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EIF makes free tickets available for a special concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra

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To coincide with American Independence Day and its 75th anniversary year, Edinburgh International Festival has released more than 3,000 tickets to a special free concert featuring one of the USA’s leading orchestras, The Philadelphia...

Rarely seen works from Scottish artist Alan Davie exhibited at Dovecot Studios

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The centenary exhibition celebrating the work of Scottish artist Alan Davie (1920-2014), 'Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World' will run - concurrently with 'RAPHAEL - Raffaello Magister' - at Dovecot Studios until near...

The Scottish Gallery launches their Summer Exhibition

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The Scottish Gallery are welcoming a vibrant collection of renowned artists this July, showcasing Wilhelmina Barns-Graham’s 'A Life in Colour', John Brown’s 'My Garden', Jake Harvey’s 'Honed', Kurt Jackson’s 'The Burn – A Scottish...

Landmark digital exhibition and tapestry celebrate 500 years of Raphael

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The life and work of Renaissance Master Raphael (1483–1520) will be presented by World-renowned tapestry studio Dovecot, in a landmark digital exhibition and tapestry marking his 500th anniversary. In partnership with the Italian Cultural...

Floating Garden calls in on Linlithgow Canal Basin

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As reported previously, Dandelion's Floating Garden is making its way slowly across the Central Canal network from Glasgow to Edinburgh and, eventually, settling for a few days at the Kelpies in Falkirk.We caught up...

35,000 free tickets to celebrate Edinburgh International Festival’s 75th Anniversary

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Over 35,000 free tickets are being given out by Edinburgh International Festival to celebrate its 75th anniversary, with performances featuring leading contemporary circus performers and world-renowned orchestras as well as an immersive installation described...

Rarely seen works from Scottish artist Alan Davie to exhibit at Dovecot Studios

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A centenary exhibition celebrating the work of Scottish artist Alan Davie (1920-2014), 'Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World' is being presented by Dovecot Studios.Featuring rarely seen works from each decade of his career,...

‘The Polar Bears Go Go Go!’ on a tour across Scotland

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Always up for an expedition the Polar Bears are ready to travel once again around some of the finest venues of Scotland touring their exciting family show 'The Polar Bears Go Go Go!'. The...

Edinburgh’s Dance Base announces 2022 Festival programme

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Scotland’s national centre for dance, Dance Base, has announced its 2022 August programme, presented as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe in the year celebrating the 75th anniversary of Edinburgh festivals.Known for giving a platform...

Scottish Ensemble to visit The National Museum of Scotland on this year’s Summer Solstice

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Inspired by the success of its Concerts by Candlelight winter tour series, Scottish Ensemble has announced its inaugural summer edition, 'Concerts for a Summer’s Night'. The programme will tour across Scotland and visit Edinburgh on 21...

Andrew Brooks’ ‘FND Stories’ exhibition at Inspace Gallery this June

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East Lothian based artist, Andrew Brooks will be exhibiting art focussing on telling the stories of those diagnosed with neurological condition Functional Neurological Disorder, FND, often referred to as the most common condition you’ve never...

The life and work of Scottish artist James Morrison celebrated at The Scottish Gallery

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The Scottish Gallery celebrates the life and work of one of Scotland’s most-loved artists this June in a major retrospective show 'James Morrison A Celebration 1932 - 2020'. The exhibition, held two years after...

Made in Scotland Showcase 2022 launches on Blackford Hill

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The 75th anniversary edition of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will see a feast of Scottish work presented to audiences from around the world including a tantalising wave of Scottish creative talent presented by the...

Edinburgh Art Festival announces programme for its 18th edition

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The programme for Edinburgh Art Festival's 18th edition has been announced and will include three major commissions, the Associate Artist programme, Platform: 2022, the festival’s annual showcase of early career visual artists, and thirty-five exhibitions...

1950s-inspired evening event at Holyroodhouse to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

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A special after-hours event will be held on Friday, 15 July at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh - Her Majesty’s official residence in Scotland - in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum...

Full cast and creative team announced for ‘James IV – Queen of the Fight’

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In autumn 2022 it was announced that Rona Munro would be returning to Scottish stages with a bold new production: 'James IV – Queen of the Fight', directed by Laurie Sansom - the formidable...

‘Ocean Mist’ hosts stars of ‘Anything Goes’ prior to Festival Theatre opening

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The critically acclaimed show, 'Anything Goes', features a new star cast including: WhatOnStage Award Winner, Kerry Ellis, as Reno Sweeney and Olivier Award Winner, Denis Lawson, as Moonface Martin. Joining them on board is...

Paines Plough announce Edinburgh Festival Fringe run and Roundabout 2022 programme

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Artistic Directors Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner have today announced Paines Plough’s Roundabout programme for 2022. The award-winning pop-up venue will be premiering three new plays in rep at Summerhall as part of Edinburgh...

Ewan McClure’s ‘Inside and Out’ at The Scottish Gallery

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Returning to The Scottish Gallery this May with a new series of rich oil paintings will be BP Portrait Award Finalist Ewan McClure, for his second major exhibition 'Inside and Out'. Following 'Gravity and...

Design students creations showcased at ECA Performance Costume Show preview

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Some of the magnificent costumes from classic children’s books, The Box of Delights and a Stephen King novel were among the creations showcased by Edinburgh College of Art students.The outfits and performers will take...

Dynamic and diverse free schools’ programme announced by EIBF 2022

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Earlier today, the Edinburgh International Book Festival announced a free and fully hybrid line up of events for primary and secondary school pupils this summer. The Baillie Gifford Schools Programme runs from 22 –...

Beltane Fire Festival makes a spectacular 2022 return as a live event

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A dynamic reinterpretation of an ancient Celtic celebration of the return of summer, Beltane Fire Festival is centred around the story of the May Queen and the Green Man, and the lighting of the...

Some ‘Traditional Tales for Tiny People’ announced by Live Music Now Scotland

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As part of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, Live Music Now Scotland is excited to announce 'Traditional Tales for Tiny People'. Bringing the traditional stories, language and music of the Orkney islands and the...

‘It’s a wrap!’ as ESF 2022 closes after another successful edition

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The Edinburgh Science Festival has truly came back from a challenging period in history with a bang, doing what it does best – live, hands-on, science-based experiences for everyone!The 2022 edition was themed around...

James Lindsay – in concert at Assembly Roxy on 29th April

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Musician James Lindsay is an award-winning composer and instrumentalist who pushes the boundaries of Scottish folk, contemporary jazz, and experimental rock music. His writing seamlessly blends diverse styles, merging traditional instrumentation and tune forms...

Stars of ‘Cirqulation’ showed off their skills on Circus Lane

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Scotland’s iconic Circus Cabaret Night is back, freshening the blood flow of Scottish Circus Arts. Created by Edinburgh-based company Delighters to demonstrate the true skill of Scotland’s Circus scene today, their seventh event in...

Edinburgh Science Festival celebrates Earth Day with Earth, Wind and Gaia

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As Edinburgh Science Festival enters its final weekend this Friday there are a host of exciting events coinciding with Earth Day 2022 and highlighting the climate emergency.Edinburgh Science Festival 2022 celebrates 50 years since...

Consumer habits challenged by major new exhibition at The Mound

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Living on Earth are over 7 billion people and our ever-increasing collective thirst for 'stuff' is detrimentally affecting the way we live. But there is hope. Through eating, travelling and using energy differently, changing...

‘Dig up a Dinosaur’ with ESF at City Art Centre this Easter holiday

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Edinburgh Science Festival - on from now until 24 April - has sci-curious minds of all ages covered this Easter holidays!Valentina Maia (archaeologist), 7 and Kylie Hung (dinosaur), 7 have a closer look at what...

Circus Cabaret Night ‘Cirqulation’ is back to explore the future

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Circus Cabaret Night is back, freshening the blood flow of Scottish Circus Arts. Created by Edinburgh-based company Delighters to demonstrate the true skill of Scotland’s Circus scene today, their seventh event in the Cirqulation...

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