City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Dear Scotland: Tour A, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Review

Dear Scotland Production Image

From artist to activist; poets to pioneer, fools to the forgotten; writers to rulers, significant figures from Scotland’s near and distant past are given imagined life through the pen and voice of som

The Michael Nyman Band, Queen's Hall, Review

Celebrating his seventieth year, the prolific Michael Nyman’s Band is touring to Gateshead, Liverpool and Bristol, and stopped off at the Queen’s Hall to remind us of his prodigious talent and those o

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, EFT, Review

Man swans in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake is not a ballet, but an iconic piece of absolutely first-class theatre.

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Skeleton Wumman, Traverse Theatre, Review

Buchan Lennon as Young Man and Amy Conochan in Skeleton Wumman

Gerda Stevenson has pooled her talents as playwright and poet to create a beautiful modern Scottish sea myth.

134-Mile John Muir Way Opens

First Minister Alex Salmond officially opens the new 134-mile coast-to-coast pathway, the John Muir Way, in Dunbar at 12.30pm today.

Puppet Animation Festival: Cinderella Review

Cinderella - puppet

A well- known tale told with bijou beauty.

The Frog & The Princess, The Studio, Review

A new twist is added to an old fairytale in a collaboration between visual theatre director Rene Baker and Norwich Puppet Theatre.

Puppet Animation Festival :The Secret Life of Suitcases

Secret life of Suitcases.jpg

The snap of a valise’s clasp can open the cosmos!

New Painting To Show in New Home For Scottish Art Collection

Untitled – Firth of Forth Series

The City Art Centre has acquired a "major new painting" through the Art Fund and Barns-Graham Charitable Trust by the late Scottish artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Last Bloom, Traverse, Review

Anni Domingo as Cynthia and Cleo Sylvestre as Myrtle in The Last Bloom.

Lonely children create imaginary friends. Why should lonely old women not do the same?

Little Princess Goldtree, OOTB, Review

The Puppet Animation Festival celebrates its 30th year with performances and workshops across Scotland, available to catch here in Edinburgh until 19th April.

This May Hurt A Bit, Traverse Theatre, Review

This May Hurt A Bit - a scene

Stella Feehily’s ‘This May Hurt A Bit’ is, in some ways, a play about nostalgia, and is none the worse for that.

Puppet Animation Festival: 3 Colours Review

Three Colours blue image

A dreamy display of light, sound, shadow and colour.

Under the Mulberry Tree, EFT Studio, Review

Under the Mulberry Tree - a scene

‘50s glamour in the South of France, so why is la vie not so belle?

Boxe Boxe, EFT, Review

Boxe Boxe scene

Boxing may not be the sport of kings, but it is the sport of artists, writers and great leaders.

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Love with a Capital ‘L’ Review

Benny and Lesley.jpg

An unholy mix of power, love and Presbyterianism.

Indulge Your Inner Child and Get Geeky At EISF Lates

I'll have what she's drinking

With a week to go until it opens, the Edinburgh International Science Festival is reminding people that there's a range of late-night events for adults with a science theme.

IAM, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Review

The Errol White Company has produced an intriguing piece of dance that is both poetic and puzzling.

Isserlis plays Dvorak, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Review

SCO & Robin Ticciati

The programme at the Usher Hall concert spanned three centuries and as a result highlighted the versatility of the musicians in this chamber orchestra who can skilfully juxtapose playing compositions

Never Try This At Home, Traverse Theatre, Review

Never Try This at Home's Okorie Chukwu, Dudley Rees and Stephen Harper

Told By An Idiot celebrate 21 years of producing remarkable theatre this year, but their current production takes us back to our collective childhoods and an up-close and personal look at the way we w

Robin Cousin's ICE, EFT, Review

Robin Cousin's ice cast

One of the joys of visiting the Festival Theatre is to have a look round the old posters and photographs that adorn the walls.