City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Japan's SIRO-A Dance Show "Bigger, Faster and Better"

SIRO-A by Colin Hattersley

Japan's special effects and techno dance group SIRO-A just put down in Edinburgh, hours after winning a Golden Buzzer award on “America’s Got Talent”.

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage, Playhouse, Review

A sexy, feel good morality play!


Embrace, Vision Mechanics’ new production, is inspired by women in India who have played a vital role in the campaign to protect and preserve the environment.

Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival

Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival is now in its third year.

EIF 2014: Patrias, Playhouse, Review

Patrias dancers

Patrias evokes the aesthetic spirit of Lorca’s duende, creating a stirring glimpse of the Spanish Civil War that blazes with Andalusian accents and attitude.

EIF 2014: Sweet Mambo, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Sweet Mambo - night dress

At the EIF 2010, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch performed Agua, a vibrant, vivacious vision of Brazilian culture.

Chalk About, Summerhall, Review

Chalk About - dance

Chalk About dances gently through some complex themes, exploring emotions and identity with a childlike simplicity that connects with all ages.

Malasombra, Summerhall, Review


Malasombra is billed as a menacing fairytale, and is told in a style that is reminiscent of the old black and white silent movies.

Made in ILVA - The Contemporary Hermit, Summerhall, Review

Made in Ilva.jpg

ILVA of Taranto is the biggest steelworks in Europe.

EIF 2014: I AM, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

IAM - wrestlers

I AM is a challenging piece that is more to be endured than enjoyed, but if you push on through, you may emerge the stronger for it.