City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Fame (2018), King’s Theatre, Review

Fame 2018 UK Tour: Picture By Tristram Kenton

A revival for its 30th anniversary since busting out its legwarmers is only right to celebrate the show that tries to recreate the passionate heartbreak of wanting Fame.

Currie Guy Fawkes Night Fireworks

Annual fireworks display held in Currie, organised by the Currie, Balerno and District Round Table (CBDRT).

The fireworks commence at 7.15pm and will once again be provided by Pyromancers.

Breakfast with Santa and party away at Srambles soft play

Join Santa for a Christmas breakfast at Scrambles soft play at EICA:Ratho, before he retires to his office to check the ‘Naughty and Nice’ list. Children will enjoy a breakfast of cereal, yoghurt, a sausage in a mini roll, a piece of fruit, a Christmas cookie and a carton of juice, while the adults will have a choice of tea or coffee served with a bacon roll.

The hearty breakfast will be followed by good old-fashioned party games, including the Hokey Cokey; Christmas Corners; Musical Statues; and the elves’ favourite game, Pass the Parcel. Before they leave, the children will visit Santa to receive a gift.

Tumbles soft play Christmas party with Santa

Get set to show off your best dance moves at the Tumbles soft play Christmas disco and party, with arts and crafts, face painting and a buffet bag. Santa will be visiting and there’ll be gifts for all good boys and girls.

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.