Tag archive for ‘culture’
By Ryan Latto On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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D. E. Stevenson: Prolific Edinburgh Author Finally Commemorated

Egnliston Crescent, hidden in the leafy green streets of Edinburgh’s West End, is a short walk from Haymarket train station; a place where thousands of travellers will enter into the city. Edinburgh attracts More...

By CandlelightEvents On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at St Mary’s Cathedral

Join London Concertante, one of the UK’s leading chamber ensembles, at the stunning St. Mary’s Cathedral on Palmerston Place for a fabulous night of Mozart, Vivaldi, and more! Praised for making concerts exciting More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

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 Kieran Scott On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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REVIEW – Bastille at Edinburgh Corn Exchange

It was only a year ago Bastille were playing Liquid Room which sold out on the day of the gig. A year on and they’ve managed to shift onto more substantial venues. The transition from studio to live is tremendous More...

By Nicola Scrimgeour On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Gallery discovers unique Rembrandt etching

A hidden Rembrandt etching has been uncovered and brought to light after being found in the print room of the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh. The print was originally thought to have been a copy of a work More...

By Trystan Davies On Friday, May 31st, 2013

Culture and Sport committee approve second Sky Ride

Councillor Richard Lewis convened a meeting of the committee this week with many diverse topics up for discussion, but a couple around cycling, including the approval of the second Sky Ride later this summer. The More...

By Trystan Davies On Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Culture and Sport Committee meeting this week

On Tuesday 28 May 2013, the council’s Culture and Sport Committee will meet to discuss some important summer events. The Committee last met in March and decided on: • A number of initiatives to improve More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, August 13th, 2012
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Edinburgh International Culture Summit starts today

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit convenes today – with nations from every corner of the world meeting at The Scottish Parliament for an historic debate on how culture can bring countries closer together. The More...

By Carrie Morrison On Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Five best things to see at the Edinburgh Mela Festival

  The Mela is a festival that brings communities together offers a spectacular range of talent from all cultures. Here’s what to look out for this year. DANCE The 2012 festival is centred around dance, More...

By Carrie Morrison On Thursday, June 7th, 2012

The Mela Festival is launched in Edinburgh

The Mela Festival launch earlier today introduced new director, Chris Purnell, who was previously in charge of the London Mela. The Mela showcases talent from all cultures, and  it will be situated on Leith Links More...