Edinburgh International Festival

The original "official" festival

In short, Kate Tempest was amazing. More accurately, the combination of her and a crowd that revelled in the music, spoken word and poetry, were am

‘Quickening’ is a majestic meditation on the beginnings of life – inviting us to wonder in awe, but also to ponder life’s frailty and fragility.

An audience of 15,000 gathered at Tynecastle Park, home to Hearts football team, for the Edinburgh

Discover our latest temporary exhibition, featuring everything from straitjackets and ECT machines to patient art, all housed in our historic Queen Street building.

The Edinburgh International Festival today launched its 2019 programme of dance, theatre, and music for this August.

For many, turning 80 years old would be an excuse to settle down at home for the quiet life.

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced the appointment of Francesca Hegyi OBE as the incoming Executive Director.

This year's Edinburgh International Festival finished with a concert in Princes Street Gardens - a concert in two parts.

Hailed in the EIF brochure as an ‘epic choral masterpiece’, Mahler’s Eighth Symphony was the final Usher Hall concert in this year’s International Festival programme.