Monthly Archives: June 2012

PHOTO – Edinburgh summer weather

Today has been a very mixed weather day. First of all, it was raining. Then it was positively ‘steamy’ as the sun came out in the morning. Amidst the sun, there was evidence of flooding in Princes Street Gardens. Within 15 minutes, Edinburgh Castle had disappeared. Heavy rain followed, even some thunder and lightning. This […]

EVENT – Bon Bon Box (pop-up shop), Edinburgh, 1st July 2012

The Bon Bon Box is popping up in Edinburgh for one day only Dream Out Loud are popping-up for one day only on 1st July 2012. The ladies behind the event are Gráinne Byrne and Hannah Bloomfield. They’ll be sharing their loot of unique and vintage clothing, accessories, homeware and ‘randomania’. Setting up underneath the stairs […]

EVENT – Big Dance Edinburgh weekend (free), 30 June – 1 July

A weekend of free dance activities in Edinburgh From 30 June – 1 July Edinburgh will host a weekend of free dance events to excite, inspire and entertain. Big Dance Edinburgh promises to be the largest celebration of dance Scotland has ever seen with opportunities to watch, perform and learn from hundreds of people passionate […]

EVENT – Edinburgh Canal Festival, 30th June 2012

2012 Canal Festival All the information you need is on the poster. You can also visit their website for further information. There will be an official opening at 12 noon, but lots of activity before and after that time. Tweet

Fronteiras Theatre Lab – Theatre Tasters Fringe launch

This year at the Fringe, we’ll be focusing a lot on Edinburgh-based theatre companies, performers and producers bringing some homegrown talent to the world’s largest arts festival in August. One of these is the Fronteiras Theatre Lab, an organisation established to showcase the best in international theatre and writing based in the city. This year, […]

ART: Home and Abroad by Joe Broadley HPAI and Gaye Broadley, Bon Papillon

One of the benefits of looking at a painting is the revelation of the artist’s unique viewpoint and vision; seeing the world through another’s eyes and imagination. With a summer that has so far been typified by shades of grey, a palette of ice-cream colours is a joy to behold; pictorial escapism at its finest. […]

REVIEW: One Elliot Park, Siege Perilous


Obsession, compulsion and disorder are all on display beyond the doors of One Elliot Park, which the residents return to one weekend to find mysteriously left wide open. And in Siege Perilous’ claustrophobic and tense production of Edinburgh playwright Lindsay Miller’s psychological thriller, it is more than just the doors which are ajar. Young loner […]

ART: Transient Skies by Jamie Primrose, Dundas St Gallery

Since returning to his Edinburgh home almost ten years ago, Jamie Primrose has demonstrated a consistent and skillful knack of depicting the city at its best. Specialising in broad expansive skies above silhouetted skylines, Primrose highlights the austere beauty of Edinburgh, shining light on the natural features in its midst. Transient Skies is his latest […]

PHOTO – Edinburgh Taxi Trade Outing for Children with Special Needs

The 66th Edinburgh Taxi Trade Outing for Children with Special Needs took place today.  This outing is organised and paid for by the Organising Committee through fund-raising along with the generosity and support from residents and businesses within Edinburgh and beyond and takes over 250 people on an day out to the beach. We managed […]

EVENT – Armed Forces Day in Edinburgh, Saturday 30th June 2012

2012 Armed Forces Day – West Princes Street Gardens The City of Edinburgh is delighted to support Armed Forces Day again. This year it is being held on Saturday 30th June in West Princes Street Gardens and will allow you to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces […]