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Scottish Government gives anniversary funding to the festivals

To mark the 75th anniversaries of the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Edinburgh International Film Festival, £2.1 million in Scottish Government funding will support anniversary programmes.This year’s Edinburgh International Festival will also include...

Edinburgh Festival Carnival returns the streets of the Capital

Returning to the streets of Edinburgh on Sunday 17 July, the Edinburgh Festival Carnival is ready to present the world in one city.Edinburgh Festival Carnival is Scotland’s largest multicultural celebration. For eight years this...

What’s on in Edinburgh this August

A DAY BY DAY GUIDE TO EDINBURGH IN AUGUSTThere are many things to see and do in Edinburgh, but it is good to have an idea of what is out there to choose...
Quad at Old College

Letter from Scotland

Scotland’s 300,000 students have arrived, like a flock of migrating geese, to settle into their winter quarters.But they won’t be packing the campuses, labs and lecture rooms in our 19 universities and 26...

Brexit ‘threatens’ Edinburgh festivals

BREXIT POSES THREAT TO FUTURE OF EDINBURGH FESTIVALSSNP MSP Gordon MacDonald has raised concerns in The Scottish Parliament, over the threat that Brexit poses to the future of the Edinburgh Festivals.He asked The Scottish...

Edinburgh festivals – 70 years of culture

As a reminder that this year marks the 70th anniversary year of Edinburgh festivals the overarching body EdinburghFestivals.com has produced a video to remind us what we might have seen in the past, and...

Adrift – Tradfest – Friday 6th May

Adrift, as part of Tradfest, at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, this year, highlighted all that is great about the festival, with the seamless juxtaposition of words and music. Originating from Newfoundland, this is the tale...

The Edinburgh Reporter guide to Edinburgh Festivals 2016

Here in the capital we are very proud of all our festivals.There really is something for everybody and now it is not just in August that you can find something to entertain you that...

Scottish Government promise funding for Edinburgh Festivals

Scottish Government £2.25m Edinburgh Festivals Expo funding confirmed for 2015/16 Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs, has confirmed £2.25m in funding to support the ambitions of Edinburgh’s festivals.Announced today, the next...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Marvellous Machines: a Love Science workshop. For ages 5-12. 3-4pm, Corstorphine Library, 12 Kirk Loan. Booking essential: call 0131 529 5506. Free.Play Poland Film Festival: Munk Studio Special Screenings. Play Poland is the largest mobile film event in the UK, aiming...

Tradfest: Songs of Peace and Protest/ Hope’s Beautiful Daughters.

Tradfest, the festival of traditional arts which finished at the weekend, put on a day of musical events based on campaigning and social justice as part of its programme which incorporated ‘Songs of Peace...

New photo exibition by Albie Clark at the Institut francais d’Ecosse

The Institut francais d’Ecosse hosts a new photos exhibition showcasing the work of Albie Clark for the Institut’s Festivals 2012 programme. The various Edinburgh festivals say a lot about the vitality of the cultural scene...


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