City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Gilded Balloon Launches First Winter Programme In Year-Round West End Venue

This year’s Fringe saw a new Gilded Balloon venue at Edinburgh’s Rose Street in the West End.

Jury Play, Traverse Theatre, Review

 John Bett and the Jury - Jury Play. Image Mihaela Bodlovic

Grid Iron is the Edinburgh theatre company renowned for their new-writing, site-specific productions.

Sunset Boulevard, Playhouse Theatre, Review

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"I am big. It's the pictures that got small."

Monty Python's Spamalot (2017), King's Theatre, Review

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In 1975 Monty Python released their second feature film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, based on Arthurian legend.

Cilla the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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There were no big surprises as the stage show follows the acclaimed T.V. series.

Free concert: Australian Big Band & Leith Concert Band

FREE CONCERT
Australian Big Band to make a stop in Edinburgh

What Shadows, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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Peter Pan needed to have his shadow sewn back on. Chris Hannan takes the notion of our shadow selves and runs with it in his stylishly thought-provoking ‘What Shadows’.

Bloodwise Reindeer Run

Run or walk 1k, 5k or 10k in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park, and get into the Christmas spirit with mince pies and mulled wine afterwards (or soft drinks for the young ones) with goody ba

Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Concert in the Gardens

Midnight Strikes at the Hogmanay Concert in the Gardens

The Concert in the Gardens, part of the 3-day Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival, takes place in a ticketed area in Princes Street Gardens West within the Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party arena. The Ross Band stand provides a dramatic setting under Edinburgh Castle rock.

Grease (2017), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Grease 2017 Cast - Photo by Paul Coltas

The title track of this hit show states ‘It's got groove it's got meaning’, as Grease tours with a fresh cast that don’t quite electrify but cannot be faulted for enthusiasm.