Things to Do

The best things to do in Edinburgh, including events, festivals, attractions, tours, activities and entertainment

Things to do

The best things to do this week in Edinburgh

From dark matters and curious incidents to big games and earthly delights, this week is packed with delicious cultural tidbits

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Blog

60 fantastic things to do in Edinburgh this May

Featuring X Music, Hidden Door, Botanics Late, Zoo Nights and much more besides

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Art

Edinburgh photo galleries

Edinburgh is one stunner of a city - here are some photographers who know how to capture her at her best

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Things to do

The best free things to do in Edinburgh

Have a glance at our recommendations for the essential Edinburgh experiences that'll cost you pecisely nada

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Recommended events in Edinburgh

Theatre

The King's Speech

Jason Donovan and Raymond Coulthard star in this adap of the Oscar-winning drama

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Art

Hidden Door Festival

Hail the return of the annual multimedia cross-cultural festival

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Comedy

Jimmy Carr

Stand up best enjoyed by those whose sense of humour is a bit on the wrong side

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Art

Artist Rooms: Roy Lichtenstein

American Pop Art master Roy Lichtenstein gets a wide-ranging exhibition

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The best theatres in Edinburgh

Theatre

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Home to the Scottish Opera, the Scottish Ballet, world class theatre and its very own ghost story, this grand old spot is one of the city's best

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Art

Summerhall

Edinburgh’s newest – and hippest – multi-arts venue. It even has its own craft brewery

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Theatre

Royal Lyceum Theatre

One of the city's oldest theatres, the programme here is impressive

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Theatre

Traverse Theatre

A doyen of Edinburgh’s cultural scene, the Trav recently celebrated 50 years at the top

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Theatre

The Edinburgh Playhouse

An iconic - and huge - theatre space, popular with touring musicals

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