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Farming Wins Michael Powell Award at EIFF 2019

By edg - 2019-06-28 20:32:07
An autobiographical film about a black member of a white skinhead gang in Sixties London has won the prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film at the

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 Looks For New Stories

By edg - 2019-06-06 21:06:55
The 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival launched the “most international programme in its history” today, with authors from over 60 countries coming

Plan It Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019

By edg - 2019-07-31 11:51:34
The 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe brochure hit the streets yesterday, with the usual staggering amount of shows stuffed in small, abbreviated print behind this y

Casting Announced for Disney's The Lion King at the Edinburgh Playhouse

By Erin Roche - 2019-06-04 07:45:39
The principal company for Disney's The Lion King has been announced, making their home here in Edinburgh at the Playhouse starting in December.

Edinburgh Film Festival Unveils 2019 Line-up

By edg - 2019-05-30 07:34:11
The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has launched its annual programme of around 121 feature films taking place from the 19th to 30th June.

Assembly Festival Full Programme Launched for 2019

By Erin Roche - 2019-05-24 13:42:33
Running from July 31- August 26, Assembly Festival is delighted to announce the launch of its new programme for 2019, bursting with big names, exceptional performances, ground-breaking new work, home-

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.