City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Festival of 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.

Scottish Parliament to host International Culture Summit again in 2014

Scottish Parliament Building

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.

Edinburgh International Culture Summit Opens

Scottish Parliament Debating Chamber

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

Word Press Photography Exhibition

WPP.of Bibi Aishi

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

Festival of Politics 2011

Scottish Parliament chamber

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.

Festival of Politics: Do Newspapers Have a Future?

Dianne Abbott by Norrie Stewart

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

Scotland's Political Football

Photo by Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

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.

Comedy Kicks Ass Big Picture

Comedy Kicks Ass.jpg

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.

Festival of Politics: The Politics of Comedy Review

Simon Fanshawe, Kate Copstick, Tommy Sheppard - by Norrie Stewart

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?

Tory Grandee Falls Flat On His Face at Holyrood.... Is War Ever Justified?

by Norrie Stewart

"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