Nights Out

Nights Out

Hungry? Grab a deal to start the week

WHETHER it’s a tempting taco, a free chicken lollipop or two for one burgers, there are numerous tasty special offers to be enjoyed around the Capital throughout January.

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Traveller’s fayre

TAISTEAL, from the ancient Irish word for travel, is the name chosen by Michelin-trained chef Gordon Craig for his latest venture, a Scottish restaurant now opened in Stockbridge.

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Salters Inn pub in Woodburn, Dalkeith where the landlord was fined �10,000 for showing sports using a domestic Sky box rather than a commercial one. Pic: Greg Macvean

Midlothian pub slapped with £10k Sky TV fine

A PUB has been ordered to pay £10,000 after showing Sky Sports on TV illegally.

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Nether Abbey Hotel Beer Festival Pic: Contributed

Nether Abbey Beer Festival

THERE’S only one place for the Capital’s beer lovers to be this weekend, and that’s the ‘legendary’ Nether Abbey Beer Festival, in North Berwick.

Jackie Wylie was artistic director at The Arches in Glasgow for seven years before it closed last summer.

National Theatre of Scotland hires former figurehead of The Arches as new artistic director

The former artistic director of The Arches, the long-running Glasgow venue forced to close after a police crackdown, has been hired by the National Theatre of Scotland to be its new figurehead.
Eric Bristow in action. Picture by Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Chance to play darts with Eric Bristow and Keith Deller

DARTS fans have a chance to pit their skills against world champions Eric Bristow MBE and Keith Deller at an event in the Capital next weekend.

Tony Hadley with a glass of his own brand brew Pic: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Gold! Enjoy Tony Hadley’s celebrity brew at Capital beer showcase

MADNESS, New Order and Iron Maiden all have one. And now, one-time Spandau Ballet front man Tony Hadley is joining them.

Chris Thewlis in Harry's Bar. Picture: Scott Taylor

Revamped Harry’s Bar becomes ‘social enterprise’ pub with charity focus

IT was once renowned for its crowded dance floor and vibrant, party atmosphere.

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The Booking Office's Scott Thorne with the crest. Picture: Jon Savage

Rail memorabilia decorates A-listed pub at Waverley entrance

IT’S a relic from a bygone era when steam engines chugged through the Capital and railways ruled the land.

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Volunteers at last year's MoonWalk. Picture: supplied

1000 MoonWalk volunteers needed this weekend

WALK the Walk is calling on the people of Scotland to swing their tartan and get in the community spirit by volunteering at The MoonWalk this weekend.

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World-renowned crime writer Ian Rankin. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Ian Rankin to run Rebus literary tour for cancer fundraiser

Crime writer Ian Rankin is offering night-time charity walkers the chance to win an exclusive Rebus tour of Edinburgh conducted by himself.

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Trainspotting 2: Cav Nightclub offers chance to be in sequel

IF you’re desperate to be in Trainspotting 2, here’s your chance.

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Inside the Cannonball Bar. Picture: supplied

Cannonball Bar opens in iconic Old Town location

A NEW whisky bar owned by two iconic family businesses in the Capital will open tonight in Edinburgh’s Old Town.

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The Hidden Door Festival. Picture: Hidden Door/Facebook

Hidden Door Electric City takes over old lighting depot

THE Hidden Door Festival 2016 kicks off at 6pm Friday, May 27 at the disused street lighting depot on King’s Stables Road.

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Stormtroopers gear up for Film Fest in the City. Picture: @ccbigcam/Twitter

St Andrew Square to host Film Festival outdoor screenings

OUTDOOR screenings of classic movies will take place in St Andrew Square next month as Film Fest in the City returns for its fifth year.

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Stephen and Aime square up ahead of the big day. Picture: Neil Hanna

Boxer Stephen Tiffney faces crunch bout ahead of Vegas wedding

IF his fiancée had her way, the only ring he’d be thinking about is the one he’s about to slip onto her finger.

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Pint of Science takes research out of the lab. Picture: contributed

Pint of Science Festival comes to Edinburgh for first time

EDINBURGH’S watering holes have always been a home for big ideas and wild claims from a motley crew of barroom philosophers.

Patrick Stewart stars in Green Room. Picture: supplied

Dead by Dawn horror film festival kicks off at the Filmhouse

DEAD by Dawn, the UK’s longest-running genre film festival, is back again at the Filmhouse until April 24.

File picture: Gary Kemble

Whisky in the dark comes to Edinburgh

A NEW kind of intimate whisky tasting will be taking place in Edinburgh next weekend.

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First Look: Making the Impossible possible

FUSING technological trickery, death-defying stunts, grand stage illusions and close-up magic, Impossible, the ‘greatest magic show on Earth’, comes to the Playhouse next week, fresh from a ground-breaking run in London’s West End.

Prepare to be mesmerised, baffled and awe-struck as a troupe of world class impossibilists entertain, using a mix of magical skills.

Before that, however, meet the starts of the show and get an exclusive glimpse of what lies in store here.

Impossible, Playhouse, Greenside Place, Tuesday-Saturday, 7.30pm (matinees 2.30pm), £16.90-£48.90, 0844-871 3014

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