Figures of Speech: Music – Scottish Storytelling Centre

https://youtu.be/iboPv2E4_y4 Hosted by Nicola Meighan and author Arusa Qureshi With Performances from Dr. Katie Ailes Launching a unique and interactive means of guiding audiences through the monumental (sometimes endless) realms of Scotland’s iconic books, stories and tales, Figures of Speech’s initial outing held a focus on Music. Pairing the nation’s adoration of the written word with our … Continue reading Figures of Speech: Music – Scottish Storytelling Centre

The Covid Requiem – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written & Performed by Jo Clifford and Lesley Orr Directed by Amy Liptrott ★★★ When is the right time to talk about Covid? How, or even should we reflect during an ongoing pandemic? When are we able to talk and share the experiences and stories of those who struggled, those who did not make it? … Continue reading The Covid Requiem – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show – Festival Theatre

In the past sixty years, social media has become a dominant force as Great Britain has joined and then left the European Union, gone through twelve Prime Ministers and somehow, Allan Stewart’s career survives it all. Quite rightly, Stewart may host the Big Big Variety Show, we may be celebrating his sixty years in the business, … Continue reading Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show – Festival Theatre

Banff Mountain Film Festival – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/o0wzzyLkIA4 For many years now a Canadian treat has found itself a warm home in the centre of Edinburgh, as the Festival Theatre hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival in the shadow of our very own Arthur’s Seat. An international film competition, originating back in 1976 from the Canadian town of Banff, Alberta, the Mountain Film Festival … Continue reading Banff Mountain Film Festival – Festival Theatre

An Evening with Elaine C. Smith – Festival Theatre

Warm-up Act by Johnny Mac There are a few things which capture the richness of Scottish culture, art and theatre quite like actress, comedian, and all-around character that is Elaine C. Smith. Scotland’s auntie, there’s no better way to spend an evening than in the company of an entertainer who is just that – family. … Continue reading An Evening with Elaine C. Smith – Festival Theatre