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Imaginate receives Creative Europe funding before Brexit

By Irene Brown - 2018-07-30 16:41:34
Imaginate, the national organisation in Scotland that promotes theatre and dance for children and young people and produces Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, has once again been awarded Cre

Good value pizza for lunch or going to Festival theatre

By edg - 2019-05-22 20:08:16
I took my two sons (5 and 9 years old) here for lunch after a visit to the Museum of Scotland.

Nice location for a pizza

By edg - 2019-05-22 20:08:16
This is a pleasant spot to stop on a warm summer’s day, with the Water of Leith running beneath you, with occasional passers-by on the river path.

Cafe Hub, Castlehill, will be a real Festival hub with its new Gin Terrace for alfresco drinks and Street Food

By Vivien Devlin - 2018-07-22 13:50:36
If you stand on Princes Street and look up at the majestic, architectural skyline of the Old Town, it is indeed a city of churches and cathedrals with dozens of slender, tall spires reaching up to the

Kids Activities: Camera Obscura and the World of Illusions Edinburgh

By edg - 2018-08-02 17:12:17
Kids’ entertainment doesn’t come more vintage than the Victorian technology for furtively viewing far-off people and objects known as Camera Obscura

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and Parabola announce New Tram Partnership

By Irene Brown - 2018-07-18 12:09:29
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and Parabola, in association with Edinburgh Trams, have unveiled a specially wrapped Fringe tram as part of a new partnership that aims to promote culture across

Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2018 Gets into Swing

By edg - 2018-07-14 12:22:00
The 40th Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival is officially underway and will get into full swing this weekend with its two headline free events

University of Edinburgh Supports Locals Tackling Social Issues

By Irene Brown - 2018-07-07 09:42:34
Communities across the Edinburgh region are to benefit from a £70,000 project to support groups tackling vital social issues.

Edinburgh's Floral Clock Marks 100th Anniversary of Armistice

By edg - 2018-07-04 20:19:35
It has taken two gardeners more than a month to plant the 35,000 flowers, but this year’s Floral Clock design in Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens has been offic

Young Winners of Festival Fireworks Poster Announced

By edg - 2018-06-28 20:03:16
The winners of this year's Virgin Money Fireworks poster competition were announced last night.

Scottish Dairy Firm Rowan Glen Renews Sponsorship of Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre Panto

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-28 19:24:30
Capital Theatres today announced the return of Galloway firm, Rowan Glen, one of Scotland’s favourite dairy brands, as the official sponsor of the King’s Theatre Edinburgh pantomime.

Edinburgh Theatre Arts to Reprise Broadway Comedy for the 2018 Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-28 19:20:16
Following their success in 2016 with Lucy Prebble’s Enron, and in 2017 with Alan Ayckbourn’s Improbable Fiction, renowned Edinburgh amateur theatre company, Edinburgh Theatre Arts (E

Good Grief! - Death comes to the Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-27 21:38:41
This year, the charity-run initiative Death on the Fringe, that aims to get us talking about the one thing that faces us all, returns for its fifth year to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Edinburgh based theatre company Tortoise in a Nutshell makes welcome return to 2018 Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-25 21:30:42
This August, Edinburgh based visual theatre company Tortoise in a Nutshell returns to the Fringe with their 2015 Imaginate commissioned show The Lost Things.

Walking with Poets on the Royal Mile

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-25 17:52:55
This August, Edinburgh-based Scottish poet Ken Cockburn brings a new walking tour to the Capital’s Royal Mile with Reading the Streets: An Old Town Poetry Tour.