City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Gilded Balloon Launches First Winter Programme In Year-Round West End Venue

This year’s Fringe saw a new Gilded Balloon venue at Edinburgh’s Rose Street in the West End.

Vision Mechanics' make successful Dragons’ lair at Drumhor

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Over 2000 audience members have already made the trip to Prestongrange to experience Dragons of Drummohr in its first two weeks, meaning a resounding success for site specific theatre makers

RSNO: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1, Usher Hall, Review

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Sir Roger Norrington is of the firm belief that the 1920s are to blame for the introduction of larger orchestras and a great deal of vibrato.

Schumann Piano Concerto, Queen's Hall, Review

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A prolific composer, some of Johann Sebastian Bach’s most popular compositions are his series of six Brandenburg Concertos, and the concert began last night with his first – the only one in four movem

Son of a Preacher Man, Kings Theatre, Review

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Popular history proves that when times are tough, we get nostalgic.

Hedda Gabler, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, in a new version by Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, is stark and bleak and leaves a lingering sense of empty despair.

Top Dairy Firm Rowan Glen to Sponsor Cinderella at King’s Theatre’s

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This year Cinderella will go to the ball thanks to her new fairy godmother, or should that be ‘dairy’ godmother?

Christoph Croisé, Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert at the Balmoral Hotel, Review

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This year's winner of the prestigious Swiss Ambassador's Award began his four-concert tour of the United Kingdom in Edinburgh.

Blanche & Butch, Summerhall, Review

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Bird of Paradise Theatre’s Blanche & Butch is 75 minutes of ostentatious, exaggerated, theatrical, sober, serious-minded, crap-cutting, top-quality and freakishly stylish entertainment.

Love Song to Lavender Menace, Lyceum Rehearsal Studio, Review

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In the middle of Margaret Thatcher’s icy reign over the UK, parts of Edinburgh may have been checking if visitors had had their tea as they wrapped fur coats round knickerless backsides, but other par