edinburgh festival

  • June 18, 2013

    The Just Festival has launched its ambitious 2013 programme in Edinburgh, with a challenge to build bridges and break down barriers between communities.

  • June 17, 2013

    A major festival of intercultural understanding, hospitable spirituality and social justice will launch its 2013 programme and announce a new name tomorrow evening (18 June 2013).

  • June 17, 2013

    One of the most vibrant festivals in Edinburgh will relaunch itself in Scotland's capital tomorrow night (18 June 2013), with a focus on building bridges between cultures and encouraging imaginative ways to foster justice and peace.

  • June 11, 2013

    Britain's biggest beliefs and values festival re-launches on 18 June, when it will unveil its new 'mystery' name and a vibrant, engaging programme.

  • June 10, 2013
    The Festival of Spirituality and Peace, which is now in its thirteenth year, is preparing for a significant facelift and renaming as it announces its 2013 programme next week.

  • 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

    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 22, 2012

    Scotland's Makar (national poet), Liz Lochhead, along with Jackie Kay, Vicki Feaver, John Glenday, Aonghas MacNeacail and Stewart Conn will be performing at the prestigious Poetry in the Persian Tent reading series at The Festival of Spirituality and Peace this week.