MUSIC, comedy, poetry and spoken word events come to the heart of the New Town this week courtesy of the Capital’s newest Festival, Red, Red Rose Street.
A celebration of the words and music of Rabbie Burns, a series of outdoor entertainments set to keep shoppers and visitors alike amused, will be complimented by the following series of indoor events, all exploring or inspired by the works of Scotland’s Bard.
The Gorms, The Black Tavern, 49 Rose Street, tonight, 7pm.
Kilter, Element, 110 Rose Street, tonight, 7pm.
Resident Folk Collective, The Black Cat, 168 Rose Street, tonight, 7pm.
Storyteller Kirsty Law, poet Iona Lee and Kevin McLean of Loud Poets, Patisserie Valerie, 158 – 162 Rose Street tomorrow, 7pm.
Fergus McNicol, Alan Lone, Claire McNicol and Ron Fairweather weave tales of Burns, The Rosehip, 43 Rose Street, tomorrow, 7pm.
Singer Craig Lithgow, poet Catherine Wilson and storyteller Colin McGuire, Element, 110 Rose Street, tomorrow, 7pm.
Songs, music & stories for children up to 4 years old, The Rosehip, 43 Rose Street, Wednesday, 10am & 11am.
THE TARTAN SCARFS
The Black Rose Tavern, 49 Rose Street, Thursday, 7pm.
Comedy from Chris Forbes, Scott Gibson, Scott Agnew, Billy Kirkwood, Robin Grainger and Michael Redmond throughout the evening from 7pm at
Milnes Bar, 35 Hanover Street, 1780, 167 Rose Street North Lane, Amber Rose, 22 – 26 Castle Street, Thursday, 7pm
All performances are unticketed and free on a first come first served basis.
More details of the week’s events and the people taking part can be found at www.redredrosestreet.co.uk.