The Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014: Witches Brew

Fiona Herbert; photo courtesy of Solen Collet Witches will be much in evidence at the end of this week. Adults and children alike will be dressing up in all manner of witch-like garb, partying, trick-or-treating, and generally having fun – and why not? After all, it is said that Halloween was traditionally about ‘using the power of humour More...

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By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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The Scottish International Storytelling Festival: From The Pacific Coast

Photo courtesy of Solen Collet Dawne McFarlane first visited Vancouver Island over 25 years ago. Coming from Toronto, she had hardly seen the sea before – but now she was heading for the remote north of the More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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The Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014 – Mercat Tours

Think only modern architects make mistakes? Fondly imagine that if your house had been built in the 18th century you wouldn’t have that mouldy bathroom? Well think again! On Friday, as part of the Scottish More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Africa in Motion – Scotland African Film Festival 2014

Where can you see a 1927 silent film about Zulu culture, a documentary about the Rwandan genocide and a thriller set in Guinea-Bissau? At the 2014 Scotland African Film Festival is where! Looking Back, Reaching More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, October 5th, 2014
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Star Flyer moving to East Princes Street Gardens this Christmas

  Regular readers will know that The Edinburgh Reporter was persuaded to go on the Star Flyer last year just before it was opened to the public for the Christmas period. Then it was sited in St Andrew Square, More...

By Reader On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Dusherra Festival 2014

  The Scottish Indian Arts Forum in its 20th year, is proud to present Dusherra 2014, the largest celebration of the Indian community in Scotland. In the 20 years since its inception, thousands of people from More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Scottish Storytelling Festival – tickets on sale today

  Yet another Festival to entertain you. The tickets have gone on sale today for the Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh.  The 2014 Scottish International Storytelling Festival starts on  24 October and runs More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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It’s Christmas in Edinburgh!

You would be forgiven if you think it is a bit early to talk about Christmas but there is so much organisation in the events which make Edinburgh the place to be that they had already started thinking about it More...

By John Preece On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Forth Bridges Festival – Queensferry Regatta

A Wonderful weekend in glorious sunshine Report and photos by Donal Ferrie of Queensferry Rowing Club On Saturday September 6th Queensferry Rowing Club in Partnership with North Queensferry Rowing Club held our More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Chris Fujiwara resigns as Film Festival Director

Chris Fujiwara is stepping down from his role as Artistic Director of Edinburgh International Film Festival after supervising three festivals. Recruitment for a new Artistic Director for EIFF is commencing More...