There is nowhere quite like Edinburgh. Its heady mix of history, heritage architecture, the professions, art, literature, museums, theatre, festivals, sporting prowess, the geography and the topography, its people, their interests and where they live…the list goes on and on.
Yet it is a sad truism that for many who are indigenous to an area, that same area, if not a closed book to them, has few of its chapters read.
It is so easy to miss, dismiss or overlook the intrinsic beauty of the familiar and the commonplace as we negotiate life’s hurly-burly.
Edinburgh Life strives to put that right. Each issue celebrates the myriad facets of our capital city and its environs, inviting a closer appreciation and sometimes proffering an alternative and surprising aspect of the place we think we know so well.
Edinburgh Life is for those who enjoy the finer aspects of life, whether they cost money or perhaps just a bit of precious free time to enjoy.
Heritage, history, people, places, where to go, what to eat, what to do, where to meet. In short, there is something for everyone!
West Mains Road area & King’s Buildings – 1930 & 1993 aerial views
Edinburgh Riding of the Marches 2023
Ten new Scottish galleries at The National
Royal High School celebrates 50 years of girl pupils
John Thomson – Duddingston’s famous artistic minister
John Steell - his statues & his artistic family dynasty
About the City - our good news round-up
Doug Corrance’s Edinburgh – his inimitable snapshot of the city
1973 Royal High School pupils celebrate 50 years of co-education
NGS reception for donors to new Scottish galleries
Lunch with an Old Bag – £608k raised at Prestonfield House!
Botanics Annual Supporters’ Dinner
Spectacular entertainments this Christmas - in the city or just beyond
Enjoy a good read this festive season – an eclectic selection of books, all with a local slant
Find that perfect gift at the Ramsay Cornish pre-Christmas auction
Ideal for UK friends and family – an Edinburgh Life print subscription
Ideal for those overseas – an Edinburgh Life digital subscription
Commission a unique portrait of your home!
Festive Food & Drink
Exceptional hotel hospitality this Christmas
Panda & Sons – 39th best bar in the world! Arrival of Holyrood Whisky,
Christmas cookbooks, Michelin Stars for Timberyard and Heron
10 fun and interesting things to do as Christmas approaches