Local Heroes

Our local heroes celebrates the accomplishments of those who have made Edinburgh their home.

Rod Jones

Rod Jones

We catch up with the Idlewild frontman to find out why he finds Edinburgh so inspiring.

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Tom Kitchin

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One of Edinburgh's most famous chefs tells us what he loves most about Scotland's capital.

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Kevin Quantum

Kevin Quantum Magic Fest

Find out more about the Physicist turned Magician who is behind the Edinburgh International Magic Festival.

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Maria Oller

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Maria Oller, Artistic Director of Lung Ha Theatre Company, tells This is Edinburgh what the Edinburgh arts scene means to her.

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The Book Sculptor

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The mysterious Book Sculptor talks to us about what they love most about Edinburgh’s City of Literature.

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Sue Hitchen

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Director of Foodies Festival, Sue Hitchen, reveals plans for the festival's 10th Anniversary and shares her recommendations for eating out in Edinburgh.

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Lynne McNicoll

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Lynne McNicoll, founder of Edinburgh-based charity 'It's Good 2 Give!' takes some time out of her busy fundraising schedule to talk about what she loves about living in Edinburgh.

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The Edinburgh Sketcher

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The Edinburgh Sketcher has delighted audiences with his city sketches. Let's meet the man behind those superb drawings and discover his love for the capital.

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Carina Contini

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Edinburgh restaurant owner, Carina Contini tells Forever Edinburgh what inspires her about our capital city.

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