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Doors Open Day

For anyone coming to Edinburgh next weekend and interested in seeing parts of the city not usually open to members of the public, this extract from a Visit Scotland newsletter might be of interest

” Edinburgh Doors Open Days
25 + 26 September 2010.

For one weekend only, get the chance to explore some of Edinburgh’s most intriguing buildings that are not normally open to the public – or usually have a charge for entry. This free event is now in its 20th year and gets bigger and better every time!

All venues feature behind the scenes tours, activities, exhibitions and/or talks which bring the history of the building and its everyday use to life. Many sites also organise additional free activities for children and families.

Some of this year’s highlights include:-

The City Chambers, High Street
Filmhouse, Lothian Road
Japanese House, Bellfield Lane, Portobello
Lothian Buses Central Garage, Annandale Street
Talbot Rice Gallery, South Bridge
Wauchope Mausoleum, Niddrie House Drive

For a full list of participating venues and opening times, please visit the Edinburgh Doors Open Days website: http://www.doorsopendays.org.uk/find-a-building/

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