Fundraiser for Westerhaven Local Cancer Support Centre

Westerhaven Local Cancer Support Centre is based at the Health Agency in Wester Hailes and they do a lot of very good work with patients who have cancer. Now you can help them by buying a ticket for their fundraiser on 19 May at the Argyle Bar in Marchmont – and going along! Download [242.98 KB]  More...

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By John Knox On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Letter from Scotland

Beinn a’Chlachair The hills are alive with the sound of…….a general election.  I was about the last person in Scotland to know, because on Tuesday I was away hill-walking in the wilds of Loch Laggan.  More...

By Matthew Farnham On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Edinburgh Geek & Nerd festival in May

A new festival aimed at sci-fi, fantasy, and comic-loving geeks and nerds is set to run in Edinburgh over the first weekend in May. Something for the Geekend: The Edinburgh Geek and Nerd Festival will feature More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Dr Neil’s Garden – a little piece of paradise

‘Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees….. while cares will drop off like autumn leaves’ (John Muir) The breeze is blowing through the reeds, ducks quack, swans trumpet, a heron More...

By Mike Smith On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Craig Ferguson to Head Gilded Balloon’s Extension Into the New Town

It’s the time of the year when thoughts turn to who will be starring in the Edinburgh Fringe in August. For the first time in 24 years, Scottish comedian Craig Ferguson will headline the inaugural Gilded Balloon More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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New memorials to be unveiled in Makars’ Court

It has been described as Scotland’s answer to Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey, with the words of the country’s finest writers preserved in stone for posterity. Now Makars’ Court, which More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Tickets on sale for world’s largest festival of public science talks

Tickets are launched today for the world’s largest festival of public science talks, which will see over 38 scientists take to the stage in pubs across Edinburgh. The international, three-day Pint of Science More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Adam Bulley & Chas Mackenzie coming to the Traverse Theatre

One of the most highly rated duo’s in the country, Adam Bulley & Chas Mackenzie will appear at the Traverse Theatre on 21st May. The pair will deliver a fiery, energy fuelled array of acoustic music styles. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Pleasance tickets for more shows on sale today

From today tickets for 132 new shows have been released by Pleasance Theatre Trust.   There will be comedy from Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins, Live at the Apollo star Sara Pascoe and Max and Ivan’s More...

By Mike Smith On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Review: Funny Girl the Musical *****

She has been described as ‘the greatest theatre star of her generation’ and there’s no denying television, film and stage star Sheridan Smith is one of the most gifted actors this country has produced in More...