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Call for UK composers to join RSNO

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-08-28 16:33:11
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has launched the fourth annual initiative to develop the talents of emerging UK-based composers, RSNO Composers’ Hub.

Scottish Arts Club Announces 2018 Fringe Theatre Awards

By Irene Brown - 2018-08-22 19:39:34
The winners and this year’s Scottish Arts Club Theatre Awards were announced on 20th August.

Salon Mika On Bare Feet Street

By Garry Platt - 2018-08-19 23:32:10
The Edinburgh Fringe can be a hard mistress/master. And after the initial exhilaration of the first week, the hard and bitter challenge of this entertainment industry cage fight can begin to bite.

Preview: An Evening with Amanda F*cking Palmer

By Erin Roche - 2019-08-23 11:34:34
“I did it the way I wanted to,” says rock/punk, theatrical/musical master and misfit Amanda Palmer, gearing up for a short, but explosive, run at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Kids' Activities: "History of Video Games 2"

By edg - 2018-08-05 02:16:12
History of Video Games is a pop-up gaming arcade where you can play old video games on the original machines, for an all-you-can-eat fee.

Kids' Activities: Surgeons' Hall Museum

By edg - 2018-08-01 22:59:54
It takes a certain type of person who wants to spend a couple of hours viewing pickled human organs and archaic tools for hacking up body parts.

Imaginate receives Creative Europe funding before Brexit

By Irene Brown - 2018-07-30 16:41:34
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

Good value pizza for lunch or going to Festival theatre

By edg - 2019-05-22 20:08:16
I took my two sons (5 and 9 years old) here for lunch after a visit to the Museum of Scotland.

Nice location for a pizza

By edg - 2019-05-22 20:08:16
This is a pleasant spot to stop on a warm summer’s day, with the Water of Leith running beneath you, with occasional passers-by on the river path.

Cafe Hub, Castlehill, will be a real Festival hub with its new Gin Terrace for alfresco drinks and Street Food

By Vivien Devlin - 2018-07-22 13:50:36
If you stand on Princes Street and look up at the majestic, architectural skyline of the Old Town, it is indeed a city of churches and cathedrals with dozens of slender, tall spires reaching up to the

Kids Activities: Camera Obscura and the World of Illusions Edinburgh

By edg - 2018-08-02 17:12:17
Kids’ entertainment doesn’t come more vintage than the Victorian technology for furtively viewing far-off people and objects known as Camera Obscura

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and Parabola announce New Tram Partnership

By Irene Brown - 2018-07-18 12:09:29
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and Parabola, in association with Edinburgh Trams, have unveiled a specially wrapped Fringe tram as part of a new partnership that aims to promote culture across

Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2018 Gets into Swing

By edg - 2018-07-14 12:22:00
The 40th Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival is officially underway and will get into full swing this weekend with its two headline free events

University of Edinburgh Supports Locals Tackling Social Issues

By Irene Brown - 2018-07-07 09:42:34
Communities across the Edinburgh region are to benefit from a £70,000 project to support groups tackling vital social issues.

Edinburgh's Floral Clock Marks 100th Anniversary of Armistice

By edg - 2018-07-04 20:19:35
It has taken two gardeners more than a month to plant the 35,000 flowers, but this year’s Floral Clock design in Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens has been offic