Hitlist - The best events, talks and sport
This article is from 2007.
The best events, talks and sport
• Cut the Carbon rally Soweto Kinch, local hobbit Billy Boyd, Harry Potter snogger Katie Leung (pictured) and musician Amy MacDonald are part of a star-studded line-up at the Edinburgh leg of this Christian Aid-run rally to raise awareness of environmental issues. Members of the public can join the marchers on the last mile of their trip at 3pm at Castle Street, in good time for the rally, which kicks off at 4.30pm. They’re expected to arrive at Castle Street at 3pm. For more information, see www.christianaid.org.uk/climate. The Meadows, Edinburgh, Sat 21 Jul.
• Eilidh’s Daily Ukulele Ceilidh One-woman cabaret show that does exactly what it says on the tin. See feature. Tchai Ovna, Glasgow, Tue 24 Jul.
• Mardi Gras Fiiiiiiiesta! As part of the Jazz and Blues Festival, the Grassmarket morphs into a swinging, buzzing New Orleans high street (it says here) with parades, brolly-dollies and bands performing all afternoon. Begins at 12.30pm with a parade from the City Chambers. Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Sat 28 Jul.