The curtain came down on another hugely enjoyable Leith Festival with the Community Tattoo at Malmaison Plaza by The Shore on Sunday evening. Despite the weather being somewhat overcast this didn’t stop a sizeable crowd turning up to enjoy excellent...
The Hibernian Historical Trust will once again hold an open day as part of the Leith Festival on Sunday 17 June 2018 from 1pm - 5pm. The tours, which are self-guided, offer visitors the chance to explore many areas of the...
Freedom: ‘the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants.’ We all agree with that – don’t we?  But how do our actions or words affect others? Some people think they have the right to play loud...
Director of Children's and Education Programme, Janet Smyth, is excited about the part of the Book Festival agenda devoted to young people. The chosen theme of Freedom also affects that part of the scheduling, and she feels it is...
The overarching theme of this year’s festival is freedom. Freedom of speech is one of the basic human rights, as is freedom of movement and freedom to trade. The discussions which will take place at this year’s festival will not...
It is 20 years since the Fringe Society has managed the Virgin Money Street Events and this year there will be a new look area on the Royal Mile with accessible stages and new performance areas. The Fringe Society wants...
Managing Director of Edinburgh International Festival, Joanna Baker is stepping down at the end of the year. She has had a long career with EIF since joining them as Marketing and Public Affairs Director in 1992. Baker is the chair of...
The 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme is now available and invites you to take a Leap into the Unknown to create your own Fringe adventure. There are some notable anniversaries : It is 10 years since the Made in Scotland...
Scotland may appear to have a quiet architectural history, but with the ancient castles, haunted townhouses, and unique parliament (whether you like it or not, it is definitely unique) how could this country not produce a building culture worth...
The sixth Edinburgh Festival of Cycling takes place between 7 - 24 June 2018. The festival, listed as one of the top ten cycling festivals, offers you the opportunity to join rides and outings, but it is also an...