City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Free stuff


Sustainable Shopping: Can Consumers Change the World?

Are changes we make in our purchasing habits enough to have a positive impact on the environment?

The Artist as Beachcomber: A Tour of the Work of Robert Callender

Andrew Patrizio will introduce the work of well-known and highly respected Scottish artist Robert Callender, who made an artform out of combing Scotland’s beaches, particularly its far North-Western r

Stop the Plastic Tide

To coincide with our exhibition 'Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday' and World Oceans Day on 8 June, come along to find out what the Marine Conservation Society is doing to stop

Our Seas under Pressure

As part of our programme for the exhibition 'Robert Callender: Plastic Beach… poetry of the everyday', Professor Teresa F Fernandes explores this very important and topical subject, and why we are all

Shipwrecked Concepts and Washed-up Things: Some Lessons the Sea Can Teach Us About the Earth

Professor Tim Ingold will draw on the work of Robert Callender to reflect on the state of play in the constant battle between the concept-driven attempts of earthbound humans to impose some order on t

Great British Dog Walk

Great British Dog Walk walkers

Ensemble, charity dog walking event organised by national charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Bursting With Youth

Fergus Linehan

A free, outdoor show by Scots electronic and acoustic composer Anna Meredith (see video below) and laser and light artists 59 Productions will launch this year’s 2018

International Women's Day Lecture: Anne Richards "Investing for everyone“

This is the eighth Edinburgh University's annual lecture series to celebrate International Women's Day.

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Cuddly robot at Edinburgh Science Festival

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Lights Up the Skies In 2018

2018 New Year's Fireworks - Ian Rutherford

After the explosive opening to 2018 of the fireworks display above Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh's Hogmanay continues with a specially commissioned story writ la