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Underbelly applies for additional planning permission for Edinburgh’s Christmas 2021

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The producers, Underbelly, who are still under contract to The City of Edinburgh Council to put on the events in the city centre to celebrate the festive season have submitted the planning applications which...
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Volunteer Recruitment Fair on Wednesday #edvolfair21

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The Volunteer Recruitment Fair takes place at St Paul's and St George's Church on York Place on Wednesday 22 September 2021 between 11am and 7pm.This is an opportunity for anyone who wants to...

Royal Scots Club Literary lunch in October features military history

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The Royal Scots Club are holding a series of Literary lunches and the next on 21 October will feature historian and author, Victoria Schofield, who will be discussing her journey from Writer to Military...

Gifting box – new service from Bonnie Hame

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NEW GIFTING BOX LAUNCHED FROM BONNIE HAMEFollowing success of Home Accessories Subscription Box service, one off gifting boxes – suitable for all occasions - can now be purchased easily onlineNew Scottish home interiors company,...

Doors Open Days 2021 – our top ten

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On 24 and 25 September visitors are invited to some of the most interesting buildings in the city which are usually behind closed doors.This will be the 32nd year of Doors Open Days...

Film Review: Respect ★★★

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Handpicked to play Aretha Franklin in the film of her life by The Queen of Soul herself, Jennifer Hudson delivers with amazing grace.Direction:Leisl TommyScreenplay:Tracey Scott WilsonCast:Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald,Marc Maron,...

City centre restaurants may keep their outdoor spaces for another month

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The City of Edinburgh Council has decided to extend the measures which allow restaurants to have temporary outdoor seating spaces for another month. After 31 October planning and other permissions may be required.The council...

Groundbreaking new music hub launches in Stockbridge

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A new community music hub — the first of its kind in Scotland — will be launched on Friday at Stockbridge Parish Church. This exciting and valuable initiative is generously supported by Amati Global...

What’s on – Steeleye Span at The Queen’s Hall

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1970 would prove to be a vintage year for music and the start of an era that would change the world.For Steeleye Span – formed the year before - it would mark a...

One day art exhibition at the Botanics

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Edinburgh charity, Rowan Alba, is staging a one day exhibition at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh next week as part of an art project set up to help those who are socially isolated.The exhibition...

Leith Comedy Festival goes indoors

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Leith Comedy Festival takes over The Biscuit Factory to bring some of the finest comedians in Scotland on to an indoor stage next month.Rosalind Romer, Director of Leith Comedy Festival, said: “I can’t express...

Japan’s most celebrated textile company exhibits at Dovecot Studios

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Dovecot Studios brings the work of internationally acclaimed Japanese textile designer Sudō Reiko to Scotland this autumn, with an innovative exhibition created in partnership with the Centre for Heritage Art and Textiles in Hong...

Georgia Cécile launching debut album at The Queen’s Hall

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Georgia Cécile will launch her debut album at The Queen's Hall on 16 October 2021.She will be joined on stage by an eleven piece orchestra with what she describes as "lush strings and...

Janet Archer becomes Chief Executive at Edinburgh Printmakers

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Edinburgh Printmakers has appointed Janet Archer as Chief Executive.The organisation moved to its new building at Castle Mills in 2019, and is now ready to expand its programme of events in the new...

Teenage Fanclub at Assembly Rooms

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There’s an unusual buzz around Edinburgh for this time of year when the city often goes quiet post-festival.Opening act Poster Paints featuring the talented Carla J. Easton and Simon Liddell (Frightened Rabbit) are...

Dementia friendly projects at Capital Theatres

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During Dementia Activism Week, Tuesday 21 September is World Alzheimer's Day which this year has the theme Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer's.Capital Theatres in Edinburgh collaborate with people who have dementia or Alzheimer's and those...

King’s lights up in purple to remember Andy Gray

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The King's Theatre window lights were lit up in Purple yesterday (13th Sept.) in tribute to the late actor Andy Gray.Details surrounding the King's tribute can be found in Remembering Andy tonight at The...

Remembering Andy tonight at The King’s

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On Monday 13 September the façade of The King's Theatre on Leven Street will be lit up in purple by the Capital Theatres lighting technicians to remember Andy Gray.Andy would have celebrated his...

Buy tickets for James Bond from Monday

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Tickets for the latest James Bond movie go on sale from 7.30am this morning for showings at Vue Livingston when the film is released on 30 September 2021.This is the 25th Bond film,...

Edinburgh Leisure had a summer of fun for families

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Thanks to funding from The City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh Leisure were able to bring back a summer of fun safely to their venues across this city and supported 126 children and families living...

Travel – take off to the Caribbean

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Scotland's first direct flight to the Caribbean takes off on 5 December 2021, when Virgin Atlantic starts flying from Edinburgh to Barbados.Here's our guide to a Caribbean isle that packs a lot into...

Join in the 2021 Fancy Women’s Bike Ride

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The Fancy Women's Bike Ride takes place on 19 September 2021 when all women are invited to take to their bikes in their Sunday best clothes, reclaiming the streets of the capital and...

Go ahead given for FLY Open Air Festival to return to The Ross Bandstand

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After councillors voted to give the FLY Open Air Festival the green light for next weekend, 4,000 young people will, once again, get to dance each day under the castle .The festival, nominated as...

‘An Unexpected Hiccup’ to premiere at The Studio

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Touring theatre company Plutôt La Vie and Edinburgh-based Lung Ha Theatre Company are pleased to announce their collaboration on 'An Unexpected Hiccup', a new play directed by Ian Cameron and Maria Oller and written...

A piece of Brooklyn in Stockbridge

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EARLS, the newest sandwich shop in Stockbridge, is officially open. The inspiration for their hearty sandwiches comes from Brooklyn with focaccia and chilli buns something new for foodies to try.Along with the sandwiches...

At Spilt Milk Gallery – Mythical Mother

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Mythical Mother is an online art exhibition which will begin on 9 September until 30 September 2021. The exhibition has been curated by Georgie White Winter and exhibiting artists include Shweta Bist, Michelle Gallagher, Marcia Michael,...

Scotland’s second poetry festival, ‘Push The Boat Out’, launches its inaugural programme

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Launching its inaugural programme today (Wed. 8 Sept) in Edinburgh, 'Push The Boat Out' (PTBO) is Scotland’s newest and most boundary-bending poetry festival, .Taking place from the 15 – 17 October 2021 within the...

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2021 – still available online

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The 2021 book festival ended with the final night's conversation between First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, and Douglas Stuart, author of the 2020 Booker Prize winning novel, Shuggie Bain.The Sculpture Court was renamed The...

Weekend racing and family fun at Musselburgh

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Hot on the heels of a successful August and its sell-out Ladies Day meeting, Musselburgh Racecourse is gearing up for a busy double-header weekend on 11 and 12 September.The East Lothian course plays host...

Live Music Now Scotland announces audition dates

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2021 audition dates have been announced by Live Music Now Scotland (LMNS) by unveiling a brand-new online application tool that will allow musicians impacted by the pandemic, and at the beginning of their professional...

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