Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh Festival’
By John Preece On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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The Edinburgh Festival Theatre – Norma

  Italian-born Cecilia Bartoli will sing the title role in a powerful, passionate production of Bellini’s searing opera masterpiece on love, betrayal and revenge. Since its unveiling at the 2013 Salzburg More...

By John Preece On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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2016 Edinburgh Festival Carnival Launch

Jonelle Caraballo launches Edinburgh’s 2016 Festival Carnival. Jonelle Caraballo, a finalist in the Miss Trinidad & Tobago beauty pageant UK 2016, has lived in Edinburgh for four years and has put together More...

By John Knox On Saturday, April 9th, 2016
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Letter from Scotland

They stretch in never ending line The daffodils are still blooming, telling us that despite Easter being over, we are only at the beginning of spring. Like young lambs, the weather is skipping along, cheerful but More...

By John Preece On Friday, August 7th, 2015
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The Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut from the UK’s leading aerial theatre company.

Award winning and critically acclaimed aerial theatre company Ockham’s Razor mix circus, physical theatre, narrative story-telling and distorted perspectives. Combining circus and visual theatre, they aim to More...

By Carol Wilkin On Saturday, August 16th, 2014
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Quick eats and tasty treats at Edinburgh’s Festivals

Festival season is well underway and it’s all rather hectic! With so many things to see and do you may find you don’t have a lot of time to think about eating so here are our pick of the best outdoor bars, More...

By Carol Wilkin On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Where to eat and drink in Edinburgh – Pop in to Pommery at the Signet Library

The Signet Library just off the Royal Mile is one of Edinburgh’s most beautiful buildings and usually a well-kept secret. That is until the Pommery bar pops up in August serving champagne, afternoon teas, sharing More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Police launch annual Edinburgh Festival operation

Police in The Capital are launching their annual operation to keep people safe during the Edinburgh Festival. Operation Eastborough (formerly Operation Assure) will see high-visibility police patrols deployed throughout More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Val McDermid on top form at the Central Library

‘My life’, says Val McDermid, ‘is a testament to the power of books: they made me.’ This may well be true, but Val has also made quite a few books herself.  Prodigious writer, frequent More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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EIF now searching for a Photograph​er for 2014 festival

Unique Festival opportunity for budding photographer as the Edinburgh International Festival Photographer 2014 competition launches. Not necessarily what the winner will be involved in – this is the Book Festival!  Emerging More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 2nd, 2013
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VIDEO – Festivals Champion Councillor Steve Cardownie looking forward to the Fringe

Councillor Steve Cardownie probably has the best job at this time of the year. He is Festivals Champion and we spoke to him about the summer Festivals and how the council supports these.  More...