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What’s On in Edinburgh November 2016

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November feels very festive in Edinburgh with the winter markets, foodie festivals, fairs and magical theatre performances perfect for both the young & young at heart.

Winter festivals

Food & Drink

Winter Foodies Festival | Edinburgh International Conference Centre
25th November to the 27th November

Retro festive recipes at the Chefs Theatre, treats in the Artisan Christmas Market & much to sample in the Scottish Gin Theatre are just some of the festive features to look forward to as Foodies Festival brings its winter edition.

Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre will be transformed into a spectacular culinary wonderland as Winter Foodies brings Scotland’s top chefs, award-winning artisan producers & international street food together under one roof for a fabulous festive feast.

For tickets & times see the website.

Christmas Fair at Jupiter Artland
27th November

Join Jupiter Artland this Winter when they briefly open their gates in the winter months for an exciting out-of-season event.

The beautifully decorated courtyard, galleries & marquee will host the Jupiter Artland Christmas Fair with a wide range of unique stalls, seasonal refreshments & home-bakes served in the Silver Streak Caravan. Also Santa Claus & his little helpers will be visiting the Tin Roof Gallery to receive letters & their “Learning Team” will be running a Christmas-themed creating event for children.

This should be the perfect opportunity to pick up some seasonal gifts with some magical entertainment for the whole family. For tickets see the website & snap them up they’re selling fast!

Craft Beer Revolution Festival | Assembly Roxy
24th November to the 26th November

The Craft Beer Revolution Festival is an absolute must for any craft beer enthusiasts.

Over 60 beers will be on offer in the Beer Hall, from pale ales to hoppy 10% brews, appealing to both beer connoisseurs & novices who can try new flavours & meet the brewers.

To accompany the steady stream of beer, street food will be served-up by Scoff, The Buffalo Truck and Glasgow’s popular Babu Bombay Street Kitchen. Cleaver & Keg Charcuterie Trollies will also be meandering around the festival offering cured meats to pair with the beers available.

Tickets from £8, to get yours, or find to out a bit more see the website.

Edinburgh's Christmas
18th November to the 8th January

It's that time of year again! (more on this in next month’s post) Edinburgh's Christmas returns from the 18th of November bringing with it iconic markets, delicious food, super activities & unmissable shows & events that make Edinburgh so magical at this time of year.


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland | Lyceum Theatre
26th November 2016  to the 31st December 2016

A timeless classic & one of the most loved childhood stories will be brought to life on the Royal Lyceum stage this November & December. This production will brings the surreal world of Wonderland to life right before of your eyes in a magnificent Victorian setting.

This curious evening is one that the whole family will enjoy, ideal for both the young & young at heart.

For tickets and times see the website. Tickets start from £10.


If all the above sounds a little too energetic head to the Balmoral spa for some relaxation. Throw in a high tea to make it a proper treat!

To book head to the website.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland | Lyceum Theatre

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland | Lyceum Theatre ↑

Skating at St Andrews Square

Skating at St Andrews Square ↑

Foodies Festival Winter Edition | The chocolate theatre

Foodies Festival Winter Edition | The chocolate theatre ↑

The Street of Light | Edinburgh

The Street of Light | Edinburgh ↑

Credit David P Scott | Edinburgh's Christmas

Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival ↑

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