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City shines with Silver of the Stars this summer

April 24, 2013 by


The Museum of Edinburgh on the Canongate is hosting the sparkling ‘Silver of the Stars’ exhibition, which makes a welcome return to the Scottish capital this summer following a triumphant six-year international tour. On display until 21 September, this unique collection of contemporary Scottish silverware has been created by some Scotland’s best craftsmen and women in […]

Muirhouse set to stage double arts event next Friday

April 4, 2013 by


Muirhouse is the place to be for culture vultures next Friday, with not one but two big arts events planned: North Edinburgh  Arts is hosting ‘Echoes’ on Friday 12 April at 7pm A new version of Mamma Mia  has been written by a community group fighting the city council’s plans to close  Castlebrae secondary school. The Abba […]

Malcolm Chisholm opens LOCAL exhibition

February 12, 2013 by


Holyrood politician Malcolm Chisholm MSP was among the guests at the opening of LOCAL, a muliti-media contemporary arts exhibition, at North Edinburgh Arts last Friday. The local North and Leith MSP was impressed with the work, a collaboration between Contemporary Arts HND students from the Granton Campus of Edinburgh College ( i.e Telford!) and members […]

Warm welcome for Muirhouse photo exhibition

November 8, 2012 by


Borga Prada Garcia’s eagerly-awaited photographic exhibition opened at North Edinburgh Arts Centre on Tuesday. Friends, colleagues, local residents and at least one of Borja’s photographic subjects came out in strength to support the ‘Welcome to Muirhouse’ event. Borga spent the best part of a year photographing people and buildings in Muirhouse and Pennywell while studying at Telford College, and the ‘Welcome to Muirhouse’ photo-essay […]

OneOak: new exhibition at Botanics this month

October 1, 2012 by


OneOak is an educational project devised by the Sylva Foundation, a charity working to revive Britain’s woodland culture. The fascinating exhibition follows the full life story of an oak tree, and features no less than fifty items crafted from that one oak tree. The exhibition opens in the John Hope Gateway on Friday 12 October and runs […]

Anne Frank Exhibition at Craigroyston High School

September 6, 2012 by


Craigroyston Community High School has been chosen by the Anne Frank Trust to host the Anne Frank Exhibition.  This very special and moving exhibition explains the background to the rise of Nazism, interspersed with personal photos from the Frank family album. The guides to this interactive exhibition are Craigroyston S2 students who have been trained […]

Local dads off to Holyrood!

August 27, 2012 by


Two local men will feature in a photographic exhibition at the Scottish Parliament next month. Dads Alex Newport and Malcolm Borthwick and their families are part of the ‘In Dad’s Shoes’ exhibition being staged by the father’s group Dad’s Rock. Wester Drylaw’s Alex and Malcolm, who lives in Granton, are members of a North Edinburgh group set up specifically […]