PHOTOS – Edinburgh International Festival: Bloom

Tonight saw St Andrew Square come to life as the first evening of Bloom took place. The opening Edinburgh International Festival event created by 59 Productions to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the event wowed the large crowds. Our photographers caught the event from all angles! The event was repeated on Saturday 5th August. Callum Ollason: Shot […]

By Don Munro
 
 

PHOTOS – The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2017

The 2017 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo still lives up to its reputation of being the greatest show on earth. You can read more about this year’s theme of Splash of Tartan in our preview article. The performers from across the world, wowed the crowds throughout the show and it lived up to its reputation of the greatest […]

The 2017 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
 
 

Islam Festival Edinburgh 5-24 August 2017

The Edinburgh Central Mosque is one of the city’s many mosques and it’s here, every August that the Edinburgh Islam Festival takes place. Edinburgh Central Mosque opens its doors and warmly invites you to Islam Festival Edinburgh. The exhibition offers a genuine insight into Islam including a dynamic experience of knowledge and culture. Enjoy talks, workshops, free […]

Mosque model
 
 

Lothian Buses Recreated in Lego at Riddle’s Court

LOTHIAN BUSES RECREATED IN LEGO® Miniature recreations of Lothian buses are set to star in a unique exhibition in Edinburgh this August. ‘Brick City – The Backstage Tour’ will see one of the UK’s leading LEGO® builders, Warren Elsmore, open up his Edinburgh studio to the public. A new Lothian bus will be added to […]

A lego Lothian Buses built by Warren Elsmore, who will be building a complete city live during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Credit: Wullie Marr
 
 

The 2017 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo reveals an array of international acts to celebrate this year’s Splash of Tartan The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is set to celebrate in its usual technicolour style, unveiling a stellar line up of acts set to descend on Scotland’s capital for the 2017 Show today (Monday, 31 July). Returning for […]

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2017
 
 

Islam Festival Edinburgh 5-24 August 2017

The Edinburgh Central Mosque is one of the city’s many mosques and it’s here, every August that the Edinburgh Islam Festival takes place. Edinburgh Central Mosque opens its doors and warmly invites you to Islam Festival Edinburgh. The exhibition offers a genuine insight into Islam including a dynamic experience of knowledge and culture. Enjoy talks, workshops, free […]

Mosque model
 
 

Hyde & Son Raises the Bar in Edinburgh’s George Street

Hyde & Son coffee bar and lounge has opened its doors on George Street, nestled within Edinburgh’s very first design led aparthotel, Eden Locke. Designed for drinking, discovering, working or relaxing, Hyde & Son seamlessly and carefully balances style with substance.  Open to Eden Locke guests as well as non-residents, the new destination presents a […]

Hyde & Son bar and lounge
 
 

Chinese Giant Lanterns at Edinburgh Zoo December 1st 2017 – February 25th 2018

This article contains spoiler photos below, please only scroll down if you’re happy to see photos of the lanterns in situ. This winter, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo is home to The Giant Lanterns of China, an installation of over 450 dazzling giant lanterns that will illuminate the Zoo for 50 awe-inspiring nights. Between 1 December 2017 to […]

A Chinese Lantern welcome outside the zoo
 
 

FESTIVAL EVENT – Edinburgh Big Beach Busk, Saturday 26th August 2017

Back for its eighth year, the Edinburgh Big Beach Busk will take place from 12 noon on Saturday 26th August. Edinburgh’s Portobello seaside gets mixed up and musical for a day. People of all ages are encouraged to head along and entertain the public on the promenade. The Edinburgh Big beach Busk say: “No rules. Just Busking. […]

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Rebus30 at the Writers’ Museum until 21 January 2018

  Joining the ranks of Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and Robert Louis Stevenson; author Ian Rankin is celebrated in a new exhibition at Edinburgh’s Writers’ Museum. A rare selection of personal items, manuscripts and images belonging to the best-selling writer are displayed in a new exhibition celebrating the 30th anniversary of his much-loved super […]

Ian Rankin. Credit: Rebusfest