Live Entertainment & Public Events at EICC
Julian Clary - The Joy of Mincing
Julian Clary, national trinket, author, TV and radio star is coming up your way…
The Joy of Mincing is Julian Clary's celebration of 30 years as a camp comedian. There is so much to tell you; the ups and downs of his sordid love life, the true and heart stopping account of how he saved Dame Joan Collins' life, and don't start him on the perils of his DIY electrical home enema kit.
Come and witness a masterclass in camp comedy.
Recommended 16+ (Photo by Tony Briggs)
Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference
Alzheimer Scotland's Annual Conference is the most important conference date in the diary for Scotland's dementia community. The programme includes high-profile speakers from Scotland and around the world, with hot topic parallel sessions. There will be plenty of opportunities to network with over 550 delegates in Alzheimer Scotland's biggest ever exhibition area.
For further details please visit www.alzscot.org/conference16 Bookings close on 13 May with early-bird rates available until 15 April.
Delegates include people with dementia, carers, policy makers, academics, health and care professionals, staff from dementia associations, along with representatives from the pharmaceutical industry, legal and technology sectors.
Jim Jefferies - Freedumb Tour 2016
Known as a brusque, yet beloved comic that does not mince words or opinions, Jim Jefferies will deftly tackle controversial issues that range from gun control to immunization on his latest journey around the globe aptly named "The Freedumb Tour". Jefferies will bring his latest tour to the UK from July 5th.
Craig Hill: Up and Coming!
'Riotously funny... His energy is boundless' (Independent). After 16 sold-out years at the Fringe, Craig is certainly 'up' and most definitely coming! 'Flat-out hilarious... I've not heard a room laugh so long and hard... There isn't another better at working a crowd... The audience was in absolute paroxysms of laughter... He has a wide appeal and it is genuinely funny.' ***** (Mirror). 'Funny, charming, charismatic.' (Metro). 'High-octane... Laugh-out-loud performance from beginning to end... An hour with Hill makes for a cracking show.' **** (List); 'Master of audience interaction.' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Funny as hell!' (Scotland on Sunday).
Daniel Sloss: So?
'Nothing short of hysterical...Stunning' (Sunday Express)
New show from internationally acclained, award-winning Scottish stand-up comedy meteor. Star of Sunday Night at Palladium, John Bishop Show, Conan and internet sitcom series M.U.F.F, Daniel has sold out eight Edinburgh Fringes, performed a solo New York season, tours, extensively throughout UK, Australasia, USA, Europe, released a live DVD and is creating pilots for Warner Brothers Studios. 'A comedic sensation' (Metro). 'Brilliantly dark...Razor-sharp' (Sunday Times). 'Charming, self-deprecating and genuinely funny' (Time Out). 'Irreverent wit and devastating...He's an intelligent, razor-sharp performer' (Adelaide Advertiser). 'Dazzling wit... Unstoppable' (Daily Telegraph).
Jimeoin: Renonsense Man
'Classic nonsense...Stand-up comedy at its best' (Scotsman). Brilliantly observed, ever-evolving stand-up from internationally acclaimed star of Live at Apollo, Royal Variety, CH4 O2 Gala, Sunday Night at Palladium. 'Jimeoin recalls the familiar at a fantastically silly level, boiling his audience down to a tear-filled, gibbering mess' (Scotland on Sunday). Comedy of the highest order...Inspired ramblings!' (Independent). 'Exemplary stand-up comedy... *****' (Herald). If laughter is the best medicine, Jimeoin is a course of steroids...Hilarious!' (Evening News). 'Awesome!' (List). No gimmicks, just great craic! 'Consistently brilliant... Its gets no better than this... Hilarious!' (Time Out). www.jimeoin.com
Limmy: Daft Wee Stories
Following last year's sell-out tour, Limmy returns to the stage with a new selection of stories from his Sunday Times bestseller. Includes audience Q&A and signing. Four nights only, book early! 'Daft Wee Stories will sate Limmy's fans and prove once again this his wickedly anarchic sensibility moves effortlessly between media' (Chortle.co.uk). 'So good it'll make you snot yourself laughing' (Scotland on Sunday).
Sprinkle of Glitter presents LouiseLIVE
Following the success of LouiseLIVE in 2015 Louise Pentland aka Sprinkle of Glitter is back with a shiny and glittery new show for 2016.
Louise's year has been filled with exciting adventures and she can't wait to tell you all about them. There will be stories about dating, tales of life as an Internet sensation, mother and friend, as well as body and life confidence tips and fashion triumphs and fails.
A limited number of VIP tickets will be available for each show. As well as securing a great seat for the show, the VIPs are also able to meet Louise before the show and receive a gift.
Recommended 12+. Under 14s to be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. One adult can accompany a maximum of three under 14. Please note that a VIP ticket does not necessarily guarantee a front row seat.