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Published: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

In celebration of the longest day of the year, the gardens will remain open until 10.30pm on Saturday 21st June 2014.

Make sure you make the most of this opportunity to see the gardens in a different light. Join an attempt to break the world record for tree hugging at 20:00 and help calculate the environmental benefit of a tree collection by doing some tree measuring.

There will also be live music and performances throughout the evening, plus The Scottish Poetry Library will be there offering opportunities to write, share and perform poems.

6.00pm Corroboree stilt performance (30mins)

6.45pm Aerial performance with Vision Mechanics (5 mins)

7.00pm Harp performance (30 mins)

7.45pm Aerial performance with Vision Mechanics (5 mins)

8.00pm Tree Hug World Record Attempt (1 min)

8.15pm Midsummer Poetry with the Scottish Poetry Library (45 mins)

9.15pm Corroboree stilt performance (30 mins)

PLUS:

Free entry to Glasshouses from 6pm – 9.30pm (last entry 9pm)

Corin Sworn exhibition at Inverleith House (open until 9.30pm)

- Food & refreshments available at the Terrace Caffee and East Gate Lodge

Sounds like a fabulous free way to celebrate the midsummer!

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014
Updated: Sunday, June 8, 2014

Let’s face the music and dance! Today’s the first day of Film in the City!

The Grassmarket are hosting a great line-up of free screenings of dance and musical favourites, ‘Wizard of Oz’, ‘Top Hat’, ‘Strictly Ballroom’ and ‘Grease’. There will also be some fun activities to take part in, including a “Strictly”-style dancing competition where you are the judge and a ‘Grease’ dance-along hosted by Dance Base.






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Published: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
FREE MOVIES IN THE GRASSMARKET THIS SUNDAY

Wizard of Oz 12 noon – 1.45pm

Top Hat 2.15pm – 3.55pm

Strictly Ballroom 4.25pm – 6pm

Grease 6.30pm – 8.20pm

We are delighted to announce that the magical ‘Wizard of Oz’ will be on the bill for “Film in the City” this weekend in the Grassmarket.

Also being shown at the free, outdoor screenings are ‘Top Hat’, ‘Strictly Ballroom’ and family favourite ‘Grease’.

These fantastic features will also be accompanied by interactive craft and dancing workshops by Dance Base and Get Scotland Dancing.

Film Festival Edinburgh Grassmarket
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Published: Friday, May 30, 2014
Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014

Let it be.....

Come together and experience the iconic music of The Beatles with Let it Be, the spectacular concert jam-packed with over 40 of The Beatles greatest hits! Direct from the West End, this international hit show celebrates the legacy of the world’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll band.

Relive The Beatles meteoric rise from their humble beginnings in Liverpool’s Cavern Club, through the heights of Beatlemania, to their later studio masterpieces, with live performances of early tracks including Twist and Shout, She Loves You and Drive My Car, as well as global mega-hits Yesterday, Hey Jude, Come Together and, of course, Let It Be. Travel back to the magical sixties when all you needed was love, and a little help from your friends!

Edinburgh Playhouse, 02 - 07 of June

Edinburgh Playhouse, Beatles Show, Let it be

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Published: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Film in the City is coming to Edinburgh â¬next month to whet your appetite for the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

It all kicks off on 8th June in the Grassmarket with a “dance-along” to musical greats ‘Grease’ and ‘Top Hat’ – one the whole family can enjoy.

St Andrew Square will be transformed into an outdoor cinema for screenings of Scottish favourites ‘Gregory’s Girl’ and ‘Local Hero’ amongst others from 13th to 15th June.
To celebrate the launch of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, a jam packed weekend of movie busting activities had been lined up to thrill and entertain the crowds. This programme of events includes movie inspired workshops, engaging Q&As and special animation workshops celebrating the pioneering filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Photo by: "This is Edinburgh"

International Film Festival Edinburgh

To celebrate the launch of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, a jam packed weekend of movie busting activities had been lined up to thrill and entertain the crowds. This programme of events includes movie inspired workshops, engaging Q&As and special animation workshops celebrating the pioneering filmmaker Norman McLaren. - See more at: http://thisisedinburgh.com/things-to-do/film-in-the-city/whats-happening/#sthash.O59tXqbn.dpuf