City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Poetry and storytelling


Love Songs, Delhi Belly @ Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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Love Songs is the true story of a hopeless romantic encountering the millennial dating world and understanding her own British Chinese identity in the midst of all the highs and lows.

The Archive of Educated Hearts, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

The Archive of Educated Hearts

In a hand-built garden shed at the edge of the Pleasance Courtyard is a room of perfect intimacy.

Toby Thompson: For The Record, Pleasance Courtyard - Pleasance That, Review

Toby Thompson: For The Record

Filled with records, poetic musings, and beautiful love poems, this show is like stepping into the poet’s own living room and sharing in his delight at life's mysteries.

Simon Callow: De Profundis, Assembly Rooms, Review

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De Profundis is the most personal and wrenching of Oscar Wilde’s works, written not as a ‘work’ but as an explanation, an account and a document of accountability to his beloved Bosie while h

Harry and Chris Save The World, Just The Tonic at The Mash House, Review

Harry and Chris Save The World

Harry and Chris are two genuine best-mates taking their best-matery and their individual talents to create the hottest comedy-rap-jazz duo.

Walking with Poets on the Royal Mile

This August, Edinburgh-based Scottish poet Ken Cockburn brings a new walking tour to the Capital’s Royal Mile with Reading the Streets: An Old Town Poetry Tour.

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish Storytelling Centre on the High Street

A festival that celebrates the art of yarn-spinning and tale-telling held at the award-winning Scottish Storytelling Centre on the Royal Mile and around Edinburgh and Lothians.

Prévert, Piano and Poetry (Season 2) - Alexandre Prévert

"PRÉVERT, PIANO & POETRY" is a concert-show created and performed by the young French pianist Alexandre PRÉVERT (21 years old).

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

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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'.

Reflections of a Constant Monk, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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A mixture of parables, poetry, and music, Reflections of a Constant Monk is, at best, abstract and imaginative and, at worst, aimlessly frenetic.