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Puppetry, Theatre
Ghosts, seductive fox-spirits, witches and demon-slaying monks: Pu Songling gathered scraps of almost 500 fables,…
Classical, Music
In a concert devoted to the work of celebrated American film score composer Danny Elfman, we heard four works. And…
Musicals
“Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot, but the Grinch, who lives just north of Whoville did not!” For 53…

Edinburgh Events

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A new addition to Edinburgh's Christmas in 2019, Community Christmas takes place in twelve locations over twelve nights around Edinburgh,…
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The Winter Solstice, the point at which we are tilted furthest away from the Sun in Earth's Northern hemisphere, is at 4.19am on Sunday 22…
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Classical magician, John Henry Blackwood, returns this Christmas for one night only with a show full of storytelling, anecdotes and of…

Venue in the spotlight

Rat Pack Piano Bar Basement piano bar that riffs on the Rat Pack era with cocktails influenced by songs from the 1950s, and bar staff dressed in uniforms of braces, trilbies and ties.

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…
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…
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…