City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Environment


Monster Plant About To Bloom With Putrid Smell

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RGBE) is getting ready for an almighty whiff of decomposing flesh as its super smelly

There’s A New Kind of Buzz at the Lyceum!

Lyceum bees - image credit Jackie Crichton 2.jpg

The Lyceum theatre is home to 70,000 new permanent residents! In June 2017 two beehives were installed on the roof of our city centre theatre. The bees are part of the theatre’s comprehensive green initiative, and the public is invited to adopt a bee or sponsor a whole hive, with all funds raised going towards making The Lyceum more environmentally sustainable.

Edinburgh International Film Festival

EIFF logo

The Edinburgh International Film Festival, the longest continuously run film festival in the world, takes place over a 12 day period in the second half of June and early July. The festival's artistic director is Mark Adams.

Free Talks: Re-energise Your Old Home

Do you live in an older home? Are your heating and energy bills getting out of hand? Are you interested in renewable energy?

Earth Hour in Edinburgh

Blue Marble

Edinburgh Castle will turn green before going black, and landmarks across the city will participate in Earth Hour ranging from Murrayfield Stadium to Edinburgh Central Mosque by going dark tonight for an hour.

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival

The Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival is an independent film festival screening some of the latest films for outdoor enthusiasts, whether they are climbers, skiers or snowboarders, kayakers, BASE jumpers or explorers.

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.

Take One Action Film Festival

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

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.