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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.

Two New Awards Announced to Support Theatre for Social Change in 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-18 18:49:34
The SIT-UP Awards are new to this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe and are launched by Fringe patron and philanthropist, David Graham.

Crafty Addition to Edinburgh Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-14 19:31:39
This summer, Edinburgh’s renowned Royal Botanic Gardens will play host to the third edition of international craft and design fair, Handmade Edinburgh, a unique addition to the Edinburgh Fest

Edinburgh’s Lyceum Co-production of Anti-fascist Play Tops 2018 CATS

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-11 21:08:38
A new version by Zinnie Harris of Eugène Ionesco’s absurdist classic, Rhinoceros, that responded to the rise of fascism and Nazism in Europe, has topped the 2018 Critics’ Awards for Theatre i

Scottish Cricket Team Beat England In Historic Match

By edg - 2018-06-12 07:51:37
Cricket may be England's national game, and the English team may be ranked number one in the world, but it was Scotland's day as the two national teams met at the Grange in Edinburgh yesterday.

Mass Participation artwork PROCESSIONS takes to Edinburgh Streets this Sunday

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-06 13:29:01
Tens of thousands of women have already signed up to take part in this once-in-a-lifetime mass participation artwork, celebrating one hundred years since the first British women won the right to vote.