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Film review – Sing

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This computer animation transports us to the city in a world of anamorphic animals.  We follow koala Buster Moon (McConaughey), a theatre owner who decides to stage a singing competition in order to reverse...

Sixth Avenue Traffic Rock Whistlebinkies for the Festival

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Tuesday night saw Glasgow band Sixth Avenue Traffic play Whistlebinkies in Niddry Street during this years Edinburgh Festival Fringe and played a storming set.I first saw the band play back in March when they competed in Hard Rock...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Virgin Money Street Events get a new look

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It is 20 years since the Fringe Society has managed the Virgin Money Street Events and this year there will be a new look area on the Royal Mile with accessible stages and new...

Treat yourself to One Square’s Chocolate Orange Afternoon Tea

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One Square is offering a real afternoon delight for you with its Chocolate Orange Afternoon Tea experience.This indulgent afternoon tea showcases a range of sweet and savoury bites all featuring a delicious combination of...

Letter from Scotland 

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We are about to take another leap forward in the never-ending journey towards Home Rule. The politicians have been diving through hoops to entertain us on this pilgrimage, and on Thursday (5th May) the...

Museum will open the new galleries with a day long party

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From Friday 8 July you can enjoy ten new or, perhaps more accurately in some cases, substantially refreshed galleries at the National Museum of Scotland. We think it is a really good combination of old...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe REVIEW — Dick Gaughan ****

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The day before The Chicago Sun-Times publishes an article condemning the Edinburgh Festival for playing host to a collection of events where ”relentless leftism goes almost entirely unrebutted”, in a ”modern Scotland that is...

Jet2.com open booking today for 2020 flights

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Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has more good news for Edinburgh holidaymakers.They have just announced a BRAND NEW destination – IZMIR in Turkey - as part of their Summer 20 programme from Edinburgh Airport, which goes on sale today.Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has put flights and...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – tickets for Underbelly shows now on sale

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Underbelly’s full Edinburgh Fringe season of over 150 shows is now on sale, with over 40 shows announced today including exciting theatre, comedy, circus, musicals and children’s shows. Part of a stellar comedy line-up for 2017,...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week – Seven Fantastic Fundraisers

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Band of the Regiment of Scotland. 1pm, Friday 29th April, Canongate Kirk, 153 Canongate. Free; retiring collection for Scottish Veterans’ Residences. Let Us Build A House - a fundraiser for the Church of Scotland’s initiative in...

Edinburgh Fringe 2019: Grease***

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Grease, the film that we all know and love, the one with John Travolta’s hips and Olivia Newton John’s Bad Sandy trousers, came out in June 1978. It made stars of the lead actors,...

Discover The Ivy on the Square this February

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The Ivy on the Square joins the Edinburgh Restaurant Festival with exclusive cocktail offering.The Ivy on the Square is participating in the fourth annual Edinburgh Restaurant Festival, and to celebrate has created an exclusive whisky cocktail,...

Join in some festive fun with Edinburgh Leisure’s Santa

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Join in some festive fun with Santa and work off those mince pies Santa’s been in training for his busiest time of year by paying a visit to Edinburgh Leisure’s soft plays and venues, burning...

Scotch Malt Whisky Society salute astronaut Tim Peake

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To celebrate the return to Earth of British astronaut Tim Peake, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is launching a special bottling, ‘A toast to Tim Peake’s return’.The 29-year-old single cask single malt whisky is...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Unspoken

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As a bomb disposal expert doing VIP protection at the Fringe Ken Bellringer never expected to appear there on stage himself.But this year he is among 15 members of Bravo 22 Company, a military arts based...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Scott Gibson: Like Father, Like Son

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Award-winning comedian Scott Gibson returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year for the debut of his brand new full length show. Like Father Like Son is an honest and frank insight into the men...

Get dancing with Edinburgh Leisure

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Get dancing - Edinburgh Leisure offering free pre-school and junior dance class tastersEdinburgh Leisure, a charity dedicated to creating opportunities for everyone to lead more active, healthy lives, is offering free pre-school and junior...

2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival – Day 10

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Another assemblage of authors - some more willing than others. Take a bow Laura Albert - gave up a few minutes of their precious time to appear for the EIBF cameras
...and a magic cutlass

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 INTERVIEW – Les Petits: Captain Flinn and the Magic Dinosaurs...

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After a successful run at the 2012 Fringe, children's favourite Captain Flinn is back in Edinburgh with the new Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 2: The Magic Cutlass. The creation of Purple Ronnie...

Five Floors of Science at City Art Centre for Easter

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Edinburgh Science Festival - powered by EDF Energy - opens this weekend for two weeks of science extravaganza taking over the capital! As part of it, one of the city’s main arts venues, City...

The Stage Edinburgh Awards – a Fringe First!

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The Stage Edinburgh Awards are first awards of the festival – againTheatre publication fires the starting gun for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 silverware In Edinburgh around Festival time there are many awards but the gong...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 REVIEW Robin Ince “Reality Tunnels *****

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Robin Ince, the self- styled ‘Renaissance Idiot’ returns to Edinburgh fringe with new one-off show “Reality Tunnels”. Ince is taking a break from his endless stand-up tours to spend more time with his family;...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 – The Craziness of Lance wins top Prize

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He introduces himself as Lance. Ask for a surname he will say to you – “like Madonna is just Madonna. I’m Lance just Lance”. Welcome to the crazy world of Pete Marino’s newest creation Lance,...

The Edinburgh Reporter meets Edinburgh author Janice Cairns

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Recently in Edinburgh we have been enjoying the tale of Alice in Wonderland which is playing at the Lyceum, and in January a musical adaptation called simply Wonderland starring Wendi Peters is also coming to The Playhouse.Perhaps it...

Rebustours – Hidden Edinburgh

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World exclusive reading from the new Rebus book Rather be the Devil, which will be published in November 2016 included! Rebustours, one of Edinburgh’s most popular walking tours with past sell-out success, offer its visitors...

REVIEW : Aladdin charms audience as he wins Princess

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REVIEW: Aladdin written and directed by Mark Cox at The Brunton, Musselburgh, until December 31 Mark Cox plays miserable pensioner Tam Mullen in the popular BBC sitcom Still Game. But there is nothing miserly about his...

Edinburgh Doors Open Day has an app…

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One way to make it much easier to decide where you are going either today or tomorrow during Doors Open Day is to use your phone to tell you what you can do and...

Get your little bit of Paradise in Livingston

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SWING BY PARADISE ISLAND ADVENTURE GOLF IN LIVINGSTON DESIGNER OUTLETParadise Island Adventure Golf offers an exciting leisure experience and mini-golf challenge.  With two 18-hole indoor adventure golf courses set amidst a tropical island paradise,...

Leith Primary School pupils act as Junior Guides at Trinity House

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Maritime history from a fresh perspective as Trinity House in Edinburgh launches Junior Guides scheme   Pupils from Leith Primary School in Edinburgh this week took on new roles as junior guides at Trinity House in...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the Wau Wau Sisters

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NYC’s Wau Wau Sisters return to the Edinburgh Fringe in their sequel to 2010’s outrageous smash show ‘Last Supper’. Garnering rave reviews from audiences and critics alike, it became one of the most talked...

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