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Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015 Programme Launched

EIBF Nick Barley spills books

This year's Edinburgh International Book Festival takes on a globetrotting theme with a programme that Festival Director Nick Barley says is "more internati

Lee Miller and Picasso: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Review

Picasso, Hotel Vaste Horizon, Mougins, (Lee Miller, 1937  Lee Miller Archives)

“Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?” Pablo Picasso

Fringe 2015 Biggest Fringe Ever - Again

Fringe 2015 programme launch by Jane Barlow

The Edinburgh Fringe has done it again. This year’s Fringe, running 7th to 31st August, is bigger than ever.

"Big Four" Launch Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Programme

EdFest Brochure 2015

As we head towards June, it’s only a couple of months before the curtain rises to launch the Edinburgh Festival Fringe again and a world of visitors will arrive i

Kidnapped: RL Stevenson's Ripping Adventure Yarn Live

Billy Mack and John Winchester - Kidnapped: When Kilts Were Banned

Seven years after its original inception, Donald Smith’s adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Scottish novel returns to the Scottish Storytelling Centre for two performances.

When War Photographer Lee Miller Met Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso and Lee Miller after the Liberation of Paris (1944) - Copyright Lee Miller Archives

Could Lee Miller, model and one of the world’s most famous female war photographers, have been more than just friends with Pablo Picasso?

That is the question posed by her son and archivist, Tony Penrose, who has been working with the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on a major new summer show about the pair that starts later this month.

Impressionists' Impact Traced To Scots Art Dealer

"Haystacks: Snow Effect" (1891) by Claude Monet - Scottish National Gallery

He was dubbed Van Gogh’s twin because of his uncanny resemblance to the Dutch painter.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

Joshua+Jenkins+(Christopher)+in+The+Curious+Incident+of++the+Dog+in+the+Night-Time+UK+Tour+production.jpg

What is there left to say about an already award winning production based on an award winning book?

Video: Max Richter's Recomposed: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons

Max Richter talks about his re-composing of Vivaldi's Four Seasons which is being performed at the Edinburgh International Festival 2015.

Video: 50 Years of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

The amateur chorus Edinburgh Festival Chorus celebrates its 50th in August 2015.

Here's some of the participants talking about why the chorus is so special.

Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Programme Launched

Festival Director Fergus Linehan Credit Stuart Armitt - sma.jpg

The new Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan, today unveiled his first programme with a strong theatrical line-up and a foray into pop.

Video: Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Trailer

The trailer for the Edinburgh International Festival 2015. The programme for the EIF 2015 was launched today.

Spamalot, Edinburgh Playhouse, 2015, Review

Opening with the kind of musical build-up that grace productions of a certain age, ‘Spamalot’ signalled that it definitely isn’t that kind of musical.

Imaginate Festival Launches 2015 Programme

It’s almost that exciting time of year again when the best of international children’s theatre comes to town through the Imaginate Fest

Summerhall Live Music Prog 'Nothing Ever Happens Here...' Opening March

Summerhall in Edinburgh presents a new regular live music programme Nothing Ever Happens Here... in its 450 capacity Dissection Room platforming local and touring bands starting on 26th March 2015.

Opera World Premiere for Three to Four Year Olds!

Scotland’s national opera company, Scottish Opera, is set to prove yet again that you are never too young to enjoy music with its new interactive show KidO.

Festival Theatre Announces Live Screenings from the National Theatre and Taormina’s Ancient Greek Theatre

The Festival Theatre has announced that it will host live and encore screenings from the National Theatre including new work starring acclaimed British ac

Edinburgh Science Festival 2015 - It's An "Ideas Factory"

EISF 2015

The Edinburgh International Science Festival (4-19 April, 2015) wants visitors to see it as "The Ideas Factory" - a hub for information, ideas and innovation.

New Location For Hidden Door Arts Festival This May

Hidden Door Arts Festival, which last year stepped behind the drab frontages of the Market Street Vaults and produced one of the most innovative arts events to occur in Edinburgh outside of August.

Traverse Theatre announces Spring Season 2015

All Or Nothing - part of manipulate Festival

The Traverse Theatre today revealed an eclectic mix for their Spring Season’s programme running from January to June.

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