Author Archives: EdinburghReviewer

EIF REVIEW – The Divide, parts 1 & 2

Men and women cannot live together! This is the premise The Divide presents of an England in approximately a century’s time when society is segregated according to binary gender attributions where heterosexuality is considered an abomination. Males live with males in cities to the north and females with females in southern villages, exhibiting a certain […]

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
 
 

Edinburgh Police Box Festival 26-27 August 2017

Take a break from the bustle and expense of the Fringe and explore the city through its Police Boxes, as this year sees the return of the popular Edinburgh Police Box Festival. Once again the doors of these mysterious spaces will open across the city to welcome inquisitive individuals and provide insight into the new […]

26 - 27 August 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 28th 2018

CHINA’S GIANT LANTERNS TO LIGHT UP SCOTLAND Edinburgh Zoo announces spectacular giant Chinese lantern event for winter season This winter, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo will be 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 25 […]

Panda lanterns
 
 

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