City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Cirkopolis, Pleasance at the EICC, Review

Cirkopolis juggler scene

Cirkopolis is a highly polished big budget international circus performance of outstanding quality.

Two Sides of the Curtain, theSpace on North Bridge, Review

Two Sides of the Curtain - Ada (Racheal Naylor)

“I, I can remember
Standing by the wall
And the guns shot above our heads
And we kissed, as though nothing could fall”

– Heroes by David Bowie.

The Fair Intellectual Club, Royal Scots Club, Review

And so to the Royal Scots Club upon Abercromby Place, there to be regaled by three young ladies with their entertainment, entitled ‘The Fair Intellectual Club’…

Séance, The Terrace at Summerhall, Review


Disorienting, spooky, and a bit camp, Séance is a twenty-minute, pitch-black experience in a small shipping container outside Summerhall. Is anything more Fringe than that?

The Art and Science of Gin, 99 Hanover Street, Review


A delightful and completely sensorial experience, The Art and Science of Gin is a journey through the history and making of Edinburgh Gin.

The Naked Magicians, Assembly Rooms, Review

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This show does exactly what it promises. You want magic? A cheeky wee bit of nudity? Look no further.

EIF 2017: Monteverdi’s Opera Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, Usher Hall, Review

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This is the 450th anniversary of the birth in Italy of Monteverdi. The world of opera was at its beginning.

EIBF 2017: Judy Murray, Holding Court

What a splendid event with Judy Murray. Her two sons, Andy and Jamie, would have been very proud of her! It was a relaxed and confident talk which did her and Scottish tennis proud.

Hive, theSpace@Surgeon's Hall, Review

Adrienne-Marie Zitt and Lauren Ash as Emily and Sylvia in Hive

“If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry” ― Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Give Me Your Love, Summerhall, Review

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It’s what we all yearn for – to be given some love. But it’s often when we need it most that we shut the world out and box ourselves away.