Whats on in Edinburgh for 2013|
|29 December 2013 - 2 January 2013||Edinburgh's Hogmanay|
Edinburgh's New Year Festival.A Street Party, fireworks, torch- light procession, live music and lots more. Click here for more details
|5th January - 31st Dec||
Great rates as always at the Sherwood.
TRADFEST Edinburgh formally Ceilidh Culture||TRADFEST Edinburgh ( formally Ceilidh Culture ) |
Celebrating the traditional arts of Song, Music, Dance and Storytelling Ceilidh Culture has something for everyone. This festival is growing year on year. Celebrating the traditional arts of Song, Music, Dance and Storytelling.
It is now called TRADFEST Edinburgh and marks a new phase of vigorous renewal of Scotland's culture in its local, national and international relationships. Dates are April 24th - 6th May.
31st Edinburgh Harp Festival|
8th - 13th April 2013
The Harp Festival takes place at Merchiston Castle School around these dates.Part of the Ceilidh Culture,the Harp festival offer 30 classes, 18 workshops and 10 concerts. Please see website for full details.
|April 2013 EVENTS/||
The Science Festival will be back in 2013 from 23 March - 7 April.
Edinburgh International Science Festival|
Huge programme of innovative, involving, entertaining and extraordinary events based on science and technology, and suitable for all age groups from 3 year olds right up to fully-fledged adults.
12 days of inspiring, challenging and entertaining events including lectures and hands-on activities for all ages.
Please see here for more details
Join the audience of over 15,000 people who gather on Calton Hill to share and marvel at this spectacular procession. Inspired by the ancient Gaelic Festival of Beltane, with its heady mix of drums, fire, theatre and pagan ritual, this exuberant event celebrates the arrival of summer
May & June
||Children's Festival 7th - 14th may|
You'll find shows to make you laugh and plays that get you thinking as the world's best children's theatre comes to Edinburgh. From puppets to dance there's something for everyone - whatever your age. From singing bananas to Spanish dance there are stories and characters who are sure to make you smile in this wonderful event
For Info & tickets please see here
Midlothian Gala Days|
Join the locals in action packed fun days throughout the area. This following link is subject to change.
Linlithgow Marches Ever since 1541 the townsfolk of Linlithgow have carried out a ceremonial marking of the burgh boundaries. .
||23rd - 26th June 2013
||Royal Highland Show Royal Highland Centre,Edinburgh|
The spectacular highlight of Scotland's country calendar
Scottish food exhibition, pedigree livestock, flower show, craft fair and much more.
Please see here for more details
20th June - 1st July
Edinburgh International Film Festival|
From the next massive Hollywood blockbusters to the latest cool independent films; from beautiful international movies to undiscovered gems, the EIFF brings it all to Edinburgh for one of the world's most respected film festivals. The films are all UK, European or world premieres. Programme hotline: +44 (0)131 229 2550. see here for details
|July - September
Taste of Edinburgh 6th - 8th July
Taste of Edinburgh unveiled its much anticipated restaurant line-up for 2013, representing Scottish culinary talent from across the country and for the 1st time kids under 12 are free
Festival of Flight|
Visit East Fortune Airfield . See website for more details
July - August (TBC)
||Jazz & Blues Festival 20th - 29th July 2013|
Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival
Jazz and Blues throughout the city featuring some of the biggest names. Events are held afternoons and evenings and include concert evenings.There's every kind of jazz from New Orleans to avant-garde. Plus you can enjoy unique collaborations between world-class musicians as they get together to create new and exciting music.
Please see here for info & tickets
3rd - 25th August 2013
Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh
A unique blend of music, ceremony and theatre set against the
magnificent backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, featuring display teams and
bands from all over the world. For more information
3rd - 27th August
Edinburgh Festival Fringe|
Various venues, Edinburgh The largest arts festival in the World, comprising 3 weeks of theatre, dance, music and comedy,with up to 1,000 different shows a day played in over 200 venues throughout the city. For more details Press here
11th - 27TH Aug
||Edinburgh Book Festival|
The world's biggest Book Festival celebrates thoughts, words, ideas and more in this magical tented village in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town - don't forget to visit Europe's biggest Children's Book Tent. For more details please click here
9th Aug - 2nd Sept
||Edinburgh International Festival|
Various Venues, Edinburgh. For three weeks Edinburgh plays hosts to some of the Word's finest theatre, opera, music and dance companies in one of Europe's premier arts festivals.For more information Press here
31st Aug - 2nd Sept
A vibrant, colourful celebration of Scotlandís cultural diversity. International and local performers bring you a lively mix of music, dance and street performances. Take in the Mela Bazaar plus an exciting blend of fashion, film, art, sport and food from across the globe. For Info & tickets click here
November - December
1st Nov - 21st December
Dont forget the Sherwood has the best rates for a 4 star guest house in Edinburghclick here for details.
3rd week Nov - 24th December
Edinburgh's Capital Christmas - City Centre|
The plans for Edinburgh's Christmas 2013 are already underway and they're gathering programmes for events, fun fairs, shows, pantomimes, exhibitions, storytelling, craft workshops, sporting events, Santaís grottoes and so much more! Keep and eye on the web site to find out how the programme develops or even better, register there to be amongst the first to hear of all the excitements planned.. With a distinct family appeal, look out for the Traditional German Market for those Christmas treats, the Winter Wonderland ice rink in Princes Street Gardens, The Edinburgh Wheel offering the best view in Town and The Christmas Parade. Tel: +44 (0)131 557 3990
|| East Princes Street Gardens,Edinburgh|
Winter event which includes the UK's largest open air ice rink plus craft stalls, food stalls and lots of special events.
28th December 2013 - 2 January 2013
Edinburgh's New Year Festival. A Street Party, fireworks, torchlight procession, live music and lots more. Further details to be announced. See for details with hopefully better weather this year
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