HotelDirect.co.uk – Edinburgh, Giant Pandas And More

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Edinburgh has been in the news recently as its Zoo has just received two giant Pandas from China, the first to live in the UK for 17 years. Many of those staying with Hotel Direct in one of their many Edinburgh hotels are sure to pay Tian Tian and Yang Guang a visit, but here are some of the other events and attractions you can visit on your trip.

Edinburgh, Scotland (PRUnderground) December 12th, 2011

Edinburgh has been in the news recently as its Zoo has just received two giant Pandas from China, the first to live in the UK for 17 years. Many of those staying with Hotel Direct in one of their many Edinburgh hotels are sure to pay Tian Tian and Yang Guang a visit, but here are some of the other events and attractions you can visit on your trip.

If you are fan of the great outdoors and extreme sports, you might be interested in the Banff Mountain Film Festival that is being held at the Queen’s Hall on Friday 27th January. Come along and see a wonderful collection of films that cover a range of activities including climbing, skiing and mountain biking.

Christmas and early New Year are pantomime season in the UK and Edinburgh is playing host to two great shows in Cinderella at the King’s Theatre and Aladdin at the Brunton theatre. Come along with the family and take part is some wonderful traditional interactive theatre in the Scottish capital.

If you are looking to introduce your children into the world of theatre, why not consider Hamletmachine at the Traverse Theatre on January 30th. This great show condenses Shakespeare’s Hamlet into a much shorted play and uses puppets and a number of other techniques to tell the story.

The HMV pictures house in Edinburgh plays host to a wide range of top musical artists and comedians, upcoming events include. Ed Sheeran on January 10th and 11th, rapper Wiley on Jan 25th, Kaiser Chiefs on February 9th and Rizzle Kicks on February 24th.

If any of these events take your fancy or you just want to pay the cute Pandas a visit, take a look at HotelDirect.co.uk for a range of hotels in Edinburgh for you to stay in. From cheap hotels in Edinburgh for you to get your head down in after a busy day to luxury hotels if you are treating a loved one, Hotel Direct have them all, at a great discounted price!

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