City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Launches Creative Laboratories

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On November 20th 2014 Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop (ESW) unveiled the new Creative Laboratories building - an architecturally stunning facility specifically designed for sculptors.

Wicked, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Wicked at the Playhouse

Dynamic Duo cast their bewitching spell.

"Four Reflect" - Local Photographers Capture Urban and Rural

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The Roamin Nose on Eyre Place looks a little different at the moment – inside, at least.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party

Edinburgh's Hogmanay on New Year's Eve

The Street Party (tickets, review) is perhaps the best-known event in the 3-day Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival. The New Year street party is a ticketed event that takes place the length of Princes Street, with live bands, dancing in the street, and street theatre troupes mingling with crowds.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Torchlight Procession

Torchlight procession reaches Calton Hill

The Torchlight Procession opens the annual Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations with around 8,000 torchbearers creating a "river of fire" through city streets. The event, which attracts 35,000 people, starts at starts at 7pm at George IV Bridge and culminates with a "Son et Lumiere & Firework Finale" at around 8.15pm on Calton Hill.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay "Scot:Lands"

Home:Land at Edinburgh's Hogmanay

The official 3-day festival over Edinburgh's Hogmanay includes a creative, culture crawl through Edinburgh's Old Town centre

Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Concert in the Gardens

Midnight Strikes at the Hogmanay Concert in the Gardens

The Concert in the Gardens, part of the 3-day Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival, takes place in a ticketed area in Princes Street Gardens West within the Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party arena. The Ross Band stand provides a dramatic setting under Edinburgh Castle rock.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2014/15 Programme Announced

Up Helly Aa vikings

Organisers of Edinburgh's Hogmanay today invited revellers to join the planet's "hottest" party when they announced the programme of events for this year.

Scottish Opera's La Cenerentola, Festival Theatre, Review

Cinderella - Scottish Opera

There are many versions of the comedy we know as Cinderella but all relate to the unwanted daughter who finds her way to the heart of a prince much to the annoyance of her family.

Return to the Forbidden Planet Coming to Edinburgh in 2015

Olivier Award-winning musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, which was inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest, is coming to the Festival The