City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Grants For Being Green in the Community

Compost waste

Council funds of up to £2,500 are being made available for green initiatives in the local community through Waste Action Grants.

Edinburgh University Talk: The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability

Dr Michael Shaver, Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Chemistry at Edinburgh University, presents "The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability".

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Queen's Hall, Review

Ukes of GB on tour

The UOGB has landed – and not a shiny space suit in sight, only their own singular brand of elegant musical subversion!

Edinburgh Tram Testing Starts Today

Tram at the Gyle

Edinburgh's trams take another lurch forward today with the start of tram testing between Gogar depot and Edinburgh Park Station. The testing phase

Gallery Review: Philip Maltman - Abstract Expressionist Approach to Landscape Art

Little Big One - Philip Maltman

The Sutton Gallery is a welcome and distinctive new addition to the row of art galleries up and down Dundas Street in Edinburgh’s New Town: Modern British and European art at affordable price

RSNO: The Planets, Usher Hall Review


What a lovely programme to start a new season of Friday nights at the Usher Hall with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

The Edinburgh Singers, Canongate Kirk, Review

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This was the Autumn Concert of The Edinburgh Singers who go back to 1952 with a fine reputation of the widest range of music - from simple folk songs to major choral works.

Gallery Review: Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints Exhibition


Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints is a new exhibition that opened at the National Museum of Scotland this weekend.

In Time o’ Strife, NTS, Review

In Time O'Strife cast

In Time o’ Strife strikes a strong red note in this latest production from the National Theatre of Scotland.

The Idiot at the Wall, Traverse Theatre, Review

Idiot at the Wall - a scene

The opening moments of ‘The Idiot at the Wall’ promise well; a pleasing burst of traditional tunes welcomes the actors, and ourselves as audience, into the world of the play.