EXHIBITION – Historic Edinburgh from Above

Historic Edinburgh From Above at the Museum of Edinburgh, 1 February – 26 April 2014 Free entry The capital’s history will be revealed from a whole new angle with an exhibition set to open in Edinburgh. Historic Edinburgh from Above encapsulates the capital’s changing cityscape throughout the early 20th century with a series of stunning […]

EXHIBITION – Chinese Terracotta Warrior Lanterns, Edinburgh

Terracotta Warrior Lanterns have arrived in Edinburgh for Chinese New Year 2014 The lanterns have arrived at Edinburgh University’s Old College Quadrangle and will be there daily from 4pm – 9pm from the 29th January until 7th February. Chinese New Year falls on 31st January 2014. Around 90 brightly coloured figures up to 2.5m tall […]

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 […]


EXHIBITION – Wildlife Photographer of the Year, National Museum, Edinburgh (free)

Wildlife Photographer of the Year in the National Museum Chambers Street, 17 March – 1 June 2014 The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, has opened  at the National Museum of Scotland. It features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes. Admission […]

FEATURE – ‘Leith Walkers’ & 2014 Edinburgh exhibition

A new photo website ‘Leith Walkers’ captures the characters that stroll up and down Leith Walk, Edinburgh We first became aware of Leith Walkers when they started to follow us on twitter. A quick click to their website and we were hooked. What a great idea to capture all the interesting characters that stroll up […]

EXHIBITION – Ingrid Nilsson ‘Work from 2013’ at Bon Papillon, Edinburgh

Ingrid Nilsson’s ‘Work from 2013’ exhibits at Bon Papillon It is now two and a half years since Bon Papillon opened its doors on Howe Street, in Edinburgh’s historic art quarter, where it has established itself as a New Town institution and trailblazer of the multi-tasking business. When not serving tables or knocking out espressos, […]

EXHIBITION – Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints, National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland pulls back the curtain on some of its collection of 19th-century Japanese Kabuki theatre woodblock prints, in this colourful and fascinating new exhibition. Dramatic and unique, Kabuki was an immensely popular form of entertainment, and its all-male actors were the megastars of the time. The mass-produced woodblock prints were snapped […]

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 […]

EXHIBITION – Mary, Queen of Scots – National Museum of Scotland

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

The fourth major show to use the National Museum of Scotland’s dedicated space and the first to feature a subject of local as well as international interest, Mary, Queen of Scots is an outstanding, insightful and at times moving exhibition. Featuring around 200 objects collated from dozens of national and private collections, it provides an […]