City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


April Fools Festival

Big Red Door

te POOKa, Edinburgh performance
arts charity are hosting a two week long April Fools Festival at their home The Big Red Door
with acoustic music, cabaret, exhibitions, film
showings, clothes and

Jolson - The Musical Review

Jolson, the Musical, takes us on an autobiographical journey of the famous singer's life.  Born Asa Yoelson, he was besotted with the stage at an early age, changed his name to Al Jolson, abandoned the rigidity of his Rabbi father and took to an itinerant life. 

60th Edinburgh Military Tattoo Going Down Under

Pipes and drums at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is returning to Australia for performances at the Sydney Football stadium in February 2010.  The new production will be the biggest ever
seen in the event's six decade history.

T In the Park Tickets Go On Sale

Tickets go on sale this morning (9am) for this year's T In the Park which takes place at Balado Airfield in Perthshire from Friday 10th July to Sunday 12th July.

Crosby, Stills and Nash at Edinburgh Castle

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Crosby, Stills & Nash bring their distinctive three-part harmony vocals and impassioned point of view to Edinburgh castle.

International Women's Day Poetry and Music Evening

Poets Tessa Ransford, Morelle Smith and Anne Clarke, along with Nancy Nicholson one of Scotland's finest singer/songwriters, celebrate International Women's Day with an evening of poetry and music.

World Music Series opening concert: Amadou & Mariam

Opening the Edinburgh Picture House season African superstars Amadou & Mariam whose 2008 album ‘Welcome to Mali’,

Review: Mendelssohn 200, Mendelssohn's Elijah

Mendelssohn, a Christian convert, spent nine years contemplating a work based around the miracles performed by God's prophet Elijah.  When the Birmingham Festival commissioned him to write an Orat

Burns Day at National Museum of Scotland

Free poetry, performers, art and music to celebrate Scotland's most famous bard: Robert Burns.

Celtic Connections Festival Celebrates International Roots

The 16th annual Celtic Connections festival gets underway this Thursday in Glasgow. The festival which takes place every January (15 January - 1 February this year) also launches the Homecoming Scotland festivities in 2009.