Cast Announced for Latest Part of Rona Munro’s James Plays Cycle

In autumn 2022, the duo that brought the James Plays to the stage, writer Rona Munro and director Laurie Sansom, returns to Scottish stages with a new collaboration,   James IV – Queen of the Fight. ‘Scotland, 1504, seen fresh through the eyes of new arrivals Ellen and Anne, two Moorish ​ women who were expected to take their place at aContinue reading “Cast Announced for Latest Part of Rona Munro’s James Plays Cycle”

Edinburgh Art Festival Returns This Summer for its 18th Edition 

Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) announces the programme for its 18th edition that  includes three major commissions: the Associate Artist programme; Platform: 2022; the festival’s annual showcase of early career visual artists and thirty-five exhibitions across its partner galleries.  In a city-wide celebration of visual art, EAF brings together the Capital’s leading galleries, museums and established spaces toContinue reading “Edinburgh Art Festival Returns This Summer for its 18th Edition ”

Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre Accredited as a Living Wage Employer

Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre has been accredited as a Living Wage employer that will see everyone working at Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.90 per hour. This Living Wage rate, announced on Monday 15th November 2021 as part of Living Wage, is higher than the government minimum forContinue reading “Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre Accredited as a Living Wage Employer”

National Theatre of Scotland Celebrates Scenes for Survival as Series Comes to End 

Scenes for Survival, the innovative digital series created by National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, will draw to a close over the next six months. Each film will be taken down two years after it was premiered, with audiences being offered the last chance to view. The projectserved as an inventive online season of short works, following theContinue reading “National Theatre of Scotland Celebrates Scenes for Survival as Series Comes to End ”

VAN GOGH ALIVE and SAMH Announce Scottish School Students Artwork Campaign

Van Gogh Alive, the multi-sensory exhibition from Grande Experiences, continues its fundraising partnership with Scotland’s leading mental health charity, the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) by launching a new artwork campaign. Artwork created by school students during the campaign will be auctioned for the charity at a special event at Van Gogh Alive Edinburgh inContinue reading “VAN GOGH ALIVE and SAMH Announce Scottish School Students Artwork Campaign”

Hunterian Announced As a Co-commissioning Partner for Imperial War Museum

Five major partners have been appointed as co-commissioners by Imperial War Museums (IWM), with each set to receive £250,000. The five are: Hunterian in Glasgow; Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea; BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead; Ulster University in Derry-Londonderry and Leicester Museums. Working with five world-leading artists, these joint commissions will beContinue reading “Hunterian Announced As a Co-commissioning Partner for Imperial War Museum”

Stills Gallery to Present Solo Exhibition of Japanese Photographer Ishiuchi Miyako

To coincide with the Edinburgh Art Festival, Stills presents a solo exhibition by influential post-war Japanese photographer Ishiuchi Miyako whose work has rarely been seen in the UK. The exhibition will mark the first time Miyako’s work has been shown in Scotland. The show, that runs from 28th July to 8th October 2022,  will comprise Continue reading “Stills Gallery to Present Solo Exhibition of Japanese Photographer Ishiuchi Miyako”

Fringe Society Launches Fringe Days Out for Its Fifth Year

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has for the fifth year launched its flagship community engagement programme, Fringe Days Out that has seen nearly 10,000 people participate since starting as a pilot programme in 2017 to mark the Festival’s 70th anniversary. Fringe Days Out involves partnerships with 33 schools, community groups, charities and organisations around Edinburgh, and provides FringeContinue reading “Fringe Society Launches Fringe Days Out for Its Fifth Year”

Edinburgh International Book Festival Announces Permanent New Home

The Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF) has announced that for the next two years, the Book Festival will be held at the Edinburgh College of Art before moving to a brand new city centre venue in 2024. Building on the success of last year’s hybrid programme, this year will see the current site expand, withContinue reading “Edinburgh International Book Festival Announces Permanent New Home”

Mount Stuart Trust to Host Exhibition by Iranian Artist Abbas Akhavan

Mount Stuart is a Neo-Gothic mansion on the Isle of Bute, on the Firth of Clyde. Since 2001, this magnificent building has provided both the inspiration and location for an acclaimed Contemporary Visual Arts Programme. The Programme enables the Trust to promote and facilitate interest in the contemporary visual arts and bring exhibitions of internationalContinue reading “Mount Stuart Trust to Host Exhibition by Iranian Artist Abbas Akhavan”