City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Heritage


Storytelling Centre Showcases St Andrew's Story in Cultural Diversity Celebration

Storytelling Session_Credit Ludovic Farine

Beginning with St Andrew’s Day and running through to Burns Night, the Scottish Storytelling Centre in association with Scotland’s Winter Festivals ente

Edinburgh's Christmas Advent Calendar

A public art exhibition with a Christmas theme that dips into the Scottish archives to create Edinburgh’s very own giant advent calendar.

City of the Dead: Haunted Graveyard Tour, Outside St Giles' Cathedral, Review

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This was a very informative and entertaining tour of some historic sites in and around St Giles'.

Edinburgh Art Festival

Richard Wright Stairwell

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

Bloom: Edinburgh International Festival Opening Event

Standard Life Opening Event - Bloom

The Standard Life Opening Event marks the start of the 70th Edinburgh International Festival with an epic, light and sound show, projected on city buildings.

Historic Scotland Sees Annual Visitors Hit 4 Million Mark For First Time

Edinburgh Castle's Crown Square

Historic Scotland, the agency that runs many of Scotland's historic sites, has recorded an unprecedented 4 million visitors over its current financial year.

Performers needed for Folk Play Premiere, The Burdies

Folk Drama Session

From Frozie-Toesie to Goosie Gander, a bevy of birds take centre stage at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 30 December, in a new folk drama for Scotl

King James Meets Shakespeare in Historic John Knox House

Robin Thomson

An intimate audience with Shakespeare’s patron, King James.

Doors Open Day

Corstorphine Hill Tower (angled)

Around 120 buildings, many off-bounds to the general public during the rest of the year, throw open their doors, and gates for the annual Doors Open Day.

Discover Dreams at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2016

Now in its 27th year, the Scottish International Storytelling Festival returns from 21 – 31 October 2016 with another vibrant programme of live story