Activism

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?

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.

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

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.

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.

The SPOKES bike breakfast is one of the highlights of Edinburgh Festival of Cycling - a chance to meet fellow cyclists over a cooked breakfast and a hot drink: just turn up at the quadrangle at the City Chambers on the High Street on your bike and receive your free breakfast provided by City of Edinburgh Council.

Edinburgh marks UK-wide Bike Week with its Festival of Cycling. After coming together in 2013, in 2014 the Festival of Cycling offered over 80 individual events at 46 different venues.

Over the summer months artist Andrea Geile and horticulturalist Rebecca Govier have been working with local groups to investigate the legacy of Edinburgh botanist John Hutton Balfour (1808-1884).

The Edinburgh Singers present a powerful programme of music by MacMillan, Howells, Finzi and Kodaly.