City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Rant, Traverse Theatre, Review

Rant group

For the ‘post politics’ and ‘post truth’ generation, the word Rant may conjure up unfortunate images, as for those who find the performances of even such as Jordi Savall a little too raw.

Iranian Classical Concert: Darya Dadvar in Collaboration with Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Darya Dadvar is an Iranian soprano soloist and composer who incorporates jazz, blues, folk and world music into her classical opera.

Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Virgin arches on the Royal Mile

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.

New Festival Will Celebrate Robert Burns in Words and Music

Free music, spoken word and comedy, inspired by Robert Burns, is coming to one of Edinburgh’s best known New Town streets with the inaugural "Red, Red Rose Street Festival".

Multiple Versions of Auld Lang Syne

To get you in the mood for tonight's Hogmanay festivities, wherever you are, here are twenty versions of Auld

Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, Traverse Theatre, Review

Formed in 2009, Nordic Fiddlers Bloc have spent the time since developing a unique melding of distinctive playing traditions which also allows each of these its deserved place.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Final Fling

The final event of Edinburgh's 3-day Hogmanay festival is a ceilidh dance for everybody in the Museum’s Grand Hall.

Connla, Traverse Theatre, Review

Some good things have come out of the University of Ulster, as this reviewer can attest from some brief time spent there over three decades ago.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Old Town Ceilidh

Many moons ago when Hogmanay was still a local thing, Parliament Square in Edinburgh's Old Town was the place to go and dance into the wee, wee hours on the last night of the year.

Edinburgh's Christmas Spreads Across the City

Street of Light - George St

Edinburgh’s Christmas, the capital’s official Christmas programme, is spreading the drama and lights across the city centre this year.