City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Jestia and Raedon, C Nova, Review

Jestia and Raedon

Welcome viewers to the world of TV, a diet of cooking programmes, quiz shows and old comedy reduced to a rectangle of flickering light.

A Bumper year at the Box Office for Festival and King’s Theatres

The Festival and King’s Theatre had their best ever year at the Box Office in 2013-14 with ticket income rising by 65% on the previous year, and the number of tickets and the number of performances st

Fun and Games in the Grassmarket For Playday

Edinburgh’s Grassmarket will be transformed into a giant children’s play area tomorrow (Wednesday 30 July) to promote play in the city.

Pig Rock Bothy to Be Erected in Gallery Grounds

Pig Rock Bothy rock

This summer, the grounds of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art will be home to a traditional Scottish bothy, designed exclusively as pa

The Tin Forest Puppet Theatre Experience, South Rotunda Glasgow, Review

The Tin Forest Show photo

The metamorphosis of the South Rotunda on the Clydeside from long vacant 19th century building to a surreal and magical space hosting The Tin Forest Puppet Theatre Experience is the perfect metaphor f

Flashmob Fringe Launch at Brunton!

At 1.45 pm on Friday 1 August, young participants of East Lothian Youth Musical Theatre, Youth Theatre Company and Youth Dance Company will ‘flash-mob’ at the front of The Brunton t showcase East Loth

Macmillan Annual Art Exhibition at the Fringe

Macmillan Cancer Support’s annual art exhibition has grown over 12 years to become a much anticipated event on Edinburgh’s calendar.

Summerhall Fringe shows set to be beamed to 30 UK Cinemas

Summerhall Fringe shows set to be beamed to 30 UK Cinemas

Jawbone Arch Set for Removal and Restoration

The City of Edinburgh Council has appointed conservators to undertake the careful removal of the Jawbone Arch in the Meadows so that the bones can be stored ahead of repair work.

Council Recruits 30 More Street Cleaners For Summer Litter

Cigarette butts in Princes Street Gardens

Whether it's overflowing bins, seagull-chewed rubbish bags whose contents have been strewn across the pavement, fast-food packaging, or paper fliers drifting in the wind, there is no end of litter to

Floral Clock Celebrates 10 Years of Fair Trade

Floral clock with Fairtrade's Rachel Farey

Edinburgh’s famous floral clock is now in full bloom, revealing a tribute to the capital’s 10 years as a Fairtrade City.

Half Price Edinburgh Tattoo Tickets For Sale

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

For those who don't mind the odd photographer or television camera crew getting in their line of sight there is a limited number of half-price tickets for the Thursday 31st July preview performance of

Design shines at Gayfield Garden Party

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Whatever the weather brings to Edinburgh this summer, Gayfield Creative Spaces is hosting a Garden Party exhibition of leading Scottish and Dutch design.

Books: The Annals of the Holyrood Parish

‘The Annals of the Canongate Parish’ has a promising title, and manages to live up to it, though not perhaps in ways the ‘average reader’ might expect.

Edinburgh’s Italian Cultural Institute Supports Italian Artists at the 2014 Festival Fringe

Last year’s Fringe saw an impressive showcase of Italian theatre that came under the umbrella name Impatto Totale.

Museums: Common Cause - Commonwealth Scots and the Great War

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With the Commonwealth Games due to open in Glasgow on Wednesday, 23 July and the Centenary of the start of the First World War this year, the timing of this exhibition could not be better.

Fringe By The Sea Returns to North Berwick in 2014

Fringe by the Sea returns to North Berwick, from the 4th to the 10th of August.

Dear Scotland… Notes to Our Nation

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In April 2014, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery was host to two sets of guided promenade performances from the National Theatre of Scotland in a unique combined celebration of the written word a