Reduced entry to Edinburgh Zoo until 8th April 2011

Reduced entry to Edinburgh Zoo Edinburgh Spotlight loves Edinburgh Zoo and visits many times throughout  the year.  We have previously reviewed the zoo in full from a child’s perspective, but it really is suitable for all ages. After the recent popular offer we told you about, there is another new offer to take advantage of. Tickets are available for £10 […]

FRINGE REVIEW – The Mandrake, Zoo Southside


6 – 30 Aug 1340 (1510) @ Zoo Southside By Danielle Farrow The Mandrake is a 17th century English version of Machiavelli’s satire La Mandragola, adapted by James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton, and premiered here by Foul Papers Theatre . Though the language is hardly everyday, this production is a fun, witty and dexterous […]

FRINGE REVIEW – (No) Living Room, Zoo


6-30 Aug (not 18, 25), 1925 (1955)    @ The Zoo A lone dancer struggles to find a space for herself amidst the pressures of the modern world. Projected backdrops take her to dreamlike natural landscapes but as she begins to spread her wings, audio clips of news reports force her back to a less pleasant […]

FRINGE REVIEW – The Vanishing Horizon, Zoo


6-27 Aug (not 17, 24), 1800 (1850) @ The Zoo Half the fun of the Fringe is finding that hidden gem that lets you feel like the first one to discover the next big thing. Turn up to this show early enough in its run and you might just earn yourself a reputation as a […]

FRINGE REVIEW – Pas Perdus, Zoo


6-30 Aug (not 23, 24), 1420 (1530) @ Zoo Southside The lights go up on a stark set of five upright wooden panels as a hypnotic voiceover urges us to be “caaaaaaaaaaaaaaalm”. Gradually, to the ticking of a clock, four clowns emerge from this most minimal of sets and begin to play. With only a […]

REVIEW – Edinburgh Zoo (kids perspective)

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

A day out at the zoo Edinburgh Zoo is a fantasic day out for people of all ages.  I have been going to the zoo since I was a child, but now it was my turn to take some smaller members of my family for another visit. The admission price is not cheap, so make […]