City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Glemorangie Annual Lecture: Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy's contemporary sculptures feature in our Early People gallery.

Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Sea Stories from 60° North

Our Facing the Sea gallery explores Pacific Islanders’ relationship with the sea.

Edinburgh Cancer Research Art Exhibition

Cancer Research UK exhibition at Adam House

The annual Edinburgh Cancer Research Art exhibition takes place once again from 15th to 19th November, 2011 at Adam House featuring artists such as Lynn Rodgie, Ian Mastin, Margaret Shaw, Joseph Ma

SNH Nature Photography Comp 2011 Winners

SBW Winner

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) announced the three winners in the fifth annual Nature Photography Competition on Monday. The winning picture, taken by Jennifer Sanger of Pitlochry, shows a reflection of a summer day’s sky on a perfectly still loch – with her colourful shoes and socks edging into the picture. An image of Bass Rock came second place and an Edinburgh surfer caught a wave to win third place.

The Usher Hall: the World's Best Concert Hall

5 Stars for Usher Hall

VisitScotland’s inspectors have been making anonymous visits to the Usher Hall this year. Because of its exceptional facilities, acoustics and customer service they have granted the concert hall a rare but much deserved 5 stars.

National Museum of Scotland reaches 500,000 visitor mark

Assyrian Panel

The newly redeveloped National Museum of Scotland has broken all records and has attracted more than half a million visitors since it opened to the public less than six weeks ago.

Colony of Artists Exhibition

Over 25 different artists living at the Abbeyhill Colonies in Edinburgh open their houses over the weekend to create a unique exhibition in 13 venues.

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show 2011

Raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support the annual Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show features many of Scotland’s top contemporary artists.

The Garden of Eichstatt 1613 Review

This is an outstanding exhibition arranged by Alexander Meddowes of 100 beautiful coloured botanical copper plate engravings by Basil Besler which were originally published in 1613 as the first edition of Hortus Eystettensis.  This is one of the largest collections to be exhibited and hung together for over a decade. 

Indian Independence Day Celebration

In this special celebration to mark the 64th anniversary of Indian Independence Day a traditional Gandhi Spinning Wheel, the symbol of Indian Independence, will be ceremonially spun by visiting mas