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A brand-new wellbeing 'what's on guide' with a difference. Explore the free-to-access places and spaces, helping folk across the Capital have more good days. Hosted by Edinburgh singer-songwriter and community musician Gus Harrower, this immersive listen will introduce listeners to the amazing people in Edinburgh’s communities, as well as provide information on how to access a wide range of wellbeing-boosting support and activities out there.
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The Fringe Festival takes over Edinburgh, Scotland, for three weeks every August. The festival brings together thousands of artists in thousands of shows, selling millions of tickets. It also brings the promise of career-defining experience and exposure. Fringe Benefits is a docuseries with a unique behind-the-scenes look at the Fringe Festival, exploring the experiences of first-time and seasoned performers, producers, venues, and local residents. This is a story about dreams, ambitions, an ...
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In this series of episodes hosts from the History & Games Lab from the University of Edinburgh will be talking to historians, game creators, heritage professionals and others about history, games and the places where they meet. Connect with us further: https://linktr.ee/HistoryandGamesLab
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Dr Murray Collins and journalist Kim McAllister reveal why Edinburgh is on course to become the space data capital of Europe, in association with Picture Zero. From satellite data to space robots and even landing on comets - they interview experts from across Scotland. Professors, business leaders and students share insights from their work in space and satellite technology in Edinburgh and across the world. www.ed.ac.uk www.ed.ac.uk/bayes www.ddi.ac.uk Twitter.com/murraybcollins twitter.com ...
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Welcome to the Edinburgh Skeptics Society podcast. We'll be bringing you talks from our guest speakers on a variety of topics in our Skeptics in the Pub podcast. There'll be talks from areas such as science, social issues, politics, and lots more, all with a view to promoting reason and critical thinking. You'll also be able to see what makes our guest speakers tick with our 10 Questions segment, plus there'll be bonus content along the way that doesn't fit anywhere else. Do make sure you ra ...
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Nobel prize-winners and bestselling authors from around the world rubbed shoulders with the literary stars of tomorrow at the 2011 Edinburgh International Book Festival in over 800 events which included enlightening Parkinson-style chats, lively debates and readings. You can listen to extracts from some of the events in our series of free podcasts, recorded live at the festival.
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Award-winning comedian and idiot Phil Ellis presents a daily podcast from the heart of The International Edinburgh comedy festival. Each day Phil will interview a mix of household names and up and coming stars, whilst giving you updates and insights into the behind the scenes workings of the biggest arts festival in the world.
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I’m on my phone constantly - how do I balance online and real life? My friendship has turned toxic - what can I do? I’m under pressure to fit in - how do I know what’s truly me? I want to speak up for my beliefs - how do I start? We’re young people, and we have questions. About everything. Navigating Now is the podcast to help you explore some answers. Together with trusted guests, we discuss the issues affecting us today and put suggestions and advice from them to the test. Listen and laugh ...
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Interview snippets later incorporated into performances of Our Country. Aug 3rd-26th in the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Venue 26: Summerhall. https://festival18.summerhall.co.uk/event/our-country/ Sophocles’ Antigone acts as a provocation for this autobiographical unearthing, based on recorded conversations between the artist and her younger brother—a citizen of the still-Wild West, California’s marijuana country. Recalling a time when we were little—as siblings, as a nation, as a democratic syste ...
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This is the first Bonus Episode of Fringe Benefits Edinburgh with Sarah Verghese of Nouveau Riche and Sarah Verghese Productions. Molly had so many insightful and interesting conversations in the making of Fringe Benefits Edinburgh, often going beyond the Fringe. She had to leave so much of it on the editing floor, or rather, a computer hard drive,…
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In this podcast episode, Kirstin Stuart James an academic and occupational therapist, shares the inspiration for her blog series. She discusses the link between her roles, offering a practical example of curriculum transformation through a pedagogy of occupation. This post belongs to the Hot Topic series: Through the Lens of Occupation↗️Time stamps…
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Join us on a chilling exploration into the haunting tales of Blacket Place, a historic house in the heart of Edinburgh that hides more than just its architectural beauty. In this episode, we delve into the documented experiences of the "Munro" sisters, who found themselves entangled in the inexplicable occurrences within the haunted walls of the pl…
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Growing in godliness starts with meeting Jesus, receiving His grace, knowing His love, and experiencing His power at work in our lives. But each of us have a responsibility to diligently nurture the seed God has planted in our lives through obedient action.Από τον Chris Rawson
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Beginnings : The ordinary becomes extraordinary – 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 and John 2:1-11 https://palmerstonplacechurch.files.wordpress.com/2024/02/2024-02-04am.mp3 PPC Ministerial Team, Preacher Lisa Clark, Ministerial AssistantΑπό τον ppcsermons
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Dive into the unknown haunted tales and mysteries of the West Highland Way. Explore some of the ghostly legends, discover historical figures, and learn about one of the most haunted Inn's in the world: The Drover's Inn. Join us on this expedition to unravel forgotten whispers and contemplate the secrets that linger in ancient landscapes. We'll also…
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In October 2023 I was privileged to be invited to join Paul Hannon, Lucy and Lindsey on a tour of the incredible Bannockburn House. Join me as l delve into the history and mysteries of this genuinely haunted location. From the stories of its past to the encounters with the unexplained, this podcast special provides an in-depth exploration of Bannoc…
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On Vision Sunday the elders shared from Isaiah 61. God has called King’s church to be a “Planting of the Lord for the display of his splendour”, growing in maturity and fruitfulness here in Edinburgh and planting out new churches and congregations across Scotland and the world.Από τον Dan Hudson and Luke Davydaitis and Chris Rawson
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With The Fringe, the story doesn’t end at the last curtain call. Where does it leave artists in terms of their work, bank accounts, and their health? How do you celebrate and justify one of the most draining months of your life and the months or years leading up to it? For the last regular episode, Molly talks to Hannah and Niamh as they reflect on…
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Discover how getting outdoors and in green spaces can supercharge both your body and mind. Gus Harrower explores ways green spaces and parks can benefit individual wellbeing, bring people closer to nature, and help them to be more connected to their communities. Sit back, relax, and enjoy our latest audio journey. And stay listening right to the en…
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Host Gus Harrower talks with Dr Linda Irvine Fitzpatrick of Thrive Edinburgh about why Keeping Edinburgh Green is important. Each episode of Keeping Edinburgh is accompanied by its own 'Wee Bit More' chat between Gus and Linda - offering additional context and background to the series.Από τον Edinburgh HSCP
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Through Niamh, Hannah, and everyone we have spoken to, we have established Fringe is hard even if everything lines up perfectly, and especially when it doesn’t. But what if you are disabled in a city of hills? Or you have to deal with racism on top of putting on a daily show. What is the Fringe like for you? In the penultimate episode, we are going…
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It's finally the Fringe, where Molly climbs ancient hills to catch shows and check in on Niamh and Hannah who are only midway through their time at the Fringe...and feeling it. We also look at Edinburgh's unique relationship with the festivals that descend upon it each year and if or how these dynamics have evolved in the post-pandemic era. If you …
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Step back in time to the chilling winter of 1973 as we unravel the eerie events that transpired in Royal Circus. Join us on a journey through the haunting tales told by the unsuspecting workmen who encountered the inexplicable. Witnesses reported seeing a mysterious woman in a flowing white dress with long, dark hair, sending shivers down their spi…
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It’s Hogmanay! The detritus of Christmas surrounds us. The last few crackers are left unpulled, a few lonely boxes of chocolates are still to be eaten, and we soon must deal with the looming bells of the New Year. All of which means that it is time for the Edinburgh Man end of year show 2023! The 25 tracks, as picked by your erstwhile host as being…
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Join us by the fireside as we delve into the spectral side of the season, uncovering eerie stories from the heart of Scotland. From haunted castles to mystical figures, these five ghostly tales will send shivers down your spine and add a touch of the supernatural to your festive season. Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting blend of Scottish f…
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I’m hiding away as I record this week’s show – ostensibly the Christmas episode of the podcast. I’ve gone and left it too late and I now need to record the episode on the Saturday before Christmas, i.e. the first day the kids are off school. They are already at each other’s throats and starting to get very annoyed by my continued asking when they a…
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Explore the haunting mysteries of Culloden in our latest episode, "Beyond the Battle: Culloden's haunted history." Join us as we delve into the ghostly tales that linger on this historic battlefield. Discover the eerie and supernatural occurrences that have been reported by witnesses over the years. From phantom sounds to spectral apparitions, we j…
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Aye, the nights are fair drawing in up here in Edinburgh – sunset is something crazy like half past three in the afternoon. The photo accompanying today’s show was taken while me and Thing 2 walked home from school today. Regular listeners will no doubt remember than Friday is a half day for the schools in Edinburgh, so even though this photo was t…
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As the 2023 Fringe draws closer, all of our focus is on Niamh and Hannah and their journey in the months leading up to the Fringe. If you like this podcast, please like & subscribe so you know when new episodes come out. Please also give us a five-star rating. If you want to buy Molly a coffee (which she will use for tea), you can go to www.fringeb…
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Urgh, I have a cold. That’s the excuse I’m going for as to why the show has been delayed for a week or two. It’s absolutely not because I was spending all my free time catching up on three seasons of Doctor Who before the 60th anniversery specials started. No it’s not that at all. On today’s show, mostly new tracks from releases that have been feat…
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As we dive deeper into the Fringe, we look at the biggest challenge facing performers, producers, venues, and residents: cost. Specifically, we are looking at the two biggest and most contentious costs at the Fringe: venues and accommodations. If you like this episode, please like and subscribe so you know when new episodes come out. Buy Molly a co…
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In today's episode, we feature the true stories of a haunted house in Bearsden, Glasgow. One of our listeners, Martha, recently contacted me to share some of the truly spine-tingling tales from a Georgian period house, she once called home. During her time there. she and her flatmates were exposed to some truly chilling occurrences that defy logic …
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Chris brought The Better Story series to a close by looking at Sabbath rest. God himself modelled rest, and part of our purpose as humans is to enjoy rest with Him. Jesus came to lead us back into eternal rest with God in the future and to give us a taste of true Sabbath rest now.Από τον Chris Rawson
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In this episode, Dr Neil Speirs narrates reallife stories depicting the challenging lived experiences of working class students at the University. He is a Widening Participation manager, practitioner and researcher at The University of Edinburgh. This podcast accompanies the July-August Learning & Teaching enhancement theme: Learning and Teaching C…
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The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, or the Fringe, is the world's third most ticketed event annually. In a city of just over half a million, it hosts thousands of unique shows for three weeks every August, offering artists unparalleled exposure and career-defining experiences. Uncover the festival's challenges and the financial intricacies influencing p…
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Dive into the chilling mysteries of Glencoe as we explore the eerie tales surrounding its ghostly inhabitants. From historical tragedies to lingering spirits, this episode uncovers the haunting stories that have captivated generations. Join us on a journey through the mist-shrouded landscapes of Glencoe, where the past echoes in the whispers of the…
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The fourth and final episode of Generative AI podcast series↗️ features James Stewart, a lecturer at Science, Technology and Innovations studies↗️, The University of Edinburgh. This episode provides a comprehensive exploration of Generative AI, discussing its influence not only in academia but also across industries, and delving into the key player…
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It's no secret that exercise keeps us physically fit - but did you know it can also improve our mental health, quality of life, and overall wellbeing? Host Gus Harrower meets groups and organisations in Edinburgh that are working to make exercise more accessible and inclusive for everyone, including those facing personal challenges. By the end of t…
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Host Gus Harrower talks with Dr Linda Irvine Fitzpatrick of the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership about why Keeping Edinburgh Active is so important. Each episode of Keeping Edinburgh will be accompanied by its own 'Wee Bit More' chat between Gus and Linda - offering additional context and background to the series for those that are inte…
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Keeping Edinburgh host Gus Harrower talks with Dr Linda Irvine Fitzpatrick of the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership about why we chose to launch our brand new podcast series with a focus on social isolation and loneliness. Each Keeping Edinburgh episode will be accompanied by its own 'Wee Bit More' chat between Gus and Linda - offering s…
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For this first ever episode, we are starting as we mean to go on by exploring a wide range of ways that are Keeping Edinburgh... Connected. Our host, singer-songwriter Gus Harrower, explores ways people are keeping up social links across the capital - from city-wide volunteer projects to organisations that provide spaces and activities to bring peo…
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It’s the three hundredth podcast! Except it’s not, because I’ve always been fast and loose with the numbering. It’s probably more like number 350, but let’s pretend for a moment and bask in having reached this numeric milestone. In keeping with previous significant numbered episodes, very little extra work has gone into this one. Although this time…
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Prepare to step into the haunted realms of Fyvie Castle, where the walls resonate with centuries of history and, some say, the lingering spirits of the past. Join us on a spine-chilling journey through the haunted corridors of this imposing fortress. From the Grey Lady's spectral apparitions to the mysterious 'weeping stones,' each room conceals a …
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I was showing my work colleague some new photo management software I’ve been using, and I shared an album with him. “Why would someone have so many photos of coffee?” I mean, it’s probably a legitimate question. But my feeling is – why not? I’m sure about 50% of the images that I use for this podcast are coffee related, and if they aren’t then it’s…
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