Monthly Archives: July 2014

PHOTOS – The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2014

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an unmissable show on the Edinburgh calendar. 2014 was another sold out year of the greatest show in Scotland. Below are a selection of images from our visits to this year’s production. Tweet

The 2014 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
 
 

REVIEW – Ian Harvey Stone, The Devil Without

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By Jen Bolsover It is easy to believe that Edinburgh in August is a place where worlds (possibly dimensions) overlap. It is equally easy to believe that in a venue like C Nova, anything could happen. This is fortunate for Ian Harvey Stone, whose solo show The Devil Without invites the audience to spend an […]

REVIEW – Our Dynamic Earth, Summer 2014

Fringe and festivals may come and go, but Our Dynamic Earth remains a year-round reliable source of entertainment and education for all the family. This summer sees some new features added to this favourite Edinburgh attraction. A new film, Supervolcanoes, is showing in the Showdome which provides the finale to the ODE tour. Meanwhile, the […]

Our Dynamic Earth
 
 

EVENT – The Colony of Artists Exhibition, 20th-21st September 2014

Back for their 9th year, the Abbeyhill artists reunite for Colonies exhibition The Colony of Artists are excited to announce details of their 2014 exhibition. Centred around the Abbeyhill Colonies just east of Edinburgh city centre, this unique event will bring together over 20 artists to exhibit a diverse range of works at venues across […]

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FEATURE – The 2014 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo launch

Our Home, Friends and Family Against the spectacular backdrop of Scotland’s top tourist attraction over 1,000 performers, 35 Zulu warriors, 40 fiddlers, 45 steel drummers, along with one or two surprises, are set to provide the richest of entertainment at this year’s Homecoming-themed 65th Tattoo on the floodlit esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. Over 97% of […]

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FRINGE PREVIEW – Hyde and Seek

Between the H for Hyde and the J for Jekyll comes ‘I’. But, who or what is that ‘I’? 15 years after his Fringe First nominated play ‘Ultimate Islands’, Michael Daviot re-visits Robert Louis Stevenson in the world premiere of ‘Hyde & Seek’ to tell his audience how R L Stevenson saved his life. Daviot […]

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PHOTOS – Edinburgh views from the Motel One roof, Princes Street

Having already been on the roof of The Balmoral, we were lucky enough to get access to the roof of Motel One on Princes Street. Guests staying at the hotel are not allowed to wander on the roof, but having seen the views from the rooms looking onto Princes Street, we would be delighted to […]

Looking over to the Royal British Hotel
 
 

FEATURE – Cycling in Edinburgh by the Cycling Scot

Cycling in Edinburgh by the Cycling Scot Colin Baird is a keen cyclist and runs the popular Cycling Scot website. Colin writes about his cycling adventures around the country and has written this guest piece for us about cycling in and around Edinburgh. You can also like his Facebook page and follow him on twitter […]

Cycling signs across the city
 
 

EXHIBITION – Common Cause, National Museum of Scotland

Common Cause is a new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland which examines the lives and stories of soldiers of Scottish descent who served for the Commonwealth nations during the First World War. During the Great War, men from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa enlisted in their thousands, many of whom were […]