City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Activism


2017 Write to End Violence Against Women Awards Announced

At a ceremony held at the Scottish Parliament Garden Lobby on 7 December 2017 the five winners of the annual competition winners of the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards were announced.

A Time to Remember Absent Friends

Organisations across Edinburgh will be gathering together this week to remember loved ones who have died, as part of a Scotland-wide festival of storytelling and remembrance called To Absent Friends.

Love Song to Lavender Menace, Lyceum Rehearsal Studio, Review

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In the middle of Margaret Thatcher’s icy reign over the UK, parts of Edinburgh may have been checking if visitors had had their tea as they wrapped fur coats round knickerless backsides, but other par

Dip a spoon in to Edinburgh Soup 7

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Edinburgh Soup, the innovative live music night to support local community projects, is back for its seventh event at Assembly Roxy, Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh.

Leith Creative Announces Innovative New Community Project

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Leith Creative, Leith’s dynamic network of creative hubs and practitioners, is to work with citizens and communities in Leith to explore how to enhance the area through creative thinking in the 'Peopl

Jenna Watt’s Faslane Set to Tour

Following a multi award-winning run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Jenna Watt’s one woman performance of her work

International Women's Day in Edinburgh

International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women across the spectrum. In 2017, the theme of the annual day is "Be Bold For Change", to step up the movement toward gender parity.

Winners Announced for the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards 2016

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At a gathering in the Scottish Parliament’s Garden Lobby, the fourth award ceremony for the winners of the annual Write to End Violence Against Women Awards was held on Tuesday 6th December 2016.

Take One Action Film Festival

Take One Action - the UK's first major activist film festival - debuted in 2008.

Festival of Politics

Scottish Parliament - Corridors of power

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood.