City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Poetry and storytelling


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

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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.

Scots Scholars discuss translations into Scots from Virgil to Tintin

On Thursday 11 September the National Library of Scotland (NLS) hosted an event sponsored by Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT) where three scholars and translators discussed

Blabbermouth

On the eve of the referendum on Scottish Independence, National Theatre of Scotland is leading a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word, read and sung between midday and midnig