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Wicked sweeps back to Edinburgh in 2018

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-31 21:34:05
The multi award winning musical Wicked, that gives the back story of the Good Witch of the North and the infamous Wicked Witch of the West, returns for a run at Edinburgh’s Playhouse this May

Edinburgh’s Summerhall nominated for Fringe Theatre of The Year

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-26 17:49:07
The Stage Awards 2018 included in their nominations for Fringe Theatre of The Year, Edinburgh’s vibrant and exciting venue, Summerhall.

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2018- The Long Road to Adventure

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-18 20:33:47
Now in its 15th year, the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival (EMFF) has grown to be one of the most popular and dynamic events in Scotland’s outdoor adventure calendar, attracting more than 2,000 outdoo

Relaxed Cinderella Pantomime, Kings Theatre

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-13 11:05:19
There is a decided pink glow enveloping this year’s Kings’ panto Cinderella that has been garnering a galaxy of stars in its reviews this festive season.

Assembly Roxy Theatre Opens Entries for The ART Award

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-11 19:19:55
Assembly Festival, the longest running multi-venue operator at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is proud to announce that the ART(Assembly Roxy Theatre) Award is now open for entries from emerging Scott

Vegetarian Haggis Recipe

By Jo Clarke - 2018-01-05 08:14:52
Die-hard carnivores will tell you that the traditional haggis without meat is not haggis. But for those wanting a Scottish celebration on Burns Night or Hogmanay, for example, without harming the famously timorous, wee beastie then here's a veggie adaptation for your table.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Lights Up the Skies In 2018

By edg - 2018-01-02 11:21:01
After the explosive opening to 2018 of the fireworks display above Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh's Hogmanay continues with a specially commissioned story writ la

Torchlight Procession Makes A “Braw” Start to Hogmanay Festival

By edg - 2017-12-31 07:36:04
Edinburgh’s 3-day Hogmanay festivities lit up the Old Town and Holyrood Park last night with the annual torchlight procession. Following a different route, under new Edinburgh's Hogmanay organisers Underbelly, the opening event of the New Year’s festival saw around 17,000 torchbearers form a river of fire down the Royal Mile, process past Holyrood Palace and the Parliament up to Holyrood Park.

King’s and Festival Theatres announce this season’s Relaxed Performances

By Irene Brown - 2017-12-14 17:19:00
Over the last few years, the Festival City Theatres Trust has been building a programme of ‘relaxed performances’ that help to overcome physical barriers to attending the theatres and to foster a new

Jekyll & Hyde return for an alternative festive treat at the Storytelling Centre

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
A bit sick of Christmas? Come indulge your dark side with a modern dramatisation of RL Stevenson’s 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'.

2017 Write to End Violence Against Women Awards Announced

By Irene Brown - 2017-12-08 11:06:45
At a ceremony held at the Scottish Parliament Garden Lobby on 7 December 2017 the five winners of the annual competition winners of the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards were announced.

The Last Ship Comes Home to Newcastle ahead of UK Tour

By Irene Brown - 2017-12-05 11:23:30
Today, in the most appropriate venue of the Leith Dockers’ Club, legendary Geordie born singer, Sting, gave an invited audience a taster of his acclaimed musical The Last Ship that will premi

National Theatre of Scotland announces 2018 Season

By Irene Brown - 2017-11-29 13:26:35
Following a launch at the National Theatre of Scotland’s new headquarters Rockvilla in Glasgow, the company (NTS) announces its shows for the forthcoming 2018 Season.

Festival City Theatre Trust joins forces with Queen Margaret University to Enhance Cultural Sector

By Irene Brown - 2017-11-14 11:36:46
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and the Festival City Theatres Trust, who manage the King’s and Festival Theatres and the Studio at Potterrow, have signed an agreement which will lead to a wide v

Light Night Switches on Christmas 2017

By Irene Brown - 2017-11-13 18:27:25
Light Night is the traditional start to Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations and has become o