What's on in Edinburgh this January?
Happy New Year! Lets kick off 2019 with a round-up of what’s on in Edinburgh this January:
Festivals and Events
- Burns Night
22nd - 27th January
Get your friends and family round to cook up some haggis, neeps and tatties & celebrate the late Scottish poet, Robert Burns.
- BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Showcasing some of the best new films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival.
- Giant Lanterns of China
The Giant Lanterns of China return to Edinburgh Zoo this winter. Join us for a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life.
Music, Theatre and Comedy
- Les Miserables
22nd January – 16th February
Don't miss this production at the Festival Theatre as they tour the UK.
- Shen Yun
24th – 25th January
Shen Yun’s unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures - the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture.
- Glasgow Girls
23rd - 26th January
The life-affirming, song-and-dance-filled musical drama, based on the true story of seven teenagers, whose lives change forever when their friend and her asylum-seeking family are forcibly taken from their home to be deported.
Markets and Fairs
- Morningside Makers Market
A Monthly Art, Craft & Design Market with 25 curated Makers
- 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
18th January – 5th MayFeaturing more than 100 objects – from automatons to science fiction film stars and the creations of modern research labs – this is your chance to see the most significant collection of humanoid robots ever assembled.
Enjoy your January!
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