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Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Edinburgh Ceilidhs With caller Ken Gourlay and ceilidh bands Flaming Heather, HLI, Scott Leslie, Willie Fraser and piper. All dances walked through and called. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning! Fringe groups welcome. Good exercise, great fun.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 29 Aug

Absolutely Legless

Formed by experienced dancers and musicians in Edinburgh (1997), this group has developed a reputation for exciting and innovative performances. Inspired by traditional step-dancing, Absolutely Legless dance in a relaxed manner while remaining faithful to their roots. The grace of the soft shoes and the rhythmic precision…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Aug

Big Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Big Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Close Up

Underbelly Productions and Circa How close do you want to be? Four extraordinary circus artists. Acrobatic mastery at its most extreme. Circa, the company behind five-star productions Beyond and multi award-winning Wunderkammer, challenge everything you’ve thought about circus as they wrench back the curtain and bring…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 31 Aug

Dream City

De Dansers use live music and invigorating dance to tell the story of children living in a war zone. Suitable for ages 6–11.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 14 May

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Fri 15 May

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Sat 16 May

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Sun 17 May

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Edinburgh Mela

World music, dance, fashion, food and fun spread over four areas: the Main Music Stage, the Mela World Dance Feste (newly established in 2012), the Mela Mix stage and the Mela Kidzone. The Mela Global Food Village is on hand to replenish your energy after taking in all the sights and sounds.

Leith Links, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 661 7100

Sun 30 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 661 7100

Tibetan Monks Performance Workshop

Tashi Lhunpo Monks Tibetan Buddhist monks will introduce you to some of the steps from the masked dances, give you the background to their tradition of spirited dialectical debate and teach you the intricate hand gestures or mudras from a tantric prayer. Maybe have a go at blowing a long horn? No experience necessary…

Greenside, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

Studio One

£8 (£5) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

Studio One

£8 (£5) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 22 Aug

Studio One

£8 (£5) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tibetan Monks Sacred Music and Masked Dance

Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Eight Tibetan monks present an exciting performance of sacred masked dance from their New Year festival, interspersed with the mesmerising chant and music of the Buddhist monastic tradition. Using instruments from the ancient tantric tradition: long horns, bells, cymbals and drums, the monks…

Greenside, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

Studio One

£9 (£7) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 18 Aug

Studio One

£9 (£7) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

Studio One

£9 (£7) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 22 Aug

We Dance, wee groove

Join this unique dance experience for kids aged 6 months to five years and prepare to jive, surf, bop and boogie into outer space.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 15 May

Studio

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Sat 16 May

Studio

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Sun 17 May

Studio

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.