City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Children's Shows

The Showstoppers' Kids Show, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

The Showstoppers’ Kids Show is a variation for 3-10 year-olds of the long-running improvisational musical show by the same name.

Tabarnak, Underbelly Circus Hub, Review


This is no ordinary circus show, though acrobatics and a whole multitude of circus skills are the heart of the show.

It’s Not Over Yet... and How to Survive the Future, Dancebase, Review

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This is a value for money show. You get two dancers presenting their own work with a short intermission between both performances – they are sympathetic and fit well together.

The Artist, The Assembly Roxy, Review

The Artist

The house was packed when I attended this very early in the run and it's not a surprise - this is a very special kind of show. The scene is an artist's garret or atelier.

Tom Brace: Brace Yourself (It's Magic Time!), Pleasance Courtyard, Review

It must be difficult doing magic in the internet age. The answer to so many tricks are just a Google search away.

Dick and Dom: Dick v Dom, McEwan Hall, Review

Dick vs Dom

I must confess I’d seen very little of Dick and Dom, the television duo famed for their bogie jokes, before this. Judging by the enthusiastic welcome they received I was in a minority.

Game On 2.0, Free Sisters Pub, Review

We didn’t see the first Game On, but our host Matty - a burly, bearded Australian - sarcastically informs us at the start that the premise of Game On 2.0 is just the same.

Imaginate receives Creative Europe funding before Brexit

Imaginate, the national organisation in Scotland that promotes theatre and dance for children and young people and produces Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, has once again been awarded Cre

Call to Young Creatives from Edinburgh by National Theatre of Scotland

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The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is marking Scotland’s Year of Young People in 2018 by staging a major radical new festival of international performing arts, Futureproof, created by young people

Baba Yaga, EICF, Traverse, Review


‘Rules? Schmules!’ So says the resident of floor 101 of Poultry Park Apartments where she heedlessly breaks the great list of ‘No’s’ that greet those who enter its portals.