City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

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.

Est, Est, Est Relaunches as Gusto

Gusto • noun • Enjoyment or vigour, hearty or keen, Vigorous enjoyment, as in eating or drinking. ORIGIN: [Latin] gustus ‘a tasting’ – [Italian 1629]. gusto ‘taste’

Scotland Shown Road To South Africa 2010

Groups for the preliminary round of the 2010 World Cup were chosen today in Durban, South Africa.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Series

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra were in fine form last night, playing at their home base, the Queens Hall in Edinburgh. The programme was led by guest conductor, the renowned Diego Masson, who last worked with the SCO in the early 90s.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay line-up

The full line-up for Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party 2007-2008 has been announced.

Does Granton Harbour Deserve A Carbuncle?

Granton Harbour, part of the waterfront in the North of Edinburgh, has been shortlisted for the Plook on the Plinth Award for the "Most Dismal Town in Scotland." The Plook is the most significant of the three Carbuncle awards

Letwise Week for Landlords and Tenants

The City of Edinburgh Council kicks off its third annual "responsible renting week", Letwise, today.

St Andrews Day Performance of Scotland's Story

A special show attempting to tell the story of Scotland's multicultural history using film, music, dance, poetry and song will be performed by young people from Scotland and around the world as part of the St Andrews Day celebrations on 30th November.

Mixed Emotions as Scotland's Euro Hopes Die

So Scotland's Euro 2008 dream dies after going down 2-1 to world champions Italy in a rain-sodden Hampden.

Richard Alston Dance Company Review

Richard Alston, one of Britain’s foremost contemporary choreographers, set up his dance company at The Place in London in 1994. Always popular with audiences, their current tour comprises a mixture of both classical and modern music and dance.

Taking A Wild Punt On Chekhov

A performer's view on the attractions and challenges of staging the first amateur Scottish production of a little-known Chekhov play.