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COMPETITION – Win tickets to the new ODEON Fort Kinnaird here

ODEON - Europe's largest cinema group - will next week be bringing film back to Edinburgh's Fort Kinnaird retail park after a 10-year absence, by opening an all-new cinema at the site on Friday 20 March 2015. The new seven screen, 1,182 seat cinema will be opening just in time for Easter, and offers a superior cinema experience with a...

Competition – Win a pair of designer glasses from Specsavers

Here is another great competition from Specsavers! The Edinburgh Reporter has teamed up with Specsavers to offer readers the chance to win a £150 eyecare voucher. Specsavers has a fantastic range of stylish glasses and sunglasses to choose from and offers an unbeatable combination of style and value for money. With a catalogue of more than 1000 frames, Specsavers caters for men...

Eliza wins Botanics lunchbox design competition

>Nine-year-old Eliza Grierson has been crowned the overall winner of the Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events competition to create the perfect illustration for the new lunchbox to feature in the Terrace Café at the Botanics. Pupils from the Flora Stevenson Primary School in the city’s Comely Bank attended the event and runner-up prizes were awarded to Iris Weston and Scarlett...

Nerf War coming to the Famous Five Stand

Players over the age of 8 can take part in a Nerf War at Easter Road's Famous Five stand on Saturday 16 June. Nerf War is an activity involving Nerf Blasters or other foam firing toy weapons. This is the first time that such an event has been held at a UK football ground. Foam Dart Thunder have been operating Nerf events...

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 for Truckfest today!

This is a flash competition! We have three pairs of tickets for Truckfest at the Royal Highland Centre Ingliston on offer. Enter below - but be quick as the competition ends today 1 August 2014 at 5.00pm. Organisers promise that Truckfest Scotland event is even Bigger and Better than before. With a brand new website and ticketing system Truckfest Scotland is...

COMPETITION – Win tickets for the Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show starts next week at Ingliston and The Edinburgh Reporter has two tickets to give away! There is an impressive line up for this year's 175th event, which takes place from 18-21 June at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh. Featuring the very best of Scotland's musical talent, there is a packed programme of music and entertainment across several dedicated stages throughout...

COMPETITION – Win Bloom Gin Afternoon Tea for two at One Square

  The lovely people at One Square would like you to join them for their special Bloom Gin Afternoon Tea which is served daily from 2.30 till 5.30pm. This prize can be claimed any time until 31 August subject to booking in advance, but The Edinburgh Reporter competition ends on 20 June 2014 at 5.00pm.   One Square on level two of...

Scots Shortlisted for 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Words : Nigel Duncan Photo Editor : John Preece Three Scottish photographers have been short-listed in the world’s largest photography competition. Over 227,000 images were received from 183 countries and the winners in the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards will be confirmed in the next few weeks. Craig Easton was shortlisted in the Portraiture category of the Professional competition. Jimmy Reid...

COMPETITION – Win a gin tasting for two at One Square

One Square is the new(ish) go to bar for the discerning gin drinker. They now have their own gin made a short distance away at Summerhall Distillery. The spirit has 15 botanicals in it especially chosen and now distilled to order by Pickerings Gin. The bottle is screen printed just around the corner from the distillery, and this gin has all the hallmarks of the...

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...
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