Celebrating This is Edinburgh's First Birthday

27 February 2015

Happy 1st Birthday to us! 

Campaign Launch Collage

Forever Edinburgh was officially launched on 24th February 2014.

What a fantastic year it has been and we have been delighted to shout about the superb events and attractions Edinburgh has to offer along with the very best shopping and food and drink experiences. From luxury stores to independent boutiques and five star restaurants to your favourite hidden gems, there is something for everyone in Edinburgh.

To celebrate our first year we've collected some our hightlights. Take a look back with us...


Spring Collage 1

(Left to Right)
Field of Lights - 3rd February to 27th April 2014
Mamoths at the Museum at National Museum of Scotland - 24th January to 20th April 2014
Edinburgh International Science Festival - 5th April to 20th April 2014

Style In The City Collage

Style in the City - 29th March - 19th April 2014

Spring Collage 2

Edinburgh Trams begin service - 31st May 2014
Yotties return to the Royal Yacht Britannia - 19th to 22nd May 2014
Edinburgh Marathon Festival - 24th - 25th May 2014

Spa In The City Collage

Spa in the City - 24th - 25th May 2014


Summer Collage 1

Royal Highland Show - 19th to 22nd June 2014 
Queen's Baton Relay in Edinburgh - 14th June 2014 
Gumball Relay in Edinburgh - 8th June 2014 

Film In The City Collage

Film in the City - 8th to 22nd June 2014

Summer Collage 2 Festivals

Edinburgh International Magic Festival - 27th June to 4th July 2014 
Edinburgh Jazz Festival - 18th - 27th July 2014
Edinburgh International Film Festival -  18th - 29th June 2014

Summer Collage 3

Edinburgh Zoo Nights - 23rd May to 27th June 
Edinburgh Floral Clock - Celebrating 10 years as a Fair Trade City
Lynsey Sharp wins Commonwealth Silver at Glasgow 2014 - 1st August

Summer Collage 2 Festivals2

Edinburgh Festival Fringe - 1st to 25th August 2014 
Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo - 1st to 24th August 2014  
Edinburgh International Festival - 8th to 31st August 2014

Summer Collage 4 Festivals

Edinburgh Book Festival - 9th to 25th August 2014
Edinburgh Mela - 29th to 31st August 2014
Edinburgh Art Festival, Jim Lambie Exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery - 31st July to 31st August


Autumn Collage

Forth Bridges Festival & Forth Road Bridge's 50th Birthday - 4th to 23rd September
Eat, Drink, Discover Scotland - 12th to 14th September
Ryder Cup Fun Zone in St Andrew Sq - 23rd to 28th September  

Edinburgh Restaurant Festival Chefs Table

Edinburgh Restaurant Festival, The Chefs' Table - 9th to 23rd October


Winter Collage 1

Botanic Lights at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh - 30th October to 23rd November 
Edinburgh Castle lit up red for Rememberance Day - November 2014
Join the Pact - 4th December 2014 

Winter Collage 2

Kyloe Restaurant's guide dog puppy in training Kyloe takes part in the Great Edinburgh Santa Run - 14th December 2014
Grassmarket 3D Winter Light Show - 11th - 19th Decmber 
Santa and his reindeer visit Castle Street - 13th and 14th December 

Edinburghs Christmas Collage

Edinburgh's Christmas - 21st November 2014 to 4th January 2015

Hogmanay Collage

Edinburgh's Hogmanay - 30th December to 1st January 2015

New Year Collage

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Torchlight Procession - 30th December 2014
The Looney Dook - 1st January 2015 
Edinburgh Rugby win the 1872 Cup against Galsgow Warriors - 2nd January 2015

Thank you to all of you for being part of a great first year!