To describe Sue Glover’s ‘Bondagers’ as a classic of contemporary Scottish theatre is but to do it justice.
‘The Show must go on’ was a maxim that P.T. Barnum and Brian Conley would probably share.
For scale, no show in Edinburgh can rival the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Literally hundreds of performers, both from Scotland and bands and organisations from abroad, gather under the dramatic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. The series of displays, which take place on the castle esplanade (an 18th century parade ground), combine breathtaking shows of military precision, often a battle re-enactment, military bands, including the rousing mass pipes and drums.
Launched in 2011, "Previously…Scotland’s History Festival" runs from Robert Louis Stevenson Day on the 13th November until St Andrews Day on 30th November. Plugging the gap between the end of Edinburgh’s summer festivals and the start of the Winter Festivals, it takes in an array of events across Edinburgh delving into the city's and Scotland's colourful history.
Scottish Love in Action (SLA), the charity helping destitute children in India, hosts two Guy Fawkes fireworks extravaganzas on Sunday the 2nd of November at George Watson’s Rugby Ground at M
Other countries go crazy at Halloween. In Britain, not just Edinburgh, Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night, is marked with fiery celebrations across the land.
Remember, remember the 5th of November goes the saying and Meadowbank has been remembering with a large fireworks display each year for over thirty years.
Get in tune for Christmas with our International Carol Concert!
Featuring carols and seasonal songs from around the world, hosted by the choir of the Sacred Heart Church, Lauriston.
The Edinburgh Wedding fair has been running bi-annually at the Corn Exchange since 2003. It has grown to become the largest must attend event for Brides and Grooms in the East of Scotland.