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What's on in Edinburgh this October?

By Megan 01 Oct 2018

September was packed with fresher's fun, so let’s keep the momentum going and fill your diaries for October!

Festivals and Events

  • Edinburgh Coffee Festival
    6th October
    Edinburgh’s fourth coffee festival; certain to stimulate senses with the aroma of coffee, exciting demonstrations, interactive workshops, live music and other attractions.
  • Oktoberfest
    31st – 4th November
    German beer, food and music – what better kind of party is there?! Located at Princes Street Gardens.
  • Big Big Gin Festival
    12th - 13th October
    Scotland is home to 150 Gin Distilleries alone so what makes more sense than to enjoy many of these in Scotland's capital city.
  • Halloween
    31st October
    A celebration of all things spooky! Follow the link to find out what you could do in Edinburgh this Halloween.  

Music, Theatre and Comedy

  • Tom Odell
    18
    th
     October
    Join us at the Usher Hall for a night of great music!
  • Madagascar the Musical
    2th
    - 7th October
    Join Alex (X-Factor 2016 winner Matt Terry), Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in Madagascar The Musical.
  • Saturday Night Fever
    23rd - 27th October
    Marking 40 years since its famous UK cinema release, Saturday Night Fever is spectacularly reimagined in a big new music and dance extravaganza.

Markets and Fairs

  • Platform 2, Waverley Station
    Every Friday in October
    The perfect way to support local small businesses
  • Edinburgh Farmers Market
    Every Saturday in October
    Situated on Castle Terrace, it's a great spot for some Saturday strolling
  • Stockbridge Market
    Every Sunday in October
    If you're looking to stock up for a cosy Sunday dinner, Stockbridge market will definitely have something for all

Museums, Galleries and Exhibitions

  • Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers 
    All Month
    Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers will showcase a small selection of embroideries drawn from over 500 Scottish samplers in the collection of Leslie Durst – an American with a passion for Scotland.
  • NOW: Monster Chetwynd
    All Month
    NOW is a series of contemporary art exhibitions displayed across the ground floor at Modern One. At the centre of the fourth instalment is a major survey of work by the Turner Prize nominated artist Monster Chetwynd.

Enjoy your October!

Megan is part of the QMU Browzer Team
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