The best events, talks and sport
Cathay House Blend Chinese tea, mahjong and calligraphy are set beside Tai-chi dance, which is soundtracked by Chinese instruments and electronica from Edinburgh band, Found. Royal Museum, Edinburgh, Sat 18 Nov.
French Market A dash of Gallic fare, as stallholders from la Republique decamp to Edimbourg for a long weekend, selling bread, cheese, chocolates, clothing and more. Castle Street, Edinburgh, Thu 23-Sun 26 Nov.
Edinburgh Alliance Against Urban 4x4s Inaugural convocation of the capital’s branch of the national pressure group against gas-guzzlers. Meeting House, Edinburgh, Thu 16 Nov.
Pauline & Phil Sanderson: EVERESTMAX In May 2006 Pauline Sanderson became the first person in the world to do the ‘longest climb on earth’ - from the lowest point on the planet to the highest in one continuous journey. Hear the story. Tiso Outdoor Experience, Edinburgh, Wed 22 Nov.
St Andrew’s Day Bumper series of events to celebrate Scotland’s patron saint. An exhibition, a rally, ceilidhs and free entry to Edinburgh Castle are the attractions. Various venues, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Sat 25 & Thu 30 Nov. Read preview