Entertainment

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 […]

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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
 
 

BUILD IT! Adventures with LEGO® Bricks

BUILD IT! Adventures with LEGO® Bricks is on at the National Museum of Scotland this spring and the events are all free. LEGO® is more than a toy. It makes architects, sculptors and storytellers of us all. This spring, renowned brick artist, Warren Elsmore and his team display some of their most beautiful and intricate mini-buildings and […]

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Exhibition – KEYFRAMES in St Andrew Square, 4th February – 28 March 2016

An invasion of stop-motion stick-figures has created a spectacle of light and sound with its first appearance inScotland in Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square. KEYFRAMES, delivered by Curated Place with French artists collective Groupe LAPS, has been named a key event in the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. It will be exhibited within Edinburgh’s St Andrew […]

EVENT – Gumball 3000 in Edinburgh, Sunday 1st May 2016

After a visit to Edinburgh in 2014, the Gumball 3000 is returning to the capital on Sunday 1st May before leaving on Monday 2nd May for Manchester and London. From the Gumball 3000 website. “After crossing the Irish Sea, Gumball cars will arrive in Edinburgh where they will be displayed in a static car show for the […]

Gumball 3000
 
 

FEATURE – A Dark Edinburgh Christmas

Our friend, Scott Liddell over at Dark Edinburgh has collaborated with the talented David Hamilton from WinterSixFour to bring us A Dark Edinburgh Christmas. “This is extremely important. Will you please tell Santa that instead of presents this year, I just want my family back. No toys. Nothing but Peter, Kate, Buzz, Megan, Linnie, and Jeff. And […]

 
 

REVIEW – The Importance of Being Earnest

*****

4 stars By Isabella Fraser This is a glorious romp through a classic play, aided and abetted by the pedigree of acting talent onstage. The sharp wit of Oscar Wilde’s writing does not date as it sparkles in this new, entertaining and gently adapted version. Based on the conceit of a group of modern day […]

On at Ed Theatres.