City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Special Days


Stress Down Day

The Samaritans launches its third annual Stress Down Day to help create awareness of work-related stress, an issue brought into focus

The St. Andrew's Day DO 2008

St. Andrew's DO launch, Princes Street Gardens West

Scotland's national day of celebration sees a weekend long government-sponsored fest in Princes Street Gardens West, dubbed the St. Andrew's DO.

Free Admission Days to Edinburgh Castle and Other Sites

Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Historic Scotland is celebrating St Andrews Day with free entry to Edinburgh Castle and other attractions across the country on the last weekend of November.

Today Is Earth Overshoot Day

Environmental organisations are marking today, 23rd September, as "Earth Overshoot Day". Overshoot is the point at which humanity has used up all the planet's resources in a sustainable way and starts consuming the natural capital of the planet, weakening its capacity to replenish itself.

Call to Help with Virtual Archive of the Great War Ninety Years On

Camerons Leaving Edinburgh Castle For the Front

It was "the war to end all wars." The "Great War." A time when a generation of men died and were maimed in the nightmare of trench warfare characterised by gas attacks and suicidal rushes on machin

Beat "Blue Monday... the Most Depressing Day of the Year"

Mondays are hard enough, but this coming Monday, 21st January, is "the most depressing day of the year" according to charity group the Samaritans.