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Meat and Music Festival Hits Edinburgh this Weekend

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

Delicious Pub Food. Burgers And Glasses Of Beer On Wooden Plates

A new ‘Meats & Beats’ festival, themed around meatylicious street food and music from the past five decades, hits the capital this weekend, 20th – 22nd October. The event will transform Edinburgh's Assembly Roxy into a carnivores’ paradise, where attendees can feast on a smorgasbord of street food – mainly the sticky, juicy, BBQ’d variety – while

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Opportunity for employers to apply for up to £10,000 worth of training at Edinburgh College

By at October 17, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

FWDF Edinburgh College

A new scheme developed by the Scottish Government and Scottish Funding Council is offering Scottish businesses an opportunity to apply for up to £10,000 worth of training at Edinburgh College. The new Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) provides eligible employers with up to £10,000 worth of training from their local college, to upskill and reskill their

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The Return of MagicFest Christmas 2017

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

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Edinburgh International Magic Festival Announces the Return of MagicFest Christmas and a Move to Traverse Theatre After a successful launch of their festive edition last year, MagicFest Christmas are delighted to return with ‘The Secret Gift’ Christmas Special, 27th – 30th December, featuring stars of magic from around the UK and special guest performers from

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Shoppers sample cookery students’ culinary delights

By at October 15, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Cookery students at Aldi

Shoppers at the new Aldi store in Cameron Toll Shopping Centre sampled tasty treats made by Edinburgh College students during the store’s first week of opening. To celebrate the opening, Professional Cookery students prepared and served tasters of recipes to customers, using ingredients available from the new store. Visitors to the store enjoyed sampling pulled

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Mercat Tours this Halloween!

By at October 14, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Mercat Halloween

EDINBURGH’S HORRIFIC HISTORY BROUGHT TO LIFE New tours will explore some of Edinburgh’s horrible haunts and horrific history, as part of Mercat Tours’ haunting Halloween programme. Delving into Edinburgh’s ghoulish past, the jam-packed Halloween programme runs from Friday 27 October to Tuesday 31 October. Gory Stories will reveal Edinburgh’s creepy

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Take a trip around the world at Dynamic Earth

By at October 13, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Picture by Lesley Martin
06 February 2017

Finn Chomczuk age 4 explores the rainforest at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

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This October half-term, Edinburgh’s five-star attraction Dynamic Earth is inviting visitors to embark on the adventure of a lifetime through Earth’s fascinating and varying environments, both at home and further afield. Throughout October half-term (14 – 22 October) Dynamic Earth is offering families the chance to become Earth Explorers with lots of exciting

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Get involved in Science Festival 2018!

By at October 12, 2017 | 5:18 pm | 0 Comment


We're looking for teenagers to shape our 2018 Festival We're looking for teenagers to help make our 30th edition one to remember! Our brand new youth consultation panel is a chance to meet once a month, put forward ideas and help develop next year's Festival, which coincides with the Year of Young People. There is no pressure to know lots about science, we just

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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


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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