Things to do in Portobello this weekend


This weekend brings a double whammy of village fairs in Portobello. On Saturday in Brighton Park, PEDAL’s organic market celebrates its first anniversary. As well as the usual tempting stalls of locally grown or made produce, there will be a pedal…


Edinburgh Mela on Leith Links this weekend

Friday 2nd, Saturday 3nd and Sunday 4th September see the return of the Mela , a festival of multicultural community multimedia. There will be live music, dance, fashion, food, theatre and stalls from around the world for the 17th year of this loc…


Harness races at Musselburgh to end the week

(With thanks to The Edinburgh Reporter for this news) If the bustling festivals and fringes are not to your taste today and tomorrow, you might like to head out of town to Musselburgh race course instead. For two days only, the fast and furious Ha…


Portobello Regatta, July 30th &31st

Portobello Regatta 2011 On Saturday 3oth and Sunday 31st July 2011, Portobello Sailing and Kayaking Club will host Rowporty’s second Portobello Rowing Regatta, on Portobello beach, Edinburgh. The regatta races will be held on Saturday, when the St…


Anyone for Golf?

A special golf competition is being held on Leith Links on Saturday 9 July. The Hickory Golf Open celebrates the important role Leith Links played in the history of the game of golf. The Hickory Golf Open, as its name suggests, re-creates the hist…