Things to Do

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

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15 moody pictures of Newcraighall Station car boot

Photographer Ed Walker has created a series of incredibly atmospheric shots

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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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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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Recommended events in Edinburgh

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The King's Speech

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

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Hidden Door Festival

Hail the return of the annual multimedia cross-cultural festival

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Artist Rooms: Roy Lichtenstein

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

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The best theatres in Edinburgh

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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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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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