City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Environment


An Oak's Tale Comes to Royal Botanic Garden

A single 222-year-old oak tree is the star of a new exhibition at The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), from October 12 to December 2.

Film of the Week: Surviving Progress

Surviving Progress promo

Surviving Progress, a Canadian documentary by Mathieu Roy and Harold Crooks (who will be attending the Filmhouse screening), provides a series of thought-provoking interviews with leading thinkers

Porcelain Pods Spread Far and Wide In Craft Giveaway

This Saturday sees the inaugural Big Craft Giveway, an event funded by Creative Scotland, which encourages people to make, enjoy, and share

Dutch Elm Table Presented to Edinburgh Lord Provost

Edinburgh Lord Provost receives a commemorative table

Edinburgh's Lord Provost was presented with a commemorative table hand-made by the Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) at a special ceremony in the C

Edinburgh Wins "Most Beautiful" City Award

Edinburgh has won a "best in class" award in the annual Keep Scotland Beautiful awards run by the Royal Horticultural Society.

Council Looks to Tap Funds for Flood Prevention

Water of Leith (Stockbridge) flood defences construction

Edinburgh Council will be continuing talks with the Scottish Government and local government umbrella body COSLA over a funding shortfall for the second and third phases of flood prevention works o

Carnivore and Giant Panda Talk at Edinburgh Zoo

Join us on Thursday 27 September 2012 for our Carnivore and Panda Talk.

Traditional Buildings Can Be Energy Efficient Says Heritage Agency

New Town Edinburgh

Traditional Scottish buildings should not be seen as draughty old energy hogs, but rather as an asset, an energy efficiency seminar will be told in Edinburgh next week.

What future for China and Central Asia?, EIBF 2012, Review

These two speakers, both acknowledged experts on their subjects, gave a succinct analysis of the current situation in China and Central Asia with a survey of future prospects that cleared away many

Even the Rain - Charity Film Screening

A special one-off charity screening of Even the Rain (Tambien la Lluvia), a 2010 Spanish drama film starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Luis Tosar at SYHA Edinburgh Central, with a guest appearance by