Live Entertainment & Public Events at EICC
Craig Hill: Playing With My Selfie!
'Riotously funny!' (Independent). Get snap happy with an evening of gloriously camp, no-holds-barred comedy. Craig flashes his kilt pins, strikes a pose and calls 'Lights, Camera... and, most definitely, Action!' Bring your Auntie, bring your hubby, bring your selfie! www.mrcraighill.com Sellout 2002-2014!
'Laugh-out-loud performance from beginning to end… An hour with Hill makes for a cracking show… Irresistible!' (List);
'Wickedly subversive… Funny, charming, charismatic' (Metro);
'Class. Risque, rib-tickling and absolutely screaming from the rafters… Hill actually has to wait until the audience stops laughing before he can start again. It's absolutely hilarious' (Evening News).
Daniel Sloss: Dark
'Brilliant' (Mail on Sunday). Smash-hit new show from Scotland's internationally acclaimed and award-winning comedy half-man-half-Xbox. Daniel's sold out 7 consecutive Edinburgh Fringe seasons, TV includes 'Sunday Night at Palladium', 'Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow', 'Russell Howard's Good News', 'Conan O'Brien', he co-created online sitcom M.U.F.F, has toured extensively throughout UK, Australia, USA, Europe, released a live DVD and is currently working on his pilot for Warner Brothers Studios. He's also totally sick of people calling his comedy "dark".
'Brilliantly dark' (Sunday Times)
'Genuinely funny!' (Time Out); 'Comedic sensation' (Metro);
'Funny, intelligent, charming' (Evening News);
'Unstoppable' (List); 'Meteoric' (Scotsman);
'It gets no better than this... Hilarious!' (Time Out). Star of TV's 'Sunday Night at Palladium', 'Live at Apollo', 'Royal Variety Performance' musters his ever-evolving live show and the most famous eyebrows in comedy. www.jimeoin.com
'If laughter is the best medicine, Jimeoin is a course of steroids... Brilliant wit and razor-sharp take on the absurdities of life… Series of hilarious, often surrealistic climaxes. This is the comedy of one who truly perceives human behaviour, breaks it up, puts it all together again in all its ridiculousness, to leave you with your eyes streaming' (Evening News)
'Stand-up-comedy at its best!'(Scotsman) Watch Jimeoin here.
The Big Cabaret Gala in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support
Songbird of Trafalgar Square Lili la Scala (AFVS) hosts this family-friendly variety show in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Brought to you by the team that created the Big Comedy Gala in aid of Macmillan (Sell-Out Show 2010-2013), Pick of the Week (Scotland on Sunday), Pick of the Fringe (Evening News).
Join Lili, her amazing pianist Tom Barnes, Puddles Pity Party and many more of the best acts from the 2015 Fringe as the festival comes to a close. All funds raised go to Macmillan Cancer Support. Follow line-up announcements using #BigC2015 on Twitter and Facebook.
The Big Comedy Gala in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support
Back after a year off, Green Room Award winners, Die Roten Punkte take the helm of this fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support. Pick of the Week (Scotland on Sunday), Top Event in Scotland (Skinny), Pick of the Fringe (Evening News), Pick of the Day (Scotsman). Join the and 2000 of their closest friends for the best party night on the Fringe.
Past line-ups included Sarah Millican, Lee Nelson, Chris Ramsay, Ed Byrne, Roy Walker, Fascinating Aida, Susan Calman, Josie Long, Frisky and Mannish, Caroline Rhea, Vikki Stone, Fred Macaulay and Danny Bhoy. Sell-out show 2011-2013. Follow #BigC2015 for line-up announcements.
Now in its 16th year, Property 2015, Scotland's premier gathering for property developers, investors, occupiers, lenders and service providers once again promises to deliver an outstanding panel of speakers and the highest calibre of delegates.
This year's theme, Developing Momentum for the Regions, is designed to shine a light on what is needed for the property industry in Scotland to support and realise opportunities for growth.
Tesco Wine Fair
Taste, learn and buy over 300 wines from 14 countries while hearing from leading winemakers and experts. Join workshops led by top experts and experience the show's Walls of Wine to learn more about the wines you love.
An Evening With Noel Fielding
The Mighty Boosh, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Luxury Comedy) is embarking on his first live tour in five years: An Evening With Noel Fielding.
Expect a magical mix of Noel's unique brand of stand up comedy, live animation, music and some of Fielding's best known TV characters (such as The Moon and Fantasy Man).
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)
New for 2015, InnovationNation is the EICC's series of monthly public lectures which has been designed to celebrate innovation in Edinburgh and Scotland. With a line-up of inspirational keynote speakers, each monthly lecture will focus on one of our nation's key industries. Click through to find out more.