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Dragons’ Den YogaBellies come to Edinburgh

By at September 8, 2013 | 7:04 pm | 0 Comment

The women’s yoga franchise YogaBellies®, owned by Cheryl MacDonald and her husband Mike, wowed the Dragons’on last weeks episode of Dragons’ Den. Using their unique yogic techniques, YogaBellies convinced the Dragons’ that they were an organization to be reckoned with and received an offer of £50,000 from Duncan Bannatyne. Now YogaBellies has come to

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‘Pop Art Prints’ workshops at Holyrood

By at September 6, 2013 | 3:36 pm | 0 Comment

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‘Pop Art Prints’ workshops at Holyrood lift the veil on Warhol’s techniques -Part of a festival of art and culture to mark Andrew Carnegie’s legacy - The techniques behind Andy Warhol’s art will be demonstrated at the Scottish Parliament through a series of free weekend workshops in October. ‘Pop Art Prints’ will be run by the Fife Dunfermline

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Tickets released for Warhol exhibition at Scottish Parliament

By at August 30, 2013 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Andy Warhol exhibition

‘Tickets’ have been released today (10am Friday 30th August 2013) for the new Andy Warhol: Pop, Power and Politics exhibition which will run at the Scottish Parliament from Saturday 5th October to Sunday 3th November 2013. The exhibition contains significant pieces of Andy Warhol’s work including iconic portraits such as Lenin, Mao, Queen Elizabeth II and Andrew

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Scotland’s place in the world debated at this year’s Festival of Politics

By at August 23, 2013 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

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The 9th Festival of Politics gets underway today (Friday 23rd August 2013) examining ‘Scotland’s Place in the World’. The three day festival takes place in the unique setting of the Scottish Parliament and explores what has defined Scotland’s past and debates the big issues that will shape its future. With sessions on defence, immigration, broadcasting, the

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Napier calls on Scottish businesses to connect with IT

By at August 22, 2013 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Napier University is highlighting the need for all Scottish companies to embrace the digital agenda – saying it is no longer optional, it is a must have. Bill Buchanan, professor at Edinburgh Napier University’s School of Computing explains: “Whatever sector a company is in, digital technology is increasingly playing a part. It is essential that

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Call for Edinburgh knitters to get creative and help older people

By at August 6, 2013 | 1:15 pm | 0 Comment

Knitters in Edinburgh are invited to help older people by knitting wee woolly hats to adorn innocent smoothie bottles. The be-hatted smoothies will be available in stores from November, and for each sold innocent drinks will give 25p to Age Scotland.  The Charity will use funds raised to develop services including the Age Scotland Helpline and local support for

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Cheaper Fringe have deals for Edinburgh locals

By at August 3, 2013 | 11:27 pm | 1 Comments

The Fringe is Here PICK OF THE DEALS... PHIL KAY £3 Tickets from 1st to 11th Aug Fringe Legend Phil Kay was Cheaper Fringe's biggest selling ticket last year We love his shows... And it seems that you do too Buy Tickets Here http://www.cheaperfringe.co.uk/fringe-show/phil-kay-verbal-diary/ IVAN BRACKENBURY £3 Tickets from 1st to 25th Aug A contender for

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Performances for all at the Parliament

By at August 2, 2013 | 4:01 pm | 0 Comment

A programme of free entertainment has today (3 August) been launched by the Scottish Parliament as part of this year’s Festival of Politics. Everything from music to comedy – with poetry in between – is included in the Festival Café programme which aims to get people thinking, talking and tapping their feet. For the first time, the Festival will feature the

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Hair by JFK Announces Edinburgh’s Top Dogs

By at July 24, 2013 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment

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Wednesday 24th July 2013 Hair by JFK has won awards for being one of the UK’s most dog-friendly salon groups, so when they decided to raise money for a local charity close to their heart, The Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home, they decided to call upon their four-legged friends for help. Following the huge success of their 2013 dog-themed charity calendar featuring their

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Charities team up to help older people in Edinburgh

By at July 24, 2013 | 1:47 pm | 0 Comment

Age Scotland and Shelter Scotland have joined forces to ensure older residents in Edinburgh have better access to expert information and advice on housing.  Callers to the Age Scotland Helpline – 0845 125 9732 – whose needs include help with housing problems such as rent or mortgage arrears, will now get assistance for them without additionally having to call

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