Browsing Month June, 2015

Mark Nelson to push the comedy boundaries of taste

By at June 30, 2015 | 11:13 pm | 0 Comment

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Mark Nelson’s mix of dark humour, cutting observations and superb one liners is on the menu for comedy fans in Glasgow and Edinburgh this weekend when he headlines Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate on Friday 3 July and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio at The Festival Theatre on Saturday 4 July 2015. Mark Nelson, a solidly consistent and excellent stand-up,

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Bigger Models in Demand in Edinburgh

By at June 29, 2015 | 6:58 pm | 0 Comment

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BIGGER MODELS IN DEMAND AS LEADING RETAILER RALLIES  EDINBURGH WOMEN TO REFORM THE FACE OF FASHION #CatwalkContender A leading fashion retailer launched a UK-wide hunt for a new generation of curvy British models – flying in the face of the fashion industry’s obsession with super skinny women, and they are coming to Edinburgh next. Simply Be weighed into the

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Win Your Ultimate Dream Wedding

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:24 pm | 0 Comment

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One very lucky couple this winter will win a dream wedding at the stunning Hopetoun House in South Queensferry, Scotland, worth an incredible £28,000.  Offered by wedding blog, We Fell in Love, the luxury wedding brings together the finest wedding suppliers and services, with winners chosen from a final five, voted for by the public. Winners will receive a full,

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Local Edinburgh lettings agency wins gold for ‘Best in Scotland’

By at June 18, 2015 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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The team at 1LET are celebrating after being crowned Scotland's best lettings agency at the prestigious Times and Sunday Times Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2015. The family owned agency, based at Edinburgh’s West End, is made up of 7 staff – relatively small when compared with many of the larger Scottish agents. Ewan Foreman, 1LET’s Managing Director said

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#EdFashion Announces Inaugural Event

By at June 17, 2015 | 8:55 pm | 0 Comment

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#edfashion, Edinburgh’s social media hashtag for fashion, are hosting their first event this month - 'Drink & Draw' - an evening of fashion sketching and socialising at The Biscuit Factory. Five models wearing designs and pieces from Edinburgh's independent designers and boutiques will be presented individually for guests to draw, after which they are encouraged to

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Edinburgh College hosts Course Open Days this week

By at June 16, 2015 | 11:44 pm | 0 Comment

Anyone wanting to boost their qualifications, improve their job prospects, get on the career ladder or learn new skills should come along to Edinburgh College’s Course Open Days this week. The Open Days on 17 June at Granton Campus and 18 June at Milton Road Campus – from 2-6pm on each day – are an opportunity to take the first steps into further education or

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Deep Sea World Overrun By Giant Creepy Crawlies

By at June 8, 2015 | 11:51 am | 0 Comment

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Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is set to be overrun with giant creepy crawlies as part of a major new feature which opens later this month. The extraordinarily lifelike animatronic creatures, including a human-sized snail and duelling scorpions as big as cars, are the stars of ‘Monster Creepy Crawlies’ which opens at the North Queensferry attraction

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School provides musical intro to Edinburgh’s summer

By at June 6, 2015 | 7:14 am | 0 Comment

Young instrumentalists from St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh

St Mary’s Music School provides a musical introduction to Edinburgh’s Summer A musical introduction to Edinburgh’s summer is on the horizon with three eclectic concerts in June, showcasing the talents of the rising young stars at St Mary’s Music School, Scotland’s specialist music school. Starting off the programme is Cool Sounds for Summer – Jazz at the

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Gilded Balloon Serves A Double Helping Of Stand-Up

By at June 5, 2015 | 12:02 pm | 0 Comment

Jimmy McGhie comedy

Catch Jimmy McGhie, the warm and welcoming, fun and freewheeling London comic, in Glasgow and Edinburgh this weekend before his month long Edinburgh Fringe residency and another brand new sell out show.  He will be headlining both Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate (Friday 5 June) and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio (Saturday 6 June) and will have audiences at

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Between a rock and an art place!

By at June 3, 2015 | 11:16 pm | 0 Comment

Art exhibition, Summerhall Edinburgh

Charity exhibition and auction raises funds to support youth homelessness The Rock Trust is holding its fifth postcard art exhibition and auction between 4 June and 2 July at Summerhall to raise money and awareness for youth homelessness in Edinburgh and the Lothians’. The fundraising event has received over 170 mini masterpieces, donated by renowned local,

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