Author Archives: Miss Edinburgh

Liberton Kirk mark the Centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War

  Liberton Kirk has over 16,000 poppies on its exterior as it marks the Centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War. Around 16,000 poppies have been made by people ranging in age from 3 to 96, and from as far afield as New Zealand and Australia. Skilled embroiderers, craftsmen and unskilled people […]

Liberton Kirk

PHOTOS: Edinburgh International Festival, Five Telegrams

Our photographers captured this incredible event from all angles last night. All photos are watermarked and copyright of Studio 2 Photography, Shot Happens Photography and Michael Bryant Photography. The Edinburgh International Festival 2018 opened tonight with the Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Five Telegrams. 15,000 free tickets to the epic outdoor digital and live performance were snapped up […]

Five Telegrams, EIF 2018

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2018, The Sky’s the Limit

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has revealed the dynamic line-up of performers which are set to grace Edinburgh Castle’s iconic Esplanade from this Friday (3 August) for this year’s ‘The Sky’s the Limit’ showcase. From Australia and Oman to Malawi and the Shetland Isles, producers have explored all points of the compass to select a […]

Performers from all over the world take part in the 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Ross Fountain Switch-on, Sunday 8th July 2018

FAMILY FUN DAY PLANNED TO MARK ROSS FOUNTAIN SWITCH-ON A family fun day is planned to celebrate the formal switch on of the Ross Fountain in West Princes Street Gardens on Sunday 8th July 2018. Entertainment will include a bouncy castle, face painters, street performers and stilt-walkers.  The event, which will be free, is being […]

The Ross Fountain ahead of the water switch-on

Design For Second Mortonhall Memorial Unveiled

A bronze baby elephant sculpture has been chosen as the preferred memorial for Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens by parents affected by historic practices at Mortonhall Crematorium. The sculpture, which will be created by renowned Kelpies sculptor Andy Scott, will stand approximately two metres high and be embossed with a coat of forget-me-not flowers to reinforce […]

Credit Andy Scott

Lothian Buses Recreated in Lego at Riddle’s Court

LOTHIAN BUSES RECREATED IN LEGO® Miniature recreations of Lothian buses are set to star in a unique exhibition in Edinburgh this August. ‘Brick City – The Backstage Tour’ will see one of the UK’s leading LEGO® builders, Warren Elsmore, open up his Edinburgh studio to the public. A new Lothian bus will be added to […]

A lego Lothian Buses built by Warren Elsmore, who will be building a complete city live during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Credit: Wullie Marr

The 2017 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo reveals an array of international acts to celebrate this year’s Splash of Tartan The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is set to celebrate in its usual technicolour style, unveiling a stellar line up of acts set to descend on Scotland’s capital for the 2017 Show today (Monday, 31 July). Returning for […]

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2017

FESTIVAL EVENT – Edinburgh Big Beach Busk, Saturday 26th August 2017

Back for its eighth year, the Edinburgh Big Beach Busk will take place from 12 noon on Saturday 26th August. Edinburgh’s Portobello seaside gets mixed up and musical for a day. People of all ages are encouraged to head along and entertain the public on the promenade. The Edinburgh Big beach Busk say: “No rules. Just Busking. […]


Edinburgh Spotlight’s fog image in 2018 Edinburgh calendar

We’re very excited to announce that our fog image from this winter is featured as the cover shot and January image in an Edinburgh 2018 calendar available for purchase. Buying the 2018 Edinburgh calendar You can buy the calendar: Through this link (worldwide postage / shipping available) In person at Popping up in Stockbridge, 31 Raeburn Place (opposite Scotmid) […]

Our image in a calendar for the first time

Work starts on the statue of the Ross Fountain renovation

The statue at the top of The Ross Fountain in West Princes Street Gardens has today (Thursday 6th July, 2017) been lifted off marking the start of the £1.5M renovation. The work is being undertaken by The Ross Development Trust as part of their £25M revitalisation of the area in partnership with the City of […]

Credit: Ian Jacobs