Category - Edinburgh

  • August 6, 2013

    Campaigners, police and public authorities will engage in conversation tomorrow night over the nature and extend of what they say amounts to slavery in modern Scotland.

  • August 5, 2013

    What would a conversation about religion among those who have abandoned it, or who are on the very edge of it, sound and feel like?

  • August 5, 2013

    As the huge media coverage of internet abuse has made clear (not least the appalling targeting of women on Twitter and other social media platforms), when public conversation is debased, we all suffer - though those at the sharp end suffer most.

  • August 5, 2013

    The lines in the John Lennon song are famous by now: "Imagine there's no religion... it's easy if you try..." But is it, and what would it mean?

  • August 4, 2013

    Scottish and European figures, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and civic and faith leaders were among those involved in the opening of the 2013 Just Festival.

  • August 4, 2013

    Abortion. The subject is chronically divisive, splitting countries, social groups, religious bodies and households alike. A new play, 'Sanctuary', takes a very human look at the issues, bound up in a two-handed performance about the fragility of relationship and the agony of decision. Anna Schwoub reports and profiles one of the key performance pieces at the 2013 Just Festival.

  • August 4, 2013

    St John's Church in Edinburgh was packed last night (3 August 2013) for 'Just Starting', the opening event for Just Festival 2013, which attracted several hundred people.

  • August 2, 2013

    The Just Festival in Edinburgh will get off to a dramatic start with appearances from the cast of 'Tejas Verdes' and 'Singing I'm no a Billy he's a Tim' at its official opening event on 3 August 2013.

  • August 2, 2013

    The groundbreaking Just Festival, successor to the Festival of Spirituality and Peace, will be officially launched tomorrow with many high-profile contributors.

  • August 2, 2013

    The term popular 'fly the flag' is all too often a cipher for "support us against them" or "toe the line". But from the beginning of August through to the beginning of September 2013, creative artist Peter Liversidge is helping us to recognise and practice another, positive meaning.