July, named in honour after Roman general Julius Caesar, is the seventh month of the year and on average is the warmest month in the northern hemisphere. So, what is there to do in Edinburgh under the warm summer sun?
Are you passionate about the beer scene and real Ales? If so you can’t miss the annual Scottish Real Ale Festival. Get yourself along to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange from the 5th to the 7th and get your hands on some of the best real ales that Scotland’s breweries have to offer. And if you’re eager to learn a trick or two, there will be experienced staff there to help you find the beers tailored to your taste. Speaking of Ale, why not come along to our all-new Apothecary bar on Lister Square and try out our bespoke range of ales and other craft beers on offer!
Fancy a party? The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival returns this year to the capital bringing with it some of the most talented jazz and blues artists from around the globe. From blues-rock to soul, there’s music to cater for all tastes so grab your dancing shoes and have a ball! The festival runs from the 13th to the 22nd of July, so don’t miss out and click on the link to get your tickets now!
Calling all petrolheads, the Scottish Car Show at the Royal Highland centre on the 15th of July is a can’t miss event. This is a great day out for families and car enthusiasts, with activities and demonstrations for all audiences, children’s play areas and passenger driving experiences in Ferrari’s and Lamborghini’s. Not to mention the wide array of stunning cars, from classical masterpieces to modern performance cars, you’ll be thrilled from start to finish.
And as is if there wasn’t enough to do in Edinburgh this July, the Edinburgh Art Festival kicks off on the 26th July. This is the leading festival for visual art in the UK and it brings with it a whole variety of talent. Prestigious art galleries and museums will be making an appearance as well as renowned British and international artists amidst some of the UK’s most exciting emerging talent. For any lover of visual arts this is a must see, and if you can't get enough art for the day, not to worry, come see some of our very own craftsmanship in the form of fine dining at STEAK Restaurant.