10 of the best Hogmanay parties in Edinburgh
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Edinburgh knows how to put on a mighty Hogmanay bash so we’ve picked 10 of the best events in the capital so you can bring in the New Year in style. In no particular order… The Edinburgh Street Party Willing to risk a rainy Hogmanay on the street? The Street Party is going to be even bigger this year. You’ll witness an array of fireworks on the hour until midnight,...
hogmanay / New Year / parties
Handmade Edinburgh
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Prepare to be inspired by the best contemporary craft makers from Scotland and beyond when Handmade Edinburgh rolls into town. The Contemporary Crafts and Design Fair will transform The Hub...
Handmade in Britain / crafts / fair
JoLoMo Painting Windy Day Iona
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Over the next few months The Dundas Street Gallery plays host to a couple of artists who specialise in landscape paintings from opposite coasts of Scotland and we’re rather fond of both...
Jamie Primrose / JoLoMo / art
St James Shopping Centre: The transformation
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So the centre looks rather, erm, empty – what’s going on? The St James Shopping Centre was built in the 1970s and was in need of TLC. When the developers behind Edinburgh St James (TH Real...
st james centre / shopping / edinburgh architecture
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Fashion, technology and beauty merge for a special pop-up event at Lauren Gollan Make-Up Studio on Saturday 03 and Sunday 04 September. The super innovative event collides fashion and...
lauren gollan / saunt and sinner / vincent wolf
Amy Schumer hits Edinburgh
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Looking for something to beat the post Fringe blues? Look no further, America’s first lady of comedy and Emmy award-winning comedian Amy Schumer will perform at The Edinburgh Playhouse on...
Amy schumer / The edinburgh playhouse / stand-up comedy
Treasure Trove pop-up craft fair
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There’s no denying it, arts and crafts are en vogue at the moment. From Stitch 'n' Bitch clubs to upcycling workshops, it seems ‘Make do and mend’ is the mantra of the moment and we’re all...
Treasure trove / crafts / pop-up fair
The i-on pre-festival party 2016
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The Edinburgh Festival got off to an explosive start as the i-on pre-festival party kicked off at St Andrew Square Garden on Wednesday 03 July 2016. Party-goers were treated to a showcase...
i-on pre-festival party / Gallery / event
Clip and Climb at EICA Ratho
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Always eager to go one better, my husband recently announced he was going to trump my last charity challenge by abseiling off the Forth Rail Bridge. But as the day of the descent drew...
Clip and climb / EICA Ratho / tried and tested
Grant Stott's Tales from Behind the Mic
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Well known and well versed in the city, Grant Stott’s festival show Tales from Behind the Mic promises to lift the lid on the last 26 years – from the moment he left the police and began...
Grant Stott / festival / fringe
The Scottish Colourists at The Scottish Gallery
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Today, for many, Peploe, Fergusson, Hunter and Cadell, known as The Scottish Colourists, represent the greatest achievements in Scottish painting. See their latest exhibition at The...
Scottish colourists / Exhibition / art
Fringe by the Sea returns
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For fun for all the family head to North Berwick from 08–14 August 2016 for Fringe by the Sea . A small but perfectly formed festival, it packs a powerful punch with headliners including...
Fringe by the sea / festival / north berwick
Restoration Yard at Dalkeith Country Park
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There’s a new retail, food and drink destination in town. Located within Dalkeith Country Park, Restoration Yard promises two floors packed with everything from lifestyle to fashion ideas...
Restoration yard / dalkeith country park / shopping
Maggie’s Culture Crawl Edinburgh
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How do you fancy spending an evening rediscovering Edinburgh ’s famous historic landmarks and exploring the lesser known nooks and crannies of this fine city? You can if you sign up to Maggie’s Culture Crawl Edinburgh , a unique event that will merge a charity night-walk with a cultural adventure. Taking place on Friday 23 September 2016, Maggie’s Culture Crawl is a damn sight classier than your average Edinburgh pub...
Maggie's culture crawl / charity walk / history trail
Dunbar Street Art Trail
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The East Lothian seaside town of Dunbar will enjoy an injection of colour and creativity as the Dunbar Street Art Trail comes to town on Saturday 20 August, 2016. Featuring the work of...
dunbar street art trail / What's on / family day out
Sounds of Soul UK presents Soul Manor
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Sounds of Soul UK are known for shaking things up but this September they’re taking it up a level. On Saturday 03 September 2016 some of Scotland’s finest DJs plus special guests from a...
Sounds of Soul UK / Soul manor / kippilaw house
Dropping a bombshell: Up close with Bombskare
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Describing their sound as ‘Ferocious ska with a Scottish death reggae twist - like the Blues Brothers on speed, crossed with Madness on Prozac’, local band Bombskare have been firm...
Bombskare / UK's best part-time band / interview
The art of the selfie
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The selfie, in all its infectious and often carefully contrived glory, has exploded, holding planet Earth and all of us that inhabit it victim. From the ashes, a booming industry of gadgets...
Selfie / Exhibition / photography