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Monthly Comedy At The Granary

The monthly comedy night at the Granary bar is full deserving of a wider audience.  The only regular event of its kind in Leith is staged in the salubrious confines of the Shore district, some lively and attractive bars and…

Edinburgh’s Georgian Shadows

Want to visit an off the wall event that is actually on the wall?  Look no further than Georgian Shadows. It is the 250 year anniversary of the birth of Edinburgh’s new town, one of the events to mark this…

A Journey Through Maps

The National Library building in Edinburgh is always worth a visit.  Whether you want to browse the books, visit the latest exhibitions, or enjoy the café just inside the main doors there is something for everyone.  I went down today…

The Argentinean Is Back! Edinburgh Fringe Comedy

The fringe is in full swing… It’s a good, strike that, great sign when the queue for a PBH free fringe event winds up the hall, out the door and up the road.The Banshee Labyrinth was packed, people lined the…

JoJo Bellini and her fabulous Kitchen Cabaret performance

With the flyering in full swing and happy tourists lining the streets, I rocked up with my fringe guides and a coffee in hand to my first show of the Fringe at the Stand’s Comedy Club II near St Andrew’s…

Edinburgh Foodies Festival begins our Fringe!

Classic Edinburgh weather (glorious sun then gale force winds and torrential rain then glorious sun…) forme the back drop for the annual Foodie’s Festival trip to Edinburgh situated in the gorgeous surroundings of Inverleith Park. The first happy hour was…

Free Comedy at the Fringe – It’s Thea-Skot in Here…

I find myself climbing a grotty stairwell in a near-derelict upper building of a pub to check out Alison Thea-Skot… There must be very few cities in the world that felt as alive as Edinburgh did last Monday night.  A…

Amée Smith – Relax It’s Not About You

It’s early days, the beginning of the festival, and still the City is slowly grinding into gear for the mass influx of visitors to take on the shows on offer, which means most shows are running to less than capacity,…

A magic evening in Edinburgh…

Being welcomed into the warmth of Summerhall’s embrace is always enjoyable but Friday evening had a particularly magically twist with the launch of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival With a mission to celebrate the art of magic and inspire audiences, they…

Comedy Nights at the Granary in Leith

Comedy nights in the Granary Leith bar take place on the last Friday of every month.  It’s a relatively new affair run by performer and compere Paul McDougall.  Due to the Leith festival taking place this week Paul ran an…