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Monkey Barrel Comedy Announces 2019 Fringe Programme

By Erin Roche - 2019-05-21 09:21:32
Monkey Barrel Comedy has announced their 2019 Fringe Festival programme, with over 50 acts performing across five spaces in their newly-expanded venue.

2019 Theatre Critics Awards Shortlists Announced

By Erin Roche - 2019-05-16 21:48:08
The nominations for the 2019 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced, and it has been an incredible year.

Step Dance Showcase Explores Treepling for Contemporary Performers

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
The Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland (TDFS) & The University of Edinburgh present ‘The Art of Treepling’, a mini festival of percussive dance in Scotland’s capital

Scottish Stunt Cyclist Danny MacAskill to Debut Show at Fringe

By edg - 2019-04-10 21:17:16
Freestyle stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill will debut his Drop and Roll Show Live at the Fringe this August.

Science Festival: Ice Man in a Warming World

By edg - 2019-04-07 09:29:03
When looking for signs of global warming, the melting of the world’s glaciers and ice sheets is often cited as the one of most glaring indicators.

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 Signet Library in Edinburgh with a rousing speech that urged “stubborn optimism” in th

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 Edinburgh Science Festival (6-21 April) takes as its starting point the rallying cry "12 Years to Save the Planet".

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

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 Edinburgh Art Festival firming up its Summer programme of shows it's a good time to survey the highlights of forthcoming National Galleries of Scotl

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 Imaginate, Scotland's national organisation promoting the development and

Edinburgh Film Festival Launches 60 Second Film Competition

By edg - 2019-03-13 00:30:04
The Edinburgh International Film Festival has launched a new film competition called "Walk With Us" for Scotland-based filmmakers.