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Two-Pound Tuesdays at the Edinburgh Filmhouse!

This article was originally submitted on the 5th April Calling all film fanatic students! Living in Edinburgh, a fantastic cultural centre, we have a great selection of cinemas to get our latest dose of Marvel, arthouse, foreign and many more. However, we do have budgets to live off and sometimes going to the cinema can […]

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Dance Fringe

From India to Triana review

A perfect blend of Indian and flamenco, From India to Triana is an exploration of dance and music styles from the different cultures.  Produced and staged by home-grown company, The Rootless Company, the show is a unique blend, the crowd able to appreciate various dance forms from the Indian and Romani culture within only an […]

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Comedy Fringe Theatre

Fires Our Shoes Have Made review

Fires Our Shoes Have Made exceeds any description that could be written for it. It is sentimental yet exciting, sad yet loving — it is a feat of storytelling that has audiences hooked from the first word to the last. Accompanied by an incredible soundtrack, Fires Our Shoes Have Made is an incredible adventure that […]

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Fringe Music

‘AstRONomical experience’: SymphRONica review

A showcase of ‘jazz for the playlist era’, SymphRONica aims to change preconceptions about jazz and bring it up to standard for modern ears. Made up of the classical pianist, electric guitarist and drummer, but also a string quartet and double bassist, this eight-piece band certainly does succeed in subverting the layman’s expectations of a […]

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Comedy Fringe

Piff the Magic Dragon Review

Piff the Magic Dragon is in the middle of a North American tour and for some reason, he decided to book a short detour to Edinburgh for a few days. Who knows why, but there’s no reason to complain about getting the opportunity to see one of the most iconic acts in history. There’s no […]

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Fringe Spoken Word Variety

I Can Make You Fail Slightly Less review

Dominic Berry believes in choices. The type of choice you make inspires the consequences that unfold around you. He comes out before the show even begins, he makes small talk and his warmth and kindness envelop all of us in the queue. He gives us paper and asks us to write down our dreams, and […]

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Fringe Theatre

‘Promising debut’: GEORGE review

The creative debut work of Contingency Theatre, GEORGE is an interesting work of experimental theatre that attempts to draw light towards the mentally unhealthy attitudes of the workforce. We watch as the titular protagonist, George (Barbara Blanka) succumbs to her mother’s desire to be ambitious and her eventual transformation into a monster. Mesmerizing and unexpected, […]

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Fringe Theatre

Henry Box Brown review

Based on a true story from the early 1800s, Henry Box Brown follows the journey of a slave’s pursuit of freedom. The story begins in Virginia, with the main character Henry Brown setting the context of what life is for a slave. Separated from his family and sold as a child, the musical is dramatic […]