City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


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.

Festival of Politics

Scottish Parliament - Corridors of power

The debating chamber of the Scottish Parliament and various Committee Rooms are given over to a week of public discussions and debates on hot button issues such as sectarianism, whisky, the justi

Edinburgh Book Festival's Jura Unbound

Unbound at the Ed Book Fest

Jura Unbound is the free late evening series of shows at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Edinburgh Jazz Festival Mardi Gras

Criterion band at Mardi Gras in Grassmarket

The free Mardi Gras, part of the Edinburgh Jazz Festival, launches Edinburgh's Festival season with the sounds of New Orleans and trad styled jazz in the street.

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Jazz festival tambourine

A free, family music and dance event, the Edinburgh Festival Carnival was introduced to Edinburgh's festivals calendar in 2012 as a way of kicking off the summer fes

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.