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Sail on down to the Fisherrow Harbour Festival this May

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Hundreds of people are expected to turn out to this year’s Fisherrow Harbour Festival in Musselburgh on Edinburgh’s coast, Saturday 14 May, from 12pm to 4pm. For the first time since the pandemic, local communities are...

‘Ocean Mist’ hosts stars of ‘Anything Goes’ prior to Festival Theatre opening

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The critically acclaimed show, 'Anything Goes', features a new star cast including: WhatOnStage Award Winner, Kerry Ellis, as Reno Sweeney and Olivier Award Winner, Denis Lawson, as Moonface Martin. Joining them on board is...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 2015 Gorgie City Farm Bird Box Week. Invest in property! Get to know your feathered neighbours! Come along and learn about the housing needs of local birds, and build your own bird box...

Scottish tenor Nicky Spence to perform at Marchmont House this week

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Scottish opera star Nicky Spence, one of the UK’s most exciting tenors, will appear in an up-close and intimate evening of song in the Arts and Crafts Music Room at Marchmont House on Friday...

Everyman Cinema opening in Edinburgh this weekend

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Following a fabulously extravagant press night on Thursday the newest cinema in town is ready to open its doors to the public on Saturday.The new Everyman is the 37th venue in the UK...

New, long-term home for Edinburgh International Book Festival announced

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It was announced today that the Edinburgh International Book Festival will remain at the Edinburgh College of Art for this year and next, before moving to a brand new city centre site in...

The 10 best bookshops in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Edinburgh. The streets are teeming with hidden treasures that are as rich as the ideas that made our city known across the world.For my money, it's always been the myriad and eclectic conflation...

Platinum Jubilee event at Harvey Nichols with a feast fit for a queen

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Harvey Nichols Forth Floor restaurant is doing its part to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in June with a special dinner event on 2 June.The menu has been specially devised to...

Away days – a fine day out to a Perthshire pearl

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Perthshire’s nine hole golf course celebrates its 30th anniversary.The golf course's pearl anniversary coincides with the Menzies family owning the Mains of Taymouth Country Estate for 100 years. “Perthshire’s finest nine holes”.In what was...

Van Gogh Alive coming to Edinburgh

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Van Gogh Alive, the hit exhibition will continue its world tour with a stop at Edinburgh's Festival Square.Described as 'the world's most-visited immersive, multi-sensory experience', Van Gogh Alive exhibits the life and work of...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Freeze Frame Film Club: an informal evening of flickering images drawn from classic old favourites. This week: Back to the Future (PG). Go early and have a 3 course movie-themed meal at the Drill...

Edinburgh Leisure’s AquaDash is back – but more extreme than ever

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Thrill seekers slide this wayEdinburgh Leisure is launching a new extreme element to AquaDash, its inflatable playground on water at the Royal Commonwealth Pool when it reopens on Saturday, 26 June 2021.  Bookings...

Review: Grease The Musical ***

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Grease was the word at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Monday evening as the original West End production of the famous musical commenced its six-day run in Scotland’s capital city.The cast was led by international...

Royal interest at Musselburgh’s Edinburgh Gin Race Day would be just the tonic

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Musselburgh Racecourse is hoping to have a Royal runner at the Edinburgh Gin Raceday on Saturday 21 May.Educator, owned by Her Majesty The Queen, is a potential entry for the feature £50,000 Edinburgh Cup...

‘Sunshine on Leith’ to be final production before King’s refurbishment

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Featuring hits Sunshine on Leith, I’m On My Way, Letter from America and I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), 'Sunshine on Leith' is both a funny and moving story about Davy and Ally, two soldiers...

Awards recognise innovative Delhi street food at Dhoom

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The Indian Street Restaurant, Dhoom, has won a Highly Recommended Pace in Scotland award in the Scottish Entertainment Awards. This latest follows several award wins in 2021, with the Dunfermline restaurant recognised in the Scottish...

Flying with Jet2? Drop your bags the day before

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At Edinburgh Airport Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have introduced a new service allowing you to check your bags in the day before your flight.This move could make your journey a bit easier on the...

Hats off to another sell out Ladies Day at Musselburgh Races

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Musselburgh Racecourse’s “boutique” Stobo Castle Ladies Day has been deemed a success after 5,000 racegoers enjoyed a day of high fashion and sporting thrills at the East Lothian course.The event was another sell-out, with...

January recipe – pan fried cod roe

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Willie Little, Proprietor, Little’s Restaurant Blairgowrie and Fish in Crieff Fishmongers provides our recipe, but you will have to be quick as cod roe is only available in January and early February. Willie said :...

Val McDermid to cut the ribbon reopening a refurbished CaféLife in Stockbridge

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CaféLife, the popular community café on Cheyne Street, has just reopened with a brand new menu and revamped interiors following its forced closure through the pandemic.Run by local charity LifeCare Edinburgh, all proceeds from...

Gleneagles Townhouse almost ready for opening

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On the eastern side of St Andrew Square, Gleneagles Townhouse is almost ready for guests.The 33-bedroom hotel, members’ club and all-day restaurant, based at 39 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, will officially open its doors...

Manipulate Festival – Forest Video Lab taking root in The Meadows

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At the end of January as part of Manipulate Festival, look out for the light installation on The Meadows each evening for a couple of hours.This is to be an abstract...

Oi Musica are off to London to play for the Queen

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Edinburgh street band specialists Oi Musica have assembled a one-off performance group of Scotland’s top street musicians for Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations – and will feature a UK record-breaking 12 sousaphone...

Sam Heughan to join the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride in Edinburgh this weekend

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On Sunday 22 May, the leading men’s charity, Movember, in partnership with the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride  will return to cities all over the UK, including Edinburgh, with their unique, mass motorbike event.Focused on...

Sun Express to begin Turkey routes from Edinburgh Airport in 2022

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New direct flights to Turkey will begin next year.A new service between Edinburgh and Turkey will launch for summer 2022 as SunExpress will begin to fly to and from Edinburgh Airport.The new service to...

Ewan McClure’s ‘Inside and Out’ at The Scottish Gallery

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Returning to The Scottish Gallery this May with a new series of rich oil paintings will be BP Portrait Award Finalist Ewan McClure, for his second major exhibition 'Inside and Out'. Following 'Gravity and...

The Spirit of Rory McEwen at Marchmont House 

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I was fifteen years old when I first encountered Rory and Alex McEwen at the Edinburgh Festival. For my generation, they were the equivalent of Take That or One Direction on the UK music...

VAN GOGH ALIVE to transform Festival Square in March

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'Van Gogh Alive', the multi-sensory phenomenon created by Grande Experiences, finally arrives in the heart of Edinburgh next month and will transform Festival Square into an immersive, one-of-a-kind kind exhibit of the life and work...

At Art & Craft Collective – Pages by Panna

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PAGES BY PANNA - EXHIBITION OPENS ON 2 APRIL AT ART & CRAFT COLLECTIVESouthside gallery Art & Craft Collective scores another first with their April/May exhibition: paper sculpture and calligraphy, neither of which have...

Swim in Colour at Jupiter Artland: Joana Vasconcelos and Trisha Brown

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Jupiter Artland introduces its newest spellbinding artwork, a fully functional swimming pool. Pressed into a previously unexplored area of the sculpture park, Gateway, appears like a fluid flower in a kaleidoscope of drizzled colours....

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