Author Archives: Miss Edinburgh

PHOTOS – Edinburgh’s Floral Clock 2017

  Floral clock fact file The floral clock was first created in 1903 by the Edinburgh Parks Superintendent, John McHattie. The clock takes two gardeners five weeks to produce, and is trimmed, weeded and watered by one gardener for the rest of the season. The clock flowers from July until October. Until 1972 the clock was […]

June 13th
 
 

TENNENT’S TAKES OVER EDINBURGH IN ANTICIPATION OF OBAMA VISIT

  Thursday 25 May 2017, Edinburgh:  Tennent’s Lager is saying “Yes T Can” this week as the brand awaits the arrival of former US President Barack Obama to Scotland’s capital. Tennent’s has taken over Edinburgh city centre with a “Yes T Can” message, in reference to Obama’s iconic “Yes We Can” presidential election campaign. Tennent’s […]

Barack No Bama
 
 

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
 
 

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
 
 

Competition captures imagination of city’s photographers

Six striking shots of Edinburgh have been chosen from almost 400 entries to be displayed in a major new exhibition at the City Art Centre this summer. Photographers with a keen eye for the Capital were invited to ‘Capture Edinburgh’ for the chance to see their work displayed alongside favourites from the city’s museum and […]

View down Princes St at night by David Tomlins
 
 

INFO – Dates for Edinburgh’s 2017 Festivals

  Edinburgh Spotlight loves living in ‘Festival City’ and already has all these dates in its 2017 calendar.   International Science Festival  1 – 16 April 2017 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 2017 Edinburgh’s […]

By Dave Stewart
 
 

Red, Red Rose Street Festival, 21 – 27 January 2017

RED, RED ROSE STREET FESTIVAL PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED Organisers of Red, Red Rose Street today confirmed the full programme of events for Edinburgh’s newest Festival, which will run from Saturday 21 to Friday 27 January 2017, expanding the traditional Burns Night into a week-long celebration of the words and music of the world-renowned Scottish bard. Supported […]

21st - 27th January 2017
 
 

The Santa Grotto is back in Jenners for 2016

Santa has found time in his schedule this year to base himself in Jenners in his new Magical Grotto. We paid him a visit and he told us that everyone is welcome to go and see him and that he’s delighted to be back in capital city. Admission is £5 per child, with £2.50 of that going […]

Grotto 2016