City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Festival Fireworks Concert

Edinburgh Festival Fireworks (Dave Stewart)

The Edinburgh Festival goes out each year with literally many, very large bangs, with the annual Festival Fireworks Concert.

Kids' Activities: "History of Video Games 2"

History of Video Games 2 front

History of Video Games is a pop-up gaming arcade where you can play old video games on the original machines, for an all-you-can-eat fee.

Kids' Activities: Surgeons' Hall Museum

Surgeon's Museum - dissection table and theatre

It takes a certain type of person who wants to spend a couple of hours viewing pickled human organs and archaic tools for hacking up body parts.

Festival of Social Enterprise

Two days of live bands, food stalls, kids workshops, and socialising in Princes Street Gardens.

Cafe Hub, Castlehill, will be a real Festival hub with its new Gin Terrace for alfresco drinks and Street Food

Cafe Hub Gin Terrace for Festival 2018

If you stand on Princes Street and look up at the majestic, architectural skyline of the Old Town, it is indeed a city of churches and cathedrals with dozens of slender, tall spires reaching up to the

Between the Lines, Portraits of Authors - Photography Exhibition

Between the Lines, Portraits of Authors - Photography Exhibition
This is a chance to see the world's largest 'live' and arguably most unique photographic exhibition.

Landscape Photography Exhibition

A chance to see some stunning landscape pieces in Scotland's only commercial photographic gallery. Work is largely from scotland but further afield also.

Edinburgh Food Festival

Foodies enjoy the Edinburgh Food Festival 2015 at George Square Garden

The Edinburgh Food Festival is a free festival that in 2017 attracted a reported 25,000 visitors.

Kids Activities: Camera Obscura and the World of Illusions Edinburgh

The Ames Room at Camera Obscura

Kids’ entertainment doesn’t come more vintage than the Victorian technology for furtively viewing far-off people and objects known as Camera Obscura

Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2018 Gets into Swing

Marquise Knox at Edinburgh Jazz Festival

The 40th Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival is officially underway and will get into full swing this weekend with its two headline free events