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Soc in the spotlight: Contemporary Arts Society

The Contemporary Arts Society is a brand new addition to the broad spectrum of creativity-embracing organisations in Edinburgh. The society’s President, Holly, and Vice-President, Frankie spoke with The Student, giving insight into their unique ideas and how they encourage people to join them in creating lasting societal change through art. The society occupies a niche […]

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Culture Literature

Irvine Welsh and Robert Carlyle host talk, ‘Grim, nasty, and fun – Begbie’s back!’

Irvine Welsh and Robert Carlyle: ‘Grim, nasty, and fun – Begbie’s Back!’ was recently hosted by Usher Hall as part of their Book Festival. Although Edinburgh’s Book Festival is usually reserved for the crowds during the Fringe, when you’ve got such high profile guests and a film to promote, it seems exceptions can be made. […]

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Jane Tulloch’s Talk at Blackwells

Jane Tulloch, who has recently published her first novel, ‘Our Best Attention’ delivered a talk this week. Taking place at Blackwell’s, it was hosted in conjunction with ‘Edinburgh: City of Literature’, which was very fitting given the plot of the book – set in a well-known Edinburgh department store in the 1970s, the book will […]