City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Kids activities


Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish Storytelling Centre on the High Street

A festival that celebrates the art of yarn-spinning and tale-telling held at the award-winning Scottish Storytelling Centre on the Royal Mile and around Edinburgh and Lothians.

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Cuddly robot at Edinburgh Science Festival

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Mini Maker Faire

The Mini Maker Faire, first launched in Edinburgh in 2013, is "a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement".

Cancer Research UK Race For Life 5K / 10K @ Hopetoun

Run, jog or walk. Raise £200 or £10. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. Sign up for Race for Life RIGHT NOW.

Cancer Research UK Race For Life 5K / 10K @ Holyrood Park

Run, jog or walk. Raise £200 or £10. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. Sign up for Race for Life RIGHT NOW.

The Attic, FTE Studio, Review

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Reviewing a show is about what’s happening on stage and not in the audience. But when it comes to children’s shows it pays to keep an eye on the target audience of wee tots.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Lights Up the Skies In 2018

2018 New Year's Fireworks - Ian Rutherford

After the explosive opening to 2018 of the fireworks display above Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh's Hogmanay continues with a specially commissioned story writ la

The Arabian Nights, Lyceum, Review

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The subdued and calming designs on the hanging cloths that drape the sides of the Lyceum stage totally belie the riot of colour and magic that is about to erupt in this world première of a new adaptat

Storytelling Centre Showcases St Andrew's Story in Cultural Diversity Celebration

Storytelling Session_Credit Ludovic Farine

Beginning with St Andrew’s Day and running through to Burns Night, the Scottish Storytelling Centre in association with Scotland’s Winter Festivals ente

Slava’s Snowshow 2017, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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You are invited to retreat from the mundanity of adulthood, to be engulfed in Slava’s enchanting snowstorm, and to be avalanched into a state of childlike glee as Slava’s Snowshow returns to