City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Into the Woods, Playhouse, Review

Go down into these woods and you’re sure of plenty of big surprises!

Edinburgh International Festival Conversations Online Announced


The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) has announced a high profile array of performers for its Edinburgh International Festival Conversations this August, in pa

Scotland’s Cabaret Le Haggis Reveals Its Fringe Line-up

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Scotland’s reputation for being dour and buttoned up may be well and truly shattered at this year’s Fringe with the Celtic Cabaret that is Le Haggis.

The Italian Cultural Institute Announces 2015 Festival Fringe participants from Italy

Since its establishment in Edinburgh’s Nicolson Street 36 years ago, the Italian Cultural Institute has played an important part in the rich cultural life of the city of Edinburgh.

A Brief History of Evil, Summerhall, Preview

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Company of Wolves is a Glasgow based physical theatre company founded in 2012 by co-artistic directors Ewan Downie and Anna Porubcansky.

The Seagull Has Landed, King’s Theatre, Review


Puns and parody flee aboot like seagulls at a midden in this mad mix of Doric humour.

La Favorita Freestival goes ‘Underneath the Arches’

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Edinburgh’s Freestival has won a new lease of life with the announcement that it has secured space at one of the Capital’s most spectacular entertainment venues.

Nourish your taste buds as well as your soul at the new Edinburgh Food Festival!

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A brand new summer food festival is set to take place in Edinburgh, showcasing the very best of Scotland’s food and drink alongside a line-up of music, entertainment and talks.

Large Hadron Collider Exhibition Coming To Edinburgh

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A section of the world’s biggest scientific experiment – the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) – will be part of an interactive exhibition at Edinburgh’s Dynamic Earth star

Half Price Tickets for the Tattoo

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

A limited number of half-price tickets for this year’s Edinburgh Military Tattoo preview performance on Thursday 6th August will go on sale from the

Cast announced for EIF première of Alasdair Gray's classic novel, Lanark

The Citizens Theatre and Edinburgh International Festival announce the cast and full creative team for the world premiere of Lanark.

LeithLate15 Offers Walking Tours in August and September

LeithLate has expanded its format for the LeithLate15 festival with a number of different events taking place over an extended 4 month period.

James Tait Black Prize for Drama Prize Shortlist Unveiled

From more than 180 world-wide entries three nominations from playwrights based in Scotland, England and the United States have been selected for the shortlist of this year’s James Tait Black Prize for

Art Preview: Stand - Emblems of Imagination

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‘Stand – Emblems of Imagination’ is John Bissett’s third exhibition since retiring from full-time teaching, and promises a further opportunity to app

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham Join Joan Armatrading at Fringe by the Sea

‘Fringe by the Sea’, North Berwick’s somewhat doucer answer to Edinburgh’s bacchanalian August festivities, returns with a musical bang this year.

Home and Beauty, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Review

Home and Beauty - Victoria, Frederick and William, with Taylor the maid.

The British playwright, novelist and short story writer, W. Somerset Maugham was born in the British Embassy in Paris where his father worked.

21st Edinburgh Mela Programme Announced


The full programme for the 21st Edinburgh Mela launched today, offering its usual enticing mix of world music, dance, interactive craft sessions and a smorgasbord o

Pleasance Launches New Initiative to Support Creative Talent

Pleasance Futures is a new scheme from Pleasance Theatre Trust to nurture artists both on and off stage.

Drift, Pettycur Bay Burntisland, Review

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Drift is the latest production from Edinburgh-based visual theatre company Vision Mechanics and is inspired by a remarkable woman’s true story.

EIFF 2015 Awards: Audience Award Goes to "Big Gold Dream"

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A locally made film that covers an unsung part of recent Scottish music history has won the coveted audience award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015.

Trailer: Big Gold Dream

Trailer for documentary Big Gold Dream which looks at the impact of Edinburgh's post-punk music scene.

The film won the Audience Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015,