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Tattoo looking for musicians to work for food and lodging

The Musician's Union revealed earlier this week that the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo which is a complete sell-out during its entire run each summer, is looking for a new stage band...

At the RSE this summer – #CuriousRSE

The RSE has the most spectacular exterior on the corner of George Street and Hanover Street - and this summer there will be interesting things going on inside the building too....

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2019

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival gets the Summer Festival season off to a flying start. Saxophonist Matt Carmichael is pictured in the Sky Bar of DoubleTree by Hilton on Bread...

Lidl win awards for their own label gin

Lidl’s own-label Scottish Gin, Aquine, has triumphed in the 2019 Gin Masters, winning gold in the Premium Gin (£16 - £20) category. The retailer also won six other...

Juliet goes on ‘retreat’ – to Trump Turnberry

Let me tell you about my recent 24 hours of champagne, food, foraging, swordsmanship and, erm, carpet croquet with Donald Trump. Or, allow me to rephrase: courtesy...

The 10 best bookshops in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Edinburgh. The streets are teeming with hidden treasures that are as rich as the ideas that made our city known across the world. For my money, it's always been the myriad and eclectic conflation...

‘Women’s Tour of Scotland’ Hopes to Inspire More Women to Cycle

Next month's Women's Tour of Scotland cycling event has the backing of ultra-endurance athlete Mark Beaumont and he says it could spark a major uptake in female cycling across the country.

At The Queen’s Gallery: Russia, Royalty and the Romanovs

In January 1901 Queen Victoria died. Emperor Nicholas II of Russia wrote to Edward VII; ‘…how deeply we all feel with you the terrible loss you have...

Review – The audience just loved Kylie – and she loved them back ★★★★★

She has come a long way since she was Charlene Robinson in Neighbours, and most of us know the ups and downs of her personal life over the last 30 odd...

At the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival on Tuesday

On Tuesday night 16 July 2019, as part of the EJBF, the Gil Scott-Heron Songbook is at Leith Depot at 8.00pm. Guitarist and vocalist Aki Remally plays...

Sir Harry Lauder sketch on sale today in Edinburgh

A sketch of Sir Harry Lauder by the Scottish Colourist Francis Cadell is to be sold at Bonhams Scottish Art sale in Edinburgh later today which is estimated at £15,000-20,000. The sketch, The Star, and Beauty...

New Point A Hotel opens today

Point A Hotels has released rooms for sale in its newest hotel in Edinburgh, meaning that nearly 4000 hotel nights will be available in August. The Point A Hotel...
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