Though Scorcese and Ridley Scott (as well as the bias-carrying folks over at Netflix) may diverge from this opinion somewhat, the cinema is dead narrative doesn’t quite fit in with the reality. Sure, people continue to head out in troves for the latest generic superhero-franchise films, as well as various reboots that feel as if they’re not worth the effort it takes to look at the screen for more than 5 minutes. However, whether it’s artistic integrity, weighty character development, drama, comedy, or just comforting action-adventure you’re after, there are both recent and more distant examples of fine cinema to be consumed by your senses. Better yet, some of the greatest of these films were actually shot, either in part or in full, in Scotland’s fine capital city.
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo takes place every year in August and is a real crowd pleaser in terms of its spectacle and the rousing music featured in the ceremonial displays. Visitors to Edinburgh relish the chance to view the Tattoo in all its glory, while the ceremonial traditions along with fabulous traditional music portrayed in the Tattoo is truly unforgettable. Let’s take a look at the Tattoo’s origins plus what we can expect to witness when watching this extravaganza!
The farmers market In Edinburgh is located beneath the historic Edinburgh Castle and takes place every Saturday from 9am to 2pm on Castle Terrace. The market attracts visitors from all over the region and with parking close by plus excellent bus services to the venue it has been running successfully for the last fifteen years.Continue reading “Edinburgh Farmers Market”
The Museum of Flight, based at Fortune Airfield, near Edinburgh, is known as the best aviation site in the world. It houses a massive collection of war planes and other essential flying paraphernalia. The Museum started out as an RAF airship and fighter base in World War I. We provide a brief account of the museum’s history and what guest can expect to see during their visit.Continue reading “National Museum of Flight”
Edinburgh Castle is one of the major tourist attractions of Scotland’s capital city and stands magnificently overlooking the city’s main street in all its glory. Here we take a look at the origins of the castle plus its chequered history that has seen battles, intrigue and the comings and goings of kings and queens a plenty over the centuries.Continue reading “The Amazing History of Edinburgh Castle”
Edinburgh Castle dominates the Edinburgh skyline as we approach the castle down the Royal Mile. The castle is steeped in centuries of history and is a must see for those who are visiting the city. Here we take a look at what you can expect to find today when paying the castle a visit.Continue reading “Visit Edinburgh Castle”