City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh's Winter Festivals


Wendy and Peter Pan, Lyceum, Review

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Forget an elfin boy in green tights, forget a babysitting dog, forget Tinkerbell as a darting light and add Tom, a third Darling brother.

Edinburgh Puts on Its Sparkly Best for This Year’s Yuletide Festivities

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Barely have face paints been smeared off guisers’ faces, the last bit of grimaced pumpkin flesh been eaten in final bowl of soup and the last squib has been dampened, than Edinburgh has donned it

Summerhall Turns to Winterhall for Local Christmas Market

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Sunday December 9 will see Summerhall into a Christmas extravaganza when it brings together over 70 vendors along with festive entertainment to put you in the spirit of the season.

Historic Scotland to Offer Thousands of Free Tickets to Heritage Sites

Knight at the castle

Thousands of free tickets to historic visitor attractions from the Border Abbeys to Skara Brae and Maeshowe in Orkney are being given away to celebrate St Andrew's Day

Silent Light - Edinburgh's Christmas

Silent Light

A new addition to Edinburgh's Christmas festival in 2018, Silent Light is a silent dance party under the temporary electric light installation on George Stree

Christmas at the Botanics 2018

Cathedral of Light

After selling 70,000 tickets in its first year in 2017, Christmas in the Botanics returns with new light installations and visual effects.

Storytelling Centre Showcases St Andrew's Story in Cultural Diversity Celebration

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Beginning with St Andrew’s Day and running through to Burns Night, the Scottish Storytelling Centre in association with Scotland’s Winter Festivals ente

Handel: Messiah

The Chapterhouse Singers and baroque orchestra present Messiah. An opportunity to hear Handel’s masterpiece this Christmas in the glorious surroundings of the Canongate Kirk.

Edinburgh's Christmas

Big wheel on Princes Street

Christmas, or Xmas for non-believers, used to be a quiet period in Edinburgh. It's less so now, although (Edinburgh's Hogmanay aside) it's still not quite as mad as the hurlyburly of the Edinburgh Festival in August.

Performers needed for Folk Play Premiere, The Burdies

Folk Drama Session

From Frozie-Toesie to Goosie Gander, a bevy of birds take centre stage at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 30 December, in a new folk drama for Scotl