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The best music festivals to visit this summer

Summer is almost here and once the stress fuelled rush of exams and end of semester essays are over, you might be wondering what music festivals are on offer to ensure this summer is a memorable one. Although Glastonbury is taking a break this year,...

Five cost free activities to do in Edinburgh

It’s easy to become less enamoured with Edinburgh as blue skies turn to 3 o’clock nightfalls and cobbled streets turn into wind tunnels. With Spring finally starting to emerge, I for one am starting to remember how wonderful Edinburgh is. So,...

Edinburgh University Genocide Conference 2018

The targeting of a national, ethnic, racial or religious group with the intent to destroy said group, in whole or in part, constitutes the atrocity of genocide. Today, 24 March 2018, the inaugural Edinburgh University Genocide Conference is taking...

The best ways to celebrate Burns Day in Edinburgh

Burns Day is the annual Scottish celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert (Rabbie) Burns; held on his birthday, it commemorates his life and work. Burns is thought of as the National Poet of Scotland, and he is best known for his works Auld...

A guide to spending New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh

Hogmanay, the Scots word for the last day of the year, is a big celebration in Scotland’s capital. Here’s a complete guide to the main events on December 31, 2017! But decide quickly as each event requires a different ticket and some events are...

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