On the hunt for the perfect backpack

This new backpack which you may see The Edinburgh Reporter using at the moment is part of a Kickstarter campaign which is just about to close in the next few days. I am always on the hunt for the perfect backpack and so I hope to tell you more after a few days trial! The backpack just arrived in Edinburgh this morning from Hong Kong, and it looks More...

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By Matthew Farnham On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Capital Sci-Fi Con: Heroes Raising funds

The invasion is over. Edinburgh is safe. Thanks mainly to the collection of superheroes at Meadowbank Leisure Centre this weekend. The Capital Sci-Fi con was a rousing success as 7000 people passed through the doors More...

By Rob Adams On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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London-based saxophonist rings Playtime bell

London-based saxophonist Rachael Cohen is among the featured musicians in the latest series of the popular Playtime jazz sessions at the Outhouse in Broughton Street Lane, which begins this Thursday. Cohen, who More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Horse McDonald tours with Careful this spring

Horse McDonald to tour Careful, her acclaimed autobiographical play this spring.  Scottish singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald, is to take her award-winning one-woman play, Careful, on the road for a Scottish spring More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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COMPETITION – Win four tickets for Edinburgh Rugby this Friday!

Specsavers have once more given us four tickets for an Edinburgh Rugby match this Friday at Myreside. You will be able to go along and experience the whole match with three friends . Edinburgh Rugby take on More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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At The Queen’s Hall – Lucy Spraggan

  Former X Factor contestants appear to be ten a penny these days – but although Lucy Spraggan was on the show sadly she had to withdraw due to illness. This has not held her back as she now has four More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Divino – now reopened and bigger than before!

Divino Enoteca on Merchant Street has reopened following its expansion. Tony Crolla well-known restaurateur celebrates along with his sons Alberto and Leandro. Tony Crolla owns Divino Enoteca on Merchant Street More...

By John Kennedy On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Preview – at The Royal Lyceum Theatre – A Number

I’m just not myself today… The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh presents – A Number – in partnership with Edinburgh International Science Festival. Bernard has spent 35 years believing he’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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At the theatre in March

At the King’s and the Festival Theatre in March there is a wide range of entertainment for you to book from opera to drama and comedy. DRAMA Cuttin’ A Rug King’s Theatre  Tue 7 to Sat 11 March Strutting More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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First panel of the Craigmillar Tapestry unveiled

To mark World Community Arts Day the first panel of the Craigmillar Tapestry was unveiled yesterday. Dr Helen Crummy MBE is a local legend in Craigmillar. There is a statue in her memory outside the library acknowledging More...