Updated Things To Do in Edinburgh

History's great, but when you need to know what's going on right now in Edinburgh, you need to check out updated things to do. Here's some cool things to do in the city, some modern and some just utterly classic with a updated touch.

Be transported back to the '30s and '40s and learn how to swing dance with Zoot Swing for only £6 per class. They also offer weekend long aerial workshops and sensual and seductive blues dancing classes. Come alone or come with a friend, you'll be guaranteed a fun time no matter what!

The Beltane Fire Festival is held on Calton Hill on April 30th every year, is a Gaelic, neo-pagan fertility ceremony meant to mark the beginning of summer. It is an enthralling evening filled with bonfires, striking body paint and incredible performances from dancers and acrobats - an event like no other!

Now in its seventh year, this award winning festival coordinated by the Scottish Parliament run in mid-August. Featured speakers in 2010 included the famous musician and HIV/AIDS activist Annie Lennox, journalist Martin Bell and John Prescott, who was Britain's longest serving Deputy Prime Minister. Stay tund for the 2011 schedule.

Cycle Scotland

29 Blackfriars Street

Best bike tour in Edinburgh... read more

Zoot Swing - Lindy Hop, Swing Dance classes in Edinburgh

Old St. Paul's Hall, Jeffrey Street

Learn how to swing dance with Zoot Swing - a great time guaranteed for all... read more

Dance Base, Scotland's National Centre for Dance

14-16 Grassmarket

Take a dance class at the popular Dance Base in the Grassmarket... read more

Beltane Fire Festival

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Calton Hill

An amazing Gaelic, neo-pagan fertility festival...
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Festival of Politics

Horse Wynd

Now in its seventh year, this award winning festival coordinated by the Scottish Parliament runs in mid-August... read more

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

180 High Street

The world's largest and most popular performance/art festival, which runs from August 6-30th... read more

The Real Mary King's Close

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2 Warriston's Close
High St

An incredible tour of the long-forgotten underground streets of Edinburgh dating from the 16th and 17th centuries... read more

George Street

George Street

Up-and-Coming Thoroughfare... read more

Leith Docks

A Charming waterfront locale, home to the Ocean Terminal shopping mall and the Royal Yacht Britannia... read more

Ocean Terminal

Ocean Drive
Ocean Drive, Leith

Edinburgh's Premier Shopping Mall... read more
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