City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


The Pure, the Dead and the Brilliant, Assembly Rooms, Review

Michele Gallagher, Elaine C Smith, Paul James Corrigan

Some pixie pamphleteering for the Naws, but the Ayes have it!

Emily Brown and the Thing, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

Emily Brown and the Thing

A brilliant show: funny, touching, and completely satisfying to someone who had no familiarity with the books at all. Oh, and the children loved it, too!

Only One Dog In This Pleasance Fringe Preview Show

Pleasance 30 year cake cutting interrupted by dog

It was The Pleasance's turn to hold its Fringe press launch / preview this morning.

Salon Mika, Dance Base, Review

Salon Mika

Mika was last here more than 10 years ago but he returned again today like an extinction event meteorite hitting Edinburgh.

The Carousel, Traverse, Review

The Carousel - Maureen Beattie

A multi voiced feminine prose poem.

Spoiling, Traverse, Review

Gabriel Quigley in Spoiling.jpg

A ballsy struggle between protocol and principle.

Dead Letters Review, C Cubed, Review

Dead Letters (Photo - Millie Logan)

“The post office has a great charm at one point of our lives. When you have lived to my age, you will begin to think letters are never worth going through the rain for.”~ Jane Austen

Worbey & Farrell Concerto without Orchestra, Assembly Rooms, Review

Worbey & Farrell poster

We had a fascinating romp around some very familiar classical music played on a Bosendorfer piano with the four hands of two very talented pianists.

Taki Maori Haka Experience, Dance Base, Review

Taki Maori

Taki Maori has an intimacy that many shows on the Fringe lack, a small family of Maori and it is a family, a mum, a dad, children and close relatives have brought a slice of Aeotora (New Zealand) to a

Oz and the Space Pirates, Merchant Hall, Review

Oz and the Space Pirates and dry ice

Young fans of light sabers and space adventures will enjoy this show.

Jestia and Raedon, C Nova, Review

Jestia and Raedon

Welcome viewers to the world of TV, a diet of cooking programmes, quiz shows and old comedy reduced to a rectangle of flickering light.

A Bumper year at the Box Office for Festival and King’s Theatres

The Festival and King’s Theatre had their best ever year at the Box Office in 2013-14 with ticket income rising by 65% on the previous year, and the number of tickets and the number of performances st

Fun and Games in the Grassmarket For Playday

Edinburgh’s Grassmarket will be transformed into a giant children’s play area tomorrow (Wednesday 30 July) to promote play in the city.

Pig Rock Bothy to Be Erected in Gallery Grounds

Pig Rock Bothy rock

This summer, the grounds of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art will be home to a traditional Scottish bothy, designed exclusively as pa

The Tin Forest Puppet Theatre Experience, South Rotunda Glasgow, Review

The Tin Forest Show photo

The metamorphosis of the South Rotunda on the Clydeside from long vacant 19th century building to a surreal and magical space hosting The Tin Forest Puppet Theatre Experience is the perfect metaphor f

Flashmob Fringe Launch at Brunton!

At 1.45 pm on Friday 1 August, young participants of East Lothian Youth Musical Theatre, Youth Theatre Company and Youth Dance Company will ‘flash-mob’ at the front of The Brunton t showcase East Loth

Macmillan Annual Art Exhibition at the Fringe

Macmillan Cancer Support’s annual art exhibition has grown over 12 years to become a much anticipated event on Edinburgh’s calendar.

Summerhall Fringe shows set to be beamed to 30 UK Cinemas

Summerhall Fringe shows set to be beamed to 30 UK Cinemas