City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Fringe Promoter Understairs Goes Under

The Fringe promoter Understairs who, earlier this month, lost one of their key venues the Apostolic Church has gone into liquidation days before the Fringe kicks off.

And so it begins...

The streets are filling with more people, the Fringe banners going up, and gangs of men can be seen throughout the city hauling scaffolding and equipment off big trucks. Even the seagulls, whose cries form part of the soundtrack of this city, seem more numerous, no doubt drawn by the wealth of easy tourist pickings.

Tattoo 2007 Quickest-selling Ever

From Moscow’s Red Square to the Falklands, from
the throb of a Caribbean steel band to the desert of Oman, Edinburgh’s
iconic festival military tattoo 2007 is geared up to thrill thousands of spectators
on the castle esplanade over the coming month.

Artists United For Festival of Art

Whatever happened to the infighting that the art world is famous for and that, perversely, piques media interest in the public debate about art? Today, it seemed nothing, but a torpor in a turpertine cup as the Edinburgh Art Festival was launched at the Stills Gallery on Cockburn Street

Fringe Comedians Forced To Reloco To Soco

Just The Tonic's 12 comedy shows are relocating to C Venues Soco - the tented Fringe venue at the gap site in the Cowgate, formerly occupied by the Gilded Balloon.

Church Venue Pulls Plug On Fringe Theatre Manager

A total of 29 Fringe shows have been left homeless after would-be Fringe venue the Apostolic Church has pulled out of its agreement with theatre managers Understairs Arts to host shows.

'e Polish Quine

Toward the end of the nineteenth century, a number of Scots farmers emigrated to Poland to manage and improve the farms owned by Polish aristocrats.

Sunshine on Leith (2007) Review

The enduring success of 'Desert Island Discs' lies in recognising music and song as integral to the narratives which make up our lives.

Rt Hon George Grubb, Lord Lieutenant and Lord Provost of Edinburgh

The Rt Hon George Grubb, Lord Lieutenant and Lord Provost of the City
of Edinburgh. Elected to position of Lord Provost 17th May 2007.

Aalst Review

'Knowing is what we do to other people
when they're not there', Adam Phillips reminds us. This statement hits