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100 Years of Balfour

100 Years of Balfour

Dramatised reading of letters exchanged between the British, Palestinian and Zionist parties 100 years ago sheds more light on the events that led to the present geopolitical relations in the Middle East. With visual and musical elements to locate and inform the narrative. For the last hundred years, the history of the world has been blighted by the conflict in Palestine. At the root of this conflict lies the Balfour Declaration, the contradiction perpetrated by the British in 1917 when they Continue Reading

Equilibrium

Equilibrium

Equilibrium combines traditional acoustic instruments with digital technology to create new music inspired by the history, culture and landscape of Scotland. This approach enables musicians with disabilities to take an equal part in the composition and performance of new music. The ensemble performs much of its own original material and arrangements on instruments including Digital Harp (laptop), Harp, Fiddle, Voice and iPad. They have performed at Celtic Connections, The Royal Highland Show and Continue Reading

Freedom

Freedom

Based on the true story of a Ugandan orphan, Amelia, whose parents died in a house fire. Freedom powerfully depicts the themes of sex slavery, domestic violence and misogyny set against the backdrop of life in 1980’s Uganda. Susanaah loves Amelia as if she were her own child. Susanaah’s husband, Nsubuga resents Amelia as a drain on his dwindling finances. Nsubuga is a violent man who abuses both his wife Susanaah, and Amelia. Upon Susanaah's death, life for Amelia takes a radical turn Continue Reading

Mental Notes from HarmonyChoir

Mental Notes from HarmonyChoir

Following last year’s debut sell-out performance, HarmonyChoir once again bring you an evening of inspirational and uplifting music. HarmonyChoir formed over a year ago as part of a project to demonstrate the positive effect of singing on mental health and well-being. It’s a fact – singing is definitely good for you, and we have the research evidence to prove it! We now want to share the positive power of singing. So, join us (and special guests) for an evening of songs and singalongs from Continue Reading

I Am Rhythm

I Am Rhythm

2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Sell-Out Laurel holder I Am Rhythm takes you on an unforgettable dance and music journey all the way from South Africa. Mesmerising melodies intertwined with an array of traditional and urban dances. Unmissable! Fresh, upbeat dance show that tells the story of the evolution of rhythm and dance in South Africa; from tribal Tswana, warrior Zulu, to energetic Gumboot, swinging Kofifi, to urban Pantsula and Sbujwa dance styles. 'The origins of South African dance, and Continue Reading

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Cabareilidh

Cabareilidh

This Fringe festival we are bringing you the wonder that is Cabareilidh! Think the rest of the world meets Scotland as we bring you a sampling of cabaret performances followed by an evening of traditional dance and music. Start your evening with a complimentary welcome drink to get the party started, followed by a beautifully crafted three-course meal. Throughout your meal, enjoy some highly entertaining cabaret and variety performances. Then end your night on a high with a truly traditional Continue Reading

Cell Block Soweto: An A Cappella Gang Show

Cell Block Soweto: An A Cappella Gang Show

Cell Block Soweto: An A Cappella Gang Show by After Freedom is a new a cappella show telling stories of five prisoners confined in one of Johannesburg’s prisons. Presented in a lighthearted and entertaining manner through stories and music, the show engages the audience in a musical journey into the South African past and present. The show intertwines African and Western tunes in quality a cappella arrangements. You are bound to be entertained! Continue Reading

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Scotland's LGBT a capella singing sensation is back at the Fringe! Loud and Proud, Scotland's LGBT choir, performs its annual Fringe concert in support of Scotland's HIV and Hepatitis C charity Waverley Care. The choir, now in its 12th year, combines Scottish songs, songs from abroad, show tunes, gospel and pop classics – and more! A Fringe event not to be missed. Book early! Continue Reading

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone: Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone: Scotland and Beyond

An exciting collaboration featuring two of the country's most versatile instrumentalists. Both musicians are members of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and have travelled the world performing with many of Britain's leading ensembles. The concert will feature Scenes Of Liberation which is Alastair's moving depiction of WWII sites he visited in Northern France. Alongside this the concert will include classic Scots fiddle repertoire by Niel Gow, William Marshall and others, giving the audience Continue Reading

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