City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh's Winter Festivals


Minister Launches Scotland's Winter Festivals

Kate George and Minister Fiona Hyslop

Scotland will play host to over 60 events from St Andrew's Day (30 November), Hogmanay, which in Edinburgh sees a four-da

Christmas 2009 Brings Swashbuckling Edinburgh Pantomimes

King Theatre's launch of Robinson Crusoe

It's probably too early to be talking panto already. Oh no it isn't! The nights are drawing in, and theatre's starry spangled season of loud-coloured sets, men in dresses, leggy boys, raucous bouts of audience participation and, likely, lashings of innuendo to keep the older folk in the audience involved in the proceedings is on its way.

Buses To Return to Princes Street For Winter Festivals

Buses on Princes Street

Buses, taxis and cycles are to return to Princes Street by the end of November say Edinburgh City Council.

Dancers Prepare For Off Kilter Hogmanay in Edinburgh

Hogmanay: Off Kilter funding announcement

This year's Hogmanay festival in Edinburgh will premiere a Scottish, multicultural dance and music show "Off Kilter" created by Unique Events (organisers of the Edinburgh Hogmanay event), Dance Base, and the Festival Theatre with £343,000 funding from the Scottish Government's Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund.

Santa Weekend

Santa Weekend marks Santa's arrival at West Princes Street Gardens (10am-6pm each day).

The St. Andrew's Day DO 2008

St. Andrew's DO launch, Princes Street Gardens West

Scotland's national day of celebration sees a weekend long government-sponsored fest in Princes Street Gardens West, dubbed the St. Andrew's DO.

St. Andrew's Day Made a Holiday for Scottish Government staff

The Scottish Government is building on the St. Andrew's Day

Edinburgh Starts 2008 With A Bang

The weather was dreich and X Factor winner and christmas chart-topper Leon Jackson couldn't sing after all because he had tonsillitis, but spirits were far from dampened at last night's Hogmanay festivities in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Hogmanay Forecast: Wet and Mild

For those worried about a repetition of last year's Hogmanay debacle where gale force winds caused the organisers to cancel the Hogmanay celebrations at the last minute, the weather outlook for tonight's bash is relatively encouraging.