City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Flame Proof (A Play, A Pie and A Pint), Traverse, Review

Flame Proof at Traverse

Today’s maze of social complexities is at the core of this fast paced funny piece about the result of rage when that ‘flame of pain’ fails to be extinguished after a relationship break-up.

Chants Sacrés Edinburgh Singers, Greyfriars Kirk, Review

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To celebrate the forthcoming 500th anniversary of the Treaty of Paris the Edinburgh Singers plan a concert tour to Paris next June.

Outlying Islands, Traverse, Review

Helen mackay and Martin Richarson in Outlying Islands

How to people behave when removed from society’s mores and are thrown to the claim of nature?

HeLa, Traverse Theatre, review


HeLa is the story of remarkable success and shocking failure that starkly demonstrates how basic human rights have been continually sacrificed on the altar of scientific progress.

RSNO Oundjian Conducts Scheherazade, Usher Hall, Review

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Wagner's rousing Overture to his opera The Mastersingers of Nuremberg opened the Royal Scottish National Orchestra's 2014/15 season.

The Enchanted Forest, Faskally Wood Pitlochry, Review

Enchanted Forest in Pitlochry

If you go down to the woods today, make sure it’s to Faskally Wood!

Richard Alston Dance Company, Festival Theatre, Review

Liam Riddick and Nancy Nerantzi in Burning - Martin Lawrance

This is the 20th anniversary year of the Richard Alston Dance Company, renowned as a most innovative and dynamic ensemble, the legacy from Alston’s outstanding career with LCDT and Rambert.

Regeneration, King’s Theatre, Review


Adapting a book to a play is challenge.

Julie Fowlis, Queen's Hall, Review

Performing for over ninety minutes to a near-capacity Queen’s Hall audience, Julie Fowlis confirmed her standing as one of our finest interpreters of Gaelic repertoire.

New Public Artwork and planting of Scottish bluebells bring new life to Pilrig Park

After six months of involvement, Citizen Curator is proud to announce the unveiling of a new Public Artwork by German born and Edinburgh based artist Andrea Geile.

Scottish Ballet: The Crucible with Ten Poems Review

Scene from The Crucible, Scottish Ballet  (photo Andy Ross)

This literary text-inspired double bill combines an evocative dramatisation of Ten Poems by Dylan Thomas and a timely re-imagining of Arthur Miller’s classic masterpiece, “The Crucible.”

The Man Jesus, Brunton, Review

It is a mark of the stature of an actor that he gets a round of applause just for stepping on the stage. It is unconventional when the stage is set for a play in which he stars but that was the reception that met the well- known figure of Simon Callow as he walked on to the white floor of the Brunton stage.

Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson puts India in fresh perspective


Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, the distinguished scholar and statesman, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, will be a keynote speaker at a week-long celebration of Asian life and culture which begins on Monday.

Richard Alston Dance Company Open Rehearsal

Richard Alston Dance Company is now in Edinburgh ahead of their performance at the Festival Theatre on Friday.

Dance and sing through October at The Brunton

October brings to The Brunton a really varied programme kicking off with one of the best songwriters in Britain and a highly acclaimed classical quartet.

Chinese Celebrations Aim To Be Everyone’s Cup of Tea


To mark the first ever global Chinese language day, a pop-up Chinese tea house will transform The Mound in Edinburgh this Saturday 27 September.

Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival (ESFF)

Just when Autumn will be making its presence felt in increasingly dark evenings, the Filmhouse and The University of Edinburgh play host to the inaugural Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.

Kill Johnny Glendenning, Lyceum, Review


A mad mental malkie of a play!

Rapunzel, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review


Fairy tales have been universally loved for centuries.

Puttin' on the Ritz, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

The glamorous Song and Dance Ensemble in Puttin' on the Ritz

The jazzy number "Puttin' On the Ritz" was written by Irving Berlin and featured in the 1930 movie of the same name.

Scotland Votes No To Independence

Scotland has voted No to independence by a clear margin - 55% to 45% (2,001,926 No votes to 1,617,989 Yes votes).