The Power of Food Festival 2018 – lots to see and do

The 4th Power of Food Festival is back on 16 and 17 June to celebrate community food growing. As part of the programme there will be entertainment for all ages across 23 community gardens in the city. There is yoga, bioblitzing, bug hunting and music along with food and drink and it is all free. Sustrans will offer guided bike rides round the gardens More...

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By Mike Smith On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Belle of the Dalkeith Ball

18-month-old Orla Sutherland from Glasgow is having a great time among the sea of bluebells at Dalkeith Country Park. At this time of the year, Midlothian’s famous park is making the most of its blossoming bluebells More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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BAFTA Winning TV Choirmaster Gareth Malone comes to Usher Hall

Following the resounding success of the 2017 tour BAFTA Winning TV Choirmaster Gareth Malone will appear at the Usher Hall on 31 May. This limited run of five new dates in Spring 2018 will see TV’s favourite More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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At Summerhall – Satellite

This summer from 26 May to 13 July 2018 a display of work from both emerging and established artists will be hosted at Summerhall. Marine Lefebvre The Visual Arts Scotland (VAS) Graduate Showcase celebrates the More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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At The Queen’s Gallery: Canaletto & the Art of Venice

What did you bring back from your last holiday? Whatever your souvenirs of choice may have been, they almost certainly included several hundred photos, and probably a video or two. Nowadays it’s easy to create More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Classic vehicles on William Street next month

William Street in the West End is one of those hidden areas which even when you find it, you want to keep it to yourself. The independent shops which have made their home there vary from jewellery shops to underwear, More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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First Lady of West End musicals Kerry Ellis coming to Queen’s Hall

First Lady of West End musicals Kerry Ellis is embarking on a UK tour to celebrate 20 years since her West End debut. On 2 June she will appear at The Queen’s Hall, her only Scottish venue, and will  perform More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Hidden Door: Women with Fierce Words

What is your Fierce Word? Here are some that others have chosen: equality, joy, fierce, passion, mirror, truth, spirit, queen, empathy, transformation, thrawn*… These words were selected for their ability to More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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‘Far, Far From Ypres’ tour of Scotland to mark the centenary of WWI

A critically acclaimed multimedia production featuring renowned Scots performers including Barbara Dickson and Siobhan Miller is to embark on a commemorative tour of Scotland to mark the centenary of World War One. Delivered More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Heriot-Watt to open doors for Exploration Weekend

Heriot Watt University is opening its doors this weekend with a series of family friendly, hands on lab visits, cultural events, exhibitions and lectures. The Exploration Weekend, which begins on Friday night More...