What The Dickins: A Tale of Edinburgh City

Rock House Opens its Gates for Doors Open Days
Doors Open Days 2017
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We’re delighted to offer a rare opportunity to experience Rock House as part of the Cockburn Association’s annual Doors Open Days Weekend. Rock House is known as the most important address in the world of photography as it was the home and studio of pioneering photographers Hill and Adamson from…

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Rock House: Before & After Photo Shoot
BEFOREAFTER
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Rock House on Calton Hill is a true hidden gem with a fascinating history in early photography. The house was refurbished and redecorated in 2015/16 and since then we have been letting the house to visitors. But Rock House is not just for staying in, it also lends itself incredibly…

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Exhibition Alert: Photographs by Hill & Adamson
James Ballantine%2c Dr George Bell and David Octavius Hill%2c 1843 – 1847
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There is a new exhibition opening at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on the 27th of May that we are very excited about. We’re particularly thrilled because we have a special connection to the two stars of the exhibition: David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson. This connection is that Dickins rents out…

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Exciting Plans for the Observatory by Collective
The Collective Calton Hill Edinburgh
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If you’ve been up on Calton Hill during the past few months you might’ve noticed that there is some restoration work going on at the top. Collective, a contemporary visual arts organisation established in 1984, started redeveloping the A-listed City Observatory complex on Calton Hill in November 2016. We caught up with…

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EVENT: Learn How to let your apartment for the Edinburgh Festival
Holiday Apartments Edinburgh
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Louise, the owner of Dickins short term letting company in Edinburgh, has 19 years of experience of letting properties for visitors to the Edinburgh Festival. She will use this knowledge to give some helpful tips for anyone interested in letting their home or property for the Festival in 2017. Who is the event for?…

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