What's on for kids in Edinburgh May 2022

 2nd - 24th April 

Conifox Adventure Park

3 years +

The Easter Festival at Conifox

Frotto, Maze, Easter-lympics, footgolf, disco. To book:



2nd - 24th April 

Royal Yacht Britannia

Children Free*

This Easter at the

Royal Yacht Britannia.

*See T&Cs.

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 Tuesday 5th April 


Usher Hall

4 years +

Toy Story

Film with live orchestra To book:


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9th - 23rd April

(not Sundays)

10-4pm, Half Hourly
City Art Centre

3 years +

Buzz About Bees

This is just one of a whole range of fantastic events for kids!



9th - 23rd April

(not Sundays)

10-4 pm, Hourly
City Art Centre

5 years +

Dig Up a Dinosaur 

This is just one of a whole range of fantastic events for kids!



9th - 10th April

11am - 1pm 

Netherbow Theatre at

Scottish Storytelling Centre

4 years +

The Funny Punny

Magic Show 

Join The Trickster, Bingo the Dog and Sunny the Bunny for a riot of silly stunts and crazy magic. Tricky Ricky is four-time winner of the Scottish Children’s Entertainer of the Year Award. To book:



15th - 18th April

Newhailes House & Garden

All ages

Easter at Newhailes 

Easter Egg trail and circus To book: eventbrite.co.uk



18th - 22nd April

Dance Base


Easter Holiday Camp 

dance, circus, crafts and storytelling. Subsidised places are available.



20th  April

10:am & 1.30pm

Dynamic Earth

5 years +

Boat Building & Launching

A workshop to learn some boat building techniques and discover how huge ships were constructed hundreds of years ago.To book:


Boat Building & launching. To book: sciencefestival.co.uk

26th -30th April

Evenings 7pm 

Matinees Fri & Sat 3pm
King's Theatre

6 years +

Fantastically Great Women
Who Changed The World

Pop musical bursts to life with the stories of some of history’s strongest Great Women

King's Theatre

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If you are running a one-off,  enriching children's event in or around Edinburgh, do let us know by email: lauravidawriting@gmail.com 
NB. These listings are editorially independent.