Browsing Month October, 2017

The First Ultra Tour of Edinburgh

By at October 29, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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500 runners took part in the inaugural Ultra Tour of Edinburgh  a 34.2 mile ultra distance run in the Scottish capital, the latest event from Rat Race Adventure Sports. The Ultra Tour of Edinburgh (UTE) is a tough, fully waymarked, mixed terrain running journey round Edinburgh, from the Braveheart charge down the Royal Mile to the finish at Murrayfield Stadium. 

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Colour Collective at The Fruitmarket Gallery

By at October 24, 2017 | 1:50 pm | 0 Comment

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Fri 27 – Sun 29 Oct, 11am–6pm. We are extremely proud to present Colour Collective, an exhibition of artwork made by pupils from six local Edinburgh primary, secondary and special schools. Over the last month, 104 pupils have worked with artists Louise Fraser and Jenny Bell Harman to explore ideas generated by Brazilian artist Jac Leirner’s exhibition at The

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Autumn Winter hair trends to blow you away

By at October 19, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment


Edinburgh's Neil Barton Hair salon situated on Elm Row are delighted to announce the recent partnering with the revolutionary Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer as the only independent salon in Scotland to be fully kitted out with the brand. ‘Collaborating with Dyson is fantastic for us, allowing us to finish our clients hair with this revolutionary hairdryer and letting

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Meat and Music Festival Hits Edinburgh this Weekend

By at October 18, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Delicious Pub Food. Burgers And Glasses Of Beer On Wooden Plates

A new ‘Meats & Beats’ festival, themed around meatylicious street food and music from the past five decades, hits the capital this weekend, 20th – 22nd October. The event will transform Edinburgh's Assembly Roxy into a carnivores’ paradise, where attendees can feast on a smorgasbord of street food – mainly the sticky, juicy, BBQ’d variety – while

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Opportunity for employers to apply for up to £10,000 worth of training at Edinburgh College

By at October 17, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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A new scheme developed by the Scottish Government and Scottish Funding Council is offering Scottish businesses an opportunity to apply for up to £10,000 worth of training at Edinburgh College. The new Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) provides eligible employers with up to £10,000 worth of training from their local college, to upskill and reskill their

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The Return of MagicFest Christmas 2017

By at October 16, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh International Magic Festival Announces the Return of MagicFest Christmas and a Move to Traverse Theatre After a successful launch of their festive edition last year, MagicFest Christmas are delighted to return with ‘The Secret Gift’ Christmas Special, 27th – 30th December, featuring stars of magic from around the UK and special guest performers from

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Shoppers sample cookery students’ culinary delights

By at October 15, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Cookery students at Aldi

Shoppers at the new Aldi store in Cameron Toll Shopping Centre sampled tasty treats made by Edinburgh College students during the store’s first week of opening. To celebrate the opening, Professional Cookery students prepared and served tasters of recipes to customers, using ingredients available from the new store. Visitors to the store enjoyed sampling pulled

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Mercat Tours this Halloween!

By at October 14, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Mercat Halloween

EDINBURGH’S HORRIFIC HISTORY BROUGHT TO LIFE New tours will explore some of Edinburgh’s horrible haunts and horrific history, as part of Mercat Tours’ haunting Halloween programme. Delving into Edinburgh’s ghoulish past, the jam-packed Halloween programme runs from Friday 27 October to Tuesday 31 October. Gory Stories will reveal Edinburgh’s creepy

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Take a trip around the world at Dynamic Earth

By at October 13, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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06 February 2017

Finn Chomczuk age 4 explores the rainforest at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

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This October half-term, Edinburgh’s five-star attraction Dynamic Earth is inviting visitors to embark on the adventure of a lifetime through Earth’s fascinating and varying environments, both at home and further afield. Throughout October half-term (14 – 22 October) Dynamic Earth is offering families the chance to become Earth Explorers with lots of exciting

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Get involved in Science Festival 2018!

By at October 12, 2017 | 5:18 pm | 0 Comment


We're looking for teenagers to shape our 2018 Festival We're looking for teenagers to help make our 30th edition one to remember! Our brand new youth consultation panel is a chance to meet once a month, put forward ideas and help develop next year's Festival, which coincides with the Year of Young People. There is no pressure to know lots about science, we just

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