CONTENTS 2 APR – 4 JUN 2015 | LIST.CO.UK
H ello bright mornings and long evenings: we’ve missed you. As we finally emerge from the dark hours of winter, here’s our festival special to get you looking forward to a summer of revelry.
Turn to page 26 for our interview with the fantastic Young Fathers, who chatted to us about their new album, White Men Are Black Men Too (see page 92), and gearing up for festival season. Plus we’ve rounded up the best festivals across Scotland, the UK and the world on a few handy maps (page 20) and survey the top festivals for every budget (page 33). And, if you’ve ever wanted to take the kids along to a festival, now’s the perfect time (page 29). Elsewhere, as the Easter holidays beckon, the Edinburgh International Science Festival erupts into full flow (page 36). Aye Write! brings some of Scotland’s best established and emerging writers to the Mitchell Library (page 42) and we talk to artist Graham Fagen, Scotland’s rep at this summer’s Venice Biennale (page 46).
And on 22 April, The List Eating and Drinking Guide is back for its 22nd edition. To find
out more, turn to page 55.
R E V O C Y R O T S
YOUNG FATHERS They might not thank you for it, but Young Fathers are the undisputed leading lights of the current Scottish hip hop scene. Having already scooped the Scottish Album of the Year award and Mercury Prize, who knows what the future holds? The Edinburgh-based trio play a big part in our Summer Festivals coverage which takes in extravaganzas across the world from Lollapalooza to Latitude and Primavera to Potfest, giving you an idea of which one(s) to attend de to attend depending on your spends.
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EATING & DRINKING GUIDE PREVIEW Not long to wait now for you to get your hands on our 22nd Eating & Drinking Guide. We offer a taste of things to come. EDINBURGH SCIENCE FESTIVAL If you thought science was all about beards, explosions and odd smells in the lab, best think again. This year’s techy extravaganza includes monogamy, light, books and food.
Y E N O H A C N N A J © E G A M
Y R O T S R E V O C D N A E G A M
I R E V O C
S Win tickets to The Lighthouse Late R E F F O Win tickets to Botanics Late: The Hive & The Still
Win tickets to The Wickerman Festival
T A E R G
Win a course at Dance Base Win tickets to Edinburgh Zoo Nights
Win four tickets to Eden Festival Win tickets to T in the Park
Win tickets to Into That Darkness at Citizens Theatre Win tickets to Edinburgh MagicFest
Win tickets to see The Venetian Twins at The Lyceum
Free 50% off Gift Voucher from Gousto Win a pair of tickets to see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
108 FIRST & LAST
Summer Festivals survival kit
Best of April and May Christeene
FEATURES Summer Festivals
Edinburgh International Science Festival 36
Aye Write! Imaginate Festival
FOOD & DRINK
Create:Eat:Whisky The Honours
Edinburgh Zoo Nights Highlights
Kirsty Logan Irvine Welsh
Riverside Festival Highlights
Derren Brown Katherine Ryan
Dead by Dawn Carol Morley
Far from the Madding Crowd Highlights
The Octonauts Highlights
MUSIC Rose McDowall
White Men Are Black Men Too
Highlights Classical Highlights
THEATRE Barrowland Ballet
Roy Lichtenstein Glasgow Open House
Daredevil The Vote