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Edinburgh March 2013

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What's on in Edinburgh in March 2013?


Event of the month

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival (23 March - 7 April 2013)

Celebrating their 25th Festival, The Edinburgh International Science Festival will be hosting a special series of events that celebrates science in the future. This festival will ask scientists, artists, designers, technologists and futurists what the nest 25 years might have in store for us. Be prepared to be blown away and experience these futuristic adventures taking place all around Edinburgh this March. Find out more in our Edinburgh International Science Festival blog post.


Dirty Dancing - Touring (1 March) - For one night only the cast of the award winning London West End show are coming to Edinburgh's Playhouse. Watch the stage performance of arguably one of the best love stories of all time, featuring breathtaking choreography and classic songs. Get ready to have the time of your life! - Edinburgh Playhouse, 18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA - http://www.atgtickets.com/venue/Edinburgh-Playhouse/243/

Scottish Motorcycle Show (9 - 10 March 2013) - Scotland's biggest and baddest motorcycle show returns to Edinburgh this March and is set to bigger than ever, providing a true haven for all motorcycle enthusiasts. Featuring major bike manufacturers, exclusive offers, stunt shows, a retail village and a classic bike pavillion, the Scottish Motorcycle Show is guaranteed to be jam packed with entertainment all weekend. - Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh - www.scottishmotorcycleshow.com

Kilomathon (17 March 2013) - The Kilomathon Scotland is the perfect run to step-up your potential and now offers three distances to choose from, including a 2.62k fun race for the kids. The majority of the Kilomathron path, is an extremely picturesque route. Contestants will run past the historic Royal Yacht Britannia, scenic Victoria Park and finish in front of Murrayfield Stadium. - Around Edinburgh - www.kilomathon.com/?scotland

St Patrick's Day (17 March 2013) - It's that time of the year again where it's time to dust off those Guinness hats and paint some Irish flags on our cheeks in order to celebrate St Patrick's Day. Edinburgh's Festival of Ireland will be hosting a five day celebration of the city's own Irish community. Join in and enjoy a pint of Guinness in a traditional Irish pub with Irish music and real Irish food. - Around Edinburgh - www.st-patricks-day.com/st_patricks_day_parades_scotland_edinburgh.html

Ceilidh Culture Street Fair (29 March - 1 April) - Soak up this unique shopping experience showcasing the best Scottish gifts, crafts, art, fashion and jewellery over the Easter weekend. The Ceilidh Culture Street Fair is back this year and will be held in the heart of Edinburgh under a massive marquee on Princess Street / Castle Street. With over 20,000 visitors attending last year's fair, this high profile event is set to be an even bigger success. - Castle Street and Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1. - www.handupmedia.co.uk/events

Harry Hill – Sausage Time (29 March 2013) - This March, Edinburgh's Playhouse welcomes Harry Hill, the man responsible for the hilarious TV hit Harry Hill's TV Burp. The self-styled, self-acclaimed genius is back with a live show that is set to provide indisputable proof that God exists. The show promises to have audience in stitches with laughter and will have an all-sighing, all-dancing finale (as well as a giant sausage). - Edinburgh Playhouse, 18 – 22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA - http://www.atgtickets.com/venue/Edinburgh-Playhouse/243/