Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Easter Bunny Treasure Hunt: with crafts too! For ages 5-8 years. 2-3pm, Blackhall Library, 56 Hillhouse Road. Craft Afternoon: 3pm today and every Friday, McDonald Road Library, 2 McDonald Road. Free: no booking required. Zoo Arts Extra: Spring Art Walk and Gallery Visit. An art and wildlife walk along the cycle path and Water of Leith from Muirhouse More...

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By Douglas James Greenwood On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Cannes 2015: The Edinburgh Reporter is off to Cannes!

I have a theory that, regardless of everybody’s personal tastes and fortes, we have a shared passion for really good films. The diversity lies in our own tastes; something that I’m sure people debate More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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These Dangerous Women: a talk by Helen Kay at the National Library of Scotland

Chrystal MacMillan Although feminism still has many fights to fight, women in today’s Scotland can at least vote, keep their own nationality on marriage and enter any profession they choose. In 1914, women More...

By Kieran Scott On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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REVIEW – The Coronas at Liquid Room

The Coronas’ UK tour is a mere footnote compared to the massive shows they have previous played in their native Ireland. The band have headlined 3 Arena and the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, playing to over More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Masterclass today at the Reid Concert Hall

There will be a masterclass today from 11:00 – 13:00 at Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square, Edinburgh by Susan Tomes who is a pianist and writer. She is renowned as a soloist and as a chamber musician, and is More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Cameo Big Scream: screenings exclusively for parents and carers with a baby under 12 months. This week: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (U). 10.30am, Cameo, Home Street. Membership of the Big Scream Club allows More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Ceol-Cluaise Presents A Taste of Scottish Talent: a night of up and coming unsigned Scottish music talent, with all proceeds going to Nordoff Robbins, a music therapy charity dedicated to transforming the lives More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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Scottish Poetry Library moving with the times

The Scottish Poetry Library is now just over 30 years old. The building in Crichton’s Close was itself a new beginning when it opened, but now it needs to change, and the library will have to close to allow More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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Look forward to the middle of summer for the Solas Festival

Solas, Scotland’s midsummer festival, is an all-age weekend-long celebration of the arts. Designed to entertain, inspire and challenge, artists and audiences come together to collaborate at the beautiful site More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

David F Ross: The Last Days of Disco. The author will discuss his new novel, ‘ a eulogy to the beauty and power of the 45rpm vinyl record and the small but significant part it played in a small town Ayrshire More...