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Upcycling to Zero Waste on The Fringe

By edg - 2019-08-05 14:34:24
<p>The posters, the fliers, the endless disposable plastic cups and food trays: there’s no denying the Fringe generates a lot of land-fill.&nbsp;</p>

LA Phil Kicks Off Edinburgh International Festival at Tynecastle Stadium

By edg - 2019-08-03 01:49:08
<p>An audience of 15,000 gathered at Tynecastle Park, home to Hearts football team, for the <a href="/events/edinburghinternationalfestival">Edinburgh Inte

Assembly Opening Gala Highlights the Wealth of Talent at Edinburgh Fringe

By edg - 2019-08-01 03:07:46
<p>The Fringe doesn’t <em>officially</em> start until tomorrow (Friday) but many shows are getting a good run-up.</p>

LNER Launches High-Speed Azuma Train Service Between Edinburgh and London

By edg - 2019-08-04 10:29:47
<p>London North Eastern Railway (LNER) launches its high-speed passenger services between London, York, North East England and Edinburgh tomorrow, Thursday 1 August 2019.&

Hamish Henderson Celebrated: Summer School, Ceilidh & Theatre Showcase Scotland’s Folk Legend

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-07-28 00:50:05
“Maker, ye maun sing them… Tomorrow, songs Will flow free again, and new voices Be borne on the carrying stream.” (Hamish Henderson)

Princes Street Clubhouse To Be Converted to Luxury Hotel

By edg - 2019-07-10 07:55:21
Royal Over-seas League House at 100 Princes Street is to be converted into a luxury hotel by Red Carnation Hotel Collection.

Farming Wins Michael Powell Award at EIFF 2019

By edg - 2019-06-28 20:32:07
An autobiographical film about a black member of a white skinhead gang in Sixties London has won the prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film at the <a

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 Looks For New Stories

By edg - 2019-06-06 21:06:55
The 2019 <a href="/events/edinburghbookfestival">Edinburgh International Book Festival</a> launched the “most international programme in its history” today

Casting Announced for Disney's The Lion King at the Edinburgh Playhouse

By Erin Roche - 2019-06-04 07:45:39
The principal company for Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> has been announced, making their home here in Edinburgh at the Playhouse starting in December.

Edinburgh Film Festival Unveils 2019 Line-up

By edg - 2019-05-30 07:34:11
The <a href="/events/edinburghfilmfestival">Edinburgh International Film Festival</a> (EIFF) has launched its annual programme of around 121 feature films

Monkey Barrel Comedy Announces 2019 Fringe Programme

By Erin Roche - 2019-05-21 09:21:32
Monkey Barrel Comedy has announced their 2019 Fringe Festival programme, with over 50 acts performing across five spaces in their newly-expanded venue.

2019 Theatre Critics Awards Shortlists Announced

By Erin Roche - 2019-05-16 21:48:08
The nominations for the 2019 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced, and it has been an incredible year.

Step Dance Showcase Explores Treepling for Contemporary Performers

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
The <strong>Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland (TDFS)</strong> & <strong>The University of Edinburgh</strong> present ‘The Art of Treepling’, a mini

Scottish Stunt Cyclist Danny MacAskill to Debut Show at Fringe

By edg - 2019-04-10 21:17:16
Freestyle stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill will debut his Drop and Roll Show Live at the Fringe this August.

Science Festival: Ice Man in a Warming World

By edg - 2019-04-07 09:29:03
When looking for signs of global warming, the melting of the world’s glaciers and ice sheets is often cited as the one of most glaring indicators.