Christmas

The Jenners Christmas Tree 2014

We’re glad Jenners (House of Fraser) have kept the tradition of their giant Christmas Tree alive – Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas in Edinburgh without it! Make sure you pop in to see it over the festive season. Here’s a short video showing how they get the tree in and decorate it! Tweet

The Jenners Christmas Tree 2014
 
 

REVIEW – Peter Pan, King’s Theatre

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Yes, it’s that time of year again (oh yes it is) and the staple in our Christmas calendar that is a visit to the family-friendly pantomime at the King’s Theatre, where this year’s production is Peter Pan. Michael Harrison has co-written this year’s show with panto veteran Allan Stewart, who also stars and excels in […]

PHOTO – The Jenners 2013 Christmas tree

We’re glad Jenners (House of Fraser) have kept the tradition of their giant Christmas Tree alive – Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas in Edinburgh without it! Make sure you pop in to see it over the festive season. Tweet

 
 

FEATURE – Edinburgh’s Christmas 2013

An all new Edinburgh’s Christmas for 2013 The Edinburgh’s Christmas programme has officially launched and we are already excited. Christmas activities will not be centered around the Princes Street Gardens this year, but will also feature in St Andrew Square and along the length of Rose Street. The majority of the attractions open on 22 November […]

FEATURE – Edinburgh’s Christmas Light Night

Although temperatures were low, festive spirits were high after a magical and impressive Light Night, the official start of Edinburgh’s Christmas. Fittingly, the evening began with a stunning sunset and ended with an equally impressive moonrise – we’re not quite sure how Edinburgh’s Christmas managed to organise that! In between, lights sparkled in East Princes […]

EVENT – Moscow State Circus 19th Dec – 6th Jan (and competition)

The Moscow State Circus returns to Edinburgh this winter The Moscow State Circus is coming back to Edinburgh this winter. From 19th December until 6th January 2013 you can catch The Gift of Christmas at the big top in Leith. The show features an incredible array of Russian talent including the greatest high wire act […]

CHRISTMAS REVIEW – The Edinburgh Wheel 2012

If you venture into town over the next few weeks, you’ll be hard pushed to miss the Edinburgh Wheel beside the Scott Monument. During the day it sparkles in the sunshine and at night, it lights up. We paid a visit to East Princes Street Gardens this morning and took our first 2012 ride on […]

The Traditional German Christmas Market, 2011

The Traditional German Christmas Market is now a much-loved feature of Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations. Situated on the Mound Precinct, the wooden chalet-style stalls sell a wide range of decorations – traditional and modern – and a wonderful selection of food and drink. The stallholders from Frankfurt are friendly and happy to tell you more about […]

FEATURE – Edinburgh’s Christmas Light Night 2011

Edinburgh’s Christmas got off to a dazzling start yesterday, as The Snow Queen lit the Norwegian Christmas Tree on the Mound as part of the Light Night celebrations. Although the strong winds curtailed some of the planned fireworks and pyrotechnics, the sound and light show was still spectacular and enjoyed by the onlookers packed onto […]