City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Dance


Edinburgh International Festival Unveils Light on the Shore Line-up

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Mogwai, King Creosote, Django Django and The Jesus and Mary Chain are among bands that will be performing at the Edinburgh International Festival's "Light on the Shore" progr

Matthew Bourne's 'Highland Fling', Scottish Ballet, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

James and The Sylph in Matthew Bourne's Highland Fling by Scottish Ballet

La Sylphide, first choreographed by Filippo Taglioni in 1832 for Paris Opera, shocked the ballet world with its revolutionary fantasy tale about a hopeless and fatal love affair between a human being

Northern Streams 2018 - festival of Nordic and Scottish music, song & dance

A unique festival of Nordic and Scottish music, song and dance based in Edinburgh – celebrates its 15th anniversary this month and we’ve got some very special guests.

The Little Mermaid, Festival Theatre, Review

The Little Mermaid - Northern Ballet

Third in the Northern Ballet’s run of premieres, The Little Mermaid is a production saturated with talent and grace, from conception to execution.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Bursting With Youth

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A free, outdoor show by Scots electronic and acoustic composer Anna Meredith (see video below) and laser and light artists 59 Productions will launch this year’s 2018

The Lover, Lyceum, Review

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French writer Marguerite Duras’ 1984 semi-autobiographical novel The Lover has been exquisitely adapted for the Lyceum stage by Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre, bringing together fo

Beltane Fire Festival

Beltane Fire Festival procession

On the last night of April and first day of May up to 12,000 people take to Calton Hill for a ritualised and theatrical pantheistic celebration to mark the arrival of Summer. The event combines a wild mix of fire, drumming, and pagan performance.

The Nutcracker, Festival Theatre, Review, 2017

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Come one, come all! Feast your eyes and ears at the Festival Theatre for one of the most quintessential Christmas treats brought to us this year by Scottish Ballet.

Rambert Dance, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Rambert Dance has the audience gripped as they pull off a storming triple bill.

Scottish Ballet: Stravinsky, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

Andrew Peasgood and Constance Devernay in The Fairy's Kiss by Sir Kenneth MacMillan (photo credit, Andy Ross)

This brilliantly conceived programme pairs two contrasting ballets featuring Stravinsky scores, in which each dramatic narrative shares a similar subtext where a femme fatale predator aims to disturb