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National Museum of Flight: The Wheels & Wings Show

If you are looking for a fantastic day out which will be sure to appeal to all the family, I strongly recommend you take a look at THE WHEELS AND WINGS SHOW, which is taking place at the NATIONAL MUSEUM…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018: Nick Page

Nick Page stresses quite early on that its very hard for him to sympathise with the worlds current problems because he’s white, middle class, middle aged, living in middle England.  Correction, he’s white, middle class, middle aged, living in middle…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Darren Walsh

If you like a show which lurches around at a very fast pace with non-stop puns and gags then Darren Walsh is your man. Recent appearances on TV and radio, plus Dave TV joke of the year in 2015, Darren…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018: Seen and Heard

If you want a show that has absolutely everything, and I mean everything, then look no further than SEEN AND HEARD. The show commences with a young, fragile looking girl called Becky Lou on the stage.  The music starts, and…

National Museum of Scotland: Rip It Up

Hailing from Manchester, I’m very aware of my musical heritage and the disproportioned input my home town has provided to the worlds cultural activities in the last fifty years.  From the Hacienda to the regeneration of the Halle, as a…

Edinburgh Festival 2018: Clara Cupcakes

Anybody growing up in the middle to late eighties will feel a tinge of remembrance when you sit down to attend CLARA CUPCAKES – THE WORST as the music playing around the cosy environs of the auditorium is reminiscent of…

Edinburgh Festival 2018: Claire Sullivan

CLAIRE SULLIVAN is a friendly lady.  As we entered the auditorium for her one woman show she was there on stage smiling and welcoming us in.  Dressed as, I think, a snowman. The surrealist show that Claire has produced starts…

National Museum of Scotland: Art of Glass

Another event for me to see in the National Museum of Scotland, ART OF GLASS. I didn’t know what to expect to see when visiting this event today as glass as an art form was not something I’d really stopped…

National Museum of Scotland: Modernist Jewellery

Usually when I’m ducking into the National Museum Scotland it’s to escape the typically bleak Scottish weather.  A welcome and warming retreat out of Edinburgh’s cold environs. However today as I visit I’m escaping the summer heatwave of which nobody…

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year

An absolute must for nature lovers, the Wildlife Photographer of the year display in the National Museum of Scotland is a stunning display of photographs that had been submitted for the prestigious award, displayed in a manner designed to bring…