City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh lectures & talks


BBC's "Gardener's Question Time" Joins Botanic's Summer Party

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BBC Radio 4's popular gardening programme Gardener's Question Time will be recording its next show at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh's Summer Garden Party this afternoon.

Coal Action Tour

3 experts share their experience and expertise on the need to end coal mining, and how this process has been a struggle so far in Russia, Colombia, USA and the UK.

LEITHLATE16 Returns To The Walk with a Swagger

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LeithLate returns to the Walk this summer with a jam-packed programme of mostly free exhibitions and events involving over 50 artists.

Two Minute Manifesto, Traverse Theatre, Review

The ‘Two Minute Manifesto’ caravan came to a halt at the Traverse on the day of the Scottish Parliament elections.

TradTalk Explores Diverse Voices in Traditional Culture

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The ‘traditional arts’ are often referred to as ‘The Voice of the People’, but what do we mean by ‘the people’ and do they speak with one voice?

TradFest Edinburgh · Dùn Èideann

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Launched in 2013, TradFest is Edinburgh’s main multi-arts festival dedicated to Scottish culture, traditional, Gaelic and folk arts.

Animal Magic at Folk Film Gathering

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A unique opportunity to see two landmark works of British social realism side by side on the big screen, alongside the opportunity to chat with the filmmakers, is available this weekend thanks to a sp

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Begins and Ends at Castle

Fergus Linehan launches EIF 2016 program

A large scale, digitally animated light show projected onto Edinburgh Castle battlements, and set to a soundtrack compiled by Scottish rock band Mogwai, will take

Scientist Chris Rapley Puts Climate Change Centre Stage

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Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at the University College of London, was awarded the

How will we power the UK in the future?

The climate scientists tell us that we have to move to near zero green house gas emissions quickly to avoid calamitous climate change.