The WhereArtI Quiz, 27th July – win tickets to Foodies Festival

Posted on Jul 27, 2015
The WhereArtI Quiz, 27th July – win tickets to Foodies Festival

Morning Edinburgh, can you tell me where I am for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Foodies Festival 2015…   This week as well as the usual points on offer I will be selecting a random correct answer on Wednesday morning to receive 2 tickets to this years Foodies Festival. The UK’s largest […]

Edinburgh International Festival 2015 launch

Posted on Mar 19, 2015

Director Fergus Linehan presented his first Edinburgh International Festival launch at the Usher Hall last night I was there sketching and captured the doodles to the left.   The line up looks as exciting and diverse as ever and kicking the festival off on the 7th of August will be a free outdoors event I am […]

Giraffe: Let’s talk about sketch baby

Posted on Aug 22, 2014

This trio of hilarious comedians will have you laughing your way out of their tiny wee venue at Underbelly Cowgate. An original and clever blur of sketches from a talented bunch destined for greatness. See the link below and go see them before they are gone.   Underbelly website Giraffe on facebook  

BBC at the Edinburgh Festivals

Posted on Aug 21, 2014

Until this Sunday 24th August you can visit the BBC@Potterrow for family fun, live shows and festival highlights. Check the link below to see what is on offer each day but within the ‘festival garden’ (next to Bristo Square) there’s bags of free stuff to experience. The Sketcher twins had a great time producing musical […]

Plenty to see at Edinburgh Book Festival

Posted on Aug 20, 2014
Plenty to see at Edinburgh Book Festival

I and the wee Sketchers (seen here sitting at one of the sunflower tables) were soaking up the sun in Charlotte Square yesterday afternoon. Surrounded by books,authors and illustrators I have to admit we got a little carried away in the shop.   There is so much on in Edinburgh at this time of the […]

Foodies Festival in Edinburgh 2014

Posted on Aug 10, 2014
Foodies Festival in Edinburgh 2014

If you are heading to Foodies Festival in Inverleith Park today you are in for a treat. As I write this the rain has started in Edinburgh but hopefully it is just a wee shower and the sun will return for the final afternoon of this year’s Foodies Festival in Inverleith Park, in the north […]

The Underbelly has landed

Posted on Jul 31, 2014
The Underbelly has landed

Last night was the press launch of this years Underbelly Fringe Festival, and I was lucky enough to see a glimpse of what’s on offer.   It was great to be back under the gaze of the upturned coo, and as the transformed and unrecognisable Bristo Square filled with those eager to see what this […]

The Summertime Big Wheel

Posted on Jul 21, 2014
The Summertime Big Wheel

The Festival Wheel is now up and spinning away, here is a sketch through the railings on Market Street. I wasn’t a fan at first of the big wheel making a summertime appearance. Why make every season look the same? But I’m sure it’s nice to sit in the wee pods without being wrapped in […]

The Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Posted on Jun 10, 2014
The Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Currently celebrating it’s 20th birthday, this impressive glass building on Edinburgh’s Nicolson Street is home to wonderful performance art; opera, ballet and musicals are regularly on the bill at The Festival Theatre.   I was invited recently to watch the Nederlands Dans Theatre 2 company and it struck me how diverse the range of shows […]

Nederlands Dans Theatre 2 at the Festival Theatre

Posted on May 29, 2014
Nederlands Dans Theatre 2 at the Festival Theatre

This afternoon I was one of a lucky few to preview the Nederlands Dans Theatre 2, a contemporary dance company visiting the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh.   After receiving rave reviews and standing ovations across the globe the dance company bring their mix of spectacular movement and flamboyant theatre to the Festival for just two […]