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Renowned for its year-round events calendar, Edinburgh plays host to many festivals, arts, concerts, sports, food and drink, and cultural events of all types to ensure that you're never bored.

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Kinross Car Boot Sale

1 Jan - 31 Dec 2020

Kinross Car Boot Sale appears live at Kinross Market in Kinross on 1 Jan 31 Dec 2020. Event starts at Doors Open 0645 Trading Times 0930am 3.30pm. For ticket prices and more information about this event… read more >

Venue: Kinross Market, Kinross
Distance: 19.19 miles away

Curious About Edinburgh

14 Feb - 31 Dec 2019

Are you curious about Edinburgh Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather Take one of our self‐guided walks with a treasure hunt theme looping around the better‐known sights as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones which combined make Edinburgh a fabulous place to exploreYoull get everything detailed directions … read more >

Venue: Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.57 miles away

The Wandering Womb: Womens Health nursing

8 May - 30 Oct 2019

Women have long been seen as at the mercy of their own biology. In the ancient medical world it was believed that a wandering womb could cause suffocation and death. Menstruation and childbearing were thought to make women weaker and less rational than men. Rising above these challenges 100 years ago women secured the right to vote in the UK. At the same time nursing was formalised as a l… read more >

Venue: RCN Scotland, Edinburgh
Distance: 1.78 miles away

Build a Rocket

16 - 17 Oct 2019

Following international acclaim and an award‐winning run at the Adelaide Fringe Festival this powerful and uplifting one‐woman show about a young mother from Scarborough returns to embark on an extensive UK tour. Winner of the Holden Street Theatres Edinburgh Fringe Award 2018 Adelaide Fringe Best Theatre Weekly Award 2019 and named The Sunday Mails Best Female Solo Show (Adelaide) Build … read more >

Venue: Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.72 miles away

Soulsville: 191019

19 - 20 Oct 2019

Returning after Septembers musical bouillabaisse Soulsville HQ for October is ramped up and ready to fly... ROOM ONE: Music of many colours Two Guys (Two Guys Edits) b2b Soulsville HQ ROOM TWO: Garage 140 JungleEMS takeoverVenue: The Bongo Club 66 Cowgate Edinburgh EH1 1JXPriceAdvance Ticket: GBP 3.0Links: Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/528587‐0pid269Ticket… read more >

Venue: The Bongo Club, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.4 miles away

Holly Stoppits Introduction to Clowning: Scotland

19 - 20 Oct 2019

Holly Stoppit has been delivering clowning workshops for adults in Bristol South West England & Wales for more than a decade. She is incredibly excited to be bringing her Introduction to Clowning weekend to Scotland for the first time ever.Deadline for applications: Friday 13 September (scroll down for link to application form)MORE ABOUT INTRODUCTION TO CLOWNINGHolly Stoppits Introduction… read more >

Venue: St Margarets House, Edinburgh
Distance: 1.43 miles away

W3L Wrestling Showdown 5 year anniversary Glen

19 Oct 2019

The World Wide Wrestling League is bringing an action packed WRESTLING event for all the family to Glenrothes on October 19th Tickets available now from www.W3Lwrestling.com ‐ use the code FACEBOOK to save 20 on standard seating.Sponsored by Crafty Connoisseur SVS Car Care and Kino Glenrothes… read more >

Venue: Rothes Hall, Glenrothes
Distance: 16.76 miles away

The Kut Odd Tsar Black Star Jackals Bannerma

20 Oct 2019

The Kut Rock Decadium Tour Odd Tsar Black Star Jackals Bannermans Bar Edinburgh £7 ADV £10 OTDGet Tickets http://po.st/rockdecadiumPromo Video www.facebook.com/thekut/videos/463028104421516Criminal Records is delighted to announce The Kut UK Tour in October Rock Decadium 2019. Celebrating 10 years of music and a Top 10 Rock Album to go with it RSVP… read more >

Venue: Bannermans Bar, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.32 miles away

Tam O Shanters Trail Halloween Adventure in Ro

30 Oct - 3 Nov 2019

Rabbie Burns invites you on a Halloween adventure.Explore the ancient Glen like never before following Tams Trail through the dark woods of Roslin Glen but dont be afraid ‐ there are flames to light your way through the chilling and thrilling experience of Rabbie Burns Halloween tales.This 1km circuit is family friendly and suitable for all abilities taking around one hour to complete f… read more >

Venue: Roslin Glen Country Park, Midlothian
Distance: 7.33 miles away

Samhuinn Fire Festival

31 Oct - 1 Nov 2019

SAMHUINN FIRE FESTIVAL brings the Celtic New Year to a modern audience with a dazzling mix of fire drumming acrobatics and immersive theatre.The nights are getting longer and the veil draws thin between our world and the next. As we turn to face the dark wintry months together hundreds of otherworldly creatures will awaken all over Calton Hill and gather for an epic struggle between Winter a… read more >

Venue: Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.21 miles away

Edinburgh Craft Beer Experience Festival 2019

31 Oct - 2 Nov 2019

Calling all lager lovers IPA aficionados porter experts and craft connoisseurs the Edinburghs well‐loved Craft Beer Experience returns to the city once again from the 31st October to the 2nd November over five sessions. The team behind the Craft Beer Experience want you to drink good beer ‐ so an expertly curated selection of local and international breweries will be showcasing some of thei… read more >

Venue: Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.45 miles away

2019 Mens 10K Edinburgh

3 Nov 2019

. The Mens 10K aims to provide a stage for men from all walks of life to come together and take control of their health. Whether youre running to lose weight quit smoking or fundraise for charitable causes we salute each and every guy that gets out there and makes a positive change.Starting on the historic Royal Mile this incredible city centre route takes you past some of Edinburghs mos… read more >

Venue: Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.34 miles away

John Mayalls 85th Anniversary Tour

3 Nov 2019

Johns early band John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers counted amongst its members Eric Clapton Peter Green John McVie & Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac) Andy Fraser (Free) Mick Taylor (The Stones) Still a prolific writer and performer he has recently released the album Nobody Told Me that also features Todd Rundgren & Joe Bonamassa.Born in 1933 near Manchester England from an early age… read more >

Venue: The Queens Hall, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.87 miles away

2019 Kelpies Supernova 5K Friday

8 Nov 2019

The Kelpies Supernova 5K Run returns for 2019 with events taking place on Friday 8th November (8pm) Saturday 9th November (7pm) and Sunday 10th November (5pm) promising a spectacular weekend of running for all the family.Come and light up the night at Helix Park in Falkirk with your best fluorescent fancy dress and soak up the feel‐good factor under the watchful eye of the Kelpies at dusk.The… read more >

Venue: The Helix: Home of The Kelpies, Falkirk, FK2 7ZT
Distance: 0.72 miles away

Volunteer Management Training Edinburgh

26 Nov 2019

Successful organisations and social enterprises are transformed by enthusiastic and engaged participation in voluntary work.This course makes recruitment management and most importantly engagement of volunteers easy. It encourages you to look closely at the motivations of volunteers and the organisations that use them and draws on contemporary approaches including co‐production and the use of… read more >

Venue: The Melting Pot, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.23 miles away


6 Dec 2019

Mike Hall and Adam Howells from CLASSIC CLAPTON the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will perform a rare acoustic concert at The Green Hotel The Muirs Kinross on Friday 6 December. Mike & Adam will be on stage at approx. 9pm and will perform 2 x 60 minute sets. Tickets priced £20 are available from the venue ‐ Tel: 01577 863467 and on‐line at www.mundellmusic.com & www.ticketweb.co… read more >

Venue: The Green Hotel, Kinross
Distance: 19.93 miles away

Absolute Bowie: The Legacy Tour comes to Edinburgh

6 Dec 2019

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowies new Legacy Tour is named after the Greatest Hits album released in 2016 and takes us on a musical journey of non‐stop hits through the iconic singers ever‐changing personas.Absolute Bowie are proud winners of the Best Bowie Tribute and Best Tribute Band at the UK Agen… read more >

Venue: The Liquid Room, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.38 miles away

Spectacle of Light Fort Douglas Dalkeith Countr

7 Dec - 5 Jan 2020

Introducing Dalkeith Country Parks NEW winter festive light experience Spectacle of Light: the magical after‐dark adventure for all the familyOpening on 7th December Spectacle of Light is a visual extravaganza of light taking you on a magical journey through stunning woodland and gardens across the river to our beautiful Orangerie and up on to the sky‐high walkways of Fort Douglas ‐ as y… read more >

Venue: Dalkeith Country Park, Midlothian
Distance: 5.55 miles away

MJR present THE BOYS ARE BACK TOUR Featuring 5IV

19 Feb 2020

An evening of late 90s boyband nostalgia 4 of the eras biggest pop bands take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020 Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop MJR bring you four acts in one unforgettable night Original line ups party classics their greatest hits pumpin tunes and everyones favourite dance moves they may be men now but the Boys… read more >

Venue: EDINBURGH Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.74 miles away


9 - 20 Mar 2020

.Now in its fourth year DataFest will showcase Scotlands leading role in data science and artificial intelligence on the international stage while offering an unprecedented networking platform where you can interact with local and international talent industry academia and data enthusiasts.URL:Tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/530239‐0pid269Category: Conferences Engineering and Technology… read more >

Venue: Various Venues, Scotland
Distance: 0.56 miles away

Kilomathon 131K 2020

5 Apr 2020

. Runners take in the historic Royal Yacht Britannia the picturesque Victoria Park and enjoy tranquil cycle paths before a fantastic finish in front of the West Stand at BT Murrayfield Stadium.Kilomathon offers something a little bit different to your usual running event. There are loads of 5Ks and 10Ks out there but why not try something to push you out of your comfort zone Get involved… read more >

Venue: Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh
Distance: 1.88 miles away

2020 Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5K

23 May 2020

Starting and finishing near EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth this beautiful scenic route takes you around Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city. Runners start on Queens Drive and after 0.5km the route passes St. Margarets Loch before starting the ascent around the east side of Arthurs Seat before you pass Dunsapi… read more >

Venue: Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.82 miles away

2020 Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10K

23 May 2020

Starting and finishing near the EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth this beautiful scenic route takes place in Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city.Runners start on Queens Drive with a 200m downhill section before heading past the steep sides of Arthurs Seat on your right and Dynamic Earth The Scottish Parliament and… read more >

Venue: Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.82 miles away

2020 Edinburgh Marathon

24 May 2020

.The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is the second largest marathon in the UK behind only London. Fast and flat this course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World ideal if its your first marathon or you are looking for a PB. The course not only offers the chance to set a personal best but also see some of the citys iconic landmarks. For more inf… read more >

Venue: Potterrow, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.56 miles away

2020 Edinburgh Half Marathon

24 May 2020

.Starting on Potterrow in the grounds of one of the oldest Universities in the world this incredible city centre start takes you through the very heart of Edinburgh. As you pass Greyfriars Bobby on your left you also take in the National Museum of Scotland on your right before heading over the High Street and down The Mound. Dont be surprised if you see a few shoppers stop and cheer as you the… read more >

Venue: Potterrow, Edinburgh
Distance: 0.56 miles away

Spartan race Scotland 5km 21km 50km obstacle

19 - 20 Sep 2020

Our new venue of Hopetoun Estate brings Spartans to one of Scotlands most beautiful and historic sites. The estate house was built at the turn of the 18th century in the idyllic surroundings of South Queensferry on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Looking over the Forth of Firth the estate boasts not only natural beauty but also many historic landmarks including Ancient Monuments and Castles. As with… read more >

Venue: Hopetoun Road, South Queensferry
Distance: 8.83 miles away

Scottish 10K 2020

20 Sep 2020

Fast flat and picturesque The Scottish 10K takes place just outside Edinburgh offering a stunning flat route that is perfect for PB chasers and first‐timers alike.Run out‐and‐back along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.Set your next challenge and enter todayPrices:Standard Entry: GBP 31.00Club Entry: GBP 29.00Char… read more >

Venue: Musselburgh Racecourse, East Lothian
Distance: 5.63 miles away

Scottish Half Marathon 2020

20 Sep 2020

Fast flat and picturesque The Scottish Half Marathon takes place just outside Edinburgh offering a stunning flat route that is perfect for PB chasers and first‐timers alike.Run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.Set your next challenge and enter todayPrices:Standard Entry: GBP 38.50Club Entry: GBP 36.50Charity… read more >

Venue: Musselburgh Racecourse, East Lothian
Distance: 5.63 miles away

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