Tag archive for ‘What’s On’
By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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An Evening with ‘Umbrellas of Edinburgh’

‘so many people come to Edinburgh… and they go back with a bit of Edinburgh in their hearts.’ (Janice Forsyth) The brief to the writers was simple: choose a location in Edinburgh and write about it. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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People Know How to launch Community Space at Ocean Terminal

People Know How is an Edinburgh-based charity which is just four years old, but it has big ideas for people in the city. With support and guidance they aim to solve social issues in communities, and next week More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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The Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2017

There are no prizes for a new climbing route, a first ski descent or for surfing a remote cold-water wave in Iceland. Yet many enthusiasts take great satisfaction if they manage to achieve any of these. And for More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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The Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2017 – tickets available now

Rachel Hair of the Rachel Hair Trio with her Starfish Designs Harps. The Edinburgh International Harp Festival is now in its 36th year. From Friday 31st March to Wednesday 5th April 2017, harpists from throughout More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back, with dates at Festival Theatre Edinburgh on Saturday 28 January, as part of its biggest ever UK and Ireland tour featuring nearly 100 screenings at over 50 venues. Tour More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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At the theatre in February

In February at the King’s and the Festival Theatre there’s variety with Allan Stewart, musical with Southern Light and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. The listings are below. SCREENING National More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, January 7th, 2017
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EQ: Revolution! The Edinburgh Quartet and Erik Petrie at Ocean Terminal

In 1917 the Russian Empire collapsed, the Tsar abdicated, and by the end of the year a new communist state had emerged, one that would eventually lead to the formation of the USSR. One hundred years later The Edinburgh More...

By John Preece On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Displays Prepared by Titanium Fireworks

Titanium Fireworks’ Lynn Wiseman and Shaun Gibson set up at Edinburgh Castle earlier today for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay displays on 31st December. There will be countdown displays at 9:00pm, 10:00pm and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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At the theatre in January

The King’s and the Festival Theatre have some amazing shows lined up for you in the New Year. In January they have everything from Shakespeare to Simon & Garfunkel for you. The listing is below. SCREENING RSC More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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How much do you know about Star Wars?

  Rogue One: A Star Wars story has opened in cinemas across the country and at ODEON they are holding more than 10,000 screenings across their 120 cinemas.  The cinema has drafted a quiz to test you on your More...

By Rob Adams On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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At the Traverse – Music Mondays – Amanda Rheaume

Amanda Rheaume is a quiet crusader. The Canadian singer-songwriter, who appears in the Traverse Theatre’s latest Monday music programme, has a history of speaking out for good causes in songs that use gentle More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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MagicFest Christmas Special : Collection of Wonders 27-30 December

Yes folks it’s true MagicFest is back (and it’s not the summer!) The Edinburgh International Magic Festival takes place at George Square Theatre from 27-30 December 2016. This is a real addition to More...

By Mike Smith On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Football – A Christmas Eve Massacre at Arbroath

This year Christmas Eve falls on a Saturday meaning there will be a full programme of fixtures in the Scottish Professional Football League. There are those who have criticised the SPFL for proceeding with a ‘business More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Ice hockey – Capitals hit skids as razor-sharp Stars rattle in ten

© 2016 Ian Coyle Elite League: Dundee Stars 10, Edinburgh Capitals 3: Fife Flyers 1, Braehead Clan 4 A WEEK, they say, is a long time in politics. Edinburgh Capitals found that 24 hours is a long time in sport. On More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Spend New Year’s Day at the races!

On New Year’s Day keep up the festive party atmosphere into 2017 – by joining the ideal event at Musselburgh Racecourse, which is set to be bigger than ever before. Organisers at the five star attraction More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Edinburgh auditions for the National Youth Theatre

In February the National Youth Theatre is coming to Edinburgh to hold auditions for those who want to join. If you have acting aspirations then you might know that Helen Mirren and Daniel Craig are both alumni More...

By stacey@nicheworks.co.uk On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Scrooge takes visitors on a Christmas tour in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket

FREE Grassmarket pop-up play tells the real story of how Scroggie inspired the Scrooge character as part of The Christmas Festival Weekend As part of the Greater Grassmarket BID’s Festive Weekend this coming More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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At Teviot Debating Hall on Tuesday – Ciaran Lavery

Irish solo artist Ciaran Lavery has released a new live album, and he is also playing live at the Teviot Debating Hall on Tuesday night. Here you can listen to his ‘American’ from the freshly released More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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The Chainsmokers to appear at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange in February

American duo The Chainsmokers will be the headline act at the Corn Exchange on 22 February 2017. This is one of the music industry’s biggest breakout acts of the year. The group has released their single More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Get ready for a wee quiet poetry slam in January

Shore Poets have already held two Quiet Slams and they were so successful that they are going to hold another one at the end of January. The event is open to ten performers or slammers who will all have to pay to More...