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.
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.
Tradfest is an exciting new Edinburgh festival happening in the city between 24th April – 6th May. The festival is inspired by Scottish traditional arts, as an alternative to Ceilidh Culture. It showcases some great home-grown talent as well as acts from around the world. It incorporates dance, story telling, art, gigs and concerts, and is a super day out for all the family.
Tradfest includes Gaelic and Scots and highlights the arts of Scotland’s various communities.
There are events taking place in several locations around Edinburgh including, The Pleasance, Greyfriares Kirk, the Queens Hall, Teviot Row House, Dance Base, the Scottish Storytelling Centre, and many more local venues.
Being the Year of Natural Scotland, Tradfest is delighted to be part of this.
This is a great time to visit Edinburgh and enjoy the festival!