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Edinburgh Conference Will Build Bonds With European Cities

By edg - 2018-11-27 08:30:06
As the debate about Prime Minister's Brexit deal continues to rage, tomorrow Edinburgh will be hosting representatives from over 100 cities as part of the 3-day EUR

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

By Irene Brown - 2018-11-26 14:49:29
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

Edinburgh Turns On the Lights For Festive Season

By edg - 2018-11-19 20:13:44
Around 15,000 people thronged along George Street yesterday to celebrate the start of Edinburgh’s Christmas Festival 2018 with

Summerhall Turns to Winterhall for Local Christmas Market

By Irene Brown - 2018-11-12 17:05:18
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.

Gandalf Coming To Edinburgh International Festival 2019

By edg - 2018-11-10 04:58:54
For many, turning 80 years old would be an excuse to settle down at home for the quiet life.

Redesign for Edinburgh's George Street Goes On Show

By edg - 2018-11-08 09:21:51
A new design for Edinburgh’s George Street is on show from today at Edinburgh’s City Art Centre.

Motown the Musical To Bring Detroit to Edinburgh

By Gordon Clayton - 2018-11-07 08:33:41
‘Motown the Musical’ is a show packed with 50 songs that we associate with that famous label, as well as recounting the story behind the classic hits.

King’s Theatre Redevelopment Campaign Announces Architect and Future Designs

By Irene Brown - 2018-11-06 18:07:55
Capital Theatres, the charitable trust which runs the Festival and King’s Theatres and The Studio, has officially launched the King’s Theatre Edinburgh Redevelopment Campaign.

Historic Scotland to Offer Thousands of Free Tickets to Heritage Sites

By edg - 2018-11-06 07:38:16
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

Council to Roll Out LED Street Lights Across Edinburgh

By edg - 2018-11-05 20:58:22
Energy efficient LED street lights will be rolled out across Edinburgh from later this month.

A Puffin Great Adventure Exploring Climate Change

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
A new children’s show by Snap Elastic is on tour across Scotland from today, and flies into Edinburgh, landing at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Saturday 10 November to entertain with a tale of f

First Samhuinn Fire Festival On Calton Hill Bigger Than Beltane

By edg - 2018-11-01 19:23:24
To hypnotic drum beats, punctuated with guttural roars, a small army of pagan-esque performers staged a fiery, Hallowe’en night show on Calton Hill to mark the onset of

Halloween: Samhuinn Fire Festival on Calton Hill Sells Out in Advance

By edg - 2018-10-31 08:54:18
The first Samhuinn Fire Festival to be held on Calton Hill has sold out in advance.

Francesca Hegyi Appointed New Executive Director of Edinburgh International Festival

By edg - 2018-10-31 07:33:06
The Edinburgh International Festival has announced the appointment of Francesca Hegyi OBE as the incoming Executive Director.

Edinburgh Remembers Absent Friends in Festival

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-25 18:59:08
Now in its fifth year, To Absent Friends is part of a Scotland-wide festival of storytelling and remembrance, where organisations come together to remember loved ones who have died.