Explore our map and video tour for an insider’s look at some of Edinburgh's festival landmarks and their stories.
Edinburgh arts tour
In the lead-up to UK – India 2017, we are bringing you content from some of the most interesting and exciting companies and artists working in the UK today.
The third stop on our arts tour is Edinburgh, Scotland's beautiful capital and a mecca for festival-goers. With twelve major festivals each year drawing creatives from over seventy countries, the city offers a huge variety of events that span all art forms, making it the world’s leading festival city.
In this series of podcasts, recorded at Edinburgh International Book Festival, we speak to the festival director Nick Barley and the authors Alexander McCall Smith and Raja Alem.
Edinburgh has a strong claim to be one of Europe’s most significant literary cities. Writer Stuart Kelly gives you a firsthand account of the city’s literary legacy, past and present.
Singer-songwriter James Yorkston has long been a stalwart of the Edinburgh music scene—in our podcast we talk to him about the Yorkston/Thorne/Khan project and his debut novel Three Craws.
The Lyceum is one of the city's foremost theatre spaces. Take a look inside.
Find out more about this Edinburgh Art Festival highlight in our exclusive Q&A with the artist and an interview with the curator Sorcha Carey.
Read an interview with the prolific Delhi-based producer Sanjoy Roy about his experiences of the Edinburgh festival scene.
Explore some of our highlights of this year Edinburgh International Festival.
Find out more about one of Edinburgh's leading art spaces, The Fruitmarket Gallery, a champion for new artists from Scotland and internationally.
Discover what was on offer at the Edinburgh International Film Festival the world's longest continually running film festival in the world.
Find out more about the epic light display on Edinburgh Castle that opened this year’s Edinburgh International Festival.