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Polly Paulusma Brings A Twin Treat To Town

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1 September 2012 at 3pm UK singer/songwriter Polly Paulusma will open an intimate set at Avalanche Records, as part of her ‘Summer Hols Caravan Tour’ featuring songs from her latest album, ‘Leaves From The...

Is the ‘sad clown’ image myth or reality?

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The myth of the sad clown is a pervasive and enduring one, but is there any truth to it? Robin Ince, comedian and broadcaster, explores this common perception in a Radio 4 Documentary “Tears...

Hurry to enter the North Berwick Cake Off!

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 The Three Sisters Bake officially start the race to find Scotland’s finest bakers for the first ever North Berwick Cake Off competition.Taking place at the inaugural Fabulous Food Fest in North Berwick this August,...

Our pick of Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 – At The Queen’s Hall

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As always The Queen's Hall has a wide range of music on offer this August.All bookings can be made online or by telephone 0131 668 2019

Edinburgh International Book Festival – Stuart David and Ian Rankin

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Belle and Sebastian, Scotland’s best-loved indie band, was founded by Stuart Murdoch and bass player Stuart David, recording albums such as Tigermilk. David left the band in 2000 to focus on side project Looper...

Edinburgh rock musician Daryl Dmarco to release new album

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Edinburgh-born, Daryl Dmarco, is to release his new album Hollywood Crush in March 2014. Dmarco is no stranger to the music industry. The new artist spent a fair chunk of his childhood hanging out backstage with famous...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 – Annabelle’s Skirting Board Adventures

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Annabelle’s Skirting Board Adventure is a brand new theatre show for young children and families produced, written and starring Howard Read, creator of the hugely successful CBBC and live theatre touring hit Little Howard....

Opinion – Lord Provost loves Edinburgh’s virtual libraries

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by the Rt Hon Lord Provost Frank RossEdinburgh’s public libraries may have been serving the capital since 1890, but things have moved on dramatically since then!...

At National Museum of Scotland – Robots

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There is a new exhibition for you to see from Friday at the National Museum of Scotland.The major new display explores 500 years of humanity’s quest to...

The Physic Garden: an afternoon with Catherine Czerkawska

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The Oxfam bookshop in Byres Road may seem an unlikely place to inspire a novel.  For Catherine Czerkawska, however, the discovery of a book about the lost gardens of Glasgow University did just that....

Allan Stewart’s BIG BIG VARIETY SHOW is back

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Big It Up Al FrescoKing’s Theatre Edinburgh Tuesday 26 February – Sat 2 March 2019Allan’s back with another Big Big Variety Show promising the...

VIDEO – Festivals Champion Councillor Steve Cardownie looking forward to the Fringe

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Councillor Steve Cardownie probably has the best job at this time of the year. He is Festivals Champion and we spoke to him about the summer Festivals and how the council supports these.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZLjjiss2tA]

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 – Joey Page : Catastrophe Party

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It’s Joey Page’s 10 year anniversary as a stand-up comedian. He’s managed to haul himself onto mainstream TV but tragically even that achievement has not prevented this thirty year old failure from living at...

‘Past Lives of Leith’ can now be Explored in The Museum of Edinburgh

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The results of the largest excavation of a medieval graveyard undertaken in Edinburgh can now be explored by visitors to the Museum of Edinburgh.Following the discovery...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Ellie and the Enormous Sneeze

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Mouths of Lions presents Ellie and the Enormous Sneeze at Assembly RoxyFrom the creators of family favorite; Dr. Zeiffal, Dr. Zeigal and The Hippo That Can Never Be Caught! Aug 2- 13 15-20 22-27'A sneeze is a...

Songs of Praise to be recorded in Edinburgh this Friday

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At Stockbridge Church on Friday 4 August they will be recording BBC One's Songs of Praise from 7pm to 10pm.Admission is free and the music is to be part of a special programme to...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Deaf for the Day: clerical assistant Amanda Gray is going 'deaf for the day' to raise funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People - and the charity will be at the centre to show how clever and life changing...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Jewbana

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When a Miami Jewish woman who describes herself as “self-involved, loud and stubborn” married a larger, louder and more stubborn Miami Cuban Catholic man and his entire family … she met...

The Batttle of Prestonpans on show at Cockenzie House

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 FOLLOWING on the enormous amount of interest shown in its exhibition of The Great Tapestry of Scotland, Cockenzie House & Gardens at Port Seton is now displaying The Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry, which has...

Review: Saturday Night Fever ****

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Forty years ago, I strutted out of the ABC cinema in Aberdeen’s Union Street after watching the film Saturday Night Fever. Like most of the other young blooded males heading home that night, I...

Edinburgh Napier University Drama Society’s X-Rated Xmas Show

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The drama society at Edinburgh Napier University, affectionately known as 'NUDS', is performing their Christmas sketch show at The Bongo Club on Friday 16 December 2011. All the sketches are written, produced and performed by its...

Comedian travels penniless from Land’s End to the Edinburgh Fringe for homeless charity

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Laughing Horse @ Bar50, Venue 15115:30, August 4th - 28th Donations will all go to the charity Shelter When life is unravelling at a rate beyond belief what would you do to take control? For stand-up comedian...

Edinburgh model shortlisted to become new face of Colgate

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Edinburgh's Bethany Brown, aged 16,  has been shortlisted in the top 10 in a Elite Model Look competition to become the face of Colgate's new advertising campaign. Bethany was chosen as a top 10...

Painting of Bonnie Prince Charlie to be loaned to the National Museum of Scotland

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 The portrait, by Louis Gabriel Blanchet, shows Charles Edward Stuart at 19, in full princely regalia. It was painted in Rome in 1739. The Stuarts by this time had been in exile in Europe...

Edinburgh Fringe Festival REVIEW – That Pair, ‘Never Liked her Anyway’ ****.5

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That Pair: Never Liked Her Anyway Just the Tonic, ‘the wee room’ 15:40pm daily Playing deservedly to a near full house, ‘That Pair’ pay homage to their dearly departed former Manager ‘Leanne’ in a funeral service...

Edinburgh International Book Festival: Ellie Harrison and Jemma Neville – A Tale of Two...

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We are living in anxious times.From major issues like Brexit and climate change to personal worries about relationships, money, health and isolation, few of us sleep well...

What’s on in Edinburgh? St Andrew’s Day ticket giveaway

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If you live in Edinburgh and the Lothians then you have the chance to get your hands on tickets to some of the region’s most iconic heritage attractions, as free tickets are made available through online...

Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2015 – two Edinburgh winners

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Edinburgh-based writer Lynsey May (32) and poet and playwright Michael Pedersen (30) have been named by Scottish Book Trust as two of four recipients of a 2015 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship, involving a month-long writing residency in...

Review: Kung Fu Academy – Super 8 Flashback

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Kung Fu Academy definitely like to keep you on your toes.Gyrating through more genres in one song than many bands manage in their career, the Edinburgh four-piece’s latest release begins with a guitar rift...

Adam Holmes and The Embers along with Baskery coming to Edinburgh

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Adam Holmes and The Embers along with Swedish all girl band Baskery will be appearing at Cabaret Voltaire in Edinburgh on 17 November.27-year-old Edinburgh-born singer/songwriter Adam Holmes is one of the brightest rising stars...

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