11-22 Aug (not 16), 2115 (2215) @ Leith Links (West) As the sky darkens over Leith Links, an audience is soaked to the skin. But for once this is not down to the legendary Scottish “summer”. Here, pirates are running amok with their hand-held cannon, drenching a sea of blue poncho-ed people who ebb and […]

REVIEW – Edinburgh Mela, Leith Links

Edinburgh Mela Shines Again for 2010 Edinburgh Spotlight checked out the Edinburgh Mela today at its new permanent home of Leith Links.  Now in its 16th year, and having outgrown its previous home of Pilrig Park, the Mela’s new home at Leith Links is ideal – there is far more space now for dedicated areas […]

PREVIEW – the Edinburgh Mela Festival

From August 6 to 8, Leith Links will be the new home to all the colour, spectacle and excitement of the Edinburgh Mela Festival. Bringing together culture and entertainment from across the world, the Mela has been an Edinburgh festival favourite since 1995, and is supported by the City of Edinburgh Council and the Scottish […]