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 Edinburgh’s Festival of Ireland

Friday 16 March to Saturday 31 March 2018: Edinburgh’s Festival of Ireland is a celebration of the links between Scotland and Ireland, with arts, dancing, storytelling and music. Family-friendly and children are welcome.

This year’s grand finale on March 31 will be ”A Celtic Faery Tale”, a dance show with Siamsoir Irish dancers.

Various venues Tel 07855 285207 or email for more information.

Café Ceilidh: Celebrating St Patrick’s Day, Tuesday 13 March 2018, 2-4pm

The Scottish Storytelling Centre will host a relaxed afternoon of traditional Irish music and poetry. Visitors are welcome to listen or bring their own music. Free entry and wheelchair access available. Ring 0131 556 9579 or click here  for more information.

Address: 3–45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR

St Patrick’s Day at Teviot Row House Student Union, 17 19 March, 5pm-3am.

Edinburgh University’s student union (with Underground Live) are putting on a ten hour celebration of Irish and folk music, with many talented acts including folk singer Henry Ibbs, singer-songwriter Henry Cochrane and bands SIAN and Avocet. Free entry. Click here for further information.

Address: 13 Bristo Pl, Edinburgh EH8 9AJ

Edinburgh St Patrick’s Day Charity Ball, Sunday 24 March 2018 7pm-4am.

The Sheraton Grand Hotel will celebrate St Patrick with a black tie dinner and ball to raise funds for local charities. Tickets £95 (£75). More information available here  

Address: 1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SR

Land of the Giants will play at Stramash on 17 March 2018. FREE ENTRY.

Since 2009, Land of the Giants have been pulling crowds to tents to groove until they sweat with their foot-stomping beats and contagious enthusiasm.

A brass section that will make you grin from ear to ear, a heavy toe-tapping bass line and Andy Quick’s sensuous, soaring vocals will make you wonder why you’ve never danced your socks off to The Giants before.

In 2015, the Plymouth-based boys brought a brand new, funk-inspired EP to the table in the name of “Surrender”. A collection of high-energy summer sounds, with just a lick of calypso, that absolutely demand to be played at full volume out of your stereo.


St Paddy will be celebrated on 17 March 2018 from 11pm at The Mash House Hastie’s Close 37 Guthrie Street Edinburgh EH1 1JQ. tickets £5 here

Pinnacle residents join forces with friends to bring you a St Patrick’s day shindig at our favourite The Mash House. Get ready for your usual dose of groovy and pumpin’ tech house in the main room and a chilled bar where you can enjoy a bevy and a chat with your pals!


St Patrick’s Festival on the Cowgate

This will take place over 3 days 15 – 18 March 2018 at 4 venues and you are promised a massive party with DJs and special guests.

Details here.