Edinburgh lectures & talks

This Christmas Charity Lecture will explore the relationship between Roald Dahl and his interest in medicin
As the nights draw in, the Scottish International Storytelling Festival celebrates the art of yarn-spinning…
An eye-opening talk and tour on the rightly acclaimed Phoebe Traquair murals.
Discover our latest temporary exhibition, featuring everything from intestinal worms and bezoar stones to m
In 1947, Rudolf Bing, a refugee from nazi Germany, co-founded the Edinburgh International Festival.
The inaugural Culture Summit was in 2012, as a forum for discussion about culture and how it relates to…
P.J. Harvey, Jarvis Cocker, Irvine Welsh, Maggie O’Farrell, Julia Donaldson, and Scotland’s First Minister…
The event will begin at 6pm in our foyer with a wine reception.
Highland fiddler Duncan Chisholm and his band will kick off 
Also entitled ‘Theology in Stone’, this talk explored the sheer richness of the inheritance of church archi
The Edinburgh Fringe's "fallow" year might turn out to be a healthy
After the months of uncertainty and gnawing anxiety, the start of the Fringe today feels like a major achie