City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Edinburgh Art Festival

Whitworth Tapestry, 1967

Established in 2004, the Edinburgh Art Festival is the newest major addition to Edinburgh's Festivals in August, but it filled a longtime gap.

Rare Japanese Handscroll Discovered In Edinburgh Collection

Japanese handscroll

A rare Japanese handscroll painting, dating back to the early 1700s, has been discovered in the special collections of Edinburgh’s Central Library

Elizabeth Blackadder, Queen's Painter in Scotland, To Receive Edinburgh Award 2012

Dame Elizabeth Blackadder with Alex Salmond

Elizabeth Blackadder, who is the Queen’s Painter in Scotland, is to receive this year's Edinburgh Award, joining previous winners Ian Rankin, JK Rowling, Sir Chris Hoy, George Kerr and Profes

Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?

Dr Livingstone, I Presume? is an exhibition at the National Musum of Scotland, Chambers Street, running Friday 23 November 2012 to Sunday 7 April 2013.


Vikings! is an exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland running from Friday 18th January to Sunday 12th May 2013.

Animotion - Evelyn Glennie at the National Museum of Scotland

The AniMotion Show: Evelyn Glennie and Maria Rud Following her unforgettable performance at the Olympic Games opening ceremony, world-renowned percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie is coming to the Nat

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

Resonate - A Collective Exhibition in Print, Moving Image and Jewellery

Resonate is a multi-disciplinary exhibition of new work by five up and coming Edinburgh based artists and jewellers.

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show 2012

September marks the 10th Anniversary of the Annual Macmillan Art Show, this year being hosted by prestigious fine art auctioneers Bonhams at their Queen Street Gallery.