The jumps season makes for exciting racing at Musselburgh Racecourse

The excitement of the jumps season at Musselburgh Racecourse got underway on 2 November with a bonus meeting on 14 November, to replace racing at Leicester cancelled because of firm ground. Sadly the racing on 24 November was abandoned following an inspection of the course the day before but there is   a Christmas meeting  on 14 December still More...

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By Annabel Stiles On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Capital Sci-Fi Con 2017 – fundraiser for CHAS

Edinburgh’s Capital Sci-Fi Con (18-19 February 2017) is the ONLY non-for-profit family friendly science-fiction and movie convention – with all profits going to Children’s Hospice Association More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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It’s Christmas in Leith!

Two sets of events in Leith to celebrate Christmas with Leith Festival and Leith Theatre.  More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Lunch with Lesley Riddoch in January

The Royal Scots Club has set up a series of lunches for ladies who want more than just a three course meal. Their Liaison Lunches for 2016/17 will feature good company and interesting speakers. On 19 January 2017 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Your Twelve days of fitness begins right here….

Now it’s December you may be wondering how you are going to manage with all the shopping, eating and drinking you have in front of you and whether you can include exercise in that mix.   This may traditionally More...

By Kerry Teakle On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat…

Christmas is coming and the goose may be getting fat but no doubt, you’ll be trying hard not to. So how do you go about exercising in the lead up to the festive season. It’s easy to talk yourself out More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Our museum is on the telly…

Ten new galleries open on 8 July 2016 at a cost of £14.1 million A programme tonight at 21:00 on BBC Two includes discussions among  writers Muriel Gray and Alexander McCall Smith, and model Eunice Olumide. They More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Olly Murs to play Edinburgh Castle in 2017

In yet another exciting announcement Olly Murs has confirmed that his 20 date tour will include an appearance on the esplanade at Edinburgh Castle. Hot on the heels of Deacon Blue he will come to Edinburgh at the More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Zoo screens Fantastic new film and hosts Beasts trail with prizes

Edinburgh Zoo will be screening the much-anticipated film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them from 2 to 8 December. Visitors will also be able to take part in a Fantastic Beasts trail around the Zoo, following More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Get your tickets now for the Childline Carol concert

Children’s charity NSPCC Childline are holding a concert in Central Hall Tollcross on Friday 2 December 2016. Longstone Primary School Choir will be leading the singing along with Edinburgh Schools Bass Ensemble, More...