City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Silent Light - Edinburgh's Christmas

Silent Light

A new addition to Edinburgh's Christmas festival in 2018, Silent Light is a silent dance party under the temporary electric light installation on George Stree

The Somme 100 Year Anniversary - Photography Exhibition

To commemorate the end of The First World War a series of images shot in The Somme will be exhibited in this unique exhibition.

Photography Exhibition

General Photography Exhibition featuring stunning landscape work from Scotland and Greenland by Chris Close. Portraits by John Claridge, Abstract work from Paul Kenny and many more.

Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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If you've got a ticket to Let It Be, you've got a ticket to ride this jukebox musical through the most iconic Beatles songs and performances of the band's reign.

Summer Solstice (Sunrise and Sunset)

Charlotte Square under Solstice Sky

The Summer Solstice is the point at which the sun reaches its highest point in the sky in Edinburgh. It falls at 4.54pm on 21 June bringing the longest day of the year. In Edinburgh, this is a total of 17 hours and 37 minutes of daylight.

Winter Solstice (Sunrise and Sunset)

Calton Hill in snow

The Winter Solstice, the point at which we are tilted furthest away from the Sun in Earth's Northern hemisphere, is at 10.22pm on 21 December in 2018.

Edinburgh Santa Run

A crowd of Santas in Edinburgh's Winter Festivals

Bellies will bounce and beards fly when hundreds of Santas make their annual charity jog through Princes Street Gardens. The Santa run starts at around 1pm following a warm-up. The circuit around the gardens is around 2.5km, so even the most sleigh-bound Santa Claus shouldn't have too much of a problem.

Edinburgh Christmas Light Night

Christmas tree on The Mound

Edinburgh's Christmas season launches on the second last Sunday of November, with the first in a series of Christmas light nights.

Calender Girls, Festival Theatre, Review

Calendar Girls

Deep in the Yorkshire Dales, among the Victoria sponges and pots of plum jam, it’s about time for another shot at that iconic W.I. calendar.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Torchlight Procession

Up Helly Aa vikings

As in previous years, the 2018 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.