Date archive forMay, 2012
By David Kettle On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Traverse Theatre launches its 2012 festival programme

Blythe Duff in Good With People The Traverse Theatre earlier today launched its 2012 festival programme, with eight world premieres and two Scottish premieres among its total of 19 festival shows and events. The More...

By Mark Mckinlay On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Review – Kasabian Live!

Everyone seems to be at it. After the success of The Chemical Brothers ‘Don’t Think’ cinema release, more and more bands seem to want a bit of a red carpet moment to launch their concert DVDs. Kasabian, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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MS Marco Polo back in Leith

The MS Marco Polo called in at Leith on Monday morning to pick up some passengers and also allow some to reluctantly disembark  after a short trip to the north of Scotland. She is on her Jubilee round Britain More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Pedal on Parliament moving forward

Representatives of cycling safety group, Pedal on Parliament, met with Scottish Government Transport Minister Keith Brown MSP, along with other MSPs and government officials today to discuss the key points of their More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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easyJet teams up with Edinburgh International Film Festival

easyJet, Scotland’s largest airline, is the official European travel partner for the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012, its second year of association with one of the city’s leading Festivals. As part More...

By Steven Dinnie On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Yacht Britannia Barge leaves Edinburgh Ocean Terminal bound for crucial place in Jubilee

The barge and two motor launches which tend the Royal Yacht Britannia left their places alongside the vessel moored in Leith today to take part in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations More...

By Anna Redman On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Vintage: Olden day fashions for a modern day world at Duddingston House

Beehives, edible flowers and lacy, see-through cat suits are just some of the lasting memories from the vintage party hosted at Duddingston House last week. The party was held to honour the new business venture More...

By David Kettle On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012 launched today

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe was launched today, unveiling a huge 376-page brochure with 2,695 shows, over 42,000 performances involving more than 22,000 individual performances and 279 venues. That’s 6% more More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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The Asps on their way to Hyde Park gig

by Barry Dickson Edinburgh Band Honoured To Play At The Olympics Concerts Edinburgh band The Asps have been asked to play in London’s Hyde Park and Victoria Park on Saturday 4 August 2012 where they will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

  Festival launches – Architecture consultation – MSP Newsletter – QMU play is a fundraiser – Police offering bike marking This is the week of festival launches. Yesterday it was the More...