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Tamsin Grainger


Tamsin has a background in dance journalism. She was Dancer in Residence for both the Forest of Dean, England, and Edinburgh, Scotland where she started Dance Base. Currently she works as a Shiatsu practitioner / teacher; an editor of the Shiatsu Society Journal; walks a lot and writes travel blogs.

Reviews: 54
Other Articles: 4
Traverse Theatre


Ingenuity and cunning are used to hilarious effect.

Royal Scottish Academy


A vast range of bird life in a wide range of methodolgies at the RSA

Traverse Theatre

McGonagall’s Chronicles

An unfortunate turn of events prevent this flamboyant play on McGonagall’s work from reaching the poet’s legendary status.

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Kathryn Mannix

Reclaiming the ‘d’ word at Death on the Fringe and the Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Susie Orbach

The Goddess of “the listening cure” at the Book festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival


A relaxing, entertaining, and thought-provoking Book Festival event

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Matt Hopwood

Tales of walking and love at the Edinburgh International Book Festival



Intelligent, thought-provoking dance at Summerhall reflects on what we have made of our world