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Edinburgh’s Lyceum Co-production of Anti-fascist Play Tops 2018 CATS

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-11 21:08:38
A new version by Zinnie Harris of Eugène Ionesco’s absurdist classic, Rhinoceros, that responded to the rise of fascism and Nazism in Europe, has topped the 2018 Critics’ Awards for Theatre i

Scottish Cricket Team Beat England In Historic Match

By edg - 2018-06-12 07:51:37
Cricket may be England's national game, and the English team may be ranked number one in the world, but it was Scotland's day as the two national teams met at the Grange in Edinburgh yesterday.

Mass Participation artwork PROCESSIONS takes to Edinburgh Streets this Sunday

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-06 13:29:01
Tens of thousands of women have already signed up to take part in this once-in-a-lifetime mass participation artwork, celebrating one hundred years since the first British women won the right to vote.

Scotland’s Makar, Jackie Kay, to present at this year’s Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-06 10:32:39
The annual ceremony of the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS), that recognises the breadth of talent in Scottish theatre from directing and acting to design, technical and musical contribu

Sacred Arts at the Fringe

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-06-06 09:33:28
Over recent years, the multi-faceted Edinburgh Fringe has gained an international reputation for stand-up comedy, recitals by up-and-coming musicians, street performances and zany student theatre.

Restored Riddle’s Court to be New Edinburgh Festival Fringe Venue

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-05 11:39:28
Following a £6million restoration project, Edinburgh’s beautiful Grade A listed building, Riddle’s Court near the top of the Royal Mile, will be transformed into an Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre v

Call to Young Creatives from Edinburgh by National Theatre of Scotland

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-04 17:26:47
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

Authentic, tradiitional Catalonian Cuisine created with the joy of cooking in Mara's Kitchen.

By Vivien Devlin - 2019-05-22 20:08:16
On the CasaMara website is the story behind this family run Spanish Bistrot. Mara was brought up with a love and respect for Spanish food and her mother ruled the kitchen.

2018 Edinburgh International Children’s Festival Set to Break Ticket Sales Record

By Irene Brown - 2018-05-31 18:36:29
The 29th Edinburgh International Children’s Festival is set to break its sales record this year across all its audiences including families, schools and industry professionals with 87% of the festival

MADE IN SCOTLAND celebrates Ten Years of Showcasing World Class Shows

By Irene Brown - 2018-05-30 19:51:21
Companies and artists selected for the 10th year of Made in Scotland, a curated showcase of music, theatre and dance performed during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s greatest platform for c

Social invitation to RSNO Season Finale run-through

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-05-30 16:31:18
Guests to the Orchestra’s Edinburgh rehearsal are free to attend, tweet, post film and take photos, to celebrate the partnership of the RSNO and departing Music Director Peter Oundjian

Scottish Chamber Orchestra announces new Principal Conductor as Maxim Emelyanychev

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-05-29 10:38:48
Scotland’s internationally acclaimed orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra today reveals the dynamic young conductor Maxim Emelyanychev as its next Principal Conductor.

Edinburgh Film Festival Releases Full Programme

By edg - 2018-05-24 10:18:00
The full programme for the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has now been released with around 121 new features, including 21 world premieres, from 48 countr

Foot Tapping Times Ahead at Summerhall

By Irene Brown - 2018-05-24 07:56:47
Edinburgh's independent arts venue, Summerhall, has some swinging summer surprises in store.

EIFF Reveals Strong Scottish Vein In International Line-up

By edg - 2018-05-16 09:54:38
With just a week until the full programme launch for the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), we’re getting a picture of some of