City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Forest Fringe

Launched in August 2007, the Forest Fringe has established itself as a shining example of what the Edinburgh Fringe in August should be about. In fact, the Forest Fringe is so fringe organisers are not even concerned with listing it in the Edinburgh Fringe Society's brochure.

Edinburgh Festival Opening Event: Deep Time

Deep Time projections on Edinburgh Castle

The flagship Opening Event of the Edinburgh International Festival from Tony-award winning 59 Productions - creators of the acclaimed Harmonium Project which opened the 2015 International Festival.

EIFF Free Films in the City


The giant screen in St Andrew Square garden returns with three days of free, outdoor film screenings as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

More Fringe Promoters To Try "Pay What You Want"

C Venues is the latest Fringe promoter to announce a "pay what you want" venue at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

Over 250,000 to View Festival Fireworks Finale

Harmonium Blue

The Edinburgh International Festival draws to a close tonight with the traditional Festival Fireworks finale watched by an esti

Video: Brass Band Playing Joy Division on Canal Boat

This is one of those "only in Edinburgh" moments. A brass band floats down the Union Canal in Edinburgh playing "Love Will Tear Us Apart" by Joy Division.

Edinburgh International Festival Conversations Online Announced


The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) has announced a high profile array of performers for its Edinburgh International Festival Conversations this August, in pa

La Favorita Freestival goes ‘Underneath the Arches’

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Edinburgh’s Freestival has won a new lease of life with the announcement that it has secured space at one of the Capital’s most spectacular entertainment venues.

LeithLate15 Offers Walking Tours in August and September

LeithLate has expanded its format for the LeithLate15 festival with a number of different events taking place over an extended 4 month period.

Leith Festival Gala Day

Good times as the Leith Festival Gala Day - the highlight of the Leith Festival - takes place down on Leith Links.