Author Archives: EdinburghReviewer

The Welcoming, Edinburgh

A short video about befriending at The Welcoming The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. They provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. The timetable is fantastic. The Welcoming also creates opportunities for locals and newcomers to come together, so that […]

Befriending
 
 

The 2018 Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks

  Photos of the 2018 fireworks are by Dave Stewart of Studio 2 Photography and Callum Ollason of Shot Happens.   2018 Fireworks ‘waterfall’ on Edinburgh Castle from Edinburgh Spotlight on Vimeo.   The 2018 Virgin Money Fireworks Concert took place on Monday 27th August 2018. Behind the scenes with Pyrovision We were lucky enough to […]

Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks 2018 by Dave Stewart
 
 

The 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

  The 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is spectacular as ever. Our photographer Callum Ollason of Shot Happens Photography was on the Castle Esplanade capturing the dress rehearsal event. High shots were captured on the second night by Dave Stewart of Studio 2 Photography Please scroll down if you’d like to see the photos, but they […]

Finale
 
 

Views From The Roof: National Library of Scotland

  When the lovely media folks from the National Library of Scotland invited us up onto their roof to enjoy the views of Edinburgh, we didn’t take long in saying yes. Blessed with a perfect summer’s day in Edinburgh. we enjoyed this unique viewpoint to capture our favourite buildings in the Old Town from a […]

final 17
 
 

PHOTOS – Edinburgh’s 2018 Floral Clock

  This year’s Floral Clock theme commemorates 100 years since the end of World War One. It has been designed in partnership with Poppyscotland to mark 100 years since the signing of the Armistice and as part of their year-long fundraising campaign, The Poppy Pledge 1918. Edinburgh’s 2018 Floral Clock Floral clock fact file The Floral […]

The 2018 Edinburgh Floral Clock
 
 

FREE Summer Activities for Edinburgh Children by Edinburgh Helping Hands

After helping hundreds of children in 2017 with free football coaching, Edinburgh Helping Hands are back for the summer 2018 holidays with drop in classes for kids in the city. These football and boxing fitness sessions are free and open to all boys and girls aged 8-16 years. There is no need to register in advance. […]

Scott Brown meeting local kids at the 2017 football sessions.

Photo credit: Edinburgh Helping Hands
 
 

FEATURE – 18 places to walk in Edinburgh in 2018

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 […]

Edinburgh in the Autumn
 
 

Museum of Childhood reopens 3 March 2018

The official opening date of Edinburgh’s upgraded Museum of Childhood has been revealed as Saturday 3 March 2018.  The date has been confirmed as curators unpack 60 rarely-seen objects relating to childhood life, learning and play following a five-month refurbishment of the ground floor. Newly displayed items at the Royal Mile-based venue will include retro […]

Buzz looking forward to the opening
 
 

INFO – Dates for Edinburgh’s 2018 Festivals

Edinburgh Spotlight loves living in ‘Festival City’ and already has all these dates in its 2018 calendar.   International Science Festival  31 March – 15 April 2018 The International Science Festival features a host of fun and educational events, lectures and attractions celebrating all things scientific. TradFest Edinburgh 26 April – 6 May 2018 Edinburgh’s […]

Callum Ollason / Shot Happens