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Edinburgh Film Itinerary Part One - Old
Edinburgh is a filmmaker's dream, a city
of stunning architecture, wide open spaces, dramatic changes in
light and majestorial presence. This is the first part of
our Edinburgh filim itinerary series and features mainly the Old
Town (an area around the Royal Mile, running from the Castle to
Holyrood, which still reflects the medieval street
Film Itinerary Part Two - New
Edinburgh has been the perfect backdrop and setting for a
diverse range of film and tv productions from One Day, to
Burke and Hare, to Trainspotting, Case Histories, Rebus and Hallam
Foe. This is the second part of our Edinburgh Film Itinerary.
featuring the New Town. more
One Day in Edinburgh
Walk in the footsteps of the star-crossed characters, in the
bestselling novel, now blockbuster film, One Day.
Part shot on location in the inspiring and magical Scottish capital
of Edinburgh, the film follows the lives of sensible Emma Morley
and bad boy Dexter Mayhew (Jim Sturgess) as they
forge their way in the world after meeting at the University of Edinburgh. more
Whether you're a city slicker or a country dweller, like to
have your finger on the pulse or just prefer
the peace of the quiet life, then you can be sure that
the Edinburgh and the surrounding city region has something to
suit your tastes.
A Royal Day Out at the Royal Yacht Britannia
A major outdoor exhibition of aerial photographs o ...
Olympic Closing Ceremony at Festival Square
The Meadows: Edinburgh's festival season kicks off with the Meadows Festival, which offers the best local bands, dance groups, quirky performers and workshops amidst lots of family-friendly activities.
Out of the Blue Drill Hall: Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music and more.
Murrayfield Stadium: Lock up your daughters – the staggeringly popular X-Factor behemoth pops off on a wee stadium tour.
Royal Scottish Academy: The RSA's 187th annual exhibition is on a theme of 'Between the Late and Early', and invited artists include John McLean, Ashley Nieuwenhuizen and Gabriela Fridriksdottir.
Fountainbridge Brewery Site: State-of-the-art aerial circus with live band accompaniment.
Corn Exchange: A new festival for 2013 and the largest of its kind in Scotland with an extensive programme of performances, seminars and competitions, as well as a trade exhibition. Performances will feature an international line-up of artists including Jan Akkerman, Peter Finger, John Doan, Anth Purdy and The Maria Camahort Quintet. There are also two student guitar competitions, the EGMFestival Juniors Guitar Competition and the EGMFestival Seniors Guitar Competition, the finalists of which will perform live on Sun 26 May.
Edinburgh: various venues: Henderson's celebrates 50 years of their healthy veggie eats. In addition to barbecues, exhibitions, vegetarian speed dining, bonfires and live music, the 50-day fete hosts a couple of fancy dress food parties: 'Back to '63', with 60s inspired food and fashion, and 'Henderson's Goes to Hawaii', with – you guessed it – beach wear and a secret beach locale.
Underbelly Bristo Square: Brand new show from award-winning Scamp Theatre (Stick Man). Adapted from the bestselling books written by Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler (creators of The Gruffalo). A magical collection of Julia Donaldson’s most popular titles including Tiddler, The Smartest Giant in Town and A Squash and a Squeeze, brought to the stage spectacularly by the team that brought you Aesop’s Fables, Stick Man and Private Peaceful. Under sea, over land, on the farm and in the jungle, these tales are woven together with music, songs, puppets and a delightful host of colourful characters.
Studio 24: A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, VJs and a live jam session.
Edinburgh Zoo: There is no one among us who hasn't wanted to visit the zoo after hours. Just what do all those critters do after dark, anyway? Now's there's a way to find out! The zoo opens its gates for an adults-only extravaganza featuring dancing, music, a champagne and a Pimm's bar, tapas, sushi, BBQ (take a breath) facepainting, street performers and – wait for it – animal handling.
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