The first Braw Wee Fair is taking place tomorrow at the Barras Art & Design (BAaD) Centre.

There will be more than 20 stalls bringing together the best artists, makers and designers under the Barras Market pink-roofed courtyard. The eclectic mix of traders include vintage wares, upcycled furniture and new craft and design.

The BAaD café/ bar will also be open for refreshments.

The free event will run from 11am to 5pm at BAaD, 54 Calton Entry.

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Musician Bob Dylan will have a selection of his art on show in Edinburgh from Friday, August 7 until Sunday, August 30.

The exhibition at Castle Fine Art in Multrees Walk Centre, EH1 3DQ, brings together works released by the star over the past six years including rare titles from Dylan’s critically-acclaimed The Drawn Blank Series, as well as Side Tracks, and his newest paintings, The Brazil Series.

All of the pieces are hand-signed by the artist.

The exhibition is free of charge to view. For more information visit:

A 435-mile charity bike ride from Edinburgh to London will start on Saturday to raise funds for Gaza’s children, as well as raising awareness of the Palestinian struggle.

The Big Ride send off will start in The Meadows (close to the tennis courts) at 10.45am. For more information visit:

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