City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Turn back the clock at Teviot Row House!

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A weekend of special events has been lined up by Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) and the University of Edinburgh Alumni office to mark the 125th anniversary of Teviot Row House.

Bondagers, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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To describe Sue Glover’s ‘Bondagers’ as a classic of contemporary Scottish theatre is but to do it justice.

Barnum, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Circus skills of Barnum the Musical

‘The Show must go on’ was a maxim that P.T. Barnum and Brian Conley would probably share.

Crash, (A Play, A Pie and A Pint), Traverse, Review


The collision of opposing worlds features in this arresting one-man play.

The Mousetrap, King's Theatre, Review


Dame Agatha Christie is Queen of the ‘Murder Mystery’ genre, having created well- known detective characters such as Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot in a series of short stories.

Tales of a Grandson, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review


Mr. Cannon’s passion for all things historical is infectious, as he makes real the sort of magical history lesson you thought was only possible in your dreams.

Doug Allan: Freeze Frame – the Author’s Perspective

As part of Book Week Scotland, award-winning natural history photographer Doug Allan will be offering some unique personal insights into his exp

Institute, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Masculine mime with a mixed up message.

Metamorphosen Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review


This was an out-of-the-ordinary Friday evening programme from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra if only because the overture, Beethoven's Overture to Fidelio, came after the interval.

The Pop Group & Finitribe, The Voodoo Rooms, Review

I am having a weird altered states flashback to an evening in Sativa circa 1995. My states altered purely by the conflict between nostalgia and the aged reality both within and around me.

Haydn's Harmony Mass, Queen's Hall, Review

The programme spanned centuries and began with ‘Solfeggio’, an a cappella composition for a choir written in 1963 by the Estonian composer Arvo Part.

Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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In the centre of Ottawa sits the large building that houses Canada's National Arts Centre. Built in 1969 there's car parking underneath for 950.

Three Sisters, King's Theatre, Review

John Byrne’s version of Chekhov’s ‘Three Sisters’ re-locates the play to Dunoon in the 1960’s.

Squash, (A Play, A Pie and A Pint), Traverse, Review


Life in a Scotch Sitting Room taken to new 18 storey heights.

Flags Fly at the Nelson Monument for Trafalgar Day

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The Nelson Monument on Edinburgh’s Calton Hill has been colourfully commemorating Trafalgar Day.

Transplanted Concert, Royal Botanic Garden Lecture Theatre, Review

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Known for their love of shoes together with the hairs of a stringed instrument's bow, Alice Rickards and Sonia Cromarty are High Heels and Horse Hair.

Swiss Ambassador's Award Concert, Balmoral Hotel, Review

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Haydn, the teacher, was not happy when he heard one of Beethoven's three trios which were to become his Opus 1. Haydn told him to rework it but Beethoven thought it the best of the three.

Seven Hungers, Summerhall, Review

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As humans we are inherently hungry. Hungry for love, desire, security and violence and of course, the substance vital to our survival, food.

Challenge Beauty during Body Confidence Week

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Juliette Burton’s Look at Me received critical acclaim and sold out almost every performance, as well as being nominated for The Skinny’s Talk of the Town Award for Cultural Impact at Edinburgh Fringe

Top Hat, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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It may seem incredible that a 1930s musical showing the farcical shenanigans of the privileged few is still popular in the 21st century but when it arrives with the sumptuousness of this classy produc

Embrace, Royal Botanic Garden, Review


Excitement builds for the latest audience of Vision Mechanics’ current site-specific production as they are guided through a dark forest with only torchlight for guidance.