Auld Toun Walking Tours donates 10p from every ticket sold to The Rock Trust, an Edinburgh charity who work with young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
There is another fascinating story that happened at Edinburgh University, 40 years after the tale of William Burke and William Hare.
What are you up to on the 31st?
The Porteous Riots as they were known, came about in 1736 after the execution of Edinburgh merchant Andrew Wilson.
Find out the truth about 'Half-hangit' Maggie Dixon.