City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Activism


Buy Nothing Day UK

Shoppers of the world are being asked to put down their carrier bags on what is traditionally one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, put up their feet and/or do something fun and free for the  annual Buy Nothing Day.

The Last Days of Mankind, Leith Theatre, Review

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On the most poignant of remembrance days of the 1918 Armistice, 11th November 2018, a powerful anti- war play opened at Leith Theatre.

Edinburgh Remembers Absent Friends in Festival

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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.

It Wisnae Me, Traverse, Review

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The skewed nature of the Scottish psyche has been thrown in to a cartoonish relief in this latest lunchtime offering from acclaimed Falkirk writer, Alan Bissett.

Festival of Politics 2018

Scottish Parliament - Corridors of power

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood. The festival pulls together talks, debates, film screenings, music, food, and exhibitions.

Play about modern day slavery tours Scotland this October

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You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again you did not know!’
William Wilberforce

University of Edinburgh Supports Locals Tackling Social Issues

Communities across the Edinburgh region are to benefit from a £70,000 project to support groups tackling vital social issues.

Beyond Borders International Festival

Beyond Borders Scotland returns to Traquair House in the Scottish Borders for the Beyond Borders International Festival.

Good Grief! - Death comes to the Fringe

This year, the charity-run initiative Death on the Fringe, that aims to get us talking about the one thing that faces us all, returns for its fifth year to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Two New Awards Announced to Support Theatre for Social Change in 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The SIT-UP Awards are new to this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe and are launched by Fringe patron and philanthropist, David Graham.