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Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Marvellous Machines: a Love Science workshop. For ages 5-12. 3-4pm, Corstorphine Library, 12 Kirk Loan. Booking essential: call 0131 529 5506. Free.Play Poland Film Festival: Munk Studio Special Screenings. Play Poland is the largest mobile film event in the UK, aiming...

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!...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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The 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 in a talk that links political...

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...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Mrs Mash the Storytelling Cook: stories, songs and participative fun for Portobello's youngest residents. 10.30-11am, The Skylark, 241-243 Portobello High Street.Toddler Time: Poppy Cat. Join fabulous feline Poppy Cat on her adventures through magical lands with her...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2014Mrs Mash the Storytelling Cook: stories, songs and participative fun for Portobello's youngest residents. 10.30-11am, The Skylark, 241-243 Portobello High Street.Toddler Time: Poppy Cat. Join fabulous feline Poppy Cat on her adventures...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2014Dance and Cafe Culture: a new exhibition of work by Andrew Fitzpatrick, Norma Maclean, Peter Nardini, Chris Taylor, Nichola Martin and Maggie Vance. 11am-5pm Monday to Friday, 10am-1pm Saturdays, closed Sundays, The...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Mac's Munchkins: an hour of farm-themed storytelling, crafts, playgroups and songs. For children aged 2+ - meet at the Red Tractor. 3pm today and every Thursday, Gorgie City Farm, Gorgie Road. £2 per child, payable...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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An Evening with Barrington Stoke - award-winning Edinburgh-based publishers of books for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic young readers. For teachers and parents interested in dyslexia and children's reading, with speaker Mairi Kidd, Barrington Stoke's MD. With 350+ books...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2014LGBT Spiritual Space: Conflicts of Sexuality and Faith. Explore conflicts that exist within these two aspects of identity; Maxwell Reay, NHS Mental Health Community Chaplain, offers a supportive space for LGBT...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Here and There: Claire from the Scottish Book Trust will lead a discussion about newcomers' experience of Scotland in comparison to their home countries. An opportunity for migrants and local people to share stories and perhaps contribute to a...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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Well we all know what's on in Scotland this week....but there's plenty available to take your mind off it.... MONDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2014All Quiet On The Western Front (1930): a film saga of German boys...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Someone Was Singing: World War One in Poetry and Song.  In association with the Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh Reads presents poet Alexander Hutchison and singer/musician Wendy Carle Taylor for an evening of poetry (contemporary and historic) and song commemorating those...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2014Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice: drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around the productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project Team. 1-3pm, Demonstration...

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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MONDAY 18TH AUGUST 2014Edinburgh Book Fringe 2014: John Menaghan and Andy Jackson.  Prize-winning poet and playwright John Menaghan has published four books with Salmon Poetry (Ireland); four of his short plays have been staged...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 4TH AUGUST 2014GENERATION: Curator's Tour. Senior Curator Lucy Askew leads an introductory tour of the GENERATION exhibition at Modern Art One, introducing key artists and themes.  This part of the exhibition includes spectacular...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 7 JULY 2014South West Neighbourhood Summer of Sport: get competitive! take part in this summer's themed activities and events.  2.30pm every Monday in the school holidays, Colinton Library, 14 Thorburn Road - contact...

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...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 23 JUNE 2014Edible Gardening: Seasonal Advice. Drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around the productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project team. 1-3pm, Demonstration...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 9 JUNE 2014Love in a Library: pop-up opera in association with Edinburgh International Festival, featuring songs from Schumann, Schubert, Wagner, Quilter & Gershwin.  2.30-3.30pm, Stockbridge Library, Hamilton Place.  Free, no booking required. (THIS...

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

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 26 MAY 2014Looking Glass Books - First Time Solo; Iain Maloney launches his debut novel, the story of four RAF men preparing for war 'in a world where moral absolutes are being discarded...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week?

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Monday 12 May 2014 - Out of the Blue is 20!Louise Bourgeois' Sunday Salons: Artist Julie Roberts shares her experience of attending one of Louise Bourgeois' notorious Sunday Salons in New York.  The Studio,...

Sculpture stolen from St Andrew Square

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 Police in Edinburgh are investigating the theft of a 12ft fibreglass crocodile from St Andrew Square.The sculpture, the property of the National Library of Scotland, is believed to have been stolen between the hours...

Edinburgh filmmaker shortlisted for Gaelic awards

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http://www.youtube.com/v/LsngiHDtPmg?version=3&hl=en_US Edinburgh author and screenwriter, Alison Lang, has been shortlisted for three awards in the Gaelic film competition, FilmG. Taistealachd – which translates as “Pilgrimage” – is up for best student film, best performance, and best...

Edinburgh job – Process operator

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We think this job sounds a bit more interesting than the title would first suggest!It is based at the Agency for the Legal Deposit Libraries working from the National Library of Scotland at Causewayside,...

SSA Search For Scottish Films of Last 40 Years

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The Scottish Screen Archive (SSA),  a part of the National Library of Scotland, is looking for films and videos shot in Scotland over the last 40 years that may be gathering dust in attics...

National Library Puts Banned Books in the Spotlight

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The National Library of Scotland hopes to provide a revealing insight into some of the most controversial material ever written by displaying a series of banned books this summer.Infamous titles such as DH Lawrence’s...

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