Edinburgh College student wins Floris Books prize

An Edinburgh College student has won the people’s choice award in a competition to design a children’s book cover for city publisher Floris Books. The Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize 2015 challenged entrants to design a new book cover for Allan Campbell McLean’s classic cold war spy adventure The Hill of the Red Fox. Lewis Copland, a More...

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By Reader On Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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Scotland’s Festival of Museums

Museums and galleries across east and central Scotland are getting ready to take part in Scotland’s annual Festival of Museums, a nationwide programme of cultural events taking place from 15 – 17 May 2016. Local More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Edinburgh Steiner School Bike Sale: second-hand adult and child bikes, trikes, scooters, bike seats, tag-a-longs, cycling accessories, etc. Come along to buy or sell: sellers can drop bikes off from 9-10am on the More...

By John Knox On Friday, April 17th, 2015
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Letter from Scotland

A new Lady flies in Scotland is in mourning for a fine Lady who has gone missing, presumed dead.The faithful female osprey, named Lady, has failed return to the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s reserve at Loch of Lowes More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, April 17th, 2015
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Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema: a season of films curated by Scorsese, all screened in pristine digital restorations. Today: Night Train (Pociag) (12A) (In Polish and English with subtitles).  A More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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Edinburgh International Science Festival – Robert Llewellyn is on his way

Cult comedy legend Robert Llewellyn is on his way to the Edinburgh  International Science Festival as part of an unprecedented automotive adventure to travel the length and breadth of the UK in an electric More...

By Kieran Scott On Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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REVIEW – James Bay at Queen’s Hall

It propels the latest one-hit-making, slightly distinguishable individual into an award that pretty much nobody wants: it’s the Critics’ Choice award. Yet, funnily enough, the critics don’t choose More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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Music legend Don McLean chats to the Edinburgh Reporter

Music legend Don McLean, renowned as one of the most enduring singer-songwriters and forever associated with his classic hits American Pie and Vincent (Starry Starry Night) is looking forward to coming home to More...

By Reader On Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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Bella Hardy to appear at the 2015 Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival

Ingenious singer-songwriter, Bella Hardy, will play at the 2015 Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival as part of her new album tour of the UK. The Edinburgh-based songstress, who was Singer of the Year in last year’s More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Flat Six @ Electric Circus. A fun night celebrating upcoming Scottish talent, with young bands and musicians (Flat Six, Colour Trap, Menage a Trois, The Hecklers and Calum Campbell) to raise funds for Nordoff-Robbins More...