Congratulations to Canal View Primary School – winner of Jet 2 Ultimate School Trip

Wester Hailes' Canal View Primary School has been voted the Jet2holiday's Edinburgh Region Winner for the Ultimate School Trip in conjunction with WST Travel. Lucky pupils will be heading off on an amazing school trip to So Katmandu Park and Resort in Majorca. The class will leave on Friday 20 April with a VIP send off from Edinburgh Airport and enjoy an afternoon...

COMPETITION – Win tickets to Hairspray

We have a great competition for you this month! Win tickets to see the smash hit musical comedy Hairspray at The Edinburgh Playhouse   After a sell-out run last year the all-singing, all-dancing production returns to Edinburgh this March! It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams...

Artist Robbie shortlisted for prestige prize

  An Edinburgh artist has been shortlisted for the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, the UK’s leading competition for British contemporary representational painting and drawing. Robbie Bushe from Oxgangs for his oil on canvas Would All Remaining Passengers is one of 83 artists to have been shortlisted for the prize out of a record 1,144 entrants. The eventual winners will be on 5 March...

Edinburgh Welcomes Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools Roadshow

Last week, Stenhouse Primary School enjoyed a fun-filled day of art as the Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools arrived in Edinburgh. Primary six students at the Edinburgh school got involved in the creative sessions led by the National Galleries of Scotland education team. The workshop focused on charcoal and inks using techniques including collage, frottage, brushed chalk and wet-on-wet...

Balerno Music Festival boasts 24 shows

A total of 24 events are featured during the tenth Balerno Music Festival from 27 September to 15 October. Local performers will be on stage as well as an impressive line up of professional musicians renowned throughout Scotland and beyond. Margaret Logan, one of the officials, said the festival offers a wide selection of musical events including classical, jazz, folk and...

COMPETITION – Win two tickets to RANT at The Queen’s Hall

Four fiddles: one beautiful sound! TWO tickets to be won for Monday 14 August 2017 7.30pm at The Queen's Hall. COMPETITION ENDS ON MONDAY 14 AUGUST AT 11AM. Herald Angel Award Winners for outstanding performance across all the Edinburgh Festivals, Nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, RANT is the meeting of four of Scotland’s finest fiddle players, two from Shetland and two from...

COMPETITION – Win two pairs of tickets for the UK Premiere of Song of the Night

Last performed in 1930, banned by Hitler along with all Gál’s music, Das Lied der Nacht is a powerful romantic drama. It shows Gál at the height of his musical power as an operatic composer. Premièred in Breslau in 1926, it was hailed as “one of the most powerful operatic experiences ever!” Hans Gál’s third opera, Das Lied der...

The Edinburgh Folk Club’s 2017 Song Writing Competition

This year’s competition which takes place this Wednesday has some 25 or so entries – fairly well up on last year’s competition when there was a mere 18 hopefuls.  Well done everyone who has entered and best of luck on the night! There's a jury vote (see below) and an audience vote. The prizes are, in time-honoured reverse order ......

FLASH COMPETITION – Win tickets for Edinburgh Rugby – closes tomorrow noon

The lovely people at Specsavers have again given us four tickets for an Edinburgh Rugby match this Friday 28 April 2017 at Myreside. You will be able to go with three friends to the Edinburgh Rugby v Dragons match on 28 April 2017 at 19:35pm at Myreside. All you have to do to enter our Specsavers competition is answer this question....by 28 April 2017 at 12 noon http://preview.tinyurl.com/gquju7r Specsavers has stores across Edinburgh...

COMPETITION – Win rugby tickets for Edinburgh Rugby this Friday – courtesy of Specsavers

The lovely people at Specsavers have again given us four tickets for an Edinburgh Rugby match this Friday 7 April 2017 at Myreside. You will be able to go with three friends to the Edinburgh Rugby v Connacht match on 7 April 2017 at 19:35pm at Myreside. All you have to do to enter our Specsavers competition is answer this question....by 6 April 2017 at 12 noon http://preview.tinyurl.com/gquju7r Specsavers has stores...
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