Visiting Edinburgh

Edinburgh visitor attractions and info.

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

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

The Edinburgh Academy Choir and Choral Society sing Coronation Classics.

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

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

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

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.

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.

One of the events around climate change at the Edinburgh Science Festival (6-21 April) takes as its starting point the rallying cry "12 Years to Save the Planet".

Malthus was right. There is not enough planet to sustain the growing human population, particularly given our species' profligate use of land and resources.