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Enjoy Edinburgh’s Festival of Dreams 2016

13/09/2016

A celebration of stories, narration and the historic art of storytelling is back in Edinburgh in 2016. The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is a 10-day extravaganza which brings live storytelling, oral traditions and artists from around the world. The Festival is organised for 21st to 31st October and brings together international orators, expressive storytellers and musicians. The Scottish […]

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Edinburgh’s Film Festival 2016

31/05/2016

The Edinburgh International Film Festival provides a platform for the most original and innovative films, whilst showcasing some of the most promising new talent emerging in the UK. Each year, the Edinburgh International Film Festival welcomes a variety of industry representatives, filmmakers and the media, to enjoy a comprehensive programme of events and special screenings. […]

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Edinburgh’s Michelin Stars

20/05/2016

Edinburgh is the proud home to not one, not two, but four Michelin Starred restaurants and these are venues where fine and luxury dining is taken to a new level. If you are hoping to visit any of these restaurants on a trip to Edinburgh it is important to book far in advance to avoid […]

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EDINBURGH SCOTTISH EVENING

03/05/2016

An evening of pure Scottish entertainment! Enjoy an evening of traditional Scottish entertainment to enthral, inform and inspire! Join us in the heart of Scotland’s capital city for our essential introduction to Scottish culture. You will be guaranteed a warm welcome and a lively evening! You sample some of Scotland’s finest culinary offerings during a […]

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Edinburgh Writers – Irvine Welsh

27/04/2016

Irvine Welsh has been described as “Poet Laureate of the chemical generation” and his fiction has been lapped up ever since his debut Trainspotting was released. He was born in 1961 in the Leith area of Edinburgh and moved with his family to Muirhouse when he was just four. He worked as a TV repairman […]

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Science Festival – Anatomy Day

31/03/2016

If you have ever wanted to find out more about the human body and its inner workings, then our Anatomy Day on 4 April 2016 will give you the chance to get an insider’s view of the body and how it is structured from experts in their respective research areas. This fascinating day will bring […]

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See the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

22/02/2016

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is based in one of Edinburgh’s most iconic buildings and a visit gives you the chance to enjoy some of the finest Scottish art and experience Scottish history in photography, sculpture and film. The Gallery is less than 5 minutes walk from The Royal Scots Club.  You will find portraits […]

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Edinburgh Writers – J K Rowling

01/02/2016

She may not be an Edinburgh native, but J.K. Rowling has become one of its most popular writers since she first arrived and chose to stay. She is most famous for the Harry Potter series of novels but she has written adult fiction since then and even taken on a pseudonym for a new direction […]

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Now playing at the Playhouse

20/01/2016

The theatre scene in Edinburgh is incomparable with almost anywhere outside New York and London and at the heart of the many wonderful theatres and performance venues is the Edinburgh Playhouse. Formerly a cinema, the Playhouse has a huge capacity of 3059 which makes it the UK’s largest operating non-sports theatre. Dedicated to musical and […]

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Edinburgh Writers – Sir Walter Scott

29/10/2015

Sir Walter Scott was an Edinburgh writer, who rose to fame as a poet and soon after a novelist and writer in general. He is most renowned as the founder of the historical novel genre featuring chivalry, romance and acts of gallantry. Scott’s influence on Edinburgh’s culture is epitomised by the opening of Edinburgh’s central […]

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Autumn at Royal Scots Club

09/10/2015

Edinburgh comes alive in autumn, with beautiful scenery, a packed arts calendar and events for every type of traveller. Whether a city break or something a little longer, the Royal Scots Club invites guests throughout the autumn period and we even have some special offers to tempt you into a visit. Visiting Edinburgh in autumn […]

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Edinburgh Writers – Alexander McCall Smith

10/09/2015

Alexander McCall Smith is one of Edinburgh’s greatest living writers and he has a fantastically vibrant and interesting background, much of which is present in his huge canon of work. He is most famous for the No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, which has sold over 20 million copies worldwide and also the Scotland Street […]

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Edinburgh in September

01/09/2015

Visiting Edinburgh after festival season is over doesn’t have to be a wash out, in fact it’s anything but. The city is alive with action, culture and things to do every month of the year and September is no different. There are musicians to see, shows to watch, exhibitions to enjoy and much much more […]

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Edinburgh Writers – Arthur Conan Doyle

08/06/2015

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle left a legacy which changed modern literature and created characters who are as relevant in 2015 as they were when they were written in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The creator of Sherlock Holmes and many other memorable characters and tales.

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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2015

28/05/2015

This year the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is packed with every kind of jazz you can imagine and other jazz-inspired music such as electronica and hip-hop too. From bebop to boogie-woogie and Dixieland to Soul, Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival sets the city alive from 17th until 26th July.