Monthly Archives: January 2014

EXHIBITION – Historic Edinburgh from Above

Historic Edinburgh From Above at the Museum of Edinburgh, 1 February – 26 April 2014 Free entry The capital’s history will be revealed from a whole new angle with an exhibition set to open in Edinburgh. Historic Edinburgh from Above encapsulates the capital’s changing cityscape throughout the early 20th century with a series of stunning […]

FEATURE – 10 things you should have probably done in Edinburgh…..

10 things you should have probably done in Edinburgh if you’re a resident Over the last few months, we’ve learnt that some of our friends who have lived in Edinburgh all their lives haven’t been to some amazing places in Edinburgh. We understand that not everyone can climb to the summit of Arthur’s Seat but […]

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REVIEW – Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Lyceum Theatre

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Tony Cownie’s enlightening production of Eugene O’Neill’s posthumous prizewinner depicts a family whose secrets cast a long shadow. Set in 1912, Long Day’s Journey Into Night focuses on a single day in the lives of the Tyrone family in their fog-enshrouded Connecticut home by the sea. Mary (Diana Kent) and James (Paul Shelley) are reunited […]

EXHIBITION – Bruce Munro, Field of Light, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

St Andrew Square Garden has been transformed into a Field of Light Bruce Munro, Field of Light, February 3rd – 27th April 2014 (free) An enchanting, contemporary light-based art installation that has captured the imaginations of thousands of people across the world has made its first appearance in Scotland. Field of Light, by British artist […]

 
 

FEATURE – Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle It’s on our doorstep, many of us pass it every day at least once. But how many Edinburgh residents have actually visited the castle? It’s an extremely busy place in the peak summer months, but the winter months provide a great opportunity to explore this iconic landmark when there are fewer tourists in […]

 
 

FEATURE – Edinburgh Photographers

Edinburgh photographers share their favourite picture and why Auld Reekie is the perfect place for photography You may have noticed that we love taking pictures of Edinburgh and have posted thousands of photographs on our website and through our social media channels since we launched in 2009. Edinburgh has got some fantastic photographers and we […]

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FEATURE – Lothian Bus Geeks in their own words

The Lothian Bus Geeks reflect on their epic charity challenge We previously featured Chris Dunn and Neil Gregory as they embarked on their Edinburgh Bus Challenge, raising money for  It’s Good 2 Give in the process. You can still donate here. Since their adventure on the buses, they’ve given numerous interviews, taken part in photo shoots […]

EXHIBITION – Chinese Terracotta Warrior Lanterns, Edinburgh

Terracotta Warrior Lanterns have arrived in Edinburgh for Chinese New Year 2014 The lanterns have arrived at Edinburgh University’s Old College Quadrangle and will be there daily from 4pm – 9pm from the 29th January until 7th February. Chinese New Year falls on 31st January 2014. Around 90 brightly coloured figures up to 2.5m tall […]

EVENT – The Wee Dub Festival, 7 – 9 March 2014, Edinburgh

The Wee Dub Festival returns for 2014 This year sees the fourth edition of the pioneering dub and reggae weekender, taking place at venue throughout Edinburgh’s Old Town from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th March. Last year saw the festival almost sell-out, with over 2000 ticket buyers across all events, coming from across the UK and Europe. The […]

FEATURE – The Edinburgh Bus Geek challenge in aid of It’s Good 2 Give

Two friends challenge themselves to ride every Edinburgh Lothian bus in descending numerical order for charity It started off as a conversation in the pub between friends Chris Dunn and Neil Gregory. Was it possible for them to ride every Lothian Bus in descending numerical order in one day? They knew they would have to […]