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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 is thrilled to now release over 3,000 tickets to a special free concert featuring one of the USA’s leading orchestras,...

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...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 – Pakistan to 60s Glasgow – a mother and daughter’s...

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Actor and comedian Lubna Kerr is returning to the Fringe with a freshly updated version of her acclaimed show Tickbox. The one woman show explores the experiences of different generations of a middle class Pakistani...

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...

Author James Oswald to to feature at Royal Scots Club’s Literary Lunch

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It has been confirmed that the first of the Royal Scots Club's Literary Lunches in 2022 will feature James Oswald, author of the Inspector Tony McLean series. The author himself was in attendance at South...

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,...

Bronze sculpture on sale for charity at the Sir Jackie Stewart Classic

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A life-size bronze sculpture by the renowned British sculptor Tessa Campbell Fraser FRBS, has been unveiled this weekend at Thirlestane Castle's inaugural Sir Jackie Stewart Classic. Tessa Campbell Fraser was born in Edinburgh in 1967...

‘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...

Dundas Street gallery in June features husband and wife artists Beatrice Huntington and William...

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A new exhibition at Harvey & Woodd at the top of Dundas Street represents the careers of by Beatrice M.L. Huntington (1889–1988) and her husband William ‘Spanish’ Macdonald (1883–1960). Beatrice Huntington’s works span seven decades...

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...

At the Queen’s Hall on Friday – Cara Dillon

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Cara Dillon occupies an enviable position at the very top of her genre. This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and achieving exceptional acclaim for over 20 years. Alongside a selection of favourites from...

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...

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 –...

What’s on in Edinburgh? Out and about in the city

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I have been out and about in Edinburgh in the last few weeks, enjoying live music and also a play at the King's. Here is my round up: Van Morrison, Edinburgh Playhouse  Van the Man returns...

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...

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...

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