Jazz Festival tickets on sale today!

      The Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival releases its first tickets today. The full programme will be launched on 20 April, to feature over 150 concerts over the Festival’s 10-day duration. The Festival brochure will be available from the end of April. The two headline acts released today will both perform at the Festival theatre. More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Edinburgh International Festival 2015 – The Edinburgh Reporter speaks to the Festival Director

Today Fergus Linehan introduced his first programme here in Edinburgh, but the Irishman is far from a novice. His previous roles have included directing the Sydney Festival, the Dublin Theatre Festival and Vivid More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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The Edinburgh International Festival – in conversation with Councillor Richard Lewis

The City of Edinburgh Council spends £2.3m on the Edinburgh International Festival and there are many council-owned buildings which are used during the month long cultural event. The Edinburgh Reporter spoke to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Edinburgh International Festival – Alasdair Gray’s Lanark made possible with Holyrood funding

The Scottish Government has awarded £200,000 to the Edinburgh International Festival to present the world premiere of a new stage adaptation of Alasdair Gray’s classic novel ‘Lanark’, Cabinet Secretary for More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Edinburgh International Festival with ‘bookend’ events for the public

With eight different versions of its cover page (each having a different portrait) the 2015 Festival Programme was launched this morning at The Hub. Festival 2015 runs from Friday 7 August to Monday 31 August More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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TERLive! Launch of the Edinburgh International Festival Programme 2015

The new Festival Director Fergus Linehan will today announce the full programme for 2015. The meeting at The Hub is always long awaited by all the journalists who attend as they serve the best bacon rolls and coffee. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, March 14th, 2015
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Imaginate Festival programme out now!

Bouncing, bopping, blue-grass and the power of the spoken word Imaginate Festival launches its 2015 programme The Imaginate Festival, Scotland’s international festival of performing arts for children and young More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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Edinburgh International Science Festival wants you to experiment with reading

The Edinburgh International Science Festival celebrates the science of writing with the return of The Reading Experiment. The Reading Experiment explores the world of science writing in all its diverse forms and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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Edinburgh International Science Festival – Light Works

The Edinburgh International Science Festival illuminates the beauty, form and function of light in brand new outdoor exhibition Light Works. Opened to the public today at St Andrew Square and organised by the Royal More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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The Edinburgh International Science Festival 2015: from Astrojazz to Pigs’ Trotters

  Got an old astronaut suit tucked away somewhere? Prepared to admit to it…or even wear it? Then this one’s for you….on Thursday Dr Gordon Rintoul, Director of National Museums Scotland, More...