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Our latest magazine is packed full of festive fun ideas, places to find Santa in Edinburgh, and information about Edinburgh's Christmas and Hogmanay!

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Outdoor Events

The Giant Lanterns of China

1st December-25th February 2018

Time: 4:30 – 9pm

Venue: Edinburgh Zoo

Address: 134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6TS

Until 25 February. See this amazing display of over 450 dazzling giant lanterns that will illuminate the Zoo including large scale pandas, lions, native birds and penguins. Visitors will be entertained...

Theatre & Cinema


2nd December-21st January 2018

Time: 2pm and 7pm

Venue: Kings Theatre

Address: 2 Leven Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9LQ

Allan, Andy and Grant lead the cast in another unmissable King’s Panto. Complete with comedy, stunning scenery and outrageous costumes. Relaxed performance for people with additional needs on 12 January....

Arts & Crafts

Celebrate Burns!

1st-31st January 2018

Venue: Doodles Ceramics

Address: 29 Marchmont Crescent, Edinburgh, EH9 1HQ

During January there will be 10% off all pottery painted with a tartan theme! Perfect for making your Burns Supper a bit special! Call 0131 229 1399

Indoor Activities

Winter Wildlife Workshop

20th-20th January 2018

Time: 12 – 2pm

Venue: Blackness Castle

Address: Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7NH

Drop into the castle and give wildlife a helping hand this winter. Make a bird feeder, bird box or mini beast home to take away. Call 0131 6528150

Indoor Activities

Burns Unbound

21st-21st January 2018

Time: 11 – 4pm

Venue: National Museum of Scotland

Address: Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

Celebrate the national bard with a packed programme of music, performance and activities for all ages. Call 0300 123 6789

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New Year, New You

Make 2018 the year you get fit and healthy as a family. Click here to read more...

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