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The mystery of Princes Street Gardens…

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We noticed on social media over the weekend that Ella Taylor-Smith had taken some photos of plastic flowers in West Princes Street Gardens on Saturday afternoon.She had spotted the arrays of flowers just...

Madness closes Summer Sessions in Edinburgh

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As the final concert in the Summer Session series, they really had saved the best till last.The band played a set in Princes Street Gardens tonight which included their best known hits ‘One...

Summer Sessions 2019 – James Fatherson Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly

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Headliners James made their Summer Sessions debut in Princes Street Gardens tonight.Playing the ultimate festival set of tunes including opener ‘She’s A Star’ and ‘Sit Down’ James brought out one of the biggest singalongs of the Summer...

Primal Scream first timers at Summer Sessions

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Scottish rock ‘n’ roll icons Primal Scream made their Summer Sessions debut in Princes Street Gardens tonight, with Edinburgh Castle as their backdrop.Storming on stage to ‘Movin’ On Up’ and straight into ‘Jailbird’ , frontman Bobby Gillespie,...

Taking Princes Street Gardens to a new level

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The Quaich Project: A space for all in the heart of Edinburgh  We have been talking about this for a long time now. It was back in 2017 that an international design competition was...

Tartan Tom rocks in Princes Street Gardens

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Sir Tom Jones got Summer Sessions off to a great start this evening in Princes Street Gardens, with numbers like You Can Leave Your Hat on, It's Not Unusual and What's New Pussycat.The sell-out...

Ross Fountain now complete with statue and water!

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The fountain in West Princes Street Gardens has today been turned back on marking the completion of the £1.9M restoration.The renovation work commissioned by The Ross Development Trust has been supported by Edinburgh World...

Young Scottish dancers lead the way

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Eleven excited, lively children from the Edinburgh Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS) took to the floor last Monday evening to demonstrate popular Scottish dances as the sunset on Edinburgh Castle. Lots of local dancers...

Family fun for the Ross Fountain switch on

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Although we could probably do with it working right now in this week's heatwave, there is not long to wait until the Ross Fountain starts flowing again.A family fun day is planned to celebrate...

Council to discuss the Ross Bandstand today

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At today's Culture Committee they will discuss what is happening in Princes Street Gardens, and what might happen if and when the planned redevelopment of the Ross Bandstand goes ahead.Fundraising has been paused pending...

Garden of Remembrance opened with ceremony

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The Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh the Rt Hon Frank Ross led a special group of wreath-layers at the annual Opening Ceremony of the Edinburgh Garden of Remembrance, at the Scott Monument,...

Ross Pavilion decision will be made next week

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Following news earlier this year that a competition had been launched to find the architectural team who would design the new Ross Pavilion, a decision will be made next week. The new design will be a year-round replacement...

Princes Street Gardens among the best visitor attractions in the world

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Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens has been ranked amongst the world’s best visitor attractions.The gardens managed by the City of Edinburgh Council, has been selected as a winner of TripExpert’s 2017 Experts' Choice Award.Based on...

Edinburgh’s Christmas – Stained Glass Window Project

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Edinburgh’s Christmas is in full swing, and you can happily spend a day on skates, swings and helter-skelters, partaking of pancakes, pies and pretzels and enjoying everything else the markets have to offer. If, however, you...

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...

Author Neil Broadfoot launches Falling Fast

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Twenty-five years ago, Neil Broadfoot made a promise to his Gran; that promise sustained him through all the trials and tribulations of writing his first novel.  On Wednesday night at Looking Glass Books Neil...

Edinburgh’s 10:04s are appearing at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

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One of Edinburgh's up and coming bands the 10:04s say that they like Joy Division and Arcade Fire. Well they really can stand on their own two feet because their music is now judged...

Ross Bandstand To Play Host to The Asps.

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This Thursday at 3pm Edinburgh Band The Asps will be playing The Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens as part of Scottish Fantasia which is a series of live music concerts during the Edinburgh Festival.PJ Dourley...

Olympic Rings get the go ahead on The Mound

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 This morning's Economic Development committee has give the approval to three key sites in the city this morning, but the one which will be most visible will be the five metre high Olympic Rings...

Can Edinburgh retain the Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest crown?

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Men’s Health will once again host the Survival of the Fittest 2011 Tri-Nations Series challenge, returning to Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh this weekend on 16 October 2011.Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, (which they say is powered by...

Green flags for Edinburgh parks

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Edinburgh’s parks and green spaces have set the benchmark in environmental excellence after scooping twenty Green Flag Awards in this year’s national competition.In total 34 flags were awarded in Scotland, with Corstorphine Walled Garden...

Tickets for Virgin Money Fireworks Concert available 18 July 2011

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The Virgin Money Fireworks Concert will have a second allocation of tickets available on the 18th of July at 10am. They can be purchased online, over the phone and in person at The Hub.The...

Fireworks tickets still available

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The first round of ticket sales to the spectacular Virgin Money Fireworks Concert - the unmissable finale of Edinburgh International Festival 2011 performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra - closes on Saturday 30th April...

Glow in the Park Walk

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A lot can be achieved in one hour. For Light Relief Week 2010 (30th October - 5 November) families are being asked by Royal Blind to use the hour gained when the clocks...

Bows and arrows in the gardens

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The scene is set, the archers have arrived, and over the course of the weekend, the fifth FITA World Cup Final tournament, the biggest, most important archery competition ever to be staged in the...

Archery this weekend in Princes Street Gardens

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A total of six British archers will compete against the world's best at the Archery World Cup Final, being staged in Edinburgh's iconic East Princes Street Gardens from 18 to 19 September 2010.After winning...

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