City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Food & Drink


Scotland's Big Nature Festival

A family, nature festival on the 134 hectare Levenhall Links park in Musselburgh – just behind the racecourse.

Free sushi and Japanese Film Festival: The Chef of South Polar

The Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh together with the Japanese Studies department at the University of Edinburgh are delighted to welcome you to a free Japanese Film Festival at the University

Mini Veggie Haggis Recipe

Mini veggie haggis

There are many variations on Scotland's national dish, the haggis.

Royal Highland Show

Royal Highland Show - Sheep and Goats

Around 175,000 visitors attend the four-day annual trade show for those involved in the farming, food, and countryside sectors. Huge numbers of different classes of pigs, cows, horses, and other livestock are on parade as well as farm machinery and locally grown produce. There's also a broad range of events for the lay person, with culinary demos in the Food Hall being one of the big draws.

Edinburgh's 'Secret' Vaudeville

Edinburgh’s ‘Secret’ Vaudeville is a night of schmoozing, cocktailing, bopping and bedazzling amidst an extravagant carnivalesque show involving a wide assortment of performance-arts including: magic,

Indulge Your Inner Child and Get Geeky At EISF Lates

I'll have what she's drinking

With a week to go until it opens, the Edinburgh International Science Festival is reminding people that there's a range of late-night events for adults with a science theme.

Edinburgh Science Festival 2014 Programme Launched

Unwrapping the mummy

From robot football to making round bubbles square, from the science of intoxication at a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to a man vs 3D printer contest, this year's Edinburgh Internatio

Free Christmas Parking in Edinburgh City Centre

Parking charges on many city centre streets will be waived again from 5pm this Christmas shopping season.

Bill McKibben, Fossil Free Europe Tour

Acclaimed author, activist, and co-founder of the international climate campaign 350.org – Bill McKibben – comes to Edinburgh as part of his Fossil Free Europe Tour.

The Signet Library becomes a Champagne Cafe Bar

Signet Library - Ceiling POV

The Signet Library, in the centre of Edinburgh’s old town close by the main entrance to St Giles' Cathedral, is synonymous with prestige and Georgian elegan