City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Poetry and storytelling


Bow-Tow, a Newhaven Story

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The name Bow-Tow is given to men and women who hail from the old fishing village Newhaven and symbolises their relationship between the land and sea.

Blabbermouth 1, The Assembly Hall, review

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From midday to midnight on the day before Scotland’s Referendum on Independence, The National Theatre of Scotland hosted a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word written by Sco

War Poetry Events set to mark arrival of Regeneration in Edinburgh and National Poetry Day

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To mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October, and in the week of the Scottish premiere of WWI drama Regeneration, the King’s Theatre, in collaboration with the Touring Consortium Theatre

Head to the Borders for Traditions in Place Networking Day

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Border ballads, fiddle tunes, traditional tales and dances will be hot topics in Hawick at an upcoming gathering.

Scots Scholars discuss translations into Scots from Virgil to Tintin

On Thursday 11 September the National Library of Scotland (NLS) hosted an event sponsored by Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT) where three scholars and translators discussed

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On the eve of the referendum on Scottish Independence, National Theatre of Scotland is leading a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word, read and sung between midday and midnig

The Flying Artichoke 2014 Winner is Announced!

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For the fourth year running, the Scottish Arts Club - EdinburghGuide.com Scottish Theatre Fringe Award is going to an act judged to be ‘brave, challengi

Niall Campbell Wins £20,000 Inaugural Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize

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Niall Campbell has won the inaugural Edwin Morgan Poetry Award for Scottish poets aged 30 or under, the largest poetry prize in the UK.

Edinburgh Book Festival's Jura Unbound

Unbound at the Ed Book Fest

Jura Unbound is the free late evening series of shows at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.