Category: Culture

Edinburgh’s culture should leave you captivated. Famous Festivals, Great Galleries, Theatre & Film, and Phenomenal Comedy.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

5 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR - Map
Tony Cragg

An amazing building and grounds that are home to an ever changing art collection. The Modern Art Gallery in the Dean area of Edinburgh is favourite for many art lovers and anyone looking for an interesting time. The building itself … Read More

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Dovecot Studios

10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT - Map
Dovecot Studios

Forget any preconceived ideas about what ‘crafts’ are and enter a modern space that shows exceptional work. The Dovecot Studios shows the best work from leading craft makers and artists. The building used to be a public swimming bath before … Read More

Category: Arts & Crafts Shopper, Culture, Great Galleries, Newington
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Summerhall Tickets Competition

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Summerhallare giving away two pairs of tickets for this unique arts event. One set of tickets for Friday night and one for Saturday! This Weekend! Get Lucky? To win a pair of tickets simply answer this question: Nile has recently … Read More

Category: Culture, Edinburgh Blog, Newington, Update

Leith Jazz Festival

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THE LEITH JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL is back and organisers are promising it is going to be bigger and better than ever. The 2013 incarnation will run over the weekend of 14th to 16th June, with fifteen venues in the … Read More

Category: Area, Culture, Edinburgh Blog, Famous Festivals, Leith

Fruit Market Gallery

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The Fruit Market Gallery has a reputation for exhibiting lively and divisive art. This gallery tends not to sit in safe middle ground which is refreshing and surprising in this historic area of Edinburgh. The Gallery is located behind Waverly … Read More

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The Stand Comedy Club

5 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EB - Map
The Stand

Located in a basement the surroundings are intimate and non fussy, the highlight is the laughter. Edinburgh’s Stand Comedy Club has been running for 10 years and is well established as one of the only venues to do comedy all year … Read More

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Edinburgh International Film Festival

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Various Locations - Map
Edinburgh International Film Festival

Established in 1947 the Edinburgh Film Festival EIFF has a reputation for innovative cinema and is held in June every year at varrying locations around the city. For full listings and commentary visit their website edfilmfest.org.uk Follow them on Twitter … Read More

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Dominion Cinema

18 Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 4RT - Map
Dominion Cinema Sign

The best big screen experience in town, relax on a comfy chair or sofa to watch your movie in style. A cinema that is different from all the big flick houses, showing a mix of mainstream big shows and some … Read More

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Eddscape Artist: Edd Wellesley-Davies

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Edd Wellesley-Davies is an Edinburgh artist who is creating images of our city and other Scottish icons in an eye catching and imaginative way. He sells his work in many forms online, good size prints, cards, and others. Having just … Read More

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Jupiter Artland

Bonnington Steading, Wilkieston, EH27 8BB - Map
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Jupiter Artland is an inspired country park with carefully choreographed art pieces, sculptures and landscaping. Located outside of the city near Kirknewton Jupiter Artland is situated in the grounds of Bonnington House which are owned by Robert and Nicky Wilson. It is … Read More

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Edinburgh International Science Festival

Various locations - Map
Edinburgh International Science Festival

An Edinburgh festival that is vibrant, diverse and brings the world around us to life. This festival makes science engaging, tangible and exciting, whether you are an adult or a child there is something for everyone. Having been a regular … Read More

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National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF - Map
National Museum

A world class museum, an amazing building, an abundance of interest and detail for adults and youngsters alike. After a £45 million refurbishment the Museum is a must see attraction, not just in Edinburgh but Scotland and the wider UK. … Read More

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Various locations - Map
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Billed as the largest performing arts festival in the world the fringe has become an international attraction. In 1947 the first International Festival was organised, its was from this festival that the fringe began. Less formal, smaller acts and rising … Read More

Category: Culture, Famous Festivals