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What’s on in Edinburgh: December 2015

Infographic produced using Easel.ly (www.easel.ly)   Hyperlinks 24 Doors of Advent Stockbridge Santa Parade 3D/2D Christmas Craft, Art & Design Fair 2015 Christmas Charity Festival Shine! Edinburgh Christmas Tree Festival Santa Run 2015 Summerhall Christmas Market Edinburgh drive-in movie spectacular The … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: September

  Infographic produced using Easel.ly (www.easel.ly)   Hyperlinks Beyond Borders Film Festival Luna Cinema at the Royal Botanic Garden Mur D’Arthur Tour of Britain Stockfest Edinburgh Riding of the Marches The Push (charity fundraiser) EH1 Music Festival Cyclefest Edinburgh Doors … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: August

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Spotlight on: Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Who? A host of magicians, some friendly staff, and punters (including me; and how about you?). What? Edinburgh International Magic Festival, which brings performers and audiences together to explore the art of amazement and astonishment. When? Until this Saturday, fourth July. … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: May 2015

Imaginate Festival 2015 (Monday 11th – Sunday 17th) Now in its 26th year, Scotland’s annual international festival of performing arts for children and young people is again to be held in venues throughout Edinburgh. A free Imaginate Festival Family Fringe is … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: April 2015

Events beginning in April [including Beltane Fire Festival, pictured]   Dinosaurs Return! at Edinburgh Zoo (Friday 3rd – Sunday 1st November) Edinburgh Zoo is going Jurassic with a range of impressive animatronic dinosaurs, in an exhibition intended to raise awareness about the … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: March 2015

Events beginning in March   Wee Dub Festival (Friday 6th – Sunday 8th March) The country’s biggest celebration of dub, reggae and soundsystem culture returns to Edinburgh for its fifth iteration. From modest roots as a one-night one-venue event in 2011, the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Highlights 2014/15

This post documents my experience as an official local blogger for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2014/15. Most people associate Edinburgh’s Hogmanay with the party on New Year’s Eve, but the #blogmanay programme spanned a week, with many local businesses extending a Scottish welcome … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: November

Bonfire Night (Wednesday 5th; fireworks displays also on Sunday 2nd) This annual commemoration of the foiled 1605 Gunpowder Plot, whereby a group of Catholics, including Guy Fawkes, attempted to assassinate the Protestant King James I by blowing up the Houses of … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: October

  Oktoberfest (1-5 and 8-12) A German funfair modelled on that traditionally held in Munich, Oktoberfest is to be hosted over 10 days in a tent with a capacity for 1500, erected at the Red Square in West Princes Street Gardens. The festival … Continue reading

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Golf in Edinburgh

The genesis of golf Among Edinburgh’s many claims to fame is its status as the site of the earliest recorded rules of golf, at Leith Links. Here, on what was possibly Britain’s first public green, gentlemen once played “gowff” for … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: September 2015

Forth Bridges Festival (4-13 September) This Festival celebrates the Forth Road Bridge and the Forth Rail Bridge, which span the Firth of Forth and connect North Queensferry to South Queensferry. The highlight of this festival is to be the 50th … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: August

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (1 -23 August) This celebration comprises part of the Year of Homecoming, with the participation of hundreds of Commonwealth citizens. It promises “music, dance and precision display with the Massed Pipes and Drums, the Bands … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: July

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival (5, 6 & 18-27 July) The UK’s largest and longest-running Jazz & Blues festival returns for its 36th year, with international musicians gathering for over 140 gigs across 13 venues. The preliminary weekend will see a Carnival … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: June Part 2 (events beginning from the 15th)

Our preceding blog post covers June’s main events in Edinburgh up until the 14th of the month. This instalment completes the programme for June and gives details of how to get involved in each event.   15 June: Race for Life This … Continue reading

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What’s on in Edinburgh: June Part 1 (events beginning up until the 14th)

To give you a heads-up on all that’s happening in Edinburgh, we’re commencing a new blog series outlining the main events occurring in the city each month. June’s busy schedule has a predominant film focus, but there’s a lot more … Continue reading

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Edible Garden

Find out some extra uses for that patch of grass you have at home or the empty window box on your windowsill at the Edinburgh Botanic Garden this weekend. Edible Garden at the Edinburgh Botanical Gardens

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EDINDOCS

August may be over but that doesnt mean the end for the festivals in Edinburgh, EDINDOCS is a long weekend documentary film festival starting towards the end of October. http://www.facebook.com/edindocs/ http://www.edindocs.com/

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World Quizzing Championships 2012

The World Quizzing Championships on Saturday 2 June 2012. This year will see the quiz taking place in the magnificent city of Edinburgh Hosted at the Voodoo rooms. Voodoo rooms event details World Quizzing website  

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Edinburgh Colleges’ Festival

Te first ever Edinburgh Colleges’ Festival, the largest student-led Further Education event in the UK. The Festival will demonstrate the imaginative and exciting work of students and also celebrate their academic achievements over the past year. This has been organised … Continue reading

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Leith Festival

http://www.leithfestival.com/

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Edinburgh International Tango Festival

http://eitf.org.uk/

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Edinburgh Whisky Stramash

http://www.thewhiskystramash.com/

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Gardening Scotland 2012

http://www.gardeningscotland.com/

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Puppet Animation Festival

The Puppet Animation Festival provides children and their families some excellent quality time to explore the magical worlds that can be found through a little imagination. It is also the perfect time for parents to find a little peace and … Continue reading

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Ceilidh Culture

The annual festival of traditional music and the arts which takes place through out the city at a variety of venues. More than 30 organisations come together to put on foot-stomping ceilidhs, late night concerts, folk clubs, storytelling and workshops … Continue reading

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The Beltane Festival

An ancient fire festival in celebration of the arrival of spring held in Edinburgh on top of Carlton hill. www.beltane.org/

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Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival

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Edinburgh Film Festival

Edinburgh Film Festival

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

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Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show returns once more to the Ingliston showground for the 19th to 22nd June 2014. For more information and to book tickets check out the Royal Highland Show website.

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The Scottish Salsa Congress

The Scottish Salsa Congress returns to Edinburgh once more, now in it’s 4th year. Available and recommended for all dancers from those with beginner 2 left feet through to the most experienced. Get on down and check it out. www.scottishsalsacongress.co.uk

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Six Nations: Scotland v France

The Six Nations are on and its Scotland v France More info: www.rbs6nations.com

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Burns Night

On the 25th of January we celebrate the Birthday of our Scottish Poet Robert Burns with a Burns Supper. The day is traditionally celebrated with a burns supper. The Supper itself is an institution of Scottish Life – a night to … Continue reading

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Six Nations: Scotland v England

The Six Nations are on and its Scotland v England More info: www.rbs6nations.com

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Torchlight Procession

For those that can’t wait for the New Year festivities I recommend joining the torchlight procession up Carlton hill for the fire festival’s burning of a Viking longboat and fireworks as we burn up the last year and start afresh … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Tickets are now on sale for Hogmanay and selling fast so come and enjoy Edinburgh at New Year. Its a great time to be in the city, join in on the Torchlight Procession, sing in the candlelight at St Giles, … Continue reading

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UK Customer Experience Conference

4th October 2011 Now in its sixth year, the UK Customer Experience Conference is a unique opportunity to listen to inspirational speakers, explore a great city and help improve your business at the same time. Meeting customers’ expectations and delivering … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fittest

16th October 2011 Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest is a unique sporting event taking place in Edinburgh this October, involving a tough run through the city with a number of obstacles to overcome. Perhaps not for the faint-hearted, but … Continue reading

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Scottish International Storytelling Festival

21-30th October 2011 A celebration of traditional and contemporary storytelling, the Scottish International Storytelling Festival has a similar feel to Edinburgh’s famous festivals which take place in August. It welcomes participants from all over the world and includes storytelling performances, … Continue reading

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Samhuinn Festival

31st October 2011 The Samhuinn Festival, presented by Edinburgh’s Beltane Fire Society, is a modern version of a traditional folk play to mark the end of summer. It takes the form of a medieval procession that snakes its way down … Continue reading

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