City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

2018 Sees Return of War Horse to Festival Theatre

Following its completely sold run of 31 performances in January 2014, the National Theatre’s award-winning sensational production of Michael Morpurgo’s WW1 story War Horse returns to the

EIF 2016: Atomic: Living in Dread and Promise

The band Mogwai

As the Edinburgh International Festival tackles the “thundering hooves” of rival UK festivals (notably Manchester) each year it strikes out to be m

A Flyerer Writes: Just Like That - Fringe 2016 is Over!

Rainbow over Arthur's Seat

And just like that, the Fringe is over for another year.

Edinburgh Book Festival, Mark Greenaway, Challenging Food Perceptions, Review

Chef Mark Greenaway outside Restaurant Mark Greenaway, on the corner of Queen Street/Castle Street.

Chef Mark Greenaway strides on to the platform as if ready to give us a cookery demonstration but he is here to discuss his life in the kitchen in conversation with Val McDermid, a great admirer of hi

Edinburgh Book Festival: Thomas A. Clarke and Roger Mason; "The Impact of Flemish Immigration on Scotland", Review

Although not quite as common a surname in Scotland as it once was, Flemings can still be found in telephone directories and many parts of Scotland.

The Big List of Edinburgh Fringe 2016 Award Winners

Glasgow Girls.jpg

There was a total of 3,269 shows at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe which ends today. With that many shows, it follows that there are many awards.

In her Own Words: The Diana Tapes, Space @ Niddry Street, Review

Ana-Cristina Schuler and Jorge Morales Pico as Princess Diana and James Colhurst

The publication in June 1992 of Andrew Morton's controversial biography “Diana: Her True Story” revealed her heartfelt confession about her disintegrating marriage to Charles, leading in due course t

Edinburgh Book Festival: Melvyn Bragg, "Talking About a Revolution", Review

Melvyn Bragg was introduced to the audience as someone who was well known as a broadcaster - working both for BBC and ITV, an author and a member of the House of Lords.

Scots Comics Take Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Monkey See, Monkey Do

The winner of this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards is Richard Gadd from Fife with his intense personal show Monkey See Monkey Do, based on the emotional repercussions of a sexual assault sever