Category - festival

  • January 3, 2014

    Glasgow is looking forward to celebrating the life and work of its city’s patron saint once more in 2014.

  • August 30, 2012

    The 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace has been described as a “resounding success” by audiences, participants, sponsors - and by the Scottish Government's cabinet secretary for justice, Kenny MacAskill MSP, speaking at the official closing event, held at St John’s Episcopal Church in Edinburgh at the beginning of the week.

  • August 27, 2012

    Scottish justice secretary, Kenny MacAskill MSP, has described the 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace as a “resounding success”.

  • August 25, 2012

    This Saturday, 25 August, will be the last full day of the 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace events (though the final day is Monday 27th), and as ever there is a full and varied programme planned.

  • August 22, 2012

    As government becomes more technocratic and anonymous, and as recession and financial chaos makes people angry and suspicious towards the political class, the need to be seen to be “where people are” and to shape public mood through cultural activity large and small is here to stay, says Simon Barrow.

  • August 22, 2012

    Highly regarded novelist, poet, playwright and writer for screen and stage, Jackie Kay, will be reading from her poetry at the Festival of Spirituality and Peace tomorrow (23 August), as part of the popular 'Poetry in the Persian Tent' series.

  • August 20, 2012

    The Festival of Spirituality and Peace in Edinburgh has experienced an increase in ticket sales this year, despite a reported slump elsewhere.

  • August 6, 2012

    The Festival of Spirituality and Peace, the largest of Edinburgh’s ‘small festivals’, featuring 400 events, has been launched in an atmosphere of celebration.

  • June 22, 2012

    As people across Scotland’s capital and beyond gear up for the world famous Edinburgh ‘Festival season’ this summer, one of the major participating Festivals is launching another ambitious programme of conversations, events and activities.

  • August 30, 2009

    The Greenbelt Christian festival in Cheltenham has attracted over 15,000 participants despite attacks from conservative campaigners opposed to the invitation of a gay bishop.