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Bryony Kimmings: Advice From One Fringe Performer To Another

Bryony Kimmings at Fringe Central

Comedian Bryony Kimmings today gave the official Fringe Central Opening Address, the third of its kind.

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2015, Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Review

Tattoo Pipers

The annual Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a spectacular show, part military part dance, that exceeds every one of the sixty five of past years.

The Playhouse Hosts Mini Fringe Festival of Comedy, Cabaret, Music, and Dance

The Boards Cabaret Bar - The Playhouse on the Fringe

This is Week Zero of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, as several dozen venues start to open up around the city from the Assembly Rooms to Zoo.

Photographer Captures Local Scenes in Monochrome

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‘henni.photo’ is the simple title of the current exhibition of photography adorning the walls of ‘The Roamin Nose’ café on Eyre Place.

Fringe Ticket Machine at Edinburgh Airport Open

Airport ticket booth

The Fringe's ticket machine at Edinburgh Airport is officially open and will remain open 24 hours, everyday, until 31st August.

Into the Woods, Playhouse, Review

Go down into these woods and you’re sure of plenty of big surprises!

Edinburgh International Festival Conversations Online Announced

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The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) has announced a high profile array of performers for its Edinburgh International Festival Conversations this August, in pa

Large Hadron Collider Exhibition Coming To Edinburgh

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A section of the world’s biggest scientific experiment – the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) – will be part of an interactive exhibition at Edinburgh’s Dynamic Earth star

Half Price Tickets for the Tattoo

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

A limited number of half-price tickets for this year’s Edinburgh Military Tattoo preview performance on Thursday 6th August will go on sale from the

LeithLate15 Offers Walking Tours in August and September

LeithLate has expanded its format for the LeithLate15 festival with a number of different events taking place over an extended 4 month period.

21st Edinburgh Mela Programme Announced

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The full programme for the 21st Edinburgh Mela launched today, offering its usual enticing mix of world music, dance, interactive craft sessions and a smorgasbord o

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015 Programme Launched

EIBF Nick Barley spills books

This year's Edinburgh International Book Festival takes on a globetrotting theme with a programme that Festival Director Nick Barley says is "more internati

Lee Miller and Picasso: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Review

Picasso, Hotel Vaste Horizon, Mougins, (Lee Miller, 1937  Lee Miller Archives)

“Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?” Pablo Picasso

Fringe 2015 Biggest Fringe Ever - Again

Fringe 2015 programme launch by Jane Barlow

The Edinburgh Fringe has done it again. This year’s Fringe, running 7th to 31st August, is bigger than ever.

"Big Four" Launch Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Programme

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As we head towards June, it’s only a couple of months before the curtain rises to launch the Edinburgh Festival Fringe again and a world of visitors will arrive i

Kidnapped: RL Stevenson's Ripping Adventure Yarn Live

Billy Mack and John Winchester - Kidnapped: When Kilts Were Banned

Seven years after its original inception, Donald Smith’s adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Scottish novel returns to the Scottish Storytelling Centre for two performances.

When War Photographer Lee Miller Met Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso and Lee Miller after the Liberation of Paris (1944) - Copyright Lee Miller Archives

Could Lee Miller, model and one of the world’s most famous female war photographers, have been more than just friends with Pablo Picasso?

That is the question posed by her son and archivist, Tony Penrose, who has been working with the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on a major new summer show about the pair that starts later this month.

Impressionists' Impact Traced To Scots Art Dealer

"Haystacks: Snow Effect" (1891) by Claude Monet - Scottish National Gallery

He was dubbed Van Gogh’s twin because of his uncanny resemblance to the Dutch painter.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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What is there left to say about an already award winning production based on an award winning book?

Video: Max Richter's Recomposed: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons

Max Richter talks about his re-composing of Vivaldi's Four Seasons which is being performed at the Edinburgh International Festival 2015.

Video: 50 Years of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

The amateur chorus Edinburgh Festival Chorus celebrates its 50th in August 2015.

Here's some of the participants talking about why the chorus is so special.

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