Preview – In the Spirit of Django – Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and Martin Taylor

In the Spirit of Django takes place on 23 Sep  2017 at The Queen’s Hall , Edinburgh, 19.30 Tickets here. The music of legendary gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt will be performed by the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and guitar virtuoso Martin Taylor. The Edinburgh Reporter caught up with Edinburgh based guitarist Joshua Seex to get More...

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By John Knox On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Letter from Scotland

Mark Beaumont, home and dry. As a cyclist myself, I can only stand on my pedals in awe at Mark Beaumont’s achievement of cycling round the world in 79 days.  He came freewheeling under the Arc de Triomphe in More...

By John Hislop On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Keith Jack returns to The Brunton to promote his latest album ‘Movie Nights’

Fans of classic songs from iconic movies are in for a treat next month as local singer Keith Jack will be returning to the Brunton Theatre in Musselburgh as part of a tour to promote his latest album ‘Movie More...

By John Kennedy On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Theatre – Love Song To Lavender Menace, The Lyceum Studio

Written by James Ley and Directed by Ros Philips Starring Matthew McVarish and Pierce Reid A radical, time-travelling, disco dancing, LGBT+ love story, Love Song to Lavender Menace pays homage to the founders of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Sing-a-long-a Beauty and the Beast at the Festival Theatre on 7 October – What do you wear?

Who should go to this show? How can you dress up for it? What should you expect when you get there? We had so many questions but Charlie Crocker of Singalonga Productions was able to help us with all of this – More...

By John Preece On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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IFSC World Cup Edinburgh 2017 – Championship Climbing at EICA Ratho

World Cup Climbing returns to Edinburgh Seven years after the IFSC Youth World Championships in Edinburgh, top sport climbing athletes return to the capital city of Scotland for IFSC World Cup Edinburgh, the fifth More...

By Mike Smith On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Sister Act Live Choir Heading to Edinburgh

Sister Act, the classic 1992 musical comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg, is the latest film to receive the ‘live cinema’ treatment with the ‘Sister Act Live Choir’, UK Tour presented by Amacoast Cinema. Film More...

By Mike Smith On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Review: Cilla the Musical *****

I should admit here that I was never a huge fan of Cilla Black. She had a powerful voice back in the 1960s but the loveable Scouser persona began to grow rather tiresome as her singing career began to give way More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Edinburgh’s Christmas will be icy!

Underbelly who have the contract with The City of Edinburgh Council to provide all the entertainment for Edinburgh’s Christmas 2017 have announced today that the programme is refreshed for this year – More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Balerno Music Festival boasts 24 shows

Borders Big Band at Balerno Music Festival A total of 24 events are featured during the tenth Balerno Music Festival from 27 September to 15 October. Local performers will be on stage as well as an impressive line More...