Category: Edinburgh Events

Holmes Returns

    The statue of Sherlock Holmes, one of Edinburgh’s famous land marks, has returned after 3 years in storage. The bronze statue of the famous detective was put into storage because its site in Picardy Place, at the top of Edinburgh’s Leith Walk, was directly in the path of the tram project. The statue was erected in Picardy […]

The Gilded Balloon Festival Highlights

  The Gilded Balloon is one of Scotland’s leading entertainment venues with the best of live entertainment. As one of the four largest venues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Gilded Balloon is respected internationally for presenting a stunning annual showcase of theatre, comedy and cabaret. Jarred Christmas, Gilded Balloon 2012 Fringe Venue: Gilded Balloon […]

His Hoffness turns out in style at The Pleasance

David Hasselhoff from TV’s hugely popular Knight Rider series turned out in true Hoff style with his iconic KIT car and Bay Watch girls outside Pleasance Grand this morning to promote of a week of performances of his brand new show David Hasselhoff Live. Billed as an intimate, hilarious and fun-filled behind-the-scenes look at his […]

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Assembly Hall Highlights

Assembly’s impressive venue on the Mound, home to our smallest (Bailie Room) and largest (Main Hall) performance spaces. Enjoy a drink in the Quad Bar before (and after!) your show. Sub-venues: Main Hall, Rainy Hall, Baillie Room. Assembly Hall’s Box Office is located in the central courtyard of the Hall, to your immediate right as you […]

The Edinburgh Fringe, The Underbelly Venue Highlghts

Briefs, Underbelly 2012 Briefs slams together a beef-caked and disorderly line-up of Australia’s award winning mischief-makers in a circus-infused variety show for the not-so-faint hearted. Host Shivannah – love-child of the ringmaster and bearded lady, leads a ragtag team of skilful buccaneers in a contortion of vaudeville, burlesque, dance and clowning. Raw and savvy, a […]


  With the Olympic Games in London coming to an end organisers of the world’s largest arts festival are hoping the public focus will shift to Edinburgh where the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is already well underway.   The Olympics have already added their own distinct flavour to the 2012 Fringe with a number of shows […]