City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Study Shows Soundscapes Create Refreshing Dreams (and Full Moons Bizarre Dreams)

A two-year study into dream control, first launched at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, suggests that it's possible for people to create their perfect dream, and wake up feeling "happy an

Black Coffee, King's Theatre, Review

Black Coffee cast

The premiere of Black Coffee in December 1930 was reviewed in The Times:

Union, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

Union at Royal Lyceum Theatre

Given that the people of Scotland will vote in a few months on whether they believe Scotland should be an independent country (or not)

Richard Demarco Receives Edinburgh Award

Ricky Demarco gets hands printed

Impressario and local ambassador for the arts Professor Richard Demarco was the seventh person to be honoured with the Edinburgh Award at City Chambers tonight.​

Edinburgh Castle Going Dark For Earth Hour

Earth Hour Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle is to join landmarks from around the world in switching off its lights at 8.30pm on 29th March, as part of Earth Hour<

Hardeep Is Your Love UK Tour, EFT, Review

Hardeep 2 - photocredit, Steve Ullathorne.jpg

Singh Kohli says this is his first time, but you can tell he's done it before... or something like it.

Puppet Animation Festival - Celebrating 30 years of the UK’s largest performing arts event for children

In 2014 between 29th March and 19th April, the Puppet Animation Festival celebrates 30 years of bringing magical family performances, workshops and films from award winning companies, to communities a

West Side Story, Edinburgh Playhouse, March 2014, Review

The Shark Girls led by Djalenga Scott as Anita

Arriving at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Wednesday night, it was like walking onto a Film set: Greenside Place had become Broadway with a tall Brownstone building, Stars and Stripe flags, Hot Dog van an

Dare to Care, Traverse Theatre, Review

Dare to Care production shot

A worthy topic that fails to captivate.

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Assembly Roxy, Review

Prudencia Hart Production Image 3 -credit Johan Perrson.jpg

An up close and personal dance with the devil.

War Theme For Edinburgh International Festival 2014

Pina Bausch Sweet Mambo

The Edinburgh International Festival launched its programme at a press conference in Edinburgh today.

Edinburgh International Festival 2014 Teaser

The Edinburgh International Festival announced its programme today. This short promotional video clip offers us a taste of the shows to come.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2014 Programme Launches With "Common" Theme

Where do I end and you begin

The Edinburgh Art Festival today launched its programme for 2014, the 11th festival to date.

Fergie - ra oan-line Fringe tipster

When started covering the Fringe festival at the beginning of the millennium, John Ritchie introduced a tongue-in-cheek, daily diary about a fictitious Fringe-goer called Fergie.

Messages from a Mental Institution


Later this month, Summerhall is hosting Messages from a Mental Institution by poet and award winning American playwright Lee Gershuny.

The Hold, NMS, Review

Young Peter (Derek Darvell).jpeg

Mementos heavy with memory are the subject of this latest poignant promenade piece from Lung Ha.

John Ritchie Remembered sticky icon

John Ritchie

It was with shock and sadness that I heard of the sudden death of John Ritchie on Saturday 8th March. He was 67.

Funeral for John Ritchie - Friday 14 March 2014

We have just heard that the funeral for John Ritchie, who was the Editor of, will take place on Friday, 14th March 2014 at 1.30pm at Rosslyn Chapel

Wendy Hoose, Tron, Review

Wendy Hoose scene

Sex and the single (texting) digit! Johnny McKnight’s latest comedy deals fearlessly with the issue of lonely hearts (or in this case lonely beds) in the 21st century.

The Confessions of Gordon Brown, Traverse Theatre, Review

The Confessions of Gordon Brown - Hartman

Does Gordon Brown Confess? Does he feel the need to do so? Should he?