Beyond Edinburgh

Outside Edinburgh

Hip hop and B boys Take It To a Highland Loch

Submitted by edg on Fri, 13 May '11 6.56pm

Hip hop and breakdance may have its roots in the city, but a small experiment this past weekend took it into new territory with a performance at a highland loch. Artists from a young music group from Muirhouse in Edinburgh and a touring Ugandan breakdance group, Tabu Flo, combined for a dance workshop at the Loch Leven national nature reserve.

Historic Visitor Attractions Open Doors For Free

Submitted by edg on Wed, 2 Mar '11 11.26pm

Heritage body Historic Scotland is holding a special Spring promotion with 5,000 half-price tickets to Edinburgh Castle and 5,000 free tickets to historic places across the country up for grabs.

Celtic Connections

Submitted by edg on Thu, 13 Jan '11 8.17am

Huge Celtic, folk, roots, and world music fest in Glasgow that starts with a torchlight procession from George Square on 13th January and later, in the evening, a concert featuring Indian tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain with international and home-grown musicians.

Scottish Ski Resorts Celebrate Bumper Snowfall

Submitted by edg on Wed, 5 Jan '11 6.39am

The early snowfall (photos) that caused such havoc in Edinburgh over November and December has been a welcome boost to Scotland's winter sports centres. Nearly 15,000 skiers and snowboarders hit Scotland's slopes over the new year holiday weekend.