Earth Hour

Earth Hour

Edinburgh Castle turns green before going black, and landmarks across the city participate in Earth Hour rangi

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

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<

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.

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.