Come and hold the Ryder Cup in your own hands

Peter Vardy Edinburgh offers guests an opportunity to see and hold the Ryder Cup A once-in-a -lifetime opportunity to see and hold aloft the coveted Ryder Cup will be on offer at Peter Vardy Edinburgh, the fast-growing automotive retailer’s BMW dealership in the City Seafield Road on Saturday 30th August from 9.00am until noon. Guests will More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Treasure hunt and luxurious dining at the Botanics

The catering team that works with one of Edinburgh’s most scenic locations has created a new treasure hunt experience to help visitors explore the deepest corners of the sprawling gardens before indulging in a More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Bach Before Breakfast: John Bryden plays Bach and Shostakovich on the Cathedral Steinway. Coffee and croissants follow. 8.05-8.35am every day until Friday 29th August, St Mary’s Cathedral, Palmerston Place. More...

By Reader On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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A Taste of Brazil in a Scottish Police Box

Walk across the meadows in Edinburgh any morning at around 11 o’clock and, amongst a sea of grey commuters heading to their jobs and rushed students late for lectures, you will see a couple riding a three-wheeled More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

eBook Surgery: get help with downloading free eBooks, audiobooks and emagazines. 2-3.30pm, Central Library, George IV Bridge. Free, no appointment required. Bach Before Breakfast: John Bryden plays Bach and Shostakovich More...

By John Knox On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Letter from Scotland

The swirling gannets of the Bass Rock “They’re like a cliff of seagulls.” I’ve never forgotten the colourful phrase Donald Dewar once used to describe the hollering on the opposition benches in parliament. More...

By George Ward On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 – REVIEW – Red Bastard ****.5

Red Bastard, Pleasance Courtyard 7pm, until 24 August, £13 (£12 concessions) Eric Davis’ dastardley creation delivers 70 minutes of absolutely absorbing theatre. The expectations from all who embark on More...

By George Ward On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 – REVIEW – Dan Clark: Me, My Selfie and I ****

Dan Clark: Me, My Selfie and I, Pleasance Dome 8:20pm, until 24 August, £12.50 (£11.50 concessions) Best known as the creator and star of the BBC’s How Not To Live Your Life (a hilarious sitcom which vanished More...

By Carol Wilkin On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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North Bridge Brasserie at the Scotsman

  The Scotsman Hotel Looking across the city from Princes Street, The Scotsman Hotel stands out guarding the entrance to North Bridge stretching up from Market Street to tower above the road. The brasserie More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

  Leith in World War One: Andrew Grant talks about the Home Front and what happened to the men who marched away. 6.30-7.30pm, Leith Library, 28-30 Ferry Road. Free but advance booking required: call 0131 More...