Family Shows & Concerts in Edinburgh

 
Between Empires TheSpaceUK @ Symposium Hall Edinburgh
4-Aug-13 to 4-Aug-15
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Between Empires is making its debut at the Fringe. This exhilarating show us brought to you from the writer / producers Orlando Simon and Morgan Mackintosh (Sir Cameron's niece)....

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Garden O'Delight Duddingston Kirk Manse Gardens Edinburgh
5-Aug-13 to 11-Aug-15

Journey back in time and join these magical creatures in their beautiful World and help them save it from destruction! A gentle interactive story taking place outdoors this is a...

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The Snow Dog Pleasance Courtyard, Pleasance Two Edinburgh
30-Jul-14 to 23-Aug-14
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This fun and uplifting show is a poignant and playful exploration of love and loss for children and their families. Full House Theatre fuses music, song, dance and puppetry to...

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Comedy Club 4 Kids Assembly Roxy Edinburgh
31-Jul-14 to 24-Aug-14

We have the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit doing their thing for an audience of children and their families… but without the rude bits! It's just...

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Big Red Bath Pleasance Courtyeard, Pleasance Two Edinburgh
31-Jul-14 to 24-Aug-14
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Rubba dubba giggle, rubba dubba laugh! There's magic to be found in the Big Red Bath. Children's theatre innovators Full House are on a bubbly, barmy bath time adventure around...

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Celeste's Circus Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
1-Aug-14 to 17-Aug-14
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Roll up, roll up! Come join the circus! A first trip for wee ones into the magical delight of the big top. Thrills and spills, oohs and ahhs. Celeste invites you to applaud a...

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Red Riding Hood Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
1-Aug-14 to 17-Aug-14
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A young girl, a hungry wolf, and a walk through the woods - it sounds like a recipe for disaster, but Red Riding Hood's not scared… Well maybe she's a little bit scared. Horse and...

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The Man Who Planted Trees Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
1-Aug-14 to 17-Aug-14
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‘Laughs, heartbreak, war, regeneration, scented breezes, sparkling wit and the best dog puppet ever. Perfect for children and grown-ups. Terrific.' (Guardian). Back by popular...

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Truckfest Scotland Royal Highland Centre Edinburgh
2-Aug-14 to 3-Aug-14
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Truckfest has a range of new, custom and vintage commercial vehicles on show as well as a jam packed main arena with monster trucks, haulage and motorcycle displays. Celebrity...

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Meet the Author Pleasance Courtyard - Kids Zone Edinburgh
2-Aug-14 to 4-Aug-14
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Come and meet the author of Big Red Bath!

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Play Dough Northern Stage @ Kings Hall Edinburgh
2-Aug-14 to 23-Aug-14
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What is money? Did you know you can make it with just the power of your imagination? Join us for the game show where you play with 10,000 real pound coins. Our hosts lead two...

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Meet the Author Pleasance Courtyard Edinburgh
3-Aug-14 to 5-Aug-14
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Come and meet children's author Julia Jarman in Pleasance Kids Zone at 2pm. You can have your book signed and listen to Julia read her books!

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The Jungle Book - Chapterhouse Theatre Hopetoun House Edinburgh
9-Aug-14
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In the magical Indian jungle, a new arrival changes the animal kingdom forever. In this beautiful adaptation by award winning writer Laura Turner, all your favourite animal charac...

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The Worm- A Underground Adventure Summerhall (Venue 26) Edinburgh
1 review 9-Aug-14 to 17-Aug-14

GIGGLE, WIGGLE AND LOVE THE SQUIRMY WONDERS BENEATH YOUR FEET Two nature lovers embark on a journey underground, hoping to catch a glimpse of the wonderful wriggly creature they...

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The Dark Inside Us All Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
9-Aug-14
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Both Rupert Wallis and Sally Gardner have written novels with dark hearts. Rupert's debut, The Dark Inside, and Sally's latest, Tinder, are unsettling and ambiguous. Strangers...

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Life, Love and Lobsters Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
9-Aug-14
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Who believes in love at first sight? Join Jennifer E Smith, author of The Geography of You and Me, and Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison, co-authors of Lobsters. Three novelists who offer...

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Melvin Burgess & Matthew Quick The Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
10-Aug-14
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Join two of the foremost writers for young people who aren't afraid to tackle tough and disturbing subject matter. Melvin Burgess talks about his classics Junk and Doing It, which...

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Ghostly Tales Edinburgh International Book Fesitval Edinburgh
11-Aug-14
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Three brilliant authors and three brilliant, atmospheric ghost stories. Encounter a mysterious girl running through the night, a deceased best friend who won't rest in peace and a...

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Karen McCombie & Catherine Wilkins Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
14-Aug-14
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Karen McCombie and Catherine Wilkins both explore themes of family and friendship. Karen's latest book, Angels Next Door, follows the story of Riley and her intriguing new neighbo...

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Animal War Heroes Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
16-Aug-14
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Many animal heroes have played their part in our wars. Mark Greenwood recounts the stories of Midnight, a horse in the First World War, and Duffy the Donkey, who rescued wounded...

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Pictures at an Exhibition with James Mayhew Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
16-Aug-14
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Illustrator in Residence, James Mayhew, is the creator of the much-loved Katie and Ella Bella Ballerina series amongst many other books. He...

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Close Combat with Chris Bradford Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
17-Aug-14
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Chris Bradford's events are always action-packed. While writing his award-winning Young Samurai series, he trained in Samurai swordsmanship and in preparation for his thrilling...

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Anthony Browne Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
17-Aug-14
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Former Children's Laureate Anthony Browne is an acclaimed author and illustrator who regularly thrills young audiences with his charming tales and captivating illustrations. To...

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From Fact to Fiction Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
19-Aug-14
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Anne Cassidy's Looking For JJ was a groundbreaking bestseller. Ten years on she talks about what's happened to the child killer since leaving prison. Emma Haughton's debut, Now...

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Love, Loss and Apple Pies The Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
21-Aug-14
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Fresh new novelists Steven Camden and Sarah Moore Fitzgerald discuss their brand new books, Tape and The Apple Tart of Hope. Both are wonderful tales of love and loss, of coming...

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Wendy Meddour Gets into Mischief Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
22-Aug-14
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Wendy Quill is a young girl who gets into a lot of mischief. From accidentally reading her sister's diary to attempting to grow some pets, there is never a dull moment when Wendy'...

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Viking Adventures Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
23-Aug-14

Norse fact meets fiction when Irving Finkel from the British Museum joins novelist Francesca Simon. Francesca's fast-paced adventure stories are set in a modern England with a...

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Motive and Intention Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
23-Aug-14
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We all make snap judgements about other people, their actions and motives. But what if we're wrong? Laura Jarratt's new novel Louder than Words explores the world of computer...

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Superpowered Stories with Liz Kessler Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
24-Aug-14
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Liz Kessler, author of the bestselling Emily Windsnap series, returns with an exciting new novel about friendship and superpowers. Jessica had always thought she was a perfectly...

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Faye Bird & Alexia Casale: Escaping Darkness Edinburgh International Book Festival Edinburgh
25-Aug-14
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Both My Second Life by Faye Bird and Alexia Casale's The Bone Dragon lead the reader right into the main characters' hearts of darkness, as each struggles to make sense of past...

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