City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Activism


Spokes Bike Breakfast

Bicycle at City Chambers quad

The SPOKES bike breakfast is one of the highlights of Edinburgh Festival of Cycling - a chance to meet fellow cyclists over a cooked breakfast and a hot drink: just turn up at the quadrangle at the City Chambers on the High Street on your bike and receive your free breakfast provided by City of Edinburgh Council.

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Green Bike Lane Sign

Edinburgh marks UK-wide Bike Week with its Festival of Cycling. After coming together in 2013, in 2014 the Festival of Cycling offered over 80 individual events at 46 different venues.

Balfour’s Botany - Planting Out In Pilrig Park

Over the summer months artist Andrea Geile and horticulturalist Rebecca Govier have been working with local groups to investigate the legacy of Edinburgh botanist John Hutton Balfour (1808-1884).

Songs of Redemption

The Edinburgh Singers present a powerful programme of music by MacMillan, Howells, Finzi and Kodaly.

Pedal on Parliament

After 4,000 cyclists rode on the Scottish parliament last year, cyclists of voting and non-voting age are being encouraged to ride again to spur the government into action on improving cycling infrast

Women in Theatre Scotland, Traverse Theatre, Review

As part of the celebrations of International Women’s Day, the Traverse was host to a series of short staged readings written by seven contemporary female writers.

Women Experience Continued Struggle in Theatre in Scotland

The role of Women in Theatre in Scotland was the topic of discussion for the marking of the 2014 International Women’s Day held at the Traverse.

Richard Demarco To Receive Edinburgh Award

Impressario, art advocate, co-founder of Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, entrepreneur, activist. Richard Demarco has been called many things.

Pedal On Parliament 2013

In 2012, 3000 cyclists, young and old, pedalled on the Scottish Parliament to call for safer cycling for everyone.