City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Kill Johnny Glendenning, Lyceum, Review


A mad mental malkie of a play!

Rapunzel, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review


Fairy tales have been universally loved for centuries.

Puttin' on the Ritz, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

The glamorous Song and Dance Ensemble in Puttin' on the Ritz

The jazzy number "Puttin' On the Ritz" was written by Irving Berlin and featured in the 1930 movie of the same name.

Scotland Votes No To Independence

Scotland has voted No to independence by a clear margin - 55% to 45% (2,001,926 No votes to 1,617,989 Yes votes).

Blabbermouth 1, The Assembly Hall, review

Blabbermouth V2 - Mark Hamilton.jpg

From midday to midnight on the day before Scotland’s Referendum on Independence, The National Theatre of Scotland hosted a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word written by Sco

Referendum Video: Gordon Brown's Better Together Speech

Yesterday, Prime Minister Gordon Brown fired up an erstwhile lacklustre and bloodless Better Together campaign with an impassioned speech on why Scots should vote 'No' in today's

Referendum Video: David Hayman, The Great Dictator

Actor David Hayman's cri de coeur is a rousing call to vote Yes in the Referendeum on Scottish Independence for a more caring and

Record Voter Registration For Scottish Independence Referendum

Edinburgh has recorded a record level of registered voters in the run-up to tomorrow's historic vote on whether Scotland should become an independent country or remain within the Union.

War Poetry Events set to mark arrival of Regeneration in Edinburgh and National Poetry Day

To mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October, and in the week of the Scottish premiere of WWI drama Regeneration, the King’s Theatre, in collaboration with the Touring Consortium Theatre

Head to the Borders for Traditions in Place Networking Day


Border ballads, fiddle tunes, traditional tales and dances will be hot topics in Hawick at an upcoming gathering.

White Ted and the Right to Die, Traverse Theatre, Review

White Ted and the Right to Die - man and ted

Euthanasia has been a widely controversial topic that has been increasingly brought up in the news. When the right to live is so strongly protected why should the right to die not also be an option?

Scots Scholars discuss translations into Scots from Virgil to Tintin

On Thursday 11 September the National Library of Scotland (NLS) hosted an event sponsored by Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT) where three scholars and translators discussed

New Works: Blind Eye, Traverse Theatre, Review

Blind Eye - cast

Corruption in the business and political world is always a sickening yet intriguing thought that infiltrates our lives on a daily basis.

Edinburgh joins The Hanseatic League


Edinburgh is set to benefit from increased economic and cultural links after being accepted into the historic Hanseatic League.

Moon Duo, The Caves, 4 September 2014, Review

Moon Duo

San Francisco drone-rockers Wooden Shjips have spent the past ten years slowly building a reputation for being the modern motorik beat fan’s transportive brain-hammerer of choice, so much so that lea

New Works: 1914 Machine, Traverse Theatre, Review

New Works - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

The fear of technology slowly taking over our lives seems to be an ever-growing theme in recent new writing.

Prophecy, St. Brides Centre, Review

Coming at a time when Scotland faces the possibility of huge change, the world premiere of new Scottish Musical ‘Prophecy’ is a fun and refreshing reminder of our Gaelic roots and a legend from the Is

Peter Darrell's The Nutcracker Returns This Christmas

On an unusually warm September day, it was particularly strange to be surrounded by Christmas baubles and a richly decorated tree.

History Repeats As Nation’s Favourite Play Is Set To Return to Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre

In 2015 the multi award-winning comic masterpiece The History Boys from one of the UK’s most celebrated playwrights and authors Alan Bennett, whose astonishing career spans five decades, wil

In Time o' Strife, Traverse Theatre, Review

In Time o' Strife cast

Joe Corrie’s ‘In Time o Strife’ remains a powerful evocation of time and place, with echoes that resonate in our own days.

Tribute Bands Flock to the Brunton This Autumn!

Maybe Rolling Stones fans couldn’t get tickets to see the actual band on their sell out tours, but this Autumn The Brunton in Musselburgh is offering what looks to