City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Environment


Botanic Lights 2016, Royal Botanic Garden, Review

George Forrest appears in hologram form at the Chinese Hillside (courtesy RBGE & Unique Events)

As the skyline darkens, strange sounds and glimmering lights come from the Royal Botanic Garden.

Botanic Lights 2016

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An after-dark tour with interactive light installations at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).

Take One Action Film Festival

Take One Action - the UK's first major activist film festival - debuted in 2008.

Edinburgh Riding of the Marches

Riding of the Marches

The Edinburgh Riding of the Marches is a traditional event that sees over 250 horseback riders riding en masse from the outskirts of Edinburgh to the High Street in the city centre. There are limited spaces for riders, but spectators can watch the procession of equestrians as they ride up the High Street from Holyrood House to the Mercat Cross, between 3.40pm-3.55pm. There are bands at the High Street from 2pm.

All-Weather Fringe

The Royal Mile Fringe 2016

It’s not raining. I can’t believe it’s not raining.

Video & Review: Edinburgh Festival's Opener Lights Up Deep Time

Deep Time at Edinburgh Castle

It's fair to say that geologist James Hutton (1726-1797) was a rock star of the Edinburgh Enlightenment.

Festival of Politics

Scottish Parliament - Corridors of power

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood.

Edinburgh Vegan Festival

The Edinburgh Vegan Festival is a mini-fest, during the Edinburgh Fringe, of ethically sourced food.

Floral Clock Celebrates RIAS Centenary

Floral Clock - RIAS - 2016

Edinburgh’s floral clock is up and running, just in time for festival season, including this weekend's festivities at the Edinburgh J

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.