The Marchmont & Sciennes Community Christmas tree will be lit next Saturday at 4pm.


Special Guest Ron Butlin, the Makar of Edinburgh, will preside. Join with James Gillespies High School Brass Ensemble and the JG Primary School Choir to sing traditional carols.

The ceremony will take place where Marchmont Crescent meets Warrender Park Road.

Take part in the Local Shops’ T O M B O L A – Buy something and enter each shop’s Lucky Dip From 1pm to 5.30pm on Saturday 7 December only.

Participating shops (in order from lower Argyle Place to top of Marchmont Road): Meadowlark Café, The New Leaf, Bodywell, Marchmont Hardware, Ishii Hair, Bohemia, Doodles, Pastures Café, March Hair, Marchmont Gallery, Marchmont Pharmacy (closes 3.30pm), Save the Date, Cork & Cask, Right Pharmacy (round corner in Grange Road)