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Film Fest in the City

Film in the City 2015 St Andrews Sq Edinburgh

Published May 4, 2017

We are delighted to be working with Edinburgh International Film Festival and EdinEvents to once again to roll out the green carpet to deliver all production and site support for their summer outdoor cinema. Edinburgh International Film Festival’s hugely popular open-air cinema, Film Fest in the City, is set to return to St Andrew Square Garden this summer, with the Festival... View Article

Mary Queen of Scots Festival announced


Published May 2, 2017

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS FESTIVAL 2017 2017 marks the 450th anniversary of the end of the reign of Mary Queen of Scots in 1567, and the time of her captivity in Loch Leven Castle. It was announced today that the Mary Queen of Scots Festival will be held in Kinross on Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 September 2017, celebrating the... View Article

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay – update

Midnight Moment Keith Valentine

Published March 27, 2017

Unique Events are deeply disappointed in the recent Tender process held by City of Edinburgh Council with regard to Edinburgh’s Winter Festivals and hugely saddened by the decision not to continue with our services as producers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, a festival which we created and have produced for over 24 years. Since its inception in 1993, Unique Events have positioned... View Article

Unique Events named Best Cultural Event or Festival for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Unique Events Directors, Penny Dougherty and Al Thomson.

Published March 17, 2017

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, produced by Unique Events, was last night announced as the National Winner of Scotland’s ‘Best Cultural Event or Festival’ at the 2017 Thistle Awards which were held at the EICC. The Scottish Thistle Awards, dubbed as Scotland’s tourism industry’s Oscars, rewards every year the talents and ambitions of Scottish tourism industry leaders, who work tirelessly to put Scotland... View Article

Support Acts for Waverley Stage Announced

Published November 8, 2016

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay today announced yet more Scottish talent on the Street Party bill! Ayrshire trio Fatherson and Dundee popster Be Charlotte will join headliners The Charlatans on the Waverley Stage this year, completing the line-up for the 2016 Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party! Joining the Waverley Stage line-up closes a great 2016 for both acts.  The year has seen Fatherson tour the... View Article