City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

12 Jan: Great Winter Run

If you enjoyed the Great Edinburgh Run then this might be for you... the Great Winter Run is around Holyrood Park on Saturday 12th January.

Nancy’s return to Edinburgh or is it Clarinda?

More than two centuries after she first arrived as a waif of a girl of seventeen, Nancy McLehose returns to the capital in 2008, the 250th anniversary of her birth.

Pilton Video Christmas Screening

Pilton Video, amazingly celebrating its 25 years of community filmmaking this year, is holding a christmas screening of five
dramas at the Edinburgh Filmhouse

The Wizard of Oz Review

Wizard of Oz - Royal Lyceum Theatre

As the tumbleweeds spun across the horizon and Dorothy and her little dog Toto wondered what might happen next, a Tuesday matinee of mixed-age school children slid into enjoying a carefully crafted version of this familiar story.

Hans Gal Anniversary Concert

It is odd that a work by a composer who spent half his long life in Edinburgh should have its Scottish premiere on the 20th anniversary of his death.

Holyrood Park's Double Mysteries

When swans that flock together on St Margaret’s Loch in Holyrood Park started mysteriously dying of lead-poisoning, the park's custodians Historic Scotland took the step of draining the pond. However, instead of getting to the bottom of the mystery of the poisoned swans, it has turned up another mystery.

Handel's 'Theodora' Review

George Frideric Handel was one of the most prolific Baroque composers of the eighteenth century. Of German descent, he became a British citizen in 1927 and wrote an abundance of operas and oratorios, notably the Messiah, first performed in Dublin in 1742.

St. Andrew's Day Events

It's St. Andrew's Day today, Scotland's national day, which means the dancing and festivities will be in full flow at West Princes Street Gardens not just until late tonight, but throughout this weekend.

Meeting Joe Strummer Review

The age old fight between music for music’s sake, that benches for political standing and belief, pitted against the often inevitable sell-out is the central focus for this amicable, heartwarming tale, which uses The Clash front man as a mutinous symbol in Thatcher's Britain.