Browsing All posts tagged under »celebration«

Happy birthday Nan!

July 27, 2014 by


DRYLAW’S NAN IS ONE HUNDRED Born before the outbreak of the First World War, Drylaw woman Nan Macdonald celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at Drylaw Parish Church yesterday. Guests were entertained with jazz and traditional Scottish music and shared lots and lots of stories and happy memories. Nan is quite fragile these […]

MELA looking for volunteers

July 23, 2014 by


The Edinburgh Mela Festival 2014 is looking for volunteers Friday 29 – Sunday 31 August A carnival atmosphere with a vibrant and exciting mix of dance, music, street art and theatre, The Edinburgh Mela Festival is a lively, colourful event for all the family. We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to join the […]

PEP celebrates quarter century

July 13, 2014 by


How do you pack twenty-five years of history into a two hour time slot – and leave time for lunch too? It was a Herculean task for for Pilton Equalities Project, but like so many challenges they’ve faced in the past the local project passed the test with flying colours! Staff past and present, volunteers, service […]

Open Air Songs of Praise this Sunday

June 9, 2014 by


Join the congregations of Trinity and Goldenacre at an open air Songs of Praise this Sunday at 6.0pm at Heriot’s Playing Fields, Goldenacre. All welome.

Celebrate Africa at Craigroyston

June 3, 2014 by


We are pleased to invite you to the CELEBRATING AFRICA event on Saturday 21 June at Craigroyston Community High School on Pennywell Road. The event aims to provide a unique opportunity showcasing African heritage and culture by the African community groups who live/ work across Edinburgh & the Lothians. Themes for the event are participation, […]

Scotland gets ready to welcome the New Year

December 30, 2013 by


With Christmas celebrations over for another year the final preparations for Hogmanay parties are now now being made across the country. With the welcome news that all homes across Scotland have now had their power supply restored, Transport Minister Keith Brown says that people can really look forward to the Hogmanay festivities. Keith Brown said: “The […]