Tag archive for ‘culture’
By Benjamin L Graham On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Fundraiser to celebrate new arrivals to Edinburgh at St Mary’s Cathedral

The unique contributions of Edinburgh’s refugee and migrant communities will be celebrated in an exciting evening of music, art and discussion this St Andrews Day. The fundraising event – Nov 29 7.30-9 pm More...

By John Preece On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Emu Last out the Door at the Museum of Childhood

Staff prepare Museum for 5-Month Refurbishment Closure Curators have been packing away hundreds of artefacts, including dolls, toy cars and an Emu Puppet (pictured), as the Museum of Childhood closes for refurbishment. Opened More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

70th Anniversary Award for Edinburgh International Festival

EIF receives 2017 Fair Saturday Award   The Edinburgh International Festival has been awarded a Fair Saturday Award at the opening gala of Fair Saturday 2017 which took place at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Edinburgh’s Streets to be lit up with Lantern Parade

Edinburgh’s biggest ever celebration for Diwali expected to involve thousands of participants. The colourful and vibrant Festival of Lights – which symbolises victory of light over darkness and good over evil More...

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...