Edinburgh’s Christmas lights up the skies

Edinburgh’s Christmas began today with ‘Light Night’ on George Street. Olympic gold medallist and former pupil of James Gillespie’s High School, Callum Skinner pulled the Christmas bell to light up the 18 metre tree on The Mound. Guided by Arlene Stuart from Radio Forth the crowd helped him to count down to lighting up the More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, November 19th, 2016
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Edinburgh’s Christmas – the Street of Light will be on George Street

The Street of Light George Street, west end from 21 November to 24 December 6.00pm & 8.00pm The spectacular Street of Light this year transforms West George Street in Edinburgh’s New Town with its 24 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, November 19th, 2016
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Edinburgh’s Christmas – What’s on in Princes Street Gardens?

The Mound Precinct and East Princes Street Gardens from 19 November 2016 to 7 January 2017. Free to access. The Star Flyer: See Edinburgh as you have never seen it before, and this year you might just open your More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 18th, 2016
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Don’t miss Five Guys named Moe!

Underbelly Productions in association with Cameron Mackintosh present FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE A musical by Clarke Peters Featuring Louis Jordan’s greatest hits at the FESTIVAL SQUARE THEATRE from 18 November More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 18th, 2016
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The ice rink opens today!

St Andrew Square Ice Rink 18 November 2016 until 7 January 2017 10am – 10pm, slots 30 – 45 minutes The elliptical ice rink in St Andrew Square is always a popular draw and a much loved part of Edinburgh’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Get ready for Light Night on Sunday!

Light Night takes place in the city centre on Sunday 20 November, 1pm – 5pm and really kicks off the Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations.  Light Night is an event free for all to enjoy, which encapsulates More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Edinburgh’s Christmas – Book now!

Edinburgh’s Christmas runs from 18 November 2016 to 7 January 2017. While events are spread across the city centre, for the first time this year the Street of Light will be in George Street, and with a Spiegeltent More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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At The Traverse – Last Christmas

The office Christmas party is in full swing. Glitter abounds, cheap booze is being necked and someone’s trying to crash the DJ booth. It’s the high point of the year. Tom would rather be anywhere else on earth. Reeling More...

By Jamie McDonald On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Edinburgh’s Christmas opens this weekend

Edinburgh’s Christmas begins this weekend with a huge array of festive activities for all the family. Friday the 18th of November sees the ever popular St Andrew Square Ice Rink open once more to revellers, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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At The Traverse – Black Beauty

In a stable yard, with pitchforks and straw bales at the ready, Patrick and Hamish take the bit firmly between their teeth and tell the classic tale of Black Beauty. Saddle up, jump on and gallop headlong into More...