Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh Festival’
By Carol Wilkin On Saturday, August 16th, 2014
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Quick eats and tasty treats at Edinburgh’s Festivals

Festival season is well underway and it’s all rather hectic! With so many things to see and do you may find you don’t have a lot of time to think about eating so here are our pick of the best outdoor bars, More...

By Carol Wilkin On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Where to eat and drink in Edinburgh – Pop in to Pommery at the Signet Library

The Signet Library just off the Royal Mile is one of Edinburgh’s most beautiful buildings and usually a well-kept secret. That is until the Pommery bar pops up in August serving champagne, afternoon teas, sharing More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Police launch annual Edinburgh Festival operation

Police in The Capital are launching their annual operation to keep people safe during the Edinburgh Festival. Operation Eastborough (formerly Operation Assure) will see high-visibility police patrols deployed throughout More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Val McDermid on top form at the Central Library

‘My life’, says Val McDermid, ‘is a testament to the power of books: they made me.’ This may well be true, but Val has also made quite a few books herself.  Prodigious writer, frequent More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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EIF now searching for a Photograph​er for 2014 festival

Unique Festival opportunity for budding photographer as the Edinburgh International Festival Photographer 2014 competition launches. Not necessarily what the winner will be involved in – this is the Book Festival!  Emerging More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 2nd, 2013
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VIDEO – Festivals Champion Councillor Steve Cardownie looking forward to the Fringe

Councillor Steve Cardownie probably has the best job at this time of the year. He is Festivals Champion and we spoke to him about the summer Festivals and how the council supports these.  More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 2nd, 2013
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Edinburgh Dungeons want your worst jokes

FRIGHTFUL FUN GUARANTEED AS CRIMES AGAINST COMEDY LAUNCHES AT THE EDINBURGH DUNGEON   Throughout August, the Black Jester is up to his old tricks again as he takes up residency at the Edinburgh Dungeon, promising More...

By Sam Khan-McIntyre On Friday, March 15th, 2013
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Reel Festival Showcases the Real Iraq

Set up to to enhance bonds of connection and harmony between Iraq and the rest of the world through culture, the Reel Iraq Festival is due to take place in Edinburgh to mark the tenth anniversary of its invasion. More...

By Mark Mckinlay On Saturday, October 27th, 2012
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Preview: Haddow Fest is on this Sunday

Edinburgh is bracing itself for the return of the city’s annual Haddow Fest tomorrow. Over 50 artists take part in the one-day music festival, with a mixture of unsigned and established acts set to play across More...

By Carrie Morrison On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Five best things to see at the Edinburgh Mela Festival

  The Mela is a festival that brings communities together offers a spectacular range of talent from all cultures. Here’s what to look out for this year. DANCE The 2012 festival is centred around dance, More...

By Darren Shek On Monday, July 11th, 2011
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Tickets for Virgin Money Fireworks Concert available 18 July 2011

The Virgin Money Fireworks Concert will have a second allocation of tickets available on the 18th of July at 10am. They can be purchased online, over the phone and in person at The Hub. The event will conclude the More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
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The Culture Minister looks forward to the Festivals

by Fiona Hyslop MSP As well as being one of the elected members for the Lothians region, I am also the Minister responsible for Culture in the Scottish Government. Despite a 6.7% budget cut in my portfolio, we have More...