The Welcoming, Edinburgh

A short video about befriending at The Welcoming The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. They provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. The timetable is fantastic. The Welcoming also creates opportunities for locals and newcomers to come together, so that […]

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The 2018 Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks

  Photos of the 2018 fireworks are by Dave Stewart of Studio 2 Photography and Callum Ollason of Shot Happens.   2018 Fireworks ‘waterfall’ on Edinburgh Castle from Edinburgh Spotlight on Vimeo.   The 2018 Virgin Money Fireworks Concert took place on Monday 27th August 2018. Behind the scenes with Pyrovision We were lucky enough to […]

Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks 2018 by Dave Stewart
 
 

PHOTOS: Edinburgh International Festival, Five Telegrams

Our photographers captured this incredible event from all angles last night. All photos are watermarked and copyright of Studio 2 Photography, Shot Happens Photography and Michael Bryant Photography. The Edinburgh International Festival 2018 opened tonight with the Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Five Telegrams. 15,000 free tickets to the epic outdoor digital and live performance were snapped up […]

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The 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

  The 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is spectacular as ever. Our photographer Callum Ollason of Shot Happens Photography was on the Castle Esplanade capturing the dress rehearsal event. High shots were captured on the second night by Dave Stewart of Studio 2 Photography Please scroll down if you’d like to see the photos, but they […]

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2018, The Sky’s the Limit

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has revealed the dynamic line-up of performers which are set to grace Edinburgh Castle’s iconic Esplanade from this Friday (3 August) for this year’s ‘The Sky’s the Limit’ showcase. From Australia and Oman to Malawi and the Shetland Isles, producers have explored all points of the compass to select a […]

Performers from all over the world take part in the 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
 
 

Views From The Roof: National Library of Scotland

  When the lovely media folks from the National Library of Scotland invited us up onto their roof to enjoy the views of Edinburgh, we didn’t take long in saying yes. Blessed with a perfect summer’s day in Edinburgh. we enjoyed this unique viewpoint to capture our favourite buildings in the Old Town from a […]

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FREE Summer Activities for Edinburgh Children by Edinburgh Helping Hands

After helping hundreds of children in 2017 with free football coaching, Edinburgh Helping Hands are back for the summer 2018 holidays with drop in classes for kids in the city. These football and boxing fitness sessions are free and open to all boys and girls aged 8-16 years. There is no need to register in advance. […]

Scott Brown meeting local kids at the 2017 football sessions.

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FEATURE – 18 places to walk in Edinburgh in 2018

Edinburgh is brilliant for lovers of the outdoors. You don’t even have to leave the city to find some beautiful green spaces to blow the cobwebs away. One of the most striking things about the city is not just the enormous number of parks, but the sheer quantity of people enjoying using them. Here are […]

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INFO – Dates for Edinburgh’s 2018 Festivals

Edinburgh Spotlight loves living in ‘Festival City’ and already has all these dates in its 2018 calendar.   International Science Festival  31 March – 15 April 2018 The International Science Festival features a host of fun and educational events, lectures and attractions celebrating all things scientific. TradFest Edinburgh 26 April – 6 May 2018 Edinburgh’s […]

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The Scott Monument illuminated at night

The Scott Monument is illuminated every evening at dusk now. It looks beautiful as these images demonstrate. Images by Michael Bryant. Tweet