City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Review: Chloe Hanslip Plays Mozart

In this 16 November 2007 concert, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra was under the baton of the 26 year old Jakub Hrusa who was born in the Czech Republic and is currently the Principal Conductor of the Prague Philharmonia.His energetic conducting of Smetana’s Overture to The Bartered Bride immediately brought the orchestra to life for this the overture of the composer’s greatest operatic hit.

Review: The Edinburgh Light Orchestra 30th Anniversary Concert

The Edinburgh Light Orchestra has been bringing joy to a loyal audience of light music enthusiasts for thirty years now. This was the celebration concert, held on 10 November 2007, was a happy night.

Airports To Be Hit By January Strikes

Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are among seven BAA airports that are going to be hit by strike action in early 2008.

Edinburgh Screening For Award-winning The Inheritance

A micro-budget feature film which was shot in Edinburgh and the Highlands, with a Scottish cast and crew, is having its first Scottish screening at the Filmhouse next month.

Alternative way to send a christmas message

If you've left the christmas cards too late and are looking for an alternative way to send a message you could always elf yourself and do an elfish jiggle for your friends:

New Road Bridge To Cross The Forth

Scottish Ministers are going ahead with a Forth Replacement Crossing at a cost of £3.25-£4.22 billion, it was announced today. It will be a cable-stayed bridge situated West of the existing road bridge.

2007 Likely To Be One of Warmest Years Ever

The recent climate conference in Bali, Indonesia may have left little in the way of concrete goals for greenhouse gas emissions reductions, but temperatures continue rising.

Weekly Comedy at the Pleasance 2008

The Cabaret Bar at the Pleasance is hosting comedy every Tuesday in early 2008. Shows are open to the public, with tickets costing £6 (£5 students)- available at the venue, doors are 7.30pm. Here's the line-up:

East Lothian Farm is Scotland's Best

Knowes farm shop, near East Linton, has been named as one of the winners in Scotland's Best Rural Retailer Awards 2007.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Review

As the first collaboration between Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1967, the musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" has had a colourful history.