REVIEW – The Suppliant Women, The Royal Lyceum Theatre


David Greig reflects modern events across a gulf of time and tradition with the multifaceted mirror of The Suppliant Women, his season opener as new artistic director of The Lyceum. The star of the performance is the manifold feminine might of the twenty-seven strong Choir, which — apart from earnestly powerful lead Gemma May — […]

REVIEW – Sing In The City


By Isabella Fraser Aw Blacks is one of several Sing in the City choirs with members from a range of backgrounds and ages. Accompanied by a 6 piece band, the choir is led by MD and creator Kirsty Baird, a human dynamo who brings a great deal of energy to the evening, helping the 44-strong […]

PHOTOS – The 70th Edinburgh Children’s Taxi Outing

The Edinburgh Taxi Trade Outing for children with special needs took place today. This outing is organised and paid for by the organising committee through fund-raising along with the generosity and support from residents and businesses within Edinburgh and beyond and takes over 250 people on an day out to the beach. We managed to […]

The Edinburgh Taxi Outing 2016

Stockbridge Duck Race, Sunday 3rd July 2016

This year’s fabulous Stockbridge Duck Race will be taking place on Sunday 3rd July at 3pm. This is a popular annual event is held to help raise money for local charities and 2016 is its 27th year. The monies collected for purchasing a duck will be donated to Lifecare and St Columba’s Hospice. All ducks are numbered and […]

Duck wardens

World Naked Edinburgh Bike Ride, 18th June 2016

Back for 2016, but part of the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling this year, the Edinburgh event of the World Naked* Bike Ride takes place on Saturday 18th June 2016 at 2pm, from Middle Meadow Walk. As part of World Naked Bike Ride, Edinburgh is hosting another cycle as a “fun and peaceful protest against car culture”. […]

Edinburgh World Naked Bike Ride

Hibernian FC’s Scottish Cup Victory Parade, Edinburgh

Hibernian FC win the Scottish cup after 114 years and hold a celebratory victory parade through the streets of Edinburgh. After winning the Scottish Cup for the first time in 114 years, Hibernian held an incredible victory parade through the streets of Edinburgh on Sunday 22nd May 2016. Over a hundred thousand people turned out […]

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REVIEW – A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Henry V


  Merely Theatre combines a ‘stripped back’ approach of play essentials, basic set and costume, and barely any props with full on energy, enthusiasm, and engagement with text and audience. The five strong cast – which is assembled from a pool of ten actors – tackle Shakespeare with verve, understanding and carrying vocal power in […]


FESTIVAL EVENT – Deep Time, Edinburgh Castle, Sunday 7th August 2016

Deep Time will be the free opening event of the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival and is an epic, outdoor, public artwork, bringing together spectacular animation, lighting and music, and delving deep into the 350 million years of Edinburgh’s history. The event is sponsored by Standard Life. This dazzling opening to the 2016 Festival season is set […]

Deep Time, a free event to open the Edinburgh International Festival.

Beltane Fire Festival, Saturday 30th April 2016

Join hundreds of performers and thousands of revellers as they come together on Saturday 30th April 2016 on Calton Hill to celebrate the death of winter and the birth of summer by casting off the darkness and celebrating the light on one of the most magical nights of the year. The Beltane spectacle is a […]

By Jasper Schwartz