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Free tickets and books for all school kids at the 2022 Edinburgh International Book...

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Thanks to the generosity of long-term Lead Sponsor, Baillie Gifford, the Edinburgh International Book Festival has been able to announce that this year’s Schools Programme will be entirely free. In addition to all tickets...

Edinburgh Art Festival appoints Kim McAleese as new Director

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Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF), the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art, is delighted to announce Kim McAleese as its new Director. She takes up the position ahead of the 18th edition of the...

A survivor of the Holocaust visits his portrait at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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Holocaust survivor, Arek Hersh MBE, recently visited the Palace of Holyroodhouse to view his portrait, painted in 2021 by Massimiliano Pironti, which is part of the exhibition 'Seven Portraits: Surviving the Holocaust' until 6...

DATASPHERE, Edinburgh Science Festival’s new major exhibition at NMS

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Taking centre stage at Edinburgh Science Festival 2022, DataSphere is an innovative, multi-media and free exhibition which is set to immerse audiences in the information age like never before. With Revolutions as the theme...

‘Tam O’Shanter, Tales & Whisky’ premieres in Edinburgh on Friday

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'Tam O’Shanter, Tales & Whisky' The hottest ticket in town this spring should be 'Tam O’Shanter, Tales & Whisky'. Premiering at Assembly Roxy in Edinburgh this Friday 15 April, this contemporary take on the...

Edinburgh Science Festival 2022 – promoting the links between Art and Science

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Science and the arts are often considered to be two, completely unconnected, practices, but this year's Edinburgh Science Festival is dedicated to showing the many ways in which the arts and sciences are interconnected...

Edinburgh Science Festival 2022 looks forward to City Art Centre return

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Celebrating the upcoming launch of Edinburgh Science Festival 2022 on Saturday 9 April, as well as City Art Centre’s long-awaited return as the Festival’s flagship family venue, were 5 lucky children when they got...

‘Sunshine on Leith’ to be final production before King’s refurbishment

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Featuring hits Sunshine on Leith, I’m On My Way, Letter from America and I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), 'Sunshine on Leith' is both a funny and moving story about Davy and Ally, two soldiers...

Panto star running to aid King’s Theatre redevelopment fund

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Star of the King’s Panto, Jordan Young, will be running a half marathon as part of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in May of this year. He’ll be joined by a team of Capital Theatres...

‘Helen Glassford: Encounters’ opens at The Scottish Gallery

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Wild Scottish landscapes will adorn the walls of The Scottish Gallery this April when Helen Glassford's exhibition 'Encounters' opens to the public. Her paintings mould together the sensory and visual world with the fleeting,...

‘Wonder Festival’, a festival of ‘work-in-progress’, to open at The Lyceum

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The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present 'Wonder Festival', a brand new and exciting two week festival of work-in-progress that invites audiences behind the curtain of a creative process to step into...

Inaugural ‘Workshops Week’ launches this Easter

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Workshops, studios, and galleries from across Scotland will be opening their doors to the public this Easter for an exciting range of events, exhibitions and workshops for the first ever 'Workshops Week'. Taking place from...

National Library of Scotland opens ‘New Treasures’ exhibition

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Featuring objects from the extensive collection at the Library, 'Treasures of the National Library of Scotland' is a new permanent thematic display. From early printed books to video installations, maps and medieval manuscripts to...

Edinburgh celebrates 75 years as a Festival City in 2022

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After coming into being in the shadow of a worldwide cataclysm, this year is the 75th anniversary of Edinburgh's birth as a world leading festival city and our first festivals sought to use culture...

Tam O’Shanter to bring gothic Edinburgh to life with poetry, prose, comedy & music

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Premiering at Assembly Roxy in Edinburgh on Friday 15 April, 'Tam O’Shanter, Tales & Whisky' is a contemporary take on the gothic Edinburgh of Rabbie Burns, combining Scottish folklore, iconic poetry, and live music,...

Paul McGann to narrate HippFest’s closing film

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'Withnail and I' and 'Dr Who' actor, Paul McGann, made an appearance outside the Hippodrome in Bo’ness ahead of his HippFest 2022 appearance. Mr. McGann will provide live narration for the closing film of the...

2022 International Children’s Festival launches its programme

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With a live programme for schools, families and industry professionals, the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival launched today (17th match). The Festival will run over two full weekends, giving families more opportunities to watch shows. The...

Capital Theatres announce a new corporate partnership with Stewart Brewing

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A new corporate partnership with Stewart Brewing, a craft brewery based right here in Edinburgh, has been announced by Capital Theatres. Stewart Brewing’s values chime well with Capital Theatres’ ethos, encompassing a commitment to excellence;...

‘Van Gogh Alive’ opens in the Capital

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'Van Gogh Alive', the multi-sensory phenomenon created by Grande Experiences, finally comes alive tomorrow (Thu 17th March) and transforms Festival Square into an immersive, one-of-a-kind kind exhibit of the life and work of the seminal...

New, climate themed, Edinburgh Science Festival drinks trail kicks off on Saturday

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Saturday, 19 March, sees the start of 'Toast to Gaia',a self-guided trail of Edinburgh’s leading independent bars and restaurants, each offering a brand-new climate-themed cocktail. Presented by Edinburgh Science Festival (9-24 April), the trail...

Scottish artist James Morrison to be 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...

Bo’ness’ ‘Hippodrome Silent Film Festival’ returns next week

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Scotland’s only silent film festival will return to the Hippodrome - Scotland’s oldest purpose built cinema - in Bo’ness on Wednesday 16 March, for the opening of Hippodrome Silent Film Festival 2022. The star-studded programme...

Scottish Ballet to present ‘The Scandal at Mayerling’ at Festival Theatre in May

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'The Scandal at Mayerling', Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic ballet about a dysfunctional royal family was boldly created in 1978 and is now reimagined and redesigned by Scottish Ballet, in a sumptuous production that is...

SAMH joins with ‘Van Gogh Alive’ in new funding partnership

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A new fundraising partnership with Scotland’s leading mental health charity, the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH), has been announced by 'Van Gogh Alive', the multi-sensory exhibition created and produced by Grande Experiences. Much...

Rosslyn Chapel welcomes stars of ‘The Da Vinci Code’

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Edinburgh’s iconic Rosslyn Chapel played the backdrop to Olivier-award winning actor Nigel Harman, Red Dwarf and Death in Paradise star Danny John-Jules and Edinburgh actress Leigh Lothian who made the trip to Roslin in...

‘The Garden’ – Claire Harkess RSW at The Scottish Gallery

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In March 2022 The Scottish Gallery will present Claire Harkess’ outstanding new watercolour exhibition 'The Garden'. Last seen at the gallery in their Modern Masters Women exhibition, she now explores the environment near her...

‘Van Gogh Alive’ announces new partnership with Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh

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A new partnership with Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh has, today (1st March), been announced by 'Van Gogh Alive', that is set to offer audiences who visit the multi-sensory phenomenon, arriving in Scotland’s Capital on 17...

2022 Edinburgh Science Festival leads the Green Revolution

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Edinburgh Science Festival is back! The world’s first - and still Europe’s biggest - science festival returns to its usual Easter holidays slot with an ambitious programme of exhibitions, a science playground at City...

Join with Junior Tour Guides to, virtually, explore Linlithgow Palace

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Young people across Scotland are being encouraged by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) to explore the magnificent Linlithgow Palace from wherever they may be, with the launch of an online learning resource including a new...

Calls go out for ‘Scotland’s Stories Now’ from Edinburgh International Book Festival

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In response to Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, Edinburgh International Book Festival today (Tue Feb 15th) announced a new project gathering and creating stories from and for people across Scotland . The year will...

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