Message from the Skies
See Edinburgh in a brand new light in 2019. Message from the Skies returns to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay on Tuesday 1 January with a selection of love letters written for Europe.
The words of six internationally celebrated writers will illuminate and animate buildings around the city during the first month of 2019:
Billy Letford: Leith Library
Chitra Ramaswamy: Custon House, Leith
Kapka Kassabova: The National Monument of Scotland, Calton Hill
Louise Welsh: Techcube
Stef Smith: Bongo Club, Cowgate
William Dalrymple: Tron Kirk, Royal Mile
Message from the Skies is part of Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations.
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Other Top Events
Museum of the Moon
21 January 2019 - 26 January 2019
Visit this spectacular installation as part of the Burns&Beyond festival.
22 January 2019 - 19 February 2019
One of the world's most iconic musicals comes to Edinburgh.
22 January 2019 - 27 January 2019
A brand new festival celebrating Scottish culture from Burns to now in venues across Edinburgh city centre.
Burns Night 2019
24 January 2019 - 26 January 2019
Celebrate the birthday of Scotland's national poet with special events taking place across Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival
26 January 2019 - 27 January 2019
The Assembly Rooms hosts a festival dedicated to health, fitness and wellbeing.
Culture Trail: Burns&Beyond
26 January 2019 - 26 January 2019
Discover hidden performances in secret spaces across Edinburgh.
01 February 2019 - 08 March 2019
Learn to build and code in this fun workshop series.
6 Nations at BT Murrayfield
02 February 2019 - 09 March 2019
Wrap up warm and cheer on the home team as Scotland tackle their opponents at Murrayfield.
Edinburgh Chinese New Year Festival
02 February 2019 - 17 February 2019
Let's celebrate Chinese New Year together in Edinburgh.
Fabulous Fossil February
09 February 2019 - 17 February 2019
Dive into the prehistoric world this half-term at Dynamic Earth.