City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh Television Festival

Cat Deely in Edinburgh

The London media's mover-and-shakers descend on Edinburgh for three days for this annual get-together. While there generally is a light-hearted festive atmosphere, this is primarily an industry event, providing an opportunity for delegates to discuss where UK television is heading and to hear from industry heads and new media pundits what issues are coming to the fore.

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 Looks For New Stories

Edinburgh Book Festival from above

The 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival launched the “most international programme in its history” today, with authors from over 60 countries coming

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.