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the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 local government council areas. Located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth’s southern shore, it is Scotland’s second most populous city and the seventh most populous in the United Kingdom. The 2014 official population estimates are 464,990 for the city of Edinburgh, 492,680 for the local authority area

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Jan
21
Mon
Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Jan 21 @ 8:30 pm – Dec 30 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Jan
22
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Jan 22 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Jan
27
Sun
Bier Hoose Quiz @ Bier Hoose
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 8:00 pm

Sunday Funday are back at The Bier Hoose with The Roaming Quiz Man will be in the Hoose every Sunday from 7pm. with four rounds of mind boggling questions, banter and prizes. Book through our insta or FB Page ‘Let’s get quizzical quizzical’

 

Jan
28
Mon
Pub Quiz every 2nd Monday @ The Old Chain Pier
Jan 28 @ 11:30 am – Dec 24 @ 12:30 pm

Why not try your luck at our Pub Quiz which is held every 2nd Monday in the year.

Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Jan 28 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 6 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Jan
29
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Jan 29 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Feb
3
Sun
Bier Hoose Quiz @ Bier Hoose
Feb 3 2019 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 5 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Sunday Funday are back at The Bier Hoose with The Roaming Quiz Man will be in the Hoose every Sunday from 7pm. with four rounds of mind boggling questions, banter and prizes. Book through our insta or FB Page ‘Let’s get quizzical quizzical’

 

Feb
4
Mon
Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Feb 4 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 13 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Feb
5
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Feb 5 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Feb
6
Wed
Pressure Valve Presents: The Pressure Pot Showcase Sessions @ Brig Below
Feb 6 @ 8:30 pm – Dec 11 @ 9:30 pm

Every Wednesday at Brig Below Leith Walk except 17 April, 10th & 17th July.

Feb
10
Sun
Bier Hoose Quiz @ Bier Hoose
Feb 10 2019 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 12 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Sunday Funday are back at The Bier Hoose with The Roaming Quiz Man will be in the Hoose every Sunday from 7pm. with four rounds of mind boggling questions, banter and prizes. Book through our insta or FB Page ‘Let’s get quizzical quizzical’

 

Feb
11
Mon
Pub Quiz every 2nd Monday @ The Old Chain Pier
Feb 11 2019 @ 11:30 am – Jan 7 2020 @ 12:30 pm

Why not try your luck at our Pub Quiz which is held every 2nd Monday in the year.

Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Feb 11 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 20 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Feb
12
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Feb 12 2019 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 7 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Feb
13
Wed
Pressure Valve Presents: The Pressure Pot Showcase Sessions @ Brig Below
Feb 13 @ 8:30 pm – Dec 18 @ 9:30 pm

Every Wednesday at Brig Below Leith Walk except 17 April, 10th & 17th July.

Feb
17
Sun
Music Session every Sunday at Brig Below @ Brig Below
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 6:15 pm
Bier Hoose Quiz @ Bier Hoose
Feb 17 2019 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 19 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Sunday Funday are back at The Bier Hoose with The Roaming Quiz Man will be in the Hoose every Sunday from 7pm. with four rounds of mind boggling questions, banter and prizes. Book through our insta or FB Page ‘Let’s get quizzical quizzical’

 

Feb
18
Mon
Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Feb 18 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 27 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Feb
19
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Feb 19 2019 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 14 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Feb
20
Wed
Pressure Valve Presents: The Pressure Pot Showcase Sessions @ Brig Below
Feb 20 @ 8:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 9:30 pm

Every Wednesday at Brig Below Leith Walk except 17 April, 10th & 17th July.

Feb
22
Fri
Nevo Health & Beauty @ Nevo Health & Beauty
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am

Nevo Health & Beauty offers a unique approach to beauty, body & mind therapy, Nevo is a complete well-being experience, designed to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed/ Check web-site for information http://nevobeauty.com/

Feb
23
Sat
Nevo Health & Beauty @ Nevo Health & Beauty
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am

Nevo Health & Beauty offers a unique approach to beauty, body & mind therapy, Nevo is a complete well-being experience, designed to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed/ Check web-site for information http://nevobeauty.com/

Feb
24
Sun
Bier Hoose Quiz @ Bier Hoose
Feb 24 2019 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 26 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Sunday Funday are back at The Bier Hoose with The Roaming Quiz Man will be in the Hoose every Sunday from 7pm. with four rounds of mind boggling questions, banter and prizes. Book through our insta or FB Page ‘Let’s get quizzical quizzical’

 

Feb
25
Mon
Pub Quiz every 2nd Monday @ The Old Chain Pier
Feb 25 2019 @ 11:30 am – Jan 21 2020 @ 12:30 pm

Why not try your luck at our Pub Quiz which is held every 2nd Monday in the year.

Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Feb 25 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Feb 3 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Feb
26
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Feb 26 2019 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 21 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Feb
27
Wed
Nevo Health & Beauty @ Nevo Health & Beauty
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am

Nevo Health & Beauty offers a unique approach to beauty, body & mind therapy, Nevo is a complete well-being experience, designed to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed/ Check web-site for information http://nevobeauty.com/

Pressure Valve Presents: The Pressure Pot Showcase Sessions @ Brig Below
Feb 27 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 9:30 pm

Every Wednesday at Brig Below Leith Walk except 17 April, 10th & 17th July.

Feb
28
Thu
Nevo Health & Beauty @ Nevo Health & Beauty
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am

Nevo Health & Beauty offers a unique approach to beauty, body & mind therapy, Nevo is a complete well-being experience, designed to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed/ Check web-site for information http://nevobeauty.com/

Mar
1
Fri
Nevo Health & Beauty @ Nevo Health & Beauty
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am

Nevo Health & Beauty offers a unique approach to beauty, body & mind therapy, Nevo is a complete well-being experience, designed to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed/ Check web-site for information http://nevobeauty.com/

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Nov
24
Sat
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive @ City Art Centre
Nov 24 2018 – Mar 17 2019 all-day
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive @ City Art Centre

Robert Blomfield practised street photography across the UK from the 1950s to the 1970s, beginning in Edinburgh, where he studied medicine. He adopted an unobtrusive fly-on-the-wall approach, seeking interesting or amusing scenes in the rapidly changing post-war period.

A subsequent medical career meant that Blomfield’s vast collection of images – which carry echoes of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Vivian Maier – remained largely unseen, until a stroke forced him to put down his camera in 1999.

The exhibition displays a selection of this stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s. It includes candid shots of children playing amongst crumbling tenements, student life and evolving architecture, offering a rare opportunity to reappraise our understanding of Scottish culture at that time.

Exhibition in partnership with Robert Blomfield and Family.

Dec
13
Thu
Curious About Edinburgh? @ Edinburgh City Centre
Dec 13 2018 – Dec 31 2019 all-day
Curious About Edinburgh? @ Edinburgh City Centre

Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious!
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 an unmissable place to explore! Resident or just visiting, you’ll see things you’ve never noticed before.
As well as the two walks, you’ll get detailed directions, maps, clues (with answers in the back!), and interesting snippets about the history of Edinburgh and the people that have shaped it.
Buy or instantly download from https://www.curiousabout.co.uk/edinburgh.html and explore in your own time. One booklet is enough for four people of all ages to enjoy.
Enter code “WhatOn20” at checkout for 20% off any two or more Curious About Walks.

Jan
21
Mon
Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Jan 21 @ 8:30 pm – Dec 30 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Jan
22
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Jan 22 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Jan
27
Sun
Bier Hoose Quiz @ Bier Hoose
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 8:00 pm

Sunday Funday are back at The Bier Hoose with The Roaming Quiz Man will be in the Hoose every Sunday from 7pm. with four rounds of mind boggling questions, banter and prizes. Book through our insta or FB Page ‘Let’s get quizzical quizzical’

 

Jan
28
Mon
Pub Quiz every 2nd Monday @ The Old Chain Pier
Jan 28 @ 11:30 am – Dec 24 @ 12:30 pm

Why not try your luck at our Pub Quiz which is held every 2nd Monday in the year.

Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Jan 28 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 6 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Jan
29
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Jan 29 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Jan
30
Wed
Pressure Valve Presents: The Pressure Pot Showcase Sessions @ 96-98 Leith Walk
Jan 30 @ 12:00 am – Dec 18 @ 12:15 am

Live Music every Wednesday at Brig Below. 8-11pm

Feb
3
Sun
Bier Hoose Quiz @ Bier Hoose
Feb 3 2019 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 5 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Sunday Funday are back at The Bier Hoose with The Roaming Quiz Man will be in the Hoose every Sunday from 7pm. with four rounds of mind boggling questions, banter and prizes. Book through our insta or FB Page ‘Let’s get quizzical quizzical’

 

Feb
4
Mon
Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Feb 4 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 13 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Feb
5
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Feb 5 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Feb
6
Wed
Pressure Valve Presents: The Pressure Pot Showcase Sessions @ Brig Below
Feb 6 @ 8:30 pm – Dec 11 @ 9:30 pm

Every Wednesday at Brig Below Leith Walk except 17 April, 10th & 17th July.

Feb
10
Sun
Bier Hoose Quiz @ Bier Hoose
Feb 10 2019 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 12 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Sunday Funday are back at The Bier Hoose with The Roaming Quiz Man will be in the Hoose every Sunday from 7pm. with four rounds of mind boggling questions, banter and prizes. Book through our insta or FB Page ‘Let’s get quizzical quizzical’

 

Feb
11
Mon
Pub Quiz every 2nd Monday @ The Old Chain Pier
Feb 11 2019 @ 11:30 am – Jan 7 2020 @ 12:30 pm

Why not try your luck at our Pub Quiz which is held every 2nd Monday in the year.

Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Feb 11 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 20 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Feb
12
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Feb 12 2019 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 7 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Feb
13
Wed
Pressure Valve Presents: The Pressure Pot Showcase Sessions @ Brig Below
Feb 13 @ 8:30 pm – Dec 18 @ 9:30 pm

Every Wednesday at Brig Below Leith Walk except 17 April, 10th & 17th July.

Feb
15
Fri
Live Music Every Friday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Feb 15 @ 12:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:15 am
Feb
17
Sun
Music Session every Sunday at Brig Below @ Brig Below
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 6:15 pm
Bier Hoose Quiz @ Bier Hoose
Feb 17 2019 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 19 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Sunday Funday are back at The Bier Hoose with The Roaming Quiz Man will be in the Hoose every Sunday from 7pm. with four rounds of mind boggling questions, banter and prizes. Book through our insta or FB Page ‘Let’s get quizzical quizzical’

 

Feb
18
Mon
Manic Monday’s: Open Mic every Monday at Brig Below @ Bar Brig
Feb 18 2019 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 27 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Manic Monday open mic 8.30pm till late. Wine deals £13.95. 50% OFF selected food items.

Feb
19
Tue
Quiz every Tuesday at Smoke & Mirrors @ Smoke & Mirrors
Feb 19 2019 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 14 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Book your tables in for a night of fun and games and great beers.
5 rounds, 2 chances to win a prize and some of the friendliest bar staff in Leith keeping you nicely hydrated 🙂

Feb
20
Wed
Pressure Valve Presents: The Pressure Pot Showcase Sessions @ Brig Below
Feb 20 @ 8:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 9:30 pm

Every Wednesday at Brig Below Leith Walk except 17 April, 10th & 17th July.

Feb
22
Fri
Fresh Thoughts by Toni Harrower @ Upright Gallery
Feb 22 – Mar 15 all-day
Fresh Thoughts by Toni Harrower @ Upright Gallery

Toni Harrower graduated from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen in 2016 and is a practicing artist in Scotland.

Her paintings follow a ‘system’ and a set of restraints that determine colour, composition and scale. Working from a colour-coded alphabet, the titles for each painting are extremely important as a starting point. From here each piece follows a basic set of rules – working from left to right, top to bottom.

Harrower explores the physicality of paint in line with her interest in dementia and the unforeseen in life.

Working in a repetitious manner, she creates individual patterns and repeated geometric shapes that form a grid-like cell structure. This approach provides a level of control over the paint, which is otherwise unrestricted. Harrower builds up layers to express the passing of time. As the paint gains depth and weight, gravity and a lack of control come into play, causing the paint to fall away, merging cells into one another. This push/pull process Harrower relates to the uncontrollable events that occur in life, implying the notion of the mind – and the human existence – falling apart.

Nevo Health & Beauty @ Nevo Health & Beauty
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am

Nevo Health & Beauty offers a unique approach to beauty, body & mind therapy, Nevo is a complete well-being experience, designed to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed/ Check web-site for information http://nevobeauty.com/

Waverly (Platfrom 2) Market @ Waverly Station
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

LocalMotive Markets is an exciting market that brings variety, passion, and creativity of small local businesses under one roof at Edinburgh Waverley Station, every Friday 11am – 7pm

Make Waverley Market @ Platform 2 your Friday destination for locally made as well ethically-sourced gifts, local products and tasty foods and drinks.

Feb
23
Sat
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale @ Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Feb 23 all-day
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale @ Edinburgh Corn Exchange | Scotland | United Kingdom

The Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale returns for the 2018 season

The car boot sale will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 3rd March until November 2018 (with the exception of Sat 16th and Sun 17th March the car boot sale will not be on that weekend due to an event)

Sellers Information
Arrival is 7am – there is no need to prebook, all you need to do is turn up on the day and join the queue you will then be allocated a space shortly after arrival
Pitch fee is £13 for a car and £18 for a van
Please note the sale of food/drink, livestock and counterfeit goods is completely prohibited at the car boot sale
Closure is around 1pm on both days

Buyers Information
Arrival is 7.45am – buyers are not permitted to buy anything before this time
Buyers do not have to pay a fee to gain access to the car boot sale

Onsite Facilities
Tables can be hired on site, no clothes rails for hire
Toilets are available onsite
Free car parking for all customers
Disabled access for toilets and parking
Food and drink is available from the catering van

Edinburgh Farmers Market @ Castle Terrace Car Park
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Edinburgh Farmers’ Market takes place on Castle Terrace under the spectacular backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Listed by Lloyd Grossman as one of the World’s Best Farmers’ Markets and now in it’s 17th year, we have a huge variety of fresh local produce from over 40 specialist producers. The majority of stallholders grow or rear what they sell.

Grassmarket Market Edinburgh @ Central Reservation, Grassmarket
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Grassmarket Market Edinburgh @ Central Reservation, Grassmarket | Scotland | United Kingdom

Grassmarket Market, Central Reservation, Grassmarket EH1 2JR. Open Every Saturday all year round 10am to 5pm. You can park in the Castle Terrace car park, then get your discount ticket at The Olive Stall and all day parking will cost you £10.