City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Poetry and storytelling


Pondlife (2016), Brunton Theatre, Review

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It’s no fun being ‘in with the out crowd’ at any time of life but it’s especially painful as a young person in a new country.

Discover Dreams at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2016

Now in its 27th year, the Scottish International Storytelling Festival returns from 21 – 31 October 2016 with another vibrant programme of live story

The People at The Fringe

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The best thing about the Fringe is the people.

Mikey and Addie, Summerhall, Fringe Review

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Mikey and Addie first appeared in 2012 and was part of that year’s imaginate Festival (Read my review

Ivor Cutler celebrated on Radio 3

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An adaptation of the play The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler, originally produced in 2014 by Glasgow based theatre company Vanishing Point and the National Theatre of Scotland, has been adap

Brighton Fringe Bursary Winner Premieres Tale of Venezuela at Refugee Festival Scotland

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Over the course of a 50-minute show, travel through more than 25 years’ experience and see a canvas come to completion.

LEITHLATE16 Returns To The Walk with a Swagger

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LeithLate returns to the Walk this summer with a jam-packed programme of mostly free exhibitions and events involving over 50 artists.

TradTalk Explores Diverse Voices in Traditional Culture

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The ‘traditional arts’ are often referred to as ‘The Voice of the People’, but what do we mean by ‘the people’ and do they speak with one voice?

William Macmath: New Life for Forgotten Scottish Ballads

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A life’s work that had gone largely unnoticed. Now, 100 years on, it is inspiring audiences across Scotland.

TradFest Edinburgh · Dùn Èideann

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Launched in 2013, TradFest is Edinburgh’s main multi-arts festival dedicated to Scottish culture, traditional, Gaelic and folk arts.