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Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019: Yasha Levine

Are you reading this on your phone? Did you click through to the article via a social media platform? Can you imagine life for even an hour or two without the...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019: These Streets ★★★

This is what happened in 1961. The first blocks of the Berlin Wall were laid. The USA attempted to invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. John F...

At The Queen’s Hall in September

Yet again there is a massive wide selection of music at The Queen's Hall which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. 7 September doors 7.00pm Last Podcast...

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 – Day 12, 21st Aug

Another day, another raft of authors taking to the grey carpet. Mariella Frostrup has to take the award for the 'Cheeriest Person in the World' as she smiled and laughed her...

New head chef appointed at Dalmahoy

Three-time ‘Scottish Chef of the Year’, Bruce Price, joins the Dalmahoy team A leading Scottish Chef has joined the newly-refurbished Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club as its new Executive Head...

EIF 2019 – Oona Doherty Recruits her Sugar Army for ‘Hard to be Soft’...

Aggression. Sensuality. Vulnerability. 'Hard to Be Soft' is a dance prayer about — and for — the people of Belfast. Created by...

2019 Sit-up Award Won by ‘Who Cares’

The 2019 SIT-UP Award has been awarded to LUNG and The Lowry in partnership with Gaddum for its production Who Cares currently moving audiences at Summerhall as part of the Edinburgh...

2019 nominees for Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards announced

Today the 2019 nominees were announced for Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards, now in its 39th year, for Best Comedy Show and Best Newcomer. The awards, directed by Nica Burns,...

Edinburgh International Book Festival – mixing whisky with books #BalvenieStories

It is always a pleasure to go to a whisky tasting, but perhaps only improved by mixing of a little literature with your dram. The book we heard extracts...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 REVIEW Darren McGarvey AKA Loki : Scotland Today ★★★★

Darren McGarvey has become a vital working class voice, achieving a certain amount of fame after winning the Orwell Prize for his study of poverty in Glasgow.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 REVIEW Dada, Surrealism, Bowie and Pop: The Puzzle of avant-garde...

“A drowning surrealist will not appreciate/the concrete lifebelt” points out the Liverpudlian poet Roger McGough. We are told to “expect the unexpected”...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 REVIEW Keith Moon : The Real Me ★★★★

Mental illness and rock n’ roll have emerged as a theme at this year’s Fringe. Mark Lee-Jones discussed life in the business with an undiagnosed condition...
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