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Features

6 About the City - our good news round up 10 Dalkeith Palace and Country Park - a great place to visit 14 Maintaining your property - the canny way! 16 Trades Fortnight nostalgia yesteryear photos 18 Doors Open 2019 - 149 places to visit! 22 Drummond Place - New Town Regency elegance 28 Linen - fabric of our nation 32 Edinburgh’s stonemasons - builders of the White House 40 Morocco Land - Canongate’s Moorish mystery 42 Original Art - Edinburgh’s independent galleries 44 Autumn auctions - in Edinburgh and London 50 Residential property - market report by Andrew Riddell of Strutt & Parker 56 Doug Corrance’s Edinburgh

What’s On

54 We suggest 10 fun and interesting things to do this early autumn

Food, drink and hospitality

38 Borthwick Castle Dining Club 39 Abby J Cakes, Fizz, Cocktail Week and Big Big Gin Festival

Society

4 Fourth of July celebrations at The Hub 20 Smart Works brunch with Betty Jackson CBE 26 Oyster Club summer par ty at New Club 36 Caledonian Club summer reception at Gladstone’s Land

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45 Dovecot Studios launch par ty for Julie Cope’s Grand Tour 47 David Mach and Ian Rankin speak at Scottish Arts Club

Competitions, print & digital subscriptions and photograph sales

46 Competitions: Win tickets for : Solheim Cup; Big Big Gin Festival; Cut and Paste and ‘The Adventurer’ 48 Subscribe to Edinburgh Life - only £15 & UK postage is free 48 Buy a digital subscription - only £18.99 (worldwide) 48 Shops where Edinburgh Life is on sale 49 Buy Edinburgh Life back issues to complete your collection 49 Photograph sales

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