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PYCP’s Gig Group to stage referendum sketch show

September 13, 2014 by

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Pilton Youth & Children’s Project (PYCP) Gig Group is staging a drama sketch show about democracy and the independence referendum next week. Yes? No? Maybe So!! takes place in The Greenhouse on Tuesday (16 September) at 6.45pm. Tickets are only 50p, and all proceeds go to a charity of the young people’s choosing – but hurry […]

Look who’s talking: Blabbermouth line-up revealed

September 10, 2014 by

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The National Theatre of Scotland reveals stellar Blabbermouth line-up  The National Theatre of Scotland has revealed the latest details of contributors to Blabbermouth, a unique twelve-hour event to celebrate Scotland’s contribution to world literature which will be performed on the eve of the Referendum.   Leading Scottish actors, Peter Mullan, Alex Norton, Colin McCredie, Douglas […]

Circle: care to sing?

September 3, 2014 by

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CIRCLE launching new kinship choir for carers West Pilton-based family support charity Circle has won Big Lottery funding to establish a choir for kinship carers in the city.  Kinship carers are relatives or friends who have stepped forward to care for children in their families whose parents are not able to care for them. The […]

Community classes starting soon at Craigroyston

August 24, 2014 by

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New classes starting at Craigroyston We have some free classes aimed primarily at local people in our community at Craigroyston: Cook your tea Sometimes the hardest thing about cooking is deciding what to make! It is all too easy to run out of ideas for offering something delicious, healthy and within a tight budget. The friendly tutor […]

North Edinburgh Arts launches Autumn programme

August 21, 2014 by

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Summer’s almost over, but cheer up – North Edinburgh Arts have just launched their exciting Autumn programme!  The holidays are over but the fun doesn’t have to be! North Edinburgh Arts can’t wait to see you all back again to enjoy our packed Autumn programme. Activities for Children Join Alice in Zoo Arts every Wednesday […]

Arts for all! Date set for exciting new theatre project

July 22, 2014 by

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We first revealed news of this exciting new North Edinburgh Theatre community project last month, and a date’s now been set for an introductory meeting to get the ball rolling. Whatever your skills and interests, there’s sure to be something for you in the 1d (that’s an old penny!)Tenement Opera project! Why not attend the first meeting at North Edinburgh Arts […]

Dads Rock add midweek date at Prentice Centre

July 22, 2014 by

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Dads Rock are to introduce a new midweek playgroup for dads and their kids at The Prentice Centre. Starting next week (Wednesday 30 July), there will be Dads Rock play sessions (one hour) every Wednesday at 10am – as well as the usual Saturday (ninety minute) slot. More Dads Rock news: Weekly Play/Catch up: North Edinurgh […]

Orchestra to bring world music message to Edinburgh

July 17, 2014 by

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The best in classical music returns to Edinburgh this month. The Chamber Philharmonia Cologne will perform Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Mozart and Tchaikovsky in the wonderful setting of St Mary’s Cathedral, Palmerston Place on Tuesday 29 July at 7.30pm  …  6-Edinburgh After successful European tours in 2013 the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Germany) is coming back to […]

Let the good times roll! Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off tomorrow

July 17, 2014 by

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Edinburgh’s annual Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off tomorrow and promises ten terrific days and nights of top class jazz. There’s something for all tastes and big names performing at this year’s event include the ever-popular Jools Holland with his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra (Mel C guesting), Scotland’s Queen of the Blues Maggie Bell and […]

Gypsy Brae goes techno-colour!

July 7, 2014 by

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Spot the strange goings-on on Gypsy Brae on Saturday? It was Scotland’s first Holi One Colour Festival – (no, I don’t know either!) Apparently the festival is inspired by the ancient Indian spring festival of colours, but has nothing to do with religion – instead, it’s about music, performance arts and a very colourful – […]