Edinburgh Winter Festivals

Edinburgh’s Winter Festivals 2015 / 16

  Edinburgh loves a festival and in winter we have Edinburgh’s Christmas and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. There is also a celebration of St Andrew’s Day including free entertainment and things to do in St Andrew Square and special offers for Edinburgh’s attractions.  There are FREE TICKETS to Edinburgh Castle and other Historic Scotland sites for the weekend of 28/29 November. […]

St Columba's Tree
 
 

Edinburgh’s Winter Festivals 2014 / 15

  Edinburgh loves a festival and in winter we have Edinburgh’s Christmas and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. There is also a celebration of St Andrew’s Day including free entertainment and things to do in St Andrew Square and special offers for Edinburgh’s attractions. This year, Edinburgh residents get a 20% discount off all tickets from Edinburgh’s Christmas and 20% off tickets […]

Edinburgh at Christmas time
 
 

INFO – Dates for Edinburgh’s 2016 Festivals

  Edinburgh Spotlight loves living in ‘Festival City’ and already has all these dates in its 2016 calendar.   International Science Festival  26 March – 10 April 2016 The International Science Festival features a host of fun and educational events, lectures and attractions celebrating all things scientific. TradFest Edinburgh 27 April – 8 May 2016 […]

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
 
 

PHOTOS – The 2013 Torchlight Procession in Edinburgh

  Tonight saw the Torchlight Procession snake its way through Edinburgh again and raise thousands of pounds for charity in the process. Here are a selection of our photographs from the event. Picture credits: Richard Dyson of Trixta Photography Some other pics of ours from the evening (mainly iPhone) And this cracker from Mo Thomson […]

 
 

REVIEW – LIMBO, Edinburgh’s Christmas

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Edinburgh’s Christmas has been sparkly and magic many times before — but one thing it has perhaps never been is sexy. That changes this year with the appearance of the fiery, feisty and flirtatious LIMBO, a physical circus spectacular running in the Paradiso Spiegeltent in St Andrew Square. Step into the tent and you could […]

FEATURE – St Andrew’s Day events in Edinburgh 2013

St Andrew’s day events in Edinburgh 2013 including a music and dance extravaganza in the Grassmarket 2013 sees a packed programme of free events in the capital city to celebrate St Andrew’s Day.  Unique Events and Underbelly will present award-winning Scottish performers in a music and dance extravaganza to take place throughout the afternoon and […]

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 Hogmanay 2013/14

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2013/14 events Every year at Hogmanay, the eyes of the world look to Edinburgh for an example of how to bring the new year in with a bang. This year will be no exception, as the stroke of midnight will see another spectacular firework display light up the Edinburgh skies whilst thousands party on the […]

CHRISTMAS PHOTO – Santa collecting his mail in Princes Street Gardens

Santa collects his mail daily in Edinburgh at 11am and 4pm As part of Edinburgh’s Christmas, Santa collects his mail every day from his two post boxes situated in Princes Street Gardens. His first collection of the day is at 11am and then one later on in the afternoon at 4pm. We visited him today […]

REVIEW – Mother Goose, King’s Theatre

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We had a gander at Mother Goose “That was soooooooooo good!” our young reviewer declared as she sashayed out of the theatre this evening. 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 […]