Browsing Month June, 2014

Levitation artist Johan Lorbeer in Scotland for first time

By at June 27, 2014 | 2:48 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh International Magic Festival is delighted to announce the performance of German levitation artist Johan Lorbeer on the Grassmarket this weekend. [caption id="attachment_5274" align="alignright" width="358"] Johan Lorbeer Levitation[/caption] Johan will be exhibiting his still life performance titled "Tarzan Standing Leg" outside 'The Lot' on the 28th and

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New technology to transform homecare

By at June 24, 2014 | 5:00 pm | 0 Comment

Mobile application uses predictive analytics to identify patients at risk and reduce hospital admissions A ‘well-being’ App has been developed that will benefit frail and vulnerable people being cared for in their own homes by helping prevent accidents and injuries and therefore will ultimately reduce hospital admissions. The pioneering technology uses predictive

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Tuk Tuk Is Streets Ahead In Indian Dining

By at June 17, 2014 | 6:46 pm | 0 Comment

Tuk Tuk Edinburgh Indian

TUK TUK, the restaurant that has changed the face of Indian dining in Scotland, is celebrating its bumper first year of success with the launch of a new menu. TUK TUK, found on the corner of Edinburgh’s Leven Street, has delighted more than 50,000 diners in the last 12 months with its unique take on the Indian tradition of street food. Frustrated by the

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Baby Catshark Born at Deep Sea World

By at June 16, 2014 | 2:14 pm | 0 Comment

Baby catshark and egg case

Aquarists at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, are celebrating after the birth of a baby shark, with more due to hatch out soon. The tiny shark, a member of the native catshark family, is thriving in a special nursery tank at the aquarium - safely away from the attentions of its larger cousins. Staff at the award-winning wildlife attraction say they are

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Armed Forces Bands Combine for ‘Proms’ Concert

By at June 14, 2014 | 6:14 pm | 0 Comment

Armed Forces band concert Edinburgh

Three Armed Forces Bands Combine for Edinburgh ‘Proms’ Concert 19:30,Thursday 19 June 2014, Edinburgh Usher Hall Andy Gregory of the Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland and his army colleague Captain Tony Williams of the Royal Regt of Scotland Band came up with the idea, and the Pipes & Drums from RAF Leuchars, led by Pipe Major Ian Hughes, agreed to

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M&S Creates Buzz At Royal Highland Show

By at June 12, 2014 | 11:53 pm | 0 Comment

royal highland show

If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids this month then look no further than the Marks & Spencer stand at the Royal Highland Show from 19-22 June. With a focus on animal welfare and conservation, young visitors to this year’s stand will get the chance to get hands on and learn more about the importance of protecting Scotland’s wildlife. The

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Edinburgh Castle hosts a live concert for BBC One this summer

By at June 5, 2014 | 4:19 pm | 0 Comment

edinburgh castle concert

A spectacular concert Live at Edinburgh Castle with a glittering array of big names will be shown on BBC One, ahead of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Presented by The One Show’s Alex Jones on Saturday 19 July, Scotland’s capital city will be welcoming a wide range of international musical acts, including, Kaiser Chiefs, Smokey Robinson,

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