Danny Mac to Star in Sunset Boulevard at the Edinburgh Playhouse

Strictly Come Dancing star Danny Mac is to take on the role of Joe Gillis in the Curve production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award winning Sunset Boulevard, which comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse in a five-night-long run this October. Mac will star alongside acclaimed west end singer and actress Ria Jones.  Danny Mac received overwhelming support More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Whisky creche planned for June Festival

Not everyone likes whisky, but sometimes it is about knowing what you might like from the wide array available. The Edinburgh Whisky Festival is bringing more than 50 whisky producers, makers and bottlers together More...

By John Kennedy On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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FINAL CALL! Theatre preview: War In America – Former Royal High School

It is Final Call for  – War In America. The days are counting down to what must be one of Edinburgh’s almost unique ‘found space’ theatrical events – at the former Royal High School. War in America More...

By TaraD On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Applications open today for Create18 funding

A new national funding programme, Create18, opens today to give young people across Scotland the opportunity to create and host innovative events in their community, and to bring the Year of Young People 2018 More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Dunedin Consort announces their 2017/18 season

Dunedin Consort have announced their upcoming concert dates as well as a recording release. The upcoming season will include highlights such as Vivaldi Violin concertos and annual performances of Bach’s Matthew More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Summer holiday suggestion – Brick City comes to New Lanark

Amsterdam captured in LEGO bricks and soon to be at New Lanark in an exhibition Brick City has been enjoyed by tens of thousands of visitors across the UK and now fans of LEGO®, young and old , will have the chance More...

By Matthew Farnham On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Wolves look to bounce back with a win over the Wolverines

Just one week on from a grueling loss Edinburgh Wolves host Lancashire Wolverines tomorrow, Saturday 20th May, at Meggetland. After a tough 27-20 defeat the Wolves will take pride from the effort they put in and More...

By John Kennedy On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Theatre preview: La bohème – Festival Theatre

La bohème (The bohemians) – The course of true love never did run smooth. It’s complicated – so why not Jazz it up a little and shake it all over in a Parisian flea market? The team behind More...

By John Kennedy On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Theatre review: Jane Eyre – Festival Theatre *****

Charlotte Brontë’s Yorkshire Grit lit, Jane Eyre, was more than just a conscience pricking social critique of  class and gender injustice. Its humane realism and decidedly tenacious female protagonist/narrator More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Woodland Trust volunteer event on Saturday

Woodland Trust Scotland is holding a free event for volunteers at the Water of Leith Visitor Centre on Lanark Road on Saturday 20 May 2017. The gathering is for both existing volunteers and anyone interested in More...