City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Edinburgh International Film Festival

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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/early July. The festival's artistic director is Mark Adams.

Edinburgh Film Festival Unveils 2019 Line-up

Boyz in the Wood

The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has launched its annual programme of around 121 feature films taking place from the 19th to 30th June.

Songbirds and Troubadours - Love Music Choirs

The irrepressibly joyful Love Music Community Choir present a concert celebration of songs by songwriters with a gift for exquisite melody and rich storytelling, including music by Handel, Burt Bachar

Coronation Classics: Edinburgh Academy Choir and Choral Society

The Edinburgh Academy Choir and Choral Society sing Coronation Classics.

Scottish Stunt Cyclist Danny MacAskill to Debut Show at Fringe

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Freestyle stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill will debut his Drop and Roll Show Live at the Fringe this August.

Science Festival: Sunfall with Jim Al-Khalili

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Theoretical physicist and broadcaster Prof Jim Al-Khalili is in conversation about his debut novel, Sunfall, with novelist Lin Anderson.

Edinburgh Science Festival

EISF: Generation Science

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Science Festival Director Amanda Tyndall Tackles Climate Change

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In the sphere of climate change, 19th century Irish physicist John Tyndall (1820-1893) is a giant.

Science Festival: A Very Short Introduction to...Glaciation

Glacier

Glaciers lock up 10% of the world's freshwater. These great bodies of ice play an important part in the Earth's development, carving landscapes, influencing climate and affecting global sea level.

Science Festival: Oceans in Crisis, A Public Debate

Ocean nets and rubbish

We all rely on the seas for their abundant food, mineral and energy resources and yet more than 90% of the deep oceans remain totally unexplored.