Sunday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

  Down at the Farm in Gorgie: Storyteller Rosie Mappleback shares some animal tales amidst the cows, sheep, pigs and ducks. Suitable for all ages. 11.30am-12 noon or 1.30-2pm, Gorgie City Farm, 51 Gorgie Road. Free – donations welcome! Part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014. Tales of a Granny: storytelling sessions More...

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By Mike Smith On Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Can You Confirm You’re My Father?

I usually spend a Sunday afternoon in the company of my elder daughter Laura and my three grandchildren. I love them dearly (dearly being the operative word, particularly when the ice cream van stops right outside More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Commonwealth exhibition ending soon

The display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse marking The Queen’s role as Head of the Commonwealth through gifts presented to Her Majesty by Commonwealth countries around the world ends on 2 November 2014. The More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Dads Rock: part of a multi-award winning network of free playgroups for Dads and Kids (aged 0-5). 10-11.30am today and every Saturday, Whale Arts, 30 Westburn Grove and The Prentice Centre, 1 Granton Mains Avenue More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, October 24th, 2014
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Edinburgh Makar delights councillors with new poetry

The Scottish Capital’s new poet, the Edinburgh Makar, revealed her latest work on Thursday  at a meeting of the City of Edinburgh Council within the City Chambers Christine De Luca, who in May became the fourth More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, October 24th, 2014
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Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

The Cancer Research UK Ceilidh Experiment! Dancing (with caller), fairground games, films, theatre, poetry and the chance to try some hands-on science. Brew up a hoolie with Edinburgh-based Cancer Research scientists More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Listen up! Newhaven Community Choir sing just for you

  The Newhaven Community Choir will be singing in the Harbour tomorrow and Saturday evenings from 7.00pm as part of Bow-Tow. The Edinburgh Reporter met up with the choir during their rehearsals at Victoria More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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RSNO invite families to the MONSTERS BALL!

  Families invited to The Monsters’ Ball Children’s Classic Concerts (CCC) and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) present a Strictly Spooktacular opening to their new season of family concerts Sunday More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

 Wunderfuk 2! Delighted Peoples (vocals, guitar – hip hop, punk), Small Feet Little Toes (vocals – folk) and Felt Tip Pen (‘electro-coloured twisted folk’). Hosted by Chris Willatt. More...

By Kieran Scott On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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REVIEW – The Subways at Electric Circus

  You wouldn’t believe that Young for Eternity has been released for nearly ten years. The Subways reached considerable heights with that album – supporting AC/DC on their previous stadium tour and More...