City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

The Playhouse Hosts Mini Fringe Festival of Comedy, Cabaret, Music, and Dance

The Boards Cabaret Bar - The Playhouse on the Fringe

This is Week Zero of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, as several dozen venues start to open up around the city from the Assembly Rooms to Zoo.

The RSNO Takes the Train

Scotrail and RSNO

Musicians from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) are being encouraged to leave the car and take the train to concerts across Scotland.

Photographer Captures Local Scenes in Monochrome


‘’ is the simple title of the current exhibition of photography adorning the walls of ‘The Roamin Nose’ café on Eyre Place.

Fringe Ticket Machine at Edinburgh Airport Open

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The Fringe's ticket machine at Edinburgh Airport is officially open and will remain open 24 hours, everyday, until 31st August.

Japan's SIRO-A Dance Show "Bigger, Faster and Better"

SIRO-A by Colin Hattersley

Japan's special effects and techno dance group SIRO-A just put down in Edinburgh, hours after winning a Golden Buzzer award on “America’s Got Talent”.

A Man's A Man, Clifton Hall School, Review

A Man's a Man is a bold venture telling the life of Robert Burns in the form of contemporary musical theatre with a score released from the traditional melodies normally played to the bard's poems yet

600 Acts In Running For Edinburgh Comedy Awards

The judging panel for the 35th Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards was revealed today.

Wind Delays Opening of New Circus Tent on Meadows

Underbelly's new 750-seater circus tent venue will not be ready in time for the opening of the Fringe.

Into the Woods, Playhouse, Review

Go down into these woods and you’re sure of plenty of big surprises!

Edinburgh International Festival Conversations Online Announced


The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) has announced a high profile array of performers for its Edinburgh International Festival Conversations this August, in pa

Scotland’s Cabaret Le Haggis Reveals Its Fringe Line-up

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Scotland’s reputation for being dour and buttoned up may be well and truly shattered at this year’s Fringe with the Celtic Cabaret that is Le Haggis.

The Italian Cultural Institute Announces 2015 Festival Fringe participants from Italy

Since its establishment in Edinburgh’s Nicolson Street 36 years ago, the Italian Cultural Institute has played an important part in the rich cultural life of the city of Edinburgh.

A Brief History of Evil, Summerhall, Preview

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Company of Wolves is a Glasgow based physical theatre company founded in 2012 by co-artistic directors Ewan Downie and Anna Porubcansky.

The Seagull Has Landed, King’s Theatre, Review


Puns and parody flee aboot like seagulls at a midden in this mad mix of Doric humour.

La Favorita Freestival goes ‘Underneath the Arches’

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Edinburgh’s Freestival has won a new lease of life with the announcement that it has secured space at one of the Capital’s most spectacular entertainment venues.

Nourish your taste buds as well as your soul at the new Edinburgh Food Festival!

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A brand new summer food festival is set to take place in Edinburgh, showcasing the very best of Scotland’s food and drink alongside a line-up of music, entertainment and talks.

Large Hadron Collider Exhibition Coming To Edinburgh

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A section of the world’s biggest scientific experiment – the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) – will be part of an interactive exhibition at Edinburgh’s Dynamic Earth star

Half Price Tickets for the Tattoo

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

A limited number of half-price tickets for this year’s Edinburgh Military Tattoo preview performance on Thursday 6th August will go on sale from the

Lindsay Lou and The Flatbellys, Sound House, Review

Lindsay Lou and The Flatbellys

When Lindsay Lou sings its like listening to a very versatile musical instrument with universal pitch.

Cast announced for EIF première of Alasdair Gray's classic novel, Lanark

The Citizens Theatre and Edinburgh International Festival announce the cast and full creative team for the world premiere of Lanark.

LeithLate15 Offers Walking Tours in August and September

LeithLate has expanded its format for the LeithLate15 festival with a number of different events taking place over an extended 4 month period.