Pen Reid: InValid*****

‘Our song began by a loch…the fish lay still listening to our words’ (Awakening) InValid, artist and poet Pen Reid’s new pamphlet, tells the story of a marriage  – hers. It begins with the first meeting, with that dazzling discovery of new worlds, new beauty, new spiritual freedom (no longer ‘subjugated into parent More...

by Rosemary Kaye | Published 2 days ago
By On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Red Sky July announce headline show at The Caves, Edinburgh

With their latest album ‘The Truth and the Lie’ reaching number 3 in the UK Country chart, Red Sky July will follow their summer festival appearances – which included Cornbury & Somerset Rocks with Jools More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

A Day Out to Burntisland

Where do you think of when you want a day out of the city? A trip to East Lothian maybe? Or a walk in the Pentlands? Both are excellent choices – but last weekend I went to Burntisland. The Fife coast is somewhere More...

By John Preece On Friday, August 19th, 2016

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Smother and Feel-Link (V82)

Lithuanian dancers Airida Gudaitė and Laurynas Žakevičius of the company Low Air performing their show Feel-Link at ZOO Southside and dancers from London based 201 Dance Company, with their show Smother (also More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Festival of Politics – Harry Benson CBE at Holyrood

  Harry Benson CBE is a rare breed. He inspires adoration from press photographers across the world, but none more so than here in Scotland where he was born. He started his working life with the Hamilton More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Another reason to join Edinburgh Leisure….Look no fees!

Edinburgh Leisure is offering a FREE 7 day pass, allowing you to try out their gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, saunas, steam rooms and their Turkish Baths for a full 7 days, for FREE. Visit and More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

What does your garden say about you? Is it all in straight lines, does it wander about all over the place? Is it full of flowers, or used to grow your own veg – or (heaven forbid) has it been paved over to save More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Broomhouse Street Party will be moved indoors tomorrow – and you are invited!

Broomhouse Street Party is taking place from 11am-3pm tomorrow 11 August 2016 in Broomhouse Market and The Broomhouse Centre.  Everyone is welcome!  Due to the forecast of wet weather, most of the events will More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Six FREE Things to do in Edinburgh this Wednesday

It’s the middle of the week already, so by now you should have found your festival feet and be used to finding your way from one event to another – so today’s suggestions are for things a little More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Six FREE Things to do in Edinburgh this Monday

Believe it or not, ‘normal’ life does carry on in Edinburgh, even in August. Our suggestions today focus on non-festival events, all of them offering you great entertainment. And if you’re on school More...