City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Book Festival

Edinburgh Book Festival: Mervyn King: Making Banking Better Review

The appearance of Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, produced a predictably very respectable turnout in the Baillie Gifford Main Tent at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Max Hastings: How Spies Shaped World War Two

Author and journalist Magnus Linklater was in the Chair, to introduce Max Hastings as someone who has a thorough grasp of the history of the Second World War and warfare in general.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Malcolm Rifkind, Memoir of an Edinburgh Man, Review

This was a politician at his best! Malcolm Rifkind was in ebullient mood when he spoke to a full house at the Edinburgh Book Festival and introducing his new memoir, "Politics and Pragmatism".

Edinburgh Book Festival: Kirsty Luck and Willy Maley - Scotland and the Easter Rising

Professor Willy Maley and post-graduate student Kirsty Luck have edited one among the more valuable productions commemorating the Irish Rising of 1916.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Trevor Royle, Culloden: A Very European Battle

The Edinburgh International Book Festival started with a bang!

2 For 1 Tickets & Other Edinburgh Fringe and Festival Cheap Tips

Alice Unhinged production photo

The Fringe and the Edinburgh International Festival are already in full swing and veterans of thrifty festivaling will have already been busy seeing shows and filling up diaries.

Edinburgh Book Festival Launches Packed 2016 Programme

Edinburgh International Book Festival programme 2016

The Edinburgh International Book Festival was first “published” in 1983 as a Biennial event and due to its worldwide reputation and popularity, it became an

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Book Festival in Charlotte Square

The temporary, tented village at Charlotte Square's Georgian garden, in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town, is the venue for the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Launched in 1983, the "biggest festival of the written word in the world" brings 900 or so writers, poets, thinkers, politicians, photographers and artists from 55 countries to debate, discuss, argue and inspire. The book fest includes a major programme of children's book events.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Paul Mason and Alex Salmond: Has Capitalism had its day?

Alex Salmond has been appearing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival since 2006.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Gordon Brown, "A Conversation About Scotland"

Alistair Moffat stood alone on the stage to introduce Gordon Brown who received a tremendous welcome from a packed audience to hear his thoughts on 'A Conversation About Scotland'.