Sowing the seeds of international traditional dance in Scotland at springtime Pomegranates festival 25 March-1 May 2023 featuring nearly 60 artists from across the world delivering workshops, shows, talks, tours and films an inititaive of Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland established in 2022 as part of Edinburgh Tradfest curated by Iliyana Nedkova, Wendy Timmons and Eleanor Sinclair For all festival details and Duets – the … Continue reading Pomegranates

Poetry Trail

Thistles and Sunflowers Poetry Trail The Thistles and Sunflowers Poetry Trail launched on 30 June 2022 as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022 and Thistles and Sunflowers 2022 festival – a spotlight on artists and stories from the lands of thistles and sunflowers, i.e. Scotland and Bulgaria curated by Iliyana Nedkova and Daniela Dimova-Yaneva. It was extended until 11 April 2023 free and open … Continue reading Poetry Trail


Duets is the first solo exhibition in Scotland by Gabriel Schmitz. Curated specifically for the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh, it runs 26 March – 1 May 2023 and features 20 new dance and drawing duets on canvas, paper and screen. Free and open daily 10am-6pm or late on show nights. Plan your visit now Duets is an integral part of Pomegranates – the springtime … Continue reading Duets


Peace & Justice (Scotland) presents Consequences: Art and Activism in the Nuclear Age exhibition and events curated by Iliyana Nedkova and Heather Kiernan as part of the Peace Cranes project 16 August – 3 September 2022 Exhibition free and open to all Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm (except Saturday 27 September 2022) 3 September – 30 October 2022 Selected works from the exhibition by Peter Kennard | free … Continue reading Consequences

Balkan Ceilidh

Balkan Ceilidh part of Thistles and Sunflowers festival and Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022 #ThistlesandSunflowers #YS2022  29 May 2022 | 8.30pm | Scottish Storytelling Centre | 43-45 High Street Edinburgh EH1 1SR Tickets are on a Pay What You Can scale. Suggested amount is £5 Dance the night away with artists and stories from the lands of thistles and sunflowers. Follow the lead of Ceilidh caller … Continue reading Balkan Ceilidh


POLSKI is a curated Polish artists-in-residence programme in a publicly funded primary school in Edinburgh established in 2015 and aiming to ensure all pupils aged 3 to 12 years including those from Polish heritage, have an entitlement to quality cultural learning and meaningful access to contemporary visual and performing arts. The line-up of POLSKI artists featured since 2015, include Zu Dominiak, Joanna Lubonska, Dawid Gumula, … Continue reading POLSKI

CODE RED: Peter Kennard

PREVIEW 5 November 2021 Friday 6pm – 8pm. Free entry. Open to all. Registration required here EXHIBITION 6 – 26 November 2021 Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm. Free entry. Open to all. Donations welcome here The Out of the Blue Drill Hall 30 – 38 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh EH6 8RG CODE RED is a print installation by one of Britain’s foremost political artists Peter … Continue reading CODE RED: Peter Kennard

We Refuse to be Scapegoats

We Refuse to be Scapegoats was the first UK solo exhibition in the last ten years by the established British artist of mixed Eastern European Jewish heritage Pam Skelton. The exhibition featured new moving image works by Skelton with a soundscape by Wayne Brown. It represented the artist’s findings from a long-term research deriving from her own family history, and in particular, the histories, memories … Continue reading We Refuse to be Scapegoats