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Hi, I'm Ildiko

Welcome to the Weekend Enthusiast! A collection of travel, lifestyle, restaurant reviews and home of the Edinburgh Enthusiast. 

What to do this weekend: 3-4 June

What to do this weekend: 3-4 June


Edinburgh Juniper Festival

Is it Friday yet? We will be starting the weekend at the Edinburgh Juniper Festival at Summerhall with fellow instagrammers and we are very much looking forward to it. The event is on from Friday until Sunday and it's a must visit if you are a fellow gin lover.

Hidden Door Festival

This is the closing weekend of Hidden Door - we highly recommend popping by if you have not yet been. Not a Leith local? Then you have the perfect excuse to make a day out of your Hidden Door visit and explore other hidden gems of Leith - Custom Lane, Ostara, Roseleaf just to mention a few.

3 Harbours Art Festival

Meanwhile in East Lothian the 3 Harbours Art Festival starts this weekend and it's on for a whole week. Visit the harbour villages of Port Seton, Cockenzie and Prestonpans and explore East Lothian. There will be also daily tours of the Chalmers Memorial Church, go and visit this stunning building.


ECA Degree Show

The Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) Degree Show opens to the public this Saturday at 11am for 9 days (until 11 June). This year's show features works of Art, Design and Architecture graduates and the entry is free. We also love the ECA building itself, so will certainly pop in for a look.

Plan your Film Fest

The Edinburgh Film Festival programme has just been revealed and booking opens to the public on 2 June. This year's focus is Polish cinema, but there are films from all parts of Europe and the world - you will certainly find something exciting to watch. If we have to pick one movie, we recommend Andrzej Wajda's final feature called Afterimage (Powidoki). (Mr Enthusiast might not agree as he is a fan of Hot Fuzz.)


Dean Gardens Charity Open Day

Did you always wanted to visit the beautiful private garden overlooking Dean Village and St Bernard's Well? It's normally not open to the public (unless you have the key) but this Sunday Scotland's Gardens is having a Charity Open Day. Between 2-4pm you can visit the garden for a small donation. Also it's the first Sunday of the month, so St Bernard's Well will be open to visitors.

Have a nice weekend!
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