City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Insomnia Gaming Scotland

The UK’s biggest gaming festival is about to fire into action at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

TradFest Edinburgh · Dùn Èideann

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Launched in 2013, TradFest is Edinburgh’s main multi-arts festival dedicated to Scottish culture, traditional, Gaelic and folk arts.

The Iliad, Royal Lyceum, Review

Iliad Production

Set in and around ‘windy Troy’, Chris Hannan’s re-imagining of ‘The Iliad’ opens bathed in a sunshine that belies the events about to unfold.

Let it Be (2016), Playhouse, Review

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Let it Be the musical is marketed as ‘The Beatles’ show you never got to see’.

Beltane Fire Festival

Beltane Fire Festival procession

On the last night of April and first day of May up to 12,000 people take to Calton Hill for a ritualised and theatrical pantheistic celebration to mark the arrival of Summer.

Guys and Dolls, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Guys - find your fedoras, and dolls - get your garters out, as Frank Loessers bold and brash adaptation hits the Edinburgh leg of its tour.

Citadel Arts Group brings Double Bill about Doctors and Dockers to Leith Festival

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For the 7th year running, Citadel Arts Group is part of the annual Leith Festival with plays inspired by local stories and memories.

Festival Fireworks Concert

Edinburgh Festival Fireworks Concert

The Edinburgh Festival goes out each year with literally many, very large bangs, in its annual 45-minute Festival Fireworks Concert, this year, on Monday 29 August at 9.30pm. Get your radio, a rug, find a good viewing spot, and crane your neck skyward.

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Begins and Ends at Castle

Fergus Linehan launches EIF 2016 program

A large scale, digitally animated light show projected onto Edinburgh Castle battlements, and set to a soundtrack compiled by Scottish rock band Mogwai, will take

Autumn Holiday: Edinburgh Holiday

Today is the Autumn Public Holiday in Edinburgh.

Council Offices and libraries will be open, but schools will be shut.