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What’s On In Edinburgh – December 2018

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Edinburgh! The city is marvellously decked-out and the festivities are in full swing. Finally, the sounds and smells of Christmas are everywhere. From festive shows to food markets, Edinburgh’s December calendar is brimming with special events, culminating in the world-famous Hogmanay celebration.

If you’d prefer to escape the Christmas crowds for a couple of hours, there are several highly-regarded exhibitions taking place throughout the month. Most noteworthy, the iconic works of Toulouse-Lautrec are on display in the National Galleries until the 20th of January. Likewise, Robert Bloomfield’s stunning private collection of street photography is open at the City Art Centre.

Continue reading to find out what’s on in Edinburgh – December.

Photos: @thisisedinburgh & National Galleries Scotland

What’s On In Edinburgh – December 2018

What? When? Where?
Christmas at the Botanics 25th November –
29th December
Royal Botanic Garden
24 Doors of Advent 1st – 24th December Various locations
3D/2D Christmas Fair 8th – 9th December Assembly Rooms
Edinburgh Christmas Tree Festival 8th – 24th December St Andrew’s and St George’s West – George St.
Love Actually In Concert 8th December Usher Hall
Summerhall Christmas Market 9th December Summerhall
Santa Run 9th December West Princes St. Gardens
Another Country 10th December – 17th March City Art Centre
Kinky Boots 10th December – 5th January Edinburgh Playhouse
Christmas Carols In Greyfriars Kirk 12th December Greyfriars Kirk
Edinburgh Christmas Market: East Princes Street Gardens 16th November – 5th January East Princes St. Gardens
Carols by Candlelight  19th December Usher Hall
Magicfest Christmas Special 27th – 30th December Traverse Theatre
Edinburgh Flee Market 29th December Out of the Blue Drill Hall
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 30th December – 1st January Various locations

There’s no shortage of things to do this month!


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