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Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” Electrifies Edinburgh

Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” Electrifies Edinburgh

In a spectacular display of musical storytelling, Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” made a historic stop at Edinburgh’s Scottish Gas Murrayfield, enchanting a sold-out crowd with a journey through her illustrious career. The pop icon’s performance was not just a concert but a celebration of her evolution as an artist, leaving fans mesmerized. A Night of Nostalgia and Novelty The air was thick with anticipation as fans from all corners converged on Murrayfield. Swift opened the show with a bang, her presence commanding the stage as she delved into her extensive catalog. The setlist was a carefully curated mosaic of…
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Eddi Reader: The Voice That Binds Generations

Eddi Reader: The Voice That Binds Generations

Eddi Reader, the celebrated Scottish songstress known for her work with Eurythmics and Gang of Four, is set to grace Glasgow with her presence next month. Her tour, which has garnered significant anticipation, promises to be a journey through her illustrious 40-year career. A Storied Career Eddi Reader’s journey in music is a testament to her enduring talent and adaptability. From her early days providing backing vocals for prominent bands to her breakout success with Fairground Attraction, Reader has consistently captivated audiences with her soulful voice and heartfelt performances. Her solo career has been marked by a series of critically…
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Glasgow’s Gag Masters: The Must-See Comedians of the 2024 Comedy Festival

Glasgow’s Gag Masters: The Must-See Comedians of the 2024 Comedy Festival

As the Glasgow Comedy Festival returns with a bang, the city is set to erupt in laughter with a lineup that promises to be the highlight of the year. From seasoned veterans to rising stars, the festival showcases a diverse array of comedic talent, ensuring there’s something to tickle everyone’s funny bone. The Veterans of Comedy The festival’s roster is headlined by comedy giants who have been splitting sides for years. These are the performers who have honed their craft to perfection, delivering punchlines with the precision of a surgeon. Their experience on stage is palpable, as they navigate through…
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Rebus returns to the screen with a new face and a new city

Rebus returns to the screen with a new face and a new city

The popular detective series Rebus, based on the novels by Ian Rankin, is coming back to the BBC with a new actor and a new location. Richard Rankin, best known for his role in Outlander, will play the iconic Scottish sleuth, who has moved from Edinburgh to Glasgow in the latest adaptation. A fresh take on a classic character Rebus is one of the most successful and long-running crime fiction series in the UK, with over 20 novels and several short stories published since 1987. The books follow the investigations of John Rebus, a hard-boiled and often rebellious detective inspector,…
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Scots Teenager Lands Lead Role in Hollywood Movie After Impressing Director

Scots Teenager Lands Lead Role in Hollywood Movie After Impressing Director

A 14-year-old girl from Scotland has achieved her dream of becoming a movie star after she was cast as the lead in a Hollywood film. Erin McNamara, from Glasgow, will play the role of Molly in the upcoming movie The Unknown, a thriller about a group of teenagers who discover a mysterious portal in their basement. How Erin Got the Role Erin, who attends St. Aloysius’ College, has always loved acting and drama. She has been a member of the Scottish Youth Theatre since she was nine years old, and has performed in several plays and musicals. She also takes…
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Del Amitri singer Justin Currie reveals his battle with Parkinson’s disease

Del Amitri singer Justin Currie reveals his battle with Parkinson’s disease

The Scottish rock star opens up about his diagnosis and how he copes with the condition that affects his voice and guitar playing. How Justin Currie discovered he had Parkinson’s Justin Currie, the lead singer and songwriter of Del Amitri, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder that causes tremors, stiffness, and slowness of movement. He first noticed something was wrong when he was struggling to hold his guitar plectrum during a tour in 2022. “When you are doing something you know really well, like riding a bike or something and you suddenly can’t…
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Glasgow’s Yardworks Festival returns with a global line-up of street artists

Glasgow’s Yardworks Festival returns with a global line-up of street artists

The Yardworks Festival, one of Europe’s biggest and best celebrations of urban art and graffiti, is back for its sixth edition at SWG3 in Glasgow. The two-day event, which will take place on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May 2024, will feature some of the world’s most renowned artists, as well as local talent, transforming the Galvanizers Yard into a colourful and creative spectacle. What to expect from Yardworks Festival 2024 Yardworks Festival is a unique opportunity to witness the art of graffiti and street art in action, as artists from around the globe collaborate and create stunning murals, installations,…
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Gaelic TV show makes history with first LGBT+ character

Gaelic TV show makes history with first LGBT+ character

A new milestone for diversity and representation The Gaelic TV show Bannan has made history by introducing the first LGBT+ character in its eighth season. The drama, which is set on the Isle of Skye, follows the lives of a group of friends and family who return to their roots after living in the city. The new character, Eilidh, is played by 23-year-old actress Caitlin MacKenzie, who is also openly bisexual. She said she was honoured to be part of the show and to represent the LGBT+ community in Gaelic media. “I think it’s really important to have representation on…
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The Supernal Sisters: A Paranormal Mystery in Victorian Edinburgh

The Supernal Sisters: A Paranormal Mystery in Victorian Edinburgh

The Scotsman has published the seventh chapter of its new serial, The Supernal Sisters, a historical mystery with a paranormal twist. The serial follows the adventures of Edward Kane, a young advocate who gets involved in a series of mysterious and supernatural events in Edinburgh in the late 19th century. The serial is written by Ian Rankin, the bestselling author of the Inspector Rebus novels. Chapter 7: ‘Almost Like a Real Gentleman’ The seventh chapter of the serial, titled ‘Almost Like a Real Gentleman’, continues the story of Edward Kane and his friend and colleague, Collins, as they investigate the…
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The best festive TV shows to watch this Christmas

The best festive TV shows to watch this Christmas

Christmas is a time to relax, enjoy and celebrate with your loved ones. And what better way to do that than by watching some of the best festive TV shows on offer? Whether you are looking for drama, comedy, romance or adventure, there is something for everyone in this year’s Christmas TV lineup. Here are some of the highlights that you don’t want to miss. Call the Midwife Christmas special One of the most popular and heartwarming shows on British television, Call the Midwife returns for another festive special on BBC One. Set in 1968, the episode follows the nurses…
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