Happy New Year! Lets kick off 2017 with a round-up of what’s on in Edinburgh this January:
Festivals and Events
- Burns Night
Get your friends and family round to cook up some haggis, neeps and tatties & celebrate the late Scottish poet, Robert Burns.
- Manipulate Festival
27th January – 5th January
Visual Theatre, Puppetry and Animation.. world class
- BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Showcasing some of the best new films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival.
Music, Theatre and Comedy
- King’s Panto: Jack and the Beanstalk
1st – 15th January
A classic that never gets old. Buy your tickets for sell-out performances at the King’s Theatre.
- Jack Whitehall: At Large
11th – 12th January
Multi award-winning stand-up comic Jack Whitehall is back on tour and bringing his brand new live show to the Edinburgh Playhouse.
- Vampires Rock: The Ghost Train
What could be better entertainment than a group of blood sucking vampires in search of a new home?!
20th - 28th January
Wonderland is an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, with a huge heart, a medley of magic and a whole lot of wonder.
Markets and Fairs
- Platform 2 Market, Waverley Station
Every Friday in January
The perfect way to support local small businesses
- Edinburgh Farmers Market
Every Saturday in January
Situated on Castle Terrace, it's a great spot for some Saturday strolling
- Stockbridge Market
Every Sunday in January
If you're looking to stock up for a cosy Sunday dinner, Stockbridge market will definitely have something for all
Museums, Galleries and Exhibitions
- Harry Potter at the Writers' Museum
1st – 8th January
See a rare first-edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, featuring personal anecdotes and illustrations by author J K Rowling.
- Keep it Cool with Dynamic Earth Penguins
6th - 8th January
Dynamic Earth invites you to explore the frozen world of Antarctica and the wonderful world of penguins!
Enjoy your January!