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”

Free Tickets and Books for Kids Announced by Edinburgh International Book Festival

This year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival  (EIBF) Schools Programme will be entirely free thanks to Lead Sponsor Baillie Gifford. In addition to the free tickets, every child attending in person will receive a free book and free online resources on the EIBF  Learning site. The Baillie Gifford Schools Programme, that  is available to all primaryContinue reading “Free Tickets and Books for Kids Announced by Edinburgh International Book Festival”

Edinburgh International Book Festival Calls for Scotland’s Stories

Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF) has announced a new project that gathers  stories from and for people across Scotland in response to Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022. The year will spotlight, celebrate and promote the wealth of stories that are written or created in or inspired by Scotland.  Scotland’s Stories Now, that is supported byContinue reading “Edinburgh International Book Festival Calls for Scotland’s Stories”

Arts & Business Scotland Puts Sustainability Centre Stage This February 

In line with today’s expectation that businesses do their bit to help protect our environment, Arts & Business Scotland has put sustainability centre stage at this year’s Culture and Business Scotland Conference. Global asset management business Aviva Investors has partnered with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) to commission and perform a piece of music with the aim of Continue reading “Arts & Business Scotland Puts Sustainability Centre Stage This February ”

Catalyst Conference Returns in 2022 Featuring High Profile Panel of Experts

Arts led production agency, Curated Place, announces the return of the Catalyst Conference on Friday 11th February 2022 to investigate the role that culture plays in recovery and renewal. In Scotland’s Year of Stories, #CultureisNotaLuxury examines how the language of culture is used outside of the arts and culture sector and how those within the sector can better influence people’sContinue reading “Catalyst Conference Returns in 2022 Featuring High Profile Panel of Experts”

New Event Involving High-Profile Panel Announced by Arts & Business Scotland

Arts & Business Scotland (A&BS) announces its first event of the year, the Culture and Business Scotland Conference 2022 that will have as one of its key speakers, Chris van der Kuyl, Chairman of 4J Studios, the developers of Minecraft.  The event, that will take place online from 2pm on Thursday 10th February and hosted by BBC Scotland‘sContinue reading “New Event Involving High-Profile Panel Announced by Arts & Business Scotland”

Edinburgh Remakery Teams up with Filmhouse to Help Stop Electronic Waste 

With the eyes of the world on Scotland as the host of COP26, more Edinburgh-based organisations are taking significant steps not only to reduce their own business carbon emissions, but to make it easier for their patrons and team members to make positive changes. Two of these establishments, Leith based social enterprise Edinburgh Remakery, thatContinue reading “Edinburgh Remakery Teams up with Filmhouse to Help Stop Electronic Waste “

LeithLate Announces Three Day Pics n Mix Event at Biscuit Factory This November

LeithLate, that began as a one night celebration of Leith in 2011, and still going strong as a multi-arts charity based in Leith, announces a multi arts event scheduled for later  this November. The full on programme comprises a mix of live music, cinema, theatre and conversation. The opening day of Friday 19th November atContinue reading “LeithLate Announces Three Day Pics n Mix Event at Biscuit Factory This November”

Edinburgh International Book Festival Announces Citizen Winter Warmer Weekend

In a three way venture between Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF), The Brunton Theatre and North Edinburgh Arts, the trio will host a weekend of activities and conversations that goes under the name of Citizen Winter Warmer, presenting two days of interactive events celebrating local community voices and creating opportunities for new stories to beContinue reading “Edinburgh International Book Festival Announces Citizen Winter Warmer Weekend”

Footprint Themed Online Art Project by Shona Reppe and Andy Manley for COP 26

The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS), in collaboration with Kolkata-based children’s arts engagement organisation ThinkArts, has been exploring responses to lived experiences of climate change through art, science and digital technology through work with award-winning Scottish theatre makers, Shona Reppe and Andy Manley. Launching on 1st November is Millipede.shop, a playful, interactive digital art installation disguised as an online shoe shop.Continue reading “Footprint Themed Online Art Project by Shona Reppe and Andy Manley for COP 26”