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EIF Director Jonathan Mills Bows Out at Festival 2014 End

EIF Fireworks 2014 - View from Ross Theatre

Last night's Fireworks Concert marked the end of the Edinburgh International Festival and the end of Festival Director Sir Jonathan Mills’s eight year te

4 Tonnes of Fireworks Being Readied For Festival Finale

EIF Fireworks Concert waterfall

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra will be playing classic favourites such as Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture at this Sunday's Fes

Edinburgh Fringe Smashes Two Million Ticket Mark

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announced that by Monday afternoon, with hundreds of performances still to take place, an estimated 2,183,591 tickets had been issued for shows this month.

Flying Artichoke 2014 Shortlist Is Announced

From an array of eligible Scottish shows on this year’s Fringe, the following 8 productions are on this year’s shortlist for EdinburghGuide.com and the SAC

Only One Dog In This Pleasance Fringe Preview Show

Pleasance 30 year cake cutting interrupted by dog

It was The Pleasance's turn to hold its Fringe press launch / preview this morning.

The Tin Forest Puppet Theatre Experience, South Rotunda Glasgow, Review

The Tin Forest Show photo

The metamorphosis of the South Rotunda on the Clydeside from long vacant 19th century building to a surreal and magical space hosting The Tin Forest Puppet Theatre Experience is the perfect metaphor f

Edinburgh’s Italian Cultural Institute Supports Italian Artists at the 2014 Festival Fringe

Last year’s Fringe saw an impressive showcase of Italian theatre that came under the umbrella name Impatto Totale.

Fringe By The Sea Returns to North Berwick in 2014

Fringe by the Sea returns to North Berwick, from the 4th to the 10th of August.

Summerhall Launches Festival 2014 Programme

Located by The Meadows, Summerhall is Europe's largest private multi-arts venue.

Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Seargent Peppers in Let It Be

Authentic sound makes it an easy day’s night.

Assembly Rooms Fringe 2014 Programme Launched

assembly launch 2014.jpg

A fortnight before the complete Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme is launched, the Assembly Rooms has been quick off the mark to reveal their ambitious and exciting line up of shows.

Beethoven's Ninth, Usher Hall, Review

SCO - group photo

The concert at the Usher Hall was conducted by the renowned French conductor Emmanuel Krivine who has recently been appointed as the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Principal Guest Conductor.

Rant with Mischa Macpherson trio, Queen's Hall, Review

Having written elsewhere* about a fictional female fiddle trio, it was a natural progression to a concert where the main event was performance by possibly Scotland’s finest female fiddle quartet.

Brassed Off, King's Theatre, Review

Brassed Off band

It’s some 18 years since the film version of ‘Brassed Off’ first appeared, and, as recent reconsiderations remind us, 30 since the 1984 miner’s strike.

The Michael Nyman Band, Queen's Hall, Review

Celebrating his seventieth year, the prolific Michael Nyman’s Band is touring to Gateshead, Liverpool and Bristol, and stopped off at the Queen’s Hall to remind us of his prodigious talent and those o

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Skeleton Wumman, Traverse Theatre, Review

Buchan Lennon as Young Man and Amy Conochan in Skeleton Wumman

Gerda Stevenson has pooled her talents as playwright and poet to create a beautiful modern Scottish sea myth.

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.

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.

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

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