What's on in Edinburgh this January?

By Megan 01 Jan 2017

Happy New Year! Lets kick off 2017 with a round-up of what’s on in Edinburgh this January:

Festivals and Events

  • Burns Night 
    25th 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 – 5th January
    Visual Theatre, Puppetry and Animation.. world class
  • BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour
    28th January 
    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 
    14th January
    What could be better entertainment than a group of blood sucking vampires in search of a new home?!
  • Wonderland
    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

Enjoy your January!

Megan is part of the QMU Browzer Team
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