Edinburgh Police Box Festival, 4-5 July 2015

2015 Edinburgh Police Box Festival As part of Edinburgh’s rich cultural heritage there are many police boxes located across the city. Once serving as miniature police stations, many of these boxes are now in the hands of various community-minded individuals who are keen that they should remain part local life. The members of the Edinburgh […]

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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

PHOTOS – Edinburgh’s Festivals, summer 2014

  We love all of the festivals that take place throughout the year in Edinburgh, but especially the summer ones. Here’s a collection of photos from summer 2014. The most recent photo is at the top. Pop up lounge to relax in outside the White Stuff on George Street You have reached the last photo. […]

Street entertainment on the Royal Mile

FESTIVAL – Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 19 – 28 July 2013

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2013 includes the Festival Carnival and the Mardi Gras The programme for the 2013 Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival has been announced with tickets already on sale. Expect unique artistic collaborations, cutting edge performers, funk and dance-fused sounds, timeless jazz favourites, intense art, total relaxation and a good time for […]

FESTIVAL – Edinburgh International Science Festival, 23 March – 7 April 2013

The Edinburgh International Science Festival celebrates its 25th year in 2013 The Edinburgh International Science Festival celebrates 25 years of introducing audiences of all ages to innovative and entertaining science and is marking the occasion with a diverse programme of events over two weeks from 23 March.  The 2013 Science Festival looks forward to the […]

FRINGE 2011 – Made In Scotland

One of the things we love about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is that it attracts top-class talent from all corners of the globe, turning the city into a world stage in August. Sometimes however, it can be easy to overlook homegrown talent, so we’re happy to learn that the Made In Scotland programme returns for […]

EVENT – Jazz & Blues Festival, Friday 22nd – Sunday 31st July 2011

  33rd Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival The 2011 programme for Edinburgh’s Jazz & Blues Festival was announced today.  You view the brochure online or download a PDF copy.  The Jazz & Blues Festival uniquely spans all styles and there’s something for connoisseurs as well as those just beginning to explore the world of Jazz and […]

EVENT – Leith Festival, 10-19th June 2011

Leith Festival announce their 2011 programme Famous for its many festivals, the city of Edinburgh does what it can to entertain and inspire local residents and visitors alike. From the 10th-19th June this year, the annual Leith Festival will take place, providing a celebration of vibrancy and talent in an area renowned for its sense […]

EVENT – Edinburgh International Magic Festival, 1st – 8th July 2011

Tickets now on sale for the second Edinburgh International Magic Festival    As if by magic, the sun was shining on Edinburgh today as the Festival Theatre played host to the sort of people who could make that happen. Magicians and aficionados alike gathered this morning for the launch of this year’s Edinburgh International Magic Festival, […]

EVENT – Grassmarket Festival, 29th April – 1st May 2011

Vibrant new arts market for the Grassmarket Edinburgh is a city world-famous for its Festivals.  We can’t get enough of them and were delighted to hear that Edinburgh’s Grassmarket  have created their own to be held from Friday 29th April to Sunday 1st May. The live music festival, complete with tea dances will be open from […]