City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Special Days


Robert Louis Stevenson "Day" Not Just One But Five Days Now

RLS Day on 13 November 2015, Edinburgh’s annual celebration of one of its most famous authors Robert Louis Stevenson, is set for its largest programme yet

Good Friday

Good Friday is part of Easter, a Christian holiday, marking the death of Jesus Christ on the cross.

May Day Bank Holiday

The early May Bank Holiday in Scotland falls on the first Monday of May.

Summer Bank Holiday

A Summer Bank Holiday - one of the general Bank Holidays For Scotland - although not necessarily a public holiday for all, particularly here in Edinburgh.

'Picture Japan' Painting Competition

The Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh will again be running the painting competition, ‘Picture Japan’.

Japan Children's Day

The Consulate General of Japan in collaboration with Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh, is once again proud to present Japan Children’s Day

Free Admission to Edinburgh Castle on St Andrew's Day

Edinburgh Castle battlements

As in previous years, government heritage agency Historic Scotland will be marking Scotland's national day, St Andrew's Day, by providing free tickets to 35 of it

Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday in Edinburgh 2013

This Sunday, many people will gather at remembrance services ahead of the two minute silence observed on Remembrance Day

Life and Deaf bring BSL event to Storytelling Centre

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Between Monday 8 and Wednesday 24 July, the Life & Deaf Association will be travelling the length and breadth of the UK in their VW camper van, Heidi, to spread a positive message of deaf awareness an

Over 50 Events at Leith Festival, June 8-16

There is no gale that can beat Lìte’s enthusiasm. Leith Festival presents a spectacular nine-day period in the month of June.