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What's on in Edinburgh this March?

By Megan 01 Mar 2017

Spring is upon us! With the start of March we can welcome some sunny weather and crisp dry days – filled with events around Edinburgh!

Festivals and Events

  • Edinburgh Fashion Week
    5th – 6th March
    What's hot this season? A 2 day packed schedule of cutting edge catwalk shows, pop up workshops with industry insiders and exclusive exhibits.
  • Wee Dub Festival
    3rd – 5th March
    The return of the UKs only metropolitan reggae weekender taking place in different venues throughout the Old Town.
  • Edinburgh’s Festival of Ireland
    17th – 25th March
     A celebration of the city's own Irish community, with this years centrepiece being an Irish and Highland dance spectacular.
  • St Patrick's Festival Cowgate
    16th – 19th March
    There will be enough acts and fun to keep you entertained until the early hours!

Music, Theatre and Comedy

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream coat
    14th – 18th March
    Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door To Me.
  • Jimmy Carr
    19th March
    Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.
  • Emeli Sande
    16th March
    Having recently become a Brit Award Winner, Emeli Sande is returning to the Usher Hall on her 2017 tour

Markets and Fairs

  • Platform 2 Market, Waverley Station
    Every Friday in March
    The perfect way to support local small businesses
  • Edinburgh Farmers Market
    Every Saturday in March
    Situated on Castle Terrace, it's a great spot for some Saturday strolling
  • Stockbridge Market
    Every Sunday in March
    If you're looking to stock up for a cosy Sunday dinner, Stockbridge market will definitely have something for all
  • Edinburgh Yarn Festival
    10th – 11th March
    A celebration of all things related to yarn, wool, knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving and felting!
  • Morningside Makers Market
    4th March
    Edinburgh's monthly boutique Craft & Design event. Our monthly markets take place on the 1st Saturday of every month (Feb - Dec) and showcase the work of talented artists, crafters & designers from all over Scotland

Sport

  • Six Nations Rugby
    All month
    An explosive tournament showing international rugby union at it's best.
  • Meadows Marathon
    5th March
    The Meadows Marathon is a charity 5K Fun Run, 10K Run, Half Marathon and Marathon organised by student volunteers with the goal of raising a much money as possible for charity.

Enjoy your March!

Megan is part of the QMU Browzer Team
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