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Race for Culzean

Race for Culzean

Fun-seekers are being invited to put their limits to the test at the Culzean Challenge, and to explore one of Scotland's heritage treasures as the same time!
Last Updated: 25th April 2019
Business Heats Up For Edinburgh Hot Sauce Brand

Business Heats Up For Edinburgh Hot Sauce Brand

From 26th April, Bonnie Sauce will be available at Sainsbury’s with their delicious flavours including; Mango & Habanero, Smoky Chipotle and Fiery Scotch Bonnet.
Last Updated: 25th April 2019
Fiesta Fun at Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Fiesta Fun at Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh kicks off its Cinco De Mayo Fiesta with Spirited Menu headlined by refreshing Margaritas.
Last Updated: 24th April 2019
The Edinburgh and East Coast Cook Book launches

The Edinburgh and East Coast Cook Book launches

The latest addition to our ‘Get Stuck In’ series shines a light on the exciting culinary landscape of Edinburgh and the east coast of Scotland.
Last Updated: 24th April 2019
Theatre show on the hunt for audiences!

Theatre show on the hunt for audiences!

Do you run a group for young children? Would you like a free theatre show to come visit you? Then book Calvinball today! It's a show - it's in the fresh air - it's fun - and it's freeeee!
Last Updated: 24th April 2019
Paisley set to host its biggest and best Food and Drink Festival this weekend

Paisley set to host its biggest and best Food and Drink Festival this weekend

Foodies have been urged not to miss this weekend’s Paisley Food and Drink Festival as the town gets set to host its biggest and best culinary extravaganza yet!
Last Updated: 24th April 2019
Legendary hostel offers the perfect base for exploring the Clyde Valley

Legendary hostel offers the perfect base for exploring the Clyde Valley

Located in the heart of New Lanark World Heritage Site, the 'Wee Row' provides a unique hostel experience like no other!
Last Updated: 18th April 2019
What Girls Are Made Of returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe to Rock an even Bigger Venue

What Girls Are Made Of returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe to Rock an even Bigger Venue

Raw Material and Traverse Theatre Company co-production 'What Girls Are Made Of' busts out of Traverse 1 into the bigger Festival space of the Assembly Hall.
Last Updated: 18th April 2019
Leading Conservation Charity reopens the doors of the 5 star visitor experience

Leading Conservation Charity reopens the doors of the 5 star visitor experience

The Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick, has now opened for the spring season following the completion of the first stage of their refurbishment.
Last Updated: 17th April 2019
Trix the T. rex is ready for her big Glasgow reveal

Trix the T. rex is ready for her big Glasgow reveal

Trix the Tyrannosaurus rex is all ready to meet Scottish and UK audiences at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow!
Last Updated: 17th April 2019
Top pipers on way to Paisley for British championships

Top pipers on way to Paisley for British championships

Thousands of the world’s top pipers and drummers will again descend on Paisley for one of the biggest dates in the global piping calendar!
Last Updated: 17th April 2019
Edinburgh International Book Festival Presents Citizen at North Edinburgh Arts

Edinburgh International Book Festival Presents Citizen at North Edinburgh Arts

Edinburgh International Book Festival today announced two days of activity in May as part of their Citizen programme.
Last Updated: 15th April 2019
Trix the T. rex arrives in Glasgow

Trix the T. rex arrives in Glasgow

For 15 weeks from Thursday 18th April, Glasgow's Kelvin Hall will host the world's only real touring Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton!
Last Updated: 13th April 2019
Dippy on Tour surpasses one million visitors milestone!

Dippy on Tour surpasses one million visitors milestone!

Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure has been visited by more than one million people, breaking records at every venue visited so far!
Last Updated: 10th April 2019
Enjoy a staycation with Macdonald Hotels & Resorts this summer

Enjoy a staycation with Macdonald Hotels & Resorts this summer

With heatwaves and Brexit on the horizon, a 'staycation' has never been more popular, research shows more than half of Brits are expected to ditch overseas travel in favour of a Great British break!
Last Updated: 10th April 2019
Scottish festivals bring biggest artists in the World to Glasgow and Edinburgh this Summer

Scottish festivals bring biggest artists in the World to Glasgow and Edinburgh this Summer

Don't miss artists such as Stormzy, Catfish and the Bottlemen, George Ezra, Gerry Cinnamon, Snow Patrol, The Cure, CHVRCHES, Courteeners and more in Glasgow and Edinburgh this Summer!
Last Updated: 10th April 2019
VIBES Awards urge Edinburgh businesses to become sustainable leaders and boost growth

VIBES Awards urge Edinburgh businesses to become sustainable leaders and boost growth

Businesses in Edinburgh are being encouraged to become world leaders in sustainability and embrace the economic opportunities that environmental changes can bring.
Last Updated: 9th April 2019
Fun on the menu for kids at Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019

Fun on the menu for kids at Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019

There’s plenty of fun on the menu for kids at this year’s Paisley Food and Drink Festival with a range of hands-on foodie experiences and amazing live entertainment.
Last Updated: 3rd April 2019
Floral phone box on Castle Street heralds first variant from the Cabinet of Curiosities at the Hendricks Gin Palace.

Floral phone box on Castle Street heralds first variant from the Cabinet of Curiosities at the Hendricks Gin Palace.

Hendrick's Gin casts enchantment over Edinburgh bygone icon of connection as it launches deeply floral, limited-edition Hendrick's ‘Midsummer Solstice Gin’.
Last Updated: 28th March 2019
Run Scotland on The Ultra Tour of Arran

Run Scotland on The Ultra Tour of Arran

Rat Race Adventure Sports will again stage the audacious 100km off-road running challenge on the Isle of Arran, Scotland in miniature, on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April!
Last Updated: 25th March 2019
Award winning Gin71 bar to offer perfect serve for visitors to Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019

Award winning Gin71 bar to offer perfect serve for visitors to Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019

The award-winning Gin71 bar is coming to the Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019 to give visitors the chance to enjoy a perfect serve of top artisan gins.
Last Updated: 24th March 2019
The Coming Back Out Ball invites LGBTI Elders to join Social Dance Club

The Coming Back Out Ball invites LGBTI Elders to join Social Dance Club

A year-long cultural engagement programme created for the LGBTI+ elder community in Scotland has launched which will culminate in a spectacular final event in Glasgow 2020!
Last Updated: 21st March 2019
Edinburgh Fringe Run Announced For Something About Simon

Edinburgh Fringe Run Announced For Something About Simon

Something About Simon is heading for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. The new show celebrates the life and musical talent of legendary American singer songwriter Paul Simon.
Last Updated: 21st March 2019
ReTreeT to the Forest with Macdonald Resorts

ReTreeT to the Forest with Macdonald Resorts

Macdonald Resorts is encouraging people to make the most of the lighter days and get back to nature this spring.
Last Updated: 21st March 2019
Edinburgh International Childrens Festival launches 30th edition

Edinburgh International Childrens Festival launches 30th edition

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival launches 30th birthday programme with a strong Scottish presence and a 3-week run from ground-breaking Punchdrunk’s show Small Wonders.
Last Updated: 20th March 2019
Rewind Festival announces fun filled family friendly activities!

Rewind Festival announces fun filled family friendly activities!

Not only is Rewind Festival returning this summer with a fabulous line-up -celebrating music icons of the 80s and beyond, this year, it will also offer a brand new array of family-friendly activities!
Last Updated: 19th March 2019
Come and enjoy the Renfrewshire CAMRA Beer Tent at Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019

Come and enjoy the Renfrewshire CAMRA Beer Tent at Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019

Beer lovers will be able to enjoy all the fun of this year’s Paisley Food and Drink Festival as organisers are teaming up to host a Renfrewshire CAMRA Beer Tent.
Last Updated: 16th March 2019
Traverse Theatre receives funding for UK-Japan Season of Culture 2019-2020

Traverse Theatre receives funding for UK-Japan Season of Culture 2019-2020

The Traverse Theatre is excited to reveal that it has been successful in a bid for UK/Japan Season of Culture 2019-2020 funding, a major bilateral season that will run from Sep 2019-Sep 2020.
Last Updated: 15th March 2019
Scottish stars join forces to support Red Nose Day!

Scottish stars join forces to support Red Nose Day!

Scottish stars Richard Madden, Lewis Capaldi, John Hannah, David Tennant, CHVRCHES, Kyle Falconer and more lend their voices to raise vital funds for Comic Relief 2019!
Last Updated: 15th March 2019
Bonbon: The Sweet Treats Festival Competition Terms & Conditions

Bonbon: The Sweet Treats Festival Competition Terms & Conditions

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Last Updated: 14th March 2019

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