What's on this weekend
Never a dull moment, it's an action-packed weekend of festivals, outdoor screenings and twilight activities. Giant inflatable obstacle course anyone?...
National LGBTQ+ Festival - Pride | Saturday 16
Head into town on the 16th June for Scotland's National LGBTQ+ Festival - Pride Edinburgh. 2018 marks 40 years since the creation of the Rainbow Flag and the celebration is bound to be an unmissable event with entertainment, education, partying and fun events across the city. Proceedings start at 11.30am, when the traditional Pride Scotia March will congregate outside the Scottish Parliament. The March will follow a route through the heart of the city, arriving at the True Colours Festival at EUSA Campus arround 1.30pm.
For more info on Pride Edinburgh visit prideedinburgh.org.uk.
The Labyrinth Challenge | Saturday 16 - Sunday 17
Think bouncy castles on steroids and you pretty much have the Labyrinth Challenge. Murrayfield Stadium will be transformed into a huge inflatable bouncy course, with kids (over 10) and adults racing against the clock to complete the challenges of walls, tunnels and slides. There's also a Mini Labyrinth course for kids aged five to nine.
Tickets and more information available at eventbrite.co.uk.
EIFF Summer Outdoor Screenings | Friday 15 - Sunday 17
You know that summer has really arrived when the suggestion of outdoor seating doesn't fill you with dread. Getting everyone in the mood for Edinburgh International Film Festival, Film Fest in the City with Mackays, returns to St Andrew Square Garden this weekend bringing a jam-packed line-up of family favourites, cinematic classics and blockbusters to the open-air cinema. Free to attend, just settle in and hope for good weather.
See the full programme at edfilmfest.org.uk.
The Lemond Gallery Edinburgh Summer Show | Friday 15 - Sunday 17
Showcasing the very best of contemporary Scottish art, The Lemond Gallery brings together over 300 paintings by 50 of Scotland's leading and influential contemporary artists including Cherylene Dyer in their annual Edinburgh Summer Show. Open Friday to Sunday from 11am - 5pm daily, a selected preview of the paintings can be viewed online at lemondgallery.com.
20 Murrayfield Drive, Edinburgh, EH12 6EB
Go night cycling | Friday 15 - Saturday 16
As part of the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling (07 - 24 June) the Original Edinburgh Night Ride, now in its sixth year, starts at 11pm on Friday 15 June and finishes at 6am for breakfast. Whilst exact details are kept under wraps until the night itself, riders will be guided on a tour around East Lothian and organisers promise to avoid big hills, making it perfect for the leisure rider looking for an adventure.
Entry to take part costs £30 and riders must be over 16. To book your place go to entrycycle.com.