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Support for festivals and workers

Support for festivals and workers

Festivals can repurpose existing grants:

The Scottish government and Edinburgh Council have both said that Edinburgh’s August festivals can repurpose existing grants to ensure their future.

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
All five August Fests off

All five August Fests off

All Edinburgh’s August 2020 festivals have been pulled:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival, Book Festival, Art Festival and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatttoo will not be held in 2020.

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
EdFringe announcement

EdFringe announcement

The statement from Shona McCarthy in full:

“Just a few months ago, the idea of Edinburgh without the Fringe and our sister festivals would have been totally unthinkable;

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Off

EdFringe Off

Fringe society withdraws support

The Edinburgh Fringe has been pulled for 2020, with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announcing that it is withdrawing its services overseeing the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
White Easter Egg

White Easter Egg

Catherine Wheels’ White gets Easter streaming

Catherine Wheels are to live stream Any Manley’s smash hit children’s theatre play White for free on YouTube over the Easter weekend, Friday 10 – Monday 13 April 2020.

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Covid latest news

Covid latest news

Latest updates on effects of Covid lockdown

EdFringe to announce this week; Creative Scotland announces funding package for creative community; Traverse shutters to June; King’s refurb on ice.

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cultural quickies

Cultural quickies

Edinburgh’s responses to Covid-19

With everyone having to stay at home, and all the theatres and TV studios dark, it seems that every actor and their cat has started up a daily YouTube or Facebook Live show.

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
7,000 tune in to Stand

7,000 tune in to Stand

First Saturday Night Live from The Stand a hit:

Almost 7,000 people tuned in live to watch the Edinburgh Stand comedy club’s first ever Saturday Night Live streaming event on Youtube.

March 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Scenes for Survival

Scenes for Survival

NTS creates online theatre project, supports artists:

The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is to deliver a digital season of new theatre, fulfilling its “without walls” remit and providing support to theatre practitioners.

March 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Comedy keeps Standing

Comedy keeps Standing

The Stand to stream Saturday Night Live free

Edinburgh’s Stand has announced it is to live stream its Saturday Night Live show, this Saturday 21 March 2020. The stream will be free, with donations welcome.

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More