Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh Festival Fringe’
By Tim Cornwell On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Modern Maori Quartet: That’s Us! ****

Magical Songs of Love and Longing **** Assembly George Square Studios In the 1950s and ’60s Maori show bands rode a wave of popularity in New Zealand and soon Australia, taking the cabaret and nightclubs world More...

By arielledundas On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Arielle Dundas: Vulva Cupcake

A member of the liberal elite comes to the Fringe to pursue laughter, love, and politically correct baked goods with a lunchtime show at Laughing Horse (Venue 146). What are we smarty pants progressives supposed More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Alastair McIntosh: Poacher’s Pilgrimage – An Island Journey

Alastair McIntosh was born in 1955 at Leurbost on Lewis, that northern part of a Hebridean island with two names, two identities.  Forty-three years earlier, a certain Mary Anne MacLeod had been born just eight More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 : Fitz Barbershop and the Fitz Sirens at the Fringe: AcaDemic II ****

In 2016 the Sirens and Barbers of Fitzwilliam College wowed their Fringe audiences. Now it’s 2017 and, in the immortal words of Gloria Gaynor, they’re back. Since their last appearance in Edinburgh, the oldest More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, August 6th, 2017
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70 years of the Edinburgh Festival

What 70 years of the Edinburgh Festival has done for the arts – and the economy Adam Behr, Newcastle University Sir Rudolph Bing, co-founder and first director of the Edinburgh International Festival, once said: More...

By Matthew@ScottishFestivalsPR.Org On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Sh!t I’m in Love with you Again

Rachelle Elie can tell you more about love and relationships than Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna and Katy Perry could ever do – and she’s laying it all on the line. The Outstanding Canadian Comedy Award winner is More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Sleep deprived at the Fringe? Book a nap here

We’ve all been there – it’s mid-afternoon, the coffee’s worn off and you’re wishing you were snuggled up in bed…enter Casper, the global sleep company, as its European Sleep Tour comes to More...

By GeorgieMac On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Hero

Live illustration to draw in families at new free theatre show at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Hero, a new family show which uses live illustration to share a fantastical adventure story tackling depression, premieres More...

By John Knox On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Letter from Scotland

Undeterred…they’re still coming after 70 years. Edinburgh was an unlikely place for the largest arts festival in the world to begin, 70 years ago. Yet the project has proved an ever record-breaking  More...

By SimonFranklin On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 A Girl & A Gun

‘All I need to make a movie is a girl and a gun’ Jean-Luc Goddard In the sixties French new wave filmmaker Jean Luc Godard famously claimed that all he needed to make a film was a girl and a gun. Artist, theatre-maker, More...