City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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The Boy with Tape on his Face and Lost Voice Guy to share stage at Macmillan Gala

The Boy with Tape on his Face: Nick Mailer Photography

Up-and-coming speechless comedian Lost Voice Guy is set to take to one of Edinburgh's biggest stages at the Big Comedy Gala, alongside host The Boy with Tape on his Face.

Life and Deaf bring BSL event to Storytelling Centre

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Between Monday 8 and Wednesday 24 July, the Life & Deaf Association will be travelling the length and breadth of the UK in their VW camper van, Heidi, to spread a positive message of deaf awareness an

Grimm tales and Scottish folklore marry in a feast of raconteur talent

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•The Scottish Grimm Connection presents the premiere of their first programme “Alike & Afar”.

End to End: An Uplifting Theatre Journey

End to End - The Gramophones Theatre Company

It started with a bike ride. Then there were horses, a limo, a rickshaw and a trio of micro lights.

Strange Town Young Company Double Bill of Contrasts

Strange Town Theatre - Follow Me

A model of youth theatre that really works is the best way to sum up Edinburgh-based Strange Town.

Tannahill Talent showcased at TradFest

Wendy Weatherby in Performance

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

Step back in history and entertain the kids at TradFest this weekend

Conrad Molleson - Gododdin

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

Flowers of Edinburgh to Bloom Again

Karine Polwart takes part in Flowers of Edinburgh for TradFest

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.

Curtain up for How To Succeed!

Jennifer Good, Andra Roston Keay and Emily Goad

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

I Knew a Man Called Livingstone

I Knew a Man Called Livingstone

200 years on, meet David Livingstone through the eyes of the Africans who knew him.

Edinburgh Music Theatre meets Mad Men as they go back to the ‘60s with new show

Adam Scott Pringle is J Pierrepont Finch

Edinburgh Music Theatre goes back to the ‘60s with new show

Discover the Story of NOOR through Dance Theatre from America

Felicia Norton in Labyrinth Dance Theater's NOOR

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

BURNSFEST at Scottish Storytelling Centre backed by Fiona Hyslop MSP

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Over 250 years after his birth, Robert Burns’ influence on Scottish language and culture is alive and well.

Gaelic Culture, Music, Performance and Song Showcased at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

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

Queen Amang the Heather: The Life of Belle Stewart in performance

Queen Amang the Heather

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.

Families’ Mid-term Magic Storytelling Populates Edinburgh for Storytelling Festival

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

Women's Health... Whose Wealth? Three Day mini-fest marks Thirtieth Anniversary

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

July Folk Fest Fun at Scottish Storytelling Centre

July Folk Fest at Storytelling Centre

After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” -- Philip Pullman

Green Room’s second production is doubly sweet

Ordinary Days

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