Monthly Archives: November 2012

FEATURE – Edinburgh’s Christmas Light Night

Although temperatures were low, festive spirits were high after a magical and impressive Light Night, the official start of Edinburgh’s Christmas. Fittingly, the evening began with a stunning sunset and ended with an equally impressive moonrise – we’re not quite sure how Edinburgh’s Christmas managed to organise that! In between, lights sparkled in East Princes […]

EVENT – Moscow State Circus 19th Dec – 6th Jan (and competition)

The Moscow State Circus returns to Edinburgh this winter The Moscow State Circus is coming back to Edinburgh this winter. From 19th December until 6th January 2013 you can catch The Gift of Christmas at the big top in Leith. The show features an incredible array of Russian talent including the greatest high wire act […]

CHRISTMAS REVIEW – The Edinburgh Wheel 2012

If you venture into town over the next few weeks, you’ll be hard pushed to miss the Edinburgh Wheel beside the Scott Monument. During the day it sparkles in the sunshine and at night, it lights up. We paid a visit to East Princes Street Gardens this morning and took our first 2012 ride on […]

FEATURE – Off road running in Edinburgh

By Alan Donald You may be looking for new ways to freshen up your fitness levels, whether you are new to running or a seasoned road runner. I’m a running coach with a triathlon coaching qualification and trail running or hill running is a fantastic way to improve your fitness levels & provide a new […]

REVIEW – The Spice Pavilion, Dundas Street


Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

The Spice Pavilion – Truly worthy of the five star rating By Chiara Pannozzo If there is one thing that Edinburgh doesn’t have a shortage of it’s Indian restaurants.  But if you’re still making your way around the myriad of curry houses call off the search. The best curry in Edinburgh can be found at […]

EVENT – Cocktails in the City (Edinburgh) 28th November 2012

The UK’s Largest Cocktail Evening Returns to Edinburgh Cocktails in the City is returning to Edinburgh on Wednesday 28th November at the stunning Mansfield Traquair. From 6pm – 10pm, you will be able to buy cocktails from a range of Edinburgh’s finest bars. Celebrating Edinburgh’s vibrant cocktail scene, Cocktails in the City is the UK’s […]

EVENT – Christmas aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia 2012

The Royal Yacht Britannia provides a fascinating day out at any time of year, and is one of our recommended Edinburgh attractions. It looks particularly beautiful when decorated for the festive season. On the weekend of 8th and 9th December, the spirit of Christmas will be stepping aboard the vessel, as the yacht’s State Apartments will […]

FEATURE – Love Stockbridge this Christmas and the Scottie Dog trail

Love Stockbridge This Christmas and join in the Scottie Dog parade Stockbridge has previously had a giraffe parade, followed by an elephant one, so what’s next? The Stockbridge Animal Parade is back from 16th November raising money for Stockbridge Charity LifeCare, supporting the independence of older people. On Friday 16th November, 38 participating Stockbridge businesses […]

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Grand Hogmanay Ball, 31st December 2012, Assembly Rooms

Bring in 2013 in style with The Sunday Brunch Club’s 6th Grand Hogmanay Ball With 5 years’ experience of holding sell-out New Year’s Eve events in Scotland’s capital, the city’s leading social & activities network The Sunday Brunch Club are back with another Grand Hogmanay Ball, taking place on Monday 31 December from 8.30pm-1am at the newly-refurbished Assembly Rooms in George Street. Highly praised for their […]