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Gallery staff curated digital exhibition presents unique perspectives of Edinburgh through the ages

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As galleries in Edinburgh and across the UK remain dark due to the ongoing pandemic, a new digital exhibition has opened providing a welcome cultural illumination. Presented by Museums & Galleries Edinburgh, 'Edinburgh: Our...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announces Phoebe Waller-Bridge as President

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The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announced today (Friday 19 Feb) that they were delighted to appoint Phoebe Waller-Bridge in the role of President.The position, which is the first of its kind, will see Waller-Bridge...

CAC furniture exhibition due to open in March goes digital

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'Adjust/Adapt', a major new group exhibition showcasing and celebrating the transformative power of creativity and craft to transcend challenging times and presented by a partnership of The Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) and Visual...

Search launched for Chief Creative Officer to lead EIFF and Filmhouse Cinemas

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Scotland’s Centre for the Moving Image launched its International search for a Chief Creative Officer today (12th Feb.), to create, lead and champion the creative vision and voice of Edinburgh International Film Festival and...

Mini-series of digital gigs launched by Leith Theatre

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A grant from Creative Scotland’s Performing Arts Venue Relief Fund has allowed Leith Theatre to secure a small staff team of expertise, enabling them to produce a mini-series of digital gigs and provide vital...

Light shone on women filmakers by EIFF’s Young Programmers

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Despite cinemas being closed the Young Programmers will still continue at Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) with their mission to connect young audiences with great films.They are hosting an exciting online weekend of film...

Lyceum Youth Theatre announce Hannah Lavery Writer in Residence

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Playwright, short story writer, poet and performer Hannah Lavery has been announced by The Royal Lyceum Theatre as the Lyceum Youth Theatre’s Writer in Residence, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.Hannah’s critically...

Edinburgh Filmhouse’s popular Senior Selections go online

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It has been announced that the popular programme of screenings for over 60s from Edinburgh Filmhouse is going online.'Senior Selections at Home' will meet monthly to watch and discuss a film chosen by the...

Latest Music Book Club ‘edition’ launched by The Scottish Ensemble

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Today (4th Feb.), Scottish Ensemble (SE) revealed Sally Beamish as the latest classical music star to grace its Musical Book Club guest list.Taking place on Wednesday 24 February at 7.30pm, Sally will be joined...

The Scottish Gallery to host concurrent exhibitions this coming Spring

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This coming March will see joint exhibitions in the gallery by Michael McVeigh, who until recently worked in Edinburgh as a street artist, even being known as a cult figure by the city’s groups...

Scottish Ensemble appoints three new board members

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Starting 2021 as it means to go on, Scottish Ensemble opens the year with the appointment of three new board members by chair Samantha Barber. Scotland’s award-winning ensemble has been treating audiences both old...

Over 320,000 ‘tune in’ to Janey Godley’s Big Burns Supper online

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Big Burns Supper attracted a digital audience of 327,000 with viewers tuning in from Scotland and 50 countries across the world to its first-ever fully digital show which aired last night. Scotland’s largest contemporary...

Inspiring virtual presentation by a new, award winning Glasgow artist.

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'Art lifts the Spirit' is a new, virtual presentation for aspiring artists and anyone interested in art by Emma Louise Grady (ELG) - the new, young, award winning Glasgow artist - at the Upright...

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

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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...

Changing role of the home explored in a new exhibition at CAC

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In an exploration of the changed role of the home as a result of Covid-19 and the climate emergency, The Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) and Visual Arts Scotland (VAS), in partnership, present 'Adjust/Adapt',...

Evocative watercolours collected by Victoria and Albert to go on display at Queen’s Gallery

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Going on display at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse in 2021 will be watercolours collected by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. This collection which provides evocative record of their public and private lives...

Festival Theatre transformed by new artwork from emerging artist Sophie Fields

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A statement of thanks to all who have supported Capital Theatres over the past few months has created by Edinburgh-based emerging artist Sophie Fields with her textile-based installation 'Hanging by a Million Threads'.The work...

First two 2021 exhibitions announced by Summerhall

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The first two exhibitions of 2021 will bring light and colour back into Summerhall’s spaces that have sat empty for much of 2020.Abigail Simmonds’ sparkling 'Space Becomes Time' will see the upstairs Meadows and...

Discover behind-the-scenes at The King’s with a new virtual tour

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Edinburgh’s favourite panto venue has teamed up with professional photographer Tom Duffin to create a virtual theatre tour and find a brand-new way to open the doors of the King’s Theatre during these unprecedented...

Dovecot Studios highlights new tapestry talent this Spring

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Dovecot Studios celebrates a bold new talent in Scottish tapestry weaving, this coming January. The Gallery is exhibiting the work of artist Elaine Wilson who has just completed her three-year apprenticeship at Dovecot, and...

Lidl and Scots poet champion the next generation of Musselburgh bards

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Lidl GB is championing Scots poetry this Christmas by supporting the next generation of bards with a series of virtual workshops for Campie Primary School pupils.Hosted in partnership with poet, Gary Robertson, the workshops...

2021 Big Burns Supper goes digital with Janey Godley

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Scotland’s largest contemporary Burns celebration joins forces with Scotland’s much loved comic hero of 2020, Janey Godley, as Big Burns Supper goes digital for 2021. Marking the festival’s 10th anniversary, Janey Godley’s Big Burns...

1960’s inspired makeover at Dovecot Studios

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The style and spirit of 1960s Britain explored in Dovecot’s current Mid-Century Modern exhibition, has inspired the Studios to collaborate with creative hairstylist Outline Hair and vintage boutique Godiva and give to a 'visitor'...

2021 Exhibition Highlights revealed by City Art Centre

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Edinburgh’s own public venue dedicated to championing historic and contemporary Scottish visual arts and crafts, The City Art Centre, announced exhibition highlights for 2021. All exhibitions are free to attend, but timed slots must...

A new nationwide project to celebrate the resilience of choirs is launched

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During this year's various lock-downs and other restrictions choirs and singing communities have proved adaptable, willing to address enforced isolation by embracing new technologies, and able to rise to the challenges of messy complicated...

King’s Theatre staff return to celebrate the anniversary of its opening on 8 December...

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Edinburgh's King’s Theatre opened for the first time on 8 December 1906 with a performance of Cinderella, and today members of the staff gathered (safely!/at a distance) to celebrate its 114th Anniversary in the...

‘Pardes’ to be presented by Scottish Ensemble, in association with Fruitmarket Gallery

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In the second of their series of Solo Collaborations, Scottish Ensemble are delighted to announce 'Pardes', presented in association with The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh.A film by artist Jyll Bradley created in collaboration with...

Two new exhibitions opening at The Scottish Gallery

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Two new exhibitions will be running concurrently at The Scottish Gallery in Dundas Street from this weekend (28th Nov), Frances Macdonald and Ross Ryan's 'A Family Affair' and Mark Hearld's 'Menagerie'The exhibition by Mark...

Scottish National Gallery work given revised completion date

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The construction project currently involved in remodelling the Scottish National Gallery is a transformative initiative to create a new space for the nation's renowned collection of Scottish art.In February 2020 we reported the...

Two new engagement projects launched by EIF to boost arts’ access in schools

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Earlier today (24th Nov.), the Edinburgh International Festival today launched two engagement projects to boost arts access in schools across the capital and encourage the young people of Edinburgh to play on in the...
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