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The Sunday Classics concert at the Usher Hall featured Academy of St Martin in the Fields orchestra, who are one of the…
Classical, Music
The Edinburgh Contemporary Music Ensemble took a risk with the weather in having a celebratory concert in early January…
Dance, Christmas, Visiting Edinburgh
“The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen, (1844), is a good and evil morality tale featuring two children, Gerda and…

Edinburgh Events

Various Burns Suppers, ceilidhs and similar celebrations take place around the city to celebrate the birth date of Scotland's National Bard…
The Edinburgh Winter Run is a 5km loop around the extinct volcano of Arthur's Seat and includes two additional runs for younger…
The Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival is an independent film festival screening some of the latest films for outdoor enthusiasts, whether…

Venue in the spotlight

Edinburgh Writers' Museum Tucked away in Lady Stairs Close, up a narrow staircase entered half-way up the Mound, in Edinburgh Old Town, you will find the Edinburgh Writers' Museum.

Edinburgh Areas

Stockbridge has something of a village atmosphere about it, although it is only a ten to fifteen minute walk from Edinburgh city centre. Stockbridge is to the…
Holyrood is synonymous in Edinburgh with three things - Holyrood Park, the windswept, gorse-tangled hillside that is visible from around the city, the Scottish…
Inverleith is an affluent residential area about a mile and a half from Edinburgh City Centre. North of Inverleith is Trinity and Pilton; to the South is…
Situated to the East of Leith and 3 miles from Edinburgh City Centre, Portobello still retains the feel of a resort town albeit more Blackpool than Club Med. A…
Roseburn is the area situated West of Haymarket and East of Murrayfield and Murrayfield stadium. The main railway line provides a boundary to its South.…
Hidden away at the foot of a steep cobbled hill, with the Water of Leith lapping beside it, and surrounded by verdant greenery, it's easy to forget that Dean…
The Broughton area is to the North East of Edinburgh City Centre, West of Leith Walk and South of Pilrig. Its central location and the fact that it is on the…
Cramond to the North West of Edinburgh, East of Dalmeny and West of Silverknowes, is a favourite destination for afternoon trips to the beach. There are…
Edinburgh Grassmarket and Victoria street, is a popular restaurant and bar area in the lower echelon of Edinburgh's Old Town, located at the foot of Edinburgh…