Get It! Use It! Conquer The World!
'No matter how eloquently a dog may bark, he cannot tell you that his parents were poor but honest' - only words can do that. Language is power. Words are magic.
Join Edinburgh Fringe award winner Gyles Brandreth on an uproarious and unexpected magic carpet ride around the awesome world of words.
Gyles is known as a wit and word-meister, former MP and Government Whip, BBC Radio 4 Just A Minute regular, BBC1 One Show reporter, Channel 4 Countdown survivor and as seen on QI, Have I Got News For You, Room 101, The IT Crowd and Pointless.
Whether it’s global domination you’re after – or getting some nookie on a Friday night – you need the right words to get the right results. Discover them right here.
WHY? ★★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★★ The Telegraph
'Wildly funny, incredibly indiscreet' Daily Mail
'Very funny' Sunday Times
'A master raconteur' Sunday Telegraph
'Absolute joy' Scotsman
1.15pm and 3.30pm.
Join our storytellers in the magical story den this Half Term!
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult spaces must be booked.
Suitable for ages 3+ years.
Wed 15 Feb
Winnie the Pooh
Thur 16 Feb
Clara Button and the Magical Hat Day
Fri 17 Feb
Little Bear Lost
Sat 18 Feb
One Snowy Night
Greg Davies, BAFTA nominated star of Cuckoo, Man Down, The Inbetweeners and Taskmaster, is back with his first stand up show in four years.
Join 'undoubtedly one of the kingpins of British comedy' (Evening Standard) on his biggest ever tour. Come witness the magnificent beast that is Greg Davies.
'One of this country’s best comedians' The Times
Interactive storytelling in the magical story den.
Join in or unwind in the Café Bar with a latte and the Sunday papers, while your little ones get involved in telling stories from all over the world. Age guidance 4 – 7 years.
Stories for Sun 5 Feb
Penguin Problems by Jory John
We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
WHY? A sociable, creative and entirely relaxed way to do Sundays for families with young children
£3 per person (45 mins)
Sunday 5, Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 March at 7.30pm
Important ticket information
Hosted by Jeff Lloyd.
2017 will mark 40 years since Marc Bolan’s death and as a tribute we’ll check out T Rex’s seminal 1971 LP – together with a few real surprises from the T Rex archives in a Vinyl Frontier exclusive!
WHY? Hear a classic album as it was intended – in full and on vinyl
With so much social media have we forgotten how to just sit and engage with each other on a human level?
And are we still able to express ourselves in more than 140 characters?
WHY? Expect stories of dating disasters, family lunacy and celebrity put-downs, which we can all relate to, as Stephen explores ALL the tales that we are not posting on Facebook.
£14 (£12 conc)