City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Media


Edinburgh International Film Festival

EIFF logo

The Edinburgh International Film Festival, the longest continuously run film festival in the world, takes place over a 12 day period in the second half of June and early July. The festival's artistic director is Mark Adams.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Alan Taylor, "Glasgow: the People's History", Review

Alan Taylor has a long history as a journalist with The Scotsman, where he rose to be the deputy and then managing editor.

BBC's "Gardener's Question Time" Joins Botanic's Summer Party

Flower yellow

BBC Radio 4's popular gardening programme Gardener's Question Time will be recording its next show at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh's Summer Garden Party this afternoon.

St Margaret's House Winter Open Studios

The artists, makers and craftspeople of St Margaret’s House are opening their studios to the public for a weekend-long event. Free workshops, a craft fair, a café and one-off performances will take place across the building’s eight storeys. Located on the city’s London Road, it opens its doors to the public on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November.

Scottish Independence Referendum

Polls are open from 7am til 10pm throughout the day on what is likely to be the most important vote that Scots make in their lifetimes.

Tian Tian Voted "Favourite Panda Outside China"

Tian Tian

Edinburgh Zoo’s female giant panda Tian Tian, also known as Sweetie, has been voted the "favourite panda outside of China", scooping gold in the "panda version of the

Video: Homecoming 2014

The official Homecoming 2014 promotional video from VisitScotland has a Hogmanay feel to it with fiery motifs featured throughout and imagery from Hogmanay events including the Loony Dook and torchli

Bike2Boat: Kayaking Film Presentation by Olaf Obsommer

On Saturday 30th March, the University of Edinburgh Canoe Club is thrilled to welcome Olaf Obsommer, internationally renowned kayaker and adventure film maker, to present his latest film creation.<

John McCarthy: Captivity, Fame and Surviving Freedom, EIBF 2012, Review

John McCarthy was introduced by Allan Little for this inaugural Frederick Hood Memorial Lecture.  It was also the concluding event of a most successful Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Jeremy Vine: This is the Old News, EIBF 2012, Review

Peter Gutteridge took the stage alone to introduce Jeremy Vine who then bounded on to the platform from the shadows.