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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.

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

Slava's Snowshow, Festival Theatre, Dec 2014, Review

Slava's Snow Show - Festival Theatre

Sometimes you have an experience that you know you will remember long into your life. A memory that will find you in many years to come and bring a gleaming smile to your face.

The BFG, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

BFG production

A young cast brings plenty of whizz-popping energy to this year’s Christmas show at the Lyceum - and the kids will love getting their mouths around ‘gobblefunk’ – the BFG’s very own, idiosyncratic lan

Gilded Balloon Comedy Club Tickets Go On Sale

Gilded Balloon director Karen Koren with comedians Raymond Mearns (left) and Kai Humphries

Thirty years after a fire in its Cowgate home forced its closure, tickets go on sale tomorrow for a revived Gilded Balloon Comedy Club.

Aladdin, King's Theatre, Review

Abanazar (Grant Stott) Widow Twankey (Allan Stewart) and Wishee Washee (Andy Gray).jpg

Our theatre critic finds the annual traditional King's Theatre panto brings out his most festive side.

Stick Man, Spiegeltent, Review

Stick Man - Photo Credit Steve Ullathorne.jpg

Edinburgh’s Christmas has begun and The Famous Spiegeltent is back in St.

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.

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