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Events | Shows | Tickets | January to March 2013


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5 ART & EXHIBITIONS 8 CELEBRATING ROBERT BURNS poetry | literature | family day

9 CLASSICAL MUSIC concerts | family day

10 DANCE ballet | jazz | contemporary | hip hop

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11 MUSIC pop | rock | jazz | blues | world

13 OPERA 14 THEATRE musicals | new writing | storytelling | comedy

17 FAMILY FRIENDLY Spring mid-term break | Easter holidays

19 COMING SOON Spring 2013

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20 VENUES IN EDINBURGH

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Winter/Spring season in Edinburgh, there are so many events and shows for you to see and do. We are delighted to share with you some of this season’s highlights and inspire you to See More, Do More in 2013. Head over to page 4 to find out how Clicket - your ticket to events, culture and attractions in Edinburgh - will help you do just that. There are ticket goody bags worth £200 waiting for you to win! Let us help you find the perfect event for you, your friends and family. This guide clicks: So click and go

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Traditional and Scottish arts enthusiasts? Green boxes are what you’ll want to be looking for in this guide. traditional arts

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ART season highlights CITY ART CENTRE

COLLECTIVE GALLERY

JOHN CLERK OF ELDIN (1782 - 1812) till 3 Feb

ANDY HOLDEN >>

DOVECOT STUDIOS

12 Jan - 10 Feb Solo exhibition

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EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS

WENDY RAMSHAW: ROOM OF DREAMS

SLOVAKIAN MASTER PRINTERS

1 Feb - 30 Mar

12 Jan - 2 Mar

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ART season highlights FRUITMARKET GALLERY

INVERLEITH HOUSE

MASSIMO BARTOLINI 1 Feb - 14 Apr Immersive, experiential, spatial work >>

STILLS GALLERY

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THE QUEEN’S GALLERY

ECONOMY 19 Jan - 21 Apr What does economy mean to you?

ANDY HOPE 1930 WHEN DINOSAURS BECOME MODERNISTS till 20 Jan

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THE QUEEN: 60 PHOTOGRAPHS FOR 60 YEARS till 24 Feb

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ART season highlights MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD

TEATIME! Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00 Collections and events to enjoy

FOUNDATION EDINBURGH - THE STORY OF A CITY >>

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND

Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH

VIKINGS! 18 Jan - 12 May Warriors, explorers & pirates

MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: BOTANICAL ART >>

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ROBERT BURNS BURNSFEST 2013 18 - 25 Jan Scottish Storytelling Centre

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BURNS FAMILY DAY 26 Jan Scottish Storytelling Centre

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BURNS NIGHT WITH ALASTAIR MACDONALD 25 Jan The Brunton

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LITERARY EVENTS Jan - Mar around Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature

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events provided by The City of Literature Trust

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CLASSICAL MUSIC 31 JAN

9 FEB

BERGEN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Usher Hall

SCO FAMILY CONCERT A Little Book of Monsters, Usher Hall >>

17 FEB

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16 MAR

RSNO: BRAHMS CLARINET QUINTET

SCO: Das Lied von der Erde

Dovecot Studios

The Queen’s Hall

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DANCE season highlights 8 - 12 JAN

22 JAN

SCOTTISH BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

BURNSFEST 2013: CAFE CEILIDH >>

Scottish Storytelling Centre

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8 MAR >>

22 - 23 FEB

21 - 23 MAR

THE TROCKS (top) NORTHERN BALLET (bottom)

FAMILY FRIENDLY Tea Dance Stomp Scottish Storytelling Centre

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Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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MUSIC season highlights 29 JAN

2 FEB

PALOMA FAITH

ULTIMATE BOWIE

Usher Hall

The Brunton >>

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22 FEB

SCOTTISH NATIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA PLAYS MILES

THE SINGING KETTLE: FAIRYTALE CASTLE Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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The Queen’s Hall

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MUSIC season highlights 19 FEB

2 MAR

THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD

YAMATO DRUMMERS Festival Theatre, Edinburgh >>

3 MAR

Usher Hall

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20 MAR

FOLK/SOUL

TRADITIONAL MUSIC

Lianne La Havas The Queen’s Hall

Garth Hewitt: Justice Like a River Scottish Storytelling Centre

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OPERA season highlights 26, 28 FEB & 2 MAR

10 FEB

SCOTTISH OPERA: WERTHER Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

EDINBURGH GRAND OPERA: DON GIOVANNI >>

13 - 16 MAR

The Queen’s Hall

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19 - 23 MAR

SOUTHERN LIGHT OPERA: OKLAHOMA

EDINBURGH GILBERT & SULLIVAN SOCIETY

King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

The Yeomen of the Guard

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THEATRE season highlights 18 JAN - 9 FEB

31 JAN

A TASTE OF HONEY

FARMBOY

Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh a bittersweet tale of love & longing... >>

The Brunton compelling sequel to War Horse

4 - 16 FEB

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FEB 4 - 16

MANUIPULATE @ TRAVERSE THEATRE 2013 manipulate visual theatre - the festival of innovative theatre, puppetry, animation and film - presented in the Traverse’s 50th year, is the most ambitious yet. >>

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THEATRE season highlights 13 FEB

22 & 23 FEB

RUSSELL KANE: POSTURING DELIVERY

THE OLD LADY’S GUIDE TO SURVIVAL

The Brunton

Scottish Storytelling Centre

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5 - 9 MAR

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25 - 30 MAR

DRIVING MISS DAISY

THE FULL MONTY

King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh >>

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THEATRE season highlights 14 MAR - 6 APR

23 & 25 MAR

TAKIN’ OVER THE ASYLUM Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh World Premiere

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18 - 23 FEB

PUPPET ANIMATION FESTIVAL Scottish Storytelling Centre

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5 - 9 MAR >>

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MUSICALS FOR EVERYONE Save the Last Dance for Me, King’s Theatre, Edinburgh (left image) High Society, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh (right image)

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serious family fun!

KEEP THE KIDS ENTERTAINED

Music Dance Theatre Storytelling Kids Art find out more

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SPRING & EASTER HOLIDAYS Season Highlights THE SINGING KETTLE 17 Feb Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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LEARNING & WORKSHOPS museums, art centres, galleries

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STORYTELLING Scottish Storytelling Centre

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EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL 2013 23 Mar - 17 Apr

DORA THE EXPLORER 5 - 7 Apr King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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COMING SOON April highlights 13, 16 & 19 APR

14 APR

THE FLYING DUTCHMAN Scottish Opera Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

BBC SSO: TRISTAN AND ISOLDE ACT III >>

FEBAPR 18 - 23 20

Usher Hall

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MAR 5 -APR 9 25 - 27

JIMEOIN

SPOT’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

Hilarious world-class stand-up at The Queen’s Hall

Music fun for everyone at King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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VENUES IN EDINBURGH DANCE BASE The national centre for dance - find workshops, drop-in classes and courses to get dancing for all ages.

EDINBURGH SCULPTURE WORKSHOP Conducts artist-led evening and weekend sculpture courses - suitable for all levels.

FESTIVAL THEATRE, EDINBURGH Perfect for enjoying ontemporary dance, musical events and ballet productions.

KING’S THEATRE, EDINBURGH Host to major touring drama, West End, National Theatre of Scotland and Royal Shakespeare Company productions.

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH View its rich living collection of plants and learning and workshops on plant science and education.

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VENUES IN EDINBURGH ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE EDINBURGH Home to one of Scotland’s largest and most successful producing companies.

THE BRUNTON The Place to B to enjoy the best in quality music, theatre, dance and film all year round.

THE SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE Part of the growing Literature Quarter on the Royal Mile and is the hub for storytelling events and exhibitions.

QUEEN’S HALL The home of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and offers a vibrant programme of classical, jazz, blues, pop, rock, world, folk and comedy.

TRAVERSE THEATRE Scotland’s new writing theatre celebrates its 50th anniversary with the Traverse Fifty.

USHER HALL World class venue for national and touring international orchestras and a wide range of music and events.

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