If you love burlesque, you still haven't seen anything yet. It's the inaugural year of the Scotland International Burlesque Festival and they're bringing all the sexy, spectacular, glamorous and stunning performers you'll need to see.
Best Events in Edinburgh
Jam-packed with vibrant bars, amazing restaurants, boisterous nightclubs and its own World Famous arts festival, Edinburgh has never been shy of amazing events. Whether you're looking for something to do with a group of mates, searching for the perfect date night or just hoping to take a step outside your comfort zones, we've always got our finger on the city's pulse and have compiled a list of all the best events taking place in Edinburgh.
A truly unique take on classic storytelling, live through the tale of Frankenstein in a thoroughly modern manner as immersive theatre company Pure Expression take over Central Library with this fascinating experience.
Bringing together some of the finest cocktail bars and bartenders in the city, this stunning event at The Mansfield Traquair features tasting tables, masterclasses and loads more goodies for you to enjoy.
This two hour guided tour of Edinburgh introduces you to the sights and places that inspired J K Rowling's iconic books. See everything from the cafe where Rowling wrote her manuscripts, to the original Diagon Alley at one of the great weekly Edinburgh events. They also offer loads of other fun themed tours too!
For great music, great whisky and great craic, head to Assembly Roxy where the Rhythm and Booze boys are making their Scotland debut with an evening of live performance and a new take of the classic drinks tasting.
Get into your finest lederhosen and head over to Murrayfield Stadium this Oktoberfest. With celebrations lasting five days, expect lots of fun activities, great food and all the beer you could wish for.
Cheese Fest is back once more, bringing you the best cheeses from around the world, all in one place. From gooey gouda, to melting mozzarella, any cheese-lover is not going to want to miss this chance to try them all.
Wednesday nights are for comedy in Edinburgh, so banish those mid-week blues and head down to Monkey Barrel for this comedy battle. Five fresh faces will go head to head to win best of the week, and shortly after a golden oldie will take over for a headline set.
The 30th installment of this global festival of voices will take place in multiple venues across the city with a plethora of events to get stuck into. With its theme of Growing Stories, Celtic culture is enriched and given a global platform as people from around the world come together to tell tales and share experiences.