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Coronavirus – new walk-in testing centre opens in Leith

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Edinburgh’s newest Covid-19 testing centre opens in Leith today as part of the UK Government’s drive to make testing more accessible to local people.The building which is also home to the Registrar’s Office, will...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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North Edinburgh Arts Theatre Project: 1d Tenement Opera. A story based on the lives of people who lived in an Edinburgh tenement over two centuries: the tenement eventually became part of Edinburgh Corporation's Slum...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTHjd8PM6ts]Can't Dance Cameron: Emily Dodd introduces her new book, the tale (or tail?) of a capercaillie bird who doesn't think he can dance. Emily is a former Reader-In-Residence at the library. For ages...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Russkaya Capella: Russian Choral Music with a Christmas Flavour. A mixed voice chamber choir performing Russian music, Russkaya Capella was founded in Glasgow in 2009 and is one of very few choirs in the...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2014For Crying Out Loud: special screenings for carers and their babies under 12 months old - maximum of 2 adults per baby. Babychanging, bottle warming and buggy parking facilities available. This...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Garvald Christmas Bazaar: handcrafted goods made by members of Garvald Edinburgh, live music, children's activities, refreshments. 10.30am-1.30pm, Garvald Gorgie Workshops, 454/1 Gorgie Road. Entry by donation. Garvald Edinburgh is a Scottish charity offering creative opportunities and support...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Blackwell's Edinburgh Presents JD Oswald: The Ballad of Sir Benfro. An epic fantasy series from one of Scotland's most successful new crime writers, 'an unputdownable tale of the great dragons returning to the kingdom of men'....

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2014Mrs Mash at The Skylark: songs, stories and joining in fun from Mrs Mash aka Marie Louise Cochrane, the Storytelling Cook, for the under-5s and their parents and carers - this week...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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The Football Cronicas: Jethro Soutar (who co-edited the book with Tim Girven and is a founder of Ragpicker Press) and translator Rachael McGill discuss all things literary, Latin American and football, plus translation and the setting up...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2014Delighters: Hula Hooping  - taster session. For ages 14+, beginners or beginners + - session will be tailored to the abilities of the participants. 6.30-7.30pm, Forest Centre +, 38 Castle Terrace....

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Firrhill Christmas Market: enjoy seasonal refreshments as you browse the fabulous stalls - crafts, gifts, cards, jewellery, cakes, decorations and much, much more....7.15-9.15pm, Firrhill High School, 9 Oxgangs Road. Entrance £2, under 12s free.Previously....Scotland's History Festival...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Music Box @ Colinton Library - Inaugural Event: An audience with Benny Tetteh-Lartey. A unique chance to meet and listen to the award-winning singer-songwriter and Afro-Scot Beat pioneer, following on his community appearances for Black...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2014Pakistan Society Heritage Project presents Rural Reflections: an exhibition of rural scenery of Pakistan and Scotland. 'Here we share the stories of ten members of the 50+ group of the Pakistan...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Are You Going Up The Road? A new exhibition by Carolann Alexander, and Land Sea and Sky, new works by Newton Ross. Preview 6-8pm today, then 11am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, The Gallery on the Corner, Northumberland Street. Exhibitions close 29th November...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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Plenty happening again this week - from fundraisers for Palestine, Water for Life and the Scouts, to films from Poland, Africa and Italy. Books will be launched, exhibitions will be opened, French and Russian...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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  Golden Hare October Book Group: The Village Against The World by Dan Hancox. Author and Guardian journalist Dan's 'vivid and even-handed book' is a fascinating and highly entertaining true account of life in the unique Spanish...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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What's On is truly international this week, with Poland, Italy, Spain, Afghanistan, Palestine, Denmark, China, France, the USA, Canada, Japan and the entire African continent all being involved in events in Scotland's capital. Closer...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Gaelic Rhymetime! Gaelic songs and rhymes for children and babies. 10.30am, Leith Library, 28-30 Ferry Road. (Next meeting 30th October at Blackhall Library, 56 Hillhouse Rd.)Live Music Now: Morag Brown and Lewis Powell-Reid. This traditional music duo have...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Colourful Autumn Crafts: join Jaimie MacDonald to create paper pumpkins, twiggy spider webs and paper leaves. For children aged 5+ and younger ones with adult help. First ten children to arrive will get a free hazelnut squirrel!...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 13TH OCTOBER 2014The Key Material is Time: Art and Music in Glasgow since the 1970s. Writer, curator and lecturer Dr Sarah Lowndes traces the development of Glasgow's unique and largely self-initiated arts scene...

Cables Wynd House: a story in pictures

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Photographer Derek Anderson and Irvine Welsh's Simon 'Sick Boy' Williamson have something in common: they both grew up in Leith's Banana Flats - or Cables Wynd House - one of the blocks of flats...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

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Magic Carpet: introducing little ones to the fantastic objects in the museum through 25 minutes of stories, songs and activities. Suitable for ages 2-4 with an accompanying adult. 10.30-10.55am or 11.30-11.55am today and every Wednesday until 17th...

Monday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

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Blackwell's Edinburgh presents The Monthly Book Quiz: if you know your Waugh from your Peace and your Meyer from your Heyer, try this monthly quiz.  Teams of up to five can enter. 6-7.15pm, Caffe Nero, Blackwell's, South...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2014Blackwell's Edinburgh presents The Monthly Book Quiz: if you know your Waugh from your Peace and your Meyer from your Heyer, try this monthly quiz.  Teams of up to five can...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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As we say goodbye to the festivals, there's still plenty on offer in the capital, and as ever, most of our listings are FREE! MONDAY 25TH AUGUST 2014Leith in World War One: Andrew Grant talks...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 2  JUNE 2014Anthony Penrose: Backstage at the Lee Miller Archives.  A behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the

Beach volleyball court for Leith Links

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Tomorrow's Transport and Environment Committee meeting is set to be pretty diverse especially with the latest plans for Leith Links which are to be discussed, and other spaces which might be used for gardening.Beach...

Another lovely book sculpture delivered to Leith Library this week

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The Edinburgh Reporter loves the story of the mystery book sculptures. It is so wonderful that even in these times of social media, photos and instant sharing of news that there is someone in...

Cycling for Twitter 24 – Ferry Road to Leith Library

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The Reporter was invited by Jon McKay @EdinTravel and Graham Budd @Thebuddster who both work for The City of Edinburgh Council to cycle from Ferry Road to Leith Library this morning to take an...

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