Friday, June 25, 2021

Brian Cox rages that shamed SNP finance chief is a “f****** idiot” and blasts...

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 SNP-supporting actor Brian Cox has blasted the party's shamed finance secretary as a "f****** idiot".Derek Mackay was forced to resign after it emerged he had sent hundreds of text messages to a 16-year-old boy.Dundee-born...

Scottish Opera Young Company presents Stephen Sondheim’s The Frogs

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Scottish Opera Young Company brings Stephen Sondheim’s zany and rambunctious musical comedy The Frogs to Glasgow.The show will only have two performances this Spring at the Royal Concert Hall’s New Auditorium, on the 8 and...

Mark Adams steps down as artistic director of Edinburgh International Film Festival

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THE ARTISTIC director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival is to step down after overseeing five festivals.Mark Adams, a film critic, was in charge of the event for its 70th anniversary in 2017 after...

World’s first upcycled piano amphitheatre to be resident at Leith Theatre

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The world’s first amphitheatre made entirely out of upcycled pianos is to be resident at Edinburgh’s historic Leith Theatre. The Pianodrome is the vision of its creators Tim Vincent-Smith and Matt Wright created their very...

Moment ponies whinny in terror as massive fireworks display goes off nearby

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A WOMAN has posted video of her ponies whinnying in terror as a deafening display of fireworks goes off nearby.The badly-spooked animals are clearly terrified by the rapidly-flickering lights and rapid detonations near their...

Moment unlucky driver spins like top after hitting deer and is then almost rear-ended...

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DRAMATIC video shows an unlucky motorist spin out of control after hitting a deer - and then almost get rear-ended by a car speeding up behind,The accident happened at night on a dual carriageway...

Jim Smith to host Scottish Rural Awards 2020

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Farmer and comedian Jim Smith will take to the stage to host the Scottish Rural Awards 2020.The Fringe Performer will host the awards, laid on by Scottish Field magazine, at the Glasgow Hilton on...
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Tenth MagicFest set to make Scotland’s festive season the most magical ever

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The programme has been revealed for the 10th annual MagicFest which takes place in Edinburgh between Christmas and New Year- and it’s going to be a cracker.The line-up brings together top home grown and international...

The Sound of Scotland – VisitScotland launches its first-ever podcast

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SCOTLAND’s unique stories and people take centre stage as VisitScotland launches its first-ever podcast, 100,000 Welcomes, today on International Podcast Day (30 Sep).Taking the English translation of the Scottish Gaelic phrase, Ceud Mìle Fàilte,...

National Library of Scotland receives donation of over 10,000 records from life-long collector of...

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THE NATIONAL Library of Scotland has received the final tranche of a collection of more than 10,000 sound recordings from music enthusiast, William Dean-Myatt.A record collector based in the West Midlands, Mr Dean-Myatt amassed...

TV presenter Johnny Ball will be discussing his love of numbers at the Festival...

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LEGENDARY TV presenter Johnny Ball will be discussing his joy of mathematics at a flagship celebration of art, culture and science.The 81-year-old has championed the way for mathematics and science to over a million...

Samantha Louise Emery returns to The Other Art Fair exhibiting a multimedia portrait of...

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Artist Samantha Louise Emery is set to exhibit multimedia portrait of author and journalist Caitlin Moran at The Other Art Fair in October as part of Art Below.Caitlin Moran is one of ten in...

Scot pupils feel less likely to drink after viewing touring production on the dangers...

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An award-winning educational theatre production on the dangers of underage drinking has delivered highly encouraging results in transforming young Scots’ attitudes towards alcohol.Smashed is a hard-hitting drama about a group of friends who find themselves in...
Rory Stewart speaking at interview

BOOK FESTIVAL – Rory Stewart: Talking the talk and walking the walk

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Former Conservative leadership candidate, MP Rory Stewart talked of life following the leadership campaign, his passion and love for walking and previous ventures across the Middle East at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on...
Cars at Creamfields were vandalised and broken into in the car park

Dance festival fans horrifed to find vehicles stripped of wheels, seats and engines in...

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FESTIVAL goers were shocked to return to their vehicles and discover crooks had partially dismantled them.Pictures show entire sets of wheels, seats and engine parts were stripped from numerous cars parked at the Creamfields...
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Nicola Sturgeon: “I’m not actively working with Corbyn on a no confidence vote”

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POLITICS dominated the discussion between First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and award-winning Scottish sports journalist Graham Spiers during ‘In Conversation with… Nicola Sturgeon’ at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Though the event was sold as a discussion...

Fringe show celebrates Scotland as a nation which loves hydration

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FRINGE-GOERS are being given the perfect way to enjoy a show hailing everything good about Scotland – by receiving the gift of the country’s best drink for free.In their new acoustic musical show, ‘Scotland...
YOTEL are offering fringe performers free night at hotel throughout period of festival.

YOTEL Edinburgh offer 240 free rooms to Edinburgh Festival Fringe performers this August

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A NEW CITY CENTRE hotel is offering a city first initiative offering free hotel rooms Edinburgh Festival Fringe performers throughout the festival.YOTEL Edinburgh is the first city centre hotel for the tech inspired...

Traverse Theatre announces 2019 Festival programme

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THE TRAVERSE Theatre has announced its full programme for Traverse Festival 2019 ahead of this year’s Fringe festival.The programme presents two Traverse Theatre Company world premieres and a selection of bite-sized Traverse Theatre Company new writing world...
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Successful Scottish Artist reveals how she discovered her signature style

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A renowned Scottish artist who has sold millions of books worldwide has revealed how she discovered her signature style in Dundee.Johanna Basford, was awarded an OBE for her services to art and entrepreneurship...
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