Browsing Month October, 2017

College Sports Festival encourages students into sport

By at October 12, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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College students demonstrated their sporting prowess at the inaugural College Sports Festival held at Edinburgh College, aimed at encouraging college students to participate in sport during their studies. The event, hosted by Scottish Student Sport (SSS), saw around 250 students taking part in a variety of sports including football, basketball, touch rugby,

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Edinburgh Xmas Foodies Festival 2017

By at October 10, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Foodies Festival Returns to the EICC in Edinburgh to kick off the festive season on 24, 25 & 26 November, with top Scottish chefs and MasterChef Winners, a brand new Gin Alley, Artisan Christmas Market, Live Music Stage, Cakes & Desserts Theatre & Festive Masterclasses to launch the start of Christmas. Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre will once

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RSCDS Edinburgh gets ready for St Andrew’s Night

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

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This autumn, the Edinburgh Branch of the RSCDS launched a new set of Scottish dancing classes. With the nights drawing in and St Andrew’s Day fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to learn a dancing step or two ready for all those festivities. Scottish country dancing has always been popular in Auld Reekie, and for the past ninety three years, the Branch has been

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Edinburgh students innovative work at Learning Festival

By at October 8, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Two Edinburgh College students took the stage at Scotland’s biggest gathering of education professionals to talk about how they’re inspiring young people to be creative. And the pair of Graphic Design students got to tell deputy first minister John Swinney all about their project. Students and staff from Edinburgh College attended the Scottish Learning Festival

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Deep Sea World Octopus’ Garden For New Arrival

By at October 7, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Aquarists at Deep Sea World have created a purpose-built display to welcome their newest eight-legged arrival. Staff at the North Queensferry wildlife attraction have constructed a naturally-themed habitat for the lesser, or curled octopus, complete with hidey holes, rockwork and seaweed. Found around the UK, curled octopus get their common name from their slender,

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Our 2018 Generation Science programme is now live!

By at October 6, 2017 | 12:50 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh Science Festival are delighted to announce that their Generation Science team are now poised to bring exciting, interactive science lessons into primary schools all over Scotland! Know a school that might be interested? They would love to chat to them – email them at generationscience@scifest.co.uk  or download the programme

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Edinburgh Biggest Ever Cocktail Event this Weekend

By at October 3, 2017 | 2:08 pm | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh's top mixologists launch this weekend's inaugural Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend  Edinburgh is set to host Scotland's biggest ever cocktail event this weekend as 8000 cocktail enthusiasts descend upon the capital for the inaugural Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend, Friday 6th October - Sunday 8th Fifty of the capital's top cocktail bars - including Harvey Nichols,

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