Covid-19

Easter Offerings

Easter Offerings

Theatre online this Easter weekend If the Easter Weekend feels like any other while in Covid-lockdown, at least there are a few theatrical offerings to ensure that you can make the next few days a bit special. There is something for most members of the family and those of different theatre-loving persuasions, thanks to Edinburgh-based […]

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Easter Rising

Easter Rising

Archive footage of GPO drama released:

Inside the GPO was originally staged as part of the centenary events surrounding Ireland’s Easter Rising of 1916.

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Virtual Pub Theatre

Virtual Pub Theatre

Tae the Pub (in yer front room) with VPT!

If you are missing the pub, then Village Pub Theatre, the scrip-in-hand playwright-run theatre company, has the answer this Friday 10 April 2020, when it hosts a live, interactive Virtual Pub Theatre on Zoom.

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Strictly Reschedules

Strictly Reschedules

Professionals show moves to Festival Theatre:

Ticket holders for Strictly Come Dancing – the Professionals at the Playhouse in June 2020 will have to book new seats for the rescheduled performances, now on sale for the Festival Theatre in June 2021.

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Big Bare Quiz

Big Bare Quiz

Bare Productions to host online musicals pub quiz:

The folk at Edinburgh’s Bare Productions are to host an online Musical Theatre pub quiz this Friday 10 April 2020 at 8pm through their Facebook page.

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EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe prepared if Covid-19 restrictions lifted

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that it has contingency plans to support venues and artists in the unlikely occurrence that restrictions due to Covid-19 are lifted in time for an event to take place in August 2020.

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CS pauses Bridging Bursary applications

CS pauses Bridging Bursary applications

Bridging Bursary (Arts and Creative) paused for applications

Creative Scotland will pause applications for emergency £2m Bridging Bursary from 6pm today, Wednesday 2 until Monday 20 April 2020, due to he “significant” number of requests made.

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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.

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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.

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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;

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