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The Advantages of a Winter Wedding

01/12/2016

Many people dream of a wedding basking in the sunlight with fresh green lawns and flowers in bloom but there is a lot to be said for a classy winter wedding. Our atmospheric location makes us a wedding venue Edinburgh locals and those visiting the area really can enjoy in any season. In the winter […]

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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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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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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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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 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.