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A tremendous celebration of Scottish storytelling and of the world wide connections which storytelling can bring.

Join Friday Pub Crawl! It’s a great way to make new friends in Edinburgh, have some laughs, party with other backpackers, and international locals from all over the world!

Join us and be part of the best International Club in Edinburgh. Edinburgh International Society choose perfect places to go and relax after work while meeting like-minded people.

Party people from all over the world gather to bring in the new year at one of the world’s biggest outdoor parties under the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.

Burns Night is annually celebrated in Scotland on or around January 25. It commemorates the life of the bard (poet) Robert Burns, who was born on January 25, 1759. The day also celebrates Burns’ contribution to Scottish culture. His best-known work is Auld Lang Syne. Many types of food are associated with Burns Night. These include cock-a-leekie soup (chicken and leek soup); haggis; neeps (mashed turnips or swedes) and tatties (mashed potatoes); cranachan (whipped cream mixed with raspberries and served with sweet oat wafers); and bannocks (a kind of bread cooked on a griddle).

Edinburgh International Science Festival, founded in 1989, is an educational charity that aims to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the world around them.

On the 30th April as the sun sets, #BeltaneFestival actors and dancers will be be re-imagining the ancient #Celtic festival of #Beltane for the thirtieth time. Beltane Festival will mark the changing seasons with a wild mix of drums, fire and physical theatre – on a scale not seen anywhere else in the world.

In 2018, the festival will return to the old Leith Theatre from 25 May to 3rd June 2018; with 10 days and nights of music, theatre, visual art, film, dance, spoken word, late-night DJ’s and special events. This year’s event will be turning the derelict Old Leith Theatre and the old State Cinema into a buzzing hub of music, art, performance for a ten-day jam-packed schedule. Music at Hidden Door steps up a level from previous years. A key highlight must surely be Leith’s own sensations Young Fathers, playing a heady ‘homecoming’ gig after their recent UK tour to support their new album, recorded not far from Leith Theatre. The performance is set to show what this amazing venue is truly capable of. Festival Highlights – at a glance Music Young Fathers, Sylvan Esso, Nadine Shah, Gwenno, Stina Tweeddale (Honeyblood), Dream Wife, C Duncan, Admiral Fallow, Emma Pollock, DJ Food, DJ Nightwave, She Bang Rave Unit. Many more acts to be announced in the coming weeks. Theatre Selected Artists: Annie Lord, Modest Predicament, Tragic Carpet, Rob Jones with Matt Regan, Hannah Jarrett-Scott and Isobel MacArthur, The Golden Trailer Collective, Fiona Oliver Larkin, Alice Mary Cooper, Public Burning Theatre, Rosanna Hall […]

If you enjoy eating outdoors in a fun, friendly atmosphere? – come join us! It’s that time of the year where we start to celebrate the summer!