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  • 20 June 2023

    Lammermuir Festival 2023 explores the past and looks to the future with exciting young performers in bold and spirited programme

    The Lammermuir Festival returns this September with a varied and bold programme of beautiful music in beautiful places. The festival runs from the 7 – 18 September, featuring 36 performances at 12 venues across the historic county of East Lothian, offering audiences the chance to explore and marvel at the splendour of Scotland’s ‘sunshine coast’.

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  • 8 June 2023

    Cumbernauld Theatre appoints three new board members

    Cumbernauld Theatre, one of Scotland's leading producing theatres, today announces the appointment of three new board members, Edward Edgcumbe, Alan Caldwell, and Gregor Duthie. These additions to the board reflect the theatre’s commitment to developing Lanternhouse as Cumbernauld's vibrant cultural hub.

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  • 23 May 2023

    Out Of Her Mouth – Dunedin Consort, Hera and Mahogany Opera come together to breathe life into 300 year-old ‘operas’ that have never been staged in Britain before

    Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s biblical cantatas are extraordinary historical jewels. Written by a woman, about women, for women, they tell bold, unflinching tales about love, marriage, tragedy and adultery, each one a tiny opera in all by name.

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  • 21 May 2023

    Emily Barron, 16- year-old Clarinettist from St. Columba’s School, Kilmacolm wins Scottish Young Musicians Solo Performer of the Year 2023

    Expertly compered by Ian Mills, chair of the MEPG Board of Trustees, the second ever Solo Performer of the Year competition saw incredible performances from Scotland’s young musicians enthral an audience of hundreds at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

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  • 17 May 2023

    A Fragile Correspondence exhibition opens at 18th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

    Highlighting cultures and languages that have a close affinity with the landscapes of Scotland, A Fragile Correspondence explores alternative perspectives and new approaches to the challenges of the worldwide climate emergency.

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  • 16 May 2023

    THORA written by David McNeish (World Premiere)

    The story of the Orkney Islands revolves around St Magnus. Here, in her old age, Thora tells of her own life and its intersection with the story of her son before and after his martyrdom: the hardships, the violence, the duty and the pain. The resulting play is an intense, powerful and poetic two hander which adds a new dimension to this familiar story.

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  • 16 May 2023

    From Druids to Dragons and Artists to Acrobats! Galway International Arts Festival announces 2023 programme

    Today Chief Executive John Crumlish and Artistic Director Paul Fahy announced the programme for Galway International Arts Festival 2023, its most ambitious programme in the Festival’s 45 year-history. Celebrating on a larger scale than ever before across theatre, music, circus, dance, visual arts, comedy, street spectacle and talks over 14 exciting days and nights.

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  • 16 May 2023

    Unearthed Festival brings biggest & most diverse line-up to one of the UK’s top 10 seaside towns

    A month today Unearthed Festival (16 – 18 June) kicks off on the Pembrokeshire peninsula with its most diverse lineup to date. Featuring more performers, creators, musicians, comedians, actors, artists, and entertainers than ever before it is the hidden jewel in the crown of Wales’ festival scene.

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  • 29 April 2023

    Cumnock Tryst tackles big topics with big hearted performances by big community forces, alongside wonderful world-leading musicians flocking to East Ayrshire for the 2023 festival

    A collaboration with the Coalfields Community Landscape Partnership, BIG Saturday will see performances of new music from no less than ten local music groups – Strings N Things, Things Tae Dae, Doon Academy Dalmellington, Robert Burns Academy Cumnock, Logan Primary School, Netherthird Primary School, The Cumnock Tryst Festival Chorus, Cumnock Youth Musical Theatre, Cumnock Area Musical Production Society and Dalmellington Brass Academy.

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  • 31 March 2023

    Ryedale revels in a rich array of music, celebrating everything from Tchaikovsky to Troubadours

    The Ryedale Festival returns in July with a brilliant range of concerts in stunning venues across North Yorkshire. 

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