Music : Lucy Mae & Luc Phan at Leith Depot

Leith – once that den of iniquity and trainspotters – has become cool; these days a saunter down the Walk is more likely to reveal macchiato-sipping hipsters than hooligans and hard drinkers, and the bars that banned a thousand brawlers are increasingly hard to find. One such transformed establishment is Leith Depot – once the notorious More...

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By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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What’s On in Edinburgh This Week

Half term again already? Don’t panic – we have ideas to entertain your children, from football camps to films and walks on Arthur’s Seat to Project Wild Thing at The Skylark. The Travelling Gallery More...

By John Knox On Saturday, May 21st, 2016
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Letter from Scotland

Going to the Match by L. S. Lowry The first rebellion against the new SNP government looks like being a spat about the surprising and shameful issue of sectarianism at football matches. In 2012 the SNP used its More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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At the Queen’s Hall – Karen Matheson

Karen Matheson has the Highland lilt she has had all her life, despite the fact that she has now lived in Glasgow for three decades. It is easy to hear how that translates into the wonderful singing voice that More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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World Whisky Day celebrations on top of Calton Hill

The Edinburgh Reporter was invited to have breakfast on top of Calton Hill on Friday morning along with Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky and Tom Lewis who is the chef from Monachyle Mhor and assorted More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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What’s On in Edinburgh This Weekend

SATURDAY 21st MAY 2016 Edinburgh Cares: Spare Some Time for Syria. Your help is needed today to load a container of essential goods leaving for Syria. Edinburgh Cares is a grassroots, volunteer-led humanitarian More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Bring on the Summer – Film Fest returns to St Andrew Square

Film Fest in the City will return to St Andrew Square from 10-12 June 2016. The outdoor cinema has not always been blessed with good weather, so bring your seat and your waterproofs just in case! There will be More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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New Chop House to open in East Market Street this summer

The Leith Chop House has been the name on everyone’s lips since it opened only last September, and now they are to extend into a new space at New Waverley Arches. The restaurant will be open 7 days a week More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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LeithLate16 – something to look forward to in June

Promising a jam-packed programme of exhibitions and events the only place to be between 23 and 26 June is Leith. LeithLate16 is curated by festival director and producer Morvern Cunningham who told us a little More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Debut series of books by Edinburgh author Danny Scott

  An action packed new series of six chapter books (10,000 words) by debut Edinburgh author Danny Scott is about to hit the shops. The books follow the adventures of 10-year-old Calum Ferguson as he struggles More...