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What's On September/October

While Freshers week and getting to know your new classmates (or catching up with old ones) will be keeping you busy now, there are plenty of events and festivals coming up in Edinburgh to look forward too as we move towards October. Below are some of the most exciting upcoming events from throughout the city that we have handpicked for you. Enjoy!


Edinburgh Coffee Festival

Taking over the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 6th October is the Edinburgh Coffee Festival. Featuring interactive workshops, tastings, and demonstrations, this festival is perfect those for who know their beans! Accompanied by live music and a variety of other attractions this festival and with a Student discount price of £7, what’s not to like?

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Edinburgh Cocktail Week

If you prefer cocktails to cappuccinos, then this event may be more your speed. Now a seven-day spectacle held across various locations Edinburgh cocktail enthusiasts can attend masterclasses and get signature cocktails for as little as £4. With over 80 participating bars and wristbands as little as £6, this is a great way to try something new while getting to know new friends.

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The Edinburgh Dungeon – The Home Of Halloween

From the 6th October to 4th November, the already spooky Edinburgh Dungeons takes things up a notch with a special season of new shows and events designed to scare you silly while learning more about our city’s gruesome past. Headlining the exclusive additions is a new show called “Séance – Is Anybody There?” alongside competitions, late openings and even a special coffin sleepover night on the 27th. With Student discounted prices as little as £12.75 when you book online why not get into the Halloween spirit?

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