City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh Puts on Its Sparkly Best for This Year’s Yuletide Festivities

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Barely have face paints been smeared off guisers’ faces, the last bit of grimaced pumpkin flesh been eaten in final bowl of soup and the last squib has been dampened, than Edinburgh has donned it

Cirque du Soleil: OVO, SSE Hydro, Review

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Still fresh from its UK debut in London this January, Quebec Company Cirque du Soleil hatch their production OVO in Glasgow’s SSE Arena.

Réversible, Assembly Rooms, Review

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An utterly magnificent spectacle to behold, The 7 Fingers’ Réversible is a stunning dance, circus and theatre performance that will leave you speechless.

Welcome My Son, Assembly Roxy, Review

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The dim, pillared space that is Roxy Central, where shadows play across the old stones creating a slightly creepy atmosphere even before the lights go down for a show, lends itself perfectly to a Goth

Fauna, Assembly Roxy, Review

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This event is spectacular, I repeat: SPECTACULAR! I guarantee this will be one of the major hits of Edinburgh Fringe 2017.

World Fringe Day: Fringe Thanks Edinburgh With Thousands of Freebies

Today is the inaugural World Fringe Day, a 24-hour celebration of the global fringe movement that was spawned when a group of upstart thespians launched a festival

Chinese Carnival Show

Part of the Carnival celebrations at the beginning of Edinburgh's Festivals, nearly 100 performers will perform dance, circus, music, and Peking Opera at the Rose Theatre.

Join an Alliance of Defiance with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 70th Anniversary Programme

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The official 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme, which launched today, will bring shows from around the world catering for all ages and appetites to celebra

Cirque Berserk! (2017), Festival Theatre, Review

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After a nationwide tour in 2016, Cirque Berserk land in Edinburgh for seven performances of their wonderful circus show.

Edinburgh Fringe 2018

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The Edinburgh International Festival may have come first, but generally it's the Fringe that Edinburgh is best-known for. There's really nothing quite like it - "the largest show on Earth".

The stats bear that out: 2018 will see 56,796 performances of 3,548 shows in 317 venues across Scotland’s capital city. It's a sprawling, anarchic, sleepless month of live performances. There are hundreds of free shows and pay-what-you-want shows at the Fringe as well.