Welcome

Lothian Life is for the 'thinking people' of Edinburgh, West Lothian, Midlothian and East Lothian. If you'd like to know when new articles appear, sign up here. If you'd prefer a monthly newsletter, sign up here. Our Diary is available for anyone to publicise events they want to tell the world about. And don't miss checking out our online Shop, for news of special offers..

The Latest from Lothian Life

line

Whisky Galore

Writers of fiction are generally advised to ‘write what they know’ and journalists to write what they have learned or observed.  Where does that leave the reviewer of a whisky-tasting event whose previous tasting of whisky can be counted on the fingers of one hand? Read the rest of this entry »

line

“For once in my life I want to control a man’s fate”

So says Hedda Gabler in a new version of Henrik Ibsen’s famous play at The Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, by Richard Eyre, directed by Amanda Gaughan.

Read the rest of this entry »

line

Edinburgh International Science Festival 2015

Running from the 4th – 19th April, Edinburgh International Science Festival marks the arrival of spring and two weeks of immersive entertainment.

In a city of great scientific depth and game changing discoveries, the festival aims to shine a light on the capital and showcase its contributions to the field. One of the very first and now largest science festivals in the world, Edinburgh has initiated a global movement that encourages others to join the fun.  Read the rest of this entry »

line

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, at the Lyceum

“In the bloodiest of times good people can be found.”

Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle, translated by Alistair Beaton is coming to the Royal Lyceum Theatre, directed by Lyceum Artistic Director Mark Thomson.

Read the rest of this entry »

line