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Dance, Christmas
Every year, Scottish Ballet kickstarts Christmas entertainment, staging sixty-eight performances of a Festive ballet…
Music
After enticing 76,000 visitors in 2019, “Christmas in the Botanics” is back again, transforming the garden at night…
Galleries
Kirstin Heggie is a jewellery maker and artist based in South Queensferry. She specialises in non-representational land…

Edinburgh Events

Burns Night is an annual celebration of the life and legacy of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns, born on 25 January 1759. Various…
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The Street Party (tickets, review, map) is perhaps the best-known event in the 3-day Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival. The New Year…

Venue in the spotlight

St Columba's-by-the-Castle Church As the name suggests, this small church and perennial performance space is directly under the shadow of the castle.

Edinburgh Areas

Stockbridge has something of a village atmosphere about it, although it is only a ten to fifteen minute walk from Edinburgh city centre. Stockbridge is to the…
Holyrood is synonymous in Edinburgh with three things - Holyrood Park, the windswept, gorse-tangled hillside that is visible from around the city, the Scottish…
The Broughton area is to the North East of Edinburgh City Centre, West of Leith Walk and South of Pilrig. Its central location and the fact that it is on the…
Cramond to the North West of Edinburgh, East of Dalmeny and West of Silverknowes, is a favourite destination for afternoon trips to the beach. There are…
Edinburgh Grassmarket and Victoria street, is a popular restaurant and bar area in the lower echelon of Edinburgh's Old Town, located at the foot of Edinburgh…
The Old Town has preserved its medieval plan and many Reformation-era buildings. One end is closed by the castle and the main artery The High Street (or the…
Bruntsfield is a central area of Edinburgh, with Morningside to the South, and Tollcross to the North. It has plentiful amounts of bars of restaurants, is…
Inverleith is an affluent residential area about a mile and a half from Edinburgh City Centre. North of Inverleith is Trinity and Pilton; to the South is…
Situated to the East of Leith and 3 miles from Edinburgh City Centre, Portobello still retains the feel of a resort town albeit more Blackpool than Club Med. A…