Castle Street

EXHIBITION – RNLI The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts, Edinburgh

RNLI outdoor photo exhibition pops up in Castle Street A new outdoor photo exhibition from the RNLI has taken centre stage in Castle Street. The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts is open 24 hours a day until the 24th of January 2014. For nearly a decade, professional photographer and volunteer lifeboat crew member Nigel Millard has […]


FRINGE EVENT – Fair Trade on the Fringe, 13-21 August 2011

Fair Trade on the Fringe, Castle Street Fair Trade on the Fringe is an International event that provides a platform for Fair Trade and ethical gifts from across the globe.  Held in a marquee on Castle Street, Fair Trade on the Fringe will again bring together the best of fair trade gifts, foods and drinks, […]

EVENT – Ceilidh Culture Easter Fair, Castle Street

Following on from last years success, the street fair returns as part of  Ceilidh Culture from Friday 22nd – Monday 23rd April 2011 in Castle Street. With a bonanza of stalls with food and drink, crafts, fashion and music, the four-day fair is sure to be great fun whilst celebrating the very best of Scotland. Live music, […]

EVENT – Continental Market, Castle Street 25-28 November 2010

The Continental market opened up today at Castle Street.  Open at 10am till 7pm every night until Sunday, you can stock up on cheese, sausages and other great foods.  There are also craft and crockery stalls amongst others. Perhaps the highlight is the huge pans of paella, cous cous and other amazing dishes that you […]

NEWS – Sandcastle sculpture in Castle Street & competition

Spanair are celebrating the launch of their new route from Edinburgh to Barcelona by creating a huge sandcastle sculpture in Castle Street. Scottish artist Kate Robinson began building the sculpture yesterday at 10am and the finished creation will celebrate the cultural links between Barcelona and Edinburgh by representing famous landmarks from both cities. The twist is that the […]

REVIEW – Well Hung and Tender, Castle Street


Another beautiful sunny day in Edinburgh as we head into the weekend. Thought I would treat myself a takeaway lunch from Well Hung and Tender in Castle Street (near Queen Street end). It’s a little more expensive (and better) than Greggs but not as expensive as eating out for lunch.  Their website is  HERE. The […]