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Fringe 2015 Biggest Fringe Ever - Again

Fringe 2015 programme launch by Jane Barlow

The Edinburgh Fringe has done it again. This year’s Fringe, running 7th to 31st August, is bigger than ever.

'Carousel' - Opera North, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh - Review

The magic of the Fairground Carousel

Premiered in New York in 1945, 'Carousel' was a phenomenal hit running for almost 900 performances. Time magazine named it the best musical of the 20th century.

Yer Granny, King's Theatre, Review

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Douglas Maxwell has described ‘La Nona’, Roberto Cossa’s play on which ‘Yer Granny’ is based as a ‘tragedy with jokes’.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra Dream of Gerontius, Usher Hall, Review

John Henry Newman was a Church of England priest who in 1845 converted to Roman Catholicism. For the last forty years of his life he lived at the Oratory he had built in Birmingham.

Rites, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Rites describes the multitude of conflicting views and the complex, challenging issues that surround the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

"Big Four" Launch Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Programme

EdFest Brochure 2015

As we head towards June, it’s only a couple of months before the curtain rises to launch the Edinburgh Festival Fringe again and a world of visitors will arrive i

Council Plans Co-operatively Funded Solar Project

Edinburgh City Council is planning to install community-owned solar panels on 25 Council buildings throughout the city.

Red Note Ensemble, Queen's Hall, Review

An evening comprising a newly composed modern classical song cycle by Rory Boyle which sets to music poems musing on themes of motherhood from Dilys Rose. But first, a bit of Janacek.

Edinburgh Royal Choral Union, St Stephen’s Centre, Review

Michael Bawtree introduced a concert without a overarching theme but of pieces which were his favourites.

Scottish Opera Announces 2015/16 Season

Scottish Opera has announced details of its vibrant new season, showcasing seven powerful operas featuring drama, romance, fairy-tale and comedy.