City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Kids activities


Free concert: Australian Big Band & Leith Concert Band

FREE CONCERT
Australian Big Band to make a stop in Edinburgh

Bloodwise Reindeer Run

Run or walk 1k, 5k or 10k in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park, and get into the Christmas spirit with mince pies and mulled wine afterwards (or soft drinks for the young ones) with goody ba

Inverleith Festival of Walking and Cycling 2017

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The Inverleith Festival of Walking & Cycling 2017 takes place on Sunday 24th September 2017 from 1pm to 4.30pm in Inverleith Park.

Can you catch the East Lothian dragons?

Edinburgh based theatre company Vision Mechanics has a history of creating impressive, other worldly performances in a fusion of aerial artistry, dance, shadow, sound and light.

LEGO® Brick City -The Backstage Tour, Riddles Court, preview

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This Fringe, Riddle’s Court, the oldest tenement in Edinburgh, will play host to an exciting event involving (gey near) every child’s favourite toy – LEGO.

Monster Plant About To Bloom With Putrid Smell

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RGBE) is getting ready for an almighty whiff of decomposing flesh as its super smelly

Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Hogmanay Street Party fireworks

Traditionally, Hogmanay is marked in Scotland with friends and first footing at the strike of midnight in the New Year.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Bairns Afore

Bairns Afore is an hour-long family hogmanay celebration, complete with mini fireworks display from Edinburgh Castle and West Princes Street Gardens, for those with early bedtimes.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Torchlight Procession

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Torchlight Procession

As in previous years, the 2017 Torchlight Procession opens the annual Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations with around 8,000 torchbearers creating a "river of fire" down the Royal Mile. The previous year saw around 30,000 people come out for the event.

Edinburgh Mela

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As the names suggests, the annual "Mela" is a "festival" or "fair" with a South Asian flavour, but incorporating Scottish and international performances and artists for a multi-cultural flavoured mix. It was founded in 1995.