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Reclaim

The Reclaim exhibitions at the current Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), remind me of the fundamental question: what is art? and the answer: ‘Art is the deliberate act of creating’.

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Seventy’s Magic

Joan Sumner, President, reports on the Edinburgh Writers’ Club 70th Celebration in their new venue at the Edinburgh Grosvenor Hilton…

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Love Song To Lavender Menace

As someone heavily involved in LGBTQ campaigning, I’m still learning about the history of our struggle in Edinburgh, so a play documenting the rise and fall of groundbreaking bookshop, Lavender Menace, was essential viewing.

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Ally Bally Bee – Lift the Flap Book

Ally Bally Bee must be a favourite Scottish song world-wide with children and parents.

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The Artist and The Architect

The Artist and The Architect exhibition explores the fascinating friendship between Charles Rennie Mackintosh and J D Fergusson.

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Autumn At Whitewalls – Christine Richard

If you loved Christine Richard’s debut novel entitled simply Whitewalls, you’ll enjoy more of the same. Autumn at  Whitewalls has been seven years in the making but that’s not how long has passed since the first novel.

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