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Market Street hotel is welcoming, inspiring and sparkles with personality. We offer a place to engage with your creativity and truly thrive in unique surroundings.

Carve your own path and discover a unique perspective on Edinburgh. Our local heroes are on hand to help you connect with our beautiful city in a meaningful and memorable way. Through our knowledge, live local and uncover Edinburgh’s true nature and charm.

Edinburgh Christmas Markets

Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Capital the Christmas Market has been a highlight of the winter season since 1999 and remain as one of the most popular events in Edinburgh. Full of traditional Christmas treats, the stalls line Princes Street Gardens whilst the ice-skating rink circles round George Square Gardens, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Christmas at the Botanics

Watch the Royal Botanic Gardens transform into a spectacle of light after dark. Enjoy a seasonal snack and wander the enchanting trail to discover sparkling tunnels and botanical themed displays.

Castle of Light: Magic and Mystery

Returning for it’s fourth year, Edinburgh Castle’s, Castle of Light follows the theme of Magic and Mystery. Watch as projections illuminate the castle walls guiding you through the grounds with an array of colourful light shows.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2023

Starting on the 29th of December Edinburgh's Hogmanay is jam-packed with events to carry everyone into the New Year, including the return of the Torchlight Procession. Enjoy entertainment across Edinburgh as you welcome in 2024.



V&A Dundee

Tartan is a celebration of the global history of the unique Scottish symbol, it is a radical look at the historic and recognisable textile.

Showing until the 14th of January 2024


Beyond the Little Black Dress

National Museum of Scotland

A wardrobe staple, the little black dress has became an iconic fashion piece owned by many in different shapes and designs.

Showing until the 29th of October 2023


Grayson Perry | Smash Hits

National (Royal Scottish Academy)

One of Britain's most celebrated artist's and cultural figures, this exhibition covers the 40 year career of Sir Grayson Perry.

Showing until the 12th of November 2023


Decades | The Art of Change 1900-1980

Modern Two Art Gallery

A journey of art across the decades, showcasing the dramatic change which characterised each period.

Showing until the 7th of January 2024


The Great Tapestry of Scotland


Only a train ride away discover the story of Scotland through the great tapestry. Showcasing events and historic figures along with everyday stories of the Scottish people.