City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Scottish Government


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.

World Fringe Day: Fringe Thanks Edinburgh With Thousands of Freebies

Today is the inaugural World Fringe Day, a 24-hour celebration of the global fringe movement that was spawned when a group of upstart thespians launched a festival

Leith Creative Announces Innovative New Community Project

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Leith Creative, Leith’s dynamic network of creative hubs and practitioners, is to work with citizens and communities in Leith to explore how to enhance the area through creative thinking in the 'Peopl

2017 Edinburgh International Children’s Festival Dream Programme Unveiled

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Today, at the National Museum of Scotland, the Festival formerly known as Imaginate launched its exciting and inspiring 2017 programme under its new name, the Edinburgh International Children’s Festiv

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.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Iain Mcwhirter; Scotland's Democratic Revolution, Review

The title of Iain Macwhirter’s event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival - ‘Scotland’s Democratic Revolution’ – had a dramatic tone, but whether dramatic upsets were the cause of the massive

Festival of Politics

Scottish Parliament - Corridors of power

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood.

Scottish National Party Wins Minority

The Scottish National Party have won a third term in the Scottish Parliament, but it will be a minority government.

The SNP won 63 seats - two short of what was needed for a majority.

Two Minute Manifesto, Traverse Theatre, Review

The ‘Two Minute Manifesto’ caravan came to a halt at the Traverse on the day of the Scottish Parliament elections.

Scottish Election 2016 by Numbers

Candidates from all political parties are making a final push today, the eve of the Scottish Parliament Election 2016.