Category - Edinburgh

  • 5 Aug 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?

  • 4 Aug 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.

  • 4 Aug 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.

  • 4 Aug 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.

  • 2 Aug 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.

  • 2 Aug 2013

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

  • 2 Aug 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.

  • 1 Aug 2013

    Many residents from two Edinburgh estates enjoyed their first opportunity to dance and perform in public tonight (Thursday 1 August), as over fifty dancers helped a mixture of local people and international city-centre visitors get in the mood for festival season.

  • 1 Aug 2013

    Media representatives (press, broadcast and social media) are invited to attend a special opening and preview of an exhibition of work from internationally acclaimed Magnum photographer Ian Berry, focussing on South Africa under apartheid and beyond.

  • 30 Jul 2013

    More than 50 dancers aged 18-75 will surprise passers-by with a flamenco flashmob on 1 August as part of opening events for the 2013 Just Festival.