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Assembly Festival Shows Released for Sale

By Erin Roche - 2019-01-31 18:22:58
The first 14 shows of Assembly Festival's 2019 Fringe programme go on sale today, January 31st. Early on-sale line-up shows include:

Imaginate Launches New Programme for 30th Anniversary

By Erin Roche - 2019-01-30 18:04:12
Imaginate, a year-round organisation supporting and developing theatre for young audiences, has announced a new programme in honour of its 30th anniversary year

Edinburgh Closer to Introducing UK's First Tourist Tax

By edg - 2019-01-29 22:06:13
The City of Edinburgh Council has completed submission documents for the Transient Visitor Levy (TVL), aka Tourist Tax, for Edinburgh.

To Kill a Mockingbird UK Tour Cancelled

By Erin Roche - 2019-01-23 22:07:49
The UK and Ireland tour of To Kill a Mockingbird has been cancelled due to exclusivity disputes, reveals a joint statement from Jonathan Church Productions, Curve Theatre, Leicester and Rege

Edinburgh International Science Festival Changes Name

By edg - 2019-01-21 18:38:39
The Edinburgh International Science Festival has rebranded itself as "Edinburgh Science".

Collaboration Between SCO and Wester Hailes Residents On Show

By edg - 2019-01-10 17:51:08
A new art project reflects on life in Wester Hailes, one of Edinburgh’s more deprived areas, in sound, images, film and original musical composition.

Assembly Festival opens applications for 2019 Art Award

By Irene Brown - 2018-12-12 12:22:46
Assembly Festival, the multi-venue operator at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe founded in 1981, has announced the opening of applications for the 2019 Assembly Roxy Theatre (ART) Award.

New Edinburgh Festival Celebrates Robert Burns "And Beyond"

By edg - 2019-11-01 20:03:25
Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday, 7th December) for a new six-day Edinburgh festival celebrating Scotland’s national bard Robert Burns.

Stories of Youth for A Decade: Strange Town

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
Over the last 10 years, Strange Town has staged 124 productions, commissioned 98 original scripts and performed in a variety of spaces including thea

Goldilocks and The Three Bears to be King’s Theatre 2019/20 Pantomime

By Irene Brown - 2018-12-01 15:54:41
As this year’s panto season starts off, King’s Theatre Edinburgh announces Goldilocks and the Three Bears as the panto for 2019/20.

Complete cycle of Debussy’s solo piano works to be performed by James Willshire at St. Cecilia’s

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-11-28 18:50:19
Acclaimed interpreter of 20th century repertoire, British pianist James Willshire marks the 100th anniversary of Claude Debussy’s death with the curation of a two-day Debussy Festival.

Scotland's Storytellers Celebrate St Andrew with a Fisherman’s Feast

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
Inspired by St Andrew himself, ‘Fisherman’s Feast’ has received support through Scotland’s Winter Festivals to bring the Galilean fisherman’s story of strength and sociability to life at the Scottish

Edinburgh Conference Will Build Bonds With European Cities

By edg - 2018-11-27 08:30:06
As the debate about Prime Minister's Brexit deal continues to rage, tomorrow Edinburgh will be hosting representatives from over 100 cities as part of the 3-day EUR

Edinburgh Puts on Its Sparkly Best for This Year’s Yuletide Festivities

By Irene Brown - 2018-11-26 14:49:29
Barely have face paints been smeared off guisers’ faces, the last bit of grimaced pumpkin flesh been eaten in final bowl of soup and the last squib has been dampened, than Edinburgh has donned it

Edinburgh Turns On the Lights For Festive Season

By edg - 2018-11-19 20:13:44
Around 15,000 people thronged along George Street yesterday to celebrate the start of Edinburgh’s Christmas Festival 2018 with