The Edinburgh Address & Adore ScotlandIslands in the Stream Edinburgh Playhouse 3rd April An amazing evening of songs and music from two of Country and Westerns’ greatest legends, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. Beautiful: Carole King Musical Festival Theatre 5th - 9th April A brand new production of the Award Winning West End and Broadway show, Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit song-writing team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. The 41st Edinburgh International Harp Festival 8th - 11th April George Watson's College/Online A full programme of events including workshops and concerts. A fascinating festival for music lovers! Dreamgirls Edinburgh Playhouse 5th - 16th April Grab your tickets to the 1960’s musical, direct from the West End. This story, based on the fantastic Supremes comes complete with glittering sets and costumes - a really dazzling musical show. Northern Ballet: The Great Gatsby The Festival Theatre 21st - 23rd April Lose yourself in the decadence of 1920s New York, in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel when it’s brought to life as dancers glide across the floor in gorgeous Chanel-inspired costumes to a cinematic score by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE. ‘Stratagem’ with Alan Partridge Live Edinburgh Playhouse 26th April - 26th May Take the opportunity to see broadcaster, actor and comedian Alan Partridge - plated by Steve Cogan in his new show, Stratagem, which “promises to inform, educate and entertain in approximately equal measure.” Singin’ in the Rain Festival Theatre 26th - 30th April Journey back to the glamour of Hollywood during the roaring 20’s. Andrew Wright’s high-energy choreography and Simon Higlett’s sumptuous set design (including over 14,000 litres of water on stage every night) combine with the charm, romance and wit of one of the world’s best- loved films. Puccini: Tosca Edinburgh Playhouse 28th April This traditional production is a heady mixture of true love, torture and treachery. A magnificent new set with towering marble pillars, fabulous costumes, and featuring a boys' choir with a shepherd’s boy solo. The Art of Wallpaper - Morris & Co. Dovecot Studios All month Explore the legacy of William Morris in over 130 original wallpapers from the Morris & Co. archives Van Gogh Alive Festival Square All month “The most visited immersive multi-sensory experience in the world.” Having dazzled over 8.5 million visitors across 75 cities worldwide, don’t miss out on the most visited immersive, multi-sensory experience in the world!
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What's on in Edinburgh in April?

Written by Hatty Webster

Edinburgh APril

Edinburgh has shrugged off her winter coat, the tulips are bobbing their heads in the breeze and the cherry blossom is pink against the spring sky. Edinburgh is a wonderful city, whatever month you choose to visit. And whatever the month, pack a waterproof, just in case!

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Islands in the Stream
Edinburgh Playhouse

3rd April 

An amazing evening of songs and music from two of Country and Westerns’ greatest legends, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton.

Beautiful: Carole King Musical
Festival Theatre

5th - 9th April

A brand new production of the Award Winning West End and Broadway show, Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit song-writing team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.

The 41st Edinburgh International Harp Festival
8th - 11th April 

George Watson's College/Online

A full programme of events including workshops and concerts. A fascinating festival for music lovers! 

Dreamgirls
Edinburgh Playhouse

5th - 16th April

Grab your tickets to the 1960’s musical, direct from the West End. This story, based on the fantastic Supremes comes complete with glittering sets and costumes - a really dazzling musical show.

Northern Ballet: The Great Gatsby
The Festival Theatre

21st - 23rd April

Lose yourself in the decadence of 1920s New York, in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel when it’s brought to life as dancers glide across the floor in gorgeous Chanel-inspired costumes to a cinematic score by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE.

‘Stratagem’ with Alan Partridge Live
Edinburgh Playhouse

26th April - 26th May 

Take the opportunity to see broadcaster, actor and comedian Alan Partridge - plated by Steve Cogan in his new show, Stratagem, which “promises to inform, educate and entertain in approximately equal measure.”

Singin’ in the Rain
Festival Theatre

26th - 30th April

Journey back to the glamour of Hollywood during the roaring 20’s. Andrew Wright’s high-energy choreography and Simon Higlett’s sumptuous set design (including over 14,000 litres of water on stage every night) combine with the charm, romance and wit of one of the world’s best- loved films.

Puccini: Tosca
Edinburgh Playhouse

28th April

This traditional production is a heady mixture of true love, torture and treachery. A magnificent new set with towering marble pillars, fabulous costumes, and featuring a boys' choir with a shepherd’s boy solo.

The Art of Wallpaper - Morris & Co.
Dovecot Studios

All month

Explore the legacy of William Morris in over 130 original wallpapers from the Morris & Co. archives

Van Gogh Alive
Festival Square

All month

 “The most visited immersive multi-sensory experience in the world.”

Having dazzled over 8.5 million visitors across 75 cities worldwide, don’t miss out on the most visited immersive, multi-sensory experience in the world!

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