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BREAKING: Teviot Row House confirmed to shut from September until Spring 2025

Edinburgh University Students Association (EUSA) have confirmed that Teviot Row House will close on 24 September for renovation. The plans for the renovation of Teviot were announced in May and…

KlangHaus: the company making worlds we do not imagine

Its one of the first few days of Fringe. I’ve just run a few blocks to get to Summerhall because another show ran late. I’m out of breath, slightly sweating,…

EIBF 2023: Kate Mosse – Romance and Revenge on the Barbary Coast

Kate Mosse and Val McDermid sat down together on the last day of the Edinburgh International Book Festival to discuss feminism, crime fiction, The Women’s Prize for Fiction, and –…

Fringe 2023: How to Drink Wine Like a Wanker

How to Drink Wine Like a Wanker comes to the Edinburgh Fringe all the way from Australia. Our host and storyteller Anna Thomas guides the audience through her journey from…

EIBF 2023: Val McDermid: A Life in Writing

Perhaps befitting of the best-selling crime author, Val McDermid’s EIBF appearance on Monday 21st August opened with a long sponsorship video from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. The evening event…

EIBF 2023: Carol Ann Duffy

Few of the guests at the Edinburgh International Book Festival have the creative freedom or the boldness of Carol Ann Duffy. However, as a former Poet Laureate and one of…

Edinburgh ranked the most expensive UK city for students to live

The Royal Bank of Scotland’s new Student Living Index has found that Edinburgh is the most expensive UK city for students to live. Surveying 3,052 students from across 63 UK…

Pleasance gym refurbishment complete

The Eric Liddell Gym at the Pleasance Sports Complex and Gym has reopened after a more than £1 million refurbishment. The refurbishment features the merging of the Cardio and Eric…