Covid-19

Covid Capacity Cap lifted

Covid Capacity Cap lifted

Indoor capacity regs to go from Monday

Scotland is to remove all limits on indoor gatherings in public spaces, imposed because of the Omicron variant of Covid, from Monday 24 January 2022.

January 18, 2022 | By | Reply More
Indoor Covid restrictions extended

Indoor Covid restrictions extended

Shows cancel as Covid measures continue to Jan 24

Indoor events will not resume at normal capacity until Monday 24 January 2022 at the earliest, as the Scottish Government extends indoor Covid mitigation measures for an extra week.

January 11, 2022 | By | Reply More
Physical distancing lifted – official responses

Physical distancing lifted – official responses

Theatres and events respond to physical distancing news

The announcement in Holyrood on Tuesday that, if all goes according to plan, physical distancing will be completely lifted on Monday 9 August 2021 has been welcomed by Edinburgh’s theatres and events organisers.

June 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
Theatres’ opening hope…

Theatres’ opening hope…

Will two-metre distancing go on August 9?

Edinburgh’s theatres are facing the real prospect of being able re-open, after the Scottish Government amended its roadmap out of Covid, so it will now remove all physical distancing measures from Monday August 9 2021.

June 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres confirms reopening dates

Cap Theatres confirms reopening dates

Capital Theatre confirms 29 June reopening date

Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre will reopen on Tuesday 29 June 2021, welcoming its first in person audience for 15 months for Blindness, a theatrical sound installation from the Donmar Warehouse with the voice of Juliet Stephenson.

June 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fringe sets on-sale date

Fringe sets on-sale date

Fringe Society confirms 2021 event will have hybrid format

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that the first tickets for EdFringe 2021 will go on sale on Thursday 1 July and that it will be a hybrid event, with three levels of performance.

June 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Extra covid relief for culture

Extra covid relief for culture

Forbes confirms “up to £40m” for Culture

The Scottish government has announced further Covid relief of “up to £40 million” for the culture sector, of which £25 million is earmarked for venues.

June 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
A calendar to review

A calendar to review

Calendar outing for #NothingToReviewHere

Æ editor Thom Dibdin and photographer Peter Dibdin are bringing back their #NothingToReviewHere project with a 13-page calendar for 2021.

December 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Covid-19 impact research

Covid-19 impact research

Creative Scotland to asses financial impact on sector

Creative Scotland has created a new online survey to examine the impact and challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic on Scotland’s creative sectors.

December 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
£500k lifeline for Cap Theatres

£500k lifeline for Cap Theatres

Capital Theatres gets £0.5 million emergency funds

The Scottish Government has announced an emergency grant of £500,000 for Capital Theatres, the charity which runs Edinburgh’s King’s, Festival and Studio theatres.

October 23, 2020 | By | Reply More