We would like to say a big thank you to all of you who helped promote, support and attended out CODI events this fringe.
Also a big well done to our presenters. You can take a look at the photos of the events here.
We only have 4 shows left of #codi15!
It has been a manic,exhausting but exhilarating month here at CODI HQ with some truly fascinating shows.
Lewis and Kate gained a 4* review with their show “Alas, poor Darwin..?” ( read here) and We even featured on STV … watch it via http://player.stv.tv/summary/edinburgh-festival-2015/ – the 7.05pm ‘Edinburgh Festival 2015’ episode shown on Monday 17 August (Mon 17 Aug, 7.05 pm). Fast forward to 11.15 into the 44 minute long show.
Good luck to our remaining presenters and we look forward to seeing you 3pm in the Yurt – St Andrews Square!
Its coming to the end of week 2 of the fringe, can you believe it?
We have had loads more excellent shows covering topics from the selfie to evolutionary theory. We even featured on STV’s Fountainbridge show which you can watch here at 11.15 mins
In the next few days you can look forward to some shows surrounding drugs, violence and criminality…
Saturday 22nd- Swords into ploughshares
Sunday 23rd – The Cocaine Conspiracy
Monday 24th – The war on drugs is harmful
Tuesday 25th – Hug a thug
This year at the Edinburgh Fringe we have seen the rise of the fringie…
Why? One of our shows in the programme is called “Fashion and the selfie” where Mal Burkinshaw Director of Fashion at the Edinburgh College of Art explores, with you the audience, the role that fashion plays in stereotyping ideals of beauty and the rise of the me me me selfie culture
When are we ever good enough?
Help craft the show- send us your fringies!
We have firmly set up shop now at The Stand in the Square in our lovely yurt.
We have had 4 fantastic shows with many different props and great public discussions.
Here are some photos of the events so far.
For the full programme of events click here.
All systems go over at CODI HQ. The great festival city hangs up the final string of lights and plasters the only available space left with posters and we are getting very excited about our first week of shows!
Friday 7th – Soak up the sun and to hell with skin cancer!
Saturday 8th – Hearing Loss or Deaf Gain?
Sunday 9th- GM Bacteria could save your life!
Monday 10th – Cervical cancer, You’re history
Tuesday 11th – Scotland in Six Swallies
Wednesday 12th- Stop Brushing your teeth!
Thursday 13th – Women! Science is still not for you!
Friday 14th- Let’s turn on the smart light
Saturday 15th – Not so native now
Sunday 16th – Alas, poor Darwin..?
Find out what wild Scottish delicacies you could find and try the delicious recipe for Elderflower Fritters. Full article here.
Ian is also performing as part of our “Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas” Programme with his event “Wild, Scottish and free” on 20th August 3pm. Find out more about a truly “Scottish” cuisine.
“The Great British Brain Off”
Thursday 27th August | 3pm- 4pm| Venue 372 – The Stand in the Square|
*we apologise for the puns but it’s hard to resit*
We are excited to be able to share with you our newly designed Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas programme! Here you can find all in the information about the shows, presenters, venue organisers and how to buy tickets!
Have a flick through – we guarantee there will be something that will get the old grey matter shaking!
Thanks to IAD intern Ben Shmilovitz for the design.
Yesterday (4th June) saw the release of the Fringe Programme and all our wonderful presenters with it. With 50,459 performances of 3,314 shows from 49 countries in 313 venues its going to be an exciting month and all the more so with the line-up we are supporting here at CODI.
We wanted to say hello from CODI headquarters where prep has ramped up a notch with 62 days until our first presenter Dr. Richard Weller challenges our opinions on poses the first questions!
We have had a revamp of this website where you can find all information about what the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas is, details of our 24 shows and how to buy tickets, and a reminder of what happened last year to get you excited. We will also be posting regular updates here. Expect news following our final Boot Camp event on the 17th June.
We have also launched a new twitter account specifically for CODI so please follow us @CODIfringe for all things CODI related.