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46 amazing events in Edinburgh this November

There's more to November than fireworks and bonfires, you know - here are 46 cracking events to keep you occupied as the nights draw in

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The best art galleries in Edinburgh

From classy independent collections to the National Gallery, quality art is everywhere in Edinburgh

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Top ten Edinburgh attractions

Views from Edinburgh Castle, tea on the Royal Yacht Britannia, Hollyrood House - don't let the tourists have all the fun

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The best museums in Edinburgh

From grisly anatomical studies to local artefacts and intriguing curios, Edinburgh is well stocked

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Recommended events in Edinburgh

Music

Scottish Ballet: La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

Scottish Opera and Opera National du Rhin join forces to present a new take on Rossini's fairytale comedy

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Night in the Garden

This nocturnal light show is set to transform some of the Royal Botanic Gardens' best-known landmarks

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Dance

Rambert

The Rambert dance company returns to Edinburgh with a varied and globe-spanning programme

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Art

Stan Douglas

Exhibition exploring the intersection of history and memory, particularly the artificial reality of photography

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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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Royal Lyceum Theatre

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

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Traverse Theatre

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

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The Edinburgh Playhouse

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

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