City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Edinburgh's Smoking Ban - One Year On

It's a year since smokers were told to stub out in Edinburgh's pubs, restaurants, and other enclosed public areas.

Monks Review

Des Dillon first made his name as a poet, novelist and short story writer before turning to the theatre. Many of the themes and characters are linked to his own experience growing up in Coatbridge and the working class lives around the harsh industrial landscape of slagpits and steelworks.

Theatre Review: The Letter

In our pressurised, fast paced, jet setting lives, amidst global political, religious and racial unrest,

strangers, babies Review

Do we get over our childhood? Or are we destined to relive aspects of it throughout our whole adult lives?

Significant Clue to Leith's History Found in Pilrig Park

The remains of an English fort from the 1560 Siege of Leith have been discovered in Pilrig Park, Edinburgh, in one of the most significant archaeological finds in recent years.

Assembly Rooms Upgrades For 2009

The Assembly Rooms is lined up for a £10 million renovation that will see the entire building and its facilities upgraded and refurbished, including exterior improvements to both the George and Rose Street sides and the adjoining lanes by 2009.

Scotland Bans Smoking in Public Places

Today, 6am on 26th March 2006, the Scottish Executive banned smoking in all enclosed public places in Scotland. For Scots used to habituating the fug of low-ceiled smoky pubs this is a landmark decision. 

Aladdin, Brunton Theatre, Review

This year’s seasonal yarn at the Brunton is the truly amazing story of...

Cinderella, Lyceum Theatre, Review

Through Stuart Paterson’s adaptations of classic panto fare, the Lyceum usually brings something a little more mature than the average to the Christmas season.