What The Dickins: Great Things to Do in Edinburgh

A Guide to Bonfire Night in Edinburgh 2018!
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“Remember Remember The Fifth of November Gunpowder, Treason, and Plot” Bonfire Night is nearly upon us and for those of you who aren’t familiar with the term, it’s a beloved – albeit rather odd – tradition we celebrate here in Britain. It all began on the 5th of November 1605,…

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What’s On In Edinburgh – November 2018
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November will soon be here and that means Christmas is fast approaching! Next month sees the commencement of the festivities with the arrival of the popular Christmas Markets, Light Night, Christmas Foodies Festival, and Christmas at the Botanics! Even the Dome on George Street is already decked out with their…

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The Dickins Insider Guide to Marchmont, Edinburgh
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Roughly a mile to the south of the Old Town, you’ll come across the residential area Marchmont. The name derives from the wife of Sir George Warrender who was the daughter of Hume Campbell of Marchmont. The whole area was developed as a planned middle-class tenements suburb by Sir George…

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The Perfect Luxury Autumn Weekend in Edinburgh
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Edinburgh during Autumn is simply marvellous. It may be slightly cooler but what the city lacks in warm weather it makes up for in beauty. The city’s abundant greenery is transformed into warm coppers, golds and russet reds. If you’re looking to enjoy a luxury weekend in Scotland’s capital during…

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What’s On In Edinburgh – October 2018
What's On In Edinburgh - October
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The temperatures are beginning to dip and we’ve already noticed quite a few trees turning golden brown, yes, Autumn has arrived in Edinburgh! After a quieter month with regards to festivals in September, there are plenty of fun festivals to look forward to in October. If you’re a foodie, you’ll…

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