News

Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing organisation, takes a new turn

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-22 16:34:15
Now in its 6th successful , Scotland’s creative ageing festival, Luminate, has decided to move forward with a new approach.

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2018 programme unveiled

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-22 20:59:12
Today at the National Museum of Scotland (NMS), the 29th Edinburgh International Children’s Festival (EICF) launched its exciting 2018 programme to the public, and it’s one that holds the promise of

Full Traverse 1 Programme for Festival 2018 Announced

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-21 22:30:13
The Traverse Theatre announces a full programme of five works for Traverse 1 for Festival 2018 including three world premieres, one UK and one Scottish premiere.

Edinburgh Passion Play Returns With a New Version for 2018

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-21 14:32:25
This Easter weekend sees the return of the Edinburgh Passion Play that was first performed in Princes Street Gardens in 2005 and has become a regular event in the city.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Classical Music Preview

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-03-21 20:39:16
There's an exciting programme of classical music for us in August. Here are my 2018 Edinburgh International Festival highlights.

Royal Lyceum Theatre announces Christmas show for 2018

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-20 12:52:13
It may be approaching Spring, but Edinburgh still feels under the grip of Winter so thinking about a Christmas show is not as incongruous as it should be!

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Bursting With Youth

By edg - 2018-03-14 20:22:57
A free, outdoor show by Scots electronic and acoustic composer Anna Meredith (see video below) and laser and light artists 59 Productions will launch this year’s 2018

Summerhall to host its first ever festival event outwith the Fringe in June 2018

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-06 19:32:48
This June, Summerhall, in association with Nothing Ever Happens Here…, Synergy Concerts, National Museums Scotland, and Edinburgh International Film Festival, will hold Southern Exposure Summ

Edinburgh based early years theatre company Starcatchers take show to New York

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-07 10:37:07
Scotland’s National Arts and Early Years Organisation, Starcatchers, that specialises in creating performances for babies, toddlers and young children and the adults who care for them, are creating a

Kendal Mountain Festival comes to Edinburgh

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-06 16:42:59
For the first time, Kendal Mountain Festival brings its Tour to Edinburgh with a night at Assembly Roxy on Wednesday 18th April 2018.

An Evening of Solidarity at The Bedlam Theatre

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-05 17:19:31
This Friday 9 March, The Edinburgh University Theatre Company presents We Need to Talk: An Evening of Solidarity a collection of anonymously submitted personal accounts of sexual assault and

Capital Theatres is new name for Festival City Theatres Trust

By Irene Brown - 2018-02-28 11:59:12
From Thursday 1 March, Scotland’s largest independent theatre organisation, Festival City Theatres Trust, is changing its name to Capital Theatres.

Renewed Funding Pledged for Dementia Friendly Communities in Edinburgh Theatres

By Irene Brown - 2018-02-25 18:27:46
The Life Changes Trust, established in 2013 with a Lottery endowment to support improvements in the quality of life and inclusion of people affected by dementia and young people with experience of bei

Wildfire Theatre Begins Pioneering Programme at Traverse

By Justine Blundell - 2018-02-25 18:25:20
Wildfire Theatre has landed and they’re on a mission.

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival includes new show from Catherine Wheels and National Theatre of Scotland

By Irene Brown - 2018-02-22 19:06:58
A co-production from award winning Lothian based children’s theatre company Catherine Wheels and the National Theatre of Scotland, that begins a tour of Scotland early May, will form part of this year