City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


The Joy of Spines, National Library of Scotland, Review

The Joy of Spines - Image from production.

If you have been interested in anything, ever, you will find it here.

Edinburgh International Book Festival, Alexander McCall Smith, Edinburgh's Most Eloquent, Review

Alexander McCall Smith

How can you describe such a literary phenomenon as Alexander McCall Smith?

The Money Fi$h, Paradise in the Vault, Review

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This one man show gives a fascinating glimpse into the deadliest job in the world.

Experience Nae Plans: Magic off-the-cuff music creation

Live Act of the Year 2015 Nominees, Nae Plans – top Scottish folk musicians Adam Sutherland and Hamish Napier – join forces once again to release ano

Fossils, Pleasance Dome, Review

Fossils - Bucket Club

Faced with pseudoscience and myths, aspiring scientist Vanessa will need to search out hard facts to discover some monsters from her past.

House and Among the Reeds, Assembly, Fringe Review

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London based company Clean Break was founded in 1979 by two women prisoners with urgent stories that they wanted to be heard through theatre.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Gregor Fisher, "Tough Childhood of a Comedy Hero", Review

Gregor Fisher wheeled in Melanie Reid who was in a wheelchair following a riding accident some years ago and then said in his very Glasgow voice, "Hello Edinburgh" which brought the house down!

Edinburgh Book Festival: "Afternoon Tea with Sue Lawrence - Mouthwatering Mysteries", Review

This special event, in the Charlotte Square Garden Spiegeltent, was preceded by an excellent afternoon with tea (or coffee) and an individual platter of sandwiches, a scone with strawberry jam and cre

EIF 2016: Before the Hudson and the Liffey; James Connolly in Edinburgh and Leith

‘Made in Hong Kong, assembled in Fife’ is how musician Andy Chung describes his background. James Connolly, on the other hand, was very much made in, and by, Edinburgh.

Ubu on the Table, Summerhall, Review

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In this highly imaginative adaptation of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi - a farcical parody of Macbeth - an epic tragedy is enacted on a small table-top with everyday objects as puppet characters.