City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Festival of Politics

Scottish Parliament - Corridors of power

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood, that pulls together debate, film screenings, music, food, and exhibitions (including the annual

Large Hadron Collider Exhibition Coming To Edinburgh

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A section of the world’s biggest scientific experiment – the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) – will be part of an interactive exhibition at Edinburgh’s Dynamic Earth star

Half Price Tickets for the Tattoo

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

A limited number of half-price tickets for this year’s Edinburgh Military Tattoo preview performance on Thursday 6th August will go on sale from the

LeithLate15 Offers Walking Tours in August and September

LeithLate has expanded its format for the LeithLate15 festival with a number of different events taking place over an extended 4 month period.

21st Edinburgh Mela Programme Announced

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The full programme for the 21st Edinburgh Mela launched today, offering its usual enticing mix of world music, dance, interactive craft sessions and a smorgasbord o

Foodies Festival

The main Foodies Festival (there is also a Christmas Foodies Festival) returns to Edinburgh Inverleith Park at festival time for its 10th anniversary.

Birra Moretti Gran Tour

Italian food just got even more exciting as the Birra Moretti Gran Tour comes to Edinburgh for the first time for a summer of great food, beer and company.

Free Films - Film in the City

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Free films out under the stars. Grab a picnic and come along.

There is no seating provided. Please note, some of the films later in the day may not be suitable for younger audiences.

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Book Festival in Charlotte Square

The temporary, tented village at Charlotte Square's Georgian garden, in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town, is the venue for the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Launched in 1983, the "biggest festival of the written word in the world" brings 900 or so writers, poets, thinkers, politicians, photographers and artists from 55 countries to debate, discuss, argue and inspire. The book fest includes a major programme of children's book events.

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015 Programme Launched

EIBF Nick Barley spills books

This year's Edinburgh International Book Festival takes on a globetrotting theme with a programme that Festival Director Nick Barley says is "more internati