If you're staying in Edinburgh by yourself or with your family, you're bound to be searching for things to do. If you love shows, then you'll love our guide on shows in Edinburgh. You'll find there are some really impressive theatres here, so you'll never be bored. Go through each one and see which one you prefer, or have time to see. You may find that you're spoilt for choice and visit more than one, and why not, the entertainment in Edinburgh is pretty impressive.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
An amazing show of musicians and performers from all over the world, brought together by their love of music. The pomp and ceremony of this magnificent and traditional show never loses its popularity and 2016 won't be any different, so book early to avoid disappointment.
The Stand Comedy Club
The famous Stand Comedy Club is a great place to get all the latest talent in the entertainment world here in Edinburgh. There's plenty to keep you entertained this year and next, so get down there and get your tickets. You'll find the Stand at York Place, Edinburgh .
At the Festival Theatre you'll everything from ballet to contemporary dance, and beautifully crafted musicals for both adults and children. There's also some great musicals and some pantomime on at its twin King's Theatre. You'll find the Festival Theatre at 3/29 Nicolson Street.
You'll find some beautifully produced dramas at the Royal Lyceum Theatre from September through to May. There are family shows at Christmas with youth theatre and festival shows, so there's plenty for everyone. You'll find the Lyceum at 30b Grindlay Street in Edinburgh.
Scottish Storytelling Centre
The great storytelling tradition is something that has never gone out of fashion, and The Scottish Storytelling Centre on Edinburgh's Royal Mile is no exception. There many ways to tell a story and here you'll find music, family events, theatre, workshops and exhibitions, so you can have your story anyway you like. You'll find out a lot about Scotland through the Storytelling Centre and you'll find at 43-45 High Street in Edinburgh.
The Usher Hall Theatre has much to offer with singers, groups, dancing and singing by well known artists from all over the world. You'll find Usher Hall at Lothian Road, Edinburgh.
The Jazz Bar
A great jazz bar with fantastic music in a perfect atmosphere, with mood lighting, great alcove seating and designer furniture. There's capacity for 140 people so it's nice and personal. You'll find The Jazz Bar at 1a Chamber Street, Edinburgh.
A beautiful theatre founded in the early sixties with a simple dedication to new writing. There's plenty of beautiful productions here to see and you'll find it on 10 Cambridge Street.
We hope you found our guide on things to do in Edinburgh for those who like shows as fascinating as we did, there's plenty to choose from, and we hope you enjoy your time in Edinburgh, this most magical of cities.