Tag Archives: Rainy Day

The Local Edinburgh Guide for things to do on a rainy day and for things to do inside.

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

Category: Culture, Great Galleries
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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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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

Category: Culture, Great Galleries, Old Town
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Scotsman Steps by Martin Creed

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104 steps in different marble, this is an inspired and sympathetic public art piece by Turner Prize winner Martin Creed. The enclosed stairs that run from the Scotsman on the bridges down to the Old Town and Waverley Station is … Read More

Category: City Walking, Newington, Old Town, Update, Visitor
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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

Category: Culture, Phenomenal Comedy, Update
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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

Category: Culture, Theatre & Film
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Out of the Blue Drill Hall

36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG - Map
Out of the Blue Flea Market

A cultural hub with a cafe and range of public events from art sales to flea markets. This former army drill hall has become a centre for artists studios and community events. The large inside hall is home to a … Read More

Category: Area, Arts & Crafts Shopper, Curio & Collectables, Leith, Shopper
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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

Category: Culture, Great Galleries, Newington, Old Town
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