City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Last Bloom, Traverse, Review

Anni Domingo as Cynthia and Cleo Sylvestre as Myrtle in The Last Bloom.

Lonely children create imaginary friends. Why should lonely old women not do the same?

Little Princess Goldtree, OOTB, Review

The Puppet Animation Festival celebrates its 30th year with performances and workshops across Scotland, available to catch here in Edinburgh until 19th April.

This May Hurt A Bit, Traverse Theatre, Review

This May Hurt A Bit - a scene

Stella Feehily’s ‘This May Hurt A Bit’ is, in some ways, a play about nostalgia, and is none the worse for that.

Puppet Animation Festival: 3 Colours Review

Three Colours blue image

A dreamy display of light, sound, shadow and colour.

Under the Mulberry Tree, EFT Studio, Review

Under the Mulberry Tree - a scene

‘50s glamour in the South of France, so why is la vie not so belle?

Boxe Boxe, EFT, Review

Boxe Boxe scene

Boxing may not be the sport of kings, but it is the sport of artists, writers and great leaders.

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Love with a Capital ‘L’ Review

Benny and Lesley.jpg

An unholy mix of power, love and Presbyterianism.

Indulge Your Inner Child and Get Geeky At EISF Lates

I'll have what she's drinking

With a week to go until it opens, the Edinburgh International Science Festival is reminding people that there's a range of late-night events for adults with a science theme.

IAM, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Review

The Errol White Company has produced an intriguing piece of dance that is both poetic and puzzling.

Isserlis plays Dvorak, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Review

SCO & Robin Ticciati

The programme at the Usher Hall concert spanned three centuries and as a result highlighted the versatility of the musicians in this chamber orchestra who can skilfully juxtapose playing compositions

Never Try This At Home, Traverse Theatre, Review

Never Try This at Home's Okorie Chukwu, Dudley Rees and Stephen Harper

Told By An Idiot celebrate 21 years of producing remarkable theatre this year, but their current production takes us back to our collective childhoods and an up-close and personal look at the way we w

Robin Cousin's ICE, EFT, Review

Robin Cousin's ice cast

One of the joys of visiting the Festival Theatre is to have a look round the old posters and photographs that adorn the walls.

Tabac Rouge, Sadler's Wells, Review


An enigmatic, terpsichorean circus (seen at Sadler's Wells in London).

Qatar Airways Launches Direct Flight from Edinburgh to Doha

Quatar Airways - Boeing Dreamliner 787, Edinburgh to Doha

Perth, Scotland to Perth, Australia is nearer than ever before, with Qatar Airways' new direct route from Edinburgh via Doha.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra launches its 2014/15 Season

SCO - group photo

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra launches its 2014/15 Season, which runs from October 2014 to May 2015.

Study Shows Soundscapes Create Refreshing Dreams (and Full Moons Bizarre Dreams)

A two-year study into dream control, first launched at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, suggests that it's possible for people to create their perfect dream, and wake up feeling "happy an

Black Coffee, King's Theatre, Review

Black Coffee cast

The premiere of Black Coffee in December 1930 was reviewed in The Times:

Union, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

Union at Royal Lyceum Theatre

Given that the people of Scotland will vote in a few months on whether they believe Scotland should be an independent country (or not)

Richard Demarco Receives Edinburgh Award

Ricky Demarco gets hands printed

Impressario and local ambassador for the arts Professor Richard Demarco was the seventh person to be honoured with the Edinburgh Award at City Chambers tonight.​

Edinburgh Castle Going Dark For Earth Hour

Earth Hour Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle is to join landmarks from around the world in switching off its lights at 8.30pm on 29th March, as part of Earth Hour<

Hardeep Is Your Love UK Tour, EFT, Review

Hardeep 2 - photocredit, Steve Ullathorne.jpg

Singh Kohli says this is his first time, but you can tell he's done it before... or something like it.