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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.

© Lesley Martin 2018
e: lesley@lesleymartin.co.uk
t: 07836745264

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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Young Musicians invited to St Mary’s Music School

By at September 28, 2018 | 5:31 pm | 0 Comment

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If your child loves to sing, or plays a musical instrument exceptionally well, Scotland’s national music school would like to hear from you. The school, based in Edinburgh’s West End, is Scotland’s only independent specialist music school and takes pupils from all over Scotland and abroad, offering a world-class standard of music and academic education to musically

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7 things to do at night time in Edinburgh

By at September 27, 2018 | 12:07 am | 0 Comment

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Stuck in Edinburgh for the night? There are worse places to be. There is something for everybody in Scotland’s second city. Whether you fancy a night of clubbing or a trip to the theatre, we’ve got you covered. Edinburgh Nightclubs Edinburgh is well known for its nightlife, particularly in the Old Town part of the city. Sneaky Pete’s is a relatively small

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Local Artist Celebrates New Display At Holyrood

By at September 20, 2018 | 2:17 pm | 0 Comment

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Local artist, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham celebrated with new display at Holyrood A selection of paintings by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham , CBE, one of Britain’s most significant 20th century modern artists has gone on public display at the Scottish Parliament. The paintings by the St. Andrews-born painter, printmaker and colourist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912 –

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The Hub Offers A True Taste Of Scotland

By at September 11, 2018 | 1:01 pm | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh’s stunning landmark venue, The Hub, showcases its Scottish hospitality with the re-launch of a new ‘Taste of Scotland’ gala dinner package.  The new menu, designed for a minimum group of 100, offers a distinctly Scottish taste with the modern touch you would expect in one of Edinburgh’s finest restaurants. The Hub’s head chef, Denis Zominy,

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Coast to Coast 2018

By at September 10, 2018 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment

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Rat Race Adventure Sports' hugely popular 105 miles multisport adventure challenge, staged in the Highlands of Scotland on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September 2018.  Background information Up to 2000 athletes took part in the 105 mile  run, bike and kayak challenge, a point to point route, East to West, along the Great Glen from Nairn Links to The Isles of

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CBB Winner 2017 Visits SESH Hairdressing

By at August 23, 2018 | 3:03 pm | 0 Comment

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Australia's Best Drag Queen & Winner of Celebrity Big Brother 2017 Visits SESH Hairdressing in Edinburgh Australia’s best drag queen, Courtney Act visited SESH Hairdressing in Leith, Edinburgh after exclusive recommendation. Courtney, also known as Shane Gilberto Jenek, visited the salon for a freshen up with Creative Director, Vicky Gifford. The

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