Tag : Edinburgh

Features | Pulling up the curtain: Behind the scenes of the Edinburgh Festival

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By Ruby Lott-Lavigna and Brigitte Phillips Photo Credit: Toby Mather The Edinburgh Festival is one of the most important cultural events in the United Kingdom, a behemoth that almost completely takes over the city for the month of August, and features some of the biggest names in entertainment. However, what … Read More

Sport | Leeds women's lacrosse clinch Premier promotion

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The University of Leeds women’s lacrosse 1st team have earned promotion into the BUCS Premier North league after beating Warwick and Edinburgh in the final playoffs held on April 29 and 30. The promotion comes following an incredible season for the team, which culminated in a 29-0 victory over Warwick … Read More

Film | Sunshine on Leith – The Scottish Answer to Mamma Mia!

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4/5 Stars Sunshine on Leith is marketed as the feel-good film of the year. It has been described with words like ‘sprightly’ and ‘unabashed’ and rightly so. It’s the Scottish answer to Mamma Mia!; the same sugar coated, cheery qualities which are an ameliorating antidote to the onset of another … Read More

Blogs | My Tropical Fringe

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Watermelons don’t normally aggravate me. I have nothing against their tropical plump pips; as a matter of fact, I regard them as one of the most loving and docile fruits around. But in Edinburgh, a shop named “Real Food” has smeared its reputation with a display window adorned with plastic … Read More

Books | EdBookFest: MaddAddam Launch with Margaret Atwood and Claire Armistead

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EdBookFest | Margaret Atwood and Claire Armistead – MaddAddam Launch Yesterday saw Margaret Atwood officially launch ‘MaddAddam’ in conversation with Guardian and Observer Books Editor Claire Armistead, and they discussed both the book and the trilogy that it completes. Along with ‘Oryx and Crake’ and ‘The Year of The Flood’, ‘MaddAddam’ rounds of … Read More

Saracens Soar in the Heineken Cup

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University of Leeds graduate Andrew Belt reports on Saracens’s impressive outings in the Heineken Cup, and the club’s exciting future, for Leeds students starved of elite rugby union in the city… Sunday marked the last outing in Watford for St Albans’s best sports club before they move to Barnet next week. Confused? … Read More

Snowriders impress in Edinburgh

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  Author: John Wayte   After a long coach journey through the night to Edinburgh, Friday morning kicked off with the men’s and women’s slalom at 8.30am. With hundreds of men and women competing, only the fastest 30 men and women qualified for their second run and despite feeling pretty … Read More