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Connecting Social Innovation 2010

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This takes place at The Melting Pot, Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 November 2010What if you could make a difference locally...but with global help? What if you could connect with other social innovators...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe REVIEW – Lockerbie: Lost Voices ****

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One of the best things about the Fringe is that no performance is generally ever more than an hour long.  The problem for this play was that this is a huge story, and a...

Get Dancin’ in the New Year

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Dance providers across Scotland are offering free taster Get Dancin' dance classes in January, as part of the nationwide Get Scotland Dancing campaign to inspire more people to get active and participate in dance. Get Dancin' offers opportunities for people...

Selkirkshire Secret Gems bus tours to operate in August

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Bowhill House has lunched a 'Selkirkshire Secret Gems Bus Tour' to allow visitors from the capital the opportunity to explore the Royal and Ancient Burgh of Selkirk and surrounding attraction with a small group...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Leith Creative Bruncheon: Leith Creative is a cultural mapping research project, currently being co-delivered by Leith Late and Citizen Curator, looking at cultural resources and creative industries in the Leith area. They are asking local...

Wedding Open Day at The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

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There is to be a wedding open day at The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre at 25 Palmerston Place EH12 5AP on Saturday 28 January 2017 from 11am till 4pm.The Victorian Townhouse has many...

REVIEW – Lily Allen’s “Hard out here”

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Lily Allen’s new single is out, and along with some pretty steamy content the video has made front page news. The music video “Hard out Here” which was released earlier this week, takes a...

Edinburgh International Festival 2017 – Virgin Money Fireworks

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A selection of images captured from the press 'bit of grass around the flower bed' area, which brought the 2017 Edinburgh International Festival to a close.Bit windy, but it didn't rain....

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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“We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold”After a successful London stint, the Pleasance Theatre and theatre director Lou Stein are bringing their adaptation...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week – music

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Funk/Fusion Double Bill: WorldService Project (London) + Thunkfish (Edinburgh). Sax player Tom Pickles formed his left-field funk/jazz outfit Thunkfish last year, and they have grown into a formidable force, with an all–original programme of full-on, spiky,...

Scottish Album of the Year – 2019 Longlist is announced at Queen’s Hall

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Edinburgh's Queen's Hall was buzzing tonight with music from many of the 'happening' bands of the moment. Held in the capital for the first time tonight's Live at the Longlist offered us the chance...

Review – ‘glorious night out with Gloria’

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The musical, On Your Feet! is the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan and it is coming to Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre (pictured) from October 7 to 12. It charts the couple from the back streets of...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 – REVIEW – Croft and Pearce: Give and Take ****

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Croft and Pearce: Give and Take, Gilded Balloon Teviot 5:45pm, until 24th August (except 11th), £10 (£8 concessions)Accomplished and adaptable, Croft and Pearce return to the Fringe with more memorable scenarios. The first sketch immerses the audience into...

Oscars 2014 – Edinburgh Director nominated for award

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A young Edinburgh director has been short listed for an Academy Award.Edinburgh director Sara Ishaq has been selected as one of 5 finalists for the Best Short Documentary Award at this year’s Oscars.Her film...

Edinburgh International Festival ready for the off

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On the eve of the opening of the 66th Edinburgh International Festival Director Jonathan Mills said:- ‘Artists are arriving from around the world, the venues are ready, the doves have taken off across town and...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Celsi, Bragg & Maitland

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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, Los Angeles pop/Americana artists Anny Celsi and Nelson Bragg team up with Dublin’s Duncan Maitland to form a high-energy, high-flying trio. It’s beatnik cool, rainyday sunshine...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Rory McGrath & Philip Pope ****.5

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Rory McGrath & Philip Pope: ‘Bridge over Troubled Lager’ Assembly 2, George Square various dates 4 – 26 August Rory McGrath & Philip Pope serve-up one of the cleverest comedy shows at the Fringe in years....

Post-Covid recovery drives Capital Theatres recruitment

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Capital Theatres seeks to appoint 3 key individuals to its team – Director of Finance & Business Services, Director of Development & Head of Creative Engagement.Under the leadership of a new Chief Executive Fiona...

See Santa at Home before he sets off on Christmas Eve!

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Santa at Home gives children of all ages, from all over the world, the unique opportunity to meet Santa in a personalised and private Zoom session live from the North Pole. Up to 6...

Two Edinburgh teenagers selected for national writing project

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Mikaela Carmichael who is 16, and Anni Cameron aged 17 have been chosen along with eight others to work on the national What's Your Story project. This will mean that the two poets will draft...

Edindocs 2010

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We already told you about the up and coming documentary film festival which gets underway in the Capital tomorrow.You can read a very interesting article which is an interview by journalist Andrew Moir...

At the National Museum of Scotland – Tim Peake’s spacecraft

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Tim Peake’s Spacecraft is on its national tour and this month is it in the National Museum of Scotland.You will be able to see the Soyuz spacecraft which the European Space Agency astronaut used...

New book is treehugger’s delight

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Edinburgh photographer Anna Deacon and author Vicky Allan’s latest book examines our relationship with trees.For the Love of Trees is the story of why trees are important both to us as individuals and to...

Theatre review: A Taste of Honey, Lyceum Theatre (****)

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A Taste of Honey by 18-year-old Shelagh Delaney first burst onto the stage of the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, in May 1958, where its brave, unsentimental depiction of working-class life – complete with single...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Björn Gustafsson

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The Gilded Balloon – Sportsmans August 2-12This summer, one of Sweden’s most prominent comedy stars makes his debut at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. On his native playground Björn Gustafsson is a beloved comedian and...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 REVIEW Katie and the Mona Lisa Musical ****

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Planet Theatre Productions`charming adaptation of James Mayhew`s award-winning eponymous illustrated younger readers`book is a sixty minute musical menagerie of Renaissance stealth Art appreciation and Panto audience banter. Adapted and directed by Adrian Brown with...

SNP call for devolution of broadcasting powers

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The SNP has reissued calls for Scotland to have broadcasting powers after the BBC’s national governor for Scotland.said the country was poorly served by the corporation.Quoted in the Scotsman, former head of BBC Jeremy...

The Buffalo Bicycle is coming to Edinburgh

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Join World Bicycle Relief for one of the most inspirational stories you’ll ever hear.The Buffalo Bicycle is Going on Tour and will be visiting Edinburgh on 8 June 2017.Come and hear how this simple durable...

Underbelly showcase some of their Fringe acts

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Underbelly at this year's Fringe have something for everyone at one of their  16 venues with more than 150 shows.2017 will be the most diverse programme that Underbelly has presented in their 17 years at...
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Café Life is open for breakfast and lunch once more

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Café Life announces reopening for breakfast and lunch.LifeCare Edinburgh has told us that they have reopened their popular community café, Café Life, on Cheyne Street, Stockbridge.  The large, bright and comfortable space is now...

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