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Summer news from #EdSciFest…

By at August 11, 2017 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment


Get involved in Scotland's biggest celebration of science! We've launched our Call for Ideas for Edinburgh International Science Festival 2018, which will run from 31 March–15 April. 2018 is a very special year as we mark our 30th edition with a programme themed around Life, the Universe and Everything. The call is open to anyone –

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Meat and Music Festival Announced for the Capital

By at August 10, 2017 | 8:40 am | 0 Comment

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 A new ‘Meats & Beats’ festival, themed around meatylicious street food, and music from the past five decades, has been announced for the Capital, 20th – 22nd October. The event will transform the city centre Assembly Roxy into a carnivores’ paradise, where attendees can feast on a smorgasbord of street food – mainly the sticky, juicy, BBQ’d

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First Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend Just Got Bigger!

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


The Capital’s cocktail enthusiasts will be delighted to hear that more bars and pop-up spaces have been revealed for the inaugural Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend, 6th – 8th October, with new bars including Whistle Stop Barber Shop, Brewhemia, WestRoom, The Villager and Usquabae Bar. New additions take the total number of bars taking part across the city to over 50,

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Mind The Gap tackles learning disability and parenthood

By at August 8, 2017 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment


Mind The Gap’s Mia: Daughters of Fortune is at Summerhall – 8 to 27 August 2017 Having kids is not an easy decision: Can I cope?  Can I afford it? Have I got enough room? Will I be a good Mum?  Will I screw it up? Now imagine making these decisions if you have a learning disability. Woah – wait a minute… Learning-disabled parents? Erm, can they do

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Pakistani Cooking at the ENTCS this autumn

By at August 7, 2017 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

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Cook with Sumayya Usmani at the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School Join Sumayya Usmani, award-winning food writer and cookery teacher, this autumn for a culinary journey through the Indian sub-continent at the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School “Spiced Kingdoms and Colonies” is a three-part cookery class taught over three Sundays in September, October, and

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Accessible glamping comes to Dundas Castle

By at August 6, 2017 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

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Luxury Edinburgh venue, Dundas Castle has relaunched its five star glamping facilities for summer 2017 with the addition of a fully accessible unit for wheelchair users and guests with disabled access needs. As with all ten of the luxurious canvas cottages, the accessible glamping tent is set on its own grassy knoll and is surrounded by beautiful countryside, on the

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Postcard raises thousands for Edinburgh’s Homeless

By at August 5, 2017 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

FREE PICTURE: Rock Trust Charity Postcard Art Sale, Edinburgh, 22/06/2017:
Edinburgh based charity The Rock Trust is bringing together some of Scotland’s best known artists in a bid to tackle youth homelessness.
  The charity’s sixth postcard art auction and an accompanying Postcard Art Exhibition exhibition will see 97 artists from across Scotland and beyond donating 162 pieces of postcard sized artworks. It wiill be held at Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, between Friday 23 June and Friday 14 July (2017).  Opening times are Mon-Fri 9-5; Sat 10-5; Sun 11-4pm.
  The proceeds from the auction on will go towards helping 16-25 year olds across Edinburgh and the Lothians to avoid and move on from homelessness, building the resilience and life skills necessary for independent adult life. 
 Pictured are Clare Robertson and Celeste Clark with examples of their work and the work of other artists.
More information from: Paul Surgenor at Pagoda Porter Novelli on 0131 556 0770 or
 Photography for The Rock Trust from: Colin Hattersley Photography - - - 07974 957 388.

Sale of postcard art raises thousands for Edinburgh’s Homeless Bids on Rock Trust’s postcard art exhibition have raised in excess of £6,800 in aid of Edinburgh’s homeless youth. The three week long auction ‘Between a Rock and an Art Place’ attracted thousands of bids which were placed on the 162 donated pieces of art. The exhibition, the charity’s

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Scottish Half Marathon & 10k

By at August 4, 2017 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment


  Run the Scottish Half Marathon & 10k this September  “You’ll coast to a new personal best...if you can resist stopping to admire the view!" We are once again proud to partner with the Scottish Half Marathon Marathon +10K team this  September! Two beautiful, fast and flat routes, stunning sea views, a

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China Focus~2017

By at August 3, 2017 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment


“The voices of China. The faces of China. The stories of China.” CHINA FOCUS is the Edinburgh Fringe Festival's celebration of excellence in Chinese theatre and dramatic production. For the first time, the Chinese government is bringing a masterful and diverse array of award-winning contemporary talent from East to West. This intercultural exchange invites you

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The Dark Side of the Moon lands at Dynamic Earth

By at August 3, 2017 | 4:00 pm | 0 Comment

Fringe Venue Dynamic Earth

The Dark Side of the Moon lands at Dynamic Earth Edinburgh Fringe venue, Dynamic Earth will host a fully immersive musical extravaganza inspired by Pink Floyd’s much loved album, The Dark Side of the Moon. As part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe the Pink Floyd inspired musical will be projected in Scotland’s only 360° cinema and features explosive 10.2 surround

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