City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Activism


Preview: The Living Room Micro-Festival

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It's a quirky micro-festival in a home in Pilrig, in North central Edinburgh. A fringe of a Fringe event. Not even in the Edinburgh Fringe Society's Guide.

Birds Of Prey Poisoning Incidents "Highest In Decades"

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Scotland (RSPB Scotland) today reported the highest number of confirmed poisoning incidents discovered in a single year in Scotland in the past two decades.

Festival of Politics 2010

Debating Chamber

The Main Hall of the Scottish Parliament and various Committee Rooms are given over to five days of public discussions and debates on hot button issues such as euthanasia, privacy, the future of ci

Sherlock meets his Violin: Charity Concert at the Usher Hall

Edinburgh has a final chance to join in a celebration of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 150th Anniversary.

Disco Fever at the Assembly Rooms

Sixties, Seventies and Eighties night with cheesy music from theose eras. Scour the charity shops, dig out those flares, polyester shirts, platforms and dust off your 80's togs.

Fairtrade Brunch at National Library of Scotland

Edinburgh marks Fairtrade Fortnight with a free brunch at the National Library of Scotland.

Pedal it Pink Edinburgh Ride

This spring Breast Cancer Campaign’s women-only cycle ride, Pedal it Pink, is coming to Edinburgh! On Sunday 16 May, Holyrood Park will host the event, which hopes to attract hundreds of ladies from across Scotland.

Nominations Sought For Edinburgh Fair Trade Awards

Edinburgh's Lord Provost and Mary Macdonald share a fair trade cuppa

Nominations are being sought for Edinburgh's fair trade champions as the city gears up for Fairtrade Fortnight 2010.

Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade logo on The Mound

The Fairtrade Fortnight is designed to raise awareness of the Fairtrade Movement. It takes place at venues and shops across Edinburgh and throughout the UK. The theme of the 2010 Fairtrade Fortnight is "The Big Swap", encouraging people to use a Fairtrade alternative to their normal product where possible.

Free Festival Scheme Seeks Next Generation of Television Talent

Want to be in television? The Edinburgh International Television Festival is looking for participants in its scheme The Network, a free event in Edinburgh taking place over four days in August 2010 (from 26th to 29th).