City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Life & Style Edinburgh

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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

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

Festival Theatre: Shall We Dance?

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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

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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.

EIF 2017 Theatre Programme Looks to its Roots for 70th Anniversary

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When the 2017 programme marking the event’s 70th anniversary was unveiled by Director Fergus Linehan on 15th March, the audience at the Assembly Hall on the Mound was reminded of its founding principl

Seventieth Edinburgh Festival Starts With a Bloom, Ends with a Bang

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The Edinburgh International Festival will mark its 70th year by remembering the spirit of 1947 when the first Edinburgh Festival was introduced aga

Festival Fireworks Concert

Edinburgh Festival Fireworks (Dave Stewart)

The Edinburgh Festival goes out each year with literally many, very large bangs, with the annual 45-minute Festival Fireworks Concert.