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Edinburgh and the Lothians Events

January
Nature Photography Awards Exhibition
February
RSNO Gala Ball
March
Edinburgh International Harp Festival
Meadows Marathon
Snowdrop Festival
April
Beltane Fire Festival
Ceilidh Culture Festival
Dead by Dawn Horror Film Festival
Edinburgh International Harp Festival
Edinburgh International Science Festival
Slow Food Fair
Tackno
TradFest
Triptych
May
Children's International Theatre Festival
East Lothian Food & Drink Trade Show
Edinburgh Marathon
TradFest
June
Creative Visions of Nature Exhibition
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Great Scottish Walk
Leith Festival
Royal Highland Show
RSPB Firth of Forth Seabird Cruises
Sea Watch Week
Stramash
Wildlife Festival
July
Bouncy Castle Sessions
Cycle Edinburgh to Dublin for Marie Curie
Edinburgh Art Festival
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival
Fun Ceramics For Kids
Holiday Activities
RSPB Firth of Forth Seabird Cruises
Stramash
Taste of Edinburgh
Zipline
August
Edinburgh Art Festival
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Edinburgh International Festival
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival
Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Festival Folk at the Oak
Festival of British Youth Orchestras
Festival of Politics
First ScotRail Press Photography Awards’
Fringe By The Sea
Fun Ceramics For Kids
North Berwick Highland Games
Opticron Day
Puffin Club
Slow Food Festival
T on the Fringe
The Scottish Sale
Walking with Birds
Whisky Fringe
Wild About Art - Silk Seas
September
Beachwatch
Dig It Detectives
Edinburgh Art Festival
Edinburgh Mela
Gliding Gull Mobiles
Scottish Half Marathron
Scottish Seabird Centre
October
Halloween Vampire Fest
Scottish Home Improvement & Self Build Show
Scottish International Storytelling Festival
November
Edinburgh Fireworks Display
French Film Festival UK
Nature Photography Awards Exhibition
Scots Fiddle Festival
Walking with Birds
December
Christmas by the Sea
Hogmanay Edinburgh
Nature Photography Awards Exhibition
Real Scottish Christmas Fair
The Ethical Christmas Fair
Torchlight Procession

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The Athens of the North is almost like one great treasure trove of a museum with masses of things to see and do. Just soaking up the atmosphere around the fringe festival is one the nicer things to do in summer

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Bo'ness

Cockburnspath

Cockenzie

Dalkeith

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Dunbar

East Linton

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Gullane

Haddington

Leith

Linlithgow

Livingston

Longniddry

Musselburgh

Newtongrange

North Berwick

Pathhead

Peebles

Prestonpans

Roslin

South Queensferry

Torphichen

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