City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Film Fest in the City

The Edinburgh International Film Festival returns with 3 days of free, outdoor screenings in St Andrew Square gardens.

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 Film Festival Launches Varied Programme For 2017

EIFF director Mark Adams

Kevin Bacon, Oliver Stone, Kyra Sedgwick, and Stanley Tucci are among guests lined up for the 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival next m

Life & Style Edinburgh

LucaSage_SophieRobinson_4fix5.jpg

This new lifestyle and fashion event, organised by Essential Edinburgh, takes place across the three floors of George Street's Royal Society building.

Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Edinburgh International Magic Festival Launch Image (PR).jpg

The inaugural Edinburgh International Magic Festival launched in 2010 with a distinctly comedy magic and Fringe-flavoured line-up.

Festival Theatre: Shall We Dance?

Hilary and Tibor.jpg

Fancy a glittering evening of ballroom dancing that bring back the halcyon days of dancing ‘at the Palais’ right into the 21st century? Then dig out your dancing shoes and join Shall We Dance?

Cask Is King

Cask Is King is taking place every Thursday in May to celebrate Whisky Month!

A Spoonful of Vintage

A Spoonful of Vintage celebrates its fifth birthday with a fantastic line-up of hand-picked, authentic vintage traders.

Stewart Brewing Edinburgh Beer Festival

Annual Edinburgh Beer Festival from local craft brewer Stewart Brewing.

EIF 2017 Opera Preview

 Turin’s Teatro Regio Tornio

Festival Director Fergus Linehan has given us nine operas this year, more than usual. He has told us of the central role opera took in the early days of the Festival.