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

Chinese Giant Lanterns at Edinburgh Zoo December 1st 2017 – February 25th 2018

This article contains spoiler photos below, please only scroll down if you’re happy to see photos of the lanterns in situ. This winter, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo is home to The Giant Lanterns of China, an installation of over 450 dazzling giant lanterns that will illuminate the Zoo for 50 awe-inspiring nights. Between 1 December 2017 to […]

A Chinese Lantern welcome outside the zoo

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. […]


FESTIVAL EVENT – The Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, Monday 28th August 2017

The 2017 Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks Concert will take place on Monday 28th August at 9pm in Princes Street Gardens (fireworks being at 9.30pm). In a celebration of dance, the concert sets stirring and delightful music with an outstanding and sparkling visual extravaganza. The breathtaking fireworks display is specially choreographed by international fireworks artists Pyrovision. Tickets are available […]


Stockbridge Duck Race, Sunday 3rd July 2016

This year’s fabulous Stockbridge Duck Race will be taking place on Sunday 3rd July at 3pm. This is a popular annual event is held to help raise money for local charities and 2016 is its 27th year. The monies collected for purchasing a duck will be donated to Lifecare and St Columba’s Hospice. All ducks are numbered and […]

Duck wardens

EVENT – Pearl Izumi Tour Series (Edinburgh), 19th May 2016

  Edinburgh’s city centre streets will be transformed into a cycling race track as Scotland welcomes round three of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series in May. The fast-paced race – brought to Edinburgh on Thursday 19 May by Sweetspot, EventScotland and the City of Edinburgh Council – will see some of Britain’s top professional teams […]

Fraser Martin, James McCallum, Cllr Adam McVey, Evan Oliphant - Credit Greg MacVean

Epic Chalk Day 2 – Sunday 20th March 2016

This is a FREE ART EVENT to be held in the centre of Inverleith Park, Stockbridge hosted by local street artist Paul Togneri. The event offers a day of street chalking, painting, live music, art workshops, face painting and lots and lots of fun. All art materials will be provided, bring chalk if you can […]

Epic Chalk Day 1 was a roaring success

Exhibition – KEYFRAMES in St Andrew Square, 4th February – 28 March 2016

An invasion of stop-motion stick-figures has created a spectacle of light and sound with its first appearance inScotland in Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square. KEYFRAMES, delivered by Curated Place with French artists collective Groupe LAPS, has been named a key event in the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. It will be exhibited within Edinburgh’s St Andrew […]

Pipefest Edinburgh, 9th August 2015

  Pipefest will take place on Sunday 9th August. The 2015 parade will follow the 2010 route and march down the historic Royal Mile into Holyrood Park. The parade route will start from Cockburn Street, down the Canongate, Holyrood House and the Scottish Parliament. Form-up: Cockburn Street from 11:30am Parade Start: Cockburn Street  1:00pm Vantage Points: anywhere on […]

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Birra Moretti Gran Tour, Summerhall 9-12 July 2015

THE AUTHENTIC ITALIAN FOOD JOURNEY RETURNS Pop-up food and drink festival ‘Moretti Gran Tour’ launches in Edinburgh, Leeds and London from July Experience authentic Italian cuisine from a selection of regions across Italy Leading Italian street food vendors will showcase their skills and share signature dishes Free Moretti Master Class with leading Italian chefs Italian […]

9th - 12th July at Summerhall