Browsing Month October, 2018

Edinburgh for Students: Where to Go

By at October 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Source: Pixabay Edinburgh has long been a student Mecca and today is home to one of the highest proportions of students of any city in the UK or even Europe, with a total of over 40,000 students from dozens of countries calling the city home. The city is, therefore, one of the best places in the world to be a student, jam-packed with fun, affordable and

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6 Alternative Things To Do On A Night In Edinburgh

By at October 28, 2018 | 6:15 pm | 0 Comment

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Image credit: (CC BY-SA 2.0) by bryan Edinburgh is a wonderful city.  Whether you’re experiencing it at day or night, it’s a place of historical wonder and cultural charm, venues that excite the taste buds and enrich the mind, leisure to entertain and sights to marvel at. Of course, there’s only so much you can do and the Edinburgh guide books will lead

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Neil Barton Receives Hall Of Fame Award

By at October 26, 2018 | 9:33 am | 0 Comment

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It’s a triumph for Owner of Neil Barton Hairdressing, Neil Barton, who has been welcomed into Goldwell UK’s Global Color Zoom Hall of Fame! The two-day Global Zoom 2018 Gala Show was held at the Enercare Centre in Toronto, Canada and was a spectacular production of visual graphics, dancers and the brightly coloured fashion show of the latest collection REMIX

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The Ultra Tour of Edinburgh

By at October 24, 2018 | 12:04 pm | 0 Comment

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The ultimate runner's sightseeing tour of Scotland's capital Sunday,  21 October 2018, 400 runners took part in The Ultra Tour of Edinburgh (UTE), a 55km (approx. 34 mile) ultra distance run in the Scottish capital; a tough, fully waymarked, mixed terrain route of tarmac and off-road trail running, with 2800 feet of ascent and descent.   Winner Female -

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Stir of Wonder with Christmas Cooking Courses

By at October 23, 2018 | 3:29 am | 0 Comment

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Stir of Wonder with Christmas courses at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School Edinburgh New Town Cookery School (ENTCS) has launched its always popular 2018 Christmas courses.  Whether it’s to get tips for festive entertaining or to learn a new skill, the range is ideal for cooking up a merry little Christmas.  This year’s December courses include everything from

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Dynamic Earth welcomes Festival of Physics

By at October 18, 2018 | 11:49 am | 0 Comment

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This October, five star visitor attraction, Dynamic Earth, is welcoming the Festival of Physics for three days of scientific fun and discovery.  From Friday 26 until Sunday 28 October, visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate the wonder of science in the inspirational setting of Dynamic Earth. The three-day festival is jam-packed with free events, science

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Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2018

By at October 15, 2018 | 12:26 am | 0 Comment

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15th October 2018 UPDATE - Grab your wristbands and a few £4 cocktails!  Edinburgh Cocktail Week is HERE! A Whisky Escape Room challenge, over participating 80 bars, a new Cocktail Village, a hidden Masterclass Hub, a Pornstar Martini Party, and distillery tours are just some of the highlights you can look forward to hopping between at next month’s Edinburgh

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Design a Dinosaur and More at Dynamic Earth

By at October 9, 2018 | 3:19 pm | 0 Comment

Picture by Lesley Martin
6 October 2018

Autumn/winter season pictures, Dynamic Earth.
Kids: Ollie Thornton age 8, Jessica McKenna age 6, Charlie McIntosh age 7 and Louis McIntosh age 3.

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After the roaring success of ‘Designosaur’ this summer, five star visitor attraction, Dynamic Earth, is bringing dinosaurs back into the digital age for October half term.  From Saturday 13th October, visitors to the attraction will have the opportunity to design their very own dino, choosing everything from colour to camouflage, before having it brought to

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The ultimate runners’ sightseeing tour of Edinburgh

By at October 3, 2018 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment

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The ultimate running tour of Scotland’s capital city, The Ultra Tour of Edinburgh (UTE), staged by Rat Race Adventure Sports, the UK’s largest operator of mass participation, urban and wilderness adventure challenges, returns for its second outing on Sunday 21 October 2018, with a few exciting changes to its 55km (approx. 34 mile) route.  From a Braveheart style

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Discover Edinburgh’s Past Cooking Tips from the 50’s

By at October 2, 2018 | 2:26 pm | 0 Comment

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Discover Edinburgh’s Past with Pass It On Cooking Tips from the 1950's Do you ever wonder what Edinburgh might have been like during the 1950s? While WW2 had officially ended five years earlier in September 1945, the 1950s for Scotland and the UK was largely a period of recovery. Cities needed to be rebuilt and lives resumed. Rationing was still largely in place

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