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Lochrin Belle

The very name is enchanting.

Think canal boats…the carefully refurbished Lochrin Belle.

Think canals…the peaceful, undulating Union Canal.

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Magic Feet and Flying Fruit

It’s opera, Dr Spock, but not as we know it…

Billed as the opera world premiere for 3-4 year olds, Scottish Opera brings KidO to a wide selection of venues around the country.  In a forty-five minute show, the world of musical storytelling creates an adventure that encourages young children to play, to feel, to pretend and… understand that funny noises from kettles and teacups can be music too!

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Wonderful Williamston Wood

Devils Ditch and Wonderful Williamston Wood have been chosen by local children as names for two woods in Livingston cared for by the Woodland Trust Scotland.

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Exciting Glimpse of 2015 Edinburgh Festival

Fergus Linehan, Edinburgh International Festival’s new Director has unveiled a dazzling menu of events for this year, covering Drama, Music, Ballet, discussions and something entirely new, The Harmonium Project. Read the rest of this entry »

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