Our city is 900 years old! Get involved in the Edinburgh 900 celebrations!

Posted on 1 May 2024

Edinburgh has selected 2024 to mark the start of the 900th anniversary of our city, and to the story of Edinburgh’s journey through the centuries. To celebrate, there will be a varied programme of events and activities taking place across the city. The full programme of events will launch in July. Businesses who wish to […]

‘Giraffe About Town’ – get involved!

Posted on 15 July 2022

Giraffe About Town (GAT), the latest project from Edinburgh Zoo, has hit the streets of Edinburgh. Designed to celebrate Edinburgh’s extraordinary heritage and cultural diversity, 42 colourful giraffe sculptures have been placed in a range of locations across the city, from Edinburgh Zoo to Princes Street to Leith, forming a trail of discovery for residents […]

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 […]