City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Briefs: The Second Coming, Famous Spiegeltent, Review

If Priscilla ran away to join a circus cabaret troupe and ended up, not in a desert, but in a tent, in the centre of Edinburgh, at Christmas time – then the outcome might be something a bit like Brief

Christmas Choirs at National Museum

Get into the festive spirit with Christmas concerts from local choirs.

Like the museum, this event is free - just drop in.

Hogmanay Family Ceilidh Dance

Free Hogmanay Family Ceilidh involving an afternoon of whirling and birling for all ages with the Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band.

The Museum says "it's enthusiasm not experience that counts!"

Slava's Snowshow, Festival Theatre, Dec 2014, Review

Slava's Snow Show - Festival Theatre

Sometimes you have an experience that you know you will remember long into your life. A memory that will find you in many years to come and bring a gleaming smile to your face.

The BFG, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

BFG production

A young cast brings plenty of whizz-popping energy to this year’s Christmas show at the Lyceum - and the kids will love getting their mouths around ‘gobblefunk’ – the BFG’s very own, idiosyncratic lan

Gilded Balloon Comedy Club Tickets Go On Sale

Gilded Balloon director Karen Koren with comedians Raymond Mearns (left) and Kai Humphries

Thirty years after a fire in its Cowgate home forced its closure, tickets go on sale tomorrow for a revived Gilded Balloon Comedy Club.

Aladdin, King's Theatre, Review

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Our theatre critic finds the annual traditional King's Theatre panto brings out his most festive side.

Buster Keaton's "Steamboat Bill Jr" with live musical accompaniment

The Lecture Theatre at 20A Inverleith Row is the venue for this screening of a classic from the silent cinema era.

Edinburgh New Years Day Tri-athlon

The New Year's Day Tri-athlon is part of the annual Edinburgh's Hogmanay programme - a fun or serious, open competition involving a swim, a bike race, and a