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Les Troyens

Mariinsky Opera presents a view of the Trojan's ancient world with conductor Valery Gergiev and director Yannis Kokkos. This production is sung in French with English supertitles.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 29 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 30 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Ubu and the Truth Commission

The third piece in a trilogy of plays revived to celebrate 20 years of democracy in South Africa. Directed by William Kentridge and brought to you by the company behind the stage phenomenon War Horse.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 30 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

The award winning Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour was the first literary tour launched in Edinburgh in 1996! Since then it has carried in excess of 150,000 satisfied customers on a dramatic literary trail across Edinburgh. It is regarded by many as a pioneer in its field, and a 'must-see' cultural attraction in guide books…

Outside the Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

£14

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

£14

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

£14

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Original Underground Tour

Auld Reekie Tours Ltd A guided tour of the underground South Bridge Vaults which date back to the 1700s. Learn of the horrendous living conditions and diseases that ran rampant throughout Edinburgh and its underground. This tour covers the dark history of old Edinburgh and the characters that made it famous. Suitable…

Auld Reekie Tours Meeting Point, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£9 (£7) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£9 (£7) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£9 (£7) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Delusion of the Fury: A Ritual of Dream and Delusion

A large-scale music-theatre work featuring Harry Partch's instruments and inspired by Ethiopian myth and Japenese Noh theatre pieces.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

£15 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 30 Aug

£15 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Terror Tour

Auld Reekie Tours Ltd As an appetiser, we first of all take you around some of the Old Town's cobbled streets giving you some very dark historical facts about some of the infamous characters that used to roam the Old Town's Wynds and closes and left an everlasting place in history. Then you will be taken into our…

Auld Reekie Tours Meeting Point, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Vaults and Graveyard Tour

Auld Reekie Tours Ltd A guided tour of the underground South Bridge Vaults and the infamous Greyfriars Graveyard. Visit two of the most bone chilling locations in Edinburgh's old town and learn of the dark history that made each place famous. Tales of body snatchers and murderers await. Don't come alone! Please wear…

Auld Reekie Tours Meeting Point, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Vaults and Wynds Tour

Auld Reekie Tours Ltd Join our costumed guide as we travel through the Wynds and Closes of Edinburgh’s Old Town learning of the characters that once stalked the very streets we take you on. Then enter the underground South Bridge Vaults which date back to the 1700s and hear about the horrendous living conditions…

Auld Reekie Tours Meeting Point, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ghost and Torture Tour

Auld Reekie Tours Ltd A bone chilling tour as our costumed guide takes you around some of the Old Town's cobbled streets dispensing the history of the dark characters that used to roam them and why their names became immortalised.Then you enter our medieval torture museum with instruments from Nuremburg and Bamburg…

Auld Reekie Tours Meeting Point, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.