And now it’s time for the Edinburgh International Science Festival

And the Time Lord himself might approve of some of the events on the agenda this year! The bigger than ever before Edinburgh @EdSciFest is on from 1 to 16 April. #getconnected featuring Scottish inventions and police boxes! — Edinburgh Reporter (@EdinReporter) February 16, 2017 At South Queensferry yesterday morning More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

First Fringe tickets go on sale today!

Last year over 2.4 million tickets were issued for 50,266 Fringe performances of 3,269 shows at 294 venues across the city. This year the Fringe runs from 4-28 August 2017. Here are some of those we met last year:  More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Edinburgh festivals – 70 years of culture

As a reminder that this year marks the 70th anniversary year of Edinburgh festivals the overarching body has produced a video to remind us what we might have seen in the past, and what we More...

By Mark Brown On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

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 More...

By Mark Brown On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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...