City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Trains Continue to Struggle With Freezing Cold

Snow on Waverley

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.

Keilidh and Hogmanay Concert Tickets Sold Out

The Keilidh

Tickets for two of the main events at Edinburgh's Hogmanay are now sold out: Concert in the Gardens on 31 December, headlined by Biffy Clyro with special guests The Charlatans and Billy Bragg, and tickets for the Keilidh, also on 31 December.

We Need More Know Snow or It's No Go

Snow Again in New Town

As Edinburgh's snow related problems plummet new depths, it feels like we are in the script of a Hollywood disaster movie.

Edinburgh Still Digging Out of Heaviest Snowfall in Decades

New Town snow

Edinburgh Airport not expected to open til 4pm as heavy snow keeps coming.

December Snow Continues To Dump on Edinburgh

Snow on Waverley

Snowvember is over, but as Edinburgh enters December there is little sign of the unusually snowy weather abating.

Edinburgh Snowed Under at St Andrew's Day

Snowy Prince Albert Statue

Edinburgh's Snowvember: Nice weather for penguins, but not all fun and games.

National Galleries of Scotland 2011 Exhibitions Announced

National Galleries of Scotland

"Austerity" may be the watchword when it comes to public funding but the Scottish Government said yesterday that it wishes to maintain free entrance to National Galleries and Museums such as the permanent art exhibitions at the Scottish National Galleries. Shortly after the government's budget announcement - which saw a 4% cut to National Galleries of Scotland funding - we received details of next year's NAS programme.  Many of the exhibitions in Edinburgh are free, at least for now.

Edinburgh Exhibition Shows Solidarity With Imprisoned Authors

A new exhibition inspired by imprisoned writers and banned publications joins the permanent exhibition dedicated to Scott, Burns, and Stevenson at the Edinburgh's Writers' Museum in Lady Stair's Close.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Announces Full 1.1.11 Celebrations

Hogmanay Fireworks

Edinburgh's Hogmanay organisers this morning unveiled the remaining details of the New Year's festival programme. The Winter Festival takes place from Thursday 30 December 2010 to New Year's Day 2011, with a rugby match on the 2nd January.

Edinburgh Airport Starts Drop-off Fees For Drivers

Edinburgh Airport introduces its controversial passenger drop-off fee from tomorrow (Friday 29 October 2010). Critics of the move to charge car drivers for picking up and dropping off family and friends have called the move a "money grab".

Loony Dook Introduces £6 Fee For New Year's Day Splash

Loony Dook

It takes a certain kind of nuttiness to want to take a splash in the icy Firth of Forth on New Year's Day. But up until now at least you weren't charged for it. For the first time, on New Year's Day revellers will be charged a £6 fee for the privilege of joining in the Loony Dook.