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Amy Howerska headlines Gilded Balloon comedy night

By at November 28, 2017 | 2:03 pm | 0 Comment

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Amy Howerska, the one-woman voice machine, to headline Gilded Balloon’s new comedy night Amy Howerska, the top class comedian whose great jokes and wonderful turn of phrase elevate her above many of her peers, is to headline this week’s Nodha, The Gilded Balloon’s new comedy night. Edinburgh’s ultimate comedy test-ground for new acts and old pros heads to

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Nando’s brings 30 New Jobs to Ocean Terminal

By at November 22, 2017 | 3:25 pm | 0 Comment


Restaurant favourite takes inspiration from Leith docklands Ocean Terminal has added to its dining offering with the official opening of Nando’s this week. The Southern African favourite brings 30 new jobs to the shopping centre and gives both shoppers and locals an opportunity to enjoy its famous PERi-PERi dishes while overlooking views of the Firth of Forth. The

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New Edinburgh College Development Trust patron

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

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Richard Demarco announced as Edinburgh College Development Trust patron  Edinburgh College Development Trust has announced Scottish artist Professor Richard Demarco CBE as its first patron. The Development Trust, an independent charity which supports Edinburgh College students through providing enhanced opportunities and experiences, welcomes Richard Demarco as

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Have yourself a merry little Christmas at ENTC School

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

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This December, the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School (ENTCS) has a range of festive foodie courses to help with Christmas entertaining. Whether it’s inspiration for Christmas recipes, guidance on how to plan the perfect holiday party, or thinking up the perfect gift idea, ENTCS has got it covered. From ‘Christmas Canapes’ to ‘Easy Entertaining’ and

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The Eric Liddell Centre Fundraising Gala

By at November 14, 2017 | 6:33 pm | 0 Comment

Alexander McCall Smith and Chris Paterson Launch Eric Liddell Medals Charity Dinner, Edinburgh, 30/10/2017:
The two speakers at the Eric Liddell charity dinner - Chris Paterson (Scottish rugby international, left) and internationally renowned writer Alexander McCall Smith, with three Olympic medals belonging to Eric Liddell, pictured in the Eric Liddell Centre, Morningside, Edinburgh.
  Athlete Eric Liddell was famously portrayed in the "Chariots of Fire" 1981 British film - about his 1924 Paris Olympics sprinting victories.
Eric's three 1924 medals, held by Chris and Alexander, are (from left) his bronze 200 metres medal, his gold 400 metres medal and the 1924 Olympic participation medal (given to all the athletes who participated in the 1924 Games).  The medals are captioned in the correct order - general ageing and tarnishing has changed their appearance, especially of the gold medal (centre). 
  More info from:  Felicity Felicity MacFarlane, Indigo PR - 0131 554 1230 - 07584 672 301 -
Photography from: Colin Hattersley Photography - - - 07974 957 388.

The Eric Liddell Centre Going for Gold Fundraising Gala Date: Tuesday 5 December 2017 Venue: Sheraton Grand, Edinburgh Information: Inaugural fundraising gala for the Eric Liddell Centre, a registered Edinburgh care charity that specialises in care for the elderly and dementia services with the aim of support people to remain in their own homes for as long as

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The Hub launches corporate packages for 2018

By at November 8, 2017 | 10:50 am | 0 Comment


Edinburgh’s stunning landmark venue, The Hub, has launched its corporate packages for 2018 with a renewed focus on luxury dining and best in service. Close to Edinburgh Castle and with the spectacular modern backdrop within a historic setting, The Hub is a superb location for corporate and group events.  The new packages include options for gala dinners, product

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Canongate Stars & Stories

By at November 5, 2017 | 1:34 pm | 0 Comment

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Celebrate Edinburgh’s rich literary history with a walking trail of illuminated literary quotations, lighting windows around Canongate – “Edinburgh is a hot-bed of genius.” "Behold the line of blazing windows more than a mile long." - Catherine Sinclair More info on The Canongate has a fascinating history of

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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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