Edinburgh for kids

Popular CBeebies show, Teacup Travels boosts Under-five’s interest in museum exhibits.

An inspiring Scottish children’s television show has sparked a surge of interest among under five-year-olds keen to see unique artefacts held in museums across the UK. The filming of 20 new episodes of CBeebies’ favourite, Teacup Travels, has begun with new outdoor scenes filmed at the Head Gardener’s Cottage in Princes Street Gardens, in Edinburgh […]

Filming in Princes Street Gardens

PHOTOS – The 70th Edinburgh Children’s Taxi Outing

The Edinburgh Taxi Trade Outing for children with special needs took place today. This outing is organised and paid for by the organising committee through fund-raising along with the generosity and support from residents and businesses within Edinburgh and beyond and takes over 250 people on an day out to the beach. We managed to […]

The Edinburgh Taxi Outing 2016

Imaginate Festival 28th May – 5 June 2016

Six shows not to miss at Imaginate Children’s Festival In festivals town, May is for Imaginate, Edinburgh’s international children’s festival, which showcases some of the world’s best theatre and dance for young audiences between 28 May and 5 June. The programme of shows from 9 different countries, all hand-picked by its directors, is brimming with […]

Imaginate Festival 2016. Credit: Sean Young

The Ideal Hut Show, Royal Botanic Garden until 30 May 2016

The Festival of Architecture PRESENTS – The Ideal Hut Show The Ideal Hut Show launches its tour at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh on Saturday 30 April and runs there until 30 May, the quirky installation includes 18 garden sheds, transformed by top architects and designers from across the UK including Kelpies designer Andy Scott […]

The Ideal Hut Show

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

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Film in the City, 10-12 June 2016

Free outdoor films in St Andrew Square June is officially movie month in Edinburgh with the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) taking place 15-26 June 2016. Returning for 2016 is the Film in the City weekend in St Andrew Square. Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June sees FREE outdoor screenings return to St Andrew Square Gardens […]

Film in the City

BUILD IT! Adventures with LEGO® Bricks

BUILD IT! Adventures with LEGO® Bricks is on at the National Museum of Scotland this spring and the events are all free. LEGO® is more than a toy. It makes architects, sculptors and storytellers of us all. This spring, renowned brick artist, Warren Elsmore and his team display some of their most beautiful and intricate mini-buildings and […]

29th January - 17th April

FESTIVAL EVENT – Edinburgh Big Beach Busk, Saturday 29th August 2015

  Back for its sixth year, the Edinburgh Big Beach Busk will take place from 12 noon on Saturday 29th 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. […]

Portobello Beach

Pre-Fringe Children’s Festival at the Three Sisters

This year is the first free Kids festival, and it will be held at the Three Sisters, on Cowgate, with free children’s shows and entertainment running from August 1st – 5th 2015. The fun then continues right the way through the Fringe, until August 30th. With this year’s Fringe dates leaping backwards, there is a […]

At the Three Sisters

Stockbridge Duck Race, Sunday 28th June 2015

This year’s fabulous Stockbridge Duck Race will be taking place on Sunday 28th June at 3pm. This is a popular annual event is held to help raise money for local charities and 2015 is its 26th year. The monies collected for purchasing a duck will be donated to Lifecare and St Columba’s Hospice. All ducks are […]

Ducks being released in 2014