Edinburgh City Council Prepares For Job Cuts

Submitted by edg on Thu, 19 Aug '10 6.53am

The City of Edinburgh Council is set to consider options at its meeting in September aimed at reducing management costs and increasing efficiencies in preparation for government funding cuts.

National Theatre Of Scotland Launches Search For Piper

Submitted by edg on Wed, 7 Jul '10 4.59pm

The National Theatre of Scotland (NATS) is launching a nationwide search to find a piper for a touring production of the critically acclaimed production of Black Watch. Open auditions are being held in Glasgow on Friday 16th July 2010 at the The National Piping Centre from 12.30pm – 7.30pm.

Main Attractions at the Royal Highland Show 2010

Submitted by Editor on Sat, 15 May '10 6.52pm

Last year, a record 176,522 visitors passed through the gates of the annual farming and countryside show The Royal Highland Show. The organisers, the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) held the first “Highland” in 1822 in Edinburgh’s Canongate on a site now occupied by the Scottish Parliament. The 2010 show, takes place from Thursday, June 24, to Sunday, June 27, and is the 170th.

Thugs and Dignitaries Sought For Burke and Hare Feature Film

Submitted by edg on Wed, 16 Dec '09 8.37am

Thugs, footmen, dignitaries, doctors, and ladies of the night are being sought for a new comedy feature film about Edinburgh's famous grave-robbers-turned-murderers Burke and Hare. Universal Extras are holding auditions for the parts at the Tolbooth in Stirling on Thursday 17th December from 9am to 5pm (people can turn up any time on the day according to the announcement).