Embrace the great indoors and book a winter break! Save 20% on your stay when you visit us between December 2016 and February 2017. Book direct to receive complimentary continental breakfast, a £10 voucher to spend at the hotel and more.
Come along and enjoy the spectacular fireworks display on Saturday 5th November at Meadowbank! Edinburgh's biggest fireworks display has been running for over 30 years, and is a great event for the whole family. This years theme is Sci-Fi, so why not dress up as your favourite Sci-Fi character on the evening, there may even be prizes for best dressed. Start thinking; Back to the Future, Star Wars, Xmen, Iron man and Star Trek to pick some of the classic characters. http://www.edinburghleisure.co.uk/news/fireworks-meadowbank-0
We are in shock at the tragic and untimely death of Bill Kyle: drummer and founder of Edinburgh’s Jazz Bar. His quiet determination and passion for jazz have transformed the lives of countless jazz musicians, both from Scotland and all over the world. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and Jazz Bar staff. We urge you to remember Bill by supporting The Jazz Bar and listening to the music he loved so much.
Planning a big day out at the rugby this November? Why not follow a Scottish victory at Murrayfield with exquisite Scottish dining at The Observatory? From farm to fork, our contemporary cuisine is made from the freshest produce around. Book now: http://bit.ly/2fcVz22
Did you know that despite increasing visitor numbers each year, we still manage to reduce energy consumption at the castle? Join us on an exclusive behind the scenes tour to see some of the energy saving techniques we have successfully applied at the castle (one of our favourites is using sheep wool as insulation material).
ONE WEEK TO GO! Just 1 week to go until Magic Of Motown brings the funk to Edinburgh! Come and join the party as this scintillating show celebrates its 10th birthday honoring the 50th anniversary of chart-topping single Reach Out I’ll Be There. For more info, click here: https://goo.gl/ZL3w34
Indulge in an afternoon tea on Friday the 25th of November with Sara Sheridan at Edinburgh Castle as part of Book Week Scotland. Afternoon Tea will include a reading from Sara's most recent publication, On Starlit Seas. #BookWeekScot
Don't miss the wonderful Flora of Nepal exhibition in the John Hope Gateway, which ends this Sunday. See Nepal's plant wealth displayed through botanical drawings commissioned by Francis Buchanan-Hamilton in 1802 along with recent artwork by Edinburgh artists who visited Kathmandu in 2015. This exhibition celebrates the bicentenary of relationships between Britain and #Nepal and highlights RBGE's work on the Flora of Nepal. Open daily 10am - 3.45pm. Free entry. Film by Wild Leaf.
Delighted to make it onto The List's Hot 100 again this year, along with some of our favourite 2016 International Festival artists like Young Fathers, Alan Cumming, Aidan Moffat, Mogwai and Donald Runnicles. Have a look at who else made it onto the list. - Nicola
Thinking that a winter wedding may be for you? From the amazing light to the stunning ways to embrace the season, read Blue Sky Photography's top 5 reasons to have a winter wedding at Dundas Castle on our blog below.