Edinburgh's Winter Festivals
It can't be nearly christmas already? Oh, yes it is! EdinburghGuide.com previews this year's pantomime and Christmas shows (reviews of all the main Christmas shows coming later).
One of the centrepieces of Edinburgh's Christmas Celebrations, the ice rink in Princes Street Gardens, has been secured, Edinburgh City Council announced today.
On our festive Super Sunday, make a beautiful museum-inspired decoration to take home.
Artist-jeweller Dorothy Hogg will show you how in 30min sessions between 12:00 and 16:00.
Months of tram works on Princes Street are due to begin soon, with traffic diversions being introduced over the coming weekend (17 and 18 September 2011).
Has day-to-day freezing ice and snow become the new normal? It seems to have been going on for ever. First it was Snowvember, now De-icember, in what has been the worst weather conditions in living memory. With climatologists (such as former government chief scientific advisor David King) suggesting that cold winters come in multiple years, we may need to get used to these bitterly cold conditions.
Strip the Willow is probably one of the most popular Scottish dance tunes on account of the fact that it's fairly easy to learn, and it's highly physical. Participants get a chance to fling partners across the floor.
Snowvember is over, but as Edinburgh enters December there is little sign of the unusually snowy weather abating.
Edinburgh's Snowvember: Nice weather for penguins, but not all fun and games.