City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Folk


Edinburgh International Harp Festival: Catriona McKay and Chris Stout

It's hard to believe there are only two people on stage as this awe inspiring duo weave their way between glorious soundscapes and music of breathtaking simplicity.

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: Maeve Gilchrist with Nic Gareiss and Mr McFall's Chamber

Along with Mr McFall’s Chamber, Maeve Gilchrist premieres a work commissioned from her by The Edinburgh International Harp Festival.

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: “From Scratch” Performance (FREE)

In the spirit of friendship and fun for which our festival is famous, YOU are invited to join in a concert of music by four well known arrangers and composers who will each rehearse and then lead the

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: From Cornwall to The Isle of Man - Ruth Keggin and Rachel Hair / Sarah Deere-Jones and Phil Williams

Performances from Ruth Keggin and Rachel Hair (Isle Of Man) and Sarah Deere-Jones with Phil Williams (Cornwall)

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: Canty and Bill Taylor / The Winner of the 2017 Young Composer Award

Join us for some Easter and Spring music from Canty and Bill Taylor followed by the Winner of the Young Composer Award 2017.

Edinburgh's Christmas

Big wheel on Princes Street

Christmas, or Xmas for non-believers, used to be a quiet period in Edinburgh. It's less so now, although (Edinburgh's Hogmanay aside) it's still not quite as mad as the hurlyburly of the Edinburgh Festival in August.

Free concert: Australian Big Band & Leith Concert Band

FREE CONCERT
Australian Big Band to make a stop in Edinburgh

Elsa, Assembly Hall, Review

Isobel Rogers in "Elsa"

This new show, “Elsa" is based on the Open Mic format, where amateurs and professionals can try out songs, stand up comedy or read poetry at a coffee house, bar or pub.

EIF 2017: The Music of The Incredible String Band, Review

The Incredible String Band

It’s 1967, the Edinburgh International Festival is a youthful 20 years old.