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First time presence for Dovecot at International art fair ‘Collect’

Presenting for the first time at 'Collect', the international art fair for contemporary craft and design, world-leading tapestry studio Dovecot will showcase tapestries and hand-crafted rugs created with contemporary artists including a landmark new...

Army@TheFringe regroups for three weeks of online arts events

Army@TheFringe has been transformed for 2020.It will offer a richly varied three-week programme of online workshops, readings, performances and discussions for the arts community and the public.Rebadged as Army@TheVirtualFringe its focus will shift from...

LeithLate19 – our pick of the events this November

An after dark programme of art and music is coming to Leith this November for a new seasonGlow Art TrailFriday 15 November 2019 - Sunday 17 November 20196.00pm - 8.00pmStarting point: Queen Victoria Statue,...

Music, theatre, dance and film at The Brunton

The Brunton has launched its January to April season offering a line-up of theatre, music, dance and film.Captivate Theatre bring two musicals, Les Misérables: School Edition and Sweeney Todd and multi-award winning Scottish theatre...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – The Second Coming by Simply Surreal

The Second Coming is a farcical, contemporary retelling of the Nativity story. This debut performance of The Second Coming by Dougal Thomson is a thoroughly humorous and modern examination of faith and miracle in the 21st century. The play...

National Poetry Day is back – “Say it with a poem”

The 22nd annual National Poetry Day will take place on Thursday 6 October 2016, promising a mass break-out of poetry and verse in venues and public spaces all around the UK.Each year schools, groups and...

Out of the Blue launch #artcore

Arts organisation Out of the Blue have started something new called #artcore, a two year youth arts programme aimed at getting young people involved in creativity across the city. The two year project is a collaboration with...

Edinburgh International Festival 2014: 15 of the best

Not a top ten? Well, with the sheer richness of the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival programme, picking out 15 of the best events just seemed fairer. Its war-and-peace theme provides one of the boldest...

Five best things to see at the Edinburgh Mela Festival

 The Mela is a festival that brings communities together offers a spectacular range of talent from all cultures. Here's what to look out for this year.DANCEThe 2012 festival is centred around dance, and is determined to showcase...

Stockbridge Theatre under threat

The historic Stockbridge Theatre is under threat as the council has put the deteriorating building up for sale. Renting the property is no longer an option for the theatre group, and funding of around...

Kimonos, a very Japanese Art

Last weekend a very special exhibition of over 40 kimonos came to the St John's Church in the West End of Edinburgh designed by the doyenne of Japanese embroidery, Mrs Shizuka Kusano.This was the...

“Save The Forest” with live music for the next month

The Forest Cafe, Edinburgh's independent arts and community centre, has been told it must leave its current premises at 3 Bristo Place by 31 August, in a letter received this week from the Trustees...

Young Actors Win Edinburgh Opportunity

The independent arts charity Ideas Tap recently announced the winners of a competition to get £10, 000 of funding to enable young creatives to perform at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. We spoke to the...


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