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. […]


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

Free football coaching sessions for children by Edinburgh Helping Hands

Edinburgh Helping Hands have now been offering free football coaching to local children for the last couple of months and will continue to do so. There is no catch, it is genuinely free sessions by former professional players and coaches giving up their own time for the benefit of the community. The sessions are open for boys […]

Leigh Griffiths helping out at a recent session

Edinburgh International Festival Event: Bloom

The Standard Life Opening Event: Bloom will take place on Friday 4th August and Saturday 5th August from 10pm until midnight around St Andrew Square. It is once again being created by 59 Productions who were behind the magnificent Harmonium in 2015 and Deep Time in 2016. The Edinburgh International Festival was established in 1947 […]

Bloom visualisation

Edinburgh Alphabet Exhibition, City Art Centre, until 8th October 2017

An A-Z of the City’s Collections. The city of Edinburgh is steeped in history. Stroll down the medieval closes of the Royal Mile or through the Georgian streets of the New Town and you are walking in the footsteps of some of Scotland’s greatest heroes (and villains). Collecting the material culture of this great city […]

Pantomime set from King's Theatre.

Stockbridge Duck Race, Sunday 2nd July 2017

This year’s fabulous Stockbridge Duck Race will be taking place on Sunday 2nd July at 3pm. This is a popular annual event is held to help raise money for local charities and 2017 is its 28th year. The monies collected for purchasing a duck will be donated to St Columba’s Hospice and The Yard. You can buy your […]


Blossom in The Meadows, 2017

Photos of the blossom in The Meadows looking incredible on 24th April. And a few days earlier.   Tweet

The Meadows

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Film Fest in the City, 16 – 18 June 2017

  Free outdoor films in St Andrew Square June is officially movie month in Edinburgh with the 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) taking place 21st June – 2nd July 2017. Returning for 2017 is the Film in the City weekend in St Andrew Square. Friday 16th June – Sunday 18th June sees FREE outdoor screenings […]

Free outdoor films in St Andrew Square