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New Painting To Show in New Home For Scottish Art Collection

Untitled – Firth of Forth Series

The City Art Centre has acquired a "major new painting" through the Art Fund and Barns-Graham Charitable Trust by the late Scottish artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1

Puppet Animation Festival: 3 Colours Review

Three Colours blue image

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

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.

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.

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)

Puppet Animation Festival - Celebrating 30 years of the UK’s largest performing arts event for children

In 2014 between 29th March and 19th April, the Puppet Animation Festival celebrates 30 years of bringing magical family performances, workshops and films from award winning companies, to communities a

Edinburgh International Festival 2014 Teaser

The Edinburgh International Festival announced its programme today. This short promotional video clip offers us a taste of the shows to come.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2014 Programme Launches With "Common" Theme

Where do I end and you begin

The Edinburgh Art Festival today launched its programme for 2014, the 11th festival to date.

Fergie - ra oan-line Fringe tipster

When EdinburghGuide.com started covering the Fringe festival at the beginning of the millennium, John Ritchie introduced a tongue-in-cheek, daily diary about a fictitious Fringe-goer called Fergie.

Singin' in the Rain, EFT 2014, Review

Finale from Singin'  in the Rain

Premiered in 1952, “Singin’ in the Rain” starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor is still rated as one of the greatest musical movies of all time.

Private Lives, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

John Hopkins and Kirsty Bestgerman as Elyot and Amanda

Written in just four days in Tokyo, 1929, Noel Coward created the free spirited character of Amanda in Private Lives specifically for his darling friend, Gertrude Lawrence.

Edinburgh Science Festival 2014 Programme Launched

Unwrapping the mummy

From robot football to making round bubbles square, from the science of intoxication at a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to a man vs 3D printer contest, this year's Edinburgh Internatio

St Andrew Square Transformed Into "Field of Light"

Field of Light

Edinburgh's St Andrew Square has been carpeted in light orbs as part of a new contemporary exhibition entitled Field of Light.

War Horse, EFT, Review

Scene from War Horse

From fragile foal to stalwart steed, War Horse takes us on a moving journey showing the bond of love and loyalty between a boy and his horse.

Tian Tian Voted "Favourite Panda Outside China"

Tian Tian

Edinburgh Zoo’s female giant panda Tian Tian, also known as Sweetie, has been voted the "favourite panda outside of China", scooping gold in the "panda version of the

Torchlights and Fireworks Get Edinburgh's Hogmanay Underway

Around 7,500 torchlight bearers led a crowd of 20,000 people through Edinburgh city centre last night to mark the beginning of Edinburgh’s 3-day Hogmanay festival<

Free Buses Return For Hogmanay Revellers in 2014

Lorraine Martin from Diageo and Sarah Boyd from Lothian Buses announce free buses at Hogmanay

Many Hogmanay revellers will be able to start 2014 with a free bus ride home or back to their Edinburgh accommodation.

The Selfish Giant, EFT, Review

Selfish Giant Wee Stories

A towering show from Wee Stories!

Wee Stories has once again scattered their magic over a classic tale and made it their own. This time it is Oscar Wilde’s salutary tale of The Selfish Giant.

Limbo, St Andrew Square, Review

Limbo fireeater (Xmas show 2013)

More how high can you soar than how low can you go?!

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