City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Poetry and storytelling


An Actor's Eye on Direction - Touring The Last Laugh

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Shauna MacDonald is an experienced actor across a range of productions, from Hollywood film (The Descent, The Mutant Chronicles) to major television drama (Taggart, State of Play, Spooks, Sea of Souls

City of Literature lights up Leith with International poetry

Krakow poet Marek Porabka's poetry projected onto Constitution St in both english and polish - Photo by Chris Scott.jpg

In celebration of World Book Day, Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust launches an 11-day series of international poetry projections named City of Literature Poetry Projections on Constitution St

The Tailor of Inverness (2016), Traverse Theatre, Review

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Heritage and genealogy are prominent aspects of modern culture, reflecting a widespread desire for a personal sense of belonging.

A Celebration of the Bard: Burnsfest at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Supper with Burns at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, 25 January, Burns Night gathers Scots around the world to pay tribute to the great poet’s life and works, and to Scottish culture.

An Evening with Rabbie Burns

A traditional evening with a twist! Comas is fundraising yet again, this time whilst celebrating our glorious national poet, Robert Burns.

RLSDay: Stevenson to the breathing flesh in Shedden's Portrayal

John Shedden as Robert Louis Stevenson in The Laird of Samoa

This week marks the 5th RLSDay organised by Edinburgh City of Literature, so in celebration it's a week long event with 47 events taking place throughout

The Box, The Brunton, Review

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A personal journey of discovery round WWI Dundee.

Book Week Scotland

Children picking books from tree

Book Week Scotland is a national celebration of reading created to highlight Scotland’s cultural, creative and literary talent, and to remind everyone of the pleasure that can be gained from

Previously... Scotland's History Festival

Wellington Outside General Register House

Launched in 2011, "Previously" is a volunteer-driven local history festival. In 2015, the programme runs over five days following Robert Louis Stevenson Day on the 13th November. It comes before St Andrews Day on 30th November and the start of the Winter Festivals.

Robert Louis Stevenson Day

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Scottish essayist, poet, man of letters, novelist and travel writer, became an international celebrity for his classic tales Treasure Island, Kidnap