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Former Edinburgh Royal Infirmary building in frame to host arts festival

Edinburgh’s historic former Royal Infirmary building could become home to an arts festival – more than a decade after the last patients were treated there.


Video: Plans revealed for inflatable obstacle course coming to Capital

The obstacles that will feature in the ‘world’s largest obstacle course’ have been revealed ahead of the launch in May.

Greg and Dan for BEER festival. 

Picture: Stewart Attwood


Edinburgh to host Scotland’s first global craft beer gathering

Edinburgh is set to host Scotland’s first global craft beer gathering.

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Bradley Walsh. Picture: TSPL

Bradley Welsh given sauna boss role in new Trainspotting (T2) film

BOXING gym boss Bradley Welsh takes his big screen bow in T2 Trainspotting on Sunday – but it was very nearly the film debut that never happened.

Trainspotting 2 is out in January. Picture; PA

Blue Monday: 20 reasons to be cheerful on year’s most depressing day

HOLIDAYS are over and it’s back to work with expanded waistlines and shrunken bank balances.

Arlene Stuart will host the awards this year.

Arlene Stuart announced as host for Local Hero Awards

Arlene Stuart has been confirmed as the host for the the Local Hero Awards 2017.

Vinyl was in demand in 2016. Picture: JANE BARLOW

Vinyl record sales at highest level in 25 years

Vinyl records enjoyed a staggering renaissance in 2016, with sales jumping to their highest level in 25 years, it has emerged.

Steve Steinman stars in the musical Vampires Rock

Ramp up the VAMP

Take the spirit of rock, add a dash of comedy and pepper it with a all your favourite sing-along anthems.

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Scotlands 2017 Hogmanay

Lands ahoy! The capital lets its hair down to see in New Year

Taking place in locations throughout central Edinburgh on New Year’s Day, Scot:Lands offers a smorgasboard of live music, theatre, dance, film, poetry and more.

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Spectacular displays at the National Museum of Scotland. Picture: Julie Bull

Inspirational art

it was the great writer and dictionary compiler Dr Johnson who famously said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life”.

Meadowbank ireworks display . Picture; Ian Georgeson

A guide to some of the best firework displays in the Capital

The annual fireworks display at Meadowbank Stadium has been a staple of the Capital’s bonfire night offering for more than 30 years, but this weekend’s edition takes on extra significance being probably the last time the spectacular display will take place at the stadium under its current guise.

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Duck served with parsnip puree. Contributed

The perfect seasonal food to keep you warm this winter

Winter evenings are made for warming, hearty ingredients and satisfying dishes that are bursting with seasonal flavours. Here’s how to bring your kitchen alive.

Hopetoun House Firework display. Picture: Scott Louden

Capital’s first firework display goes off with bang

IT might only be Hallowe’en tonight, but the year’s first major fireworks display has already gone off with a bang.

Halloween a time for tricks and treats. Party themed Halloween food

Nine great family events in the Capital this Halloween

The season of spooks and scares is almost upon us, and with so much happening in the Capital, we take a look at nine great events that you are taking place this Halloween.

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The Cafe Royal is one of the 111 attractions listed. Picture Scott Louden

Book reveals 111 unmissable places in Edinburgh

There are so many great things to celebrate about our fine city, whether it be the history, the culture or the fine wine and dining, however, a new book has made it even easier to see all the best things about the Capital.

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The Waterside Hotel

Travel: The Waterside Hotel, Inverness

It was somewhat reassuring that on a rare night away from home without the kids that the Waterside Hotel in Inverness felt just like . . . home.

Picture: Jon Savage

‘Beer club’ set to launch in Portobello

Book clubs have become a global phenomenon in the last 30 years, springing up everywhere from prisons to offices.

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Discount Hamleys toy store set to open in Livingston

Discount Hamleys toy store set to open in Livingston

Iconic toy retailer Hamleys is to open a branch in Livingston Designer Outlet, its first discount venture in Scotland.

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Take a family trip on The Maid of The Forth

This October break, the little ones can be entertained for less as Maid of the Forth, the family-run sightseeing cruise on the Firth of Forth, is offering 10 per cent off its tickets this half term.

Edinburgh's Christmas Ice Rink.

Free ice rink tickets for Edinburgh pupils up for grabs

THOUSANDS of free tickets will be released to schoolchildren tomorrow for the Edinburgh’s Christmas ice rink in St Andrew Square.

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