Entries by Gillian.Brunt

Forth Road Bridge 50th Celebrations

This weekend there will round off the celebrations marking 50 years since the Forth Road Bridge opened. In 1964 the bridge opened up the city of Edinburgh to the Kingdom of Fife. However, more importantly, it made the north of Scotland much more accessible for the rest of the UK. The marvel of the engineering, […]

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2014 Highlights

Watch the Highlights From the unique setting of the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle, the 2014 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrates the Year of Homecoming with a cast of more than 1000 performers. The emphasis is on the Commonwealth, with Zulu warriors from South Africa, steel drummers from Trinidad and Tobago, Maori and Ceilidh dancers from […]

Edinburgh’s Festival Fireworks Concert

Everyone loves a good fireworks display, and where better to see one than in Edinburgh………..and not just any old display, but the World’s largest annual Fireworks Concert!  That is some accolade, and one that Edinburgh lives up to and is proud of.  Each year, to celebrate the end of the International Festival, the City hosts […]