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Echoes of the City explores Edinburgh’s literary streets

Geo-locational podwalk app, Echoes of the City, is set to take residents and tourists on a literary trail of the city featuring stories from emerging writers. Read more
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D.E. Stevenson honoured at childhood home

A plaque commemorating the life and work of Edinburgh author Dorothy Emily Stevenson has been unveiled in the New Town as part of a scheme run by Historic Environment Scotland. Read more
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This year Ian Rankin's much-loved detective celebrates his 30th anniversary. In collaboration with the Orion Publishing Group, Rankin is hosting a weekend of literature, art, music, film, and more, running from 30 June to 2 July..Read more

What's on in Edinburgh in the next 14 days

Sat 27 May - Sun 4 June

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2017

The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival returns with a new and exciting programme of events. From fairy tale retellings and live music, to underwater performances, there is much to see and be inspired by for all ages. Read more
Fri 19 - Sun 21 May

ReImagination 2017

Produced by the Edinburgh International Book Festival, ReImagination is a new Scottish festival set to uncover and explore the stories of Scotland’s New Towns. The festival’s opening weekend will take place in Cumbernauld, launching an 18 month tour of Scotland’s five New Towns – East Kilbride, Glenrothes, Cumbernauld, Livingston, and Irvine. Read more
Fri 26 May - Sun 6 Jun

Hidden Doors 2017

Celebrating its fourth anniversary, the Hidden Doors Festival is back for 10 days of music, theatre, visual art, film, poetry and spoken word. This year the festival will take place in the old Leith Theatre, enlivening the venue as a major Edinburgh arts space. Read more