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Northern Streams 2017: Festival of Nordic & Scottish music, song & dance

Friday 21 April 2017 - Sunday 23 April 2017

For three days in April, this unique festival combines concerts, workshops and sessions, bringing the finest in Nordic and Scottish music, song and dance – to Edinburgh. Guests taking part in the 14th Northern Streams festival are: Lärka: Eilidh Steel & Alice Thorsell (Scotland/Sweden) KLB: Olli Kari – Elina Lappalainen – Jon Hjellum Brodal & plenty of moustache […]

Edinburgh’s Georgian Shadows

Thursday 23 February 2017, 5:30 pm - Sunday 26 February 2017, 8:30 pm

Edinburgh’s New Town, a centrepiece of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage area, is 250 years old in 2017. To celebrate this milestone in Edinburgh’s history, and as a signature event in Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, an atmospheric lumière experience will bring the city’s Georgian past and its residents back to life […]

Year of 2017 – Innovation Fund

Brand new Innovation Fund for Year of 2017 The Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology 2017 offers a unique twelve month platform for businesses, when a national spotlight will shine on Scotland’s greatest assets and icons, as well as our hidden gems. Next year will also mark the 250th anniversary of the New Town plan, which transformed the city from the […]

Edinburgh Festivals 2015 Impact Study

Posted on 12 August 2016

Have a look at this great independent research that confirms the huge contribution that Edinburgh’s Festivals make to the quality of life, international reputation and economic vitality of Edinburgh and Scotland. The latest study, which surveyed 29,000 people, shows that Edinburgh’s Festivals continue to be Scotland’s world-leading cultural brands, delivering significant attendance numbers through their unrivalled […]

Check out the Edinburgh Festivals Survival Guide 2016!

Posted on 12 July 2016

VisitScotland has put together a great survival guide for Edinburgh’s Festivals. The guide has everything you need to know to get the most out of the eight summer festivals this year! Put together with Festivals Edinburgh the guide gives you all the hints and tips to have a great experience. The guide includes everything from […]

2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology!

Posted on 4 July 2016

Next year will build on the momentum generated by the current 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design as well as previous years including Homecoming Scotland 2014 and the Year of Food and Drink in 2015. Although it may feel far away, 2017 will be here before you know it – so before it arrives there […]

Edinburgh World Heritage City- Developing new experiences for visitors

11 February 2016, 9:45 am - 3:00 pm

Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site has over 1600 listed buildings, which means that wherever you are in the city centre there are interesting stories to discover, but have you ever thought how you can exploit Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage status to grow your market and increase your bottom line! Come to this workshop to learn more about […]

Edinburgh’s Festivals

28 July 2016 - 29 August 2016

28 July – 28 August  Art Festival Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK’s largest annual celebration of visual art. The festival offers the chance to experience the best contemporary Scottish artists in the context of exhibitions of the most important international artists and movements of the 20th Century and historical periods. For more information Edinburgh Art Festival 4 – 27 August Edinburgh Military […]

Resource: ETAG Business Opportunity Guide: City of Culture, All Year, Every Year

Posted on 17 September 2015

One of Edinburgh’s key strengths is the year round cultural offering proved by the city’s theatres, performing arts venues, museums and galleries. With over 70 cultural venues in Edinburgh, tourism and culture have a strong partnership. However many cultural tourists do not think of themselves in this way. They choose to visit a destination based […]

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