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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...

COMPETITION – win two tickets to business networking event this Thursday

WIN 2 TICKETS TO THE NEXT LOVE YOUR BUSINESS NETWORKING CLUB AT BLACK IVY If you haven’t heard about the business ‘networking’ club at Black Ivy in Bruntsfield, ‘Love Your Business’, featuring guest speakers, workshops, great networking opportunities and table tennis, then organiser, Michelle Brown, would really like you to try one of their sessions this week - for free! You can...

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...

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...

FLASH COMPETITION – win four tickets for Edinburgh Rugby courtesy of Specsavers

The lovely people at Specsavers have again given us four tickets for an Edinburgh Rugby match this Friday at Murrayfield. You will be able to go with three friends to the Edinburgh Rugby v Munster match on 3 February 2017 at 19:35pm at BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh. All you have to do to enter our Specsavers competition is answer this question....by 2 February 2017 at 12 noon http://preview.tinyurl.com/gquju7r Specsavers...

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 ......

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...

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...

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 Travelodge stay with theatre tickets!

Win a Stay in one of the Newly Refurbished Travelodge hotels in Edinburgh  Ah! Edinburgh, not only does our beautiful city boast beautiful gothic architecture, rich history and warming, hearty food, but it’s also known around the world for its thriving cultural scene and has become internationally famous in part due to its status as a muse for writers, filmmakers...

COMPETITION – Win a family ticket for the Christmas Wheel!

It's not really Christmas till you've been on the Christmas Wheel. This year the wheel is in Princes Street Gardens alongside the Scott Monument as usual. Open from 10 a.m. each day in the heart of the city centre, the observational Big Wheel has thirty-six enclosed, weather-proof pods, each seating six people and showing unrivalled views of Edinburgh. As the pod door...

Flash Competition – Win two tickets for Tina May at The Queen’s Hall

The Queen’s Hall presents Tina May & Enrico Pieranunzi this Thursday 29 September 2016 at 8:00pm. Tickets cost £16 and you may buy your own here. BUT before you do, we have two tickets going free in our latest competition! Be quick as the competition ends on Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 5.00pm - and Good Luck! One of Europe’s finest jazz singers, Tina May, and...
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