Monthly Archives: December 2009

REVIEW – The Family Hoog

Last week we ran a competition to give away tickets to both the Family Hoog and the Main Hoog event. Our winner was Julia Forsyth and she has kindly sent us a report of her experience there, with a fabulous review from her son Logan.  Click the link below to listen to what he had […]

REVIEW – Firelight by Carabosse

Firelight is a new addition to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay: an installation on the Royal Mile by French artists Carabosse. Although the torches looked pretty, the high winds resulted in embers and sparks spewing from them like fireworks. It wasn’t long before the fire brigade arrived to douse these particular flames and the High Street was closed […]

REVIEW of 2009 – Eating in Edinburgh

This article covers the places in Edinburgh this year that provided us with quality food and efficient service.  Despite the recession, Edinburgh has gone from strength to strength as far as eating out is concerned with new places popping up all over town. Edinburgh Spotlight eats at a venue twice before publishing a review.  This allows […]

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, What’s on 1st January

Friday 1st January 2010    Re:Formation Day  The party continues on New Year’s Day as Edinburgh’s Hogmanay welcomes 2010 in style, with a full programme of music, dance, street theatre, debate and fire, guaranteed to reform and renew the mind, body and spirit. 12pm.   Why not start with a Loony Dook ?    If you’re looking […]

PHOTO – Waiting for the panto

Waiting for the action to begin at the Kings Theatre’s production of Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates – read our review here. Tweet

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, What’s on 31st December

Thursday 31st December Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Carnival will be in full swing.  Open till 12.30am 1st January.    During the day, you can have a ride on the Helter Skelter or Edinburgh Wheel (closes 6pm) to get a bird’s eye view of the Castle and Princes Street.  The Winter Wonderland Ice Rink is open until 8pm. Oor Tours are running a […]

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, What’s on 30th December

Wednesday 30th December – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Carnival will be in full swing   Why not have a ride on the Helter Skelter or Edinburgh Wheel to get a bird’s eye view of the Castle and Princes Street ?  The Winter Wonderland Ice Rink is open until 4th January 2010 and is fun for all the family.  11am – 11pm. […]

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, What’s on 29th December

Tuesday 29th December – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Carnival will be in full swing (Market Street carnival opens 11am on the 28th).  Why not have a ride on the Helter Skelter or Edinburgh Wheel to get a bird’s eye view of the Castle and Princes Street ?  The Winter Wonderland Ice Rink is open until 4th January 2010 and is fun […]