Glasgow’s second TRNSMT music festival will recognise the pivotal role played by one of the city’s legendary venues in the careers of a number of this year’s performers. Organiser Geoff Ellis was responsible for the success of King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut where many of the acts at TRNSMT got their first big break. Speaking […]
An exceptional library of historic photographs, capturing a century of life in Scotland, has been acquired for £1 million from a private collector. The acquisition followed a rare collaboration between the National Library of Scotland and the National Galleries of Scotland. It contains more than 14,000 images – dating from the earliest days of photography […]
Concern about the loss of another live music venue in Edinburgh has been eased by plans for a new development in Leith.
Free outdoor movies will return to St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, this summer following a sponsorship deal with a jam maker. Edinburgh International Film Festival and Essential Edinburgh is today launching Film Fest in the City with Mackays which will run from 15 to 17 June. Cinematic classics such as Casablanca, Top Gun, Ghostbusters, Big Trouble in Little China and Big, will be shown with modern […]
Two portraits by Sir Henry Raeburn, one of the greatest Scottish artists of the early nineteenth century, have entered the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, thanks to the Acceptance in Lieu scheme, which enables works of art to be presented to the nation and offset against inheritance tax. The acceptance of these two […]