City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh's Xmas


Bloodwise Reindeer Run

Run or walk 1k, 5k or 10k in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park, and get into the Christmas spirit with mince pies and mulled wine afterwards (or soft drinks for the young ones) with goody ba

Last Christmas, Traverse Theatre, Review

Stripped back to an actor in an empty space, Matthew Bulgo’s ‘Last Christmas’ explores the gaping holes we all live with and through in darkly comedic ways.

Hansel and Gretel 2016, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – the Scottish Ballet is in town.

A Candlelit Christmas Concert with Octavoce

Join Octavoce for an hour of Christmas entertainment. The Edinburgh based octet bring you some of your favourite carols, Christmas crooner songs and choral classics from their favourite time of year.

Black Beauty, Traverse, Review

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Flann O'Brien’s gloriously comic novel The Third Policeman contains the strange and memorable concept “…that people who spent most of their natural lives riding iron bicycles… get their pers

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lyceum, Review

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There’s a sense of wonder in the Lyceum as a series of hot air balloons held together with string and that could have been made by an enthusiastic Victorian schoolboy float around the starry ceiling o

Jack and the Beanstalk, King's Theatre, Review

Beanstalk magic

For many people, old-fashioned panto is a creaky anachronism where men dressing as women shouldn’t be that hilarious, baddies are ugly and goodies are pretty, people of restricted growth are clowns an

Five Guys Named Moe, Festival Square Theatre, Review

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The storyline in Clarke Peters’s hit is one of the most slender in comedy musical history: Nomax has the blues as he’s lost his girl. Does he go woo her to get her back or draw a line and move on?

The Edinburgh Singers: Christmas at Greyfriars

Chorus Awards 2016 winners The Edinburgh Singers present a choral celebration of Christmas in the historic Greyfriars Kirk.

Edinburgh's Christmas Underway With Light Night

Choir at Christmas Light Night in Edinburgh

The streets are decked, the markets are open, and the skaters gliding in circles around the Melville Monument.