City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Royal Pursuits in Holyrood Park

Taking place between 11am and 3pm at the Holyrood Park Education Centre, this free event will recreate Royal leisure pastimes in days gone by when the Park formed a key part of the Holyrood experience for the visiting members of the Royal Family and their guests.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Open Day

Roll up your sleeves and learn about the art of sculpting and crafting from metal paper modelling to pop-up gardens. Workshops are free.

Puffin Spotting

It’s puffins galore on the Isle of May at the moment. Scottish Natural Heritage’s special seabird event is sure to be awash with these colourful characters, as well as other birds.

Edinburgh to Build New Autism Unit

A brand new specialist unit is to be built in Edinburgh to cope with the growing number of people with Autism and learning difficulties.

Creative Day In May Workshops

A unique day of creative workshops Meet up with participants from other workshops over a free
bowl of soup at lunchtime. Bring a sandwich and enjoy some of the delicious home baking on sale with teas and coffee.

World Earth Day at Gorgie City Farm

Mercy Corps and Take One Action celebrate World Earth Day at Gorgie City Farm on Good Friday.

Free film screening of DIRT! The Movie!

Message To Self, Sixty Years From Now

Time Capsule

Pupils from Edinburgh’s Tollcross Primary school today buried a time capsule at the building site of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) expansion and associated office development.

Video: History of Edinburgh Central Library

As recently reported, Edinburgh Central Library will soon be undergoing some upgrades. This grand old building has retained much of its original character, but as this public information film from the council points out, there is much at library that has changed over the years.

Self-service Kiosks For "Next Gen" Edinburgh Central Library

Edinburgh Central Library (exterior)

Queuing to borrow a book should become a thing of the past when self service kiosks are installed in Edinburgh Central Library this Summer.

Napier Sells Historic Campus Site For Development

Craighouse from the air

Edinburgh Napier University’s expansive Craighouse campus has been sold for residential development. The leafy, 51 acre site in the Morningside area dates back to the 12th century and has a colourful past as the home of an asylum and the man who introduced skyscrapers to Japan.