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 annual Regatta between the majestic sight of the Forth Bridges.  This year was special as it coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Forth More...

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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...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Book Festival shortlisted for award

The ScottishPower Foundation has today announced that The Edinburgh International Book Festival is in the running to win an accolade at the inaugural ScottishPower Foundation Awards. The Edinburgh International More...

By David Kettle On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Edinburgh International Festival 2014 – REVIEW – Closing Concert *****

Whether it was modesty, reticence or goodness knows what else, Edinburgh International Festival director – and respected composer – Jonathan Mills had left it until the final concert of his final Festival to More...

By John Preece On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Forth Bridges Festival – Queensferry Regatta

  Photo and words by Donal Ferrie (South Queensferry Rowing Club) As part of the Forth Bridges Festival, Queensferry Rowing Club in partnership with North Queensferry Rowing Club will be hosting their annual More...

By David Kettle On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Edinburgh International Festival 2014 – REVIEW – Delusion of the Fury *****

Quadrangularis Reversum, Cloud-Chamber Bowls, Belly Drums, Spoils of War: even just the names of the outlandish instruments invented and constructed by American maverick composer Harry Partch are astonishingly More...

By George Ward On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 – REVIEW – Red Bastard ****.5

Red Bastard, Pleasance Courtyard 7pm, until 24 August, £13 (£12 concessions) Eric Davis’ dastardley creation delivers 70 minutes of absolutely absorbing theatre. The expectations from all who embark on More...

By George Ward On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 – REVIEW – Dan Clark: Me, My Selfie and I ****

Dan Clark: Me, My Selfie and I, Pleasance Dome 8:20pm, until 24 August, £12.50 (£11.50 concessions) Best known as the creator and star of the BBC’s How Not To Live Your Life (a hilarious sitcom which vanished More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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Hogmanay is just around the corner

  Now that we almost have the Festivals out of the way and we are looking forward to next week’s Virgin Money Fireworks we can begin to think about New Year. This year the headline act at the Concert More...

By Reader On Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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Riddle’s Court Muffins for Locals, Families and ‘Fringe Veterans’

Doing brisk business at the theatre in Riddle’s Court, Lawnmarket is Edinburgh Fringe show ’Ernest; or Much Ado About Muffins’. But the audience coming through the 16th century arch is not the typical fringe More...