Happy New Year! Lets kick off 2018 with a round-up of what’s on in Edinburgh this January:
Festivals and Events
- Burns Night
19th - 28th January
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 – 3rd February
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
- Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook
Touring UK theatres for the very first time, Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters
- Flashdance The Musical
15th – 20th January
Prepare to be blown away by an astonishing musical spectacle with phenomenal choreography to this iconic score including the smash hits Maniac, Gloria, I Love Rock & Roll and of course the sensational title track Flashdance... What a Feeling.
Sparks will fly and you’ll dance like you’ve never danced before!
- Shrek the Musical
12th December - 7th January
Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.
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
- Turner in January
1st – 31st January
Welcome in the New Year by visiting the National Galleries Scotland annual display of watercolours by JMW Turner.
- Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Taking over our largest exhibition gallery for the first time, this immersive and atmospheric display of 100 awe-inspiring images presents the incredible diversity and fragility of life on Earth in a new and spectacular way.
Enjoy your January!