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What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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We all know what starts this week: on Friday both the Fringe and the Just Festival open their numerous doors.  The Edinburgh Reporter will cover many events at both festivals - so What's On...

just Festival 2014 – home, freedom, forgiveness, fun

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'Peace is not only an absence of conflict, it is a presence.' The issue of how that peace can be created is the focus of the 2014 just Festival, which opens on 1st August 2014....

Common Cause: Commonwealth Scots and the Great War

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In 1913 James Richardson emigrated with his family from Bellshill to Vancouver. A year later Britain declared war on Germany. James became Piper James Richardson of the 16th (Canadian Scottish) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force....

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 30 JUNE 2014Continuing: GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland. Venues include the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art One, Scottish National Gallery, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Fruitmarket Gallery and Collective Gallery, with...

Book relates the story of First World War sacrifice

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THERE was an audience of almost 200 at Haddington Town House on Saturday for the launch of Blood on the Thistle, a story of love and sacrifice during the First World War by Stuart...

Stockbridge Library Exhibition – the Scottish Women’s Hospitals in World War One

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 'Go home and sit still' is the now infamous reply given to Dr Elsie Inglis when, at the start of the First World War, she offered a hospital unit to the British War Office....

First World War exhibition at the National War Museum

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An exhibition called Next of Kin curated to combine private mementos and official memorabilia from the First World War presents a picture of Scotland around a hundred years ago. The National War Museum will...

Call for Edinburgh primary school pupils to enter competition

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PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS IN EDINBURGH TO UNCOVER REAL LIFE STORIES OF HEROES FROM LOCAL WAR MEMORIALSScotland’s biggest veterans charity calls on Edinburgh schools to enter national competition Primary schools pupils in Edinburgh are set to...

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