Sales jump on 2016
Independent retailers benefited from a spending boost during the Edinburgh Festival..
Jo Caulfield – Pretending to Care
An alumnus of Mock the Week, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and the John Bishop Show, Jo Caulfield has cut her teeth with the current pack of comedy performers on theRead More
Top Fringe shows
It’s the penultimate weekend of Edinburgh 2016. From now until the Bank Holiday weekend, the city will be full to bursting point. In previous years, there has not been aRead More
Outdoor events enjoy warm glow
Edinburgh’s Festival crowds basked in the warmest temperature of the year, with many outdoor venues making up for low attendances during last week’s wet weather….
Harry Benson: Seeing America
In the midst of the momentary mayhem of the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe some things just get better with age. While the Parliament is in recess Holyrood’s ground floor exhibitionRead More
The death of David Bowie in January has led to a succession of events celebrating the unique man’s work. Starman promised an extraordinary interpretation of his music tinged with GermanRead More
Michaela Burger takes on a big challenge, emulating the woman many regard as the greatest French singer of all time. Not only does the Australian sing with perfect pitch, sheRead More
Yes, it is that time of year again – the biggest arts festival on the planet. In terms of global tourist spend, it ranks third, only behind the Olympics and theRead More
Big contribution to economy
Edinburgh’s festivals are now worth £313 million to the city, about 25% more than five years ago, according to new research. Key events such as the Edinburgh International Festival, the FringeRead More