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Gandalf Coming To Edinburgh International Festival 2019

By edg - 2018-11-10 04:58:54
For many, turning 80 years old would be an excuse to settle down at home for the quiet life.

Redesign for Edinburgh's George Street Goes On Show

By edg - 2018-11-08 09:21:51
A new design for Edinburgh’s George Street is on show from today at Edinburgh’s City Art Centre.

Motown the Musical To Bring Detroit to Edinburgh

By Gordon Clayton - 2018-11-07 08:33:41
‘Motown the Musical’ is a show packed with 50 songs that we associate with that famous label, as well as recounting the story behind the classic hits.

King’s Theatre Redevelopment Campaign Announces Architect and Future Designs

By Irene Brown - 2018-11-06 18:07:55
Capital Theatres, the charitable trust which runs the Festival and King’s Theatres and The Studio, has officially launched the King’s Theatre Edinburgh Redevelopment Campaign.

Historic Scotland to Offer Thousands of Free Tickets to Heritage Sites

By edg - 2018-11-06 07:38:16
Thousands of free tickets to historic visitor attractions from the Border Abbeys to Skara Brae and Maeshowe in Orkney are being given away to celebrate <a href="/events/

Council to Roll Out LED Street Lights Across Edinburgh

By edg - 2018-11-05 20:58:22
Energy efficient LED street lights will be rolled out across Edinburgh from later this month.

A Puffin Great Adventure Exploring Climate Change

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
A new children’s show by Snap Elastic is on tour across Scotland from today, and flies into Edinburgh, landing at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Saturday 10 November to ent

First Samhuinn Fire Festival On Calton Hill Bigger Than Beltane

By edg - 2018-11-01 19:23:24
To hypnotic drum beats, punctuated with guttural roars, a small army of pagan-esque performers staged a fiery, Hallowe’en night show on <a href="/parks/caltonhill"&

Halloween: Samhuinn Fire Festival on Calton Hill Sells Out in Advance

By edg - 2018-10-31 08:54:18
The first <a href="/events/samhuinn">Samhuinn Fire Festival</a> to be held on <a href="/parks/caltonhill">Calton Hill</a> has sold ou

Francesca Hegyi Appointed New Executive Director of Edinburgh International Festival

By edg - 2018-10-31 07:33:06
The Edinburgh International Festival has announced the appointment of Francesca Hegyi OBE as the incoming Executive Director.

Edinburgh Remembers Absent Friends in Festival

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-25 18:59:08
Now in its fifth year, <em>To Absent Friends</em> is part of a Scotland-wide festival of storytelling and remembrance, where organisations come together to remember

African-directed Musical Premieres in Edinburgh as Part of Black History Month

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-24 18:37:10
As part of this year’s Black History Month, producer Neo Vilakazi brings an authentic representation of Africa to the UK’s stages and screens with <em> Shona The Musical&l

King’s Panto Casting Update

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-04 11:04:27
The King’s Theatre Edinburgh today announces that Andy Gray will no longer be appearing in this year’s pantomime, <em>Beauty and the Beast</em>, on medical grounds.

Dovecot Studios celebrates Scottish Department Stores in Photography

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-04 11:02:41
To celebrate their exhibition <em>LIBERTY Art Fabrics & Fashion</em>, Dovecot Studios has teamed up with Historic Environment Scotland and the SCRAN and Canmore

Play about modern day slavery tours Scotland this October

By Irene Brown - 2018-09-17 15:08:02
<em>You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again you did not know!’</em> William Wilberforce