Au Revoir Rita

by Barbara Kerr

It’s Au revoir (but not goodbye) to longstanding board member Rita Crombie. Rita Crombie has served on the board of Leith Festival since before there was a board – being a committee member when the decision was taken to constitute and officially register as a charity in 2005. Prior to this Leith Festival existed in various forms since it’s beginnings in 1907. Over the last 20 odd years Rita has seen the festival through it’s best (and worst) times. She has been instrumental in many of our activities including the annual Christmas in Leith Tree Lighting, which is alas no... View Article

Scottish Towns Quiz answers!

by Barbara Kerr

For all those who bought a quiz sheet at the launch party or from the Leith Festival stall on galaday, here is the moment you have been waiting for! Yes, it’s answer time. How many did you get right?     1. You are not in Hong Kong!        Aberdeen 2. But it sounds like you are in Hawaii… Alloa 3. Throw your bonnet in the air here! Dundee 4. Add to the fresh weight.           Newtonmore 5. The poor chef needs a tip!          Penicuik 6. Home for a blonde maid?            Perth 7. The Spanish drink likes a tonic.       Elgin... View Article