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National Library – now online

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One million resources previously available only by visiting Scotland’s largest research library can now be accessed from your home or office, at the click of a button.More than 1.5 million manuscripts, letters, books, newspapers,...

New steakhouse takes up residence at Cramond Brig

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Miller & Carter, one of the UK’s top steakhouses, has now opened its first restaurant in Edinburgh at Cramond Brig.The steakhouse will create over 60 jobs and add to city’s already diverse mix of...

John Lewis serving up Tom Kitchin’s heritage menu

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Edinburgh chef Tom Kitchin teams up with John Lewis for their 150th anniversary celebrations. To mark the important anniversary, John Lewis has unveiled an exclusive heritage menu designed by the top Michelin star chef. John Lewis...

Letter from Scotland #2

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Old soldiers, now in their 80s and 90s, are spending this weekend on the beaches of Normandy remembering the D-Day landings 70 years ago. The industrial scale of Operation Overlord - 6,000 ships, 9,000...

Restaurant Review : Angels with Bagpipes

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by Nigel Duncan Edinburgh's atmospheric Royal Mile houses an eclectic mix of historical attractions, tourist shops, restaurants, eateries and pubs. During the world-famous Edinburgh Festival it is a major focal point for tourists and street...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

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TUESDAY 24 JUNE 2014Author event:  local writer Joan Rowe talks about her new book Duty, an intricate historical novel set before, during and after World War I, entwining the lives of two very different families over the...

Half price tickets for Edinburgh Castle – roll up, roll up!

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Half-price tickets to Edinburgh Castle for this weekend are still available in Historic Scotland’s great ticket giveaway – but as they are in great demand anyone who would like to take advantage of the...

COMPETITION – Win a family pass to The Scottish Seabird Centre

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SUMMER SEASIDE SCIENCE AT THE SCOTTISH SEABIRD CENTRE   The multi-award winning visitor attraction, the Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick, is hosting a jam-packed programme for all ages during the summer featuring a ‘survival of the...

Review: Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show

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Set in the beautiful Mansfield Traquair, a restored church whose vibrant colour and open spaces have led to its nickname "Edinburgh's Sistine Chapel", the Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show impressed from the start. It was...

Go sailing with Edinburgh Bus Tours

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 Edinburgh Bus Tours’ Forth Bridges Bus & Boat Tour is one of the summer tour highlights taking in the delights of the City with the beauty of the Forth Estuary, and this year Scotland’s leading tour...

Sacred Heart PS to hold Midsummer Ball in Penicuik 30 June 2011

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Sacred Heart Primary School in Penicuik has big plans for a new outdoor play area. It will cost £10,000 and the Parent Council are organising a major fund-raising event this summer and they are...

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival – Carnival parade in photos

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Over 500 carnival performers were due to take part in the Carnival parade this afternoon which began at The Mound and paraded to West Princes Street. The Edinburgh Reporter was right in the middle of...

What’s on in Edinburgh this weekend? 22nd April 2011

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22nd April 2011Edinburgh Rugby wind up the Magners League season with their final home game of the season at Murrayfield tonight. Ticket prices are £20 for adults, £10 for OAP's and students and £5...

Thursday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

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THURSDAY 24TH JULY 2014Lunchtime concert: Wind Band Symphony, University of West Virginia. 12.15pm, St Giles' Cathedral, Royal Mile. Free.Blackwell's Edinburgh presents Janet Brennan-Inglis: Scotland's Castles. Janet Brennan-Inglis launches her beautifully illustrated celebration and account of the...

Dunsinane at The Lyceum from 13 May 2011

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Starring Siobhan Redmond The National Theatre of Scotland stages a  new play by David Greig from 13 May to 4 June 2011 at The Lyceum.Macbeth is dead. Under cover of night, an English army...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

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TUESDAY 29TH JULY 2014Falling Walls Lab: want to hear about some ground-breaking discoveries and innovative ideas that could change the world? Falling Walls Labs are international events that aim to build connections between young researchers and representatives from...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

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WEDNESDAY 6TH AUGUST 2014Culture Laser - 'featuring people who do things, make things and live life like art.' 7pm-1am, Forest Cafe, 141 Lauriston Place. Free.Lunchtime concert: Philomusica of Edinburgh. Michael Garrett 3 Pieces for String Orchestra Op261, Aaron...

Where to have breakfast in Edinburgh – The Hideout Cafe

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It occupies a lively corner in Leith and has all the stage setting of a quirky city café.The coffee is good, adorned with not one but two hearts, and their Facebook page attests to...

Kelpies Prize 2011 shortlist announced

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A golem on Corstorphine Hill, mermaids lost in the Clyde and demons on the loose in Edinburgh Parallel are just some of the problems faced in the three unpublished children’s novels shortlisted for the...

The Edinburgh Reporter guide to what’s on in August 2011

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 This month it is really hard to pick and choose. As anyone in Edinburgh knows there are far more things on in Edinburgh this month than a sane person could go to. If we...

Dramatic reviewer shortage at Edinburgh Fringe

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Every year the Edinburgh Fringe gets bigger. This year there are over 3,000 shows in the Official Fringe Programme, plus perhaps another thousand free shows. But as the number of shows goes inexorably upwards,...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review: Man of Valour (****)

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It’s the astonishing performance by Paul Reid that really carries this one-man show. White-faced and wide-eyed, he’s Farrell, a corporate drone contending with the daily grind of commuting and irritating colleagues, but in his...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week – art

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Cordelia Oliver and Scottish Art Criticism: Dr Susannah Thompson (Edinburgh College of Art) looks at the relationship between the production of mid-twentieth century painting and sculpture by women in Scotland and the art criticism that...

Film Review: In A Better World

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Winner of the 2011 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Susanne Bier’s In A Better World explores themes of revenge and forgiveness whilst maintaining an ever-present and engaging sense of drama. The film’s parallel...

The Edinburgh Reporter Guide to what’s on in September 2011

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Archaeology Scotland Month 2011 Throughout September Archaeology Scotland will be hosting free events for all at archaeological attractions across Edinburgh and Lothians. Scottish Archaeology Month presents a host of fun days, re-enactments, exhibitions and open...

Art Root 2014: a fine day out in East Lothian next weekend

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What could be better than a tour of East Lothian, stopping off here and there to see some amazing art? Next weekend you can do just this: Art Root is back, and this year...

The Edinburgh Reporter Guide to What’s on in October 2011

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1 October 2011Edinburgh Napier University are holding an open day today. So if you are interested in enrolling for some studies then get yourself along to one of the three campuses to find out...

The Rutland wine dinner 27 October 2011

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Discover the secrets of Australia’s oldest family-owned winery at The Rutland’s Yalumba Wine Dinner on Thursday 27 October. Yalumba is situated in the heart of the lush Barossa valley, in South Australia, and Yalumba winemaker Jane Ferrari will talk guests through chosen wines...

Letter from Scotland

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The market cross in Edinburgh has seen a lot of history pass by. It’s been there, in one form or another, since 1365, the platform for calling elections and making public announcements. The version...

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018 – Meeting Jim

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Meeting Jim is a feature length documentary journey through the lifetime of Jim Haynes, an extraordinary 83-year-old American who grabbed with heart and soul the spirit of the 1960s and continued to carry it...

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