A carer at Morlich House Elderly Care Home in Church Hill, Morningside, has been announced as the next Moderator of the Church of Scotland’s National Youth Assembly.
Snowvember is over, but as Edinburgh enters December there is little sign of the unusually snowy weather abating.
Edinburgh's Snowvember: Nice weather for penguins, but not all fun and games.
Edinburgh woke up this morning to a real Christmas scene (again) - just four weeks early! But in spite of this the children loved it, particularly those who found that the weekend had been extended by a day when their school was closed.
The wintry Christmas weather has come early to Edinburgh and across Scotland, although travellers will not be feeling cheered by the blizzard conditions.
Large deposits of snow this morning and the previous night caused roads to be blocked and problems for cars on the main roads within the capital.
Watching Scottish Opera’s Marriage of Figaro was a lot of fun - just as it should be.
Handel's Messiah, written in 1741, in only three and half weeks, is one of the most popular choral works ever to be performed.
Historic Scotland is offering free entrance to many of its sites in the run up to St Andrew's Day. For the past four years, the government heritage agency has opened its doors for free at a wide range of its properties as part of a special Scotland-wide St Andrew’s Day promotion.
The National Youth Theatre is coming to Edinburgh to recruit for their 2011/2012 company, offering young people nationwide the chance to follow in the footsteps of Daniel Craig, Matt Smith, Orlando
What’s more surprising - that Hogwarts doesn’t appear once in this film or that I’ve posted a late online review of a critic-proof blockbuster that I felt compelled to write in order to redress the mainstream press’ cool indifference to the latest instalment of the unstoppable Potter juggernaut?
It seems to me that for once there’s been a general oversight from the eyes and pens of many a well-known hack. For Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 is not only the best film in the series, it’s quite simply a very good film.
Scots Government minister Richard Lochhead backed the idea to encourage families to eat Scots lamb as a celebratory meal on St Andrews Day.
Anti-cuts protestors occupied a lecture theatre at Edinburgh University's Appleton Tower last night.
A conference including 30 of Edinburgh’s religious leaders and faith community representatives takes place on Thursday 25th November at the City Chambers.
Earlier this year, BBC Radio 2 listeners voted this picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler the number one bedtime story for children. The responsibility of transforming such a well-loved read into a piece of theatre, performing it for an audience of beady little eyes and ears who can probably repeat the tale word for word, is perhaps a tall order. However, children’s theatre company Tall Stories, with their energetic blend of physical theatre, music and storytelling pulled it off with aplomb!
The Rt Rev. Brian Smith (pictured), Bishop of Edinburgh, intends to retire from the office of Bishop of Edinburgh in the Scottish Episcopal Church on 15 August 2011. He was installed on 23 June 2001 following the retirement of Richard Holloway.