City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Earth Hour


Earth Hour in Edinburgh

Blue Marble

Edinburgh Castle will turn green before going black, and landmarks across the city will participate in Earth Hour ranging from Murrayfield Stadium to Edinburgh Central Mosque by going dark tonight for an hour.

Free Earth Hour Film Screening: WALL-E

Free screening of Pixar classic animation about a cute garbage bot in a post-apocalyptic world.

Edinburgh Castle Going Dark For Earth Hour

Earth Hour Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle is to join landmarks from around the world in switching off its lights at 8.30pm on 29th March, as part of Earth Hour<

Earth Hour: We're In It Together

Earth lights from space

Tomorrow (Saturday 31st March) at 8.30pm, Edinburgh joins cities around the world by powering down for Earth Hour.

Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish Parliament, and the Scott Monument are among familiar Scottish landmarks that will be sharing sixty minutes of darkness. Following the completion of its 2-year long repainting, the Forth Rail Bridge will go dark for the first time in support of Earth Hour.

Video: Scottish Leaders on Earth Hour 2012

Scottish political leaders join together in promoting Earth Hour in this video, explaining why they see it as important and what they will be doing during the 60 minutes when the lights go off.

Earth Hour Photo Competition

Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens

Edinburgh City Council is marking Earth Hour with a photo competition. Individuals, communities and businesses are being encouraged to share their pictures of what they are doing across Edinburgh to reduce the effects of climate change.