Author Archives: EdinburghReviewer

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
 
 

Ocean Terminal – Edinburgh Airport Service 200 launches

  Air passengers from the north of Edinburgh will soon have a more direct route to and from the Airport following the official launch of the Lothian Buses Skylink service. The service starts on 23rd April 2017. Timetable PDF Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s busiest airport and one of the fastest growing airports in the UK, especially […]

Airlink 200
 
 

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
 
 

Opening The Covers of Edinburgh’s Book Tower

Edinburgh will soon be host to yet another world-class tourist attraction as details were released today of the city’s forthcoming Book Tower. Fresh from their recently-awarded Category A listing status, developers have been granted permission to transform Leith’s famous ‘banana flats’ into a flagship visitor attraction. A joint partnership between Edinburgh Historic Buildings, the City […]

The Banana flats
 
 

Edinburgh’s Little Free Libraries

Edinburgh’s first Little Free Library opened back in May 2016 in the Stockbridge Colonies. The Little Free Library initiative started in America in 2010 with a mission to build 2,510 Little Free Libraries – as many as supported by Scottish Philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie. There are now over 36,000 Little Free Libraries world-wide. Their mission is: […]

Edinburgh’s first 24 hours little free library
 
 

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 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 for the Ross Bandstand and Princes Street Gardens will […]

 
 

PHOTOS – Frozen fog over Edinburgh, January 21st 2017

I had intended to capture a lovely sunrise this morning as the conditions were forecast to be good. First of all, I headed to the Castle Esplanade and it looked ok, but I could see that Arthur’s Seat was covered in frozen fog except the peak. I hot footed down the Royal Mile and up […]

The Edinburgh Old Town emerging from the fog this morning.
 
 

FEATURE – 17 places to walk in Edinburgh in 2017

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 17 suggestions […]

Edinburgh in the spring