INTERVIEW – Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School

“You don’t have to be good at art to enjoy it!” Miss Honeypenny is describing Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, the local branch of the worldwide phenomenon started by former artist’s model Molly Crabapple in New York in 2005. “Molly’s great,” says Miss Honeypenny, who has been involved with Dr Sketchy’s Edinburgh for two years now […]

FRINGE REVIEW – Circus Burlesque (Assembly @ George St)


14 – 30 August 2120-2220, Assembly @ George St With the exception of ringmistress Tempest Rose’s topical, satirical and enjoyable songs, Circus Burlesque has a classic style and timeless allure which means you could easily imagine it having strutted straight from the stage of a Parisian music hall in the 1890s. This is burlesque in […]

EVENT – The Mating Ritual, The Voodoo Rooms, 22nd July

Ahead of his forthcoming Fringe appearances, compere extraordinaire Desmond O’Connor oversees The Mating Ritual at the Voodoo Rooms this Thursday evening. A boisterous and fun romp through the ages, The Mating Ritual explores the time-honoured relationship between man and woman via a series of brilliantly-choreographed burlesque routines, songs and dance. Performed by burlesque superstars Gypsy […]

FRINGE INTERVIEW – Lola Labelle, Circus Burlesque

This year’s Fringe programme has a significant number of shows which are not afraid to twirl their tassels and shake their tailfeathers. We’re of course talking about the explosion of cabaret and burlesque shows, genres which have grown steadily in popularity over the past few years and which are now very much part of the […]

PEOPLE – Local artist, Davy Macdonald

Davy Macdonald is a local, self-taught artist living and working in Edinburgh. He has recently successfully completed his first solo exhibition at the Dundas Street Gallery.
In this article and interview, learn more about Davy’s inspiration, his earliest artistic experiences and what he has planned for the future.