Festival of Politics

Edinburgh Festival Of Politics in August

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.

The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh is to play host to world leaders in the cultural sector at the second International Culture Summit from 10-12 August 2014.

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit begins today – with nations from every corner of the world meeting at the Scottish Parliament for a historic

The world’s premier photojournalism exhibition has opened at the Scottish Parliament for its sixth year running from Saturday 6 August until 27 August.

The Festival of Politics 2011, which runs from 20 - 27 August, presents a diverse programme of events bringing together politics, media and the arts through performance, discussion and debate.

Can newspapers survive the internet? Most are available free on the web, but compete there with broadcast media websites like the BBC.

Football fans, politicians, and sports media examined the politics of Scotland’s national game and discussed what needs to be done to improve the fortunes of our national team.

The thumbnail of this picture by Norrie Stewart does the humour little justice as the 'Comedy Kicks Ass' title can't be easily seen on the original article.

During the 80s comedy was frequently used as a political ‘weapon’. But is comedy today equally political, or has its increasingly commercial nature dulled its campaigning edge?

"Malky", aka Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP QC & all the rest, made a spectacular entrance at the Scottish Parliament Festival of Politics by carpet surfing onto the stage f