City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Lammermuir Festival

Lammermuir Festival concert

Since the inaugural Lammermuir Festival in 2010, this annual festival of the arts brings together a fortnight of concerts, performed in the picturesque East Lothian region, outside of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Food Festival 2016

Foodies enjoy the Edinburgh Food Festival 2015 at George Square Garden

The Edinburgh Food Festival returns for its second year following a very successful inaugural event in 2015 attracting more than 20,000 visitors.

Floral Clock Celebrates RIAS Centenary

Floral Clock - RIAS - 2016

Edinburgh’s floral clock is up and running, just in time for festival season, including this weekend's festivities at the Edinburgh J

BBC's "Gardener's Question Time" Joins Botanic's Summer Party

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BBC Radio 4's popular gardening programme Gardener's Question Time will be recording its next show at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh's Summer Garden Party this afternoon.

Films Under the Stars at Botanics

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Grab your blankets for three nights of films on the grass in front of Inverleith House in the Royal Botanic Garden.

Outdoor film specialist Luna Cinema is presenting three films:

Deep Time

The flagship Opening Event of the Edinburgh International Festival from Tony-award winning 59 Productions - creators of the acclaimed Harmonium Project which opened the 2015 International 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

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A free, family music and dance event, the Edinburgh Festival Carnival takes place on the opening weekend of the Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival<

Traverse Launches 2016 Fringe Programme with a Big Pink Wink!

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To a packed Traverse 1 theatre space, this year’s exciting Fringe programme, encased within bright pink pages with a ‘wink’ emoticon, was revealed in style with it

Walden, Electric City, Review

Walden

David Henry Thoreau’s (1817-62) book Walden is one that every American high school student knows.