Edinburgh Festival Fringe – The big purple cow is mooooooving….

Due to building works in the Bristo Square area Underbelly is having to move its Udderbelly venue that is the big purple cow into adjacent George Square. This will change the face of the Fringe this year, but the organisers are keen to say that change is a good thing and that the Udderbelly may return from pastures new in 2017. Udderbelly will be More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Edinburgh Fringe goes to New York

      The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society held an event in New York City for artists and performing companies who might be interested in bringing their work to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 1st, 2015
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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay hailed a ‘major success’

The organisers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay have been quick to advise that all of the events (which continue today) which make up the three day event have been a major success. They claim that the event has retained More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Torchlight Procession lights up the city centre to start Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

The three days that make up Edinburgh’s Hogmanay got off to a fiery start last night with the Torchlight Procession from the High Street to Calton Hill culminating in the first of several fireworks displays. Some More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

People’s Postcode Lottery helps the Book Festival expand

  Funding from the People’s Postcode Lottery will help the book festival reach even more people next year. The Edinburgh International Book Festival announced today that, thanks to generous support of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 8th, 2014

MP’s Christmas card designed by local children

This weekend Ian Murray, MP for Edinburgh South, celebrated the success of his annual Primary School Christmas card design competition at an awards ceremony in Sainsbury’s Cameron Toll. More than 2,000 children More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Watch out Lewis Hamilton – Steve Cardownie is quick off the mark

Yesterday West Princes Street Gardens came alive to the sound of three Formula 1 drivers racing up and down near the Ross Bandstand, but it was all for a good cause. Jenson Button, Mika Hakkinen and Kevin Magnussen More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

The Loony Dook 2014 needs a sponsor

  The Loony Dook takes place in South Queensferry on 1 January 2015. It is a hugely successful and popular event, but it desperately needs a sponsor who would give their name to the event and get worldwide More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Bruntsfield turn on their Christmas lights

Tonight Bruntsfield turned on their lights outside the Eric Liddell centre where a small crowd of families had gathered. TV and radio celebrity More...

By Anna Kaye On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Edinburgh’s Christmas – Stained Glass Window Project

Edinburgh’s Christmas is in full swing, and you can happily spend a day on skates, swings and helter-skelters, partaking of pancakes, pies and pretzels and enjoying everything else the markets have to offer. If, More...