City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Videos


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See video The 39 Secs - a Forth Rail Bridge enigma

If you've seen Hitchcock's 1935 spy drama The 39 Steps then you might understand why I want to make a film set on the Forth Rail Bridge.

29 Mar 2008
See video Edinburgh Book Festival Growing Pains

Catherine Lockerbie, director of the Edinburgh Book Festival, describes putting on the annual literary fest, which in 2008 celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

07 Jul 2008
See video Catherine Lockerbie: Why a Book Festival?

Catherine Lockerbie, director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, talks to EG on the attraction of the festival as it celebrates its 25th anniversary in August...

07 Jul 2008
See video Harriet's Guide to the Edinburgh Festival

On her whirlwind tour of Edinburgh Festival haunts, Edinburgh actress Harriet Hunter blags her way into the Edinburgh Film Festival delegate centre, discovers a deadly...

07 Jul 2008
See video Video: Innocent Railway Tunnel in Edinburgh

The Innocent Railway Tunnel is a huge tunnel that passes along the edge of Holyrood Park in Edinburgh. Formerly used to haul coal uphill by train it now forms part of...

06 Nov 2008
See video 1,000 Pipers at Millennium Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Pipes and drums of the 1,000 Pipers March on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh during the Edinburgh's Hogmanay Millennium celebrations.

07 Nov 2008
See video Video: Hogmanay Kiss on Torchlight Procession

The Torchlight Procession takes place every year on 29th December as part of Edinburgh's Hogmanay festival.

16 Dec 2008
See video Auld Lang Syne at Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2008-2009

As the clocks strike midnight on 31st December 2008, fireworks explode above Edinburgh Castle and crowds at the Hogmanay street party join hands and sing in Auld Lang Syne...

02 Jan 2009
See video Edinburgh Arrow Video

Members of the Royal Company of Archers, founded in 1676, shoot for the Edinburgh Arrow.

04 May 2009
See video Video: Critical Mass Cyclists on Cycling in Edinburgh

Edinburgh cyclists, outside the National Gallery, offer some quick tips on riding in the city, at the monthly Critical Mass ride on the last friday of May 2008.

14 May 2009
See video Gracemount Tower Blocks Hit the Dust

Three multi story blocks at Gracemount bit the dust yesterday after schoolboy Robert Millar lit the fuse to demolish the buildings. The three blocks were originally built...

26 Oct 2009
See video Inspired Bicycles - Danny MacAskill April 2009

Mind-blowing bicycle stunts from YouTube star Danny MacAskill with Edinburgh providing the backdrop.

28 Oct 2009
See video Partially Sighted Photographer's Shed Exhibition Opens

A new exhibition of photographs, taken by a partially sighted photographer of his garden shed, opens today at the Edinburgh headquarters of the...

04 Dec 2009
See video Video: Edinburgh Princes Street Tramworks Re-opening

Official Edinburgh Trams video showing opening of Princes Street on 29 November, with comment from key players in this local saga including Richard Jeffrey, chief...

09 Dec 2009
See video Rodney Street Tunnel, Scotland Yard to Tesco. And Back.

The Rodney Street Tunnel in Edinburgh is a long (former) railway tunnel connecting Scotland Yard Park and children's playground at...

13 Apr 2010
See video The Edinburgh of the Illusionist

EIFF artistic director Hannah McGill compares the Edinburgh of The Illusionist with other views of Edinburgh on the big screen.

16 Jun 2010
See video Five Innovations For Edinburgh Book Festival 2010

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is one of the leading festivals of its kind in the world, held each year in August in...

17 Jun 2010
See video Tam White (12 July 1943 - 21 June 2010)

Sad news today that Tam White has died. With his gravel-voiced vocals and hard-driving r 'n' b songs he was Edinburgh's pre-eminent bluesman. One of a kind.

22 Jun 2010
See video Sea Eagle Chicks Arrive on East Coast

Affectionately known as ‘the flying barn door’ due to its massive 8 foot wing span, Scotland's breeding population of white-tailed sea eagles continues to...

05 Jul 2010
See video Saughton Prison Library Picks Up Industry Award

The pioneering library at HMP Saughton (Edinburgh) has scooped a prestigious award in recognition for the life-changing impact it has on inmates.

06 Jul 2010