Edinburgh

Activities

October 28, 2016

Visiting Edinburgh? Be Sure to See These Four Museums

Edinburgh is a small city with a lot of museums, including several large, well-known ones, like its National Portrait Gallery, and many small ones that are easy to see in an hour or two, like the...

Visiting Edinburgh? Be Sure to See These Four Museums

Edinburgh is a small city with a lot of museums, including several large, well-known ones, like its National Portrait Gallery, and many small ones that are easy to see in an hour or two, like the Museum on the Mound (where you can see a one-million-pound n ...

Uncover Edinburgh's Lost Past

    Public invited to see 'the Edinburgh that never was' as part of Doors Open Days Historic Environment Scotland is throwing open the doors of the National Record of Scotland this weekend to reveal the hidden gems of Edinburgh's past. L ...

New Tour for Families Brings Edinburgh Literary Legacy to Life

  Edinburgh,  May 19  2016 – Context Travel, organizer of critically acclaimed walking tours, unveils its new Quills and Magic Wands: Literary Edinburgh for Families tour in time for its 2016 spring/summer season. The child-oriented intr ...

Edinburgh International Harp Festival

Harps were among the earliest instruments played by people in Scotland. In varied forms, they remain a vibrant part of Scotland's music, thanks in no small part to The Clarsach Society. This year, as the Society presents the 34th edition of the Edinburgh I ...

Scots Fiddle Fest

    Fiddles. They are a vibrant presence, part of the music of Scotland -- you could even say at the heart of the music of Scotland. Played in varying styles and ways from the Borders up to the Northern Isles, from the Western Isles over to ...

Explore Edinburgh Castle's war time story

  In the Centenary year marking the outbreak of the First World War, Edinburgh Castle will be hosting a special event exploring its own Great War story. Over the weekend of Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th October, visitors will have the opportunit ...

A quick techie guide to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

  If you’re a newbie facing the flood of talent that will engulf Edinburgh during the 2013 Festival Fringe (August 2 – 26), you’ll be wanting some serious modern technology at your disposal just to keep your head above water! But you’re ready to wa ...

An Evening of Story-Telling with Max Scratchmann

          The Last Burrah Sahibs An Evening of Story-Telling with Max Scratchmann at the Edinburgh Festival Spoken Word Fringe After being compulsorily retired from an Indian jute mill and returning to Dundee in the ...

The First Portobello Poetry Panopticum

    The Portobello Poets are a newly-formed group of poets from Portobello and around and were formed as the result of an Inky Fingers workshop on performance poetry led by Jenny Lindsay. Their first public performance is on Sunday 28th ...

Pubs of Edinburgh and Glasgow

    Do you love pubs? The colorful exteriors, exteriors, and characters? A place to relax? Look no further...a new publication from Historic Scotland highlights the broad variety of listed pubs in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Pubs of Edinburgh and Gl ...

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