Culture

Songs and Stories Remembering Our Earth

Australian native singer-songwriter Susanna Orr Holland joins the American musician KeLan on a freezing February night to bring the audience gathered in the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s auditorium tales of shrinking sea ice juxtaposed with...

Introducing: Sally Rooney

Earlier this year, when The Times review of Irish writer Sally Rooney’s second novel deemed her ‘the first great millennial author,’ the term ‘millennial’ wasn’t loaded with any of the disparaging or pejorative connotations it...

Love is Blind

William Boyd’s Love is Blind brings late 19th century Europe to life, from the cold, grey streets of Edinburgh to the grandiose parties of Imperial Russia as it follows the bespectacled Scottish piano tuner, Brodie Moncur, through his remarkable...

Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls is an unexpectedly moving and poignant musical, and a necessary heart warmer to the bitter weather and political climate. Glasgow Girls follows the true story of six teenage girls, Roza (Sophia Lewis), Agnessa (Chiara Sparkles),...

Loud Poets: Life, Uh, Finds a Way

Loud Poets is an Edinburgh-based spoken word collective that takes a craft honed on open mic nights, agonised over in cherished notebooks, and puts it onstage to equal parts side-splitting, confrontational and poignant effect. A balance is struck...

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