Edinburgh in the 1960s: 25 photos depicting life in Edinburgh in the swinging 60s

Looking back in the photo archives

We’ve taken a look a back in our photo archives to the swinging sixties, discovering what life was like for people living and working in Edinburgh in the 1960s.

Our archive had photos from all walks of life in the Capital, from sport to royalty, from pop stars to protests, and from street life to keeping your car clean, showing that Edinburgh really was swinging that decade.