The Hot Ticket Hidden Door

The Hot Ticket: Things to do and see in 2018

4 Mins

Looking for things to do and see in 2018? Here are some ideas to get you started...

HIDDEN DOOR

Back once again at the gorgeous Leith Theatre building, which it rescued from derelict obscurity for last year’s ten-day festival, the Hidden Door returns for a pop-up event filled with music, theatre, art and film, which this year extends to the equally run-down State Cinema across the road.
Leith Theatre and State Cinema, Edinburgh, hiddendoorblog.org

CELTIC CONNECTIONS

In this 25th anniversary year of the Celtic Connections festival, a huge diaspora of music with often distant roots in Scottish and Irish Celtic culture is explored. There are dozens of shows by artists including Richard Dawson, James Yorkston, Beth Orton, Siobhan Wilson and anniversary tributes to Blazin’ Fiddles and the Isle of Eigg’s independence.
Various venues, Glasgow, celticconnections.com

The Hot Ticket: Celtic Connections

THE LOVER

The Royal Lyceum, Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre come together for a high-quality co-production, which tells the story of French novelist Marguerite Duras’ youthful affair growing up in Vietnam in the early 20th century.
Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, lyceum.org.uk

BOLD GIRLS

Rona Munro, writer of the National Theatre of Scotland’s The James Plays and soon to return to scriptwriting duties on Doctor Who after three decades, wrote this tale of four Belfast women surviving life during the Troubles in 1991. See how far we’ve come from those days.
Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, citz.co.uk

The Hot Ticket: Bold Girls

TURNER IN JANUARY

Customarily brought out every January, when the light is apparently best for them to be seen, the late collector Henry Vaughan’s collection of Turner watercolours is a fixture of the winter arts programme in Edinburgh, as requested by Vaughan when he left the works to the National Galleries.
Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, nationalgalleries.org

The Hot Ticket: Turner in January

The Hot Ticket / 2018 / Scotland

The best of i-on straight to your inbox, every week

1 Min
Best-selling contemporary Scottish artist Jamie Primrose has created over 50 ethereal oil paintings inspired by Edinburgh's Southside. Highlights include springtime flourishes of delicate pink cherry blossom and magnificent vistas of...
Jamie Primrose / Art exhibition / artist
4 Mins
With just one week to go until Edinburgh Cocktail Week, 15 - 21 October, kicks off, the countdown is well and truly on and we're counting down our top five...
Edinburgh Cocktail Week / Edinburgh bars / cocktail festival
1 Min
Bridging the gap between cool Autumn days and actual arctic temperatures (okay, small exaggeration but you catch our drift), nailing how to layer is your key to cracking AW/18. Waldorf...
Walker Slater / Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian / AW18
4 Mins
After the success of last year’s glamorous pop-up in association with Smart Works Edinburgh , we’ve decided to do it all over again... The second edition of this unmissable charity...
Smart Works / Shopping evening / Radisson Collection
1 Min
It's all too easy to get bogged down in the minutiae of everyday goings on but it's a good time to sit back and re-evaluate the good things in life...
October issue / breast cancer awareness month / e-zine