City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh International Festival


Young Winners of Festival Fireworks Poster Announced

Fireworks poster 2018 competition winners

The winners of this year's Virgin Money Fireworks poster competition were announced last night.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Opening Event: Five Telegrams

Five Telegrams is the Opening Event of the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh International Festival Unveils Light on the Shore Line-up

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Mogwai, King Creosote, Django Django and The Jesus and Mary Chain are among bands that will be performing at the Edinburgh International Festival's "Light on the Shore" progr

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Classical Music Preview

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There's an exciting programme of classical music for us in August. Here are my 2018 Edinburgh International Festival highlights.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Bursting With Youth

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A free, outdoor show by Scots electronic and acoustic composer Anna Meredith (see video below) and laser and light artists 59 Productions will launch this year’s 2018

Capital Theatres is new name for Festival City Theatres Trust

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From Thursday 1 March, Scotland’s largest independent theatre organisation, Festival City Theatres Trust, is changing its name to Capital Theatres.

National Theatre of Scotland announces 2018 Season

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Following a launch at the National Theatre of Scotland’s new headquarters Rockvilla in Glasgow, the company (NTS) announces its shows for the forthcoming 2018 Season.

EIF 2017, Fireworks Concert, Review

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Clearly, this is the world's biggest and most spectacular annual fireworks concert, and an explosive evening of entertainment awaited us.

Edinburgh International Festival Ends 70th In Robust Form

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It opened with a Bloom and ended with a familar “Boom!”.

EIF 2017: Filarmonica Della Scala, The Usher Hall, Review

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We began with the Enescu recital - the two Romanian Rhapsodies are by far the best loved of his compositions - and the full orchestral range brought out the depth and breadth of this particular work.