Thursday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

THURSDAY 24TH JULY 2014 Lunchtime concert: Wind Band Symphony, University of West Virginia. 12.15pm, St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile. Free. Blackwell’s Edinburgh presents Janet Brennan-Inglis: Scotland’s Castles. Janet Brennan-Inglis launches her beautifully illustrated celebration and account of the renaissance of Scottish castles More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Wednesday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

WEDNESDAY 23RD JULY 2014 WHALE Snappers: anyone with an interest in black and white darkroom photography is welcome to come along to these monthly evening sessions led by a professional photographer.  All levels More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Billy Connolly – another date added to High Horse tour

Billy Connolly’s High Horse Tour 2014 is already set to smash box office records as demand has led to another date being added  to the run at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh for Thursday 16 October 8pm. These More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Tuesday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

TUESDAY 22 JULY 2014  Lunchtime concert: Orchestra Giovanile Diego Valeri. 12.15pm, St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile. Free. Bookbug Rhymetime - rhymes and songs for the under 3s. 10.30-11am, Morningside More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, July 20th, 2014
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Sunday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

SUNDAY 20TH JULY 2014 Fancy a day out?   The picturesque borders village of Cockburnspath is less than an hour’s drive from Edinburgh: it was popular with many Scottish artists in the 19th century, and Cockburnspath More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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Saturday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

SATURDAY 19TH JULY 2014 Want to start a band? If you are under 21, come along to try out the instruments that artist Ross Sinclair and the Collective Gallery are going to be giving away this summer.  You must More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Tickets on sale on Monday for another Billy Connolly show at the Usher Hall

  Due to unprecedented demand for tickets for Billy Connolly’s High Horse Tour 2014,  a further date has been added at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh on Wednesday 15 October 8:00pm which will go on sale on More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Friday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

FRIDAY 18TH JULY 2014 Director’s Choice: Michael Clarke, director of the Scottish National Gallery, leads a tour of his favourite paintings in the collection.  12.45-1.15pm, Scottish National Gallery, The More...

By Reader On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Craft Scotland Summer Show returns

  The Craft Scotland Summer Show returns from 1 – 23 August, featuring the high quality work of over 30 makers living and working in Scotland. It will showcase a diverse range of craft including fantastic More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Thursday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

THURSDAY 17TH JULY 2014 Dog Tales: the Dogs Trust are hosting this storytelling session about safety around dogs and responsible dog ownership.  For ages 5-10.  2-3pm, Ratho Library, School Wynd. The Accidental More...