Browsing Month September, 2015

It’s Gin o’clock at Colonnades

By at September 27, 2015 | 2:20 pm | 0 Comment

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A signature blend of Edinburgh Gin has been created which is available only at the exclusive Colonnades at The Signet Library. Served with Edinburgh’s most glamorous afternoon tea, the specially created ‘Signet Gin’ has been vapour infused with Ginger Chai and Rooibos Tea, along with the delicious Edinburgh Gin blend of juniper, milk thistle, coriander and orange

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Age Scotland Helps Over 50’s Plan For Funeral Costs

By at September 23, 2015 | 10:41 am | 0 Comment

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AGE SCOTLAND ENTERPRISES OPENS ITS DOORS TO HELP OVER 50s PLAN FOR RISING FUNERAL COSTS Edinburgh residents face inequality of rising cremation costs with funeral poverty at a record high Age Scotland Enterprises is offering over 50s in Edinburgh the opportunity to find out more about how ongoing rises in funeral costs might affect them and their families in a series of

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Actor’s Family Take The Plunge And Dive With Sharks

By at September 18, 2015 | 12:02 pm | 0 Comment

John Hannah, left, with his kids and members of the Deep Sea World team

Actor John Hannah took time out from performing at the Edinburgh Festival to enjoy a thrilling day out at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium. The actor, who was born in East Kilbride, visited the North Queensferry attraction with his wife and two children who both took the plunge and dived with three-metre-long sand tiger sharks in the aquarium’s

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Foodies Festival Christmas Comes to Edinburgh

By at September 13, 2015 | 7:29 pm | 1 Comments

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Retro recipes in the Chefs Theatre, vegan treats in the Artisan Christmas Market, Champagne Ski Bar and a Scottish Gin Theatre are just some of the festive features food-lovers can look forward to as Foodies Festival brings its winter edition - Foodies Festival Christmas – to Edinburgh’s EICC 13-15th November. Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre will be

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Ingliston Revival brings famous circuit back to life

By at September 11, 2015 | 3:09 pm | 0 Comment

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Ingliston Revival brings famous circuit back to life for epic family weekend of old and new motoring The famous Ingliston Circuit is being brought back to life to celebrate its 50 year anniversary in a weekend where nostalgia meets modern day in the world of motors. The Ingliston Revival will take place at Edinburgh’s Ingliston circuit on 12-13 September

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History of Horse Racing at Musselburgh Racecourse

By at September 11, 2015 | 1:38 pm | 0 Comment

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The first recorded horse racing at Edinburgh took place under the Royal Caledonian Hunt in 1777. Racing is recorded on the sands at Leith between 1789 and 1816, although some did take place at Musselburgh during that period. Regular meetings resumed in 1816 and have continued for the next two centuries. Edinburgh Racecourse became known as Musselburgh in the

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Scottish Premiere of Award winning novel The Notebook

By at September 9, 2015 | 3:58 pm | 0 Comment

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Following on from their Festival Fringe debut, the UK’s leading experimental theatre group Forced Entertainment will stage the Scottish Premiere of their latest production - an adaptation of the award winning novel The Notebook by Hungarian writer Ágota Kristóf - at Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre this 17 – 19 September. Set during WW2, The Notebook tells the

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Last chance to grab a place at Edinburgh College

By at September 9, 2015 | 3:06 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh College has last-minute places still available on a range of full-time courses across its curriculum until the application deadline this Friday (11 September).  Spaces are also available on a part-time, evening and leisure courses aimed at boosting and expanding professional skills or learning a new hobby. The college’s courses offer routes to employment

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