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Halloween: Samhuinn Fire Festival on Calton Hill Sells Out in Advance

By edg - 2018-10-31 08:54:18
The first Samhuinn Fire Festival to be held on Calton Hill has sold out in advance.

Francesca Hegyi Appointed New Executive Director of Edinburgh International Festival

By edg - 2018-10-31 07:33:06
The Edinburgh International Festival has announced the appointment of Francesca Hegyi OBE as the incoming Executive Director.

Edinburgh Remembers Absent Friends in Festival

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-25 18:59:08
Now in its fifth year, To Absent Friends is part of a Scotland-wide festival of storytelling and remembrance, where organisations come together to remember loved ones who have died.

African-directed Musical Premieres in Edinburgh as Part of Black History Month

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-24 18:37:10
As part of this year’s Black History Month, producer Neo Vilakazi brings an authentic representation of Africa to the UK’s stages and screens with Shona The Musical.

King’s Panto Casting Update

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-04 11:04:27
The King’s Theatre Edinburgh today announces that Andy Gray will no longer be appearing in this year’s pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, on medical grounds.

Dovecot Studios celebrates Scottish Department Stores in Photography

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-04 11:02:41
To celebrate their exhibition LIBERTY Art Fabrics & Fashion, Dovecot Studios has teamed up with Historic Environment Scotland and the SCRAN and Canmore online archives to bring together an ex

Scotland’s creative ageing organisation, Luminate, returns in 2019

By Irene Brown - 2019-01-08 08:42:28
In 2018 Luminate made the decision to change the way the organisation works.

Play about modern day slavery tours Scotland this October

By Irene Brown - 2018-09-17 15:08:02
You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again you did not know!’ William Wilberforce

Kinky Boots Struts into Town for Christmas

By Kenneth Scott - 2018-09-07 11:43:32
Kinky Boots is about to stride into town.

The Edinburgh Quartet are searching for their next ‘Apprentice'

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-08-28 16:36:11
Building on the success of our first two competitions, the Edinburgh Quartet are once again extending applications to the UK’s top music schools and conservatoires for their next ‘apprentice’.

Call for UK composers to join RSNO

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-08-28 16:33:11
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has launched the fourth annual initiative to develop the talents of emerging UK-based composers, RSNO Composers’ Hub.

Scottish Arts Club Announces 2018 Fringe Theatre Awards

By Irene Brown - 2018-08-22 19:39:34
The winners and this year’s Scottish Arts Club Theatre Awards were announced on 20th August.

Salon Mika On Bare Feet Street

By Garry Platt - 2018-08-19 23:32:10
The Edinburgh Fringe can be a hard mistress/master. And after the initial exhilaration of the first week, the hard and bitter challenge of this entertainment industry cage fight can begin to bite.

Preview: An Evening with Amanda F*cking Palmer

By Erin Roche - 2019-08-23 11:34:34
“I did it the way I wanted to,” says rock/punk, theatrical/musical master and misfit Amanda Palmer, gearing up for a short, but explosive, run at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Kids' Activities: "History of Video Games 2"

By edg - 2018-08-05 02:16:12
History of Video Games is a pop-up gaming arcade where you can play old video games on the original machines, for an all-you-can-eat fee.