Edinburgh Events

2014

A Small Selection of Events in Edinburgh

Below are just a few of the many events held in Edinburgh. In particular, I have included in the index below some of the events that I photographed during 2014..

Edinburgh now has several festivals throughout the year.  These usually take place around the same time each year.  They are and are well advertised in the press and on the Internet. 

 

2014

Events Index

 

1

4 - 24 Jan

Courage on our Coasts

RNLI Photography Exhibition

I've taken some photos of  this exhibition.  I don't know whether or not I'll be able to find the time to add them to the web site.

 

2

14  Jun

Commonwealth Games Baton Relay

An event leading up to the Commonwealth Games
being held in Glasgow from Jul 23 to Aug 3, 2014.

The Queen's Baton at West Princes Street tram stop in Shandwick Place

The Queen's Baton arrives at The Hub, on its way to Edinburgh Castle
The Press photograph The Queen's Baton as it passes down The Royal Mile on its way to The Scottish Parliament The Queen's Baton emerges from The Scottish Parliament in front of a choir singing in Gaelic

 

 

3

1 - 25
Aug

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

I've taken some photos of street entertainment and of some of the shows during the Edinburgh Fringe, 2014

I hope to add them to this page soon.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  September 20, 2014

 

 

4

13 Sep

50th Anniversary
of the
 Opening of the Forth Road Bridge

Torchlight Procession

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  La Barca Restaurant, South Queensferry and the start of the Torchlight Procession across the Forth Road Bridge     Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  - The start of the Torchlight Procession across the Forth Road Bridge

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  - The Torchlight Procession across the Forth Road Bridge     Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  - After walking across the Forth Bridge to Fife, caarrying thieir torches, the torch bearers are brought back to South Queeensferry in a fleet of buses. 

Fireworks

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour    Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour     Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour     Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour     Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour     Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

Fireworks Cruises

and the

Floodlit Forth Bridge

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Forth Belle' and its passengers at Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, about to depart on a cruise to view the Forth Road Bridge Firework Display     Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Forth Belle' and its passengers departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry on a cruise to view the Forth Road Bridge Firework Display

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', on its return to Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after taking its passengers on a cruise to see the firework display at thte Forth Road Bridge     Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', on its return to Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after taking its passengers on a cruise to see the firework display at thte Forth Road Bridge

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after dropping off its passengers there folowing a cruise on the Forth to view the firework display at the Forth Road Bridge     Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after dropping off its passengers there folowing a cruise on the Forth to view the firework display at the Forth Road Bridge

 

 

5

18  Sep

Scotland's Independence
Referendum

 

A.

Photos taken on 16 + 17 September 2014

Edinburgh

Before the Vote

 

South Side

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Indepemdence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  South Side

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  South Side

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  South Side

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  South Side

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  South Side

Around Edinburgh
Easter Road, Newhaven, Muirhouse
Marchmont, Portobello, Waverley, Newington

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  Easter Road

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  Newhaven

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  Muirhouse

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Independence Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  - Marchmont

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  Message written beside the Front Door on a house at Portobello

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  -  Outside Register House at the East End of Princes Street

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  - Wooden 'Yes' sign in a tree at Newington

Photos taken in Edinburgh on the two days leading up to the Scottish Referendum Vote on 18 September 2014  - Wooden 'Yes' sign in a tree at Newington

'Yes' sticker on a 'No Waiting' sign at Gilmerton Road, Newington

 

B.

Photos taken on 18 September 2014

Edinburgh

Referendum Day

The Mound Precinct
Beside The Royal Scottish Academy
"Democracy in Action"

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Mound Precinct

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Mound Precinct

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Mound Precinct

Newspaper Placards
and
 Referendum Notices

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'Yes' Campaign Van at Picardy Place

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Newspaper Headline

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Newspaper Headlines

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Newspaper Placard

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Newspaper Placard

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Portobello Resturant

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'No' Campaign

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'Yes' Campaign

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'Yes' Campaign

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'No' Campaign Booklet

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'Yes' and  'No' Campaigns

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Pub Late Opening for the Referendum Count

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Newington Cafe Sign for the Referendum

Posters in Windows
and
Banners and Flags on Buildings

Southside, Church Hill, Grange, Abbeyhill, Newington, Broughton

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Police Box at Drummond Street joins the 'Yes' Campaign

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'No' Campaign Poster at Grange

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'Yes' Campaign Posters at Abbeyhill

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'No' Campaign Poster at Grange

 Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'Yes' Campaign Poster at Southside

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'Yes' Campaign Banner near The Meadows

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'Yes' Campaign Banner at Dalkeith Road

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Flag at Broughton

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Flags at Broughton

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Flags at Broughton

 

C.

Photos taken on 18 September 2014

The Royal Mile

Referendum Day

 

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Royal Mile

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Royal Mile

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Royal Mile  -   'No campaigner on the corner of George IV Bridge and Lawnmarket

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Royal Mile  -   'No campaigner on the corner of George IV Bridge and Lawnmarket

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  'Yes' message left on the 'Heart of Midlothian'The Royal Mile

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Royal Mile

 Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Royal Mile

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  The Royal Mile

 
 

D.

Photos taken on 18 September 2014

Outside
 The Scottish Parliament

Referendum Day

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Outside the Scottish Parliament

 

 

E.

Photos taken on 18 September 2014

Visitors to Edinburgh
from some of the other lands seeking independence

Referendum Day

 

from
Frisia
A coastal Region of NW Netherlands and NW Germany

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitors from Frisia

from
Flanders
Seeking Flemish independence from Belgium

 

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitors from Flanders

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitors from Flanders

from
Catalonia
NE Spain

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitor from Catalonia

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitors from Catalonia

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitor from Catalonia

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitors from Catalonia

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitors from Catalonia

from
Sardinia
Italian island in the Mediterranean

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Sardinian Flag

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitor from Sardinia

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitor from Sardinia

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitor from Sardinia

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitor from Sardinia

Photos taken in Edinburgh on voting day in the  Scottish Indepemdence Referendum on 18 September 2014  -  Visitor from Sardinia

 

Edinburgh Today

 

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