City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Activism


International Women's Day in Edinburgh

International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women across the spectrum. In 2017, the theme of the annual day is "Be Bold For Change", to step up the movement toward gender parity.

Winners Announced for the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards 2016

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At a gathering in the Scottish Parliament’s Garden Lobby, the fourth award ceremony for the winners of the annual Write to End Violence Against Women Awards was held on Tuesday 6th December 2016.

Take One Action Film Festival

Take One Action - the UK's first major activist film festival - debuted in 2008.

Forest Fringe

Launched in August 2007, the Forest Fringe has established itself as a shining example of what the Edinburgh Fringe in August should be about. In fact, the Forest Fringe is so fringe organisers are not even concerned with listing it in the Edinburgh Fringe Society's brochure.

Edinburgh Teens Showcased in Stirring Dale vN Marshall Exhibit

Dale vN Marshall Piece entitled So Young

Dale vN Marshall’s latest exhibition – I am not a child – aims to help to raise awareness of mental health in the young, drawing inspiration from his time painting and talking with teenagers in Edinbu

TradTalk Explores Diverse Voices in Traditional Culture

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The ‘traditional arts’ are often referred to as ‘The Voice of the People’, but what do we mean by ‘the people’ and do they speak with one voice?

International Women's Day Conference

Heriot-Watt university in Edinburgh marks the achievements of women on International Women’s Day in a conference with contributors from across the University community.

Celebrate International Women’s Day at the Festival Theatre

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, the Festival Theatre announces it is hosting of a day of talks and performances from a group of prominent wo

Taking the Sting Out of the Diagnosis’ – An Exhibition of Art Works by Dementia Activist Edward Mclaughlin

Edward McLaughlin is an activist on behalf of dementia who was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2011 for his tireless campaigning to raise awareness.

Four Spotlites Shows Nominated for Amnesty International Award

Spotlites announce that four of their programmed shows at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival have been longlisted for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award 2015.