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Try something new and learn something old this summer

Try something new and learn something old this summer

Families are being challenged to try something new, whilst learning about Scotland’s heritage with the National Trust for Scotland!

Support pours in as Paisley becomes only Scottish place on UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

Support pours in as Paisley becomes only Scottish place on UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

Paisley has made the UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist and is the only Scottish place now in the running!

Community Heroes Go Forth and Prosper

Community Heroes Go Forth and Prosper

Radio Forth has launched its 14th annual awards and is asking listeners to nominate their community heroes.

Popular Family Race Day gallops back to Perth Racecourse

Popular Family Race Day gallops back to Perth Racecourse

A day out for all the family - it's the return of the Family Race Day at Perth Racecourse on 16th July.

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BBC World Service Book Club Celebrates 15th Birthday with Sebastian Barry at Edinburgh International Book Festival.

BBC World Service Book Club Celebrates 15th Birthday with Sebastian Barry at Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Last Updated: 11th July 2017
Sebastian Barry will be discussing his novel, The Secret Scripture in a recording of the BBC World Service’s World Book Club at the Festival.
2017 Man Booker International Prize Winner to join Edinburgh International Book Festival Line Up

2017 Man Booker International Prize Winner to join Edinburgh International Book Festival Line Up

Last Updated: 7th July 2017
David Grossman, winner of the 2017 Man Booker International Prize will be appearing in Charlotte Square Gardens 16 August.
Big Scottish Breakfast

Big Scottish Breakfast

Last Updated: 6th July 2017
TV favourite Lorraine Kelly has 'raised a toast' to launch the STV Children's Appeal Big Scottish Breakfast!
Photographer from Edinburgh stuns with seabird snap

Photographer from Edinburgh stuns with seabird snap

Last Updated: 5th July 2017
Edinburgh photographer, Craig Newton, impressed the judge for an online photography competition, securing a first-place win.
Heverlee Transforms Unused Arches into Belgian Micro Festival

Heverlee Transforms Unused Arches into Belgian Micro Festival

Last Updated: 5th July 2017
Heverlee beer launches a three-day micro-festival from the 21st-23rd July in Edinburgh’s New Waverley arches.
New Arthouse Cinema Concept Launching In Famous Fleshmarket Close

New Arthouse Cinema Concept Launching In Famous Fleshmarket Close

Last Updated: 30th June 2017
A boutique two screen cinema operation is due to launch in the space underneath the famous Scotsman Hotel building.