City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh lectures & talks


Edinburgh Food Festival

Foodies enjoy the Edinburgh Food Festival 2015 at George Square Garden

The Edinburgh Food Festival is a free festival that in 2017 attracted a reported 25,000 visitors.

Madelaine Caracas: What is happening in Nicaragua?

Free talk by Madelaine Caracas, a 20-year Nicaraguan activist who is travelling through Europe to denounce the Ortega massacre as part of an informational caravan of solidarity.

Good Grief! - Death comes to the Fringe

This year, the charity-run initiative Death on the Fringe, that aims to get us talking about the one thing that faces us all, returns for its fifth year to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Walking with Poets on the Royal Mile

This August, Edinburgh-based Scottish poet Ken Cockburn brings a new walking tour to the Capital’s Royal Mile with Reading the Streets: An Old Town Poetry Tour.

Kendal Mountain Festival comes to Edinburgh

For the first time, Kendal Mountain Festival brings its Tour to Edinburgh with a night at Assembly Roxy on Wednesday 18th April 2018.

International Women's Day Lecture: Anne Richards "Investing for everyone“

This is the eighth Edinburgh University's annual lecture series to celebrate International Women's Day.

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish Storytelling Centre on the High Street

A festival that celebrates the art of yarn-spinning and tale-telling held at the award-winning Scottish Storytelling Centre on the Royal Mile and around Edinburgh and Lothians.

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Cuddly robot at Edinburgh Science Festival

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2018- The Long Road to Adventure

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Now in its 15th year, the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival (EMFF) has grown to be one of the most popular and dynamic events in Scotland’s outdoor adventure calendar, attracting more than 2,000 outdoo

Scotland's creative ageing festival Luminate is five and going strong!

Luminate was created to address the issue of improving the quality of life of our ageing population.