City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh lectures & talks


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.

Science Festival: The Road From Paris

Climate change is without doubt the defining issue of our age. For many, the Paris Agreement on climate change was a fork in the road.

Electric Automotive Adventures with Robert Llewellyn

Best known as the robot in sci-fi series Red Dwarf, but gaining increasing recognition for his electric vehicle channel on YouTube, Robert Llewellyn will be talking about all things EV.

2071: The World We'll Leave Our Grandchildren

Probably the most important talk that you can see at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, particularly in light of the recent Paris Agreement in December.

Edinburgh International Culture Summit

The inaugural Culture Summit was in 2012, as a forum for discussion about culture and how it relates to politics, society, economics and business.

Previously... Scotland's History Festival

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Launched in 2011, "Previously" is a volunteer-driven local history festival. In 2015, the programme runs over five days following Robert Louis Stevenson Day on the 13th November. It comes before St Andrews Day on 30th November and the start of the Winter Festivals.