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Win an amazing gift every day in December!

Win an amazing gift every day in December!

Graham's The Family Dairy supports Scottish restaurants and the hospitality industry by launching an online Christmas Gift competition!

First Published: 30th November 2020
Edinburgh care home residents take part in worldwide art festival

Edinburgh care home residents take part in worldwide art festival

Residents at Care UK’s Murrayside on South Beechwood picked up their pencils and went back to the drawing board for The Big Draw Festival 2020.

First Published: 28th November 2020
Critically endangered wildcat kittens born at Edinburgh Zoo

Critically endangered wildcat kittens born at Edinburgh Zoo

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) is celebrating the birth of two critically endangered wildcat kittens at Edinburgh Zoo.

First Published: 27th November 2020
Black Friday Deals at Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Black Friday Deals at Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Black Friday comes to town this week at Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh for a limited time only!

First Published: 27th November 2020
DMAs announced for Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2021

DMAs announced for Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2021

Edinburgh Summer Sessions announce Australian rockers DMA’s will join 2021’s festival line-up on Friday 6th August 2021.

First Published: 26th November 2020
The most enchanted musical of all time is to be reimagined in a brand new production!

The most enchanted musical of all time is to be reimagined in a brand new production!

Disney's beloved Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast is heading out on a UK & Ireland Tour in 2021 which will include a 5 week run at The Edinburgh Playhouse!

First Published: 25th November 2020
Harvey Nichols Launches Virtual Concierge Service

Harvey Nichols Launches Virtual Concierge Service

Luxury retailer, Harvey Nichols, is launching its first ever Virtual Concierge service, which will deliver a personal shopping experience direct to customer’s devices across the nation.

First Published: 25th November 2020
Team behind The Rum Shack launch brand new rum subscription service

Team behind The Rum Shack launch brand new rum subscription service

The Rum Slinger, Scotland's newest monthly subscription-based UK-wide rum delivery service launches in time for Christmas!

First Published: 25th November 2020
Social Bite launches the Great Brownie Bake Off

Social Bite launches the Great Brownie Bake Off

Scotland’s leading homelessness charity is on the hunt for one star baker to get creative in the kitchen and produce a new brownie for its popular home delivery service.

First Published: 24th November 2020
Just Festival launches online programme of events

Just Festival launches online programme of events

Just Festival, Edinburgh’s social justice and human rights festival, has launched an online programme of events starting with 'A Dram Disgrace'.

First Published: 23rd November 2020
Spread some festive cheer and shop Edinburgh this year

Spread some festive cheer and shop Edinburgh this year

Edinburgh residents are being asked to celebrate what’s on their doorsteps — in a new campaign encouraging shoppers to support local businesses.

First Published: 23rd November 2020
UK aparthotel brand Native announce the opening of Native Edinburgh

UK aparthotel brand Native announce the opening of Native Edinburgh

Leading UK aparthotel brand Native will be taking over management of Edinburgh’s Kintore House on Queens Street, opening on the 1st December 2020.

First Published: 23rd November 2020
Virtual Market gives small businesses a lifeline this Christmas

Virtual Market gives small businesses a lifeline this Christmas

Scottish market events company is leading the way with the launch of an innovative new online shopping experience to support independent brands this Christmas.

First Published: 19th November 2020
Koor Launches series of Festive Workshops to get everyone singing together again this Christmas

Koor Launches series of Festive Workshops to get everyone singing together again this Christmas

Koor, a free app making individual choral practise enjoyable, launches a series of festive workshops to enable people to share the joy of singing from the safety of their own homes.

First Published: 18th November 2020
Dobbies teams up with Teenage Cancer Trust to thank local heroes

Dobbies teams up with Teenage Cancer Trust to thank local heroes

Dobbies, the UK's leading garden centre retailer, has teamed up with Teenage Cancer Trust to give local heroes a Christmas to remember!

First Published: 18th November 2020
Bah Humbug! Harvey Nichols Edinburgh unveils 2020 Festive Windows

Bah Humbug! Harvey Nichols Edinburgh unveils 2020 Festive Windows

Luxury retailer, Harvey Nichols, unveils the most anticipated window scheme of the year – Christmas - highlighting uplifting messages written in beaming bright lights.

First Published: 18th November 2020
Magnum celebrates first international gold win

Magnum celebrates first international gold win

Edinburgh’s top Scotch malt whisky cream liqueur, Magnum, has won its first international gold medal as part of the global Liqueur Masters competition 2020.

First Published: 17th November 2020
The Leith Collective leads the way in making 2021 the year of going green

The Leith Collective leads the way in making 2021 the year of going green

The Leith Collective, right here in Edinburgh, is the UK’s first ever plastic-free shop of its kind.

First Published: 16th November 2020
Nominations now open for the Edinburgh Award

Nominations now open for the Edinburgh Award

The search begins for the next deserving recipient of the Edinburgh Award as nominations open today (Friday 13 November).

First Published: 13th November 2020
Dobbies launches series of Christmas podcasts

Dobbies launches series of Christmas podcasts

As Christmas approaches, Dobbies, the UK's leading garden centre retailer, has released the first of three festive themed podcasts!

First Published: 11th November 2020
Sam Smith performs exclusively for Clyde 1 and Forth 1

Sam Smith performs exclusively for Clyde 1 and Forth 1

Clyde 1 and Forth 1 are set to broadcast an exclusive session from multi-award-winning global star, Sam Smith on Monday 16th November!

First Published: 11th November 2020
Celebrate the 170th birthday of Robert Louis Stevenson on an audio tour of Edinburgh

Celebrate the 170th birthday of Robert Louis Stevenson on an audio tour of Edinburgh

This Friday is the 170th birthday of Robert Louis Stevenson and you can celebrate his birthday with two newly released audio tours of Edinburgh.

First Published: 10th November 2020
Have your say on West Lothian Open Spaces

Have your say on West Lothian Open Spaces

Members of the public are invited to have their say on how funding is spent on several parks across the county through West Lothian Community Choices.

First Published: 10th November 2020
Little Dobbies opens today in Edinburgh

Little Dobbies opens today in Edinburgh

Dobbies’ first small format store, Little Dobbies, has opened its doors at Raeburn Place in Edinburgh, offering a range of houseplants and gardening products.

First Published: 9th November 2020
Get on the nice list... itison Drive In Movies Christmas tickets released tomorrow

Get on the nice list... itison Drive In Movies Christmas tickets released tomorrow

Tickets for Scotland's biggest and best Christmas drive-in go on sale tomorrow morning at 7.30am!

First Published: 9th November 2020
Christmas at Holyrood Distillery Edinburgh

Christmas at Holyrood Distillery Edinburgh

Holyrood Distillery is launching a series of festive options for whisky and gin lovers, from virtual tastings to Christmas parties, distillery tours and festive drinks and gift packs.

First Published: 7th November 2020
Contini Edinburgh launches UK wide Contini At Home

Contini Edinburgh launches UK wide Contini At Home

For the first time, Edinburgh’s ‘Contini At Home’ food and drink delivery service is now available UK-wide including Christmas & Hogmanay menus, Contini Christmas hamper and Contini Panettone.

First Published: 5th November 2020
Stay at Home Choir partners with Koor to deliver a global Christmas Celebration

Stay at Home Choir partners with Koor to deliver a global Christmas Celebration

The Stay At Home Choir have partnered with Koor, a free app that helps choral singers learn, improve and enjoy singing, to deliver their virtual Christmas celebration this year.

First Published: 6th November 2020
Critically endangered tiger arrives at Edinburgh Zoo

Critically endangered tiger arrives at Edinburgh Zoo

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has welcomed the arrival of a critically endangered male Sumatran tiger at Edinburgh Zoo.

First Published: 6th November 2020
Head back to the 1980s for an afternoon of retro mini golf

Head back to the 1980s for an afternoon of retro mini golf

The Edinburgh Corn Exchange reveal their latest family-friendly venture 'Portal Mini Golf', a fun new way to rewind, experience and celebrate the 80's.

First Published: 6th November 2020

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