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Students shine starlight on Edinburgh recording studio

By at October 14, 2015 | 3:36 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Musicians

Edinburgh College’s newly star-spangled recording studio is giving up-and-coming local bands and musicians the chance to use their rehearsal space to unleash the power of music free of charge. The studio at the college’s Milton Road Campus has been given a sparkling revamp thanks to the generosity of a generous former student and local musicians, and is ready to

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Win Your Ultimate Dream Wedding

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:24 pm | 0 Comment

edinburgh weddings

One very lucky couple this winter will win a dream wedding at the stunning Hopetoun House in South Queensferry, Scotland, worth an incredible £28,000.  Offered by wedding blog, We Fell in Love, the luxury wedding brings together the finest wedding suppliers and services, with winners chosen from a final five, voted for by the public. Winners will receive a full,

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School provides musical intro to Edinburgh’s summer

By at June 6, 2015 | 7:14 am | 0 Comment

Young instrumentalists from St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh

St Mary’s Music School provides a musical introduction to Edinburgh’s Summer A musical introduction to Edinburgh’s summer is on the horizon with three eclectic concerts in June, showcasing the talents of the rising young stars at St Mary’s Music School, Scotland’s specialist music school. Starting off the programme is Cool Sounds for Summer – Jazz at the

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RMB Concert Offers Chance to Win a Cruise

By at November 11, 2014 | 4:24 pm | 0 Comment

NEW HEADQUARTERS FOR ROYAL MARINES RESERVE SCOTLAND

Royal Marines Band Concert in Usher Hall Offers Chance to Win a Caribbean Cruise Everyone attending the concert in aid of Seafarers UK will be invited to enter a free prize draw to win a luxury two-week Caribbean cruise on P&O’s new ship Britannia. Recently returned from Gibraltar, the Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Scotland, accompanied by a choir from

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Review: Vikki Stone – Instrumental

By at August 2, 2014 | 10:54 am | 0 Comment

Vikki Stone review

The musical comedienne described by the Scotsman as the bastard lovechild of Tim Minchin and Victoria Wood is back at the Fringe with her most personal show yet. I'd first become aware of Vikki Stone when a friend invited me to see her at Carnegie Hall in Dunfermline last October. It was a dark Tuesday night and there were only 12 other people in the audience, so she

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Dynamic Earth goes digital with new multimedia guide

By at July 24, 2014 | 4:39 pm | 0 Comment

Our Dynamic Earth Edinburgh

On 25th July, Edinburgh’s five star visitor attraction Our Dynamic Earth is going digital, with the launch of a new multimedia guide which can be downloaded as a free app. Available in French, German, Spanish, Italian and English, the visitor companion provides foreign language translations for each section of the attraction, while also offering audio tracks,

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Edinburgh Revellers Put On Red Alert

By at July 4, 2014 | 11:10 am | 0 Comment

holi one music festival

Last chance to bag a colour festival ticket for HOLI ONE It’s being billed as the hottest ticket in town and if you’re quick, you could still book your place at one of the UK’s most unique music festivals. The first event of its kind in Scotland, there is just one day to go until the HOLI ONE Colour Festival descends on Edinburgh. Taking place on 5th July from

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Baby Catshark Born at Deep Sea World

By at June 16, 2014 | 2:14 pm | 0 Comment

Baby catshark and egg case

Aquarists at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, are celebrating after the birth of a baby shark, with more due to hatch out soon. The tiny shark, a member of the native catshark family, is thriving in a special nursery tank at the aquarium - safely away from the attentions of its larger cousins. Staff at the award-winning wildlife attraction say they are

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Armed Forces Bands Combine for ‘Proms’ Concert

By at June 14, 2014 | 6:14 pm | 0 Comment

Armed Forces band concert Edinburgh

Three Armed Forces Bands Combine for Edinburgh ‘Proms’ Concert 19:30,Thursday 19 June 2014, Edinburgh Usher Hall Andy Gregory of the Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland and his army colleague Captain Tony Williams of the Royal Regt of Scotland Band came up with the idea, and the Pipes & Drums from RAF Leuchars, led by Pipe Major Ian Hughes, agreed to

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Edinburgh Castle hosts a live concert for BBC One this summer

By at June 5, 2014 | 4:19 pm | 0 Comment

edinburgh castle concert

A spectacular concert Live at Edinburgh Castle with a glittering array of big names will be shown on BBC One, ahead of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Presented by The One Show’s Alex Jones on Saturday 19 July, Scotland’s capital city will be welcoming a wide range of international musical acts, including, Kaiser Chiefs, Smokey Robinson,

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