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Showcase review

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This was a preview of 4 Amateur Productions about to hit the Kings Theatre
Bohemians Lyric Opera Company's production of 'Sister Act-18-21 Feb
Southern Light Opera's 'Oliver 3rd-7th March

The Faith Healer Review, Royal Lyceum Theatre

Sean O Callaghan as Francis Hardy in Faith Healer

Storytelling: it’s something we all do in various forms on a daily basis – a means of communication that we instinctually utilise.

Mini Veggie Haggis Recipe

Mini veggie haggis

There are many variations on Scotland's national dish, the haggis.

Fringe Offers Chance for Young Artists to Reach Thousands

The 6th March 2015 is the deadline for budding artists across Scotland to submit their designs for the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Schools Poster Competition and be in with a chance of having their

National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) Announce Final Cast for Yer Granny

Yer Granny by Eoin Carey

Yer Granny, is a comedy, adapted by award-winning Scottish playwright, Douglas Maxwell.

Discussion Focuses On Edinburgh's Future As Culturally Successful City

The third phase of Desire Lines, an open conversation about the cultural and creative future of Edinburgh, will take place with two discussions on the afternoon and evening of Tuesday 3 Febru

First Relaxed King’s Panto Performance A Great Success

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Yesterday morning saw the première of a "relaxed performance" of the King Theatre’s 2014/15 panto, Aladdin.

Llyr Williams plays Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2, Queen's Hall, Review

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The Scottish Chamber Orchestra had a full programme at the Queens Hall last night and the first composition played reflected the variety of moods being portrayed during the evening.

King’s Theatre Panto To Host Charity Performance for Special Schools

The King’s Theatre Edinburgh will host the first ‘relaxed performance’ of its legendary pantomime, exclusively for pupils from all eleven of the city’s special schools, which look after children with

University Upgraded Gym Re-opens

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Following a £500,000 refurbishment, a state-of-the-art University gym is to re-open on Thursday 8 January at an event hosted at the Pleasance Sports Centre and Gym from 4pm.

Pain, Thrills, and Inspiration On Show at Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2015

Cory Richards chills out

Stories to prove that anything is possible are pivotal to the 12th Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival (EMFF) (6–8 February).

Traverse Theatre announces Spring Season 2015

All Or Nothing - part of manipulate Festival

The Traverse Theatre today revealed an eclectic mix for their Spring Season’s programme running from January to June.

Annual Exhibition of Turner Paintings Runs Til End of the Month

J M W Turner Venice from the Laguna, 1840

As has been the custom for more than a century, January marks the annual, free Turner exhibition of 38 watercolours at the Scottish National Gallery in Edi

Lord Provost Joining Loony Dookers For Charity

Loony Dook santas

Edinburgh’s Lord Provost will join other hearty revellers tomorrow in the New Year's day Loony Dook tomorrow.

The RSNO Christmas Concert, Usher Hall, Review

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The RSNO Christmas Concert is one of the few pieces of entertainment available that not only appeals to all the family, it brings families together.

Canon Allan Maclean for St Vincent's

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The Bishop of Edinburgh has appointed the Very Reverend Canon Allan Maclean to be Priest-in-Charge of St Vincent's Scottish Episcopal Chapel in Edinburgh's New To

Briefs: The Second Coming, Famous Spiegeltent, Review

If Priscilla ran away to join a circus cabaret troupe and ended up, not in a desert, but in a tent, in the centre of Edinburgh, at Christmas time – then the outcome might be something a bit like Brief

The Devil Masters, Traverse Theatre, Review

The Devil Masters - cast

Lara and Cameron get rather more than they bargained for in Iain Finlay Macdonald’s ‘The Devil Masters’. We, the audience, perhaps get rather less.

Adaptations of Vampire Film, Muriel Spark Psycho Thriller In National Theatre's 2015 Season

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Taking the theme of "belonging", something we all crave, the National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is offering up this coming season exciting new cont

From the Writers Eye: Strange Town Season

Strange Town Christmas Season 2014

Strange Town – dubbed “Edinburgh's startlingly gifted young company” by respected critic Joyce McMillan, enable young people to fulfil their creative potential, showcasing these talents at the