Gangs of skateboarding kids and mini clusters of homeless swilling winos (i.e. the usual residents of Bristo Square) were in for a surprise last Wednesday evening when the relative calm of the night was shattered by the sight of Sir Sean Connery grooving away and getting on down alongside ostrich-feathered dancing girls, a balkan-esque band and stilt walkers.
A couple of days ago I collected my EIFF press pass and main programme guide from the del
I knew I had to be somewhere yesterday morning as I flumped groggy eyed onto my hideously ugly and uncomfortable sofa and flipped on the daily propaganda and yes folks, David Laws is still resigned
The Lewis Chessmen: Unmasked
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh
21 May – 19 September 2010
Homecoming parade announcement
ULTIMATE TRADESMAN CHALLENGE HITS EDINBURGH
The biggest and most thrilling trade competition in the UK is coming to Edinburgh on the 29th and 30th of April.
City Reads: SANTIAGO RONCAGLIOLO
6:30pm Thursday 15 April 2010
Edinburgh Central Library, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EG
Premiere to be held at 2010 Edinburgh International Harp Festival 9 – 14 APRIL
Climate Change Exhibition in the Botanic Gardens
FISHERS IN THE CITY: NEW LOOK FOR ONE OF EDINBURGH’S FAVOURITE RESTAURANTS
Raspberry: A Musical
Inspired by the life and times of Ian Dury
To celebrate the bicentenary of Fryderyk Chopin’s birth, the National Library of Scotland is offering the chance to view an exclusive Chopin display which documents the composer’s visit to Scotland in 1848.
A turbo-charged roller coaster of an adventure run in the beautiful Scottish Borders
Celebrating Scottish Tale-making and discovering foreign cultures, with a dash of Valentine’s warmth
As the country enters its third week of sub-zero temperatures during what has become the most protracted cold snap since 1976, RSPB Scotland is asking people to spare a thought f
The BBC 1 Scotland Hogmanay Show just kicked off and is now live with pipes and bands. Jackie Bird comperes. Top folk duo fiddler Aly Bain and accordion player Phil Cunningham are on.
Edinburgh-based Globespan group that runs FlyGlobespan.com is reportedly "facing collapse" according to The Guardian.
Mini Revolution Sparks Major Award For Pizzeria
A Scottish pizzeria has scooped a major award thanks to thinking small over its home deliveries.
The National Youth Theatre is holding auditions in February in Edinburgh - you have to apply through www.nyt.org.uk .
Here's the release: