City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Last Orders Review

Fringe 2011: Last Orders

This latest show by David Hughes Productions is inspired by the myth and legend of Sawney Bean, a Scottish cannibal who lived in an Ayrshire cave with his incestuous family during an indeterminate

Moving Melvin Brown Review

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This man is an original hoofer, a song and dance man extraordinaire, 66 years old and still built like a recently retired Chippendale. Melvin Brown strutted his stuff for a packed and very responsive audience. Admittedly the average age of the audience was sixty plus, but age is no barrier to enjoyment.

Swimming with my Mother Review

Swimming with my Mother

This beautifully pitched show about the real life swimming and dancing experiences of the two dancers, mother and son, Madge and David Bolger, has already been a double first Fringe winner and it&r

Flawless: Intergalactic Dream Review

The Pleasance Grand is one of the biggest stages available during the Fringe and Flawless are one of the biggest street dance acts available any time, so there's a synergy of sorts before the show

The Seagull Effect Review

The Seagull Effect

Storms seem to cause chaos – or maybe it goes further than that. Perhaps it’s not possible to accurately predict the weather, as the smallest changes can have drastic effects.

Arnica 9CH (My Life As a Dancer) Review

Maud Liardon in Arnica 9CH

Maud Liardon is back on the Fringe after a break of 4 years. She's still clever, she's still mega talented and she's got a wicked sense of humour.

International Festival Announces £8 Ticket Deals

Yesterday being 8th August, or 8/8, the Edinburgh International Festival press office released a cute press release announcing £8 ticket deals for under-26 year olds. Sounds like excellent value, if you qualify (proof of age required).

Leith on the Fringe programme

Leith On The Fringe, the new dynamic, family focused, destination venue with the Leith and wider Edinburgh community at its heart have launched their Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme. The full and diverse schedule of aerial shows, theatre, dance, music, cabaret, film, talks, art and workshops will run at Out Of The Blue Drill Hall, Dalmeny Street, from Wednesday 3 to Sunday 28 August (not Mondays).

Scots Music Group ceilidh

Family friendly ceilidh with Crowdie House ceilidh band

Doors open 7.30, dancing from 8pm to midnight.

Quimeras Review

EIF 2010: Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company

The theme of this year's Edinburgh International Festival is of people crossing borders, assimilating into different cultures, and the essence of Paco Pena's new show 'Qui