Homecoming Scotland

Scotland's Year of Homecoming

Edinburgh Riding of the Marches

Submitted by edg on Wed, 25 Apr '18 6.57pm

The Edinburgh Riding of the Marches is a traditional event that sees around 300 horseback riders riding en masse from the outskirts of Edinburgh to the High Street in the city centre. There are limited spaces for riders, but spectators can watch the procession of equestrians as they ride up the High Street from Holyrood House to the Mercat Cross, between 3.30pm-3.55pm. There are bands at the High Street from 2pm.

Royal Highland Show

Submitted by edg on Fri, 9 Jan '15 7.55pm

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 Based Youth Theatre Company, Physical Theatre Scotland, to Feature in The Tin Forest International Theatre Festival

Tickets are now on sale for one of the National Theatre of Scotland’s largest international youth projects to date, The Tin Forest International Theatre Festival.