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 in February. Now the magic festival returns to transform the city into a world of fantasy and illusion. The festival begins on 11 May More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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FAT FRIENDS – At the Edinburgh Playhouse 19 – 21 April

The brand new stage musical Fat Friends is coming to The Edinburgh Playhouse this weekend. Written by Kay Mellor who also wrote Band of Gold for TV, with music by Nicholas Lloyd Webber this fun filled musical is More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Leith Market celebrating All Things Leith

The weekly market is going big on 28 April 2018 when they will hold a celebration of All Things Leith for the second year in a row.  There will be 49 stalls including their regular traders, with food stalls to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Christian Aid Book Sale and Festival

The Christian Aid Book Sale and Festival takes place at The City of Edinburgh Methodist Church at Nicolson Square next month from 12 to 18 May 2018. The book sale is open from 11.00am to 4pm daily and is supplemented More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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World Heritage Day event – last chance to book your place

  It is World Heritage Day tomorrow 18 April 2018 and Edinburgh World Heritage (EWH) are holding an event at the Reid Concert Hall which you can book until close of business today. The event will be presented More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Harmony Gospel Singers coming to Edinburgh

This group of gospel singers and musicians is directed by Stefania Mauro who was born in London. They are known throughout Italy playing around 300 performances each year at European festivals. Their music is accompanied More...

By hidden00shadow On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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Art exhibition – Alan McIntyre at Central Library

New Art Show by Alan McIntyre, Edinburgh blind artist. 2 – 30 May 2018. Exhibition Art & Design Library, Central Library, George IV Bridge EH1 1EG. A series of paintings which are based on remembered cinema More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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Alex Salmond Unleashed is back on the road

As he told me in New York, Alex Salmond is touring with his Unleashed show this week to both Dundee and Edinburgh when his guest will be Carla Ponsati former Catalonian minister. The other guest will be Professor More...

By John Kennedy On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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Theatre preview – Birdsong at The King’s Theatre

Tuesday 8th – 12th May 2018 Few who have read this landmark novel will forget the early explosive erotic scene involving the naive, protagonist Stephen and the highly charged, marriage-stifled, provincial More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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At the Fruitmarket Gallery – Lee Lozano

Until 3 June 2018 you can see some 1960s and 70s art from the New York scene in the exhibition Lee Lozano : Slip Slide Splice. Lee Lozano was very active in making her “language pieces” which culminated More...