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Scotland’s Puppet Animation Festival turns 30

by March 25, 2014

Scotland’s Puppet Animation Festival has been delighting kids from the Scottish Borders to Shetland for exactly three decades now, making...

The science of food and drink

by March 21, 2014

Edinburgh is a paradise for lovers of food and drink, and this April the Edinburgh International Science Festival (5 – 20...

Gifts fit for The Queen

by March 20, 2014

Finding a good gift can be hard at the best of times, even for someone that you know really well,...

Scotland celebrates LGBT History Month

by February 5, 2014

February is LGBT History Month, an international celebration of all things lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and more. This year, as...

Art installations to light up the February nights

by February 5, 2014

With the days slowly starting to get longer, it seems that some artists are keen to make the most of...

January’s brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

by February 4, 2014

Here in Scotland, we want to make sure 2014 is a year to remember – whether it’s at unforgettable events...

Capital venues celebrate big birthdays

by February 3, 2014

There is sometimes a misconception that once the carnivalesque atmosphere and crowds of the Edinburgh Festival have evaporated, and the...

Mammoth fun at new National Museum of Scotland exhibition

by January 22, 2014

What’s big with lots of hair and soon to be at the National Museum of Scotland? Fear not, you are...

The Loony Dook

by December 20, 2013

What will you be doing on 1 January? Having a long lie and nursing a wee bit of a sore...

Edinburgh’s winter art offerings

by December 11, 2013

  No matter where you are in Edinburgh, you’re never too far from an art gallery – I live in...

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