Art Culture

Art under the stars: Collective at the City Observatory

Atop the beloved Calton Hill sits the newly restored City Observatory, new home to Collective, an Edinburgh-based arts group committed to supporting contemporary work by artists who are at a pivotal stage in their development. The walled hilltop site once housed pioneering Enlightenment astronomers who fulfilled the vital role of timekeeping for the city by […]


Plans to revamp central Edinburgh cultural sites unveiled

Plans to build a £55 million “cultural quarter” in the former Royal High School on Calton Hill have been revealed. The news comes alongside other cultural proposals to revamp Calton Hill’s observatory, and to give the National Gallery of Scotland in Princes Street Gardens a £5 million overhaul. The open-air Ross Theatre in Princes Street […]