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A model of youth theatre that really works is the best way to sum up Edinburgh-based Strange Town.
A weaver by trade and songwriter/poet by calling, Robert Tannahill (1774-1810) of Paisley was an avid self-educator and recognised man of letters, founding the Paisley Burns Club in 1805 and developin
As part of TradFest, Edinburgh’s newest Festival, the Storytelling Centre have put together a series of events for youngsters (5-14yrs) to enjoy a feast of culture with fun storytelling, song, theatre
Karine Polwart, Mairi Campbell and other top Edinburgh folk musicians will come together at this year’s inaugural TradFest Edinburgh • Dùn Èideann for a gala concert in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief.
Actresses from local amateur theatre group Edinburgh Music Theatre get ready to play secretaries surviving sexism in a man's working environment in 1960's musical 'How to Succeed in Business Without R
200 years on, meet David Livingstone through the eyes of the Africans who knew him.
Edinburgh Music Theatre goes back to the ‘60s with new show
American dance company Labyrinth Dance Theater, Sasha Spielvogel Artistic Director, is making a fleeting visit to Edinburgh at the beginning of February, with NOOR, a solo dance piece performed by Fel
Over 250 years after his birth, Robert Burns’ influence on Scottish language and culture is alive and well.
Gaelic musical traditions and influences are thriving throughout Scotland, with the strong impact of the Gaelic cultural revival over recent years heavily influenced by the inextricable link between l
First Reading of a new play about the life of Belle Stewart, a cultural icon, and Scottish Traditional Traveller, feted throughout the world for her ballad singing.
Because our passion for fairy tales starts at a young age, with the human mind intrinsically hard-wired to respond to stories, the Scottish International Storytelling Festival is delighted to present
The first Scottish Women’s Health Fair in 1983 saw women coming together from across Scotland to explore alternative grassroots visions of women’s health and challenge the established m
“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” -- Philip Pullman
To juxtapose Neil Patrick Harris’ fantastic 2012 Tony Awards opening monologue-a-song, “what if life was a musical?”, Green Room exemplify that musicals don’t always have to
The earth is trembling with the promise of a new wave as Strange Theatre present a mini-festival which kicks off this evening at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, centred on the company’s new
The annual Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace brings together people from a wide range of backgrounds to explore spiritual, secular, educational, artistic and cultural approaches to peace and mutual understanding utilising performances that deal with these topics through inventive, cross-art productions.
LGBT History Month takes place throughout February, aiming to replace ignorance and prejudice with knowledge and understanding, yet those who watched BBC Three doc
Tickets are now on sale for EMT’s Thirtieth Anniversary production of the sophisticated, macabre, visceral and uncompromising Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.