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10 ways to escape Edinburgh in two hours or less

The Edinburgh festival is nearing its end. You’re probably tired and weary after a month of crowds, queues and congestion. So if you’re looking for a quick getaway this Bank Holiday weekend or any time, here are ten places to try, all within an easy drive of the Scottish capital. Angus [The ‘Jock’s Road path …

No likey, no lighty: ‘Take a Comedian Out’ at the Fringe

Comedians like Ian Stirling are used to being in control of the audience while on stage. That’s all about to change. Ladies, it’s time! You have the chance to grill Fringe comedians a new game show, presented by CatFace Talent, called Take a Comedian Out (it’s based on the Paddy McGuinness-fronted ITV show Take Me Out, y’see) Audience members will be able …

Comedy August 15, 2014

London Grammar lead nominations for AIM Independent Music Awards

London Grammar have been nominated in four categories at this year’s AIM Independent Music Awards, which celebrates the best of the independent music industry. [London Grammar have been one of the success stories of the last year] The electro-pop trio are up for Independent Breakthrough of the Year, Independent Track of the Year, Independent Album …

Music What's On August 14, 2014

10 of the funniest Fringe comedians on Twitter

Given that most tweets are normal people trying to be funny, Twitter would seem like the perfect medium for Fringe comedians too. But how to cram those carefully crafted witticisms and 10-minute routines into 140 characters? We run through ten comedians appearing at the Fringe who manage to do just that… [Katie Mulgrew: funny IRL …

CHVRCHES announce UK tour – ticket details

Scottish band CHVRCHES are ready to give their biggest show yet in their upcoming UK tour – see full dates below. [CHVRCHES hit the road in October] Electro-pop group CHVRCHES, formed back in 2011 in Glasgow, came fifth on BBC’s Sound of 2013 poll, are ending their campaign for The Bones Of What You Believe …

Gig Tickets Gigs August 11, 2014