Browsing Month April, 2014

Volunteers Clean Up At Fisherrow Sands

By at April 30, 2014 | 5:09 pm | 0 Comment

big beach cleaners

More than 150kg rubbish collected at M&S Big Beach Clean-up 2014 Over 200 local volunteers descended on Fisherrow Sands today to take part in Marks & Spencer’s(M&S) Big Beach Clean-up. M&S customers and employees were joined by Provost Ludovic Broun-Lindsay, Councillor John McNeil, Musselburgh Rotary Club, the Princes Trust and other local community

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The 5th Annual Edinburgh International Magic Festival

By at April 22, 2014 | 1:40 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Magic Festival

Eight days of outstanding performances from the world’s best magicians The fifth Edinburgh International Magic Festival will once again bring the most innovative and talented performers from all over the world to Edinburgh from 27 June - 4 July 2014. This year magic collides with theatre, science, comedy, history, sideshow, technology and psychology as performers

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Rescued Shoal of Piranhas at Deep Sea World

By at April 14, 2014 | 11:26 am | 0 Comment

Piranhas at Deep Sea World

A shoal of rescued red-bellied piranhas is settling in to a spacious new home at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium. The 13-strong shoal were facing an uncertain future until the North Queensferry attraction stepped in to save them.  They were being kept in a 5ft home aquarium but the owner, who was moving house, could not take them with him. Deep Sea

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Festival Of Museums 2014 comes to Edinburgh in May

By at April 10, 2014 | 1:57 pm | 0 Comment

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* Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop encourages Scots to get involved in best festival line-up yet from Museums Galleries Scotland * Calendar of 90+ events across Scotland revealed at Edinburgh’s popular 1940s dance hall This year’s Festival of Museums, created and co-ordinated by Museums Galleries Scotland, officially launched in Edinburgh today (10th April

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Meet Earth’s First Rockstar At Our Dynamic Earth

By at April 5, 2014 | 9:52 pm | 0 Comment

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Gallery

This Easter, Harry Potter style magic meets the latest in science interpretation with the opening of Scotland’s Timelords, Our Dynamic Earth’s biggest ever redevelopment. Celebrating the life of one of Scotland’s greatest scientists, James Hutton – widely regarded as the father of modern geology – three new interlinked galleries will take visitors from

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Mendelssohn on Mull Festival Enters a New Era

By at April 2, 2014 | 10:59 am | 0 Comment

Mendelssohn on Mull Festival 2014

Mendelssohn on Mull Festival 7th-12th July 2014 Mendelssohn on Mull is one of the most exceptional music experiences in the world. Inspired by Felix Mendelssohn’s life changing journey to Mull, where he wrote The Hebrides Overture, Fingal’s Cave, the Mendelssohn on Mull Trust invites young professional musicians for an extraordinary week of discovery and

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