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What's on in Edinburgh


Discover what's on in Edinburgh this month.

From dazzling musical shows and breath-taking festivals to fascinating exhibitions and bustling markets, and there is always lots to do in Edinburgh. Browse through our list of events below and plan your weekend, week, or month ahead. 

April 2019 Highlights

Polish off your safety goggles, Edinburgh Science Festival is back! Get ready for two weeks' of mind-bending demos and talks at locations across the city, including Dynamic Earth.

The award-winning Matilda the Musical is in residency at Edinburgh Playhouse for most of this month, followed by the fabulously debaucherous Rock of Ages from 30 April. 

Finally, give summer a VERY warm welcome on Calton Hill at the end of the month with the famous Beltane Fire Festival.

And don't forget, you only have a few days left to nominate your favourite eatery in the Edinburgh Evening News Edinburgh Restaurant Awards - nominations close on Friday 12 April.

This is Edinburgh: Your guide to what's on in Edinburgh