We are proud to bring you this month’s ‘Auld Reekie – Edinburgh our romantic capital’ WeeBox, brimming with gifts to take you on a journey through our capital city’s cobbled streets
Edinburgh Festival audience breaks three million barrier for the first time
August is by far the most vibrant, busy month in Edinburgh’s calendar. This year more than 3 million visitors flocked to our capital for the 1st time in its history! The combined audience for cultural events in the city topped 4 million when the attendees at the military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle and visual art festival are taken into account too! When will you come to visit?!
Take a journey through Scotland’s capital, ‘Picturing Scotland – Edinburgh’
Enjoy this wee book that takes you on a journey, capturing Edinburgh’s moods and famous landmarks. Dip into the city’s fascinating past and discover some its best kept secrets!
Bring Edinburgh’s illuminated cobbled streets to your home:
What better way to bring the romance straight to you than with this elegant ‘Sightlines Edinburgh Papercut Lantern’ by Couthie Gifts. Depicting Edinburgh’s iconic buildings, casting a warm glow and atmospheric shadows when lit – heaven! We’ve even included a special ‘Scottish Breakfast’ tea from the iconic Edinburgh Tea & Coffee company … so make a wee cuppa, sit back and enjoy the full Edinburgh experience!
‘Edinburgh Castle Sunset’ by Kevin Hunter
We are honoured to include this stunning print by one of Scotland’s most prolific contemporary Scottish artists … not to mention a best seller with visitors to Edinburgh Castle.
Which bookmark did you get?
The Lion Rampant Bookmark
“The Royal Banner of the Royal Arms of Scotland”, or more commonly known as the “Lion Rampant” is flown over the Palace of Holyrood in Edinburgh and historically used by Scottish monarchs – golden history indeed!
Or, The Luckenbooth Bookmark – Scotland’s most romantic symbol of love!
Dating back to the 17th century and often given as a token of betrothal, the Luckenbooth is so called as they were first sold from the ‘locked booths’ of goldsmiths on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Bring ‘The Athens of the North’ to your wardrobe:
This stunning tweed corsage is perfect for wearing anywhere and imagining you’re walking the cobbles of Old Town! Designed using the best of tweed by Earth Squared based in North Berwick, near Edinburgh .. which colour will you get?
le deagh dhùrachd!
With best wishes, WeeBox HQ x