to Aug 28

LENNON ART GALLERY 7+ Art Exhibition (7 artists) - The Contemporary Figure

7 specially selected artists share their unique vision and passion for the contemporary figure in Stockbridge Festival Exhibition, including: 

  • Ingrid Nilsson
  • Mel Roy
  • Mary Trodden
  • Shelagh Atkinson
  • Joyce Gunn-Cairns
  • Caroline Campbell
  • +Alan Lennon

Mon-Sat 11-6pm

Sun 1-4pm

83 Henderson Row, Edinburgh EH3 5BE

About Lennon-Art



Lennon Art Gallery
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to Aug 25

ORIGINS - Fringe Show by Animikii Theatre @Zoo

Origins is the untold story of the world’s first murderer.

After murdering his brother, in cold blood, we meet Cain living out his life exiled from his homeland.  Afflicted by his memories and haunted by figures from the past, Cain must now retrace his steps back to Eden in pursuit of answers.  ORIGINS is a psychological thriller that plunges into the heart of darkness where movement, sound and rhythm fuse to create a physically pulsating stage adventure.  Journey into the landscapes of both dream and reality and confront life’s primeval questions of faith, death and immortality.

Preview 4 & 5 Aug

Performances on 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24 and 25 Aug

Venue - Zoo (Venue 124)

  • Adults £10
  • Concessions £8
  • Preview £6

Tickets or Tel: 0131 662 6892

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to Aug 27

ALPHA ART - Ron Lawson Exhibition

Ron Lawson Exhibition at Alpha Art

Alpha Art Gallery is delighted to present a collection of the latest original paintings and prints by Ron Lawson, an artist widely regarded as Scotland’s most distinctive contemporary painter. His unique and remarkable representation of the remote and majestic Scottish scenery has gained him an extraordinary reputation in the UK and abroad. Born in 1960, Lawson spent his early years on a farm in Midlothian, before moving to the art studio of publishers in Dundee, where he developed his exceptionally individual style. His work is now highly sought after, with a large waiting list for his original pieces.

Preview, 4 Aug, 5.30-8pm, exhibition until 27 Aug

Met Ron Lawson over a glass of vino while admiring his beautiful pieces

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to Aug 22

SOUNDING - Modern Studies & Lomond Campbell with Pumkinseeds Chamber Orchestra (20-22 Aug)

Modern Studies and Lomond Campbell with the Pumpkinseeds Chamber Orchestra

Two of the most progressive and highly regarded new Scottish acts will present their unique brand of lyrical landscape pop at SOUNDING at the Edinburgh Fringe.  Sets by Modern Studies and Lomond Campbell will be accompanied by intricate arrangements played by renowned string section The Pumpkinseeds, with additional brass and voices, in what promises to be a spectacle of contemporary indie talent.

After the success of debut album Swell to Great (★★★★ MOJO (#19 best LP of 2016), ★★★★ Scotsman, ★★★★ List), Modern Studies will present – for the first time – material from their ambitious follow-up LP (to be released early 2018 on Fire Records).

Lomond Campbell’s string-laden album Black River Promise (★★★★ 'sumptuous, romantic strings' Scotsman, ★★★★ ‘the arrangements are superlative’ Record Collector, ★★★★ List) will be presented in its entirety (to be re-released later this year by Heavenly Recordings)

There will be a bar run by the Glad Cafe, and to mark the occasion Triassic Tusk is releasing a limited edition, double A side, 7” vinyl single of the two acts covering each other’s music:


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7:00pm 7:00pm

LIFECARE - Fundraising Ceilidh

LifeCare Ceilidh

LifeCare is holding a ceilidh to celebrate the refurbishment of their hall. It is a big thank you to everyone who voted for them last year in the Aviva Community Fund which made it possible to qualify for the £25,000.  As well as having a new sprung floor to dance on there will also be a new roof, ceiling  and lighting to add to the ambience

  • Science Ceilidh band will be playing
  • Interval act The Kitschenettes
  • Local, organic bar with hot food and snacks
  • Raffle with fabulous prizes
  • Fun games

Tickets from £4

Click here for tickets. 

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to Aug 16

THERE WAS A SOLDIER - Stockbridge Church (Fringe Venue 317) - 2for1 Tickets

There was a soldier

Another chance to see the 2016 acclaimed show "There was a Soldier...". This is the story of the young men who enlisted with great enthusiasm to defend their country in WW1, told through music, song, poetry and humour. Hear about their experiences, about McCrae's Battalion (Hearts FC), and The Scottish War Hospitals at home and abroad.

  • 3pm, 7pm 15 Aug 
  • 3pm, 7pm, 16 Aug 
  • £12 Adult 
  • £10 Concession 
  • Stockbridge Church (Venue 317)

2for1 tickets

Click for 2for1 tickets at 3pm, 7pm 15 Aug 

WIN a pair of tickets, click here to enter. 

Powerful and poignant.

The cast drew you in. You could feel the emotion of the times.

Excellent, well constructed.
— Fiona Hyslop Minister of Culture, Rev. John Cowie, Ali Gibson BFBS
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to Aug 12


As Bessy, the young Scottish double bass, sets of on her travels, YOU are invited to share in her adventures and meet her friends who are appearing LIVE with her!  Experience a wide variety of musical instruments up close and join in with them as we tell you Bessy’s story!”



  • Suitable for all children up to age 12
  • 11-12 Aug @11am
  • Fringe Venue 317, Stockbridge Church 

Tickets are available from the Fringe Box Office

  • Adult £10
  • Conc £8
  • Family £7.50
  • Under 2s FREE 

WIN a pair of tickets, click here

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to Aug 17

GEORGE MEWES - Tastings with cheese expert guest, Phoebe Weller, 16-17 Aug, BYOB

Get Inspired ...

Join George Mewes at one of their  cheese tasting events during August, with cheese expert guest, as featured in The Scotsman, Phoebe Weller from The Roving Fromagiere.

9, 10, 16 & 17 Aug, starting at 6.30pm


  • BYOB
  • £15 
  • Limited Number of Tickets - email name & date of event interested to reserve your place
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7:00pm 7:00pm

JOHN MONTGOMERY STRING BAND - Stockbridge Church (Fringe Venue 317) - 2for1 Tickets

Stockbridge Church - Adult - £6 instead of £12 - Concession - £3.50 instead of £7 - Family - £15 instead of £30 (2 adults & 2 U18's)

Stockbridge Church

- Adult - £6 instead of £12

- Concession - £3.50 instead of £7

- Family - £15 instead of £30

(2 adults & 2 U18's)

The band feature multi-stringed instrumentalists playing original music and songs in the folk/country rock genre. Fresh from their Scottish concerts and featuring two inspiring albums – Walking Home (shortlisted at Scottish Music Awards) and newly released Falkland Hill. Singer-songwriter John Montgomery on piano and guitar, very ably accompanied by the talented May Halyburton on double bass, Max Baillie on guitars/banjo/mandolin, Joanna Stark on fiddle and cello, Duncan Smith on percussion and Graeme Watt (sound engineer and additional keyboards). An evening of compelling songs and local stories featuring this coastline and the lives that touch it.

Click here for 2for1 Tickets. 

  • Bar open from 7pm
  • Show starts at 8pm

WIN a pair of tickets, click here to enter. 

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1:00pm 1:00pm

MUSIC DIASPORA - Stockbridge Church (Fringe Venue 317) - 2for1 tickets

Music Diaspora

Internationally acclaimed British/Syrian musicians Waseem Kotoub (piano) and Ayman Jarjour (guitar) in concert, accompanied by a visual display of Syria before and after the war. Programme includes themes of immigration, acquired cultures and music around the world. Both musicians studied and lived in numerous countries. Waseem graduated from the Royal Academy of Music (London), performed in prestigious venues and festivals including Duke's Hall (London) and Tako Salon (Japan) and is juror at Osaka International Music Competition. Ayman studied at Juilliard and Madrid Conservatory. He has performed worldwide, both solo and with an orchestra, including at Carnegie Hall.

WIN a pair of tickets, click here to enter. 

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to Aug 6

FOODIES FESTIVAL Edinburgh - Over £500 worth of tickets to WIN, PLUS 30% off tickets (4-6 Aug)

The Uk's biggest food festival returns to Edinburgh's Inverleith Park 4, 5 and 6 August


  1. MasterChef Winner 2016 Jane Devonshire
  2. Great British Bake Off Judge Prue Leith
  3. Great British Menu Scotland Representative Michael Bremner 
  4. Michelin starred chefs Brian Grigor and Marcello Tully 
  5. Acclaimed local culinary talents like Mark Greenaway 
  6. Neil Forbes & Fraser Allen as they cook their signature recipes 


  • Feasting in the Street Food Avenue
  • Learning to bake in the Cake and Bake Theatre
  • Yoga with Lululemon
  • Afternoon tea in the Vintage Tea Tent
  • Wine, champagne and craft beer in the Drinks Theatre
  • Buying from local producers in the Artisan Market
  • Children's Cookery Theatre;
  • Live music
  • Entering the Chilli Eating Competition;
  • Refreshing cocktails from the Bar Bus and Pimms Teapot
  • Fun day out in the VIP area styled by Anthropologie

Click here to win tickets and click here for 30% off tickets. 

£500 worth of tickets to win, including VIPs, Inverleith Park (4-6 Aug)

£500 worth of tickets to win, including VIPs, Inverleith Park (4-6 Aug)

PLUS, Over £2,000 worth of Foodie / Wellbeing prizes to WIN. 

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YOGA'S GOT HOT - 4th Birthday Bake Off / Workshop Extravaganga - OVER 15% OFF TICKETS, Plus WIN 5 CLASSES

Yoga’s Got Hot is turning four! Four awesome years with so much growth and changes along the way.  The have organised a very special day at the studio to celebrate and hope you can join them.  The are offering four contrasting, 90min workshops, to offer something unique for everyone. 

Alongside yoga, they are inviting you to take part in our bake off. Please bake a small cake/cupcake for your chance to win a 5 Class card, valued at £50.  Your cake must be themed and include at least two of the following:

  1. Red
  2. Heart
  3. Four
  4. Vegan based

Team YGH will select a winner at the event. May the best yoga baker win. The birthday celebration day is themed on Love, happiness and joy.  After each workshop, you are invited to enjoy cake. 

Four themes: 

  1. Breath
  2. Asanas (postures)
  3. Bandas (body locks)
  4. Meditation

Whether you are completely new to yoga or want to strengthen the foundations, this workshop will take you back to the start.   This workshop incorporates four flows, (for each element), mainly concentrating on bringing fire into each sequence throughout, making this workshop powerful and re-energising, leaving you feeling perfectly balanced and sweaty.

Yoga’s Got Hot practices forms of Yoga in a heated environment and temperatures vary from 26°C-40C.

£15 or 2 for £25, instead of £30. Click here to book. 

  • Beginners 9-10.30am
  • Fire 11-1230pm (Advanced)
  • Yin Yang 1-2.30pm (Open to all)
  • Nedra & reiki 3-4.30pm (Open to all) 

4-8 Learmonth Avenue, Comely Bank, Edinburgh EH4 1DF

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GILLIAN DALGLIESH's Weight Loss Workshop with Hypnotherapy

This 5 Star One Day Workshop at the Village Hotel, Crewe Toll Road powerfully shifts outdated and negative beliefs about yourself and relationship with food.

I just weighed myself today and I have lost half a stone in the 3 weeks since I attended Gillian’s workshop. I am no longer attracted to the vending machines at work and I eat far healthily” Joy Fraser, Edinburgh.
— Joy Fraser, Edinburgh


Includes full use of hotel's leisure facilities:

  • Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Gym

Places limited to 8, so don't delay. 

Email to book your place. 

Gillian Dalgleish Weight Loss Workshpa

Gillian Dalgleish Weight Loss Workshpa


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to Jul 7

Summer holiday singing groups for primary school children at Lifecare

With a team of fully-qualified music teachers, Hanah Mack Music Tuition presents Summer Singers 2017. The summer holiday pop choir will be filled with games and musical warm ups and we will be singing along to all the best chart hits and your movie favourites. The team will be rehearsing all week, working towards a Friday afternoon showcase for family and friends.

  • P1 - P3  930am - 11am
  • P4 - P7  1130am - 1pm 

At - Lifecare

  • LIMITED spaces available in both groups
  • NO singing experience is necessary

Get your friends together and come along for a fun-filled week of music.

ONLY £5/day!

Please visit here or facebook for more information and do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.

Summer Singers 2017


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to Jun 11

Lemond Gallery - New Edinburgh Show

  • 20 Murrayfield Dive, Edinburgh EH12 6EB UK (map)
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The well established Lemond Gallery, based in Glasgow, are bringing their 'Summer Show' to Murrayfield, Edinburgh. Lemond have grown to represent 120 of the very best Contemporary Scottish Artists across all of the art genres.

View the fantastic artwork that will be featured here

9-11 June, 11am-5pm
20 Murrayfield Dive, Edinburgh EH12 6EB

All welcome.  

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6:30pm 6:30pm

Save the Royal High School - Fundraising Concert & Reception at Stockbridge Church

Fundraising event

The Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland - speaking for Scotland's buildings - aims to save the Royal High School with this fundraising event where the two world-class pianists Malcolm Martineau, Steven Osborne with the eminent soprano Lorna Anderson will perform works by Schubert and Beethoven.

  • Tickets £45, limited number of student tickets available for £10 (student ID required)
  • Includes wine and canapés after the concert
  • Stockbridge Parish Church 8 June, 6.30 pm and help save the Royal High School
  • For more information contact Sarah Pearce, 0131 557 0019,
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to May 28

Meet Scottish jewellery designer, Sheila Fleet at her Stockbridge gallery

Join leading Scottish jewellery designer, Sheila Fleet, at her Edinburgh Gallery in Stockbridge as she introduces her very latest designs and new enamel colours.  Sheila will be showcasing:

  • Brilliantly deep colours, bright and beautiful for Summer
  • High value designer rings with handset precious gemstones

Why not have your finger sized and a ring made to measure, specially for you. All Sheila's jewellery and rings are made to order in her Workshop by the sea in the Orkney Islands. 

Sheila is offering 10% off on all her silver & enamel, yellow, white and rose gold, palladium, platinum and diamond jewellery and rings during the event. This offer excludes the charitable Daisies but includes all her new designs and new enamel colours.

  • Fri 10am - 5.30pm
  • Sat 10am - 5.30pm
  • Sun 11am - 5pm (exclusive opening)

All welcome!

Click here for more information.

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to Jun 1

Chetty & Das Optometrists - 20% off Sunglasses, Exclusive 2017 Collection Preview

Launch event:  3-7pm, 25 May

  • Complimentary glass of fizz on arrival
  • Featuring Ray-Ban
  • Exclusive viewing of the 2017 collection 
  • Free Ray-Ban speaker with any Ray-Ban sunglasses purchased

Finale event:  3-7pm, 1 June

  • Joined by Maui Jim, Serengeti & Bolle & introducing Zeal 

Click here for more info. 

Email to book your personal consultation during the event. 

Chetty & Das Optometrist Sunglasses Event 2017



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Stress Management Workshop with Gillian Dalgliesh, PLUS free use of The Village Spa

How well are you managing the 'Stress in you Life'?

Are the stresses in your day-to-day life negatively affecting your:

  • Moods?
  • Sleeping?
  • Eating? 

This is a one day workshop on how to learn:

Effective Stress Management

21 May, 10am - 4pm @ The Village Hotel, Edinburgh 

Learn how to:

  • Identify your stress levels before they start to negatively impact your behaviours
  • Identify your stress responses
  • Learn perspective, balance, emotional strength strategies & control techniques

From 4pm, complimentary use of hotel's spa facilities, including: 

  • Pool 
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Gym 

Places limited to 10, and already filling, so early booking is advised.

£45 or 2 places for £80, click here to purchase and quote Stockbridge Local with your order number on your email to redeem with Gillian. 

Email or call 07593 082 349 for more information. 

Gillian Dalgliesh Stress Management Workshop




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Spoonful of Vintage Fair

A Spoonful of Vintage celebrates its 5th birthday with a fantastic line-up of hand-picked, authentic vintage traders. We have fabulous vintage fashion from the 1920s-1970s, jewellery, handbags and accessories, ceramics, glassware, homewares, collectables and furniture. They have a return visit from Vee-Tone Records, Scotland-based independent music label who specialise in releasing the best in roots music from the 40s to the 60s on vinyl including blues, rock 'n' roll, soul, rockabilly and early country. Enjoy their pop-up café courtesy of The Travelling Teapot with a selection of tasty treats and for your listening pleasure, a DJ set from legend of the rockin’ scene, Tojo. 

Stockbridge Church

This is one vintage fair not to be missed.

£1 entry on the door (children free) and includes vintage raffle. 




For further information email or call 07711 839 958



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6:30pm 6:30pm

Goya23 - up to 20% off Wine Tasting & Tapas, (£32 instead of £40 for 2)

Goya23 is a Wine & Sherry bar and shop. They have brought the best of Spain to Scotland: Iberico Cured Meats, Fine Wines, Cava, Sherry from the barrel, Craft Beers and many other Delicacies. Everything they serve in the bar is also available to take home from their gourmet shop. Come and enjoy their little corner of Spain in the heart of Stockbridge, Edinburgh. Click here for more info & to purchase tickets. 

Up to 20% off Wine Tasting & Tapas

Evening of Cava, Sherry, White Wine & Red Wine and Tapas to perfectly accompany each glass (4 glasses per person)

Limited numbers

  • 1 person £20
  • 2 people £32 (instead of £40)
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Laurel Gallery - 20% off Upholstery Workshop (£156 instead of £190)

Local art gallery displaying contemporary artwork from artists mainly based in Scotland. The gallery boasts an eclectic, exciting range of paintings from British artists plus limited edition giclee prints, ceramics, sculptures, glass art and jewellery.  The gallery runs furniture paint effect and technique workshops and is an official stockist of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™. Click here to obtain your tickets.  

20% off Take a Seat Upholstery Workshop (£156 instead of £195) - Limited Spaces 

Eleanor Spens will take you through the process of painting your chair and choosing fabric. Katy of Deco Ghetto Upholstery will guide you through how to professionally re-build a modern drop in dining seat pad, getting to know how to use appropriate tools and equipment to bring chair back to life (chair will be provided to you for keeping). This is the perfect project for a beginner with quick results from using modern materials. You will gain a basic understanding of the some of the processes involved in upholstery, leaving with a beautifully reupholstered and chalk painted chair. 

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9:00pm 9:00pm

Dry Edinburgh - Mocktails & or Table Tennis Tournament, 9 Feb - up to 40% off (from £10)

DRY is Edinburgh's first alcohol free pop-up bar in Stockbridge, Edinburgh, open until 28 Feb. They have a relaxed vibe where you can meet friends and share delicious food, drink and good conversation. Dog Friendly. Click here for more info about the Mocktails & or Table Tennis Tournament on 9 Feb and to to obtain tickets. 

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to Sep 30

Stockbridge Local raise funds for LifeCare

Over 100 locals and traders from the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh gathered at the Grange Club, who kindly provided the use of their elegant venue free of charge and, along with generous donations from Pickerings Gin who laid on a fantastic drinks reception, there were delicious canapés and support from Armstrong’s of Stockbridge, George Mewes Cheese, Kenji Sushi, The Stockbridge Restaurant and Street Box Thai.

The event was in aid of LifeCare which helps elderly become independent in Stockbridge and raised £1,500.  

I can’t thank the local community enough for their support and generous donations of prizes, raffle ticket purchases and support. This event was a great opportunity to bring Stockbridge locals and business owners together to enjoy some fine food and drink in The Grange Club’s stunning surrounds while raising funds for a local charity which has just celebrated its 75th anniversary.
— Susannah, of Stockbridge Local

In excess of thirty prizes worth over £1,000 were raffled from a range of businesses including:  Bamboo Boutique, Good Brother’s, Hectors, Patisserie Florentin and The Raeburn.   

The auction of a piece of colourful abstract artwork of Arran, called ‘Sunset Coast’, which was generously donated by local Tommy Fitchett of Saorsa Art, based in Stockbridge raised an incredible £260.  The entertaining auction was conducted by local JoJo Hernandez, owner of Stockbridge’s Lilies & Dreams and the winning bid came from yet another local, Harry Crombie of Stockbridge’s property management company Crombie & Co

Photographs by Terry Murden via DB Media Services, part of the Daily Business Group. Not to be reproduced without permission. Photos can be ordered by calling: 07971 686038.

Over £1,000 worth of prizes - click here to view winners

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to Sep 18

Stockfest 2016 ...

Stockfest Is back for another year celebrating everything Stockbridge, including a number of exciting events such as LifeCare’s 75th anniversary ceilidh, 80’s night at The Antiquary, Chinese Sleeve Dance Display and Stockdog.  Plus, a number of fantastic offers from The Stockbridge Restaurant, Kilted Lobster and Field as part of Stockfest’s #Stockdish.


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to Sep 25

Saorsa Art - 100/100 Solo Exhibition

Tommy Fitchet, the owner of Saorsa Art, is launching his 100/100 Solo Exhibition featuring 100 landscape and seascape paintings reflecting his travels around Scotland and further afield.  The showcase will be every Fri to Sun from 12 to 5pm, 8 to 25 Sep, starting with a private viewing on 8 Sep from 6 to 8pm.  The spectacular, colourful artwork will be on sale for £100 per piece, with £50 from each one going to Cancer Research.  



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to Sep 4

Classic Films Under the Stars @The Botanics

Luna Cinema presents three nights of classic films under the stars at The Botanics. 

  • Gate opens 6.45pm
  • Film starts 8.15pm
  • Adult £13.50, child £9, premium £26.
  • Please click here to book in advance or call 0844 858 6767


  • Star Wars (2 Sep) - SOLD OUT
  • Romeo & Juliet (3 Sep)
  • Jurassic Park (4 Sep)

WIN a family ticket for Jurassic Park (worth £45).  

Simply contact, quoting WIN BOTANICS in message box, closes 9am, 29 Aug, winner will be picked at random and announced after midday 29 Aug. (based on 2 adults and 2 children - max) 




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to Aug 7

Foodies Edinburgh Festival

As Foodies enters it's 2nd decade as the UK's biggest celebration of food and drink, the festival announces a lip-smacking line-up of top chefs and new culinary features for 2016 Edinburgh Festival in Inverleith Park, Stockbridge, including:

  • Scotland's top chefs cooking summer recipes in the Chefs Theatre
  • Focus on Brazilian street food on the Street Food Avenue
  • More award-winning producers than ever before
  • Champagne, wine and craft beer masterclasses
  • New 1920s themed Deco Noir VIP Tent sponsored by Simpson & Marwick
  • New Bug-Eating competition and the famous Chilli-Eating Challenge
  • Local bands competing to win the Unsigned Music Awards

Up to 50% off tickets including NO booking fee

Win tickets (2 pairs of tickets, worth £28/pair, 1 pair of VIP tickets, worth £76.  Deadline extended to 28 July, winners selected at random and announced 29 July.  

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3:00pm 3:00pm

Stockbridge Duck Race

Started by Stockbridge local Susie Gregor 27 years ago the annual Stockbridge Duck Race has become the biggest community event in Stockbridge and one of the most recognised in Edinburgh. Thanks to the generosity of duck buyers and the business community the race has raised thousands of pounds for charity.  The chosen charities for 2016 are LifeCare and St. Columba’s Hospice. 

2016 ducks were launched from Stockbridge and raced to Falshaw Bridge, with Duck Wardens on duty making sure they all reached their destination safely and shouting out those winning numbers.  Stockbridge Local sponsored the duck wardens' t-shirts.  

Businesses donated over 100 prizes again this year, raising a fantastic £3,500 for charity.  

The Bailie hosted the childrens’ Apres Duck Disco this year and again Lycetts Insurance is funded the event. 

Ducks cost £1.50 and were available at an number of local businesses.

Once again, hundreds turned up to to watch and support the race.  

Once again, hundreds turned up to to watch and support the race.  

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