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Edinburgh Diwali 2021 – In some more photos

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Cancelled for 2020, Edinburgh Diwali was back on and the crowds came out in their droves to enjoy a spectacle that, once more, graced Edinburgh's streets.All images © Louise Montgomery and © John Preece

New festival of music competitions rolled out by Scottish Young Musicians

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The North Ayrshire Young Musician Competition which has successfully run for over 20 years and seen up to 20,000 people take part, The Music Education Partnership Group is now rolling two competitions out across...

Scotland’s second ever poetry festival launches hybrid program

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Scotland’s newest and most boundary-bending poetry festival, Push The Boat Out (PTBO), launched its online and hybrid offer today, October 1st in Edinburgh.Taking place from the 15 – 17 October 2021 within the creative...

Scotland’s second poetry festival, ‘Push The Boat Out’, launches its inaugural programme

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Launching its inaugural programme today (Wed. 8 Sept) in Edinburgh, 'Push The Boat Out' (PTBO) is Scotland’s newest and most boundary-bending poetry festival, .Taking place from the 15 – 17 October 2021 within the...

Toolkit launched by Edinburgh Science charity to help UK businesses reach net zero carbon

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We are in a climate emergency and the scientific consensus is clear on that. To address this, necessary and ambitious targets are being set by the United Nations - net zero by 2050, UK...

Events industry calls for consistency and clarity from government

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Events industry leaders have called for clear plans for the return of large scale events here in Scotland as they believe have been set out in England.With no indication of when gatherings can...

Beltane Fire Society returns to the digital realm with new May Queen

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The spirit of Beltane will be brought to life in a digital format once again this month with their online celebration, BOnFire 2021 (Beltane Online Fire Festival). BOnFire takes place on Beltane night, Friday...

Prestigious Edinburgh Medal to be awarded to Indian environmentalist and political activist Sunita Narain

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Sunita Narain, Indian environmentalist, activist, author and Director General of Center for Science and Environment and editor of the Down to Earth magazine receives the prestigious Edinburgh Medal for her pioneering work on climate...

Santa’s doing his bit to bring festive cheer to Edinburgh this Christmas

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To help keep the Edinburgh’s Christmas spirit alive, Santa Claus will be bringing some magic to each day of Advent, by reading a free, festive story every evening before bedtime on Edinburgh’s Christmas website...

Programme of special events announced by Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh

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The first ever 'Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh' is pleased to announce a programme of special events accompanying the ambitious film offer. The two Q&A sessions presented in collaboration with Scottish Documentary Institute and moderated...

Scottish International Storytelling Festival and CalMac Ferries announce a new partnership

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The Scottish International Storytelling Festival (SISF) are delighted to announce a new partnership with Caledonian MacBrayne Hebridean and Clyde Ferries. The strategic three year support of the festival starts for the Year of Scotland’s...

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra announces new video featuring the sensational Jazzmeia Horn

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She’s supremely talented. She’s inventive. She’s very switched on and she’s not afraid to speak her mind. She is Jazzmeia Horn and when she made her Scottish debut with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO)...

Shed-ule for SHEDINBURGH Fringe Festival Announced

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SHEDINBURGH Fringe Festival featuring some of the best Fringe names and newcomers in theatre and comedy broadcast live from sheds across the country goes on sale today from 2pm on www.shedinburgh.comAlongside artists already announced...

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019

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The sun shone on Charlotte Square Gardens as the EIBF launched its 2019 theme earlier today.Nick Barley, Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival was joined by Roland Gulliver, Associate Director and Janet Smyth,...

2019 Edinburgh International Festival Launches at Tynecastle Park

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Returning for its 73rd year on 2 – 26 August 2019, the Edinburgh International Festival will bring the best of theatre, music and dance from across the world to Scotland’s capital. The programme features...
Lord Provost and dancers pose by the Ross Bandstand at Diwali Launch

Edinburgh Diwali 2018

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Lord Provost of Edinburgh and Patron of Edinburgh Diwali, Frank Ross, was present yesterday at the unveiling the story of Ramayana, told through a series of traditional Indian puppetry tableaux projected on screens in...

Letter from Scotland

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“Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.”  As ever, Shakespeare has it right. The festivals are over, the streets are quiet again, the schools are back, the labours of autumn begin and we...

40th Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival – 13th-22nd July

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Jazz & Blues Festival presents strongest blues programme to celebrate 40th AnniversaryFestival goers will see world-class names from the USA perform alongside our own superb UK artists, crossing all blues styles, from Mississippi country...

Real ale festival comes to Edinburgh

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Joe Crawford promises a showcase for 170 Scottish real ales, cider and perry when the 2018 Scottish Real Ale Festival comes to Edinburgh in July.It's at The Corn Exchange, Slateford, from Thursday, July 5...

Edinburgh’s Streets to be lit up with Lantern Parade

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Edinburgh’s biggest ever celebration for Diwali expected to involve thousands of participants.The colourful and vibrant Festival of Lights – which symbolises victory of light over darkness and good over evil – is celebrated by...

The People’s Heritage presents Edinburgh’s storytellers

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The People’s Heritage: Face To Face With History in Unique Storytelling EventsGet ready to come face to face with some of Edinburgh’s greatest historical and fictional characters in a specially commissioned programme for...

Edinburgh Hosts Hare Krishna Festivals

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There are two Hare Krishna festivals set to take place in Edinburgh this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the spiritual movement's arrival in the West from India. The movement, characterised by the bright and colourful...

Music : Interview with Eliza and the Bear

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On the closing night of their month-long tour (a jam-packed schedule of dates all over the UK including Edinburgh's Electric Circus) I caught up with Eliza and the Bear to find out about the forthcoming album and life...

Where to eat and drink at Edinburgh’s Festivals 2015

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Well our fair city is about to get busy again with the the summer festivals starting in August. To plan your festival fun times at all of Edinburgh’s 12 major festivals, not just the...

2015 Edinburgh Art Festival Launch

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The 2015 Edinburgh Art Festival launched today with the - metaphorical - unveiling of Charles Avery's fantastical tree at Waverley Station and two exhibitions  - a Bernat Klein retrospective, A Life in Colour, and...

Forth Bridges Festival – Queensferry Regatta

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 Photo and words by Donal Ferrie (South Queensferry Rowing Club)As part of the Forth Bridges Festival, Queensferry Rowing Club in partnership with North Queensferry Rowing Club will be hosting their annual Regatta on Saturday...

Letter from Scotland

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The end of the Festival is always a sad time for me. It marks the end of the summer. On Sunday night I’ll be climbing Blackford Hill as usual to watch Edinburgh Castle being...

COMPETITION – Win Tickets to Foodies Festival

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Foodies Festival – Inverleith Park, Edinburgh 8-10th August 2014 Foodies Festival, the UK’s largest celebration of food & drink returns for its eighth year to Inverleith Park to celebrate Scotland’s finest produce, street food, and culinary masters. Every...

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2014 – crime writers

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Scotland seems to breed outstanding crime writers, but other countries are catching up fast - from Norway to Niagara Falls, new talent is emerging everywhere.  And crime fiction has at last become a respected...

£2m funding for Edinburgh Festivals

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Edinburgh's world famous Festivals will share £2 million from the Scottish Government to showcase Scotland's cultural and creative talent.The funding will support ambitious and innovative projects for audiences in Scotland and overseas. They will...

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