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Following on from our Spoken Word series we are delighted to announce live music at rt’s Bar beginning on the 21st and 28th of January!

Join us on these dates for a live performance by Rosie Houlton with her ‘Rosie Sings’ show, featuring Swing, Jazz and Big Band. Having graduated from the London School of Musical Theatre, Rosie toured Europe before moving to Edinburgh to perform across the city, including shows at Le Monde, with Musical Director Neil Metcalfe.

Our full drinks menu will also be available throughout the night.

For more information on Rosie: http://www.rosie-sings.com/

24RT 006 – The Admiration of Art

Kept hidden from public display, the late David Bowie over the years amassed a large collection of artwork including many works by Scottish artists, a number of whom we are lucky enough to own and display pieces by at the hotel.

The incredible collection which was auctioned earlier this year, included a number of pieces by Peter Howson, Alan Davie and John Bellany. It shows a true appreciation of the works of these artists and emphasises the pride we have in being lucky enough to display their works on the walls of our hotel. David Bowie was said to be a close friend of John Bellany and hung his work next to that of the likes of Tintoretto; Bellany quoting ‘He told me he thought my work stood up very well in such company.’

Earlier this month saw the addition of a second Gerald Laing piece gracing our staircase. It took relocating ‘Strategy’ by Douglas Thomson to another area of the hotel, but ‘Domestic Perspective’ now sits proudly alongside his other piece ‘The Kiss’ which was very popular with guests this year. We hope you will like it!

Our hotel is open to all to view the art collection which is displayed throughout the bar and entire staircase up to the third floor – please feel welcome to explore the collection along with our art book which gives you an insight into the artists and their inspiration.

Veuve Clicquot Giveaway Terms & Conditions

  1. All competition entrants must be 18 years of age or older.
  2. The winner must like the 24 Royal Terrace Facebook page and have used the Check In Facebook feature as instructed.
  3. The winners must enter their name and email address on the competition card given out in rt’s Bar.
  4. 24 Royal Terrace & rt’s Bar accept no responsibility for difficulties experienced in submitting an entry to this competition.
  5. The winner will be informed via Email.
  6. Prize is not redeemable for cash.
  7. Prize will be delivered to the winner via courier.
  8. Should the winner not claim the prize, we will have a new draw.
  9. This competition will run until Midnight 24th December 2016 (GMT).
  10. The winner will be announced on 27th December 2016.
  11. The winner must inform us of the address they would like the prize to be delivered to.
  12. 24 Royal Terrace reserves the right to amend or withdraw the Competition in the event of any unforeseen circumstances outside their control.
  13. Promotions and/or competitions are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook.

24RT 005 – The Wonder of Words at rt’s Bar

Spoken Word producer Freddie Alexander presents and hosts K/RK; a new events series seeking to witness and engage with spoken word artists. Drawing from the rich UK live literature circuit, K/RK invites some of the best touring artists to perform and discuss their work. An intimate and exclusive, this event series will be hosted in the sumptuous surroundings of the 24 Royal Terrace bar.

This event series will occur fortnightly on Saturday evenings, with a performance by the feature artist followed by a Q&A with the audience. The event will last one hour, but there will be opportunities for further networking afterwards. Pre-booked tickets will include complimentary hors doeuvres.

October 8th  Rachel McCrum
Rachel McCrum has performed her distinctive, lyrical poetry in Scotland, Montreal, Haiti, South Africa, Greece, Northern Ireland. In Scotland, she was the Broad of Rally & Broad (The Hot List 100 #12 in 2015). She won the Callum MacDonald Award for her first pamphlet The Glassblower Dances in 2012; was the first ever BBC Scotland Poet In Residence in 2015 and has been awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship in 2016.

Tickets available here.


24RT 004 – “Life is a Bubble”

When we find something that is truly unique, we do tend to follow it all the way through…

We like being unique. We like having something unique. From our rooms, to our art collection, to our whisky menu – and now our new Prosecco adds to that list.

How did we discover it? Well, that’s all down to the owner, Alan Campbell – fully deserved props to him for discovering this number in a restaurant in Nice.

What did we do next? We got in touch directly with the vineyard, had many a conversation with Cinzia Canzian – winemaker – ordered a case to be flown over so we could all sample it to make sure it wasn’t just the sun, sand and sea of Nice that made it really stand out, got an expert opinion (thanks Tarquin) and the rest is history. Now, four weeks later, we’re stocked up on a remarkable Prosecco that you just cannot find anywhere in Scotland, let alone the rest of the UK.

And to celebrate the arrival of our specially sourced Prosecco, we’re offering you the chance to put your taste buds to the test every Thursday 5-10pm until the end of August. If you can correctly tell us which is our Alice Prosecco and which is our Bernard Figuet Champagne in a free blind tasting, you’ll receive a complimentary dessert from our evening menu – perfect to enjoy with a glass of your favourite of the two Proseccos.

What makes the Prosecco so special you ask? I think the vineyard can answer that one better than I can…

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