City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Burns&Beyond Festival

A new six-day festival with a range of activities and entertainment centred around Scotland's national bard Robert Burns.

New Edinburgh Festival Celebrates Robert Burns "And Beyond"

Luke Jerram's Moon (photo by Rob Brewer)

Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday, 7th December) for a new six-day Edinburgh festival celebrating Scotland’s national bard Robert Burns.

Burns&Beyond Culture Trail

Audiences follow a culture trail around eight events in secret locations around the city.

The Culture Trail is part of Edinburgh's 6-day festival of Robert Burns called Burns&Beyond.

Scotland's Storytellers Celebrate St Andrew with a Fisherman’s Feast

Fisherman's Feast_Credit Ludovic Farine

Inspired by St Andrew himself, ‘Fisherman’s Feast’ has received support through Scotland’s Winter Festivals to bring the Galilean fisherman’s story of strength and sociability to life at the Scottish

Love Music Choirs and special guests

The pipes, the pipes are calling! Renowned piper Steven Blake and City of Edinburgh organist John Kitchen join 450 singers of all ages as they breathe life into iconic classical and pop, upturn ancient folk music and celebrate the legendary Scottish musical absurdist Ivor Cutler.

Samhuinn Fire Festival

Samhuinn Performer by Gordon Veitch (Beltane Fire Society)

The Beltane Fire Society is best known for the Beltane Fire Festival in April, but it also hosts a Winter Festival - Samhuinn - which for the first time will be held on Calton Hill, in 2018. It's one of many fiery events that take place each year around Bonfire Night and Halloween.

Festival of Politics 2018

Scottish Parliament - Corridors of power

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood. The festival pulls together talks, debates, film screenings, music, food, and exhibitions.

Brass Tracks Quintet, artSpace@StMark’s, Review

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Brass Tracks held before us "a kaleidoscopic musical brass journey spanning the last 500 years" – and they certainly delivered on their promise.

Edinburgh Quartet: The World’s Greatest Chamber Music, St Vincent’s, Review

Edinburgh Quartet

The Edinburgh Quartet has been undertaking a journey this week through chamber-music gems, of which this was the third and final such performance.

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Jazz festival tambourine

A free, family music and dance event with a flamboyant, festive flavour, the Edinburgh Festival Carnival takes place on the opening weekend of the Edinburgh Int