The best of TradFest 2017
5 Mins
As Scotland celebrates the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, what better way to connect with the folklore, traditions, art and music of the country’s past than by checking out what’s on at TradFest . It’s also a great way to experience traditions and emerging contemporary talent from further afield - Iraq, Norway, Ghana, Ireland and Kenya amongst others - brought to you by artists based in Edinburgh. With over...
tradfest / festival / culture
Funny Girl
1 Min
Lincolnshire lass Sheridan Smith arrives in the capital this month to reprise her role as Fanny Brice in the hit West End show Funny Girl but it’s not just on stage that the star is...
Funny Girl / Edinburgh Playhouse / Sheridan Smith
Behind the book with Gail Honeyman
2 Mins
Glasgow author Gail Honeyman wrote her debut novel aged 40 and it is about to go stratospheric. We sit down with the author to discuss the inspiration for Eleanor Oliphant is Completely...
gail honeyman / author / interview
Spring art exhibitions in Edinburgh
1 Min
The city’s vibrant contemporary art scene has some great new exhibitions and shows well worth a visit this month. First up, the gallery of the Edinburgh Drawing School at 13a Great King...
Edinburgh / art / The Fruitmarket Gallery
Explore Edinburgh's Georgian Shadows twilight trail
2 Mins
Think George Street, think post-work cocktails? Yup, a G&T is the first thing that pops into our head too, so we’ll forgive you if you’ve taken the magnificent architecture of Edinburgh...
Edinburgh's georgian shadows / history / heritage trail
Catherine Deveney’s top winter reads
2 Mins
Catherine Deveney, multi-award-winning journalist, feature writer and novelist, recalls memories of her all-time favourite winter reads. Frenchman’s Creek by Daphne du Maurier...
Catherine Deveney / literature / fiction
2 Mins
Exhibitions, installations, animations and demonstrations are all in a day’s work for Edinburgh artist, illustrator, painter and animator Elph. Internationally lauded on the street art...
elph / Street art / Edinburgh
Lotte Wakeham: Theatre director of Wonderland
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She’s the theatre director behind Wonderland , the new musical take on the magical story of Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. How good is Wonderland? I think audiences will fall in love...
Lotte Wakeham / wonderland / musical