City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


TradFest Edinburgh · Dùn Èideann


Launched in 2013, TradFest is Edinburgh’s main multi-arts festival dedicated to Scottish culture, traditional, Gaelic and folk arts.

Northern Streams - festival of music, song & dance from Scandinavia & Scotland

Play music, sing songs and dance the night away courtesy of the TMSA Edinburgh & Lothians Branch’s Northern Streams 2016 Festival (22-24 April) bringing together traditions from Scandinavia and Scotla

Karine Polwart, Traverse Theatre, Review

‘home is where we start from’ observes the child psychologist Donald Woods Winnicott, and it was on her own front door step that Karine Polwart began her Traverse performance.

Nuala Kennedy Band, Traverse Theatre, Review

On a driech Monday night, with no invitation to a Burns Super in sight, what better than to head to the Traverse Theatre bar and enjoy the warm welcome afforded to the Nuala Kennedy Band?

Edinburgh's Hogmanay "Scot:Lands"

Home:Land at Edinburgh's Hogmanay

The official 3-day festival over Edinburgh's Hogmanay includes a creative, culture crawl through Edinburgh's Old Town centre on

Moishe's Bagel - Salt for Svanetia, Queen's Hall, Review

Moishe’s Bagel’s musicianship has been described as ‘jazz inflected’, although their other influences are almost immediately audible.

Scotland’s Cabaret Le Haggis Reveals Its Fringe Line-up

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Scotland’s reputation for being dour and buttoned up may be well and truly shattered at this year’s Fringe with the Celtic Cabaret that is Le Haggis.

Lindsay Lou and The Flatbellys, Sound House, Review

Lindsay Lou and The Flatbellys

When Lindsay Lou sings its like listening to a very versatile musical instrument with universal pitch.

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham Join Joan Armatrading at Fringe by the Sea

‘Fringe by the Sea’, North Berwick’s somewhat doucer answer to Edinburgh’s bacchanalian August festivities, returns with a musical bang this year.

Meadows Festival

Have a sad day

The Meadows Festival is an annual, free community festival, that has been running since 1974, with sporting activities, local bands, stalls and family entertainment held on the West Meadows by Melv