Scottish International Storytelling Festival (SISF) is organised by Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland (TRACS), and has been taking place annually in Autumn since 1989. This year, it returns with an eclectic mix of online events that will beam across the globe along with small-scale face-to-face events. This year’s festival invites audiences to imagine something differentContinue reading “October 2021 Sees Return of Scottish International Storytelling Festival”
3M Mixtape is a series of 12 music sessions, masterminded by actors Dawn Sievewright and John McLarnon in creative collaboration with Dundee Rep’s Artistic Director Andrew Panton, that is filmed live and released weekly on Dundee Rep’s YouTube channel. The result is a celebration of the best music talent in Scotland while offering a fascinating glimpse into the lives of theContinue reading “Dundee’s 3m Mixtape Meets the Legendary Boy George This July”
The Edinburgh Food Festival (EFF) that was launched in 2015, when it ran for five days as part of Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink, is the city’s only free central Food Festival. It was postponed in 2020, but from 23rd July 2021, will return for 10 days of culinary treats as well as Chef demonstrations and workshopsContinue reading “Edinburgh Food Festival Makes a Return in 2021 for 10 Days”
Online Platforms for Artists and Art Industry Launched by Fringe Society The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society (EFFS) announces two digital platforms for artists and industry professionals: Fringe Connect and Fringe Marketplace. Fringe Connect is a new year-round platform being launched for the first time in 2021, that is designed to bring Fringe artists together with peers and members of the artsContinue reading “Online Platforms for Artists and Art Industry Launched by Fringe Society”
The iconic theme music from the 1949 film, The Third Man, zithers across the necessarily sparsely occupied King’s theatre, setting the tone for the story about the complex relationship of two men to unfold. In 1987, during the early days of Gorbachev’s Glasnost and Perestoika, writer Graham Greene travels to Moscow to attend a peaceContinue reading “A Splinter of Ice from Original Theatre Company at King’s Theatre”
The Mugstock Festival, that was due to take place the first weekend in August, has fallen just the wrong side of the projected earliest day of lockdown restrictions being eased in Scotland. This means that, while they have now been prevented from running 2 years in a row, they aim to return stronger in 2022Continue reading “MugStock Festival to Make Silver Lining Return in 2022”
This August, for three performances only, two well-loved Scottish performers, each sublime in their own field, join up again as a duo to celebrate the return of the Fringe. In their own unique blend of music and words, Carol Ann Duffy, who served as Poet Laureate from 2009 till 2019, and remains one of theContinue reading “Three Day Fringe Treat from Carol Ann Duffy and John Sampson in Store”
The Québec Government Office in London and Assembly Festival have launched a showcase enabling Québec artists to continue to connect with and entertain Fringe audiences and industry through a digital venue on Showcatcher. The showcase of circus, theatre and dance selected for Québec@EdFringe continues Assembly Festival’s regular presentation of Québec artists and is being launched in an hour-longContinue reading “Québec Circus Stars to Appear in Virtual Show This Fringe”
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that tickets for a further 60 Fringe shows are now available to book at edfringe.com. For the 2021 Fringe, audiences will be able to access a wide range of Fringe shows through socially distanced in-person events, scheduled online performances and on-demand digital shows. Tickets and information for all kinds of registered FringeContinue reading “More Tickets Made Available for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2021 Shows”
Dundee Rep, in collaboration with Eden Court Highlands, presents a filmed reimagining of the award-winning two-hander folk theatre musical, Islander. Based on the original stage show and produced in association with Helen Milne Productions, Islander is conceived and directed by Amy Draper with music and lyrics by St Andrews-born writer and composer Finn Anderson with a book by Stewart Melton. OriginallyContinue reading “Filmed Reimagining of Islander from Dundee Rep and Eden Court Theatre”
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