ETAG 2019 Conference

McEwan Hall, 31 January 2019, 8:15 am - 1:45 pm

Make sure to get 2019 off to a great start by joining us at the ETAG Annual Conference! There’s no doubt that Edinburgh’s tourism sector is doing well, attracting record numbers of visitors and visitor spend, but there are challenges looming and we want to help you be ready to for them, so the 2019 […]

“It’s our heritage, too” – World Heritage Day Event and Party

Reid Concert Hall, 18 April 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening event to celebrate the role of young people in caring for and promoting Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site As part of Scotland’s 2018 Year of Young People, and to celebrate World Heritage Day, a group of young people from Edinburgh would like to share with you their vision for our World Heritage […]

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

Grassmarket Centre, 21 April 2017 - 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

23 February 2017, 5:30 pm - 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

Posted on 3 October 2016

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 […]