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54 incredible things to do in Edinburgh this April

Including a clutch of visiting authors, a pyrotechnic celebration of spring's arrival and the UK's longest running festival of horror cinema

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'The Shawshank Redemption' coming to King's Theatre

The prison drama, due in September is among the highlights of the theatre's new season

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The Dog Blog: Pablo’s guide to Applecross

Our canine correspondent recommends a holiday in the Scottish Highlands

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Bollywood Coffee Box owner launches first sit-in site

Nutan Bala's latest venture will also offer her famed combo of great food and personality

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The Botanics are hosting an outdoor cinema season

Check out Back to the Future, Mamma Mia and The Grand Budapest Hotel this September

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Daniel Avery

The golden boy of techno promotes the release of 'Drone Logic Remixed'

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Music

Years and Years

London quartet making danceable electro-pop with an urban twist

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Theatre

The King's Speech

Jason Donovan and Raymond Coulthard star in this adap of the Oscar-winning movie

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Art

Hidden Door Festival

Hail the return of the annual multimedia cross-cultural festival

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Theatre

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

Bizet’s popular opera is transplanted to a greasy garage-diner in 1960s America

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Where to eat and drink in Edinburgh

Restaurants

The best restaurants in Edinburgh

From Michelin-starred restaurants and destination dining to student-friendly curry houses and perfect pizzerias

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Bars and pubs

The best bars in Edinburgh

Have a drink in some of Edinburgh's coolest booze-selling hangouts

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Restaurants

Edinburgh's best lunch spots

Enjoy a stellar soup or a high-class sandwich at some of Edinburgh's finest

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Restaurants

The best cheap eats in Edinburgh

Don't want to break the bank? Here's where to eat well for a lot less lolly

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Bars and pubs

The best whisky bars in Edinburgh

Find the finest bars in the capital with the best selection of the national drink

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The best theatres in Edinburgh

There's a lot more to Edinburgh than just the Fringe. These theatres provide thespian delights throughout the year

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Clubs

The best clubs in Edinburgh

Chart choruses loom large across the city, but these are the clubs with a little more credibility

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The best art galleries in Edinburgh

From classy independent collections to the National Gallery, quality art is everywhere in Edinburgh

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Top ten Edinburgh attractions

Views from Edinburgh Castle, tea on the Royal Yacht Britannia, Hollyrood House - don't let the tourists have all the fun

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The best music venues in Edinburgh

From classical recitals to lo-fi folk performances, improv jazz and floor-filling electronica, here's where to get your live music fix

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