City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Book Review: Slavonic Dances by Tom Hubbard

Slavonic Dances

Slavonic Dances consists of three novella by Tom Hubbard that meditate in different ways on human traffic between Scotland and East-Central Europe.

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017 To Celebrate the Spirit of '47 with "Brave New Words"

The Edinburgh International Book Festival at Charlotte Square Gardens

The Edinburgh International Book Festival, 2017 programme, was launched today – a truly impressive, handpicked selection of 1,000 international

Weekend Skye Storytelling Retreat

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Escape the daily grind with a weekend retreat and let Highland Bard George Macpherson show you the special, secret and beautiful places in Skye, alongside special storytelling guest, Regina Sommer fro

Afternoon Tea with Scotland's Crime Writers

Join us for a luxurious afternoon tea with bubbles while hearing from two of Scotland's best loved crime writers.

Reading: The Fractured Life of Jimmy Dice by Ronan Ryan

The Edinburgh Bookshop will be hosting Ronan Ryan for a reading of his debut novel, The Fractured Life of Jimmy Dice, published by Tinder Press.

Home Grown Theatre Returns with Beatles Bio

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This year is the 50th anniversary of the release of the ground-breaking Sgt.

New Festival Will Celebrate Robert Burns in Words and Music

Free music, spoken word and comedy, inspired by Robert Burns, is coming to one of Edinburgh’s best known New Town streets with the inaugural "Red, Red Rose Street Festival".

Burns Night in Edinburgh

Robert Burns (cutout)

Various Burns Suppers, ceilidhs and similar celebrations take place around the city to celebrate the birth date of Scotland's National Bard, Robert Burns (1759-96).

Children’s Author Michael Morpurgo to Receive Prestigious Award

The annual J M Barrie Award is presented by Action for Children’s Arts and is given to a children’s arts practitioner whose lifetime’s work has delighted children and will, in the opinion of the chari

Doctor Johnson Goes to Scotland, Traverse Theatre, Review

Doctor Johnson Goes to Scotland by Leslie Black

‘Doctor Johnson Goes to Scotland’ is a fairly self-explanatory piece of titling, and, as they say, it does what it says on the tin, although perhaps a little too much.