Edinburgh’s annual Military Tattoo is almost about to start. It runs from August 2nd – August 24th and highlights Scotland’s reputation as a land of outstanding beauty and this year celebrates the Year of Natural Scotland.
It takes place beside the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle and features acts for all over the world. Tickets sell very fast as it is one of the most visited events around the globe so make sure and secure them early.
We are only a 30 minute drive into the city, so why not stay with us during your visit and enjoy the tranquillity of the countryside after your performance in the city.
Venue: Traquair Fair, Traquair House, Traquair, Innerleithen, EH44 6PW, Scottish Borders
Date: Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July 2013 between 11am – 6pm.
This 2 day event is a super family day out. It features street theatre, music, walkabout acts and children’s entertainment. This year’s annual event is themed around the 60′s with a musical line-up includes The Animals and The Trogs, pop up cinema, fashion exhibitions, craft stalls, dance, workshops and a wide range of food and drink.
Traquair House Innerleithen, near Peebles, is Scotlands’s Oldest Inhabited House and offers a magical setting for this annual family event. There is an enchanting Maze for children to wonder round, and a new enlarged children’s area situated beside with a space theme with rocket launches, a man from the moon and storytellers reading from some of the children’s classics form the 1960′s.
No matter what age you are this is a great day out for everyone.
This year’s Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off this coming Friday 19th July and runs until 28th of July. For anyone who is interested in this genre of music it is a fabulous event.
The 10 day Edinburgh based event offers a world class array of top musicians and vocalists for you to listen to and enjoy. The festival opens with an amazing Mardi Gras parade taking you through the cobbled streets of Edinburgh where you will encounter the vibrant sounds and colours of New Orleans.
So whether you prefer traditional jazz or a more contemporary style this Edinburgh festival has something for everyone.