Star Flyer moving to East Princes Street Gardens this Christmas

  Regular readers will know that The Edinburgh Reporter was persuaded to go on the Star Flyer last year just before it was opened to the public for the Christmas period. Then it was sited in St Andrew Square, but this year it is moving to East Princes Street Gardens where we are sure it will be just as thrilling! In the artist’s impression More...

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By Reader On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Dusherra Festival 2014

  The Scottish Indian Arts Forum in its 20th year, is proud to present Dusherra 2014, the largest celebration of the Indian community in Scotland. In the 20 years since its inception, thousands of people from More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Scottish Storytelling Festival – tickets on sale today

  Yet another Festival to entertain you. The tickets have gone on sale today for the Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh.  The 2014 Scottish International Storytelling Festival starts on  24 October and runs More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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It’s Christmas in Edinburgh!

You would be forgiven if you think it is a bit early to talk about Christmas but there is so much organisation in the events which make Edinburgh the place to be that they had already started thinking about it More...

By John Preece On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Forth Bridges Festival – Queensferry Regatta

A Wonderful weekend in glorious sunshine Report and photos by Donal Ferrie of Queensferry Rowing Club On Saturday September 6th Queensferry Rowing Club in Partnership with North Queensferry Rowing Club held our More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Chris Fujiwara resigns as Film Festival Director

Chris Fujiwara is stepping down from his role as Artistic Director of Edinburgh International Film Festival after supervising three festivals. Recruitment for a new Artistic Director for EIFF is commencing More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Book Festival shortlisted for award

The ScottishPower Foundation has today announced that The Edinburgh International Book Festival is in the running to win an accolade at the inaugural ScottishPower Foundation Awards. The Edinburgh International 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...