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2017 Edinburgh International Children’s Festival Dream Programme Unveiled

By Irene Brown - 2017-03-24 05:02:43
Today, at the National Museum of Scotland, the Festival formerly known as Imaginate launched its exciting and inspiring 2017 programme under its new name, the Edinburgh Internat

EIF 2017 Dance Preview

By Vivien Devlin - 2017-03-20 19:35:47
EG dance editor Vivian Devlin previews the Edinburgh International Festival programme. <!--break-->

EIF 2017 Classical Music Preview

By Barnaby Miln - 2017-03-18 11:03:53
The Opening Concert at the Usher Hall on Saturday 5th August begins with Haydn’s Surprise Symphony, just as it did at the first concert of the 1947 International Festival.

Edinburgh Schools to Reimagine Shakespeare at King’s Theatre

By Irene Brown - 2017-03-17 19:16:55
Edinburgh schools have been invited to take part in a new performance project that breaks down or ‘shakes’ down the plays of William Shakespeare and gives secondary school pupil

EIF 2017 Opera Preview

By Barnaby Miln - 2017-03-17 05:12:37
Festival Director Fergus Linehan has given us nine operas this year, more than usual. He has told us of the central role opera took in the early days of the Festival.

EIF 2017 Theatre Programme Looks to its Roots for 70th Anniversary

By Irene Brown - 2017-03-18 18:36:36
When the 2017 programme marking the event’s 70th anniversary was unveiled by Director Fergus Linehan on 15th March, the audience at the Assembly Hall on the Mound was reminded o

Seventieth Edinburgh Festival Starts With a Bloom, Ends with a Bang

By edg - 2017-03-16 09:30:08
<a href="/events/edinburghinternationalfestival">The Edinburgh International Festival</a> will mark its 70th year by remembering the spirit of 1947 when th

The RSNO’s 2017:18 Season Announced

By Barnaby Miln - 2017-03-08 18:10:25
New music, more concerts and greater diversity as the RSNO celebrates the 175th anniversary of its founding organisation, the RSNO Chorus

Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group (The Grads) Invitation to Audition for Fringe 2017

By Irene Brown - 2017-03-07 22:45:37
The Grads have new programme lined up with an adaptation for an early show along with an original piece of theatre, <em> Volpone</em> by Ben Jonson, adapted by Marti

Jenna Watt’s Faslane Set to Tour

By Irene Brown - 2017-03-08 12:49:18
Following a multi award-winning run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Jenna Watt’s one woman performance of her work <a href="/festival/2016/edinburghfringe/faslanesumme

LeithLate Announces Dates For 2017 Festival

By Irene Brown - 2017-03-06 17:57:15
LeithLate, that originated as a one-night event back in 2011, is still going strong 6 years later and now announces its dates for LeithLate17.

National Theatre brings new production of Hedda Gabler to Edinburgh

By Irene Brown - 2017-02-28 14:10:03
October may seem a long way away, but theatre calendars are already prepared for treats ahead.

Royal Lyceum Joins Science Festival For Selfie Shows

By Irene Brown - 2017-02-21 18:33:28
The <a href="/events/edinburghinternationalsciencefestival">Edinburgh International Science Festival</a> and <a href="/venue/royallyceumtheatre&quo

Historic Scotland Sees Annual Visitors Hit 4 Million Mark For First Time

By edg - 2017-02-16 09:45:44
Historic Scotland, the agency that runs many of Scotland's historic sites, has recorded an unprecedented 4 million visitors over its current financial year.

Traverse Theatre announces appointment of Award-Winning Playwright Gary McNair as Associate Artist

By Irene Brown - 2017-02-09 17:40:46
Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre today announces an addition to their team of Associate Artists.