City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Stewart Brewing Oktobeerfest

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Following the huge success of their Edinburgh Beer Festival in May, leading Scottish craft brewer, Stewart Brewing, is holding its first ever ‘Oktobeerfest’ event.

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.

"Butterfly" Pavilion Wins £25m Princes Street Garden Design Competition

wHY - Ross Theatre Design Competition winner

US-based design practice wHY have won the £25m Ross Pavilion International Design Competition to replace the Ross Theatre and reconfigure the surrounding area in

The Street's a Stage

Busker

Self-proclaimed rogue Matthew Valentine entertains a small crowd on Edinburgh's Royal Mile by fitting himself through a tennis racket.

He gave a good show, even having a child win a £10 note.

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 Art Festival Celebrates Better Futurists

The 14th Edinburgh Art Festival gets underway tomorrow (27th July) with a multitude of free exhibitions and art related events over the next month.

Ceilidh Under the Castle

Traditional ceilidh dancing for up to 3,600 people in the West End of West Princes Street Garden. If you don't know the steps there will be callers.

Stoats Loony Dook

Loony Dook

The Loony Dook takes place on the first day of each new year.

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: 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.