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Scotland’s Puppet Animation Festival turns 30

by March 25, 2014

Scotland’s Puppet Animation Festival has been delighting kids from the Scottish Borders to Shetland for exactly three decades now, making...

Making a song and dance about Bannockburn Live

by March 19, 2014

  Last month we told you about Bannockburn Live, an action-packed two-day event that is set to be a unique...

House and garden that inspired JM Barrie is brought back to life

by March 7, 2014

Many historic buildings are lost in the UK as they fall into ruin, but in the town of Dumfries, one...

February’s brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

by March 5, 2014

Following on from our round-up in January, it’s time to take a look at some more of the great #brilliantmoments...

Fife gets poetic with StAnza International Poetry Festival

by February 28, 2014

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, returns from 5 – 9 March with a brand new programme of poetry, music, drama...

Scotland celebrates LGBT History Month

by February 5, 2014

February is LGBT History Month, an international celebration of all things lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and more. This year, as...

Art installations to light up the February nights

by February 5, 2014

With the days slowly starting to get longer, it seems that some artists are keen to make the most of...

January’s brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

by February 4, 2014

Here in Scotland, we want to make sure 2014 is a year to remember – whether it’s at unforgettable events...

Capital venues celebrate big birthdays

by February 3, 2014

There is sometimes a misconception that once the carnivalesque atmosphere and crowds of the Edinburgh Festival have evaporated, and the...

Chinese Terracotta Warriors lanterns march into Edinburgh

by January 29, 2014

How would you feel about taking a wee trip to the Far East in the coming few days? It’s cost-free...

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