City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh

A Christmas Cabaret

Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show, a fast paced festive hour awaits from the fringe festival hit!

The Edinburgh Singers: Christmas at Greyfriars

The Edinburgh Singers present a choral celebration of Christmas in the historic Greyfriars Kirk.

Slava’s Snowshow 2017, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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You are invited to retreat from the mundanity of adulthood, to be engulfed in Slava’s enchanting snowstorm, and to be avalanched into a state of childlike glee as Slava’s Snowshow returns to

Upcoming Exhibitions at Summerhall

Over the next few months Summerhall will be playing host to various exhibitions detailed below.

Captured State: New Art from Macedonia

A Chance for the Words of Three Young Writers to Shine in the Sky

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This New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the Year of Young People 2018 and today, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay launches a new competition aimed at aspiring young wr

Klezmer Crossed With Spoken Word in Jewish, Palestinian & British Storylines

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Chai For All perform the Arts Council England-funded multi-narrative music and spoken word show this Saturday, 4th November at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh.

SLA Fireworks Green Show

Scottish Love in Action (SLA), the charity helping destitute children in India, hosts an annual fireworks extravaganza on Guy Fawkes weekend

Handel: Messiah

The Chapterhouse Singers and baroque orchestra present Messiah. An opportunity to hear Handel’s masterpiece this Christmas in the glorious surroundings of the Canongate Kirk.

Bonfire Night

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Other countries go crazy at Halloween. In Britain, not just Edinburgh, Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night, is marked with fiery celebrations across the land.

Samhuinn Fire Festival

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The Beltane Fire Society - best known for the Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill - bring their unique brand of neo-pagan street theatre, pulsating drums, acrobatics, and fire dancing to Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile on Hallowe'en night. Samhuinn, which literally means "the end of Summer", has taken place for over two decades now.