Author Archives: Miss Edinburgh

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. […]

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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
 
 

Syrian Sweety House opens on Clerk Street, Edinburgh

There’s a new Syrian bakery in the Southside of Edinburgh. The Sweety House has opened this week after taking Haddington by storm with their Syrian bakes at The Loft Cafe & Bakery. Owned by Talal Tahan and Nour Taleb, this cafe and takeaway is open 7 days from 9am – 9pm at 19 Clerk Street and […]

Mohammed Taleb (12) outside his father's shop
 
 

Edinburgh International Festival Event: Bloom

The Standard Life Opening Event: Bloom will take place on Friday 4th August and Saturday 5th August from 10pm until midnight around St Andrew Square. It is once again being created by 59 Productions who were behind the magnificent Harmonium in 2015 and Deep Time in 2016. The Edinburgh International Festival was established in 1947 […]

Bloom. Image by 59 Productions
 
 

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 operated […]

The 2017 Floral Clock
 
 

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