City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Circus


Welcome My Son, Assembly Roxy, Review

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The dim, pillared space that is Roxy Central, where shadows play across the old stones creating a slightly creepy atmosphere even before the lights go down for a show, lends itself perfectly to a Goth

Fauna, Assembly Roxy, Review

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This event is spectacular, I repeat: SPECTACULAR! I guarantee this will be one of the major hits of Edinburgh Fringe 2017.

World Fringe Day: Fringe Thanks Edinburgh With Thousands of Freebies

Today is the inaugural World Fringe Day, a 24-hour celebration of the global fringe movement that was spawned when a group of upstart thespians launched a festival

Chinese Carnival Show

Part of the Carnival celebrations at the beginning of Edinburgh's Festivals, nearly 100 performers will perform dance, circus, music, and Peking Opera at the Rose Theatre.

Join an Alliance of Defiance with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 70th Anniversary Programme

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The official 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme, which launched today, will bring shows from around the world catering for all ages and appetites to celebra

Cirque Berserk! (2017), Festival Theatre, Review

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After a nationwide tour in 2016, Cirque Berserk land in Edinburgh for seven performances of their wonderful circus show.

Edinburgh Fringe 2017

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The Edinburgh International Festival may have come first, but generally it's the Fringe that Edinburgh is best-known for. There's really nothing quite like it - "the largest show on Earth".

The stats bear that out: 2016 saw 50,266 performances of 3,269 shows from 48 countries in 294 venues across Scotland’s capital city. It's a sprawling, anarchic, sleepless month of live performances. There are 643 free shows and 164 pay what you want shows at the 2016 Fringe.

Cirque Berserk, Festival Theatre, Review

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Cirque Berserk’s tagline, ‘real circus made for theatre’ hints at the show’s attempt to weave some traditional circus acts into a modern format.

One Man Shoe, Brunton, Review

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The idea of the poor man with a pocket full of dreams in his shabby, baggy pants is not new but is one that continues to appeal.

Circa's Beyond, Underbelly - Paradiso Spiegeltent, Review

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Solving the Rubik’s Cube puzzle is a near impossible task in itself, never mind adding acrobatics into the equation.