Phyllis Stephen

Founding Editor of The Edinburgh Reporter. Edinburgh-born multimedia journalist, and always available for freelance work. A keen iPhoneographer!

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Gilded Balloon – shows added for Fringe 2018 – tickets on sale now

Another 70 shows have gone on sale today for the shows forming the Gilded Balloon’s Fringe 2018. Katy and Karen Koren, Directors of Gilded Balloon, said: “We cannot wait to host the Honeys in our biggest More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Edinburgh World Heritage Launch new manifesto

Edinburgh World Heritage has launched a new manifesto today outlining what the young people of Scotland think is necessary to ensure a stronger connection between them and the country’s heritage. The manifesto More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Michael Parkinson at Assembly Rooms on Saturday night

For so long the only chat show host, and then the purveyor of great music on Sundays, Sir Michael Parkinson will appear on stage at Assembly Rooms on Saturday night alongside his son Mike. It is well known how More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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A little bit of Brooklyn in Edinburgh

Tomorrow, Thursday 19 April 2018, there is  a little touch of Brooklyn coming to Edinburgh. Brooklyn Brewery is teaming up with Edinburgh’s Andrew Usher & Co to create Scotland’s first ever indoor More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Sugar Daddy’s looking for a sprinkling of cash

Sugar Daddy’s is a little bakery on Rodney Street which sells gluten free products and nothing else. They are now looking to expand and have set up a Kickstarter campaign seeking funding of £29,000 to invest More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Drumbrae Leisure Centre – try it out as a birthday party venue

Join the party at Drumbrae Leisure Centre on 12 or 13 May 2018 for an Open Weekend showcasing Edinburgh Leisure’s new birthday party offering. You can try out the bouncy castle, play tennis or football, as More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Edinburgh International Magic Festival 2018

Let your imagination fly. Director of Edinburgh International Magic Festival Kevin McMahon Director of Edinburgh International Magic Festival Kevin McMahon launched the ninth Edinburgh International Magic Festival More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Eagle Couriers delivering birds of prey

Looking after their namesakes, Eagle Couriers have been transporting birds of prey which have perished back to the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies from some remote locations. They More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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McVey calls on all councillors to support demo on Thursday

SNP Cllr for Leith, Adam McVey, who is Council Leader called upon all elected councillors to take part in the demonstration against the cap on family tax credit and the so-called ‘Rape Clause’ planned More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Facebook and your data – how worried should you be?

This Saturday 21 April 2018 at 4.00pm you can go to a meeting at St Margaret’s House to find out about your online data. People Know How are partnering up with St Margaret’s House to hold a public discussion More...