Racing at Musselburgh today – the Caledonian Cup

Musselburgh is back racing today staging the Caledonian Cup Race Day. The 1m 5 furlong feature race, the £25,000 Caledonian Cup Handicap, has attracted entries from some of the UK’s leading stables, including Sir Mark Prescott and William Haggas. Leading the Scottish challenge Iain Jardine has Tor down for the trip, which won at Chester last month, More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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MagicFest2017 – The Secret Gift

From 27-30 December 2017 Edinburgh will host MagicFest at the Traverse Theatre. Following a launch last year the winter world of wonder will return and The Secret Gift will be unwrapped featuring five magicians. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Green Pencil Award- entries must be sent in now!

Green Pencil Award is a creative writing competition run by The City of Edinburgh Council with an environmental theme that is open to all P4 to P7 pupils in Edinburgh. The theme this year is ‘Edinburgh’s natural heritage’ More...

By John Kennedy On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Theatre – At the King’s and Festival Theatres this autumn

Upcoming events at partner venues, the Festival and King’s Theatres. The Kite Runner Mon 9 to Sat 14 Oct King’s Theatre Direct from the West End, this haunting tale of friendship follows one man’s journey More...

By BobbyCarroll On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Stand up comedy featuring Seymour Mace (and burgers)

There will be a night of live, alternative stand up comedy at the Braid Hills Hotel, Morningside on 3 November 2017 with Seymour Mace. The line up includes MC GARETH WAUGH “One of the fastest rising stars More...

By John Knox On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Letter from Scotland

Blackford Pond, my Sea of Tranquility It was a moment of peace in an otherwise rather below par week for me.  Stopping by Blackford Pond, not far my house, has always been a time to find happiness. When the children More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Washington here we come…..

Yet another transatlantic route has opened up direct from Edinburgh Airport. Following all the flights offered by Delta and Norwegian, now it is the turn of United to fly somewhere new. This time the route is to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Australian Big Band to make a stop in Edinburgh

A Big Band comprised of teenagers and staff of the Rockhampton Grammar School from Australia will give a free concert on 24  September 2017 at 3.30 PM in the Main Hall of the Hub. The Rockhampton Big Band are More...

By Mike Smith On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Shrek the Musical Heads to Edinburgh in December

Believe all ‘ogre’ again! SHREK THE MUSICAL will be at the Edinburgh Playhouse for the festive season this year from 12th December before touring the country in 2018. The musical is based on the story and characters More...

By John Preece On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Walkers get fired up for Edinburgh Kiltwalk

Nearly 3,000 walkers are prepared for Sunday’s Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk in Edinburgh The final rallying cry for Kiltwalkers went off with a bang when charities gathered at the One o’clock gun at More...