City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Environment


New Public Artwork and planting of Scottish bluebells bring new life to Pilrig Park

After six months of involvement, Citizen Curator is proud to announce the unveiling of a new Public Artwork by German born and Edinburgh based artist Andrea Geile.

People's Climate March - Edinburgh

Edinburgh joins other cities around the world in rallying for action on climate change with music, speeches, and a march through the city centre.

Embrace

Embrace, Vision Mechanics’ new production, is inspired by women in India who have played a vital role in the campaign to protect and preserve the environment.

George Street Pedestrian-Cycle Trial Opens For 1 Year

George Street Trial

A reconfigured George Street was officially opened today that gives cyclists a safe East-West route across the city centre, free of tram lines and free of motorised traffic.

MCS Coastal Clean Up

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The Marine Conservation Society's annual beach clean is open to anyone who wants to help keep Scottish beaches litter free

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 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 at 3.55pm. There are bands at the High Street from 2pm.

Pig Rock Bothy to Be Erected in Gallery Grounds

Pig Rock Bothy rock

This summer, the grounds of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art will be home to a traditional Scottish bothy, designed exclusively as pa

Council Recruits 30 More Street Cleaners For Summer Litter

Cigarette butts in Princes Street Gardens

Whether it's overflowing bins, seagull-chewed rubbish bags whose contents have been strewn across the pavement, fast-food packaging, or paper fliers drifting in the wind, there is no end of litter to

134-Mile John Muir Way Opens

First Minister Alex Salmond officially opens the new 134-mile coast-to-coast pathway, the John Muir Way, in Dunbar at 12.30pm today.