City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Rambert, EFT, Review

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Rambert may be Britain’s oldest dance company, but has never been afraid to move with the times – reflected in its continued commitment to commission exciting and innovative choreographers, composers

Handel's Messiah, Usher Hall, Review

Handel's Messiah, written in 1741 (in only three and half weeks) is one of the most popular choral works ever to be performed.

Scotch and Soda, The Paradiso Speigletent, Review

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The circus used to come to town with a fanfared parade. These assorted Aussie acrobats and players looks as though they’ve arrived on a handcart.

Slope, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Originally brought to theatres in 2006, Untitled Projects has readapted their performance of Slope at a time of great social change for LGBT groups in Scotland.

Station Stories from Cryptic (in association with ScotRail)

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All aboard for a magical virtual journey!

The Firebird Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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In what can be known as Music Director's Pride, his Principal string players with Aleksei Kiseliov in front came on stage in front of Peter Oundjian.

BIRDSONG - 2015 National Tour Announced

Following its hugely successful tours in 2013 and 2014 Rachel Wagstaff’s stage play BIRDSONG adapted from the novel by Sebastian Faulks, will be performed in April at the King’s Theatre Edinb

Edinburgh Fringe Schools Poster Competition Launches for 2015

The Search is on for young creative talent as Fringe organisers call on Scotland’s budding young artists to come up with a unique and eye catching design for the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Poster.

Books: Edinburgh Old Town; Journeys and Evocations by John Fee with Stuart McHardy and Donald Smith

In ‘Edinburgh Old Town – Journeys and Evocations’ Stuart McHardy and Donald Smith have woven a fine tribute to the late John Fee around some of Fee’s own stories and recollections.

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.

The Donald Runnicles Birthday Concert, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

Beethoven 9 at the Usher Hall

Several hundred enthusiasts were in the stalls an hour before the concert started to hear the conversation between Donald Runnicles and James Naughtie. We learned a little, but not a lot.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2014/15 Programme Announced

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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.

Trialogue, Traverse Theatre, Review

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It had been a good long while since the last time I had attended a piece that could be described as a dance, or any movement based performance come to that, and so it was with a mixture of excitement

Theatre Uncut, Traverse, Review

Theatre Uncut rehearsals

Do you ever feel utterly overwhelmed by the constant flow of news, pounded by the endless atrocities hammering away in every corner of the world, drenched by the multifarious media that rains it down

Oundjian and Benedetti Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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The first four minutes set us in the mood for some fine Russian music with the seldom heard March from Rachmaninov's Cinq Études-tableaux.

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.

The Moonlit Road, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

The Moonlit Road

Inspired by the likes of Edgar Allan Poe and Ambrose Bierce, Peapod Productions brings the ghostly tale of “The Moonlit Road” to Edinburgh.

Double Bill: Squish / Box Fresh, Traverse Theatre, Review

Box Fresh

The Traverse Theatre is the perfect location for emerging theatre artists and practitioners to promote new work by Scottish companies.

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