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32 Beating Retreat Royal Scots Club reception in East Queen Street Garden 34 Wester Hailes in 1979 – fascinating photographs 48 Doug Corrance’s inimitable snapshot of Edinburgh life

4 About the City - our good news round-up 8 George Watson’s Ladies College celebrates 150th 12 Prince Philip – his life celebrated at the Palace of Holyroodhouse 16 Battle of Prestonpans re-enactment – the biggest yet! 20 Edinburgh Decorative and Fine Arts Society celebrates 50th 24 Eugène Chantrelle – infamous George Street murderer 28 Sir Walter Scott – his mark on our city, and Scotland

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46 10 fun things and interesting things to this autumn

Food, drink and hospitality

40 The Balmoral’s new Scotch Club and Hendersons returns 41 Edinburgh Cocktail Week, El Cartel Roxburgh and Tribe Kitchen


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Sir Walter Scott his mark on our city

EDFAS celebrates 50th Battle of Prestonpans biggest re-enactment yet

Murder in George Street infamous Victorian crime

Prince Philip a celebration

Wester Hailes in 1979 fascinating photographs George Watson’s Ladies’ College 150th

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