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4 About the City - our good news round-up 8 Doors Open 2022 – 70+ venues open to public across Edinburgh and East Lothian 12 Great Polish Map of Scotland – remarkable outdoor concrete map near Peebles 16 Moray Feu Bicentenary – a ‘Pleasure Ground’ of homes and gardens 20 A Statue for Elsie Inglis – ar tists invited to submit designs 22 When George IV came to town – that famous 1822 visit 26. Impressionism at NGS - and Scotland’s role in the rise of Modern Art 30 Royal Scottish Society of Arts bicentenary of championing the ‘useful’ ar ts 33 Early autumn ar t exhibitions at Morningside Gallery 38 Murrayfield Table Tennis Club celebrates centenary 48 Doug Corrance’s Edinburgh – his inimitable snapshot of the city



6 An afternoon of music and dance in Randolph Garden 10 Guests enjoy garden ar t at New Hopetoun Gardens 14 Summer par ty in Drummond Place to celebrate Platinum Jubilee 14 Edinburgh Academy Reels Club summer get-together 29 Botanical books launched at John Hope Gateway 29 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – at City Chambers 34 Edinburgh Oyster Club – first gettogether since pandemic

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46 Fun and interesting things to do as autumn approaches

Food and drink 40 Virgin Edinburgh Hotel, new Holyrood Distiller y casks 41 Craigie’s Farm on award shortlist, Sticky Toffee Pudding wins award, Waitrose at Dobbies Edinburgh


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Moray Feu Bicentenary Impressionism at National Gallery Scotland’s role in the rise of modern art

George IV’s 1822 visit

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Great Polish Map of Scotland wonder of the Borders! Murrayfield Table Tennis Club 100th Doors Open 2022

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