City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Scotland’s creative ageing organisation, Luminate, returns in 2019

In 2018 Luminate made the decision to change the way the organisation works.

Play about modern day slavery tours Scotland this October

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You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again you did not know!’
William Wilberforce

Kinky Boots Struts into Town for Christmas

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Kinky Boots is about to stride into town.

Cirque du Soleil: OVO, SSE Hydro, Review

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Still fresh from its UK debut in London this January, Quebec Company Cirque du Soleil hatch their production OVO in Glasgow’s SSE Arena.

The Edinburgh Quartet are searching for their next ‘Apprentice'

Building on the success of our first two competitions, the Edinburgh Quartet are once again extending applications to the UK’s top music schools and conservatoires for their next ‘apprentice’.

Call for UK composers to join RSNO

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has launched the fourth annual initiative to develop the talents of emerging UK-based composers, RSNO Composers’ Hub.

A Double Life: JP Delaney & Ruth Ware, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

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This event brought together two global best-selling writers specialising in suspense, intrigue and murder.

EIF 2018: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, Princes Street Gardens, Review

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This year's Edinburgh International Festival finished with a concert in Princes Street Gardens - a concert in two parts.

Ali Smith: Spark and Time, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

Muriel Spark - in her prime

As part of the series Muriel Spark 100, Val McDermid introduced Ali Smith as Scotland’s greatest living writer who would be discussing the work of our greatest deceased writer.

The James Tait Black Prizes, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

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These are the UK’s oldest Literary Awards, founded in 1919 by Janet Coats, the widow of the publisher, James Tait Black to commemorate his love of good books.

EIF 2018: Mahler Symphony No 8, Usher Hall, Review

Hailed in the EIF brochure as an ‘epic choral masterpiece’, Mahler’s Eighth Symphony was the final Usher Hall concert in this year’s International Festival programme.