Events Around Duns

Today to Tue 17 Sep, closest first.    

More details - Amadeus & The Bard: 18th Century Cosmic Brothers
Delve into a world of love, magic and music as we take you for a night out at Poosie Nansie’s Inn, favourite haunt of a certain Rabbie Burns… Mixing storytelling and song this brand new show celebrates the lives of two much-loved men, Mozart and Burns, and the sometimes surprising similarities between them.
Earlston High School, East End, Earlston
Mon 9 Sep 19

More details - Beyond Borders International Festival 2019
Beyond Borders Scotland is thrilled to once again be hosting the Beyond Borders International Festival at Traquair House this August! Join us for a weekend packed full of talks with internationally-renowned writers, speakers, diplomats, artists and thinkers to discuss the most pressing issues of our time.
Traquair House, Innerleithen
Sat 24 Aug 19 and Sun 25 Aug

More details - Steak Night at The Kitchen
In need of a night out? Steak Night is back by popular demand – and it’s bigger and better than ever. Slice into the best cuts of the finest Buccleuch Beef and enjoy a steak experience like no other, now taking place on the last Friday of every month.
The Kitchen at Restoration Yard, Via King’s Gate, Dalkeith, Edinburgh
Fri 30 Aug 19

More details - Dogs Day Out
Calling all dog lovers! We’re holding our very own ‘Dogs Day Out’ and all four-legged friends are invited. It’ll be a fantastic opportunity to discover lovely local dog businesses, make friends with other dogs (and their owners!), and have fun in the process.
Dalkeith Country Park, Via The King’s Gate, Dalkeith
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - Bamburgh Pavilion Quality Craft & Collectors Fair
A diverse range of unique craft & collectables too numerous to mention are exhibited & purshased at this very poular venue ,attended by local, national & international visitors.
The Cricket Pavilion, Bamburgh
Mon 26 Aug

More details - Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.
The Salisbury Centre 2 Salisbury Rd
Sat 24 Aug, Sat 5 Oct

More details - The Claim
After a hit London run in 2018, The Claim comes to Edinburgh Festival Fringe, now staged in the round, as part of the British Council Showcase 2019.
Paines Plough’s ROUNDABOUT, Summerhall
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Like Animals
Like Animals is a funny and poignant investigation into love and communication in human (and not so human) relationships, directed by Herald Angel Award winner Ellie Dubois (No Show).
Summerhall (Old Lab), Summer Place
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - A Night Of Songs
Film-Director, author and lead singer of acclaimed Punk band The Skids, Richard Jobsonpresents ‘A Night of Songs’, where he will be sharing ihs illustrious, yet often challenging, life story alongside musical interludes.
Queens Hall, Edinburgh
Mon 9 Sep 19

More details - Fishbowl
Winner of France’s Molière Award for Best Comedy Play 2017, Fishbowl now makes its UK premiere, bringing its farcical antics and physical comedy extravaganza to Pleasance Grand.
60 Pleasance
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Wireless Operator
Told against a backdrop of an extraordinary and dynamic soundscape, Wireless Operator reveals the emotional trauma of one single night in a Lancaster Bomber, during World War II, as a young crew hurtle through a terrifying frenzy of violence.
60 Pleasance
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Birth
A poignant piece of visual theatre with incredible live music, BIRTH comes to Pleasance following a sell-out run at London International Mime Festival 2019.
Pleasance Courtyard (Beyond), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Fox
Inspired by true events, Katie Guicciardi’s Fox is a sharply observed drama that explores our complex relationship with ‘help’ - our desire to give it and the need to seek it for ourselves - in an increasingly isolating society.
60 Pleasance
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - The Burning
Following back-to-back sell out shows, including All Quiet on the Western Front and Tobacco Road, Incognito return, in their award-winning physical style, with a formidable tale of corruption, persecution and roaring rage.
Pleasance Courtyard (Upstairs), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - LOVE (Watching Madness)
Critically acclaimed SpeakUp Theatre present a searingly honest one-woman show investigating mums, daughters and the complexities of loving someone with mental illness – specifically bipolar disorder.
60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Bobby & Amy
From Fringe First award-winner Emily Jenkins (Rainbow, Edinburgh Fringe; Cookies, Theatre Royal Haymarket) comes Bobby & Amy, a dark comedy about friendship, heartache and the repercussions of foot-and-mouth disease.
Pleasance Courtyard (Upstairs), 60 Pleasance
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Drowning
The perfect world premiere for true crime fans, Drowning is Jessica Ross’ blistering new play about the Lainz Angels of Death. In 1991, four Austrian nurses were charged with murdering 49 elderly patients in their beds, although estimates now put the death toll nearer to 200.
Pleasance Courtyard (Above), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Audacious Mr Astley - the man who invented circuses!
The man who invented circuses returns to #Edfringe! With his wife, war hero and trick-rider Phillip Astley roped off a Ring in an open field in Lambeth, London, near today’s Waterloo Station, and from Easter Monday 1768 performed astounding displays of equestrian expertise.
Pleasance Courtyard, Pleasance, EDINBURGH
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Bible John
Recipient of Pleasance’s Charlie Hartill Theatre Reserve 2019, Bible John uses a real, unsolved series of murders that occurred in Glasgow at the Barrowlands Ballroom in the late 60s to interrogate the current cult of true crime and notions of victimhood.
Pleasance Courtyard (Above), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Today to Mon 26 Aug

More details - Algorithms
The tragi-comic Algorithms introduces the bisexual Bridget Jones for the online generation. Developed on the Soho Theatre Writers’ Lab and longlisted for the Tony Craze Award 2018, Algorithms is a hilarious and touching new one woman play, written and performed by Sadie Clark (longlisted 4Stories, Channel 4 new-talent...
Pleasance Courtyard (Baby Grand), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Today to Mon 26 Aug

Mervyn Stutter’s ’Pick of the Fringe’ More details - Mervyn Stutter's 'Pick of the Fringe'
’It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe’. Mervyn and his team carefully research the Fringe and bring you live ’tasters’ from seven top shows in a packed 90 minute late lunchtime extravaganza. Every day there is a different selection.
Pleasance Courtyard 60 Pleasance
Today, Wed 21 Aug, Fri 23 Aug to Sun 25 Aug
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Divet: The Greatest Divas More details - Divet: The Greatest Divas
30 world stars in one show 24 shows starting on 31st July at George Square Garden, Studio Two! This August drag artist Marko Vainio of The Finland’s Got Talent fame, is taking her renowned Divet Show to Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Assembly George Square Studios George Square, Edinburgh
Today to Sun 25 Aug
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Edinburgh Fringe | The Long Road by Shelagh Stephenson More details - Edinburgh Fringe | The Long Road by Shelagh Stephenson
WINNER - Best Restorative Justice Play 2018 The Chris Donovan Trust Could you forgive your son’s killer? The Long Road deals with the devastating effects of knife crime, and how humanity and forgiveness can help restore hope and dignity.
theSpace @ Surgeons’ Hall, Theatre 1 (Venue 53), Nicolson Street
Today to Sat 24 Aug
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More details - Knot
Physically exhilarating and touchingly poignant, Knot is the internationally acclaimed circus theatre work by Nikki & JD. These talented performers use breathtaking hand-to-hand and dance skills to tell the tale of an impossible choice: how can we be honest with ourselves without hurting those we love?
Assembly Roxy (Upstairs), 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Suffering from Scottishness
An immersive theatrical experience that confronts the unique absurdity of Scottish identity, Suffering From Scottishness from award-winning writer and spoken word artist Kevin P. Gilday (Sonnet Youth, National Theatre of Scotland, BBC) turns a hilariously caustic eye on notions of nationhood and patriotism.
2 Roxburgh Place
Today to Sun 25 Aug

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