City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh University


Edinburgh Science Festival

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 mission at Sea of Tranquility, the Moon, 1969

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Science Festival's Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Future

Hosted at Edinburgh Centre For Carbon Innovation's low carbon hub hosts, the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas series here offers "Provocations for a Sustainable Future" - inviting some of the UK’s brightest

The Nose Knows: Syphilitic Noses in British Art

Speaker: Dr Noelle Gallagher, Senior Lecturer in 18th Century British Literature, University of Manchester

Coping with Plague: Public Health and Epidemics

Speaker: Professor John Henderson, Professor of Italian Renaissance History, University of London

University of Edinburgh Supports Locals Tackling Social Issues

Communities across the Edinburgh region are to benefit from a £70,000 project to support groups tackling vital social issues.

Madelaine Caracas: What is happening in Nicaragua?

Free talk by Madelaine Caracas, a 20-year Nicaraguan activist who is travelling through Europe to denounce the Ortega massacre as part of an informational caravan of solidarity.

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2018- The Long Road to Adventure

Great Days in a Bad Season - photo Brodie Hood.JPG

Now in its 15th year, the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival (EMFF) has grown to be one of the most popular and dynamic events in Scotland’s outdoor adventure calendar, attracting more than 2,000 outdoo

Bloom: Edinburgh International Festival Opening Event

Standard Life Opening Event - Bloom

The Standard Life Opening Event marks the start of the 70th Edinburgh International Festival with an epic, light and sound show, projected on city buildings.

International Women's Day in Edinburgh

International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women across the spectrum. In 2017, the theme of the annual day is "Be Bold For Change", to step up the movement toward gender parity.

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Begins and Ends at Castle

Fergus Linehan launches EIF 2016 program

A large scale, digitally animated light show projected onto Edinburgh Castle battlements, and set to a soundtrack compiled by Scottish rock band Mogwai, will take