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Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford: ‘The Delilah of His Imagination’

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Collections and Interpretation Manager of the Abbotsford Trust, Kirsty Archer-Thompson will deliver a lecture on Sir Walter Scott's Abbotsford this April.This is part of the series of lectures organised by The Architectural Heritage...

Entries open for creative writing prize

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The Young Walter Scott Prize (YWSP), the UK’s only creative writing prize for young people dedicated to historical fiction, is open for entries.Budding young historical novelists aged between 11 and 19 have until October...

Borders Railway to ‘benefit the whole of Scotland’

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The new Borders Railway service between Edinburgh Waverley and Tweedbank opens to the general public on Sunday 6th September, 46 years and eight months to the day since the route was closed.The route covers...

Monday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

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Mrs 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 with patterns for...

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...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Hidden Haiti: Fourth World Art. Discover more about how Haitian artists recycle materials by turning them into beautiful artwork and homeware at this launch exhibition, and learn how Fourth World Art is supporting artisans to...

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...

Through Border Eyes: Sir Walter Scott and John Buchan

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We all like to think we know about Sir Walter Scott; plenty of us have visited Abbotsford, his beloved Borders home - we may even have seen Ivanhoe (the film version, that is...), and...

Sunday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Canongate: The Glorious Half Mile to Holyrood. Sir Walter Scott was inspired to pen his Chronicles of the Canongate and Charles Dickens got his ideas for Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol here, whilst Edinburgh's makar Robert Fergusson found his last resting place at the Kirk....

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Magazine Showcase: Far Off Places. Far Off Places, the magazine of written whimsy, was launched in November 2013. Since then five issues have been released, apps developed and podcasts recorded. Dressed in Halloween costumes for...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Golden Hare Books presents An Evening with Allan Massie. An eminent Scottish author and journalist, Allan has written over thirty books; his latest, Klaus, is the story of Thomas Mann's son, a bold political activist who...

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...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Dads Rock: part of a multi-award winning network of free playgroups for Dads and Kids (aged 0-5). 10-11.30am today and every Saturday, Whale Arts, 30 Westburn Grove and The Prentice Centre, 1 Granton Mains Avenue (groups operate at...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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The Cancer Research UK Ceilidh Experiment! Dancing (with caller), fairground games, films, theatre, poetry and the chance to try some hands-on science. Brew up a hoolie with Edinburgh-based Cancer Research scientists and find out...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Wunderfuk 2! Delighted Peoples (vocals, guitar - hip hop, punk), Small Feet Little Toes (vocals - folk) and Felt Tip Pen ('electro-coloured twisted folk'). Hosted by Chris Willatt. 7pm, Forest Cafe, Lauriston Place. Free entry, BYOB (corkage charge.)Lunchtime Concert: Canadian National Arts...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2014Metals and Marble: an exhibition of contemporary metal and marble sculpture by Chris Muirhead and Simon Burns-Cox, displayed in the gallery with its 17th century Renaissance hand-painted ceiling. 9am-6pm today and everyday until 25th October 2014, Gladstone's...

‘Sir Walter Scott’ at Waverley Station

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Great Scott! - Sir Walter’s Words Around WaverleyFrom today Edinburgh’s Waverley Station - the only railway station in the world named after a novel - will be awash with the wit and wisdom of...

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...

Anniversary edition of Scott’s Waverley

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Sir Walter Scott’s Waverley: Newly adapted for the modern reader by Jenni Calder is being published 200 years after the original appearance of the first of the Waverley novels and the birth of the...

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...

Shortlist for Walter Scott Prize announced today

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 The shortlist for the fourth £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction is announced today by the judging panel.  The six novels, with settings ranging from Tudor and Restoration England to the slums of...

Judges announced for Fiction Prize

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Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark and University of St Andrews Principal Louise Richardson have become judges for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, which awards £25,000 to the author of the best historical novel...

Heriot-Watt fashion photo shoot in the Borders

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Final year fashion students from Heriot-Watt University’s world-renowned School of Textiles and Design took their creative designs to Sir Walter Scott’s favourite historic view.The new generation of up-and-coming fashion designers include Melissanthi Spei, Samantha...

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