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StAnza returns with another outstanding programme for its 20th festival

StAnza returns with another outstanding programme for its 20th festival

  StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival is set for another outstanding festival as it prepares to open for its 20th year celebrations in Fife. The annual festival which once again boasts a fantastic line-up of literary talent, gets underway next week with traditional Scottish singer Sheena Wellington opening the festival in St Andrews. Sheena, whoContinue Reading

March exhibitions at The Open Eye Gallery in Edinburgh

March exhibitions at The Open Eye Gallery in Edinburgh

The Open Eye Gallery – 10-27 March Coast and Clouds by Sarah Carrington               This exhibition of new landscape paintings by Edinburgh-born artist, Sarah Carrington, centres on the ever-changing face of the coastline. Carrington’s atmospheric land and seascapes evoke the turbulent weather and luminous colours of the Scottish andContinue Reading

The National Wallace Monument celebrates Scotland’s heroines for International Woman’s Day on 8th March

The National Wallace Monument celebrates Scotland’s heroines for International Woman’s Day on 8th March

Marking International Women’s Day, on 8th March, the National Wallace Monument in Stirling will present special live actor performances as part of its Scotland’s Heroines project. The project aims to introduce a female figurehead to the prestigious Hall of Heroes gallery, found on the second floor of the top tourist attraction in the heart ofContinue Reading

A review of Trainspotting T2

A review of Trainspotting T2

‘First there was the opportunity and then there was the betrayal.’ This is the sentiment which bookends the much anticipated sequel to Danny Boyle’s 1996 black comedy Trainspotting. Twenty years on in T2 Trainspotting, the boys are showing their age. Instead of running down Princes Street, Renton (Ewan McGregor), crawls along on one of Edinburgh’sContinue Reading

Tempus Restaurant & Bar unveils its new seasonal menu

Tempus Restaurant & Bar unveils its new seasonal menu

Scottish produce is the order of the day at Grand Central Hotel’s Tempus Restaurant & Bar as it unveils its new seasonal menu. Making full use of Scotland’s finest ingredients, the spring menu features produce from across the country including Aberdeenshire game, St Mungo’s haddock and Cairnsmore cheese.             VisitorsContinue Reading