8th April 2011

At Ratho Library they’re eagerly looking forward to the visit of the fantastic Travelling Gallery today.

Scotland’s fastest moving exhibition space will be showcasing the Drawn In exhibition which includes work by Sachiko Abe, Sara and Wout Bomans, Rob Churm, Katy Dove, Richard Forster, Alex Frost, Franziska Furter and Nicholas Party.

The gallery will be at Ratho from 10.30 until 3.30pm – so there’s plenty of time to see everything, and they’ll be serving tea and coffee in the library!

Annie Get Your Gun is on till Saturday night at The Brunton Theatre Musselburgh, staged by Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association.

And The Hard Man is on at the King’s till Saturday night.

Liz Lochhead in Educating Agnes starts tonight at The Lyceum. Here are the stars in rehearsal from the theatre’s Flickr photostream.

9th April 2011

Joey Ramone Tribute at Henry’s Cellar Bar at 8.30pm.

The Edinburgh Science Festival (ESF) starts today…..loads of things on from now until the 22nd. We have told you what we think the top ten attractions might be – what about yours? Do tell us!

Today at 4pm as part of the ESF at Merchiston Castle School The Ancient Art of Natural Gut String Manufacture. Frances David from Bow Brand demonstrates the qualities and behaviour of natural gut, used for making musical instruments for hundreds of years. 

10th April 2011

Ecofusion is taking place in Inverleith Park today from 11-5pm. More details on their website.

Mountain Bike Orienteering – A fun 3 hour navigation event that tests strategy and strength. It’s open to all ages and abilites. Prices start from £15 for solo entry More info at http://www.smbo.co.uk
Start Time: April 10, 11 09:30:00AM
End Time: April 10, 11 02:30:00PM
Where: EH14 5QB
Category: Mountain Biking
Close Encounters of the Third Kind is showing at 1.30pm at the Cameo. What a lovely opportunity to see this marvel on the big screen. “Steven Spielberg’s supreme sci-fi tale which, even after over 30 years, manages to send shivers of wonder and awe down the spine.”