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The Edinburgh Contemporary Music Ensemble took a risk with the weather in having a celebratory concert in early January…
Dance, Christmas, Visiting Edinburgh
“The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen, (1844), is a good and evil morality tale featuring two children, Gerda and…
Classical, Music
The final Friday evening concert of the year from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra began with the familiar and…

Edinburgh Events

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Burns&Beyond (aka Burns and Beyond) returns for a second year in 2020 with an expanded programme of events.  Traditionally, Scotland…
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In Scotland’s enlightenment a bride stabs her husband on their wedding night; a nobleman kills his brother; a veteran kills his devoted…
A tribute show to the famous singing duo, Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years brings together the vocals of Dan Haynes and Pete…

Venue in the spotlight

Traverse Theatre front of house Traverse Theatre The Traverse, fondly known as "the Trav", is the flagship venue for contemporary Scottish theatre, housed in a modern, purpose-built theatre.

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…
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…
Roseburn is the area situated West of Haymarket and East of Murrayfield and Murrayfield stadium. The main railway line provides a boundary to its South.…
Hidden away at the foot of a steep cobbled hill, with the Water of Leith lapping beside it, and surrounded by verdant greenery, it's easy to forget that Dean…
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…