City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: environment


"Butterfly" Pavilion Wins £25m Princes Street Garden Design Competition

wHY - Ross Theatre Design Competition winner

US-based design practice wHY have won the £25m Ross Pavilion International Design Competition to replace the Ross Theatre and reconfigure the surrounding area in

Monster Plant About To Bloom With Putrid Smell

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RGBE) is getting ready for an almighty whiff of decomposing flesh as its super smelly

There’s A New Kind of Buzz at the Lyceum!

Lyceum bees - image credit Jackie Crichton 2.jpg

The Lyceum theatre is home to 70,000 new permanent residents! In June 2017 two beehives were installed on the roof of our city centre theatre. The bees are part of the theatre’s comprehensive green initiative, and the public is invited to adopt a bee or sponsor a whole hive, with all funds raised going towards making The Lyceum more environmentally sustainable.

Botanic Lights 2016, Royal Botanic Garden, Review

George Forrest appears in hologram form at the Chinese Hillside (courtesy RBGE & Unique Events)

As the skyline darkens, strange sounds and glimmering lights come from the Royal Botanic Garden.

All-Weather Fringe

The Royal Mile Fringe 2016

It’s not raining. I can’t believe it’s not raining.

Video & Review: Edinburgh Festival's Opener Lights Up Deep Time

Deep Time at Edinburgh Castle

It's fair to say that geologist James Hutton (1726-1797) was a rock star of the Edinburgh Enlightenment.

Floral Clock Celebrates RIAS Centenary

Floral Clock - RIAS - 2016

Edinburgh’s floral clock is up and running, just in time for festival season, including this weekend's festivities at the Edinburgh J

BBC's "Gardener's Question Time" Joins Botanic's Summer Party

Flower yellow

BBC Radio 4's popular gardening programme Gardener's Question Time will be recording its next show at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh's Summer Garden Party this afternoon.

Scottish Election 2016 by Numbers

Candidates from all political parties are making a final push today, the eve of the Scottish Parliament Election 2016.

Scientist Chris Rapley Puts Climate Change Centre Stage

Chris Rapley

Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at the University College of London, was awarded the