City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Politics


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.

Beyond Borders International Festival

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

Edinburgh Film Festival Releases Full Programme

Anna Paquin in The Parting Glass

The full programme for the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has now been released with around 121 new features, including 21 world premieres, from 48 countr

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Cuddly robot at Edinburgh Science Festival

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Edinburgh Art Festival Celebrates Better Futurists

The 14th Edinburgh Art Festival gets underway tomorrow (27th July) with a multitude of free exhibitions and art related events over the next month.

A Reliable Mirage, Assembly Roxy, Review

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Harold Pinter - playwright, director, actor, worthy winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature, who died in 2008, was also a political animal.

Beam Theatre Presents Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men

Beam Theatre's A Few Good Men_Pic Credit Ian Fallon

Beam Theatre presents Aaron Sorkin’s breakthrough stage production, A Few Good Men at Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh, 8-11 February.

Democracy, King's Theatre, Review

‘Democracy’ uses its title several times in the course of this story that can’t quite make up its mind where its emphasis ought to be.

Scots Comics Take Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Monkey See, Monkey Do

The winner of this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards is Richard Gadd from Fife with his intense personal show Monkey See Monkey Do, based on the emotional repercussions of a sexual assault sever

Edinburgh Book Festival: Matthew Goodwin, "Where Now for UKIP", Review

Political scientist Matthew Goodwin introduced his book "UKIP" by explaining that the book really came about as a result of the growing Eurosceptic feeling in the country.