Event

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
 
 

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
 
 

EVENT – LeithLate, 21-22 June 2014

LeithLate 2014 LeithLate makes a triumphant return in its fourth year with an expanded programme, time-frame, duration and route, making this LeithLate even longer and later than ever before! Expanding from the previous Thursday evening slot to a weekend event over two days, LeithLate14 promises to be a veritable smorgasbord of art, music, film and […]

Back for 2014
 
 

EVENT – Edinburgh Samhuinn Fire Festival, 31st October 2013

Edinburgh Samhuinn Fire Festival, Parliament Square, 31st October 2013, 9-11pm (free event) From the Beltane Fire Society Once again we gather to celebrate Samhuinn, the Celtic New Year, with our unique festival event in the heart of Edinburgh’s atmospheric Old Town. With drumming, dancing, voice and music, street theatre, captivating fire performance and stunning costumes, […]

FEATURE – It’s Good 2 Trek up Mount Kilimanjaro

It’s Good 2 Trek up Mount Kilimanjaro We have featured It’s Good 2 Give several times before and we officially support the Edinburgh-based cancer charity for children and their families. Not one to shy away from a challenge, the founder of It’s Good 2 Give Lynne McNicoll, is leading a team of 31 people up […]

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 […]

EVENT – The Scottish International Storytelling Festival, 18-27 October 2013

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival – Once Upon a Journey The Scottish International Storytelling Festival (SISF) takes place this year between Friday 18th and Sunday 27th October 2013. This year journey with nomads, explorers, pilgrims and voyagers. Be transported by Travellers’ Tales that span worlds of geography, fiction and landscapes of the heart. The 2013 […]

EXHIBITION – Bon Papillon present Senja Bownes, Machrihanish, McTaggart and Me

Bon Papillon welcome their new artist in residence, Senja Bownes With many strings to their bow, the team at Bon Papillon gallery-café-framing-studio are not about to rest on their laurels. A new season sees a new team member – Senja Bownes – opening her residency with a solo show. Senja joins owners Ingrid Nilsson (artist in […]

EVENT – Projekt: Kaberett, Summerhall 27th July 2013

An amazing night bringing together a host of delightful Edinburgh talents In January 2014, Sporadic Music and Tightlaced Theatre will present 1933: Eine Nacht in Kabarett, an immersive cabaret experience set on the night of Hitler’s election as Chancellor, capturing the insidious rise of the right wing in a show designed to entertain, enlighten and […]

EVENT – Spa in the City, 4-5th May 2013, St Andrew Square

Spa in the City returns on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2013 in St Andrew Square, Edinburgh Beauty fans can look forward to a bumper weekend with the Essential Edinburgh extravaganza featuring a new ‘Fresh as a Daisy’ theme. This will be accompanied by a fresh new format, with six of the city’s most […]