Stoats, Boats and Bathtubs – revellers soak up the Loony Dook

Around 1,000 brave souls literally took the plunge on New Year’s Day at the annual Stoats Loony Dook event at Queensferry as part of the three day long Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations. Edinburgh’s Lord Provost the Rt Hon Donald Wilson led the parade, with the majority of participants in various degrees of fancy dress, towards More...

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By Mark Brown On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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Paisley’s Paolo packs a punch as Edinburgh’s Hogmanay welcomes 2017

The curtain came down on 2016 with a barnstorming firework display from Edinburgh Castle as one of the greatest street parties in the world saw people from across the globe congregate in Scotland’s capital More...

By John Preece On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Displays Prepared by Titanium Fireworks

Titanium Fireworks’ Lynn Wiseman and Shaun Gibson set up at Edinburgh Castle earlier today for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay displays on 31st December. There will be countdown displays at 9:00pm, 10:00pm and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay predicting complete sell out

If you don’t have a ticket then don’t come to Edinburgh City centre on Hogmanay. That was the message from the organisers at this morning’s press conference. If you have booked tickets then you More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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American free solo climber headlines mountain film festival

The 14th Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival (EMFF) from Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 February 2017, at George Square Lecture Theatre, is headlined by American BASE-jumper, wingsuit flyer and free-solo climber Steph Davis. A More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Tickets for some Edinburgh’s Hogmanay events still available

Although there are many events at Hogmanay which are already sold out organisers are keen to street that they still have tickets for some events available. SOLD OUT – Night Afore Concert on 30 December, Concert More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Christmas with Councillor Maureen Child

The Edinburgh Reporter posed a number of questions to people around the city – here are some of the answers from Councillor Maureen Child who represents the Portobello/Craigmillar Ward. Are you a home bird or More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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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 More...

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...