Live Entertainment & Public Events at EICC
Ballet West: The Nutcracker (matinee)
For the first time Ballet West's exciting young company is to take its new touring production of The Nutcracker to the EICC. The matinee and evening performances on 20 February come at the end of a nine venue Scottish tour.
The star roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince will be danced by Guest Principals, Sara-Maria Barton and Andreas Battaggia.
Ballet West: The Nutcracker
Edinburgh Comic Con
Edinburgh Comic Con is an annual fan convention organised by Hero Conventions. It features internationally renowned guests from comics, television, film and media, while including attractions such as Q&A talks, signing sessions, prop displays, workshops and a prize cosplay competition.
Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards
Now in its eleventh year, the Awards will celebrate contributions and work across volunteering, community, diversity, enterprise and education. From hundreds of entries, three finalists will be chosen in each of the 12 categories. The winners will be announced at this sensational red carpet ceremony.
Insomnia Gaming Scotland
The show is actioned packed with plenty to do for gamers of all ages and many activities for you to take part in. You can watch live interactive shows, play games, win prizes in free to play tournaments, see your favourite YouTubers, such as Yogscast and Gizzy Gazza, attend Panel Talks and check out the latest products and merchandise. For more announcements and latest news, please see:
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)
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.
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