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Challenge Beauty during Body Confidence Week

Juliette Burton

Juliette Burton’s Look at Me received critical acclaim and sold out almost every performance, as well as being nominated for The Skinny’s Talk of the Town Award for Cultural Impact at Edinburgh Fringe

Head to the Borders for Traditions in Place Networking Day

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Border ballads, fiddle tunes, traditional tales and dances will be hot topics in Hawick at an upcoming gathering.

Is 24 Hour Psycho Playing Now?

Museum of modern art "landform"

The Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art (aka Modern One) was looking picture perfect today. People lounged on the "landform" in the sun.

Fun With An Inflatable - Airpuddle at Boxsmall

Airpuddle at Boxsmall

Even by Edinburgh standards, this seems like a fairly soggy start to the Fringe, especially as it has come after the streak of gorgeous, sunny days in July, which saw people flocking to

Only One Dog In This Pleasance Fringe Preview Show

Pleasance 30 year cake cutting interrupted by dog

It was The Pleasance's turn to hold its Fringe press launch / preview this morning.

TradFest Edinburgh Launch: Be in the Flow!

TradFest Launch

ENLIVENING some 26 venues across Edinburgh from 29 April to 11 May, with its hub the ever-creative Scottish Storytelling Centre, this year’s TradFest – an ambitiously wide-ranging celebration of tradi

Fergie - ra oan-line Fringe tipster

When EdinburghGuide.com started covering the Fringe festival at the beginning of the millennium, John Ritchie introduced a tongue-in-cheek, daily diary about a fictitious Fringe-goer called Fergie.

Funeral for John Ritchie - Friday 14 March 2014

We have just heard that the funeral for John Ritchie, who was the Editor of EdinburghGuide.com, will take place on Friday, 14th March 2014 at 1.30pm at Rosslyn Chapel

Sad death of John Ritchie

John Ritchie

The very sad news was received over the weekend of the untimely death of John Ritchie, who was one of the founder members of this website way back well over

Tian Tian Voted "Favourite Panda Outside China"

Tian Tian

Edinburgh Zoo’s female giant panda Tian Tian, also known as Sweetie, has been voted the "favourite panda outside of China", scooping gold in the "panda version of the

Hogmanay Hero King Creosote to Perform with The Big Project in Broomhouse

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After Edinburgh welcomed in the New Year with a stellar cast of homegrown talent, one act in particular is causing a real stir for the children and young people at The BIG Project, in Broomhouse.

New Edinburgh Trams Branding Revealed

Transport for Edinburgh, the organisation that runs public transport in the capital, showed off its new

Scottish Tree Huggers Still Hopeful of World Record

The famed wit, Samuel Johnson, once said in his travels in Scotland with friend James Boswell in the 1770s, that "A tree might be a show in Scotland as a horse in Venice."

Free Buses Return For Hogmanay Revellers in 2014

Lorraine Martin from Diageo and Sarah Boyd from Lothian Buses announce free buses at Hogmanay

Many Hogmanay revellers will be able to start 2014 with a free bus ride home or back to their Edinburgh accommodation.

Erin Moonie with Wendi Peters & Graham Cole-Festival Theatre's Production of ' White Christmas'

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Erin, who has appeared with LYMMC and The Edinburgh Scout and Guide Gang Show joins the cast of 'White Christmas'She shares the role of 'Susan' with other girls from Paisley and the Borders.

"Tree Spirit" Creature Coming To Streets of Edinburgh

Ghillie Dhu creature

He (or should that be "she") looks like someone who has had an unfortunate accident with a leaf-blower and a tub of glue. Or perhaps it's a character from a horror movie?

Free Admission to Edinburgh Castle on St Andrew's Day

Edinburgh Castle battlements

As in previous years, government heritage agency Historic Scotland will be marking Scotland's national day, St Andrew's Day, by providing free tickets to 35 of it

Fossil Free Europe Tour Brings Divestment Message To Edinburgh

Bill McKibben by Steve Liptay

The e-mail trailer for said "Time to make some noise" and followed this with the comment "On Sunday, we’ll start our tour across Northern Europe and kick off the loudest and mo

Free Christmas Parking in Edinburgh City Centre

Parking charges on many city centre streets will be waived again from 5pm this Christmas shopping season.