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Climate Change Leader Christiana Figueres Calls For "Stubborn Optimism"

By edg - 2019-04-06 21:54:20
Christiana Figueres last night received the prestigious Edinburgh Medal at the <a href="/venue/signetlibrary">Signet Library</a> in Edinburgh with a rousin

Science Festival Director Amanda Tyndall Tackles Climate Change

By edg - 2019-04-27 08:08:16
In the sphere of climate change, 19th century Irish physicist John Tyndall (1820-1893) is a giant.

Edinburgh Science Director: It's Not Technology Standing in the Way of Saving Planet Earth

By edg - 2019-04-05 07:02:10
One of the events around climate change at the <a href="/events/edinburghsciencefestival">Edinburgh Science Festival</a> (6-21 April) takes as its starting

Edinburgh's First Care Home ‘Trishaw’ Taken For A Spin

By edg - 2019-03-27 16:40:24
Elderly Edinburgh residents at Inch View Care Home celebrated the delivery of Edinburgh’s first care home ‘trishaw’ today by taking it for a spin.

Edinburgh Festival 2019: Rocking Leith and Rousing Tynecastle

By edg - 2019-06-13 19:32:57
The <a href="/events/edinburghinternationalfestival">Edinburgh International Festival</a> today launched its 2019 programme of dance, theatre, and music fo

Breaking Stepmother Stereotypes

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
Cinderella, Snow White, Hansel & Gretel... We all know a tale that features an evil stepmother with the viscous intention to cause their stepchildren misery and despair.

National Galleries of Scotland Exhibitions 2019

By edg - 2019-03-22 15:57:15
With the <a href="/events/edinburghartfestival">Edinburgh Art Festival</a> firming up its Summer programme of shows it's a good time to survey the hig

Free Photo Exhibition Shows Human Impacts on Planet Earth

By edg - 2019-03-20 22:22:13
A free, outdoor photographic exhibition showing humankind's impact on our planet opened today outside the Scottish Parliament building.

Edinburgh International Children's Festival Launches 30th Anniversary Programme

By Erin Roche - 2019-03-20 16:14:39
Today marks the programme launch for the 30th edition of the Edinburgh International Children's Festival, produced by <em>Imaginate</em>, Scotland's nation

Edinburgh Film Festival Launches 60 Second Film Competition

By edg - 2019-03-13 00:30:04
The <a href="/events/edinburghfilmfestival">Edinburgh International Film Festival</a> has launched a new film competition called "Walk With Us" f

Documents Show Mary Queen of Scots Getting Down to Business

By edg - 2019-03-08 15:11:31
Documents believed to have been signed by Mary Queen of Scots have recently come to light at the <a href="/venue/museumofedinburgh">Museum of Edinburgh</a>

First Phase of Edinburgh EV Network Gets Go-Ahead

By edg - 2019-03-07 17:55:00
Edinburgh City Council has given the green light for a plan to build 66 on-street EV charging points in 14 hubs across the city by 2020.

Exhibition Looks at Parenting Over the Decades

By edg - 2019-02-20 06:58:13
A new exhibition at Edinburgh’s <a href="/venue/museumofchildhood">Museum of Childhood</a> looks at the challenges of parenthood over the years.

Camera Obscura Mirror Maze Gets Make Over

By edg - 2019-02-08 18:24:19
<a href="/venue/cameraobscuraandworldofillusions">Camera Obscura & World of Illusions</a> have given their magical Mirror Maze a make-over.

Edinburgh International Improv Festival Debuts in February

By Erin Roche - 2019-01-31 19:04:30
The improv scene in Scotland has expanded exponentially, with Edinburgh being the center of the growth, producing some of Scotland's leading improvisers and troupes.