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Edinburgh Life - Issue 46 July-August 2017

Issue 46


Features

--- Botanics summer exhibition
--- Red Arrows flying high at Scotland's National Airshow
--- Abbotsford - Sir Walter Scott's treasured home
--- On the water at Port Edgar, Granton and Portobello
--- Manor Grange Care Home - A care home like no other!
--- Edinburgh International Festival's 70th
--- Festival Fringe's 70th
--- Edinburgh Kevock Choir's 50th
--- New Head of Jewellery at Bonhams
--- Cockburn Street - home to The Scotsman for 40 years
--- Art, antiques and summer auctions
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Edward Douglas-Home of Knight Frank

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do over the next 10 weeks

Food and Drink

--- Fine dining at Galvin at Windows, London Hilton
--- Itihaas/Mark Greenaway/Development Direct/Fairmont St Andrews

Society

--- 61st Scottish Military Ball
--- David Windmill receives Norwegian Order of Merit
--- Bonhams Scottish Sale private preview
--- Edinburgh Alphabet launched at City Art Centre
--- Turcan Connell and Lyon & Turnbull at Royal Highland Show
--- Brown Shipley presents financial markets updates
--- Heriot Club Annual Dinner
--- Wooden Spoon aids Riding for the Disabled
--- Institute of Marketing at Royal Scots Club

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Edinburgh Life - Issue 45 May-June 2017

Issue 45


Features

--- East Lothian Garden Trail – 12 super gardens to visit
--- Gardening Scotland – a feast of floral colour at Ingliston
--- RebusFest – 30 years of Ian Rankin’s famous sleuth
--- The New Town is 250 – celebrating James Craig’s 1767 plan
--- Rhododendron Festival – spectacular colour at RBGE
--- Dalmeny House – a fascinating history
--- Gullane Bents – a beautiful beach
--- The Weaver’s Apprentice at Dovecot Gallery
--- The A to Z of Edinburgh at City Art Centre
--- Best practice at RBGE – Regius Keeper gives his report
--- Edinburgh scandalised! – The story of Blackwood’s magazine
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Maurice Allan of Lindsays

What’s On

--- Page 54 We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do over the next 10 weeks

Food and Drink

--- A short break in Dunbar at Bayswell Park Hotel
--- Eating out at Le Di-Vin and Ondine

Society

--- Spring Ball at Prestonfield House Hotel
--- Treasured Memories at Coastal Communities Museum
--- Fashion Show at Mortonhall Golf Club
--- Adam Lyal (deceased) gives Loretto Lecture!

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Edinburgh Life - Issue 44 March-April 2017

Issue 44


Features

--- An open evening with the Botanics’ Regius Keeper
--- North Berwick – RHS Britain in Bloom finalist
--- Investec Wealth & Investment’s vision for 2017
--- Ken Buchanan – Edinburgh’s boxing legend
--- Spring blossoms in Morningside & Bruntsfield
--- Corstorphine’s nuclear war bunker
--- Beautiful local private gardens open to the public
--- ‘Ghost signs’ - Edinburgh’s past lives on!
--- Lunchtime concerts – tuck into some classical music
--- Researching your family tree – advice by an expert
--- Art, antiques and spring auctions
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Andrew Riddell of Strutt & Parker

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do over the next 10 weeks

Food and Drink

--- Lunch at 21212 on Royal Terrace
--- New menu at Contini on George Street

Society

--- Rugby Old Boys out to lunch at Inverleith
--- Edinburgh Burns Club Annual Dinner
--- Ladies lunch at Royal Scots Club
--- Investec Wealth & Investment hosts Vision 2017 presentation
--- Royal Lyceum patrons have a party
--- Lord Provost’s Burns Supper at Prestonfield House

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Edinburgh Life - Issue 43 January/February 2017

Issue 43


Features

--- Last Tram from the Braids in 1956
--- Winter at Hillend – beautiful but bitterly cold!
--- Craiglockhart’s War Poets
--- Haddington wins RHS Top Town accolade
--- Penfold Pillar Boxes – very rare and only 6 in Edinburgh!
--- Pop icons Paul Young and Toyah to visit Edinburgh Playhouse
--- Ninety Burns Club’s salutes The Bard’s paramours
--- Linlithgow Loch – scene of that Grand Curling Match
--- Landscape photography at Scottish Portrait Gallery
--- Art, antiques and auctions
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Max Mills of Rettie & Co

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do over the next 10 weeks

Food and Drink

--- A luxurious weekend at Rosewood London
--- Wine dinner at the Pompadour
--- Epicurean opens at G&V

Society

--- Edinburgh World Heritage Gala Dinner
--- David L Douglas throws a party
--- Edinburgh Wooden Spoon Annual Dinner
--- 74th Consular Corps Annual Dinner
--- Investec hosts charity fashion show
--- Chamber of Commerce awards dinner in Musselburgh
--- Networking at Chaophraya
--- CHAS Ladies’ Lunch and St Andrew Dinner at Royal Scots Club

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Edinburgh Life - Issue 42 November/December 2016

issue-42


Features

--- An autumn walk at Cammo
--- William Chambers – his legacy to the city
--- Educational Community Initiatives – inspiring our youngsters
--- Northern Lighthouse Board – 230 years serving the mariner
--- Amongst the Clouds - Matthew Draper exhibits at The Scottish Gallery
--- City Defibrillator Project launches at City Chambers
--- Christmas in the city – spectacular photographs
--- Holiday reading – 8 book suggestions
--- Hearts FC opens its new museum
--- Christmas Gift Guide
--- ‘Extinct’ Wentworth elm re-discovered at Holyrood
--- William Burke – infamous mass murderer
--- Art, antiques and auctions
--- Residential Property – market Comment by Peter Strang Steel of Savills

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do over the next 10 weeks

Food and Drink

--- Dinner at Chaophraya
--- 2nd Chop House for Edinburgh
--- Drink and be merry this Christmas!

Society

--- Macmillan Art Show at Bonhams
--- Edinburgh Ski Club celebrates 50th
--- Waverley Care and Pleasance celebrate 25th Fringe collaboration
--- Hospice of Hope 25th at Prestonfield House
--- Treasure Trove Pop-up sale in George Street
--- Cazenove celebrates office move to Charlotte Square
--- Royal Warrant Holders’ annual dinner at Waldorf Astoria – The Caledonian

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Edinburgh Life - Issue 41 September/October 2016

Issue 41


Features

--- Hearts unveils new pink and primrose strip!
--- Water of Leith home adopts renewable energy technology
--- Shandon Garden – modern city living from AMA Homes
--- Dean Village – a history of helping to fill the city’s bread basket!
--- Gardeners’ Question Time visits the Botanics
--- Somme commemorations at Edinburgh Castle
--- Heraldic Arms around Edinburgh
--- Holiday 2017 – make yours a cruise!
--- Education - focus on Loretto and ESMS
--- Edinburgh’s Bronze Age! – we focus on Powderhall Bronze
--- Ten new galleries at National Museum
--- Health – Lucinda Ellery’s amazing hair loss treatment
--- The Treasure Trove – unique charity needs your help!
--- Edinburgh Doors Open 2016
--- Art, antiques and auctions this autumn
--- Residential Property – market comment by Richard Loudon of Simpson & Marwick

What’s On

--- Page 54 We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do over the next 10 weeks

Food and Drink

--- Super food at No 11 Brunswick Street
--- A proper burger at Champany
--- Oktoberfest in Princes Street Gardens
--- Gin Festival at Corn Exchange
--- Plus: rum, whisky and Drambuie

Society

--- Tattoo hosts opening evening party
--- Britannia hosts summer party
--- James Gillespie’s class of ’66 celebrates
--- Opening party for Art in Healthcare exhibition
--- Edinburgh Ambassadors’ reception at Hamilton & Inches

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Edinburgh Life - Issue 40 July/August

Issue 40



Features

--- Musselburgh’s Riding of the Marches 2016
--- Musselburgh Racecourse celebrates its bicentenary
--- Stow – picturesque village on the Borders Railway route
--- The Botanic Cottage – RBGE’s oldest and newest building!
--- Cruising to Norway – it’s easy from Edinburgh
--- International Festival – our pick of the performances
--- Festival Fringe - a focus on local artists
--- Just Surreal - Dalí, Miró, Magritte, Breton, Picasso et al at Modern One
--- William Morris – pioneer of Arts and Crafts
--- Art, antiques and auctions
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Edward Douglas-Home of Knight Frank

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do over the next 10 weeks

Food and Drink

--- One Square Pickering’s Gin Terrace
--- Foodies Festival at Inverleith
--- The Golf Inn at Gullane
--- Borthwick Castle – fit for a Queen!
--- Supper Club at Archerfield Walled Garden

Society

--- Ladies Love Lunch at the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa
--- A day at the races with Investec Wealth & Investment
--- Oyster Club celebrates Queen and Duke’s birthdays
--- Friends of Royal Scottish Academy celebrates 30th
--- Hearts’ Player of the Years Awards at the EICC
--- Kinloch Anderson hosts party to unveil new menswear range
--- 60th Scottish Military Ball at the Assembly Rooms

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Edinburgh Life - Issue 39 May/June

Issue 39



Features

--- How Granton lost its Castle – a curious tale
--- Gardening Scotland 2016 – a floral feast at Ingliston
--- Hamish Hamilton – Father of the Folk Music revival
--- Sir Tom Farmer receives Edinburgh Award
--- Royal Scots Club supports top young musicians
--- 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival – a star line up
--- Fashioning a reign – tartan in Royal dress
--- Zeppelin overhead – the carnage of the 1916 city bombings
--- Lord Ancrum’s Walk at Newbattle Abbey
--- Musselburgh’s Bridges – historically significant
--- Art, antiques and auctions
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Willie Hunter of Hunters Residential

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do over the next 10 weeks

Food and Drink

--- Unique dining in Auld Keep at Dundas Castle
--- Food and drink round up: One Square; ‘Hops in the garden’; Terrace Café;
--- The Ox and Scotland the Best

Society

--- Red Cross Ball’s Mexicana Fiesta Fun at Sheraton
--- New Club welcomes new young members
--- City Chambers reception for EU Dutch Presidency
--- RSNO celebrates 125th at Prestonfield House
--- Brown Shipley hosts presentation at the Balmoral
--- Pete Irvine’s 12th Scotland the Best launched at Waldorf Astoria
--- Investec hosts conference at Gleneagles

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Edinburgh Life - Issue 38 March/April 2016

Issue 38



Features

--- Blooming Haddington - RHS Britain in Bloom finalist
--- Edinburgh’s buses in the 70s
--- Spring at the Palace of Holyroodhouse
--- ESMS pupils learn amazing art technique
--- The National Monument – accepted at last
--- Celebrating our city brewing heritage
--- Portobello’s potteries – a lost industry
--- Caley Spring Show at the Botanics
--- John Muir Coast Festival 2016
--- Science meets the arts at Edinburgh Science Festival
--- Davidson’s Mains and District Pipe Band – Zurich bound!
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Maurice Allan of Lindsays

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do this spring

Food, Drink and Leisure

--- Six Nations paired menu at Sheraton’s One Square
--- Lunch at Archerfield Walled Garden
--- Dinner at Dalhousie Castle.

Society

--- Sportsman’s Charity holds 34th Annual Dinner at Prestonfield
--- Edinburgh Burns Club Annual Dinner at Royal Burgess
--- Vision 2016 – according to Investec Wealth and Investment
--- Lord’s Taverners lunch at the New Club

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Edinburgh Life – Issue 37 January/February 2016

Issue 37



Features

--- Edible Gardening Project – learning to grow your own at the Botanics
--- Locomotive legend – Flying Scotsman returns
--- Robert Burns in Edinburgh – follow in his footsteps
--- Winter in our city – scenes to enjoy from the warmth of your home!
--- Edinburgh loves its art – a review of the Edinburgh Art Fair
--- Monumental Edinburgh – our city wide museum!
--- Wojtek Memorial unveiled
--- Modern Scottish Women – their art celebrated at Modern One
--- Padel Tennis – fitness and fun at Edinburgh Sports Club
--- Pentlands precipitations – a wet winter walk in the hills!
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Blair Stewart of Strutt & Parker

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun interesting things to do over the next 10 weeks

Food, Drink and Leisure

Page 40 Restaurant reviews: Loch Fyne Seafood & Grill and Nirvana Indian Restaurant
Page 41 Food and Drink round up: Dine; Printing Press Bar & Kitchen; Seafood Scotland & Mark Greenaway; Frankenstein Bier Keller and Edinburgh Airport.

Society

--- Japanese Emperor’s birthday celebrated at Merchants’ Hall
--- Kinloch Anderson and Loretto celebrate new tartan
--- Kitchen maker David L Douglas throws a party
--- Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert at Balmoral
--- 60th Scottish Military Ball launch
--- St Andrew celebrated at Royal Scots Club
--- Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce Awards at the Brunton

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Edinburgh Life – Issue 36 November/December 2015

Issue 36



Features

--- Life in the garden - Do you find thistles prickly or stylish?
--- The changing face of Salisbury Crags
--- Sheer automotive elegance at Holyrood and Ingliston
--- Autumnal Edinburgh from the Braids
--- The Queen opens the Borders Railway and visits Newtongrange
--- Little Sparta – Garden as Art
--- Arthur Melville at the Scottish National Gallery – a master of his medium
--- Christmas Books
--- Christmas Gift Guide
--- Cockenzie Chimneys bite the dust!
--- The Robin Chapel takes receipt of Sovereign’s Standard
--- Pre-Christmas auctions
--- Residential Property – Market comment by James Whitson of Rettie & Co

What’s On

--- 10 fun and interesting things to do this Christmas

Food, Drink and Leisure

--- Get your kids active – put some bounce into their lives!
--- Hectors in Stockbridge joins the small plate revolution
--- Rest and relaxation at One Spa

Society

--- Fashion and Fizz at Mortonhall Golf Club
--- Macmillan Art Show at Bonhams in Queen Street
--- Saluting our Scottish Motoring Heroes
--- Rotary Club of Dalkeith celebrates Borders Railway
--- Lyceum throws party to celebrate 50th season
--- Reception at Scottish Parliament for Luxembourg Presidency of EU

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Edinburgh Life – Issue 35 September/October 2015

Issue 35



Features

--- Edinburgh’s Police Box Festival
--- Life in the garden - which flower makes you feel happy?
--- Stockbridge – Henry Raeburn’s place
--- Richard Demarco – still dynamic at 85
--- Door Open 2015 – discover Edinburgh’s secrets
--- The Borders Railway – opening up Midlothian and the Borders
--- 50th season for The Royal Lyceum Company
--- Queen’s Awards at Lord Provost’s Community Garden Party
--- Educating your child – which school to choose?
--- 11th Edinburgh Art Fair – put a date in your diary
--- The Daisy Chain Trust – putting children first
--- Autumn auctions
--- Residential Property – Market comment by Louise Williams of HBJ Property

What’s On

--- 10 fun things to do this autumn

Food and Drink

--- Dining at The Pass at One Square

Society

--- Penguin book signing at the New Club
--- Saluting the Gurkhas at Civic Reception
--- Raising cash for Sick Kids at Ashley Ann Kitchens
--- Birlinn book illustrations at Doubtfire Gallery
--- Summer party for Friends of the National Galleries

Competitions, Reader Information, Offers and Crossword

--- Win Preview tickets to Edinburgh Art Fair
--- Win Dinner for 2 at One Square
--- Thinking time – our regular crossword

Edinburgh Life – Issue 34 July/August 2015

Issue 34



Features

--- Duddingston Village – a dappled Eden
--- Portobello – in its pomp as a 1950s holiday resort
--- Life in the Garden – How arty is your garden?
--- Elements – Edinburgh’s celebration of precious metals
--- Photography of Victorian Edinburgh at National Museum
--- Inchcolm island – ‘Iona of the east’
--- International Festival – some events not to be missed
--- The Book Festival – 800 authors at Charlotte Square Gardens!
--- Rosebank remembrance – Edinburgh salutes the 216
--- Arthur’s Seat reveals some of its secrets
--- Discovering Canongate’s closes
--- Concours of Elegance – classic cars at Palace of Holyrood
--- Residential Property – market comment by Peter Lyell of Savills

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun things to do this summer

Food and Drink

--- Les Clefs d’Or – Hospitality in the city
--- Johnnie Walker Blue Label, Scotch Malt Whisky Society
--- Glenfiddich at Edinburgh castle and Foodies Festival in Inverleith

Society

--- SANDS Midsummer Ball at the Balmoral Hotel
--- AGA celebrates new showroom at Drumsheugh Place
--- 215 mile walk raises £300,000 for Parkinson’s research
--- Lady Provost hosts an afternoon tea for Rock Trust
--- Royal Scots Club remembers Gretna Rail Disaster

Edinburgh Life – Issue 33 May/June 2015

Issue 33



Features

--- Waterloo Bicentenary - commemorating Wellington’s famous victory
--- Gardening Scotland 2015 – a floral extravaganza
--- Life in the Garden – what sort of gardener are you?
--- A taste of honey – Beekeeping in Edinburgh and the Lothians
--- Escape to the country – the beautiful Borders
--- Leith’s blackest day – The Gretna Rail Disaster
--- Insanitary Edinburgh – dirt, disease and death in Victorian Edinburgh
--- Royal Highland Show 2015 – the best of Scotland
--- The Union Canal – everyone should enjoy it!
--- Eccentric Flamingoes – it’s cricket, but not as we know it!
--- Edinburgh’s Marathon Festival – get involved
--- Forth Rail Bridge – engineering masterpiece
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Richard Loudon of Simpson & Marwick

What’s On

--- We suggest 10 fun things to do as summer approaches

Food and Drink

--- Page 48 Skerries Restaurant and the Secret Herb Garden
--- Page 49 Cuckoo’s Bakery, One Square Gin, Dalmahoy Marriott and Whisky & Gin Cruise

Society

--- Page 10 Private Bank Brown Shipley hosts presentation at the Balmoral
--- Page 10 Art in Healthcare exhibition at St Mary’s Cathedral
--- Page 16 Sheraton Grand hosts lunch in aid of Maggie’s Edinburgh
--- Page 30 RSNO Gala Ball at Prestonfield
--- Page 36 Vettriano paintings on show at Charlie Miller
--- Page 44 SocieTEA at the Waldorf Astoria

Edinburgh Life – Issue 32 Mar/Apr 2015

Issue 32



Features

--- Morningside – A great place for a leisurely stroll
--- North Berwick in full bloom this spring
--- North Berwick welcomes back Henry Scott Tuke paintings
--- Your garden – make it pretty and productive
--- The Merchant Company of Edinburgh
--- Secret symbolism - The art of the Jacobites
--- Remembering the Zeppelin raids on the city in 1916
--- Henry Kondracki’s ‘Three Cities’ exhibition at the Scottish Gallery
--- Mapping Edinburgh – through the centuries
--- Edinburgh means business – a round up of some great success stories
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Willie Hunter of Hunters Residential

Food and Hospitality

--- Number One at the Balmoral unveils an elegant new look
--- Riparian Rooms open
--- Village Urban Resorts opens new hotel in Edinburgh
--- Mark Greenaway teams up with Nairn’s

Society

--- Art4X exhibition and sale raises funds for Patrick Wild Centre
--- Friday Club exhibition at Scottish Arts Club
--- Sausage Dog lovers unite – at Napier Interiors!
--- Annual Edinburgh Burns Club Dinner at Royal Burgess
--- Investec hosts its Vision 2015 seminars
--- Royal Scots Club hosts a brace of Burns suppers

Edinburgh Life – Issue 31 Jan/Feb 2015

Issue 31



Features

--- King George V Park – amazing hidden history
--- Murrayfield celebrates 90th anniversary
--- Holiday 2015. Take a wonderful river cruise
--- Robert Louis Stevenson Poetry Trail in Colinton
--- Riddle’s Court – hidden Old Town gem
--- Scottish War Art – a celebration
--- The Bridges of Edinburgh – 532 of them!
--- Braids Indicator unveiled
--- Linlithgow Loch – lovely circular walk
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Maurice Allan of Lindsays
--- Gardening – enjoy your garden from the warmth of your house!

Food and Hospitality

--- Cosy pubs with glowing fires – beat those winter blues!

Society

--- Wooden Spoon 30th Anniversary Dinner at Prestonfield House
--- Rotary reception at Festival of Remembrance
--- Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce Awards
--- Fashion Show at Royal Scots Club
--- High Constables of Edinburgh Annual Dinner
--- Wojtek Memorial Trust reception at John Hope Gateway

Edinburgh Life – Issue 30 Nov/Dec 2014

Issue 30



Features

--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Max Mills of Rettie
--- Autumn from Blackford Hill
--- Forth Road Bridge celebrates 50th
--- Remembering the Great War at the Scottish Portrait Gallery
--- The road to Le Cateau – A WW1 pilgrimage
--- Palladian splendour at Penicuik House
--- Alexander McCall Smith shares his enduring his love for Edinburgh
--- A good read – some book suggestions for the festive season
--- Christmas Gift Guide – some novel stocking fillers
--- Loretto’s link with the Christmas Truce of 1914
--- Antiques, valuations and late year auctions
--- The legend of the Saltire
--- South American cuisine at Las Iguanas
--- Jacobean Banquet at Dalhousie Castle
--- Old Bags raise £539,000 for Princes Trust while having lunch!
--- Patrons of National Galleries bid Titians farewell
--- Queen’s Award at Joint Chambers Lunch
--- Edinburgh World Heritage Trust hosts reception at Bonhams
--- Penicuik House re-opened by Duke of Gloucester
--- Sir Malcolm Rifkind at Bonnetmakers and Dyers annual dinner

Edinburgh Life – Issue 29 Sept/Oct 2014

Issue 29



Features

--- A day at the Commonwealth Games
--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Edward Douglas-Home from Knight Frank
--- Arthur Watson – President of the Royal Scottish Academy
--- Our Floral City - Edinburgh competes in Entente Florale Europe
--- Glorious Gifford – East Lothian gem of a village
--- Sir Walter Scott – architect of our national identity
--- Gleneagles celebrates 90th and hosts the Ryder Cup
--- Scottish Diaspora Tapestry at St Mary’s Cathedral
--- American Impressionists at Modern Two in Belford Road
--- Selling collections at auction - Lyon and Turnbull know how
--- Fairtade City – Edinburgh celebrates 10th anniversary
--- John Buchan – The man from Broughton who wrote The Thirty- Nine Steps
--- Cramond Island – a super walk but watch the tides!
--- Antiques, valuations and early autumn auctions
--- Coffee in the City – Six great cafes for a proper cup of coffee
--- Macmillan Art Show at Bonhams in Queen Street
--- Stephanie Flanders at Princes Trust Financial Lunch
--- Victoria Crowe at Scottish Gallery’s Festival Exhibition.
--- Fireworks at Virgin Money Lounge!
--- Books, but not as you know them, at McNaughtan’s Bookshop

--- To be won! - 25 pairs of tickets to Edinburgh Art Fair
--- To be won! - 12 pairs of tickets to Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show

Edinburgh Life – Issue 28 July/August 2014

Issue 28



Features

--- Residential Property – Market Comment by Blair Stewart from Strutt and Parker
--- Queen’s Baton Relay in Midlothian
--- Edinburgh’s WWI Drill Halls
--- Commemorative Poppy Field at the Royal Botanic Garden
--- Garden Art – Local artists featured at New Hopetoun Gardens
--- Qatar and beyond! – new air route opens up Asia and Australasia
--- The Art of Golf – Summer exhibition at National Art Gallery
--- Festival Theatre celebrates 20th but has a much longer heritage
--- Victoria Crowe at the Scottish Gallery
--- Falkland Village – A perfect away day
--- International Festival – Culture and Conflict and the James Plays
--- Book Festival – Authors debate the Great War and the Scotland’s Future
--- Holiday Reading – some suggestions for summer reading
--- Antiques, valuations and summer auctions
--- Supercars on the Mound – Gumball 3000 comes to Edinburgh
--- Drinking Alfresco – Six of the Editor’s favourite watering holes
--- Spire Murrayfield celebrates 30th Anniversary
--- Heriot’s honours Andy Irvine and welcomes Lord Carey
--- 60th birthday celebrations for Eric von Ibler
--- Funds for Art Room at Dundas Castle
--- St Denis Old Girls celebrates school’s centenary
--- Gavin Hastings comperes Leuchie House’s Ascot Gold Cup tea
--- Glamour and sunshine at Musselburgh Races
--- Win £100 voucher to spend at New Hopetoun Gardens
--- Win tickets to visit Britannia
--- Win tickets for World Heritage Bus Tour

Edinburgh Life – Issue 27 May/June 2014

Issue-27



Features

--- Residential Property – Market Comment from Ben Fox of Savills
--- Knights in the Canongate – celebrating the Order of St John
--- Innovative Edinburgh – a focus on some local business initiatives
--- The Edinburgh Award – Richard Demarco joins a select group
--- East Lothian Garden Trail – 10 gardens to enjoy this June
--- Gardening Scotland 2014 at Ingliston – A gardener’s dream
--- A Capital View –The art of Edinburgh at the City Art Centre
--- The peerless watches of Jaeger-LeCoultre
--- House of the Binns – Home to the Dalyells for over 400 years
--- Royal Highland Show 2014 – a feast of rural riches
--- Antiques, valuations and early summer auctions
--- Titian at the National Gallery
--- Spring lunch at The Roxburghe’s George Street Bar and Grill.
--- Edinburgh Rugby Oldies tuck in at Inverleith
--- Usher Hall centenary celebrations
--- Reception to honour Richard Demarco
--- Balfour and Manson host reception at Bonhams
--- Brown Shipley hosts presentation at Balmoral
--- Champagne and canapes at George Street Bar and Grill
--- Nomads Tent raises funds for Syrian crisis
--- Friends of the RSA annual dinner
--- Win tickets to Gardening Scotland 2014 and Royal Highland Show 2014
--- Five copies of A Capital View to be won
--- Get the picture! – you’ve seen it in Edinburgh Life, now buy a print

 

Edinburgh Life - Issue 26 Mar/Apr 2014

Issue-26



Features

--- Residential Property – focus on Morningside by Willie Hunter of Hunters Residential
--- Angela Constance MSP – a Minister on a mission!
--- Spring arrives in Princes Street Gardens
--- Burgh Beautiful – Linlithgow shortlisted for Britain in Bloom award
--- Victoria Street – the most colour street in Edinburgh and an oasis of retail therapy!
--- Botanics nostalgia – photo archive highlights history of horticulture at RGBE
--- Next of Kin – new exhibition highlights how families at home coped during WW1
--- Lest we forget – Editor Peter Bourhill researches his grandfather’s WW1 activities
--- The Usher Hall – celebrating a century of entertainment
--- The Cameo – a century of cinema on Home Street
--- River Esk Walk in rural Midlothian
--- Antiques, valuations and spring auctions
--- Mammoths at the Museum – get nose to tusk with these huge creatures.
--- The perfect Sunday roast. Paul Wedgwood shares his recipe with us.
--- Gastrofest at Science Festival, afternoon tea at Samovar and cocktails and curry!
--- Rabbie’s Girls at Balmoral raises vital cash for Royal Blind
--- Wealth and investment manager Investec unveils its vision for 2014.
--- Burns at Royal Burgess – Edinburgh Burns Club celebrates the Bard

 

Edinburgh Life - Issue 25 Jan/Feb 2014

Issue-25



Features

--- Residential Property – Market comment from Richard Loudon of Simpson & Marwick
--- Swimming down memory lane – Portobello ‘Baths’ re-visited.
--- Share your garden – Edinburgh Garden Partners shows you how
--- Robert Louis Stevenson statue unveiled at Colinton
--- Walking the Water of Leith (Part 3) – Balerno to Spylaw Park, Colinton.
--- JD Fergusson at Modern Two
--- George Watson’s boys win Brewin Dolphin rugby double.
--- The new Burns Encyclopaedia – a unique insight on The Bard
--- The new Edinburgh McGonagall club – may it last for a very, very, very long time!
--- Get fit in 2014 – The Nordic Walking way
--- Tea Story. In search of the perfect cup of tea
--- Cocktails and cracking food at Juniper and Twenty
--- Cushion sale raises cash for Art Room in Wester Hailes
--- Money for Macmillan. Charity art show raises much needed funds
--- Warrender Baths Club celebrates its 125th anniversary
--- Royal Scots Club hosts LK Bennett fashion show in aid of Poppy Scotland
--- Princess Royal attends Zoo Centenary celebrations at National Museum
--- Scottish Book Awards at Lennoxlove

Edinburgh Life - Issue 24 Nov/Dec 2013

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Features

--- Residential Property – Market comment from Matthew Munro of Knight Frank
--- Alistair Moffatt remembers Flodden at St Giles’
--- Botanic Cottage to be rebuilt at Inverleith
--- First Citizen of Edinburgh – In conversation with Lord Provost Donald Wilson
--- Walking the Water of Leith (Part 2) – Colinton to Bells Mills.
--- Christmas Gift Guide – some novel gift ideas
--- Jamie Primrose: ‘Reflections on a city’. Exhibition at Dovecot Studios
--- The rise and rise of Innis and Gunn
--- Andrew Carnegie – the legacy of the world’s first modern philanthropist
--- Six cosy city pubs
--- Good reasons to visit The Balmoral Hotel and The Roxburghe
--- Stewart’s Melville College celebrates 40 years of togetherness
--- Flodden Service reception at the Signet Library
--- Edinburgh Connections mix business with pleasure at Chaophraya in Castle Street
--- Wellbeing of Women fund raising lunch at Merchants’ Hall
--- New season party at Lyceum
--- Minister of St Giles’ retirement reception at Prestonfield House

Edinburgh Life - Issue 23 Sept/Oct 2013

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Features

--- Residential Property – Market comment from Maurice Allan of Lindsays
--- Diana Allen – New President of the Scottish Arts Club
--- Historic Corstorphine Village – A hidden gem
--- Doors Open 2013 – 127 establishments open their doors to the public
--- Golden Autumn at Dawyck Botanic Garden
--- Stitches in Time. The Great Tapestry of Scotland
--- The Royal Scots Club - Princess Royal visits Abercromby Place
--- Walking the Water of Leith – from Bells Mills to Leith.
--- Peter Doig : No Foreign Lands. Major new exhibition from Edinburgh born artist
--- Scottish pearls with provenance hitting peak prices!
--- Rosslyn Chapel – restored to former glory
--- Royal Overseas League celebrates restoration of 100 Princes Street
--- Bonhams welcomes guests for private viewing
--- Fiona Bruce and BBC Antiques Roadshow at National Gallery of Modern Art
--- Hopetoun Town and Country Fair!

Edinburgh Life - Issue 22 July/Aug 2013

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Features

--- Residential Property – Market comment from Max Mills of Rettie
--- Wild about the Zoo! – Edinburgh Zoo celebrates centenary
--- John McEnroe at Brodies’ Champions of Tennis in Raeburn Place
--- Perfect Portmore! A beautiful Peeblesshire garden
--- Open Season – In anticipation of four glorious days of golf at Muirfield
--- The 18th at Muirfied. Pretty as a picture!
--- Chic and Elegance at Hopetoun Town and Country Fair
--- A Good Holiday Read. Eclectic selection of books with Edinburgh links.
--- I belong to… the musings of a naturalised Edinburgh woman!
--- Panmure House - The road to restoration for Adam Smith’s home
--- Scottish Silver – worth a closer look
--- Wojtek – Edinburgh salutes the Polish soldier bear!
--- Saluting Iain Banks
--- Debating Independence at The Edinburgh International Book Festival
--- Edinburgh People’s Theatre celebrates 55th year at The Fringe
--- Royal Scottish Academy’s Annual Exhibition party
--- Brown Shipley’s sponsors race at Kelso

Edinburgh Life - Issue 21 May/Jun 2013

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Features

--- Residential Property – Market comment from Peter Lyell of Savills
--- Cramond Through Time – The changing face of Edinburgh’s coastal gem
--- SJ Peploe at the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art Two
--- Private Gardens opening to the public during May and June
--- Bus Nostalgia – a century of Edinburgh’s public transport
--- Motoring like a Millionaire - prestige cars for all!
--- Itihaas Bangladeshi Restaurant in Dalkeith
--- Magic Moments at The Lothian Red Cross Ball
--- Record prices raised at Lyon and Turnbull’s mock auction!
--- The Spring Lunch at the Balmoral, in aid of SkillForce Scotland
--- Sportsman’s Charity Dinner at Prestonfield House
--- The Claret Jug comes to the Royal Scots Club

Edinburgh Life - Issue 20 Mar/Apr 2013

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Features

--- Residential Property – Market comment from Strutt and Parker’s Blair Stewart
--- Spring in our Parks and Gardens – Daffofils and Cherry Blossom
--- 1960s Edinburgh – A nostalgic look at the city of 50 years ago
--- Gardening – Planting for sustained summer colour
--- Britain in Bloom 2013 – Edinburgh and North Berwick both shortlisted finalists
--- Bartholomew maps exhibition at National Library
--- Bonhams’ young auctioneers
--- Horse Driving Trials at Hopetoun House
--- Johann Lamont – A powerful political force.
--- Joan Eardley’s work celebrated at the Scottish Gallery
--- Money – planning your portfolio in these uncertain times
--- Edinburgh’s International Science Festival celebrates 25 years
--- The City salutes Greyfriars Bobby
--- David Livingstone exhibition at the National Museum
--- Training your city dog –local expert Max Muir explains.
--- Learn to bake your own bread.
--- Field – a super little restaurant
--- Burns Supper at Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory
--- Sir Malcolm Rifkind at the annual Edinburgh Burns Club dinner

Edinburgh Life - Issue 19 Jan/Feb 2013

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Features

--- Excellent Edinburgh! Local businesses win awards
--- The Borders Railway – The Waverley Line reborn
--- Museums and Galleries celebrate city roots and plan WW1 commemorations
--- Royal Botanic Garden wins 5 star accolade
--- Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society plans for Spring Flower Show
--- When Robert Burns met Walter Scott at Sciennes Hill House
--- The Scotch Whisky Experience
--- Margo MacDonald – An Independent Woman
--- 75 Years of The Dandy
--- Shape up with Gyrotonic in York Place
--- Get fit – get on your bike!
--- Training your dog. Minimise that bark! Part 2
--- Slow Food
--- Quality dining at Whighams in Hope Street
--- Japanese Emperor’s birthday celebrations at Merchants’ Hall
--- Inverleith Art Group raises funds for Seagull Trust
--- Sir Rocco Forte joins guests to celebrate Balmoral’s 110th birthday

Edinburgh Life - Issue 18 Nov/Dec 2012

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Features

--- The Caledonian Hotel – Waldorf Astoria comes to Edinburgh
--- Malaysian Glasshouse Trail at the Botanics
--- St Giles’ Choir – 50 years of song
--- City salutes Sir Chris Hoy and our London 2012 athletes
--- Edinburgh Life’s Christmas Gift Guide
--- A Good Read this Christmas
--- McGonagall – The World’s worst poet
--- Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
--- Burke and Hare – the city’s mass murderers
--- Growing up in 1950’s Edinburgh. Part 3
--- The Polymath from Penicuik
--- Training your dog. Minimise that bark!
--- Winter Supper Recipes
--- Kirsty Young and Eve Pollard at Merchants’ Hall
--- David Campese at Prestonfield House Hotel
--- Rotary Club of Edinburgh celebrates centenary

Edinburgh Life - Issue 17 Sept/Oct 2012

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South Queensferry – far more than its bridges
Autumn in the Garden
Five Decades of Edinburgh through the lens of Doug Corrance
Edinburgh Life’s Independent School’s Guide 2012
A Good Read – suggestions for autumn reading
Sheer Opulence! The Northern Belle at Waverley
From Law to the Loom – we talk to Dovecot Studio’s David Weir
Union Canal. Lots to see between Fountainbridge and Ratho
St Bernard’s Well
Doors Open 2012 - 121 venues open their doors to the public
How to stop your dog from pulling on the leash
Food, Eating Out and Hospitality




Edinburgh Life - Issue 16 July/Aug 2012

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Olympic Flame wafts through Eskbank
Mind yer tung! – keeping the Scots language alive
Dickens and his Edinburgh links
Gardening – Grow you own vegetables
Perfect Picnics - and where to enjoy them
Growing up in post War Edinburgh - Part 2
Scottish Cup Final 2012 – An all Edinburgh affair!
Life anew in Italy – An uplifting short story
Edinburgh World Heritage Tour – New for 2012
Weaving the Century –Dovecot Studios celebrates centenary
Wedding Album – we feature Capital newlyweds
Great Stuff! Taxidermy in a new light
My Edinburgh Life - with Karen Dawson
Training your dog – Maxwell Mills tells you how
Grand design – the revolutionary new walking stick
Jonathan Mills – Edinburgh Festival Director in celebratory mood!
Food, Eating Out and Hospitality




Edinburgh Life - Issue 15 May/June 2012

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Craigmillar Castle - An unsung gem
Hopetoun Horse Trials - The next best thing to the Olympics
Ian Rushbrook - The man who predicted the financial crash
Gardening Scotland 2012 at Ingliston
Kinloch Anderson - a great Edinburgh company
Royal Highland Show 2012 at Ingliston
Growing up in post-war Edinburgh
Enjoying Edinburgh with your toddler
World record attempt at the Perth Kilt Run
Racing glamour - The Edinburgh Cup at Musselburgh Races
Understanding your dog!
Beating Insomnia
Doug Corrance's Edinburgh
Recipes from Mark Greenaway
Remembering the Falklands
Brown Shipley celebrates new office opening
25th Anniversary Party for Edinburgh dental practice




Edinburgh Life - Issue 14 March/April 2012

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The Bonham, Edinburgh's timeless contemporary
Restaurant- win dinner for two!
To Edinburgh with love-The paper sculptures
South Leith Parish Church- a historic gem
Scotland's Garden Scheme-beautiful gardens to visit this summer
Get out and Garden-Win a £50 voucher for Hopetoun Gardens
Spring on a shoestring- decorate for less
Great local farm Shops on your doorstep
Earl Haig - The painter
Joanna Trollope- win her latest novel




Edinburgh Life - Issue 13 January/February 2012

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The Pandas are here!
Robert Burns in Edinburgh
Chinese New year
Snowdrop walks
The famous Oyster Club
The Craigentinny Marbles
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Edinburgh schools rugby triumphs again!




Edinburgh Life - Issue 12 November/December 2011

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Alexander McCall Smith's
Christmas letters
Bruntsfield Links Golf Club
celebrates it's 50th year anniversary
The Iconic Edinburgh Police box
Countdown to Christmas and relax
Pete Irvine-Scotland the Best
Stocking filler books
Talking Turkey with the local butcher.




Edinburgh Life - Issue 11 September/October 2011

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National Museum Opens
Independent Schools Guide
Adam Smith
East Lothian Coastal Walk
Early Autumn Auctions
Coffee with Lord Hopetoun
Doors Open Day 2011
The Weem Witch
Edinburgh Sports Club's 75th




Edinburgh Life - Issue 10 July/August 2011

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Swanston, A Picture Perfect Village
Alex Salmond & Albert Reynolds at the New Club
Happy Birthday Duke of Edinburgh!
International Festival & Fringe Guide
Barry Cryer - Master Comic
Danube Street, A Colourful Past
A New Broom at Tattoo
Martin Wishart's Summer Recipes




Edinburgh Life - Issue 9 May/June 2011

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Bo'ness Steam Railway
The New Town An Architectural Gem
Choir of the Year, Edinburgh Academy Celebrates
David Hume A Giant of Philosophy
Edinburgh School's Rugby Experience
Royal Highland Show Preview
Meadows Festival
Gardening Scotland
Early Summer Auctions




Edinburgh Life - Issue 8 March/April 2011

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Stately Grandeur of Newhailes
Spring at the Botanics
Hidden Gem Bookshops
Ceilidh Culture, Toe Tapping Entertainment!
Science Festival, Here With a Bang!
Beltane Lighting up Calton Hill
Napiers 150 Years of Herbalisim
Harp Festival's 30th Anniversary
East Lothian Children's Author
Alexander McCall Smith's The Okavango Macbeth




Edinburgh Life - Issue 7 January/February 2011

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City Snowdrop Drops
Skiing at Hillend
Dominion, Classic Cinema
Robert Burns and the Edinburgh Connection
Shopping Nostalgia - Edinburgh's Shops Past and Present
Make a Bid! Visit and Edinburgh Auction Room
Health Spas
Scottish Arts Club at Rutland Square
Morningside or Leith?




Edinburgh Life - Issue 6 November/December 2010

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Richard Demarco Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy
St Giles Renaissance
Red Deer at Beecraigs Country Park
Christmas at the Botanics
Scotland's Poppy Factory
Morningside Lights
Auction Rooms
Chocolate Heaven in Bruntsfield
Water of Leith Walk




Edinburgh Life - Issue 5 September/October 2010

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Stockbridge
Independent Schools Guide
Classic City Interiors
Royal Yacht Britannia
Royal Burgess 275th Birthday
Historic Calton Hill
Halloween Horrors!
Doors Open Day 2010




Edinburgh Life - Issue 4 July/August 2010

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North Berwick
Edinburgh Book Festival
Edinburgh International Festival
One O'Clock Gun Audience with Festival Director, Jonathan Mills
Royal Caley Allotment
Grand Hotel Afternoon Teas
Waverley, Edinburgh's Railway Icon
Alexander McCalls Smith's Scotland Street




Edinburgh Life - Issue 3 May/June 2010

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Cramond
George Herio'ts 350th Anniversary
Gardening Scotland
International Film Festival
Cricket at the Grange
Royal Highland Show
Tango in the City
Coffee with Tom Kitchin
Edinburgh Marathon




Edinburgh Life - Issue 2 Spring 2010

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Spring at the Royal Botanic Garden
Drumsheugh Baths Club
Demarco's Lost Edinburgh
Musselburgh Races
Eating out at Champany & The Canny Man's
Aberlady Country House
Hidden City Gardens




Edinburgh Life - Issue 1 Winter 2009/10

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Lunch with Richard Demarco
Old Craig House
Newhaven
Scottish Mining Museum
Breakfast at the Botanics




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