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 […]

Ducks
 
 

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
 
 

Edinburgh International Magic Festival 30th June – 8th July 2017

MagicFest Announces Biggest Programme to Date with Levitations Theme and New Events that will Bring Edinburgh’s Historic Venues and their Untold Secrets to Life   Building upon the success of last year, MagicFest has announced their biggest festival to date for their 8th year programme, inviting Edinburgh and magic fans from afar to ‘let their […]

Edinburgh International Magic Festival
 
 

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 27 May – 4 June 2017

Newly renamed Edinburgh International Children’s Festival programme unveiled Highlights: 15 shows from 9 countries Free festival opening weekend at the National Museum of Scotland A brand new international co-production to tour all over Scotland for 3 weeks The newly renamed Edinburgh International Children’s Festival (formerly Imaginate Festival) which is running from 27 May to 4 […]

Edinburgh International Children's Festival
 
 

FESTIVAL EVENT – The Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, Monday 28th August 2017

The 2017 Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks Concert will take place on Monday 28th August at 9pm in Princes Street Gardens (fireworks being at 9.30pm). In a celebration of dance, the concert sets stirring and delightful music with an outstanding and sparkling visual extravaganza. The breathtaking fireworks display is specially choreographed by international fireworks artists Pyrovision. Tickets are available […]

 
 

PHOTOS – Spring 2017 in Edinburgh

Our gallery of photos from the first signs of spring around town! The most recent images are at the top. Tweet

Blossom in front of Edinburgh Castle