Review – Voujon, an invitation to dine

Everything about Voujon has style, from the German crockery to the elegant cutlery. The decor remains fresh and is complemented by the lighting and the professional approach of the welcoming staff is impressive. It is no wonder that the restaurant (it is open daily from 5pm) received 24 points out of 25 from a national tabloid newspaper critic in the More...

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By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Taisteal, the brainchild of Michelin-trained chef Gordon Craig

Gordon Craig helped establish Field and Field Grill House and now he has branched out on his own with Taisteal. The word means journey or to travel and Gordon will use some of the knowledge learned on his own travels More...

By John Kennedy On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Underground Strikes Back! @ The Teviot

Edinburgh’s worst kept best secret gig venue, Teviot Underground, screams into the New Year with a packed line-up of local and visiting bands and artists. And, apart from the one gig noted below, it’s More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Nick Sharratt wins the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize

‘In quiet times and sleepy times a child can dwell in thoughts of his own, and in songs and stories of his own.’ Although children’s author Margaret Wise Brown wrote these words over fifty years More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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The Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2017

There are no prizes for a new climbing route, a first ski descent or for surfing a remote cold-water wave in Iceland. Yet many enthusiasts take great satisfaction if they manage to achieve any of these. And for More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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At The Scottish Gallery – Eardley on show and on sale

There has been an increasing interest in recent times in the work of Joan Eardley who is reckoned to be one of the greatest British post war artists. Next month at The Scottish Gallery they will be showing some More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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The Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2017 – tickets available now

Rachel Hair of the Rachel Hair Trio with her Starfish Designs Harps. The Edinburgh International Harp Festival is now in its 36th year. From Friday 31st March to Wednesday 5th April 2017, harpists from throughout More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back, with dates at Festival Theatre Edinburgh on Saturday 28 January, as part of its biggest ever UK and Ireland tour featuring nearly 100 screenings at over 50 venues. Tour More...

By John Kennedy On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Theatre review – Picnic At Hanging Rock: Royal Lyceum Theatre*****

Take a disparate cohort of Edwardian Melbourne corseted teenage school girls. Theirs is to be a Valentine’s Day picnic treat to a beauty-spot called Hanging Rock – what could possibly go wrong? Apart More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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At the theatre in February

In February at the King’s and the Festival Theatre there’s variety with Allan Stewart, musical with Southern Light and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. The listings are below. SCREENING National More...