Top 5 themes of the 2014 Fringe

Every year, certain running themes emerge in the gargantuan tome that is the Fringe programme. A vast majority of shows take on topical subjects to discuss, or more likely, poke fun at. Here are five of the themes that will play a big part in the festival this year… [Walt and Jesse live on in several Breaking …

Best ice cream in Edinburgh: 6 places to cool down with a cone

The Fringe is almost upon us and so far the weather has been in our favour. With all that running in the heat between venues, sometimes you need to cool down. And what better way to mark summer than an ice cream? Here’s our pick of the parlours in Edinburgh. Mary’s Milk Bar Residing in the …

City Guides July 29, 2014

Bec Hill: ‘British humour is self-deprecating and silly and I can relate to that’

Devilishly witty and undeniably quirky, Bec Hill is already hotly tipped as one to watch at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. Back in Scotland with two shows at this year’s Fringe, her solo effort Bec Hill…Ellipsis and the family-friendly Bec & Tom’s Awesome Laundry, the Australian comedian spoke to Katie Hogg about parental inspiration, British v Aussie audiences, and attempting to make …

Everything you need to know about Edinburgh Mela 2014

Even when the end of the festival season finally approaches, Edinburgh has time to squeeze in one last weekend of colourful fun. Here is everything you need to know about getting involved in this year’s Edinburgh Mela. [Sarod player Soumik Datta will open this year’s Edinburgh Mela festival – picture: Jayne Wright / JP] What is …

Ella Eyre announces Autumn UK tour

Hotly tipped singer-songwriter Ella Eyre has announced that she will be touring the UK this autumn – see full dates below. [Ella Eyre hits the road in October – Getty] The tour, which kicks off in Birmingham on the October 1 and finishes in Belfast three weeks later, will see the singer showcase her current …

Gig Tickets Gigs July 22, 2014