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Dovecot Studios celebrates Scottish Department Stores in Photography

By Irene Brown - 2018-10-04 11:02:41
To celebrate their exhibition LIBERTY Art Fabrics & Fashion, Dovecot Studios has teamed up with Historic Environment Scotland and the SCRAN and Canmore online archives to bring together an ex

Scotland’s creative ageing organisation, Luminate, returns in 2019

By Irene Brown - 2019-01-08 08:42:28
In 2018 Luminate made the decision to change the way the organisation works.

Play about modern day slavery tours Scotland this October

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

Kinky Boots Struts into Town for Christmas

By Kenneth Scott - 2018-09-07 11:43:32
Kinky Boots is about to stride into town.

The Edinburgh Quartet are searching for their next ‘Apprentice'

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-08-28 16:36:11
Building on the success of our first two competitions, the Edinburgh Quartet are once again extending applications to the UK’s top music schools and conservatoires for their next ‘apprentice’.

Call for UK composers to join RSNO

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-08-28 16:33:11
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has launched the fourth annual initiative to develop the talents of emerging UK-based composers, RSNO Composers’ Hub.

Scottish Arts Club Announces 2018 Fringe Theatre Awards

By Irene Brown - 2018-08-22 19:39:34
The winners and this year’s Scottish Arts Club Theatre Awards were announced on 20th August.

Salon Mika On Bare Feet Street

By Garry Platt - 2018-08-19 23:32:10
The Edinburgh Fringe can be a hard mistress/master. And after the initial exhilaration of the first week, the hard and bitter challenge of this entertainment industry cage fight can begin to bite.

Preview: An Evening with Amanda F*cking Palmer

By Erin Roche - 2019-08-23 11:34:34
“I did it the way I wanted to,” says rock/punk, theatrical/musical master and misfit Amanda Palmer, gearing up for a short, but explosive, run at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Kids' Activities: "History of Video Games 2"

By edg - 2018-08-05 02:16:12
History of Video Games is a pop-up gaming arcade where you can play old video games on the original machines, for an all-you-can-eat fee.

Kids' Activities: Surgeons' Hall Museum

By edg - 2018-08-01 22:59:54
It takes a certain type of person who wants to spend a couple of hours viewing pickled human organs and archaic tools for hacking up body parts.

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