What The Dickins: Great Things to Do in Edinburgh

7 Edinburgh Events Celebrating Burns Night – 2019
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The first Burns Supper was held in 1801 by a group of Rabbie’s friends, who had gathered to mark the five-year anniversary of his death. It was then decided that an annual supper would be held in his honour every year, on his birthday. Beginning as a humble celebration among…

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Looking for Rabbie in Edinburgh
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Known as Scotland’s most famous poet, there are more monuments and memorials dedicated to Robert Burns than any other writer in the world. Though not from Edinburgh, the Bard of Ayrshire made his mark on both the streets and the people of the capital. There are many ways to toast…

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Introducing Burns & Beyond – Edinburgh’s Newest Festival
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This January Burns & Beyond will join the rankings as the city’s newest festival. Building on the success of 2018’s Red Red Rose Street, the festival will be a celebration of the life and legacy of Robert Burns. Incorporating elements of the popular Scot:lands trail – once part of Edinburgh’s…

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What’s On In Edinburgh – January 2019
Moon and Robert Burns
Photos: Museum of the Moon & Unique Events
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There’s no need to suffer from the January blues when there is so much to look forward to in Edinburgh this month! January is usually the city’s coldest month, so it’s the perfect time to curl up with a dram of whisky and a good book, or perhaps some poetry written by…

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What’s On In Edinburgh – December 2018
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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Edinburgh! The city is marvellously decked-out and the festivities are in full swing. Finally, the sounds and smells of Christmas are everywhere. From festive shows to food markets, Edinburgh’s December calendar is brimming with special events, culminating in the world-famous Hogmanay…

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