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7 things to do at night time in Edinburgh

By at January 12, 2018 | 12:07 am | 0 Comment

Sneaky Petes Edinburgh

Stuck in Edinburgh for the night? There are worse places to be. There is something for everybody in Scotland’s second city. Whether you fancy a night of clubbing or a trip to the theatre, we’ve got you covered. Edinburgh Nightclubs Edinburgh is well known for its nightlife, particularly in the Old Town part of the city. Sneaky Pete’s is a relatively small

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Gilded Balloon comedy at the Basement Theatre

By at December 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Gilded Balloon unveils bumper Spring Programme at the Basement Theatre Gilded Balloon’s second season in the West End boasts Desiree Burch, Elf Lyons, Richard Gadd, Dive Queer Party, a literary rave, bad movies and, of course, stovies  Following a successful debut, Gilded Balloon is proud to unveil its second season of curated work at the Basement Theatre.  “The

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Amy Howerska headlines Gilded Balloon comedy night

By at November 28, 2017 | 2:03 pm | 0 Comment

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Amy Howerska, the one-woman voice machine, to headline Gilded Balloon’s new comedy night Amy Howerska, the top class comedian whose great jokes and wonderful turn of phrase elevate her above many of her peers, is to headline this week’s Nodha, The Gilded Balloon’s new comedy night. Edinburgh’s ultimate comedy test-ground for new acts and old pros heads to

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Jonny Awsum, the guitar wielding comedy whirlwind

By at October 21, 2016 | 4:35 pm | 0 Comment


Armed with an impressive arsenal of jokes and his trusty guitar, the comedy whirlwind Jonny Awsum will bring his special feel-good brand of musical comedy to Gilded Balloon Comedy at Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline, on Thursday 03 November; Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate, Glasgow, on Friday 04 November and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio at The Festival Theatre,

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Dan Nightingale, to entertain Scotland with killer punchlines

By at September 29, 2016 | 10:54 pm | 0 Comment


Combining fiendishly accurate observation with his natural playfulness, raucous banter with beautiful surrealness, and great gags with heart felt ramblings Preston-based comedian Dan Nightingale is set to headline Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate, Glasgow, on Friday 30 September 2016 and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio of the Festival theatre, Edinburgh on Saturday 01

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Ctrl Alt Delamere at The National Museum

By at July 17, 2016 | 4:53 pm | 0 Comment

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Ctrl Alt Delamere at The National Museum for the Edinburgh Fringe The Gilded Balloon, Lisa Richards and Off The Kerb present Neil Delamere in Ctrl Alt Delamere at the National Museum of Scotland from Friday 5 (preview) to Friday 12 August as part of the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Neil Delamere, one of Ireland’s stand out comedians and TV stars, promises a

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Silence is comedy gold in Glasgow and Edinburgh

By at June 24, 2016 | 12:42 am | 0 Comment

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Silence will be golden for comedy audiences in Glasgow and Edinburgh at the beginning of July.  The Boy With Tape on His Face, aka Sam Wills, the multi-award-winning Chaplinesque New Zealand prop comic, will headline Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate (Friday 01 July) and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio at The Festival Theatre (Saturday 2 July 2016); as he road tests

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New comic celebrating Edinburgh

By at June 1, 2016 | 1:38 am | 0 Comment

Discover the heritage and history of Glasgow and Edinburgh with A Tale of Two Scottish Cities: a new comic that takes you back in time so you can experience yourself the excitement and ingenuity of two of Scotland’s greatest cities. To mark the launch of their second hotels in Glasgow and Edinburgh, Jurys Inn Hotels have created the comic as a celebration of each

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Mark Nelson to push the comedy boundaries of taste

By at June 30, 2015 | 11:13 pm | 0 Comment

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Mark Nelson’s mix of dark humour, cutting observations and superb one liners is on the menu for comedy fans in Glasgow and Edinburgh this weekend when he headlines Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate on Friday 3 July and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio at The Festival Theatre on Saturday 4 July 2015. Mark Nelson, a solidly consistent and excellent stand-up,

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Gilded Balloon Serves A Double Helping Of Stand-Up

By at June 5, 2015 | 12:02 pm | 0 Comment

Jimmy McGhie comedy

Catch Jimmy McGhie, the warm and welcoming, fun and freewheeling London comic, in Glasgow and Edinburgh this weekend before his month long Edinburgh Fringe residency and another brand new sell out show.  He will be headlining both Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate (Friday 5 June) and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio (Saturday 6 June) and will have audiences at

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