Days out – Bo’ness Hill Climb Revival

The Bo’ness Hill Climb takes place over Saturday and Sunday 6-7 September 2014. The event has been going for 80 years but had a break and was then revived about 7 years ago. The racing action takes place at the western end of the town at Kinneil Estate. This is now a real weekend of fun for all the family with lovely cars of all vintages and many More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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COMPETITION – Win an electric scooter

  If you feel like electrifying your ride then we have a fantastic Razor E100 Electric Scooter worth SRP £169.99 for you to win. This funky ride reaches speeds up to 10mph and runs for up to 40 minutes of continuous More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Sunset Song returns to the stage in Edinburgh

REVIVAL OF ACCLAIMED STAGE ADAPTATION OF SCOTLAND’S MOST POPULAR NOVEL OF ALL TIME David Hutchinson and Phillip Rowntree for Sell A Door Theatre Company in Association with The Beacon are proud to announce their More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Leisure’s Super Saturday

More than twenty fitness classes from Zumba to Bodypump will be part of the Super Saturday event that Edinburgh Leisure are putting on this October at Meadowbank Sports Centre. This will be the city’s biggest More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Tuesday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

The First Movie: Pop-Up Screening for Kurdistan. In 2009 Mark Cousins went to N Iraq (Kurdistan) to make The First Movie, a magical film about children, imagination and storytelling. Ethnic minorities are More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Edinburgh restaurants in the Waitrose Good Food Guide

The Good Food Guide, published by Waitrose, has today announced four entries from Edinburgh and nine new entries from all over Scotland in the 2015 edition of the Guide, which is published on 8th September. The More...

By David Kettle On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Edinburgh International Festival 2014 – REVIEW – Closing Concert *****

Whether it was modesty, reticence or goodness knows what else, Edinburgh International Festival director – and respected composer – Jonathan Mills had left it until the final concert of his final Festival to More...

By John Preece On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Forth Bridges Festival – Queensferry Regatta

  Photo and words by Donal Ferrie (South Queensferry Rowing Club) As part of the Forth Bridges Festival, Queensferry Rowing Club in partnership with North Queensferry Rowing Club will be hosting their annual More...

By David Kettle On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Edinburgh International Festival 2014 – REVIEW – Delusion of the Fury *****

Quadrangularis Reversum, Cloud-Chamber Bowls, Belly Drums, Spoils of War: even just the names of the outlandish instruments invented and constructed by American maverick composer Harry Partch are astonishingly More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Monday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

Blackwell’s Edinburgh presents The Monthly Book Quiz: if you know your Waugh from your Peace and your Meyer from your Heyer, try this monthly quiz.  Teams of up to five can enter. 6-7.15pm, Caffe Nero, Blackwell’s, South More...