Beyond Edinburgh

Outside Edinburgh

Building on the success of the first Lammermuir Festival last year, this autumn brings ten days of wonderful music performed in the most stunning venues acr

The Scottish SpeedFair and Classic Festival returns to Knockhill for the sixth time with 250 show cars from yesteryear, and a Classic competition schedule, featuring Racing, Rally, and Autotest.

He was aged 26-35, endured some 44 skull fractures from repeated blows with a blunt object, and up to 60 more across the rest of his body.

A two-day special celebration to mark the opening of Stirling Castle's refurbished Renaissance royal palace. Around 60 costumed performers will offer tours of the castle’s palace block, giving people a glimpse into life as it would have been in the royal court of the 1540s.

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.

Sauniere Society Writers Conference is being held at one of Scotland's great hidden jewels (near Edinburgh, Rosslyn and Temple) over the week-end of Friday 18th March to Monday 21st March 2011.

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.

Are you up for the challenge? Ready for a 165ft freefall abseil on the iconic Forth Rail Bridge? Then Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland invites you to South Queensferry on 8th May!

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.

A thought-provoking exhibition at Edinburgh's Central Library opens tomorrow (Wed 12 January 2011), highlighting how Scotland's Capital city has responded to natural disasters occurring across the globe.