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More details - MCN Scottish Festival 2018
The all-new MCN Scottish Festival takes place at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh on 21st and 22nd July 2018. The two-day event will bring together the best of biking plus a whole host of live entertainment and tribute bands to rock you through the weekend.
Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH288NB
Today and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Men with Coconuts & Friends
The award-winning musical improv comedy troupe are joined by new and established improvisers and sketch comedians as they present two hours of off-the-cuff scenes and original sketch comedy.  ‘One of the best improv shows I’ve seen. Skilful and hysterical.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Today

More details - Exhibition: My City
My City is a project by Imaginate and Multi-Cultural Family Base bringing together artists Victoria Beesley, Yvonne Buskie and Arran Howie with refugee families in Edinburgh.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Today and Sun 22 Jul

More details - NYOS Jazz Orchestra Summer Tour - The Power of Nature with Jason Singh at Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Fes
NYOS Jazz Orchestra presents a profusion of cool jazz over four concerts, in two parts. In part one, we celebrate the music of Joe Zawinul’s groundbreaking group Weather Report.
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, Teviot Row Debating Hall, Ediburgh
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K Fun Run
Heart Research UK and Subway® are hosting their ever-popular 5K fun run at Holyrood Park in Edinburgh on Sunday 22nd July 2018. Sign up online at www.5ksubway.com or come along to the registration tent on the day from 10.30am.
Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
Sun 22 Jul

More details - 5-day Summer film schools
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT AVAILABLE An exciting and fun 5-day filmmaking adventure for young people age 9 to 18 where they will learn all the tricks of Hollywood to make their own short films or online videos, experiencing the challenge and fun of making movie magic!
Edinburgh College, 24 Milton Road East
Mon 23 Jul to Fri 27 Jul
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More details - Traditional Tales
A summer season of traditional tales from Scotland and further afield. Hear the truths, myths and legends of folklore, past and present from Joshua Bryant & Daiva Ivanauskaite. Authentic entertainment and insight, all in one hour! For details on each session, please check our website.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 25 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Baba’s Stranger Encounter
Back by popular demand, the team at BABA – the celebrated restaurant and bar plating up a menu of bold Levantine cuisine and cocktails - is bringing back their entirely unique concept of dining to Edinburgh - BABA’s Stranger Encounters… The unique event taking place on 130 George Street this July is ideal for
Baba 130 George St, Edinburgh
Thu 26 Jul

More details - World Conference Pediatrics 2018
Pediatrics 2018 includes international attendee workshops, lectures and symposia, including a designated registration area, a refreshment break and gala lunch.
Hyatt Place, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Thu 26 Jul and Fri 27 Jul

More details - Real Talk: Storytelling for Wellbeing
An evening of storytelling, connection and honesty, creating a safe space to speak about one of our most beautiful assets, our minds! Attendees are offered an opportunity to gain insight and understanding into the individual experiences of the speakers.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Guid Crack Storytelling Session
Magical nature stories in celebration of wild spaces and their heart stirring beauty. Explore forests where dreams dwell and share tales on this summer evening’s journey, with storyteller Jane Mather. Edinburgh’s monthly storytelling night returns to its spiritual home at The Waverley Bar.
The Waverley Bar, 3-5 St Mary’s St, Edinburgh
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Magic, Music & Mystery from the Scottish Borders and Beyond
Joan Morrison shares mysterious and magical stories from the Scottish Borders, including the strange and spellbinding tale of Thomas the Rhymer. Hear traditional Borders tunes on the fiddle played by Karen Barber, with Joan accompanying on her beautiful old concertina.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Exhibition: Edinburgh Urban Sketchers
The Edinburgh Urban Sketchers group is part of a global network of people who meet together to sketch, both home and abroad. This exhibition showcases sketches created on location in Edinburgh by local members and aims to promote urban sketching as a positive means of engaging with our environment.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 28 Jul to Mon 27 Aug

More details - 3 Years, 1 Week and A Lemon Drizzle
3 Years, 1 Week and a Lemon Drizzle examines the relationship between two sisters and how their close bond was affected when one of them was diagnosed with a severe eating disorder as a teenager.
Underbelly George Square
Wed 1 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Loud Poets: The Fantastical Game Show Spectacular
For the last four years, the award-winning Loud Poets have brought you their fist-thumping, pint-drinking, side-tickling, heart-wrenching poetry. Now the spoken word revolution finally has what it needs... The Fantastical Game Show Spectacular!
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 1 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - A Sockful of Custard
In this the centenary year of Spike Milligan’s birth, Chris Larner and Jeremy Stockwell celebrate the life and work of this British comedy legend with laughs, songs, philosophy and utter, utter silliness. Spike Milligan was a man whose tireless comedic invention redefined the landscape of British comedy.
Pleasance Dome (Ace Dome), Potterow, Edinburgh
Wed 1 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Tue 21 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Hunch
Written and performed by Kate Kennedy (BBC One’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, Channel 4’s Catastrophe and The Win Bin, The Old Red Lion Theatre), produced by Edinburgh Fringe favourites DugOut Theatre (Replay, Swansong, The Sunset Five and Inheritance Blues) and directed by Old Vic 12’s Sara Joyce (Dust, Edinburgh Fringe
Assembly Roxy (Downstairs), 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh
Wed 1 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Drenched
Drenched is a one man comedy-theatre piece from Third Man Theatre inspired by ‘The Mermaid of Zennor’. Daniel Drench, Cornwall’s most prolific and unstable storyteller, presents his own bewildering and moving interpretation of this classic Cornish folk tale.
Pleasance Courtyard (Bunker 2), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Wed 1 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - More Moira Monologues
Bissett/Kyle Productions | She’s back! Alan Bissett’s straight-talking single mum Moira Bell returns, in this award-winning sequel to the much-loved original Monologues. Moira’s a gran, but still telling hilarious hometruths about dating, Brexit, her estranged sister and her ex, Billy. ***** (BroadwayBaby.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 1 Aug to Sat 11 Aug

More details - The Moira Monologues
Bissett/Kyle Productions | Biting comic creation Moira Bell, hardest woman in Falkirk and alter-ego of writer/performer Alan Bissett, returns to the Fringe after a storming tour of Scotland. ‘Moira Bell’s a legend. A hilarious but subtly smart work’ **** (Skinny).
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 1 Aug to Sat 11 Aug

More details - Baby Face
Hey Baby! Welcome to a world of knee socks, bunches, lollypops, bubble-gum and models adopting the childlike expressions of six-year-old girls. In this brave and outlandish performance, Katy Dye questions if innocence is truly as sexy as we’re told.
Summerhall (Demonstration Room), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh
Wed 1 Aug to Sat 4 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Tue 21 Aug to Sun 26 Aug

More details - Thor and Loki
In a society tearing itself apart through fear, greed and violence, the apocalypse approaches and unlikely friendships blossom. Thor and Loki, the new fierce and fabulous comedy musical by Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer Harry Blake, reimagines ancient myths through a modern lens.
Assembly Roxy (Upstairs), 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh
Wed 1 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Sun 26 Aug

More details - Paddington Bear's First Concert
Join Paddington Bear on his adventures as he leaves home, meets his new family and enjoys his first concert - not without causing his fair share of mayhem, of course! The charming tales of everyone’s favourite bear now come to life with storytelling, narration and a live orchestra.
Underbelly Bristo Square (Cow Barn), Teviot Place, Edinburgh
Wed 1 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Sun 26 Aug

More details - The Extinction Event
Presenting two back-to-back productions, the pairing of director-performers Simon Evans (dir. Killer Joe, Trafalgar Studios; The Best Man, Playhouse Theatre; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Donmar Warehouse) and David Aula (Rain God, VAULT Festival; The Cement Garden, VAULT Festival; Personal Enemy, Theater 59E59,...
Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance 2), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Tue 7 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - The Vanishing Man
Presenting two back-to-back productions, the pairing of director-performers Simon Evans (dir. Killer Joe, Trafalgar Studios; The Best Man, Playhouse Theatre; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Donmar Warehouse) and David Aula (Rain God, VAULT Festival; The Cement Garden, VAULT Festival; Personal Enemy, Theater 59E59,...
Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance 2), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Tue 7 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

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