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At the National Gallery of Modern Art – Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema

The largest and most comprehensive exhibition of Harryhausen paraphernalia ever shown is to open in Edinburgh this Saturday.The movie maker and producer who inspired others like Stephen Spielberg...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – The Nature of Forgetting

Part of British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2017 and following a sell-out run at the 2017 London International Mime Festival, Theatre Re presents a powerful, explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory...

Black Lives Matter Mural Trail now popping up in Edinburgh

Scotland’s BAME artists have stepped up, supported by leading arts organisations to produce a mural trail in the capital and across Scotland.The artworks forming the Black...

Film Review: Farmageddon: A Shaun the Sheep Movie ★★★★

Not just for children.  It’s adult friendly too.Direction:Will Becher, Richard PhelanScreenplay:Mark Burton, Jon BrownCast:Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Amalia VitaleLength:87 minutesRating:UAs the eighth film release to...

Where to eat – Borough Restaurant

The Borough Restaurant.Let's face it, Leith needs another restaurant like Stockbridge has ashortage of Guardian readers but there's always room for somethingdifferent.I am in the mood for change.I love fine food but sometimes don't...

Work begins on new restaurant at Port Edgar Marina

A new restaurant and bar is being created at Port Edgar Marina in South Queensferry, offering you another reason to get out of town.Scotts will open later this summer and owned by hospitality group...
Amber Davies in 9 to 5 The Musical at the Edinburgh Playhouse until 16th November 2019

Review: 9 to 5 The Musical ★★★★★

My first thoughts about 9 to 5 The Musical were – would the story be dated somewhat? The musical is based on the 1980 film of the same name with music and...
Colin Cloud

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 Review: Colin Cloud – Sinful ★★★★★

I’ve been going to see Colin Cloud at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the last five years now. And every year he never fails to entertain, amaze and astound.The illusionist...

Q&A at Vue Edinburgh Omni tomorrow

Vue Edinburgh Omni hosts exclusive director Q&A for premiere of RISE: The Story of the Augustines AUGUSTINES lead singer, director and producer, Todd Howe, is set to host an exclusive Q&A ahead of Edinburgh Omni’s...

Edinburgh Festival 2019 – Sydney Theatre Company’s ‘The Secret River’

Kate Grenville’s The Secret River is widely considered to be one of the most important Australian novels of the 21st century. Playwright Andrew Bovell has transformed the novel into a deeply...

The Secret Life of Tartan – a new look at an old subject

Vixy Rae is one of the owners and the creative director of Stewart Christie, an old established outfitter in Edinburgh which mainly works in tweed. Recently she invited some of her...

REVIEW – The King and I ★★★★

At Edinburgh Playhouse this week prepare to be transported to Siam where the King is fearful of being thought barbaric, and engages an English teacher to educate his wives and children....

Sing in the City have a charity single out now

We asked our readers to send us 15 seconds of video so that we can create a snapshot of Edinburgh during lockdown.Then Kirsty from Sing...

Orla Kiely exhibition opens on Thursday

Dovecot Studios brings Orla Kiely exhibition to ScotlandOrla Kiely: A Life in Pattern opens tomorrow 7 February 2019 at Dovecot Studios on Infirmary Street. The exhibition...

The Bistro at Saughton Park – a haven for locals

NEW BISTRO CREATES COMMUNITY AND LIFTS SPIRITS POST-LOCKDOWNAs Scotland slowly continues the journey out of lockdown, a new bistro is celebrating the direct impact it has had on...

Neighbourgood opens today in Stockbridge – a new way of eating out

Edinburgh's first ever contactless open-air market opens today in Stockbridge. The Neighbourgood Market located in the grounds of The Grange Club is a new street food and...

Police advice ahead of Proclaimers concert at Edinburgh Castle

Scotland’s very own The Proclaimers are playing at Edinburgh Castle this weekend! You’ll be on your way from misery to happiness when it’s Saturday night and our...

Paul Weller at Edinburgh Castle

Paul Weller kicked off the Castle Concerts on a Thursday night which promised to be a rainy one but the weather turned out to be kind to the Modfather.

Hogmanay fireworks are all set

Titanium Fireworks, one of the largest fireworks companies in the UK are the masters behind Edinburgh’s Hogmanay fireworks.We were treated to a close...

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Chinese New Year 2019 – Edinburgh celebrations planned

A Chinese Dragon met a mythical unicorn on the National Museum of Scotland rooftop this morning as the programme for Scotland’s largest ever Chinese New Year celebrations was announced

New restaurant opening at Grazing with Mark Greenaway

The five-star Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian and celebrated Edinburgh chef, Mark Greenaway, welcomed industry, media, friends and family along to the launch of the brand-new restaurant, ‘Grazing by Mark...

Edinburgh Festival 2019 – The National Theatre of Great Britain presents ‘Peter Gynt’

Peter Gynt is a provocative, raucous reboot of Ibsen’s epic verse play, created by David Hare and directed by Jonathan Kent, in a major co-production with National Theatre of Great Britain.
Grace Campbell

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – REVIEW Grace Campbell : Brexit may well be her...

GRACE Campbell does confess that on a number of occasions she has used the words: "Do you know who my Dad is?" For the record, it is Alastair Campbell. And he...

At National Museum of Scotland – Robots

There is a new exhibition for you to see from Friday at the National Museum of Scotland.The major new display explores 500 years of humanity’s quest to...

Review – Solaris ★★★★★

Beg, steal or borrow a ticket to see the latest David Greig play at the Lyceum. Even if, like me, you are no sci-fi aficionado this is a fabulous two hours...

Burns&Beyond celebrating Burns and Chinese New Year #CNYEdinburgh

This year is unusual as Burns Night and Chinese New Year coincide, something which will not happen again for 76 years. To celebrate all of this culture from both Scotland and...

Review: Mamma Mia The Musical ★★★★★

Mamma Mia The Musical announced its arrival in Edinburgh this week for a ten-day run at the Edinburgh Playhouse. One of the country’s most iconic live shows, the musical is adapted by...

Edinburgh Fringe 2019 REVIEW Madame Ovary ★★★★★

When Rosa Hesmondhalgh was a teenager, she hated her body. A few years later, her body started hating her back.Hesmondhalgh was just 23, a recent drama graduate...
Promotional shot of singer Peter Andre

Win a pair of tickets to see Peter Andre in concert – in Edinburgh...

Peter Andre is celebrating a quarter of a century in music and is bringing his 25 day tour to Edinburgh in February next year.#celebrating25yearsHis first breakthrough came in Australia with Gimme Little Sign which...

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