City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Edinburgh Book Festival: Erica Jong, "The Fountain of Eternal Youth", Review

Obviously well known to British audiences, Erica Jong was joined stage by Ruth Wishart who acted as chair for this session.

Giant, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

GIANT by Human Zoo - Photographed by The Other Richard.

Cast your eyes back to the dawn of time, all around there is nothing, just an empty universe.

EIF 2016, The Toad Knew, King’s Theatre, Review


James Thiérrée, acrobat, clown, actor, illusionist, musician, has pockets bursting at the seams with artistic credentials. And no wonder.

Scorched, Zoo Southside, Review

Scorched - Photo credit Jack Offord

For one Second World War veteran the launch of Operation Desert Storm is about to unleash a whirlwind of memories.

Jean Rondeau, Harpsichords for St Cecilia’s, St Andrew’s and St George’s West, Review

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With the renovation of their hall well under way, The Friends of St Cecilia’s Hall brought a harpsichord to St Andrew’s and St George’s West for two recitals, each of an hour and a half.

Abberline’s Artefact, SpaceTriplex, Review

Abberline's Artefact - Jan van der Black / Polymorph Theatre

Plans for a quiet, retired life by the sea are not going to plan for John Davis. He is hearing voices. And they all belong to the dead.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Murray Pittock, "Culloden: The Battle and the Myths", Review

Professor Murray Pittock’s new work on Culloden seeks to scotch (pun partly intended) three principal myths surrounding the 1745 rising and the battle.

Edinburgh Book Festival, Jim Haynes, Edinburgh's Cultural Freedom Fighter, Review

Jim Haynes, at home in Paris (photo credit, Jesper Haynes)

To celebrate his 60th visit to the Edinburgh Festival, the influential, indomitable cultural entrepreneur, Jim Haynes has published his second volume of Memoirs, “World Citizen, at home in Paris.” T

The Rose and Crown, TheSpace at Niddry Street, Fringe Review

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Arbery Productions brings of a forgotten play from J B Priestley, best known now for the multi adaptations of An Inspector Calls, his wonderful satire on society’s hypocrisy set in early 20th