Author Archives: Miss Edinburgh

Edinburgh Buildings are Glowing Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness

Glow Gold September in Edinburgh A group of Edinburgh parents of children with cancer have got together with other parents and grandparents from around the UK and beyond, to try and make a difference and change the face of childhood cancer. Glow Gold September is a childhood cancer awareness campaign to get iconic buildings and […]

The Edinburgh Playhouse is one of the buildings glowing gold.

Edinburgh Doors Open Days, 24th & 25th September 2016

We love the excellent Doors Open Days held across Scotland. In Edinburgh the doors will be open to the public on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2016. The events are run by the Cockburn Association. Fascinating buildings are opening their doors over the weekend for free. Some will be for the first time, some […]


Edinburgh sunset 15th August 2016

Sometimes Edinburgh’s sunsets are so stunning they take your breath away! This evening, I started at Silverknowes and ended up at Granton. The photos show how the sunset developed. Sunset, Edinburgh, 15th August 2016 from Edinburgh Spotlight on Vimeo. Tweet

Beautiful colours

Popular CBeebies show, Teacup Travels boosts Under-five’s interest in museum exhibits.

An inspiring Scottish children’s television show has sparked a surge of interest among under five-year-olds keen to see unique artefacts held in museums across the UK. The filming of 20 new episodes of CBeebies’ favourite, Teacup Travels, has begun with new outdoor scenes filmed at the Head Gardener’s Cottage in Princes Street Gardens, in Edinburgh […]

Filming in Princes Street Gardens

Undies Sunday at Stag Barber shop, 28th August 2016

  They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch… well Stag Barber Co. is here to prove them wrong and raise money for prostate cancer with ‘Undies Sunday’. The Edinburgh barber shop is holding an event on Sunday 28th August 2016 where clients can pay whatever they want to for a haircut, as long […]

Undies Sunday

Edinburgh International Festival: Deep Time

Over 25,000 people were treated to a spectacular show this evening as Deep Time played out upon the south western flank of Edinburgh Castle rock this evening. Here is a selection of photographs by Dave Stewart of Studio 2 Photography. Enjoy!   And by Michael Bryant.   And by Callum Ollason, Shot Happens   And the […]

Copyright Dave Stewart

Edinburgh International Festival: Anything That Gives Off Light – School project

Edinburgh International Festival Young People’s Award Jurors and 1000 yellow figures kick off day one of the International Festival On the opening day of the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival, Festival Director Fergus Linehan, Deputy Presiding Officer Christine Grahame MSP and members of the International Festival Young People’s Award Jury unveiled the Anything That Gives Off […]

Andrew Cowan / Scottish Parliament

PHOTOS – The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2016

The 2016 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 Tunes of Glory in our preview article. The performers from across the world, wowed the crowds through a two hour show. The entire cast assembled for the grand finale, […]


Edinburgh International Festival – All back to Club Cumming!

When the curtain comes down on Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, hit The Hub for Club Cumming – Alan’s legendary after party… The 2016 Edinburgh International Festival kicks off this weekend – on Saturday night Scottish actor and entertainer Alan Cumming takes up residency at International Festival HQ, The Hub, with his hit cabaret show […]

Club Cumming at the International Festival

‘Our Edinburgh’ anti litter campaign in Edinburgh

  There’ a new bright anti-litter campaign in the streets of Edinburgh. Environment Vice-Convener, Councillor Adam McVey explains: “For the last few months we have been working with Keep Scotland Beautiful on the #NeatStreets campaign in the Grassmarket, which aims to change the habits of litter-droppers using innovative techniques like the recently-installed ballot bins. By encouraging […]

The new brighter bins