Edinburgh festivals

Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh International Film Festival: God’s Own Country

Film
Brian Cox played Winston Churchill in the new big-screen biopic, which was shot in and around Edinburgh.

New Scottish film and TV fund delivers £17.5m boost for economy

Film
Andrew Maxwell. PIC: Ian Georgeson

Fringe Interview: comedian Andrew Maxwell on playing the Aussie Fringe Circuit

Theatre 2

Video: Edinburgh Festival finale goes off with a bang

News 14
Richard Gadd. Picture: submitted

Richard Gadd wins Edinburgh Festival Fringe comedy award

News 9

Edinburgh book festival to feature four new venues under expansion

Lifestyle 3
Karen Koren, Peter Schaufuss and Katy Koren are working together on the new Rose Theatre.

Gilded Balloon to run year-round venue in Edinburgh's west end

Lifestyle 2
Alec Secareanu and Josh O'Connor in God's Own Country, the opening film of the 2017 Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival: God’s Own Country

Film
Brian Cox played Winston Churchill in the new big-screen biopic, which was shot in and around Edinburgh.

New Scottish film and TV fund delivers £17.5m boost for economy

Film
Kevin Bacon will be appearing in his wife Kyra Sedgwick's directorial debut at this year's Edinburgh film festival.

Kevin Bacon and Oliver Stone to appear at Edinburgh film festival

Lifestyle
Edinburgh's new 45 million concert hall would be built behind RBS's historic head office on St Andrew Square.

Holyrood told new concert venue is 'critical' for Edinburgh

Lifestyle 1
The Book Festival has been staged in Charlotte Square since 1983 but this year it will expand, taking over the west end of George Street. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Fringe and book festival to team up to run new outdoor arena

Books
Ian Rankin is marking 30 years of his Inspector Rebus books in 2017.

Ian Rankin reveals line-up for 'RebusFest' event

Books 3

Dance, physical theatre & circus Review: Moscow Boys

Culture
Vince Virr, KJ Clarke-Davis and Kai Wen Chuang from Whiteout  Picture: Greg Macvean

Dance, physical theatre and circus review: Whiteout

Culture

Dance, physical theatre and circus review: Bang! To the Heart

Culture
Eowyn Emerald and Dancers - Greenside

Dance, physical theatre and circus review: Éowyn Emerald & Dancers

Culture

Opera review: Gurrelieder, Usher Hall

Culture
Honor�s  controversial Cos�, set in colonial Eritrea, was unveiled at Aix. Picture: Pascal Victor

Honoré’s Cosi fan tutte production puts focus on racism

Culture
Vitalij Kowaljow will appear as Wotan in Das Rheingold. Picture: Sussie Ahlburg

Edinburgh International Festival opera highlights

Culture
Andrew Maxwell. PIC: Ian Georgeson

Fringe Interview: comedian Andrew Maxwell on playing the Aussie Fringe Circuit

Theatre 2
Hundreds of performers stage free shows every day on the Royal Mile and The Mound during the Fringe.

Royal Mile bag searches ruled out for Edinburgh Fringe

Lifestyle 1
Fringe-goers will wear virtual reality headsets to experience the show Frogman at Codebase.

Codebase to become Edinburgh Fringe venue

Lifestyle
Work on the proposed expansion for the Scottish National Gallery was supposed to start in the spring of this year.

Scottish National Gallery extension abandoned after cost soars

Lifestyle 4
Artist Nihad al Turk gives paintings to Leith School of Art charity auction.

Syrian refugee donates paintings in aid of Edinburgh art school

Art