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Edinburgh Puts on Its Sparkly Best for This Year’s Yuletide Festivities

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Barely have face paints been smeared off guisers’ faces, the last bit of grimaced pumpkin flesh been eaten in final bowl of soup and the last squib has been dampened, than Edinburgh has donned it

Motown The Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Motown the Musical 2018

Slick, smooth and soulful is the summation to this sensational showcase of an era of music that redefined the world of record making, changing the face of and paving the path for future popular music.

Edinburgh Turns On the Lights For Festive Season

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Around 15,000 people thronged along George Street yesterday to celebrate the start of Edinburgh’s Christmas Festival 2018 with

Shakespeare in Love, King’s Theatre, Review

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“Shall I compare... thee… to a something, something. Mummers’ play?”

William Shakespeare is facing writer’s block, the play a month over due and his quill broken, the well dry.

Summerhall Turns to Winterhall for Local Christmas Market

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Sunday December 9 will see Summerhall into a Christmas extravaganza when it brings together over 70 vendors along with festive entertainment to put you in the spirit of the season.

The Last Days of Mankind, Leith Theatre, Review

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On the most poignant of remembrance days of the 1918 Armistice, 11th November 2018, a powerful anti- war play opened at Leith Theatre.

The Reid Consort: Music for Remembrance, St Vincent’s, Review

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The Reid Consort, founded in 2016 by Cole Bendall, has serious intent for dedicated musicians. No more so than his sixteen singers for an a cappella concert entitled Music for Remembrance.

The Last Witch, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Fire sets upon the small Scottish village of Dornoch in 1727 as Janet Horne is burned, the last witch in Scotland executed.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts Poulenc's Gloria, Usher Hall, Review

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On the eve the one hundredth Remembrance Day weekend, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra paid its tribute of the dead of ghastly wars.

Gandalf Coming To Edinburgh International Festival 2019

Ian McKellen at EIF 1969  & now

For many, turning 80 years old would be an excuse to settle down at home for the quiet life.

Oh! What a Lovely War, The Studio at Festival Theatre, Review

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On 11th November 1918 the guns fell silent after four years of battle, ending the First World War.