Review: Sunny Afternoon – The Music of The Kinks****

I’m too young to remember the early part of the 1960s – honest, guvn’r – but I do enjoy some of the music from that decade. Some of The Beatles’ early stuff was, in my opinion, not particularly brilliant (I Want to Hold Your Hand, indeed…) although I did enjoy some of the Fab Four’s later efforts, ironically as the end of the band was More...

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By John Hislop On Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Blues/Folk singer Sunjay coming to Eyemouth Hippodrome

Acclaimed Blues/Folk singer Sunjay is coming to Eyemouth Hippodrome on Saturday 15th October. With a relaxed and confident manner, vocal style and mastery of his instrument Sunjay walks onto a stage and addresses More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition opens tomorrow

The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on tour from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at the National Museum of Scotland tomorrow Friday 16 September 2016. Admission is More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Doors Open Day Events 2016 – our top picks

Doors Open Day takes place over the weekend of 24-25 September 2016 in Edinburgh. Many buildings which are normally out of bounds will be open to the public, but beware as sometimes booking is necessary. Corstorphine More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 12th, 2016

The Commie gym has been refurbished – so what are you waiting for?

The gym at the Royal Commonwealth Pool has had a refurbishment, and they have some really innovative new equipment! The refurbishment at the Royal Commonwealth Pool’s gym includes brand new state of the art More...

By thingsbygabriel On Monday, September 12th, 2016

Artist holding exhibition at Edinburgh Gallery to benefit local charity

This month Edinburgh-based artist Gabriel Böhmer will contribute to a group exhibition at The Edinburgh Gallery. Gabriel’s work features both text and illustration, and is inspired by fleeting thoughts. He More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, September 10th, 2016

At the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One) – Karla Black and Kishio Suga

For the first time the work of two renowned artists one from Scotland and one from Japan will be combined into a new exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art this autumn. Karla Black and Kishio More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 9th, 2016

Come and lunch with an Everest mountaineer!

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 15 September More...

By Lindsay On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

The Jazz Legacy of Charles Mingus at The Queen’s Hall

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO) directed by Tommy Smith will present The Jazz Legacy of Charles Mingus with special guest Arild Andersen on Friday 23rd September 2016 at 7.30p.m. Queen’s Hall, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Go racing at Musselburgh this weekend

This weekend the racing at Musselburgh will be sponsored by Caledonian Brewery who will have a brand new beer on tap for you to try. The Caledonian Beer Festival is expected to attract a large crowd including More...