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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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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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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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Should Falkirk be Your Next Day Trip from Edinburgh?

By at August 11, 2018 | 4:20 pm | 0 Comment

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"Falkirk Wheel" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by marsupium photography If you are strapped for ideas to entertain the family this weekend in our fine capital, it might be high time to head beyond the city walls to discover something new. Just 23 miles north-west of Edinburgh sits the charming town of Falkirk in the heart of Stirlingshire’s Forth Valley. Falkirk used to be at

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Scottish Premiership 2018/19 What the bookies think?

By at July 24, 2018 | 6:32 am | 0 Comment

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Celtic should secure 50th league title, but battle for second spot could go to the wire If the online bookies are to be believed, the race for the Scottish Premiership this coming season is already something of a foregone conclusion, with Glasgow Celtic the red nay white hot 1/10 favourites with William Hill to claim an eighth consecutive title (and 50th domestic league

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