Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh Festival Fringe’
By John Preece On Monday, June 19th, 2017

Queen of the F*cking World – Marysia Trembecka

Never be a Princess – be the Queen  Don’t ever be a princess – be queen of your own f*cking world. Join Marysia Trembecka and her wild bass guitar on an audience-empowering ride through the ups and downs More...

By John Kennedy On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – how much are the tickets?

The Edinburgh Reporter heard from one of our readers, Robert Terry, who was concerned about proposed booking fees that the Fringe are charging this summer. Mr Terry is a long time Fringe supporter who has until More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, June 11th, 2017

#Walkthewalk Moonwalkers have now raised £20 million

If you were out and about late last night you might have been forgiven for thinking you were seeing things. You were. MOONWALK SCOTLAND 2017 The Moonwalk Scotland was taking place and before it even started the More...

By John Kennedy On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe promises a riotous Assembly

This year Assembly celebrates 70 years of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with its biggest programme yet – over 200 shows from 12 countries in 26 temporary performance spaces across five different sites – More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 5th, 2017

2017 Fringe Schools Poster winners announced

Three young artists from across Scotland have been announced as the winners of the 2017 Fringe Schools Poster Competition supported by Virgin Money. Revealed today, at a special Fringe prize-giving celebration More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Special day helps mark 70 years of the Edinburgh Fringe

Plans for the inaugural World Fringe Day involving more than 200 fringes across the planet have been announced for Tuesday 11 July 2017. The day will reflect on the collective power and worldwide reach of the fringe More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

First Fringe tickets go on sale today!

Last year over 2.4 million tickets were issued for 50,266 Fringe performances of 3,269 shows at 294 venues across the city. This year the Fringe runs from 4-28 August 2017. Here are some of those we met last year:  More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Edinburgh festivals – 70 years of culture

As a reminder that this year marks the 70th anniversary year of Edinburgh festivals the overarching body EdinburghFestivals.com has produced a video to remind us what we might have seen in the past, and what we More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

More funding for festivals in their 70th year

  Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop and Festival Directors celebrate enhanced funding for 70th Anniversary of Edinburgh’s Festivals The Scottish Government has confirmed a further £300,000 of funding to More...

By Keira Brown On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Edinburgh International Festival REVIEW – Mogwai Play Atomic ****

Photo by Brian Sweeney It seemed appropriate to conclude the Festival with Mogwai performing the OST to Mark Cousin’s film, Atomic, live. Subtitled Living in Dread and Promise, Cousins’ film nods to the More...