City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Editor's blog


North Queensferry beach: marine charity needs volunteer helpers for cleanup

Port Laing beach, North Queensferry will be getting spruced up for summer as part of Beachwatch, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) beach clean and litter survey on Sunday 30th June which aims t

Just Just For Edinburgh's Festival of Spirituality & Peace 2013

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Edinburgh's Festival of Spirituality & Peace, now known by its shorter moniker Just Festival, is back this year from 2-26 August with 450

Edinburgh International Magic Festival 2013

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As the fourth Edinburgh International Magic Festival casts its spell across the Capital, from 28 June - 5 July 2013, audiences are invited

Fringe Five Venues launch their 2013 Fringe Brochure

The Fringe Four Ringmasters

Tonight in a joint announcement in the newly refurbished Roxy Assembly at the end of Drummond Street.

Over 50 Events at Leith Festival, June 8-16

There is no gale that can beat Lìte’s enthusiasm. Leith Festival presents a spectacular nine-day period in the month of June.

Tradfest: A Feast of Culture in the Festival City

 Tradfest, Edinburgh's newest festival, will see over twelve days of music, song, storytelling, dance, crafts, folk drama, and environme

2013 Imaginate Festival, Scotland’s international festival of performing arts for children

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This year’s Imaginate Festival, Scotland’s international festival of performing arts for children and young people, runs from Monday 6 May to Mon

Edinburgh Science Festival: "Sociable" Science For Adults

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The 25th Edinburgh International Science Festival (23 March-7 April) will be opening its doors in the evening with a serie

Fiddle 2012: The UK's biggest and best Fiddle Festival in its 16th year

Fiddle 2012, Edinburgh's annual fiddle festival, is back at the Queen’s Hall this month Friday 16 – Sunday 18 November 2012

Perthshire Amber 2012

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Amber Alert: WARNING some seriously great music due to thunder across Perthshire from 26 October

MENSA To Hold IQ Tests in Edinburgh

Mensa are inviting the people of Edinburgh to discover their IQ score at a Mensa IQ test session.

What's On For St Andrew's Day Around Scotland?

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As the nation gears up for St Andrew’s Day, on the weekend of 26th and 27th of November and on St Andrew’s Day itself, Scots and Scots at heart can join the celebrations taking place in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, St Andrews and East Lothian.

Exhibition of EIF Pictures Opens at The Hub

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An exhibition of photographs from the recent Edinburgh International Festival, entitled The Big Picture, has just opened at

SAC & EG Present Inaugural Scottish Fringe Theatre Award

SAC/EG Fringe Award Winners

The Scottish Arts Club lounge was full to overflowing last night for the presentation ceremony and party for the inaugural Fringe Award for Scottish Drama.

East Coast Travel Advice For April and May Bank Holidays

TRAIN operator East Coast is reminding passengers to check travel times carefully over the April and May Day bank holidays.

Storytime at the Science Festival

In a brand new partnership for 2011, The Edinburgh International Science Festival has teamed up with the Scottish Storytelling Centre to bring a wide range of stories to the Science Festival audien

NLS Golf Exhibition is a Cut Above

Golf enthusiasts have the opportunity to see what is believed to be the world's oldest hole-cutter at the National Library of Scotland.

Gray's School of Art student comes Home to Edinburgh

Fourth-year Painting students from Robert Gordon University's Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen, including a student from the Silverknowes area of Edinburgh, have taken their work on the road launching a pre-degree show of their work in the capital.

Harvard awaits the poet named in National Library of Scotland’s annual competition

An award which recognises poetry publishing skill is offering a new not-to-be-missed prize for a poet this year – a Harvard University Summer School residency in Greece.