What's on for kids in Edinburgh August 2022

Our 'WHAT'S ON' LISTINGS for Edinburgh families is NOT an endless list - we know that you are all busy people. Just around 6-10 highlights are updated every month.

The Adventures of Bo Peep 

Interactive entertainment including sensory learning and singing opportunities!


4th-16th August 


Assembly George Square

Studios- Studio 3

£5 (free for essential companions)

Age: 3yrs+ olds

Smashing Shakespeare 

Two comic tales: Brave Macbeth & Juliet and her Romeo


A fabulous introduction to Shakespeare!


5-6, 8-13, 15-20, 25-27


Rose Theatre - Main Stage

Full Price: £11

Children: £9 

Family £8.50

Age: 5yrs+ olds

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The Man Who Planted Trees by Puppet State Theatre Company

An adaptation of Giono's classic environmental tale. 


Scottish Story Telling Centre

Friday 5th-Monday 29th



£12 Concessions £10 (£40family) (£9.50 ) 

2for1 Tue 9 Aug 

Netherbow Theatre

Crayon Texture Collage


Family workshop. Join us for a family workshop inspired by the energetic prints of Will Maclean. Hannah will demonstrate how to create crayon texture rubbings. We will then layer these to create our own mixed media collage artwork

Book Here

Saturday 20th  



City Art Centre - Online


Free. No need to book. 

5yrs + 

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Family Craft

The Visit of George IV - August 1822

Book Here

Monday 22nd


City Art Centre - online 

Free. No need to book

5yrs +

Wriggle Around the World 

An interactive classical music concert for your little wriggler! 

Book Here

22nd, 24th & 27th 

Stockbridge Parish Church 

Full Price: £7

Children/Concessions: £5

Family: £5

Babies +

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.