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Festivals

Edinburgh International Festival launches 2016 Programme

This year’s International Festival runs from Friday 5 to Monday 29 August, welcoming 2,442 artists from 36 nations to perform in Scotland’s capital city.

Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival's Sixth Edition

International festival of experimental film and moving image returns to Hawick between Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 April exploring the theme of 'Altered State', Creative Director Richard Ashrowan tells us more.

Edinburgh Art Festival Announces 2016 Exhibition Programme

From 28 July to 28 August, 42 exhibitions will take place across 30 venues, as well as a programme of pop up exhibitions and events.

Celebrating storytelling at the Village Storytelling Festival

Marking 15 years of the Village Storytelling Centre, the Village Storytelling Festival runs from 22 to 26 March in Glasgow. Executive Director Emma Collins fills us in on what to expect.

manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2016

The 2016 edition of Puppet Animation Scotland’s manipulate Visual Theatre Festival gets underway on Friday 29 January until Saturday 6 February.

Celtic Connections 2016 gets started

From 14 to 31 January 2016, 2,100 musicians from around the world will descend on Glasgow and bring the city to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops, and free events.

Hinterland to launch Festival of Architecture 2016

NVA's Creative Director, Angus Farquhar, looks ahead to Hinterland taking place from 18 - 27 March 2016 at St Peter’s Seminary.

Stories without borders

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2015 takes place from 23 October to 1 November with a full programme in Edinburgh, as well as mini-festivals and events throughout Scotland.

sound festival 2015

Scotland’s festival of new music brings together a wide range of musical styles in a variety of concerts, workshops, installations and talks across North East Scotland from 22 October to 9 November.

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival 2015

Find out what to expect from this year's Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, with more than 300 events running across Scotland from 10 - 31 October.