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  • 2 April 2024

    The prestigious Edinburgh Medal is awarded to Mario Negri Research Institute in Italy

    Through this rare decision to award the Medal to an organisation rather than an individual, Edinburgh Science calls for urgent investment to create a similar organisation in the UK.

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  • 1 April 2024

    Mushroom-made clothes? Edinburgh Science Festival showcases the future of fashion

    Edinburgh Science Festival – celebrating 35th anniversary this year – kicked off on Saturday, 30 March with the theme of ‘Shaping the Future’.

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  • 29 March 2024

    Edinburgh International Film Festival announces collaboration with Edinburgh Festival Fringe, unveiling new venues and programming strands

    Out of Competition, Midnight Madness and Repertory strands will showcase the best in UK and World cinema

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  • 27 March 2024

    Have your voice heard with new short story competition Inclusive Voices

    Pioneering audiobook charity Calibre Audio celebrates its 50th Anniversary by launching the competition to encourage new writers and champion new stories featuring characters with print disabilities

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  • 27 March 2024

    Scottish archaeological museum in Kilmartin nominated for the prestigious Museums + Heritage Award, the Oscars of the museum industry.

    One of the key attractions in Argyll and Bute, Kilmartin Museum has been nominated in the Permanent Exhibition of the Year category: arguably, the ‘Best Movie’ equivalent!

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  • 25 March 2024

    Planting of Covid Memorial Forest Continues Across Dumfries and Galloway

    Four hundred trees are set to be planted across Dumfries and Galloway as part of Remembering Together, a national project to honour those lost to COVID in the region and provide a community place for reflection.

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  • 22 March 2024

    48th ST MAGNUS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Friday 21 June to Saturday 29 June 2024

    An unusual venue - a 50ft life-size sperm whale – runes, tunes and Scandic connections cast a spell over Orkney this summer.

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  • 18 March 2024

    Perth Festival of the Arts returns with a celebration of art and culture from 22 May to 1 June and on Saturday 8 June 2024

    In its 52nd year, Perth Festival of the Arts returns on 22 May to 1 June and on 8 June, bringing a vibrant and diverse programme showcasing world-class talent from Arts and Culture. This 12-day celebration of the arts will see artists and performers from across the globe arrive at the Gateway to the Highlands.

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  • 14 March 2024

    Belfast Ensemble & Ulster Orchestra

    The Ulster Orchestra and the award-winning Belfast Ensemble join forces for one night in the city’s Ulster Hall to premiere Conor Mitchell’s Riot Symphony.

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  • 7 March 2024

    Cat Power, Jordan Rakei, Chilly Gonzales, Bat for Lashes and more announced for Edinburgh International Festival 2024

    From 2-25 August 2024, Edinburgh International Festival becomes a hub of international and local talent in the world’s Festival City, presenting a hand-picked programme of world class opera, dance, music and theatre.

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