City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Bawbag Takes Web By Storm

The high winds in Edinburgh are now easing, with transport and schools expected to be back on a normal footing tomorrow. Bawbag is receding.

Edinburgh Restaurants: Ten Pound Challenge

Irene takes the £10 challenge - hunting out 10 Edinburgh restaurants where she can eat a good, two-course meal for under £10.

Edinburgh Airport Warns Of St Andrew's Day Delays

Edinburgh Airport is warning passengers that there may be some delays for passengers travelling on 30 November, St Andrew's Day, due to a strike by

Edinburgh International Festival Announces Double Helping of the Bard For 2012

2007: Macbeth by Grzegorz Jarzyna

The Edinburgh International Festival announced that next Summer's programme will include a double-helping of the Bard - a comedy and a tragedy.<

The Usher Hall: the World's Best Concert Hall

5 Stars for Usher Hall

VisitScotland’s inspectors have been making anonymous visits to the Usher Hall this year. Because of its exceptional facilities, acoustics and customer service they have granted the concert hall a rare but much deserved 5 stars.

Edinburgh Trams Will Stop at Haymarket

Tram works on Princes Street (June 2009)

The Edinburgh tram line will now only go from Edinburgh Airport to Haymarket after Labour and Conservative Councillors today voted to rescind an earlier decision to continue the line to St Andrew Square.

The Robert Burns Experience Review

Fringe 2011: Andrew and Jock of the Robert Burns Experience

A Burns Supper in August may seem a daft idea, but that's the essence of The Robert Burns Experience held in Monteith’s restaurant on the High Street.

Whither Now For the Forest?

Forest entrance

Freewheeling arts collective The Forest have put out a strongly worded press release expressing how "stunned" they are at the decision to remove them from their venue at the end of the run of the Fringe.

How's Your Festival Going?

Fliering in dressing gown on Middle Meadow Walk

We're around about the half-way mark of the Edinburgh Fringe (if you include preview dates), and I thought it would be a good time to take stock of how this year's Festival is going.

Art Review: David Mach - Precious Light

David Mach - The Agony and The Ecstasy, Precious Light

The City Art Centre unveiled its latest exhibition at the end of July, the David Mach RA RSA presentation Precious Light: a celebration of the King James Bible 1611-2011, an exhibition in sculpture and collage. There is also an exhibition of historic Bibles, in particular the King James Bible which is celebrating its 400th anniversary this year, and a demonstration of how the English-language bible has so influenced how and what we say in every day speech.

National Museum of Scotland Unveils Dramatic Transformation

NMS Hall

The National Museum of Scotland has its public opening ceremony tomorrow (29 July), following a £47.4 million transformation which has created one of the world’s great museums, presenting the sciences, humanities and culture, all under one roof.