Edinburgh International Film Festival – Highlander remastered

Thirty years after it was first released the newly restored Highlander sill be shown as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. The soundtrack by Queen, the sword-fights and the quotable lines all make for a great film., but now with the restoration based on a 4K scan of the original camera negative the film is set to entertain filmgoers More...

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By Keira Brown On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Hidden Door Festival is back in King’s Stables Road with an Electric City theme

Photo by Chris Scott For one last time, Hidden Door will transform the site into a venue where the public can explore and discover live music events, theatre spaces, bars, a cinema, and a multitude of art exhibition More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Edinburgh International Festival comes to Craigmillar

The Edinburgh International Festival hosted a special programme launch for staff and pupils from Castlebrae Community High School this morning, as part of the International Festival’s three year residency programme More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 15th, 2016

EIFF – major 2016 retrospectives

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today announced that this year’s two retrospectives will be Look Again: A Celebration of Cinéma Du Look, a cinematic exploration of the unforgettable ‘Cinéma du More...

By Keira Brown On Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Hidden Door Festival ignites excitement with a press launch

Photo by Chris Scott Photo by Chris Scott For a festival that has so much excitement behind it and a great deal of support in terms of numbers, at its press launch, there was a clear lack of understanding as to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 programme online now

Arts writers and critics in Edinburgh had today in their diaries for a long time, as the Edinburgh International Festival programme launch took place earlier. Festival Director Fergus Linehan unveiled his More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

TERLive! Edinburgh International Festival Launch 2016

Today the programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Festival will be launched. Last year was Fergus Linehan’s debut year and after Harmonium and brass bands on the Water of Leith, we have high More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Acts announced for Party at the Palace 2016

Following on from the success of last year’s event, Party at the Palace have announced the acts that will top the bill for 2016. Set against the stunning backdrop of Linlithgow Palace, this year’s two day More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 20th, 2016

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 is called a festival. There More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Edinburgh International Science Festival – Building Better Worlds

The 2016 Edinburgh International Science Festival will show how science, technology, engineering and design all have the potential to improve our world and the way we live. The programme was launched today and More...