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Wicked, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Wicked at the Playhouse

Dynamic Duo cast their bewitching spell.

"Four Reflect" - Local Photographers Capture Urban and Rural

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The Roamin Nose on Eyre Place looks a little different at the moment – inside, at least.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2014/15 Programme Announced

Up Helly Aa vikings

Organisers of Edinburgh's Hogmanay today invited revellers to join the planet's "hottest" party when they announced the programme of events for this year.

Scottish Opera's La Cenerentola, Festival Theatre, Review

Cinderella - Scottish Opera

There are many versions of the comedy we know as Cinderella but all relate to the unwanted daughter who finds her way to the heart of a prince much to the annoyance of her family.

Return to the Forbidden Planet Coming to Edinburgh in 2015

Olivier Award-winning musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, which was inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest, is coming to the Festival The

Stan Douglas Exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery

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Edinburgh has been fortunate that Stan Douglas was able to introduce the exhibition of some of his work at The Fruitmarket Gallery (running til 15 February).

Holyrood Park Closed to Traffic For Bonfire Night

Holyrood Park will be closed tonight to vehicle traffic from 6pm to Midnight for Bonfire Night.

Behind the Lines, National Library of Scotland, Review

The exhibition in the National Library of Scotland on George IV Bridge, tells the personal stories of the First World War and it does so extremely well.

Canongate celebrated at Storytelling Festival Finale

John Fee Book Sleeve

Sunday 2 November sees the Glorious Half-Mile to Holyrood – the Canongate – come to life with a free afternoon of story sessions, walks and tours, followed by the book launch of John Fee’s ‘Old Town T

Bondagers, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

Bondagers cast

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.

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.

New Public Artwork and planting of Scottish bluebells bring new life to Pilrig Park

After six months of involvement, Citizen Curator is proud to announce the unveiling of a new Public Artwork by German born and Edinburgh based artist Andrea Geile.

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.

George Street Pedestrian-Cycle Trial Opens For 1 Year

George Street Trial

A reconfigured George Street was officially opened today that gives cyclists a safe East-West route across the city centre, free of tram lines and free of motorised traffic.

EIF Director Jonathan Mills Bows Out at Festival 2014 End

EIF Fireworks 2014 - View from Ross Theatre

Last night's Fireworks Concert marked the end of the Edinburgh International Festival and the end of Festival Director Sir Jonathan Mills’s eight year te

Video: Flight of the Valkyries, EIF Fireworks 2014

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, led by conductor Garry Walker, open the Festival Fireworks Concert 2014 in Princes Street Gardens with Wagner's Flight of

Holyrood Park Closed to Traffic For Festival Fireworks

Fireworks scatter with blue and yellow tracers

Historic Scotland has announced that it will be closing Holyrood Park to vehicle traffic this Sunday evening (31st August) for the annual

4 Tonnes of Fireworks Being Readied For Festival Finale

EIF Fireworks Concert waterfall

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra will be playing classic favourites such as Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture at this Sunday's Fes

Edinburgh Fringe Smashes Two Million Ticket Mark

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announced that by Monday afternoon, with hundreds of performances still to take place, an estimated 2,183,591 tickets had been issued for shows this month.

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