Christmas in the Grassmarket

3-D WINTER SPECTACLE TO LIGHT UP THE GRASSMARKET A giant Winter Lights display and Christmas Spectacle involving 3-D projections will light up the Grassmarket this Christmas. Greater Grassmarket, in association with The Grassmarket Hotel, mclcreate and Edinburgh Arts Collective Projector Club, will host the large-scale 3D lights display on the corner More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Book Week Scotland 2014 – How to save our libraries

Today, on the first day of Book Week Scotland 2014, Marc Lambert, Director of Scottish Book Trust, has commented on the imminent threat to libraries in Scotland and what can be done to help save libraries at the More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Monday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

Mrs Mash at The Skylark: songs, stories and joining in fun from Mrs Mash aka Marie Louise Cochrane, the Storytelling Cook, for the under-5s and their parents and carers – this week with patterns for knitted More...

By Mike Smith On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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I Still Have No Satisfaction…

These are reputed to be genuine letters of complaint to local authorities in Scotland…. 1.. I wish to report that tiles are missing from the outside toilet roof. I think it was bad wind the other day that More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Edinburgh’s Christmas is here

Yes it really is that time of the year again. The Christmas Wheel is now up in Princes Street Gardens and the Star Flyer is whizzing people to screaming pitch alongside this year. In St Andrew Square, much to the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Qatar Airways sponsor St Andrew Square skating rink

Edinburgh’s Christmas launches today with Light Night and in advance of that new sponsorship has just been announced for the skating in St Andrew Square. Qatar Airways has been announced as the main sponsor More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2014 Mrs Mash at The Skylark: songs, stories and joining in fun from Mrs Mash aka Marie Louise Cochrane, the Storytelling Cook, for the under-5s and their parents and carers – this More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Talbot Rice Gallery : Christopher Orr

If every picture tells a story, each one of Christopher Orr’s paintings tells many. At first they may seem simple – if strange – depictions of people in natural scenes; rivers, mountain ranges, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Scottish Opera : Inés de Castro

If you already have your tickets organised for the Christmas period then perhaps this will allow you to look beyond the festive madness and plan for January when acclaimed Scottish composer, James MacMillan will More...

By Douglas James Greenwood On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Review: ‘Wicked’ at the Playhouse *****

There is very little that Wicked cannot do. Throughout its near three hour run time, the Playhouse is bathed in a vivid green light. The magic and mystique shimmers from the stage; the stunning vocals echo from More...