Author Archives: EdinburghReviewer

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

LeithLate nveil Leith’s newest mural

LeithLate is pleased to announce its latest public art initiative in Leith, part of the high-profile Mural Project, mentioned in the New York Times in 2016. The latest mural in Leith was produced by The Too Much Fun Club,supported by The Friends of Pilrig Park, Leith Neighbourhood Partnership and Edinburgh Art Shop, and completed Thursday […]

Leithlate mural

It’s Good 2 Give’s Ripple retreat opened by Lorraine Kelly.

  Lorraine Kelly and Grant Stott officially opened It’s Good 2 Give’s Ripple Retreat on the shores of Loch Venacher today. A £1 million designer home gifted to families who have children with cancer, has opened its doors today (Friday 12th May 2017) to its first visitors following the fundraising success of a small Edinburgh-based […]


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.

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