City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Fun and Games in the Grassmarket For Playday

Edinburgh’s Grassmarket will be transformed into a giant children’s play area tomorrow (Wednesday 30 July) to promote play in the city.

Pig Rock Bothy to Be Erected in Gallery Grounds

Pig Rock Bothy rock

This summer, the grounds of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art will be home to a traditional Scottish bothy, designed exclusively as pa

Floral Clock Celebrates 10 Years of Fair Trade

Floral clock with Fairtrade's Rachel Farey

Edinburgh’s famous floral clock is now in full bloom, revealing a tribute to the capital’s 10 years as a Fairtrade City.

Half Price Edinburgh Tattoo Tickets For Sale

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

For those who don't mind the odd photographer or television camera crew getting in their line of sight there is a limited number of half-price tickets for the Thursday 31st July preview performance of

Museums: Common Cause - Commonwealth Scots and the Great War

Richardson pipes - credit John Yanyshyn Photography.jpg

With the Commonwealth Games due to open in Glasgow on Wednesday, 23 July and the Centenary of the start of the First World War this year, the timing of this exhibition could not be better.

Fringe By The Sea Returns to North Berwick in 2014

Fringe by the Sea returns to North Berwick, from the 4th to the 10th of August.

GENERATION Revisits Landmarks in Contemporary Art in Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland launched its largest exhibition to date this summer with the opening of GENERATION (28 June 2014 to 25 January 2015),

Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Seargent Peppers in Let It Be

Authentic sound makes it an easy day’s night.

Edinburgh Film Festival 2014 Preview

Welcome to New York film still

It was with a mixture of delight and relief to see the familiarly bespectacled and besuited Chris Fujiwara step up to the podium in Filmhouse last week to announce the programme for this years’

21,000 People Ride Edinburgh Trams On First Day of Operations

Tram at Haymarket

Three years late and hundreds of millions of pounds over budget, Edinburgh's £776 million trams were opened to fare-paying passengers yesterday.

Hetty Feather, King's Theatre, Review

Hetty Feather

Jacqueline Wilson tells the most marvellous stories for children.

United Airlines launch first direct non-stop flight from Edinburgh to Chicago O'Hare

United 119  - inaugural flight Edinburgh to Chicago  given a Water Cannon salute

“My kind of town, Chicago is
My kind of town, Chicago is
My kind of people too
People who smile at you…"

Assembly Rooms Fringe 2014 Programme Launched

assembly launch 2014.jpg

A fortnight before the complete Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme is launched, the Assembly Rooms has been quick off the mark to reveal their ambitious and exciting line up of shows.

A Slow Air, King's Theatre, Review

Morna & Athol - photo credit John Johnson.jpg

The word ‘dysfunctional’ is bandied around a lot in terms of family relationships. The word ‘normal’ seems to fit the bill better.

Pressure, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

David Haig as Group Captain Dr. James Stagg & Malcolm Sinclair as General Dwight D 'Ike' Eisenhower

David Haig’s new play creates a storm at the Lyceum!

Brassed Off, King's Theatre, Review

Brassed Off band

It’s some 18 years since the film version of ‘Brassed Off’ first appeared, and, as recent reconsiderations remind us, 30 since the 1984 miner’s strike.

Dear Scotland (tour B), Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Review

‘Dear Scotland’ is the result of a collaboration between the National Theatre of Scotland and the National Galleries of Scotland, involving some 20 writers and 9 actors, using the National Portrait Ga

Dear Scotland: Tour A, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Review

Dear Scotland Production Image

From artist to activist; poets to pioneer, fools to the forgotten; writers to rulers, significant figures from Scotland’s near and distant past are given imagined life through the pen and voice of som

134-Mile John Muir Way Opens

First Minister Alex Salmond officially opens the new 134-mile coast-to-coast pathway, the John Muir Way, in Dunbar at 12.30pm today.

New Painting To Show in New Home For Scottish Art Collection

Untitled – Firth of Forth Series

The City Art Centre has acquired a "major new painting" through the Art Fund and Barns-Graham Charitable Trust by the late Scottish artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1

Puppet Animation Festival: 3 Colours Review

Three Colours blue image

A dreamy display of light, sound, shadow and colour.

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