Tag archive for ‘arts’
By Nigel Duncan On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Music, theatre, dance and film at The Brunton

The Brunton has launched its January to April season offering a line-up of theatre, music, dance and film. Captivate Theatre bring two musicals, Les Misérables: School Edition and Sweeney Todd and multi-award More...

By hj.scott On Friday, July 28th, 2017

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – The Second Coming by Simply Surreal

The Second Coming is a farcical, contemporary retelling of the Nativity story. This debut performance of The Second Coming by Dougal Thomson is a thoroughly humorous and modern examination of faith and miracle More...

By Ailean Beaton On Saturday, October 1st, 2016

National Poetry Day is back – “Say it with a poem”

The 22nd annual National Poetry Day will take place on Thursday 6 October 2016, promising a mass break-out of poetry and verse in venues and public spaces all around the UK. Each year schools, groups and ordinary More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Out of the Blue launch #artcore

Arts organisation Out of the Blue have started something new called #artcore, a two year youth arts programme aimed at getting young people involved in creativity across the city. The two year project is a collaboration More...

By David Kettle On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Edinburgh International Festival 2014: 15 of the best

Not a top ten? Well, with the sheer richness of the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival programme, picking out 15 of the best events just seemed fairer. Its war-and-peace theme provides one of the boldest programmes 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 Darren Shek On Friday, July 15th, 2011

Stockbridge Theatre under threat

The historic Stockbridge Theatre is under threat as the council has put the deteriorating building up for sale. Renting the property is no longer an option for the theatre group, and funding of around £2 million More...

By Thomas Haywood On Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Kimonos, a very Japanese Art


By admin On Friday, March 25th, 2011

“Save The Forest” with live music for the next month

The Forest Cafe, Edinburgh’s independent arts and community centre, has been told it must leave its current premises at 3 Bristo Place by 31 August, in a letter received this week from the Trustees of Edinburgh More...

By Ali George On Monday, March 14th, 2011

Young Actors Win Edinburgh Opportunity

The independent arts charity Ideas Tap recently announced the winners of a competition to get £10, 000 of funding to enable young creatives to perform at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. We spoke to the More...