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 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 for the Ross Bandstand and Princes Street Gardens will […]


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

World Naked Bike Ride Edinburgh, 13th June 2015

13th June will see naked* cyclists assemble at Middle Meadow Walk. As part of World Naked Bike Ride, Edinburgh is hosting another cycle as a “fun and peaceful protest against car culture”. Assembling at Middle Meadow walk from 3pm on Saturday 13th June, cyclists will ride to the top of Holyrood park for a downhill […]

Edinburgh's World Naked Bike Ride 2015

Edinburgh Armed Forces Day, 27 June 2015

The National Armed Forces Day Event will be held in Guildford, but many more events will be held up and down the country in support of Armed Forces Day. Including the Edinburgh Armed Forces Day event which takes place on Saturday 27th June 2015. This year’s event will be held in the Grassmarket and will […]

Armed Forces

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, 17-26 July 2015

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2015 includes the free Festival Carnival and the Mardi Gras The programme for the 2015 Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival have been announced. Over 150 concerts over the Festival’s 10-day duration. The two headline acts  will both perform at the Festival theatre. One of the great icons of jazz and soul, George […]

Jazz and Edinburgh Castle