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Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

C vibrant vivacious variety

C presents Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! At our five venues: C: our powerhouse of performance on Chambers Street. C nova: our vibrant hub at India Buildings, Victoria Street. C too: our original offshoot with garden cafe on Johnston Terrace. C cubed: our newest historic venue at Riddle's Court, Lawnmarket. C south: our…

C nova, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

foyers

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

C, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

bar

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fringe Film Festival

C film Returning for its tenth season, the critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, everyday. Pop in for a quirky short or linger longer for a moving moment - fabulously fresh innovation to discuss. Features work from UK, Europe, America, Asia, and…

C nova, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

John Ruskin: Artist and Observer

Drawings and paintings by the Victorian art critic and writer John Ruskin, who famously championed Turner and condemned Whistler. Ruskin was an outstanding draughtsman and watercolourist whose pictures illustrate many of his own books, and this show gathers together some of his finest work. The exhibition is a…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Neal's Yard Remedies Festival Chillout Zone

Neal's Yard Remedies Therapists Step into an oasis of calm at Neal's Yard Remedies Edinburgh, for a cup of herbal tea and a hand massage (subject to availability). We sell a wide range of organic skincare products, herbal remedies and essential oils, as well as offering a broad range of therapies to soothe your aches…

Neal's Yard Remedies, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0131 226 3223

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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

Mon 28 Jul

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Festival Wheel

Underbelly Open from 10am every morning, in the heart of the city centre at East Princes Street Gardens, the newest addition to Edinburgh's Festival season provides unrivalled views of Edinburgh's Old and New Towns from the comfort of a fully enclosed pod. Take a ride on the Festival Wheel and you'll also hear extracts…

The Festival Wheel, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

American Impressionism – A New Vision

An exhibition bringing together some 80 paintings that chart the response of American artists to French Impressionism. Works by Monet, Degas and Berthe Morisot provide context and there are popular works by the likes of Whistler, Sargent and Cassatt, but also less well-known paintings by artists such as Theodore Robinson…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Modern Two

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Mon 28 Jul

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

For Generation, the Portrait Gallery shows for the first time in Scotland Luke Fowler’s 61-minute film The Poor Stockinger, the Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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John Byrne: Sitting Ducks

A long-overdue, full-scale overview of John Byrne's long career as one of the best-loved and most individual visual artists in the country, focusing on his portrait work and gathering 50 key works from drawings to large-scale paintings, including iconic paintings of Tilda Swinton, Robbie Coltrane and of course Byrne…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

The Scottish Literary Tour Trust Join the infamous Clart and McBrain in this brilliant and witty dramatic romp through the wynds, courtyards and pubs of Edinburgh! Classic award-winning entertainment, performed by professional actors. The ultimate pub tour!

Outside the Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

£14

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Potter Trail

Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the only tour in Edinburgh designed especially for Potter fans! You’ll discover the magical locations that inspired characters and scenes in the series, visit the places where JK Rowling wrote the books and even learn about the real-life witches and wizards of medieval Edinburgh.

Greyfriar's Bobby Statue, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Tour Meeting Point

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Art of Golf: The Story of Scotland's National Sport

A major overview of the role of golf in Scotland's national life, which by a complete coincidence is on view before, during and immediately after the 2014 Ryder Cup tournament in Gleneagles. Many classic images of the game are present, including Charles Lees' The Golfers (1847), and pictures by Rembrandt, Sir Henry…

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Edinburgh Printmakers at ROSL

As part of Edinburgh’s thriving Festival Fringe, Edinburgh Printmakers are exhibiting a selection of contemporary art in print at The Royal Over-Seas League. We are showcasing an exciting display of 10 studio members’ work that celebrates the art of printmaking in its various forms with a range of traditional printmaking…

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Landings Gallery

Free / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

National Galleries of Scotland This nationwide programme, developed in partnership with National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life, and supported by Creative Scotland, will be one of the most ambitious celebrations of contemporary art ever held by a single country and will feature work from a diverse range of…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

National Galleries of Scotland This nationwide programme, developed in partnership with National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life, and supported by Creative Scotland, will be one of the most ambitious celebrations of contemporary art ever held by a single country and will feature work from a diverse range of…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Modern One

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World

Group Exhibition A group photography exhibition focusing on the plight of indigenous people throughout the world and the ways cultures express a shared humanity. Posing a fundamental question of what it means to be human and alive, No Strangers celebrates the 7,000 different languages used globally, half of which could…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

John Hope Gateway - Ground Floor

Free / 0131 248 2909

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

Mon 28 Jul

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

Mon 28 Jul

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.