Nira Caledonia, Edinburgh - Review

Nira Caledonia, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield  3.08.2015
We were greeted warmly at reception and our luggage was carried up to our room by one of the staff. Situated next to reception was the...
Edinburgh Campaigner and Equality Advocate Jamie Szymkowiak In 2016 Scottish Parliament Bid

Edinburgh Campaigner and Equality Advocate Jamie Szymkowiak In 2016 Scottish Parliament Bid

Rob McDowall  27.07.2015
A common criticism of politicians is that they don't represent the people they serve and with the political awakening which followed the...
Hotel Indigo, Edinburgh - Review

Hotel Indigo, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield  27.07.2015
On a Friday morning, after already enjoying two days in Edinburgh, we headed to The Indigo hotel, centrally located in the New Town area...
The Colonnades at The Signet Library, Edinburgh - Review

The Colonnades at The Signet Library, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield  27.07.2015
I really enjoy having afternoon tea and most of my experiences have been spent with my Mum, who also loves the experience. We were both...
The Chester Residence, Edinburgh - Review

The Chester Residence, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield  22.07.2015
Last month, my Mum and I caught the train from Manchester to Edinburgh for a girls break to celebrate her 65th birthday. After a comfortable...
Five Things Edinburgh Fringe Performers Will Be Panicking About Right Now

Five Things Edinburgh Fringe Performers Will Be Panicking About Right Now

Samantha Baines  16.07.2015
Every year the Edinburgh Fringe grows in size; there is comedy, dance, theatre, poetry, singing, nudity, some more nudity and lots of flyering....
#PetsWithProgrammes Is Getting Us Super Excited For The Fringe

#PetsWithProgrammes Is Getting Us Super Excited For The Fringe

Ryan Barrell  15.07.2015
The Edinburgh Fringe is nearly upon us, it's time to get planning! All these animals are getting ready, are you? Bubbles is in for the...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part VI of XXV

Chris Turner  8.06.2015
The story so far - A leap through time and space: from Perth to the Lofoten Islands, where the Norwegian government's arts funding program...
Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part V of XXV

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part V of XXV

Chris Turner  28.05.2015
This year, with a new show to write, and a healthier attitude towards unclaimed beverages, it seemed that the show itself had stepped in...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part IV of XXV

Chris Turner  25.05.2015
One of my favourite stand-up albums is Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me, a wonderfully funny true story of a comic's career, relationship...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part III of XXV

Chris Turner  20.05.2015
Backstage on the night, with an absolutely smashing line-up performing alongside me, and 300 friendly fringe-goers waiting in the tent,...

May 1983

Naomi Hefter  17.05.2015
I decided on Camden festival this year. A smaller fringe but no less exciting. I've heard some wonderful things about the Camden fringe...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part II of XXV

Chris Turner  17.05.2015
The task at hand was to sort out the jokes from the phrases, the ideas from the words - there are times when only an on-stage airing can...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part I of XXV

Chris Turner  13.05.2015
I. For my ninth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, I'll be doing three programmed shows a day, along with an eclectic mix of spots...