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Relaxed Cinderella Pantomime, Kings Theatre

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There is a decided pink glow enveloping this year’s Kings’ panto Cinderella that has been garnering a galaxy of stars in its reviews this festive season.

Assembly Roxy Theatre Opens Entries for The ART Award

Assembly Festival, the longest running multi-venue operator at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is proud to announce that the ART(Assembly Roxy Theatre) Award is now open for entries from emerging Scott

The Attic, FTE Studio, Review

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Reviewing a show is about what’s happening on stage and not in the audience. But when it comes to children’s shows it pays to keep an eye on the target audience of wee tots.

Vegetarian Haggis Recipe

Veggie Haggis

Die-hard carnivores will tell you that the traditional haggis without meat is not haggis. But for those wanting a Scottish celebration on Burns Night or Hogmanay, for example, without harming the famously timorous, wee beastie then here's a veggie adaptation for your table.

Edinburgh Royal Choral Union: Handel’s Messiah, Usher Hall, Review

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The Usher Hall was all but full for the Edinburgh Royal Choral Union's 131st Annual New Year performance of Handel's Messiah.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Lights Up the Skies In 2018

2018 New Year's Fireworks - Ian Rutherford

After the explosive opening to 2018 of the fireworks display above Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh's Hogmanay continues with a specially commissioned story writ la

Torchlight Procession Makes A “Braw” Start to Hogmanay Festival

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Edinburgh’s 3-day Hogmanay festivities lit up the Old Town and Holyrood Park last night with the annual torchlight procession.

Following a different route, under new Edinburgh's Hogmanay organisers Underbelly, the opening event of the New Year’s festival saw around 17,000 torchbearers form a river of fire down the Royal Mile, process past Holyrood Palace and the Parliament up to Holyrood Park.

It’s a Wonderful Life; a radio play on stage, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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Time has been spun back like an old 78 record to 1946, where it’s all fair isle slipovers, high piled hair, block heeled shoes, bow ties and braces.

RSNO: Tchaikovsky Five, Usher Hall, Review

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A seven minute film score opened the concert. Bernard Herrmann's career was in the film industry and he gained his fame for writing music which enhanced the visual action.

Shrek the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Once upon a time has never been so lively, green, and grandiose with this tour of Shrek the Musical.