City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Poetry and storytelling


Imaginate Festival

Touring children's theatre festival, taking place each summer, with around 15 or so productions in various venues across the city. Imaginate brings together shows by top international performers as well as Scottish theatre companies, for an audience that ranges in age from babies to 16-year-olds.

Xanthe Gresham Knight Goddess Performance

Xanthe Gresham Knight

Visiting performance storyteller, Xanthe Gresham Knight from London, pays a visit to the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Friday 30 January, to present her eighth show in the “Goddess” series.

The Moonlit Road, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

The Moonlit Road

Inspired by the likes of Edgar Allan Poe and Ambrose Bierce, Peapod Productions brings the ghostly tale of “The Moonlit Road” to Edinburgh.

Family Fun this Hogmanay at the Brunton

Following its 2012 and 2013 Hogmanay celebrations, The Brunton is delighted to announce its Hogmanay celebrations in the Honest Toun for 2014.

Canongate celebrated at Storytelling Festival Finale

John Fee Book Sleeve

Sunday 2 November sees the Glorious Half-Mile to Holyrood – the Canongate – come to life with a free afternoon of story sessions, walks and tours, followed by the book launch of John Fee’s ‘Old Town T

Bow-Tow, a Newhaven Story

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The name Bow-Tow is given to men and women who hail from the old fishing village Newhaven and symbolises their relationship between the land and sea.

Blabbermouth 1, The Assembly Hall, review

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From midday to midnight on the day before Scotland’s Referendum on Independence, The National Theatre of Scotland hosted a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word written by Sco

War Poetry Events set to mark arrival of Regeneration in Edinburgh and National Poetry Day

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To mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October, and in the week of the Scottish premiere of WWI drama Regeneration, the King’s Theatre, in collaboration with the Touring Consortium Theatre

Head to the Borders for Traditions in Place Networking Day

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Border ballads, fiddle tunes, traditional tales and dances will be hot topics in Hawick at an upcoming gathering.