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What’s on in Edinburgh: April 2017

In the western world, April is traditionally associated with Easter, a time of festivities and renewal, so where better to be than Scotland’s foremost festival city? April’s roster of major events commences with the renowned Edinburgh International Science Festival (Saturday … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Rugby Internationals 2017 – RBS 6 Nations 2017

Edinburgh is famous for its incessant calendar of events, but the beginning of each year is dominated by the Rugby Internationals, billed as ‘the world’s greatest rugby tournament.’ The Six Nations – Scotland, England, France, Ireland, Italy, and Wales – … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Celts exhibition, National Museum of Scotland

‘…you will not hesitate to declare that all these things must have been the result of the work, not of men, but of angels.’ (Gerald of Wales, describing an Irish manuscript, AD 1187)   Earlier this month I was fortunate enough to be … Continue reading

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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: November

  Infographic produced using Easel.ly (www.easel.ly)   Hyperlinks Bonfire Night Summerhall’s Beer FestivALE Edinburgh Short Film Festival Christmas Foodies Festival Edinburgh Art Fair Previously History Festival Scots Fiddle Festival Edinburgh’s Christmas St Andrew’s Day Street of Light

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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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What’s on in Edinburgh: July

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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: June 2015

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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: January & February 2015

Events beginning in January Burns events at The Scottish Storytelling Centre (Tuesday 20th – Friday 30th) This series of events in tribute to the famous Scottish poet, Robert Burns, includes a 3-piece Burns Supper  (Tuesday 20th – Thursday 22nd), a musical celebration … Continue reading

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