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Sharing fascinating #RealEdinburghStories from the turbulent history of Scotland and beyond.

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Little Annie and Edinburgh Charity Radio Forth’s Cash for Kids

29th Mar, 2020

Learn more about our chosen charity partner Edinburgh-based Radio Forth Cash for Kids, their work in Scotland, and how their story relates to the ghostly tale of Annie from The Real Mary King’s Close.

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5 Powerful Women from Edinburgh’s History

27th Feb, 2020

We discover the powerful women who shaped Edinburgh’s history – from St Triduana in the 4th century to Dr Sophie Jex-Blake in the 19th century.

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Meeting Edinburgh’s Plague Doctor in Real Life

31st Oct, 2019

A plague doctor can be a scary sight. Find out what happens when unsuspecting members of the public meet the physician face-to-face.

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The Real Edinburgh Plague Doctor

24th Jun, 2019

We shine a light on the real Plague Doctors that wandered Edinburgh’s streets in the 17th century, their lives, their patients, and their obscure outfits.

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