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Tenth MagicFest will appear this festive season

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The programme has been revealed for the 10th annual MagicFest which takes place in Edinburgh between Christmas and New Year.Top home grown and international talent from the world of magic and mind reading will offer...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – PASSENGERS

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Max wants to tell you a story. He’s not entirely sure why or even who he is. Is he savage, peacekeeper or critic… or all of these? He’s hoping you’ll be able to help....

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Kill the Princess

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Can you be feminine and still be a feminist? What does acting like a man really mean? Where does our identity come from? Bait Theatre’s Michelle Madsen and Lizzy Shakespeare are looking for some answers.Kill...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Footnotes & Phrases

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Lewys Holt brings two companion shows, performed on alternate days, to Summerhall’s Anatomy Theatre for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019.Footnotes is a dance/ theatre comedic parody of a lecture driven off course bythe repeated intervention...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Children of the Quorn

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Comedy sketch show with Andrew Shires and Ambika Mod performing a series of diverse comedy sketches as part of an overarching comedy/horror narrative. As they attempt to conduct a séance, their subversive and absurd...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Last Life : A Shakespeare Play

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Last Life: A Shakespeare Play is a riveting new piece created entirely from the plays, songs, sonnets, and poems of William Shakespeare.Writer and director Sara Fay George has put together a striking new assemblage...

Beach Body Ready

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It’s August, the season of cutting carbs, hitting it hard at the gym and shaving everything from the chin down. Summer has rocked up and coerced us all into thinking about how awful our...

Glitter Defiance at Jupiter Campout Romanti-Crash!

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 Romance at a festival is more than just a drunken kiss in a soggy tent when Jupiter Artland gets involved.  It’s a chance to dissect marriage with glittery absurdity and reconstruct the parts into...

Architecture Fringe 2018

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Scotland may appear to have a quiet architectural history, but with the ancient castles, haunted townhouses, and unique parliament (whether you like it or not, it is definitely unique) how could this country not...

Edinburgh Sketcher captures the magic of the Giant Lanterns of China

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Artist and blogger, the Edinburgh Sketcher captured his mesmerising visit to The Giant Lanterns of China at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo with delicately hand drawn illustrations of the showstopping installations, finished with bold watercolour paint. The...

Letter from Scotland

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Isn’t she beautiful ? Our new bridge over the Forth has won me over with her sheer elegance and white-cabled grace.  I have to admit I was against the whole Queensferry Crossing project when...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – A Hunger Artist

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Cheering, laughing crowds once flocked to see the hunger artist, but now he sits alone in his cage forgotten by everyone but his former manager. In years gone by audiences had gorged themselves on the sight of a...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – The Gent

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Part ghost, part protector “The Gent” is 221 years old and has been assigned to the other side of the planet to minister to Morgan, a young modern Sydneysider living with Schizophrenia. Shifting between families, centuries and hemispheres,...

Your deepest desires revealed in song

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The Singing Psychic is back at the Edinburgh Fringe – she always knew she would be.This time the amazing Polish visionary unveils her brand spanking new game show packed with songs, 70s-style team games (including Fourtunes)...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Stegosaurus

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The world of Stegosaurus is one of exposed bones, black coffee, cigarettes and self-loathing. Yet there is hope. It’s somewhere familiar to millions struggling with anorexia, bulimia and depression in a society where women are bombarded with images...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Scots Plus Cajun – Discover Bonnie Bayou

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Mingle heartfelt Scottish songs with Cajun honky tonk and the result is what the Jennifer Ewan Band calls “Bonnie Bayou”. It’s an acoustic pop sound finely honed on the streets of the capital, where singer-songwriter Jennifer, accordionist Kim Tebble...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Quest to Preserve Folktales of the Kurds

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“There is one world, but a thousand doorways” – Diane Edgecomb brings the dramatic true account of her travels among the Kurds of Turkey to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Her aim was to help preserve a vivid...

THE LOVE BOAT BIG BAND: 20 YEARS ON THE HIGH CS

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ALL-STAR LOCAL LEGENDS STEAM INTO PORT FOR 20TH BIRTHDAY CRUISE & EDINBURGH JAZZ FESTIVAL DEBUT!With very special guests THE BEVVY SISTERSEMBARKATION 10PM, JULY 21, THE SPIEGELTENT, GEORGE SQUAREONBOARD DRESS CODE – NAUTICAL / FANCY“This...

Letter from Scotland

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Nicola Sturgeon has fired the starting gun on a second Scottish independence referendum.  It’s a huge gamble on her part but she will be cheered to the rafters for it at the SNP’s spring...
Craft Beer Festival

Calling all craft beer enthusiasts to the New Beer Revolution Festival!

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Beer-loving friends Richard Servranckx and Dan Quille, both from Leith in Edinburgh, plan to share their passion for quality brews and revolutionise the Scottish beer scene with a new ‘Craft Beer Revolution Festival’ at...

Letter from Scotland

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It won’t be long now till the gaps in the new bridge over the Firth of Forth are closed.  Last week I enjoyed a cruise on the river which took us took us under...

Letter from Scotland

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It’s the last weekend of the cultural invasion we call the Edinburgh Festival. The 3,500 shows are taking their last bow and the final firework display is about to light up the sky.  But,...

Family festival launches unique rooftop golf in the city centre

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Boxsmall Market returns with a brand new family putting course Boxsmall Market, the unique family festival, returns to Edinburgh for the third year running and takes place at Waverley Mall Roof Terrace from Monday 1st – Sunday 28th August...

Urbane Art Gallery – ‘Absolute Contemporaries’

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  News from Urbane Art Gallery Showcasing some of our best known, and most successful artists, our new exhibition 'Absolute Contemporaries' will run for the month of August alongside the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Located on Jeffrey Street,...

Letter from Scotland

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As the Edinburgh Festival begins, let me take you to another festival completely….this year’s Scout International Jamborette at Blair Atholl in the hills of Perthshire.  I’ve just come back from this two-week encampment in...

Foodies Festival returns to Edinburgh this August

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As Foodies enters its second decade as the UK's biggest celebration of food and drink, the festival has announced a lip-smacking line-up of new culinary features and top chefs at this summer's festival in Inverleith...

Letter from Scotland

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I’ve watched the Edinburgh Festival come and go for over 30 years and every year it gets bigger and noisier. I love it. It’s like watching the annual migration of skeins of cultural geese....

Where to eat and drink – Civerino’s Italian Street Food & Pizza Bar

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Civerino’s is located just off the Royal Mile near the Tron Kirk in Hunter Square. The restaurant serves a fanatastic selection of family recipes handed down through Michel’s family, featuring Italian street food and of...

Summer Beer and Food Festival in August

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Summer Beer & Food Fest is Edinburgh’s first collaboration festival taking place on Saturday 1st August at Stewart Brewing. Rather than hosting an event by themselves, the local craft brewery wanted to organise a...

Summer Solstice Whisky Festival comes to Edinburgh this weekend!

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In association with the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Whisky Lounge is bringing something exciting and different to Edinburgh.On the Solstice weekend there will be a spectacular live concert and evening of whisky tasting and...

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