Official Guide to Edinburgh
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St Andrew Square

Edinburgh's Christmas promises to be a fun-filled affair with the arrival a superb new attraction in St Andrew Square.

The festivities return to St Andrew Square this year, so pop along to Edinburgh's East end for a dose of festive cheer.

St Andrew Square Ice Rink

17th Nov 2017 - 6 Jan 2018, 10am to 9.30pm

Of course, the very unique Ice Rink circumnavigating the iconic Melville Monument returns for 2017, complete with bridges and a circular bar at its foot. Skaters of all levels are welcome. Bring your own skates or hire them on the day. Sessions last 45 minutes.

Nativity Carol Concert

Sunday 3rd December, 3pm. Free

At the start of advent, enjoy a free concert brought to you by St Andrews and St Georges West and Edinburgh Churches Together. Carol singers will perform at the Nativity Scene in St Andrew Square, generously donated to Edinburgh by Sir Tom Farmer. 

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