose. Featuring classic hits Footloose, Let’s Hear It for the Boy and Holding Out for a Hero and Footloose.
Kings Theatre
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Opera
Southern Light Opera presents Hello Dolly. Hello Dolly! is packed full of romance, energetic dancing and some of musical theatre’s greatest songs including Call On Dolly.
Kings Theatre
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Theatre
The Weir. Winner of the 1997 Olivier Award for Best New Play, Conor McPherson’s chilling, modern classic The Weir.
Kings Theatre
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Theatre
Pressure. The extraordinary and little known story of a one man who changed the course of war, and our lives, forever.
Kings Theatre
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Theatre
PwC Pantomime: The Wizard of Oz. The Wizard of Oz is the 32nd annual charitable pantomime production presented by PwC as part of its Community Affairs Programme.
Kings Theatre
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Music
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show. Join Allan Stewart for another fabulous night of comedy, music and mayhem as he takes over the King's Theatre!
Kings Theatre
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Comedy
Ross Noble: El Hablador. Returns to dance around the stage spinning out all the nonsense in his head into a hilarious stand up show.
Festival Theatre
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Comedy
Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast. Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she's a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see?
Festival Theatre
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Film
RSC Encore Screening: The Merry Wives of Windsor. For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor (Screening)
Festival Theatre
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Opera
Opera North: Kiss me, Kate. Cole Porter’s Broadway comedy classic comes to Edinburgh in a smash-hit production by Opera North.
Festival Theatre
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Theatre
The Last Ship. Sting’s personal, political and passionate musical is an epic tale of community, hope and a great act of collective defiance.
Festival Theatre
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Dance
Marti Pellow. One of our most loved pop icons, Marti Pellow, has today announced the dates for the Scottish part of his “The Private Collection Tour”.
Festival Theatre
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Dance
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella. His interpretation of the classic fairy tale, has, at its heart, a true war-time romance.
Festival Theatre
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Film
National Theatre Encore Screening: Julius Caesar. Screening of Julius Ceaser starring Ben Wishaw, Michelle Fairly, David Calder and David Morrisey.
Festival Theatre
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Opera
Eugene Onegin Unwrapped. Tchaikovsky’s soaring score, not heard on Scottish Opera’s main stage since 1993.
Festival Theatre
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Opera
Scottish Opera: Eugene Onegin. Tchaikovsky’s soaring score, not heard on Scottish Opera’s main stage since 1993.
Festival Theatre
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Theatre
Thriller Live. A spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer.
Festival Theatre
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Theatre
War Horse. An unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.
Festival Theatre
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Dance
Scottish Ballet: Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling. A wonderfully imaginative reworking of the classic romantic ballet La Sylphide with a wickedly wry Scots twist.
Festival Theatre
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Dance
Annasach’s Burns Night Ceilidh. Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday in the hidden gem of The Counting House
The Counting House
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Dance
Annasach’s Christmas Ceilidh. Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to an informal Christmas celebration in The Counting House.
The Counting House
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Opera
Ariadne Auf Naxos Unwrapped. A one hour taster performance. In a large country house, two troupes of performers collide in an unfortunate double booking.
Festival Theatre
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Opera
Scottish Opera: Ariadne Auf Naxos. In a large country house, two troupes of performers collide in an unfortunate double booking.
Festival Theatre